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Households and entrepreneurship in England and Wales, 1851–1911
August 2021
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Tags: census; economic history; england and wales; entrepreneurship; household

CEP Insights
Cities and regions Henry G. Overman
August 2021
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Tags: economic geography; cities; regions; spatial disparities

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Consumer city: evidence from smartphone data Yuhei Miyauchi, Kentaro Nakajima and Stephen J. Redding
August 2021
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Tags: economic geography; technological change; cities; transport; consumerism; labour markets

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Planning Ahead for Better Neighborhoods: Long-Run Evidence from Tanzania July 2021
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Tags: urban economics; economic development; slums; africa

CEP discussion paper
Dynamic spatial general equilibrium Benny Kleinman, Ernest Liu and Stephen J. Redding
July 2021
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Tags: spatial dynamics; economic geography; trade; migration

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Reflections on struggling high streets Henry G. Overman
June 2021
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Tags: covid-19; economic geography; trade; growth; policy; business

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State capacity and development clusters Timothy Besley, Chris Dann and Torsten Persson
June 2021
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Tags: economic geography; trade; development; conflict; institutions; development; politics;

External publication
Pancakes to Pyramids: City Form to Promote Sustainable Growth (English) Somik V. Lall, Mathilde Lebrand, Hogeun Park, Daniel M. Sturm and Anthony J. Venables June 2021
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Tags: growth; economic geography; environment; cities; urban

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Prenatal economic shocks and birth outcomes in UK cohort data May 2021
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Tags: birth weight; economic shocks; head circumference; infant health

CEP discussion paper
Suburbanization in the United States 1970-2010 Stephen J. Redding
May 2021
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JEL Classification: R12; R30; R40


Tags: economic geography; suburbanization; transportation

CEP discussion paper
Formation of college plans: expected returns, preferences and adjustment process Ghazala Azmat and Katja Kaufmann
May 2021
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JEL Classification: I21; D91; Z1


Tags: college plans; perceived returns; economic; social and political preferences

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Government urban regeneration initiative failed to improve Britain's most deprived areas Henry G. Overman
May 2021
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Tags: economic geography; social mobility; regeneration; growth; policy

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Why housing is built in flood-prone coastal areas Yatang Lin, Thomas K.J. McDermott and Guy Michaels
April 2021
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Tags: economic geography; urban; enivronment

CEP discussion paper
Does growing up in a recession increase compassion? The case of attitudes towards immigration Maria Cotofan, Robert Dur and Stephan Meier April 2021
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JEL Classification: D9; E7; J1


Tags: immigration; attitudes; social preferences; parochialism; redistribution; macroeconomic conditions; impressionable years

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The impact of public employment: Evidence from Bonn Sascha O. Becker, Stephan Heblich and Daniel M. Sturm
March 2021
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Tags: economic geography; german division; place-based policies; public employment

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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

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Understanding Educational Progression at the Local Level: Portsmouth, The Northern City on the South Coast Jo Blanden, Hector Espinoza, Sandra McNally and Guglielmo Ventura March 2021
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Tags: economic geography; schools; education; equality; policy

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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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Tags: covid-19; climate emergency; economic growth

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Trade protection along supply chains: how antidumping measures against China hurt downstream industries Chad Bown, Paola Conconi, Aksel Erbahar and Lorenzo Trimarchi February 2021
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Tags: economic geography; supply chains; usa; china; policy; tax; production; employment; wages; investment; sales; trade

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Gender diversity in firms
January 2021
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Tags: firm behavior; economics of gender; non-labor discrimination

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The impact of non-tariff barriers on trade and welfare Swati Dhingra, Rebecca Freeman and Hanwei Huang
January 2021
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JEL Classification: F10; F13; F14; F15


Tags: trade agreements; deep agreements; economic integration; provisions; non-tariff barriers

CEP discussion paper
Quantifying the externalities of renewable energy plants using wellbeing data: The case of biogas Christian Krekel, Julia Rechlitz, Johannes Rode and Alexander Zerrahn December 2020
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JEL Classification: C23; Q42; Q51; R20


Tags: renewables; biogas; externalities; social acceptance; wellbeing; spatial analysis; economic geography

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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;

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Quality of life in a dynamic spatial model Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Fabian Bald, Duncan Roth and Tobias Seidel
December 2020
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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

CEP discussion paper
Are bigger banks better? Firm-level evidence from Germany Kilian Huber
December 2020
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JEL Classification: E24; E44; G21; G28


Tags: bank regulation; big banks; bank size; economic growth; brexit; economic geography; employment; globalisation; productivity; technological change

CEP discussion paper
All aboard: the effects of port development César Ducruet, Réka Juhász, Dávid Krisztián Nagy and Claudia Steinwender
December 2020
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JEL Classification: R40; O33; F6


Tags: port development; containerization; quantitative economic geography

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Local economic conditions and the nature of new housing supply November 2020
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Tags: local economic conditions; open monocentric city model; land conversion; housing supply; housing type; housing consumption; land use regulation; migration

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School Choice During a Period of Radical School Reform. Evidence from Academy Conversion in England November 2020
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Tags: consumer economics: empirical analysish75 - state and local government: health; education; welfare; public pensionsi21 - analysis of education

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Viewing urban spatial history from tall buildings
November 2020
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Tags: density; economics; history; skyscrapers; urban

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Viewing urban spatial history from tall buildings Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt and Jason Barr
November 2020
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Tags: density; economics; history; skyscrapers; urban

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The impact of public employment: evidence from West Germany's post-war capital Bonn Sascha O. Becker, Stephan Heblich and Daniel M. Sturm November 2020
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Tags: economic geography; public employment; private sector; west germany; bonn; spillovers; synthetic control

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The impact of terrorism on individual well-being: Evidence from the boston marathon bombing October 2020
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Tags: national security; economic nationalism; general welfare; labor force and employment; time allocation and labor supply

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Does light touch cluster policy work? Evaluating the tech city programme
October 2020
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Tags: clusters; economic development; synthetic controls; technology policy

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School choice during a period of radical school reform. Evidence from academy conversion in England Marco Bertoni, Stephen Gibbons and Olmo Silva October 2020
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JEL Classification: I21; H75; D12


Tags: consumer economics: empirical analysis; state and local government: health; education; welfare; public pensions - analysis of education; schools

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Does light touch cluster policy work? Evaluating the tech city programme Max Nathan
October 2020
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JEL Classification: L53;L86;O31;R30;R50


Tags: clusters; economic development; synthetic controls; technology policy

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Transport infrastructure expenditure: while there is no strong evidence of significant regional differences, the data available is problematic Henry G. Overman October 2020
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Tags: economic geography; inequality; infrastructure

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The use of designer reputation to build tall in London Paul Cheshire
October 2020
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Tags: economic geography; urban

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Prime locations Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Thilo N. H. Albers and Kristian Behrens
October 2020
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JEL Classification: R38; R52; R58


Tags: prime services; internal city structure; agent-based model; multiple equilibria and path dependence; transport networks; cities; economic geography

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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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Benefits, costs, and 'levelling up' Henry G. Overman
September 2020
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Households and entrepreneurship in England and Wales, 1851-1911 Robert J Bennett, Piero Montebruno, Harry Smith and Carry van Lieshout August 2020
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Tags: england and wales; entrepreneurship; census; economic history; household

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Devolving skills: the case of the apprenticeship grant for employers Chiara Cavaglia, Sandra McNally and Henry G. Overman
August 2020
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Tags: economic geography; apprenticeships; devolution; employment

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The effects of supporting local business: evidence from the UK Elias Einiö and Henry G. Overman
July 2020
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Tags: uk economy; employment; inequality; economic geography

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CEP Covid-19 analysis
Covid-19 and Brexit: Real-time updates on business performance in the United Kingdom Josh De Lyon and Swati Dhingra
July 2020
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Tags: brexit; economic downturn; business performance; cbi; uk; covid-19

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The economics of skyscrapers: a synthesis Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt and Jason Barr
July 2020
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JEL Classification: R3; N9


Tags: density; economics; history; skyscraper; urban

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Urbanization in the developing world: Too early or too slow?
June 2020
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Tags: urbanisation; economic development

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Migration and Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa
June 2020
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Tags: economic geography; migration; natural experiment; urbanization

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Place-based policies and spatial disparities across European cities Maximilian v. Ehrlich and Henry G. Overman
June 2020
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Tags: economic geography; human capital; skills; occupational choice; labor productivity; wage level and structure; regional labor markets; population; neighborhood characteristics

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The Belt and Road Initiative: Reshaping economic geography in Central Asia?
May 2020
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Tags: central asia; economic geography; regional integration; spatial modeling; transport infrastructure

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Estimating the impact of the Internet of Things on productivity in Europe
May 2020
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Tags: business; economics; evaluation of new technology; growth accounting; impact; industry; information science; internet of things; productivity

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The making of the modern metropolis: evidence from London Stephan Heblich, Stephen J. Redding and Daniel M. Sturm
May 2020
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JEL Classification: O18; R12; R40


Tags: economic geography; transportation; housing; infrastructure; agglomeration; urbanization

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The role of demand in land re-development Felipe Carozzi
May 2020
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Tags: economic geography; brownfields; land re-development; land supply

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CEP occasional paper
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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CentrePiece article
In brief...Mismatched students and universities Gill Wyness and colleagues find that many disadvantaged students attend less academically prestigious courses than their A-level attainment merits. Gill Wyness
March 2020
Paper No' CEPCP573:
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CentrePiece 25 (1) Spring 2020


JEL Classification: I22; I23; I28


Tags: higher education; educational economics; college choice; mismatch; undermatch


This article summarises 'Inequalities in Student to Course Match: Evidence from Linked Administrative Data' by Stuart Campbell, Lindsey Macmillan, Richard Murphy and Gill Wyness, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1647
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In brief...Swings and silicon roundabouts: does cluster policy work? Max Nathan evaluates a flagship programme set up a decade ago to accelerate the growth of East London's Tech City. Max Nathan
March 2020
Paper No' CEPCP571:
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CentrePiece 25 (1) Spring 2020


JEL Classification: L53; L86; O31; R30; R50


Tags: cities; clusters; technology; economic development; synthetic controls


This article summarises 'Does Light Touch Cluster Policy Work? Evaluating the Tech City Programme' by Max Nathan, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1648
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Measuring Aggregate Price Indices with Taste Shocks: Theory and Evidence for CES Preferences
February 2020
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Tags: consumer economics; empirical analysis; measurement and data on national income and product accounts and wealth;

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The implications of Brexit for the UK economy Gerard Lyons, Vicky Pryce and John Van Reenen
February 2020
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Tags: brexit; economic impact

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Housing: 'no shortage' - is it nonsense? Paul Cheshire
December 2019
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Tags: economic geography; housing; policy

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John Van Reenen: ‘A lot of promises are just smoke and mirrors’ John Van Reenen
November 2019
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Tags: cep; economics; general elections; brexit

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Economic insecurity breeds support for the right Walter Bossert, Andrew E. Clark, Conchita D'Ambrosio and Anthony Lepinteur
November 2019
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Tags: economic index numbers; insecurity; political participation; conservatism; right-leaning political parties; trump; brexit

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Measuring the effect of innovation on productivity inside firms Max Nathan and Anna Rosso
October 2019
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Tags: cep; department of economics; economics; lse authors

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When free trade lands on the banking desk Fadi Hassan
October 2019
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Give us the right to choose John Van Reenen
October 2019
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Economic insecurity and the rise of the right Walter Bossert, Andrew E. Clark, Conchita D'Ambrosio and Anthony Lepinteur
October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1659:
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JEL Classification: D63; D72; I32


Tags: economic index numbers; insecurity; political participation; conservatism; right-leaning political parties; trump; brexit

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Geography, competition, and optimal multilateral trade policy Antonella Nocco, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Matteo Salto
September 2019
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JEL Classification: D4;D6;F1;L0;L1


Tags: international trade policy; monopolistic competition; firm heterogeneity; pricing to market; multilateralism; productivity; globalisation; economic geography

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CEP discussion paper
Understanding day care enrolment gaps Jonas Jessen, Sophia Schmitz and Sevrin Waights
September 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1650:
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JEL Classification: I24; J13


Tags: child care; early education; inequality; socio—economic status; discrimination; synthetic control

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Measuring urban economic density
August 2019
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Tags: agglomeration economies; cities; economic density; economic development; landscan; pull forces; rural-urban migration; sub-saharan africa; urbanization

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Measuring urban economic density J. Vernon Henderson, Sebastian Kriticos and Dzhamilya Nigmatulina
August 2019
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Tags: agglomeration economies; cities; economic density; economic development; landscan; pull forces; rural-urban migration; sub-saharan africa; urbanization

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Residential mobility in the UK: how distance and local economic conditions drive residential choices Monica Langella and Alan Manning 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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Trade with China benefited US consumers Xavier Jaravel and Erick Sager
August 2019
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Is the big-box store killing Main Street? Maria Sánchez-Vidal
August 2019
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Compact cities have many advantages – clean air isn’t one of them Felipe Carozzi and Sefi Roth
August 2019
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Tags: cep; department of economics; environment; lse authors

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Why No-Deal Brexit is a battle for the soul of our nation John Van Reenen
August 2019
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CEP discussion paper
Does light touch cluster policy work? Evaluating the tech city programme Max Nathan
August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1648:
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JEL Classification: L53; L86; O31; R30; R50


Tags: cities; clusters; technology; economic development; synthetic controls

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Inequalities in student to course match: evidence from linked administrative data Stuart Campbell, Lindsey Macmillan, Richard Murphy and Gill Wyness August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1647:
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JEL Classification: I22; I23; I28


Tags: higher education; educational economics; college choice; mismatch; undermatch; education

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The 2018 trade war: consumers are paying a high price Mary Amiti, Stephen J. Redding and David E. Weinstein
July 2019
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Tags: cep; department of economics; economics; lse alumni; lse authors; trade & globalisation

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How the Panama Canal reshaped the economic geography of the United States Stephan E. Maurer and Ferdinand Rauch
July 2019
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Are all trade agreements equal? The role of distance in shaping the effect of economic integration agreements on trade flows Rebecca Freeman and Samuel Pienknagura May 2019
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Tags: economic distance; geography; gravity; integration agreements; trade agreements;

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Childhood circumstances and young adult outcomes: the role of parental financial problems Marta Barazzetta, Andrew E. Clark and Conchita D'Ambrosio April 2019
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Tags: cep; economy and society; featured; lse comment; austerity; childhood poverty; economics; economy; education; housing; life chances; life outcomes; mental health; opportunities; outcomes; parents; poverty; resources

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Spatial Imaginaries and Tech Cities: Place-branding East London's digital economy Max Nathan, Emma Vandore and Georgina Voss
March 2019
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Tags: clusters; ict; tech city; entrepreneurship; local economic development; place branding;

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CEP discussion paper
Innovation and trade policy in a globalized world Ufuk Akcigit, Sina T. Ates and Giammario Impullitti
December 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1589:
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JEL Classification: F13; F43; F60; O40


Tags: economic growth; short- and long-run gains from globalization; foreign technological catching-up; innovation policy; trade policy; competition

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Does additional spending help urban schools? An evaluation using boundary discontinuities Stephen Gibbons, Sandra McNally and Martina Viarengo October 2018
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Tags: school funding; economic geography; pupil attainment

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Market Potential and Global Growth over the Long Twentieth Century David S. Jacks and Dennis Novy
September 2018
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Tags: economic geography; market potential; structural gravity; trade costs;

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Incubators, accelerators and regional economic development Margarida Madaleno, Max Nathan, Henry G. Overman and Sevrin Waights
September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1575:
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JEL Classification: L26; O32; R30; R58


Tags: incubators; accelerators; entrepreneurship; clusters; cities; economic development

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CEP discussion paper
The making of the modern metropolis: evidence from London Stephan Heblich, Stephen J. Redding and Daniel M. Sturm
September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1573:
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JEL Classification: O18; R12; R40


Tags: agglomeration; urbanization; transportation; economic geography

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CEP discussion paper
Measuring urban economic density J. Vernon Henderson, Sebastian Kriticos and Dzhamilya Nigmatulina
September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1569:
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Tags: cities; economic density; africa

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Broken Market or Broken Policy? The Unintended Consequences of Restrictive Planning Paul Cheshire
August 2018
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Tags: r13; r38; economic efficiency; housing supply constraints; land use regulation;

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CEP discussion paper
Market potential and global growth over the long twentieth century David S. Jacks and Dennis Novy
July 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1560:
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JEL Classification: F1; N7


Tags: economic geography; market potential; structural gravity; trade costs

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CentrePiece article
The price of Brexit Thomas Sampson
July 2018
Paper No' CEPCP528:
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CentrePiece 23 (2) Summer 2018


Tags: eu; brexit; uk economic growth; real wages; living standards

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Becoming a Research Institute: the Centre for Economic Performance Stephen Machin
May 2018
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Tags: economy and business; centre for economic performance; cep; research institute

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Four decades of the economics of happiness: Where next? Andrew E. Clark
April 2018
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Tags: economics; subjective well-being; wellbeing

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You've come a long way, baby. Husbands’ commuting time and family labour supply Marta De Philippis
March 2018
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Tags: commuting time; gender economics; household production; time allocation and labour supply;

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Interaction of Public and Private Employment: Evidence from a German Government Move Giulia Faggio, Teresa Schlüter and Philipp vom Berge February 2018
Paper No' SERCDP0229:
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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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The Impact of Public Employment: Evidence from Bonn Sascha O. Becker, Stephan Heblich and Daniel M. Sturm
January 2018
Paper No' SERCDP0228:
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JEL Classification: F15; J45; N44; R12


Tags: economic geography; public employment; place-based policies; german division

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A question of degree: The effects of degree class on labor market outcomes Andy Feng and Georg Graetz
December 2017
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Tags: educational economics; human capital; salary and wage differentials

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The economic consequences of family policies: lessons from a century of legislation in high-income countries Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo December 2017
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JEL Classification: J13; J16; J18


Tags: parental leave; childcare; family policies; gender gaps; marriage; marital dissolution; family structure; domestic abuse; fertility; family planning; child care; children; youth; economics of gender; employment

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CEP discussion paper
Economic integration, foreign investment and international trade: the effects of membership of the European Union Randolph Bruno, Nauro Campos, Saul Estrin and Meng Tian November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1518:
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JEL Classification: F17; F21; F36


Tags: special economic integration effects; foreign direct investment; international trade; european union; gravity model

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CEP discussion paper
Special economic zones and WTO compliance: evidence from the Dominican Republic Fabrice Defever, Jose-Daniel Reyes, Alejandro Riaño and Miguel Eduardo Sánchez Martin November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1517:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13; O47


Tags: special economic zones; export share requirements; export subsidies; agreement on subsidies and countervailing measures; dominican republic

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CEP Brexit analysis
The Brexit vote, inflation and UK living standards Holger Breinlich, Elsa Leromain, Dennis Novy and Thomas Sampson
November 2017
Paper No' CEPBREXIT11:
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Tags: brexit; economic uncertainty; trade; eu; inflation; uk living standards

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Local economic effects of Brexit Swati Dhingra, Stephen Machin and Henry G. Overman
October 2017
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JEL Classification: F13; F15; F17; R1


Tags: brexit; eu and uk; local economic impacts; trade models

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Planning Ahead for Better Neighborhoods: Long Run Evidence from Tanzania Neeraj Baruah, Amanda Dahlstrand-Rudin, Guy Michaels, Dzhamilya Nigmatulina, Ferdinand Rauch and Tanner Regan September 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0222:
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JEL Classification: R31; O18; R14


Tags: urban economics; economic development; slums; africa

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CEP discussion paper
Are ideas getting harder to find? Nicholas Bloom, Charles I Jones, John Van Reenen and Michael Webb
September 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1496:
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Tags: economic growth; ideas; research effort; research productivity

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How English care homes have coped with the National Living Wage Giulia Giupponi and Stephen Machin
April 2017
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Tags: economy and business; public services; society; care homes; centre for economic performance; cep; employees; england; giulia giupponi; low pay commission; minimum wage; national living wage; nlw; stephen machin; wages; workers

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CEP discussion paper
Quantitative spatial economics Stephen J. Redding and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
October 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1452:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; R12; R23; R41


Tags: agglomeration; cities; economic geography; quantitative models; spatial economics

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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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The ‘photo-finish effect’: when third place winners are happier than second Laura Kudrna
August 2016
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Tags: health and wellbeing; bronze medal; centre for economic performance; gold medal; london 2012; london school of economics; olympics; rio 2016; silver medal

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
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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No one would be spared: how the costs of Brexit would be distributed across households Holger Breinlich, Swati Dhingra, Thomas Sampson and John Van Reenen June 2016
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Tags: brexit; cep; featured; lse comment; economic uncertainty; income distribution

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Why leaving the EU would almost certainly damage our economic prospects Jagjit Chadha, Paul Johnson and John Van Reenen
June 2016
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Tags: brexit; cep; economy and society; featured; economic growth

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Growth multiplier: How university expansion increases national income Anna Valero and John Van Reenen
March 2016
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Tags: anna valero; current-affairs; john van reenen; latest research; lse comment; economics; universities

Journal article
The economics of density: evidence from the Berlin Wall Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Stephen J. Redding, Daniel M. Sturm and Nikolaus Wolf November 2015
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Tags: economic geography

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Making the world a happier place Richard Layard
September 2015
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Tags: economy and business; esrc at 50; health and wellbeing; centre for economic performance; esrc 50; happiness; health and wellbeing; richard layard; wellbeing

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
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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CEP election analysis
UK Housing and Planning Policies: the evidence from economic research Christian A. L. Hilber
April 2015
Paper No' CEPEA033:
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Tags: housing; planning; policies; #electioneconomics

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CEP election analysis
Energy and the Environment: a cold climate for climate change policies? Jonathan Colmer, Antoine Dechezleprêtre and Ralf Martin April 2015
Paper No' CEPEA032:
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Tags: energy; climate change; environment; #electioneconomics

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CEP election analysis
Fighting Crime: Can the Police do more with less? Brian Bell
April 2015
Paper No' CEPEA031:
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Tags: crime; police; #electioneconomics

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CEP election analysis
Inequality: Are we really 'all in this together'? Gabriel Zucman
April 2015
Paper No' CEPEA030:
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Tags: inequality; wages; wealth; taxes; #electioneconomics

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CEP election analysis
Should We Stay or Should We Go? The economic consequences of leaving the EU Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Thomas Sampson March 2015
Paper No' CEPEA022:
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JEL Classification: F13;F17;F60


Tags: trade; european union; welfare; brexit; #electioneconomics; government policy; 2015 general election

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Economic Value of Local Social Networks Frank Ethridge, Maryann Feldman, Thomas Kemeny and Ted Zoller
January 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0170:
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JEL Classification: R11; O12; O18; L14


Tags: cities; economic development; social networks; social capital

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CentrePiece article
After communism: 25 years of revolution Peter Boone
January 2015
Paper No' CEPCP435:
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CentrePiece 19 (3) Winter 2015


Tags: economic history; soviet empire; economic reform; economic growth

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CEP discussion paper
Economic Growth Evens-Out Happiness: Evidence from Six Surveys Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Flèche and Claudia Senik
October 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1306:
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JEL Classification: D31; D6; I3; O15


Tags: happiness; inequality; economic growth; development; easterlin paradox

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CEP discussion paper
The Asymmetric Experience of Positive and Negative Economic Growth: Global Evidence Using Subjective Well-Being Data Femke De Keulenaer, Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Georgios Kavetsos, Michael I. Norton, Bert Van Landeghem and George W. Ward October 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1304:
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JEL Classification: D03; O11; D69; I39


Tags: economic growth; business cycles; subjective well-being

Journal article
Industry compensation under relocation risk: a firm-level analysis of the EU emissions trading scheme Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muûls, Ulrich J. Wagner and Laure B. de Preux August 2014
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Tags: taxation and subsidies; externalities; growth; redistributive effects; environmental taxes and subsidies; pollution control adoption costs; distributional effects; employment effects; air pollution; water pollution; noise; hazardous waste; solid waste; recycling; climate; natural disasters; global warming; environmental economics: government policy

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Local Economic Conditions and the Nature of New Housing Supply Christian A. L. Hilber, Jan Rouwendal and Wouter Vermeulen
August 2014
Paper No' SERCDP0164:
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JEL Classification: R11; R21; R31; R52


Tags: local economic conditions; open monocentric city model; land conversion; housing supply; housing type; housing consumption; land use regulation; migration

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CEP discussion paper
External Integration, Structural Transformation and Economic Development: Evidence From Argentina Pablo Fajgelbaum and Stephen J. Redding June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1273:
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JEL Classification: F11; F14; O13; O14


Tags: external integration; economic development; structural transformation

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Urban Economics and Urban Policy Paul Cheshire, Max Nathan and Henry G. Overman
May 2014
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Tags: economic geography; cities; urban policy making

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Policy Paper
Evaluating Spatial Policies Stephen Gibbons, Max Nathan and Henry G. Overman
March 2014
Paper No' SERCPP012:
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JEL Classification: A11; C81; C93; R00


Tags: spatial economics; evaluation; impact evaluation; econometrics; research design; public policy; economic development

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
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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In brief: Tough choices for a troubled euro Christopher A. Pissarides
February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP409:
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CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter 2014


Tags: europe; economic policy; euro

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The state of the UK economy: Diagnosis, prognosis and recommended treatment John Van Reenen
January 2014
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Tags: john van reenen; lse comment; the euro; european economics; finance; business and regulation; economic growth; economics; infrastructure; uk; uk economy; unemployment

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CEP discussion paper
Economic Uncertainty, Parental Selection, and the Criminal Activity of the 'Children of the Wall' Arnaud Chevalier and Olivier Marie January 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1256:
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JEL Classification: J13; K42


Tags: crime; parental selection; fertility; economic uncertainty; risk attitude

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Local Institutions and Local Economic Growth: The State of the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in England - A National Survey David Marlow, Anja McCarthy, Peter O'Brien, Andy Pike and John Tomaney November 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0150:
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JEL Classification: H70; O10; O20; R58


Tags: local; institutions; economic growth; local enterprise partnerships; england

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
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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Small isn’t always beautiful: The cost of regulation on French firms Luis Garicano and John Van Reenen
June 2013
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Tags: john van reenen; luis garicano; the euro; european economics; finance; business and regulation; west europe; firms; france; regulation.

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UK Spending Review 2013: A triumph of politics over reason? John Van Reenen
June 2013
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Tags: john van reenen; the euro; european economics; finance; business and regulation; budget; economics; spending cuts; spending review; uk; uk economy

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CentrePiece article
Bad management: a constraint on economic development? Renata Lemos and Daniela Scur
June 2013
Paper No' CEPCP394:
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CentrePiece 18 (1) Summer 2013


JEL Classification: L2;M2;O14;O32;O33


Tags: management personnel economics; organisation; productivity; management

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Down and Out in Italian Towns: Measuring the Impact of Economic Downturns on Crime Carlo Menon and Guido de Blasio
June 2013
Paper No' SECDP0137:
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JEL Classification: K14; K42; E32


Tags: crime; economic crises; italy

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No Triple Dip does not mean a good recovery for the UK John Van Reenen
April 2013
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Tags: john van reenen; the euro; european economics; finance; business and regulation; welfare states and public services; west europe; economy; growth; recession; uk

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Do Large Departments Make Academics More Productive? Agglomeration and Peer Effects in Research Clément Bosquet and Pierre-Philippe Combes April 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0133:
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JEL Classification: R12; J24; I3


Tags: productivity determinants; economic geography; networks; economics of science; selection and endogeneity

Journal article
Does management matter? Evidence from India Nicholas Bloom, Benn Eifert, Aprajit Mahajan, David McKenzie and John Roberts
February 2013
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JEL Classification: L2;M2;O14;O32;O33


Tags: firm objectives; organization; and behavior; growth; business economics; industrialization; manufacturing and service industries; choice of technology; management of technological innovation and r&d; technological change; choices and consequences; diffusion processes; management; organization; it; productivity and india

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


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

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CEP discussion paper
Task Specialization in U.S. Cities from 1880-2000 Guy Michaels, Ferdinand Rauch and Stephen J. Redding
February 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1186:
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JEL Classification: N92; O18; R12


Tags: economic development; human interaction; urbanization

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The books that inspired John Van Reenen: “I think I always enjoy reading Conservative thinkers more than leftist ones. It’s much more fun to have books that really challenge your positions rather than confirming your prejudices” John Van Reenen November 2012
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Tags: academic inspiration; john van reenen; academics; books; economics; inspiration

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CEP discussion paper
The Economics of Density: Evidence from the Berlin Wall Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Stephen J. Redding, Daniel M. Sturm and Nikolaus Wolf June 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1154:
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JEL Classification: N34; O18; R12


Tags: agglomeration; dispersion; density; cities; economic geography


'The Economics of Density: Evidence from the Berlin Wall', Econometrica, Volume 83, Issue 6, November 2015
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CEP discussion paper
Matching Firms, Managers, and Incentives Oriana Bandiera, Luigi Guiso, Andrea Prat and Raffaella Sadun
May 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1144:
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JEL Classification: J24;L2


Tags: personnel economics; hiring policy; management; performance related pay; performance incentives

CEP report
The political economy of the Greek debt crisis: a tale of two bailouts Silvia Ardagna and Francesco Caselli
March 2012
Paper No' CEPSP25:
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Tags: debt crisis; greece; political economics

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CEP discussion paper
Agglomeration, Trade and Selection Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano
February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1129:
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JEL Classification: F12; R11; R12


Tags: agglomeration; trade; heterogeneity; selection; economic geography

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CentrePiece article
Policy uncertainty: a new indicator Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom and Steven J. Davis
February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP362:
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CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter 2012


Tags: us economic policy; global financial markets;

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


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

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


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

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CEP discussion paper
A Many-Country Model of Industrialization Holger Breinlich and Alejandro Cuñat
September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1082:
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JEL Classification: F11; F12; F14; O14


Tags: industrialization; economic geography; international trade

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


Tags: economics; psychology; education

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Effects of Agglomeration on Wages: Evidence from the Micro-Level Bernard Fingleton and Simonetta Longhi
June 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0081:
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JEL Classification: C21; C31; C33; D1; O18; R20; R12


Tags: urban economics; new economic geography; household panel data

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From ‘Plan B’ to ‘Plan V’: what the UK economy needs to reboot and rebalance growth John Van Reenen
February 2011
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Tags: economy and society; john van reenen; austerity; budget 2011; cep; coalition; csr; cuts; economic growth; economic policy; gdp; growth; inflation; osborne; politics; power; public spending

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Long Term Impacts of Migration in British Cities: Diversity, Wages, Employment and Prices Max Nathan
February 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0067:
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JEL Classification: D24; J15; J61; O18; R11; R23


Tags: cities; migration; cultural diversity; labour markets; productivity; urban economics

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


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

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
In Search of the 'Economic Dividend' of Devolution: Spatial Disparities, Spatial Economic Policy and Decentralisation in the UK Andy Pike, Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, John Tomaney, Gianpiero Torrisi and Vassilis Tselios October 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0062:
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JEL Classification: D53; R51


Tags: economic dividend; devolution; spatial disparities; spatial economic policy; decentralisation; uk

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CEP discussion paper
How Big (Small?) are Fiscal Multipliers? Ethan Ilzetzki, Enrique G. Mendoza and Carlos A. Végh
October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1016:
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JEL Classification: E2; E6; F41; H5


Tags: government expenditure; macroeconomic policy

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CEP discussion paper
Political Competition, Policy and Growth: Theory and Evidence from the United States Timothy Besley, Torsten Persson and Daniel M. Sturm October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1009:
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JEL Classification: D72; H11; H70; N12; O11


Tags: political competition; competition; government; us; economic development

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Hospital competition is good for patients, and for efficiency Zack Cooper
July 2010
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Tags: public services and the welfare state; zack cooper; centre for economic performance; cep; hospitals; nhs; politics; uk politics

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


Tags: skills; education policy; mexico; economic competition

CEE/Education and skills discussion paper
The Kuznets Curve of Education: A Global Perspective on Education Inequalities Christian Morrisson and Fabrice Murtin
June 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0116:
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JEL Classification: D31; E27; F02; N00; O40


Tags: inequality; human capital; economic history; kuznets curve.

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Is Fiscal Decentralization Harmful for Economic Growth? Evidence from the OECD Countries Roberto Ezcurra and Andrés Rodríguez-Pose May 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0051:
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JEL Classification: H40; H52


Tags: fiscal decentralization; political decentralization; administrative decentralization; economic growth; oecd

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CEP discussion paper
Human Resource Management and Productivity Nicholas Bloom and John Van Reenen
May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0982:
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JEL Classification: L2; M2; O32; O33


Tags: human resource management; productivity; personnel economics

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Economic Geographers and the Limelight: The Reaction to the 2009 World Development Report Andrés Rodríguez-Pose
April 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0048:
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JEL Classification: R0; R19


Tags: economic geography

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Self-Reinforcing Shocks: Evidence from a Resettlement Policy Aki Kangasharju and Matti Sarvimäki
April 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0047:
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JEL Classification: F12; J10; R12; N94


Tags: economic geography; agglomeration; migration

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Regional Manufacturing Wages: Dancing to the Tune of Trade Shocks Filipe Lage de Sousa
April 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0046:
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JEL Classification: F12; F14; R12


Tags: economic geography; trade shocks; manufacturing wages

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CEP election analysis
Macroeconomics and Public Finances: The worst is yet to come Tom Cunningham and Ethan Ilzetzki
April 2010
Paper No' CEPEA013:
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Tags: macroeconomics; public finances


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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Predicting the Geography of House Prices Bernard Fingleton
February 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0045:
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JEL Classification: C21; C31; O18; R12; R31


Tags: new economic geography; real estate prices; spatial econometrics; panel data; prediction

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
'Gis a Job': What Use Geographical Information Systems in Spatial Economics? Henry G. Overman
August 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0026:
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JEL Classification: C80; C88; R00


Tags: gis; spatial economics

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CEP discussion paper
Life satisfaction and relative income: perceptions and evidence Guy Mayraz, Jürgen Schupp and Gert G. Wagner
July 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0938:
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JEL Classification: D31; D62; D63; I3; I31; Z13


Tags: income comparisons; relative income; life satisfaction; german socio economic panel; soep; wellbeing

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Analysing the Impact of Public Capital Stock Using the NEG Wage Equation: A Panel Data Approach Bernard Fingleton and Miguel Gómez-Antonio June 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0024:
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JEL Classification: H54; R11; R15; C21


Tags: spatial economics; public infrastructure; productivity; panel data; economic geography

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CEP discussion paper
The Century of Education Christian Morrisson and Fabrice Murtin
June 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0934:
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JEL Classification: D31; E27; F02; N00; O40


Tags: inequality; human capital; economic history; copula function

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Simulating Wages and House Prices Using the NEG Bernard Fingleton
April 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0021:
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JEL Classification: C21; C31; O18; R12; R31


Tags: new economic geography; real estate prices; spatial econometrics

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CEP discussion paper
The Empirics of New Economic Geography Stephen J. Redding
April 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0925:
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JEL Classification: F12; F14; O10


Tags: new economic geography; market access; industrial location; multiple equilibria

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CEP discussion paper
Economic Geography: A Review of the Theoretical and Empirical Literature Stephen J. Redding
January 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0904:
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JEL Classification: F12; F14; O10


Tags: new economic geography; market access; home market effect; multiple equilibria

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


Tags: economic history; education; convergence; globalization

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Urban Growth Drivers in a Europe of Sticky People and Implicit Boundaries Paul Cheshire and Stefano Magrini
November 2008
Paper No' SERCDP0010:
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JEL Classification: H41; H73; O18; R11; R50


Tags: growth; cities; local public goods; spatial adjustment; local economic growth

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


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

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CEP discussion paper
Why Capital does not Migrate to the South: A New Economic Geography Perspective Jang Ping Thia
November 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0895:
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JEL Classification: F12; F15


Tags: firm heterogeneity; capital mobility; economic geography

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CEP discussion paper
Urbanisation and Structural Transformation Guy Michaels, Ferdinand Rauch and Stephen J. Redding
October 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0892:
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JEL Classification: R11; R51


Tags: urbanisation; economic development; urban population; rural population

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Government's Review of Sub-National Economic Development and Regeneration: Key Issues Andy Pike and John Tomaney
September 2008
Paper No' SERCDP0008:
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JEL Classification: R5;R58


Tags: regeneration; economic development; government

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Prediction Using Panel Data Regression with Spatial Random Effects Bernard Fingleton
September 2008
Paper No' SERCDP0007:
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JEL Classification: C33; O10; F02


Tags: panel data; spatially correlated error components; economic geography; spatial econometrics

Journal article
The marginal utility of income Richard Layard, Guy Mayraz and Stephen Nickell
August 2008
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JEL Classification: I31; H00; D1; D61; H21


Tags: wellbeing; marginal utility; income; life satisfaction; happiness; public economic; welfare; inequality; optimal taxation; reference-dependent preferences

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CEP discussion paper
Tax Cuts in Open Economies Alejandro Cuñat, Szabolcs Deak and Marco Maffezzoli
March 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0860:
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JEL Classification: E13; E60; F11; F43; H20


Tags: international trade; heckscher-ohlin; dynamic macroeconomics; taxation; revenue estimation; laffer curve

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CEP discussion paper
A Simple Model of the Juggernaut Effect of Trade Liberalisation Richard E. Baldwin and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud
January 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0845:
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JEL Classification: F13; F15


Tags: trade policy; economic integration

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CEP discussion paper
Growth and the Quality of Foreign Direct Investment: Is All FDI Equal? Laura Alfaro and Andrew Charlton
November 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0830:
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JEL Classification: F23; F36; F43; O40


Tags: foreign direct investment; economic growth; industry data; spillovers; instrumental variables

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CEP discussion paper
Search Frictions, Real Rigidities and Inflation Dynamics Carlos Thomas
August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0822:
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JEL Classification: E52; E32; J40


Tags: new keynesian; macroeconomics; micro data; inflation; search and matching

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CEP discussion paper
History and Industry Location: Evidence from German Airports Stephen J. Redding, Daniel M. Sturm and Nikolaus Wolf
July 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0809:
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JEL Classification: F14; F15; N74


Tags: industry location; economic geography; german division; german reunification

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CEP discussion paper
Economic Linkages Across Space Henry G. 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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CEP discussion paper
Labor Search and Matching in Macroeconomics Eran Yashiv
June 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0803:
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JEL Classification: E24; E32; E52; J23; J31; J41; J63; J64; J65


Tags: search; matching; macroeconomics; business cycles; worker flows; growth; policy


European Economic Review, 97, 4, pp1419-1431, September 2007
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CEP discussion paper
Firms in International Trade Andrew B. Bernard, J. Bradford Jensen, Stephen J. Redding and Peter K. Schott
May 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0795:
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JEL Classification: F12; F14; O10


Tags: economic geography; international trade

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CEP discussion paper
Productivity Growth, Knowledge Flows and Spillovers Gustavo Crespi, Chiara Criscuolo, Jonathan Haskel and Matthew Slaughter
April 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0785:
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JEL Classification: O11; M2


Tags: business services; structural change; economic growth; productivity

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CEP discussion paper
The Marginal Utility of Income Richard Layard, Guy Mayraz and Stephen Nickell
March 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0784:
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JEL Classification: I31; H00; D1; D61; H21


Tags: marginal utility; income; life satisfaction; happiness; public economic; welfare; inequality; optimal taxation; reference-dependent preferences

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CEP discussion paper
Monetary Policy Committees and Interest Rate Smoothing Carlos Montoro
February 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0780:
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JEL Classification: E43; E52; D72


Tags: monetary policy committee; interest rate smoothing; new keynesian economics; political economy

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Economics and Politics of Alternative Institutional Reforms Francesco Caselli and Nicola Gennaioli
January 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0775:
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JEL Classification: G34; O11; O16


Tags: financial economics; deregulation; meritocracy

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Shifts in Economic Geography and their Causes Anthony J. Venables
December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0767:
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JEL Classification: F1; R1


Tags: economic geography; urbanisation; world economy; productivity

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The Unequal Effects of Liberalization: Evidence from Dismantling the License Raj in India Philippe Aghion, Robin Burgess, Stephen J. Redding and Fabrizio Zilibotti June 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0728:
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JEL Classification: O14; O18; O21


Tags: delicensing; economic development; labour regulation

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Causes of sprawl: a portrait from space Marcy Burchfield, Henry G. Overman, Diego Puga and Matthew A. Turner
May 2006
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Tags: economic geography; urban development; metropolitan growth; transport infrastructure

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A Gold Rush Theory of Economic Development Ralph Ossa
March 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0719:
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JEL Classification: O10; O12; O14


Tags: economic development; social learning; lumpiness

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Volatility and Development Miklos Koren and Silvana Tenreyro
November 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0706:
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JEL Classification: O11; O14; E32


Tags: volatility; specialization; diversification; development; economic fluctuations.

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Testing for localization using micro-geographic data Gilles Duranton and Henry G. Overman
October 2005
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Tags: economic geography

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Cities in the Developing World Henry G. Overman and Anthony J. Venables
July 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0695:
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JEL Classification: O18; R0


Tags: urbanisation; economic development

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Agglomeration and the Adjustment of the Spatial Economy Pierre-Philippe Combes, Gilles Duranton and Henry G. 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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The Costs of Remoteness: Evidence from German Division and Reunification Stephen J. Redding and Daniel M. Sturm
May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0688:
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JEL Classification: F15; N94; O18


Tags: market access; economic geography; german division; german reunification

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Is Poland the Next Spain? Francesco Caselli and Silvana Tenreyro
January 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0668:
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JEL Classification: F15; F43; N10; O11; O14; O47


Tags: economic integration; economic growth; labor; technology; productivity gaps; europe

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Is There an Impact of Household Computer Ownership on Children's Educational Attainment in Britain? John Schmitt and Jonathan Wadsworth March 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0625:
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JEL Classification: I2; J2; J13; J24


Tags: human capital; economic impact; personal computers

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Economic geography and international inequality Stephen J. Redding and Anthony J. Venables
January 2004
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JEL Classification: F12; F14; O10


Tags: economic geography; economic development; international trade; inequality; globalisation; wages

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The Geography of UK International Trade Henry G. Overman and L. Alan Winters
January 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0606:
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JEL Classification: F15; F14; R12


Tags: uk trade; eec; economic geography

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Buzz: Face-to-Face Contact and the Urban Economy Michael Storper and Anthony J. Venables
December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0598:
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JEL Classification: R1


Tags: agglomeration; clustering; urban economics; face-to-face

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Why Do Voice Regimes Differ? Alex Bryson, Rafael Gomez and P Willman
November 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0591:
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JEL Classification: J5; J50; J51; L5


Tags: trade unions; voice; transaction cost economics; switching costs

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Trade Shocks and Industrial Location: the Impact of EEC Accession on the UK Henry G. Overman and L. Alan Winters
November 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0588:
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JEL Classification: F15; F14; R12


Tags: uk manufacturing industry; eec; economic geography

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Can We Learn Anything from Economic Geography Proper? Henry G. 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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Distance, Skill Deepening and Development: Will Peripheral Countries Ever Get Rich? Stephen J. Redding and Peter K. Schott
June 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0572:
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JEL Classification: F12;F14;O10


Tags: economic geography; human capital; international inequality; international trade

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The Wage Curve David Blanchflower and Andrew J. Oswald
January 2003
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Tags: unemployment; labour economics; wages

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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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Explaining Cross-Country Export Performance: International Linkages and Internal Geography Stephen J. Redding and Anthony J. Venables September 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0549:
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JEL Classification: F12;F14;O10


Tags: economic development; economic geography; international trade

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Factor Price Equalization in the UK? Andrew B. Bernard, Stephen J. Redding, Peter K. Schott and Helen Simpson
September 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0547:
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JEL Classification: F14;C14


Tags: elative factor prices; diversification cones; technology; economic geography

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Globalization in History: A Geographical Perspective Nicholas Crafts and Anthony J. Venables
March 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0524:
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JEL Classification: F1;N1;N7


Tags: globalization; economic geography; economic history

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The Spatial Economy Masahisa Fujita, P Krugman and Anthony J. Venables
July 2001
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Tags: spatial economy; economic geography

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Economic Geography and International Inequality Stephen J. Redding and Anthony J. Venables
May 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0495:
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JEL Classification: F12; F14; O10


Tags: economic development; economic geography; international trade

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Spatial Evolution of the US Urban System Y Ioannides and Henry G. Overman
November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0482:
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Tags: urban growth; spatial evolution; economic geography

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Tenures that Shook the World: Worker Turnover in Russia, Poland and Britain Hartmut Lehmann and Jonathan Wadsworth
June 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0459:
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Tags: job tenure; worker turnover; transition economics

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Internet Cluster Emergence Danny Quah
February 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0441:
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Tags: distribution dynamics; economic geography; internet; location; space; time; toepitz; weightless economy