Julia Black

Julia Black is the London School of Economics and Political Science's strategic director of innovation. She has written extensively on regulatory issues in a number of areas, and has advised policy makers, consumer bodies and regulators on issues of institutional design and regulatory policy. Black was elected a fellow of the British Academy in 2015, appointed to the board of UK Research and Innovation in 2017, and is a research associate of LSE's Centre for the Analysis of Risk and Regulation.

Might Commercializing Social Science Be a Road to Impact?

As the world emerges from the COVID-19 lockdown many opportunities have arisen to rethink how and for whom our societies operate. In this post, Julia Black argues that social sciences can play a unique role in the post-COVID-19 recovery by forging new relationships with business and commerce and outlines how initiatives, such as the Aspect network, are seeking to bridge the divide between the social sciences and business.

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