The latest press releases from LSE
Real Wages and Living Standards: the latest UK evidence (25 March 2015)
Since the global financial crisis, living standards for pensioners have risen while young workers have faced the ‘double whammy’ of falls in real wages and rises in unemployment according to a new report from LSE's Centre for Economic Performance.
Which policies can really improve pupil performance? (24 March 2015)
A new report from LSE's Centre for Economic Performance – the latest in a series of background briefings on key policy issues ahead of the general election – explores the evidence on the key drivers of improved pupil performance, including academy schools, educational spending, teaching and the curriculum.
Low productivity: Policies to tackle Britain's number one problem (18 March 2015)
A new report from LSE's Centre for Economic Performance explains the fundamental problem of low productivity and analyses how the political parties propose, in the run up to the election, to make UK businesses more innovative and more productive.
'Nurture' more important than 'nature' for overweight children (12 February 2015)
Parents’ lifestyles, rather than their genes, are primarily responsible for their children being overweight according to research by the Centre for Economic Performance, based at LSE.
New Centre for Women, Peace and Security launched at LSE by William Hague and Angelina Jolie Pitt (10 February 2015)
LSE today hosted First Secretary of State William Hague and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt to launch the UK’s first academic Centre on Women, Peace and Security, to be based at the School.
Coalition kept its promise to protect spending on schools, according to new report (10 February 2015)
The Coalition government kept its promise to protect spending on schools, according to a new report from the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at LSE.
This week's Gearty Grilling: Sonia Livingstone on keeping children safe online (5 February 2015)
Sonia Livingstone, Professor of Social Psychology, discusses the challenges of internet safety for children.
Proposals for actions in response to incidents on campus at the start of the 2014-15 academic year: final report (2 February 2015)
LSE's final report from its Academic Registrar and Director of Academic Services on incidents on campus at the start of the 2014-15 academic year has now been published.
New online tool helps businesses, governments and individuals explore low carbon worlds (29 January 2015)
LSE academics are among those involved in creating the Global Calculator, an online tool that enables anyone to explore the climate outcomes of different lifestyle and energy choices.
This week's Gearty Grilling: Nigel Dodd on the social life of money (29 January 2015)
Nigel Dodd, Professor of Sociology, discusses different money systems and how they reflect on society.
Youngest children and poorer households worst hit by Coalition's selective cuts, according to major new report. (27 January 2015)
Families with young children and poorer groups have been worst hit by changes to benefits and direct taxes, according to a comprehensive analysis of the government's social policy record published by LSE.
LSE IDEAS and Public Policy Group ranked 2nd best university think tank in the world (26 January 2015)
Two LSE research groups, the foreign affairs centre LSE IDEAS and political analysts/consultants the Public Policy Group, have jointly been named the second best university think tank in the world in a global survey.
Exploring why Germans convert to Islam - a new book from LSE. (20 January 2015)
Why Germans convert to Islam despite suffering widespread marginalisation and hostility is the subject of a new book by Dr Esra Ozyurek of LSE's European Institute.
Family beliefs a barrier to aged care health reform (14 January 2015)
Older parents are boycotting the development of long-term care funding and insurance, fearing their children will relinquish all responsibility for looking after them in their old age, new research shows.
LSE conference discusses shift in global power (13 January 2015)
Renowned politicians, economists and academics from around the world will debate the challenges of the emerging world order at the second CAF-LSE Annual Conference this Friday 16 January at LSE.