Wheeler Institute PhD Award 2020

The future of travel

To discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the way we travel, the tourism industry and the economy, we were very pleased to welcome Tony Wheeler, co-founder of Lonely Planet, esteemed donor of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development and LBS Alum.

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Wheeler Institute PhD Award 2020

Wheeler Institute PhD Award 2020

Congratulations to Iris Steenkamp, Nazlı Sönmez and Alp Süngü, the joint winners of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development PhD Award 2020, a prestigious recognition of cutting-edge research. The award identifies and celebrates research at the intersection of business and development.

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Rethinking Capitalism

Rethinking Capitalism

Watch and read about our webinars with Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor from Harvard University and Professor Thomas Philippon from Stern School of Business, NYU.

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“The pandemic will pass, but understanding and maximising the role that firms and business leaders can play in the developing world will remain a key objective throughout society”

My intention this Easter was to work as a Project Officer with the Wheeler Institute in Bachok District, north-east Malaysia, on an initiative with the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. I applied to this position eager to use my newly acquired skills from the London Business School MBA programme to support the launch of a humanitarian emergency field school.

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From Technological Achievement To Technological Progress

In this webinar Professor Daron Acemoğlu, Professor of Economics at MIT and Professor Andrew J Scott, an Economics Professor at London Business School and author of ‘The New Long Life’, discussed where we are currently heading with technology, what the likely impact will be on jobs and what needs to be done at an individual, corporate and government level to ensure that technological achievement delivers true technological progress for society.

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Behavioural responses during a pandemic: implications for UK exit strategies

Rajesh Chandy, Co-Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute, hosted Andrea Galeotti, Professor of Economics at London Business School and Flavio Toxvaerd, Professor of Economics at the University of Cambridge and Alum of London Business School to discuss behavioural responses to COVID-19 in the UK and how it might shape future policy interventions. Key Takeaways: Using […]

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