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LSE Business Review (Blog)
Capitalising on technological change and the low-carbon transition in the UK

As the UK has sought to redefine its relationship with the EU and the rest of the world, a renewed focus on sustainable growth becomes more urgent, write James Rydge, Ralf Martin and Anna Valero.

The Telegraph (India) Online
Global economy: not alarming but worrying

"We see a lost generation," said Swati Dhingra, an economist at the London School of Economics. "There was already wage stagnation and productivity stagnation. The trade war has exacerbated all of that."

International New York Times
Global Growth Cools, Leaving Scars of 08 Unhealed

"We see a lost generation," said Swati Dhingra, an economist at the London School of Economics. "There was already wage stagnation and productivity stagnation. The trade war has exacerbated all of that."

PEP: Book Launch
Book launch by Camille Landais


Professor Camille Landais today presented his new book, co-authored with Gabrielle Fack (Universite Paris Dauphine) and Alix Myczkowski (Ecole d'economie de Paris), "Biens publics, charite privee: Comment l'Etat peut-il reguler le charity business?". The book launch took place in Paris and was chaired by Bertrand Leonard, President de la Fondation HEC.

You can find more information about the book and the launch here.

Research update:
Intra-household allocation of resources: implications for poverty, deprivation and inequality in the European Union

Presentations of initial findings from the project have been presented at:

  • DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Social Situation Monitor in Brussels in March 2018 .
  • Foundation for International Studies on Social Security 25th anniversary conference, Sigtuna, Sweden, June 2018. FISS conference page
  • Association annual conference, York, July 2018
  • International Association for Research on Income and Wealth conference, Copenhagen, August 2018

New blog post by Bert Provan
Stop doing things to residents of poor neighbourhoods without asking what they need

These days, few organisations can escape the clamour to assess the ‘Social Return on Investment’, or SROI, of proposed new projects. But how often are local people actually asked what they need from local investment, and how realistic are the aims of delivery? Read more in Political Quarterly here