How has the pandemic affected rural health? On the one hand, we must ensure that lives are saved, yet, people’s livelihoods also need to be maintained so that they can have food on the table.
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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.
With: Giorgio Chiovelli and Sebastian Hohmann When: 19-20 March 2020 / 12:30 – 15:30 & 09:30 – 15:30 This non-for credit workshop introduced LBS degree programme students to Geographic Information System (GIS) methods and its application in business. The workshop placed emphasis on “doing GIS” for business – i.e., to capture and analyse any spatial data to inform business decision; visualize spatial pattern […]
With: Giorgio Chiovelli and Sebastian Hohmann When: 16-18 March 2020 / 16:00 – 20:00 This non-for credit three-day course introduced researchers in Economics and related disciplines to Geographic Information System (GIS) methods. A highly demanded annual series, this course was the Wheeler Institute’s first ever teaching session on zoom that connected LBS PhD students and faculty with the University […]
In the largest survey of its kind, The Africa List Business Barometer reveals a high degree of confidence in the business environment across Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia, despite ongoing challenges. Produced by The Africa List, a membership community of Africa’s rising private sector leaders, and developed in partnership with The Wheeler […]
State fragility drives some of the biggest problems in our world today: extreme poverty, mass migration, terrorism, trafficking, and more. Why are some countries ‘fragile’, chronically affected by insecurity and political and economic instability? How can private initiatives contribute to better outcomes? On 8 and 9 October, 2019 the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development […]
“To realise the full potential of this promising technology, we need one critical ingredient. That critical ingredient is trust. And to build trust we need human-centred artificial intelligence that fosters sustainable development and inclusive human progress – and I stress the word inclusive,” he said. Artificial Intelligence has the potential to transform our lives – […]
The Balkans are used to disruption, and Serbia is no exception. But the huge upheavals that the current state of Serbia has seen over decades – and indeed centuries – could actually be to the country’s advantage, said Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić at a gathering hosted by the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development […]
This three-day course organised by the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development introduced researchers in Economics and related disciplines to Geographic Information System (GIS) methods. The masterclass was delivered from 13-15 May 2019 at Sammy Ofer Centre / London Business School. The course placed emphasis on “doing GIS” for economics – i.e., turning geographic data, […]
India holds the largest share of the global out-of-school girl population. In the last ten years, Educate Girls has designed a sustainable and scalable approach to finding and enrolling girls, and then ensuring they stay in school and learn. To date, with deep community engagement and advanced analytics, they have enabled 380,000 girls to enter […]