Friday 2 July 2010

LSE in print

Evening Standard, 01-Jul-2010, page 21
'Give patients right to choose a GP'
According to a study by the LSE, patients should have the power to choose their own doctor, in the same way that they would choose a restaurant. One of the report's authors, Zack Cooper, said hospitals were forced "like supermarkets" to offer more for less in areas where they competed for patients.|

Financial Times (Companies and Markets), 02-Jul-2010, page 18
Bank on Ms Zeti
Zeti Akhtar Aziz received an award from the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum. She was handed the silver VIctorian cup by Lord Desai of the LSE.|

Daily Telegraph, 02-Jul-2010, page 1,4
British troops 'killed by Pakistani bombs'
Last month, a London School of Economics report said that Pakistan's ISI intelligence service gave extensive backing to the Afghan insurgency.|

Independent (Views Paper), 02-Jul-2010, page 10,11
'What would the left wing do without me?'
Interview with Niall Ferguson, who is due to start a year-long stay at the LSE.

Times, 02-Jul-2010, page 79
'Social workers must be set free from systems'
Mention of a review being conducted by Eileen Munro, professor of social policy at the LSE.

LSE online

Pakistan: Major Spoiler in Afghanistan
Atlantic Free Press - Jul 2 2010 4:42AM GMT President Barrack Obama’s surge strategy. The angst was further exacerbated recently as a new report by the London School of Economics alleged that Pakistan continues, as part of its official but covert policy, to provide funding, training, and

Parents fly to bedside after Bath teenagers injured in Thai speedboat crash
Bath Chronicle - Jul 2 2010 2:48AM GMT Thai websites have also listed Katy, whose father Peter runs a hotel business management company in Bath, and London School of Economics student Amelia as among those injured in the crash. Back in May, Amelia had written on her Facebook page that she was|

Will media that advanced "Climategate" smear now report on investigation clearing scientist?
Media Matters for America - Jul 2 2010 2:04AM GMT director of policy and communications at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics, is quoted in a Guardian article as saying of Jones' email: "Scientists say 'trick' not just to mean|

Tribute to Professor Dr Kayan Kaikobad
The News International - Jul 2 2010 1:12AM GMT friend, this our tribute to KK. KK was a Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Laws from the London School of Economics; Professor and Reader of International Law at University of Durham and Brunel University of West London; a world renowned and recognized...

Pakistan can sway Taliban
CNN - Jul 2 2010 12:14AM GMT then-President George W. Bush. While the precise extent of that involvement remains unclear, a recent report from the London School of Economics states that seven of the 15 leaders of the Quetta Shura are Pakistani agents and that Pakistan controls the|

Schools Minister: children are deprived of knowledge
The Independent - Jul 1 2010 11:13PM GMT than the 'Hitler and civil rights' idea of history they are left with. Mr Ferguson, the Harvard and London School of Economics academic, added in an interview with The Independent that the curriculum was 'open to abuse' so some children never venture|

Opposition wins Somaliland vote
Al Jazeera - Jul 1 2010 10:27PM GMT He is an economist who graduated from the University of Manchester and also has a degree from the London School of Economics. 'Afterwards he joined the government of Somalia in the capital Mogadishu, but then led the Somali National Movement, a rebel|

Is successful implementation of DAP too far away?
Financial Express Bangladesh - Jul 1 2010 9:41PM GMT city. The writer is a postgraduate student in Regional and Urban Planning Studies, Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. She is lecturer (on leave), Department of Urban and Regional

A clash of ideologues: 'the Enlightenment' versus Islamism
Abu Dhabi National - Jul 1 2010 9:11PM GMT John Grays latest book is Grays Anatomy: Selected Writings. He is emeritus professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics|

G8 must weigh in on 'unwinnable' war
Calgary Sun - Jul 1 2010 8:29PM GMT Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) providing critical logistical support to the Taliban. A report published earlier this month by the London School of Economics — The Sun in the Sky: The Relationship Between Pakistan’s ISI and Afghan Insurgents by

Who will take on Sonias gang?
Khaleej Times - Jul 1 2010 7:07PM GMT You actually have to serve the people. Eminent economist Lord Meghnad Desai is a professor emeritus of the London School of Economics
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What Afghan "Setbacks" Really Tell Us
Foreign Policy Magazine - Jul 1 2010 6:45PM GMT Times of London reported yesterday (6/13/10) on Matt Waldman’s report titled ‘The sun in the sky’ from London School of Economics, "support for the Afghan Taliban is ‘official ISI policy’ and is backed at the highest levels of Pakistan’s

Stop worrying about digital advancements and befriend them
Information World Review - Jul 1 2010 5:14PM GMT Jean Sykes, chief information officer at the LSE (London School of Economics), has recently received an MBE for her services to higher education. She tells IWR about the challenges of keeping up with digital developments within the information industry

Economists Rush To Disagree About Crisis Solutions - Jul 1 2010 4:59PM GMT it's not clear how much they're contributing to the debate. Willem Buiter, a professor at the London School of Economics and former Bank of England policymaker, wrote in a February blog that modern macroeconomics -- meaning not just the Keynesian side...

Farmers unhappy at shouldering a big portion of ETS burden
Dominion Post - Jul 1 2010 4:26PM GMT ETS. BUT Federated Farmers isn't bereft of solutions. We are looking to the recent work of the London School of Economics and the University of East Anglia. The Hartwell Paper, issued in May, paints a post-Kyoto vision. Its authors are not 'deniers' but|

The G-20: Has Everyone Lost It?
Independent Institute - Jul 1 2010 3:08PM GMT Institute. He is a native of Peru and received his B.S.C. in international history from the London School of Economics. His weekly column is syndicated worldwide by the Washington Post Writers Group, and his Independent Institute books include Lessons|

Russian spy shows Harvard program for what it is
Salon - Jul 1 2010 2:42PM GMT also claimed to have received degrees from the École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris and the London School of Economics, though neither institution has yet indicated whether this is the case. These are not bad schools, certainly. But it

People's Republik? Accused Russian spy couple cuffed in Cambridge
Cambridge Chronicle & Cambridge TAB - Jul 1 2010 1:27PM GMT Boston Scientific, General Electric and Praxair, according to his work profile online. He claimed he studied at the London School of Economics, holds an MBA from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees in Paris, a master’s degree in public

Investment Banking Conference Checks in at Singapore Expo - Jul 1 2010 11:45AM GMT world over, the Asia Investment Banking Conference (AIBC), organised for the second year running by undergraduates from the London School of Economics and Political Science, will see at least 300 delegates congregating in Singapore Expo's Conference|

Investors Balk at Plans for Financial Center
Moscow Times - Jul 1 2010 9:28AM GMT said. I cant see it coming, said Tom Kirchmaier, who lectures on finance and corporate governance at the London School of Economics. Nobody believes they have an impartial rule of law, and the institutions are weak, from courts to regulators to central

Krugman or Paulson: Who You Gonna Bet On?
Bloomberg Business Week If that makes you want to head for the hills with your shotgun and turnip seeds, consider another view, expressed the week prior at the London School of Economics.|

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