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The London School of Economics (LSE) is aiming to increase the size of its endowment fund to more than £1bn, which would make it one of the best resourced institutions in the UK and the world. The effort was initiated in 2016 by Lord Myners, then chairman of the LSE's Council and Court of Governors.
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London School of Economics is unique in its concentration on teaching and research across the full range of social, political and economic sciences. London School of Economics is unique in its concentration on teaching and research across the full range of social, political and economic sciences.
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