Wednesday 14 July 2010

LSE in print

Daily Mail, 14-Jul-2010, page 54
Local tax is the answer
George Jones of the LSE writes to the Daily Mail to discuss taxation.

Daily Mail, 14-Jul-2010, page 38,43
YOUR PENSION UNDER SIEGE
James Salmon discusses cuts to pension income. Dr Ros Altmann, governor of the London School of Economics, says: 'Savers have lost confidence in pensions after a series of scandals and appalling returns."
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/article-1294446/Final-salary-pensions-dead-decade.html?ITO=1490|

Also in

  • Daily Mail, 14-Jul-2010, page 37

City AM, 14-Jul-2010, page 5
Lord Turner: Cut credit to save banks
In a speech to the LSE, Financial Services Authority chairman Lord Turner will today warn bankers today that tougher regulations constraining credit supply are needed, even if they dent growth.
http://www.cityam.com/news-and-analysis/lord-turner%E2%80%88cut-credit-save-banks|

Evening Standard, 13-Jul-2010, page 4
Passengers should prepare for years of eye-watering fare rises
Tony Travers comments on the anticipated rise in tube fares. He writes: "Concessionary fares, particularly for children, will also be called into question."

Evening Standard, 13-Jul-2010, page 12,13
Ken: I was a weedy kid but, like Boris, I survived on my wits
Passing mention of Tony Travers of the LSE.

Guardian, 14-Jul-2010, page 33
Michael Thomson
Obituary of Michael Thomson who attended the LSE.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/jul/13/michael-thomson-obituary|

City AM, 14-Jul-2010, page 5
Budd insists that OBR is independent
Brief profile of David Rutley MP notes that he "studied at LSE and Harvard Business School."

LSE online

The CIVETS: Windfall Wealth From the New BRIC Economies
Money Morning - Jul 14 2010 4:48AM GMT Juan Manuel Santos (whose resume includes degrees from Harvard, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and the London School of Economics) as its new president. With 44 million people and a gross domestic product (GDP) of $231 billion, Colombia is
http://moneymorning.com/2010/07/13/civets/|

FSA Chairman calls for debate
UK Financial Services Authority - Jul 14 2010 3:41AM GMT Association (BBA) on the FSA’s new consultation document on responsible mortgage lending; the other, tomorrow, at the London School of Economics’ Future of Finance conference. At the BBA Lord Turner will say: “The approach to mortgage market
http://www.fsa.gov.uk/pages/Library/Communication/PR/2010/119.shtml|

Hedge fund manager John Paulson paid $24.5 million for Aspen home
Aspen Daily News - Jul 14 2010 2:16AM GMT funds lost 8.8 percent through the first half of 2010. During a speech in June at the London School of Economics, Paulson was quoted by CNBC as saying, “We had absolutely zero impact on the mortgage or credit crisis. Instead, that guilt lies with the...

Zapatero Heads for Spanish Budget Showdown
BusinessWeek - Jul 13 2010 9:32PM GMT The legitimacy of the Zapatero government has been deeply eroded, Sebastian Balfour, a political science professor at the London School of Economics. Inevitable Consensus Deputy Prime Minister Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega said the debate will be an
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-07-13/zapatero-faces-budget-rehearsal
-as-allies-mutiny.html
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Taunton School IB results
Somerset County Gazette - Jul 13 2010 8:48PM GMT top scores in all his higher level subjects. William Wickman and Susan Sebatindira, who are off to the London School of Economics, and Laura Harwood, who has won a place at the Central St Martin’s College of Art and Design, all earned top grades,
http://www.somersetcountygazette.co.uk/news/taunton_news/8267716.Taunton_
School_IB_results/?ref=rss
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UK's Financial Services Authority Chairman Calls For Debate
Mondo Visione - Jul 13 2010 8:26PM GMT Association (BBA) on the FSA’s new consultation document on responsible mortgage lending; the other, tomorrow, at the London School of Economics’ Future of Finance conference. At the BBA Lord Turner will say: “The approach to mortgage market
http://www.mondovisione.com/index.cfm?section=news&action=detail&id=91654|

FSA Chairman pushes for shift away from easy credit
Financial News Online - Jul 13 2010 8:00PM GMT merit extensive debate.” And if tackling the mortgage market wasn't enough, he will speak tomorrow at the London School of Economics’ Future of Finance conference, where he will push for a debate on radically restructuring global finance that
http://www.efinancialnews.com/story/2010-07-13/fsa-chairman-shift-easy-credit|

The Insidious Transformation of Markets Into Casinos, How Financial Brokers Became Bookies
Market Oracle - Jul 13 2010 7:33PM GMT will be easy for speculators to rig. “The system can be gamed,” he said last July at a London School of Economics seminar. “That’s why financial types like me like it — because there are financial opportunities.” Time to Board Up the Casinos
http://www.marketoracle.co.uk/Article21077.html|

Sentance repeats call for rates to rise
This is Money - Jul 13 2010 6:45PM GMT 13 July 2010, 4:44pm 3. Andrew is a genuine expert - a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics and an MSc. Joined BA after advising the tories in the 1990's. August 0.25% followed by December 0.25%. Current 29 month CPI average is
http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/news/article.html?in_article_id=508854&in_page_id=2&ito=1565|

'Debate needed on mortgage credit'
MSN UK - Jul 13 2010 5:20PM GMT should merit extensive debate." In a speech Lord Turner is due to give on Wednesday at the London School of Economics' Future of Finance conference, he will also say that the debate about reforming global finance has to go beyond simply addressing the
http://money.uk.msn.com/news/articles.aspx?cp-documentid=154114474|

Huge fiesta in Spain
Red Deer Advocate - Jul 13 2010 5:09PM GMT over the football will last very long,” said Paul Preston, a Spain expert and history professor at the London School of Economics. As for Spain’s fragile economy, the win “may soften the blow of the economic news, but it won’t have a long-lasting
http://www.albertalocalnews.com/reddeeradvocate/sports/Huge_fiesta_in_
Spain_98331504.html
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Spanish fiesta to celebrate world champions
Daily Gleaner - Jul 13 2010 4:06PM GMT the football will last very long," said Paul Preston, a Spain expert and history professor at the London School of Economics
http://dailygleaner.canadaeast.com/sports/article/1132628|

Management Consultant Inducted Into Consulting Alliance
DBusinessNews.com - Jul 13 2010 3:10PM GMT large and small organizations. DiNisco holds a Master of Science degree in Organizational and Social Psychology from the London School of Economics and Political Science in London, England and a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the Lally
http://management.dbusinessnews.com/shownews.php?articletitle=Management%20Consultant%20Inducted%20Into%20Consulting%20Alliance&newsid=213959&type_news=latest&s=sbcn|

Nigeria: Baze University Appoints Vice Chancellor
AllAfrica.com - Jul 13 2010 2:27PM GMT has appointed Professor Micheal Hodd as its vice chancellor-designate. Hodd, an alumni of Cambridge University, Princeton University and London School of Economics (LSE), comes to the job with considerable experience. He has served as a vice chancellor
http://allafrica.com/stories/201007130232.html|

Still Hearing Defunct Economists in the Air: Krugman’s Misplaced Attack on Hayek
Wall Street Pit - Jul 13 2010 1:37PM GMT in a return to prosperity and normal employment patterns. If the advice of economists like Hayek and his London School of Economics colleagues of that time had been followed, the Great Depression could have been far less severe, and much shorter in
http://wallstreetpit.com/34723-still-hearing-defunct-economists-in-the-air-krugmans-misplaced-attack-on-hayek|

Key World Financial Events to October 12, 2010
Sharenet - Jul 13 2010 1:17PM GMT LONDON - FSA Chairman Adair Turner and Bank of England Executive Director, Financial Stability, Andrew Haldane speaks at London School of Economics seminar on Future of Finance - 0800 GMT BASEL - Basel Committee of regulators and bankers to discuss
http://www.sharenet.co.za/v3/news_disp.php?id=436713|

World champions return home
Dominion Post - Jul 13 2010 12:56PM GMT over the football will last very long,'' said Paul Preston, a Spain expert and history professor at the London School of Economics. ''It may soften the blow of the economic news, but it won't have a long-lasting effect. ''As far as current outrage in...

Joy and celebrations in Spain
Daily Chilli - Jul 13 2010 11:20AM GMT the football will last very long," said Paul Preston, a Spain expert and history professor at the London School of Economics. As for Spain's fragile economy, the win "may soften the blow of the economic news, but it won't have a long-lasting effect,"
http://www.dailychilli.com/sports/5-sports/4991-joy-and-celebrations-in-spain|

Spain erupts with fiesta
Sport24.co.za - Jul 13 2010 10:59AM GMT the football will last very long," said Paul Preston, a Spain expert and history professor at the London School of Economics. As for Spain's fragile economy, the win "may soften the blow of the economic news, but it won't have a long-lasting effect,"
http://www.sport24.co.za/Soccer/WorldCup/TournamentNews/Spain-erupts-with
-fiesta-20100713
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Zapatero Faces Budget ‘Rehearsal’ as Allies Mutiny
BusinessWeek - Jul 13 2010 10:05AM GMT The legitimacy of the Zapatero government has been deeply eroded, Sebastian Balfour, a political science professor at the London School of Economics. Inevitable Consensus Deputy Prime Minister Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega said the debate will be an
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-07-13/zapatero-faces-budget-rehearsal
-as-allies-mutiny.html
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The World in 2030: pressure on resources and a completely new approach to global business
Your Story - Jul 13 2010 8:13AM GMT of tax; Tony Hegarty, chief financial management officer at the World Bank; and Professor Saul Estrin from the London School of Economics
http://www.your-story.org/the-world-in-2030-pressure-on-resources-and-a-
completely-new-approach-to-global-business-203584/
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Store of value
Yahoo! India - Jul 13 2010 8:00AM GMT fundamental change in the sources of demand or constraints on supply. Willem Buiter, a former professor at the London School of Economics who is now the chief economist of Citigroup, has called gold the subject of "the longest-lasting bubble in human
http://in.news.yahoo.com/241/20100713/1257/tnl-store-of-value_1.html|

Daily Finance (13 July 2010)
Moody's Cuts Portugal's Rating as Sovereign Debt Soars
But Luis Garicano, professor of economics at the London School of Economics, says that the austerity plan is unlikely to solve Portugal's underlying problems. "I think the worry with the austerity programs is that they decrease the ...
http://www.dailyfinance.com/story/moodys-cuts-portugals-rating-as-debt-soars/19552167/|

LSE on TV/radio

BBC Radio 4 (14 July 2010)
Today
Reference to LSE’s ‘Future of Finance’ conference that is taking place today.

BBC One (13 July 2010)
News
Howard Davies, LSE, discussed the row over how independent the Office for Budget Responsibility is.

BBC Radio 4 (13 July 2010)
The World at One
Howard Davies, Director of LSE, discussed how the new Office for Budget Responsibility has been dogged by criticism it is too close to the Government.

China Radio International (12 July 2010)
People in the Know
Professor Iain Begg, LSE, discussed how the world economy is facing the risk of a double dip.
http://english.cri.cn/cribb/programs/pik.htm|

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