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The Keys to Inclusive Growth Philippe Aghion and Aymann Mhammedi
November 2021
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Firm innovation in the post-pandemic world Matias Belacin
November 2021
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Earning less than before COVID-19, the self-employed struggle to make ends meet Robert Blackburn and Maria Ventura
November 2021
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Tags: covid-19; technological change; self-employment; government support

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Covid-19 spurred a wave of new technology adoption by UK businesses Juliana Oliveira-Cunha, Capucine Riom and Anna Valero
November 2021
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Some of the self-employed are still struggling amid uncertainty about whether they could claim grants Robert Blackburn, Stephen Machin and Maria Ventura November 2021
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COVID-19 uncertainty: a tale of two tails David E. Altig, Lena Anayi, Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Philip Bunn, Steven J. Davis, Brent Meyer, Emil Mihaylov, Paul Mizen and Gregory Thwaites November 2021
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Tags: covid-19; uncertainty; coronavirus; decision maker panel; firm; firm-survey; uk; uk firms; us

CEP Covid-19 analysis
Covid-19 and the self-employed - 18 months into the crisis Robert Blackburn, Stephen Machin and Maria Ventura
November 2021
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Tags: covid-19; self-employment; government support; technological change

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Social insurance policies in turbulent times: Short-time work versus unemployment insurance Giulia Giupponi, Camille Landais and Alice Lapeyre November 2021
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Tags: covid-19; employment; labour markets; welfare; recessions; unemployment

CEP Covid-19 analysis
The business response to Covid-19 one year on: findings from the second wave of the CEP-CBI survey on technology adoption Juliana Oliveira-Cunha, Capucine Riom and Anna Valero November 2021
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Tags: covid-19; technological change; productivity

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Covid-19 and structural change Lena Anayi, Nicholas Bloom, Philip Bunn, Paul Mizen, Gregory Thwaites and Chris Young
October 2021
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Tags: covid-19; decision maker panel; productivity; remote working; teleworking; uk; uk firms; work from home; working from home; labour markets; labour

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What are the local implications of working from home? Helene Donnat
October 2021
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The Net Zero Strategy provides a foundation which now needs to be cemented in investment, tax, and regulatory decisions Esin Serin and Anna Valero October 2021
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Tags: green growth; policy; net zero; net-zero; uk economy; covid-19; brexit; carbon capture; climate change; climate

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A sense of mutual obligation means that even the rich should see the point of paying their taxes Timothy Besley
October 2021
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Will vaccine mandates boost the economy? Economists think so Romesh Vaitilingam
September 2021
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How has Covid-19 affected part-time jobs? Jonathan Wadsworth
September 2021
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COVID and voting: how turnout in the 2020 French local elections fell Elsa Leromain and Gonzague Vannoorenberghe
September 2021
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Tags: covid-19; electoral turnout; local elections; covid-19; far-right

CEP discussion paper
Internet access and its implications for productivity, inequality and resilience Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom and Steven J. Davis September 2021
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Tags: home internet access; productivity; covid-19; wellbeing

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The donut effect of Covid-19 on cities Nicholas Bloom and Arjun Ramani
September 2021
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Tags: covid-19; us; ‘donut effect’; migration patterns; firm-specific shocks; earnings

CEP discussion paper
This time is not so different: income dynamics during the Covid-19 recession Brian Bell, Nicholas Bloom and Jack Blundell
September 2021
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Tags: covid-19; recession; firm-specific shocks; earnings

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Narrative traps: how can we avoid them in making decisions about COVID? Paul Dolan and Amanda Henwood
August 2021
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Risk of Business Failure - POID Tracker Peter Lambert, Apolline Marion and John Van Reenen
August 2021
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Tags: covid-19; business; policy; business confidence; bankruptcy

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Labour market reallocation in the wake of Covid-19 Lena Anayi, Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Philip Bunn, Steven J. Davis, Julia Leather, Brent Meyer, Emil Mihaylov, Paul Mizen, Myrto Oikonomou and Gregory Thwaites August 2021
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Tags: covid-19; labour markets; labour; labor markets; labor; covid-19; employment

CEP discussion paper
Why working from home will stick Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom and Steven J. Davis
August 2021
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Tags: covid-19; usa; productivity; technological innovations

CEP discussion paper
The impact of Covid-19 on US firms Nicholas Bloom, Robert S. Fletcher and Ethan Yeh
August 2021
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Tags: covid-19; us firms; offline firms; online firms

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Why highly selective universities need to demystify admissions for student applicants Lee Elliot Major and Kieran Tompkins
August 2021
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Tags: covid-19; schools; social mobility; education; university; equality

CEP discussion paper
Voting under threat: evidence from the 2020 French local elections Elsa Leromain and Gonzague Vannoorenberghe
July 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1786:
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Tags: electoral turnout; local elections; covid-19; far-right

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A 'lost generation' of young Indian workers urgently needs job opportunities Swati Dhingra and Fjolla Kondirolli
July 2021
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Tags: covid-19; covid-19; labour markets; job guarantees; india; unemployment

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Let me work from home, or I will find another job Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom and Steven J. Davis
July 2021
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Pupils lost a third of their expected learning during Covid, with Wales and Scotland even further behind Lee Elliot Major, Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin July 2021
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CEP Covid-19 analysis
Learning loss since lockdown: variation across the home nations Lee Elliot Major, Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin
July 2021
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Tags: schools; covid-19

CEP Covid-19 analysis
City of dreams no more, a year on: worklessness and active labour market policies in urban India Swati Dhingra and Fjolla Kondirolli July 2021
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-022:
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Tags: covid-19; urban india; unemployment

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Locked-in syndrome: why this must all end on 19 July Paul Dolan and Sunetra Gupta
June 2021
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How has Covid-19 affected India's economy? Swati Dhingra and Maitreesh Ghatak
June 2021
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Tags: covid-19; gdp; equality; wages; trade

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Start-ups in the time of COVID-19: Facing the challenges, seizing the opportunities Flavio Calvino, Chiara Criscuolo and Rudy Verlhac June 2021
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School's in: are more of the young staying in education during the downturn? Jonathan Wadsworth
June 2021
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Reflections on struggling high streets Henry G. Overman
June 2021
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How should we measure the impact of Covid-19 policies on our wellbeing? Paul Dolan and Christian Krekel
June 2021
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Pollution reductions during lockdowns can teach us how to build back better a sustainable economy Jean-Philippe Bonardi, Quentin Gallea, Dimitrija Kalanoski, Rafael Lalive, Raahil Madhok, Frederik Noac, Dominic Rohner and Tommaso Sonno June 2021
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Returning to the office will be hard Nicholas Bloom, Paul Mizen and Shivani Taneja
June 2021
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Pupils with graduate parents received an unfair advantage in their A-level results last year Jake Anders, Lindsey Macmillan, Patrick Sturgis and Gill Wyness June 2021
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The 2020 trade impact of the Covid-19 pandemic Xuepeng Liu, Emanuel Ornelas and Huimin Shi
June 2021
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Retraining: which are the best policies for getting people back to work? Chiara Cavaglia, Sandra McNally and Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela June 2021
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Tags: covid-19; education and skills; employment; skills; training; vocational; education

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Happy to help: how a UK micro-volunteering programme increased people's wellbeing Paul Dolan, Christian Krekel, Helen Lee, Claire Marshall, Ganga Shreedhar and Allison Smith June 2021
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Tags: covid-19; wellbeing; subjective wellbeing; volunteering; pro-social action; quasi-natural experiment; social welfare analysis; covid-19

CEP discussion paper
Happy to help: The welfare effects of a nationwide micro-volunteering programme Paul Dolan, Christian Krekel, Helen Lee, Claire Marshall, Ganga Shreedhar and Allison Smith May 2021
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Tags: subjective wellbeing; volunteering; pro-social action; quasi-natural experiment; social welfare analysis; covid-19

CEP discussion paper
The trade impact of the Covid-19 pandemic Xuepeng Liu, Emanuel Ornelas and Huimin Shi
May 2021
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Tags: trade flows; covid-19; lockdown; stringency; china

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Don't let fears about the Indian variant stop us thinking rationally about risk Paul Dolan and Christian Krekel
May 2021
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Vaccines for developing countries: the costs and benefits of waiving patents Romesh Vaitilingam
May 2021
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The 2020s will be a crunch decade that will determine the UK's trajectory into the mid-21st century Torsten Bell, Swati Dhingra, Stephen Machin, Charlie McCurdy, Henry G. Overman, Gregory Thwaites, Daniel Tomlinson and Anna Valero May 2021
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Tags: brexit; covid-19; uk economy; economy2030; net zero; sustainability; environment; policy; productivity; equality; growth

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Why global uncertainty is declining Hites Ahir, Nicholas Bloom and Davide Furceri
May 2021
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Tags: brexit; covid-19; uncertainty; trade; growth

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The UK's decisive decade: the launch report for The Economy 2030 Inquiry Torsten Bell, Swati Dhingra, Stephen Machin, Charlie McCurdy, Henry G. Overman, Gregory Thwaites, Daniel Tomlinson and Anna Valero May 2021
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Tags: economy2030; brexit; uk economy; covid-19; net zero; sustainability; environment; policy; productivity; equality; growth

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What is the future of commuting to work? Nicholas Bloom, Paul Mizen and Shivani Taneja
May 2021
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CEP Covid-19 analysis
The impacts of Covid-19 and Brexit on the UK economy: early evidence in 2021 Josh De Lyon and Swati Dhingra
May 2021
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Update: Which firms and industries have been most affected by Covid-19? Nicholas Bloom, Paul Mizen, Pawel Smietanka and Gregory Thwaites May 2021
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The Power of Creative Destruction Philippe Aghion, Celine Antonin and Simon Bunel
April 2021
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Why is Poland's economy emerging so strongly from the pandemic? A comparison with the UK Pawel Bukowski and Wojciech Paczos
April 2021
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Tags: covid-19; growth; gdp; poland; labour markets

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Lockdowns widen the gender gap in mental health Abigail Adams-Prassl, Teodora Boneva, Marta Golin and Christopher Rauh
April 2021
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Tags: covid-19; wages; equality; mental health; employment; childcare

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Risk of Business Failure: POID Tracker Peter Lambert and John Van Reenen
April 2021
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What is the future of working from home? Jonathan Haskel
April 2021
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Apprenticeships, the Levy and COVID-19
April 2021
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A year in the UK labour market: what's happened over the coronavirus pandemic? Jonathan Wadsworth
April 2021
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Tags: covid-19; social mobility; labour market; jobs; housing

CEP discussion paper
Remote talks: changes to economics seminars during Covid-19 Marcus Biermann
April 2021
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JEL Classification: A1; F14; I23; O33


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World Happiness Report 2021 Lara Aknin, Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, John Helliwell, Richard Layard, Jeffrey D. Sachs and Shun Wang
March 2021
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COVID-19 and self-employment ten months into the crisis Jack Blundell and Maria Ventura
March 2021
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Aiming for zero Covid-19 to ensure economic growth Philippe Aghion, Patrick Artus, Miquel Oliu-Barton and Bary Pradelski
March 2021
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Why central London has seen the biggest rises in house prices, despite COVID Paul Cheshire, Christian A. L. Hilber and Olivier Schöni March 2021
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Tags: covid-19; economic geography; housing market; housing; houses; prices

CEP Covid-19 analysis
The pandemic and the housing market: a British story Paul Cheshire, Christian A. L. Hilber and Olivier Schöni
March 2021
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-020:
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Working from home is revolutionising the UK labour market Nicholas Bloom, Paul Mizen and Shivani Taneja
March 2021
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Almost two-thirds of Black British young people would be reluctant to get a COVID vaccine Jake Anders, Lindsey Macmillan, Patrick Sturgis and Gill Wyness March 2021
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Tags: covid-19; health; equality;

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What do new UK trade data reveal about the impact of lockdown and Brexit? Thomas Sampson
March 2021
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How have school closures affected children's mental health? Jo Blanden, Claire Crawford, Laura Fumagalli and Birgitta Rabe
March 2021
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How a focus on wellbeing can help us make better policy decisions Celia Blanco-Jimenez, Liam Delaney, Paul Dolan, Georgios Kavetsos, Christian Krekel, Laura Kudrna, Kate Laffan, Richard Layard, Gus O'Donnell and Jet Sanders March 2021
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Budget 2021: while important steps have been taken, bolder and better coordinated action is needed for a sustainable recovery Anna Valero March 2021
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LSE Festival 2021 | Many of us will return to offices - but not for the whole week Daniela Scur
March 2021
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CEP Covid-19 analysis
Covid-19 and the self-employed - ten months into the crisis Jack Blundell, Stephen Machin and Maria Ventura
March 2021
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-019:
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Tags: self-employment; covid-19; shocks; labour markets; seiss; self-isolation; social insurance

CentrePiece article
Is Tokyo 2020 worth it? Christian Krekel
March 2021
Paper No' CEPCP596:
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CentrePiece 26 (1) Spring 2021


Tags: wellbeing; covid-19; growth

CentrePiece article
Build back happier Richard Layard
March 2021
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CentrePiece 26 (1) Spring 2021


Tags: wellbeing; public policy; covid-19

Submission to a parliamentary inquiry and government consultation
Home Office preparedness for Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Ria Ivandic and Tom Kirchmaier
February 2021
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CEP discussion paper
Unequal learning and labour market losses in the crisis: consequences for social mobility Lee Elliot Major, Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin February 2021
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JEL Classification: I24; J63; J21; J62 I24; J63; J21; J62 I24; J63; J21; J62


Tags: learning loss; labour market loss; crisis; social mobility; covid-19

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To recover from Covid and Brexit, the UK must upskill its workforce Josh De Lyon and Swati Dhingra
February 2021
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We can tackle the climate emergency and grow the economy at the same time John Van Reenen
February 2021
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Covid-19 and the Youth Labour Market. The Kids are (Probably) Alright Jonathan Wadsworth
February 2021
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Increasing support for clean innovation: a win-win-win strategy? Ralf Martin, Sam Unsworth, Anna Valero and Dennis Verhoeven
February 2021
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Tags: covid-19; policy; growth; technology; productivity; growth

CEP Covid-19 analysis
Recovering from the first Covid-19 lockdown: Economic impacts of the UK's Eat Out to Help Out scheme Nicolás González-Pampillón, Gonzalo Nunez-Chaim and Katharina Ziegler February 2021
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-018:
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Tags: consumption subsidy; covid-19; difference-in-differences; footfall; job posts

CEP occasional paper
Prices and inflation in the UK - A new dataset Richard Davies
February 2021
Paper No' CEPOP55:
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JEL Classification: E12; E31; E32; E51; E52; E58


Tags: eu referendum; covid-19; consumer prices; inflation

CEP Covid-19 analysis
Prices and inflation in a pandemic - a micro data approach Richard Davies
February 2021
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-017:
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Tags: covid-19; inflation; firm size; price changes

Journal article
COVID-19, lockdowns and well-being: Evidence from Google Trends Abel Brodeur, Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Fleche and Nattavudh Powdthavee January 2021
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Tags: boredom; covid-19; lockdown; loneliness; well-being

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IZA COVID-19 Crisis Response Monitoring: United Kingdom Rui Costa and Stephen Machin
January 2021
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Further school closures mean bleak prospects for the young Lee Elliot Major and Andrew Eyles
January 2021
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Tags: covid-19; education; skills; equality; inequality

CEP Covid-19 analysis
A major wave of UK business closures by April 2021? The scale of the problem and what can be done Peter Lambert and John Van Reenen January 2021
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-016:
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Tags: covid-19; productivity; growth; innovation

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The economic cost of Covid-19's mental health crisis Richard Layard
January 2021
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Tags: covid-19; wellbeing; policy; public policy; infrastructure

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New incentives for businesses to train their employees are needed for economic recovery from COVID-19 Jiaqi Li, Anna Valero and Guglielmo Ventura January 2021
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Tags: covid-19; skills; education; employment; labour markets; labor markets

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The impact of Covid-19 on technology adoption Anna Valero and John Van Reenen
January 2021
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What happened when parents lost their jobs during lockdown? Claudia Hupkau, Ingo Isphording, Stephen Machin and Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela December 2020
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Why urgent support is needed to address UK skills deficit Guglielmo Ventura
December 2020
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CEP Covid-19 analysis
Labour market shocks during the Covid-19 pandemic: inequalities and child outcomes Claudia Hupkau, Ingo Isphording, Stephen Machin and Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela December 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-015:
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Tags: covid-19; inequalities; labour markets; negative earnings

CEP Covid-19 analysis
Innovation for a strong and sustainable recovery Ralf Martin, Sam Unsworth, Anna Valero and Dennis Verhoeven
December 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-014:
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Tags: covid-19; productivity; technological change; uk economy; climate change; net zero; innovation; r&d

CEP Covid-19 analysis
Covid-19 and changing crime trends in England and Wales Tom Kirchmaier and Carmen Villa-Llera
December 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-013:
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Tags: covid-19; crime; employment

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Lockdown shows us it is not work that attracts us to big cities - but the social life Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Fabian Bald, Duncan Roth and Tobias Seidel December 2020
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Tags: covid-19; geography; economic geography; cities; employment;

CEP discussion paper
Quality of life in a dynamic spatial model Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Fabian Bald, Duncan Roth and Tobias Seidel
December 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1736:
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JEL Classification: J2; J3; R2; R3; R5


Tags: covid-19; dynamic; housing; migration; rents; pollution; productivity; spatial equilibrium; quality of life; wages; welfare; economic geography; productivity; wages; wellbeing

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COVID-19 has disrupted businesses' ability to prepare for Brexit, but the lack of clarity on the UK-EU relationship is worse Josh De Lyon, Swati Dhingra and Edoardo Tolva December 2020
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Tags: brexit; covid-19; uk; business; economy; trade

Journal article
Work, Care and Gender during the COVID-19 Crisis* Claudia Hupkau and Barbara Petrongolo
November 2020
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Tags: childcare; covid-19; gender gaps; time use

Journal article
The impact of COVID-19 on student experiences and expectations: Evidence from a survey Esteban M. Aucejo, Jacob French, Maria Paola Ugalde Araya and Basit Zafar November 2020
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Tags: covid-19; expectations; higher education; survey

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Long-Term Unemployment and the Covid Downturn Jonathan Wadsworth
November 2020
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Tags: covid-19; unemployment; labour; labor; larbour markets; labor markets

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Work, care, and gender across UK lockdowns Claudia Hupkau and Barbara Petrongolo
November 2020
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Tags: covid-19; gender; wellbeing; equality; labour; labor; labour markets; labor markets

CEP discussion paper
Pandemics, global supply chains and local labor demand: evidence from 100 million posted jobs in China Hanming Fang, Chunmian Ge, Hanwei Huang and Hongbin Li November 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1730:
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Tags: covid-19; labor demand; global supply chains; trade; china; employment

CEP discussion paper
Changing patterns of domestic abuse during Covid-19 lockdown Ria Ivandic, Tom Kirchmaier and Ben Linton
November 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1729:
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JEL Classification: J12


Tags: crime; covid-19; lockdown; domestic abuse; domestic violence

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1 Million Missing Immigrants (And 1.2 Million More UK-Born) Jonathan Wadsworth
November 2020
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Tags: immigration; covid-19; labour markets; labor markets; labour; labor

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How lockdowns have reversed traditional gender roles in some UK households and further entrenched them in others Claudia Hupkau and Barbara Petrongolo November 2020
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Who's being made redundant during COVID? Who is staying at work. And is it any different from usual? Jonathan Wadsworth
November 2020
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Tags: employment; covid-19; labour markets

CEP Covid-19 analysis
Covid-19 and the self-employed: six months into the crisis Jack Blundell, Stephen Machin and Maria Ventura
November 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-012:
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Tags: covid-19; self-employment; labour markets

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Schools and England's second lockdown: further closures would have adverse effects on children and a wider effect on family life Jo Blanden and Sandra McNally November 2020
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Tags: schools; covid-19; education; skills; equality; inequality

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COVID-19 and social mobility: the public support key policies that will help limit widening inequalities in employment and education Lee Elliot Major, Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin November 2020
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The government's furlough scheme has almost certainly helped prevent a large rise in unemployment over COVID-19 (so far) Jonathan Wadsworth November 2020
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Redundancies and the labour market under Covid. Has furlough helped? And other related things you may have missed Jonathan Wadsworth November 2020
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JUE insight: How much does COVID-19 increase with mobility? Evidence from New York and four other U.S. cities Edward L. Glaeser, Caitlin Gorback and Stephen J. Redding October 2020
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Tags: contagion; covid-19; essential workers; mobility; public transportation; telework

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Denied jobs and schooling, 'Generation COVID' faces a struggle to catch up Lee Elliot Major, Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin
October 2020
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COVID has forced many firms to innovate, with possible lasting impacts Capucine Riom and Anna Valero
October 2020
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Generation COVID: emerging work and education inequalities Lee Elliot Major, Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin
October 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-011:
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Tags: covid-19; social mobility survey; work inequalities; education inequalities

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Monetary financing: why the government should not be worrying about the deficit Alan Manning
October 2020
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Jobs for a strong and sustainable recovery from Covid-19 Pia Andres, Giorgia Cecchinato, Penny Mealy, Charlotte Taylor, Sam Unsworth and Anna Valero October 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-010:
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Tags: covid-19; sustainable recovery; investment; net zero greenhouse emissions; jobs; employment

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Work, care and gender during the Covid-19 crisis Claudia Hupkau and Barbara Petrongolo
October 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1723:
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JEL Classification: J13; J16; J22; J31


Tags: covid-19; gender gaps; home production

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Partial lockdown and the spread of Covid-19: lessons from the Italian case Edoardo di Porto, Paolo Naticchioni and Vincenzo Scrutinio October 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1720:
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JEL Classification: J18; I18


Tags: covid-19; lockdown; essential sectors

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Lockdown 101: Managing economic lockdowns in an epidemic Emanuel Ornelas
September 2020
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Will coronavirus cause a big city exodus? Matthew Clancy, Diane Coyle, Jonathan Dingel, Elena Magrini, Philip McCann, Max Nathan, Henry G. Overman and Helen Simpson September 2020
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Taking a wellbeing-years approach to policy choice Andrew E. Clark, Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Christian Krekel, Richard Layard and Gus O'Donnell September 2020
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City of dreams no more: COVID-19 in urban India Shania Bhalotia, Swati Dhingra and Fjolla Kondirolli
September 2020
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A no-deal Brexit may still be more costly than COVID-19 Thomas Sampson
September 2020
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How do globalisation and pandemics interact? Surprising insights from a new model Pol Antràs, Stephen J. Redding and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg September 2020
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UK Labour Market Under COVID Part 3: Layoffs, Hiring & Wages Jonathan Wadsworth
September 2020
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What's Happening to the Labour Market under COVID-19? Part 2 Jonathan Wadsworth
September 2020
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What’s Happening to the UK Labour Market under COVID-19? Looking for signs of excess and what it shows (so far). Part 1 Jonathan Wadsworth September 2020
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Submission to a parliamentary inquiry and government consultation
Employment and Covid-19 Sandra McNally
September 2020
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The crisis and job guarantees in urban India Swati Dhingra and Stephen Machin
September 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1719:
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JEL Classification: J46; J68; L52; P25


Tags: job guarantee; india; urban labour markets; job vignettes; covid-19

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The business response to Covid-19: the CEP-CBI survey on technology adoption Capucine Riom and Anna Valero
September 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-009:
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Are happier people more compliant? Global evidence from three large-scale surveys during Covid-19 lockdowns Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Daisy Fancourt, Christian Krekel and Sarah Swanke September 2020
Paper No' CEPOP54:
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JEL Classification: D91; I12; I31


Tags: covid-19; happiness; lockdown compliance; mood maintenance; pro-sociality; risk avoidance

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City of dreams no more: the impact of Covid-19 on urban workers in India Shania Bhalotia, Swati Dhingra and Fjolla Kondirolli
September 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-008:
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Tags: india; urban workers; cities; growth; covid-19

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What is the meaning of (statistical) life? Benefit-cost analysis in the time of COVID-19 Jonathan Colmer
August 2020
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Parental well-being in times of Covid-19 in Germany Mathias Huebener, Nico A. Siegel, C. Katharina Spiess, Gert G. Wagner and Sevrin Waights August 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1713:
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JEL Classification: D1; H12; H75; I2


Tags: well-being; covid-19; corona virus; day care closures; school closures; compass; soep

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Urban density and Covid-19 Felipe Carozzi, Sandro Provenzano and Sefi Roth
August 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1711:
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JEL Classification: I12; R12


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What can previous recessions tell us about the Covid-19 downturn? Brian Bell, Mihai Codreanu and Stephen Machin
August 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-007:
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Covid-19 and Brexit: Real-time updates on business performance in the United Kingdom Josh De Lyon and Swati Dhingra
July 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-006:
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Tags: brexit; economic downturn; business performance; cbi; uk; covid-19

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In brief...Apprenticeships after Covid-19 Guglielmo Ventura
July 2020
Paper No' CEPCP585:
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Covid-19 and the work patterns of men and women Claudia Hupkau and Barbara Petrongolo
July 2020
Paper No' CEPCP582:
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CentrePiece 25 (2) Summer 2020


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Covid-19 and the future of self-employment Jack Blundell
July 2020
Paper No' CEPCP581:
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Covid-19 and Brexit: contrasting sectoral effects Josh De Lyon and Swati Dhingra
July 2020
Paper No' CEPCP580:
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Domestic abuse in times of quarantine Ria Ivandic and Tom Kirchmaier
July 2020
Paper No' CEPCP578:
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Climate change policy: the case for a Covid-19 carbon tax Ralf Martin and John Van Reenen
July 2020
Paper No' CEPCP577:
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Preserving job matches during the Covid-19 pandemic: firm-level evidence on the role of government aid Morten Bennedsen, Berthe Larsen, Ian M. Schmutte and Daniela Scur July 2020
Paper No' CEPOP51:
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JEL Classification: H12; J38; J63; M54


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Strategy, investment and policy for a strong and sustainable recovery: an action plan Nick Robins, James Rydge, Nicholas Stern, Sam Unsworth, Anna Valero and Dimitri Zenghelis July 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-005:
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Tags: covid-19; sustainable recovery; investment; productivity; infrastructure; net zero greenhouse emissions; 'building back better'; uk economy

Submission to a parliamentary inquiry and government consultation
Economic impact of coronavirus Jack Blundell and Stephen Machin
June 2020
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Which firms and industries have been most affected by Covid-19? Nicholas Bloom, Rachel Griffith, Peter Levell, Paul Mizen, Pawel Smietanka, Rebekah Stroud and Gregory Thwaites May 2020
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How a job guarantee scheme can avoid the slide into long-term unemployment Richard Layard
May 2020
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Covid-19 and social mobility Lee Elliot Major and Stephen Machin
May 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-004:
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Self-employment in the Covid-19 crisis Jack Blundell and Stephen Machin
May 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-003:
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Covid-19, lockdowns and well-being: evidence from Google trends Abel Brodeur, Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Flèche and Nattavudh Powdthavee May 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1693:
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JEL Classification: I12; I31; J22


Tags: boredom; covid-19; loneliness; well-being

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Work, care and gender during the Covid-19 crisis Claudia Hupkau and Barbara Petrongolo
May 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-002:
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Tags: covid-19; job losses; service sector; childcare; flexible working solutions; gender; employment

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Covid-19 school shutdowns: what will they do to our children's education? Andrew Eyles, Stephen Gibbons and Piero Montebruno
May 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-001:
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Tags: schools; school closures; covid-19; education; disadvantaged children

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The Covid-19 recession is creating a crisis of inequality Brian Bell, Nicholas Bloom and Jack Blundell
April 2020
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How the UK government should respond to the unequal local economic impacts of COVID-19 Henry G. Overman
April 2020
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Covid-19 is increasing the divide in life chances between rich and poor Lee Elliot Major and Stephen Machin
April 2020
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COVID-19 and wages: prepare for large cuts if you are younger and work in a small firm Brian Bell, Nicholas Bloom, Jack Blundell and Luigi Pistaferri April 2020
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COVID-19 and housing: while prices may fall, homes will remain unaffordable Paul Cheshire and Christian A. L. Hilber
April 2020
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COVID-19 and gender gaps: Latest evidence and lessons from the UK Claudia Hupkau and Barbara Petrongolo
April 2020
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When to release the lockdown: A wellbeing framework for analysing costs and benefits Andrew E. Clark, Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Daisy Fancourt, Nancy Hey, Christian Krekel, Richard Layard and Gus O'Donnell April 2020
Paper No' CEPOP49:
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JEL Classification: D6; D61; H12; I31


Tags: covid-19; wellbeing economics; cost-benefit analysis; health policy

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New chancellor, new challenge: evaluating the coronavirus budget Thomas Sampson
March 2020
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Covid-19: We shouldn't give priority to sustaining the GDP over the wellbeing of the people Richard Layard
March 2020
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Budget 2020: will it move the economy onto a sustainable and inclusive growth path? Anna Valero
March 2020
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Tags: brexit; covid-19; public policy; budget; uk; nhs; wellbeing; environment

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Budget 2020: a bold response to coronavirus, but more must be done if it becomes widespread in the UK Thomas Sampson
March 2020
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