Thursday 06 February 2014

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LSE moves towards lifting class size limit

Times Higher Education Supplement, 06/02/2014, Jack Grove 
Plans to scrap limits on the size of some classes at the London School of Economics may be approved next month despite opposition from students.
http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/lse-moves-towards-lifting-class-size-limit/2011043.article|  

For-profit colleges claim more public fee loan cash than LSE
Times Higher Education Supplement, 06/02/2014, John Morgan 
SLC data show two private institutions received more than the globally renowned London School of Economics and SoasSource: SuperStockCount it up: private providers collect £270 million in...
http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/for-profit-colleges-claim-more-public-fee-loan-cash-than-lse/2011077.article|  

Will China Dominate the 21st Century?, by Jonathan Fenby
Times Higher Education Supplement, 06/02/2014, Jonathan Mirsky 
the Party-propagated myth, believed by Chinese students from primary school to the London School of Economics and the University of Oxford, that their history is a continuum of ethnic Chinese...
http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/books/will-china-dominate-the-21st-century-by-jonathan-fenby/2010974.article|  

Venues for Winter Games Featuring a Czarist Flair
The Wall Street Journal (Europe), 06/02/2014, p.10, Lukas I. Alpert
2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver were nearly two hours apart. "Having venues that are close to each other is a big deal," says Richard Burdett, an urban-planning expert at the London School of Economics who has written extensively on the impact of large-scale sporting events. "If the distance from where the athletes sleep to where they train is actually reduced
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB40001424052702303973704579355523035450490?mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB40001424052702303973704579355523035450490.html|  

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London Tube strike: David Cameron hits out at 'shameful' walkout as strike begins

Evening Standard (Web), 05/02/2014, Unattributed
London grind to a halt will help job creation is beyond comprehension.” Commuters at Oxford Circus last night Picture: Nigel Howard 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|  

Power cuts and floods as storms wreak fresh havoc
Telegraph (Web), 05/02/2014, Unattributed
to deteriorating rail and road conditions across the area we are advising customers not to attempt to travel for the rest of today." Climate change expert Bob Ward, of the London School of Economics, said the recent winter downpours are the first sign of man-made global warming affecting Britain. "Along with the rising sea levels, this is what the earliest
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/topics/weather/10618546/Power-cuts-and-floods-as-storms-wreak-fresh-havoc.html|  

Interview: The evolving actuary
The Actuary, 06/02/2014
hedging or speculative purposes. Silver is also a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics and Cass Business School, a member of Council of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and...
http://www.theactuary.com/features/2014/02/interview-the-evolving-actuary/|  

Beatles or Stones: Writer finds the answer
Savannah Morning News, 06/02/2014, Kim Wade
Mick Jagger and Brian Jones were very educated. Jaggers went to the London School of Economics; they were sort of the elite kids.” McMillians says the book explores the rivalry between the...
http://savannahnow.com/do/2014-02-06/beatles-or-stones-writer-finds-answer#.UvNB4SJFDGg|  

Seoul mayor: Korea’s self-styled ‘social designer’
Asia News Network, 06/02/2014
activities blossomed. While studying for a law diploma at the UK’s London School of Economics and Political Science and working as a guest researcher at Harvard University in the US in the...
http://www.asianewsnet.net/news-56819.html|  

Is Loyal Tessa Striking Out On Her Own?
Huffington Post UK, 06/02/2014, Mehdi Hasan
from parliament, she has accepted offers to teach at Harvard and the London School of Economics, continues to chair the CitySafe Foundation and travels regularly to the slums of India on behalf...
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/02/05/tessa-jowell-interview_n_4729378.html|  

Bobby Mills makes outstanding candidate
Jacksonville Daily News, 06/02/2014, Gail B. Whipple
and served as student body president. After college, Bobby graduated from the London School of Economics in England receiving his Master’s degree in economic history where he also served as president...
http://www.jdnews.com/opinion/letters/bobby-mills-makes-outstanding-candidate-1.272893|  

DID YOU KNOW?
Type 2 Diabetes / Cure or Control, 06/02/2014, Dan Wafer
can do to prevent both conditions: Exercise!A researcher group from the London School of Economics and Political Science, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Stanford University School of Medicine has found that...
http://diabetescureorcontrol.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/did-you-know.html|  

Pursuit of happiness
All About Living With Life, 06/02/2014, Charles Chua C K 
things like this can really improve our lives. The movement, founded by LSE professor Richard Layard and Dr Anthony Seldon, aims to create positive social change, and comes as the government prepares to publish findings this autumn on its proposed...
http://www.allaboutlivingwithlife.com/2014/02/pursuit-of-happiness.html|  

Brent Budowsky: GOP ObamaCare delusions
The Hill, 06/02/2014, Brent Budowsky
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 brentbbi@webtv.net.
http://thehill.com/opinion/brent-budowsky/197572-brent-budowsky-gop-obamacare-delusions|  

Lottery wins make people lurch to the right
The Melbourne Newsroom, 06/02/2014
— was conducted by Professor Nattavudh Powdthavee (University of Melbourne and the London School of Economics) and Professor Andrew Oswald (University of Warwick), and released as a Warwick Working...
http://newsroom.melbourne.edu/news/lottery-wins-make-people-lurch-right|  

The I.M.F. Needs a Reset
Tribuna Libre, 05/02/2014, José Moliné Escalona
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.almendron.com/tribuna/the-i-m-f-needs-a-reset/|  

VC accepts another pay rise
Palatinate Online, 05/02/2014
As salaries start exceeding £400,000, in institutions like Oxford University and London School of Economics, there has been a call for increased scrutiny on university executives’ pay. Sally Hunt, general secretary of UCU said that “It is vital...
http://www.palatinate.org.uk/?p=45145|  

Stephen Fry lends support to first ever Jewish LGBT archive
Jewish News UK, 05/02/2014
and Transsexual (LGBT) Jewish history, launched on Thursday 6 February at the London School of Economics. The entertainer and raconteur urged his 6.5 million Twitter followers to “show your...
http://jewishnews.co.uk/stephen-fry-lends-support-to-first-ever-jewish-lgbt-archive/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=stephen-fry-lends-support-to-first-ever-jewish-lgbt-archive|  

Behavioral Economics Gives The Advertising Industry A Nudge In The Right Direction
Forbes.com, 05/02/2014, John Owrid
Cognition Laboratory at Yale, Paul Dolan, Professor of Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics and economist Paul Ormerod, who has made a lifetime’s work out of studying non linear...
http://www.forbes.com/sites/johnowrid/2014/02/05/behavioural-economics-gives-the-advertising-industry-a-nudge-in-the-right-direction/|  

Is India Really A Democracy?
International Business Times, 05/02/2014, Palash Ghosh
the system," he added. However, Sumantra Bose, a professor at the London School of Economics ( LSE), asserts that democracy in India has actually been empowered by the emergence of regional...
http://www.ibtimes.com/india-really-democracy-1553441|  

Why Volunteering Is Good for Business
ValueWalk, 05/02/2014, Tricia Drevets
in our lives. In a study of American adults, researchers from the London School of Economics found that the more people volunteered, the happier they seemed to be. The odds of being “very happy” rose 7 percent among those who volunteered monthly...
http://www.valuewalk.com/2014/02/volunteering-good-for-business/|  

Seoul Mayor Park: Korea’s self-styled ‘social designer’
Korea Herald, 05/02/2014
blossomed. While studying for a law diploma at the U.K.’s London School of Economics and Political Science and working as a guest researcher at Harvard University in the U.S. in the early 1990s...
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20140205001273|  

Countdown to DawnTown
Biscayne Times, 05/02/2014
event’s keynote speaker was architect Ricky Burdett, a professor at the London School of Economics, director of LSE Cities, and among many other titles, duties, and honors, the chief architecture...
http://www.biscaynetimes.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1705:countdown-to-dawntown&catid=46:features|  

Lack of politics in the classroom responsible for low young voter turnout
TheInformationDaily.com, 05/02/2014
fees (18 per cent). Simon Hix, Professor of Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics, said: "The 2015 election looks set to be one of the most tightly contested since the 1970s...
http://www.theinformationdaily.com/2014/02/05/lack-of-politics-in-the-classroom-responsible-for-low-young-voter-turnout|  

Home working increases productivity despite fears of 'pyjama culture'
Voice of Russia, 05/02/2014, Brendan Cole
idea. VoR's Brendan Cole spoke to Dr. Alexandra Beauregard of the London School of Economics. Employees who are able to work from home are more productive than their office-bound colleagues because...
http://voiceofrussia.com/uk/news/2014_02_05/Home-working-increases-productivity-despite-fears-of-pyjama-culture-7384/|  

Why the universities strikes are about more than just a measly pay offer
Open Democracy, 05/02/2014
guarantee a living wage to its staff; Craig Calhoun, director of the London School of Economics, saw his pay grow 61% to £435,000, more than three times that of the prime minister. Indeed, all...
http://www.opendemocracy.net/ourkingdom/des-freedman/why-universities-strikes-are-about-more-than-just-%E2%80%98measly%E2%80%99-pay-offer|  

Replacing Richard Falk: A rogues’ gallery
The Times Of Israel, 05/02/2014
eyes of Israel’s clever detractors. Christine Chinkin Application of Christine Chinkin London School of Economics professor Christine Chinkin applied for the same post back in 2008, and...
http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/rogues-gallery-clamoring-to-replace-uns-richard-falk/|  

Go-ahead to site 77ft turbine in Shropshire greenbelt
Shropshire Star, 05/02/2014
of pounds off the value of the properties.The study by the London School of Economics looked at more than a million sales of properties close to windfarm sites over a 12-year period.It found that values of homes within 1.2 miles of...
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2014/02/05/go-ahead-to-site-77ft-turbine-in-shropshire-greenbelt/|  

Al-Qaeda breaks ties with powerful Syrian affiliate
Turkish Weekly, 05/02/2014
in interview to the Voice of Russia explained Dr. Sajjan Gohel of London School of Economics and Political Sciences research interests include Islamist Ideology and doctrine; comparative Middle...
http://www.turkishweekly.net/news/162674/al-qaeda-breaks-ties-with-powerful-syrian-affiliate.html|  

Al-Qaeda breaks ties with powerful Syrian affiliate
Voice of Russia, 05/02/2014
in interview to the Voice of Russia explained Dr. Sajjan Gohel of London School of Economics and Political Sciences research interests include Islamist Ideology and doctrine; comparative Middle...
http://voiceofrussia.com/2014_02_05/Al-Qaeda-breaks-ties-with-powerful-Syrian-affiliate-4074/|  

Davide Serra: "Vendere i palazzi del potere in centro. I politici in periferia"
HuffingtonPost Italy, 05/02/2014, Flavio Bini 
in ogni città d'Italia", ha detto Serra in un convegno alla London School of Economics . Quindi un commento sulla situazione economica del nostro Paese: "Il problema dell'Italia non è il mercato...
http://www.huffingtonpost.it/2014/02/05/davide-serra-vendere-i-palazzi_n_4728468.html?utm_hp_ref=italia-politica|  

Serra, il finanziere che sostiene Renzi: “Rimpasto? Prima la legge elettorale”
Il Fatto Quotidiano, 05/02/2014, Daniele Guido Gessa
Renzi , fa sobbalzare molti dei presenti all’incontro organizzato ieri sera alla London School of Economics , nella capitale britannica, dall’ Italian Society , un’associazione di studenti e dottorandi del Belpaese. Così, fra questi cervelli in fuga...
http://www.ilfattoquotidiano.it/2014/02/05/il-finanziere-renziano-davide-serra-italiani-troppo-ossessionati-dai-leader/869529/|  

Ο κύριος "λεφτά υπάρχουν" Γ Παπανδρέου: Η Μέρκελ μας επέβαλε το Μνημόνιο
PANELIAKOS, Boston USA, 05/02/2014
τη Δευτέρα για το παρόν και το μέλλον της Ευρωπαϊκής Ενωσης στο London School of Economics. Οπως είπε επακριβώς ο κ. Παπανδρέου, «η Αγγελα Μέρκελ ήταν αυτή που επέβαλε τη συμμετοχή του ΔΝΤ στο πρόγραμμα, επειδή δεν εμπιστευόταν την Κομισιόν για την...
http://www.paneliakos.com/2014/02/blog-post_5648.html|  

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BBC London 94.9, 05/02/2014
Tony Travers discusses the economic impact of the strike

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