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    Green jobs as drivers of growth in African cities

    The rapid rate of urbanisation ongoing in developing countries presents a complex and urgent set of challenges for cities to accommodate future jobs, housing and other public services and infrastructure demands. Although cities have the potential to be economic hubs of productivity and prosperity, formal jobs in developing cities are scarce, partly due to the lack of...

    28 October 2021

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    Features of the Ethiopian labour market: Structure and response to shocks

    This webinar features presentations of the Ethiopian labour market along with the impact of the pandemic on jobs and responses led by high-level experts from Jobs Creation Commission, the International Growth Centre (IGC), World Bank Group (WBG), and Oxford University (OU). Many ideas on the changing world of work and labour market recovery are shared during this engaging...

    5 August 2021

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    3rd international conference on applied development economics

    The Centre for Research in Economics and Business (CREB) at Lahore School of Economic with support from the International Growth Centre and Consortium for Development Policy Research (CDPR) presents its 3rd International Conference on Applied Development Economics (ADE) from 8 – 10 September 2021. Kindly note that this is an online conference due to the ongoing COVID-19...

    8–10 September 2021

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    IGC research funding information sessions

    In preparation for the next IGC call for proposals, we are hosting a webinar series in August to provide information to potential applicants about the type of research projects IGC is looking for. The call for proposals is scheduled for Autumn 2021. Grants will be capped at £20,000, and the call will focus primarily on early career researchers. More information on the...

    2 September 2021

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    Sustainable futures: A conversation with Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr and Matthieu Teachout

    How can we promote a sustainable approach to growth that leaves no one behind? In the first video of our #SustainableGrowth interview series, Abou Bakarr Kamara (Country Economist for IGC Sierra Leone and Liberia) is joined by Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr (Mayor of the city of Freetown in Sierra Leone) and Matthieu Teachout (IGC Director of Policy and Research) in a conversation...

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    Matter of Pride: Engendering LGBTQ+ inclusivity in thought and research

    As countries around the world celebrate Pride in June and reflect on the challenges faced by LGBTQ+ communities, this blog presents ways in which research can be more inclusive and arguments as to why it’s important. Since 1970, the month of June has been dedicated to celebrating and commemorating members of the LGBTQ+ communities, and promoting their equality, dignity,...

    23 Jun 2021 | Julia Liborio, Nikita Sharma

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    IGC India Research Conference: Evidence for state effectiveness on Bihar

    An effective state with strong and inclusive institutions is a fundamental requirement for sustaining economic growth. The quality of governance and public service delivery can affect economic growth due to its impact on human capital, widening poverty, increasing inequality and corruption. It is agreed that there is a governance deficit in India and Bihar and while there...

    28 May 2021

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    Online BREAD conference on the economics of Africa

    Day 1 of the conference - 7th July, 2021 https://youtu.be/HbipVla7K0I You can also listen to the audio event recording here: IGC Admin · Online BREAD conference on the economics of Africa - Day 1   Day 2 of the conference - 8th July, 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRZeAObJfJo You can also listen to the audio event recording here: IGC...

    7–9 July 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