Thursday 6 May 2010

LSE in print

Financial Times, 06-May-2010, page 4
Doubts cast over 'broken Britain' claims
John Hills, director of the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at the London School of Economics, comments on a Financial Times analysis which claims that life in Britain's most deprived neighbourhoods has improved during Labour's time in power. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/efdcea3a-586b-11df-9921-00144feab49a.html|

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  • Guardian, 06-May-2010, page 37

Guardian (Your Guide to Tonight), 06-May-2010, page 2
What to watch and who to watch it with - at least via Twitter
Nicholas Barr, Michael Cox and Will Hutton will provide academic analysis of the election results on the LSE's website in real time as the votes come in.
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Management Today, May-2010, page 13
HOWARD DAVIES
Authored piece: Beijing booms on; bustling Delhi spares a thought for old Europe; England stumped
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LSE online 

Shake-up in Parliament forecast as Britons vote 
TwinCities.com - May 6 2010 6:12AM GMT 
themselves as the best way to get Labor out," said Tony Travers, a political analyst at the London School of Economics. On Wednesday, Brown — who stumbled badly on the campaign trail last week after he was caught off-camera calling a widowed retiree a
http://www.twincities.com/national/ci_15027044?source=rss|

Rise of smaller parties may alter political landscape 
Irish Times - May 6 2010 1:35AM GMT 
parties usually classified as ?other? in pre-election polls, predicts Patrick Dunleavy, a professor of political science at the London School of Economics. ?As well as the record number of independent candidates in this election, Ukip is standing about http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/world/2010/0506/1224269792834.html|

What exactly do UK First Ladies do? 
News24.com - May 6 2010 1:19AM GMT 
the perfect prime ministerial spouse should be 'always present, never there'. Charlie Beckett, a politics expert from the London School of Economics (LSE), said the role is 'very much for them to decide for themselves'. The essential prop 'It's
http://www.news24.com/World/News/What-exactly-do-UK-First-Ladies-do-20100505|

Impact's impact could be the stifling of new ideas 
Times Higher Education Supplement - May 6 2010 1:10AM GMT 
interact with the world beyond the academy.The arguments were made last week during a workshop at the London School of Economics, alongside claims that the new measures would stifle major scientific innovation and penalise those who dared to think http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=411487&c=2|

UEA has got a real buzz about it since 'Climategate' 
Times Higher Education Supplement - May 6 2010 1:10AM GMT 
a decline of 1.6 per cent, he said, putting them in 100th and 101st place, respectively.The London School of Economics and King's College London suffered even greater declines, according to Portfolio Communications, with a drop in searches of 19 per cent http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=411489&c=2|

A trace of greatness 
Times Higher Education Supplement - May 6 2010 1:09AM GMT 
the analogy with genetic family trees is legitimate and it is strong. Source : Jon Adams is research officer, London School of Economics
http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=411471&c=1|

Fred Halliday, 1946-2010 
Times Higher Education Supplement - May 6 2010 1:07AM GMT 
The Making of the Second Cold War (1983).After completing a PhD on Yemenis in Britain at the London School of Economics, Professor Halliday worked at the institution from 1985 to 2008, when he moved to Spain as a research professor at the Barcelona http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=411463&c=1|

Research intelligence - Not so good with numbers 
Times Higher Education Supplement - May 6 2010 1:06AM GMT 
think that this is not always practical.Anthony Atkinson, a professor in the department of statistics at the London School of Economics, said that statisticians were very often occupied with their own work.Like other academics, they are employed to teach http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=411459&c=1|

Another Middle-Class Terror Suspect
NY Times blog May 6 2010
"The son of a Pakistani wholesale clothes merchant from Wanstead, east London, Sheikh was a public schoolboy, a student at the London School of Economics and a member of a U.K. arm-wrestling team before he moved to south Asia and began hostage-taking in support of radical Islamists in Kashmir
http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/05/another-middle-class-terror-suspect/|

The New Republic: A Guide To The British Elections 
NPR - May 5 2010 11:13PM GMT 
boys will hang their heads in shame. Elsewhere, the statistical models at the UK Polling Report and the London School of Economics are quite useful. Best Close-to-Project-Cameron Columnist Daniel Finkelstein of the Times. A former head of the
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126525904&ft=1&f=1057|

On eve of British election, shake-up in Parliament is forecast 
Washington Post - May 5 2010 11:12PM GMT 
themselves as the best way to get Labor out," said Tony Travers, a political analyst at the London School of Economics. On Wednesday, Brown -- who stumbled badly on the campaign trail last week after he was caught off-camera calling a widowed retiree a
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/05/AR2010050504574.html|

Macdonald gets PC nod in Fredericton-Silverwood 
Daily Gleaner - May 5 2010 9:16PM GMT 
s a graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada and has a master's degree from the London School of Economics. He also ran for the federal Conservative nomination for the Fredericton riding several years ago, losing to Keith Ashfield by eight votes.
http://dailygleaner.canadaeast.com/rss/article/1039517|

Arkansas Judge Confirmed for Federal Court Post 
KARK TV - May 5 2010 9:03PM GMT 
he currently serves as an adjunct professor of political science. Judge Marshall also received a degree from the London School of Economics, and graduated with honors from Harvard Law School in 1989. Judge Marshall is a member and deacon of First Baptist...

UK heads towards political uncertainty 
Times of India - May 5 2010 7:58PM GMT 
10 Downing Street. The House of Commons, Britain's Lok Sabha, is constituted by about 650 constituencies. The London School of Economics forecast 264-286 seats for PM Gordon Brown's Labour party and 251-275 for the Conservative party, led by David
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/World/UK/UK-heads-towards-political-uncertainty/articleshow/5895015.cms|

Universities under pressure to pay living wage 
London Wired - May 5 2010 7:25PM GMT 
city such as London - and is higher than the legal minimum. It has been adopted by the London School of Economics, Birkbeck, Goldsmiths, the School of Oriental and African Studies, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Queen Mary. King's http://www.londonwired.co.uk/articles.php/57219-Universities-under-pressure-to-pay-living-wage|

How high will inflation go in 2010? 
This is Money - May 5 2010 6:44PM GMT 
and CPI to be close to zero at the end of the year.' Ros Altmann Governor of the London School of Economics 'RPI could be around 5% by the end of the year and CPI 3.5%. I think interest rates will start to rise later this year, pushing
http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/news/article.html?in_article_id=503889&in_page_id=2&ito=1565|

Reformist Gaddafi son urges Libyan constitution 
Al Arabiya - May 5 2010 6:03PM GMT 
which outlines his philosophy and views on how countries should be governed. Saif al-Islam, who studied at the London School of Economics and has spent years cultivating an image as a reformer, has been seeking to gather support for a constitution,
http://www.alarabiya.net/articles/2010/05/05/107796.html|

EBRD says ex-Soviet bloc recovery to be 'protracted' 
AFP via Yahoo! - May 5 2010 6:02PM GMT 
economic growth. EBRD president Thomas Mirow will address the issue of recovery in a key speech at the London School of Economics later Wednesday. 'While the EBRD is now expecting return to growth in most countries of the region, the recovery period will...

Universities move to living wage 
BBC - May 5 2010 4:57PM GMT 
city such as London - and is higher than the legal minimum. It has been adopted by the London School of Economics, Birkbeck, Goldsmiths, the School of Oriental and African Studies, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Queen Mary. King's
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/10098412.stm|

Britain Enters Final Day of Campaigning Before Elections 
VOA News - May 5 2010 4:24PM GMT 
system -- are scoring high in opinion polls. Rodney Barker is a political academic and professor at the London School of Economics. "The three candidates have been up to making themselves as busy as possible," explained Barker. "David Cameron, the http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/europe/Britain-Enters-Final-Day-of-Campaigning-Before-Elections-92861189.html|

Gaddafi's reformist son urges Libyan constitution (Reuters) 
Yahoo! News Australia - May 5 2010 4:03PM GMT 
which outlines his philosophy and views on how countries should be governed.Saif al-Islam, who studied at the London School of Economics and has spent years cultivating an image as a reformer, has been seeking to gather support for a constitution,

Gaddafi's reformist son urges Libyan constitution 
KWMU - May 5 2010 3:37PM GMT 
which outlines his philosophy and views on how countries should be governed. Saif al-Islam, who studied at the London School of Economics and has spent years cultivating an image as a reformer, has been seeking to gather support for a constitution, http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kwmu/news.newsmain?action=article&ARTICLE_ID=1645742|

British election offers many scenarios 
Business Day - May 5 2010 3:26PM GMT 
more votes and more seats than Labour but fall just short of a majority — a situation that London School of Economics politics expert Patrick Dunleavy calls a "shallow hung parliament." If they win at least 310 seats they could form a minority
http://www.businessday.co.za/articles/Content.aspx?id=108069|

Scenarios for UK's unclear polls 
News24.com - May 5 2010 3:10PM GMT 
more votes and more seats than Labour but fall just short of a majority - a situation that London School of Economics politics expert Patrick Dunleavy calls a "shallow hung parliament". If they win at least 310 seats they could form a minority government
http://www.news24.com/World/News/Scenarios-for-UKs-unclear-polls-20100505|

UK efforts to cut carbon emissions are ineffective 
Public Finance Magazine - May 5 2010 2:46PM GMT 
government climate change policies, research has found. A study from the Centre for Economic Performance, based at the London School of Economics, also concluded that carbon taxes hit the poor hardest, as low-income groups spend proportionally more on http://www.publicfinance.co.uk/news/2010/05/uk-efforts-to-cut-carbon-emissions-are-ineffective/|

EBRD Mirow: Recovery In Emerging Europe To Be Protracted 
Nasdaq - May 5 2010 2:29PM GMT 
likely to remain below pre-crisis levels for the foreseeable future. In prepared remarks for a speech at the London School of Economics, Thomas Mirow said foreign direct investment and household consumption--key drivers of pre-crisis growth--are expected
http://www.nasdaq.com/aspx/stock-market-news-story.aspx?storyid=201005050944dowjonesdjonline000509&title=ebrd-mirow-
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Rejected by Harvard - but they still succeeded 
Asiaone - May 5 2010 1:47PM GMT 
universities are almost as stringent. The same applies for top British universities like Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial and the London School of Economics and Political Science. With that, there would be a few brainy people - at least - who miss out on
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Education/Story/A1Story20100426-212496.html|

Public Welcome as World Hunger Expert Visits St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Park Ridge 
TribLocal - May 5 2010 12:58PM GMT 
Church in America pastor, earned his undergraduate degree from Yale, and graduate degrees from Christ Seminary, and the London School of Economics. His books include Transforming the Politics of Hunger and Grace at the Table: Ending Hunger in God’s...

As Britain goes to the polls, change is in the air - Feature 
Earthtimes.org - May 5 2010 12:45PM GMT 
un-British to do coalitions will be seen as wrong after this election," Professor Patrick Dunleavy of the London School of Economics (LSE) told the German Press Agency dpa."It will be a deeply hung parliament," predicted Dunleavy, making possible both...

A peek into voters' minds 
Gulf News - May 5 2010 12:27PM GMT 
minds on who to vote for in these last few days, according to Dr Michael Bruter from the London School of Economics (LSE). What's more, a significant number will change their minds when they enter the polling booth and pick up that pencil on a string. So
http://gulfnews.com/news/world/uk/a-peek-into-voters-minds-1.622500|

Greece faces legal problems in exiting Eurozone 
Credit Magazine - May 5 2010 11:56AM GMT 
the time the euro was introduced, says Jeff Golden, a visiting professor in the law faculty at the London School of Economics, and former partner at Allen & Overy. The prevailing view has been that a country cannot unilaterally legally exit the euro, so
http://www.risk.net/credit/news/1611068/exiting-eurozone-pose-legal-greece|

Primary election | 05.04.10 
Raleigh News & Observer - May 5 2010 10:30AM GMT 
him into the Senate race. The committee viewed the square-jawed Iraq war veteran with the degree from the London School of Economics as the strongest possible opponent for Burr. GOP sneers The Republicans chortled over Cunningham's failure. 'Cal http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/05/05/467879/marshalls-early-lead-defies-democratic.html?tab=gallery&gallery=/2010/05/04/468030/primary-election-050410.html&gid_index=1|

High ICT salaries 'hamper EU digital market' 
EurActiv.com - May 5 2010 10:15AM GMT 
the future. Basic skills we are developing now will gradually solve the problem,' said Jonathan Liebenau of the London School of Economics. Towards a digital single market Ahead of the EU Digital Agenda's publication, Erkki Ormala, president of
http://www.euractiv.com/en/infosociety/high-ICT-salaries-hamper-eu-digital-
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Marshall's lead defies Democratic brass 
Raleigh News & Observer - May 5 2010 9:05AM GMT 
him into the Senate race. The committee viewed the square-jawed Iraq war veteran with the degree from the London School of Economics as the strongest possible opponent for Burr. GOP sneers The Republicans chortled over Cunningham's failure. 'Cal http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/05/05/467879/marshalls-early-lead-defies-democratic.html|

In Britain, Tight Race Has No Precedent 
New York Times - May 5 2010 8:56AM GMT 
queen would have to be more proactive, said Tony Travers, director of the Greater London Group at the London School of Economics. She would only do this as a last resort to ensure that there was a government. Public perception could also come into play http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/05/world/europe/05iht-vote.html?partner=rss&emc=rss|

EU commission clears McCreevy for Ryanair gig 
EUobserver - May 5 2010 8:45AM GMT 
its national and international contacts are very valuable for RBS," the statement read. In April this year, London School of Economics researchers published a study which considered parallel US cases of revolving-door employment by ex-government
http://euobserver.com/9/30010|

2 Democrats focus next on June runoff 
Charlotte Observer - May 5 2010 8:44AM GMT 
a setback for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, which had viewed the square-jawed Iraq War veteran with the London School of Economics degree as the strongest possible opponent for Burr. They helped Cunningham raise money. That enabled him to...

Compelling reasons for a stronger ringgit: Shahrir 
My Sinchew - May 5 2010 6:33AM GMT 
percent this year. The most bullish among local securities houses is AmResearch at 8.0 percent. Danny Quah, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) economics professor, had stressed the importance of the NEM, saying that despite Malaysia http://www.mysinchew.com/node/38621?tid|=

Pension policies criticised by expert 
Money Expert - May 5 2010 6:32AM GMT 
of the three main political parties. Dr Ros Altmann, an independent pensions expert and a governor of the London School of Economics, said: 'None of the three main parties' policies really get to the root of the pensions problem and are more tinkering at
http://www.moneyexpert.com/financial-news/none/pension-policies-criticised-by-expert/article.aspx?articleid=19758009&producttypeid=1|

The Global University and the Future of Human Capital 
American.com - May 5 2010 6:29AM GMT 
was not present before. The students in that corrugated shack in Colombia would not be studying at the London School of Economics without Whitney’s online courses. But, thanks to those courses, their children may do so someday. In the same way that the
http://www.american.com/archive/2010/may/the-global-university-and-the-future-
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Micro-Budget Kingpin Rock It Productions Conceives 'Conception' 
Yahoo! Canada - May 5 2010 6:26AM GMT 
be made for the worldwide marketplace at significantly lower costs than is the norm within Hollywood. Sherrin, a London School of Economics masters graduate, explained, "We believe we can make great films for a low cost, and combining that idea with a
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budget-kingpin-rock-productions-conceives-conception.html
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EBRD says ex-Soviet bloc recovery to be ‘protracted’
MSN Malaysia May 5 2010
EBRD president Thomas Mirow will address the issue of recovery in a key speech at the London School of Economics later Wednesday.
http://www.managementtoday.co.uk/search/article/998454/the-mt-diary/|

LSE on TV/radio

ITV 1 (5-May 2010)
London Tonight
Tony Travers discussed the possible outcomes of London’s elections

BBC Radio 4 (5-May 2010)
Thinking Allowed
Patricia Rawlinson was interviewed about her book on Russian post-communist society

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