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17  Jun  2020  

STICERD Morishima Lecture: Good Economics for Hard Times

 

Can Economics be harnessed for the common good? Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s bestselling book “Good Economics for Hard Times” makes the case for how economics can help us solve the toughest problems in some of the poorest places in the world. Based on a body of work that was awarded the Nobel in economics sciences, the book offers hope and practical solutions for a world without poverty.

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4  Jun  2020  

E-launch of World Sustainable Development Summit 2021

 

Thursday 4th June 2020, 4.30pm to 6pm (IST)

Speakers: Nicholas Stern, Prakash Javadekar, Ugo Astuto, Hans Jacob Frydenlund, Jan Thompson, Woochong Um and Ajay Mathur

Given the current global health crisis and its close inter linkage with climate impact, TERI’s annual flagship event, the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) 2021 will be held under the umbrella theme of ‘Redefining Our Common Future: Safe and Secure Environment for All’. Discussions at the platform will focus on the current crisis and the roadmap that nations need to adopt enroute a greener recovery.

TERI have planned for a series of virtual dialogues between now and February 2021. The first virtual dialogue will be hosted on the eve of the World Environment Day 4th June 2020, 4.30pm to 6pm IST. On the occasion, the hon'ble Indian Minister for Environment, Forest, and Climate Change, Mr Prakash Javadekar will be the Chief Guest. The occasion will also mark the launch of a very special initiative underlining the role of youth, 'Youth Unite for a Safe and Secure Environment for All'.


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For further information please contact india.observatory@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 7615.

10  Mar  2020  

LSE Presents The People Vs Social Sciences

 

In the form of a mock trial, presided over by a ‘judge,’ the prosecution will argue the case on behalf of the people, while the professors will defend their science. The jury (the live audience) will also have the opportunity to question witnesses. The trial will decide whether the social sciences, as an area of research, commentary and investigation has failed society.

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11  Feb  2020  

Pre-LSESU India Forum Event

Nitin Paranjpe (Unilever)

Tuesday 11th February 2020, 5.30pm to 6.30pm, Room CLM.4.02, Clement House, LSE

Organised by the LSESU India Forum and the LSESU Entrepreneurs Society.

Nitin Paranjpe is the Global COO of one of the largest companies in the world - Unilever. In his current position, he is responsible for leveraging synergies, building future capabilities, and accelerating the digitisation of the organisation - exploiting old norms and creating New Norms.

Through his experiences, Mr. Paranjpe can offer immense intuition into how SMEs are considered from the perspective of one of the largest FMCG companies in the world. He also spearheaded Unilever's point of view on Profit Vs. Planet - an idea that is becoming more prominent every year. With Unilever's clear stance, explained by the "warning of selling brands that hurt the planet or society", will come an unparalleled, insightful conversation.

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For further information please contact india.observatory@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 7615.

16  Jan  2020  

South-South and Triangular Trade and Investment for Development

 

Thursday 16th January 2020, 2pm to 3.30pm, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex

The rising prominence of South–South and triangular trade and investments has generated interest as a pathway to sustainable economic development.

Bringing together diverse experiences, this exciting panel discussion will consist of academic researchers, industry experts, and development practitioners from the UN and the WTO – to debate the challenges for the practice of South-South and triangular trade and investment programs. There will be a focus on knowledge exchange and technology transfer, and towards developing an inclusive and sustainable approach for South-South development programmes.

The panel will specifically address the question: “What best practice is there for South–South and Triangular trade and investment programmes?”

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For further information please contact india.observatory@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 7615.

19  Sep  2019  

CEPR, STICERD, Marshall Institute and Rustandy Center Joint Conference

 

The London School of Economics (STICERD and Marshall Institute), the University of Chicago Booth School of Business (Rustandy Center) and the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) invite you to the joint conference on: Economics of Social Sector Organisations (ESSO), Entrepreneurship Economics (ENT), Incentives, Management and Organisation (IMO) on 19-20 September 2019

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