China and Financial Reform
Howard Davies sits on the International advisory councils of the China banking and securities regulatory commissions. In the fourth lecture of an annual series he reviews the progress of reform in china's financial markets, and the implications for the rest of the world. Howard Davies is Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Prior to this, from 1997-2003 he was Chairman of the Financial Services Authority, the single regulator for the UK financial sector, which
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The Global Financial Crisis: Will Hutton and Martin Wolf in conversation with Professor David Held
Will Hutton is chief executive of the Work Foundation. Prior to this, he spent four years as editor-in-chief of The Observer and continues to write a weekly column for the paper. He is also a governor of LSE. Martin Wolf is associate editor and chief economics commentator at the Financial Times, London. He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in 2000 "for services to financial journalism". He is also an honorary graduate of LSE.
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Designing Policies for Growth - 19 January 2009
In Monday's lecture Professor Aghion will lay down the framework to think about growth policy design. Philippe Aghion is Robert C Waggoner Professor of Economics, Harvard University.
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Lettre de Jafar Penahi lue au public de la Cinémathèque française

Le cinéma entre parfois en résonance avec l'Histoire en train de se faire, des films rencontrent un moment politique ou le provoquent. Le cinéma iranien des dix dernières années se révèle comme un écho puissant des déchirures et des évolutions de la société iranienne. Depuis un an, la contestation prouve que le pays réel veut faire entendre sa voix et reprendre en mains sa destinée. Des cinéastes tournent...
À la suite de la projection des Chats Persans, rencont
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Keeping Score: new approaches to the standard of living
Measuring social performance is an important task in the social sciences, and the complexity of the problem has given rise to numerous approaches. In this lecture, Professor Steckel will discuss the use of anthropomorphic measures in this field, and explain the advantages of height as a measure of standard of living. Richard H Steckel is SBS Distinguished Professor of Economics, Anthropology and History at Ohio State University. The Space for Thought Lecture series celebrates the completion of t
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Reforming Pensions in Europe: four policies in search of a politician
How can European countries reform pensions so that they keep pensioners and taxpayers happy, follow workers who move from country to country within the EU, and allow workers choice about retirement? Nicholas Barr is professor of public economics in LSE's European Institute. Lord Turner is chairman of the Financial Services Authority and chairman of the Climate Change Committee and the Overseas Development Institute. He is a visiting professor at LSE.
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Thinking Like a Social Scientist: public economics and pub economics
In this lunchtime series lectures, a selection of LSE's academics from across the spectrum of the social sciences explain the latest thinking on how social scientists work to address the critical problems of the day. They survey the leading ideas and contributions made by their discipline, explain the types of problems that are addressed and the tools that are used, and explore the kinds of solutions proposed. Nicholas Barr is professor of public economics at LSE and the author of numerous books
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Controversies in the Economics of Climate Change
The Stern Review stirred up the controversy surrounding the economics of climate change. This lecture will review these issues and give an assessment of the debate - where it is leading and what issues remain open.
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LSE Director's Dialogue with Stephen Green
As the world's financial order is in a state of flux, how do we align our desire to improve material human wealth, and capitalism, with our spiritual and psychological needs? Do businesses and banks in particular have a duty to society that goes beyond the creation of profit? Does open market capitalism remain our best hope for creating wealth that benefits all of society? Green and Davies discuss history, politics, religion and economics. This event marks the launch of Stephen Green's book Goo
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Science Infos 07/12/2009

9e numéro de Science infos.

Science Infos est le premier journal scientifique du web, produit et réalisé par des scientifiques de Bio-TV.

Zoologie :

  • Le génome du cheval vient d'être publié dans la revue Science

Espace

  • Nouveau sattelite SMOS

Dossier : La fête de la Science - UPMC - Le robot Domeo

Médecine : INSERM Lille, équipe de Nathalie Cartier et Pa
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Origines de l'Impersonnel dans l'antiquité: théologie négative et le Neutre de Blanchot/ A. Saget

Remarques sur quelques origines supposées de l'Impersonnel dans l'antiquité tardive : la théologie négative et le Neutre de Blanchot. Annick CHARLES-SAGET. Colloque international organisé par le Laboratoire ERRAPHIS (Equipe de Recherches sur les Rationalités Philosophiques et les Savoirs) et Eur
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The Digital Design Process - Reflections on a Single Design Case
CAD tools are increasing their expressive and geometric power to enable a design process in which the computer model can be used throughout the whole design process for realizing the design. Such a process, in which other media such as physical scale models or drawings are no longer required by necessity to facilitate the design process, can be considered a digital design process. Rather than proposing that such a process is ideal ? drawings and scale models should not be discarded ? we feel tha
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Alcohol Risk Management in College Settings The Safer California Universities Randomized Trial
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Passive Movement to the Shoulder Joint
This and related video clips demonstrate physiotherapy techniques and have been optimised for delivery on a mobile device.
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Lecture 16 - 11/18/2010
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Die Deutschen in Toulouse

Dans le cadre des interviews allemandes pour la rubrique VO sur Canal U, nous jetons aujourd'hui un regard sur « les Allemands à Toulouse ». Ils sont environ 10.000 à vivre dans l’agglomération toulousaine, la plupart d’entre eux à Pibrac, Blagnac, Colomiers et Tournefeuille.
Lorsqu’on parle de la « présence allemande » à Toulouse, on pense surtout à des entreprises telles que Airbus et EADS. Mais depuis les années 1960 un réseau allemand particulièrement dense et
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2.2 Memorising, understanding and doing
How do we learn? Understanding ‘how’ is the key to learning more effectively. This unit looks at the three main categories of theories: the acquisitive, constructivist and experiential models of learning. There is no right way to learn but developing an active approach will ensure that you are open to new ideas.
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Game Theory
This course is an introduction to game theory and strategic thinking. Ideas such as dominance, backward induction, Nash equilibrium, evolutionary stability, commitment, credibility, asymmetric information, adverse selection, and signaling are discussed and applied to games played in class and to examples drawn from economics, politics, the movies, and elsewhere.
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Fundamentals of Physics, I
This course provides a thorough introduction to the principles and methods of physics for students who have good preparation in physics and mathematics. Emphasis is placed on problem solving and quantitative reasoning. This course covers Newtonian mechanics, special relativity, gravitation, thermodynamics, and waves.
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