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

Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
2008
Age (years)
International Growth Centre
 13
United Kingdom average
 35
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Prof. Jonathan Leape
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Prof. Jonathan Leape
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Prof. Jonathan Leape
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
International Growth Centre
 45
United Kingdom average
 52
Global average
 120
2016
International Growth Centre
 139
% Female staff
2019
International Growth Centre
49% 
United Kingdom average
45% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
International Growth Centre
22% 
United Kingdom average
32% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Likes (2019)
International Growth Centre
 7,829
United Kingdom average
 14,307
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2016)
International Growth Centre
 3,054
Twitter
Followers (2019)
International Growth Centre
 11,100
United Kingdom average
 24,104
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2017)
International Growth Centre
 6,361
Followers (2016)
International Growth Centre
 5,186
Subscribers (2019)
International Growth Centre
 1,580
United Kingdom average
 12,496
Global average
 5,924
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
 5,498
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 11/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s entry in wikipedia, Organisation´s website
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