How did London Get Away With it? The Recession and the North-South Divide
It was widely expected that London would, in the short to medium run, be the most severely hit of the UK regions in the recession initiated by the 2007-08 financial crisis. This lecture considers why this did not happen. Henry G Overman is professor of economic geography at LSE and director of the Spatial Economics Research Centre. Ian Gordon is professor of human geography at LSE. Alex Jones is chief executive of the Centre for Cities. Hamish McRae is an associate editor of The Independent. LSE
The MSc programme in Microelectronics is supported by the Department of Microelectronics and Computer Engineering. It takes 24 months and is fully conducted in English. The programme offers challenging high-level education and research to talented students holding a BSc degree in technology or science. The first year comprises theoretical study, assignments and laboratory work. The second year is largely devoted to the graduation project, which involves participating in one of the university's a
Cafeteria 1920 BL24881_012 41 KINGSWAY, Westminster, Greater London. An interior view showing workers dining in the canteen above 'Pen Corner', a large shop owned by L G Sloan Limited, selling and repairing Waterman's and other fine pens. L G Sloan Limited also supplied various accessories related to pens and correspondence. Photographed by Bedford Lemere & Co in 1920.
41 KINGSWAY, Westminster, Greater London. An interior view showing workers dining in the canteen above 'Pen Corner', a large shop owned by L G Sloan Limited, selling and repairing Waterman's and other fine pens. L G Sloan Limited also supplied various accessories related to pens and correspondence. Photographed by Bedford Lemere & Co in 1920.
Spartan Sagas: Michele Payn-Knoper, Shaking the hand that feeds you
Michele Payn-Knoper is a champion for agriculture. The certified speaking professional travels the United States and internationally, helping farmers communicate more effectively about the agrifood industry, while helping consumers understand what's happening with food production. The Spartan alumna knows firsthand the realities and risks of farm life. In addition to now living on a farm in Indiana, she grew up on a family farm in Michigan that was eventually lost. Since earning degrees in an
Is the Universe Infinite?
(NOTE: This video may be interrupted by a brief commercial.) A quote from the video: "Since ancient times, we've looked into the night skies and wondered: How far do the stars stretch out into space...and what's beyond them?" (23:54) Excellent visual clarity.
Phal aaar sabji : fruit and vegetables
Phal aaar sabji : fruit and vegetables.
Brain Imaging and Religious Experience
Revd Dr Alasdair Coles : Course
U.S. consumer confidence rising
Summary of business headlines: Consumer confidence at 8 month high; Home prices fall; Stocks fall on earnings disappointments; "King's Speech" leads Oscar nominations.
Kidney Infection Symptoms
Symptoms of a kidney infection include increased urination, the inability to urinate, burning with urination and possible abdominal pain. Discover how kidney infections can cause pus or blood in your urine. (01:15)
Stratton Leopold discusses the Film Industry at Armstrong
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Purdue Year in Review - 2010
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MLK Service Day 2011
ECU students participate in a day of service events on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Intelligent Agents for Distance Learning
Distance learning involves a lot of work of human assistants. These assistants need to be connected for answering student doubts and questions. Intelligent agents can do part of this repetitive work because they can observe students interacting with educational courses, detect learning troubles of these students, and then suggest them some way for overcoming those troubles. However, a design problem appears with this promised possibility: how to connect educational applications with these agents
2.007 Design and Manufacturing I (MIT)
Welcome to 2.007! This course is a first subject in engineering design. With your help, this course will be a great learning experience exposing you to interesting material, challenging you to think deeply, and providing skills useful in professional practice. A major element of the course is design of a robot to participate in a challenge that changes from year to year. This year, the theme is cleaning up the planet as inspired by the movie Wall-E.From its beginnings in 1970, the 2.007 final pr
National Liberal Club BL08412_al0433 NATIONAL LIBERAL CLUB, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London. Interior view of the Card Room. The National Liberal Club was built in 1884-1887 to designs by the architect Alfred Waterhouse. The image is one of a set commissioned by the club. Photographed by Bedford Lemere and Company, December 1887. Image taken from an album print (AL0433).
NATIONAL LIBERAL CLUB, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London. Interior view of the Card Room. The National Liberal Club was built in 1884-1887 to designs by the architect Alfred Waterhouse. The image is one of a set commissioned by the club. Photographed by Bedford Lemere and Company, December 1887. Image taken from an album print (AL0433).
1.011 Project Evaluation (MIT)
1.011 examines methodologies for evaluating civil engineering projects, which typically are large-scale, long-lived projects involving many economic, financial, social, and environmental factors. Topics covered include: basic techniques of engineering economics including net present value analysis, life-cycle costing, benefit-cost analysis, and other approaches to project evaluation; resource and cost estimation procedures appropriate for large-scale infrastructure systems; and incorporating ser
Toyota recalling 1.7 mln vehicles
The world's top automaker Toyota is recalling 1.7 million vehicles worldwide, including Lexus units, as yet another large recall damages its efforts to restore its reputation.