Walter Brown

Content by Walter Brown
  • Publication - Growth Brief

    Information and innovation in the public sector

    Bureaucrats frequently make difficult policy choices with limited information. Public service incentives to seek out quality information and schemes to lower the cost of accessing that information could transform decision-making and help support innovations that lead to growth. Through its civil service, a capable state raises revenues and provides key public goods and...

    4 Oct 2019 | Walter Brown, Daniel Rogger, Ella Spencer, Martin Williams

  • Publications Reader Item

    Information and innovation in the public sector

    3 Oct 2019

  • Publication - Sub-thematic summary

    Management practices in the private sector: A summary of IGC research

    This sub-thematic summary highlights the IGC’s research on management practices in the private sector over the past 10 years. The substantial productivity differences between workers and firms in developed and developing countries have long interested development economists. Unexplained productivity gaps are a major focus for economists seeking to explain the severe...

    23 Sep 2019 | Walter Brown