Friday 7 May 2010

LSE in print

Financial Times (Companies and Markets), 07-May-2010, page 18
Navigating the law for the Pru
Slaughter and May partner William Underhill studied law at the LSE.

Daily Telegraph (Business), 07-May-2010, page 8
Wordsmith advised to watch his words
Passing mention of the LSE. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/citydiary/7687226/Banking-on-no-election-parties-at-the-banks.html|

Times, 07-May-2010, page 53
Beached by the receding tide
Brief mention of Tony Travers of the LSE.

LSE online

Britain's Conservatives could unseat Labor 
Los Angeles Times - May 7 2010 6:23AM GMT 
Blair's charismatic leadership. 'It's a fork in the road,' Tony Travers, a political scientist at the London School of Economics, said of Thursday's poll. 'With a tired-looking government, there was always a real chance there'd be a change.... They want...

Navigating the law for the Pru 
Financial Times - May 7 2010 6:20AM GMT 
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Cambridge International Examinations students eligible to sit for CLAT 
DNA India - May 7 2010 6:05AM GMT 
In addition, Cambridge International A Level students have access to top UK universities, including Cambridge, Oxford and the London School of Economics, without having to complete a foundation year — unlike students from some Indian boards who may be
http://www.dnaindia.com/academy/report_cambridge-international-examinations
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U.K. Conservatives poised to win power in grim economic climate 
Edmonton Journal - May 7 2010 5:51AM GMT 
office,' Liverpool University political scientist Jonathan Tonge told Reuters. Anne White, a Canada researcher and blogger for the London School of Economics' Public Policy Group, said Britain's Tories will likely be in a position similar to that of http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/Conservatives+poised+power+grim
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British poll scenarios 
Business Day - May 7 2010 4:53AM 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". Because of the quirks of parliamentary arithmetic, if they win
http://www.businessday.co.za/articles/Content.aspx?id=108274|

Britons Await Vote Tally Results Following Heated National Campaigns 
PBS - May 7 2010 3:21AM GMT 
enjoys a clear majority, something the country hasn't seen since 1974. RODNEY BARKER, emeritus professor of government, London School of Economics and Political Science: Whoever is the largest party, Labor or Conservative, it's very likely that they will
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/europe/jan-june10/britain1_05-06.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pbs%2Fnewshour-headlines+%28newshour-headlines%29|

Anger as voters turned away from polls 
CNN - May 7 2010 2:16AM GMT 
who wished to vote was able to do so.' Paul Kelly, of the Department of Government at the London School of Economics, told CNN the issue seemed to be that large numbers of people turned up just before the end of voting. 'This is an extraordinary http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/europe/05/06/uk.elections.complaints/index.html|

British Tories on track... 
Star Phoenix - May 7 2010 1:09AM GMT 
office,' Liverpool University political scientist Jonathan Tonge told Reuters. Anne White, a Canada researcher and blogger for the London School of Economics' Public Policy Group, said if the exit poll is accurate then Britain's Tories will be in a http://www.thestarphoenix.com/news/British+Tories+track+minority+Exit+polls
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U.K. Tories poised to win minority power 
Montreal Gazette - May 7 2010 12:08AM GMT 
" Liverpool University political scientist Jonathan Tonge told Reuters. Anne White, a Canada researcher and blogger for the London School of Economics' Public Policy Group, said if the exit poll is accurate then Britain's Tories will be in a position http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Tories+poised+minority+power/2995370
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Alcatel Chief Verwaayen’s Credibility Tested as Losses Deepen 
BusinessWeek - May 6 2010 11:53PM GMT 
also cutting costs in order to keep ahead of emerging-market competitors, said Patrik Karrberg, a researcher in the London School of Economics’ Information Systems and Innovation Group. For emerging-market companies, "it’s easy to catch up because
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-05-06/alcatel-chief-verwaayen-s-credibility-tested-as-losses-deepen.html|

British analyst outlines election prospects as voting begins 
Islamic Republic News Agency - May 6 2010 11:49PM GMT 
number of votes, a 'Labour-Liberal Democrat coalition is still feasible'. According to Dunleavy, professor of politics in the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), eight final opinion polls published this morning alongside the LSE...

Wall Street infected by the fear of contagion 
Times Online - May 6 2010 11:46PM GMT 
operate the Tube on a day-to-day basis. Back in 2003, Tony Travers, the local government expert from the London School of Economics, called the Tube PPP the high watermark of the Private Finance Initiative. He said that in years to come, it would look http://da.feedsportal.com/c/32313/f/440135/s/a60468f/l/0L0Stimesonline0O0Cto
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ROBIN MILLARD: Wives will make their mark 
Geelong Advertiser - May 6 2010 10:26PM GMT 
the perfect prime ministerial spouse should be ''always present, never there''. Charlie Beckett, a politics expert from the London School of Economics, said the role was ''very much for them to decide for themselves''. ''It's interesting that in this day http://www.geelongadvertiser.com.au/article/2010/05/07/171041_opinion.html|

Wall Street panics as Greece protests flare over austerity measures 
Christian Science Monitor - May 6 2010 9:58PM GMT 
Mrs. Thatcher did was divisive – but it came in stages," says Kevin Featherstone, a professor at the London School of Economics (LSE). "There wasn’t this pre-planned awareness about what was coming next, and of course in Britain there were http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2010/0506/Wall-Street-panics-as-Greece-protests-flare-over-austerity-measures?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+feeds%2Ftop+%28Christian+Science+Monitor+%7C+Top+Stories%29|

Palin endorses Fiorina for Senate; stiffs fellow Tea Partier DeVore, disses Campbell 
San Francisco Chronicle - May 6 2010 9:18PM GMT 
Fiorina's dad was a law professor who taught at A-list universities -- Yale, Stanford, Duke, Cornell, the London School of Economics -- that Sarah's peeps might sneer at by using the "e-word." Elite. Palin also doesn't mention that Fiorina studied
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/nov05election/detail?blogid=14&entry_id=62992|

Maori TV conman critical of Thompson's sentence 
Otago Daily Times - May 6 2010 8:06PM GMT 
hours of community service and fined her $10,000 for falsely claiming she had a doctorate from the London School of Economics. Davy emailed the New Zealand Herald to complain about the difference in "justice" between the two sentences, the paper reported http://www.odt.co.nz/news/national/104999/maori-tv-conman-critical-thompson039s-sentence|

Northeast Arkansas Senate confirms Marshall ... more 
Jonesboro Sun - May 6 2010 7:46PM GMT 
and humbled by the prospect of serving.' Marshall, a 1985 ASU graduate, later received a degree from the London School of Economics and received a law degree with honors from Harvard Law School in 1989. From there, Marshall served as a law clerk for U.S. http://www.jonesborosun.com/story.php?ID=43086|

Win £5,000 in the FT Money/Neptune Emerging Markets competition 
Financial Times - May 6 2010 7:27PM GMT 
Extract not available.
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Maori Tv Conman Says Thompson Got Off Lightly 
Voxy.co.nz - May 6 2010 7:15PM GMT 
hours of community service and fined her $10,000 for falsely claiming she had a doctorate from the London School of Economics. Davy emailed the New Zealand Herald to complain about the difference in "justice" between the two sentences, the paper reported
http://www.voxy.co.nz/national/maori-tv-conman-says-thompson-got-lightly/5/47684|

Maori TV fraudster: It's Kiwi injustice 
New Zealand Herald - May 6 2010 5:27PM GMT 
hours of community service and fined her $10,000 for falsely claiming she had a doctorate from the London School of Economics. Davy contacted the Herald to complain about the difference in "justice" between the two sentences. In one email, he said:
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After 50 years, the birth-control pill battle goes on 
Georgia Straight - May 6 2010 3:36PM GMT 
bang for the buck, according to Fewer Emitters, Lower Emissions, Less Cost, a 2009 study out of the London School of Economics. The authors calculated that preventing all unwanted births between 2010 and 2050 would save one billion tonnes of carbon
http://www.straight.com/article-321053/vancouver/50-pill-battle-goes|

Fred Halliday 
The Economist - May 6 2010 3:30PM GMT 
Extract not available. http://www.economist.com/obituary/displaystory.cfm?story_id=16055838&fsrc=rss|

FACTBOX-Results of May EU and EMU expansion survey 
FinanzNachrichten.de - May 6 2010 2:14PM GMT 
PPF Asset Management, Handelsbanken, Helaba, HSBC, IHS Global Insight, ING Financial Markets, KBC, Komercni Banka, Kopint-Tárki, Landesbank Berlin, London School of Economics,National Bank of Greece, Next Finance, NIESR, Nomura, Oppenheim Research, http://www.finanznachrichten.de/nachrichten-2010-05/16830813-factbox-results-of-may-eu-and-emu-expansion-survey-020.htm|

Libya needs constitution: Gaddafi's son 
Qatar Peninsula - May 6 2010 1:55PM GMT 
educate women and then they get married and stay at home. 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, according to Libyans
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Labour’s Impending Downfall and the Role of Misplayed Ethnic Cards 
Asian Tribune - May 6 2010 1:16PM GMT 
bus conductor for a London bus company, then won a scholarship allocated for workers, to study at prestigious London School of Economics and then earn his degree. His campaign against the closure of his local post office in Norwood Green, West London and http://www.asiantribune.com/news/2010/05/06/labour%E2%80%99s-impending-
downfall-and-role-misplayed-ethnic-cards
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How to know your erotic net worth? 
Hindustan Times - May 6 2010 11:50AM GMT 
you have any idea what your erotic net worth is? Well, according to sociologist Catherine Hakim of the London School of Economics, a person's erotic capital is a collection of attributes including physical fitness, good grooming, superior social skills,
http://www.hindustantimes.com/lifestyle-news/relationships/How-to-know-your-
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Once more unto the breeches 
New Statesman - May 6 2010 11:35AM GMT 
wads of cloth. So it is this, the memory of the primordial outer-underwearer from da ghetto of the London School of Economics, that I am trying to repress when I see all these fellows flaunting their pants. It is not the madness of the crowd that this
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Warehousing Palestinians 
Salem-News.com - May 6 2010 11:23AM GMT 
2010 Employment Act for Palestinian Refugees. This bill, drafted with PCRC colleagues at Harvard Law School and the London School of Economics, and benefiting from NGO work in Beirut, provides, inter alia: "Article 2: Palestinian refugees shall be
http://salem-news.com/articles/may062010/lebanon-camps-fl.php?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Salem
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EBRD president outlines a new growth agenda for emerging Europe 
Budapest Business Journal - May 6 2010 10:20AM GMT 
In a speech at the London School of Economics he argued for a New Growth Agenda in order to prepare for sustainable economic growth in the longer term. Ahead of the next official economic forecasts from
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It's Not About Greece Anymore 
New York Times - May 6 2010 10:13AM GMT 
chairman of the charity Effective Intervention and a research associate at the Center for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics. He is also a principal in Salute Capital Management Ltd. Simon Johnson, the former chief economist at the http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/06/its-not-about-greece-anymore/?partner=rss&emc=rss|

Marshall confirmed as new Arkansas federal judge 
Arkansas News Bureau - May 6 2010 10:10AM GMT 
senior status. Marshall has a bachelor’s degree from Arkansas State University, a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a law degree from Harvard. He practiced law in Jonesboro for 15 years before being elected http://arkansasnews.com/2010/05/05/marshall-confirmed-as-new-arkansas-federal-judge/|

Ending the Hypocrisy of Lebanon's 'Voice for Palestine'Warehousing Palestinians 
Salem-News.com - May 6 2010 9:40AM GMT 
2010 Employment Act for Palestinian Refugees. This bill, drafted with PCRC colleagues at Harvard Law School and the London School of Economics, and benefiting from NGO work in Beirut, provides, inter alia: "Article 2: Palestinian refugees shall be
http://salem-news.com/articles/may062010/lebanon-camps-fl.php?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Salem
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Gaddafi's reformist son urges Libyan constitution 
Polity.org.za - May 6 2010 8:51AM 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.polity.org.za/article/gaddafis-reformist-son-urges-libyan-constitution-
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As Britons head to polls, some predict a splintered government 
Boston Globe - May 6 2010 8:20AM GMT 
selling themselves as the best way to get Labor out, said Tony Travers, a political analyst at the London School of Economics. Yesterday, Brown who stumbled badly on the campaign trail last week after he was caught off-camera calling a widowed retiree a http://www.boston.com/news/world/europe/articles/2010/05/06/as_britons_
head_to_polls_some_predict_a_splintered_government/?rss_id=Boston+Globe+--+Today%27s+paper+A+to+Z
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Swiss finance sector eyes British election 
Swiss Info - May 6 2010 7:34AM GMT 
of an exodus of financial talent to Switzerland. But Ian Roxan, director of the Tax Programme at the London School of Economics, says it is impossible to accurately gauge which of the three main parties would most help or hinder Switzerland if they are http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/business/Swiss_finance_sector_eyes_British_
election.html?cid=8813360&rss=true
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Change is in the air as intrigued British voters head for record poll 
Cape Times - May 6 2010 7:13AM GMT 
Extract not available.

As Britain goes to polls, shake-up in Parliament is forecast 
Washington Post - May 6 2010 7:11AM GMT 
themselves as the best way to get Labor out," said Tony Travers, a political analyst at the London School of Economics and Political Science. On Wednesday, Brown -- who stumbled badly on the campaign trail last week after he was -- was trying to shore up
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LSE on TV/radio

BBC Radio Five Live (7-May-2010)
Wake up to money
Tony Travers discussed the effect on the markets of a possible coalition government

BBC News (6-May-2010)
Dimitris Papadimitriou interviewed on Greece’s financial crisis.

Also on

  • BBC Radio Wales

BBC Radio Scotland (6-May-2010)
Good Morning Scotland
Spyros Economides on what Greece should do next

BBC Radio 4 (6-May-2010)
News Briefing
Iain Begg discussed Greece’s economic problems

Also on

  • BBC Radio Scotland

Sky News (5-May-2010)
Randall and Boulton unleashed
Howard Davies on the public financial deficit

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