Think tank

International Growth Centre

IGC

London, United Kingdom

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).

Contact details

Website:
http://www.theigc.org

Address:
London School of Economics and Political Science, 32 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
2008
Age (years)
International Growth Centre
 13
United Kingdom average
 33
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Jonathan Leape
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Jonathan Leape
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Prof. Jonathan Leape
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
International Growth Centre
 42
United Kingdom average
 34
Global average
 75
2020
International Growth Centre
 42
2019
International Growth Centre
 45
% Female staff
2021
International Growth Centre
 1%
United Kingdom average
 0%
Global average
 0%
2020
International Growth Centre
 58%
2019
International Growth Centre
 49%
% Female researchers
2020
International Growth Centre
 58%
United Kingdom average
 23%
Global average
 11%
2019
International Growth Centre
 22%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
International Growth Centre
 110
United Kingdom average
 37
Global average
 33
2019
International Growth Centre
 144

Social

Likes (2021)
International Growth Centre
 8,383
United Kingdom average
 43,299
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
International Growth Centre
 7,829
Likes (2016)
International Growth Centre
 3,054
Twitter
Followers (2021)
International Growth Centre
 13,843
United Kingdom average
 34,856
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
International Growth Centre
 11,100
Followers (2017)
International Growth Centre
 6,361
Subscribers (2021)
International Growth Centre
 2,700
United Kingdom average
 11,622
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
International Growth Centre
 1,580
Subscribers (2019)
International Growth Centre
United Kingdom average
Global average
Subscribers (2016)
International Growth Centre
Followers (2019)
International Growth Centre
 6,415
United Kingdom average
 5,604
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s entry in wikipedia, Organisation´s website
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