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LSE entrepreneurship conference

Wednesday 23 May 2018 09:30 - 18:00

CKK LG.09, Alumni Theatre, Lower Ground Floor, New Academic Building, LSE, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A 3LJ

LSE Entrepreneurship Conference

Date: Wednesday 23 May 2018
Time: 09.30am - 6:00pm
Location: New Academic Building, LSE

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The LSE Department of Management, Centre for Economic Performance and STICERD invites you to a one-day conference bringing together leading world researchers studying entrepreneurship from a variety of different perspectives. It will include presentations offering insights from theory, empirical assessments, policy evaluations, and providing views on entrepreneurs, small businesses, and linkages to the macro economy in developed and developing countries.

Confirmed speakers and papers include:
    Edward Lazear (Stanford): Why Are Some Immigrant Groups More Successful than Others? Education, Earnings and Entrepreneurship.
    Kyle Herkenhoff (Minnesota): The Impact of Consumer Credit Access on Employment, Earnings and Entrepreneurship.
    Sara Moreira (Northwestern): How Do Firms Grow? The Product Life Cycle Matters
    Nava Ashraf (LSE): Trust in the City: Entrepreneurship and Institutions in Urban Zambia
    Kaivan Munshi (Cambridge): Community Networks and the Growth of Private Enterprise in China.
    Fabian Waldinger (LSE): Manager Quality and Firm Performance: Evidence from `Aryanizations' in Nazi Germany

Special session: Social and business entrepreneurship in practice - Alberto Lidji, Global CEO Novak Djokovic Foundation, moderated by Oriana Bandiera (LSE) and Erik Hurst (Chicago)

The conference will take place at the London School of Economics campus in central London on Wednesday 23rd May 2018.

More information to follow.

Participants are expected to adhere to the CEP Events Code of Conduct.


This event will take place in CKK LG.09, Alumni Theatre, Lower Ground Floor, New Academic Building, LSE, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A 3LJ.

The building is labelled CKK on the LSE campus map. You can also find us on Google Maps. For further information, go to contact us.