Sustainable Business: New Climate Standards for Africa

In November 2023, the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development in conjunction with the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation (IFRS) hosted a four-part virtual lecture series that delved into the importance of new climate standards for business, with a particular focus on the African continent. In 2021 during COP26 in Glasgow, the Trustees of the IFRS…

The Road to COP28: Climate transition and emerging markets

Nick Hughes, Antoinette Vermilye and Gaurav Mehta joined Rajesh Chandy, Professor of Marketing at London Business School and Academic Co-Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development, in discussion of climate change and sustainable development in emerging markets. The panel took place during The Road to COP28 – Aligning Expectations with Actions, part of…

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,…

Anatolia Imprints: Chronicling the Lasting Legacy of Greek Refugees from Asia Minor

At the crossroads of history, where displacement and the repercussions of refugee flows intersect with economic, political, and social dynamics, the Refugees of the Mediterranean research project, led by Elias Papaioannou, Co-Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development and Professor of Economics at London Business School, and Stelios Michalopoulos, Eastman Professor of Economics at Brown University,…

Ukraine Recovery Business Day

The 21 – 22 June 2023, saw a large delegation of the Ukrainian government attend the Ukraine Recovery Conference. The conference focused on mobilising international support for Ukraine’s economic and social stablisation, as well as recovery from the effects of war through emergency assistance for immediate needs and financing private sector participation in the reconstruction…