Senior Fellows

2016’s Most Defining Moments for Inclusive Growth

December 23, 2016
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Pro-Brexit demonstrators wave Union Jack flags as they protest outside the Houses of Parliament on November 23, 2016 in London, England. British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that she will not delay triggering article 50, the formal process of leaving the European Union, but wants to avoid a "cliff edge". (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

The Center’s senior fellows reflect on the events of 2016 that will leave an enduring mark on inclusion and economic growth.  The US Election, Brexit and the populist wave 2016, like no other year in recent memory, brought to the …

Read More

5 Twitter Accounts & Posts on Women Empowerment to Check Before #PowerShiftForum

November 7, 2015
Addis_Briefing_Option2

By Ryan Erenhouse In a few days, leaders from around the world will gather in Oxford, England for the Power Shift Forum for Women in the World Economy, or #PowerShiftForum as it is referred to on social channels. The discussions …

Read More

Women and Markets: Power Shift Toward Inclusion

October 30, 2015
shutterstock_61111512

Thought leaders on women’s economic empowerment to gather in Oxford.  by Linda Scott From the souk to the grocery store to the stock exchange – markets facilitate the movement of goods and services throughout the world, but also replicate the …

Read More

Why Gender Matters for Every Development Front

August 5, 2015
BeingFemaleTweet

The impact of #BeingFemaleInNigeria points to discussions we should be having about gender and development globally On June 30, Florence Warmate nonchalantly sent a tweet that included the hashtag #BeingFemaleInNigeria. Little did she know she was to whip global social …

Read More

TPP, Manufacturing and the Way Forward for Inclusive Growth

June 22, 2015
Robert Lawrence

Q&A with Professor Robert Lawrence on the conversation we should be having around manufacturing and the future of the US economy The debate around the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been called “by turns obscure and overheated.” Among the many complex …

Read More

How Data Donations are Transforming Public Policy and Academic Research

May 20, 2015
5_19_TEG_Post_ImageS

In this series of blog posts, we’ll examine the emerging landscape of Data for Good, starting with the donations of data that make it possible. In an era where “crowdfunding” has become a household term, a less widely known, but …

Read More

Using New Technology to Break Traditional Barriers for Women

March 6, 2015
Icons_Center_Thumbs_womenMobile32

The Promise of Mobile Telephony Bill and Melinda Gates’ “big bet” on the potential for mobile technology to revolutionize the lives of the poor, especially women, emphasizes the promise of financial applications.  In developing countries, the poor store value in …

Read More