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Stimulating economic growth in develping countries the focus of this year's International Growth Week

world puzzleTop policy-makers and researchers from Africa and South Asia joined leading Western experts at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) last week for this year's International Growth Week.

The event, hosted by the International Growth Centre|, ran from Monday 19 to Wednesday 21 September with a programme of rountables and public lectures focusing on the latest ideas for stimlating economic growth in developing countries.

Notable speakers included the deputy chief minister of the Indian state of Bihar, Sushil Kumar Modi, Professor Paul Collier, Oxford University, Dr Rashid Amjad, vice chancellor of the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, governor of the State of Rio De Janiero, Sergio Cabral and NK Singh, a member of the Indian Parliament.

For more on what was said and the research presented over the week, see the daily briefings below:

For more information and summaries of some of the resarch findings and discussions, see www.theigc.org|

26 September 2011

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