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Is intergenerational living the secret to good mental health in old age?

Intergenerational cohabitation (parents and adult children living in the same household) may have contributed to curbing high rates of depressive symptoms among older people during the Great Recession, according to new research. 

High incomes study shows women are less than a quarter of top one per cent

A new study by LSE’s International Inequalities Institute shows that women make up a smaller and smaller fraction of those with high incomes, the closer you get to the top. 

New LSE partnership with UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women

LSE's Centre for Women, Peace and Security has announced a formal partnership with the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, Dr Dubravka Šimonovic..


Autumn Events programme now online

Details of LSE's public events programme from September to December have been released. Check out the schedule which includes events with Director of the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum Richard Armstrong; philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah; equality champion Laura Bates; Director of Liberty Martha Spurrier; neuroscientist Susan Greenfield; Harvard academic Kenneth S Rogoff; and entrepreneur Jacqueline J Lam


Michaelmas Term 2016 Concert Series 

Just economics and politics? Think again. While LSE does not teach arts or music, there is a vibrant cultural side to the School. LSE’s weekly Thursday lunchtime concerts restart this week with a performance by the Linos Piano Trio. Event date: Thursday 29 September

Mistaken Identities

Philosopher, cultural theorist and novelist Kwame Anthony Appiah delivers the 2016 BBC Reith Lectures, focusing on four themes: colour, country, culture and creed. In this first lecture he will challenge conventional thinking about religion and identity. Event date: Thursday 6 October

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Growing Trade the Progressive Way                        

Speaker: Chrystia Freeland (pictured)
Recorded: Thursday 14 July 2016, approx. 87 minutes    


Speaker: Dr Pippa Malmgren
Recorded: Monday 19 September 2016

Speaker: David Smith
Recorded: Tuesday 20 September 2016

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