Case Study: Firms
Our research indicates that access to education, finance, and transportation can help increase women's independence and participation in the labour force.
To design transformative policies, countries can’t simply import solutions from elsewhere. Sustainable growth is not achieved through one specific set of policies, but through many different policies working across sectors of the economy. New ideas may sometimes be needed, while in other instances countries can use existing evidence and apply it to their specific context.
What makes the IGC unique is our combined approach in seeking to:
To measure our impact, we consider our effectiveness in influencing policy that ultimately increases growth and reduces poverty in developing countries. You can read more about how we bring researchers and policymakers together through our collaborative approach here.
Since our founding, several hundred of our projects have significantly impacted policy decisions. You can explore our full list of projects here.