Wednesday 22 January 2014

LSE in print

Boris is right to be furious about London's airports
Evening Standard, 21/01/2014, p.14, Simon Jenkins
is putty in the hands of "big aviation" and its lobbyists. He has a record in this. He ran City regulation when it was in thrall to bankers, and the London School of Economics when it was in thrall to Libya's Colonel Gaddafi. The Mayor believes Davies bought the BA/BAA demand for an expanded Heathrow hook, line and sinker, even
http://www.standard.co.uk/comment/simon-jenkins-boris-johnson-is-right-to-be-furious-about-londons-airports-9074453.html|  

Horrors fade but fragility concerns remain
Financial Times, 22/01/2014, p.6, Chris Giles
a host of Nobel-prize winning economists travelling to the forum, Professor Edmund Phelps of Columbia University said the outlook was "good but not great" while Professor Chris Pissarides of the London School of Economics said that outside the eurozone he had "confidence that [countries] can withstand the start of monetary policy normalisation". Unlike José Manuel Barroso, the European Commission president,
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/8d59ca84-82a8-11e3-8119-00144feab7de.html#axzz2r73wfMj4| (£)

Climate change is not main cause of floods, say experts
Daily Mail, 22/01/2014, p.2, Ben Spencer
citizens, scientists and engineers, and the actions needed to accomplish this are largely the same regardless of the nature of the greenhouse gas-flood linkage.' Bob Ward, policy director at the London School of Economics Grantham Institute, disagreed, warning that talking about climate change is vital to the debate. 'Four of the five wettest years on record in the UK have
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2543600/Climate-change-NOT-main-cause-floods-say-experts-Building-plains-cutting-trees-true-reasons.html|  

NewRiver Retail to raise £75m for shopping spree in regions
City AM, 22/01/2014, p.14, Kasmira Jefford
services sectors. He has worked on public takeovers and mergers, reverse takeovers, acquisitions and disposals and advised NewRiver on its share placing in July last year. After graduating from the London School of Economics, Atkinson kicked-off his career with Deloitte where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant, working in audit and corporate finance in both London and Hong Kong. Liberum,
http://www.cityam.com/article/1390351471/newriver-retail-raise-75m-shopping-spree-regions|
 
Work hard, work long, would-be bankers are told
International New York Times, 22/01/2014, p.20, Jenny Anderson
young bankers how much they worked. Fifty percent reported that they worked 60 hours a week. ''That's not even in the game,'' he said. Mr. Dillard, speaking at the 2014 London School of Economics Alternative Investments Conference, said the hedge fund industry was poised to grow. There is a growing pot of money — projected to be $370 trillion in
http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/01/21/work-weekends-and-long-hours-fund-manager-advises-young-bankers/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0|

Duelingagendas
International New York Times, 22/01/2014, p.9, Unattributed
eyes, others smiled politely. Did he want to go back to the 1970s, one journalist inquired. Did he understand basic economics? Mr. Jennings, who has a master's degree from the London School of Economics, is general secretary of UNI Global Union, which represents 20 million service workers in 150 countries. This year, as he again carries labor's message to Davos,

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Lib Dem candidate receives death threats for tweeting Prophet Mohammed cartoon
Telegraph (Web), 22/01/2014, Unattributed
taping of BBC's The Big Questions. The t-shirt, featuring a print of controversial comic strip Jesus and Mo, was at the centre of a similar scandal last year, when the London School of Economics banned two students for wearing it. Mr Nawaz, who heads up the anti-extremist Quilliam Foundation, tweeted an image of the t-shirt along with the words: "This
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/liberaldemocrats/10588267/Lib-Dem-candidate-receives-death-threats-for-tweeting-Prophet-Mohammed-cartoon.html|

Who will win at the NTAs… according to Twitter
Radio Times, 21/01/2014, Emma Daly
the past year have been collected up, analysed and verified by the London School of Economics. Taking into account the volume of tweets, sentiment (positive or negative) and viewing figures...
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2014-01-21/who-will-win-at-the-ntas-according-to-twitter|  

World’s largest sovereign fund seeks b...
Daily News South Africa, 22/01/2014, Gwladys Fouche and Joachim Dagenborg
Fund commentators such as Sony Kapoor, a senior visiting fellow at the London School of Economics who wrote a critical study of the fund last August, argue that in a changing world, the conservative...
http://www.iol.co.za/business/international/world-s-largest-sovereign-fund-seeks-better-returns-1.1634811#.Ut9_UCJFDGg|  

Jack Ryan Reboot Points Up Problems of Franchise Management
Los Angeles - The Huffington Post, 22/01/2014, William Bradley
the latest reboot, Ryan is presented as a grad student at the London School of Economics who joins the Marines after 9/11, only to be blown out of the sky over Afghanistan. While recovering, he is recruited into CIA, working as a covert...
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/william-bradley/jack-ryan-reboot-points-u_b_4641297.html|  

Sheila Coronel named dean at Columbia Journalism School
Interaksyon, 22/01/2014
Philippines in 1979, and a masters degree in political sociology from the London School of Economics in 1991. Coronel will continue to teach and serve as Director of the Stabile Center.
http://www.interaksyon.com/article/79205/sheila-coronel-named-dean-at-columbia-journalism-school|  

'Even if 10 per cent is corrupt, that's unacceptably high'
Calcutta Telegraph, 22/01/2014
was supposed to get a master’s degree in economics from LSE ( London School of Economics) and then go to Lincoln’s Inn to take the Bar exam. But at LSE I came under the spell of Amartya Sen. Sen...
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140122/jsp/calcutta/story_17851058.jsp#.Ut-APSJFDGg|  

IP pipeline: fading fast
The News International, 22/01/2014, Ali Rizvi
billion in energy imports. The writer has a business degree from the London School of Economics and is a freelance journalist. He tweets @rizvinator
http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-9-227800-IP-pipeline:-fading-fast|  

NL podría captar 4 mmdd por IED
El Financiero Mexico, 22/01/2014
EGAP; tiene dos maestrías en Administración Pública y Política Económica por la London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) y por el Instituto de Políticas Públicas de París; y una...
http://www.elfinanciero.com.mx/secciones/economia/51398-nl-podria-captar-4-mmdd-por-ied.html|  

An Important Voice, Silenced: Remembering Alexandros Petersen
The National Interest, 21/01/2014, Robert W. Merry
the Economist. He earned degrees from King’s College London and the London School of Economics.1 2 next › last »
http://nationalinterest.org/commentary/important-voice-silenced-remembering-alexandros-petersen-9750|  

Afghan attack took young American ‘destined for greatness,’ teacher says
Washington Post, 21/01/2014, Valerie Strauss
geopolitics of central Asia. He earned a doctorate in philosophy from the London School of Economics and won numerous fellowships and scholars-in-residence posts. He published a book, “ The...
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/01/21/afghan-attack-took-young-american-destined-for-greatness-teacher-says/|  

NHS payrolls are wasting over £70m of taxpayers money
Payroll World, 21/01/2014
than £70m in overpayments and payroll inefficiencies a year, research by the London School of Economics and the Policy Analysis Centre has found. The authors of the report “very conservatively...
http://www.payrollworld.com/article/16530/fraud/nhs-payrolls-are-wasting-over-70m-of-taxpayers-money|  

Бельгийцы скрывают от налогов 60 млрд евро
Telegraf, 21/01/2014
около 60 млрд евро, передает газета L'Echo со ссылкой на профессора London School of Economics Габриэля Зюкмана. Согласно подсчетам эксперта, изучившего данные Швейцарского банка, в 2012 году...
http://www.telegraf.lv/news/belygiicy-skryvayut-ot-nalogov-60-mlrd|  

Serbia begins EU accession talks
Voice of Russia, 21/01/2014, Scott Craig
comply with EU standards. We spoke to Dr. James Ker-Lindsey of the London School of Economics, who's an expert on Serbia, about how significant the talks were. "A lot depends on EU membership...
http://voiceofrussia.com/uk/news/2014_01_21/Serbia-begins-EU-accession-talks-0683/|  

Rodrigo Medina apuntala a Nuevo León como la capital energética de México
Diario De Coahula, 21/01/2014
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...
http://www.eldiariodecoahuila.com.mx/notas/2014/1/21/rodrigo-medina-apuntala-nuevo-leon-como-capital-energetica-mexico-410036.asp|  

Bihar's economic turnaround analysed at LSE
Economic Times, 21/01/2014
LONDON: The turnaround in the growth of Bihar, one of the poorest and most populous states, was at the centre of a panel discussion at the prestigious (LSE). A new collection of essays titled "The...
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/indicators/bihars-turnaround-analysed-at-london-school-of-economics/articleshow/29163720.cms|  

Bihar's Turnaround Analysed at London School of Economics
New Indian Express, 21/01/2014, Aditi Khanna
at the prestigious London School of Economics (LSE
http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/news/Bihars-Turnaround-Analysed-at-London-School-of-Economics/2014/01/21/article2012223.ece|  

The rise of Europe's Tea Parties
CNBC, 21/01/2014, Holly Ellyatt
share of the vote in the elections. In research published by the London School of Economics in December, they predicted that UKIP could receive 22 percent of the vote (up from 16.1 percent...
http://www.cnbc.com/id/101333996|  

Insight: Norway's $833 billion oil fund eyes riskier bets
Reuters, 21/01/2014,Gwladys Fouche and Joachim Dagenborg
Fund commentators such as Sony Kapoor, a senior visiting fellow at the London School of Economics who wrote a critical study of the fund last August, argue that in a changing world, the conservative...
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/21/us-norway-fund-shakeup-insight-idUSBREA0K0FN20140121|  

Ghanaian emerges tops at London School of Economics
Business Ghana, 21/01/2014

News Date: 21st January 2014 The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) named a Ghanaian student as the overall best performer in the Organisational Behaviour Programme at its...
http://www.businessghana.com/portal/news/index.php?op=getNews&news_cat_id=1&id=195411|  

Out With Male Chauvinist, In With Male Feminist
Malaysian Digest , 21/01/2014, Onny Izwan
incest, and 1803 cases of molestation. Alif Zakri, 25, a graduate from London School of Economics and a male feminist felt that given the appalling statistics, the strong need for male feminists...
http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/484748-out-with-male-chauvinist-in-with-male-feminist.html|  

Litecoin: the silver to bitcoin's gold - interview
Voice of Russia, 21/01/2014, Oksana Teplinskaya
early and it was fair."Garrick Hileman, Economic Historian at the London School of Economics and Founder of MacroDigest, points out some positive peculiarities of this cryptocurrency."The...
http://voiceofrussia.com/radio_broadcast/no_program/260100064/|  

Insight: Norway's $833 billion oil fund eyes riskier bets
GlobalPost, 21/01/2014, Gwladys Fouche and Joachim Dagenborg
Fund commentators such as Sony Kapoor, a senior visiting fellow at the London School of Economics who wrote a critical study of the fund last August, argue that in a changing world, the conservative...
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140121/insight-norways-833-billion-oil-fund-eyes-riskier-bets|  

Big issues that the world faces
Abu Dhabi National, 21/01/2014, Frank Kane
from some of the best academic institutions in the world ? the London School of Economics, Insead in Paris ? he worked first with McKinsey, the international consulting group renowned for the...
http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/big-issues-that-the-world-faces|

LSE on TV/Radio

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BBC News at Nine, 21/01/2014
LSE’s Professor Fawaz Gerges discusses the Syria crisis.

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CNN International, 22/01/2014
LSE’s Professor Fawaz Gerges discusses the Syria crisis.

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BBC Radio London, 21/01/2014, 22/01/2014
LSE’s Professor Fawaz Gerges discusses the Syria crisis.

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BBC Radio Oxford, 21/01/2014
LSE’s Professor Fawaz Gerges discusses the Syria crisis.

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BBC Radio Sussex, 21/01/2014
LSE’s Professor Fawaz Gerges discusses the Syria crisis.

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BBC Radio Surrey, 21/01/2014
LSE’s Professor Fawaz Gerges discusses the Syria crisis.

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BBC Radio Kent, 21/01/2014
LSE’s Professor Fawaz Gerges discusses the Syria crisis

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