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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
LSE and the Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) are hosting an IZA World of Labor event on tackling youth unemployment.
LSE’s EUROPP blog asked four of its contributors to give their views on whether Catalonia should hold an independence referendum. Read their posts at the links below:
Francesc Trillas: “Catalonia should find a better way than a secession referendum to decide about its future constitutional status”
Montserrat Guibernau: “Why should Catalans be ‘different’ from the Scots? Are they second-rate citizens?”
Joan Costa-i-Font: “An […]