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CEP Discussion Paper
Risk-Based Selection in Unemployment Insurance: Evidence and Implications Camille Landais, Arash Nekoei, Peter Nilsson, David Seim and Johannes Spinnewijn October 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1503:
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JEL Classification: H40; J65


Tags: adverse selection; unemployment insurance; mandate; subsidy

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Local Economic Impacts of Regeneration Projects: Evidence from UK's Single Regeneration Budget Stephen Gibbons, Henry Overman and Matti Sarvimäki August 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0218:
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JEL Classification: R11; J08; H50


Tags: single regeneration budget; regeneration; employment; neighbourhoods; urban policy

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
New Road Infrastructure: The Effects on Firms Stephen Gibbons, Teemu Lyytikäinen, Henry Overman and Rosa Sanchis-Guarner
May 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0214:
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JEL Classification: D24; O18; R12


Tags: productivity; employment; accessibility; transport

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CEP Discussion Paper
Happiness at Work Jan-Emmanuel De Neve and George Ward
March 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1474:
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JEL Classification: I31


Tags: subjective wellbeing; employment; job type; job characteristics

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CEP Discussion Paper
Parental Sleep and Employment: Evidence from a British Cohort Study Joan Costa-Font and Sarah Flèche
February 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1467:
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JEL Classification: J13; J22; I18; J28


Tags: child sleep; sleep; maternal employment; working hours; job satisfaction; alspac

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CEP Discussion Paper
Aggregate Recruiting Intensity Alessandro Gavazza, Simon Mongey and Giovanni L. Violante
October 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1449:
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Tags: aggregate matching efficiency; firm dynamics; macroeconomic shocks; recruiting intensity; unemployment; vacancies

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Location, Search Costs and Youth Unemployment: Experimental Evidence from Transport Subsidies in Addis Ababa Simon Franklin May 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0199:
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JEL Classification: J64; C93; J61; O18


Tags: job search; spatial mismatch; unemployment; cash constraints; urban; transpor

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
Brexit and the Impact of Immigration on the UK Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco Ottaviano, John Van Reenen and Jonathan Wadsworth
May 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT05:
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Tags: brexit; immigration; uk government policy; uk economy; wages; employment; eu referendum

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Elusive Employment Effect of the Minimum Wage Alan Manning
May 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1428:
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JEL Classification: J3


Tags: minimum wage; employment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Rethinking Deindustrialization Andrew B. Bernard, Valerie Smeets and Frederic Warzynski
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1423:
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JEL Classification: D22; F61; L25


Tags: manufacturing firms; industry switching; employment; skill composition; firm performance; job separation

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CEP Discussion Paper
International Competition and Labor Market Adjustment Joao Paulo Pessoa
March 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1411:
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JEL Classification: F16; J62; J64


Tags: trade; unemployment; earnings; china

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Evolution of Gender Gaps in Industrialized Countries Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo
February 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1410:
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JEL Classification: E24; J16; J31


Tags: female employment; gender gaps; industry structure

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The (Displacement) Effects of Spatially Targeted Enterprise Initiatives: Evidence from UK LEGI Elias Einiö and Henry G. Overman February 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0191:
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JEL Classification: R11; H25; J20; O40


Tags: place-based policy; programme evaluation; displacement; employment; industrial policy

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CEP Real Wages Update
Slowing UK Wage Growth David Blanchflower and Stephen Machin
February 2016
Paper No' CEPRWU004:
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Tags: uk wage growth; labour market; government policy; average weekly earnings (awe); inflation; unemployment

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Trade and Frictional Unemployment in the Global Economy Céline Carrère, Anja Grujovic and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud
December 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0189:
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JEL Classification: F15; F16; F17; J64


Tags: labor market frictions; unemployment; trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Persistence of a Banking Crisis Kilian Huber
November 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1389:
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JEL Classification: D22; D53; E24; E44; G01; G21; J01; J23; J30; O16; O40; O47


Tags: banking crisis; financial frictions; lending; gdp; growth; employment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Short and Long-Term Effects of Unemployment on Fertility Janet Currie and Hannes Schwandt
November 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1387:
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JEL Classification: J6; J11; J12; J13


Tags: fertility; unemployment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Commuting, Migration and Local Employment Elasticities Ferdinando Monte, Stephen J. Redding and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
November 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1385:
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JEL Classification: F16; J6; J61; R0


Tags: commuting; migration and local employment elasticities

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Spatial Decay in Commuting Probabilities: Employment Potential vs. Commuting Gravity Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt and Nicolai Wendland November 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0188:
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JEL Classification: R12; R28; R38; R48


Tags: accessibility; commuting; employment; gravity; potential

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CEP Discussion Paper
Early Maternal Employment and Non-cognitive Outcomes in Early Childhood and Adolescence: Evidence from British Birth Cohort Data Andrew E. Clark, Warn N. Lekfuangfu, Nattavudh Powdthavee and George Ward October 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1380:
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JEL Classification: D1; I3; J6


Tags: child outcomes; maternal employment; well-being; conduct; alspac

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CentrePiece Article
Crime scars: can recessions produce career criminals? Brian Bell and colleagues reveal that recessions have a disturbing and substantial impact in launching criminal careers Brian Bell, Anna Bindler and Stephen Machin
July 2015
Paper No' CEPCP451:
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CentrePiece 20 (1) Summer 2015


JEL Classification: J64; K42


Tags: crime; recessions; unemployment


This article summarises ‘Crime Scars: Recessions and the Making of Career Criminals’ by Brian Bell, Anna Bindler and Stephen Machin, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1284.
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Big Plant Closures and Agglomeration Economies Jordi Jofri-Monseny, Maria Sánchez-Vidal and Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal
July 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0179:
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JEL Classification: R12; R23; R58; J23


Tags: local employment; plant closures; input-output; agglomeration economies

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Optimal Timing of UI Benefits: Theory and Evidence from Sweden Jonas Kolsrud, Camille Landais, Peter Nilsson and Johannes Spinnewijn July 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1361:
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JEL Classification: H20; J64


Tags: unemployment; dynamic policy; sufficient statistics; consumption smoothing

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Persistence of Local Joblessness Michael Amior and Alan Manning
June 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1357:
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JEL Classification: J61; J64; R23


Tags: local labor markets; unemployment; inactivity; internal migration; commuting

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CEP Discussion Paper
Do More of those in Misery Suffer From Poverty, Unemployment or Mental Illness? Sarah Flèche and Richard Layard
June 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1356:
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JEL Classification: I1; I3; I31; I32


Tags: mental health; life-satisfaction; wellbeing; poverty; unemployment

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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
Can Helping the Sick Hurt the Able? Incentives, Information and Disruption in a Welfare Reform Nitika Bagaria, Barbara Petrongolo and John Van Reenen April 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1347:
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JEL Classification: H51; I13; J18


Tags: incentives; public sector; unemployment benefits; performance standards

CEP Discussion Paper
The Impact of Immigration on the Local Labor Market Outcomes of Blue Collar Workers: Panel Data Evidence Javier Ortega and Gregory Verdugo February 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1333:
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JEL Classification: J15; J31


Tags: immigration; wages; employment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Voting Behaviour and Public Employment in Nazi Germany Stephan E. Maurer
February 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1326:
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JEL Classification: D72; D73; N44; N94


Tags: political connections; public employment; political economy; nazi regime

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Employment and Technological Change: On the Geography of Labour Market Adjustments Luisa Gagliardi
October 2014
Paper No' SERCDP0165:
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JEL Classification: R12; R23; R21; O33; J24


Tags: local labour market; employment; technological change; skills

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CEP Discussion Paper
Crime Scars: Recessions and the Making of Career Criminals Brian Bell, Anna Bindler and Stephen Machin
July 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1284:
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JEL Classification: J64; K42


Tags: crime; recessions; unemployment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Biomarkers and Long-term Market Outcomes: The Case of Creatine Petri Bockerman, Alex Bryson, Christian Hakulinen, Jaakko Pehkonen, Laura Pulkki-Raback, Olli Raitakari and Jutta Viinikainen June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1279:
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JEL Classification: I19; J3


Tags: biomarkers; creatine; creatinine; labour market; earnings; employment

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CEP Occasional Paper
Dynemp: A Stata® Routine for Distributed Micro-data Analysis of Business Dynamics Chiara Criscuolo, Peter N. Gal and Carlo Menon June 2014
Paper No' CEPOP42:
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JEL Classification: D22; L26; E24; L25


Tags: employment dynamics; job flows; firm demographics

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Dynamics of Employment Growth: New Evidence from 18 Countries Chiara Criscuolo, Peter N. Gal and Carlo Menon
June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1274:
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JEL Classification: D22; L26; E24; L25


Tags: business dynamics; employment growth; small businesses; business demography; startups; great recession; job creation and destruction

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CEP Discussion Paper
Winners and Losers from a Commodities-for-Manufactures Trade Boom Francisco Costa, Jason Garred and Joao Paulo Pessoa
May 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1269:
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JEL Classification: F14; F16; O17; Q17


Tags: china; trade; commodities-for manufactures; wages; employment; informality

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CentrePiece Article
Falling real wages David Blanchflower and Stephen Machin
May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP422:
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CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring 2014


Tags: wage inequality; real wage growth; unemployment; usa; uk; great recession

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CentrePiece Article
Minimum wages: the economics and the politics Alan Manning
May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP419:
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CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring 2014


JEL Classification: J31;J38; J41


Tags: national minimum wage; employment; living wage; politics; public policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Impact of Mandatory Entitlement to Paid Leave on Employment in the UK Alexander C. Lembcke
March 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1262:
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JEL Classification: J08; J23; J45


Tags: uk working time regulation; employment and labour regulation; uk lfs

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CentrePiece Article
Tackling long-term unemployment Barbara Petrongolo
February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP416:
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CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter 2014


JEL Classification: J31; J64; J65


Tags: unemployment; job search; government policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Objective Benefits of Subjective Well-Being Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Ed Diener, Louis Tay and Cody Xuereb
August 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1236:
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JEL Classification: E10;E30;E24;E21


Tags: unemployment; aggregate demand; matching frictions

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Model of Aggregate Demand and Unemployment Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
August 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1235:
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JEL Classification: E10; E30; E24; E21


Tags: unemployment; aggregate demand; matching frictions

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CEP Discussion Paper
Unemployment and Domestic Violence: Theory and Evidence Dan Anderberg, Helmut Rainer, Jonathan Wadsworth and Tanya Wilson
July 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1230:
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JEL Classification: J12; D19


Tags: domestic violence; unemployment


This paper has been published as:
'Unemployment and Domestic Violence: Theory and Evidence', Dan Anderberg, Helmut Rainer, Jonathan Wadsworth and Tanya Wilson, The Economic Journal, 126(597), November 2016
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CEP Discussion Paper
Mental Health: The New Frontier for Labour Economics Richard Layard
May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1213:
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JEL Classification: I30; J30


Tags: mental health; wellbeing; employment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Unemployment in the Great Recession Christopher A. Pissarides
May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1210:
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JEL Classification: E24; J6


Tags: unemployment; great recession; vacancies; beveridge curve; construction sector; policies and institutions

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CEP Discussion Paper
Resilience to Economic Shocks and the Long Reach of Childhood Bullying Nattavudh Powdthavee
October 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1173:
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JEL Classification: D03; I19; J64


Tags: resilience; adaptation; happiness; unemployment; childhood; well-being

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
New Road Infrastructure: the Effects on Firms Stephen Gibbons, Teemu Lyytikäinen, Henry Overman and Rosa Sanchis-Guarner
September 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0117:
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JEL Classification: D24; O18; R12


Tags: productivity; employment; accessibility; transport

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CEP Special Report
Fiscal Consolidation During a Depression Nitika Bagaria, Dawn Holland and John Van Reenen
August 2012
Paper No' CEPSP27:
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Tags: fiscal consolidation; economy; unemployment; financial crisis


This paper has been published as:
National Institute Economic Review No. 221 July 2012
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Effect of Public Sector Employment on Local Labour Markets Giulia Faggio and Henry G. Overman
June 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0111:
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JEL Classification: J31; J45


Tags: local labour markets; public and private sector employment; wages

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CEP Discussion Paper
Immigration, Offshoring and American Jobs Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano, Giovanni Peri and Greg C. Wright
May 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1147:
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JEL Classification: F22; F23; J24; J61


Tags: employment; production tasks; immigrants; offshoring


This paper has been published as:
Rethinking the Effect of Immigration on Wages, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Giovanni Peri, Journal of the European Economic Association, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp.152-197, February 2012
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CentrePiece Article
Jobs in a recession Pascal Michaillat
May 2012
Paper No' CEPCP365:
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CentrePiece 17 (1) Spring 2012


JEL Classification: E24; E32; J64


Tags: unemployment; matching frictions; job rationing

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Accounting for Big City Growth in Low Paid Occupations: Immigration and/or Service Class Consumption Ian Gordon and Ioannis Kaplanis April 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0106:
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JEL Classification: J21; J23; F22; R12


Tags: regional labour markets; wages; employment; international migration; consumer demand

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Great Britain's Second-Order City Regions in Recessions, 1978-2010 Tony Champion and Alan Townsend
April 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0104:
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JEL Classification: J21; O18; R11; R12


Tags: recession; resilience; employment change; second-order city; city region; great britain

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CEP Discussion Paper
Preferential Trade Agreements and the Labor Market Emanuel Ornelas
January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1117:
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JEL Classification: F16; F15; F13


Tags: trade liberalization; unemployment; trade diversion; labor frictions

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CEP Discussion Paper
Fiscal Multipliers over the Business Cycle Pascal Michaillat
January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1115:
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JEL Classification: E24; E32; E62; J64


Tags: fiscal multiplier; unemployment; business cycle; job rationing; matching frictions

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Flexible Employment and Cross-Regional Adjustment Ioannis Kaplanis and Vassilis Monastiriotis
January 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0100:
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JEL Classification: R11; R23; J08; J61


Tags: employment flexibility; regional migration; labour market adjustment

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Causal Effects of an Industrial Policy Chiara Criscuolo, Ralf Martin, Henry G. Overman and John Van Reenen
January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1113:
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JEL Classification: R11; H25; L52; L53; O25


Tags: industrial policy; regional policy; employment; investment; productivity

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Causal Effects of an Industrial Policy Chiara Criscuolo, Ralf Martin, Henry G. Overman and John Van Reenen
January 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0098:
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JEL Classification: H25; L52; L53; O47


Tags: industrial policy; regional policy; employment; investment; productivity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Optimal Unemployment Insurance Over the Business Cycle Camille Landais, Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1078:
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JEL Classification: E24; E32; H21; H23


Tags: unemployment insurance; business cycle; job rationing; matching frictions

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Role of Worker Flows in the Dynamics and Distribution of UK Unemployment Michael W. L. Elsby, Jennifer C. Smith and Jonathan Wadsworth July 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1058:
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JEL Classification: E24; J6


Tags: labour market; unemployment; worker flows

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CentrePiece Article
Youth unemployment Barbara Petrongolo and John Van Reenen
June 2011
Paper No' CEPCP338:
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CentrePiece 16 (1) Summer 2011


JEL Classification: J31; J64; J65


Tags: unemployment compensation; job search; youth; recession

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Evolution of the Modern Worker: Attitudes to Work Alex Bryson and John Forth
December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1030:
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JEL Classification: J28; J31; J53


Tags: wages; job security; employee engagement; employment relations; recession

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade and Labor Market Outcomes Elhanan Helpman, Oleg Itskhoki and Stephen Redding
December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1028:
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JEL Classification: F12; F16; J64


Tags: inequality; unemployment; trade; labour market policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Do Matching Frictions Explain Unemployment? Not in Bad Times Pascal Michaillat
November 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1024:
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JEL Classification: E24; E32; J64


Tags: unemployment; matching frictions; job rationing

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CEP Discussion Paper
Employment, Inequality and the UK National Minimum Wage over the Medium-Term Peter Dolton, Chiara Rosazza-Bondibene and Jonathan Wadsworth October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1007:
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JEL Classification: J0; J2; J3


Tags: minimum wage; employment; wages; inequality

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CentrePiece Article
Jobs in the recession Paul Gregg and Jonathan Wadsworth
July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP317:
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CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer 2010


JEL Classification: J0; J2; J3; J6


Tags: labour market; recession; unemployment; wages

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CEP Occasional Paper
The UK Labour Market and the 2008 - 2009 Recession Paul Gregg and Jonathan Wadsworth
June 2010
Paper No' CEPOP25:
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JEL Classification: J0;J2;J3;J6


Tags: labour market; recession; unemployment; wages

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CEP Election Analysis
Jobs and Youth Unemployment: It's bad, but not as bad as you might think Barbara Petrongolo and John Van Reenen
April 2010
Paper No' CEPEA012:
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Tags: jobs; unemployment; youth


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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Local Human Capital and Its Impact on Local Employment Chances in Britain Ioannis Kaplanis
January 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0040:
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JEL Classification: J21; J24; R23


Tags: local labour markets; employment; consumer demand; human capital externalities

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CEP Discussion Paper
Welfare Policy and the Distribution of Hours of Work L. Rachel Ngai and Christopher A. Pissarides
December 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0962:
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JEL Classification: E02; H53; I18; I38; J22


Tags: hours of work; employment shares; home production; childcare; tax wedge; welfare state; social subsidies

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Fluctuating Record of Economic Regeneration in England's Second-Order City Regions, 1984-2007 Tony Champion and Alan Townsend October 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0033:
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JEL Classification: J21; O18; R11; R12; R23


Tags: urban regeneration; employment data; city regions; core cities; england

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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

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CEP Discussion Paper
Inequality and Unemployment in a Global Economy Elhanan Helpman, Oleg Itskhoki and Stephen Redding
July 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0940:
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JEL Classification: F12; F16; E24


Tags: wage inequality; international trade; risk; unemployment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Unemployment Insurance and Cultural Transmission: Theory and Application to European Unemployment Jean-Baptiste Michau
June 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0936:
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JEL Classification: E24; H31; J65; Z10


Tags: cultural transmission; european unemployment; unemployment insurance; work ethic

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Macroeconomic Role of Unemployment Compensation Tomer Blumkin, Yossi Hadar and Eran Yashiv
February 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0909:
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JEL Classification: E24; E61


Tags: productivity; heterogeneity; unemployment compensation policy; technological change; assortative matching

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trading Places: Employers, Unions and the Manufacture of Voice Alex Bryson, Rafael Gomez and P Willman
August 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0884:
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JEL Classification: J5; J51; J52; J53; L25; M54


Tags: worker voice; trade unions; quits; employment relations; labour productivity; financial performance; industrial action

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CEP Discussion Paper
Resurrecting the Participation Margin Monique Ebell
June 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0873:
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JEL Classification: E24; E32; J21; J64


Tags: unemployment; business cycles; labor force participation

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Tale of Two Countries: Unions, Closures and Growth in Britain and Norway Alex Bryson and Harald Dale-Olsen
May 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0867:
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JEL Classification: J51


Tags: unions; closure; employment growth; comparative; system-gmm

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CEP Discussion Paper
Union Decline in Britain David Blanchflower and Alex Bryson
April 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0864:
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JEL Classification: J51


Tags: trade unions; employment growth; financial performance; industrial relations

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CEP Discussion Paper
Private Sector Employment Growth, 1998-2004: A Panel Analysis of British Workplaces Alex Bryson and Satu Nurmi
April 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0861:
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JEL Classification: J21; J23


Tags: employment growth; workplace survival; workplace age; workplace size; human capital; sunk costs

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CEP Discussion Paper
Employment Outcomes in the Welfare State L. Rachel Ngai and Christopher A. Pissarides
February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0856:
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JEL Classification: E24;I38;J22


Tags: welfare state; employment; social services; tax and subsidy; three worlds of welfare

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Ins and Outs of European Unemployment Barbara Petrongolo and Christopher A. Pissarides
February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0853:
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JEL Classification: E24; E32; J6


Tags: unemployment dynamics; job finding rates; job separation rates

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CEP Discussion Paper
On the Extent of Re-Entitlement Effects in Unemployment Compensation Javier Ortega and Laurence Rioux
January 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0846:
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JEL Classification: J41; J65


Tags: re-entitlement effects; unemployment compensation; matching

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CEP Discussion Paper
Labor Market Institutions Around the World Richard Freeman
January 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0844:
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JEL Classification: J01


Tags: labour market; unemployment

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CEP Discussion Paper
What Are the Long-Term Effects of UI? Evidence from the UK JSA Reform Barbara Petrongolo
December 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0841:
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JEL Classification: J31; J64; J65


Tags: unemployment compensation; job search; post-unemployment earnings

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Unemployment Volatility Puzzle: Is Wage Stickiness the Answer? Christopher A. Pissarides
November 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0839:
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JEL Classification: J63; J64; E3


Tags: wages; unemployment; wage stickiness; job creation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Creative Destruction with On-the-Job Search Jean-Baptiste Michau
November 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0835:
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JEL Classification: E24; J41; J63; J64; O39


Tags: commitment device; creative destruction; job flows; obsolescence; on-the-job search; search equilibrium; unemployment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Incentives in Competitive Search Equilibrium Espen R. Moen and A Rosen
November 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0832:
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JEL Classification: E30; J30; J60


Tags: private information; incentives; search; unemployment; wage rigidity

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Shimer Puzzle and the Correct Identification of Productivity Shocks Régis Barnichon
August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0823:
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JEL Classification: E32; E37; J63; J64


Tags: unemployment fluctuations; labor productivity; search and matching model; new-keynesian model

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CEP Discussion Paper
Productivity, Aggregate Demand and Unemployment Fluctuations Régis Barnichon
August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0819:
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JEL Classification: J64; E32; E37; E52


Tags: unemployment fluctuations; labor productivity; search and matching model; new-keynesian model

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Beveridge Curve Eran Yashiv
June 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0807:
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JEL Classification: E24; E32; J63; J64


Tags: business cycle; job search; matching function; phillips curve; unemployment; vacancies; wage inflation


This paper has been published as:
L. Blume and S. N. Durlauf (eds). The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition, 2008, in press.
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CEP Discussion Paper
Job Destruction, Job Creation and Unemployment in Transition Countries: What Can We Learn? Giulia Faggio
May 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0798:
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JEL Classification: J63; J64; P20


Tags: job reallocation; unemployment; transitional economies

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CEP Discussion Paper
Does the Underground Economy Hold Back Financial Deepening? Evidence from the Italian Credit Market Giorgio Gobbi and Roberta Zizza April 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0789:
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JEL Classification: G21; O17; R23


Tags: irregular employment; bank lending; school drop-out; entry; branching; regularisation programme

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CEP Discussion Paper
Why Has the British National Minimum Wage Had Little or No Impact on Employment? David Metcalf
April 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0781:
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JEL Classification: J31; J38; J42


Tags: national minimum wage; employment; compliance

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CEP Discussion Paper
Unemployment and Hours of Work: The North Atlantic Divide Revisited Christopher A. Pissarides
October 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0757:
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JEL Classification: E24; J21; J22; J64; O14


Tags: unemployment; hours of work; service employment; structural change; labor productivity taxation

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CEP Discussion Paper
What Voice Do British Workers Want? Alex Bryson and Richard Freeman
July 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0731:
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JEL Classification: J51; J52; J53; J58


Tags: trades unions; worker voice; employment relations

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CEP Discussion Paper
Patterns of Work Across the OECD Giulia Faggio and Stephen Nickell
June 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0730:
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JEL Classification: J22


Tags: work; working hours; employment

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CEP Discussion Paper
You Can't Always Get What You Want: the Impact of the Jobseeker's Allowance Alan Manning
July 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0697:
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JEL Classification: J64


Tags: unemployment insurance; job search; labour supply

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Employment Effects of the October 2003 Increase in the National Minimum Wage Richard Dickens and Mirko Draca
June 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0693:
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JEL Classification: J31; J63


Tags: minimum wages; employment transitions; wages

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CEP Discussion Paper
New Survey Evidence on Recent Changes in UK Union Recognition Jo Blanden, Stephen Machin and John Van Reenen
May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0685:
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JEL Classification: J51; K31; L25


Tags: unions; productivity; employment legislation

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Part-Time Pay Penalty Alan Manning and Barbara Petrongolo
March 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0679:
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JEL Classification: D12; H31; J16; J18; J2


Tags: employment transitions; part-time work; motherhood; eu; equality


This paper has been published as:
'The Part-time Pay Penalty' by Alan Manning and Barbara Petrongolo, published by the Women and Equality Unit of the Department of Trade and Industry
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CEP Discussion Paper
Job Security and Job Protection Andrew Clark and Fabien Postel-Vinay
February 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0678:
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JEL Classification: J28; J65; I31


Tags: perceived job security; employment protection legislation; unemployment insurance benefits

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CEP Discussion Paper
Productivity Growth and Employment: Theory and Panel Estimates Christopher A. Pissarides and Giovanna Vallanti
December 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0663:
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JEL Classification: E24; J64; O51; O52


Tags: tfp growth; employment; creative destruction; capitalization effect; unemployment dynamics; embodied technology

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CEP Discussion Paper
Gender Segregation in Employment Contracts Barbara Petrongolo
May 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0637:
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JEL Classification: J22; J28; J71


Tags: gender gap; employment; taxation; public policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Employment and Taxes Stephen Nickell
May 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0634:
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JEL Classification: H2; J2


Tags: employment; taxation; labour supply

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CEP Discussion Paper
Threshold Effects and Firm Size: the Case of Firing Costs Fabiano Schivardi and Roberto Torrini
May 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0633:
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JEL Classification: J65; D21; L11


Tags: firm size distribution; employment protection; firing costs

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CEP Discussion Paper
Short Job Tenures and Firing Taxes in the Search Theory of Unemployment Vasileios Gkionakis
April 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0628:
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JEL Classification: J64;J63;E24


Tags: labor market policies; firing taxes; probation period; temporary contracts; unemployment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Public Enterprises and Labor Market Performance Johannes Hörner, L. Rachel Ngai and Claudia Olivetti
January 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0610:
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JEL Classification: E240; J450; J640


Tags: european unemployment; public sector employment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Gender Gaps in Unemployment Rates in OECD Countries Ghazala Azmat, Maia Güell and Alan Manning
January 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0607:
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JEL Classification: J16; J64


Tags: gender gap; unemployment rates

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CEP Discussion Paper
Unemployment in Britain: A European Success Story Christopher A. Pissarides
December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0600:
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JEL Classification: E5; J5; J64


Tags: unemployment in uk; monetary policy; beveridge curve; phillips curve

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Employment of Married Mothers in Great Britain: 1974-2000 Paul Gregg, Maria Gutierrez-Domenech and Jane Waldfogel
December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0596:
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JEL Classification: J10; J22


Tags: married women's employment; maternity policies

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CEP Discussion Paper
Falling Trade Costs, Heterogeneous Firms and Industry Dynamics Andrew B. Bernard, J. Bradford Jensen and Peter K. Schott
September 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0585:
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JEL Classification: F10


Tags: plant deaths; survival; exit; exports; employment; tariffs; freight costs; transport costs

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Picture of European Unemployment: Success and Failure. Stephen Nickell
July 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0577:
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JEL Classification: J64


Tags: unemployment; institutions

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CEP Discussion Paper
Scale Effects in Markets with Search Barbara Petrongolo and Christopher A. Pissarides
June 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0571:
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JEL Classification: J31;J64;D83


Tags: job search; economies of scale; matching; aggregate matching functions; wage offer distribution; unemployment

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Test Between Unemployment Theories Using Matching Data Melvyn Coles and Barbara Petrongolo
June 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0570:
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JEL Classification: E24;J41;J63;J64


Tags: matching; unemployment; temporal aggregation

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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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CEP Discussion Paper
Labour Market Performance and Start-Up Costs: OECD Evidence Paloma Lopez-Garcia
October 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0565:
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JEL Classification: J63; J64; J65; E24; K2


Tags: macroeconomics of unemployment; panel data; startup costs.

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CEP Discussion Paper
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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CEP Discussion Paper
Consumption and Savings with Unemployment Risk: Implications for Optimal Employment Contracts Christopher A. Pissarides
August 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0542:
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JEL Classification: E21;E24;J32;J33


Tags: employment risk; unemployment risk; severance compensation; notice of dismissal

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CEP Discussion Paper
Spanish Unemployment Persistence and the Ladder Effect Fabrice Collard, Raquel Fonseca and Rafael Munoz
July 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0538:
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JEL Classification: E24;J64


Tags: matching models; low-skilled unemployment; mismatch

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CEP Discussion Paper
Company Start-Up Costs and Employment Christopher A. Pissarides
March 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0520:
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Tags: start-up costs; regulation; employment; oecd unemployment; search and matching.

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Beveridge Curve, Unemployment and Wages in the OECD from the 1960s to the 1990s - Preliminary Version Stephen Nickell, Luca Nunziata, Wolfgang Ochel and Glenda Quintini July 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0502:
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JEL Classification: E240; J300


Tags: beveridge curve; labour market rigidities; unemployment rates; wage determination

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CEP Discussion Paper
Externalities in the Matching of Workers and Firms in Britain Simon Burgess and Stefan Profit
April 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0490:
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JEL Classification: E24; J64


Tags: matching model; externalities; spatial dependence; unemployment outflows

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Picture of Job Insecurity Facing British Men Patricia Tracy Jones, Stephen Nickell and Glenda Quintini
November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0479:
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Tags: insecurity; wages; unemployment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Wage Equations, Wage Curves and All That Brian Bell, Stephen Nickell and Glenda Quintini
September 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0472:
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Tags: wages; unemployment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Employment Patterns in OECD Countries Stephen Nickell and Luca Nunziata
March 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0448:
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Tags: employment; wages; inactivity