International Growth Center
The International Growth Centre (IGC) aims to promote sustainable growth in developing countries by providing demand-led policy advice based on frontier research. Based at LSE and in partnership with Oxford University, the IGC is initiated and funded by DFID.The IGC has 14 active country programmes in 13 countries (Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, India (Bihar state and Central), Liberia, Mozambique, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia) as well as 10 research programmes spanning topics such as trade, agriculture, macroeconomics and human capital. The organizational structure of the IGC spans a London hub, country offices in partner countries, the 10 research programmes with participation from academics in world-class institutions, a network of policy stakeholders in the developing world and a range of public, civil society and private sector partners.
The IGC programme in Pakistan is currently directed by by Ijaz Nabi. The program supports the federal and provincial governments and civil society via its analytical policy work on the themes of macroeconomic growth, firm capabilities, state capabilities, and urbanization.
CERP Project Partnership