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This week’s Gearty Grilling: Bridget Hutter on risk regulationBridget Hutter, Professor of Risk Regulation, discusses why regulation needs to be finely balanced.Thomas Piketty joins LSE as Centennial ProfessorThe celebrated economist Thomas Piketty has been appointed as Centennial Professor at LSE’s new International Inequalities Institute.Honesty trumps political loyalty in lost wallet experimentPeople are just as likely to return a ‘lost’ wallet to an owner who has a different political affiliation to their own suggests new research from LSE.

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Kevin Rudd

A Lecture by Kevin Rudd 

Drawing on both his high-level political insights and personal expertise, Kevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of Australia, will discuss the rise of China, the enduring influence of the United States and the changing balance of power in the Pacific. Event date: Monday 1 June

 

Race and Class: challenging inequalities 

This event will consider the ongoing significance of race and class to shaping inequalities in contemporary British life. Event date: Tuesday 26 May 2015

In Conversation with Secretary Lew 

The conversation will focus on the state of the global economy ahead of the US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew’s travel to a meeting of G-7 Finance Ministers in Dresden, Germany. Event date: Wednesday 27 May 2015

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Peter Katzenstein

Speaker: Professor Peter Katzenstein
Recorded: Wednesday 06 May 2015, approx. 94 minutes                   

 

Speaker: Professor Arne Westad
Recorded: Tuesday 05 May 2015, approx. 94 minutes      

Speakers: Professor Robert Cassen, Professor Sandra McNally, Professor Anna Vignoles
Recorded: Wednesday 06 May 2015, approx. 90 minutes                       

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Inequality         

Inequality: What Can Be Done?

Anthony B Atkinson

 
Lectures on Public Economics

Lectures on Public Economics

Anthony B Atkinson and Joseph E Stiglitz

 
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