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Investing in Prosperity – Launch of the LSE Growth Commission Report

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Speaker(s): Professor Tim Besley, Professor Francesco Caselli, Sir Richard Lambert, Rachel Lomax, Professor Lord Stern and Professor John van Reenen
Chair: Professor Craig Calhoun

Recorded on 31 January 2013 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

Having sifted through the evidence throughout 2012, the distinguished group of LSE Growth Commissioners launch the report of their findings on the design of a strategy to support UK growth.

Tim Besley is LSE professor of economics and political science; co-chair of the commission.

Francesco Caselli is professor of economics at LSE.

Richard Lambert is chancellor, University of Warwick and former director general of the Confederation of British Industry.

Rachel Lomax is non-executive director of HSBC, former deputy governor of the Bank of England and permanent secretary of three government departments.

Nicholas Stern is IG Patel chair and director, LSE Asia Research Centre.

John van Reenen is director of CEP and professor of economics; co-chair of the commission.

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