Asia Forum 2006 Session One : Reform
Discussions were led by LSE academics: Professor Danny Quah, Head of Economics Department; Dr Razeen Sally, senior lecturer in international political economy and head of the international trade policy unit and Professor Robert Wade, professor of political economy and development at DESTIN. Other speakers included: Sheila Dikshit, chief minister of Delhi; Nandan M Nilekani, chief executive officer of Infosys; Mr Sun Yuxi, Chinese Ambassador to India, and Dr YV Reddy, governor of the Reserve Bank
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The Future of Impartiality - Is the Public Service Ethos Doomed?
Is it possible to regulate for impartiality in a post 2012 world or is the public service ethos doomed? Emily Bell is a journalist for The Guardian. Evan Davies is BBC Economics Editor. Richard North is a journalist and commentator for the BBC. Elinor Goodman is former political editor for Channel 4 news.
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The Psychology of Saving and Investment: Sticky Biases and the Curse of Education
Over three lectures, David Laibson will challenge many standard assumptions in economics and show how a combination of psychology and economics can better predict behaviour. David Laibson is professor of economics at Harvard University.
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Climate Change, Energy and the Way Ahead
The world must reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by 50 per cent by 2050 with rich country cuts of at least 80 per cent. Power and transport must be essentially de-carbonised. How can the world rise to these challenges? Nicholas Stern is IG Patel Chair in Government and Economics at LSE and director of the Asia Research Centre at LSE.
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Global Financial Regulation: The Essential Guide
As international financial markets have become more complex, so has the regulatory system which oversees them. The Basel Committee is just one of a plethora of international bodies and groupings which now set standards for financial activity around the world, in the interests of investor protection and financial stability. These groupings, and their decisions, have a major impact on markets in developed and developing countries, and on competition between financial firms. Yet their workings are
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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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9e numéro de Science infos.

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

Zoologie :

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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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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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