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Everybody needs good neighbours?
Stephen Gibbons, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt
February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP415:
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CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter 2014


JEL Classification: C21; I20; H75; R23


Tags: education; behaviour; attainment; neighbourhood effects; cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes; schools

There are large disparities between the achievements, behaviour and aspirations of children in different neighbourhoods – but does this mean that the place where you grow up determines your later life outcomes? Steve Gibbons, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt outline the findings of a series of CEP studies of ‘neighbourhood effects’.

Do Neighbours Affect Teenage Outcomes? Evidence from Neighbourhood Changes in England, Stephen Gibbons, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt, CEE DP 122, November 2010.