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CEP discussion paper
Education and management practices Anna Valero
May 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1767:
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Tags: management practices; education; human capital

CEP discussion paper
Education and economic growth Anna Valero
April 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1764:
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Tags: human capital; growth; innovation

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Working life and human capital investment Niklas Gohl, Peter Haan, Elisabeth Kurz and Felix Weinhardt
March 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1753:
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JEL Classification: J24; J26; H21


Tags: human capital; retirement policies; rdd

CEP discussion paper
Maternal depression and child human capital: a genetic instrumental-variable approach Andrew E. Clark, Conchita D'Ambrosio, Simone Ghislandi, Anthony Lepinteur and Giorgia Menta February 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1749:
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JEL Classification: I14; J24


Tags: mendelian randomisation; maternal depression; human capital; instrumental variables; alspac

CEP discussion paper
The grandkids aren't alright: the intergenerational effects of prenatal pollution exposure Jonathan Colmer and John Voorheis
December 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1733:
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JEL Classification: H23; Q53; J00


Tags: air pollution; environmental regulation; social mobility; human capital

CentrePiece article
Lessons in resilience from extreme economies Richard Davies
November 2020
Paper No' CEPCP593:
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CentrePiece 25 (3) Autumn 2020


Tags: extreme economies; human capital;

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Selection into entrepreneurship and self-employment Ross Levine and Yona Rubinstein
October 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1722:
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JEL Classification: L26; J24; G32; E32


Tags: entrepreneurship; human capital; occupational choice; corporate finance; business cycles

Journal article
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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Skill-biased management: evidence from manufacturing firms Andy Feng and Anna Valero
May 2020
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JEL Classification: I23; I26; J24; L2; M2


Tags: productivity; management practices; human capital; universities; complementarities

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Public goods institutions, human capital, and growth: Evidence from german history
March 2020
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Tags: education; growth; human capital; institutions; political economy; public goods; state capacity

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Trapped Factors and China’s Impact on Global Growth Nicholas Bloom, Paul Romer, Stephen Terry and John Van Reenen
January 2020
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Tags: employment; unemployment; wages; intergenerational income distribution; aggregate human capital; aggregate labor productivity; education and economic developmentj; human capital; skills; occupational choice; labor productivity; human resources; human de

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Protests as strategic games: Experimental evidence from Hong Kong's antiauthoritarian movement
May 2019
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Tags: child development; gender; human capital; income; innovation; property market; socioeconomic status; technology; united states

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The Economic Impact of Universities: Evidence from Across the Globe Anna Valero and John Van Reenen
February 2019
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Tags: universities; growth; human capital; innovation; higher education

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CEP discussion paper
Skill biased management: evidence from manufacturing firms Andy Feng and Anna Valero
January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1594:
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JEL Classification: I23; I26; J24; L2; M2


Tags: management practices; human capital; universities; complementarities

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Transparency about the outcomes of mental health services (IAPT approach): an analysis of public data December 2018
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Tags: article; clinical outcome; clinical practice; hospital management; human; improving access to psychological therapies service; information processing; mental health service; outcome assessment; patient referral; prediction; predictor variable; priority jo

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CEP discussion paper
Labor specialization as a source of market frictions Maria Molina-Domene
October 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1580:
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JEL Classification: J24; J42; J63


Tags: labor specialization; market frictions; division of labor; human capital

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Smart but unhappy: Independent-school competition and the wellbeing-efficiency trade-off in education Gabriel Heller-Sahlgren February 2018
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Tags: human capital; independent-school competition; wellbeing-efficiency trade-off;

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

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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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In search of features that constitute an "enriched environment" in humans: Associations between geographical properties and brain structure September 2017
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Tags: aged; amygdala; anatomy and histology; cingulate gyrus; cross-sectional study; environmental exposure; germany; growth; development and aging; human; middle aged; prefrontal cortex; very elderly; aged; aged; 80 and over; amygdala; cross-sectional studies;

Journal article
Is modern technology responsible for jobless recoveries? Georg Graetz and Guy Michaels
May 2017
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JEL Classification: E23;E24;E32;J24;J64


Tags: production; employment; unemployment; wages; intergenerational income distribution; aggregate human capital; aggregate labor productivity; business fluctuations; cycles; human capital; skills; occupational choice; labor productivity; models; duration; incidence; and job search

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Reallocation and secularization: the economic consequences of the protestant reformation Davide Cantoni, Jeremiah Dittmar and Noam Yuchtman May 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1483:
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JEL Classification: N13; N33; J24; E02


Tags: protestant reformation; secularization; sectoral allocation; human capital

Journal article
A structural model of the retail market for illicit drugs Manolis Galenianos and Alessandro Gavazza
March 2017
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Tags: cocaine; street drug; commercial phenomena; drug contamination; economics; human; theoretical model; united states; commerce; crack cocaine; drug contamination; humans; models; theoretical; street drugs; united states

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Longitudinal Evidence for a Midlife Nadir in Human Well-being: Results from Four Data Sets February 2017
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Tags: artifact; data set; human geography; life cycle analysis; regression analysis

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The economic consequences of family policies: Lessons from a century of legislation in high-income countries January 2017
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Tags: developed country; economics; employment; female; human; legislation and jurisprudence; male; parental leave; statistics and numerical data; developed countries; employment; female; humans; male; parental leave

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CEP discussion paper
The economic impact of universities: evidence from across the globe Anna Valero and John Van Reenen
August 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1444:
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JEL Classification: I23; I25; J24; O10; O31


Tags: universities; growth; human capital; innovation

Journal article
Inequality in mortality decreased among the young while increasing for older adults, 1990-2010 May 2016
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Tags: age structure; cohort analysis; mortality; population decline; poverty; research; young population; article; childhood mortality; human; income; infant mortality; life expectancy; mortality; mortality rate; poverty; priority journal; adolescent; age; aged

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Genetic variants associated with subjective well-being, depressive symptoms, and neuroticism identified through genome-wide analyses April 2016
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Tags: adrenal gland; article; central nervous system; depression; gene locus; genetic correlation; genetic variability; genome-wide association study; human; major clinical study; neurosis; pancreatic tissue; phenotype; priority journal; single nucleotide polym

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State capacity and public goods: institutional change, human capital and growth in early modern Germany Jeremiah Dittmar and Ralph R. Meisenzahl March 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1418:
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JEL Classification: I25; N13; O11; O43


Tags: state capacity; institutions; growth; education; human capital; persistence

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
How Far Do England’s Second-Order Cities Emulate London as Human-Capital ‘Escalators’? Tony Champion, Mike Coombes and Ian Gordon March 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0132:
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JEL Classification: J24; J61; J62; R23


Tags: human-capital escalator; second-order cities; england; ons longitudinal study; career progression; city region

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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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Human Capital, Matching and Job Satisfaction Tim Barmby, Alex Bryson and Barbara Eberth
June 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1151:
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JEL Classification: J24; J28


Tags: job satisfaction; job match quality; human capital; job tenure

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The CEO Labour Market in China's Public Listed Companies Alex Bryson, John Forth and Minghai Zhou
June 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1148:
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JEL Classification: G34; J31; J33; M12; M52; O16; P31


Tags: executive compensation; ceo's; corporate governance; tournaments; firm-specific human capital; china


The Economic Journal, Volume 124, Issue 574, February 2014
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Ambition, Human Capital Acquisition and the Metropolitan Escalator Ian Gordon
April 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0107:
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JEL Classification: J24; J61; J62; R23


Tags: escalator region; migration; urban labour market; london; social mobility; human capital

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A Note on Schooling in Development Accounting Francesco Caselli and Antonio Ciccone
December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1102:
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JEL Classification: I28; J24


Tags: schooling; production; efficiency; human capital; development accounting; growth accounting

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HRM and Workplace Motivation: Incremental and Threshold Effects Alex Bryson and Michael White
November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1097:
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JEL Classification: J28; L23; M12; M54


Tags: human resource management; high performance; organizational commitment

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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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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Geography or Economics? A Micro-Level Analysis of the Determinants of Degree Choice in the Context of Regional Economic Disparities in the UK Philip Wales September 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0056:
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JEL Classification: C25; I2; J24; R23


Tags: education; human capital; skills; regional labour markets

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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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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CEP discussion paper
Intra-Firm Trade and Product Contractibility (Long Version) Andrew B. Bernard, J. Bradford Jensen, Stephen J. Redding and Peter K. Schott May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0978:
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JEL Classification: F10; F23; L14; L23


Tags: related party trade; imports; contract theory; contractibility; intermedication; human capital; physical capital

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


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

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Wage Effects from Changes in Local Human Capital in Britain Ioannis Kaplanis
January 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0039:
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JEL Classification: J21; J24; J31; R23


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

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Networks in the Premodern Economy: the Market for London Apprenticeships, 1600-1749 Tim Leunig, Chris Minns and Patrick Wallis November 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0956:
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JEL Classification: N3; J2; J6


Tags: apprenticeship; human capital formation; training; migration; networks; uk; early modern

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


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

CEE/Education and skills discussion paper
Returns to Apprenticeship Training in Austria: Evidence from Failed Firms Josef Fersterer and Jörn-Steffen Pischke
February 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0088:
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JEL Classification: J24; J31


Tags: human capital; returns to schooling; firm-based training; ability bias


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Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 110(4), pp.733-753, 2008
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CEP discussion paper
The Long-Term Consequences of Regional Specialization Guy Michaels
December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0766:
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JEL Classification: J24; O18; O33; Q33; R11


Tags: specialization; growth; human capital; petroleum

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American Economic Development Since the Civil War or the Virtue of Education Fabrice Murtin
December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0765:
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JEL Classification: D31; E27; F02; N00; O40.


Tags: unified growth theory; human capital; technological progress; inequality and growth

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CEP discussion paper
Motivating Employee Owners in ESOP Firms: Human Resource Policies and Company Performance Joseph Blasi, Robert Buchele, Richard B. Freeman, Douglas Kruse, Chris Mackin, Loren Rodgers and Adria Scharf November 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0658:
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JEL Classification: M5; M40; O15


Tags: human resources; industrial relations; employee ownership

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Labor Market Institutions, Wages and Investment Jörn-Steffen Pischke
September 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0652:
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JEL Classification: E22; E24; J23; J24; J31


Tags: frictional labor markets; human capital; changes in wage inequality


CESifo Economic Studies 51, 1/2005, pp.47-75
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Is Seniority-Based Pay Used as a Motivation Device? Evidence from Plant Level Data Alberto Bayo-Moriones, Jose E. Galdon-Sanchez and Maia Güell August 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0646:
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JEL Classification: M52; M12; J30


Tags: human resource management practices; incentives; monitoring

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The Impact of an Innovative Human Resource Function on Firm Performance: the Moderating Role of Financing Strategy J Dawson, Neal Knight-Turvey, Andrew Neal and M West April 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0630:
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JEL Classification: M11; M12; J5; J24; J51; J71


Tags: human resource function; manufacturing; firm performance; asset characteristics

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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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Looking for HRM/Union Substitution: Evidence from British Workplaces Stephen Machin and Stephen Wood
January 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0605:
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JEL Classification: J51


Tags: human resource management; trade unions

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CEP discussion paper
Communication Externalities in Cities Sylvie Charlot and Gilles Duranton
November 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0592:
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JEL Classification: J31; R19; R29


Tags: human capital; cities; communication externalities

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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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CEP discussion paper
Minimum Wages and On-the-Job Training Daron Acemoglu and Jörn-Steffen Pischke
April 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0527:
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JEL Classification: J24;J31;J41


Tags: imperfect labor markets; low wage workers; general human capital; firm sponsored training


Research in Labor Economics 22, 2003, pp.159-202
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CEP discussion paper
The Promise of Workplace Training for Non-College Bound Youth: Theory and Evidence from German Apprenticeship Damon Clark and René Fahr March 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0518:
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JEL Classification: C29;J24;J31;J62


Tags: german apprenticeship training; human capital; occupational mobility; wages.

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Mapping the Two Faces of R&D: Productivity Growth in a Panel of OECD Industries Rachel Griffith, Stephen J. Redding and John Van Reenen May 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0458:
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Tags: r and d; human capital; total factor productivity; convergence

Journal article
Parents, Schools and Human Capital Differences Across Countries Marta De Philippis and Federico Rossi

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Tags: employment; unemployment; wages; intergenerational income distribution; aggregate human capital; aggregate labor productivity