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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
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.
LSE Enterprise Annual Report 2013/14 (November 2014)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
News from before 2014