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LSE awarded £32 million by HEFCE

The funding will contribute to the development of the Centre Buildings, which will house the International Inequalities Institute (III) and its programme supported by the Atlantic Philanthropies gift.

Professor Sir Tony Atkinson (1944-2017)

We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Tony Atkinson, Centennial Professor at LSE. 

New Year Honours at LSE

Professor Ricky Burdett, Professor Nicola Lacey and Professor Emeritus Paul Cheshire were all recognised in the 2017 New Year Honours list.

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Inclusive Prosperity: making it possible

In this lecture Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore will set out his views as to why inclusive growth has to be at the centre of our agenda, if we are to avoid the continued unravelling of the social compacts that have underpinned an era of open economies. Event date: Monday 30 January. 

 

Local Economic Growth: do we know (or care) what works?

LSE's Henry Overman discusses what we know about the effectiveness of different policies in driving local economic growth and asks what role, if any, this evidence plays in formulating policy. David Halpern, Chief Executive of Behavioural Insights Team and Alexandra Jones, Chief Executive of Centre for Cities will both respond to the lecture. Event date: Wednesday 18 January. 

Competition and the Regulation of the Legal Services Market

The Competition and Markets Authority, prompted by concerns raised by interested parties that the legal services sector might not be working as well as it should, launched a study into the legal services market in January 2016. This event will be the first public discussion of the report, which is likely to make a significant impact on a market with an annual turnover of £11-12 billion. Event date: Thursday 19 January. 

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Speaker: Dr Valeria Cetorelli (pictured)
Recorded: Wednesday 11 January 2017, approx. 86 minutes    

 
The Nature of Money                                                                 
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Speakers: Professor Philip Goodchild, Dr Waltraud Schelkle, Susan Steed
Recorded: Wednesday 11 January 2017

Do We Really Live in an Acceleration Society?                            
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Speaker: Professor Hartmut Rosa
Recorded: Thursday 12 January 2017

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