Tuesday 6 July 2010

LSE in print

Evening Standard, 05-Jul-2010, page 45
Young are paying for elders' errors
Simon Black from the London School of Economics claims that in part he chose to pursue a masters degree due to a less than favourable job market and university funding expected to be cut.
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Guardian, 06-Jul-2010, page 33
William Plowden
Obituary for William Plowden. William Plowden was an academic at the London School of Economics.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2010/jul/05/william-plowden-obituary|

Times, 06-Jul-2010, page 58
Dame Beryl Bainbridge
Jeremy Rosenblatt first encountered the late Beryl Bainbridge at the London School of Economics where he was a arts editor at the student newspaper.
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Daily Express, 06-Jul-2010, page 12
Foreign criminals are laughing at our lax sentences
Figures from the London School of Economics estimate the number of illegal immigrants currently residing in the UK to be 725,000 or more than 1 in every 100 of the entire population.
http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/185217|

Guardian, 06-Jul-2010, page 28
No more BPs: we must turn our deserts into solar power
With the Deepwater Horizon oil spill expected to be one of the worst ecological disaster in US history, Ulrich Beck asks why aren't the most urgent problems of our time - environmental crises and climate change - being confronted with the same energy, idealism and optimism as past tragedies of poverty, tyranny and war? Beck is a professor of sociology at London School of Economics.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2010/jul/06/no-more-bps-
deserts-solar-power
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Martin Weale to Join Bank of England's MPC
Wall Street Journal- Jul 5 2010
An economics professor at the London School of Economics, Mr. Besley was also one of the three men appointed by the UK Treasury to recommend a successor to ...
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB100014240527487045350045753484807774
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Greece claims deficit turnaround
BBC News – Jul 5 2010
The announcement comes as no surprise, according to Professor Kevin Featherstone of the London School of Economics, although the exact numbers are new. ...
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/10510415.stm|

Pakistan MPs face degree test
ABC Radio Australia - Jul 6 2010 3:22AM GMT institutions that are unusually hard to find. Even President Zardari, he says he holds a degree from the London School of Economics and Business - an institution that no-one seems able to locate. Now the court's ordered a review of all Members' of
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/connectasia/stories/201007/s2944975.htm|

UK plans electoral reforms vote next May
The News International - Jul 6 2010 2:57AM GMT the question of whether there should be a change in the voting system,' said Tony Travers of the London School of Economics. 'But they did go into the coalition knowing that this would happen and while it will be a strain it's not likely to be the end...

VIEW: Save the city -Sobia Ahmad Kaker
Daily Times - Jul 6 2010 2:51AM GMT a direct threat to our national unity. Sobia Ahmad Kaker is a graduate in Global Politics from the London School of Economics. Based in Lahore, she is currently researching on socio-political issues pertinent to Pakistan
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2010\07\06\story_6-7-2010_pg3_6|

Anne Power to address renewal summit
Regen.net – Jul 5 2010
Anne Power is head of housing and communities at the London School of Economics. Power has been involved in urban renewal since the 1960s...

UK's University Union support boycott of Israel's trade union
Muslim News - Jul 5 2010 11:18PM GMT an illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank, also known as the 'College of Judea and Samaria'. London School of Economics delegate Mike Cushman called for UCU's leadership, which represents 120,000 colleges and universities workers in the UK,
http://www.muslimnews.co.uk/paper/index.php?article=4686|

Climategate: how a story the media pooh-poohed changed everything
Herald Sun - Jul 5 2010 10:33PM GMT explicit about their uncertainties. Bob Ward, policy director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change at the London School of Economics, said researchers had to accept that the affair would not only result in their own science being judged
http://blogs.news.com.au/heraldsun/andrewbolt/index.php/heraldsun/comments/
climategate_how_a_story_the_media_pooh_poohed_changed_everything/
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Britain plans new vote system
Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 5 2010 9:21PM GMT the question of whether there should be a change in the voting system, said Tony Travers of the London School of Economics. But they did go into the coalition knowing that this would happen and while it will be a strain its not likely to be the end of
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1100706/jsp/foreign/story_12650891.jsp|

Electoral reform referendum in May
Gulf Times - Jul 5 2010 8:47PM GMT the question of whether there should be a change in the voting system,' said Tony Travers of the London School of Economics. 'But they did go into the coalition knowing that this would happen and while it will be a strain it’s not likely to be the
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=372539&version=1&template_id=38|

Electoral reform polling day set
Reuters UK - Jul 5 2010 6:22PM GMT a strain it's not likely to be the end of the world,' said Tony Travers of the London School of Economics. Equally controversial will be the proposed changes to how parliament can be dissolved and the government brought down. Clegg said the coalition had
http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKTRE6642N220100705|

Few fishy facts found in climate report
Nature - Jul 5 2010 6:04PM GMT Extract not available.
http://www.nature.com/news/2010/100705/full/466170a.html|

Coalition launches shake-up of political system
Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 5 2010 5:55PM GMT strain it's not likely to be the end of the world," said Tony Travers of the London School of Economics. Equally controversial will be the proposed changes to how parliament can be dissolved and the government brought down. Clegg said the coalition had...

UK coalition launches shake-up of political system
AFP via Yahoo! - Jul 5 2010 5:44PM GMT a strain it's not likely to be the end of the world,' said Tony Travers of the London School of Economics. Equally controversial will be the proposed changes to how parliament can be dissolved and the government brought down. Clegg said the coalition had...

Clegg announces electoral reform plan
Irish Times - Jul 5 2010 5:38PM GMT the question of whether there should be a change in the voting system,' said Tony Travers of the London School of Economics. 'But they did go into the coalition knowing that this would happen and while it will be a strain it's not likely to be the end
http://da.feedsportal.com/c/851/f/10838/s/bb23e69/l/0L0Sirishtimes0N0C
newspaper0Cbreaking0C20A10A0C0A70A50Cbreaking570Bhtm/ia1.htm
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EPP 'not in dominant' role in EU parliament - new report
TheParliament.com - Jul 5 2010 4:48PM GMT patterns in parliament. Launching the report at a news conference in Brussels, its author Simon Hix, of the London School of Economics, said, 'Although the EPP is the largest group in parliament (with 36 per cent of the seats), it is not in a dominant
http://www.theparliament.com/policy-focus/eu-politics/agriculture-article/newsarticle/epp-not-in-dominant-role-in-eu-parliament-new-report/|

Climate scandal a 'game changer'
Melbourne Age - Jul 5 2010 4:25PM GMT explicit about their uncertainties.'' Bob Ward, policy director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change at the London School of Economics, said researchers had to accept that the affair would not only result in their own science being judged
http://www.theage.com.au/world/climate-scandal-a-game-changer-
20100705-zxjw.html
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Email scandal leads to new openness in science debates
WA Today.com.au - Jul 5 2010 3:53PM GMT told The Guardian. Bob Ward, the policy director of the Grantham research institute on climate change at the London School of Economics, said researchers had to accept that the email affair would result in their own science being judged along with their
http://www.watoday.com.au/environment/climate-change/email-scandal-leads-
to-new-openness-in-science-debates-20100705-zxm6.html
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Margot James: Tories to 'nudge' change in NHS
Pharmafocus - Jul 5 2010 1:28PM GMT election, Margot James has been involved in politics since her student days when she was chairman of the London School of Economics Conservative Association and worked as a researcher for Sir Anthony Durant MP. In 1986 Margot co-founded her own company,
http://www.inpharm.com/news/margot-james-tories-nudge-change-nhs|

New panel to lead way for community development
New Start Magazine - Jul 5 2010 1:26PM GMT organisations with knowledge of and insight into community development and social policy. They include the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, London School of Economics, Community Development Exchange and Groundwork Manchester. Findings from the panel will
http://www.newstartmag.co.uk/news/article/new-panel-to-lead-way-for-community-development/|

Graduate view: Making it as a City solicitor
Guardian.co.uk - Jul 5 2010 11:20AM GMT for university. I studied law at Leeds University before doing an LLM in International Business Law at the London School of Economics. While I knew that a law degree could lead on to several career options, I wasn't sure that I wanted to be a solicitor.
http://careers.guardian.co.uk/graduate-view-making-it-as-a-city-solicitor|

Is a U.S.- China Economic War On Its Way?
Seeking Alpha - Jul 5 2010 10:28AM GMT economic and political relationship in the world today is arguably the one between the Chinese and the Americans. London School of Economics Professor Niall Ferguson coined the term "Chimerica" to characterize its interdependent nature. The U.S.
http://seekingalpha.com/article/213101-is-a-u-s-china-economic-war-on-its-way?source=feed|

Airline chief questions 'Asian century'
Australia Network News - Jul 5 2010 10:22AM GMT from export-driven markets and generate domestic demand. Dr Majid, who is also a visiting senior fellow at the London School of Economics, told Radio Australia's Asia Pacific program many western analysts underestimate the complex nature of the so-called
http://australianetworknews.com/stories/201007/2945319.htm?desktop|

Brits’ ‘social fund’ beats loan sharks
Columbia Daily Tribune - Jul 5 2010 8:19AM 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.columbiatribune.com/news/2010/jul/04/brits-social-fund-beats-loan
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Institute of Bankers appoints new CEO
TheStar.com.my - Jul 5 2010 7:40AM GMT at present, President of the Business Council of Sustainable Development Malaysia for 2010/2012 and honorary auditor for the London School of Economics (LSE) Society of Malaysia. The IBBM said in a statement today that he is also a co-founder of the
http://biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2010/7/5/business/20100705142128&sec=business|

James Fisher unveils change in group FD
Business Financial Newswire - Jul 5 2010 7:04AM GMT Group Plc. He started his career as a graduate trainee at BDO Binder Hamlyn, having graduated from the London School of Economics. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com
http://www.bfnnews.com/display/?id=3894953§ionId=appointments

IBBM Appoints New CEO
Bernama - Jul 5 2010 5:02AM GMT at present, President of the Business Council of Sustainable Development Malaysia for 2010/2012 and honorary auditor for the London School of Economics (LSE) Society of Malaysia. The IBBM said in a statement today that he is also a co-founder of the
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v5/newsindex.php?id=510916|

Don Nicolson: ETS crusade barking up the wrong tree
New Zealand Herald - Jul 4 2010 11:02PM GMT newly released Hartwell Paper presents a glimpse of a post-Kyoto world. It was released in May by the London School of Economics and the University of East Anglia, a university at the epicentre of "Climategate" controversy too
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/environment/news/article.cfm?c_id=39&objectid=10656489&ref=rss|

Glitches in Babasaheb Ambedkar photo biography
DNA India - Jul 4 2010 8:35PM GMT as the book mentions. Moreover, page 27 and 28 mention two professors, JA Hobson and LT Hobhouse, from London School of Economics. “Who are these people? None of the biographers knows about these two,” tells Shinde. The book mentions the years of his
http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_glitches-in-babasaheb-ambedkar-photo-biography_1405382|

Coalition cuts threaten services for the elderly
Kent on Sunday - Jul 4 2010 8:01PM GMT for social care in the coming years unless the Government changes its current funding arrangements. Along with the London School of Economics, the PSSRU was commissioned by Age UK to look at how spending cuts could affect social care in the future. They...

A Clash of Ideologues: 'The Enlightenment' Versus Islamism [Book Review, incl. Tariq Ramadan]
Campus Watch - Jul 4 2010 1:51PM GMT s latest book is Gray's Anatomy: Selected Writings. He is emeritus professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics. Note: Articles listed under 'Middle East studies in the News' provide information on current developments concerning
http://www.campus-watch.org/article/id/9770|

World's most handsome prince: Hamdan
China Economic Net - Jul 4 2010 11:27AM GMT and then continued his studies in the United Kingdom. There, he graduated from Sandhurst and later attended the London School of Economics. He was appointed as the Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council in September 2006. He also is the head of the
http://en.ce.cn/World/newsmaker/201007/04/t20100704_21577224.shtml|

A fair alternative to predatory short-term loans
Sun-Journal - Jul 4 2010 9:06AM 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.sunjournal.com/guest-columns/story/872271|

Life of a Russian spy:
WA Today.com.au - Jul 4 2010 6:50AM 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.watoday.com.au/world/spies-of-suburbia-20100704-zvf9.html?
autostart=1
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NW professor takes wild ride each summer
Nodaway News Leader - Jul 4 2010 6:31AM GMT political science, history and international studies at Kansas State University. He was then a Marshall Scholar at the London School of Economics in the United Kingdom, earning a PhD in international relations. He and his wife, Karen, have two daughters,
http://www.nodawaynews.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=13185&mode=thread&order=0
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A bad bet for pensions
St Petersburg Times – Jul 4 2010
Professor Paul Woolley on the danger of Florida’s giant public pension plans
http://www.tampabay.com/news/perspective/a-bad-bet-for-pensions/1106163|

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BBC Radio York (5 July)
Breakfast
Tony Travers discusses cuts to the Regional Development Agency, Yorkshire Forward.

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