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News for October 2013

Domestic spying and surveillance are rarely out of today’s headlines. Prof. Mark Harrison will discuss how real-life totalitarian secret police go abou...

The Department welcomes the nomination of Dr. Janet Yellen as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. Janet will be the first woman to hold t...

In the LSE British Politics & Policy blog, Warwick's Eugenio Proto, Michela Redoano and Federica Liberini advise the Prime Minister to keep the British p...

In a broadcast for the BBC World Service Forum, Rocco Macchiavello considers whether we're too obsessed with metrics and whether we're measuring the right va...

In his latest blog, Mark Harrison reflects on Milliband, Marx and the masses.

As the British Bankers' Association releases figures showing that credit card debt has reached record levels, Michael McMahon explains why the rise in credit...

Stagecoach has named nine Unibus buses after the founding professors of the University. Economics professor Dick Sargent, together with family members of the...

Missed this year's Alumni Day? Catch up on videos of the day's presentations on the theme of 'happiness', featuring economists Andrew Oswald, Tim Harford, Ni...

Professors Wiji Arulampalam and Ben Lockwood have been awarded an Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) grant worth �1.75 million to investigat...

In an article in the Knowledge Centre this week, Mike Waterson discusses whether Ed Miliband was right to make his comments about taking action against energ...

The West Midlands region saw a 6% increase in property prices last month. Andrew Oswald tells the Birmingham Post that the inflation caused by the Help To Bu...

The number of British people living beyond the age of 100 has hit a record high. In an article in the Daily Express, Jonathan Cave describes the 'crushing pr...