Wednesday 05 February 2014

LSE in print

Tube strike is 'shameful'
Evening Standard, 04/02/2014, p.1, Matthew Beard; Joe Murphy; Pippa Crerar; John Dunn
uses the catchphrase "Every Job Matters" — thinks making London grind to a halt will help job creation is beyond comprehension." Tony Travers, director of the Greater London Group at London School of Economics, said: "These strikes convey an image of disruption which inevitably seeps abroad. We hear about the Metro strikes in Paris and the refuse collection strikes in
http://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/london-tube-strike-david-cameron-hits-out-at-shameful-walkout-as-strike-begins-9106540.html|  

The tragedy of Somerset? Nothing happened for too long, says Prince
The Daily Telegraph, 05/02/2014, p.1, Gordon Rayner
man-made global warming affecting Britain, a climate change expert has claimed. As the Met Office forecast more gales and heavy rain for today and the weekend, Bob Ward, of the London School of Economics, said: "Along with the rising sea levels, this is what the earliest stages of climate change look like in the UK, and it can no longer
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/prince-charles/10618390/Prince-Charles-tragedy-nothings-happened-for-so-long-in-Somerset.html|  

When quitting makes sense
The Daily Telegraph, 05/02/2014, p.2, Unattributed
a heavy price to pay. The costs of employee absence due to smoking-related illness, smoking breaks and fire damage total more than £2 billion annually, says a report by the London School of Economics. So it makes sense to encourage your employees to quit and, as shown by the winners of the Most Smokefree Workplace category in last year's Britain's
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sponsored/business/britains-healthiest-company/10617150/quitting-smoking.html|  

The I.M.F. needs a reset
International New York Times, 05/02/2014, p.9, Robert H. Wade Jakob Vestergaard
financial stability, and not incidentally, constitute a triumph for President Obama and the I.M.F.'s current managing director, Christine Lagarde. ROBERT H. WADE is a professor of political economy at the London School of Economics. JAKOB VESTERGAARD is a senior researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/05/opinion/the-imf-needs-a-reset.html?hp&rref=opinion&_r=0|  

LSE online

Tube strike: 14 ways to overcome it
BBC (Web), 04/02/2014, Unattributed
"work" from home (pot of tea, long bath, annoying the cat with your unexpected presence). Perhaps tell your boss that you are actually "more productive" at home and cite the London School of Economics to back up what some might consider a rather iffy assertion. Transport for London says it hopes to run some services. In the past, parts of
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-25980814|  

What We Know About Income Mobility Depends on How We Define It
Harvard Business Review, 03/02/2014
Dr Jonathan Hopkin from LSE’s Department of Government writes about social mobility and income inequality in the United States.
http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/02/what-we-know-about-income-mobility-depends-on-how-we-define-it/?utm_source=Socialflow&utm_medium=Tweet&utm_campaign=Socialflow|  

Janet Yellen Has Been Breaking Glass Ceilings Her Whole Career
New York Magazine, 05/02/2014, Kat Stoeffel
appointment now feels long overdue, the "I realized she was very undervalued," LSE professor emeritus Meghnad Desai told the Post, of Yellen. "She was conscious that she was not being...
http://nymag.com/thecut/2014/02/yellen-shattered-glass-ceilings-for-decades.html|  

The Eurozone crisis: An insider’s view from Cyprus
Androulla Kaminara, 04/02/2014
which is troubling.Androulla Kaminara[4]--------------------Michalis Sarris studied Economics at the London School of Economics and received his Doctorate in the United States.
 From 1972 to 1975 he worked at the Central Bank of Cyprus and...
http://akaminara.wordpress.com/2014/02/04/the-eurozone-crisis-an-insiders-view-from-cyprus/|  

Free Speech Wars: The Blasphemy Fashion Police
ACT! for America Houston, 04/02/2014
students manning the stall of the Atheists and Secularists society at the London School of Economics freshers’ fair last October were asked either to cover their T-shirtsup or be physically removed. No prizes for guessing who complained about the...
http://actforamericahouston.wordpress.com/2014/02/04/free-speech-wars-the-blasphemy-fashion-police/|  

Indy could lead to a change of UK government under a year into office
For Argyll, 04/02/2014
Research into Scottish constituency voting probabilities by an organisation based at the London School of Economics [LSA], has just proposed that the Liberal Democrats might conceivably be left with a single MP – Alastair Carmichael, who represents...
http://forargyll.com/2014/02/indy-could-lead-to-a-change-of-uk-government-under-a-year-into-office/|  

In-depth: After the floods
Insurance Age, 04/02/2014, Andrew Pearce 
the legislation, critics have encompassed the British Insurance Brokers Association and the London School of Economics.Unsurprisingly, the flood events encouraged even more dissenters with...
http://www.insuranceage.co.uk/insurance-age/feature/2326524/in-depth-after-the-floods|  

Profile - U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen
Reuters India, 04/02/2014
from Yale University and went on to teach at Harvard and the London School of Economics before landing at UC Berkeley. She is married to Nobel-laureate economics professor George Akerlof, and...
http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/02/04/usa-fed-yellen-profile-idINDEEA1309H20140204|  

Profile - U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen
Yahoo! UK and Ireland, 04/02/2014
from Yale University and went on to teach at Harvard and the London School of Economics before landing at UC Berkeley. She is married to Nobel-laureate economics professor George Akerlof, and...
http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/profile-u-federal-chair-janet-153806963.html|  

CGMikeS published Lerryn solar farm extension approved despite concerns
Cornish Guardian, 04/02/2014
site,” Mrs Butt said. Mrs Butt cited a recent study by the London School of Economics, which reviewed more than a million homes within close proximity of large wind farms and found that their...
http://www.cornishguardian.co.uk/Lerryn-solar-farm-extension-approved-despite/story-20557007-detail/story.html|  

Former Greek Prime Minister: ‘Merkel Imposed the IMF On Greece’
GreekReporter.com, 04/02/2014, Abed Alloush
Papandreou continues his lectures. This time, he delivered a lecture at the London School of Economics (LSE). The subject of his speech was the Present and the Future of the European Union. In Monday’s lecture at LSE, Mr. Papandreou underlined...
http://greece.greekreporter.com/2014/02/04/former-greek-prime-minister-merkel-imposed-the-imf-on-greece/|  

Tube strike: 14 ways to overcome it
UK Wired News, 04/02/2014
boss that you are actually "more productive" at home and cite the London School of Economics to back up what some might consider a rather iffy assertion. Transport for London says it hopes to...
http://www.ukwirednews.com/news/1542055/Tube+strike%3A+14+ways+to+overcome+it|  

Free Speech Wars: The Blasphemy Fashion Police
Gatestone Institute :: Writings, 04/02/2014
students manning the stall of the Atheists and Secularists society at the London School of Economics freshers' fair last October were asked either to cover their T-shirts up or be physically removed. No prizes for guessing who complained about the...
http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4154/free-speech-blasphemy|  

Janet Yellen is set to take on the biggest job
Spy Ghana, 04/02/2014
resigned from the Fed and had taken up teaching roles at the London School of Economics. Lord Desai, emeritus professor of economics at LSE, remembers the couple making quite an impact on...
http://www.spyghana.com/janet-yellen-set-take-biggest-job/|  

«Η Μέρκελ μάς έβαλε στο ΔΝΤ»
Trelokouneli.gr, 04/02/2014
το παρόν και το μέλλον της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης μίλησε σε συνέδριο του London School of Economics ο πρώην πρωθυπουργός Γιώργος Παπανδρέου. Σύμφωνα με την εφημερίδα «ΤΑ ΝΕΑ», ο κ. Παπανδρέου επανέλαβε, μεταξύ άλλων, ότι η … συμμετοχή του ΔΝΤ...
http://www.trelokouneli.gr/h-merkel-mas-ebale-sto-dnt/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=h-merkel-mas-ebale-sto-dnt|  

Παπανδρέου: Η Μέρκελ μας επέβαλε το ΔΝΤ γιατί δεν εμπιστευόταν την Κομισόν
Greek Radar, 04/02/2014
της Γερμανίας, Άνγκελα Μέρκελ, εξέφρασε ο πρώην πρωθυπουργός Γιώργος Παπανδρέου μιλώντας στο London School of Economics. Ο πρώην πρωθυπουργός προέβλεψε ότι το 2050 καμία χώρα της Ένωσης δεν θα βρίσκεται στο κλαμπ του G20, ενώ πρότεινε την εκλογή...
http://www.greekradar.gr/papandreou-i-merkel-mas-epevale-to-dnt-giati-den-empistevotan-tin-komison/|  

Irak | Am Knie des Euphrat
der Freitag, 05/02/2014, Peter Beaumont
ein so großes Territorium wie nie zuvor. Für Toby Dodge, Irak-Experte der London School of Economics, ein Indiz dafür, dass Baghdadi sich ernsthaft übernommen hat. „Diese Leute sind opportunistisch und anmaßend zugleich“, so Dodge. „Als al-Qaida...
http://www.freitag.de/autoren/der-freitag/am-knie-des-euphrat|  

Martínez-Sampere s'arremanga per liderar el PSC de BCN
Economia Digital, 04/02/2014, Gabriel Trindade
l'han acompanyat en un vídeo excompanys del seu pas per la London School of Economics and Political Science.La socialista, vinculada al sector crític, ha entrat de ple en la qüestió nacionalista...
http://www.economiadigital.es/cat/notices/2014/02/martinez-sampere_s_arremanga_per_liderar_el_psc_de_bcn_51257.php|  

LSE on TV/Radio

News
BBC Radio 4, 04/02/2014
Heather Jones discussing the First World War. 

News
BBC Radio 4, 02/02/2014
LSE academic being interviewed by Michael Portillo about the First World War. 

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