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Residential mobility in the UK: how distance and local economic conditions drive residential choices
August 2019
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Tags: british and irish politics and policy; cep; featured; lse comment; economic conditions; economy; employment; immigration; migration; moblity; moving; opportunity; regional; regions; residential mobility; unemployment

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Residential Mobility and Unemployment in the UK Monica Langella and Alan Manning
July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1639:
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JEL Classification: Z1; J01; R10; J21


Tags: residential mobility; regional inequality; unemployment

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Preferential Trade Agreements and Global Sourcing Grant Bickwit, Emanuel Ornelas and John L. Turner
October 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1581:
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JEL Classification: F13; F15; D23; D83; L22


Tags: regionalism; hold-up problem; sourcing; trade diversion; matching; incomplete contracts

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The persistence of local joblessness Michael Amior and Alan Manning
July 2018
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JEL Classification: J21;J61;J64;R23


Tags: labor force; employment; geographic labor mobility; immigrant workers; unemployment; job search; regional migration; regional labor markets; population; neighborhood characteristics

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Interaction of Public and Private Employment: Evidence from a German Government Move Giulia Faggio, Teresa Schlüter and Philipp vom Berge February 2018
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JEL Classification: R58; R23; J61; O1


Tags: regional government policy; regional labor markets; job displacement; economic development

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How Local Are Labor Markets? Evidence from a Spatial Job Search Model Alan Manning and Barbara Petrongolo
October 2017
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JEL Classification: J61;J64;R23;R58


Tags: geographic labor mobility; immigrant workers; unemployment; models; duration; incidence; job search; regional migration; regional labor markets; population; neighborhood characteristics

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CEP report
Industry in Britain - An Atlas Sandra Bernick, Richard Davies and Anna Valero
September 2017
Paper No' CEPSP34:
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JEL Classification: R12;O25;O52


Tags: productivity; business performance; regional disparities; uk economy; industrial strategy

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Austerity States, Institutional Dismantling and the Governance of Sub-National Economic Development: The Demise of the Regional Development Agencies in England Mike Coombes, Peter O'Brien, Andy Pike and John Tomaney August 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0206:
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JEL Classification: H70; O10; O20; R58


Tags: austerity; institutions; the state; governance; economic development; regional development agencies; england

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Impact of Structural Reforms on Regional Growth: Distance to the Frontier Matters Sabine D'Costa, Enrique Garcilazo and Joaquim Oliveira Martins July 2016
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JEL Classification: R11; R58; O18


Tags: structural reforms; regional growth; lagging regions

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Quantitative Easing of an International Financial Centre: How Central London Came So Well Out of the Post-2007 Crisis Ian Gordon September 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0193:
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JEL Classification: R11; R12; E58; E32


Tags: spatial imbalance; regional economic fluctuation; financial centre; monetary

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Moving People with Ideas - Innovation, Inter-regional Mobility and Firm Heterogeneity Riccardo Crescenzi and Luisa Gagliardi
April 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0174:
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JEL Classification: O31; O15; J61; R23


Tags: innovation; labour mobility; inter-regional migration; spillovers

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Exploring the Geography of China's Airport Networks: A Hybrid Complex-Network Approach Zhengbin Dong and Wenjie Wu
March 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0173:
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JEL Classification: C55; O18; R12; P25


Tags: airport system; complex network; regional development; china

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Relocation of Public Sector Workers: Evaluating a Place-based Policy Giulia Faggio
February 2014
Paper No' SERCDP0155:
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JEL Classification: O1; R23; R58; J61


Tags: economic development; regional labour markets; regional government policy; job displacement

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Immigrant Diversity and Economic Development in Cities: A Critical Review Thomas Kemeny
November 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0149:
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JEL Classification: O4; O15; O18; O31; R0; J28; J31


Tags: diversity; immigration; cities; regional economic performance

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Regional Growth and Regional Decline Holger Breinlich, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Jonathan R. W. Temple
July 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1232:
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JEL Classification: O18; R11; R12; R13


Tags: regional growth; regional convergence; regional decline

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CEP discussion paper
Free Trade Aggreements and the Consolidation of Democracy Xuepeng Liu and Emanuel Ornelas
January 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1184:
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JEL Classification: F13; D72; F53; F15


Tags: regionalism; rent destruction; political regimes; trade liberalization

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Total Factor Productivity Growth in Local Economic Partnership Regions in Britain, 1997-2008 Richard Harris and John Moffat
June 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0112:
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JEL Classification: C23; D24; R12


Tags: productivity decomposition; regional productivity growth

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Accounting for Big City Growth in Low Paid Occupations: Immigration and/or Service Class Consumption Ian Gordon and Ioannis Kaplanis April 2012
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JEL Classification: J21; J23; F22; R12


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

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Flexible Employment and Cross-Regional Adjustment Ioannis Kaplanis and Vassilis Monastiriotis
January 2012
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JEL Classification: R11; R23; J08; J61


Tags: employment flexibility; regional migration; labour market adjustment

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Some 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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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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The Bright Side of Social Capital: How 'Bridging' Makes Italian Provinces More Innovative Riccardo Crescenzi, Luisa Gagliardi and Marco Percoco November 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0096:
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JEL Classification: O31; O33; R15


Tags: innovation; social capital; knowledge transfer; regional development

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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

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CentrePiece article
Regional trade agreements: blessing or burden? Caroline Freund and Emanuel Ornelas
July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP313:
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CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer 2010


Tags: regional trade; trade negotiations; regionalism

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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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Regional Trade Agreements Caroline Freund and Emanuel Ornelas
December 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0961:
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JEL Classification: F13; F15


Tags: regionalism; trade creation; trade diversion; external tariffs; trade liberalization

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Dynamics of FDI Location: A Markov Analysis for British Regions Jonathan Jones and Colin Wren
November 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0035:
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JEL Classification: O12; L20; R58


Tags: foreign direct investment; location; transition matrices; agglomeration; regional policy

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Does Decentralization Matter for Regional Disparities? A Cross-Country Analysis Roberto Ezcurra and Andrés Rodríguez-Pose
July 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0025:
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JEL Classification: H11; H71; R11


Tags: fiscal decentralization; political decentralization; regional disparities; territorial inequality; fiscal redistribution

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The ASEAN Free Trade Agreement: Impact on Trade Flows and External Trade Barriers Hector Calvo-Pardo, Caroline Freund and Emanuel Ornelas May 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0930:
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JEL Classification: F13; F15


Tags: regionalism; external tariffs; trade liberalization; preferential trade agreements; asia

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Why Do Some Firms Undertake R&D Whereas Others Do Not? Richard Harris and Mary Trainor
April 2009
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JEL Classification: D24; H32; O18; O32


Tags: r&d; regional policy; matching

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The UK Intranational Trade Cycle Michael Artis and Toshihiro Okubo
April 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0019:
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JEL Classification: E32; E41; R11


Tags: intranational business cycle; regional business cycles; income convergence; hodrick-prescott filter; euro-sympathy

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Long-Term Effects of Forced Migration Markus Jäntti, Matti Sarvimäki and Roope Uusitalo
March 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0015:
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JEL Classification: J60; O15; R23


Tags: migration; displaced persons; regional labor markets

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Does Regionalism Affect Trade Liberalization Towards Non-Members? Antoni Estevadeordal, Caroline Freund and Emanuel Ornelas
May 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0868:
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JEL Classification: F13; F15


Tags: regionalism; external tariffs; trade liberalization

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Economic Linkages Across Space Henry Overman, Patricia Rice and Anthony J. Venables
June 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0805:
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JEL Classification: R00; R58


Tags: spatial linkages; urban systems; new economic geography; urban and regional policy

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Factor Price Equality and the Economies of the United States Andrew B. Bernard, Stephen Redding and Peter K. Schott
July 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0696:
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JEL Classification: F16; J30; R23; C14


Tags: factor price equality; regional wages; neoclassical trade theory; labor market areas

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Agglomeration and the Adjustment of the Spatial Economy Pierre-Philippe Combes, Gilles Duranton and Henry Overman
May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0689:
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JEL Classification: R00; R58


Tags: urban systems; new economic geography; urban and regional policy; diagrammatic exposition

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Spatial Determinants of Productivity: Analysis for the Regions of Great Britain Patricia Rice and Anthony J. Venables
July 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0642:
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JEL Classification: R1; O4


Tags: regional disparities; productivity; clustering

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Can We Learn Anything from Economic Geography Proper? Henry Overman
October 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0586:
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JEL Classification: B41; B52; F12; R00


Tags: economic geography; geographical economics; regional science; relational economic geography

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Trade and Industrial Location with Heterogeneous Labor Mary Amiti and Christopher A. Pissarides
August 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0541:
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JEL Classification: F12;J41;R12;R13


Tags: agglomeration; matching; spatial mismatch; inter-regional trade

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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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Mind the Gaps: the Evolution of Regional Inequalities in the UK, 1982-1997 Gilles Duranton and V Monastiriotis
December 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0485:
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Tags: wage equation; regional inequalities