Thursday 15 March 2012

LSE in print

2012 World Reputation Rankings
Times Higher Education, 15/03/2012
LSE has risen to 29th in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.
http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/world-university-rankings/2011-2012/reputation-rankings.html|

Universities in the Far East race to be top of the class
Metro, 15/03/2012, p.35, Tariq Tahir
This year, Britain has ten universities in the THES list - two fewer than in 2011. But only the London School Of Economics and Political Science and the University of Manchester managed to increase their ratings.

Gender course 'victimisation' case thrown out
The Times, 14/03/2012, p.9, Nicola Woolcock
Former LSE student Tom Martin has lost his claim for sexual discrimination against the university. Mr Martin dropped out of an MSc in gender, media and culture after six weeks because he claimed that he felt victimised by the preponderance of 'male-blaming propaganda' on the course.

We are still living in the land of Bill Sikes
The Times, 15/03/2012, p.25, David Aaronovitch
Yesterday we reported the case of Tom Martin, a 39-year-old man who enrolled on a gender studies course at the LSE, then left it after six weeks and began a legal claim against the college on the basis of "sex discrimination".

Oh do pull yourself together!
Daily Express, 15/03/2012, p.14, Virginia Blackburn

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Times Higher Education, 15/03/2012
Book review by Howard Davies, former director of LSE.
http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode
=419302
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My hardest job: class 9B for an hour
The Independent, 15/03/2012, p.52, Chris Blackhurst
Tom Stephens, a recent LSE graduate, is now a Teach First history teacher at Rivers.

Future leaders 'less likely to be outsiders'
Financial Times, 15/03/2012, p.4, Alistair Gray
Nawaf Hasan, partner, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Analysts, has a master’s degree from the LSE.

LSE online

Reputation of British universities 'damaged by student riots'
Telegraph.co.uk (15 March 2012)
Just eight other institutions – Imperial College, University College London, the London School of Economics, Edinburgh, Manchester, King's College London, Leeds and Bristol – were named in the top 100.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/universityeducation/9143622/Reputation-of-British-universities-damaged-by-student-riots.html|

Times Higher Education 2012 World Reputation Rankings
Scoop - Mar 15 at 5:21 GMT University Canada 29 27 University of Wisconsin-Madison United States 25 28 University of Washington United States 26 29 London School of Economics and Political Science United Kingdom 37 30 Tsinghua University...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1203/S00251/times-higher-education-2012-
world-reputation-rankings.htm
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Scotland debates leaving 300-year-old union
MarketWatch via Yahoo! - Clare Hutchison - Mar 15 at 4:47 GMT gas-revenues, Scotland contributed just £53.1 billion to the national coffers. But in a recent lecture at the London School of Economics, Salmond insisted that âScotland is easily prosperous enough to stand...
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/scotland-debates-leaving-300-year-old-union
-2012-03-15?siteid=yhoof2
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Goldman Sachs loses S$2.7b in value...
Today Online - Mar 15 at 4:12 GMT the banks around the world," said Mr Tom Kirchmaier, a fellow in the financial-markets group at the London School of Economics. "It might be that Goldman, as one of the most successful ones, is also one of
http://www.todayonline.com/Business/EDC120315-0000094/Goldman-Sachs-
loses-S$2,7b-in-value-after-staffs-searing-editorial
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Goldman Stunned by Op-Ed Loses $2.2 Billion for Shareholders
La Repubblica - Mar 15 at 3:39 GMT most, of the banks around the world,” said Tom Kirchmaier, a fellow in the financial-markets group at the London School of Economics. “It might be that Goldman, as one of the most successful ones, is also...
http://bloomberg.finanza.repubblica.it/Notizie/Article?documentKey=1376-M0WH081A1I4H01-1J9RKCOP50FETDN5HDJHDN150C|

Ex MI-6 officer sees ISIs hand in Kabul embassy attack
The News International - Mar 15 at 3:38 GMT Dilemma,” organized by London-based NGO The Democracy Forum. Other participants at the seminar, which was held at the London School of Economics, included British MP Stephen Hammond, Dr William Crawley from...
http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-97782-Ex-MI-6-officer-sees-ISI’s-hand
-in-Kabul-embassy-attack
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La cacería virtual y publicitaria de Joseph Kony (translate)
La Nación Chile - Mar 15 at 3:05 GMT de movilizar a los jóvenes, pero sé también que manipulan los hechos”, afirma Tim Allen, investigador de la London School of Economics y especialista en el ERS. Invisible Children demoniza a Kony y cabe preguntarse...
http://www.lanacion.cl/la-caceria-virtual-y-publicitaria-de-joseph-kony/noticias/2012
-03-14/174644.html
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Harvard 'the most reputable university in the world'
Daily Telegraph Australia - Mar 15 at 2:30 GMT Other British schools in the top 30 included Imperial College London (13), University College London (21) and the London School of Economics and Political Science (29). The most reputable Australian university...
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/breaking-news/harvard-the-most-reputable-university-in-the-world-survey-finds/story-e6freuyi-1226300368873|

Oxbridge duo hailed 'super-brands'
MSN UK - Mar 15 at 1:34 GMT London, the University of Edinburgh and the University of Bristol, have all sunk down the rankings. Only the London School of Economics and Political Science and the University of Manchester bucked the UK...
http://news.uk.msn.com/oxbridge-duo-hailed-super-brands|

Maximizar la especialización, clave de los nuevos másteres (translate)
El Economista.es - Mar 15 at 1:06 GMT que prefiera especializarse. Se incorpora como novedad en octubre de 2012 la estancia durante el programa en la London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). IEDE BUSINESS SCHOOL Marketing y Comunicación...
http://ecoaula.eleconomista.es/master-posgrados/noticias/3820859/03/12/Maximizar-la-especializacion-clave-de-los-nuevos-masteres.html|

Η Ελλάδα πρέπει να πάει στο δολάριο για να σωθεί (translate)
Pulse - Mar 15 at 0:16 GMT τον τίτλο «Ελλάδα: πρέπει όλοι να πληρώσουν», η βελγική εφημερίδα "Le Soir" φιλοξενεί άρθρο οικονομολόγου και καθηγητή στο London School of Economics ... 12/3 22:31 Ντροπή και αγανάκτηση ένιωσαν τα μέλη της
http://www.pulse.gr/ellada-paei-dolario-sothei/news/2591973/|

Remove sanctions, and watch Myanmar flourish
Bangkok Post - Mar 14 at 22:07 GMT Ronald Findlay pointed out that one of them, 91-year-old Hla Myint, who had held a professorship at the London School of Economics, was the father of the most successful development strategy ever devised, that...
http://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/284406/remove-sanctions-and-watch-myanmar-flourish|

10 drinks you must have once in your life(and when and where you should have them)
Philippine Star - Stephanie Zubiri - Mar 14 at 21:21 GMT off class and head to the campus pub. Yes. There were two pubs on the campus of the London School of Economics. Students rubbed elbows with teachers as we downed pints of extra cold Carlsberg on tap. Boy, that...
http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=787159&publicationSubCategoryId=81|

Iraq settles airline dispute with Kuwait ahead of Arab summit
Washington Post - Alice Fordham - Mar 14 at 19:41 GMT see this as mood music before the Arab League summit,” said Toby Dodge, an Iraq expert at the London School of Economics. “The summit is the baptism of Iraq as a normal Arab country. They see it as putting
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/iraq-settles-airline-dispute-with-kuwait-ahead-of-arab-summit/2012/03/14/gIQAbgvOCS_story.html?wprss=rss_homepage|

Bill Gates pursues end to global poverty
Public Service Europe - Mar 14 at 18:59 GMT gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the former Microsoft magnate sat among young leaders at the London School of Economics, listening intently to their ideas. His attendance was triggered by the...
http://www.publicserviceeurope.com/article/1647/bill-gates-pursues-end-to-global-poverty|

MPs to hear from senior economists and AV campaigners
United Kingdom Parliament - Mar 14 at 17:32 GMT 14 March, The Grimond Room, Portcullis House At 2.30pm John Kay, visiting Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times At 3.30pm Matthew...
http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/scottish-affairs-committee/news/economists-ev-session/|

Ποιος είναι μεγαλύτερος, Αpple ή Πολωνία; (translate)
Skai 100.3 FM - Mar 14 at 17:18 GMT τη βρετανική άποψη, η σύγκριση είναι μάλλον ατελής. Σύμφωνα με τον καθηγητή Paul De Grauwe, που εργάζεται στο London School of Economics (LSE), προκειμένου να συγκρίνουμε το οικονομικό μέγεθος μίας χώρας με...
http://www.skai.gr/news/technology/article/197593/poios-einai-megaluteros-apple-i-polonia-/?utm_source=rss_news_top&utm_campaign=skai200905190000&utm_medium=rss|

Draghi: 'Regeringen moeten ons helpen' (translate)
De Standaard Online - Mar 14 at 17:17 GMT de ECB, en dat de centrale bank haar taak voor 100procent uitvoert. Paul De Grauwe, econoom aan de London School of Economics, publiceerde gisteren in de Financial Times dan weer een artikel dat kritisch was...
http://www.standaard.be/artikel/detail.aspx?artikelid=IV3NDVIG|

British investors see profit in Falklands despite row with Argentina
MinnPost - Emily Schmall, Global Post - Mar 14 at 17:09 GMT s support for the British position [on the Falklands],” said Nick Kitchen, an international relations fellow at the London School of Economics. But Las Malvinas are still a sensitive subject for the South...
http://www.minnpost.com/global-post/2012/03/british-investors-see-profit-falklands-despite-row-argentina|

"Η Ελλάδα πρέπει να ακολουθήσει το παράδειγμα των γειτόνων της στην φορολογία" (translate)
Pulse - Mar 14 at 17:00 GMT τον τίτλο «Ελλάδα: πρέπει όλοι να πληρώσουν», η βελγική εφημερίδα "Le Soir" φιλοξενεί άρθρο οικονομολόγου και καθηγητή στο London School of Economics ... 12/3 22:31 Υπέρ της δημιουργίας θέσης επιτρόπου που...
http://www.pulse.gr/ellada-akoloythisei-paradeigma-geitonon-tis-forol/news/2590737/|

Wednesday 14 March 2012
BBC - ADMIN USE ONLY - Mar 14 at 16:54 GMT eugenic thinking. Indeed, when William Beveridge (a life-long supporter of the Eugenics Society) was appointed Director of the London School of Economics in 1919 he resolved to bring about the "application...
http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/newsnight/fromthewebteam/2012/03/wednesday
_14_march_2012.html
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If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it
The Sun Daily - Mar 14 at 16:15 GMT tool has merit. Lord Richard Layard, the current programme director at the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics, who was the advisor to the last British prime minister Gordon...
http://www.thesundaily.my/news/322021|

UK: Gender studies course not discriminatory
The Australian - Nicola Woolcock, The Times - Mar 14 at 15:21 GMT posters publicising womens groups and women-only sessions in the gym created a hostile atmosphere towards men at the London School of Economics. He also said that the library seating was too hard for men. Mr...
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/uk-male-gender-discrim-case-thrown-out/story-e6frgcjx-1226299177778|

Why India is not a superpower
Sydney Morning Herald - Amrit Dhillon - Mar 14 at 13:24 GMT becoming a superpower have had delivered a much-needed thump on the head courtesy of a study by the London School of Economics, which found that it's doubtful if the country can ever become a superpower. The...
http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/politics/why-india-is-not-a-superpower-20120314-1v3b1.html|

Zurich Financial proposes new Chairman
ILSTV.com - ILSTV Staff - Mar 14 at 12:15 GMT Opera New York (Advisory Director). In 2007, Ackermann accepted an appointment as Visiting Professor in Finance at the London School of Economics. In July 2008, he was appointed Honorary Professor at the Johann...
http://www.ilstv.com/zurich-financial-proposes-new-chairman/|

Opporsi al neoliberismo con la forza dei numeri: il nuovo saggio di Luciano Gallino (translate)
L'Altracittà - red - Mar 14 at 11:58 GMT neo-liberisti. In giro c’è davvero una “unanimità totalitaria” sugli slogan imposti da quella che Leslie Sklair, dalla London School of Economics, definisce “la classe capitalistica trans-nazionale” dei banchieri...
http://altracitta.org/2012/03/14/opporsi-al-neoliberismo-con-la-forza-dei-numeri-il-nuovo-saggio-di-luciano-gallino/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=opporsi-al-neoliberismo-con
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UK right-to-die case can proceed
Namibian Sun - Mar 14 at 8:22 GMT tremendously significant is what Tony Nicklinson is asking for," said Emily Jackson, a law professor at the London School of Economics. "Normally, it would be for Parliament to make any change to the law on...
http://sun.com.na/content/international-news/uk-right-die-case-can-proceed|

London Shops Disappear as Olympics Pays $1.2 Billion for Cycling – Bloomberg
velonews uk - cycling uk - Google News - Mar 14 at 8:05 GMT to another location and building up a new client base, according to Juliet Davis, a researcher at the London School of Economics, who wrote a paper on the event’s legacy of urban regeneration. London beat...
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-14/london-shops-disappear-as-olympics-pays-1-2-billion-for-cycling.html|

White House Internship Program Announces Spring 2012 Participants, including Southfield resident
Oakland Press - Mar 14 at 7:21 GMT Corey Hometown: Bardstown, KY; Northeastern University, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, MA Sivalingam, Yuvaraj Hometown: Fullerton, CA; London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom...
http://www.theoaklandpress.com/articles/2012/03/14/news/local_
news/doc4f6032b742af7352451641.txt
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Angie Chang: Interview With Michele You, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Sequoia-Funded Music Startup 'Songkick'
Huffington Post - Angie Chang - Mar 14 at 6:46 GMT startup advice you can give the next generation of entrepreneurs? Michelle You: I gave a talk at the London School of Economics and a lot of kids were asking me very specific questions like, "How do you find...
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/angie-chang/interview-with-michele-yo_b_
1343397.html
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Students in national walkout over cuts
The Independent (14 March 2012)
Students from universities including University College London, the London School of Economics and King's College London took part in the demonstration which also included students from Oxford University. Some students were not optimistic that their ...
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/students-in-national-walkout-over-cuts-7566753.html|

LSE on TV/radio

BBC Radio 4 (14 March 2012)
The World Tonight
Professor Tim Allen was interviewed about the ICC convicting former Congolese militia leader Thomas Labanga.

ITV1 (14 March 2012)
News at Ten
Dr Tom Kirchmaier discussed Goldman Sachs.

BBC Radio 4 (14 March 2012)
The World At One
Dr Tim Leunig was interviewed about the selling of bonds.

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