Thursday 02 January 2014

LSE in print

BoE likely 'to move goalposts' on rates guidance
Financial Times, 02/01/2014, p.3, Chris Giles; Claire Jones

will soon face a quandary. George Buckley of Deutsche Bank expected the Monetary Policy Committee to "move the goalposts" and change the guidance, although Nobel-winning professor Chris Pissarides of the London School of Economics worried that "with a new governor who wants to establish credibility, the MPC will be loath to change the policy".

Confidence replaces gloom as experts see turnround continuing in 2014
Financial Times, 02/01/2014, p.3, Chris Giles; Claire Jones
Couldn’t be more different from the start of 2013, when economists stopped seeing a recovery round the corner and warned of year after year of near stagnation. Nicholas Barr of the London School of Economics said the recovery resembled the Nike "swoosh", with the upturn accelerating slowly, while Andrew Oswald of Warwick University said London's buoyant housing market was sufficient to

Euro Zone's Weak Recovery Leaves Much to Be Desired
The Wall Street Journal (Europe), 02/01/2014, p.3, Marcus Walker

"The social and political effects of stagnation are unpredictable, but we should take them seriously," says Paul De Grauwe, professor at the London School of Economics. "The risks are not in financial markets but in societies now." Slow Lane The euro zone's recovery is too slow for comfort.
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/euro-zone-weak-recovery-leaves-much-to-be-desired-2014-01-01?link=MW_home_latest_news|

Council attendance shows up big three parties
The Times, 02/01/2014, p.10, Laura Pitel; Tom Beardsworth
Peter Reeve, UKIP's local government spokesman, said: "The types of people who put their name forward [for UKIP] are absolutely dedicated." Tony Travers, a local government expert at the London School of Economics and Political Science, said: "When you become a councillor for the first time you almost certainly have a higher attendance rate."

Students’ unions hit back at group monitoring campus extremism
Times Higher Education - Jan 2
Last month, unions at the London School of Economics, Goldsmiths, University of London and Birkbeck, University of London all passed motions claiming that the group indulges in “sensationalism” around Muslim students.
http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/students-unions-hit-back-at-group-monitoring-campus-extremism/2010074.article|

Big pay rises for Russell Group chiefs in £9K fees era
Times Higher Education - Jan 2
One of the biggest increases in overall pay and benefits came at the London School of Economics, where incoming director Craig Calhoun was paid a total of £466,000 in 2012-13, including a one-off £88,000 relocation stipend.
http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/big-pay-rises-for-russell-group-chiefs-in-9k-fees-era/2010075.article|

THE Scholarly Web - 2 January 2014
Times Higher Education – Jan 2
This is the premise of a blog by Alexandre Afonso, lecturer in comparative politics at King's College London, on the London School of Economics' ...
http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/comment/opinion/the-scholarly-web-2-january-2014/2010090.article|


LSE online

Cambridge University most expensive for a pint says new study  
Cambridge News - Jan 2 at 5:47 GMT
in as the cheapest institution was Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University, while the London School of Economics (LSE) was ranked as the most expensive.
http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/News/Cambridge-University-most-expensive-for-a-pint-says-new-study-20140101061337.htm|

Spekulation: Japans Hedgefonds machen Kasse
Handelsblatt - Jan 2 at 5:34 GMT
auch berüchtigste Hede-Fonds-Manager aller Zeiten: Als der junge Ungar 1949 an der London School of Economics ankam, hatte er schon viel durchgemacht.: Der Jude entkam den Nazis nur mit Mühe...
http://www.handelsblatt.com/finanzen/fonds/nachrichten/spekulation-japans-hedgefonds-machen-kasse-/9273356.html|

FT Survey Q1: Economy - full responses
Financial Times - Jan 2 at 3:52 GMT
Professor Chris Pissarides, LSE: I think it will maintain it and households will feel better off. There is “recession fatigue” at the moment, both here and in Europe, and households are looking for reasons to be cheerful about. The small but apparently robust recovery will give it to them.

FT Survey Q2: Sustainability - full responses
Financial Times - Jan 2 at 3:52 GMT
Comment by Professor Chris Pissarides, LSE.

FT Survey Q3: Monetary policy - full responses
Financial Times - Jan 2 at 3:52 GMT
Comment by Professor Chris Pissarides, LSE.

FT Survey Q4: Fiscal policy - full responses
Financial Times - Jan 2 at 3:52 GMT
Comment by Professor Chris Pissarides, LSE.

FT Survey Q5: Productivity - full responses
Financial Times - Jan 2 at 3:52 GMT
Comment by Professor Chris Pissarides, LSE.

FT Survey Q6: Housing - full responses
Financial Times - Jan 2 at 3:52 GMT
Comment by Professor Chris Pissarides, LSE.

FT Survey Q7: Scotland - full responses
Financial Times - Jan 2 at 3:52 GMT
Comment by Professor Chris Pissarides, LSE.

Communities affected by wind energy development being kept in the dark
Irish Times - Jan 2 at 0:23 GMT
has highly-developed wind energy, 80 per cent of which according to a London School of Economics June 2012 study, "were characterised by a community ownership model" sees it otherwise. Recognising...
http://www.irishtimes.com/news/environment/communities-affected-by-wind-energy-development-being-kept-in-the-dark-1.1641583|

Battling the Prejudice Against Youthful Advisors
On Wall Street - Brad Klontz - Jan 1 at 12:09 GMT
wrote George Bernard Shaw, the noted Irish playwright and co-founder of the London School of Economics. It could be argued thatyouth is also wasted in the financial advisory industry.
http://www.onwallstreet.com/ows_issues/24_01/battling-the-prejudice-against-youthful-advisors-2687526-1.html?force_pg=|

Consummate artiste
New Straits Times
A law graduate from theUniversity Of Bristol (1998) who obtained his master's degree from the London School Of Economics in the United Kingdom a ...

http://www.nst.com.my/life-times/holiday/consummate-artiste-1.452601|

Grandmother Sonia Livingstone, from North Finchley, in New Year ...
This is Local London
The 55-year-old works as a media and communications professor at the London School of Economics. She has been researching how new media ...
http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/10906334._We_need_to_keep_children_safe____grandmother_in_New_Year_Honours_list/|


LSE on TV/Radio

Thinking Allowed
BBC Radio 4, 1 January
Mary Evans discusses romantic love.

World at One
BBC Radio 4, 1 January
Tony Travers discusses London’s resilience during the recession.

News
BBC London 94.9FM, 1 January
Mention of LSE research about migrant use of public services.

Also on:

News
BBC Radio Cumbria, 1 January

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