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What a rapidly urbanising Africa can learn from...
The parallels between Africa and China’s urbanisation trajectories could offer policymakers potential policy design lessons to learn from. For example, some of China’s...
Housing in Hawassa: How to accommodate migrant...
Lessons from China might inform urbanisation and industrialisation in Ethiopia, including labour rights and housing policies within an expanding manufacturing market. As we...
Amman’s COVID-19 urban response: Lessons and outlook
7 December 2020
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGsVq7B0IWA The International Growth Centre (IGC) and the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) host a webinar that examines the response of Amman...
Jobs in a crisis: Principles of effective public...
This brief outlines the role of public employment programmes (PEPs) in overall economic crisis response with reference to the COVID-19 pandemic. Unemployment has spiked...
Data for decision making in the COVID-19 crisis
The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented global crisis. For governments to respond effectively, policymakers need quality data on the prevalence of the virus and its various...
Diversifying economics: Resources for Black and...
Over 2011-2017, the top 20 economic departments in the US awarded PhDs to only 15 Black students. In 2017, only 0.6% of the doctorates in economics and 2% of the undergraduate...
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University College London
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