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    Nick Bloom: Do management interventions last?

    How does improving management practices improve firm performance? Nick Bloom shares research results from India, which show that introducing management practices to textile firms had lasting impact several years on.

    18 May 2018

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    Rwanda’s development path over the next 30 years

    On 14th February 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda, the IGC and Tony Blair Institute for Global Change (Twitter: @InstituteGC), in collaboration with the Government of Rwanda, hosted a high-level discussion on Rwanda's development path over the next 30 Years. Funding was generously provided by the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change. Thank you to all speakers and audience...

    23 Apr 2018

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    Escaping the fragility trap

    By 2030, half of the world's poor will live in fragile states. The LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development says a new approach is needed for countries caught in the ‘fragility trap'.

    18 Apr 2018

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    Cities that Work launch event at the World Bank

    The IGC's Cities that Work initiative was publicly launched at the World Bank on 7 September 2017 with a panel discussing the topic 'Research into Policy to Support Well-Managed Urbanisation’, featuring: Francisco Ferreira (World Bank); Ed Glaeser (IGC and Harvard University); Jennifer Musisi (Kampala Capital City Authority); Tony Venables (IGC and Oxford University);...

    20 Mar 2018

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    Collaborating for impact: A partnership in Ghana

    Evidence-based policy can often be used as a buzzword by policymakers, but what does it really take for it to go from being a phrase to becoming a reality? This short documentary looks at how the IGC collaborates with policymakers to generate impact, looking specifically at the work done by Martin Williams and the Government of Ghana.

    9 Mar 2018

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    Ghana's infrastructure: The mystery of misspending

    A collaboration between IGC researcher Martin Williams and Ghana’s civil service found that 1/3 of infrastructure projects were not being finished and this was primarily a result of poor financial planning that saw new projects started before other ones had been completed. This short documentary tells the story of this collaboration and is an example of ‘research...

    9 Mar 2018

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    Rocco Macchiavello: The coffee chain - Linking farmers to the global market

    How can smallholder farmers in Africa overcome barriers and export their produce to valuable Western markets? Rocco Macchiavello (LSE), Lead Academic for IGC Myanmar, discusses his research on coffee value chains.

    26 Feb 2018

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    In conversation with Jennifer Musisi at the World Urban Forum

    Astrid Haas (International Growth Centre) speaks to Jennifer Musisi (Executive Director, Kampala Capital City Authority) about policies for growing cities at the World Urban Forum.

    14 Feb 2018

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    Elias Papaioannou: The economics of clearing land mines

    IGC researcher Elias Papaioannou of the London Business School discusses his research on the economic effects of clearing landmines, using the example of Mozambique.

    12 Feb 2018