• Beyond borders: Making transport work  for African... Dave Donaldson, Amanda Jinhage, Eric Verhoogen

    Africa has seen massive trade liberalisation in the last three decades. But the success of translating reduced tariffs into increased international trade has been limited and...

  • Growth brief: Harnessing FDI for job creation and... John Sutton, Amanda Jinhage, Jonathan Leape, Richard Newfarmer, John Page

    During the last decade and a half, African economies grew at nearly double the rate of the 1990s. However, the commodity boom obscured a key weakness in African economic...

  • Growth brief: Transforming the economic lives of... Oriana Bandiera, Robin Burgess, Upaasna Kaul

    Despite considerable progress in recent decades, nearly 1 billion people worldwide live below the international extreme poverty line of $1.90 per day. A group that has...

  • IGC Evidence Paper – Firms Nick Bloom, Greg Fischer, Imran Rasul, Tavneet Suri

    The IGC Firm Capabilities Research Programme pulls economists with a common interest in firm capabilities together to focus on three core questions: (i) what are the key...

  • Dealing with fake agricultural inputs Jakob Svensson, Tessa Bold

    Technology adoption in African agriculture is very low, constraining productivity and income for the rural population There is ample anecdotal evidence of fake...

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