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

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
2008
Age (years)
International Growth Centre
 16
United Kingdom average
 36
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Jonathan Leape
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Prof. Jonathan Leape
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Jonathan Leape
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
International Growth Centre
 42
United Kingdom average
 34
Global average
 87
2020
International Growth Centre
 42
2019
International Growth Centre
 45
% Female staff
2021
International Growth Centre
 58%
United Kingdom average
 42%
Global average
 48%
2020
International Growth Centre
 58%
2019
International Growth Centre
 49%
% Female researchers
2021
International Growth Centre
 58%
United Kingdom average
 20%
Global average
 16%
2020
International Growth Centre
 58%
2019
International Growth Centre
 22%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
International Growth Centre
 110
United Kingdom average
 32
Global average
 35
2019
International Growth Centre
 144

Social

Likes (2023)
International Growth Centre
 8,600
United Kingdom average
 44,614
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2021)
International Growth Centre
 8,383
Likes (2019)
International Growth Centre
 7,829
Twitter
Followers (2024)
International Growth Centre
 18,168
United Kingdom average
 29,197
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
International Growth Centre
 16,326
Followers (2021)
International Growth Centre
 13,843
Subscribers (2023)
International Growth Centre
 3,770
United Kingdom average
 12,248
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
International Growth Centre
 3,300
Subscribers (2021)
International Growth Centre
 2,700
Subscribers (2019)
International Growth Centre
United Kingdom average
Global average
Subscribers (2016)
International Growth Centre
Followers (2022)
International Growth Centre
 12,159
United Kingdom average
 11,180
Global average
 16,662
Followers (2019)
International Growth Centre
 6,415

Data notes

Last updated: 21/01/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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