Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor from Harvard University joined LBS Professor, Ioannis Ioannou to discuss her latest book “Reimagining Capitalism In a World on Fire” and consider how capitalism needs to be reformed and some of the implications of COVID-19 on the global economic system.
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Professor Thomas Philippon, Stern School of Business NYU, discussed his latest publication The Great Reversal: How America Gave Up on Free Markets, where he argues that many key problems of the American economy are due not to the flaws of capitalism or the inevitabilities of globalisation but to the concentration of corporate power.
The Wheeler Institute and LBS Economics have joined the Economics Observatory (ECO), a collective and cross-institutional initiative by the major UK research institutions to answer questions from policy-makers and the public about the economics of the Covid-19 crisis and the recovery.
In this webinar Professor Daron Acemoğlu of MIT and Professor Andrew J Scott of London Business School discuss where we are currently heading with technology and what needs to be done to ensure that technological achievement delivers true technological progress for society.
To discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the way we travel, the tourism industry and the economy, we are very pleased to welcome Tony Wheeler, co-founder of Lonely Planet, esteemed donor of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development and Alum of London Business School.
The Wheeler Institute is undertaking research in the Alexandra Township, to understand the impact on entrepreneurs who have engaged with MBA students participating in the Johannesburg, Global Business Experience.
The Wheeler Institute engages in new research: Measuring the Impact of the COVID-19 on Rural Indian Households
Developing insights of life in rural India during and after COVID-19 This project will develop an observatory of life in rural India during and after the COVID-19 crisis; this involves collecting data from villagers about their health, livelihoods, information sources, and social interactions. Utilising Dharma Life’s existing network, 1500 individuals across 7 states (Bihar, […]
The Wheeler Institute for Business and Development’s research collaboration with the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) has officially kicked-off this week.
The Wheeler Institute supports Sustainable Investment Cluster research collaboration with P4G and SYSTEMIQ
This project will combine theory with case study applications to illustrate how sustainable investment clusters (special economic zones, industrial parks, agro-processing zones, etc.) can have an outsized impact to catalyse low carbon and inclusive growth.