Quantity of tests rather than quality could be the answer to COVID-19

The future of travel

To discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the way we travel, the tourism industry and the economy, we were very pleased to welcome Tony Wheeler, co-founder of Lonely Planet, esteemed donor of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development and LBS Alum.

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Quantity of tests rather than quality could be the answer to COVID-19

Quantity of tests rather than quality could be the answer to COVID-19

Rajesh Chandy, Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute was joined in conversation with Kamalini Ramdas, Professor of Management Science and Operations at London Business School.

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Rethinking Capitalism

Rethinking Capitalism

Watch and read about our webinars with Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor from Harvard University and Professor Thomas Philippon from Stern School of Business, NYU.

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How the pandemic has accelerated changes to consumption patterns and employment in China

What will it take to get consumption back to pre-Coronavirus levels, and how will it have changed as a result of the pandemic? Rajesh Chandy was joined in conversation with Juliet Zhu, Professor of Marketing and director of the Social Innovation and Business for Good Centre in Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business for the Wheeler Institute COVID-19 series.

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A one size fits all approach to information sharing will not lead to the behavioural change required to prevent the spread of COVID-19

Elias Papaioannou, Professor of Economics at London Business School and Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development was joined in conversation with Imran Rasul, Professor of Economics at University College London, to discuss how public health authorities can effectively relay information during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Strong, coordinated, collective action is required to prevent the COVID-19 crisis from turning into a global catastrophe

Elias Papaioannou, Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development was joined in conversation with Pierre-Oliver Gourinchas, Professor of Economics, S.K. and Angela Chan Professor of Global Management, Haas School of Business and Director at the Clausen Center for International Business and Policy, to discuss measures that need to be put in place that will enable low-and-middle-income to invest in health services and protect their economies.

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“Businesses need to return to their core purpose and serve society”

Could the Coronavirus crisis be a reckoning for the corporate world? Rajesh Chandy, Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development was joined in conversation with Jagdish Sheth, Charles H. Kellstadt Chair in Marketing at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School to discuss how companies are going to have to adapt to prevail in a post-COVID-19 world.

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The Wheeler Institute engages in new research: Measuring the Impact of the COVID-19 on Rural Indian Households

Developing insights of life in rural India during and after COVID-19 This project will develop an observatory of life in rural India during and after the COVID-19 crisis; this involves collecting data from villagers about their health, livelihoods, information sources, and social interactions.   Utilising Dharma Life’s existing network, 1500 individuals across 7 states (Bihar, […]

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Leaders must take a responsible approach during COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 is a test of an organisation’s purpose, resilience and the values of its leaders; this is even more profound and challenging for firms operating in emerging markets. Amit Mehra, Managing Director of Growth, Strategy, Innovation at Accenture joins Rajesh Chandy in conversation to discuss a systematic approach to growth, the advantage of digital tools and opportunity for developing countries.

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