IGC

International Growth Centre

Type NGO
Website theigc.org
Year founded 2008
Headquarters London United Kingdom United Kingdom
Functions Funding, Research
Funding sources Governments or multi-govt organizations
Tags sustainability and sustainable development
Summary The International Growth Centre (IGC) aims to promote sustainable growth in developing countries by providing demand-led policy advice based on frontier research. The IGC directs a global network of world-leading researchers and in-country teams in Africa and South Asia and works closely with partner governments to generate high quality research and policy advice on key growth challenges. Based at LSE and in partnership with the University of Oxford, the IGC is funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

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Gender peer effects in the workplace: A field experiment in call centres …

IGC · 26 May 2021 English

The evidence from this study can further add to the knowledge of the state and firms and promote hiring of women in the smaller towns of India. [...] This is …


Does the gender of your co-worker matter? Evidence from call centres in …

IGC · 26 May 2021 English

In this study, I match employees on the basis of gender and past productivity (using 3-4 weeks of pre-study administrative data) and then randomly assign one of them to mixed-gender …


Final report - Job portals and labour market frictions - Erin M. …

IGC · 20 May 2021 English

This has required significant investments in developing the necessary tools to obtain the list of candidates from the company, assign tests, and provide the scores in a user friendly format. …



Making training programmes more effective: Evidence from the DDU-GKY programme in India

IGC · 18 May 2021 English

• We evaluate the impact of an information intervention, in contained within are which new trainees are provided detailed information about those of the authors and the exact job titles, …


Complementarities in the provision of public services: Evidence from Zambia

IGC · 18 May 2021 English

• The data set maps the rollout of new health facilities across space and time from 1990 to 2017, which saw a dramatic rise in the number of facilities, rising …


Incentives in support of the agricultural sector in the East African Community …

IGC · 18 May 2021 English

Final report Incentives in support of the agricultural sector in the East African Community Kym Anderson Derek Apell Signe Nelgen August 2019 When citing this paper, please use the title …


Improving public services: A case study of two not-for-profit companies in Punjab

IGC · 18 May 2021 English

One of the most significant advantages of the Section 42 model is the ability to separate policy formulation, implementation, and monitoring, allowing the companies to achieve operational efficiency that would …


The rental market in an industrialising city: Working paper

IGC · 17 May 2021 English

As the industrial park aims to double in size in the coming years, the key barrier for a future expansion of private rental housing seems to be the availability of …


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