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How Identity Informs Workplace Relationships

RSS Source: Knowledge at Wharton Podcasts - November 21, 2017 - 1:07pm
It’s important to evaluate whether a potential workplace really wants you to be your complete, authentic self, says Wharton’s Stephanie Creary.

Has the ACA Resulted in Better Health Care Outcomes?

RSS Source: Knowledge at Wharton Podcasts - November 21, 2017 - 11:54am
Wharton research looks at whether expanded access to medical insurance under the Affordable Care Act has led to improved health outcomes for patients.

Marco Di Nunzio to host Urban Africa Seminar

RSS Source: Urban Age - November 17, 2017 - 11:24am

Marco Di Nunzio, Urban Age Research Officer at LSE Cities, will chair the first in a series of research seminar series hosted by LSE Cities. The Urban Africa Seminar will take place at 4pm on 23 November 2017 at the London School of Economics. Wendy Willems, Assistant Professor, Department of Media and Communications, LSE will speak on “‘The politics of things’: digital media, urban space and the materiality of civic engagement”. Drawing on research carried out in Lusaka during the 2011 and 2016 Zambian elections, this paper proposes a material, mobile and spatial approach to political communication. For more information please contact m.di-nunzio@lse.ac.uk.

 

Bracing for Brexit: ‘Virtually All the Work Is Still Ahead’

RSS Source: Knowledge at Wharton Podcasts - November 17, 2017 - 10:55am
As the U.K. prepares to negotiate terms for leaving the E.U., it is facing a shaky political base, a weakening economy and a lack of bargaining power.

How to Reform College Sports to Prioritize Learning

RSS Source: Knowledge at Wharton Podcasts - November 16, 2017 - 1:55pm
Wharton’s Ken Shropshire and Collin D. Williams Jr. discuss ways to fix a prevailing problem in college sports -- the amount of time it eats away from academics.

Wealth Management: Why You Should Be Your Own CEO

RSS Source: Knowledge at Wharton Podcasts - November 15, 2017 - 4:52pm
Robo-advisors, new ways of thinking among millennials and women's shifting needs are new trends reshaping wealth management. The author of 'Wealth Management Unwrapped' offers insights.

How a Student Competition Led to a New Cyber Security Approach

RSS Source: Knowledge at Wharton Podcasts - November 15, 2017 - 3:53pm
Nataliya Mykhaylova, winner of a student competition to find new ways to thwart cyber criminals, has devised a novel method for detecting attacks that already has the interest of banks.

Why a Nobel Laureate Believes Social Businesses Can Cure Poverty

RSS Source: Knowledge at Wharton Podcasts - November 14, 2017 - 4:26pm
Microfinance pioneer Muhammad Yunus explains how making everyone an entrepreneur could eliminate poverty, unemployment and environmental devastation.

Changes to U.S.-Cuba Policy: What’s the Real Impact?

RSS Source: Knowledge at Wharton Podcasts - November 14, 2017 - 1:46pm
The latest restrictions on travel and trade with Cuba have created new anxieties for individuals and businesses – but they also provide some clear boundaries that can now be navigated, experts say.

Why Has the AT&T-Time Warner Merger Gotten Tangled?

RSS Source: Knowledge at Wharton Podcasts - November 14, 2017 - 1:19pm
Until very recently, it seemed that telecommunications giant AT&T's $85 billion deal to purchase Time Warner would be completed by the end of December.

Nuno da Cruz to speak on accountability, transparency and participation

RSS Source: Urban Age - November 14, 2017 - 10:33am

Nuno da Cruz, Research Fellow at LSE Cities and contributing to the Centre’s New Urban Governance research, will give a lecture entitled “From Local Government to Local Governance: what are the implications for transparency?” at the Faculty of Economics of University of Coimbra on 17 November. The talk is part of a seminar series on accountability, transparency and participation in the public sector organised by the Centre for Research in Political Science (CICP), University of Minho.

Will Proposed U.S. Tax Cuts Pay for Themselves?

RSS Source: Knowledge at Wharton Podcasts - November 13, 2017 - 4:36pm
Both the House version of tax reform and the partially fleshed-out Senate plan add to the federal deficit but do not shift the tax bill lower down the income scale, according to the Penn Wharton Budget Model.

Could the Paradise Papers Lead to Tax Reforms?

RSS Source: Knowledge at Wharton Podcasts - November 11, 2017 - 12:24pm
With the insights the Paradise Papers provide on how governments, businesses and wealthy individuals use tax havens, some significant changes to tax laws are in order, say experts.

Will the Federal Climate Change Report Alter the Debate?

RSS Source: Knowledge at Wharton Podcasts - November 10, 2017 - 1:35pm
A new federal climate change report was released last week stating that not only is the threat of global warming real and dangerous, but it's also man-made. How will it impact the climate change debate?

Philipp Rode to speak at COP23

RSS Source: Urban Age - November 10, 2017 - 8:39am

Philipp Rode, Executive Director at LSE Cities will speak on the “Decarbonising the Transport Sector” panel at the Sustainable Innovation Forum 2017 in Bonn on 13 November 2017. The COP23 panel will discuss new approaches for clean and efficient transport solutions. Rode will draw on a range of LSE Cities research, including publications for The Global Commission for the Economy and Climate and Towards New Urban Mobility.

How the Republican Tax Plan Would Impact Real Estate

RSS Source: Knowledge at Wharton Podcasts - November 9, 2017 - 4:08pm
Two Penn experts discuss what the Republican tax plan would would mean for individual homeowners and for the housing market.

Art of the Matter: A Conversation with Jeffrey Deitch

RSS Source: Knowledge at Wharton Podcasts - November 9, 2017 - 3:16pm
An interview about the art market with dealer Jeffrey Deitch -- former director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles -- looks the serendipitous and thorny aspects of this unique world.

Marco Di Nunzio to convene workshop at Université libre de Bruxelles

RSS Source: Urban Age - November 9, 2017 - 7:58am

Marco Di Nunzio, Urban Age Research Officer at LSE Cities will be convening the workshop “Inside a Construction Boom: Politics, Responsibility and the Temporalities of Urban Development” at the Université libre de Bruxelles on 14 November 2017. Di Nunzio will also be talking about his work on architecture, responsibility and inequality in Addis Ababa. The workshop is funded by the Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique – FNRS (Belgium).

Philipp Rode to speak at Oskar von Miller Forum

RSS Source: Urban Age - November 8, 2017 - 6:08am

Philipp Rode, Executive Director of LSE Cities, will speak on Frontiers of City Governance on 7 December 2017 at the Oskar von Miller Forum in Munich. Rode will draw insights from the Centre’s ongoing research into New Urban Governance. The forum is an educational initiative of the Bavarian construction industry for engineers in the building sector.

Philipp Rode launches Resource Urbanisms report in Kuwait

RSS Source: Urban Age - November 7, 2017 - 10:28am

Philipp Rode, Executive Director of LSE Cities, launched Resource Urbanisms: Asia’s divergent city models of Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Singapore and Hong Kong in Kuwait on 7 November 2017. The report consolidates key findings of the Resource Urbanisms project that LSE Cities led between 2015 and 2017. This research, supported by the Kuwait Programme at the LSE Middle East Centre investigates questions of urban form, geography and sustainability in Kuwait and the Gulf States as part of a broader comparative analysis of divergent forms of urban growth in Asia. Rode was joined by Research and Project Coordinator, Alexandra Gomes.

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