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    Public Lecture: Exodus - immigration and multiculturalism in the 21st century (Professor Sir Paul Collier)

    Paul Collier, IGC Director, spoke at the final IGC public lecture for 2013 on 4 November 2013, from 6.30-8pm in the Old Theatre (Old Building, LSE). Mass international migration is a response to extreme global inequality, and immigration has a profound impact on the way we live. Yet our views - and those of our politicians - remain caught between two extremes: popular...

    4 November 2013

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    Workshop on Urban Mass Housing

    This workshop was organised by the Centre for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University in collaboration with the IGC Infrastructure and Urbanisation Programme. The purpose of the workshop was to assess the state of knowledge on key issues that affect the success of large-scale housing for the mass of urban populations and for the economic performance of cities in...

    25 March 2012

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    Workshop: Urban Growth in Maputo

    The IGC Program in Mozambique held a workshop aimed at defining ways to address the problems generated by urban growth in Maputo, the country’s capital. During the 1st and 2nd of June, Brazilian experts (Dr. Sergio Magalhaes and Dr. Verena Adreatta), together with technical staff from the Ministry of Public Works and Housing (MOPH) and the Municipality, successfully laid...

    31 May 2011