Tuesday 18 May 2010

LSE in print

Financial Times (Companies and Markets), 18-May-2010, page 18
Financial secretary ready for reform
Mark Hoban, the new financial secretary to the Treasury, graduated from the LSE in 1985. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/d23b1946-6213-11df-998c-00144feab49a.html|

Guardian, 18-May-2010, page 7
Chancellor's choice: keeping an experienced eye on the books
It is noted that Sir Alan Budd graduated from the LSE and Cambridge.

LSE online

Financial markets tumble amid Europe debt worries
Sofia Echo - May 18 2010 6:26AM GMT The immediate reason was simple and some two decades in the making, says economist Spyros Economides of the London School of Economics. "The Greek government, the state and inevitably the Greek people have been spending more money than they have been http://sofiaecho.com/2010/05/18/902346_financial-markets-tumble-amid-europe-debt-worries?ref=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss2%2Fall-news+%28The+Sofia+Echo%29|

Free Market Thinking Is on the March
LewRockwell.com - May 18 2010 6:23AM GMT teaching position, was removed from the influential academic scene.' Hayek was able to secure teaching positions at the London School of Economics and the University of Chicago, and in 1974 was awarded the Nobel Prize. Mises would never secure such http://www.lewrockwell.com/french/french130.html|

Transatlantic tussle brews over Basel 3
Business Day - May 18 2010 5:57AM GMT a very different animal," says Charles Goodhart, a former Bank of England policy maker and professor at the London School of Economics. "We can say with conviction now that Basel 2 failed. It led to a relaxing of capital minimums. Regulators now http://www.businessday.co.za/articles/Content.aspx?id=109212|

Iran Heritage, Persian Gulf, and Iran Alliance 2010 (1389) Scholarship and Merit Awards
Payvand Iran News - May 18 2010 4:35AM GMT from Tehran University in law and engineering. Dr. Mehr received a Master's degree in economics from the London School of Economics and a doctorate of law from Southampton University. Dr. Mehr held various government positions; the highest was deputy http://www.payvand.com/news/10/may/1146.html|

The Kagan retreat
The Hill - May 18 2010 4:29AM GMT deputy majority whip of the House. He holds an LL.M. degree in international financial law from the London School of Economics. He can be read on The Hill’s Pundits Blog and reached at \n This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need http://thehill.com/opinion/columnists/brent-budowsky/98253-the-kagan-retreat|

Spin-offs are on the rise
European CEO - May 18 2010 3:50AM GMT a certain extent the EUs competition committee forcing the break-up of European businesses. According to research from The London School of Economics, a lack of private equity investment has also been instrumental in the recent flurry of demerger...

Costa Rican named UN climate chief
Yahoo! News - May 18 2010 3:04AM GMT the 20th century. Figueres completed her university studies at the prestigious Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania and at the London School of Economics and Georgetown University in Washington, DC...

UN names Costa Rican to head climate change body
Associated Press – May 17 2010 Figueres graduated from Swarthmore College in 1979 and received a master's degree from the London School of Economics.

Brotherly love no issue in Labour fight, say Milibands (Feature)
Monsters and Critics - May 18 2010 2:50AM GMT Britain in 1947, aged 12. She later met Ralph whose classes she attended as a student at the London School of Economics. The Milibands lost 80 members of their family in the Holocaust, many at the Auschwitz death camp. 'I am fortunate in that it is my http://www.monstersandcritics.com/news/uk/features/article_1556484.php/Brotherly-love-no-issue-in-Labour-fight-say-Milibands-Feature|

20. Asia urged to be more assertive in global economy
Turkmenistan News.net - May 18 2010 2:14AM GMT given that their economies are growing the fastest today. Lord Meghnad Desai, emeritus professor of economics at the London School of Economics said at a talk yesterday that the time was ripe for Asia to assert its influence in the old Bretton Woods http://biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2010/5/18/business/6281380&sec=business|

• Euro not out of the woods yet
CNN Money - May 18 2010 2:13AM GMT so far this year. The euro fell below the $1.25 mark Friday. In an appearance at the London School of Economics Thursday, former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker said there is still a threat of the euro disintegrating. He cited the inherent problem http://money.cnn.com/2010/05/13/news/economy/euro_future/index.htm|

Taiwan: lost opportunities?
Buenos Aires Herald - May 18 2010 1:36AM GMT In Taiwan itself, the ECFA has been fiercely resisted by Taiwan’s main opposition party, the Democratic Progressive Party, headed by Tsai Ing-wen, a graduate of Cornell University Law School and the London School of Economics, who have accused Ma’s administration of selling out Taiwan.

SF Live TV - Raj Patel: The Global Food System
OpEdNews.com - May 18 2010 12:07AM GMT guest, Raj Patel is a writer, activist and academic. He has degrees from the University of Oxford, the London School of Economics and Cornell University, has worked for the World Bank and WTO and been tear-gassed on four continents protesting against http://www.opednews.com/articles/SF-Live-TV--Raj-Patel-Th-by-Kiilu-Nyasha-100515-454.html|

Tea with BS: Tony Fernandes
Business Standard India - May 18 2010 12:01AM GMT I loved it", principally because he was good at sports — cricket, rugby, football. After graduating from the London School of Economics, the question came up of what he wanted to do. "My father wanted me to be doctor. I rebelled and told him if he http://www.business-standard.com/india/storypage.php?autono=395212|

Clowns to the right of us ... reasonable Conservatives scarce
Sicamous Eagle Valley News - May 17 2010 11:09PM GMT political spectrum and concluded the quote that this column began with. A new study conducted by the London School of Economics seems to concur. Satoshi Kanazawa, an evolutionary psychologist at LSE, produced research showing that young adults who...

From civil servant to PAP stalwart
Asiaone - May 17 2010 10:49PM GMT Social Welfare Department to do emergency relief work. Six months later, he becomes Supervisor, Research Section 1948-1951: Attends London School of Economics (LSE) on a scholarhip, graduating with First Class Honours in Economics and wins a medal for http://news.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Singapore/Story/A1Story20100517-216700.html|

Currency Crisis is Wider and Deeper Than Euro-zone
VOA News - May 17 2010 10:39PM GMT The immediate reason was simple and some two decades in the making, says economist Spyros Economides of the London School of Economics. "The Greek government, the state and inevitably the Greek people have been spending more money than they have been http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/economy-and-business/Currency-Crisis-is-Wider-and-Deeper-Than-Euro-zone-93966544.html|

Academic slams climate change policy
Low Carbon Economy - May 17 2010 10:12PM GMT policy has issued a damning review of the current measures in place.Gwyn Prins, a professor at the London School of Economics & Political Science, is one of 14 researchers from across the world who contributed to the Hartwell Paper.The paper lays out a http://www.lowcarboneconomy.com/community_content/_low_carbon_blog/9600/rss|

Asia must take risks to develop on its own: Don
Business Times Malaysia - May 17 2010 9:58PM GMT exert themselves globally and have long-term growth plans to avoid following Japan's stagnating economy, said a visiting London School of Economics professor. This means relying less on foreign technology and taking the risk to develop on its own. As...

Geithner and Barnier Talk Basel III Bank Regs
BusinessWeek - May 17 2010 9:40PM GMT a very different animal, said Charles Goodhart, a former Bank of England policy maker and professor at the London School of Economics. We can say with conviction now that Basel II failed. It led to a relaxing of capital minimums. Regulators now http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-05-17/geithner-meeting-barnier-on-basel-iii-presses-banks-update1-.html|

UN secretary-general names Christiana Figueres of Costa Rica as new UN climate chief
Revelstoke EZ Rock - May 17 2010 9:10PM GMT Congress from 1990-1994. Figueres graduated from Swarthmore College in 1979 and received a master's degree from the London School of Economics. In 1994, she became the director of the technical secretariat of the Renewable Energy in the Americas program...

U.N. Names New Head to Controversial Climate Change Group
FOXNews.com - May 17 2010 8:08PM GMT Congress from 1990-1994. Figueres graduated from Swarthmore College in 1979 and received a master's degree from the London School of Economics. In 1994, she became the director of the technical secretariat of the Renewable Energy in the Americas program, http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2010/05/17/united-nations-climate-change-head-christiana-figueres/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+foxnews%2Fscitech+%28Text+-+SciTech%29|

Volcker confident his rule will pass the Senate
Futures & Options World - May 17 2010 7:43PM GMT Restoring American Financial Stability Bill going through the Senate at the moment. Speaking during a discussion at the London School of Economics with the school’s chairman Howard Davies, Volcker told listeners: 'It’s being debated [at the moment]. http://www.fow.com/Article/2549149/Volcker-confident-his-rule-will-pass-the-Senate.html|

Geithner Meeting Barnier on Basel III Presses Banks
Manila News.Net - May 17 2010 6:33PM GMT a very different animal," said Charles Goodhart, a former Bank of England policy maker and professor at the London School of Economics. "We can say with conviction now that Basel II failed. It led to a relaxing of capital minimums. Regulators now http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-05-17/geithner-meeting-barnier-on-basel-iii-presses-banks-update1-.html|

UN names Costa Rican to head climate change body
CNBC - May 17 2010 6:24PM GMT Congress from 1990-1994. Figueres graduated from Swarthmore College in 1979 and received a master's degree from the London School of Economics. In 1994, she became the director of the technical secretariat of the Renewable Energy in the Americas program,

Epic failure? U.S. drug war has met none of its goals
Abilene Reporter - May 17 2010 5:56PM GMT years ago, drugs were simply a commodity. Then Western cultural shifts made them immoral and deviant, according to London School of Economics professor Fernanda Mena. Religious movements led the crusades against drugs: In 1904, an Episcopal bishop http://www.reporternews.com/news/2010/may/15/epic-failure-us-drug-war-has-met-none-of-its/|

Meet the 'rock'n'roll jihadist'!
NetIndia123.com - May 17 2010 4:46PM GMT extremism on American college campuses, will pass his message to students at Oxford University, Imperial College and the London School of Economics, which all have sizeable Islamic societies.'You counter radicalisation through telling the truth and if http://www.netindia123.com/showdetails.asp?id=1506178&cat=World&head=Meet+the+%27rock%27n%27roll+jihadist%27%21|

ASIA MUST INVEST ENOUGH IN R&D, SAYS ECONOMIST
Yahoo! Malaysia - May 17 2010 4:02PM GMT the US and Asia-The Global Perspective, today. Desai, who is also the Emeritus Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, said Asia should be slightly rebellious as innovative ideas came from being out of the ordinary. "Asians are too http://malaysia.news.yahoo.com/bnm/20100517/tbs-asia-r-d-ceeeaba.html|

Geithner Meeting Barnier on Basel III Presses Banks (Update1)
BusinessWeek - May 17 2010 3:49PM GMT a very different animal," said Charles Goodhart, a former Bank of England policy maker and professor at the London School of Economics. "We can say with conviction now that Basel II failed. It led to a relaxing of capital minimums. Regulators now http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-05-17/geithner-meeting-barnier-on-basel-iii-presses-banks-update1-.html|

Meet The Top 3 Traders Under 30
Business Insider - May 17 2010 2:39PM GMT a scholarship at the prestigious Trinity College at the University of Cambridge. Shortly afterward, he transferred to the London School of Economics to work during his studies because London-based hedge funds recognized his potential and snapped http://www.businessinsider.com/meet-the-wall-st-cheat-sheet-top-3-traders-under-30-2010-5|

Nottingham universities set up joint legal roster
The Lawyer - May 17 2010 1:54PM GMT have Sara Sawicki has been seconded to the partner both been reappointed. Pinsents university to advise on employment matters. The London School of Economics and Political Science has also appointed Pinsents as a principal adviser. The firm http://www.thelawyer.com/nottingham-universities-set-up-joint-legal-roster/1004429.article|

Decarbonising economy 'will provide uplifting policies'
Make It Cheaper - May 17 2010 12:15PM GMT issue of climate change, a radical rethink of current policy is needed, according to Professor Gwyn Prins, of London School of Economics and Political Science, one the co-authors of the report. The paper argues that the pursuit of 'uplifting' policies...

Aftershock: Philippe Legrain (Little Brown, £12.99)
Herald Scotland - May 17 2010 11:47AM GMT illuminate difficult issues. With this sort of pedigree one might expect that Legrain, a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics, might have a useful contribution to make to the debate about how the UK should navigate its way around an http://www.heraldscotland.com/arts-ents/non-fiction-reviews/aftershock-philippe-legrain-little-brown-12-99-1.1028296|

We need to protect blue-sky research
New Scientist - May 17 2010 11:36AM GMT is policy and communications director at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science One of the biggest challenges facing David Willetts, the new minister for universities http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/thesword/2010/05/we-need-to-protect-blue-sky-re.html?DCMP=OTC-rss&nsref=online-news|

Leadership: Runners and riders
BBC - May 17 2010 11:23AM GMT and went on to get an economics degree at Oxford University, before studying as a postgraduate at the London School of Economics. He is warmly regarded by many activists as an engaging speaker at Labour events and is thought to have union backing. His http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/election_2010/8668608.stm|

Get Briefed: Philip Purcell III
Forbes.com - May 17 2010 10:15AM GMT s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago and a master of science degree from the London School of Economics. Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Next http://www.forbes.com/2010/05/16/goldman-sachs-morgan-stanley-intelligent-investing-purcell.html?feed=rss_leadership_governance|

The rise and fall of New Labour
New Statesman - May 17 2010 9:28AM GMT capitalism, coupled to a sophisticated approach to issues of sustainability. Anthony Giddens is a former director of the London School of Economics and a Labour peer http://www.newstatesman.com/uk-politics/2010/05/labour-policy-policies-blair|

African Sustainable Development – Invest in Adult Education
Justmeans – May 17 Perhaps several decades later than it should have done so, the London School of Economics has recently created an 'African Development' initiative, and Malawian Professor Thandika Mkandawire, an economist who spent enough time in Sweden to pick up a Swedish passport is the new chair. . http://www.justmeans.com/African-Sustainable-Development-Invest-in-Adult-Education/15034.html|

LSE on TV/radio

17-May-2010
BBC Radio Shropshire
Tony Travers on local government finance
Also on BBC Radio Leeds

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