Tuesday 11 March 2014

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Many immigrants 'are better qualified than white Britons'
The Times, 11/03/2014, p.2, Rosemary Bennett
…no qualifications, making them more than twice as educationally disadvantaged as white people. However the relative poor performance of white Britons will cause further concern in government. Research from the London School of Economics recently found that white children came out consistently worst in a performance measure that tracks the progress made by children between primary school and taking their…
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/education/article4029336.ece| (£)

Rolling Stones gather more kudos - and cash
i (The paper for today), 11/03/2014, p.15, Robert Meakin
…1976, retirement remains firmly off the agenda - the old boys still rake in more tour revenue than most of their rivals, after all. As a former student of the London School of Economics, it's safe to assume canny Sir Mick has done his sums. Former LSE student sir Mick Jagger…

i (The paper for today), 11/03/2014, p.38, Unattributed
have built up to support it in her new book, Acts of Union and Disunion, a tie-in with her recent Radio 4 series. Watershed, Bristol (0117 927 5100) tonight 6.15pm; LSE, London WC2 (020 7955 6043) Thur 6.30pm

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The climate-change agenda heats up
Eco-Business, 11/03/2014
the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics. This post originally appeared in Project Syndicate .

The Terrorist Attack in Kunming, China: Does It Indicate a Growing Threat Worldwide?
Latest News from Government News, 11/03/2014
the Mineta Transportation Institute. Mr. Butterworth received an MS degree from the London School of Economics and a BA degree from the University of the Pacific (magna cum laude). He was a California State Scholar and a Rotary Foundation Fellow...

S’pore investors urged to look beyond central London
iStockAsia - Asian Business & Financial News, 11/03/2014
close proximity to central London, as well as nearby universities such as London School of Economics and Political Science and Imperial College London also mean a soaring demand for properties in these areas and this translates the assets into a...

Javier Andrés: "Vamos hacia una desigualdad social donde el único remedio es el capital humano"
Valenciaplaza.com, 11/03/2014
su alocución. Para ello recurrió a su antiguo profesor de la prestigiosa London School of Economics (LSE), Danny Quah , "que se preocupó de calcular donde estaba el centro de la gravedad económica...

Abhishek Bachchan moving beyond films
Mid Day, 11/03/2014
Abhishek Bachchan will take to the dais at the London School of Economics Abhishek Bachchan was recently announced by Global Network as the first official END7 campaign...

Fallece puertorriqueño Nieves Falcón, defensor de los derechos humanos
Acento, 11/03/2014
la Universidad de Nueva York y su doctorado en Sociología en el London School of Economics and Political Science.Terminó un grado Juris Doctor en la Universidad Interamericana de San Juan y...

In Muzaffarnagar, AAP pits, pins hope on a Muslim-Jat
Indian Express, 11/03/2014
Shefali, who has studied at Delhi University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and London School of Economics, said, “There are many issues in Sitapur, with poor delivery of services being...

Uma em cada 7 crianças já leu mensagem de ódio na internet
Jacobina News - O Maior Portal de Notícias de Jacobina e Região, 11/03/2014
Comunicação (CETIC.br), entidade que fez a pesquisa em acordo com a London School of Economics. LEIA MAIS... Um dos tipos de perigos a que as crianças estão expostas é o próprio conteúdo da internet. Por exemplo, 14% dos usuários de 11 a...

Quanto vale a moeda virtual
Exame Angola, 11/03/2014
operações entre vários países”, diz Garrick Hileman, professor de História Económica, da London School of Economics. Mais fama do que proveito Apesar da expansão inédita, o ruído gerado pela...

O mundo em 2014
Exame Angola, 11/03/2014
então primeiro-ministro britânico Tony Blair. Quando ocupava o cargo de director da London School of Economics (LSE), Giddens lançou as bases de uma nova vertente política, chamada “Terceira...

Bangalore South always attracted 'guest' politicians
Deccan Herald, 11/03/2014
monetary economics and also a contemporary of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at London School of Economics, contested twice from Bangalore South. After losing the 1984 polls as Congress candidate...

Women's Library to reopen doors at London School of Economics
guardian.co.uk (Web), 10/03/2014, Maev Kennedy
Although the London School of Economics, whose founders shared many of the radical ideals of the women who started the library, has pledged to care for the collection and keep it open to members of the public as well as academics, the move was bitterly contentious to some.

‘This is a party happy to travel on the EU gravy train’
The Times Online, 10/03/2014, p.1, Unattributed
…described how he left, utterly disillusioned by Ukip. "I'm still a Eurosceptic. I just decided there was no intelligence there. The organisation is rotten at its uppermost levels.Alan Sked, the London School of Economics professor who founded Ukip in 1993, is horrified by what the party has become. "Had MEPs been elected when I was leader, they would have given…
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/politics/article4028265.ece| (£)

CORRECTED-Bank of England's Carney faces grilling over foreign exchange scandal
Reuters UK (Web), 10/03/2014, Unattributed
Lawmakers hope that on the list will be the BoE's Court. John van Reenen, director of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics, said a natural extension of Carney's push to improve transparency at the Bank would be to bring more clarity to its internal supervision.

No league table is perfect: Why you shouldn’t worry about university rankings
The Independent (Web), 10/03/2014, Unattributed
World rankings have been known to place a university far lower (or higher) than in national ones. How can the London School of Economics be placed 68th in the QS World University Rankings while sitting third in the Guardian’s domestic table? It’s enough to puzzle any prospective student.

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu tells West: Do not be fooled by Iran
FT.com (Web), 10/03/2014, Unattributed
…arms are in demand from the Assad regime as it fights rebels in its nearly three-year-old civil war. "The timing seems somewhat suspicious," said Bryan Gibson, Pinto postdoctoral fellow at the London School of Economics. "This move certainly undermines the Rouhani government and empowers those inside the US - ie the Congress and the pro-Israel lobby - who might want to…
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/b27151c2-a858-11e3-8ce1-00144feab7de.html| (£)

Facet Releases ‘Access and Identity Management for Libraries,’ ALA Sells It
Examiner.com, 10/03/2014, Sean O’Connor
has been involved in access management since 2004, when she joined the London School of Economics Library Projects Team. She also worked as part of the J.I.S.C. (Joint Information Systems Committee...

Social News Headlines 11/3
VietNamNet Bridge, 10/03/2014
in UK talk 1954 Dien Bien Phu victoryVietnamese students studying at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on March 6 held a dialogueon the Dien Bien Phu Victory and Geneva...

Evropske volitve 2014 – so časi res drugačni?
RTV Slovenia, 10/03/2014
Evropske ljudske stranke (ELS). A tudi avtor poročila, Prof. Simon Hix iz London School of Economics, pravi, da je danes “težko napovedati tako vnaprej pred volitvami”, kako se bodo odrezali...

The Terrorist Attack in Kunming, China: Does It Indicate a Growing Threat Worldwide?
Gnom.es, 10/03/2014, JosephD.Zebrowski
the Mineta Transportation Institute. Mr. Butterworth received an MS degree from the London School of Economics and a BA degree from the University of the Pacific (magna cum laude). He was a California...
Also in: Rock Hill Herald, Sys-Con India, TheStreet.com, ADVFN India, FinanzNachrichten.de, Digital Journal, Michigan Live, PR Newswire,
BusinessWeek, Reuters, 4 Traders

Academics angry over immigration checks on students
London Student, 10/03/2014, Elsa Grace
in the Guardian, academics from universities such as Birkbeck, Goldsmiths and the London School of Economics accuse UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) of “undermining the autonomy and academic freedom of UK universities and trust between academics and...

Fallecimiento del Profesor Emeritus Luis Nieves Falcón
Ultima Hora - Noticias y Eventos del Recinto de Río Piedras, 10/03/2014
Universidad de Nueva York. Realizó también un doctorado en Sociología en el London School of Economics and Political Sciencie y obtuvo un Juris Doctor de la Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico. Inició su carrera en el área de docencia como...

The case for making Hebden Bridge the UK's second city
UK Wired News, 10/03/2014
lacks a great national one As the eminent economic geographer from the London School of Economics, Henry Overman, puts it: "These kind of arguments imply that the problem with Britain's urban...

Resign over Thar
The Express Tribune, 10/03/2014
based in Lahore and studied law at Lincoln’s Inn and the London School of Economics. He tweets @AsadRahim A tall order, really. Qaim doesn’t do resignations. The Party doesn’t do dismissals...

Anti-Modi campaign has Made-in-UK tag
New Delhi Pioneer, 10/03/2014
that on March 3, the SASG and the Gender Institute at the London School of Economics organised a seminar on ‘Hindu fascism’; where Mr Modi was indicted “for orchestrating gender violence” and...

Clima, cresce l'impegno normativo dei paesi emergenti
QualEnergia, 10/03/2014
GLOBE) e redatto con la collaborazione del Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics (vedi allegati in basso). Al momento, si scopre sfogliando il report che monitora 66...

Er det på tide å vurdere negativ merking av mat?
Dagens Medisin, 10/03/2014
legemidler, de såkalte "managed entry agreements" (MEA). Under forrige ukes konferanse ved London School of Economics delte europeiske helsemyndigheter, legemiddelindustri, forskere og pasientlobbyist...

Los dilemas de España y propuestas casi imposibles: ¿un gobierno de microbios?
Materia, 10/03/2014
situación cambia: porque el autor, un doctorando en Economía Política en la London School of Economics- (por cierto, la misma universidad donde profesa Garicano, ¿quizá en el mismo departamento?...

Fallece el puertorriqueño Nieves Falcón, sociólogo y defensor de los derechos humanos
MSN LatinoAmerica, 10/03/2014
la Universidad de Nueva York y su doctorado en Sociología en el London School of Economics and Political Science.Terminó un grado Juris Doctor en la Universidad Interamericana de San Juan y...
Also in: Publimetro México, Hola Ciudad, Yahoo! En Espanol, El EconomistaAmerica, Lainformacion.com.

Pianim Exits From UBA Board As Nigerian Takes Baton
Ghanaian Chronicle, 10/03/2014
Outstanding Performance in Economics. He also obtained MSc Accounting and Finance from London School of Economics and attended Harvard Business School (Program for Management Development). Mr. Orji has over 33 years experience, primarily in...

UN Coordinator Ends Her 4-Year Term Of Service In Ghana
Modern Ghana, 10/03/2014
States of America and holds an MSC in Russian Politics from the London School of Economics, and a BA in Political Science specializing in International Economics and Politics from Bryn Mawr College...

Mark Carney faces probably his toughest questioning so far as Bank of England governor on Tuesday when lawmakers will seize on a foreign exc
CBC, 10/03/2014
John van Reenen, director of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics, said a natural extension of Carney's push to improve transparency at the bank would be to bring...

Swiss Seek Precision as Nations Shape Carbon Market
Bloomberg, 10/03/2014, Mathew Carr
Bob Ward, the policy director at the institute, which is atthe London School of Economics. “The climate is becoming more hostile, making it more difficult for poorer countries todevelop economically...
Also in: La Repubblica and Washington Post.

BBC scraps licence fee?
Advanced Television, 10/03/2014
licence ‘opponents’ such as David Elstein, former C5 CEO, and academics including LSE professor Julian LeGrand. Their report, leaked to the Sunday Times , has been submitted to the executive...

IoT generated USD10 billion in revenues worldwide in 2013 for mobile network operators
Presse Box, 10/03/2014
has a Master’s degree in Philosophy and Public Policy from the London School of Economics. Über Analysys Mason Analysys Mason is a specialist adviser on telecoms, technology and media...

What Are Academics Good For?
Huffington Post, 10/03/2014, Patricia Morizio
startup-type event a few nights ago with a postdoc researcher from the London School of Economics. We were both there as we are interested in academic research on the topic (her, professionally...

Forex-Skandal: Banken drohen Milliarden-Strafen
Finanzen100, 10/03/2014, Jannik Euteneuer
Dollar (170 Milliarden Euro) für ihre Fehltritte, geht aus einer Berechnung der London School of Economics hervor, auf die sich die FT bezieht. Für die Banken sind die teuren Prozesse grundsätzlic...

Americans in Beit Shemesh Present the Better Side of Haredim
Jewish Press, 10/03/2014
University of California, Santa Barbara in global studies, an MA from the London School of Economics in economic history, and an MA from the University of Vienna in world history. He came to...

Ranking Education Times and Youth Incorporated
GradoMania.com, 10/03/2014
en los métodos de enseñanza 1. Stanford University 2. Harvard University 3. London School of Economics El IE University se encuentra en el séptimo puesto en esta clasificación El ranking

Plan to scrap BBC licence fees
The Australian, 10/03/2014, Richard Brook
the panel included Julian Le Grand, professor of social policy at the London School of Economics; David Elstein, the former Sky, ITV and Channel 5 executive; and Alice Enders, a communications...

Questões sobre o papel do setor financeiro mundial
Carta Capital, 10/03/2014
da United Kingdom’s Financial Services Authority (1997-2003), diretor e professor da London School of Economics (2003-2011), vice-governador do Bank of England e diretor geral da Confederation...

Press / CFA Society Czech Republic oslovuje slovenské investiční profesionály
CIA News, 10/03/2014
z ekonomie na University College London a MSc z práva a účetnictví na London School of Economics. Kontakt pro tisk: CFA Society Czech Republic Jana Zbortková

Free speech on campus – beyond ?Jesus & Mo?
Spiked Online, 10/03/2014, Jacob Diamond
Last Tuesday, the Atheist, Humanist and Secularist Society at the London School of Economics (LSE), organised a discussion panel to debate the ‘Freedom to Offend: Academia, Human Rights and...

John Lothian Newsletter: Green light for Thomson Reuters rates data arm; Bank of England to hold independent inquiry into FX fixing claims: report; SEC probes alleged fraud at fast trader Infinium: SEC letter
John Lothian News (JLN), 10/03/2014, Jeff Bergstrom
US regulatory landscape. Two studies discussed at a conference held by the London School of Economics’ Systemic Risk Group last week show links between congressmen who received cash from the financial sector and proposals to water down the Dodd-Frank...

Θεοδωράκης: Μπορώ να κατέβω στον κόσμο, οι άλλοι;
Gazzetta.gr, 10/03/2014
για τα οικονομικά θέματα του πρώην πρωθυπουργού Κωνσταντίνου Μητσοτάκη, σπούδασε Οικονομικά στο London School of Economics, αλλά και μουσική. Προσωπικότητα που ενσαρκώνει το πρότυπο του homo...

Henry Stanek (Epoch Times): Is the Western media right to bash Viktor Orbán’s electoral reform?
mandiner.hu, 10/03/2014, Henry Stanek
bash Viktor Orbán’s electoral reform? Henry Stanek, Epoch Times, Kenneth Benoit, London School of Economics, Viktor Orbán, Hungary, média, Fidesz. 10th március 2014 Voices of the Euro-pundit blogosphere have argued that the new electoral system is...

Ukraine: Of coups, cookies, and genuine concerns
Voice of Russia, 10/03/2014, Dmitry Linnik
The London School of Economics and Political Studies (LSE) and BBC Radio 4 held a public debate late last week with a distinguished line-up of guests entitled Russia, Ukraine and Us. Principal...

La plus grande collection féministe rouvre ses portes à Londres
Actua Litte, 10/03/2014, Antoine Oury
: la Women's Library retrouve ses quartiers au sein de la London School of Economics (LSE), et c'est tout un symbole. Cette collection de documents, photos, magazines, bannières et tracts revendicatif...

Unterwegs getroffen: Der deutsche Denker von Durham
Hamburger Abendblatt, 10/03/2014
wuchs in Blankenese auf und studierte in St. Gallen und an der London School of Economics. Der 41-Jährige lebte außerdem in Frankreich, Spanien, den USA und den Niederlanden und seit einem Jahr...

Muere el abogado Luis Nieves Falcón
El Nuevo Dia Interactivo, 10/03/2014
de la Universidad de Nueva York y un doctorado en Sociología del London School of Economics and Political Science. También obtuvo un grado de Juris Doctor de la Universidad Interamericana de...

Total Siyapaa: Despite a Pakistani groom and an Indian bride, the movie could have been better!
The Express Tribune, 10/03/2014
on Facebook Muhammad Altamash An entrepreneur with a graduate degree from the London School of Economics, Altamash is also an ex-journalist who is currently looking to improve the way entertainm...

Vi må være på vakt mot tanker om at folk med sykdom og annerledes adferd skal sorteres ut
Dagens Medisin, 10/03/2014
legemidler, de såkalte "managed entry agreements" (MEA). Under forrige ukes konferanse ved London School of Economics delte europeiske helsemyndigheter, legemiddelindustri, forskere og pasientlobbyist...

Facing up to the C word - Corruption in higher education
University World News, 10/03/2014
make sound collective judgements. A recent example is the treatment by the London School of Economics of the doctoral candidacy of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi , son of the deposed Libyan leader. Several...

Unique partnership develops innovative model for measuring the housing sector's social impact
24dash.com, 10/03/2014
Groundbreaking new research by Affinity Sutton and Catalyst housing associations, with the London School of Economics and HACT, has created the 'Social Value Bank', a set of 53 measures that will enable any organisation involved in community investment...

Report: BBC recommended subscription move
Broadband TV News, 10/03/2014
the panel included Julian Le Grand, professor of social policy at the London School of Economics; David Elstein, the former Sky, ITV and Channel 5 executive; and Alice Enders, a media analyst...

Week ahead: Chinese data and MPC back in focus
Yahoo! UK and Ireland, 10/03/2014
LONDON (ShareCast) - The coming week will see a shift towards Asia in terms of the most potentially market moving data and events. Thus, Thursday will bring with it a raft of Chinese data, including...

The Reasons AstraZeneca plc Won’t Make You Wealthy
Yahoo! UK and Ireland, 10/03/2014
It's been a rollercoaster period for FTSE 100 shares. Earlier this week the index tumbled a massive 127 points and, while investors should focus not on what the market does day to day but rather look...

Исследователи из разных стран выступили с заявлением о ситуации вокруг Украины
Polit.RU, 10/03/2014
USA Sergiy Kudelia, Department of Political Science, Baylor University, USA Tomila Lankina, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK Bidzina Lebanidze, Freie Universität...

Who’s Who of Prominent Economists Agree: Inequality Harms Economic Growth
Haaretz Daily, 10/03/2014
Business School professor David Moss Paris School of Economics professor Romain Rancière London School of Economics professor Robert Wade University of Notre Dame professor David Ruccio Harvard professor Lawrence Katz Arkansas State...

The climate-change agenda heats up
Today.Az, 10/03/2014
the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics. For many people around the world this year, the weather has become anything but a...