Thursday 9 January 2014

LSE in print

Endow a hospital and earn a British visa
The Daily Telegraph, 09/01/2014, p.5, Claire Carter
Metcalf, chairman of the committee, said: "It may very well be that we should be letting people in if they endow a Cambridge college, a major teaching hospital or the London School of Economics with £10million." Keith Vaz, chairman of the Commons home affairs committee, said the process needs to be examined: "This is a way in which those who
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/immigration/10560074/Visas-to-be-auctioned-off-to-wealthy-foreigners.html|  

Visas for sale: wealthy foreigners apply here
The Times, 09/01/2014, p.1, Richard Ford
Equally it may very well be that we should be letting people in if they endow a Cambridge college, a major teaching hospital or the London School of Economics with £10 million.”
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article3969927.ece| (subscription required)

Use ‘impact agenda’ to prove value, social sciences urged
Times Higher Education Supplement, 09/01/2014
media to share new findings directly with the public Researchers at the London School of Economics have urged social scientists to join forces across disciplines and make far better use of the...
http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/use-impact-agenda-to-prove-value-social-sciences-urged/2010277.article|  

As some tech firms dispense with bosses, is there a future for managerless companies?
City AM, 09/01/2014, p.17, Unattributed
eliminating management, companies should work on ensuring that promotions are made on merit and eliminate politicking, preening and credit-hogging throughout. Luis Garicano is professor of economics and strategy at the London School of Economics.
http://www.cityam.com/debate/1389226926/some-tech-firms-dispense-bosses-there-future-managerless-companies|  

Joan Thirsk
The Daily Telegraph, 09/01/2014, p.31, Unattributed
the great economic historian RH Tawney, a major influence on her work, on the sales of sequestered Royalist land in the south–east during the Interregnum. After a year at the London School of Economics as an assistant lecturer in Sociology, in 1951 she was appointed Senior Research Fellow in the Department of English Local History at the University of Leicester.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/10548781/Joan-Thirsk-Obituary.html|  

First World War causes
The Daily Telegraph, 09/01/2014, p.23, Unattributed
everyone contributed to starting the war or making it a world war. Every power rationalised its own interests - and all of them, arguably, got it wrong. Professor Alan Sked London School of Economics

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In this week's New Statesman
New Statesman (Web), 08/01/2014, Unattributed
Robert Cooper , a visiting professor at the London School of Economics and a member of the European Council on Foreign Relations, explains why, far from giving a voice to the people, an EU referendum would simply give
http://www.newstatesman.com/staggers/2014/01/weeks-new-statesman-9-january|  

Expelled Cypriots Homecoming Dream Thwarted by Scandal in Turkey
Bloomberg, 09/01/2014
ofit all,” said James Ker-Lindsay, a senior research fellow atthe London School of Economics and author of “The CyprusProblem.”. “There’s about six or seven key areas and we knowthe rough...
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-01-08/expelled-cypriots-homecoming-dream-thwarted-by-scandal-in-turkey.html|  

KPC seeks two weeks to review lower bonus policy ? 16,885 Kuwaitis trained at private sector
Kuwait Times, 09/01/2014
managing directors and has also tendered an initiative in cooperation with the London School of Economics to offer leadership training for the new management. Meanwhile, Secretary General...
http://news.kuwaittimes.net/kpc-seeks-two-weeks-review-lower-bonus-policy-16885-kuwaitis-trained-private-sector/|  

How to profit from IPOs, without the worst of the risk
Globe and Mail, 09/01/2014
PhD who did the background work for his indexes while at the London School of Economics. The First Trust US IPO Index Fund is based on his IPOX U.S. 100 index.The index avoids some of the volatility...
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/investment-ideas/how-to-profit-from-ipos-without-the-worst-of-the-risk/article16249651/|  

Al Qaeda-linked group ramps up regional violence
San Francisco Chronicle, 09/01/2014
" said Fawaz Gergez , director of the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics . "Now the reverberations of the Syria war are being felt on Arab streets, particularly Iraq and Lebanon...
http://www.sfgate.com/world/article/Al-Qaeda-linked-group-ramps-up-regional-violence-5125890.php|  

Al-Qaida-linked group ramps up regional violence
Salt Lake Tribune, 09/01/2014
said Fawaz A. Gergez, director of the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics. "Now the reverberations of the Syria war are being felt on Arab streets, particularly Iraq and Lebanon...

Al-Qaida-linked group ramps up regional violence
Observer-Reporter, 09/01/2014
said Fawaz A. Gergez, director of the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics. ?Now the reverberations of the Syria war are being felt on Arab streets, particularly Iraq and Lebanon...

Al-Qaida-linked group ramps up regional violence
Beaver County Times, 08/01/2014, Zeina Karam
said Fawaz A. Gergez, director of the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics. "Now the reverberations of the Syria war are being felt on Arab streets, particularly Iraq and Lebanon..
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Al-Qaida-linked group ramps up regional violence
Miami Herald, 08/01/2014, Zeina Karam
said Fawaz A. Gergez, director of the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics. "Now the reverberations of the Syria war are being felt on Arab streets, particularly Iraq and Lebanon...

Al-Qaida-linked group ramps up regional violence
Minneapolis Star Tribune, 08/01/2014
said Fawaz A. Gergez, director of the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics. "Now the reverberations of the Syria war are being felt on Arab streets, particularly Iraq and Lebanon...

Janet Yellen devine cea mai puternica femeie din lume. Cine este viitoarea sefa a Rezervei Federale a SUA?
Wall Street Romania, 08/01/2014, Ionut Sisu
Dupa experienta din cadrul Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen a fost profesor la London School of Economics pentru inca doi ani. In 1980 ea a acceptat o functie in cadrul Universitatii Berkeley din...
http://www.wall-street.ro/articol/International/159565/janet-yellen-devine-cea-mai-puternica-femeie-din-lume-cine-este.html|  

Al-Qaeda hasn't gone away, and is gaining
Ithaca Journal, 08/01/2014
years ago. Fawaz Gerges, director of the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics, says the fact al-Qaeda militants are now crossing from Syria into Iraq is a sign of how the organizatio...
http://www.ithacajournal.com/usatoday/article/4358845|  

Al-Qaeda hasn't gone away, and is gaining
South Lyon MI Herald , 08/01/2014
years ago. Fawaz Gerges, director of the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics, says the fact al-Qaeda militants are now crossing from Syria into Iraq is a sign of how the organizatio...

Al-Qaeda hasn't gone away, and is gaining
USA Today, 08/01/2014
years ago.Fawaz Gerges, director of the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics, says the fact al-Qaeda militants are now crossing from Syria into Iraq is a sign of how the organization...

Al-Qaeda hasn't gone away, and is gaining
Novi News, 08/01/2014
years ago. Fawaz Gerges, director of the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics, says the fact al-Qaeda militants are now crossing from Syria into Iraq is a sign of how the organizatio...

Revolt raises fears of new war in Iraq
Hawaii Tribune-Herald, 08/01/2014, Liz Sly
further incentive to confront Sunnis, said Toby Dodge, a professor at the London School of Economics. “Maliki is running an increasingly overt sectarian election campaign, and this is a part...
http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/world/revolt-raises-fears-new-war-iraq|  

Wolverhampton City Council stops spending to 'prevent insolvency'
UK Wired News, 08/01/2014 
Britain's leading experts on local government, Professor Tony Travers of the London School of Economics, has told the BBC he thinks it highly unlikely a local authority like Wolverhampton would...
http://www.ukwirednews.com/news.php/1533983-Wolverhampton-City-Council-stops-spending-to-prevent-insolvency|  

Egypt: Mursi Goes Back on Trial
Ghanamma.com, 08/01/2014
deliberate ploy by the Muslim Brotherhood, says Professor Fawaz Gerges of the London School of Economics. “The strategy of the Muslim Brotherhood is to make the situation as unstable as possible in order to really frustrate the military-led government...
http://www.ghanamma.com/egypt-mursi-goes-back-on-trial/|  

Fuelled by Syria war, al Qaeda bursts back to life in Iraq
Yahoo! Singapore, 08/01/2014, Suadad al-Salhy
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...
http://sg.news.yahoo.com/fuelled-syria-war-al-qaeda-bursts-back-life-215656953.html|  

Motive of destruction
Boston Globe, 08/01/2014
institution that produced Nasser Hussain, the longtime English cricket captain and the London School of Economics before participating in the kidnapping and murder of journalist Daniel Pearl...
http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2014/01/08/boston-marathon-bombings-could-provide-insight-into-other-killings/bOT8m6Uo35K64o8GD0YJxH/story.html|  

England has long been a haven for exiled rulers
The News International, 08/01/2014
a few years ago after he had donated £10 million to the London School of Economics, after receiving a PhD from the institution. The family of Egypt’s ousted dictator Hosni Mubarak also has...
http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-225259-England-has-long-been-a-haven-for-exiled-rulers|  

Falluja standoff poses dilemma for Obama
Irish Times, 08/01/2014 
both Iraq and Syria, Toby Dodge, professor of international relations at the London School of Economics and a regular visitor to Iraq, predicted both Iraqi and Syrian governments would gain the...
http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/middle-east/falluja-standoff-poses-dilemma-for-obama-1.1647511|  

Aremu: Aka-Bashorun: Nostalgia for pan Africanism
The Guardian Nigeria, 08/01/2014
human capital. Late Alao Aka-Bashorun was a law graduate from the prestigious London School of Economics where he did his LL.B Programme in 1957 with school mates like legal luminary and elder...
http://www.ngrguardiannews.com/index.php/opinion/columnist/142863-aremu-aka-bashorun-nostalgia-for-pan-africanism|  

Al-Qaeda's spread unchecked since bin Laden's death
USA Today, 07/01/2014
years ago.Fawaz Gerges, director of the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics, says the fact al-Qaeda militants are now crossing from Syria into Iraq is a sign of how the organization...
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/01/07/al-qaeda-spread/4358845/|  

Michael Helou heads Global’s investment banking business
Arab News, 07/01/2014
investment banking business of the company. Helou is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science and brings almost 20 years of investment banking and advisory experience...
http://www.arabnews.com/news/505331|  

Morsi Trial to Resume as Egypt Protests Grow
Voice of America, 07/01/2014, Henry Ridgwell
deliberate ploy by the Muslim Brotherhood, says Professor Fawaz Gerges of the London School of Economics.“The strategy of the Muslim Brotherhood is to make the situation as unstable as possible in order to really frustrate the military-led government...
http://www.voanews.com/content/morsi-trial-to-resume-as-egypt-protests-grow/1825240.html|  

John Y. Kim Elected Vice Chairman of New York Life
Yahoo! Singapore, 07/01/2014
the University of Pennsylvania and received his MSc. in Economics from the London School of Economics. Alison Micucci most recently served as the Chief Administrative Officer of the New York...
http://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/john-y-kim-elected-vice-152100559.html|  

In Britain, the welcome mat for immigrants is wearing thin
Washington Post, 07/01/2014
welfare system dry.Rodney Barker, an emeritus professor of government at the London School of Economics, said Cameron and the Conservatives are now in a race to the bottom with Farage and UKIP...
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/british-welcome-of-immigrants-wears-thin/2014/01/07/25f2b560-7568-11e3-bc6b-712d770c3715_story.html|  

John Y. Kim Elected Vice Chairman of New York Life
Reuters, 07/01/2014
the University of Pennsylvania and received his MSc. in Economics from the London School of Economics. Alison Micucci most recently served as the Chief Administrative Officer...
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/07/ny-new-york-life-idUSnBw076236a+100+BSW20140107|  

Technology Opening up Access to Education
Huffington Post UK, 07/01/2014, Jessica Rose
a degree.Some Universities are fantastic at this, with places like the London School of Economics awarding on average £6k to their post-graduates, meaning finance is less of a barrier. However...
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/jessica-rose/technology-access-education_b_4551950.html|  

Mysteries of the middle class
Reuters, 07/01/2014
John Van Reenen, both of the Center for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics, makes such fascinating reading. Van Reenen and Pessoa set out to unravel the two big mysteries...
http://blogs.reuters.com/chrystia-freeland/2013/06/28/mysteries-of-the-middle-class/|  

In Iraq, revolt raises spectre of new war
Gulf News, 07/01/2014
further incentive to confront Sunnis, said Toby Dodge, a professor at the London School of Economics. ?Al Maliki is running an increasingly overt sectarian election campaign, and this is a part...
http://gulfnews.com/news/world/usa/in-iraq-revolt-raises-spectre-of-new-war-1.1274714|  

Bachelet nombra a Gloria Navarrete en la Dirección de Protocolo
La Nación Chile, 08/01/2014
la Universidad Católica con estudios en las de Oxford y LSE - London School of Economics and Political Science-. Martes 7 de enero de 2014 | por UPI - Foto: UPI + Sigue a Nación.cl en Facebook...
http://www.lanacion.cl/noticias/pais/politica/bachelet-nombra-a-gloria-navarrete-en-la-direccion-de-protocolo/2014-01-07/202849.html|  

Avrupa Basınında Bugün
Başka Haber, 08/01/2014
olduğunu Maliki'ye anlatma derdinde olduğunu yazıyor.Guardian'ın haberinde görüşü aktarılan London School of Economics profesörü Toby Dodge, uzun vadede, sadece birkaç bin militanı bulunan El Kaide gruplarının ne Suriye'de ne de Irak'ta tutunma...
http://www.baskahaber.org/2014/01/avrupa-basnnda-bugun-8-ocak-2014.html|  

Защо "Ал Каида" се възражда в Ирак
Capital Weekly Bulgaria, 08/01/2014
дестабилизира крехките арабски страни", казва пред Reuters експертът по Близкия изток от London School of Economics Фауаз Герджис. ISIS се възползва от надигащия се сунитски гняв срещу шиитското...
http://www.capital.bg/politika_i_ikonomika/sviat/2014/01/08/2216193_zashto_al_kaida_se_vuzrajda_v_irak/|  

LSE on TV/Radio

News
BBC London 94.9, 09/01/2014
Tony Travers on government cuts

News
Sky News, 08/01/2014
Discussion re LSE research on vital care services

News
BBC Kent, 08/01/2014
Bob Ward criticises government for not doing enough to prevent flooding

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