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The LSE Global Pensions Programme 2015
Photos from the LSE Global Pensions Programme 2015

IEB Executive Private Banking: Santander Bank
LSE Enterprise has hosted a one-week programme with 26 participants from Santander Bank. They came from around the globe to expand their knowledge on the emerging geopolitical context, investors and policy perspectives, private banking future trends and international financial regulation.

‘Techno-nationalism’ a risk in industrial policy
Offshore wind energy is an attractive option for the UK, but it must make dramatic cost reductions if it is to play a significant part in the long-term energy mix, once the current subsidies are removed. Current government policies send mixed messages that discourage the investments required to innovate and reduce costs.

LSE Global Pensions Programme opens in Cancún
Carlos Ramirez, President of CONSAR, highlighted the major demographic challenges faced in Mexico for pension funds, and the necessity of providing citizens with choice – but crucially a limited choice – of well-structured options for pension funds.

Financial Markets and Global Economy International Study Visit, ITAM
This ‘Financial Markets and Global Economy International Study Visit’ featured academics from the Departments of International Relations, Management, LSE Enterprise and Finance.

Climate Change and the Global Economy Masterclass
With the Paris Conference of the Parties (COP), the most important global climate change convention, only six months away in December, there was unprecedented interest and demand for the 25 places at the Masterclass.

Public-Private Partnerships in Brazil
LSE Enterprise worked with the British Embassy Brasilia to help improve the quality, efficiency and transparency of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in Brazil.

Berlin Future Mobility Meetup
We are currently witnessing a paradigm shift. The megatrends of urbanisation, connectivity and digitalisation have had a profound impact on personal mobility, in turn leading to new business models and solutions.

Global Economy Study Tour: ESDEN Business School
Last week we had a one-week programme with 45 participants from ESDEN Business School in Spain.

LSE Summit: Rethinking regulation and value assessment of medical technologies
The LSE Summit: Rethinking regulation and value assessment of medical technologies: challenges and opportunities

LSE Global Pensions Programme – All speakers confirmed
LSE Enterprise is happy to announce that all the speakers are confirmed for the third Global Pensions Programme, in Cancún.

Innovative road safety research
How do drivers influence each other’s behaviour on the road? LSE researchers are undertaking an innovative road safety research project with the tyre company Goodyear to delve deeper into the behaviour of road users across 15 European countries.

Global Dimensions Programme: the internship
The 25 students from the Global Dimensions Programme are currently undertaking a 12-week internship in London. Marta Hernández, Pedro Belda and XiaoJing Ye give us the lowdown on their internship and their experiences.

Why Nations Matter – summary
The talk 'Why Nations Matter' pointed out the importance that nations have in this special period of globalisation and changes. The debate moved quickly to nationalism and specific areas of Catalan interest, with Professor Calhoun reiterating the integrated nature of modern existence.

Researching Children’s Rights Globally in the Digital Age
Professor Sonia Livingstone of LSE's Department of Media and Communications has been working with UNICEF to research how children's rights to provision, protection and participation are being enhanced or undermined in the digital age.

Shaping the Future of Cities: Berliner Zukunftsorte at Metropolitan Solutions 2015
LSE Enterprise Germany developed and delivered a three-day programme focusing on global and local innovation insights at the Zukunftsorte presence at the Metropolitan Solutions exhibition.

Why Nations Matter
LSE, LSE Alumni in Spain and ALSEC (LSE Alumni Association of Catalonia) invite you to a public event with Professor Craig Calhoun, LSE Director, who will deliver a talk on ‘Why Nations Matter'. The event will take place on 11 June at Fundacio Mies Van der Rohe Pavilion, Barcelona, followed by a drinks reception.

Apply for a free LSE Masterclass in Climate Change and Global Economy
The next LSE Masterclass in Social Sciences will take place in Madrid from Monday 6 until Wednesday 8 July. The programme is free, kindly sponsored by the Fundación Ramón Areces.

Bolashak participants graduate from their LSE Custom Programme
Today our group of forensic experts from the Ministry of Justice of Kazakhstan successfully defended their final essays.

Markets in the Global Economy International Study Visit, ESAN
This ‘Markets in the Global Economy International Study Visit’ programme featured academics from LSE Enterprise and the Departments of Management and International Relations.

The learning experience at LSE
In 2014, I had been working as an employee of the Ministry of Justice, and the opportunity to take a programme at the London School of Economics and Political Science arose. Both they and we are passionate about creating an impact with our knowledge and partnership, which we hope to apply to real challenges.

A library experience
I’m currently studying at LSE on the Bolashak programme with a group from the Forensic Center of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan. During the programme, we had the opportunity to use the unique library of LSE. I want to tell you about it.

First LSE Masterclass in Social Science of 2015
The European economic crisis has threatened to destroy the Union and 2015's first Masterclass, with the Fundación Ramón Areces, focused on the transformation of politics in Europe.

More from LSE on TTIP
Recent research and opinion from around LSE on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.

LSE Global Pensions Programme, July 2015
The Global Pensions Programme draws together world-class speakers from Europe and the Americas to address major themes in the industry – pension systems, regulation, asset management and institutional investment issues. It is aimed at regulators, pension fund managers, investment analysts, public policy officials, consultants, academic experts and other pensions professionals from across the globe.

IT and forensics: an LSE study trip
Towards the end of the last year I went to Warsaw and Berlin as a member of the LSE Bolashak group. Our main purpose was to visit the local forensic laboratories: Warsaw Central Forensic Laboratory of the Police, Berlin Forensic Laboratory of the Police and Sharite's Institute of Legal Medicine & Forensic Sciences.

Greece and the Eurozone: Is Reform Possible?
On Thursday 30 April 2015 the breakfast discussion ‘Greece and the Eurozone – Is Reform Possible?’ was held at the Forum of the Hertie School of Governance. It was organised by LSE Enterprise Germany in cooperation with the Jacques Delors Institut - Berlin.

Scholarships to study European Political Economy and Finance at LSE
A selected group of eight participants from the Basque Country will have the opportunity to undertake an eleven-week programme at LSE this October. This programme will be generously sponsored by Diputación Foral de Bizkaia.

120 years of LSE
A few highlights from the LSE History blog in LSE’s 120th year

Supporting the public sector management reform agenda in Pakistan
On 13-14 April 2015 LSE Custom Programmes delivered a custom workshop in Karachi on ‘Tax, Governance and Public Policy in the Global Context’ to a group of 26 officials from the Sindh Revenue Board.

Visiting Scotland (and searching for Nessie)
I am currently studying at LSE on the Bolashak programme, which is a fantastic opportunity. I am living in the UK and last summer I went to Scotland. I would like to tell you about this experience.

Visiting the Forensic Expertise Centre in Kazakhstan’s MoJ
After seeing the facilities and learning about the work of Kazakhstan’s forensic experts, I was very positive about the Centre’s current position and future prospects. The forensic system faces high demands, and maintaining a leading position requires continuous development, innovation, learning and exchange of best practices.

Urban Futures Masterclass: Santiago de Chile Regional Government
Author: Mar Lopez Torro Last week we had a one-week programme with 22 participants from the regional government of different boroughs of Santiago de Chile and from Asociación de Directores de Obra. They were here to expand their knowledge of urban planning, intelligent cities, housing policy, city governance and regeneration projects. This ‘Global Trends, Local Impacts’ programme featured academics from the […]

Greece and the Eurozone – Is Reform Possible?
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), the Hertie School of Governance and the Jacques Delors Institut - Berlin hereby cordially invite you to a breakfast discussion on Greece and the Eurozone – Is Reform Possible?

Vaccinating children against flu
An LSE Health report for AstraZeneca, managed by LSE Enterprise, argues in favour for vaccinating children in European countries against influenza.

Ciudadanos: the ‘tortoise’ that may beat the ‘hare’ – a EUROPP blog post
Jose Javier Olivas of LSE argues on the European Politics and Policy blog that while Podemos has received greater media attention, the more moderate and constructive reformist agenda pursued by Ciudadanos is likely to give them a better chance of shaping the actions of future Spanish governments.

The EU, Russia and Ukraine: lessons learned
One lecture of particular interest revolved around the subject of Russo-Western relations, and was titled The EU, Russia and Ukraine: lessons learned. LSE experts debated what the West got wrong in this political crisis, how the sanctions have impacted on the Russian economy and what every country with a stake in the situation should do to stop the fighting in Eastern Ukraine.

Applications open for the first 2015 LSE Masterclass in Social Sciences
The first masterclass is on The Transformation of Politics in Europe. The masterclass will be taught by LSE academics including Professor Simon Hix, Professor Tony Travers and Professor Charlie Beckett.

London Spanish Film Festival
London Spanish Film Festival

A Visit to ‘Forensics: the Anatomy of Crime’
During my nine months living in London, I have visited a lot of interesting exhibitions on various topics. One of them was Forensics: the Anatomy of Crime at the Wellcome Collection. It is devoted to the history of forensic science and medicine.

LSE Masterclass for Young Leaders in Business
A week in London

The disruptive power of autonomous vehicles – the third Berlin Future Mobility Meetup
Changing the face of the city, autonomous vehicle technology is disruptive. Traditional concepts and structures are likely to be undermined by the technology.

Chile: building bridges in the international arena – an LSE public lecture
Dr Heraldo Muñoz, Chile's Minister of Foreign Affairs, will give a free LSE public lecture on Thursday 30 April 2015, from 6.30-8pm.

Developing forensic practice in Kazakhstan
With the assistance of LSE Enterprise, this was the beginning of the mutually beneficial cooperation between the Kazakh Ministry of Justice and the Forensic Science Center with ENFSI in the field of forensics.

Leading Urban Transformations: A public talk by Enrique Peñalosa
Mr Enrique Peñalosa, President of the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) in New York and former Mayor of Bogotá, Colombia, will deliver a talk on ‘Leading Urban Transformations’ on 17 March in Sant Pau, Barcelona. A cava reception will follow the public event.

Clothes, conduct and culture: comparing England and Kazakhstan
Another difference that I’ve found a little unusual is to see that people communicate with each other in pubs standing, this includes older couples who feel and behave as the young. In Kazakhstan, the elderly are characterised by a way of life and conduct which is more discreet.

Client story: undergraduates from Jiangsu Province compete for a fortnight at LSE
Organised in cooperation with Suman Education International, LSE Custom Programmes’ tailored course on Managerial Accounting and Financial Control brought together 42 students from 12 universities of Jiangsu province in China.

Forensic systems in the UK and Kazakhstan
As a member of a group of forensic experts from Kazakhstan, I am interested in the forensic system of Great Britain.

Experiencing LSE – the Basque Programme
The past was studied, the present was debated and the future was forecasted: “we will have to wait ten years for the answer and meet again to discuss it” was one of our favorite sentences; I wish this could be true.

Learning forensics at LSE’s Mannheim Centre for Criminology
A hunger for knowledge and experience is present in every human being. This motive allows us to improve both our professional and personal qualities, and when such aspirations are supported by the State, it is great.

Urban futures: the Ajuntament of Barcelona at LSE
Urban planners from Barcelona's town hall visit LSE to expand their knowledge of urban planning, housing policy, city governance and regeneration projects.

Exploring the future of mobility
The third Berlin Future Mobility Meetup in March 2015 will unite future mobility pioneers, entrepreneurs, developers, investors and mobility innovation enthusiasts at the intersection of innovation, mobility, smart transportation, ICT and energy. Christian Thiel, Manager of LSE Enterprise Germany, will chair the evening's panel discussion.

Bolashak participants visit Warsaw laboratory
LSE has given us the opportunity to visit the forensic DNA lab in the Central Forensic Laboratory of the Police, located at the police headquarters in Warsaw, Poland.

War is Beautiful – free film screening
Dr Aelwen Wetherby will introduce the film “War is Beautiful” on Thursday 19 February at 18.00 in Room 1.11, Cowdray House on the LSE campus, followed by the film screening.

Using the skills I gained at LSE
The knowledge I have gained thanks to LSE, in the fields of law, political science and psychology, raises not only my general professional level but will also be realised in practice when I return to Kazakhstan.

What effect will TTIP have on health in the EU?
A study by Usman Khan, Robert Pallot, David Taylor and LSE’s Panos Kanavos was commissioned via LSE Enterprise for the European Public Health Alliance. The authors undertook a structured and systematic rapid evidence assessment and a targeted stakeholder engagement process to assess the health impact of the proposed FTA between the United States and the European Union.

Eco-Cities: New project with University Rey Juan Carlos and FCC in Spain
LSE Enterprise has entered into a new agreement in Spain with academics from the University Rey Juan Carlos and FCC

Visit to the Supreme Court for the Global Dimensions Programme students
Last Thursday undergraduate students from the Global Dimensions Programme visited the Supreme Court.

Meet the Bolashak participants
I have enjoyed observing the students’ progress since I first welcomed them last summer, and have noticed that over the last term they have been continuing to develop in all aspects, academically and otherwise, including in refining their English language skills.

After Syriza’s victory, Podemos now poses a major threat to the Spanish political establishment: a EUROPP blog post
Following Syriza's victory in Greece, Vicente Navarro writes on the growth of Podemos in LSE's European Politics and Policy blog.

Visit to Key Forensic Services lab in Coventry
The programme at LSE makes it possible to compare the British system with that of Kazakhstan, as well as exchange experience and knowledge in the field of forensics for the further improvement of our system.

Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment of EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement
The EU is pursuing closer trade and investment cooperation with Japan, which is already a significant trading partner. The two parties are currently negotiating a free trade agreement and the European Commission has commissioned LSE Enterprise to conduct a Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment to feed into these discussions.

Bringing a new therapy to market
Drawing on academic experts from LSE, the company has begun work on a multi-year project with a leading global pharmaceutical company that is developing a new therapy in the area of gastrointestinal medicine.

One-day Masterclass on Current Geo-Political Crises
On Wednesday 21 January, a group of 40 UK government officials attended a one day LSE Custom Programmes masterclass on recent geo-political developments.

Programme at LSE as an opportunity to boost your career
Before travelling to the UK I had heard a lot about the good international reputation of LSE and the success of LSE`s graduates. For this reason, when I was given the grant for a programme abroad, my first choice was LSE.

Urban Tech Talk: Intelligent Technologies and Networks for the City of the Future
A recent panel discussion hosted by LSE Enterprise Germany in cooperation with Berlin TXL – The Urban Tech Republic and Berliner Wirtschaftsgespräche e.V. brought together a diverse group of stakeholders at the Tegel Sky Conference site to discuss how Berlin can accelerate its drive towards becoming an even more ecological, modern, economically innovative and socially just place to live, work and thrive.

LSE Enterprise welcomes students for the second Global Dimensions Programme
This week 26 final year undergraduates from Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM) and sister universities arrived at LSE for the six-month Global Dimensions Programme. The programme is divided into a ten-week academic course and a four-week applied programme in preparation for a 12-week internship at a London company.

Learning best practices, sharing experiences, making connections
Custom training and executive education programmes at LSE have differentiated themselves in being interdisciplinary and wide-reaching in scope of topical coverage, offering multiple perspectives on current issues and debates, yet very targeted when it comes to addressing specific clients’ needs.

LSE Enterprise welcomes new chairman
We are delighted to welcome the new Chairman of LSE Enterprise Limited, Richard Wildman. Richard, who took his BSc in Economics at LSE in 1982, is returning to the School following, amongst other things, 24 years in leadership roles at Accenture.

Entrepreneurship roundtable with LSE alumni
“With low costs and high spirits, Berlin is home to a vibrant atmosphere and diversity which opens up space to give even riskier ideas a go” Christian Thiel, Manager, LSE Enterprise Germany    Christian joined a panel of alumni in Berlin to discuss their startups, ranging from organic snacks to corporate accelerator programmes. He organised the roundtable as part of […]

Holiday rentals: research by LSE London
In the first comprehensive study measuring the economic impact of the holiday rentals sector in the UK market, Kath Scanlon, Emma Sagor and Professor Christine Whitehead of LSE London estimated that the total spend by holiday rental clients in the UK is over £4.35 billion per year and is responsible for creating over 95,000 jobs nationwide.

El talento en la economía global: post by Juan Luis Manfredi
Read the post about the latest LSE Masterclasses

Visiting Colombia
LSE Enterprise team join LSE Director to meet President of Colombia

New Climate Economy: the economic case for low-carbon cities
The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate commissioned LSE Cities, via LSE Enterprise, to explore whether there is an economic rationale for early-action policies that foster low-carbon, resource efficient growth in cities.

Valencia: a strategy for economic competitiveness within Europe
LSE collaborated with the Fundación Cañada Blanch, the Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, the Asociación Valenciana de Empresarios, and Bankia on the workshop, Cómo Puede Competir la Economía Valenciana en el Escenario Europeo?

A plan to tackle youth unemployment
Writing on Nada Es Gratis, Professor Samuel Bentolila and Associate Professor Marcel Jansen recommend policies to deal with the youth unemployment crisis in Spain. They spoke on this subject at the November 2014 IZA World of Labor / CEMFI / LSE Enterprise panel discussion on Tackling Youth Unemployment, alongside Professor Alexander Kritikos and Dr Werner Eichhorst.

Promoting excellence in business
LSE Enterprise and Madrid Excelente have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on sharing the best practices of companies from both countries to improve their competitiveness.

FT article says Rajoy must go if Spain is to confront the threats it faces
Luis Garicano, Professor of Economics and Strategy at LSE, writes about the threats to the Spanish constitutional order from the forces of fragmentation and an anti-modern national populism.

The Future of Banking as a Profession
Is there a need for banking standards in Britain and worldwide - and could London be the benchmark? How can banking become a profession? How can banks serve the public interest?

Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the conditions for success
At the recent conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, organised by Madrid Excelente and Mutua Madrileña, the Minister of Economy and Finance said that innovation and entrepreneurship are crucial to the process of economic recovery and improving business competitiveness.

Tackling Youth Unemployment
LSE and the Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) are hosting an IZA World of Labor event on tackling youth unemployment.

A vision of city life
Chilean Ministers joined LSE Cities academics for an international public conference, bringing together over a thousand attendees from the private and public sectors to agree the principles for building better cities.

Should Catalonia hold an independence referendum?
LSE’s EUROPP blog asked four of its contributors to give their views on whether Catalonia should hold an independence referendum. Read their posts at the links below: Francesc Trillas: “Catalonia should find a better way than a secession referendum to decide about its future constitutional status” Montserrat Guibernau: “Why should Catalans be ‘different’ from the Scots? Are they second-rate citizens?” Joan […]

Why nations matter
LSE Director Professor Calhoun was in Bilbao for the Basque Country discussions 'Why nations matter', which coincided with the Scottish referendum on 18 September.

Catalonia could follow Scotland in using its independence movement as leverage to win more devolved powers: a EUROPP blog post
On 9 November, 2014, Catalonia plans to hold a non-binding referendum for independence from Spain. By this time, the Scots will have already decided whether they want to leave the UK. Yet, while there are similarities between these two regions, such as a 300 year old union with their parent state, they each have different reasons for wanting independence. Read […]

Why Nations Matter: free talk in Bilbao
Join LSE Director and President, Professor Craig Calhoun, for a talk on Why Nations Matter this September. The event will be held at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao on Thursday 18 September 2014. The talk will be in English with simultaneous translation into Spanish. Places are free and all are welcome; please register online using the form below. Venue: Guggenheim Museum, Av. Abandoibarra, 2, 48009 Bilbao, Spain Time: Doors open […]

Elusive peace in the Basque country: an LSE Review of Books post
Read Ana Varela-Rey's review of Teresa Whitfield's Endgame for ETA: Elusive Peace in the Basque Country on the LSE Review of Books blog.

Welcome to the EGADE students from Tech de Monterrey
The students are on a five-day study programme on global financial issues.

Coverage of the Commission President candidates in the Spanish media… a EUROPP blog post
 In the spring 2013 Eurobarometer only 43 per cent of Spaniards backed the idea of having lead candidates. In autumn 2013, this figure increased to 52 per cent. Possibly the increased coverage in the media has helped inform people and enhance support. Perhaps the same could have happened in France and the UK if their media had increased their coverage. In LSE’s European […]

New students head to LSE
LSE Enterprise Spain hosts a pre-departure event in Madrid for students heading to LSE

Global Dimensions Programme: The Internship
The five-month Global Dimensions Programme has seen 35 Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM) final year undergraduates and recent graduates come to LSE to study. The programme is divided into a ten-week academic course and a four-week applied programme in preparation for a 12-week internship in London. If you have been following our previous posts, you may remember meeting some of the students […]

ITAM Students – Experiences of studying in London
Over 40 students from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) have undertaken a three-week programme at LSE – the International Political Economy Study Tour. We caught up with the students half way through to see how they getting on, and whether they were enjoying London (the answer is obviously yes). http://media.rawvoice.com/lse_lseenterprise/richmedia.lse.ac.uk/lseenterprise/20140724_internationalPoliticalEconomyITAM.mp4   Would you like to find out more about […]

Regional support for inclusive education
Inclusive education policies are of utmost importance in restoring social cohesion in ethnically divided post-conflict societies such as South East Europe. LSE Enterprise undertook a baseline survey for the Council of Europe/European Commission on ‘Regional Support to Inclusive Education’.

Report: LSE’s Global Pensions Programme 2014
The group we had from so many Latin American and other countries meant we had great questions for the speakers, and a chance for substantial exchange of perspectives and challenges in the sector.

Employee engagement with pension schemes
The new auto-enrolment system for pensions, taking decisions away from employees, may deter engagement with pensions. However the obligatory contributions will not be enough to provide for retirement, and greater engagement with workplace pensions schemes is needed. Dr Sandy Pepper of the Department of Management investigated whether the total reward model, used by Thomsons Online Benefits to communicate all employment […]

In the news: LSE Global Pensions Programme
Writing in Diario Las Américas, Pablo Padro calls for the need to urgently rethink current approaches to pensions, warning of the dangers of dogmatic advice from the World Bank, given twenty years ago. As Padro points out, the London School of Economics and Political Science, along with Santander Asset Management and Novaster, have launched the Global Pensions Programme in Miami this week in order to do just that.

Welcome to ITAM students 2014!
We are excited to welcome students from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) to the London School of Economics and Political Science for the second International Political Economy Study Tour.

LSE Review of Books – Falling Inequality in Latin America, Giovanni Cornia (ed.)
[E]ven the greatly unequal Latin American countries saw a process of inequality reduction since the late 1990s that took scholars off guard – from 2000 to 2010 the Gini coefficient declined in 13 of 17 countries. Why? Explaining such a robust and unexpected turn is the theme of Falling Inequality in Latin America, a book edited by Professor of Economics […]

Technology and business talk at the Fundación Ramón Areces
Dr Carsten Sørensen of LSE's Department of Management (third from right) gave a keynote address on technology and business to 200 attendees at the Fundación Ramón Areces (FRA) in Madrid.

TTIP: labour rights and social standards
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will be an important instrument to demonstrate that the EU can deliver: that it is pragmatic and supportive to all Member States, as well as small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across all European countries.


2014

Richard Wildman

LSE Enterprise welcomes its new chairman, Richard Wildman| (December 2014)

'I am really excited to join the LSE Enterprise team and to help build on the strong and successful business in place today.'
Richard Wildman, Chairman, LSE Enterprise Ltd

 
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Latest report: The Economic Impact of Holiday Rentals in the UK| (December 2014)

In the first comprehensive study measuring the economic impact of the holiday rentals sector in the UK market, Kath Scanlon, Emma Sagor and Professor Christine Whitehead of LSE London estimated that the total spend by holiday rental clients in the UK is over £4.35 billion per year and is responsible for creating over 95,000 jobs nationwide.

 
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LSE Enterprise Annual Report 2013/14| (November 2014)

This year:

  • We worked with 270 LSE colleagues in over 40 departments, centres and research units.
  • Gift aid to LSE will be £1.2 million.
  • Our teaching and consultancy spanned health management, public policy, venture capital, comparative politics, international migration, children’s rights, city planning, European cohesion and more.
 
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Tackling youth unemployment| (November 2014)

This event in Madrid with IZA World of Labor and CEMFI will look at best practice in other countries and consider policies to deal with the current situation in Spain.

 
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Chile: Reevolucion Urbana| (October 2014)

The conference, featuring academics from LSE Cities, was attended by over 1,000 people in Santiago de Chile.

 

Does Aid Work?| (October 2014)

LSE is hosting an IZA World of Labor event on 30 October, featuring talks by Professor Klaus F. Zimmermann, Professor Danny Quah, Emeritus Professor Lord Desai, David A. Robalino and Professor Gianmarco Ottoviano.

 
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World Economic Forum Executive Opinion Survey| (September 2014)

LSE Enterprise has partnered with the World Economic Forum for the fifth consecutive year to conduct a UK-based executive opinion survey, The Voice of the Business Community.

 
EU under microscope

Balance of Competence| (September 2014)

LSE Enterprise associate consultant Dr Anne Corbett has submitted evidence to the UK Government’s review of the Balance of Competence between the EU and member states, as it exists under the current Treaty, in relation to education.

 
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Second Programme with Jiangsu Province Universities| (August 2014)

A group of 36 Chinese students attended a custom programme about international financial architecture and corporate finance and strategy at LSE.

 
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Symposium on the Future of Banking as a Profession| (August 2014)

LSE and the International Academy of Retail Banking (IARB) are hosting a forum to debate the future of banking as a profession, exploring how banks can better serve the public interest.

 
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Berlin TXL - The Urban Tech Republic| (July 2014)

LSE Enterprise is consulting for Berlin TXL - The Urban Tech Republic, a new space for envisioning and designing the future of urban planning strategies and solutions.

 
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LSE Global Pensions Programme| (July 2014)

LSE Enterprise, with partners Santander Asset Management (SAM) and the consulting firm Novaster, ran its second edition of the Global Pensions Policy programme in Miami, Florida from 15 -18 July.

 

Impact of the Economic Crisis on the Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion of the European Union| (July 2014)

Dr Simona Milio acted as the lead academic, on behalf of LSE Enterprise, for the study Impact of the Economic Crisis on the Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion of the European Union for the European Parliament.

 
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Higher Education Entrance Qualifications and Exams in Europe: A Comparison| (July 2014)

LSE Enterprise has undertaken a study for the European Parliament into admission systems in ten countries to see how social and economic challenges can be tackled.

 
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Regional Support to Inclusive Education| (July 2014)

LSE Enterprise were commissioned by the Council of Europe to conduct a baseline and final survey on inclusive education practices in Southeast Europe.

 
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Second Bolashak-funded programme is launched at LSE| (June 2014)

Following the success of the inaugural Bolashak-funded programme, a bigger group of participants has arrived at LSE to enhance their knowledge and expertise in law and jurisprudence.

 
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Building in the Rented Sector in Scotland - A Report for Homes for Scotland| (June 2014)

LSE London and the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research were commissioned by Homes of Scotland to investigate the barriers faced by developers in investing in the private rented sector and to examine how to increase the supply of new homes in this sector.

 
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Sharing the UK's experiences of public private partnerships| (May 2014) 

LSE Custom Programmes delivered a project on public private partnerships (PPPs) for a group of Brazilian government officials, to help improve the quality, efficiency and transparency of PPPs in Brazil.

 
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The Qatar Supreme Council of Health and LSE launch health economics training programme| (May 2014) 

The Supreme Council of Health (SCH) and the London School of Economics (LSE) jointly launched this week a training programme in health economics to familiarise health professionals in Qatar with the national health insurance scheme (Seha).

 
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The Italian Admission System to Higher Education: Quality, Equity and Mobility Issues| (April 2014)

The Conference of Italian University Rectors (CRUI) has published an article by Niccolo Durazzi, Deputy Director at LSE Enterprise, analysing the Italian higher education admissions system.

 
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Future Mobility| (March 2014)

Future Mobility, a one-day expert forum jointly hosted by LSE Cities and The Innovation Centre for Mobility and Societal Change (InnoZ), in cooperation with LSE Enterprise Germany, brought together leading experts in future transport and mobility systems from the UK and Germany.

 
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LSE Enterprise wins fourth Foreign Office contract| (March 2014)

Over 1,200 participants from across the British foreign service and diplomatic corps have attended the programme to date.

 
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Using mobile data to improve public safety|  (March 2014)

Dr Alexander Grous has published a report ahead of the auction of the 700MHz spectrum in the UK. Other countries have found that reserving a portion of the mobile broadband spectrum for emergency services could potentially lead to an improvement in public safety. Dr Grous weighs up the costs and benefits of doing the same in the UK.

 
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Innovation in Higher Education| (March 2014)

In an effort to increase our knowledge of how innovation unfolds across the higher education sector, LSE Enterprise and Panteia carried out a study on Innovation in Higher Education funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture.

 
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Preventonomics: A Better Start – how will it pay?| (February 2014)

The Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) at LSE has been selected to deliver ‘Preventonomics: A Better Start – how will it pay?’. This is a study of the benefits and potential cost savings of early years’ prevention services and support. It is supported by the Big Lottery Fund’s Fulfilling Lives: A Better Start initiative.

 
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Why experiment with social policy?| (January 2014)

Dr Simona Milio of LSE Enterprise and Arnaud Vaganay of the Department of Methodology are speaking at the launch of the new European-based network for Social Policy Analysis for Robust Knowledge (SPARK). The session will cover social policy experimentation - the practice of testing new ideas and policies and collecting evidence about the real impact of measures on people.

The event will take place on 12 February in London. Find out more and book a free place|.

 
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Book your place at the LSE Health Summit| (January 2014)

The Medical Technology Research Group at LSE Health is hosting a one-day summit on Risk Sharing and Managed Entry Agreements on 14 February. Renowned speakers from national competent authorities, pharmaceutical manufacturers, international organisations, patient representative organisations and academia will debate the latest developments and also reflect on future prospects and policy options.

 

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