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Going for growth

John Van Reenen (MIT, LSE and CEP)


Monday 08 February 2021 16:30 - 17:30

ONLINE

About this event

How can the UK and the world get back to sustainable growth following the COVID-19 pandemic?


How can the UK and the world get back to sustainable growth following the COVID-19 pandemic? Pulling together the lessons of 30 years of work on technology, management and productivity, John Van Reenen will argue that innovation is the key to rekindling our economies.

This lecture is one of the Centre for Economic Performance's 30th anniversary events in 2020/21. The Centre will be holding a number of activities throughout the year, taking stock of the ground-breaking policy-focused research produced since 1990 and looking ahead to the economic and social challenges before us.

To register for this event, please visit the listing on the LSE's events website.


Speaker:

John Van Reenen is the Ronald Coase Chair in Economics and School Professor, Department of Economics at the London School of Economics.

Chair:

Minouche Shafik is the Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to this, she was Deputy Governor of the Bank of England.


This event forms part of LSE's Shaping the post-Covid world initiative, a series of debates about the direction the world could and should be taking after the crisis.

The Twitter hashtag for this event is #LSECOVID19