Francesca Klug on human rights and the Magna Carta Helping regulators prevent the next financial crash - Dr Jean-Pierre Zigrand helped design regulations to prevent new global financial crises.Undergraduate Open Day 25 March 2015Supporting the development and success of the creative industries - Dr Gerben Bakker helped boost the economic impact of film and other media

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This week’s Gearty Grilling: Francesca Klug on human rights|Francesca Klug, Professorial Research Fellow, discusses the merits of the Human Rights Act and the Magna Carta.An EU Capital Markets Union offers a 'real opportunity across Europe'|The UK City Minister argues in favour of an EU capital markets union at a conference organised by LSE’s Systemic Risk Centre and Goldman Sachs.High rise estates can work if they are made energy efficient, says new LSE report|Residents of a West London tower block estate enjoyed a better quality of life following energy efficient refurbishments, according to a new report by Professor Anne Power.

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Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner? Women and Economics|

Katrine Marçal, lead editorial writer for the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet, will chart the myth of ‘economic man’ – from its origins at Adam Smith’s dinner table to its adaptation by the Chicago School and finally its disastrous role in the 2008 Global Financial Crisis – and look forward to a new, more inclusive type of economics. Event date: Monday 9 March

 

Human Capital, Inequality and Tax Reform: recent past and future prospects|

Even before the financial crisis many developed economies were facing growing inequality and struggling to maintain employment and earnings. This lecture will dig deeper into the background to these trends and will examine the evidence on how tax and welfare reform impacts on human capital, inequality and earnings. Event date: Tuesday 10 March

Eurozone: managing your own currency during the Euro crisis|

Miroslav Singer, Governor of the Czech National Bank, will discuss the Eurozone crisis and managing the Czech currency (Koruna) in the context of the European Union. Event date: Friday 13 March

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Speaker: Dr Jan Kleinheisterkamp
Recorded: Thursday 12 February 2015, approx. 86 minutes  

 

Speakers: Professor William A Callahan, Chan Koonchung, Isabel Hilton 
Recorded: Tuesday 24 February 2015, approx. 97 minutes        

Speaker: Professor Alan Manning
Recorded: Thursday 26 February 2015, approx. 89 minutes            

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