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    Call for papers: Online BREAD conference on the economics of Africa

    We are pleased to announce the BREAD Conference on the Economics of Africa, hosted by the International Growth Centre and co-organized with the African Economic Research Consortium, African School of Economics, and the Global Poverty Research Lab at Northwestern University. The conference will be held virtually on Zoom on 7,8,9 July 2021. We invite submissions from...

    14 May 2021

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    IGC India online event: Rethinking nutrition

    https://youtu.be/D19cA4vN6lY The recent release of NFHS 5 data by the Government of India has highlighted the growing concern around malnutrition in India; with most states showing a trend of worsening in child nutrition indicators such as childhood stunting, wasting and underweight. As per the NFHS 5 data, between the time period 2015-16 and 2019-20, in seven out of ten...

    29 January 2021

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    IGC India online event: Portraits of power- A conversation with N. K. Singh

    N.K. Singh’s book ‘Portraits of Power: Half a Century of Being at Ringside’ is a personal narrative which highlights India’s changing role at the global and national economic landscape over the years. It also reflects the multitude of institutions that work in tandem to create the economic and policy environment in the country. N.K. Singh’s book gives us an...

    15 January 2021

  • Multimedia Item - Video

    IGC in conversation with Dr Carlos Lopes

    18 Nov 2020

  • Blog post

    Does the gender of your co-worker matter? Evidence from call centres in India

    Gender integration in the workplace may have negative effects on employee productivity (Akerlof and Kranton 2000, Bertrand et al. 2015). This could decrease employee productivity if employees of different genders are (1) uncomfortable or distracted by each other’s presence (Kandel and Lazear 1992), (2) face communication barriers while interacting (Hamilton et al. 2012),...

    6 Oct 2020 | Deepshikha Batheja

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    The private sector in the pandemic: From impact to recovery

    The objective of this seminar is to highlight new findings on the ongoing impact of the pandemic to the private sector and discuss scenarios about the recovery phase that will follow. The workshop features a keynote address by Mari Pangestu, Managing Director for Development Policy of the World Bank, presenters from 13 leading development and academic institutions, and...

    21–22 September 2020

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    Uganda Economic Growth Forum 2020: Unlocking new opportunities for inclusive growth during and after COVID-19

    Watch the conference here: https://www.facebook.com/134471723319085/videos/1230879870599430   The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (Uganda) and the IGC host the 4th Economic Growth Forum. The main objective of the conference is to identify actionable policy interventions to mitigate the negative impacts of COVID-19 as well as recommend...

    1 September 2020

  • Publication - Miscellaneous

    Event report: Uganda Economic Growth Forum 2019

    The Economic Growth Forum 2019 was hosted by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED) and co-hosted by the International Growth Centre (IGC). Following two successful high-level growth forums in 2017 and 2018, the aim of this forum was to identify actionable policy recommendations that could drive the country’s future economic growth performance...

    7 Aug 2020 |

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    Applied development economics conference seminar series

    The International Growth Centre (IGC) announces the on-going Applied Development Economics Conference series organised by the Centre for Research in Economics and Business (CREB) at the Lahore School of Economics in collaboration with Consortium for Development Policy Research (CDPR).  Weekly webinars are held every Tuesday from 16:00 - 17:00 PKT (11:00 - 12:00...

    15 September 2020

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    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