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  • An African History of Africa: In conversation with Zeinab Badawi
    On Tuesday 14th May 2024 the Wheeler Institute welcomed Zeinab Badawi (award-winning broadcaster, journalist, and President of SOAS University of London) to London Business School to discuss her new book, An African History of Africa: From the Dawn of Humanity to Independence. The event was moderated by Elias Papaioannou (Professor of Economics at London Business School and Co-Academic…
  • Geographic Information System workshop
    Applications are now closed Due to the high volume of registrations, applications for the GIS workshop 2024 have now closed. Date: Tuesday 7 May – Thursday 23 May Time: 15:00 – 18:00 British Standard Time (BST) The Wheeler Institute for Business and Development at London Business School (LBS) is offering a virtual online workshop on…
  • How do we change the way we age? The Longevity Imperative by Andrew J. Scott
    How will you live an evergreen life? On 19th March this question reverberated around London Business School at our recent event, ‘The Longevity Imperative by Andrew J. Scott’. The event marked the launch of Professor Scott (Professor of Economics at London Business School)’s new book: The Longevity Imperative: Building a Better Society for Healthier, Longer Lives.  The…
  • Shared Appointments Research Project Recognised in the Financial Times
    Congratulations to Nazlı Sönmez (Assistant Professor of Management Science at ESMT Berlin, and London Business School PhD alumna), whose Wheeler Institute-funded research on shared medical appointments has been highly commended in The Financial Times’ research awards. The awards acknowledge research that addresses vital and sometimes overlooked societal and environmental issues. ‘Evidence from the First Shared Medical Appointments (SMAs) Randomised Controlled…
  • Call for Proposals
    Applications are now closed. We are calling for cutting-edge research proposals from LBS faculty, post-doctoral students, research fellows and PhD students from year 1. This particular Call for Proposals is being supported by the Sui Foundation, and we encourage and support research at the intersection of business and development, with a particular emphasis on technology…
  • The Sui Foundation gives $1 million gift to the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development
    Pioneering Layer 1 blockchain Sui has made a $1 million contribution to the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development to support our mission in new and exciting ways. This donation is a part of London Business School’s ambitious and transformational £200 million fundraising campaign, Forever Forward. The Sui Foundation is a pioneering blockchain, responsible for a wide range of…
  • Celebrating impact: five key Wheeler Institute projects since 2018
    From empowering women to become entrepreneurs in rural India to leading the conversation on African economic studies, here is a look at five Wheeler Institute impact projects from the last five years.
  • Populism: Then and Now
    On 27 September 2023, the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development and the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) had the pleasure of hosting Sergei Guriev, Provost and Professor of Economics at Sciences Po, and  Andrés Velasco, Dean of the School of Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science, at London Business School.…
  • African History through the Lens of Economics lecture series wins EEA Award for Innovation in Teaching
    We are incredibly proud to announce that the African History through the Lens of Economics lecture series has been awarded the European Economic Association’s Award for Innovation in Teaching. The EEA aims to contribute to the development and application of economics, improve communication and exchange between educators, researchers, and students in economics in different countries,…