Leaders in SHAPE: Imran Rasul
11 Jan 2021, 17:00 - 17:45
- The British Academy on Zoom Webinar
Meet the most influential figures within and beyond academia shaping the fields of social sciences, humanities and the arts.
Awarded an OBE for services to Social Sciences in 2020, Imran Rasul’s research addresses the most pressing issues of global inequality. He joins Conor Gearty for the next event in the Leaders in SHAPE series to discuss his life and career, and how economics can be a force for good.
SHAPE (Social sciences, humanities & the arts for people and the economy) is a new collective name for those subjects that help us understand ourselves, others and the human world around us.
Speaker: Professor Imran Rasul FBA, Professor of Economics, University College London; Co-director, ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy, Institute for Fiscal Studies; Co-director, Entrepreneurship Research Program, International Growth Centre (IGC)
Chair: Professor Conor Gearty FBA, Vice-President (Social Sciences), The British Academy; Professor of Human Rights Law, London School of Economics
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