01 - 03 February 2014

LSE in print

Arctic sea ice is still on a clear downward trend
Financial Times, 03/02/2014, p.12, Unattributed
A complete assessment of the scientific evidence, which distinguishes long-term trends from short-term fluctuations, shows unambiguously that there are large and growing risks of very serious impacts from climate change. Bob Ward, Policy and Communications Director, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics, UK
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/f1f5b1ac-8a90-11e3-9c29-00144feab7de.html#axzz2sFDVSBEV| (£)

Governance watchdog accused of bad governance
Financial Times, 03/02/2014, p.21, Caroline Liinanki
not willing to practise the same principles at home. You have to take your own medicine." Simon Wong, an expert in corporate governance and currently a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics, adds: "It does have a very complicated governance structure, which is perhaps not ideal in such an organisation, and would not be advisable generally." The PRI
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/c5a01406-890c-11e3-9f48-00144feab7de.html#axzz2sFDVSBEV| (£)

World Diary
Financial Times, 03/02/2014, p.28, Simon Greaves
recalling the moment her father George VI died, leaving her to take the throne aged 25. She was thousands of miles away at the time in Kenya. Single currency survivor London School of Economics holds a public lecture: "Should the euro survive? Economics in an era of political extremism", at which Paul Donovan and George Magnus from UBS speak. Indian

Is it my right to offend you?
The Independent On Sunday, 02/02/2014, p.24, Archie Bland
The first step in the process that culminated in threats to Maajid Nawaz's life was an email from an audience researcher at Mentorn, an independent production company, to two LSE students, Chris Moos and Abhishek Phadnis. They are members of the LSE's Atheist, Secularist and Humanist Society and, last October, they were threatened with removal from the university's freshers'
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/freedom-of-speech-is-it-my-right-to-offend-you-9101650.html|  

Relocated Scots' yes vote for the United Kingdom
The Sunday Times, 02/02/2014, p.24, Unattributed
all Scots in the UK to have a vote, or allowed "devo max" as a second option on the ballot paper, independence would not stand a chance. Professor Alan Sked London School of Economics London WC2 NO CONTEST As an expat Scot, born and raised in Glasgow and now living — via France and Luxembourg — in West Sussex, I

Oxbridge no measure of success, says top head
The Independent On Sunday, 02/02/2014, p.26, Richard Garner
parents considering sending their children to the school. "Some of our brightest students choose to go elsewhere," he added. "If you're an economist, it makes sense to study at the London School of Economics." A trainee vet might choose Edinburgh University, he suggested. "In my time at Solihull, some of our most able pupils have chosen to study medicine at
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/number-of-students-going-to-oxford-or-cambridge-no-measure-of-a-schools-success-says-top-head-9101652.html|  

UK GRADS IN FERRARI TEST
Evening Standard, 31/01/2014, p.61, Dw
enduring appeal of the Ferrari brand to those who are studying engineering or business at UK universities, including Cambridge University, Cranfield Institute of Technology, Durham University, Imperial College London, the London School of Economics, Oxford University and University College London. "We are delighted to see such a strong contingent from the top engineering and business schools in the UK," said
http://www.standard.co.uk/lifestyle/london-life/uk-graduates-in-ferrari-test-9099654.html|  

Faded glory
Financial Times, 01/02/2014, p.9, Simon Kuper
do not throw a party to make money. You do it to have fun. And hosts do seem to have more fun. When Prof Szymanski and Georgios Kavetsos of the London School of Economics studied European hosts of football tournaments, they found that inhabitants' self-reported happiness rose after the tournament. Likewise, British happiness rose slightly after London's Olympics despite the
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/88e6a890-8a65-11e3-ba54-00144feab7de.html#slide0| (£)

Royal misfit who caused The Great War
Daily Express, 01/02/2014, p.40, Simon Edge
because of the number of Germans, their strategic positioning in the middle of Europe and the fact that Germany had the most vibrant economy," says Professor Dominic Lieven of the London School of Economics. "In many ways it created in the middle of Europe a country which could potentially dominate the continent." Within the new Germany Vicky was sidelined. "You
http://www.express.co.uk/news/world-war-1/457365/Royal-misfit-who-caused-The-Great-War|  

LSE online

Economic life 100 years from now
BDlive, 03/01/2014, Simon Kuper
like in 100 years?" wondered Ignacio Palacios-Huerta. Being an economist at the London School of Economics, he put this question to other economists. Admittedly, the profession did not foresee.
http://www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/columnists/2014/02/03/economic-life-100-years-from-now|  

How not to save the planet
Parkersburg News, 03/02/2014, Mike Myer
through her. Figueres, a Costa Rican who attended Swarthmore College and the London School of Economics, this month lamented U.S. failure to take more decisive action on climate change. She..
http://www.parkersburgnews.com/page/content.detail/id/582998/How-not-to-save-the-planet.html?nav=5055|  

Yellen has broken her way to the top but please, dont call her chairwoman
Washington Post, 03/02/2014, Ylan Q. Mui
a pit stop on his way to a professorship at the prestigious London School of Economics. The couple married quickly, and Yellen followed him in 1978 to England, assigned to the more junior role...
http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/new-fed-chief-janet-yellen-has-long-history-of-breaking-barriers/2014/02/02/9e8965ca-876d-11e3-833c-33098f9e5267_story.html|  

Ghostwriting hits credibility of Chinese expat students
China.org.cn, 03/02/2014
an entire thesis.The business is popular among the well-off, as the London School of Economics graduate often heard about Chinese students idling away their years in Britain but successfully...
http://www.china.org.cn/china/2014-02/03/content_31368694.htm|  

Ghostwriting haunts Chinas expat students
Hong Kong Herald, 02/02/2014
thesis.The business is popular among the well-off, as the London School of Economics graduate often heard about Chinese students idling away their
http://www.hongkongherald.com/index.php/sid/219952696/scat/9366300fc9319e9b|  

Ghostwriting hits credibility of Chinese expat students
Shanghai Daily, 02/02/2014
an entire thesis. The business is popular among the well-off, as the London School of Economics graduate often heard about Chinese students idling away their years in Britain but successfully...
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/national/Ghostwriting-hits-credibility-of-Chinese-expat-students/shdaily.shtml|

CEO briefing 2014 : The global agenda: competing in a digital world (I)
Daily Times, 02/02/2014
company. Lord Anthony Giddens, a life peer and former director of the London School of Economics, sounds a note of caution for business leaders to keep their eyes on instability. "The recovery...
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/business/03-Feb-2014/ceo-briefing-2014-the-global-agenda-competing-in-a-digital-world-i|

Foreign education no guarantee of success in China job market
South China Morning Post, 02/02/2014
most prestigious universities, namely the Ivy League, Cambridge, Oxford, and LSE [ London School of Economics] simply because they have not heard of the others," she says. The tough labour...
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1419406/foreign-education-no-guarantee-success-china-job-market|

Kicking off with woollen shoes
Sunday Star-Times, 02/02/2014
professional football in March 2012, before completing a management course at the London School of Economics. He is now based in London and said he missed football and his friends...
http://www.stuff.co.nz/sunday-star-times/business/latest-business/9678245/All-White-takes-boots-and-all-approach|
 
All White takes boots and all approach
Sunday Star-Times, 02/02/2014
professional football in March 2012, before completing a management course at the London School of Economics. He is now based in London and said he missed football and his friends, but...
http://www.stuff.co.nz/sunday-star-times/business/latest-business/9678245/All-White-takes-boots-and-all-approach|
 
Kicking off with woollen shoes
Taranaki Daily News, 02/02/2014, Hamish McNicol
professional football in March 2012, before completing a management course at the London School of Economics. He is now based in London and said he missed football and his friends, but was...
http://www.stuff.co.nz/taranaki-daily-news/business/national-business/9678245/All-White-takes-boots-and-all-approach|
 
The politics of Mohammed Morsi's trial
Al Jazeera, 02/02/2014
within. Awol K Allo is a Fellow in Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science. 1593
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2014/01/politics-mohammed-morsi-trial-201413113951329363.html|

Kerry's billions: US economic plans for occupied Palestine
Ma'an News Agency, 02/02/2014
Palestinian writer and researcher who is working on a PhD at the London School of Economics. He is also the program director of Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network . Since May 2013, there...
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=669899|
 
British police target blacks more
Press TV, 02/02/2014
and humiliating experience for the individual subjected.”An earlier study by the London School of Economics revealed that minority groups, particularly blacks and Asians, are disproportionately...
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/02/02/348881/british-police-target-blacks-more/|
 
Minimum wage set to rise in Britain -- and Conservatives are (surprisingly) all for it
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 02/02/2014
up much at all," said Alan Manning, a professor at the London School of Economics who studies the minimum wage. "It really would be a leap into the unknown."Businesses have warned that such...
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/world/2014/02/02/Mminimum-wage-set-to-rise-in-Britain-and-Conservatives-are-surprisingly-all-for-it/stories/201402020078|
 
Ghostwriting haunts China's expat students
CHINAdaily, 02/02/2014
an entire thesis.The business is popular among the well-off, as the London School of Economics graduate often heard about Chinese students idling away their years in Britain but successfully...
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2014-02/02/content_17267542.htm|
 
Alemania y la eurozona
Tribuna Libre, 02/02/2014
e investigador asociado en el Grupo de Políticas Públicas (PPG) de la London School of Economics (LSE). Traducción de Jesús Cuéllar Menezo.
http://www.almendron.com/tribuna/alemania-y-la-eurozona/|  

Letters and email: February 2
The Sunday Times Online, 02/02/2014, p.1, Unattributed
allowed all Scots in the UK to have a vote, or allowed "devo max" as a second option on the ballot paper, independence would not stand a chance.Professor Alan Sked, London School of Economics, London WC2No contestAs an expat Scot, born and raised in Glasgow and now living - via France and Luxembourg - in West Sussex, I disagree with

'Emergence of regional parties has deepened India's democracy'
Economic Times, 02/02/2014
landscape has decentralised power and has deepened the country's democracy, says ( LSE) professor, Sumantra Bose. "For all the flaws and vices of many of contemporary India's regional political...
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/emergence-of-regional-parties-has-deepened-indias-democracy/articleshow/29757980.cms|  

In the Spotlight: Blue Dogs lead Bustos down a blind alley
East Peoria Times Courier, 02/02/2014
former state legislator who recently earned a Master's degree from the London School of Economics. Previously a resident of Canton, Macomb and Peoria, he now lives in Springfield.
http://www.eastpeoriatimescourier.com/article/20140201/OPINION/140139739/0/FRONTPAGE|  

In the Spotlight: Blue Dogs lead Bustos down a blind alley
PJStar.com, 02/02/2014
former state legislator who recently earned a Master's degree from the London School of Economics. Previously a resident of Canton, Macomb and Peoria, he now lives in Springfield.
http://www.pjstar.com/article/20140201/OPINION/140139739/0/FRONTPAGE|  

Σοκ: 60 δισ. καταθέσεις Ελλήνων στην Ελβετία
Palmos FM, 02/02/2014
Ζούκμαν, σε συνέντευξη που παραχώρησε στο «Βήμα της Κυριακής». Ο καθηγητής της London School of Economics και ερευνητής στο πανεπιστήμιο Μπέρκλεϊ της Καλιφόρνια δημιούργησε αίσθηση διεθνώς, με...
http://www.palmos-fm.gr/σοκ-60-δισ-καταθέσεις-ελλήνων-στην-ελβε/|  

Royal misfit who caused The Great War / "Express - UK" February 1, 2014
Heroes of Serbia, 02/02/2014
had the most vibrant economy," says Professor Dominic Lieven of the London School of Economics. "In many ways it created in the middle of Europe a country which could potentially dominate the continent." Within the new Germany Vicky was sidelined...
http://www.heroesofserbia.com/2014/02/royal-misfit-who-caused-great-war.html|  

ΞκάμΟΟιΡλ ΞΞΏΟΞΊΞΌΞ±Ξ½: ΞΞΉ ΞΞ»Ξ»Ξ•Ξ½Ξ΅Ο Ξ¬ΟΞΏΟΞ½ 60 διΟ. Ξ΅ΟΟΟ ΟΟΕν ΞλβΡΟΞ―Ξ±
To Vima, 02/02/2014
The professor of the London School of Economics and a researcher at the University of California Berkeley created a stir internationally with his book 'The Hidden Wealth of Nations "which make specific estimates for the funds they have hidden from wealthy in tax havens.
http://www.tovima.gr/politics/article/?aid=563240|  

Σοκ: 60 δισ. καταθέσεις Ελλήνων στην Ελβετία
Real.gr, 02/02/2014
"In about 60 billion arrive deposits Greek citizens in Switzerland," says economist Gabriel Zoukman, in an interview to "Vima".
http://www.real.gr/DefaultArthro.aspx?page=arthro&id=294780&catID=2|  

A mosaic of Indian families
Indian Express, 02/02/2014
to have bypassed most industries. Not in Harvard Business School or in London School of Economics or INSEAD France will you learn of this societal complexity. This is the real mosaic of India...
http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/a-mosaic-of-indian-families/|  

It's clash of the queens at Paris Mayoral race
Trade Arabia, 01/02/2014
happening and respond," said Ricky Burdett, urban studies professor at the London School of Economics in the great rival metropolis. "There is a sense that Paris has been going through a prolonged...
http://www.tradearabia.com/news/REAL_251088.html|  

38 Indian millionaires have moved to UK since 2008
Indo-Canadian Voice, 01/02/2014
As many as 38 Indian millionaires have moved to Britain since 2008 under a visa targeted at ‘high net worth individuals’ who can invest over £1 million, £5 million or £10 million that ensures...David Metcalf, professor at the London School of Economics (LSE) and chairman of MAC, told the Home Office Committee: “Most of the people buy gilts…
http://www.voiceonline.com/38-indian-millionaires-have-moved-to-uk-since-2008/|  

Start in die Woche - Bekämpfen Sie den Montagsblues
Berliner Zeitung, 01/02/2014
Wochenbeginn wird weniger geleistet als dienstags oder mittwochs, fanden etwa Forscher der London School of Economics heraus. An keinem anderen Tag ist die Verletzungsgefahr im Job größer. Selbst...
http://www.berliner-zeitung.de/karriere/montag-montagsblues-wochenstart-tipps-arbeit-erholung-wochenende,10808620,26049742.html|  

Zehn Tipps gegen das Montagstief
Naumburger Tageblatt, 01/02/2014 
Wochenbeginn wird weniger geleistet als dienstags oder mittwochs, fanden etwa Forscher der London School of Economics heraus. An keinem anderen Tag ist die Verletzungsgefahr im Job größer. Selbst...
http://www.naumburger-tageblatt.de/karriere/montag-montagsblues-start-in-die-woche-erholt-wochenende-stress,20692150,26050242.html|  

Start in die Woche
Frankfurter Rundschau, 01/02/2014
Wochenbeginn wird weniger geleistet als dienstags oder mittwochs, fanden etwa Forscher der London School of Economics heraus. An keinem anderen Tag ist die Verletzungsgefahr im Job größer. Selbst...
http://www.fr-online.de/karriere/montag-montagsblues-wochenstart-tipps-arbeit-erholung-wochenende,1473056,26049742.html|  

Randgold chairman to step down
Telegraph (Web), 31/01/2014, Unattributed
2008. Coleman is head of banking and asset finance at Rothschild and sits on the board of NASDAQ listed Papa Johns International. He is also an economics graduate of the London School of Economics. Randgold chief executive Mark Bristow said: "Philippe's passion for the business, his pursuit of excellence and his vision of a better future for Africa made him
http://shares.telegraph.co.uk/news/article.php?id=4748721&epic=RRS|  

London gangs 'expanding' across UK
BBC (Web), 31/01/2014, Unattributed
the 1940s now has what it describe as "tribes" in more than 39 states, as well as links to to Europe and Latin America. Roger Graef, film-maker and criminologist at the London School of Economics, says gangs in the UK often mirror what goes on in the US.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25974360|  

Incoming US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen
Yahoo News, 01/02/2014
Yellen, who went on to teach at Harvard and the London School of Economics before landing at UC Berkeley, will be sworn into office on February 3, but has authority as vice chair to exercise all duties of the chair until then.
http://news.yahoo.com/incoming-u-federal-chair-janet-yellen-050243286--business.html|  

Incoming U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen
Reuters UK, 01/02/2014
from Yale University and went on to teach at Harvard and the London School of Economics before landing at UC Berkeley.
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/02/01/us-usa-fed-yellen-profile-idUKBREA1006420140201|  

Money laundering contributing to Africa’s corruption
Southern Times Africa, 31/01/2014
in the global economy is laundered. Gabriel Zuchman, assistant professor at the London School of Economics, also believes that the world’s rich people hold 5.8 trillion Euros in tax havens...
http://www.southerntimesafrica.com/news_article.php?id=9395&title=Money%20laundering%20contributing%20%20to%20Africa’s%20corruption%20%20&type=69|  

Randgold Resources Ltd: Directorate Change
Yahoo! Singapore, 31/01/2014
Papa Johns International, Inc. He is also an economics graduate of the London School of Economics. Randgold chief executive Mark Bristow said: "Philippe's passion for the business, his pursuit...
http://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/randgold-resources-ltd-directorate-change-142900591.html|  

Randgold Resources Ltd: Directorate Change
BusinessWeek, 31/01/2014
Papa Johns International, Inc. He is also an economics graduate of the London School of Economics. Randgold chief executive Mark Bristow said: "Philippe's passion for the business, his pursuit...
http://investing.businessweek.com/research/markets/news/article.asp?docKey=600-201401310929MRKTWIREUSPR_____1086319-1|  

UN failed in South Sudan just as it failed in the Middle East
Jewish Chronicle, 31/01/2014, Orlando Radice
official, Helen Clark, identified an additional cause. In a speech at the London School of Economics, she admitted that her organisation had catastrophically misread the problems facing South...
http://www.thejc.com/news/world-news/115253/un-failed-south-sudan-just-it-failed-middle-east|  

Kriegsschuldfrage: Zocker brachen 1914 den großen Krieg vom Zaun
Die Welt, 31/01/2014
eine Generation jünger als Krumeich und Münkler und als Professor an der London School of Economics und Political Science in verschiedenen nationalen Erinnerungslinien zu Hause, gab mit eindrucksvolle...
http://www.welt.de/geschichte/article124289827/Zocker-brachen-1914-den-grossen-Krieg-vom-Zaun.html|  

LSE on TV/Radio

News
BBC Radio Scotland, 03/02/2014
Tim Forsyth commenting on Bangkok elections

Breakfast radio
BBC WM, 03/02/2014
Charlie Beckett commenting on use of twitter

American Dad
BBC 3, 03/2/2014
LSE mentioned in song

News
BBC News 24, 01/02/2014
Dr Tim Forsyth discussing elections in Thailand

News
BBC London 94.9, 01/02/2014

News
BBC Radio Kent, 31/01/2014
Roger Graef discusses criminal gangs in London

also on:
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BBC Radio Sussex, 31/01/2014
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BBC Radio Surrey, 31/01/2014
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BBC Radio London 94.9, 31/01/2014
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BBC Radio Berkshire, 31/01/2014
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BBC Radio Oxford, 31/01/2014
 

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