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Oriana Bandiera, Professor of Economics, LSE

Incentives for Public Service Delivery

Max Weber Lecture
by Oriana Bandiera, LSE
Wednesday 19 November 2014, 17:00-18:30
Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia
European University Institute
Oriana Bandiera is Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics (LSE) and Director of the Suntory and Toyota International Centers for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD).
She is an internationally renowned expert of Development Economics. She champions  an empirical approach [...]

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The Anglo-Scottish Union Was Saved: Years of Instability Beckon

Garvan Walshe
(SPS MW Fellow 2014-2015)
David Cameron is a master political escapologist. He wasn’t supposed to win his party’s leadership election, but produced an extraordinary speech to defeat his more established rivals for the job. The Tory-friendly spectator depicted him on its cover as an ancien regime aristocrat seconds away from the guillotine under the caption [...]

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The MWP Reports on Another Fruitful Academic Year

The MWP Report for 2013-2014 has just been published. “There are three trends that emerge from this report that are worth highlighting. First, entry to the Programme is increasingly competitive as the number of applicants steadily rises – last year by 12.6%, from 1115 applicants in 2012 to 1277 in 2013. Second, the application pool [...]

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