Friday 13 January 2012

LSE in print

Daily Mail (Scotland)*, 13/01/2012, p.1, Alan Roden
Dr Jo Murkens, of the LSE, is mentioned.

Academies are outshining state-maintained schools
Daily Express, 13/01/2012, p.35, Unattributed
Letter: Lord Hill says that it is not true to say that the improved results of academies are usually down to moving previously under-achieving pupils towards vocational GCSEs. He states that independent reports by the LSE have found that rapid academic improvements have been achieved in academies located within deprived areas.

Tsai turns focus from China to economy in Taiwan election
Financial Times, 13/01/2012, p.10, Robin Kwong
Tsai Ing-wen studied at the LSE.,Authorised=false.html?|

LSE online

Pulkol - I'm Not Museveni Spy - Michael Mubangizi - Jan 13 at 6:27 GMT In 1985, I competed for a scholarship to go and study a master's in Economics at the London School of Economics. So, I am a beneficiary of UPC. When did you leave UPC? When I came back from London...|

New Economic Research Study Findings Have Been Published by Investigators at London School of Economics
Poten & Partners - Jan 13 at 5:49 GMT was only marginal, though indicating a small decrease in risk perceptions," wrote T.A. Boluarte and colleagues, London School of Economics. The researchers concluded: "If the desire is to increase risk perceptions...|

Yahoo! Singapore - Jan 13 at 5:47 GMT families and loved ones especially during the festive seasons," he told Bernama. A second-year student at the London School of Economics, said he hoped AirAsia X would lift the suspension and resume its flights...

Los candidatos a presidente de Taiwán se pelean para hacer ojitos a ecologistas, transexuales y antinucleares (translate) - Cain Nunns, Taipei (Taiwán) | GlobalPost - Jan 13 at 5:06 GMT elecciones democráticas en la isla. Su principal rival es Tsai, del Partido Progresista Democrático (DPP) , educada en la London School of Economics, aunque hay un tercer candidato que también tiene posibilidades...

Taiwanese president faces tough battle for re-election
Irish Times - Jan 13 at 1:40 GMT and Ms Tsai (55) were both educated abroad ? he at Harvard Law School and she at the London School of Economics. China says Taiwan is a breakaway province, to be brought back into the fold at any cost ? by...|

Taiwan’s Tsai first woman to set sights on presidency
New Sabah Times - Jan 13 at 0:07 GMT the National Taiwan University before gaining a master’s degree from Cornell University and a doctorate from the London School of Economics. She returned to Taiwan to teach law in 1984 and began advising the...|

阿拉伯民主可学东方 (translate)
Financial Times Chinese - Jan 13 at 0:06 GMT 本文作者是伦敦政治经济学院( London School of Economics)历史和国际关系学教授(Philippe Roman Chair in history and international affairs) 译者/何黎|

Is Nigeria sliding into chaos? - Jan 12 at 22:52 GMT Garba Sani, a Nigerian political analyst and member of the Nigerian Muslim Forum; Michael Amoah, an associate of London School of Economics Ideas and author of Nationalism, Globalization and Africa; and Katie...

Hardliners see opportunity to create a 'Greater Israel'
Gulf News - Patrick Seale - Jan 12 at 22:16 GMT out to have been but a precursor of even grimmer things to come. In a speech at the London School of Economics last October, Dr Tony Klug, a leading British expert on the Middle East, described the growth...|

How does Mr Hildebrand’s pay compare?
Financial Times - Claire Jones - Jan 12 at 20:07 GMT was the editor of the Central Banking journal and Claire studied philosophy and economics at the London School of Economics. RSS James Politi is US economics and trade correspondent for...

'UK safe haven for Mubarak's agents'
Press TV - Jan 12 at 19:22 GMT million Egyptian pounds (equal to £ 6.43 million) to the country. Furthermore, Boutros-Ghali's presence at the London School of Economics (LSE), which is already under severe attack over its links with former...|

Billionaire businessman to appear in UK bribe case
Columbus Republic - RAPHAEL SATTER - Jan 12 at 19:00 GMT and the Policy Network, whose president is former Business Secretary Peter Mandelson. He has also contributed to the London School of Economics, where he supports scholarships and holds the honorific title...|

Dances with Thieves - By Anne Applebaum
Foreign Policy Magazine - ANNE APPLEBAUM - Jan 12 at 18:46 GMT humor their wives; we educate and flatter their children. Until the Libyan revolution, Saif al-Islam al-Qaddafi, with his London School of Economics Ph.D., was a favored playmate of British bankers and European...|

Taiwan opposition focuses attack on economy
Financial Times - Robin Kwong - Jan 12 at 18:02 GMT 30 per cent over the last four years. Born in Taipei and educated at Cornell University and the London School of Economics, Ms Tsai has claimed Mr Ma is backed by "people with money" while her support comes...,Authorised=false.html?|

Letter: Climate change plus bark beetles equals billions of dead trees
Corvallis Gazette-Times - Jan 12 at 17:33 GMT CO2 emissions: Earth's forests are dying. It's time to embrace innovation and the cofounder of the London School of Economics, George Bernard Shaw's dictum: "Progress is impossible without change, and those...|

Who does Pat Karney think he is? Profile of the Manchester 'spokesman' who has served the city for 33 years
Manchester Evening News - RSS Feed - Jan 12 at 16:22 GMT Gregory’s RC High school, Ardwick, and went from a council house in Collyhurst to study at the London School of Economics. "It was a very middle class, international place. There were a lot of rich Americans...

Police Random Stop And Searches Cut In London 'To Boost Race Relations'
Huffington Post UK - Jan 12 at 16:18 GMT while random Section 60 searches will be reduced. Research conducted by the Open Society Justice Initiative and the London School of Economics in 2010 showed that there were 41.6 searches carried out under...

BoE holds
Financial Times - Claire Jones - Jan 12 at 15:32 GMT was the editor of the Central Banking journal and Claire studied philosophy and economics at the London School of Economics. RSS James Politi is US economics and trade correspondent for...|

Kay Koplovitz, Founder, USA Networks: Be Bold, Think Big
The Next Women - Business Magazine - The NextWomen DWEN Interview Series - Jan 12 at 14:59 GMT traveling in London with a backpack and $5.00 a day, when I saw a poster at the London School of Economics posting a lecture on satellites. I had always been attracted to space, first by the Russian launch...|

Margaret Thatcher, una vida de película (translate)
Inter Economia - Jan 12 at 14:20 GMT Finchley había evolucionado hacia el liberalismo de corte clásico que enseñaba el economista Friedrich von Hayek en la London School of Economics. Thatcher trabó contacto con el austriaco y construyó un programa...

Judge bans stolen student sex pics sharing on BitTorrent
The Register - Jan 12 at 14:07 GMT Net privacy game changed by landmark ruling against seeders Conservative MP Louise Mensch has welcomed a landmark ruling in an internet bullying case as an advance for individual liberty. The case involved an anonymous student, known for the purposes of...|

Una tesis de la UPCT sobre conciliación de la vida laboral y personal recibe un premio internacional (translate) - editorial - Jan 12 at 12:11 GMT el galardón", señalan los profesores Cegarra y Sánchez. En este caso, la UPCT ha quedado por delante de London School of Economics and Political Science o llinois Institute of Technology, entre otros. La tesis...|

Αλλαγές στo Δ.Σ. της Ελληνικής Τράπεζας (translate)
Sigma Live - Jan 12 at 12:07 GMT προσφορά στον όμιλο της Ελληνικής Τράπεζας. Ο Δρ Μάριος Κληρίδης σπούδασε Οικονομικά (B.Sc. / M.Sc.) στο London School of Economics and Political Science. Το 1982 πήρε τον τίτλο του Διδάκτορα από το ίδιο...|

Miliband sous le feu des critiques (translate)
Le Figaro - Florentin Collomp - Jan 12 at 11:45 GMT amende honorable sur la situation laissée par les travaillistes, estime Tony Travers, professeur de sciences politiques à la London School of Economics. Le Labour est coincé, comme les partis de gauche en...|

Live Q&A: What are the biggest challenges facing the UK public sector?
Public Leaders Network | - Jan 12 at 11:25 GMT journalist, specialising in local and regional government. He is the director of the Greater London Group at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Tony was a member of the Audit Commission...|

How credible are the credit rating agencies?
Public Service Europe - Jan 12 at 11:19 GMT reliance on privately issued credit ratings. Professor John Ryan works at the Centre for International Studies at the London School of Economics, in the United Kingdom|

Estudo aponta a perda de US$ 380 bi com catástrofes em 2011 (translate)
Terra Brasil - Jan 12 at 11:08 GMT catástrofes registradas estavam relacionadas com o clima. Autores do estudo, os economistas Fabian Barthel e Eric Neumayer, da London School of Economics, dizem que os prejuízos verificados em 2011 dobraram...,,OI5554694-EI10411,00.html|

Africa: UK Aid Minister Promotes Private Enterprise - Jan 12 at 11:04 GMT Mitchell took up his post in May 2010. In October 2010 he delivered a landmark speech at the London School of Economics, where he announced his intention "to recast Dfid as a government department that understands...|

Una road map per le liberalizzazioni (translate)
Il Fatto Quotidiano - Lavoce - Jan 12 at 9:42 GMT spendendo poche decine di euro. *Michele Polo ha svolto i suoi studi presso l’Università Bocconi e la London School of Economics. E’ professore ordinario di Economia politica presso l’Università Bocconi...|

Taiwan incumbent in tough re-election fight
Palm Beach Interactive - Jan 12 at 8:15 GMT as temperamentally similar, remote intellectuals. Both were foreign educated he at Harvard Law School and she at the London School of Economics and come from well-connected families. Ma's father was a senior...|

An effective approach - Jan 12 at 7:35 GMT building with Mayank Singh Dr Ali has worked on number of research projects with Oxford University, Cranfield University, London School of Economics, and INSEAD. He is on the Advisory Board of Cranfield School...|

LSE on TV/radio

Today, BBC Radio 4
Reference to LSE's role in the Reading the Riots project with The Guardian