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  • Event

    Gender and mental health in Bihar and India: Developing tools for effective measurement

    India’s National Mental Health Programme (NMHP) recognizes that mental well-being is an important priority and that much more effort is needed to understand the determinants of mental health. This webinar will share recent research on mental health along various dimensions, including the measurement of mental health through the use of phone surveys, the prevalence of poor...

    10 July 2020

  • Event

    IGC Patna Summer School in development economics

    The International Growth Centre, directed by the London School of Economics (LSE) and University of Oxford, along with the Centre for Development Studies (CDS) Thiruvananthapuram and Indian Institute of Management, Shillong is organising the 2nd IGC Patna Summer School in Development Economics on 9th – 14th August 2020. The workshop will be held at the Hotel Maurya,...

    9–14 August 2020

  • Event

    IGC-ISI Summer School in development economics

    The International Growth Centre, directed by the London School of Economics (LSE) and University of Oxford, along with the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), New Delhi is organising the 6th IGC-ISI Summer School in Development Economics on 9th – 12th July 2020. The workshop will be held at the Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi. The workshop is intended for...

    9–12 July 2020

  • Project

    Review of privatisation for sustainable growth

    As part of the ongoing recent wave of economic reforms designed to revitalise the economy by expanding the role of the private sector, Ethiopia is aggressively pursuing privatisation policies selling varying level of stakes and assets in different state-owned enterprises (SOEs) including power, telecoms, and logistics/transport sectors. The primary aim of this project is...

    17 Dec 2019 | Abbi Mamo Kedir, Biniam Bedasso

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    Video: Social protection transfers and the role of food assistance

    The IGC India Research Conference: Evidence for inclusive growth presents and discusses frontier research from IGC and LSE economists examining key components of inclusive economic growth in India. To view and watch the other event sessions, visit: www.youtube.com/user/IntGrowthCentre/videos?view_as=subscriber

    29 Nov 2019

  • Multimedia Item - Video

    Video: Inclusive growth in Uganda

    As Uganda's population continues to increase, inclusive growth and improving productivity will be vital to the country's development. IGC Uganda Country Economist Nicole Ntungire explains.

    18 Nov 2019

  • Event

    Closing the gender gap: Health, education and economic opportunities

    In India, the gender gap has widened in the recent past. According to the Global Gender Gap (GGG) Report for 2018, the country holds the 108th position for its overall gender gap and 147th on the parameter of health and survival rate. Also, India has been experiencing a trend of de-feminisation of the workforce since the mid-2000s. To stimulate thoughts on this...

    6–7 December 2019

  • Project

    Negotiating a better future: Tracking girls for post-secondary follow-up

    This study evaluates the long-term effects of a randomised control trial that taught Zambian adolescent girls negotiation skills in 2013. The study focused on adolescent girls both because growing evidence suggests that adolescence is a critical period for the development of non-cognitive interpersonal skills (Choudhury, Blakemore, and Charman, 2006), and because...

    4 Nov 2019 | Nava Ashraf, Natalie Bau, Kathleen McGinn, Corrine Low, Charity Banda

  • Project

    Estimating real-time income projections for sub-National regions of Pakistan with a specific focus on extreme poverty

    There has never been a serious effort to allocate intellectual capital to determine poverty rates and project incomes at a district level in Pakistan. In order to fill this gap, this project aims to develop an innovative IT infrastructure that will equip policymakers with the necessary tool to monitor and evaluate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at a...

    23 Sep 2019 | Jesus Crespo Cuaresma, Martin Hofer, Attique Ur Rehman

  • Project

    Agriculture-related research and innovation for growth and poverty reduction in Rwanda

    Agricultural productivity growth plays a particularly important role in achieving sustainable pro-poor growth in Rwanda. With 75 percent of Rwanda's land and labour force in agriculture, there is clearly large scope for increasing national income and reducing poverty by improving productivity in agriculture and supporting sectors. Research shows that the rate of return...

    20 Sep 2019 | William John Martin, Xinshen Diao, David Laborde, Eduardo Maruyama