Friday 10 January 2014

LSE in print

Gangsterism, not racism, was the root of Duggans shooting
The Daily Telegraph, 10/01/2014, p.28, Fraser Nelson
equivalent of Los Angeles-style gangs organised by ethnicity: ours almost always tend to reflect the composition of the communities they come from. In its long investigation into the riots, the London School of Economics said that half of those it interviewed were black - but "those involved did not consider these race riots". This is something that marks us out
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/10561007/Gangsterism-not-racism-was-the-root-of-Mark-Duggans-shooting.html|  

JPMORGAN hires senior I.M.F. official for Asia
International New York Times, 10/01/2014, p.17, Neil Gough
the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis, according to the memo. Mr. Singh has taught at Georgetown University in Washington and Bombay University, and holds postgraduate degrees from Cambridge University and the London School of Economics. In his new role at JPMorgan, Mr. Singh will work closely with the bank's government relations, legal and compliance teams, according to the memo, the contents
http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/01/09/jpmorgan-hires-i-m-f-official-for-regulatory-role-in-asia/?_r=0|  

Dangers of too early an attempt to topple a state
Financial Times, 10/01/2014, p.10, Unattributed
the legitimacy to unite a population and the capacity to run the state, is an invitation to prolonged violence, developmental regression and regional instability. James Putzel, Dept of International Development, London School of Economics, UK

Jock Young
The Guardian, 10/01/2014, p.40, Keith Hayward; Roger Matthews
at University College London to read biochemistry, but a chance encounter with the radical criminologist Steve Box convinced him to switch to sociology instead. In 1962, he enrolled at the London School of Economics, where he became inspired by new developments in US sociology. Just as significant was the countercultural revolution taking place outside the university seminar room; and it
http://www.theguardian.com/education/2013/dec/04/jock-young|  

LSE online

Labour seizes on New York poll to highlight London inequality
FT.com (Web), 09/01/2014, Unattributed
two - has been a prominent defender of finance and the wealthy and some believe this makes him vulnerable to a shift in mood. Tony Travers, a professor at the London School of Economics, said Mr de Blasio's success brought risks for Mr Johnson and other Conservative politicians in London, and that these were already being exploited by their political
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/49f09f00-7954-11e3-b381-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2pyr3cITk| (subscription required)

UK visa 'auction' for well-off foreigners planned
AOL UK (Web), 09/01/2014, Adrian Holliday
the Government's Migration Advisory 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 10 million". Not popular More than 500 'investor' visa were approved in the second quarter of 2013. A recent poll, the British Social Attitudes Survey,
http://money.aol.co.uk/2014/01/09/uk-visa-auction-for-well-off-foreigners-planned/|  

British passports for sale? Government's migration advisers say rich foreigners should be let in if they hand over money
Mail Online UK (Web), 09/01/2014, Unattributed
be proper discussion about it. 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.’ The committee has been asked to examine the issue by Home Secretary Theresa May, and is expected to submit a report in February. But giving
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2536408/British-passports-sale-Governments-migration-advisers-says-rich-foreigners-let-hand-money.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490|  

Win a chance to join a solar power debate in the House of Lords
guardian.co.uk (Web), 09/01/2014, Unattributed
of Lords on the 20 January, and you could win tickets to be there. Kicking off proceedings will be Lord Layard, programme director of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics. He has recently got together with the evening's second guest speaker Sir David King, a former chief scientific adviser, to champion the promise of solar power
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jan/09/win-chance-solar-power-house-lords|  

Meet the most influential Nigerians in the UK
iShine Magazine, 10/01/2014, Ashake Williams
inspector supervising a number of investigative teams. Between 1995 to 2005, the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he gained his PhD. In April 2006, Victor Olisa was promoted to the position of Superintendent.He gained a wide...
http://morinokenla.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/meet-most-influential-nigerians-in-uk.html|  

JPMorgan hires IMF official for regulatory role in Asia
Smart Investor, 10/01/2014
and Bombay University, and holds postgraduate degrees from Cambridge University and the London School of Economics Singh "will focus on developing adaptive strategies for our complex and dynamic...
http://www.smartinvestor.in/market/Compnews-220759-Compnewsdet-JPMorgan_hires_IMF_official_for_regulatory_role_in_Asia.htm|  

UK working on idea to sell visas to highest bidder
Times of India, 10/01/2014
if they endow a Cambridge college, a major teaching hospital or the London School of Economics with £10 million.'' British home secretary Theresa May has asked the committee to look at whether...
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/uk/UK-working-on-idea-to-sell-visas-to-highest-bidder/articleshow/28610466.cms|  

U of M medical officials warn of coming residency crunch
Minnesota Public Radio, 10/01/2014
University of Georgia and a master?s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.
http://blogs.mprnews.org/oncampus/2014/01/u-of-m-medical-officials-warn-of-coming-residency-crunch/?refid=0|  

Students and unions criticise wage hikes for vice-chancellors
SAM Daily Times, 10/01/2014, Ali Aizaz Zahid
generous than the 1% offer currently on the table."At the London School of Economics, where the director took home a total of £466,000 in 2012-13, the student union education officer Rosie Coleman says: "Our director is a valuable asset to...
http://samdailytimes.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/students-and-unions-criticise-wage.html|  

Political ad fights tunnel tolls
FOX 43 TV, 10/01/2014
" "The project is flawed," wrote Paul, who graduated from the London School of Economics. "The new tunnel, which is the primary part of it, only dumps traffic onto roads that already exist...
http://www.fox43tv.com/news/local/portsmouth/political-ad-in-richmond-fights-tunnel-tolls|  

Al-Qaeda bursts back to life in Iraq
Saudi Gazette, 09/01/2014
upon one another,” said Fawaz Gerges, a Middle East expert at the London School of Economics. The ISIL fighters are exploiting simmering Sunni anger against the Shiite-led government of Prime...
http://www.saudigazette.com.sa/index.cfm?method=home.regcon&contentid=20140110192020|  

Iraq: Army's Fallujah push risks inflaming Sunni uprising
UPI, 09/01/0214
of it," noted Toby Dodge, a veteran Iraq observer with the London School of Economics. "He needs to solidify the Shiite vote before the election, and the bigger the al-Qaida threat, the better...
http://www.upi.com/Top_News/Special/2014/01/09/Iraq-Armys-Fallujah-push-risks-inflaming-Sunni-uprising/UPI-11241389300164/|  

Labour uses NY poll to target London mayor
Financial Times, 09/01/2014
vulnerable to a shift in mood. Tony Travers, a professor at the London School of Economics, said Mr de Blasio’s success brought risks for Mr Johnson and other Conservative politicians in London...

In this week's New Statesman
New Statesman, 09/01/2014 
ON A NONSENSICAL EU REFERENDUM 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|  

JPMorgan hires IMF official for regulatory role in Asia
Business Standard India, 09/01/2014
and Bombay University, and holds postgraduate degrees from Cambridge University and the London School of Economics Singh "will focus on developing adaptive strategies for our complex and dynamic...
http://www.business-standard.com/article/international/jpmorgan-hires-imf-official-for-regulatory-role-in-asia-114010901366_1.html|  

Dale Mortensen, Nobel laureate in economics, dies
Individual.com, 09/01/2014 
Diamond of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Christopher Pissarides of the London School of Economics, has been at Northwestern since 1965. He joked his award-winning research, which...
http://www.individual.com/storyrss.php?story=186655704&hash=d5c65ebc75f0e9f95931375d770080a5|  

Dale Mortensen, Nobel laureate in economics, dies
UPI, 09/01/2014
Diamond of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Christopher Pissarides of the London School of Economics, has been at Northwestern since 1965. He joked his award-winning research, which...
http://www.upi.com/Business_News/2014/01/09/Dale-Mortensen-Nobel-laureate-in-economics-dies/UPI-78281389293565/|  

Win a chance to join a solar power debate in the House of Lords
Nigeria Sun, 09/01/2014
programme director of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics. He has recently got together with the evening's second...

If You’re rich buy British passport, if a common person even no visa Home Office
National Turk, 09/01/2014
if they endow a Cambridge college, a major teaching hospital or the London School of Economics with £10 million.’ The committee has been asked to examine the issue by Home Secretary Theresa...
http://www.nationalturk.com/en/if-youre-rich-buy-british-passport-if-a-common-person-even-no-visa-home-office-rule-uk-news-46048|  

Al-Qaeda exploiting Syria rebellion to wage war on Shiites across Mideast
South China Morning Post, 09/01/2014
" said Fawaz Gergez, director of the Middle East Centre 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.scmp.com/news/world/article/1401617/al-qaeda-exploiting-syria-rebellion-wage-war-shiites-across-mideast|  

Exiled Cypriots’ Homecoming Dream Thwarted by Turkey Scandal
BusinessWeek, 09/01/2014 
it all," said James Ker-Lindsay, a senior research fellow at the London School of Economics and author of "The Cyprus Problem.". "There’s about six or seven key areas and we know the rough parameters...
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-01-08/expelled-cypriots-homecoming-dream-thwarted-by-scandal-in-turkey|  

UK visas could be auctioned to overseas millionaires: Report
Economic Times, 09/01/2014 
if they endow a Cambridge college, a major teaching hospital or the London School of Economics with 10 million pounds," he said. Wealthy foreigners would make offers for a proportion of so-called...
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/nri/visa-and-immigration/uk-visas-could-be-auctioned-to-overseas-millionaires-report/articleshow/28597357.cms|  

UK visas could be auctioned...
Siasat Daily, 09/01/2014
if they endow a Cambridge college, a major teaching hospital or the London School of Economics with 10 million pounds," he said. Wealthy foreigners would make offers for a proportion of so-called...
http://www.siasat.com/english/news/uk-visas-could-be-auctioned-overseas-millionaires-report|  

Fuelled by Syria war, al-Qaeda bursts back to life in nearby Iraq
Times of Malta, 09/01/2014, Suadad al-Salhy, Reuters 
upon one another,” said Fawaz Gerges, a Middle East expert at the London School of Economics. “There is already a fierce geostrategic struggle unfolding in the Arab arena between Saudi Arabia...
http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20140109/world/Fuelled-by-Syria-war-al-Qaeda-bursts-back-to-life-in-nearby-Iraq.501988#.Us-v4CJFDGg|  

An apology and a New Year’s resolution!
Times Higher Education Supplement, 09/01/2014
such as the £466,000 paid to the incoming director of the London School of Economics in 2012-13 – will strike some cynical academics on a salary of £36,000 per annum as marginally excessive. But...
http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/comment/the-poppletonian/an-apology-and-a-new-years-resolution/2010290.article|  

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/funds-and-etfs/etfs/how-to-profit-from-ipos-without-the-worst-of-the-risk/article16249651/|  

Next Russ generation steps up to bat
AIM Group, 09/01/2014, Christo Volschenk
mid-1980s. Eugen B. Russ, new CEO of Erento After studying at the London School of Economics (2006 – 2009), Eugen B. Russ (photo) worked for the Boston Consulting Group in Switzerland until August 2013 and completed his MBA at the Columbia...
http://aimgroup.com/2014/01/09/next-russ-generation-steps-up-to-bat-at-erento/|  

Joan Thirsk: Preeminent historian of English agriculture
Sydney Morning Herald, 09/01/2014
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...
http://www.smh.com.au/comment/obituaries/joan-thirsk-preeminent-historian-of-english-agriculture-20140109-30jsb.html|  

Expelled Cypriots' homecoming dream thwarted by Turkey scandal
Kathimerini, 09/01/2014, Maria Petrakis & Georgios Georgiou
of it all,” said James Ker-Lindsay, a senior research fellow at the London School of Economics and author of “The Cyprus Problem.”. “There’s about six or seven key areas and we know the rough...
http://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite1_1_09/01/2014_535125|  

Violence feeds goal for group aiding al-Qaida
Journal-Gazette, 09/01/2014
struggle, 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...
http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20140109/NEWS04/301099983/-1/NEWS09|  

Al-Qaida-linked group ramps up violence in Mideast
Boulder Daily Camera, 09/01/2014, 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...
http://www.dailycamera.com/nation-world-news/ci_24873391/al-qaida-linked-group-ramps-up-violence-mideast|  

Al-Qaeda-linked group ramps up regional violence
Denver Post, 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...
http://www.denverpost.com/nationworld/ci_24873631/al-qaeda-linked-group-ramps-up-regional-violence|  

La scission bancaire… vers plus de stabilité économique?
Monde qui bouge, 10/01/2014, Céline
atteint 1600 milliards de recapitalisation.(5) De Grauwe Paul, professeur à la London School of economics, www.lesoir.be/archives(6) Ibid.(7) Selon la composition du bilan bancaire, BNP Paribas Fortis consacre 33% de son actif aux crédits, Barclays...
http://www.mondequibouge.be/index.php/2014/01/la-scission-bancaire-vers-plus-de-stabilite-economique/|  

Pessoas inteligentes traem mais
TABLOIDE DO JCCABRAL53.O SEU JORNAL DA ZONA OESTE!, 09/01/2014, José Carvalho
É o que revela apesquisa feita pelo cientista Satoshi Kanazawa, da London School of Economics. A pesquisa afirma que pessoas com QI elevado são mais tendenciosas a uma traição do que pessoas com QI mais baixo. Centenas de pessoas, dos mais diversos...
http://blogdojccabral533.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/pessoas-inteligentes-traem-mais.html|  

Emprendimiento, Economía y Marketing copan la formación ‘online’
Revista Ser Empresario, 09/01/2014
Financieros y Gestión de Activos con posibilidad de una estancia en la London School of Economics and Political Science. Tiene un precio de 9.000 euros. El programa permite combinar las ventajas que aportan las nuevas tecnologías y la formación a...
http://www.serempresario.com/2014/01/emprendimiento-economia-y-marketing-copan-la-formacion-online/|  

Yellen, la economista que vio venir la crisis financiera
Ahora es el Tiempo, 09/01/2014, Ahora es el Tiempo
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 emérita.Apasionada por la economía, vive rodeada...
http://ahoraeseltiempo.wordpress.com/2014/01/09/yellen-la-economista-que-vio-venir-la-crisis-financiera/|  

Emprendimiento y Marketing copan la formación 'online'
El Economista.es, 09/01/2014
Financieros y Gestión de Activos con posibilidad de una estancia en la London School of Economics and Political Science. Tiene un precio de 9.000 euros. El programa permite combinar las ventajas...
http://ecoaula.eleconomista.es/master-posgrados/noticias/5441165/01/14/Emprendimiento-Economia-y-Marketing-copan-la-formacion-online-.html|  

Draghi, Yellen und Co.: Die mächtigsten Notenbanker der Welt
Spiegel Online, 09/01/2014
sie ihren späteren Mann kennen: George Akerlof. Mit ihm ging sie zur London School of Economics, dann zur Universität Berkeley nach Kalifornien. Beide forschten intensiv über Arbeitslosigkeit...
http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/yellen-draghi-carney-kuroda-die-maechtigsten-notenbanker-a-942598.html#ref=rss|  

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