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Investing in Prosperity – Launch of the LSE Growth Commission Report

LSE Growth Commission panel discussion

Date: Thursday 31 January 2013 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Professor Tim Besley, Professor Francesco Caselli, Sir Richard Lambert, Rachel Lomax, Professor Lord Stern and Professor John van Reenen
Chair:  Professor Craig Calhoun

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.

For more information about the Growth Commission and its members please view LSE Growth Commission.

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A copy of the LSE Growth Commission presentation slides is available to download:   Investing in Prosperity - Launch of the LSE Growth Commission Report

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