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Gender gaps in the UK labour market|Differences in the labour market experiences of men and women have fallen over the last 20 years, but there are still sizeable ‘gender gaps’ in employment and wages according to a new report from LSE's Centre for Economic Performance. LSE's Democratic Audit launches new voter information website ahead of the general election|A new, local-level voter website,, gives voters unprecedented access to information about their local constituencies.Civil Service awards prestigious contract to LSE to train future leaders|The Civil Service has chosen LSE to develop a prestigious Executive Master of Public Policy (EMPP) to train future leaders of the Civil Service.

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Events Programme Summer 2015                            

LSE’s Summer Term public events programme has been announced|

Speakers visiting the School in the coming months include; Øystein Olsen, Governor of Norway’s central bank; Maria Luís Albuquerque, Portuguese Finance Minister; LSE alumnus and economist Thomas Piketty; Nobel laureate Robert J Shiller; former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard; and British journalist and feminist activist Caroline Criado-Perez.  


Chile: building bridges in the international arena|

Chile’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Heraldo Muñoz will talk about how Chile is striving to constructively deepen its Latin-American ties and meet international challenges to contribute to further defend and promote all human rights; a more inclusive development; respect for international law and the peaceful settlement of international disputes; and a multilateral trade system based on rules. Event date: Thursday 30 April

Portugal's Way Forward: how to turn challenges into opportunities and lessons into policy|

Maria Luís Albuquerque, Portugal’s Minister of State and Finance, will discuss how following a difficult adjustment period, the Portuguese economy is now recovering and standing on more solid ground. Event date: Thursday 5 May




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John Hills              

Speakers: Professor John Hills, Dr Polly Vizard
Recorded: Thursday 12 March 2015, approx. 80 minutes       


Speaker: Yannis Stournaras
Recorded: Wednesday 25 March 2015, approx. 83 minutes           

Speaker: Dr Gary Klein
Recorded: Thursday 26 March 2015, approx. 84 minutes               

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The Politics of the Human        

The Politics of the Human|

Anne Phillips

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