With the IGC, the Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development was launched on 2 March 2017 and ran until June 2018. The commission was chaired by David Cameron. Donald Kaberuka and Adnan Khan (IGC/LSE) served as co-chairs, and Tim Besley (LSE) and Paul Collier (Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford) served as its academic directors.
Cities that Work is a new IGC initiative that builds on work to translate economic research and practical insight into clear urban policy guidance. The Cities that Work Council is chaired by Ed Glaeser (Harvard) and is made up of Paul Collier (Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford), Patricia de Lille (Mayor, Cape Town), Jonathan Leape (IGC), Jennifer Musisi (Executive Director, Kampala City), Authority Tony Venables (Oxford), Nasir Javed (Urban Unit, and Astrid Haas (Cities that Work Manager, IGC).