Senior Fellows

2016’s Most Defining Moments for Inclusive Growth

December 23, 2016

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 …

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

November 7, 2015

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 …

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Women and Markets: Power Shift Toward Inclusion

October 30, 2015

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 …

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Why Gender Matters for Every Development Front

August 5, 2015

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 …

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TPP, Manufacturing and the Way Forward for Inclusive Growth

June 22, 2015

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 …

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How Data Donations are Transforming Public Policy and Academic Research

May 20, 2015

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 …

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Using New Technology to Break Traditional Barriers for Women

March 6, 2015

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 …

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