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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.

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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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

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02079557952


Episodes

LSE IQ Episode 11 | What's the future of the welfare state? [Audio]

2/6/2018
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Contributor(s): Professor John Hills, Professor Lucinda Platt, Dr Malcolm Torry | Welcome to LSE IQ, a monthly podcast from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where we ask leading social scientists - and other experts - to answer an intelligent question about economics, politics or society. The welfare state is constantly under debate, whether it is the underfunding of the NHS or the amount we spend on benefits. With over 50% of the country's budget spent on the welfare...

Duration:00:32:36

LSE IQ Episode 10 | What makes a great leader? [Audio]

1/9/2018
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Contributor(s): Dr Connson Locke, Professor Elizabeth Samet, Professor Ben Voyer | Welcome to LSE IQ, a monthly podcast from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where we ask leading social scientists - and other experts - to answer an intelligent question about economics, politics or society. If you do a quick Amazon search on ‘leadership books’ you’ll get nearly 200,000 results. These books promise to reveal the leadership secrets of luminaries such as Steve Jobs,...

Duration:00:37:07

LSE IQ Episode 9 | Why is social mobility declining? [Audio]

12/5/2017
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Contributor(s): Professor Mike Savage, Dr Abigail McKnight, Dr Sam Friedman | Welcome to LSE IQ, a monthly podcast from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where we ask leading social scientists - and other experts - to answer an intelligent question about economics, politics or society. In this episode, Joanna Bale investigates why social mobility is declining. She talks to LSE’s Professor Mike Savage, Dr Abigail McKnight and Dr Sam Friedman. For further information...

Duration:00:37:12

LSE IQ Episode 8 | Is our prison system broken? [Audio]

11/6/2017
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Contributor(s): Simon Bastow, Nicola Lacey, Sharon Shalev | 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. It is with alarming regularity that reports of prison violence, overcrowding and concerns over the impact of funding cuts are hitting the headlines. With 46% of all...

Duration:00:33:53