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.
Tanner Regan has recently joined the Wheeler Institute as a Research Fellow and spoke to us about his work and the challenges and opportunities he sees for development in the region.
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.
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
The Jaya Alliance, a movement to empower rural women in India, build skills and create livelihoods.
How has Dharma Life supported rural Indians in its response to COVID-19?
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.
“The pandemic will pass, but understanding and maximising the role that firms and business leaders can play in the developing world will remain a key objective throughout society”
My intention this Easter was to work as a Project Officer with the Wheeler Institute in Bachok District, north-east Malaysia, on an initiative with the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. I applied to this position eager to use my newly acquired skills from the London Business School MBA programme to support the launch of a humanitarian emergency field school.
Sir Andrew Likierman, Professor of Management Practice in Accounting, joins Raffaella Sadun, Professor of Business Administration in the Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School and Nicos Savva, Professor of Management Science and Operations at London Business School, to share best practice and reflect on the key lessons.