Content by Walter Brown
Publication - Growth Brief
Faced with limited resources and many pressing demands, bureaucrats make difficult policy choices. Incentives and better access to quality 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 services, using these capabilities to foster...
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Publication - Sub-thematic summary
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...