Thursday 23 January 2014

LSE in print

Taxpayers face £100m bill in fiasco over Tube signalling contract
Evening Standard, 22/01/2014, p.4, Matthew Beard
programmes director, David Waboso, today faced calls for the fiasco to be investigated by MPs on the Public Accounts Committee. Tony Travers, director of the Greater London Group at the London School of Economics said: "It is clear a lot of money will have been spent on a contract that has been terminated. The big question is who pays —
http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/tube-fiasco-prompts-fear-that-signal-upgrade-will-miss-2018-deadline-9077183.html|  

Mental health problems 'are costing London £26bn a year'
Evening Standard, 22/01/2014, p.19, Benedict Moore-Bridger
But these costs are only part of the total lost to London each year through issues such as reduced productivity, it said. Martin Knapp, professor of social policy at the London School of Economics, who was on the report's working group, said more needed to be done. "This is far too high a price to the city, and much of
http://www.standard.co.uk/news/health/mental-health-problems-are-costing-london-26bn-a-year-9076544.html|  

Market referendum on austerity
International New York Times, 23/01/2014, p.17, Liz Alderman
Italy quickly followed suit. ''Panic in the financial markets led to panic in the world of policy makers,'' said Paul De Grauwe, a professor of European political economy at the London School of Economics. The result, Mr. De Grauwe said, is that austerity, which was intended to put countries on a path toward reducing debts and deficits, instead choked growth

Bank takes bite out of Labour
Daily Mail, 23/01/2014, p.67, Alex Brummer
Board, a global organisation paradoxically fashioned out of Gordon Brown's G20 process. Second, along comes another MPC member Ben Broadbent, formerly of Goldman Sachs, who in a lecture at the London School of Economics last week had the temerity to suggest the squeeze on living standards - the core argument propagated by Balls and his sidekick Chris Leslie - was
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/markets/article-2544115/Monetary-Policy-Committee-sound-message-Labour.html|  

Pinstripe suit and pink tie, Mr Kirby is happy to laugh at himself
Daily Mail, 23/01/2014, p.28, Quentin Letts
in the top pocket. Why pink? Brighton is home to lots of gay people and pink is the gay-pride colour. Mr Kirby - a grammar-school boy who went to the London School of Economics and had a successful career founding pubs and a radio station - does not himself seem to be gay. He lists a wife and no fewer
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2544392/QUENTIN-LETTS-Pinstripe-suit-pink-tie-Mr-Kirkby-happy-laugh-himself.html|
 
Leverhulme Trust – international networks and social sciences grants
Times Higher Education, 23/01/2014, p.21
Katrin Flikschuh of LSE has won a grant of £103,264 for work looking at domesticating global justice and global normative theorizing in African contexts

LSE online

South Sudan failed by misjudgment of international community, says UN chief | Mark Tran
guardian.co.uk (Web), 22/01/2014, Mark Tran
too often left at the margins while economic growth and service delivery are focused on. Official development assistance funding must prioritise these issues," she said in a speech at the London School of Economics on Tuesday. As an example of how war and conflict can delay development, Clark cited Syria, which is estimated to have lost 35 years of
http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2014/jan/22/south-sudan-failed-international-community|  

Mental health problems `are costing London #26bn a year?
Evening Standard (Web), 22/01/2014, Benedict Moorebridger
system.? But these costs are only part of the total lost to London each year through issues such as reduced productivity, it said. Martin Knapp, professor of social policy at the London School of Economics, who was on the report’s working group, said more needed to be done. “This is far too high a price to the city, and much of it
http://www.standard.co.uk/news/health/mental-health-problems-are-costing-london-26bn-a-year-9076544.html|  

In defence of Maajid Nawaz, blasphemy and (funny) cartoons of Mohammed
Telegraph (Web), 22/01/2014, Tom Chivers
argument, and – as mentioned – funny. But it makes a lot of people very angry, and other people very nervous. Recently two people running the Atheist Society stall at the London School of Economics's Freshers Fair were forced to cover up the Jesus and Mo T-shirts they were wearing, because the university was worried about offending its Muslim students (the
http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/tomchiversscience/100256024/in-defence-of-maajid-nawaz-blasphemy-and-funny-cartoons-of-mohammed/|  

Protests over axing of 'vital' land price statistics
FT.com (Web), 22/01/2014, Unattributed
indicator to the success or failure of a large part of its economic agenda," Mr Griffith said. Other signatories to the letter include Paul Cheshire, professor of economic geography at the London School of Economics; Roger Harding, director of communications, policy and campaigns at Shelter; Jan Crosby, head of housing at KPMG, and Nick Pearce, director of the IPPR. A Valuation Office
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/9b817e24-6343-11e3-a87d-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2rCu4pHJU| (£)

Taxpayers face #100m bill over Tube signalling fiasco
Evening Standard (Web), 22/01/2014, Matthew Beard
capital programmes director, David Waboso, today faced calls for the fiasco to be investigated by MPs on the Public Accounts Committee. Tony Travers, director of the Greater London Group at the London School of Economics said: “It is clear a lot of money will have been spent on a contract that has been terminated. The big question is who pays -
http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/tube-fiasco-prompts-fear-that-signal-upgrade-will-miss-2018-deadline-9077183.html|  

Taxpayer faces #100m bill after collapse of Tube signalling contract
Telegraph (Web), 22/01/2014, Unattributed
£1 billion contract for Crossrail trains due to be awarded shortly, making the collapse of the Underground contract doubly embarrassing. Tony Travers, director of the Greater London Group at the London School of Economics said: "It is clear a lot of money will have been spent on a contract that has been terminated. The big question is who pays Transport
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/road-and-rail-transport/10590793/Taxpayer-faces-100m-bill-after-collapse-of-Tube-signalling-contract.html|  

ALEX BRUMMER: Members of Monetary Policy Committee must sound horribly off message to Labour
Mail Online UK (Web), 23/01/2014, Alex Brummer
Stability Board, a global organisation paradoxically fashioned out of Gordon Brown's G20 process. Second, along comes another MPC member Ben Broadbent, formerly of Goldman Sachs, who in a lecture at the London School of Economics last week had the temerity to suggest the squeeze on living standards – the core argument propagated by Balls and his sidekick Chris Leslie – was
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/markets/article-2544115/Monetary-Policy-Committee-sound-message-Labour.html|  

QUENTIN LETTS: Pinstripe suit and pink tie, Mr Kirkby is happy to laugh at himself
Mail Online UK (Web), 23/01/2014, Quentin Letts
kerchief in the top pocket. Why pink? Brighton is home to lots of gay people and pink is the gay-pride colour. Mr Kirby – a grammar-school boy who went to the London School of Economics and had a successful career founding pubs and a radio station – does not himself seem to be gay. He lists a wife and no fewer
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2544392/QUENTIN-LETTS-Pinstripe-suit-pink-tie-Mr-Kirkby-happy-laugh-himself.html|  

Charity linking young people and businesses celebrates first year
Telegraph (Web), 22/01/2014, Unattributed
trustee of Access, says that her own experiences after education led to the foundation of the charity: "I didn’t go to university; I got a place to study history at LSE but I decided not to go. Through contacts of my parents I was able to get great work experience placements; I was very lucky, but some students can’t rely
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/10589112/Charity-linking-young-people-and-businesses-celebrates-first-year.html|  

Brighton's tax vote | @guardianletters
guardian.co.uk (Web), 22/01/2014, Unattributed
to make a big decision. They should be applauded. Professor Ruth Lister Chair of Compass MC Neal Lawson Chair, Compass John Hilary Executive director, War On Want Professor Richard Sennett LSE David Arnold Brighton Labour party member and trade unionist Heather Wakefield Unison Anthony Barnett Open Democracy Linda Jack Liberal Left Indra Adnan Soft Power Network/The Downing Street Network Dr
http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/jan/22/brightons-tax-vote|  

Too few women called to give evidence to parliamentary select committees
Finchannel.com, 22/01/2014
and 71 per cent of witnesses were men respectively, according to The London School of Economics and Political Science.The greatest disparity between men and women was among those called to...
http://finchannel.com/Main_News/B_Schools/129541_Too_few_women_called_to_give_evidence_to_parliamentary_select_committees/|  

Davos 2014: desaparecen los horrores, pero sigue la fragilidad
El Espectador, 23/01/2014, Chris Giles at Financial Times
era “bueno pero no fantástico”; mientras que el profesor Chris Pissarides, del London School of Economics, dijo que fuera de la Eurozona tenía confianza en que “los países pueden soportar el...
http://www.elespectador.com/noticias/economia/davos-2014-desaparecen-los-horrores-sigue-fragilidad-articulo-470313|  

Merkel Succession Beckons After Von der Leyen’s Defense Posting
Bloomberg, 22/01/2014
east-west divide. Von der Leyen grew up in Brussels and attended the London School of Economics, studied medicine and worked as agynecologist in her hometown of Hanover. Her father, Ernst...
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-01-22/merkel-succession-beckons-after-von-der-leyen-s-defense-posting.html|  

lse listens to bihar growth story
Calcutta Telegraph, 22/01/2014
the development model of Bihar held at the Old Theatre Hall of London School of Economics on Monday evening. The discussion — centred on the book edited by Stern and Singh, The New Bihar: Rekindling...
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140123/jsp/bihar/story_17855034.jsp#.UuDaZSJFDGg|  
Lombard Odier appoints Hugo Bänziger
Hedge Fund Journal, 22/01/2014
for Public Policy, National University of Singapore and Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics. “Lombard Odier offers exactly the right culture of entrepreneurship and innovation...
http://www.thehedgefundjournal.com/news/9132|  

Does online piracy make better art?
Excalibur Publications, 22/01/2014, Executive Editor
sense “bounced back,” but with a bonus. Interestingly, a report by the London School of Economics and Political Science noted that for the film industry in 2012, global box office sales were at a record-high $35 billion, an increase of six per...
http://www.excal.on.ca/features/does-online-piracy-make-better-art/|  

Conecte-se ao que importa: a “pirataria” na web
Gizmodo Brasil, 22/01/2014, Pedro Burgos
sugira o contrário, ganha espaço. Como, por exemplo, um artigo elaborado pela London School of Economics em outubro de 2013, que, apesar de grotescas falhas de metodologia e contabilidade de dados, ganhou as manchetes em sites brasileiros porque...
http://gizmodo.uol.com.br/conecte-se-ao-que-importa/|  

La guerre en Syrie accentue le regroupement communautaire au Moyen-Orient au détriment des frontières tracées en 1916.
Courier International, 22/01/2014
au lendemain de la Première Guerre mondiale, explique Fawaz Gerges, de la London School of Economics. Le désordre en Syrie a déjà commencé à brouiller les cartes, faisant émerger de nouvelles...
http://www.courrierinternational.com/article/2014/01/23/les-frontieres-brouillees|  

Fiddling at Davos, as Capitalism Burns
Strategy & Business, 22/01/2014, Theodore Kinni
Have a Future? have to wait for the final solo essay, by London School of Economics and Political Science director Craig Calhoun, for a more optimistic view. Calhoun doesn’t think that capitalism...
http://www.strategy-business.com/blog/Fiddling-as-Capitalism-Burns?rssid=global_perspective&gko=48821|  

Jordan Valley ? Stolen Land: Israel Destroys Schools, Prohibits Construction, Water or Electricity Connections
Global Research, 22/01/2014, Victoria Brittain
Conflict on Women, also the subject of a research paper for the London School of Economics. Her most recent work is a verbatim play, Waiting, with the words of the wives of Guantanamo and other...
http://www.globalresearch.ca/jordan-valley-stolen-land-israel-destroys-schools-prohibits-construction-water-or-electricity-connections/5365882|  

Economist led insight into unemployment
WA Today, 22/01/2014
of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Christopher A. Pissarides of the London School of Economics, developed a model to help explain why even in times of economic health, when employers...
http://www.watoday.com.au/comment/obituaries/economist-led-insight-into-unemployment-20140122-31941.html|  

Ahmad appointed deputy governor SBP
The News International, 22/01/2014
to July, 1995. Holding a Masters Degree in Finance and Accounting from London School of Economics (LSE), Ahmad has attended a number of seminars, conferences and courses abroad including Credit...
http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-3-227723-Ahmad-appointed-deputy-governor-SBP|  

Saeed Ahmad assumes charge of Deputy Governor State Bank of Pakistan - Press Note issued by State Bank of Pakistan
Hispanic Business Magazine, 22/01/2014
1990 to July, 1995. Holding Masters Degree in Finance and Accounting from London School of Economics (LSE), Mr. Saeed has attended a number of seminars, conferences and courses abroad including Credit Evaluation Program at Chase Manhattan, Islamic...
http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/2014/1/22/saeed_ahmad_assumes_charge_of_deputy.htm|  

In Depth – Energy (Part 2)
Able Magazine, 22/01/2014
help you live longer. A recent survey by Nuffield Health and the London School of Economics shows that the average person in the UK needs to do 12 minutes more exercise a day in order to achieve...
http://ablemagazine.co.uk/original-able-content/in-depth-energy-part-2/|  

Africa Combatting Inequality Key to Combatting Poverty Says UN Development Chief
Nigeria Sun, 22/01/2014
Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark today at the London School of Economics where she was giving a lecture at the International...
http://www.nigeriasun.com/index.php/sid/219815381/scat/c1ab2109a5bf37ec|  

Die Lombard Odier Gruppe ernennt Hugo Bänziger zum geschäftsführenden Teilhaber
Prestige Cars Magazin, 22/01/2014
Yew Institute for Public Policy, National University of Singapore und Gastprofessor der London School of Economics. Die geschäftsführenden Teilhaber von Lombard Odier repräsentieren in der...
http://www.prestigecars.de/automobile-magazin/2014/die-lombard-odier-gruppe-ernennt-hugo-banziger-zum-geschaftsfuhrenden-teilhaber/143904|  

Studentenproteste in London: Eine schlagkräftige Verbindung
Die Tageszeitung, 22/01/2014
schwächsten Mitgliedern solidarisieren, ist keine Selbstverständlichkeit. Der Soziologe Richard Seymour von der London School of Economics (LSE) sieht dafür verschiedene Gründe. „Es gibt ein...
http://www.taz.de/Studentenproteste-in-London/!131482/|  

El fondo de pensiones noruego ultima un giro histórico en su estrategia
Finanzas.com, 22/01/2014
ofrecerían mayor rentabilidad. En opinión de Sony Kapoor, profesor visitante de la London School of Economics y uno de los mayores especialistas en el fondo noruego, su enfoque conservador...
http://www.finanzas.com/noticias/mercados/fondos-inversion/20140122/fondo-pensiones-noruego-ultima-2588355.html|  

Lombard Odier ernennt Hugo Bänziger zum geschäftsführenden Teilhaber
Finanzen.ch, 22/01/2014
Professor der University of Chicago Booth School of Business und Gastprofessor der London School of Economics."Im Zuge des Ausbaus unseres Privatkundengeschäfts, des Institutionellen Bereichs...
http://www.finanzen.ch/nachrichten/Lombard-Odier-ernennt-Hugo-Baenziger-zum-geschaeftsfuehrenden-Teilhaber-838709|  

Lombard Odier / Die Lombard Odier Gruppe ernennt Hugo Bänziger zum ...
Ad Hoc News, 22/01/2014
Yew Institute for Public Policy, National University of Singapore und Gastprofessor der London School of Economics. Die geschäftsführenden Teilhaber von Lombard Odier repräsentieren in...
http://www.ad-hoc-news.de/lombard-odier-die-lombard-odier-gruppe-ernennt-hugo--/de/News/34010367|  

Die Lombard Odier Gruppe ernennt Hugo Bänziger zum geschäftsführenden Teilhaber
FinanzNachrichten.de, 22/01/2014
Yew Institute for Public Policy, National University of Singapore und Gastprofessor der London School of Economics.Die geschäftsführenden Teilhaber von Lombard Odier repräsentieren in der heutigen...
http://www.finanznachrichten.de/nachrichten-2014-01/29194473-die-lombard-odier-gruppe-ernennt-hugo-baenziger-zum-geschaeftsfuehrenden-teilhaber-007.htm|  

Hear from punk-folkster Frank Turner at Cambridge Union
Cambridge News, 22/01/2014
out from his day job to speak at the Cambridge Union. A London School of Economics history graduate, Turner went to Eton at the same time as Prince William on an academic scholarship and, despite...
http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Whats-on-leisure/Choice/Hear-form-punk-folkster-Frank-Turner-at-Cambridge-Union-20140122130300.htm|  

No h uma soluo universal para a segurana online das crianas europeias
Universia Portugal, 22/01/2014
resultados, Leslie Haddon , da equipa coordenadora do projecto EU Kids Online na London School of Economics , no Reino Unido, afirma: "Pela primeira vez, apresentamos resultados de 33 países...
http://noticias.universia.pt/destaque/noticia/2012/10/17/975362/no-ha-uma-soluco-universal-seguranca-online-das-criancas-europeias.html|  

Fastcoin: quick, reliable, and easy
Voice of Russia, 22/01/2014, Oksana Teplinskaya
is a big issue with all crypto currencies. Economic Historian at the London School of Economics Garrick Hileman is among them."For merchants and consumers to adopt something amass we need to...
http://voiceofrussia.com/radio_broadcast/no_program/260100100/|  

Mental ill Health Costs London £26bn a Year as Capital's Businesses Lose Out
International Business Times UK, 22/01/2014, Ian Silvera
s population," said Professor Martin Knapp, Professor of Social Policy at London School of Economics.He added: "£26bn a year is far too high a price to the city, and much of it is because we...
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/mental-ill-health-costs-london-26bn-year-capitals-businesses-lose-out-1433342|  

Cherie Blair: barrister, mother, feminist
CNN, 22/01/2014
"formidable" mother and grandmother.She went on to read law at the London School of Economics graduating with first-class honors and emerging as the top law student in her class when she sat...
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/14/world/cherie-blairs-life-after-downing-street/index.html|

LSE on TV/Radio

Waterloo Road
BBC 1, 22/01/2014
LSE mentioned by characters talking about university applications.

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