Rethinking Capitalism with Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee

A recording of this webinar will be available soon. The third event in the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development’s flagship ‘Rethinking Capitalism series – with Professors Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee, who won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty. Professor Elias Papaioannou will moderate the…

Wheeler Institute project team contributes to the development of knowledge piece on Sustainable Investment Clusters

Demonstrating how Investment Clusters and Special Economic Zones can be used to drive sustainable and inclusive growth Wheeler Institute project team members – George Looker MBA2020, Charlie Krober MBA2020, Victoria Zhao MiM 2020 along with your author Sarah Pavlu MBA 2020 – supported the knowledge piece collaboration between, P4G, SYSTEMIQ and Savo Project Developers: How to Get Stuff Done through…

Wheeler Institute project team collaborates with Dharma Life to transform their model in response to COVID-19

You can see the last time we posted about this project was announcing the project here. COVID-19 has affected many people in many ways in 2020. Geric and I are very lucky that the biggest personal impact has been that our post MBA employment was delayed by six months. When this happened in May, I…

Dharma Life’s Pivot: How a social enterprise is empowering women entrepreneurs and transforming its model in response to COVID-19

COVID-19 poses an immense threat to the people of rural India. This is the case both immediately as a health and wellbeing concern and in the longer term as development issues fail to progress due to a shift in focus and funding. Approximately 400 million people working in the informal economy in India are at risk of falling deeper into poverty due to this crisis. This devastating impact on livelihood could take the lives of more Indians than the disease itself.