Twice per year, we call for cutting-edge research proposals from LBS PhD and post-doctoral students, research fellows and faculty. We support outstanding, novel, and impactful research that applies business insights to address the world’s most pressing challenges.
Our annual PhD award is a prestigious recognition of cutting-edge research that highlights the merit of the individual PhD student’s academic focus. The award identifies and celebrates research at the intersection of business and development that can have a ‘real world’ impact, particularly in developing countries. This call is open to all PhD students at…
Infrastructure has long been seen as one of the most important vehicles of economic stimulus and a driver of growth for the developing world. However, measuring the impact and understanding of those who benefit most has always been challenging.
Elias Papaioannou, Professor of Economics at LBS, with his colleagues, Stelios Michalopoulos, Eastman Professor of Political Economy at Brown University and Torsten Figueiredo Walter, Assistant Professor of Economics at New York University Abu Dhabi is examining the success of school expenditure in terms of economic payoff in post-independence Africa. In a conversation with MBA2021 LBS Africa Club President, Themba Muchaneta, Professor Papaioannou expounds on the objectives of his research and discusses some of the preliminary findings. His research was awarded funding from the Wheeler Institute during our biannual call for proposals.
Alp Sungu, a PhD student at London Business School, joined Tanisha Garg, MBA 2021, to discuss his research supported by the Wheeler Institute on malnutrition in rural India. Alp hopes to find a way to reduce malnutrition’s prominence through incentive structuring with his two co-authors, Ali Aouad and Kamalini Ramdas.
How Does the COVID-19 Pandemic Affect the Development of Drugs for the Lives in Developing Countries?
The Wheeler Institute supports Professor Chang’s new research: How Does the Covid-19 Pandemic Affect the Development of Drugs for the Lives in Developing Countries?
The Wheeler Institute supports Professor Ramdas’ new research: Measuring gender imbalance during lockdown.
Measuring the costs, benefits, and risks to listed firms as a result of COVID-19 and other epidemic diseases.
The Wheeler Institute supports Professor Tahoun’s new research: Measuring the costs, benefits, and risks to listed firms as a result of COVID-19 and other epidemic diseases.
A primary objective of the Wheeler Institute is to stimulate and support research at the intersection of business and development, with a particular emphasis on research in the developing world. Our business research for impact brochure showcases our most recent supported research, offering tangible solutions to achieve economic, public health and social impact. We are…