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Management Today- July 2010, page 15
The MT Diary: Howard Davies
Howard Davies’ regular column. This month he looks at gloom in Europe, the rise of the ‘Swissie’ and Ed Miliband’s chances of becoming Labour leader.
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Management Today – July 2010, page 30
A crafty, protean beast that hasn't lost its bite
Howard Davies reviews ‘The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers by Richard McGregor.
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Guardian, 05-Jul-2010, page 1,2
Climategate has changed us for better, say scientists
Discussion of 'climategate' where emails written by researchers at East Anglia University were hacked into and published online. Bob Ward, policy director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change at the London School of Economics, said: "Researchers have to accept that it won't just be their science that is judged but also their motives, professionalism, integrity and all those other qualities that are considered important in public life."
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jul/04/climatechange-hacked-emails-muir-russell|

Financial Times, 05-Jul-2010, page 8
Why South Africa is a good prospect
Tim Leunig, Department of Economic History, London School of Economics, writes to the Financial Times about a discussion over whether genetics or child poverty are to blame for the South African black football team's short stature.
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Financial Times (Companies and Markets), 05-Jul-2010, page 15
US claims of higher drug prices under fire
Claims by the US drugs industry that the US disproportionately funds research and development of new drugs by paying higher prices than Europe for its medicines have been undermined by a new study. Panos Kanavos and Sotiri Vandoros at the London School of Economics argue in their report that a rigorous like-forlike comparison shows that transatlantic differences in patented medicine prices are modest and declining over time.
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Sunday Times (Appointments), 04-Jul-2010, page 4
Highest flyers can sink so low
A study conducted by Lord Layard, professor emeritus at the London School of Economic found that the cost of providing psychological care for all adults who needed it would be recovered within two years from a reduction in incapacity benefits and increases in taxes from more people being able to work.
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Sunday Telegraph (Money and Jobs), 04-Jul-2010, page 1
IS IT TIME TO MAKE YOUR MOVE?
Ros Altmann, governor of the London School of Economics predicts that the Government will likely change pension indexation.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/borrowing/mortgages/7868
781/House-prices-is-it-time-to-buy-or-sell.html
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Sunday Telegraph (Seven), 04-Jul-2010, page 14,15,16,17
The quiet anti-American
American Professor Noam Chomsky is to give a lecture at the London School of Economics.
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Sunday Telegraph, 04-Jul-2010, page 23
Church schools
According to research conducted by Stephen Gibbons and Olmo Silva at the London School of Economics church schools are more successful due to parents rather than a schools' ethos.
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Sunday Times (Business), 04-Jul-2010, page 3
Tycoon leads race for City skyscraper
Chinese property tycoon Joseph Lau is poised to buy Tower42 in a deal estimated to be worth GBP300m. Mr Lau's son Lau Ming-wai, studied at the London School of Economics and worked for Goldman Sachs.
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Sunday Times (Business), 04-Jul-2010, page 7
Women with the talent to inspire
Claire Watt Smith who founded accessories company BoBelle regularly speaks at the London School of Economics.
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Independent on Sunday, 04-Jul-2010, page 39
Young men thrive on opportunity, not jail
An applicant to the London School of Economics was denied enrolment due to his criminal record.
http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/peter-stanford-young-men-
thrive-on-opportunity-not-jail-2017792.html
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Sunday Telegraph, 04-Jul-2010, page 18
SPIES OF SUBURBIA
Canadian Donald Heathfield, recently arrested in the US under suspicion that he is a Russian spy attended a summer course at the London School of Economics.
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Sunday Times (News Review), 04-Jul-2010, page 2
Sorry, chaps, it's 5pm - the Soviets will have to attack tomorrow
Author Peter Hennessy will be speaking at the London School of Economics on Wednesday.
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Times (Saturday Review), 03-Jul-2010, page 3
'If people attack me, I go for it'
An interview with historian Niall Ferguson who will be returning to the UK in 2010-11 as a visiting professor at the London School of Economics.
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Independent (Information), 03-Jul-2010, page 11
Ten best talks & festivals
Amartya Sen holds a talk on Wednesday at the London School of Economics.
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Guardian, 03-Jul-2010, page 7
Britons today: living alone, getting fatter, drinking more, yet living longer
Julian Le Grand, professor of social policy at the London School of Economics comments on the Social Trends report by the Office for National Statistics.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/jul/02/social-trends|

Independent, 03-Jul-2010, page 38,39
DARLING OF THE RIGHT IS REBORN IN THE USA
Economist Friedrich August von Hayek spent most of his academic life at the London School of Economics.
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/friedrich-hayek-darling-of-
the-right-is-reborn-in-the-usa-2017267.html
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Daily Mail, 03-Jul-2010, page 34
Oh Lord! Clegg is cut down by man of Steel
London School of Economics professor Lord Desai came out in support of George Osborne's budget cuts.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-1291616/QUENTIN-LETTS-Oh-Lord-
Clegg-cut-man-Steel.html
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LSE online

NORWAY: Top bureaucrat claimed false degrees
University World News – Jul 4 2010
She also had a document certifying she was awarded a masters degree in health economics from the London School of Economics in 1990, and a certificate from ...
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Muhyiddin has his hands full
TheStar.com.my - Jul 4 2010 2:37AM GMT families and speak English at home. The entry point into a prestigious British university such as Oxford, the London School of Economics or the University College of London is only a maximum three distinctions. They do not need a Malaysian with 14As but
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Spies of suburbia
Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 4 2010 1:19AM GMT which is currently part of a separate British investigation. Heathfield had also attended a summer course at the London School of Economics, although when or why is not clear. The couple have two older children - Tim, now 20, who is a student at George
http://www.smh.com.au/world/spies-of-suburbia-20100704-zvf9.html?autostart=1|

Winning the war can end our curse
Times of India - Jul 3 2010 11:22PM GMT in a state of denial despite evidence of its links to the Taliban. A new report by the London School of Economics is one of dozens to highlight the role of Pakistan’s military in supporting the insurgency in Afghanistan. But, the Pakistani military has
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Home/Sunday-TOI/Special-Report/Winning-
the-war-can-end-our-curse/articleshow/6125831.cms
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STUDY SHOWS COMPETITION CAN SAVE NHS MONEY
PublicNet - Jul 3 2010 1:39PM GMT service in England improves hospital efficiency and could save the NHS significant amounts of money. Researchers at the London School of Economics have found that hospitals in areas where patients have a great deal of choice improve their efficiency more
http://www.publicnet.co.uk/news/2010/07/02/study-shows-competition-can-save
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Investigation into Skill Project
Health Service Executive - Jul 3 2010 9:45AM GMT D; is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and studied International Macroeconomics at the London School of Economics. -Â
http://www.hse.ie/eng/services/newscentre/skillsIP.html|

A fair alternative to predatory short-term loans
Medford Mail Tribune - Jul 3 2010 9:02AM GMT the New America Foundation and a visiting researcher at the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at the London School of Economics
http://www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100703/OPINION/7030309|

Alvaro Vargas Llosa: At G-20 harmful proposals abound between world leaders
Independent Institute - Jul 3 2010 8:34AM 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
http://independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=2819|

Efraim Karsh Appointed Middle East Quarterly Editor
Middle East Forum - Jul 3 2010 4:56AM GMT is now a research professor. Previously, Mr. Karsh held various academic posts at Columbia University, the Sorbonne, the London School of Economics, Helsinki University, the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, the Kennan Institute
http://www.meforum.org/2681/efraim-karsh-appointed-middle-east-quarterly-editor|

Pakistani Army, ISI and Indian Response
Meri News - Jul 3 2010 3:49AM GMT of terrorists in what they term as good Taliban and bad Taliban. One recent report made public by London School of Economics state that Pakistani intelligence agency, ISI is still backing Taliban in Afghanistan and providing them all supports from
http://www.merinews.com/article/pakistani-army-isi-and-indian-response/15825083.shtml|

British general: Pakistan and Iran "backing Afghan attacks on British troops"
National Council of Resistance of Iran - Jul 3 2010 2:40AM GMT that military chiefs and intelligence agencies in both Pakistan and Iran are supporting the Taliban. Last month, a London School of Economics report said that Pakistan's ISI intelligence service gives extensive backing to the Afghan insurgency. However,
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Inexpensive ways to advertise
TheStar.com.my - Jul 3 2010 12:28AM GMT your monthly sales targets: Word of mouth It?s free and it?s effective. A 2005 survey conducted by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and The Listening Co discovered that word of mouth was a great marketing tool to boost sales
http://biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2010/7/3/business/6566338&sec=business|

Sunanda K Datta-Ray: The outsider
Business Standard India - Jul 2 2010 9:51PM GMT Indias history may have been different if his first choice as finance minister, I G Patel, the former London School of Economics director, had accepted the job. Nor might the government have been able to justify liberalisation if it hadnt been for the
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Charity gifts keep on giving
Melbourne Age - Jul 2 2010 8:35PM GMT for Christmas grown from the charities' marketing strategies? A professor of marketing at the Australian National University and London School of Economics, John Roberts, says charities are becoming incredibly sophisticated. Their challenge, to which...

What Price Afghanistan?
Post Chronicle - Jul 2 2010 7:13PM GMT in secret back channels to cut a deal with the Taliban. From Harvard researcher Matt Waldman of the London School of Economics, reported in the London Telegraph, comes the explosive charge that Pakistani Intelligence is now fully collaborating with the...

AARP Launches International Policy Journal Featuring Mayor Michael Bloomberg
PR-USA.net - Jul 2 2010 7:11PM GMT respected voices in global aging and is a part of the curriculum of academic institutions worldwide including the London School of Economics and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. The Journal readership is comprised of international opinion
http://pr-usa.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=428542&Itemid=28|

Pakistan can sway Taliban for peace
CNN - Jul 2 2010 5:56PM 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
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/07/01/doherty.pakistan.bluff/index.html|

Job Hunters Find No Grad-School Boost
Wall Street Journal Online - Jul 2 2010 4:44PM GMT 2007, before the recession started, the Labor Departments says. Aneri Patel, who recently completed a masters at the London School of Economics, in Washington, D.C., for a job interview. Ms. Patel is originally from North Carolina and said that she is
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Andy Grove: How America Can Create Jobs (BusinessWeek)
Yahoo! News - Jul 2 2010 3:05PM GMT provides numerous illustrations. In a thorough study of the industrial development of East Asia, Robert Wade of the London School of Economics found that these economies turned in precedent-shattering economic performances over the '70s and '80s in large...

Call this social justice?
InsideHousing - Jul 2 2010 1:27PM GMT taxpayers. Is this social justice? Tim Leunig is an academic in the department of economic history at the London School of Economics Readers' comments (2) Anonymous | 02/07/2010 10:39 am Is it social justice to expect the taxpayer to endlessly fund
http://www.insidehousing.co.uk/analysis/opinion/call-this-social-justice?/6510542.article|

Just Ask Jeeves!
India Today - Jul 2 2010 12:49PM GMT don't worry too much about such issues. Be it transporting his son's admission forms to the London School of Economics in time to saving him and his family from entering a disturbed area in Kashmir, Amex concierge is at his service like a good old genie.
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/site/Story/103072/ECONOMY/just-ask-jeeves.html|

Pakistan, Iran Backing Afghan Attacks: British General
RTTNews.com - Jul 2 2010 10:40AM GMT and British soldiers more adept at deactivating them. The British officer's comments came a month after a London School of Economics report said that Pakistan's ISI intelligence service gave extensive support to the Afghan insurgency. The United Nations
http://www.rttnews.com/Content/GeneralNews.aspx?Node=B1&Id=1350147|

An alternative to predatory short-term loans
Denver Post - Jul 2 2010 10:19AM GMT the New America Foundation and a visiting researcher at the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at the London School of Economics. He wrote this for the Los Angeles Times
http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_15422138|

Pakistan backing Afghan attacks, says UK officer
Press Trust of India - Jul 2 2010 9:51AM GMT is evidence that something is coming in from Iran, something is coming in from Pakistan'. Last month, a London School of Economics report said that Pakistan's ISI intelligence service gives extensive backing to the Afghan insurgency
http://www.ptinews.com/news/758938_Pakistan-backing-Afghan-attacks--says-UK-officer|

Pak, Iran behind Taliban attacks on Brit troops in Afghanistan: UK Gen.
Yahoo! India - Jul 2 2010 9:51AM GMT bombs planted along roads and pathways, have killed many of the British troops in Afghanistan. Last month, a London School of Economics report had said that Pakistan's ISI intelligence service gives extensive backing to the Afghan insurgency. However,
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'Pakistan backing Afghan attacks'
Economic Times - Jul 2 2010 9:13AM GMT is evidence that something is coming in from Iran, something is coming in from Pakistan". Last month, a London School of Economics report said that Pakistan's ISI intelligence service gives extensive backing to the Afghan insurgency. However, Maj Gen
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Pakistan-backing-Afghan-attacks-says-UK-officer/articleshow/6119373.cms|

World Bank Names Three New Vice Presidents at the End of its Biggest Lending Year Ever
Finchannel.com - Jul 2 2010 8:09AM GMT Bank Group to the world and better serving all our clients.” Caroline holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and was awarded a Gwilym Gibbon Prize Research Fellowship at Nuffield College, Oxford, for post doctoral research. The new
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