Global leaders explored how to do better with less
Leaders from industry, government and civil society joined academics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) at an interactive session of the World Economic Forum, Davos, on Wednesday 26 January.
The LSE IdeasLab, which took the theme Doing Better With Less, explored four topics of global importance.LSE Director Howard Davies and Professors Nicholas Stern, Nicholas Barr and Oriana Bandiera presented their ideas on public management, tackling climate change, financing education and incentives and performance respectively.
Each speaker presented their ideas in a five minute talk with slides. This was followed by the 'Lab' part of the event, an in-depth group discussion with the audience about the ideas presented. The event was facilitated by Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, USA, who is an alumna of LSE.
LSE Director, Howard Davies, said: 'By bringing together experts in their field and providing a space for collaborative work, the LSE IdeasLab aims to explore the new trends, technologies and discoveries that will be key to ensuring economic growth and political stability.'
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