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    Firms, trade and development conference

    IGC, the Center for Development Economics and Policy (CDEP), and the Jerome A. Chazen Institute for Global Business will be hosting a two-day conference at Columbia University on 27-28 October 2017, on the theme of “Firms, trade, and development.” The event is organised by Dave Donaldson, Chris Woodruff, and Eric Verhoogen. Please visit CDEP's webpage for updates.

    27–28 October 2017

  • Event

    Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Drawing on the past, looking to the future

    Sub-Saharan Africa has enjoyed a sustained period of solid growth that has helped to improve living standards. In many countries, this performance was underpinned by sound economic policies, stronger institutions, debt relief, high investment and supportive global conditions. In 2016, growth slowed to a two-decade low exposing underlying vulnerabilities and rising public...

    6 November 2017

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    Firms, markets, and development conference

    The Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) program and the Firms research group of the IGC are organising a 2-day conference at the London School of Economics on 14 and 15 December, 2017, with a theme of firms, markets, and development. Nick Bloom, Adnan Khan, and Chris Woodruff will be the organising committee. We welcome submissions of papers...

    14–15 December 2017