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CEP Discussion Paper
The Social Origins of Inventors Philippe Aghion, Ufuk Akcigit, Ari Hyytinen and Otto Toivanen
December 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1522:
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JEL Classification: O31; I24; J18


Tags: inventors; innovation; social mobility; iq; education; parental background

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CEP Discussion Paper
It's Time to Learn: Understanding the Differences in Returns to Instruction Time Andrés Barrios F. and Giulia Bovini
December 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1521:
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JEL Classification: I28; I24; I20


Tags: instruction time; education reform; heterogeneous effects; charter schools

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CEP Discussion Paper
The End of Free College in England: Implications for Quality, Enrolments and Equity Richard Murphy, Judith Scott-Clayton and Gill Wyness October 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1501:
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JEL Classification: I22; I23; I28


Tags: higher education; financial aid; tuition fees; inequality

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CEP Discussion Paper
Healthy Business? Managerial Education and Management in Healthcare Nicholas Bloom, Renata Lemos, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen September 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1500:
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JEL Classification: M1; I1


Tags: management; hospitals; mortality; education

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CEP Election Analysis
Education and Skills: The UK Policy Agenda Sandra McNally and Gill Wyness
June 2017
Paper No' CEPEA041:
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Tags: education; expenditure; post-16 education; tuition fees; skills; apprentices


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CEP Discussion Paper
Quality in Early Years Settings and Children’s School Achievement Jo Blanden, Kirstine Hansen and Sandra McNally
February 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1468:
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JEL Classification: J13; I20


Tags: childcare quality; educational attainment

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CEP Discussion Paper
STEM Graduates and Secondary School Curriculum: Does Early Exposure to Science Matter? Marta De Philippis
August 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1443:
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JEL Classification: J16; J24; I28; I21


Tags: university education; high school curriculum; stem

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CEP Discussion Paper
Powering Education Fadi Hassan and Paolo Lucchino
July 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1438:
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JEL Classification: O12; I25; C93


Tags: randomised controlled trial; solar lamps; education; energy access; spillover effects; randomised saturation design

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CEP Discussion Paper
State Capacity and Public Goods: Institutional change, Human Capital and Growth in Early Modern Germany Jeremiah Dittmar and Ralph R. Meisenzahl March 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1418:
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JEL Classification: I25; N13; O11; O43


Tags: state capacity; institutions; growth; education; human capital; persistence

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CEP Discussion Paper
Testing Means-Tested Aid Richard Murphy and Gill Wyness
December 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1396:
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JEL Classification: I22; I23; I28


Tags: higher education; financial aid; degree completion

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CEP Discussion Paper
The youngest Get the Pill: ADHD Misdiagnosis and the Production of Education in Germany Hannes Schwandt and Amelie Wuppermann December 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1394:
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JEL Classification: I1; I2; J1


Tags: adhd; misdiagnosis; age cut-off; education

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
ICT and Education: Evidence from Student Home Addresses Benjamin Faber, Rosa Sanchis-Guarner and Felix Weinhardt
October 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0186:
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JEL Classification: F66; I20; D83


Tags: education; information and communication technology; internet

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CEP Discussion Paper
Crime, Compulsory Schooling Laws and Education Brian Bell, Rui Costa and Stephen Machin
October 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1374:
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JEL Classification: I2; K42


Tags: crime; education; compulsory schooling laws

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CEP Discussion Paper
New Media, Competition and Growth: European Cities After Gutenberg Jeremiah Dittmar
August 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1365:
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JEL Classification: L1; N13; N33; N93; O11; O18; O33


Tags: information technology; io; media; growth; history; business education

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CEP Discussion Paper
ICT and Education: Evidence from Student Home Addresses Benjamin Faber, Rosa Sanchis-Guarner and Felix Weinhardt
June 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1359:
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JEL Classification: F66; I20; D83


Tags: education; information and communication technology; internet

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CEP Election Analysis
#ElectionEconomics: The Research Evidence on Key Issues for Voters in the 2015 UK General Election Ghazala Azmat, Brian Bell, Jonathan Colmer, Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Swati Dhingra, Christian Hilber, Stephen Machin, Alan Manning, Ralf Martin, Alistair McGuire, Sandra McNally, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Henry Overman, Isabelle Roland, Thomas Sampson, Anna Valero, John Van Reenen, Jonathan Wadsworth, Gill Wyness and Gabriel Zucman April 2015
Paper No' CEPEA034:
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Tags: 2015 uk general election; government policy; austerity; productivity; health; nhs; education; higher education; immigration; brexit; eu; inequality; real wages; unemployment; gender; management; productivity; uk housing; environment; climate change; uk cities; infrastructure; taxation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Why are Higher Skilled Workers More Mobile Geographically? The Role of the Job Surplus Michael Amior
March 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1338:
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JEL Classification: J24; J61; J64


Tags: internal migration; job search; education; skills

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CEP Election Analysis
Immigration and the UK Labour Market Jonathan Wadsworth
February 2015
Paper No' CEPEA019:
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Tags: immigration; european union; uk; government policy; education; labour market; jobs; wages

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CEP Discussion Paper
Schooling, Nation Building and Industrialization: A Gellnerian Approach Esther Hauk and Javier Ortega
February 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1328:
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JEL Classification: D02; I2; N00; O14


Tags: nation-building; education; industrialization

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Educational efficiency: value for money in public spending on schools Peter Dolton, Oscar Marcenaro Gutierrez and Adam Still
January 2015
Paper No' CEPCP441:
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CentrePiece 19 (3) Winter 2015


Tags: education; policy; funding; quality measures; educational efficiency

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Improving education in two extremely poor regions: triumph and tragedy Peter Boone
October 2014
Paper No' CEPCP427:
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CentrePiece 19 (2) Autumn 2014


Tags: india; west africa; education

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CEP Discussion Paper
Education and Health Knowledge: Evidence from UK Compulsory Schooling Reforms David W. Johnston, Grace Lordan, Michael A. Shields and Agne Suziedelyte September 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1297:
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JEL Classification: I20; I10; I12


Tags: education; health; knowledge; compulsory schooling; causality

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Neighbourhood Turnover and Teenage Attainment Stephen Gibbons, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt
August 2014
Paper No' SERCDP0163:
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JEL Classification: C21; I20; R23


Tags: education; neighbourhood; turnover; social capital


This paper has been published as:
'Neighbourhood Turnover and Teenage Attainment', Stephen Gibbons, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt,Journal of the European Economic Association, Volume 15, Issue 4, 1 August 2017
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In brief: Does management matter in schools? Renata Lemos
May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP424:
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CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring 2014


Tags: education; management; school management index; pupil outcomes; school performance

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Economics of higher education Richard Murphy and Gill Wyness
February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP412:
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CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter 2014


Tags: higher education; uk; government policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Childhood Sporting Activities and Adult Labour-Market Outcomes Charlotte Cabane and Andrew E. Clark
December 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1253:
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JEL Classification: J24; J13; L83; I2


Tags: job characteristics; education; sport; school

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The UK's 'riddle of peacefulness': what explains falling crime? Mirko Draca
June 2013
Paper No' CEPCP392:
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CentrePiece 18 (1) Summer 2013


Tags: crime; police; education

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CEP Special Report
Education in a Devolved Scotland: A Quantitative Analysis Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Gill Wyness
May 2013
Paper No' CEPSP30:
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Tags: scotland; education policy; devolution

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Surprisingly Dire Situation of Children's Education in Rural West Africa: Results from the CREO Study in Guinea-Bissau Peter Boone, Ila Fazzio, Kameshwari Jandhyala, Chitra Jayanty, Gangadhar Jayanty, Simon Johnson, Vimala Ramachandrin, Filipa Silva and Zhaoguo Zhan April 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1201:
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JEL Classification: O1; O55; I2; F35; H43


Tags: education; africa; survey results; numeracy; literacy

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CEP Discussion Paper
When the Cat is Near, the Mice Won't Play: The Effect of External Examiners in Italian Schools Marco Bertoni, Giorgio Brunello and Lorenzo Rocco February 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1191:
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JEL Classification: C31; H52; I2


Tags: education; testing; external monitoring; indirect treatment effects

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Access All Areas? The Impact of Fees and Background on Student Demand for Postgraduate Higher Education in the UK Philip Wales February 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0128:
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JEL Classification: C25; I2; J24; D12


Tags: education; human capital; skills; consumer economics: empirical analysis

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CEP Special Report
Investing for Prosperity: Skills, Infrastructure and Innovation Philippe Aghion, Timothy Besley, John Browne, Francesco Caselli, Richard Lambert, Rachel Lomax, Christopher Pissarides, Nick Stern and John Van Reenen January 2013
Paper No' CEPSP28:
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Tags: gdp; innovation; infrasstructure; uk economy; skills; apprenticeships; education; government policy

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Student Awareness of Costs and Benefits of Educational Decisions: Effects of an Information Campaign Marty McGuigan, Sandra McNally and Gill Wyness August 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0139:
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JEL Classification: I2


Tags: tuition fees; information campaign; educational decisions

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Trade Liberalisation Does Not Always Raise Wage Premia: Evidence from Ugandan Districts Massimiliano Calì
June 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0114:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; F16; O12; O15


Tags: returns to education; wage inequality; uganda; trade; market reforms

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Non-Native Speakers Of English In The Classroom: What Are The Effects On Pupil Performance? Charlotte Geay, Sandra McNally and Shqiponja Telhaj March 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0137:
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Tags: language; immigration; education

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Mental Health and Education Decisions Francesca Cornaglia, Elena Crivellaro and Sandra McNally
February 2012
Paper No' CEEEDP0136:
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JEL Classification: I1; I2


Tags: mental health; educational attainment; drop-out

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Pupils' progress: how children's perceptions influence their efforts Amine Ouazad and Lionel Page
February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP359:
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CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter 2012


Tags: education; uk;

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Fasting During Pregnancy and Children's Academic Performance Douglas Almond, Bhashkar Mazumder and Reyn van Ewijk
January 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0134:
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Tags: educational outcomes; pregnancy; fasting

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Students’ Perceptions of Teacher Biases: Experimental Economics in Schools Amine Ouazad and Lionel Page
January 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0133:
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Tags: teacher biases; educational achievement

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Evaluation of English Education Policies Stephen Machin and Sandra McNally
December 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0131:
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JEL Classification: I2


Tags: educational inequality; evaluation; school policies

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Do Public Colleges in Developing Countries Provide Better Education than Private ones? Evidence from General Education Sector in India Yona Rubinstein and Sheetal Sekhri December 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0130:
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JEL Classification: O15; I21; H41


Tags: private education; public education; india

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Does Skilled Migration Foster Innovative Performance? Evidence from British Local Areas Luisa Gagliardi
November 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0097:
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JEL Classification: O15; O31; I2; H22


Tags: innovation; migration; education; externalities

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
An Evaluation of “Special Educational Needs” Programmes in England Francois Keslair, Eric Maurin and Sandra McNally
November 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0129:
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JEL Classification: I2


Tags: education; special needs; evaluation;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Gender Gaps Across Countries and Skills: Supply, Demand and the Industry Structure Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo
November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1093:
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JEL Classification: E24; J16; J31


Tags: gender gaps; education; demand and supply; industry structure

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Role of Educational Quality and Quantity in the Process of Economic Development Amparo Castelló-Climent and Ana Hidalgo-Cabrillana November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1087:
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JEL Classification: I21; O11; O15; O4


Tags: quality of education; human capital composition; economic growth

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CEP Discussion Paper
Mass Education or a Minority Well Educated Elite in the Process of Development: the Case of India Amparo Castelló-Climent and Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1086:
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JEL Classification: I28; O11; O50


Tags: distribution of education; attainment levels; economic growth; panel data

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CEP Discussion Paper
Fear and the Response to Terrorism: An Economic Analysis Gary S. Becker and Yona Rubinstein
September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1079:
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JEL Classification: F52; Z10


Tags: economics; psychology; education

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Minimum Wage and Inequality - The Effects of Education and Technology Zsófia L. Bárány
September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1076:
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JEL Classification: E24; E65; J31


Tags: minimum wage; education; technology; wage inequality

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CEP Discussion Paper
Rising Wage Inequality and Postgraduate Education Joanne Lindley and Stephen Machin
September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1075:
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JEL Classification: J24; J31


Tags: wage inequality; postgraduate education; computers


This paper has been published as:
The Rising Postgraduate Wage Premium, Joanne Lindley and Stephen Machin, Economica, Volume 83, Issue 330, April 2016
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Does Additional Spending Help Urban Schools? An Evaluation Using Boundary Discontinuities Stephen Gibbons, Sandra McNally and Martina Viarengo September 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0128:
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JEL Classification: R0; I21; H52;


Tags: urban schools; education; resources;


This paper has been published as:
Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC) Discussion Paper No. 90
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
From Grants to Loans and Fees: The Demand for Post-Compulsory Education in England and Wales from 1955 to 2008 Peter Dolton and Li Lin September 2011
Paper No' CEEDP0127:
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JEL Classification: J08; I22; I28


Tags: post compulsory education; student finance; structural change

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Does Additional Spending Help Urban Schools? An Evaluation Using Boundary Discontinuities Stephen Gibbons, Sandra McNally and Martina Viarengo August 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0090:
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JEL Classification: R0; I21; H52


Tags: urban schools; education; resources

CEP Discussion Paper
A Model for the Delivery of Evidence-Based PSHE (Personal Wellbeing) in Secondary Schools John Coleman, Daniel Hale and Richard Layard August 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1071:
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JEL Classification: I1; I18; I2


Tags: health education; social-emotional learning; life-skills; prevention

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Whether to Hire Local Contract Teachers? Trade-off Between Skills and Preferences in India Sonja Fagernäs and Panu Pelkonen
July 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0083:
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JEL Classification: H75; J24; J41; J45


Tags: discrete choice experiment; education; para-teachers; preferences; skills

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Fees and loathing: higher education finance and university participation Gill Wyness
June 2011
Paper No' CEPCP343:
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CentrePiece 16 (1) Summer 2011


JEL Classification: I22; I23; I29; J24


Tags: wage differentials; returns to education

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CEP Discussion Paper
Did Vietnam Veterans Get Sicker in the 1990s? The Complicated Effects of Military Service on Self-Reported Health Joshua D. Angrist, Stacey H. Chen and Brigham R. Frandsen December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1041:
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JEL Classification: H55; H59; I12; I38; J22


Tags: public economics; social security and public pensions; health; education; welfare; labour; demographic economics

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Geography or Economics? A Micro-Level Analysis of the Determinants of Degree Choice in the Context of Regional Economic Disparities in the UK Philip Wales September 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0056:
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JEL Classification: C25; I2; J24; R23


Tags: education; human capital; skills; regional labour markets

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Special Paper
Research on the Intergenerational Links in the Every Child Matters Outcomes.Report to the Department of Children, Schools and Families Jo Blanden, Stephen Machin, Richard Murphy and Emma Tominey August 2010
Paper No' CEESP05:
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Tags: every child matters; ecm; education

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Special Paper
The Determinants of Non-Cognitive and Cognitive Schooling Outcomes. Report to the Department of Children, Schools and Families Elena Meschi and Anna Vignoles August 2010
Paper No' CEESP04:
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Tags: education; bullying

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Variation in Educational Outcomes and Policies Across Countries and of Schools within Countries Richard Freeman, Stephen Machin and Martina Viarengo August 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0117:
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JEL Classification: H5;I20;J24;J68;O15;P5


Tags: educational attainment; schools; inequality

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Special Paper
CEE Special Report: The Children's Workforce: A Data Scoping Study. A Report for the Department of Children, School and Family (DCSF) Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Dongshu Ou July 2010
Paper No' CEESP02:
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Tags: children's services; national child strategy; education

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CEP Policy Analysis
A Note on Academy School Policy Stephen Machin and James Vernoit
July 2010
Paper No' CEPPA011:
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Tags: schools; education; academies

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CentrePiece Article
In brief: The educational background of postgrad students Stephen Machin and Richard Murphy
July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP316:
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CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer 2010


Tags: education; social mobility

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CentrePiece Article
Making the UK's aid budget work better Peter Boone
July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP309:
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CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer 2010


Tags: regional aid; health; education; poverty

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In brief: Producing superstars for the economic World Cup Lant Pritchett and Martina Viarengo
July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP310:
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CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer 2010


Tags: skills; education policy; mexico; economic competition

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Crime Reducing Effect of Education Stephen Machin, Olivier Marie and Suncica Vujic
May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0979:
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JEL Classification: I2; K42


Tags: crime; education; offenders


This paper has been published as:
Youth Crime and Education Expansion, Stephen Machin, Olivier Marie and Suncica Vujic, German Economic Review, Volume 13, Issue 4, November 2012
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Changing Economic Advantage From Private School Francis Green, Stephen Machin, Richard Murphy and Yu Zhu
April 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0115:
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JEL Classification: I22; I29; J31


Tags: wage differentials; educational attainment; private schools

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Moving into the Projects: Social Housing Neighbourhoods and School Performance in England Felix Weinhardt
February 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0044:
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JEL Classification: I21; J24


Tags: neighbourhood effects on education

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Economic Situation of First- and Second-Generation Immigrants in France, Germany and the United Kingdom Yann Algan, Christian Dustmann, Albrecht Glitz and Alan Manning October 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0951:
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JEL Classification: J30; J61; J64


Tags: immigration; earnings; employment; education; france; germany; uk

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Century of Education Christian Morrisson and Fabrice Murtin
September 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0109:
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Tags: education; school enrolment; inequality

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Length of Compulsory Education and Voter Turnout - Evidence from a Staged Reform Panu Pelkonen
September 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0108:
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JEL Classification: H23; I21


Tags: education; externalities; voting; school reform

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CEP Discussion Paper
Educational Returns, Ability Composition and Cohort Effects: Theory and Evidence for Cohorts of Early-Career UK Graduates Norman Ireland, Robin A. Naylor, Jeremy Smith and Shqiponja Telhaj July 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0939:
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JEL Classification: J31; J24; I21; D82


Tags: educational returns; college wage premium; degree class; ability bias; statistical discrimination

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CEP Discussion Paper
Anatomy of a Health Scare: Education, Income and the MMR Controversy in the UK Dan Anderberg, Arnaud Chevalier and Jonathan Wadsworth May 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0929:
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JEL Classification: H42; I18


Tags: childhood vaccinations; health outcomes; education

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
University Quality and Graduate Wages in the UK Iftikhar Hussain, Sandra McNally and Shqiponja Telhaj
March 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0099:
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JEL Classification: I23; J24


Tags: university quality; returns to education

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CEP Discussion Paper
Peer Effects in Science - Evidence from the Dismissal of Scientists in Nazi Germany Fabian Waldinger
February 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0910:
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JEL Classification: I20; I21; I23; I28; J24; L31; L38; N34; N44; O31; O38


Tags: peer effects; nazi germany; science; university; higher education; spillovers; co-authors

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Access, Choice and Participation in Higher Education Steve Gibbons and Anna Vignoles
January 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0101:
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JEL Classification: I2; R


Tags: higher education; choice; migration

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Does Money Matter for Schools? Helena Holmlund, Sandra McNally and Martina Viarengo
January 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0105:
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JEL Classification: I21;H52


Tags: education; resources;

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Parents' Basic Skills and Childrens' Cognitive Outcomes Elena Meschi, Anna Vignoles and Augustin de Coulon
December 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0104:
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JEL Classification: I21;J13;J24


Tags: basic skills; intergenerational transfer; education

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Education and Mobility Stephen Machin, Panu Pelkonen and Kjell Salvanes
December 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0100:
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JEL Classification: I28;J24;J61


Tags: education; mobility; labour market.

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Convergence of Compulsory Schooling in Western Europe: 1950-2000 Fabrice Murtin and Martina Viarengo
November 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0095:
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JEL Classification: H4; I2; N3; N4


Tags: economic history; education; convergence; globalization

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Intergenerational Mobility and Assortative Mating: Effects of an Educational Reform Helena Holmlund
November 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0091:
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JEL Classification: I2; J12; J62


Tags: intergenerational mobility; education; assortative mating

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Education and Income Inequality in the Regions of the European Union Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Vassilis Tselios
November 2008
Paper No' SERCDP0011:
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JEL Classification: D31; I21; O15; O18


Tags: income inequality; educational attainment; educational inequality; regions; europe

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Family Types and the Persistence of Regional Disparities in Europe Gilles Duranton, Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Richard Sandall
November 2008
Paper No' SERCDP0009:
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JEL Classification: J12; O18; R11


Tags: institutions; family types; education; social capital; labor force participation; economic wealth and dynamism; regions; europe

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
A Researcher's Guide to the Swedish Compulsory School Reform Helena Holmlund
February 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0087:
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JEL Classification: I2


Tags: educational reform; instrumental variables

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Students' academic self-perception Arnaud Chevalier, Steve Gibbons, Sherria Hoskins, Martin Snell and Andy Thorpe
January 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0090:
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JEL Classification: I21; J16; Y80


Tags: test performance; self-assessment; higher education participation; academic self-perception

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The effects of higher education funding reforms on the lifetime incomes of graduates Lorraine Dearden, Emla Fitzsimons, Alissa Goodman and Greg Kaplan January 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0078:
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Tags: higher education; funding; fees; earnings; student loans

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Impact of Early Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills on Later Outcomes Pedro Carneiro, Claire Crawford and Alissa Goodman
October 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0092:
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Tags: cognitive skills; non-cognitive skills; labour maket outcomes; education outcomes; social outcomes

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Educational Effects of Widening Access to the Academic Track: A Natural Experiment Eric Maurin and Sandra McNally
August 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0085:
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JEL Classification: I2


Tags: education; tracking; selection

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Over-Education and the Skills of UK Graduates Arnaud Chevalier and Joanne Lindley
August 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0079:
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JEL Classification: J24; J31; I2


Tags: over-education; skills

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Higher Education Academic Salaries in the UK Mark Collins, Anna Vignoles and James Walker
May 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0075:
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Tags: higher education

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Resources and Standards in Urban Schools Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Costas Meghir
February 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0076:
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JEL Classification: I21; H52; C52


Tags: education; resources; evaluation; disadvantage

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Long Term Impacts of Compulsory Schooling: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in School Leaving Dates Emilia Del Bono and Fernando Galindo-Rueda January 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0074:
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JEL Classification: I2; C3; J2


Tags: education qualifications; school leaving age; instrumental variables; labour market impacts

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Faith Primary Schools: Better Schools or Better Pupils? Steve Gibbons and Olmo Silva
November 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0072:
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Tags: education; religion; faith schools; educational attainment

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Sheepskin or Prozac: The Causal Effect of Education on Mental Health Arnaud Chevalier and L Feinstein
August 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0071:
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JEL Classification: I12; I29


Tags: returns to education; mental health

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CEP Discussion Paper
Pay for Performance Where Output is Hard to Measure: the Case of Performance Pay for School Teachers Richard Belfield and David Marsden August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0747:
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JEL Classification: I2; J33; J45; M52


Tags: education; teachers; performance related pay; public sector; compensation; industrial relations


This paper has been published as:
Forthcoming in Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations 2006, edited by Kaufman B, and Lewin D for the US Labor and Employment Relations Association, published by Elsevier. Final draft: 20.7.06
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Using Rate of Return Analyses to Understand Sector Skill Needs Nattavudh Powdthavee and Anna Vignoles
July 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0070:
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Tags: returns to education; sector skills

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Close Neighbours Matter: Neighbourhood Effects on Early Performance at School Dominique Goux and Eric Maurin
July 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0068:
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JEL Classification: I21; J24


Tags: neighborhood effects on education

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Comprehensive Versus Selective Schooling in England and Wales: What Do We Know? Alan Manning and Jörn-Steffen Pischke
June 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0066:
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Tags: education; secondary schools; comprehensive schooling; selective schooling; tracking

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
From the Cradle to the Labor Market? The Effect of Birth Weight on Adult Outcomes Sandra E. Black, Paul Devereux and Kjell Salvanes March 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0061:
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Tags: labour market outcomes; educational attainment; birth weight

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Education Policy in the UK Stephen Machin and Anna Vignoles
March 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0057:
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Tags: education policy; participation; higher education


This paper has been published as:
CESifo DICE Report, 4, 64-74 (2005)
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Gender and Student Achievement in English Schools Stephen Machin and Sandra McNally
February 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0058:
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Tags: gender; educational achievement


This paper has been published as:
Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 21, 357-372 (2005)
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Zero Returns to Compulsory Schooling in Germany: Evidence and Interpretation Jörn-Steffen Pischke and Till von Wachter
January 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0054:
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Tags: education; schooling


This paper has been published as:
Review of Economics and Statistics 90, August 2008, pp.592-598
CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Education Subsidies and School Drop-Out Rates Lorraine Dearden, Carl Emmerson, Christine Frayne, Costas Meghir and Costas Meghir January 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0053:
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Tags: education; school

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Changes in Returns to Education in Latin America: the Role of Demand and Supply of Skills Marco Manacorda, Carolina Sanchez-Paramo and Norbert Schady December 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0712:
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JEL Classification: J23; J24; O15


Tags: returns to education; demand and supply of skills

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Performance Pay for Teachers: Linking Individual and Organisational Level Targets Richard Belfield and David Marsden
August 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0703:
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JEL Classification: I2; J33; J45; M52


Tags: education; teachers; performance related pay; public sector; compensation; industrial relations

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Role of Credit Constraints in Educational Choices: Evidence from NCDS and BCS70 Lorraine Dearden, Leslie McGranahan and Barbara Sianesi December 2004
Paper No' CEEDP0048:
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Tags: education

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Evaluating the Impact of Education on Earnings in the UK: Models, Methods and Results from the NCDS Richard Blundell, Lorraine Dearden and Barbara Sianesi December 2004
Paper No' CEEDP0047:
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Tags: education

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
An In-Depth Analysis of the Returns to National Vocational Qualifications Obtained at level 2 Lorraine Dearden, Leslie McGranahan and Barbara Sianesi December 2004
Paper No' CEEDP0046:
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Tags: education

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Returns to Education for the 'Marginal Learner': Evidence from the BCS70 Lorraine Dearden, Leslie McGranahan, Leslie McGranahan and Barbara Sianesi December 2004
Paper No' CEEDP0045:
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Tags: education

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Widening Socio-Economic Gap in UK Higher Education Fernando Galindo-Rueda, Oscar Marcenaro and Anna Vignoles
December 2004
Paper No' CEEDP0044:
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Tags: education

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
The Literacy Hour Stephen Machin and Sandra McNally
December 2004
Paper No' CEEDP0043:
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Tags: education literacy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Why is the Rate of Return to Schooling Higher For Women Than For Men? C Dougherty
August 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0581:
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JEL Classification: J16;J31;J71


Tags: returns to education; wage equations

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CEP Discussion Paper
Employment After Motherhood: A European Comparison Maria Gutierrez-Domenech
May 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0567:
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JEL Classification: I20;J13;J18;J20


Tags: employment transitions; part-time work; motherhood; education

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The Impact of the Labour Market on the Timing of Marriage and Births in Spain. Maria Gutierrez-Domenech
December 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0556:
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JEL Classification: I20;J12;J13;J18;J20


Tags: duration models; fertility; labour market; education

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Does Inequality in Skills Explain Inequality of Earnings Across Advanced Countries? Dan Devroye and Richard Freeman
November 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0552:
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JEL Classification: J31


Tags: wage inequality; distribution of skills; skills and education

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Employment Penalty After Motherhood In Spain Maria Gutierrez-Domenech
September 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0546:
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JEL Classification: I20;J13;J18;J20


Tags: employment transitions; fixed-term contracts; motherhood; education

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Educational Attainment, Labour Market Institutions, and the Structure of Production Stephen Nickell, Stephen Redding and Joanna Swaffield September 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0545:
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JEL Classification: F0;J0;O3


Tags: de-industrialization; educational attainment; factor endowments; labour market institutions; specialization

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Changes in Intergenerational Mobility in Britain Jo Blanden, Alissa Goodman, Paul Gregg and Stephen Machin
January 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0517:
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JEL Classification: J62; I2; D31


Tags: intergenerational mobility; earnings; family income; education.

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CEP Discussion Paper
Education and Italian Regional Development Adriana Di Liberto and James Symons
June 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0496:
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JEL Classification: I21


Tags: returns to education; regional italian growth

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Neighbourhood Effects in Small Neighbourhoods Henry Overman
November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0481:
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Tags: education; decisions; neighbourhood effects; housing policy

CEP Discussion Paper
Computers are even more important than you thought: An Analysis of the changing skill-intensity of jobs A Felstead, D Gallie and Francis Green January 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0439:
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Tags: skills; computer; education; training