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Why natural experiments won the Nobel Jörn-Steffen Pischke
December 2021
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Tags: 2021 nobel prize; causal relationships; causality; labour markets; rcts vs. natural experiments

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Monitoring and evaluating during the Covid-19 recovery Helene Donnat
December 2021
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Tags: brexit; covid-19; monitoring and evaluation; economic recovery; data collection

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How are climate change policies affecting firms' competitiveness? Mirabelle Muûls
December 2021
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Tags: green growth; environment; innovation; growth; climate change

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Product market competition, creative destruction and innovation Rachel Griffith and John Van Reenen
November 2021
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Tags: competition; innovation; creative destruction

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The risks of prolonged higher inflation Romesh Vaitilingam
November 2021
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Tags: inflation; monetary policy;

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Air pollution and innovation Felix Bracht and Dennis Verhoeven
November 2021
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Tags: air pollution; air quality; innovation; patent; productivity

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The Keys to Inclusive Growth Philippe Aghion and Aymann Mhammedi
November 2021
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Tags: covid-19; innovation; growth; policy

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The only way to substantially reduce the number of migrants crossing the Channel is through an agreement with France Alan Manning November 2021
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Tags: immigration; policy

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The Effects of College Capital Projects on Student Outcomes Stephen Gibbons, Claudia Hupkau, Sandra McNally and Henry G. Overman November 2021
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Tags: schools; social mobility; education; further edcuation; uk; policy

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Firm innovation in the post-pandemic world Matias Belacin
November 2021
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Tags: covid-19; technological change; innovation; strategy; growth

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Covid-19 spurred a wave of new technology adoption by UK businesses Juliana Oliveira-Cunha, Capucine Riom and Anna Valero
November 2021
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Tags: covid-19; productivity; technological change; uk economy; innovation

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Labor unions and the electoral consequences of trade liberalization Pedro Molina Ogeda, Emanuel Ornelas and Rodrigo R. Soares
November 2021
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Tags: trade shocks; elections; unions; brazil

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COVID-19 uncertainty: a tale of two tails David E. Altig, Lena Anayi, Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Philip Bunn, Steven J. Davis, Brent Meyer, Emil Mihaylov, Paul Mizen and Gregory Thwaites November 2021
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Tags: covid-19; uncertainty; coronavirus; decision maker panel; firm; firm-survey; uk; uk firms; us

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

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Population growth, immigration and labour market dynamics Michael W. L. Elsby, Jennifer C. Smith and Jonathan Wadsworth
November 2021
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Tags: immigration; worker flows; labour market dynamics

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The globalisation backlash Italo Colantone, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Piero Stanig
November 2021
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Tags: globalisation; anti-globalisation; globalisation backlash; populism; politics; international trade

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Bureaucracy and development Timothy Besley, Robin Burgess, Jonathan Old, Adnan Qadir Khan and Guo Xu
November 2021
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Tags: bureaucracy; development; ngos; institutions

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Efficient industrial policy for innovation: standing on the shoulders of hidden giants Charlotte Guillard, Ralf Martin, Pierre Mohnen, Catherine Thomas and Dennis Verhoeven November 2021
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Tags: research and development; patented innovations; decoupling; targeted industrial policy

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AI-tocracy Martin Beraja, Andrew Kao, David Y. Yang and Noam Yuchtman
November 2021
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Tags: artificial intelligence; autocracy; innovation; data; china; surveillance; political unrest

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Strategic confusopoly: evidence from the UK mobile market Christos Genakos, Tobias Kretschmer and Ambre Nicolle
November 2021
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Tags: competitive strategy; obfuscation; mobile telecommunications industry

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The Welfare Consequences of Centralization: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment in Switzerland October 2021
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Tags: centralization; life satisfaction; procedural utility; political participation

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If you lie down with clones you will stagnate your career Grace Lordan
October 2021
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Tags: wellbeing; confirmation bias; bias;

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Sink or swim time? Social mobility and the 2021 Budget Lee Elliot Major
October 2021
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Tags: social mobility; policy; budget; uk; equality; wages; skills; education

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

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Nobel prize in economics recognises evidence-based impact evaluation Gonzalo Nunez-Chaim
October 2021
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Tags: growth; immigration; schools; social mobility; wages; policy; equality;

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Do carbon offsets offset carbon? Raphael Calel, Jonathan Colmer, Antoine Dechezleprêtre and Matthieu Glachant
October 2021
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Tags: carbon offsets; infra-marginal support; misallocation; investment; subsidies; wind power; green growth

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Intangibles and industry concentration: supersize me Matej Bajgar, Chiara Criscuolo and Jonathan Timmis
October 2021
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Tags: competition; industry and entrepreneurship; innovation

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Natural experiments in labour economics and beyond: The 2021 Nobel laureates David Card, Joshua Angrist, and Guido Imbens Jörn-Steffen Pischke October 2021
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Tags: immigration; schools; social mobility; wages; policy; equality;

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Business groups as knowledge-based hierarchies of firms Carlo Altomonte, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano, Armando Rungi and Tommaso Sonno October 2021
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Tags: business groups; knowledge hierarchies; multinational enterprises; organisation of production

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Trading places Josh De Lyon, Swati Dhingra, Sophie Hale and James Smith
October 2021
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Tags: economy2030; immigration; brexit; policy;

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Football, alcohol and domestic abuse Ria Ivandic
October 2021
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Tags: crime; domestic violence; crime; football; alcohol

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Return of the guest worker: guest or servant? Alan Manning
October 2021
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Tags: employment; immigration; labour; labour shortage; equality

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Inclusion in the workplace: how not to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory Grace Lordan and Lutfey Siddiqi
October 2021
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Tags: globalisation; diversity and inclusion; diversity; inclusion

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A sense of mutual obligation means that even the rich should see the point of paying their taxes Timothy Besley
October 2021
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Tags: covid-19; policy; tax; taxation; trade

Submission to a parliamentary inquiry and government consultation
A Response to the Consultation Document: 'A new pro-competition regime for digital markets' John Van Reenen
September 2021
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Tags: competition; digital markets

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How do internal communication flows change when a new CEO is appointed? Stephen Michael Impink, Andrea Prat and Raffaella Sadun September 2021
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Tags: productivity; business; organisation; growth

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Trade, gravity and aggregation Holger Breinlich, Dennis Novy and J.M.C. Santos Silva
September 2021
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Tags: free trade agreements; gravity equation; ols; ppml; trade costs

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Education's biggest challenge is ensuring consistency in what is being done across the system, within each school, and within each classroom Lee Elliot Major and Andrew Eyles September 2021
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Tags: schools; education; reform; policy

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The impact of trade costs can be weak or strong - depending on how much countries trade Natalie Chen and Dennis Novy
September 2021
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Tags: globalisation; trade; fta; free trade agreement; trade costs; trade relationships; trade flows; international trade

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COVID and voting: how turnout in the 2020 French local elections fell Elsa Leromain and Gonzague Vannoorenberghe
September 2021
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Tags: covid-19; electoral turnout; local elections; covid-19; far-right

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The backlash of globalization Italo Colantone, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Piero Stanig
September 2021
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Tags: globalisation; protectionist and isolationist direction

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UK labour shortages and immigration: looking at the evidence Alan Manning
September 2021
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Tags: immigration; wages; labour; labor; labour shortage

CEP discussion paper
The demand for executive skills Joe Fuller, Stephen Hansen, Tejas Ramdas and Raffaella Sadun
September 2021
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Tags: job descriptions; skills requirements; c-suite positions

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Communication within firms: evidence from CEO turnovers Stephen Michael Impink, Andrea Prat and Raffaella Sadun
September 2021
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Tags: ceo change; communication; alignment

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Organizational capacity and profit shifting Katarzyna Bilicka and Daniela Scur
September 2021
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Tags: profit shifting; organizational capacity; monitoring practices; multinationals

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Income and the desire to migrate Monica Langella and Alan Manning
September 2021
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Tags: international migration; migration intentions; development

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Evidence from East Germany: How young people's education plans are shaped by their environment Ghazala Azmat and Katja Kaufmann September 2021
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Tags: schools; education; equality; germany; policy; growth

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

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

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Intra-bloc tariffs and preferential margins in trade agreements Emanuel Ornelas and Patricia Tovar
September 2021
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Tags: regionalism; free trade agreements; customs unions; tariff complementarity; latin america

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

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How disruptive technologies diffuse Nicholas Bloom, Tarek Hassan, Aakash Kalyani, Josh Lerner and Ahmed Tahoun
August 2021
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Tags: productivity; technological change; labour markets; productivity; innovation; technology

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Opposing firm-level responses to the China shock: horizontal competition versus vertical relationships Philippe Aghion, Antonin Bergeaud, Matthieu Lequien, Marc J. Melitz and Thomas Zuber August 2021
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Tags: competition shock; patent; firms; import

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

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Voting under threat: evidence from the 2020 French local elections Elsa Leromain and Gonzague Vannoorenberghe
July 2021
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Tags: electoral turnout; local elections; covid-19; far-right

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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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Technological change and domestic outsourcing Antonin Bergeaud, Clement Malgouyres, Clement Mazet-Sonilhac and Sara Signorelli
July 2021
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Tags: broadband; firm organization; labor market; outsourcing

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Trade and innovation Marc J. Melitz and Stephen J. Redding
July 2021
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Tags: innovation; trade; growth

CEP Insights
Immigration Jonathan Wadsworth
July 2021
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Tags: immigration

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Education Sandra McNally
July 2021
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Tags: education; schools

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Pupils lost a third of their expected learning during Covid, with Wales and Scotland even further behind Lee Elliot Major, Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin July 2021
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Tags: covid-19; education; uk; schools

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Corporate taxes: Views of leading economists on profit-shifting, tax base and a global minimum rate Romesh Vaitilingam
July 2021
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Tags: globalisation; g7; tax; policy; multinationals

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Rethinking Capitalism: The Power of Creative Destruction Philippe Aghion and Isabelle Laporte
June 2021
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Tags: technological change; growth; creative destruction; innovation

CEP discussion paper
The measure of monopsony Monica Langella and Alan Manning
June 2021
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Tags: monopsony; labour market competition

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Import liberalization as export destruction? Evidence from the United States Holger Breinlich, Elsa Leromain, Dennis Novy and Thomas Sampson June 2021
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Tags: trade policy; import liberalization; comparative advantage; scale economies; china shock

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Marriage as insurance: job protection and job insecurity in France Andrew E. Clark, Conchita D'Ambrosio and Anthony Lepinteur
June 2021
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Tags: marriage; insurance; employment protection; perceived job security; difference-in-differences

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School's in: are more of the young staying in education during the downturn? Jonathan Wadsworth
June 2021
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Tags: covid-19; education and skills; employment; education

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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;

CEP discussion paper
Trade and innovation Marc J. Melitz and Stephen J. Redding
June 2021
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Tags: innovation; growth; international trade

CentrePiece article
Going for growth that's sustainable and equitable John Van Reenen
June 2021
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CentrePiece 26 (2) Summer 2021


Tags: technological change; productivity; environment; innovation; management; growth; climate

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The differing effects of globalisation on trade versus migration Rebecca Freeman and John Lewis
June 2021
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Tags: globalisation; trade; migration;

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Retraining: which are the best policies for getting people back to work? Chiara Cavaglia, Sandra McNally and Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela June 2021
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Tags: covid-19; education and skills; employment; skills; training; vocational; education

CEP discussion paper
Sequential exporting across countries and products Facundo Albornoz, Hector F. Calvo Pardo, Gregory Corcos and Emanuel Ornelas
June 2021
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Tags: export dynamics; experimentation; uncertainty; multiproduct firms; market inter-dependence

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

CEP discussion paper
Innovation, growth and the transition to net-zero emissions Nicholas Stern and Anna Valero
June 2021
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Tags: innovation; sustainable growth; net-zero transition; clean technology

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

CEP discussion paper
Recidivism and neighborhood institutions: evidence from the rise of the evangelical church in Chile Andrés Barrios Fernández and Jorge Garcia-Hombrados May 2021
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Tags: crime desistance; recidivism; religion

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The distinctive character of policy-driven stock market jumps Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis and Marco Sammon
May 2021
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Tags: globalisation; stock markets; policy; monetary policy; growth

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
Education and management practices Anna Valero
May 2021
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Tags: management practices; education; human capital

CEP discussion paper
Judge Dread: court severity, repossession risk and demand in mortgage and housing markets Piero Montebruno, Olmo Silva and Nikodem Szumilo May 2021
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Tags: house repossessions; mortgages; house prices; housing demand; mortgage default

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OPENing up military innovation: The causal effects of 'bottom up' reforms to US defence research Sabrina T. Howell, Jason Rathje, John Van Reenen and Jun Wong May 2021
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Tags: technological change; innovation; growth

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Why the UK-India Young Professionals Scheme might end up benefitting a handful of large companies Alan Manning
May 2021
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Tags: wellbeing; immigration; employment

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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

Book
The Power of Creative Destruction Philippe Aghion, Celine Antonin and Simon Bunel
April 2021
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Tags: covid-19; growth; equality; inequality; innovation

Journal article
Global banking: Endogenous competition and risk taking Ester Faia, Sebastien Laffitte, Maximilian Mayer and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano April 2021
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Tags: competition; endogenous risk taking; global bank; oligopoly; oligopsony

CEP discussion paper
Education and economic growth Anna Valero
April 2021
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Tags: human capital; growth; innovation

CEP discussion paper
Innovation and human capital policy John Van Reenen
April 2021
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JEL Classification: O31; O32


Tags: innovation; r&d; intellectual property; tax; competition

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Apprenticeships, the Levy and COVID-19
April 2021
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Tags: covid-19; education; skills; apprenticeships

CEP discussion paper
Take the highway? Paved roads and well-being in Africa Andrew E. Clark, Conchita D'Ambrosio and Elodie Djemaï
April 2021
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JEL Classification: D63; I32; O18


Tags: roads; subjective well-being; basic needs; material deprivation; africa

CEP discussion paper
Opening up military innovation: causal effects of 'bottom-up' reforms to U.S. defense research Sabrina T. Howell, Jason Rathje, John Van Reenen and Jun Wong April 2021
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JEL Classification: O31; O32; O38; H56; H57


Tags: innovation; defense; r&d; procurement

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

CEP discussion paper
Trends in intergenerational home ownership and wealth transmission Jo Blanden, Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin
April 2021
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JEL Classification: R31; J11; D31; J62


Tags: housing; intergenerational mobility; wealth; cohorts

Journal article
The local economic impacts of regeneration projects: Evidence from UK's single regeneration budget Stephen Gibbons, Henry G. Overman and Matti Sarvimäki March 2021
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Tags: employment; neighbourhoods; regeneration; single regeneration budget; urban policy

Journal article
Market tremors: Shale gas exploration, earthquakes, and their impact on house prices Stephen Gibbons, Stephan Heblich and Christopher Timmins March 2021
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Tags: consumer expectation; fracturing; hedonic prices; housing prices; information; media; shale gas; united kingdom

Journal article
Job quality and workplace gender diversity in Europe Andrew E. Clark, Conchita D'Ambrosio and Rong Zhu
March 2021
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Tags: gender of immediate boss; job-position gender diversity; perceived job quality

Journal article
Born in the family: Preferences for boys and the gender gap in math Gaia Dossi, David Figlio, Paola Giuliano and Paola Sapienza March 2021
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Tags: cultural transmission; gender differences; math performance

Journal article
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

CEP discussion paper
Data-intensive innovation and the State: evidence from AI firms in China Martin Beraja, David Y. Yang and Noam Yuchtman
March 2021
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JEL Classification: O30; P00; E00; L5; L63; O25; O40


Tags: data; innovation; artificial intelligence; china; economies of scope; directed technical change; industrial policy; privacy; surveillance

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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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Globalization, trade imbalances and labor market adjustment Rafael Dix-Carneiro, Joao Paulo Pessoa, Ricardo Reyes-Heroles and Sharon Traiberman March 2021
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JEL Classification: F16


Tags: global trade imbalances; labor market disruption

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Trade after Brexit: the initial numbers Thomas Sampson
March 2021
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Tags: brexit; imports; trade; regulation;

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How have school closures affected children's mental health? Jo Blanden, Claire Crawford, Laura Fumagalli and Birgitta Rabe
March 2021
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Tags: covid-19; schools; education; skills; wellbeing; mental health

CEP discussion paper
Gravity with granularity Holger Breinlich, Harald Fadinger, Volker Nocke and Nicolas Schutz
March 2021
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JEL Classification: F12; F14; L13


Tags: gravity equation; oligopoly; ces demand; aggregative game

CEP discussion paper
Non-compete agreements, wages and efficiency: theory and evidence from Brazilian football Bernardo Guimaraes, Joao Paulo Pessoa and Vladimir Ponczek March 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1751:
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JEL Classification: JEL codes: J30; J41; J60; K31; Z22


Tags: labor mobility; labor frictions; wage profile; labor turnover

CEP discussion paper
Wage responses to gender pay gap reporting requirements Jack Blundell
March 2021
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JEL Classification: J31; J38; J33; J71; J78; J16; D82; D83


Tags: gender pay gap; gender pay gap reporting; transparency; discrimination; information; public policy

Blog
Budget 2021: while important steps have been taken, bolder and better coordinated action is needed for a sustainable recovery Anna Valero March 2021
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Tags: covid-19; equality; productivity; innovation

CEP Covid-19 analysis
Covid-19 and the self-employed - ten months into the crisis Jack Blundell, Stephen Machin and Maria Ventura
March 2021
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-019:
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Tags: self-employment; covid-19; shocks; labour markets; seiss; self-isolation; social insurance

CentrePiece article
Innovation policy to restore American prosperity John Van Reenen
March 2021
Paper No' CEPCP599:
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CentrePiece 26 (1) Spring 2021


Tags: r&d; innovation; patents; tax system; productivity; growth

Journal article
Childhood circumstances and young adulthood outcomes: The role of mothers' financial problems
February 2021
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Tags: alspac; behavior; child outcomes; education; financial problems; income; subjective wellbeing

Journal article
Analyzing Subjective Well-Being Data with Misclassification Ekaterina Oparina and Sorawoot Srisuma
February 2021
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Tags: identification; measurement error; subjective well-being; testing

Journal article
It's time to learn: School institutions and returns to instruction time Andrés Barrios Fernández and Giulia Bovini
February 2021
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Tags: charter schools; instruction time; school autonomy

Journal article
Childhood circumstances and young adulthood outcomes: The role of mothers' financial problems Marta Barazzetta, Andrew E. Clark and Conchita D'Ambrosio February 2021
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Tags: behavior; child outcomes; education; financial problems; income; subjective wellbeing

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

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To recover from Covid and Brexit, the UK must upskill its workforce Josh De Lyon and Swati Dhingra
February 2021
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Tags: brexit; covid-19; training and skills; education

CEP discussion paper
The true returns to the choice of occupation and education Andrew E. Clark, Maria Cotofan and Richard Layard
February 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1746:
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JEL Classification: I31; J31


Tags: occupation; wages; non-pecuniary benefits; inequality

CEP discussion paper
Consumption access and agglomeration: evidence from smartphone data Yuhei Miyauchi, Kentaro Nakajima and Stephen J. Redding
February 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1745:
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JEL Classification: O18; R12; R40


Tags: agglomeration; urbanization; transportation

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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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Trade protection along supply chains: The negative effects of tariffs on downstream sectors Chad Bown, Paola Conconi, Aksel Erbahar and Lorenzo Trimarchi February 2021
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Tags: globalisation; industry; employment; wages; trade; china; usa

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Regulation chills minor (but not radical) technological innovations Philippe Aghion, Antonin Bergeaud and John Van Reenen
February 2021
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Tags: productivity; innovation; regulation; growth

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

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


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

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

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Charging for Higher Education: Estimating the Impact on Inequality and Student Outcomes Ghazala Azmat and Stefania Simion
January 2021
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Tags: career outcomes; higher education; inequality; means-tested support; tuition fees

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Turbulence, Firm Decentralization, and Growth in Bad Times Philippe Aghion, Nicholas Bloom, Brian Lucking, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen January 2021
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Tags: decentralization; growth; turbulence; great

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Monopsony in Labor Markets: A Review Alan Manning
January 2021
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Tags: monopsony; imperfect competition; labor markets; minimum wages

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Gender diversity in firms Ghazala Azmat and Anne Boring
January 2021
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Tags: firm behavior; economics of gender; non-labor discrimination

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Preferential trade agreements and global sourcing Grant Bickwit, Emanuel Ornelas and John L. Turner
January 2021
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Tags: hold-up problem; incomplete contracts; matching; regionalism; sourcing; trade diversion

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The long-lasting effects of family and childhood on adult wellbeing: Evidence from British cohort data Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Fleche and Warn N. Lekfuangfu January 2021
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Tags: adult outcomes; childhood; cohort data; life satisfaction

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Further school closures mean bleak prospects for the young Lee Elliot Major and Andrew Eyles
January 2021
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Tags: covid-19; education; skills; equality; inequality

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

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The trade and welfare benefits of deep trade agreements Swati Dhingra, Rebecca Freeman and Hanwei Huang
January 2021
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Tags: globalisation; trade; welfare; deep trade agreements; exports; goods; services

CEP discussion paper
The impact of regulation on innovation Philippe Aghion, Antonin Bergeaud and John Van Reenen
January 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1744:
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JEL Classification: Key words: innovation; regulation; patents; firm size JEL codes: O31; L11; L51; J8; L25 Key words: innovation; regulation; patents; firm size JEL codes: O31; L11; L51; J8; L25 O31; L11; L51; J8; L25


Tags: innovation; regulation; patents; firm size

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

CEP discussion paper
Why have house prices risen so much more than rents in superstar cities? Christian A. L. Hilber and Andreas Mense
January 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1743:
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JEL Classification: G12; R11; R21; R31; R52


Tags: house prices; housing rents; price-to-rent ratio; price and rent dynamics; housing supply; land use regulation

CEP discussion paper
The impact of non-tariff barriers on trade and welfare Swati Dhingra, Rebecca Freeman and Hanwei Huang
January 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1742:
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JEL Classification: F10; F13; F14; F15


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

CEP discussion paper
Worker and firm responses to trade shocks: The UK-China case Josh De Lyon and Joao Paulo Pessoa
January 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1741:
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JEL Classification: F14; F16; J3; J6


Tags: globalisation; employment; wages; uk economy.

CEP discussion paper
Trade protection along supply chains Chad Bown, Paola Conconi, Aksel Erbahar and Lorenzo Trimarchi
January 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1739:
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JEL Classification: F13; D57


Tags: trade protection; supply chains; input-output linkages; employment

Journal article
The Population of Non-corporate Business Proprietors in England and Wales 1891–1911 Robert J Bennett, Piero Montebruno and Harry Smith December 2020
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Tags: business proprietors; census; employers; family firms; farmers; female entrepreneurship; gender; maker-dealers; manufacturers; mining; professions; retail; sector change; self-employed; sole proprietors

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Closing the gap between vocational and general education: University Technical Colleges in England Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally, Camille Terrier and Guglielmo Ventura December 2020
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Tags: schools; education; skills

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What happened when parents lost their jobs during lockdown? Claudia Hupkau, Ingo Isphording, Stephen Machin and Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela December 2020
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Tags: covid-19; education; skills; employment; unemployment; labour markets; wellbeing

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Why urgent support is needed to address UK skills deficit Guglielmo Ventura
December 2020
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Tags: covid-19; education; skills; technological change; technology; skills; policy

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

CEP 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
Paper No' CEPDP1738:
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JEL Classification: C23; Q42; Q51; R20


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

CEP discussion paper
The UK's great demand and supply recession Nick Jacob and Giordano Mion
December 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1737:
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JEL Classification: D24; L11; E01; O47; O52


Tags: total factor productivity (tfp); revenue tfp; prices; demand; great recession; united kingdom

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


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

CEP discussion paper
Are bigger banks better? Firm-level evidence from Germany Kilian Huber
December 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1735:
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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
Paper No' CEPDP1734:
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JEL Classification: R40; O33; F6


Tags: port development; containerization; quantitative economic geography

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

Journal article
Misallocation in the market for inputs: Enforcement and the organization of production Johannes Boehm and Ezra Oberfield
November 2020
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Tags: production networks; intermediate inputs; misallocation; productivity; contract enforcement; value chains

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Quantifying the gap between equilibrium and optimum under monopolistic competition Kristian Behrens, Giordano Mion, Yasusada Murata and Jens Suedekum November 2020
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Tags: oligopoly and other forms of market imperfectiond50 - generall13 - oligopoly and other imperfect markets

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Local economic conditions and the nature of new housing supply Christian A. L. Hilber, Jan Rouwendal and Wouter Vermeulen
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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Productivity and organization in portuguese firms Lorenzo Caliendo, Giordano Mion, Luca David Opromolla and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg November 2020
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Tags: productivity; organization; wages; managers; layers; tfp; firm size

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

CEP discussion paper
No inventor is an island: social connectedness and the geography of knowledge flows in the US Andreas Diemer and Tanner Regan November 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1731:
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JEL Classification: O33; R12; Z13


Tags: knowledge flows; diffusion; social connectedness; informal networks

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How leading economists view antitrust in the digital economy Romesh Vaitilingam
November 2020
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Tags: globalisation; technological change; technology; policy

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


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

CEP discussion paper
Does pricing carbon mitigate climate change? Firm-level evidence from the European Union emissions trading scheme Jonathan Colmer, Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muûls and Ulrich J. Wagner November 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1728:
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JEL Classification: Q58; H23; F18


Tags: climate; externalities & environmental regulation; trade and environment

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

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

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COVID-19 and social mobility: the public support key policies that will help limit widening inequalities in employment and education Lee Elliot Major, Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin November 2020
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Tags: covid-19; social mobility; equality; inequality; wages; education

Journal article
Entry through the narrow door: The costs of just failing high stakes exams
October 2020
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Tags: english; high stakes examinations; manipulation

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Speech and Wages
October 2020
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Tags: african american; language; residential location; wage; pierinae

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The when and what of measuring ECE quality: Analysis of variation in the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) across the ECE day October 2020
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Tags: class; early childhood education; longitudinal multilevel modelling; measure reliability; quality assessment

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Trade and uncertainty Dennis Novy and Alan M. Taylor
October 2020
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Tags: uncertainty shock; trade collapse; inventory; real options; imports; intermediates

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The impact of terrorism on individual well-being: Evidence from the boston marathon bombing Andrew E. Clark, Orla Doyle and Elena Stancanelli 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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Why unions survive: Understanding how unions overcome the free-rider problem Richard Murphy
October 2020
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Tags: unions; teachers; media; insurance

Journal article
JUE insight: How much does COVID-19 increase with mobility? Evidence from New York and four other U.S. cities Edward L. Glaeser, Caitlin Gorback and Stephen J. Redding October 2020
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Tags: contagion; covid-19; essential workers; mobility; public transportation; telework

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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

Journal article
Face-to-Face Communication in Organisations Diego Battiston, Jordi Blanes i Vidal and Tom Kirchmaier
October 2020
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JEL Classification: D23; M11


Tags: teamwork; face-to-face communication; help in organizations; queueing theory

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Stark contrast between pre- and post-16 provision in UTCs Guglielmo Ventura
October 2020
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Tags: employment; skills; public policy; education

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Denied jobs and schooling, 'Generation COVID' faces a struggle to catch up Lee Elliot Major, Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin
October 2020
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Tags: covid-19; education; equality

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COVID has forced many firms to innovate, with possible lasting impacts Capucine Riom and Anna Valero
October 2020
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Tags: covid-19; technology; productivity; innovation

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Generation COVID: emerging work and education inequalities Lee Elliot Major, Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin
October 2020
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Tags: covid-19; social mobility survey; work inequalities; education inequalities

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Two Things About Ethnicity Pay Gaps that May Have Passed You By Jonathan Wadsworth
October 2020
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Tags: immigration; wages; ethnicity

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Jobs for a strong and sustainable recovery from Covid-19 Pia Andres, Giorgia Cecchinato, Penny Mealy, Charlotte Taylor, Sam Unsworth and Anna Valero October 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-010:
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Tags: covid-19; sustainable recovery; investment; net zero greenhouse emissions; jobs; employment

Journal article
Job polarization and the declining quality of knowledge workers: Evidence from the UK and Germany Chiara Cavaglia and Ben Etheridge October 2020
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Tags: wages; cognitive ability; job polarization; roy model; task prices

Journal article
Entry through the narrow door: the costs of just failing high stakes exams Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela October 2020
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JEL Classification: I20;I21;I24


Tags: schools; english; high stakes examinations; manipulation

CEP discussion paper
Place-based policies and spatial disparities across European cities Maximilian v. Ehrlich and Henry G. Overman
October 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1726:
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JEL Classification: R11; R12; R13


Tags: place based policy; cities; european union

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


Tags: covid-19; gender gaps; home production

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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

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Gender differences in tertiary education: what explains STEM participation? Sandra McNally
October 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1721:
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JEL Classification: I20; J16


Tags: stem; gender gap; tertiary education

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Tales of the city: what do agglomeration cases tell us about agglomeration in general? Giulia Faggio, Olmo Silva and William C. Strange September 2020
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Tags: agglomeration; heterogeneity; industrial clusters; l52; l60; microfoundations; r10; r12

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Trade liberalization, input intermediaries and firm productivity: Evidence from China Fabrice Defever, Michele Imbruno and Richard Kneller September 2020
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Tags: china; firm heterogeneity; intermediaries; intermediate inputs; productivity; trade liberalization

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All these worlds are yours, except india: The effectiveness of cash subsidies to export in nepal Fabrice Defever, Jose-Daniel Reyes, Alejandro Riano and Gonzalo Varela September 2020
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Tags: export diversification; export margins; export subsidies; least developed countries; nepal; special and differential treatment for developing countries

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The when and what of measuring ECE quality: Analysis of variation in the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) across the ECE day Tony Beatton, Sandy Houen, Peter Rankin, Matteo Sandi, Iram Siraj, Sally Staton and Karen Thorpe September 2020
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Tags: early childhood education; longitudinal multilevel modelling; measure reliability; quality assessment

Submission to a parliamentary inquiry and government consultation
Post-pandemic economic growth: Industrial Strategy Anna Valero
September 2020
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Tags: industrial strategy; innovation; jobs

Submission to a parliamentary inquiry and government consultation
Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU Alan Manning
September 2020
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Critically important: the heterogeneous effect of diplomatic tensions on trade Julian Hinz and Elsa Leromain
September 2020
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Tags: diplomatic tensions; political relations; trade; globalisation

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Job loss at home: children's school performance during the Great Recession Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela
September 2020
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Tags: employment; schools; great recession; parental job loss; school performance

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'Trophy architects' and design as rent-seeking: quantifying deadweight losses in a tightly regulated office market Paul Cheshire and Gerard H. Dericks September 2020
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Tags: land use regulation; regulatory costs; rent-seeking; office markets

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How do globalisation and pandemics interact? Surprising insights from a new model Pol Antràs, Stephen J. Redding and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg September 2020
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Tags: globalisation; covid-19

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Productivity growth in one country affects the relative income and welfare of its trade partners Benny Kleinman, Ernest Liu and Stephen J. Redding September 2020
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Tags: china; productivity; globalisation; political tension

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UK Labour Market Under COVID Part 3: Layoffs, Hiring & Wages Jonathan Wadsworth
September 2020
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Tags: labour market; covid-19; wages; furlough; recession

Submission to a parliamentary inquiry and government consultation
Employment and Covid-19 Sandra McNally
September 2020
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Tags: covid-19; employment; skills; education

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The business response to Covid-19: the CEP-CBI survey on technology adoption Capucine Riom and Anna Valero
September 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-009:
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Tags: covid-19; business performance; innovation; cbi; uk

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Globalization and pandemics Pol Antràs, Stephen J. Redding and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
September 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1716:
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JEL Classification: F15; F23; I10


Tags: globalization; pandemics; gravity equation; sir model

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Regional differences in UK transport BCRs: an empirical assessment Nicolás González-Pampillón and Henry G. Overman
September 2020
Paper No' CEPOP53:
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JEL Classification: R40; R42


Tags: transport appraisal; value for money; benefit to cost ratio; spatial disparities

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Growing like China: firm performance and global production line position Davin Chor, Kalina Manova and Zhihong Yu
September 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1715:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; F23; L23; L24; L25


Tags: global value chains; production line position; upstreamness; firm heterogeneity; firm lifecycle; china

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Gender norms, fairness and relative working hours within households Sarah Fleche, Anthony Lepinteur and Nattavudh Powdthavee
August 2020
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Tags: fairness; gender identity; housework; life satisfaction; relative working hours

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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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The long shadow of slavery: the persistence of slave owners in Southern law-making Luna Bellani, Anselm Hager and Stephan E. Maurer August 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1714:
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JEL Classification: D72; J62; N31; H4


Tags: wealth inequality; elites and development; us south; intergenerational persistence; slavery

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Product mix and firm productivity responses to trade competition Thierry Mayer, Marc J. Melitz and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano
August 2020
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JEL Classification: F12; F14; L10


Tags: globalisation; productivity

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What can previous recessions tell us about the Covid-19 downturn? Brian Bell, Mihai Codreanu and Stephen Machin
August 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-007:
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Tags: labour markets; recessions; seiss; covid-19; employment

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The political economy of trade and migration: Evidence from the U.S. Congress
July 2020
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Tags: immigration reforms; roll-call votes; trade reforms

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The not-so-generalised effects of the Generalized System of Preferences Emanuel Ornelas and Marcos Ritel
July 2020
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Tags: gravity equation; gsp; non-reciprocity; trade policy; trade preferences

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The political economy of trade and migration: Evidence from the U.S. Congress Paola Conconi, Giovanni Facchini, Max F. Steinhardt and Maurizio Zanardi July 2020
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Tags: immigration reforms; roll-call votes; trade reforms

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Trade Blocs and Trade Wars during the Interwar Period David S. Jacks and Dennis Novy
July 2020
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Tags: commonwealth; distance; gravity; interwar period; trade bloc; trade wars

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Ethnolinguistic diversity and urban agglomeration Ulrich J. Eberle, J. Vernon Henderson, Dominic Rohner and Kurt Schmidheiny
July 2020
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Tags: conflict; democracy; ethnolinguistic diversity; fractionalization; urbanization

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Dream jobs: managers in internationally active firms have higher lifetime wages Giordano Mion, Luca David Opromolla and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano July 2020
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Tags: productivity; innovation; wages; labour markets; labor markets; labor; labour

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Is firm-level clean or dirty innovation valued more? Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Cal B. Muckley and Parvati Neelakantan
July 2020
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JEL Classification: G35; G32; C58


Tags: productivity; research and development; clean technology; dirty technology; market value; patents and citations

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Minority report: the impact of predicted grades on university admissions of disadvantaged groups Richard Murphy and Gill Wyness July 2020
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JEL Classification: I22, I23, I28


Tags: higher education; university application; information; mismatch

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Generalized linear competition: from pass-through to policy Christos Genakos, Felix Grey and Robert A. Ritz
July 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1709:
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JEL Classification: D43; H23; L51; L93


Tags: pass-through; imperfect competition; regulation; carbon pricing; airlines; political economy

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Globalisation and urban polarisation Anthony J. Venables
July 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1707:
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JEL Classification: F12; R11; R12


Tags: globalisation; urban; de-industrialisation; rustbelt; polarisation

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Dream jobs Giordano Mion, Luca David Opromolla and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano
July 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1705:
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JEL Classification: J30; M12; J62; F16


Tags: good jobs; international experience; managers; sorting; wage growth wage premium

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Gravity in international finance: evidence from fees on equity transactions Luke Milsom, Vladimír Pažitka, Isabelle Roland and Dariusz Wójcik July 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1703:
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JEL Classification: F14; F23;;F65; G15; G24


Tags: gravity; international trade; international finance; equity securities underwriting; multinational business networks; financial geography

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

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Urbanization in the developing world: Too early or too slow? J. Vernon Henderson and Matthew A. Turner
June 2020
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Tags: urbanisation; economic development

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A Natural Experiment on Job Insecurity and Fertility in France Andrew E. Clark and Anthony Lepinteur
June 2020
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Tags: employment protection; layoff tax; perceived job security; difference-in-differences; fertility

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Migration and Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa Jan David Bakker, Christopher Parsons and Ferdinand Rauch
June 2020
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Tags: economic geography; migration; natural experiment; urbanization

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Organizing Global Supply Chains: Input-Output Linkages and Vertical Integration Giuseppe Berlingieri, Frank Pisch and Claudia Steinwender June 2020
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Tags: empirical studies of tradel16 - industrial organization and macroeconomics: industrial structure and structural change; industrial price indicesl23 - organization of productiono14 - industrialization; manufacturing and service industries; choice of techn

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The Gravity of Intermediate Goods Paola Conconi, Glenn Magerman and Afrola Plaku
June 2020
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Tags: distance; final goods; intermediate goods; product differentiation

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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

Journal article
Comments on "labor market trends and the changing value of time" Francesca Carta and Marta De Philippis
June 2020
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Tags: household interactions; labor market participation

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Offices scarce but housing scarcer: estimating the premium for London office conversions Paul Cheshire and Katerina Kaimakamis June 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1701:
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JEL Classification: R310; R330; R380


Tags: housing supply; restrictive regulation; office markets

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Immigrant inventors and diversity in the age of mass migration Francesco Campo, Mariapia Mendola, Andrea Morrison and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano June 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1700:
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JEL Classification: F22; J61; O31


Tags: international migration; cultural diversity; innovation

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Bank default risk propagation along supply chains: evidence from the UK Ali Kabiri, Vlad Malone, Isabelle Roland and Mariana Spatareanu June 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1699:
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JEL Classification: G21; G34; O16; O30


Tags: default risk; propagation of banking crises; supply chains

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Family background and the responses to higher SAT scores Georg Graetz, Oskar Nordström Skans and Björn Öckert
June 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1698:
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JEL Classification: I21; I23; J62


Tags: educational choice; intergenerational transmission of education; regression discontinuity design

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International financial flows and misallocation Federico Cingano and Fadi Hassan
June 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1697:
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JEL Classification: F30; F43; G21


Tags: international financial flows; misallocation; productivity

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Machine learning classification of entrepreneurs in British historical census data
May 2020
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Tags: big data; census; classification; deep learning; logistic regression; machine learning

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The Belt and Road Initiative: Reshaping economic geography in Central Asia? Julia Bird, Mathilde Sylvie Maria Lebrand and Anthony J. Venables 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 Hector Espinoza, Gerhard Kling, Frank McGroarty, Mary O'Mahony and Xenia Ziouvelou 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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Automation, globalization and vanishing jobs: a labor market sorting view Ester Faia, Sebastien Laffitte, Maximilian Mayer and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano May 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1695:
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JEL Classification: O33; O47; F16; F66; J64


Tags: automation; offshoring; two-sided heterogeneity; positive assortativity; wage inequality; horizontal specialization; core-task-biased technological change

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Damned by dams? Infrastructure and conflict Ulrich J. Eberle
May 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1694:
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JEL Classification: D74; H54; N40; O13; O18; Z18


Tags: dams; infrastructure; conflict; civil war; ethnicity; fractionalization; inequality

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All these worlds are yours, except India: the effectiveness of cash subsidies to export in Nepal Fabrice Defever, Jose-Daniel Reyes, Alejandro Riaño and Gonzalo Varela May 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1692:
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JEL Classification: F13; F14; F61; O24


Tags: export subsidies; export diversification; export margins; least developed countries; special and differential treatment for developing countries; nepal

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

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Monopsony and the wage effects of migration Michael Amior and Alan Manning
May 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1690:
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JEL Classification: J31; J42; J61


Tags: migration; wages; monopsony

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

Journal article
Using global observation protocols to inform research on teaching effectiveness and school improvement: Strengths and emerging limitations [Uso de protocolos globais de observação em pesquisas sobre a eficácia do professor e melhoria da escola: Pontos for Esteban M. Aucejo, Robert Bringe, Jane Cooley Fruehwirth and Sean Kelly April 2020
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Tags: educational technology; instructional methods; observation; teacher improvement

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Flooded cities Adriana Kocornik-Mina, Thomas K.J. McDermott, Guy Michaels and Ferdinand Rauch
April 2020
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Tags: urbanization; flooding; climate change; urban recovery

Journal article
Reopening Pandora's Box in Search of a WTO-Compatible Industrial Policy? the Brazil-Taxation Dispute Emanuel Ornelas and Laura Puccio April 2020
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Tags: trade policy; dispute settlement; industry subsidies; international trade rules; national treatment; local content requirements

Journal article
A happy choice: a response to the responses Andrew E. Clark, Paul Frijters, Christian Krekel and Richard Layard
April 2020
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Tags: subjective wellbeing; life satisfaction; public policy; political economy; social welfare

Journal article
Reopening Pandora's Box in Search of a WTO-Compatible Industrial Policy? the Brazil-Taxation Dispute Emanuel Ornelas and Laura Puccio April 2020
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Tags: trade policy; dispute settlement; industry subsidies; international trade rules; national treatment; local content requirements

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Covid-19 is increasing the divide in life chances between rich and poor Lee Elliot Major and Stephen Machin
April 2020
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Tags: covid-19; inequality; social mobility; public policy; education

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COVID-19 and gender gaps: Latest evidence and lessons from the UK Claudia Hupkau and Barbara Petrongolo
April 2020
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Tags: covid-19; labour markets; labor markets; labour; labor; gender; education; childcare; uk

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Managing global production: theory and evidence from just-in-time supply chains Frank Pisch
April 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1689:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; F23; D23; L23


Tags: just-in-time; global value chains; multinational firms; vertical integration

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On the productivity advantage of cities Nick Jacob and Giordano Mion
April 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1687:
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JEL Classification: R12; R15; D24; L11


Tags: total factor productivity (tfp); density; agglomeration externalities; revenue-based tfp; prices; demand; quality

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A natural experiment on job insecurity and fertility in France Andrew E. Clark and Anthony Lepinteur
April 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1686:
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JEL Classification: I38; J13; J18


Tags: employment protection; layoff tax; perceived job security; difference-in-differences; fertility

Journal article
Prices, Policing and Policy: The Dynamics of Crime Booms and Busts Tom Kirchmaier, Stephen Machin, Matteo Sandi and Robert Witt April 2020
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Tags: illegal behavior; law enforcement; crime; policing

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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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Creative differences? Measuring creative economy employment in the United States and the UK March 2020
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Tags: cities; creative industries; creative trident; cross-country analysis; labour markets; occupations

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Measuring the impact of malfunctioning credit markets on productivity Timothy Besley, Isabelle Roland and John Van Reenen
March 2020
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Tags: the great recession; gdp; public policy

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Environmental preferences and technological choices: is market competition clean or dirty? Philippe Aghion, Roland Bénabou, Ralf Martin and Alexandra Roulet March 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1684:
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Tags: environment; product market competition; innovation

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Labor demand in the past, present and future Georg Graetz
March 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1683:
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JEL Classification: J23; O33


Tags: automation; labor demand; labor share; technology; wages

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On the economic impacts of mortgage credit expansion policies: evidence from help to buy Felipe Carozzi, Christian A. L. Hilber and Xiaolun Yu March 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1681:
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JEL Classification: G28; H24; H81; R21; R28; R31; R38


Tags: help to buy; house prices; construction; housing supply; land use regulation

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Machiavelli versus concave utility functions: should bads be spread out or concentrated? Paul Frijters, Christian Krekel and Aydogan Ulker March 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1680:
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JEL Classification: I31; D1; P35


Tags: wellbeing; mental health; life events; non-linearities; hedonic adaptation; welfare analysis

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CentrePiece article
In brief...Pupil exclusion in academy schools Stephen Machin and Matteo Sandi ask whether stricter disciplinary measures are intended more to improve educational results than to tackle bad behaviour Stephen Machin and Matteo Sandi
March 2020
Paper No' CEPCP575:
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CentrePiece 25 (1) Spring 2020


JEL Classification: I20; I21; I28


Tags: academies; discipline; exclusion


This article summarises 'Autonomous Schools and Strategic Pupil Exclusion' by Stephen Machin and Matteo Sandi, published in the Economic Journal in January 2020 earlier version available as CEP Discussion Paper No. 1527
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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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CentrePiece article
The cost of being young: measuring intergenerational consumer prices Rahat Siddique explores an important aspect of the economic landscape facing the UK's young adults the 'millennial' generation. Rahat Siddique
March 2020
Paper No' CEPCP572:
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Tags: real wages; intergenerational consumer prices; consumer price index; cpi

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CentrePiece article
People, places and politics: the challenge of 'levelling up' the UK Henry Overman assesses policies to address the wide disparities in economic performance between towns, cities and regions. Henry G. Overman
March 2020
Paper No' CEPCP570:
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CentrePiece 25 (1) Spring 2020


Tags: spatial disparities; skills; cities; left-behind places; 2019 general election


An earlier version of this article appeared in CEP's 2019 Election Analysis series as 'People, Places and Politics: Policy Challenges of the UK's Uneven Economic Geography'
Journal article
Merger Policy in a Quantitative Model of International Trade
February 2020
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Tags: competition (economics); cost analysis; international trade; market conditions; merger; quantitative analysis; trade policy; canada; united states

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Measuring Aggregate Price Indices with Taste Shocks: Theory and Evidence for CES Preferences Stephen J. Redding and David E. Weinstein 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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Technology can benefit a few superstar workers, at the expense of everyone else Felix Koenig
February 2020
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Tags: technological change; labour markets; labor markets; labour; labor; innovation

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The fall of the labor share and the rise of superstar firms David Autor, David Dorn, Lawrence F. Katz, Christina Patterson and John Van Reenen February 2020
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JEL Classification: J3;L11


Tags: labour share; concentration; superstar firms; productivity; globalisation; technological change

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Automating labor: evidence from firm-level patent data Antoine Dechezleprêtre, David Hemous, Morten Olsen and Carlo Zanella
February 2020
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JEL Classification: O31; O33; J20


Tags: automation; innovation; patents; income inequality

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The contribution of immigration to local labor market adjustment Michael Amior
February 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1678:
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JEL Classification: J61; J64; R23


Tags: immigration; geographical mobility; local labor markets; employment

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Has the Financial Crisis Undermined Credit Reallocation in the United Kingdom? Daniel Mead and Isabelle Roland
February 2020
Paper No' CEPIS08:
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Tags: credit reallocation; productivity; credit shock; great recession

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Strategic inattention, delegation and endogenous market structure
January 2020
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Tags: delegation; information; monopolistic competition; oligopoly; strategic interaction

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Of Mice and Merchants: Connectedness and the Location of Economic Activity in the Iron Age Jan David Bakker, Stephan E. Maurer, Jörn-Steffen Pischke and Ferdinand Rauch January 2020
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Tags: urbanization; locational fundamentals; trade

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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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The Joneses in Japan: income comparisons and financial satisfaction Andrew E. Clark, Claudia Senik and Katsunori Yamada
January 2020
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JEL Classification: D31; D63; I3; J31


Tags: wellbeing; income comparisons; japan; reference groups; reference-group income; satisfaction

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Public investment in defence research can increase business innovation Enrico Moretti, Claudia Steinwender and John Van Reenen January 2020
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Tags: productivity; innovation; defence; research and development; technology

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Intergenerational effects of employment protection reforms Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela
January 2020
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JEL Classification: J65;I20;I24


Tags: employment; schools; social mobility; employment protection; fixed-term contract; sjob insecurity; intergenerational impacts; school outcomes

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Import competition, heterogeneous preferences of managers and productivity Cheng Chen and Claudia Steinwender
January 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1674:
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JEL Classification: D22; D23; F14; L21; L22


Tags: import competition; productivity; family firms; managers

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Intellectual property and the organization of the global value chain Stefano Bolatto, Alireza Naghavi, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Katja Zajc Kejzar January 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1673:
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JEL Classification: F12; F14; F21; F23; D23; L22; L23; L24; O34


Tags: sequential production; intellectual property; intangible assets; appropriability; stage complementarity; upstreamness; firm organization; outsourcing; vertical integration

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The aggregate consequences of default risk: evidence from firm-level data Timothy Besley, Isabelle Roland and John Van Reenen
January 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1672:
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JEL Classification: D24; E32; L11; O47


Tags: productivity; default risk; credit frictions; misallocation; growth

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A local community course that raises mental wellbeing and pro-sociality Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Daisy Fancourt, Christian Krekel and Richard Layard January 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1671:
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JEL Classification: C93; I12; I31


Tags: wellbeing; pro-social behaviour; communities; intervention; rct

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Globalization and conflicts: the good, the bad and the ugly of corporations in Africa Tommaso Sonno
January 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1670:
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JEL Classification: C23; D74; F23; L70; O13


Tags: multinationals; civil conflict; fdi; ethnic minority

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Immigration, local crowd-out and undercoverage bias Michael Amior
January 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1669:
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JEL Classification: J61; J64; R23


Tags: immigration; geographical mobility; local labor markets; employment

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Trade, productivity and (mis)allocation Antoine Berthou, John Jong-Hyun Chung, Kalina Manova and Charlotte Sandoz Dit Bragard
January 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1668:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; F43; F62; O24; O40; O47


Tags: international trade; export demand; import competition; productivity; allocative efficiency; misallocation

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Direct democracy and intergenerational conflicts in ageing societies Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Wolfgang Maennig and Malte Steenbeck January 2020
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Tags: nimby; stuttgart 21; ageing; direct democracy; intergenerational conflict; referendum; transport; voting;

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Autonomous Schools and Strategic Pupil Exclusion Stephen Machin and Matteo Sandi
January 2020
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Tags: schools; academies; pupil performance; exclusion

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Convenient primary care and emergency hospital utilisation
December 2019
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Tags: access; emergency care; primary care; utilisation decisions

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Incidence of surrogacy in the USA and Israel and implications on women’s health: a quantitative comparison December 2019
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Tags: gestational surrogacy; incidence; israel; multiple births; quantitative assessment; usa

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Oil discoveries and education provision in the Postbellum South
December 2019
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Tags: education; local public finances; oil; race; resource booms; rosenwald; teachers

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Have R&D Spillovers Declined in the 21st Century? Nicholas Bloom, Brian Lucking and John Van Reenen
December 2019
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JEL Classification: F23; O31; O32; O33


Tags: r&d; innovation; patents; productivity; spillovers; technological change

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Exchange rates and consumer prices: evidence from Brexit Holger Breinlich, Elsa Leromain, Dennis Novy and Thomas Sampson
December 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1667:
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JEL Classification: E31; F15; F31


Tags: brexit; exchange rate pass-through; import costs; inflation

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Trade liberalization, input intermediaries and firm productivity: evidence from China Fabrice Defever, Michele Imbruno and Richard Kneller December 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1666:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13


Tags: firm heterogeneity; trade liberalization; intermediate inputs; productivity; intermediaries; china

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The innovation premium to soft skills in low-skilled occupations Philippe Aghion, Antonin Bergeaud, Richard Blundell and Rachel Griffith December 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1665:
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JEL Classification: O33; L23; J31


Tags: innovation; skill-based technological change; wage; complementarity

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Immigration is no longer the most pressing concern among the electorate Jonathan Wadsworth
December 2019
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Tags: campaigns; cep; migration; uk politics; immigration; brexit


This blog post is based on the 2019 CEP Election Analysis on Immigration
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The energy costs of historic preservation
November 2019
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Tags: climate change; energy consumption; energy efficiency; historic preservation; land use regulation

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Brexit will leave the UK worse off economically in all scenarios Swati Dhingra and Thomas Sampson
November 2019
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Tags: brexit; trade; customs union; uk-eu border; 2019 general election


This blog post is based on the 2019 CEP Election Analysis on Brexit Economics
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Economic consequences of Brexit are overwhelmingly negative Swati Dhingra and Thomas Sampson
November 2019
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Tags: brexit; trade; customs union; uk-eu border; 2019 general election


This blog post is based on the 2019 CEP Election Analysis on Brexit Economics
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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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Eurosceptic votes are less likely when EU interventions visibly boost local job markets Riccardo Crescenzi, Marco Di Cataldo and Mara Giua November 2019
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Tags: europe; eu funds; cohesion policy; brexit; euroscepticism; rdd

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Policing and crime Tom Kirchmaier
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA055:
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Tags: violent crime; austerity; budget cuts

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Energy and climate change Ralf Martin, Petra Sarapatkova and Dennis Verhoeven
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA054:
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Tags: greenhouse gas emissions; committee on climate change; offshore wind power

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The motivational cost of inequality: pay gaps reduce the willingness to pursue rewards Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Filip Gesiarz and Tali Sharot November 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1664:
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JEL Classification: D31; D91; J22


Tags: inequality; pay-gaps; motivation; effort; affect; reward

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Immigration Jonathan Wadsworth
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA052:
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Tags: immigration; immigration policy; taxes; state benefits; economy


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Education and skills Jo Blanden, Sandra McNally and Gill Wyness
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA050:
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Tags: education; skills; international rankings; austerity; poor performing schools


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Brexit economics Swati Dhingra and Thomas Sampson
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA048:
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Tags: brexit; trade; customs union; uk-eu border; 2019 general election


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People, places and politics Henry G. Overman
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA047:
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Tags: spatial disparities; skills; cities; left-behind places; 2019 general election


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The labour market Rui Costa and Stephen Machin
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA046:
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Tags: employment; jobs; labour; productivity; unemployment; wages; 2019 general election


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Social mobility Lee Elliot Major and Stephen Machin
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA045:
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Tags: social mobility; inequality; intergenerational; 2019 general election


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The intellectual spoils of war? Defense R&D, productivity and international spillovers Enrico Moretti, Claudia Steinwender and John Van Reenen November 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1662:
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JEL Classification: O31; O32; O38; H56; H57


Tags: r&d; defense; productivity; international spillovers

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Measuring the gains from labor specialization Decio Coviello, Andrea Ichino and Nicola Persico
November 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1661:
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JEL Classification: J0; K0; M5


Tags: labor specialization; productivity of workers; judges

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The causes and consequences of early-adult unemployment: Evidence from cohort data October 2019
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Tags: childhood; life satisfaction; social norms; unemployment

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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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The heterogeneous impact of market size on innovation: evidence from French firm-level exports Philippe Aghion, Antonin Bergeaud, Matthieu Lequien and Marc J. Melitz October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1657:
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JEL Classification: D21; F13; F14; F41; O30; O47


Tags: innovation; export; demand shocks; patents

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The economic impact of Boris Johnson’s Brexit proposals Matt Bevington, Hanwei Huang, Anand Menon, Jonathan Portes, Jill Rutter and Thomas Sampson October 2019
Paper No' CEPBREXIT16:
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Tags: brexit; trade; immigration; public policy; government

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Measuring and explaining management in schools: new approaches using public data Clare Leaver, Renata Lemos and Daniela Scur
October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1656:
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JEL Classification: M5; I2; J3


Tags: management; teacher selection; teacher incentives; cross-country

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Industry concentration in Europe and North America Matej Bajgar, Giuseppe Berlingieri, Sara Calligaris, Chiara Criscuolo and Jonathan Timmis October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1654:
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JEL Classification: D4; L11; L25


Tags: industry concentration; business dynamics; measurement

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When income effects are large: labor supply responses and the value of welfare transfers Giulia Giupponi
October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1651:
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JEL Classification: H55; I38; J22


Tags: income effect; labor supply; valuation of welfare transfers

Journal article
Quantifying the intangible impact of the Olympics using subjective well-being data
September 2019
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Tags: happiness; intangible effects; life satisfaction; olympic games; quasi-natural experiment; sport events; subjective well-being

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Productivity growth, capital reallocation and the financial crisis: Evidence from Europe and the US
September 2019
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Tags: capital reallocation; intangible capital; productivity growth

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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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Book Review: Social Mobility and its Enemies by Lee Elliot Major and Stephen Machin Ross Goldstone
September 2019
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Quantifying Wider Economic Impacts of agglomeration for transport appraisal: Existing evidence and future directions Daniel J. Graham and Stephen Gibbons September 2019
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Understanding day care enrolment gaps Jonas Jessen, Sophia Schmitz and Sevrin Waights
September 2019
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JEL Classification: I24; J13


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

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Trade shocks and credit reallocation Stefano Federico, Fadi Hassan and Veronica Rappoport
September 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1649:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; F65; G21


Tags: trade liberalisation; china shock; bank credit; resource reallocation; gains from trade

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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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The introduction of academy schools to England's education Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin
August 2019
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JEL Classification: I20;I21;I28


Tags: academies; schools; education

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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

Journal article
A Toolkit of Policies to Promote Innovation Nicholas Bloom, John Van Reenen and Heidi Williams
August 2019
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Tags: innovation; productivity;

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The end of free college in England: Implications for enrolments, equity, and quality Richard Murphy, Judith Scott-Clayton and Gill Wyness August 2019
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Tags: financial aid; higher education; inequality; tuition fees;

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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 best versus the rest: divergence across firms during the global productivity slowdown Dan Andrews, Chiara Criscuolo and Peter N. Gal August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1645:
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JEL Classification: O30; O40; M13


Tags: firm dynamics; regulation; knowledge diffusion; technological change; productivity

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Building a productive workforce: the role of structured management practices Christopher Cornwell, Ian M. Schmutte and Daniela Scur August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1644:
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JEL Classification: D22; M11; J31


Tags: labor allocation; managers; management practices; productivity

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Quantifying the intangible impact of the Olympics using subjective well-being data Paul Dolan, Georgios Kavetsos, Christian Krekel, Dimitris Mavridis, Robert Metcalfe, Claudia Senik, Stefan Szymanski and Nicolas R. Ziebarth August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1643:
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JEL Classification: I30; I31; I38; L83; Z20; Z28


Tags: subjective well-being; life satisfaction; happiness; intangible effects; olympic games; sport events; quasi-natural experiment

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Vertical integration and foreclosure: evidence from production network data Johannes Boehm and Jan Sonntag
August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1641:
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JEL Classification: L14; L42


Tags: mergers and acquisitions; market foreclosure; vertical integration; production networks

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Innovation union: costs and benefits of innovation policy coordination Teodora Borota, Fabrice Defever and Giammario Impullitti August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1640:
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JEL Classification: O41; O31; O38; F12; F42 F43


Tags: optimal innovation policy; growth theory; international policy coordination; eu integration; fdi spillovers

Journal article
Who Got the Brexit Blues? The Effect of Brexit on Subjective Wellbeing in the UK July 2019
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Tags: european union; life satisfaction; mental health; referendum; united kingdom; polyommatinae

Blog
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

Journal article
CEO Behavior and Firm Performance Oriana Bandiera, Stephen Hansen, Andrea Prat and Raffaella Sadun
July 2019
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Residential mobility and unemployment in the UK Monica Langella and Alan Manning
July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1639:
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JEL Classification: Z1; J01; R10; J21


Tags: residential mobility; regional inequality; unemployment

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Competition and pass-through: evidence from isolated markets Christos Genakos and Mario Pagliero
July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1638:
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JEL Classification: H22; L1


Tags: pass-through; tax incidence; gasoline; market structure; competition; greek islands

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Dirty density: air quality and the density of American cities Felipe Carozzi and Sefi Roth
July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1635:
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JEL Classification: Q53; R11; I10


Tags: air pollution; urban congestion; density; health

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A toolkit of policies to promote innovation Nicholas Bloom, John Van Reenen and Heidi Williams
July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1634:
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JEL Classification: O31; O32


Tags: innovation; r&d; intellectual property; tax; competition; growth

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In brief...Globalisation and its discontents Josh De Lyon and Elsa Leromain
July 2019
Paper No' CEPCP554:
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CentrePiece 24 (2) Summer 2019


Tags: trade; protectionism

Journal article
A tale of two tails: Do Power Law and Lognormal models fit firm-size distributions in the mid-Victorian era? June 2019
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Tags: firm size; gibrat's law; lognormal distribution; pareto distribution; power law; victorian census; zipf's law

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Reallocation and the Role of Firm Composition Effects on Aggregate Wage Dynamics
June 2019
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Tags: aggregate wage dynamics; firm composition effects; reallocation

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Host-country financial development and multinational activity
June 2019
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Tags: credit constraints; fdi; financial development; heterogeneous firms; multinational activity

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Changing Aspirations and Outcomes in Post-16 Education Steven McIntosh
June 2019
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Tags: augar; further education; fe; higher education; he

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Joseph Schumpeter Lecture, EEA Annual Congress 2017: Do Tax Cuts Produce more Einsteins? The Impacts of Financial Incentives VerSus Exposure to Innovation on the Supply of Inventors Alex Bell, Raj Chetty, Xavier Jaravel, Neviana Petkova and John Van Reenen June 2019
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Tags: innovation; tax policy

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Neighbors' Income, Public Goods, and Well-Being Abel Brodeur and Sarah Flèche
June 2019
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Tags: amenities; neighbors' income; public goods; relative deprivation; well-being;

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Individual consequences of occupational decline Per-Anders Edin, Tiernan Evans, Georg Graetz, Sofia Hernnäs and Guy Michaels
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1629:
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JEL Classification: O33; J24; J62


Tags: technological change; occupations; inequality

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Between communism and capitalism: long-term inequality in Poland, 1892-2015 Pawel Bukowski and Filip Novokmet
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1628:
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JEL Classification: D31; E01; J3; N34


Tags: income inequality; transformation; poland

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Technology gaps, trade and income Thomas Sampson
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1627:
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JEL Classification: F11; F43; O14; O41


Tags: technology gaps; trade; technology investment; ricardian comparative advantage; international income inequality

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Economic incentives, home production and gender identity norms Andrea Ichino, Martin Olsson, Barbara Petrongolo and Peter Skogman Thoursie June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1626:
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JEL Classification: D13; H24; J22


Tags: home production; taxes; gender identity; gender gaps

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Why unions: understanding how unions overcome the free-rider problem Richard Murphy
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1625:
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JEL Classification: J51; J45; J32


Tags: unions; teachers; media; insurance

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Vehicle currency pricing and exchange rate pass-through Natalie Chen, Wanyu Chung and Dennis Novy
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1624:
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JEL Classification: F14; F31; F41


Tags: cpi; dollar; euro; exchange rate pass-through; inflation; invoicing; sterling; uk; vehicle currency pricing

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Commuting, migration and local joblessness Michael Amior and Alan Manning
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1623:
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JEL Classification: J21; J61; J64; R23


Tags: spatial inequality; commuting; migration

Journal article
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 unequal gains from product innovations: Evidence from the U.S. Retail sector
May 2019
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Tags: competitiveness; household income; inflation; innovation; product development; retailing; united states

Journal article
Relocation of public sector workers: Evaluating a place-based policy ,
May 2019
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Tags: job displacement; regional government policy; regional labor markets

Journal article
Foreign expansion, competition and bank risk
May 2019
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Tags: banks' risk-taking; competition; diversification; geographical expansion; gravity; regulatory arbitrage; systemic risk

Journal article
The changing returns to crime: do criminals respond to prices? Mirko Draca, Theodore Koutmeridis and Stephen Machin
May 2019
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Tags: illegal behavior; the enforcement of law; crime

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Amplifying Islamophobic hate crime: UK media in the wake of terror attacks Ria Ivandic, Tom Kirchmaier and Stephen Machin
May 2019
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Tags: cep; economy and society; featured; lse comment; crime; extremism; hate crime; islamophobia; religion; terror; terrorist attacks

Journal article
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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Trade and worker deskilling Rui Costa, Swati Dhingra and Stephen Machin
May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1622:
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JEL Classification: F14; F31; F66; J24; J31


Tags: exchange rate depreciation; trade; wages; training; deskilling; brexit

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CEP discussion paper
How to improve tax compliance? Evidence from population-wide experiments in Belgium Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Clement Imbert, Maarten Luts, Johannes Spinnewijn and Teodora Tsankova May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1621:
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JEL Classification: C93; D91; H20


Tags: tax compliance; field experiments; simplification; enforcement

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Trade blocs and trade wars during the interwar period David S. Jacks and Dennis Novy
May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1620:
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JEL Classification: F1; F3; N7


Tags: commonwealth; distance; gravity; interwar period; trade blocs; trade wars

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Tales of the city: what do agglomeration cases tell us about agglomeration in general? Giulia Faggio, Olmo Silva and William C. Strange May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1619:
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JEL Classification: R10; R12; L52; L60


Tags: agglomeration; microfoundations; heterogeneity; industrial clusters

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Trainspotting: 'good jobs', training and skilled immigration Andrew Mountford and Jonathan Wadsworth
May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1618:
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JEL Classification: J6


Tags: immigration; training; income distribution

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Education and geographical mobility: the role of the job surplus Michael Amior
May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1616:
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JEL Classification: J61; J64; R23


Tags: geographical mobility; job search; education

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Higher vocational education: An alternative to degrees? Hector Espinoza and Stefan Speckesser
April 2019
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Tags: returns to education; tertiary education; high-level technical education; vocational education; administrative data.

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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

Journal article
Crime victimisation over time and sleep quality Andrew E. Clark, Conchita D'Ambrosio and Rong Zhu
April 2019
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Tags: crime; physical violence; property crimes; sleep quality; time;

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Poorly Measured Confounders are More Useful on the Left than on the Right Zhuan Pei, Jörn-Steffen Pischke and Hannes Schwandt
April 2019
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JEL Classification: C31;C52;


Tags: balancing; hausman test; robustness checks; specification testing; variable addition;

Journal article
Why does birthplace matter so much?
March 2019
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Tags: intergenerational transmission; lifetime mobility; place of birth; spatial sorting

Journal article
Flex cars and competition in fuel retail markets Juliano Assuncao, Joao Paulo Pessoa and Leonardo Rezende
March 2019
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JEL Classification: L11;L13;L62;L71


Tags: productivity; discrete equilibrium price dispersion; ethanol; flex-fuel vehicles; gasoline; price competition; spatial competition

Journal article
Carry-along trade Andrew B. Bernard, Emily Blanchard, Ilke Van Beveren and Hylke Vandenbussche
March 2019
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JEL Classification: F12;F13;F14;L11


Tags: demand-scope complementarity; exporting; heterogeneous firms; intermediation; multi-product firms; productivity; sourcing;

Journal article
Gender and Promotions: Evidence from Academic Economists in France Clément Bosquet, Pierre-Philippe Combes and Cecila Garcia-Peñalosa March 2019
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Tags: competition; gender gaps; professional advancement;

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The preservation of historic districts - Is it worth it? Sevrin Waights
March 2019
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Geography, competition and optimal multilateral trade policy Antonella Nocco, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Matteo Salto
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1610:
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JEL Classification: D4; D6; F1; L0; L1


Tags: international trade policy; monopolistic competition; firm heterogeneity; pricing to market; multilateralism

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Childhood circumstances and young adulthood outcomes: the role of mothers' financial problems Marta Barazzetta, Andrew E. Clark and Conchita D'Ambrosio March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1609:
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JEL Classification: I31; I32; D60


Tags: income; financial problems; child outcomes; subjective well-being; behaviour; education; alspac

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The urban wage premium in imperfect labour markets Boris Hirsch, Elke J. Jahn, Alan Manning and Michael Oberfichtner
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1608:
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JEL Classification: R23; J42; J31


Tags: urban wage premium; imperfect labour markets; monopsony; search frictions

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Innovative events Max Nathan and Anna Rosso
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1607:
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JEL Classification: C55; L86; O81


Tags: innovation; productivity; ict; data science

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Employee wellbeing, productivity and firm performance Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Christian Krekel and George Ward
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1605:
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JEL Classification: I31; J24; J25


Tags: employee satisfaction; engagement; employee productivity; firm performance; wellbeing; meta-analysis

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Valuing the environmental benefits of canals using house prices Stephen Gibbons, Cong Peng and Cheng Keat Tang
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1604:
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JEL Classification: Q51; R3; R2


Tags: canals; waterways; house prices; environment; valuation

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The impact of the 2018 trade war on U.S. prices and welfare Mary Amiti, Stephen J. Redding and David E. Weinstein
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1603:
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JEL Classification: F13; F14


Tags: international trade; tariffs; trade war

Journal article
Firming up inequality
February 2019
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Tags: firm size; income distribution; industrial performance; labor standard; labor supply; wage determination; wage gap; united states

Journal article
Monopolistic competition and optimum product diversity under firm heterogeneity
February 2019
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Tags: competition (economics); demand-side management; economic policy; empirical analysis; firm size; heterogeneity; monopoly; product development; welfare economics

Journal article
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

Journal article
Hospital prices grew substantially faster than physician prices for hospital-based care in 2007-14 Zack Cooper, Stuart Craig, Martin Gaynor, Nir J. Harish, Harlan M. Krumholz and John Van Reenen February 2019
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Tags: healthcare spending; hospitals; inpatient care; insurance claims; organization of care; physician payment;

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Making smart meters smarter the smart way Quentin Coutellier, Greer Gosnell, Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muûls, Goran Strbac, Mingyang Sun and Simon Tindermans February 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1602:
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JEL Classification: D12; Q48; Q54


Tags: behavioural intervention; household energy demand; randomised controlled trial; information

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Searching for carbon leaks in multinational companies Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Caterina Gennaioli, Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muûls and Thomas Stoerk February 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1601:
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JEL Classification: D22; F23; Q56; Q58


Tags: carbon leakage; eu ets; multinationals

Journal article
Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined January 2019
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Tags: aggregation; ecological fallacy; european union; populism; referendum; uk

Journal article
Some causal effects of an industrial policy Chiara Criscuolo, Ralf Martin, Henry G. Overman and John Van Reenen
January 2019
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JEL Classification: R11, H25, L52, L53, O25


Tags: industrial policy; regional policy; employment; investment; productivity

Journal article
Polarization(s) in Labour Markets: Synthesis and Perspectives Alan Manning
January 2019
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Tags: polarization; labour markets

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New media and competition: printing and Europe's transformation after Gutenberg Jeremiah Dittmar and Skipper Seabold
January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1600:
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JEL Classification: L1; L2; N0; N8; O3; O4


Tags: competition; firms; media; technology; institutions; religion; politics

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Discrimination, managers, and firm performance: evidence from “Aryanizations” in Nazi Germany Kilian Huber, Volker Lindenthal and Fabian Waldinger January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1599:
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JEL Classification: J71; M21; N84


Tags: discrimination; antisemitism; firms; managers; stock prices; nazi germany

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CEP discussion paper
Do tax cuts produce more Einsteins? The impacts of financial incentives vs. exposure to innovation on the supply of inventors Alex Bell, Raj Chetty, Xavier Jaravel, Neviana Petkova and John Van Reenen January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1597:
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JEL Classification: L2; M2; O32; O33


Tags: inventors; innovation; tax policy

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Aggregation and the gravity equation Stephen J. Redding and David E. Weinstein
January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1595:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; C43


Tags: gravity equation; trade; aggregation

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The origins of firm heterogeneity: a production network approach Andrew B. Bernard, Emmanuel Dhyne, Glenn Magerman, Kalina Manova and Andreas Moxnes January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1592:
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JEL Classification: F10; F12; F16


Tags: production networks; productivity; firm size heterogeneity

Journal article
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

Journal article
Institutional settings and urban sprawl: Evidence from Europe December 2018
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Tags: decentralization; europe; housing supply; land use regulation; supply constraints; urban sprawl

Journal article
Housing in Europe: A different continent – A continent of differences December 2018
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Tags: affordability; credit conditions; europe; institutional settings; land and housing markets; monetary policy; privatization; regulation; relationship lending; social housing; tenure; urban sprawl

Journal article
The threat of competition and public school performance: Evidence from Poland December 2018
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Tags: academic performance; competition (economics); education; public sector; student; testing method; trend analysis; poland [central europe]

Journal article
The Economic Effects of Brexit: Evidence from the Stock Market Holger Breinlich, Elsa Leromain, Dennis Novy, Thomas Sampson and Ahmed Usman December 2018
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Tags: brexit; depreciation; event study; recession; stock market; tariffs;

Journal article
Off EU Go? Brexit, the UK Labour Market and Immigration Jonathan Wadsworth
December 2018
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JEL Classification: J6


Tags: immigration; unemployment; wages; brexit

Journal article
The threat of competition and public school performance: Evidence from Poland Pawel Bukowski and Martyna Kobus
December 2018
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Tags: schools; competition;

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CEP discussion paper
Where is the Land of Hope and Glory? The geography of intergenerational mobility in England and Wales Brian Bell, Jack Blundell and Stephen Machin December 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1591:
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JEL Classification: J62; R23; R31; I24


Tags: intergenerational mobility; social mobility

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Monetary policy, product market competition and growth Philippe Aghion, Emmanuel Farhi and Enisse Kharroubi
December 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1590:
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JEL Classification: E32; E43; E52


Tags: growth; financial conditions; firm leverage; competition

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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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CEP discussion paper
The inverted-U relationship between credit access and productivity growth Philippe Aghion, Antonin Bergeaud, Gilbert Cette, Rémy Lecat and Hélène Maghin December 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1588:
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Tags: inverted-u relationship; credit; eurosystem

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Technology, market structure and the gains from trade Giammario Impullitti, Omar Licandro and Pontus Rendahl
December 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1587:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13; O31; O41


Tags: gains from trade; heterogeneous firms; oligopoly; innovation; endogenous markups; endogenous market structure

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CEP discussion paper
The effect of the Brexit referendum result on subjective well-being Georgios Kavetsos, Ichiro Kawachi, Ilias Kyriopoulos and Sotiris Vandoros December 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1586:
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JEL Classification: D72; I30; I31; I38


Tags: subjective well-being; happiness; brexit; referendum; election

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Subsidizing labor hoarding in recessions: the employment and welfare effects of short time work Giulia Giupponi and Camille Landais December 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1585:
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JEL Classification: H20; J20; J65


Tags: short-time work; employment; reallocation; social insurance; optimal policy

Submission to a parliamentary inquiry and government consultation
Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Committee Committee Christian A. L. Hilber
November 2018
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Tags: intergenerational fairness

Journal article
From selling goods to selling services: Firm responses to trade liberalization Holger Breinlich, Anson Soderbery and Greg C. Wright November 2018
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JEL Classification: D22, F13, F14, L16, L60, L80


Tags: services trade; trade liberalization

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CEP Brexit analysis
The economic consequences of the Brexit deal Peter Levell, Anand Menon, Jonathan Portes and Thomas Sampson
November 2018
Paper No' CEPBREXIT12:
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Tags: brexit; trade; immigration; public policy; government

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CEP discussion paper
Organizing global supply chains: input-output linkages and vertical integration Giuseppe Berlingieri, Frank Pisch and Claudia Steinwender November 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1583:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; L16; L23; O14


Tags: vertical integration; supply chains; direct requirements; input output relationship; intrafirm trade

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CEP discussion paper
The contribution of foreign migration to local labor market adjustment Michael Amior
November 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1582:
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JEL Classification: J61; J64; R23


Tags: migration; geographical mobility; local labor markets; employment

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CentrePiece article
Aid: it’s not just about the money Peter Boone
November 2018
Paper No' CEPCP542:
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CentrePiece 23 (3) Autumn 2018


Tags: education; health; africa; india; effective interventions

Journal article
Does additional spending help urban schools? An evaluation using boundary discontinuities Stephen Gibbons, Sandra McNally and Martina Viarengo October 2018
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JEL Classification: H52;I21;R0


Tags: education; spending; schools; urban

Journal article
Does competition from private surgical centres improve public hospitals’ performance? Evidence from the English National Health Service Zack Cooper, Stephen Gibbons and Matthew Skellern October 2018
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Tags: cream skimming; hospital competition; hospital efficiency; market entry; market structure; outsourcing; public services; public-private competition; risk selection;

Journal article
Firm dynamics and residual inequality in open economies Gabriel Felbermayr, Giammario Impullitti and Julien Prat
October 2018
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Tags: globalisation; wage inequality;

Journal article
The productivity puzzle and misallocation: an Italian perspective Sara Calligaris, Massimo Del Gatto, Fadi Hassan, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Fabiano Schivardi October 2018
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Tags: misallocation; tfp; productivity; italy; technological change

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CEP discussion paper
Preferential trade agreements and global sourcing Grant Bickwit, Emanuel Ornelas and John L. Turner
October 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1581:
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JEL Classification: F13; F15; D23; D83; L22


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

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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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CEP industrial strategy paper
Universities and industrial strategy in the UK: review of evidence and implications for policy Ghazala Azmat, Richard Murphy, Anna Valero and Gill Wyness October 2018
Paper No' CEPIS06:
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JEL Classification: I23; I26; J24; O25; O30


Tags: higher education; universities; industrial strategy; growth; innovation; education

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The not-so-generalized effects of the generalized system of preferences Emanuel Ornelas and Marcos Ritel
October 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1578:
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JEL Classification: F13; F14; F15; F55; F63; O19; O24


Tags: trade preferences; gravity equation; trade policy; nonreciprocity; gsp

Journal article
Location, Search Costs and Youth Unemployment: Experimental Evidence from Transport Subsidies September 2018
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Tags: experimental study; labor market; subsidy system; transportation system; unemployment; urban population; young population; ethiopia

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Fiscal and education spillovers from charter school expansion Matthew Ridley and Camille Terrier
September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1577:
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JEL Classification: C10; C36; H23; H39; H75; I21; I22; I28


Tags: charter school; competition; fiscal spillover; achievement; synthetic control

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CEP discussion paper
Increasing differences between firms: market power and the macro-economy John Van Reenen
September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1576:
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JEL Classification: L2; M2; O14; O32; O33


Tags: firm differences; concentration; market power; policy

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Teacher effectiveness and classroom composition Esteban M. Aucejo, Patrick Coate, Jane Cooley Fruehwirth, Sean Kelly and Zachary Mozenter September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1574:
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JEL Classification: I2; I20; I21


Tags: teacher; practices; peer effects; effectiveness; education

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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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Misallocation in the market for inputs: enforcement and the organization of production Johannes Boehm and Ezra Oberfield
September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1572:
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JEL Classification: E23; O11; F12


Tags: production networks; intermediate inputs; misallocation; productivity; contract enforcement; value chains

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CEP discussion paper
How do households value the future? Evidence from property taxes Hans R. A. Koster and Edward W. Pinchbeck
September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1571:
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JEL Classification: G10; R30


Tags: housing; property taxes; discount rate; capitalisation rate; undervaluation

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CEP discussion paper
The economic effects of Brexit - evidence from the stock market Holger Breinlich, Elsa Leromain, Dennis Novy, Thomas Sampson and Ahmed Usman September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1570:
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JEL Classification: F15; F23; G14


Tags: brexit; depreciation; event study; recession; stock market; tariffs

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Do Apprenticeships Pay? Evidence for England Chiara Cavaglia, Sandra McNally and Guglielmo Ventura
September 2018
Paper No' CEPIS03:
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JEL Classification: I20; I28; J24


Tags: apprenticeship; vocational education


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Journal article
The Time Value of Housing: Historical Evidence on Discount Rates
August 2018
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Tags: consumption behavior; data set; homeownership; housing market; price dynamics; transaction cost; england; london [england]; united kingdom

Journal article
The evolution and adoption of equity crowdfunding: entrepreneur and investor entry into a new market August 2018
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Tags: early stage entrepreneurial finance; entrepreneurship; equity crowdfunding; investor choices; regulation

Journal article
The Impact of Acquiring Unrestricted Work Authorization on Romanian and Bulgarian Migrants in the United Kingdom August 2018
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Tags: european union; immigrants; labor market outcomes; legal status; united kingdom

Journal article
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;

Journal article
From final goods to inputs: The protectionist effect of rules of origin Paola Conconi, Manuel García-Santana, Laura Puccio and Roberto Venturini August 2018
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JEL Classification: F13, F15, F23, L14, O19


Tags: globalisation; free trade agreements; nafta

Journal article
Life satisfaction, QALYs, and the monetary value of health Li Huang, Paul Frijters, Kim Dalziel and Philip Clarke
August 2018
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Tags: australia; life satisfaction; qaly; value of health; wellbeing;

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History dependence in the housing market Philippe Bracke and Silvana Tenreyro
August 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1568:
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JEL Classification: E30; R21; R31


Tags: housing market; fluctuations; down-payment effects; reference dependence; anchoring; loss aversion

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Foreign expansion, competition and bank risk Ester Faia, Sebastien Laffitte and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano
August 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1567:
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JEL Classification: G21; G32; L13


Tags: banks' risk-taking; systemic risk; geographical expansion; gravity; diversification; competition; regulatory arbitrage

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Who teaches the teachers? A RCT of peer-to-peer observation and feedback in 181 schools Richard Murphy, Felix Weinhardt and Gill Wyness August 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1565:
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JEL Classification: I21; I28; M53


Tags: education; teachers; rct; peer mentoring

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The political economy of trade and migration: evidence from the US Congress Paola Conconi, Giovanni Facchini, Max F. Steinhardt and Maurizio Zanardi August 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1564:
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JEL Classification: F1; F22


Tags: trade reforms; immigration reforms; roll-call votes

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


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

Journal article
Intended versus unintended consequences of migration restriction policies: Evidence from a natural experiment in Indonesia Mattia Makovec, Ririn S. Purnamasari, Matteo Sandi and Astrid R. Savitri July 2018
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Tags: female migrants; indonesia; labor migration; local labor markets; migration policy; migration restrictions;

Journal article
Crime scars: recessions and the making of career criminals Brian Bell, Anna Bindler and Stephen Machin
July 2018
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Tags: crime; recession; criminals

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CEP discussion paper
Quantifying wider economic impacts of agglomeration for transport appraisal: existing evidence and future directions Stephen Gibbons and Daniel J. Graham July 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1561:
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JEL Classification: R1; R4


Tags: agglomeration; transport; cost benefit analysis

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CEP discussion paper
Of mice and merchants: trade and growth in the Iron Age Jan David Bakker, Stephan E. Maurer, Jörn-Steffen Pischke and Ferdinand Rauch July 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1558:
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JEL Classification: F14; N7; O47


Tags: urbanization; locational fundamentals; trade

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CEP discussion paper
The economic impacts of constraining home investments Christian A. L. Hilber and Olivier Schöni
July 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1556:
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JEL Classification: D63; G12; R11; R21; R31; R52


Tags: second homes; wealth inequality; land use regulation; housing policy; house prices; unemployment

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CEP discussion paper
Financial markets and the allocation of capital: the role of productivity Filippo Di Mauro, Fadi Hassan and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano July 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1555:
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JEL Classification: G10; G21; G31; D92; F3; O16


Tags: bank credit; capital allocation; productivity; credit constraints

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CEP discussion paper
Geography, ties and knowledge flows: evidence from citations in mathematics Keith Head, Yao Amber Li and Asier Minondo
June 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1554:
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JEL Classification: F1; O3; R1


Tags: knowledge diffusion; distance; borders; networks; academic genealogy

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CEP discussion paper
Managing trade: evidence from China and the US Nicholas Bloom, Kalina Manova, Stephen Teng Sun, John Van Reenen and Zhihong Yu
June 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1553:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; F23; L20; O19; O32


Tags: management; exports; product quality; productivity; globalisation

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CEP discussion paper
The generation gap in direct democracy Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Wolfgang Maennig and Steffen Q. Mueller
June 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1552:
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JEL Classification: D7; H3


Tags: age; cohort; direct democracy; generation gap; status quo; referendum; reform; utility

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CEP discussion paper
Currency unions, trade and heterogeneity Natalie Chen and Dennis Novy
June 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1550:
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JEL Classification: F14; F15; F33


Tags: currency unions; euro; gravity; heterogeneity; rta; trade costs; trade elasticity; translog; wto

Journal article
Urbanisation in developing economies: Building cities that work
May 2018
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Tags: africa; development; urbanisation

Journal article
The buyer margins of firms’ exports Jerónimo Carballo, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Christian Volpe Martincus
May 2018
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Tags: competition; firm heterogeneity; import-export relations; selection; taste heterogeneity; globalisation

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CEP discussion paper
Have R&D spillovers changed? Nicholas Bloom, Brian Lucking and John Van Reenen
May 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1548:
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JEL Classification: O31; O32; O33; F23


Tags: innovation; rd; patents; productivity and spillovers; growth

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CEP discussion paper
Come together: firm boundaries and delegation Laura Alfaro, Nicholas Bloom, Paola Conconi, Harald Fadinger, Patrick Legros, Andrew F. Newman, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen May 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1547:
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JEL Classification: D2; L2


Tags: integration; delegation; uncertainty; real options; supply assurance

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CEP discussion paper
Medical marijuana laws and mental health in the United States Jörg Kalbfuß, Reto Odermatt and Alois Stutzer
May 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1546:
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JEL Classification: H75; I12; I18; I31; K42


Tags: medical marijuana laws; cannabis regulation; mental health; chronic pain; prescription drug monitoring

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CEP discussion paper
Specialization matters in the firm size-wage gap Maria Molina-Domene
May 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1545:
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JEL Classification: J31; L23


Tags: firm size-wage gap; specialization; division of labor

Journal article
Ownership and hospital behaviour: Employment and local unemployment
April 2018
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Tags: competition; france; hospitals; management; public employment; unemployment

Blog
Missing the mark at GCSE English: the costly consequences of just failing to get a grade C Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela April 2018
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Tags: education; gcse; schools

Journal article
Ownership and hospital behaviour: Employment and local unemployment Andrew E. Clark and Carine Milcent
April 2018
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Tags: competition; france; hospitals; management; public employment; unemployment;

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CEP discussion paper
The billion pound drop: the blitz and agglomeration economies in London Gerard H. Dericks and Hans R. A. Koster
April 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1542:
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JEL Classification: R14; R33; R38


Tags: regulatory costs; office rents; agglomeration economies; london blitz bombings

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CEP discussion paper
Networks and trade Andrew B. Bernard and Andreas Moxnes
April 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1541:
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JEL Classification: F10; F12; F14; L11; L21


Tags: international trade; production networks; offshoring; productivity

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CEP discussion paper
Poorly measured confounders are more useful on the left than on the right Zhuan Pei, Jörn-Steffen Pischke and Hannes Schwandt
April 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1539:
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JEL Classification: C31; C52


Tags: balancing; variable addition; robustness checks; specification testing; hausman test

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Fast track to growth? Railway access, population growth and local displacement in 19th century Switzerland Konstantin Büchel and Stephan Kyburz April 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1538:
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JEL Classification: N33; N73; O18


Tags: railway access; population growth; displacement effects

Journal article
The Distribution of Talent Across Contests
March 2018
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Tags: data set; panel data; prediction; theoretical study

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

Journal article
From periphery to core: Measuring agglomeration effects using high-speed rail
March 2018
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Tags: accessibility; agglomeration; density; high-speed rail; market potential; productivity; transport policy

External publication
World Happiness Report 2018 John Helliwell, Richard Layard and Jeffrey D. Sachs
March 2018
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Tags: wellbeing; immigration; migration; happiness

Journal article
UK trade and FDI: A post-Brexit perspective Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano, Veronica Rappoport, Thomas Sampson and Catherine Thomas March 2018
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Tags: brexit; uk trade; uk fdi; negotiations

Journal article
Academies 2 - the new batch: the changing nature of academy schools in England Andrew Eyles, Stephen Machin and Olmo Silva
March 2018
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JEL Classification: I20;I21;I28;


Tags: academisation; pupil intake; education; schools

Journal article
Emerging Economy MNEs: How does home country munificence matter? Saul Estrin, Klaus E. Meyer and Adeline Pelletier
March 2018
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Tags: emerging economy multinationals; foreign direct investment; home country munificence; liability of foreignness; location choice;

Journal article
From periphery to core: Measuring agglomeration effects using high-speed rail Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt and Arne Feddersen
March 2018
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Tags: accessibility; agglomeration; density; high-speed rail; market potential; productivity; transport policy;

Journal article
Identity, non-take-up and welfare conditionality Claudia Hupkau and François Maniquet
March 2018
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Tags: identity cost; non-take-up; reflected appraisals; welfare conditionality;

Journal article
Immigration, trade and productivity in services: Evidence from U.K. firms Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano, Giovanni Peri and Greg C. Wright March 2018
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Tags: immigration; services trade; uk economy; productivity

Journal article
Working across time zones: Exporters and the gender wage gap Esther Ann Bøler, Beata Javorcik and Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe
March 2018
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Tags: exporters; gender wage gap; globalization;

Journal article
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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Pension shocks and wages Pawel Adrjan and Brian Bell
March 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1536:
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JEL Classification: J31; J32; G32


Tags: wages; pensions; frictions

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Beyond tariff reductions: what extra boost from trade agreement provisions? Swati Dhingra, Rebecca Freeman and Eleonora Mavroeidi March 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1532:
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JEL Classification: F10; F13; F14; F15


Tags: trade agreements; integration agreements; eias; trade policy; provisions; non-tariff barriers

Journal article
Locus of Control and its Intergenerational Implications for Early Childhood Skill Formation February 2018
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Tags: child development; intergenerational transfer; maternal care; parental investment; psychology

Journal article
Empty homes, longer commutes: The unintended consequences of more restrictive local planning Paul Cheshire, Christian A. L. Hilber and Hans R. A. Koster February 2018
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Tags: housing supply constraints; land use regulation; residential vacancy rates;

Journal article
‘Making it count’: incentives, student effort and performance Arnaud Chevalier, Peter Dolton and Melanie Lührmann
February 2018
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Tags: effort; effort displacement; higher education; incentive;

Journal article
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;

Journal article
The global distribution of economic activity: nature, history, and the role of trade J. Vernon Henderson, Tim Squires, Adam Storeygard and David Weil February 2018
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JEL Classification: O13, O18, R12.


Tags: globalisation

Journal article
Trade, Firm Selection and Innovation: The Competition Channel Giammario Impullitti and Omar Licandro
February 2018
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Tags: globalisation;

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Cohesion Policy Incentives for Collaborative Industrial Research. The Evaluation of a Smart Specialisation Forerunner Programme Riccardo Crescenzi, Mara Giua and Guido de Blasio February 2018
Paper No' SERCDP0231:
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JEL Classification: O18; R11; R58


Tags: cohesion policy; smart specialisation; policy evaluation; innovation; european union

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
One or Many Cohesion Policies of the European Union? On the Diverging Impacts of Cohesion Policy across Member States Riccardo Crescenzi and Mara Giua February 2018
Paper No' SERCDP0230:
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JEL Classification: O18; R11; R58


Tags: cohesion policy; european union; regions; growth; employment

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CEP discussion paper
The effect of minimum wages on low-wage jobs: evidence from the United States using a bunching estimator Doruk Cengiz, Arindrajit Dube, Attila Lindner and Ben Zipperer February 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1531:
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JEL Classification: J31; J38; J88


Tags: minimum wage policy; bunching estimator; labor demand elasticity; wage distribution

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Interaction of Public and Private Employment: Evidence from a German Government Move Giulia Faggio, Teresa Schlüter and Philipp vom Berge February 2018
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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CEP discussion paper
Higher education funding reforms: a comprehensive analysis of educational and labour market outcomes in England Ghazala Azmat and Stefania Simion February 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1529:
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JEL Classification: I22; I23; I29; J30


Tags: higher education; tuition fees; means-tested support; career choices; career outcomes; education

Journal article
Mortgage debt and entrepreneurship
January 2018
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Tags: entrepreneurship; leverage; mortgage debt; risk aversion

Journal article
Electoral incentives, term limits, and the sustainability of peace Paola Conconi, Nicolas Sahuguet and Maurizio Zanardi
January 2018
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Tags: democratic peace; elections; interstate conflicts; term limits;

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All in the family? CEO choice and firm organization Renata Lemos and Daniela Scur
January 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1528:
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JEL Classification: M11; L2


Tags: ceo; family firms; organisation; emerging economies

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Autonomous schools and strategic pupil exclusion Stephen Machin and Matteo Sandi
January 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1527:
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JEL Classification: I20; I21; I28


Tags: academies; discipline; exclusion; education

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
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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CEP discussion paper
Oil discoveries and education spending in the Postbellum South Stephan E. Maurer
January 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1526:
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JEL Classification: I2; N3; Q3


Tags: oil; education; race; rosenwald; local public finances; resource booms; teachers

Journal article
Monopolistic competition and optimum product selection: Why and how heterogeneity matters
December 2017
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Tags: firm heterogeneity; monopolistic competition; product diversity; selection; welfare

Journal article
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

Journal article
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

Journal article
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
It's time to learn: understanding the differences in returns to instruction time Andrés Barrios Fernández and Giulia Bovini
December 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1521:
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JEL Classification: I28; I24; I20


Tags: instruction time; education reform; heterogeneous effects; charter schools

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The productivity puzzle and misallocation: an Italian perspective Sara Calligaris, Massimo Del Gatto, Fadi Hassan, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Fabiano Schivardi December 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1520:
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JEL Classification: D22; D24; O11; O47


Tags: misallocation; tfp; productivity puzzle; italy

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Who becomes an inventor in America? The importance of exposure to innovation Alex Bell, Raj Chetty, Xavier Jaravel, Neviana Petkova and John Van Reenen December 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1519:
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Tags: inventor; america; innovation

Journal article
Guarding the Guardians
November 2017
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Tags: governance approach; political power; resource allocation; theoretical study

Journal article
A review of volume 5 of the Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics November 2017
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Tags: literature review; regional economy; urban economy

Journal article
Unexpected school reform: academisation of primary schools in England Andrew Eyles and Stephen Machin
November 2017
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Tags: education; schools; academisation

Blog
Do apprenticeships pay? Chiara Cavaglia, Sandra McNally and Guglielmo Ventura
November 2017
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Tags: apprenticeships; vocational education

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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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Tax simplicity and heterogeneous learning Philippe Aghion, Ufuk Akcigit, Matthieu Lequien and Stefanie Stantcheva
November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1516:
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JEL Classification: H21


Tags: self-employment; taxation; entrepreneurship

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Highways, Market Access and Spatial Sorting Stephan Fretz, Raphaël Parchet and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud
November 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0227:
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JEL Classification: D31; O18; H54; R11; R23


Tags: transportation; highway; market access; income sorting

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CEP discussion paper
Supplier search and re-matching in global sourcing: Theory and evidence from China Fabrice Defever, Christian Fischer and Jens Südekum November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1515:
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JEL Classification: F23; D23; L23


Tags: input sourcing; relational contracts; supplier search

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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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CEP discussion paper
Gender and promotions: evidence from academic economists in France Clément Bosquet, Pierre-Philippe Combes and Cecila Garcia-Peñalosa November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1511:
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JEL Classification: J16; J7; I23


Tags: gender gaps; promotions; academic labour markets

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Product diversification in Indian manufacturing Johannes Boehm, Swati Dhingra and John Morrow
November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1509:
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JEL Classification: L1; L2; M2; O3


Tags: multiproduct firms; product adoption; product diversity

Journal article
On minimizing the risk of bias in randomized controlled trials in economics
October 2017
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Tags: design; economic analysis; empirical analysis; estimation method; risk assessment

Journal article
Returning to returns: Revisiting the British education evidence
October 2017
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Tags: instrumental variables; returns to education; schooling

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Top incomes and human well-being: Evidence from the Gallup World Poll
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Tags: gallup world poll; income inequality; life evaluation; top income; wellbeing; world income database

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The back-scratching game
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Tags: alliance formation; corruption; experiment; reciprocity

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When experienced and decision utility concur: The case of income comparisons
October 2017
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Tags: discrete-choice experiments; income comparisons; reference-group income; satisfaction

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Who voted for Brexit? A comprehensive district-level analysis
October 2017
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Tags: employment; european union; immigration; unemployment; voting behavior; united kingdom

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Brexit: the economics of international disintegration Thomas Sampson
October 2017
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JEL Classification: D72; F13; F15; F22; F55


Tags: brexit; european union; trade agreements; quantitative trade models; globalization

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JEL Classification: F15; F17; F13


Tags: brexit; trade; european union; welfare

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Gender gaps in performance: Evidence from young lawyers Ghazala Azmat and Rosa Ferrer
October 2017
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JEL Classification: M52; J16; K40; J44


Tags: performance measures; gender gaps; high-skilled professionals

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Gender gaps and the rise of the service economy L. Rachel Ngai and Barbara Petrongolo
October 2017
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JEL Classification: E24, J22, J16


Tags: gender gaps; structural transformation; marketization; employment

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