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Matteo Renzi      

Reform in Italy and Europe| 

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will detail the progress made so far with economic and constitutional reform in Italy and outline what changes will come next. As well as putting domestic politics and the economy in order, he will argue that the European Union also needs to change to step up its role as a promoter of structural reform and growth across the continent. Event date: Thursday 2 October.  


Ten Facts about Energy and Growth|

Economic growth depends critically on access to reliable energy. However, in much of the world, connectivity remains low, supply in connected areas is unreliable, and, at the same time, pollution and carbon emissions are on the rise. Michael Greenstone, Milton Friedman Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago will explore some of the key trends that are shaping energy in the developing world and outline some solutions to their energy challenges. Event date: Wednesday 24 September.  

Gender, Inequality and Power|

This lecture by LSE’s Dianne Perrons takes an interdisciplinary and transnational perspective to highlight the persistence of gender inequalities, the power relations that support these inequalities, and the everyday processes through which such inequalities are reproduced and normalised. Event date: Wednesday 1 October.  

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Lord Layard     

Speakers: Professor David M Clark, Professor Lord Layard, Andrew Marr
Recorded: Thursday 10 July 2014 , approx. 72 minutes 


Speaker:Professor Andrew Gamble
Recorded: Thursday 31st July 2014, approx. 52 minutes  

Speaker: Professor Mick Cox, Professor Danny Quah  
Recorded: Monday 4th August 2014, approx. 80 minutes

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Illegality Inc by Ruben Andersson    

Illegality, Inc.|

Ruben Andersson

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