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Our consulting and custom programmes clients in Spain have included Caja Madrid, la Caixa, MAPFRE, BBVA, Santander, the Stock Exchange Institute of Madrid, Diputación Foral de Bizkaia, Patronat Catalunya Mon and many others.

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    Ciudadanos: the ‘tortoise’ that may beat the ‘hare’ – a EUROPP blog post

Ciudadanos: the ‘tortoise’ that may beat the ‘hare’ – a EUROPP blog post

ose Javier Olivas of LSE argues on the European Politics and Policy blog that while Podemos has received greater media attention, the more moderate and constructive reformist agenda pursued by Ciudadanos is likely to give them a better chance of shaping the actions of future Spanish governments.

April 21st, 2015|Europe, Spain|0 Comments|
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    Applications open for the first 2015 LSE Masterclass in Social Sciences

Applications open for the first 2015 LSE Masterclass in Social Sciences

The first masterclass is on The Transformation of Politics in Europe. The masterclass will be taught by LSE academics including Professor Simon Hix, Professor Tony Travers and Professor Charlie Beckett.

London Spanish Film Festival

London Spanish Film Festival

April 13th, 2015|Europe, Spain|0 Comments|

LSE Masterclass for Young Leaders in Business

A week in London

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    Leading Urban Transformations: A public talk by Enrique Peñalosa

Leading Urban Transformations: A public talk by Enrique Peñalosa

Mr Enrique Peñalosa, President of the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) in New York and former Mayor of Bogotá, Colombia, will deliver a talk on ‘Leading Urban Transformations’ on 17 March in Sant Pau, Barcelona. A cava reception will follow the public event.

Experiencing LSE – the Basque Programme

The past was studied, the present was debated and the future was forecasted: “we will have to wait ten years for the answer and meet again to discuss it” was one of our favorite sentences; I wish this could be true.

Urban futures: the Ajuntament of Barcelona at LSE

Urban planners from Barcelona’s town hall visit LSE to expand their knowledge of urban planning, housing policy, city governance and regeneration projects.

War is Beautiful – free film screening

Dr Aelwen Wetherby will introduce the film “War is Beautiful” on Thursday 19 February at 18.00 in Room 1.11, Cowdray House on the LSE campus, followed by the film screening.

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    Eco-Cities: New project with University Rey Juan Carlos and FCC in Spain

Eco-Cities: New project with University Rey Juan Carlos and FCC in Spain

LSE Enterprise has entered into a new agreement in Spain with academics from the University Rey Juan Carlos and FCC

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    Visit to the Supreme Court for the Global Dimensions Programme students

Visit to the Supreme Court for the Global Dimensions Programme students

Last Thursday undergraduate students from the Global Dimensions Programme visited the Supreme Court.

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    After Syriza’s victory, Podemos now poses a major threat to the Spanish political establishment: a EUROPP blog post

After Syriza’s victory, Podemos now poses a major threat to the Spanish political establishment: a EUROPP blog post

Following Syriza’s victory in Greece, Vicente Navarro writes on the growth of Podemos in LSE’s European Politics and Policy blog.

February 2nd, 2015|Europe, Spain|0 Comments|
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    LSE Enterprise welcomes students for the second Global Dimensions Programme

LSE Enterprise welcomes students for the second Global Dimensions Programme

This week 26 final year undergraduates from Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM) and sister universities arrived at LSE for the six-month Global Dimensions Programme. The programme is divided into a ten-week academic course and a four-week applied programme in preparation for a 12-week internship at a London company.

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    El talento en la economía global: post by Juan Luis Manfredi

El talento en la economía global: post by Juan Luis Manfredi

Read the post about the latest LSE Masterclasses

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    Valencia: a strategy for economic competitiveness within Europe

Valencia: a strategy for economic competitiveness within Europe

LSE collaborated with the Fundación Cañada Blanch, the Instituto Valenciano de
Investigaciones Económicas, the Asociación Valenciana de Empresarios, and Bankia on the workshop, Cómo Puede Competir la Economía Valenciana en el Escenario Europeo?

A plan to tackle youth unemployment

Writing on Nada Es Gratis, Professor Samuel Bentolila and Associate Professor Marcel Jansen recommend policies to deal with the youth unemployment crisis in Spain. They spoke on this subject at the November 2014 IZA World of Labor / CEMFI / LSE Enterprise panel discussion on Tackling Youth Unemployment, alongside Professor Alexander Kritikos and Dr Werner Eichhorst.

Promoting excellence in business

LSE Enterprise and Madrid Excelente have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on sharing the best practices of companies from both countries to improve their competitiveness.

November 12th, 2014|Europe, Spain|0 Comments|

FT article says Rajoy must go if Spain is to confront the threats it faces

Luis Garicano, Professor of Economics and Strategy at LSE, writes about the threats to the Spanish constitutional order from the forces of fragmentation and an anti-modern national populism.

November 10th, 2014|Europe, Spain|0 Comments|

The Future of Banking as a Profession

Is there a need for banking standards in Britain and worldwide – and could London be the benchmark?
How can banking become a profession?
How can banks serve the public interest?

Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the conditions for success

At the recent conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, organised by Madrid Excelente and Mutua Madrileña, the Minister of Economy and Finance said that innovation and entrepreneurship are crucial to the process of economic recovery and improving business competitiveness.

October 23rd, 2014|Europe, Spain|0 Comments|

Tackling Youth Unemployment

LSE and the Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) are hosting an IZA World of Labor event on tackling youth unemployment.