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United Kingdom

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LSE IQ is a monthly podcast from the London School of Economics and Political Science. This is the podcast where we ask some of the smartest social scientists - and other experts - to answer pressing questions about economics, politics or society.

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@lsenews

Language:

English

Contact:

02079557952


Episodes

LSEIQ Epsiode 6 | What’s the secret to happiness? [Audio]

9/5/2017
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Contributor(s): Professor Paul Dolan, Professor Lord Richard Layard, Liz Zeidler | Welcome to LSE IQ, a new monthly podcast from the London School of Economics and Political Science. This is the podcast where we ask some of the leading social scientists - and other experts - to answer intelligent questions about economics, politics or society. In this episode, Joanna Bale investigates human happiness: why it eludes so many of us and what we can do about it. She talks to LSE’s Paul Dolan...

Duration: 00:26:23


LSEIQ Epsiode 5 | Why haven’t we won the War on Drugs? [Audio]

8/1/2017
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Contributor(s): Dr John Collins, Dr Michael Shiner, Danny Kushlick | Welcome to LSE IQ, a new monthly podcast from the London School of Economics and Political Science. This is the podcast where we ask some of the leading social scientists - and other experts - to answer intelligent questions about economics, politics or society. For nearly 50 years, governments around the world, led by the US, have been fighting a war on drugs. The aim? To reduce the production, supply and use of certain...

Duration: 00:26:41


LSE IQ Epsiode 4 | What can Brexit tell us about the white working class? [Audio]

7/4/2017
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Contributor(s): Justin Gest, Lisa McKenzie, Dennis Novy | Welcome to LSE IQ, a new monthly podcast from the London School of Economics and Political Science. This is the podcast where we ask some of the leading social scientists - and other experts - to answer intelligent questions about economics, politics or society. A year on from the EU Referendum, academics, the media, politicians and policy makers have sought to understand why the UK public voted for Brexit. One demographic in...

Duration: 00:30:24


LSEIQ Episode 3 | Is social media good for society? [Audio]

6/6/2017
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Contributor(s): Nick Couldry, Ellen Helsper, Sonia Livingstone, Svenja Ottovordemgentschenfelde | Welcome to LSE's new podcast, LSE IQ, where we ask some of the smartest social scientists - and other experts - to answer pressing questions about economics, politics or society. In this episode, Jo Bale investigates social media amid growing concerns that tech companies are putting profit before the well-being of individual users and democratic societies. She talks to Nick Couldry, Ellen...

Duration: 00:28:14


LSEIQ Episode 2 | What's the future of work [Audio]

5/2/2017
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Contributor(s): Professor Leslie Willcocks, Dr Guy Michaels, Professor David Graeber, Dr Aleks Krotoski | Welcome to LSE IQ, a new monthly podcast from the London School of Economics and Political Science. This is the podcast where we ask some of the leading social scientists - and other experts - to answer intelligent questions about economics, politics or society. In this episode Sue Windebank asks whether predictions about robots automating us out of our jobs are true and how technology...

Duration: 00:26:33


LSEIQ Episode 1 | Why is CEO pay so high? [Audio]

4/4/2017
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Contributor(s): Deborah Hargreaves, Dr Dirk Jenter, Professor Sandy Pepper, Max Steuer, Sir Vince Cable | Welcome to LSE IQ, a new monthly podcast from the London School of Economics and Political Science. This is the podcast where we ask some of the smartest social scientists - and other experts - to answer pressing questions about economics, politics or society. In this episode, Jo Bale investigates how big company bosses continue to command ever increasing salaries despite shareholder...

Duration: 00:26:16