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  • Event

    Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Drawing on the past, looking to the future

    Sub-Saharan Africa has enjoyed a sustained period of solid growth that has helped to improve living standards. In many countries, this performance was underpinned by sound economic policies, stronger institutions, debt relief, high investment and supportive global conditions. In 2016, growth slowed to a two-decade low exposing underlying vulnerabilities and rising public...

    6 November 2017

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    Promoting Inclusive Growth in Zambia

    On 1st August 2017, International Growth Centre Zambia in collaboration with the Ministry of National Development Planning in Zambia held an a research and policy seminar titled "Promoting Inclusive Growth in Zambia". The overall objective of the seminar was to create a forum to discuss the policy challenges related to promoting inclusive growth in Zambia and promote...

    1 August 2017

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Growth and income inequality in Zambia

    21 Sep 2017 |

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Estimating the growth elasticity of poverty in Zambia, 2006-2015

    This brief is based on the paper Economic Growth, Inequality and Poverty: Estimating the Growth Elasticity of Poverty in Zambia, 2006-15 (2017) by Chrispin Mphuka Oliver Kaonga and Mike Tembo. The paper measures the responsiveness of poverty reduction to growth in Zambia over the past decade using data from the Living Conditions Monitoring Survey.  

    21 Sep 2017 | Miljan Sladoje

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    Workshop on financial inclusion in Mozambique: Interoperability and literacy

    This workshop will focus on financial literacy and its potential for fostering inclusive growth in Mozambique. The program will include a presentation by Prof Sandra Sequeira on the results of the project Evaluation of the impact of mobile banking and financial literacy on microenterprise development in Mozambique, a presentation by Prof Steffen Hoernig on the results of...

    20 September 2017

  • Event

    Uganda High-Level Economic Growth Forum

    The Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development, in partnership with the IGC, is organising a high-level conference on Uganda’s economy under the theme “Accelerated and inclusive growth for sustainable development”. The conference will provide an opportunity to discuss key growth challenges, learn from policy experiences in other countries, and identify a...

    14–15 September 2017

  • Project

    Economic growth, inequality and poverty: Estimating the growth elasticity of poverty in Zambia

    Zambia's economy has experienced strong growth in recent years, with real GDP growth in the period 2005-13 averaging more than 6% annually. However, despite this impressive economic growth, reducing poverty and economic inequality has proved challenging. This is evident from the fact that 60% of the population currently live below the poverty line and 42% are considered to...

    14 Aug 2017 | Chrispin Mphuka, Oliver Kaonga

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    Policies for prosperity – Authors’ seminar

    IGC Tanzania will host a seminar on 19 September to present and discuss in detail the content of the  book "Tanzania: The Path to Prosperity", created in partnership with the Bank of Tanzania and launched in July 2016.  The book covers a range of thematic and sectoral issues including cities, industrialisation, agriculture, and others. The event will give the authors...

    19 September 2017

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    IGC Session - 2017 Ethiopian Economic Association (EEA) Annual Conference

    The Ethiopian Economic Association (EEA) annual conference brought together world-class international and local researchers and Ethiopian policymakers to discuss key development issues relevant to the Ethiopian economy. IGC Ethiopia is one of the major partners of the 2017 EEA conference, with 2 IGC sessions (one plenary and one parallel sessions) were held at the...

    20–22 July 2017

  • Publication - Annual report

    Annual Report 2016-2017

    2016 saw the IGC achieve a new milestone in policy impact, with a total of 171 projects having a significant influence on policy discussions and decisions, up from 128 cases last year – reflecting the strength of our partnerships with policymakers and the quality and relevance of our research.  In 2016–17 our research projects influenced policymaking in areas...

    18 Jul 2017 |