28 January 2014

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Meet Ukip, Britain's most working-class party
Telegraph Blogs (Blog), 27/01/2014, Unattributed
This journey has taken us from an office at the London School of Economics, where Ukip was founded in 1993, to the Buckinghamshire mansion of Robert Kilroy-Silk, who brought the party to the brink of breakthrough in 2004, and then nearly
http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/ukipwatch/100256765/meet-ukip-britains-most-working-class-party/|  

RBS reveals it must set aside a fresh #3BN to cope with US claims over mortgage securities and PPI mis-selling
Mail Online UK (Web), 28/01/2014, Adrian Lowery
a bonus for 2013 or 2014. Banks have cost their shareholders nearly £150billion with a string of scandals during and since the financial crisis, according to a report released at Christmas. The London School of Economics said the tally for bad behaviour such as loan insurance mis-selling and sanction-busting is larger than the annual economic output of Ireland. Between 2008 and 2012, ten
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/news/article-2546830/RBS-sets-aside-fresh-3bn-cope-claims-mortgage-backed-securities-PPI.html|

Did World War One nearly bankrupt Britain?
BBC.co.uk, 27/01/2014 
Prof Stephen Broadberry has been interviewed for an online WWI guide ‘Did World War One nearly bankrupt Britain? presented by Hugh Pym.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/zqhxvcw|  

Study finds wind farms do impact house prices
Exeter Express and Echo, 28/01/2014
-The London School of Economics (LSE) analysed the value of more than a million homes adjacent to wind farms over a 12-year period. It found those ...
http://www.exeterexpressandecho.co.uk/Study-finds-wind-farms-impact-house-prices/story-20511490-detail/|  

Raise the bar
Kathmandu Post - Jan 28 at 6:52 GMT
one-year LL.M. programme. Some examples of these universities are Cambridge University, London School of Economics and Political Science, Cardiff University, University of Liverpool, Erasmus...
http://www.ekantipur.com/the-kathmandu-post/2014/01/27/editorial/raise-the-bar/258605.html

Wind farms devalue nearby properties, report will claim
Western Daily Press - Jan 28 at 5:59 GMT
their value, according to a major new study of their impact. The London School of Economics ( LSE) analysed the value of more than a million homes adjacent to wind farms over a 12-year period...
http://www.westerndailypress.co.uk/Wind-farms-devalue-nearby-properties-report-claim/story-20510174-detail/story.html

Lansio corff syniadau polisi cyhoeddus
BBC (Web), 27/01/2014, Unattributed
Caerdydd enillodd y cytundeb i greu'r SPCC, ac eisoes mae sefydliadau eraill wedi cael eu recriwtio i'r rhwydwaith gan gynnwys grwpiau ymchwil ym mhrifysgolion Aberystwyth, Bangor, Morgannwg, Abertawe, Lerpwl a'r London School of Economics (LSE). 'Cyffrous a dyfeisgar' Dywedodd cyfarwyddwr y corff newydd, yr Athro Steve Martin: "Mae creu'r SPCC yn ddatblygiad cyffrous a dyfeisgar sy'n rhoi i weinidogion fynediad
http://www.bbc.co.uk/newyddion/25902510

"Aspirador de pó" elevará os juros, afirma Tombini
Folha Online - Jan 28 at 5:41 GMT
Banco Central do Brasil, Alexandre Tombini. Segundo Tombini, que deu palestra na London School of Economics, os emergentes serão forçados a subir juros também. Tombini voltou a dizer que...
http://www1.folha.uol.com.br/mercado/2014/01/1403803-aspirador-de-po-elevara-os-juros-afirma-tombini.shtml

Plans to lift class size cap at LSE despite student opposition
London Student - 27/1/2014
Plans have been drawn up to scrap limits on the size of certain classes at the London School of Economics (LSE), despite opposition from students. An internal report suggests that LSE should remove its limit of 15 students per class if it is run by a permanent faculty member or LSE fellow.
But under the proposals the cap will remain in place for classes led by graduate teaching assistants – currently 63% of those taught.
http://london-student.net/news/01/27/plans-lift-class-size-cap-lse-despite-student-opposition/

7.1% pay rise for London university heads
London Student - 27/1/2014
Professor Craig Calhoun, director of the London School of Economics (LSE), received £421,000 last year, which includes £88,000 for relocation costs ...
http://london-student.net/news/01/27/7-1-pay-rise-london-university-heads/

Oddly appropriate
Oman Tribune - Jan 28 at 5:38 GMT
holds true. In Shadow Recruit, Jack is pursuing his PhD at the London School of Economics when he watches the World Trade Center fall in 2001; after enlisting with the Marines and suffering a...
http://www.omantribune.com/index.php?page=leisure_details&id=11066&heading

Every cliche in the book
Camden Advertiser - Nicholas Mark and Nicholas Ryan - Jan 28 at 5:29 GMT
good?The film starts off well enough with Jack studying at the London School of Economics.But everything changes when he watches the September 11 attacks live on TV and decides to join the...
http://www.camdenadvertiser.com.au/story/2051013/every-cliche-in-the-book/?cs=1940

Tan Sri Dr Munir Majid appointed chairman of CARI
TheStar.com.my - Jan 28 at 4:57 GMT
its board since 2008. He obtained his B.Sc (Econ) from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1971, and his PhD in International Relations in 1978. He was teaching at the Department...
http://www.thestar.com.my/Business/SME/2014/01/28/Tan-Sri-Dr-Munir-Majid-appointed-chairman-of-CARI/

Selling dreams 38 Indian millionaires have moved to UK since 2008
Hindustan Times - Jan 28 at 3:26 GMT
As many as 38 Indian millionaires have moved to Britain since 2008 under a visa targeted at ‘high net worth individuals’ who can invest over £1 million, £5 million or £10 million that ensures...
http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/38-indian-millionaires-move-to-uk/article1-1177344.aspx

Les fonds de pension sont relativement peu exposés au capital-investissement
Les Echos - Florence Coupin - Jan 28 at 2:49 GMT
Selon une étude menée par The Coller Institute ( London School of Economics) et par le gérant Adveq, l'exposition au « private equity » des...
http://www.lesechos.fr/journal20140128/lec2_finance_et_marches/0203272589954-les-fonds-de-pension-sont-relativement-peu-exposes-au-capital-investissement-646008.php?xtor=RSS-2070

Corporate dynasties: The curious case of family CEOs
Human Capital Magazine - Jan 28 at 0:53 GMT
Motor Co, for instance.* However, research from Harvard Business School, the London School of Economics and Columbia University has found that family CEOs are often less hard working than ‘profession...
http://www.hcamag.com/hr-news/corporate-dynasties-the-curious-case-of-family-ceos-183483.aspx

“People reject capitalism because they think it’s based on shady deals”
El País - Amanda Mars - Jan 27 at 12:56 GMT
dilema de España (Or, The dilemma of Spain, published by Atalaya), the London School of Economics professor sees an urgent need for profound changes in how the state works, in the educational...
http://elpais.com/elpais/2014/01/27/inenglish/1390826414_182926.html

'La Sibérie aura plus d'habitants que Tokyo et nous partagerons nos vies avec différents conjoints': le monde... En 2114
Express.be - Jan 27 at 23:53 GMT
monde en 2114, dans 100 ans? Ignacio Palacios-Huerta, un économiste de la London School of Economics, a posé cette question à dix de ses collègues économistes. Il a compilé leurs conclusions...
http://www.express.be/joker/fr/platdujour/la-siberie-aura-plus-dhabitants-que-tokyo-et-nous-partagerons-nos-vies-avec-differents-conjoints-le-monde-en-2114/201565.htm

One million students seek 'Sugar Daddies' to pay their uni fees
TNT Magazine - With the recent increase in tuition fees, many London university students ... of Westminster, University of Arts London, London School of Economics, ...
http://www.tntmagazine.com/news/london/one-million-uk-students-seek-sugar-daddies-to-pay-their-uni-fees

Buchanan Institute – Edinburgh’s first student-led think-tank, launches
Student Newspaper - Jan 27 at 23:25 GMT
the country, including those at Cambridge, King College London (KCL), University College London, London School of Economics, York, Warwick, Sheffield and Manchester. Ben Counsell, founder...
http://www.studentnewspaper.org/blog/2014/01/27/buchanan-institute-edinburgh-universitys-first-student-think-tank-lauches/

A new leader, but the old problems haunt RBS
Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jan 27 at 21:51 GMT
sign this will mean an end to the write-offs. Research by the London School of Economics found that RBS conduct and provision costs were the lowest of Britain’s four largest banks but the suspicion...
http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/leader-old-problems-haunt-rbs-214052674.html

Aversão a moedas e ações de emergentes faz dólar subir 1,16% e fechar a R$ 2,42
O Globo Online - Jan 27 at 20:15 GMT
presidente do Banco Central, Alexandre Tombini, disse na manhã, em palestra na London School of Economics, que a "depreciação do real desde o pico de julho de 2011 até agora é um movimento normal"...
http://oglobo.globo.com/economia/aversao-emergentes-faz-dolar-subir-117-encerrar-negociado-r-242-11412773

London universities’ £7.4m stake in the arms industry
London Student - James Burley and Nicholas Winchester - Jan 27 at 19:26 GMT
holdings in General Electric of £97,000 and £1,600 respectively. The London School of Economics (LSE) has an indirect stake in the company and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) has a direct investment, but neither revealed the value...
http://london-student.net/news/01/27/london-universities-7-4m-stake-arms-industry/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=london-universities-7-4m-stake-arms-industry

Charges against Willetts protesters thrown out over ‘shocking’ police inconsistencies
London Student - Adrian Polglase - Jan 27 at 15:24 GMT
to the ground by the police, arrested, strip-searched, fingerprinted and charged. Former London School of Economics student Ashok Kumar, 29, who had been invited to interview Mr. Willetts, attempted to intervene in a dispute between a teenage student...
http://london-student.net/news/01/27/charges-willetts-protesters-thrown-shocking-police-inconsistencies/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=charges-willetts-prote


Family CEOs Spend Less Time At Work
Forbes.com - Jan 27 at 18:01 GMT
Family Firm: Evidence from CEOs at Work, with Oriana Bandiera of the London School of Economics and Andrea Prat of Columbia University. "On the one hand, it stands to reason that they should...
http://www.forbes.com/fdc/welcome_mjx.shtml

La economía mundial despierta
ABC.es - luis p. arechederra - Jan 27 at 19:24 GMT
débil salida de la crisis», alerta Paul De Grauwe, profesor de la London School of Economics.Para que se acelere esa recuperación, Martínez Lázaro echa de menos que el BCE ponga en marcha un...
http://www.abc.es/economia/20140127/abci-mejora-economica-global-201401242155.html

Dólar sobe 1,04%, para R$ 2,42, e renova máxima desde agosto
Estadão.com.br - Jan 27 at 19:19 GMT
cedo, Tombini tentou acalmar os investidores, afirmando, durante um evento na conceituada London School of Economics, que a depreciação do real desde o pico de julho de 2011 até agora é um movimento...
http://economia.estadao.com.br/noticias/ae-mercados-geral,dolar-sobe-para-r-2-42-e-renova-maxima-desde-agosto-de-2013,176411,0.htm

Aversão a emergentes faz dólar subir a R$ 2,42, maior cotação desde agosto
O Globo Online - Jan 27 at 19:11 GMT
presidente do Banco Central, Alexandre Tombini, disse na manhã, em palestra na London School of Economics, que a "depreciação do real desde o pico de julho de 2011 até agora é um movimento normal"...
http://oglobo.globo.com/economia/aversao-emergentes-faz-dolar-subir-117-encerrar-negociado-r-242-11412773

Dólar sobe para R$ 2,42 e renova máxima desde agosto de 2013
MSN Brasil - Jan 27 at 19:09 GMT
cedo, Tombini tentou acalmar os investidores, afirmando, durante um evento na conceituada London School of Economics, que a depreciação do real desde o pico de julho de 2011 até agora é um movimento...
http://estadao.br.msn.com/economia/d%C3%B3lar-sobe-para-rdollar-242-e-renova-m%C3%A1xima-desde-agosto-de-2013-1

Dólar fecha em alta e renova máxima desde agosto de 2013
Bol - Jan 27 at 19:08 GMT
cedo, Tombini tentou acalmar os investidores, afirmando, durante um evento na conceituada London School of Economics, que a depreciação do real desde o pico de julho de 2011 até agora é um movimento...
http://noticias.bol.uol.com.br/ultimas-noticias/brasil/2014/01/27/dolar-fecha-em-alta-e-renova-maxima

Câmbio: dólar fecha em alta e renova máxima desde agosto do ano passado
Agencia Estado - Jan 27 at 18:55 GMT
cedo, Tombini tentou acalmar os investidores, afirmando, durante um evento na conceituada London School of Economics, que a depreciação do real desde o pico de julho de 2011 até agora é um movimento...
http://institucional.ae.com.br/Resource/DZdwse1p4uoMHjItCVcry6irZzak2SXaM8QZsyK8RcaiLlW5JBoClNeuCfEB%

Taxas futuras sobem seguindo o dólar
Yahoo! Brasil - Estadão Conteúdo – 9 minutos atrás - Jan 27 at 18:51 GMT
cedo, Tombini tentou acalmar os investidores, afirmando, durante um evento na conceituada London School of Economics, que a depreciação do real desde o pico de julho de 2011 até agora é um movimento...
http://br.financas.yahoo.com/noticias/taxas-futuras-sobem-seguindo-d%C3%B3lar-184200975.html

I top manager del futuro non studiano in Italia (né in Europa)
La Repubblica - Jan 27 at 17:49 GMT
Business School , quinta. Ad interrompere l'egemonia americana è sempre la britannica London School of Economics , che scalza la Wharton conquistando la medaglia di bronzo. Al sesto posto...
http://finanza.repubblica.it/News_Dettaglio.aspx?code=709&dt=2014-01-27&src=TLB

Tombini: BC pode ser mais incisivo no combate à inflação
O Globo Online - Vivian Oswald - Jan 27 at 13:43 GMT
Banco Central, Alexandre Tombini, afirmou a uma audiência de 150 pessoas na London School of Economics (LSE) que a economia global está passando por um período de transição, após as políticas...
http://oglobo.globo.com/economia/tombini-bc-pode-ser-mais-incisivo-no-combate-inflacao-11413638

Dólar BC está combatendo o repasse do câmbio aos preços, diz Tombini
Folha Online - Jan 27 at 16:06 GMT
está diminuindo, apesar de continuar alta. Segundo Tombini, que deu palestra na London School of Economics, a inflação em 12 meses deve ficar ao redor de 5,7% em janeiro. Isso significa que...
http://www1.folha.uol.com.br/mercado/2014/01/1403463-bc-esta-combatendo-o-repasse-do-cambio-aos-precos-diz-tombini.shtml

'Digital Backpack' launch to solve back problems in half of UK's children
Photography Monthly - Jan 27 at 15:18 GMT
the UKs leading primary schools and universities, including the University of London, London School of Economics and Imperial College London, HappyBird is set to improve classroom learning experiences...
http://www.photographymonthly.com/News-and-Reviews/2014/1/Digital-Backpack-launch-to-solve-back-problems-in-half-of-UK-s-children

SNP: Edinburgh success in cities report highlights Scotland's potential
PoliticsHome - Jan 27 at 14:31 GMT
blood out of the rest of the country’. “Professor Tony Travers of London School of Economics described London as ‘the dark star of the economy,’ warning it was ‘inexorably sucking in resources...
http://www.politicshome.com/uk/article/91935/snp_edinburgh_success_in_cities_report_highlights_scotlands_potential.html

UK climate change spending almost halved under Owen Paterson
Latest UK news and comment | theguardian.com - Damian Carrington - Jan 27 at 14:29 GMT
race at adapting," he said.Bob Ward, policy director at the London School of Economics' Grantham Research Institute, told the Independent on Sunday: "These shocking figures should worry everyone in the UK. Defra is the lead government department...
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jan/27/uk-climate-change-owen-paterson

Tombini: BC está combatendo o repasse do câmbio aos preços
Reuters Brasil - Jan 27 at 13:45 GMT
está reduzindo, mas ainda continua elevada. Segundo Tombini, que deu palestra na London School of Economics, a inflação em 12 meses deve ficar ao redor de 5,7 por cento em janeiro. Isso significa...
http://br.reuters.com/article/topNews/idBRSPEA0S4BH20140127

Nigeria: Security Screening Begins for Next CBN Governor
AllAfrica.com - Jan 27 at 12:31 GMT
from City University London and a Masters degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is also a member of the Board Nominations Committee.Analysts however...

Hand Major UK Cities Same Freedoms as Liberated London, Report
International Business Times UK - Shane Croucher - Jan 27 at 10:45 GMT
from central government.The study by the London Finance Commission, led by London School of Economics academic Tony Travers, called for property taxes such as stamp duty to be kept in the capital...


LSE on TV/Radio

News
BBC London 94.9FM, 27 January 2014
Mention of incident at LSE Fresher’s Fair.

Have I Got News for You
BBC One, 27 January 2014
Repeat of episode which discussed LSE students visiting North Korea.

News
BBC WM, 28 January 2014
Tony Travers discusses the potential for a mayor in Birmingham
News
BBC Devon,28 January
Discussion of LSE research on the effect of wind turbines on house prices.

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