Going for Growth

Hosted by the Centre for Economic Performance

Online public event


Professor John Van Reenen

Professor John Van Reenen


Baroness Shafik

Baroness Shafik

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.

Meet our speaker and chair

John Van Reenen (@johnvanreenen) is Ronald Coase School Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science and was previously Director of CEP from 2003-2016.

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

More about this event

The Centre for Economic Performance (@CEP_LSE) is an interdisciplinary research centre at LSE. Established by the ESRC in 1990, pit is now one of the leading applied economic research groups in Europe.

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.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSECOVID19

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