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    BREAD-IGC Virtual PhD Course on Firms and Development, January/February 2023

    Lectures on management and business training, upgrading, misallocation, capital and labour frictions, contracts, markets and competition, and industrial policy. The Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), in collaboration with the International Growth Centre (IGC), is offering a virtual PhD non-credit course beginning on January 12th 2023. This...

    12 January 2023

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    Sandra Sequeira and Stefano Caria awarded the Leverhulme Prize in Economics

    Sandra Sequeira, IGC's Lead Academic for Mozambique, and Stefano Caria, IGC's Lead Academic for Ethiopia, have each been awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize 2022 in Economics by the Leverhulme Trust. The prizes recognise and celebrate the achievement of outstanding researchers whose work has already attracted international recognition and whose future career is...

    4 Nov 2022

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    Industrialising Africa: Renewed commitment to inclusive and sustainable growth

    International Growth Centre hosts a panel discussion to mark Africa Industrialisation Week 2022. Committed to provide policymakers with relevant evidence to support policy, this panel discussion explores key questions regarding the industrialisation strategies that different African countries have adopted, how the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will...

    23 November 2022

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    Zambia Economic Growth Forum 2022

    The International Growth Centre (IGC) hosts the Zambia Economic Growth Forum 2022 (EGF) in partnership with the Government of Zambia by convening senior political and departmental leadership, researchers, and development partners to discuss the barriers to economic growth, identify opportunities for reform, and encourage research-policy collaboration. His Excellency...

    24 November 2022

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    Call for papers: Conference on structural transformation, growth, and economic development

    STEG and the International Growth Centre (IGC) jointly invite applications for papers to present at the Conference on Structural Transformation, Growth, and Economic Development. STEG’s third annual conference will be held on Thursday 2 February and Friday 3 February 2023, at the London School of Economics. This year’s conference is organised jointly with the...

    21 November 2022

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    Roundtable on Zambia’s constituency development fund

    The International Growth Centre (IGC) hosts a closed-door roundtable to bring together government officials, researchers, and development partners to discuss the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) with a focus on the practical barriers faced in its implementation. Zambia has expanded the CDF in the 2022 budget by 1600%, making it the cornerstone government program for...

    21 September 2022

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    Uganda Economic Growth Forum 2022

    The Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development, in partnership with IGC Uganda, organises the Economic Growth Forum – a high-level conference on Uganda’s economy held regularly since 2017. The conference provides an opportunity to discuss key growth challenges, learn from policy experiences in other countries, and identify a course of actions to drive...

    31 August 2022

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    The impacts of climate change on human wellbeing in developing countries

    https://youtu.be/V9TeRsrrzRc Climate change is already increasing global temperatures, changing rainfall patterns, and resulting in more frequent and severe floods and droughts. Developing countries are most vulnerable to climate change, which can aggravate the effects of poverty and rapid urbanisation. Without effective policies for adaptation and mitigation, climate...

    22 September 2022

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    Addressing the sustainable urbanisation challenge in developing countries

    https://youtu.be/w7ml64bTDnI You can also listen to the audio event recording here: IGC Admin · Addressing the sustainable urbanisation challenge in developing countries The rapid rate of urbanisation ongoing in developing countries presents a complex and urgent set of challenges for cities to accommodate service demands and future jobs of the urban population....

    22 September 2022

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    The development bargain: Why elites gamble on growth

    https://youtu.be/d7TCmKfqnGU You can also listen to the audio event recording here: IGC Admin · The development bargain: Why elites gamble on growth In the last 30 years, the developing world has undergone tremendous changes. Overall, poverty has fallen, people live longer and healthier lives, and economies have been transformed. Why have some countries prospered,...

    29 September 2022