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What Could Trigger a U.S. Stock Market Correction?

Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics considers whether the stock market is topping out and why a correction is likely before long.

Is the U.S. in Danger of Losing Immigrant Entrepreneurs?

The freeze and likely elimination of the International Entrepreneur Rule could bring more harm than good in investments and jobs, say experts.

Sports and Statistics: Correlating Football to Brain Injury

New Wharton research examines the long-term impact of playing high school or college football.

Can the U.S. Economy Recapture Its Past Growth?

Are the best days for U.S. economic growth long gone? Or do they still lie ahead?

What a Rogue Trader Learned From the Financial Crisis

In his new book, former rogue trader Alexis Stenfors talks about the high stakes of currency trading and what it’s like to hide a $100 million loss.

How Brands Can Engineer Social Media Content

New Wharton research takes a closer look at brand posts on Facebook to determine the type and mix of content advertisers should aim for to get results.

Did Trump and Macron Find Common Ground in Paris?

Two Wharton experts take a closer look at President Trump's recent visit to France.

How You Can Become a Better Negotiator

The three keys to becoming a good negotiator are clarity, detachment and equilibrium, says attorney and negotiating strategist Corey Kupfer in his new book.

Will Ireland Pay a Heavy Price for Brexit?

The U.K.’s exit from the EU will bring to the surface memories of a violent past and conflicting modern political realities for Ireland.

Technology and the Decline of Morality

Former Hearst executive Eden Collinsworth explores the fluid lines of morality today in her new book.

LSE Advancement highlights Bloomberg Philanthropies support for Executive MSc in Cities

RSS Source: Urban Age - July 14, 2017 - 6:17am

A new article on LSE Advancement’s “Your Gifts in Action” section features the two recipients of the 2016/17 Bloomberg Scholarship for Public Service. Navin Rai and Yao Wen-Chih joined the first cohort of Executive MSc in Cities participants in September 2016. The 18-month modular programme has been designed for individuals who want to improve the way their organisations understand and deliver change in cities.


Urban Governance Survey featured in recently published book

RSS Source: Urban Age - July 13, 2017 - 8:56am

The Urban Governance Survey has been featured in the book Data Visualisation for Success, edited by Steven Braun, as an example of innovatively sharing academic research. The survey, which forms part of the larger LSE Cities New Urban Governance programme, was previously shortlisted for an Information is Beautiful Award. This global database of 127 cities was developed by LSE Cities in partnership with UN-Habitat and UCLG, and supported by the MacArthur Foundation.

The Clock Is Ticking for a Health Care Vote

There is little agreement about what needs to be done to fix America's health care system -- and experts agree that a quick resolution seems like a remote possibility.

Is Desktop Dining Hurting the Restaurant Industry?

Americans are eating out for lunch less than at any time in the last 40 years. Is that why restaurants are in a slump?

How a Literature Major Became Chanel’s First Global CEO

Former Chanel CEO Maureen Chiquet discusses her new book about her career and what's ahead for retail in the digital age.

What Money Managers Miss in Currency Carry Trades

Money managers who do both currency and commodities trades could be overloading on risk, Wharton research finds.

The Biggest Mistakes Job Seekers Make Today

The best path to a new gig isn’t what it used to be, nor what you might think it is -- if you want to land the right position without wasting effort.

Resource Urbanisms presented at AESOP conference

RSS Source: Urban Age - July 10, 2017 - 10:11am

LSE Cities researcher Alexandra Gomes will present Resource Urbanisms at the Association of European Schools of Planning’s annual conference in Lisbon on Friday. Resource Urbanisms examines multiple aspects of how natural resources, urban form and infrastructure affect each other and potentially lead to the establishment of divergent forms of urbanism. Alexandra will also present her PhD research on urban sensescapes and developing a multi-sensory framework for analysing urban space.




Why Old-fashioned Board Games Thrive in the Internet Age

Even in the era of amazingly rendered video games, the old board games never seem to go out of style.

Mapping Critical Knowledge for Digital Transformation

When companies digitalize in the context of their strategic knowledge, it can uncover powerful growth opportunities.
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