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New Fed chief faces monumental challenge
The Daily Telegraph, 07/01/2014, p.2
bank, the US Federal Reserve. But, while she may well have cause to celebrate this morning - barring an unexpected upset or bad weather delaying the vote - the former London School of Economics professor will be acutely aware of the challenge ahead. Mrs Yellen has spent the past two and a half years as deputy chairman of the Fed,
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/banksandfinance/10554628/Co-op-Bank-investigations-are-likely-to-reveal-just-plain-incompetence.html|  

Cults: how to separate truth from fiction
Telegraph Blogs (Blog), 06/01/2014, p.1
legitimate religions. The result? A young person had only to attend a meeting organised by a fringe religion and their parents would utterly freak out. Enter Dr Eileen Barker of the London School of Economics, surely the only sociologist in the world to have begun her career as a professional actress. In 1981, she published The Making of a Moonie, a
http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/damianthompson/100253004/cults-how-to-separate-truth-from-fiction/|  

Interview with LSE Director Craig Calhoun
Der Spiegel 21/12/2013
Craig Calhoun, Direktor der London School of Economics, kritisiert das Standesbewusstsein deutscher Hochschullehrer und plädiert für Studiengebühren.
http://www.spiegel.de/spiegel/print/d-124097479.html|  

LSE online

Scottish universities top poll for cheap degrees as North/South divide hits student population
Mirror.co.uk (Web), 07/01/2014, Mark Ellis
A new study reveals that a three-year course at Edinburgh Heriot-Watt is half the price of studying at the London School of Economics Students can halve their cost of living by taking their degree in Edinburgh rather than London, a study reveals today. The cost of nine
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/northsouth-divide-students-can-halve-2995539|  

Fuelled by Syria war, al Qaeda bursts back to life in Iraq
Reuters UK (Web), 06/01/2014, Suadad Alsalhy
the more determined to secure gains in Anbar, analysts say. "Both the Syrian and the Iraqi conflict are feeding upon one another," said Fawaz Gerges, a Middle East expert at the London School of Economics. "RAGING FIRE" "There is already a fierce geostrategic struggle unfolding in the Arab arena between Saudi Arabia and Iran. There is a real danger that all-out war in
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/01/06/uk-iraq-syria-qaeda-idUKBREA050PL20140106|  

Ukip councillors lead the way in meetings
The Times Online, 06/01/2014, p.1, Unattributed
to think what their group does. They feel they have the power to make decisions. Other parties are told what to do. Tony Travers, an expert in local government at the London School of Economics, suggested that the results could be attributed to the fact that Ukip's councillors were both newly-elected and part of an upbeat political movement. He said: "When
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/politics/article3967236.ece?CMP=OTH-gnws-standard-2014_01_06| (£)

Co-op Bank investigations are likely to reveal just plain incompetence
Telegraph (Web), 06/01/2014, Unattributed
central bank, the US Federal Reserve. But, while she may well have cause to celebrate on Monday night barring an unexpected upset or bad weather delaying the vote the former London School of Economics professor will be acutely aware of the challenge ahead. Mrs Yellen has spent the past two and a half years as deputy chairman of the Fed,
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/banksandfinance/10554628/Co-op-Bank-investigations-are-likely-to-reveal-just-plain-incompetence.html|  

Do you have to be attractive to get ahead in business?
Telegraph (Web), 06/01/2014, Josephine Fairley
the top 5pc in our sample," they said. Now if that’s the case, the cracker-of-a-CEO study isn’t perhaps so surprising. Good-looking boss = smarter boss, if you buy into the LSE’s findings and somehow, that’s a more comfortable thought: any shareholder wants the person (male or female) who’s running that particular show to be more intelligent. (And any employee, too.)
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-business/10553125/Do-you-have-to-be-attractive-to-get-ahead-in-business.html|  

Janet Yellen confirmed by Senate to lead Fed
Telegraph (Web), 07/01/2014, Unattributed
when Mr Greenspan was chairman and as a top economic adviser to President Bill Clinton. Ms Yellen is a well-respected economics scholar and has taught at the Harvard University, the London School of Economics and the University of California, Berkeley. Her research, some of it conducted with her Nobel-laureate husband George Akerlof, includes papers on topics as disparate as the
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/10555005/Janet-Yellen-confirmed-by-Senate-to-become-first-woman-to-lead-Federal-Reserve.html|  


Janet Yellen voted in to become first woman to chair US Federal Reserve
The Independent (Web), 07/01/2014, Unattributed
stronger signs of all-round recovery, a policy that has been supported by Yellen. Yellen is from Brooklyn, New York and is a well respected academic, having taught at Harvard University, The London School of Economics and the University of California, Berkeley. President Obama is now expected to nominate former Bank of Israel head Stanley Fischer to replace Yellen as vice-chair of the
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/janet-yellen-voted-in-to-become-first-woman-to-chair-us-federal-reserve-9042681.html|  

Yellen approved to head Fed; only Republicans vote 'no'
Reuters UK (Web), 07/01/2014, Unattributed
the 1990s when Alan Greenspan was chairman and as a top economic adviser to President Bill Clinton. Yellen is a well-respected economics scholar and has taught at the Harvard University, the London School of Economics and the University of California, Berkeley. Her research, some of it conducted with her Nobel-laureate husband George Akerlof, includes papers on topics as disparate as the rise
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/01/07/uk-usa-fed-yellen-idUKBREA0601K20140107|  

20 online dating cliches - and what they really mean
BBC (Web), 07/01/2014, Unattributed
descriptions in profiles that were consciously trying to please everyone. In his blog, Everyday Heartbreak, he takes particular displeasure at someone who lists liking going to public lectures at the London School of Economics - along with stripy tops. Looking for my partner in crime Some people may even go as far as to specify they are after a Bonnie
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25410883|  

Benin blazes a trail for African modern art with opening of museum in Ouidah
guardian.co.uk (Web), 06/01/2014, Philippe Dagen
this initiative is due to the Fondation Zinsou , launched in 2005 by the Franco-Beninese financier Lionel Zinsou, 59. A graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris and the London School of Economics, he started his career as an adviser to Laurent Fabius, then prime minister of France, subsequently becoming a partner at the Rothschild bank. Since 2008 he
http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/jan/06/contemporary-art-benin-ouidah-zinsou|  

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood appeals to world criminal court
Globe and Mail, 07/01/2014
has also worked with the UN.Mark Kersten, a researcher at the London School of Economics who studies the ICC, said the claim is unlikely to succeed. The argument that Mr. Morsi is the rightful...
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/lawyers-file-claim-in-icc-against-egypts-military-backed-regime/article16204039/|  

Yellen approved to head Fed; only Republicans vote 'no'
West Australian, 07/01/2014
a well-respected economics scholar and has taught at the Harvard University, the London School of Economics and the University of California, Berkeley.Her research, some of it conducted with...
http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/business/world/a/20633598/yellen-approved-to-head-fed-only-republicans-vote-no/|  

Profile: New U.S. Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen
CHINAdaily, 07/01/2014
Federal Reserve between 1977 and 1978, and on the faculty of the London School of Economics and Political Science from 1978 to 1980. Yellen has written on a wide variety of macroeconomic issues...
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/xinhua/2014-01-07/content_10979389.html|  

Yellen gets final nod to head Fed
Chicago Tribune, 07/01/2014, Thomas Ferraro and Richard Cowan
a well-respected economics scholar and has taught at the Harvard University, the London School of Economics and the University of California, Berkeley.Her research, some of it conducted with...
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/sns-rt-us-usa-fed-yellen-20140102,0,1463694.story|  

Janet Yellen gets final nod to head U.S. Fed
Reuters India, 07/01/2014
a well-respected economics scholar and has taught at the Harvard University, the London School of Economics and the University of California, Berkeley.Her research, some of it conducted with...
http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/01/07/usa-fed-yellen-idINDEEA0508920140107|  

Factbox: Five facts about next U.S. Fed chief Yellen
GlobalPost, 07/01/2014
taught economics at the University of California, Berkeley, Harvard University and the London School of Economics (LSE). She has published research on topics as disparate as youth gangs, single...
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140106/factbox-five-facts-about-next-us-fed-chief-yellen|  

Yellen approved to head US Fed
Free Malaysia Today, 07/01/2014
a well-respected economics scholar and has taught at the Harvard University, the London School of Economics and the University of California, Berkeley. Her research, some of it conducted with her Nobel-laureate husband George Akerlof, includes...
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/business/2014/01/07/yellen-approved-to-head-us-fed/|  

Yellen sounded alarm about US housing ...
Daily News South Africa, 07/01/2014
the central bank's cafeteria. The couple first taught together at the London School of Economics. Yellen's research focused on labour economics and she came to the belief that markets were...
http://www.iol.co.za/business/international/yellen-sounded-alarm-about-us-housing-bubble-1.1629076#.Usu2XCJFDGg|  


Yellen, la certera economista que vio venir la crisis de 2008 (translate) 
RPP Noticias, 07/01/2014
en 1971, ha sido profesora en centros tan prestigiosos como Harvard, la London School of Economics y Berkeley, donde comenzó a dar clase en 1980 y que recientemente le otorgó el título de profesora...
http://www.rpp.com.pe/2014-01-06-yellen-la-certera-economista-que-vio-venir-la-crisis-de-2008-noticia_659908.html|  

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