Professor Walter Holland (1929 – 2018)

It is with sadness that the Department of Health Policy must announce the passing of Walter Holland, Emeritus Professor of Public Health Medicine and a Visiting Professor at the School.

Walter Werner Holland was born on March 5, 1929 in Teplice-Sanov, Czechoslovakia to Henry Holland and Hertha Zentner. The family fled persecution under the Nazis, moving to London in 1939. […]

February 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|8 Comments|

A new series of Behavioural Economics seminars at LSE

by Matteo M Galizzi Behavioural economics has been attracting more and more interest among both researchers and decision-makers. A new series of seminars in behavioural economics will start at the LSE next week. On Tuesday 12 November (5.15-6.15 pm) the series will be ‘kicked-off’ by a public seminar – supported by LSEHSC – by Professor George Loewenstein, Carnegie Mellon University, […]

November 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

When legalising abortion isn’t enough

LSE’s Ernestina Coast is the Principal Investigator on a new research project in Zambia that seeks to establish how investment in abortion services impacts the socio-economic conditions of women and their households.

Zambia’s relatively liberal abortion laws make the country a rare case in sub-Saharan Africa, a region where abortion is generally prohibited altogether or permitted only to save a […]

Moving up income ladders and sliding down its snakes

by Paul Dolan and Grace Lordan Mobility in class and education is severely limited in the UK and elsewhere and this raises concerns about inequalities of opportunity. Most recently, the Milburn report suggests that opening the doors to a university education is the only way to advance social mobility. However, while there have been many efforts made to measure mobility, […]

Summer term CEP/LSE Well-Being Seminars schedule now available: “Causes of Happiness”

Centre for Economic Performance: Well-Being Seminar Series
 “The Causes of Happiness”
Organised by Professors Richard Layard and Paul Dolan (LSE)
 5.00-6.30pm at the LSE Research Lab (Room to be confirmed),
Lionel Robbins Building (Library), 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD [Map]
 These seminars are free and open to all – there is no need to register

Wednesday 2nd  May 2012
The optimism biasProfessor Tali Sharot

Department of […]

March 19th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Latest edition of Health Economics, Policy and Law now available

This issue contains articles on adjudicative tribunals in the health sector (by Steven Hoffman and Lorne Sossin), on pharmaceutical lobbying under postcommunism (by Piotr Ozierański, Martin McKee and Lawrence King), on healthcare policy tools as determinants of health-system efficiency (by Dominika Wranik), on socioeconomic status and child health (by Sara Allin and Mark Stabile), and on the evaluation of […]

LSE Behavioural Economics seminar series

The LSE Behavioural Economics seminar series is a cross-departmental initiative, led by Adam Oliver, Tim Besley and Julian Le Grand, among others. The group aims to hold seminars relating to behavioural economics theory and/or practice, once a month during term times. Each seminar at LSE lasts one hour, consisting of a thirty minute presentation and thirty minutes for questions […]

February 1st, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

SSCR Annual Meeting, 14 May 2012

The School’s annual meeting will take place on 14th May 2012 at LSE, providing an opportunity for those interested in adult social care practice research to learn more about SSCR, its research and wider activities.

For further information and to register for the meeting please visit LSE’s eShop.

January 12th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Special issue of Health Economics, Policy and Law out now

The latest issue of Health Economics, Policy and Law is now on-line. This is a special issue, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the European Health Policy Group.

The issue contains articles on the development of health policy over the last decade. There are also perspective pieces by Richard Saltman, Ted Marmor, Carolyn Tuohy, and LSE Health and Social Care’s […]

January 10th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Eurohealth, Volume 17 Number 4

The latest issue of Eurohealth is now available to download:
Volume 17 Number 4, 2011

Perspectives on the Professional Qualifications Directive


Eurohealth Observer

The free movement of professionals – a UK regulator’s perspective, Niall Dickson
The Professional Qualifications Directive Green Paper – a UK physician’s perspective, Andrew F Goddard
Regulating nursing qualifications across Europe – a case of unintended consequences, Tom Keighley and Susan Williams

Eurohealth […]

December 12th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments|