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  • Posted: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 16:34:00

    Environmental Insights with Lord Stern

    Podcast of Lord Stern's interview for the Harvard Environmental Economics Program podcast 'Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice'.
  • Posted: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 11:08:00

    BBC World Service: India's pollution problem

    Is India's economic growth playing havoc with its environment? Ruth Kattumuri joins a panel of experts to discuss.
  • Posted: Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:20:00

    BBC Radio 4: The Indian economy

    Dr Ruth Kattumuri and some LSE students comment on the Indian economy.
  • Posted: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 10:56:00

    Wanted: A global green new deal

    Mention of Nicholas Stern in article by Joseph E. Stiglitz on climate change.
  • Posted: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 10:51:00

    BBC Radio London: Mention of Stern Review

    The  2006 Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change is mentioned on BBC Radio London.
  • Posted: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 14:14:00

    BBC 2 Politics Live: Climate change, net zero targets and Extinction Rebellion

    Professor Stern on climate change, net zero targets and Extinction Rebellion
  • Posted: Mon, 02 Sep 2019 13:34:00

    BBC World Service Radio: Indian car sector

    Dr Ruth Kattumuri discusses the challenges facing the automobile industry in India on BBC World Service Radio.
  • Posted: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 11:10:00

    BBC Radio 4: Carbon Pricing

    Lord Stern discusses carbon pricing on BBC Radio 4.
  • Posted: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 14:57:00

    Chevening in India: Applications for 2020/2021 Chevening Scholarships are open

    Chevening is the UK Government’s global scholarship programme that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding professionals from all over the world to pursue a one-year master’s degree in any subject at any UK university.

    If you have ambition, leadership potential, and a strong academic background, we encourage you to apply before 5 November 2019.
  • Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:17:00

    Jim Mirrlees’ Memorial Conference

    Remarks on “development and growth” by Nicholas Stern at the Jim Mirrlees’ Memorial Conference
    at Nuffield College, Oxford on 26th April 2019.
  • Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 16:04:00

    An Inherent Part of My Guru – Teacher Culture

    Ruth Kattumuri on Her Academic Background, Starting Over Mid-Career and What It Means for Her to Impart Knowledge.
  • Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 16:03:00

    Modi Himself Is Not a Vandal as Some People Think

    James Crabtree and Ruth Kattumuri discussed India after the General Election and tried to make sense of yet another BJP landslide win.
  • Posted: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 10:20:00

    Sustainable growth a key issue for G20

    'Nations must lead by example with infrastructure compatible with a climate-resilient economy. A key issue for G20 leaders at their June 28-29 summit in Osaka will be how to generate sustainable and inclusive economic development and growth across the world in the coming decades.' Article by Nicholas Stern in China Daily.
  • Posted: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:16:00

    A closer look at India's economic challenges

    In the lead up to India's elections, Ruth Kattumuri speaks to France 24 about India's economy.
  • Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 10:17:00

    Climate change could lead to greatest market failure ever: Nicholas Stern

    Climate economist Nicholas Stern said he had understated the risks of climate change and the case for taking action in his landmark 2006 report titled the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change that said climate change could lead to the greatest market failure ever.

    Stern, who has been tracking the impact of the latest climate science on economics, said the consequences have been far more devastating than he thought.
  • Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 11:26:00

    India continues on its remarkable economic growth journey

    The Indian economy is still performing well, with foreign investment and looser regulations driving significant growth in the country. However, low living standards and a host of socioeconomic issues are impeding its ascension to ‘developed’ market status.
  • Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:39:00

    Climate Change’s Giant Impact on the Economy: 4 Key Issues

    Certain types of efforts to reduce carbon emissions or adapt to climate impacts are likely to generate similar benefits, says Nicholas Stern.
  • Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:02:00

    Palanpur, a fascinating story of income growth, social change

    Palanpur is a relatively unknown small village in Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh. However, it has a special place in development economics because of a research project that has stretched over seven decades. Economists have conducted seven detailed surveys of Palanpur since the 1950s, a rare longitudinal database that shows how the village has changed over three generations.
  • Posted: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:58:00

    Immediate fossil fuel phaseout could arrest climate change – study

    Nicholas Stern said: “We are rapidly approaching the end of the age of fossil fuels. This study confirms that all new energy infrastructure must be sustainable from now on if we are to avoid locking in commitments to emissions that would lead to the world exceeding the goals of the Paris agreement.”
  • Posted: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 13:44:00

    Why Pakistan IMF bailout talks matter to India

    'Pakistan’s perennial dependence on foreign funds has meant that it is dependent on external donors to stabilize its economy. A 2012 research paper by former IMF advisors Ehtisham Ahmad and Azizali Mohammed, says that years of financial assistance by the US and US-aligned multilateral institutions have left no incentive for Pakistan to introduce structural reforms.'
  • Posted: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:24:00

    We must reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero or face more floods

    'The authoritative new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change sets the world a clear target: we must reduce emissions of greenhouse gases to net zero by the middle of this century to have a reasonable chance of limiting global warming to 1.5C. Every government should read this report and recognise the clear choice we now have.' Nicholas Stern.
  • Posted: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:39:00

    Climate Alliance: The state of California seeks to work with China to step up climate protection

    'Stern added that an important lesson other countries can learn from China is that an emission increase is not necessary for development'
  • Posted: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 10:53:00

    Bringing transparency to state-business interactions for trade policy

    Dr Amrita Saha has written a blog article related to her PhD research for which she received the International Economic Research Award (IERA) from the Export-Import Bank of India.
  • Posted: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 10:46:00

    Exim Bank Announces the Winner of IERA Award

    Dr Amrita Saha, LSE India Observatory Visiting Fellow, has received the International Economic Research Award (IERA) from the Export-Import Bank of India in recognition of her PhD research. The award was first instituted in 1989 with the objective to promote research in international economics, trade, development and finance by Indian nationals at universities and academic institutions in India and abroad. Amrita was in Delhi for a ceremony where she received the award on 9th August and the Bank has published two outputs based on her PhD research.
  • Posted: Wed, 22 Aug 2018 14:06:00

    Nicholas Stern - How Lives Change

    Can we really measure social mobility and changing life circumstances? Nicholas Stern, with his co-authors Himanshu and Peter Lanjouw, sought to answer key questions about development economics in a 70 year study of Indian village Palanpur. They documented it in their book How Lives Change, and Stern is here to share his experience of using a real-life 'laboratory' to chart discoveries about human development. Chaired by journalist and broadcaster Liz Leonard.