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
 14
United Kingdom average
 34
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: 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
 86
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
 34
2019
International Growth Centre
 144

Social

Likes (2021)
International Growth Centre
 8,383
United Kingdom average
 42,838
Global average
 30,815
Likes (2019)
International Growth Centre
 7,829
Likes (2016)
International Growth Centre
 3,054
Twitter
Followers (2022)
International Growth Centre
 16,326
United Kingdom average
 37,184
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
International Growth Centre
 13,843
Followers (2019)
International Growth Centre
 11,100
Subscribers (2022)
International Growth Centre
 3,300
United Kingdom average
 12,101
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
International Growth Centre
 2,700
Subscribers (2019)
International Growth Centre
 1,580
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
 11,229
Global average
 16,346
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 entry in wikipedia, Organisation´s website
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