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Keys to the City: how economics, institutions, social interaction and politics shape development

Department of Geography & Environment public lecture

Date: Wednesday 23 October 2013 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Professor Michael Storper
Chair: Professor Stuart Corbridge

The global economy is driven by major cities: the keys to the city are the keys to global development. Michael Storper explains why economists, sociologists and political scientists should take geography seriously.

Michael Storper is professor of economic geography at LSE and professor of economic sociology at Sciences Po.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEcity

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