Wednesday 05 March 2014

LSE in print

The winners and losers in era of low interest rates
Daily Express, 05/03/2014, p.17, Giles Sheldrick
rate was down to 0.5 per cent, ushering in the era of cheap borrowing. The warning that there may be trouble ahead came from Dr Ros Altmann, governor of the London School of Economics and a former Government policy adviser. She said: "Rates should have been raised. I'm not saying by 3 to 5 per cent, but we need a
http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/463118/Mortgage-payers-vs-savers-The-winners-and-losers-in-an-era-of-low-interest-rates|  

How do we keep our children safe online?
The Guardian, 05/03/2014, p.36, Joanna Moorhead
had whipped up public feeling, or that the Yewtree investigation into child abuse had shone a spotlight on the dangers. Prof Sonia Livingstone, professor of media and communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science, said the culture in the UK was more focused on children's rights as opposed to parents' rights, and that added to the uncertainty

METCALFE on board SIR DAVID [...]
Racing Post, 05/03/2014, p.11, Unattributed
VVMETCALFE on board SIR DAVID METCALFE, Emeritus Professor at the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics, has been appointed to the board of trustees of the British Horseracing Education and Standards Trust.

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Alex Salmond: London is dark star of the economy
The Scotsman (web) 05/03/2014, David Maddox
Quoting Professor Tony Travers, of the London School for Economics, Mr Salmond said: “London is the dark star of the economy, inexorably sucking in resources, people and energy. Nobody quite knows how to control it.”
http://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/top-stories/alex-salmond-london-is-dark-star-of-the-economy-1-3328653|  

LSE announces scholarships for Indian students
India Today, 05/03/2014
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) invites Indian students to apply for scholarships. Around 40 scholarships...
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/education/story/london-school-of-economics-and-political-science-announces-scholarships-for-indian-students/1/346896.html|  

Voices of the world: Where have China's dividends gone?
Global Times, 04/03/2014
work needed, Athar Hussain, director of the Asia Research Centre at the London School of Economics, said.China's economy generally has no big problem, but it is facing social challenges, he...
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/846234.shtml#.UxblQyJFDGg|  

Amid Ukraine turmoil, ghosts of Cold War return to haunt Eastern Europe
Japan Times, 04/03/2014
power,” said Spyros Economides, a senior lecturer in international relations at the London School of Economics, in a phone interview. “This isn’t just the ghost of the Soviet Union coming back...
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/03/04/world/amid-ukraine-turmoil-ghosts-of-cold-war-return-to-haunt-eastern-europe/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=amid-ukraine-turmoil-ghosts-of-cold-war-return-to-haunt-eastern-europe#.UxbleiJFDGg|  

Adamant Leung fights back
Hong Kong Standard, 04/03/2014
Leung Chun-ying's 22-year-old daughter, Leung Chai-yan, a law student at the London School of Economics, earlier challenged the contention that the February 26 attack on Lau was an attack on...
http://www.elconfidencial.com/ultima-hora-en-vivo/2014-03-04/miercoles-5-de-marzo-de-2014_191614/|  

Progress on decentralisation is crucial
Local Government Chronicle, 05/03/2014
would be a tragedy. Tony Travers, director, Greater London Group, London School of Economics
http://www.lgcplus.com/opinion/tony-travers/progress-on-decentralisaiton-is-crucial/5068575.article?blocktitle=Latest-Opinion&contentID=5828|

NATION: Ehsan Jafri’s daughter calls for justice
Hindustan Times, 05/03/2014
the incident at the London School of Economics Monday evening and
http://paper.hindustantimes.com/epaper/viewer.aspx|  

Ehsan Jafri's Daughter Calls for Justice in UK
Outlook India, 04/03/2014
continue her fight for justice. Speaking at an event organised by the London School of Economics (LSE) Gender Institute here yesterday, Nishrin Jafri Hussain relived the attacks on Gulbarg...
http://news.outlookindia.com/items.aspx?artid=831320|  

Raising an Army of Armchair Activists?
ScienceNewsline, 05/03/2014
of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and Jens Meierhenrich, department of international relations, London School of Economics and Political Science. The researchers focused their attention on the...
http://www.sciencenewsline.com/articles/2014030423410072.html|  
Also in: Newswise and EurekAlert!

Seguro at the LSE - "The EU has no political will to offer an alternative to austerity"
Algarve Daily News, 04/03/2014
of Portugal’s Socialist Party participated in a conference today at the London School of Economics where he offered a critical assessment of the European Union’s recent behaviour. In a lecture...
http://algarvedailynews.com/news/1627-the-eu-has-no-political-will-to-offer-an-alternative-to-austerity|  

Study suggests that social-network support for causes might be only a click deep
PhysOrg.com, 04/03/2014
of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and Jens Meierhenrich, department of international relations, London School of Economics and Political Science. The researchers focused their attention on the...
http://phys.org/news/2014-03-social-network-click-deep.html|  

Soyung Key is happy living in the South
Anniston Star, 04/03/2014, Margaret Anderson
built the Pointer Sisters’ web site. One of their clients is the London School of Economics. They have also built web sites for a retired NFL football player and retired NBA basketball player...
http://www.annistonstar.com/view/full_story/24680089/article-Soyung-Key-is-happy-living-in-the-South?instance=1st_left|  

Stanley Fischer To Be Awarded the 2014 SIEPR Prize
BusinessWeek, 04/03/2014
He earned a B.Sc. (Econ) and M.Sc. (Econ) at the London School of Economics, graduating in 1966. He obtained his Ph.D. in economics at MIT in 1969. He was an Assistant Professor of Economics...
http://investing.businessweek.com/research/markets/news/article.asp?docKey=600-201403041620BIZWIRE_USPRX____BW6787-1|  
Also in: Reuters

Five Things Women Need To Be Talking About In 2014 Including Politics, Property And Pubes
UK Lifestyle News on The Huffington Post, 04/03/2014, Poorna Bell
raise the profile of female experts) and a Gender Studies student at London School of Economics, was relatively unknown. Fast-forward to a few months and the Londoner is one of the strongest feminist voices in the UK, with a growing and increasingly...
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/03/04/conversation-changers-women-the-fox-problem_n_4896437.html|  

When Given the Opportunity, Extreme Poor Take Destiny Into Their Own Hands
Huffington Post, 04/03/2014, Tilman Ehrbeck
the original graduation program in Bangladesh . There, BRAC and researchers from the London School of Economics cooperated to randomize the roll-out of the program across more than 1,400 communities...
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tilman-ehrbeck/when-given-the-opportunit_b_4891056.html?utm_hp_ref=impact&ir=Impact|  

Domestic climate initiatives on the rise, report says
ICTSD, 04/03/2014
Legislation Study, produced in partnership with the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics, audited the climate legislation of 66 countries, which together are responsible...
http://ictsd.org/i/news/biores/184947/|  

Who owns your information? Balancing the benefits and risks of Big Data
The Drum, 04/03/2014, Mark Leiser
a woman arguing quite vehemently with a senior law professor from the London School of Economics over how the NHS was able to sell her data to an insurance company. The professor rightly and...
http://www.thedrum.com/opinion/2014/03/03/balancing-benefits-and-risks-big-data|  

Not-So-Poor: Singapore Is the World's Most Expensive City
NBC News Business, 04/03/2014, Dhara Ranasinghe
news stories. Dhara holds a Bachelor's degree in History from the London School of Economics.Expand Bio
http://www.nbcnews.com/business/economy/not-so-poor-singapore-worlds-most-expensive-city-n43931|  

Taxa real de «desemprego» em Portugal é de 20%
TVI Portugal, 04/03/2014
despedimento de sete pessoas por hora», lamentou António José Seguro na universidade London School of Economics. Mas além do número alto de desempregados, fala de «níveis recorde em termos...
http://ictsd.org/i/news/biores/184947/|  

Portugal tem taxa real de desemprego de 20%, diz António José Seguro
Jornal de Notícias, 04/03/2014 
despedimento de sete pessoas por hora", lamentou António José Seguro na universidade London School of Economics. Mas além do número alto de desempregados, fala de "níveis recorde em termos...
http://da.feedsportal.com/c/32443/f/480214/s/37c84ce3/l/0L0Sjn0Bpt0CPaginaInicial0CPolitica0CInterior0Baspx0Dcontent0Iid0F3719141/ia1.htm|  

Αρκετοί ζάπλουτοι Έλληνες αλλά και ομογενείς στη λίστα του περιοδικού Forbe
Greek Money, 04/03/2014
ην Αθήνα και είναι γιος του εφοπλιστή Γιάννη Λάτση. Σπούδασε στο London School of Economics και στη συνέχεια ανέλαβε τα ηνία των επιχειρήσεων της οικογένειας Λάτση. Αν και καταγόταν από εφοπλιστική οικογένεια ίδρυσε το EFG Group και δραστηριοπ...
http://www.greekmoney.gr/permalink/105590.html|

Portugal tem taxa real de desemprego de 20%, diz Seguro
Diário de Notícias, 04/03/2014
de sete pessoas por hora", lamentou António José Seguro na universidade London School of Economics. Mas além do número alto de desempregados, fala de "níveis recorde em termos...
http://www.dn.pt/politica/interior.aspx?content_id=3719314|

Seguro "Novas políticas exigem novos decisores"
Notícias ao Minuto, 04/03/2014
Seguro aproveitou a sua intervenção, esta terça-feira, na conferência da London School of Economics para fazer um discurso muito crítico da atuação da União Europeia e do atual Governo...
http://www.noticiasaominuto.com/politica/183575/novas-politicas-exigem-novos-decisores|

Salmond denuncia el peso económico excesivo de Londres
El País, 04/03/2014, Walter Oppenheimer
la vida del resto de país". El profesor Tony Travers, de la London School of Economics, ha dicho: "Londres es la estrella oscura de la economía que chupa de forma inexorable recursos, gente y...
http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2014/03/04/actualidad/1393964016_073201.html|  

'Portugal tem taxa real de desemprego de 20%'
Sol, 04/03/2014
despedimento de sete pessoas por hora", lamentou António José Seguro na universidade London School of Economics. Mas além do número alto de desempregados, fala de "níveis recorde em termos...
http://sol.sapo.pt/inicio/Politica/Interior.aspx?content_id=100645|  

Nedaudz „dzeltens" raksts...
Ir.lv, 04/03/2014
lidostas darbinieku nolamāja par „paki.” [8] Quid – mārciņa. (Britu slengs). [9] London School of Economics and Political Science , viena prestižākajām augstskolām pasaulē. [10] Tauku...
http://www.ir.lv/blogi/izklaide/nedaudz-dzeltens-raksts|  

Miércoles, 5 de marzo de 2014
El Confidencial, 04/03/2014
programa educativo Erasmus, Sir Peter Sutherland, ofrece una conferencia organizada con la London School of Economics bajo el título ¿Tienen los jóvenes un futuro? Educación, empleo y movilidad...
http://www.elconfidencial.com/ultima-hora-en-vivo/2014-03-04/miercoles-5-de-marzo-de-2014_191614/|  

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BBC WM, 04/03/2014
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