Africa's turn? Socioeconomic and business trends in the continent

Rethinking Capitalism with Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee

Professors Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee – winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty – discuss findings from their latest book “Good Economics for Hard Times” with Professor Elias Papaioannou, Co-Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development.

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Africa's turn? Socioeconomic and business trends in the continent

Africa's turn? Socioeconomic and business trends in the continent

In a conversation moderated by Eliana La Ferrara, Nicholas Hughes OBE and Leonard Wantchekon – address the future of business in Africa through an examination of economic growth, politics, education and cultural change in the region.

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Health Equity: Implications for Developing and Developed Countries

Health Equity: Implications for Developing and Developed Countries

A timely conversation with Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan and Kamalini Ramdas covering healthcare inequity across low-income countries and its consequences for all. Moderated by Elias Papaioannou, co-Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development.

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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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The Wheeler Institute COVID-19 series: Exploring the impact of a pandemic on developing countries

We are seeking to understand, illuminate and offer solutions to the challenges created by COVID-19. Through the Wheeler Institute COVID-19 series, we want to identify the role of business in addressing these challenges, with a focus on the implications and actions for those in developing countries. 

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