Tuesday 21 January 2014

LSE in print

No easy way to increase wages

Evening Standard, 20/01/2014, p.51, Unattributed
union negotiators. Osborne may be trying to talk up average earnings growth but it is no longer clear anyone is on the other end of the line. Professor Alan Manning, LSE THE fact that growth is once again reliant on increases in household debt shows the failure of the experiment with free market capitalism. The Coalition appears content to sustain

Now, how can we join the $1m-per-student club?
The Guardian, 21/01/2014, p.31, Jonathan Wolff
of their international students gives a startling result: of the top 20 institutions in the world, 10 are in London. These include not just the obvious London Business School (3rd), LSE (4th) and School of Oriental and African Studies (8th), but also London Met (18th) and Middlesex (19th). It should be no surprise that, by proportion of students, London is

Top universities 'will not expand for fear of damaging their status'
The Times, 21/01/2014, p.4, Greg Hurst
whatever the result, because of its huge cost. Going up Number of full-time, first-year undergraduate students, 2012-13 Birmingham Bristol Cambridge Durham Exeter King''s College London Imperial College London Leeds Liverpool London School of Economics Manchester Newcastle Nottingham Oxford Queen Mary, London Sheffield Southampton Warwick York 5,110 4,365 3,360 3,865 4,870 2,240 4,175 6,355 5,160 1,330 7,305 5,330 6,940 3,320 3,390
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/education/article3981001.ece| (£)

Hospitals may be wasting £60m a year overpaying staff
The Daily Telegraph, 21/01/2014, p.2, Unattributed
claimed. Some staff who have left an NHS facility have continued to be paid, while doctors have been paid "on-call supplements" for shifts they did not work. Researchers from the London School of Economics and the Policy Analysis Centre said audit reports showed that one trust made overpayments of around £1million a year, with one doctor paid an extra £126,000

LSE online

Voluntary guidelines to protect young fashion models aren't working

guardian.co.uk (Web), 20/01/2014, Tansy Hoskins
and there is also the problem of the Euro-centric nature of this singular version of beauty which compounds an already notoriously racist industry . Research published in 2011 (PDF) by LSE economist Dr Joan Costa-Font and Professor Mireia Jofre-Bonet of City University concluded that eating disorders are "socially formed" and that "body image" refers to the place "where body, mind

España precisa un modelo educativo que enseñe a la gente a buscarse la vida
Diario Información, 21/01/2014
con una apuesta por la innovación y la creatividad. Catedrático de la London School of Economics, Garicano lamenta la cortedad de miras de los políticos, critica sin miramientos el modelo educativo...

Scholar who attended Georgetown Day School in DC killed in Afghanistan
FOX WTTG Washington, 20/01/2014
to London where he went on to earn a PhD at the London School of Economics. More recently, Petersen was the Southeast Europe Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center and a senior fellow...

Celebrate what’s great this Australia Day!
Crookwell Gazette, 20/01/2014
Masters in Business Administration (Honours) from IMD-Switzerland, Masters of Science from the London School of Economics and degrees from University of London and Southern Cross University.“Austral...

US Allies Remain Skeptical of Obama’s Surveillance Reforms
Voice of America, 20/01/2014, Henry Ridgwell
citizens.The changes are unlikely to change global opinion, however, according to London School of Economics International Relations Professor Chris Brown. “The people who were fairly relaxed about it beforehand will be quite reassured by these...

Realiza Gobierno de NL primer cambio del año en su gabinete
Publimetro México, 21/01/2014, Ericka Ostos
con dos maestrías en administración pública y política económica expedidas por el London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) y por el Institut d´études politiques de Paris (SCIENCES...

Lib Dem parliamentary candidate Maajid Nawaz faces criticism for tweeting 'Jesus and Mo' cartoon
Camden New Journal, 20/01/2014, Richard Osley
my tweets.” The cartoon was at the centre of controversy at the London School of Economics last year when the university banned two students from wearing t-shirts with the pictures at its annual

Los seis candidatos de las primarias del PSC en Barcelona
La Vanguardia, 20/01/2014
en Economía y otro en Orden Público y Administración Pública en la London School of Economics and Political Science. Miembro de la agrupación del PSC de Sant Martí y diputada en el Parlament...

Bryan Rhode Named CSX Regional Vice President, State Government Affairs
Miami Herald, 20/01/2014
Pennsylvania State University, the University of Virginia School of Law and the London School of Economics. Following his military service as a captain in the United States Marine Corps, Rhode...

LSE on TV/Radio

The Daily Politics
BBC 2, 20/01/2014
Tessa Jowell, discussing her plans for the future, mentions that she will soon be working with LSE.

BBC Radio London, 21/01/2014
Discussion of the report published by researchers at LSE looking at overpayments made in the NHS.