Category Archives: Events

Landmine Contamination and Clearance – Policy and The Way Forward

On April 9th 2019, the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development hosted a conference on Landmine Contamination and Clearance – Policy and the Way Forward. The event, held at London Business School, brought together a range of distinguished speakers from the United Nations Mine Action Service, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining, leading NGO’s involved […]

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Entrepreneurial Leaders of Tomorrow: Ways to Make a Change

Africa’s greatest need is ethical and entrepreneurial leadership. On 14 November 2018, the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development and the LBS student-run initiative The Africa Club hosted a recruitment event at Sammy Ofer Centre / London Business School, featuring the African Leadership Academy (ALA) to give entrepreneurial leaders of tomorrow the opportunity to learn more […]

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Book launch Dance of the Trillions: Developing Countries and Global Finance by David Lubin

International capital flows have played a major role in shaping the fortunes of developing countries. What makes money flow from high-income countries to lower-income ones, and what makes it flow out again? How do developing countries protect themselves from the volatility of these flows, and how is the rise of China affecting this market?  On […]

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Automation in Emerging Markets: Killing Jobs before They’re Born?

The Wheeler Institute for Business and Development had the pleasure to welcome Daron Acemoglu, MIT Professor of Economics and best-selling author of “Why nations fail”, to the Sammy Offer Centre where he shared his ground-breaking research on the social impact of technological change with a captivated audience. How will automation change work and economic opportunities in […]

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PhD Conference with Daron Acemoglu, MIT Professor of Economics

The Wheeler Institute for Business and Development was delighted to host a doctoral conference to honour MIT Professor Daron Acemoglu who is an expert in political economy and the author of “Why Nations Fail”, an influential best-selling book on the role that institutions play in shaping nations’ economic outcomes. 10 selected LBS PhD students from different school […]

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In conversation with Commercial International Bank (CIB)

Rajesh Chandy, Academic Director, Wheeler Institute for Business and Development, joined Hisham Ezz El Arab, Chairman and Managing Director, Islam Zerkry, Chief Data Officer from CIB, Egypt’s leading private bank, and Professor Randall S Peterson, Academic Director of the Leadership Institute (LBS), to discuss how they implemented major transformation in the middle of huge economic […]

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