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    1. April 28, 2016

      Economists for Brexit challenge consensus

      The consensus among economists that Britain’s departure from the EU would damage its economy was broken on Thursday...

    2. April 19, 2016

      Shine a light on the disparity of graduate pay by university

      Imagine that you are facing the biggest investment decision of your life. You are familiar with the small print on...

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    1. Corporate Longevity

      The FT launches a global investigation into the mixture of innovation and focus that c...
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      Literacy rates are low across the region and young people lack the skills their econom...
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    1. April 15, 2016

      Brexit would cut foreign direct investment by fifth, report says

      Flows of foreign direct investment into the UK would fall by more than a fifth if it votes to leave the EU, costing...

    2. Fast FT

      April 15, 2016

      FDI to UK would fall by over a fifth on Brexit:LSE

      Flows of foreign direct investment into the UK would fall by over a fifth if the country left the European Union,...

    3. March 31, 2016

      The welfare state is a piggy bank for life

      How is the “welfare state” to be justified? The usual answer is that it is a way for the well-off to help the less...

    4. March 29, 2016

      World watches Britain’s ‘living wage’ experiment

      “I feel as though I have died and gone to heaven,” said Britain’s skills minister in a recent speech, as he prepares to...

    5. March 18, 2016

      LSE says Brexit cost for households £850 a year

      Leaving the EU would cost UK households at least £850 a year each, according to research that prompted a furious...

    6. March 15, 2016

      Asa Briggs, historian, 1921-2016

      Asa Briggs, the historian who has died aged 94, had a long and distinguished academic career and much else besides....

    7. March 11, 2016

      Paul Myners quits as chairman of London School of Economics

      Paul Myners is to step down from his role at the The London School of Economics after little more than a year, after...

    8. February 25, 2016

      Mixing the careers of a DJ and lawyer

      Nightmares of final-year university exams haunt many professionals long after their studies are over. Jules O’Riordan...

    9. Fast FT

      February 4, 2016

      LSE president to leave post early for US

      Craig Calhoun, who has run the London School of Economics for the past four years, is stepping down a year early to...

    10. January 19, 2016

      Birmingham push for West Midlands sovereign wealth fund

      The new leader of Birmingham city council wants to create a “West Midlands sovereign wealth fund” that will invest the...

    11. Fast FT

      January 18, 2016

      BoE's Vlieghe: conditions not there for rate rise

      The UK economy needs to show more vigour and inflationary pressures before the Bank of England raises interest rates...

    12. January 4, 2016

      LSE looks to boost endowment fund to £1bn

      The London School of Economics aims to increase the size of its endowment fund to £1bn, which would make it one of the...

    13. December 21, 2015

      A hedge fund fortune goes long on smart giving

      Sir Tom Hughes-Hallett is working hard, considering that he is a volunteer. The recently appointed chairman of a new...

    14. December 16, 2015

      Chambers to head London School of Economics philanthropy unit

      The London School of Economics’ new philanthropy institute in London, financed by hedge fund founder Paul Marshall, has...

    15. November 10, 2015

      Founders’ vision keeps engine running

      Marconi, Warner-Lambert, BellSouth, Lehman Brothers, Cadbury, Rowntree, Mannesmann, Aventis — the rate at which...

    16. October 31, 2015

      Peter Boone rejects Portuguese accusation of market manipulation

      A London-based academic has rejected as “utterly without foundation” an accusation by Lisbon prosecutors that he...

    17. September 15, 2015

      ECB outweighs Fed as fund flow influence

      The Moniac computer created by London School of Economics economist Bill Phillips in the 1940s modelled the economy as...

    18. September 8, 2015

      Elizabeth’s era: the long goodbye of the City stockbroker

      The continuity provided by Elizabeth II’s record-breaking reign is in sharp contrast to the reinvention of the City of...

    19. MBA blog

      August 28, 2015

      MBA Challenge profile - iVaccinate My Child

      iVaccinate My Child is one of six teams shortlisted to compete in the final of this year’s FT MBA Challenge. The...

    20. July 28, 2015

      Gaddafi’s family fled the country, were killed or face trial

      Colonel Muammer Gaddafi was captured and violently killed in October 2011 in the aftermath of Libya’s revolution. Since...

    21. MBA blog

      June 26, 2015

      MBA Jobs Clinic: live Q&A

      This Live Q&A session ended at 15:06 on 2 Jul 2015. Are you an MBA student or graduate looking for a job or an...

    22. June 7, 2015

      Housebuilding does not drive down prices, research says

      Building new housing does not push down the price of nearby properties, according to research that runs counter to the...

    23. June 5, 2015

      Why performance pay is a bad incentive for good behaviour

      ‘CMI reveals a third of failing UK managers still receive bonus’ Financial Times, June 4 How hard can it be to pay...

    24. The Exchange

      June 2, 2015

      Why policy targets are so often self-defeating

      To set a policy target is often to ensure that it will be missed. This uncomfortable phenomenon has had several names,...

    25. Off Message

      May 21, 2015

      'For most people in Scotland the SNP is a normal party that they like, hate or are indifferent to'

      In trying to explain the rise of the Scottish National party, one possible explanation is that it was a growing sense...

    26. May 15, 2015

      Thomas Piketty in part-time role at LSE inequality institute

      The best-selling economist Thomas Piketty has been appointed to a part-time position at the London School of Economics...

    27. May 9, 2015

      General election: London swings to the left

      Amid terrible results in the UK as a whole, Labour sought consolation in the party’s performance in London, where it...

    28. May 5, 2015

      Digital start-ups question links to ‘Tech City’

      Unruly, the social video advertising agency, has a typically fashionable east London office with high ceilings and...

    29. Off Message

      May 1, 2015

      The SNP has let down Scotland's poorest students

      At the 2007 Holyrood elections, the Scottish National party campaigned to “dump the debt” accrued by students at...

    30. April 26, 2015

      People earning £2m more than double share of income tax to 5%

      People earning more than £2m a year — a small enough group to fit into the Royal Albert Hall — more than doubled their...

    31. April 25, 2015

      Social entrepreneurship institute to open in London

      A centre for the study of philanthropy and social entrepreneurship is to open at the London School of Economics with a...

    32. Off Message

      April 15, 2015

      A reading list on Scottish politics

      I was asked if I had any suggestions for reading in Scottish politics. I thought I’d share the following non-exhaustive...

    33. April 13, 2015

      Polish prince challenges Farage to duel or debate

      A Polish prince has challenged Nigel Farage to a sword fight or, failing that, a television debate over discrimination...

    34. April 9, 2015

      Taking on the smart criminals

      In the mid-1990s, Marc Goodman, then an investigator in the Los Angeles Police Department, tried to convince his boss...

    35. April 2, 2015

      London workers and theatres face disruption after blaze

      Several theatres in London’s West End are unlikely to open for evening performances on Thursday as firefighters...

    36. March 4, 2015

      Londoners back greater fiscal devolution

      Most of London’s businesses, councils and public support more fiscal devolution for the capital, according to the first...

    37. March 3, 2015

      Seat moves: How the House of Commons’ composition could change

      Our interactive graphic shows a projected redistribution of parliamentary seats based on the latest available polling...

    38. March 2, 2015

      Pay gap between London and rest of UK narrows

      Workers who live in London have suffered a worse wage squeeze than those in any other UK region since the crash, even...

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