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CEP discussion paper
Labor unions and the electoral consequences of trade liberalization Pedro Molina Ogeda, Emanuel Ornelas and Rodrigo R. Soares
November 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1816:
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Tags: trade shocks; elections; unions; brazil

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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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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

CEP discussion paper
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
Paper No' CEPDP1813:
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Tags: research and development; patented innovations; decoupling; targeted industrial policy

CEP discussion paper
Strategic confusopoly: evidence from the UK mobile market Christos Genakos, Tobias Kretschmer and Ambre Nicolle
November 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1810:
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Tags: competitive strategy; obfuscation; mobile telecommunications industry

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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

CEP discussion paper
The demand for executive skills Joe Fuller, Stephen Hansen, Tejas Ramdas and Raffaella Sadun
September 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1797:
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Tags: job descriptions; skills requirements; c-suite positions

CEP discussion paper
Income and the desire to migrate Monica Langella and Alan Manning
September 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1794:
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Tags: international migration; migration intentions; development

CEP discussion paper
Intra-bloc tariffs and preferential margins in trade agreements Emanuel Ornelas and Patricia Tovar
September 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1791:
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Tags: regionalism; free trade agreements; customs unions; tariff complementarity; latin america

CEP discussion paper
Why working from home will stick Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom and Steven J. Davis
August 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1790:
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Tags: covid-19; usa; productivity; technological innovations

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

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

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

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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
Judge Dread: court severity, repossession risk and demand in mortgage and housing markets Piero Montebruno, Olmo Silva and Nikodem Szumilo May 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1766:
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Tags: house repossessions; mortgages; house prices; housing demand; mortgage default

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
Paper No' CEPDP1757:
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JEL Classification: D9; E7; J1


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

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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

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 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 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
Markups, intangible capital and heterogeneous financial frictions Carlo Altomonte, Domenico Favoino, Monica Morlacco and Tommaso Sonno January 2021
Paper No' CEPDP1740:
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JEL Classification: D22; D24; G32


Tags: markups; financial constraints; intangibles; productivity; technological change

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

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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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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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Why unions survive: Understanding how unions overcome the free-rider problem Richard Murphy
October 2020
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Tags: unions; teachers; media; insurance

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


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

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

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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

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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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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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CEP Covid-19 analysis
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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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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CEP occasional paper
Preserving job matches during the Covid-19 pandemic: firm-level evidence on the role of government aid Morten Bennedsen, Berthe Larsen, Ian M. Schmutte and Daniela Scur July 2020
Paper No' CEPOP51:
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JEL Classification: H12; J38; J63; M54


Tags: covid-19; aid packages; firm labor responses

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CEP Covid-19 analysis
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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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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CEP Covid-19 analysis
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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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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CEP discussion paper
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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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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CentrePiece 25 (1) Spring 2020


Tags: real wages; intergenerational consumer prices; consumer price index; cpi

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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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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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CEP discussion paper
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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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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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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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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CEP election analysis
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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CEP discussion paper
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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Residential mobility in the UK: how distance and local economic conditions drive residential choices Monica Langella and Alan Manning August 2019
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Tags: british and irish politics and policy; cep; featured; lse comment; economic conditions; economy; employment; immigration; migration; moblity; moving; opportunity; regional; regions; residential mobility; unemployment

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CEP discussion paper
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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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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CEP discussion paper
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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CEP discussion paper
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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CEP discussion paper
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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The preservation of historic districts - Is it worth it? Sevrin Waights
March 2019
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Tags: housing; construction; historic preservation; land; planning; regulation;

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CEP discussion paper
The urban wage premium in imperfect labour markets Boris Hirsch, Elke J. Jahn, Alan Manning and Michael Oberfichtner
March 2019
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JEL Classification: R23; J42; J31


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

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CEP discussion paper
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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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

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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

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CEP discussion paper
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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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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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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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

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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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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

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

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Relaxing credit constraints in emerging economies: The impact of public loans on the productivity of Brazilian manufacturers Filipe Lage de Sousa and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano August 2018
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Tags: bndes; credit constraints; firm productivity; public loans;

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CEP discussion paper
History dependence in the housing market Philippe Bracke and Silvana Tenreyro
August 2018
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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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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;

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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
Currency unions, trade and heterogeneity Natalie Chen and Dennis Novy
June 2018
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JEL Classification: F14; F15; F33


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

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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
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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The effect of police response time on crime clearance rates Jordi Blanes i Vidal and Tom Kirchmaier
April 2018
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Tags: police; response times; crime; clearance rates

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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

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CEP discussion paper
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

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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;

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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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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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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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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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Why do we undervalue competent management? Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
September 2017
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Tags: strategy; management; business; operations management; productivity; growth

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Academic inventors: collaboration and proximity with industry Riccardo Crescenzi, Andrea Filippetti and Simona Iammarino
August 2017
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Tags: innovation; institutional and geographical proximity; regions; university-industry collaboration

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Energy Costs of Historic Preservation Christian A. L. Hilber, Charles Palmer and Edward W. Pinchbeck
July 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0217:
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JEL Classification: Q48; Q54; R38; R52


Tags: preservation policies; land use regulation; energy efficiency; energy consumption; climate change

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CEP discussion paper
UK trade and FDI: a post-Brexit perspective Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano, Veronica Rappoport, Thomas Sampson and Catherine Thomas June 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1487:
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JEL Classification: F02; F13


Tags: brexit; uk trade; uk fdi; negotiations

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CEP discussion paper
Evaluating market consolidation in mobile communications Christos Genakos, Tommaso Valletti and Frank Verboven
June 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1486:
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JEL Classification: K20; L10; L40; L96


Tags: mobile telecommunications; market structure; prices; investments; mergers

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


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

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Political favoritism in China's capital markets and its effect on city sizes
March 2017
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Tags: capital market distortions; china; city size; political favoritism; urban bias

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Suspiciously timed trade disputes
March 2017
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Tags: elections; reciprocity; trade disputes

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Industrial structure and preferences for a common currency – the case of the EURO referendum in Sweden
March 2017
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Tags: currency unions; emu; industrial structure; referenda

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A hitch-hiker's guide to post-Brexit trade negotiations: Options and principles Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Thomas Sampson March 2017
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Tags: brexit; uk-eu trade relations; negotiations

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CEP discussion paper
Is distance dead? Face-to-face communication and productivity in teams Diego Battiston, Jordi Blanes i Vidal and Tom Kirchmaier March 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1473:
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JEL Classification: D23; M11


Tags: teamwork; face-to-face communication; distance; organisations

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Are You Happy While You Work?
February 2017
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Tags: quality of life; working conditions

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Global investments and regional development trajectories: the missing links January 2017
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Tags: europe; foreign direct investment (fdi); local–global connectivity; regional development; regions

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Spatial frictions
January 2017
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Tags: city-size distribution; markups; productivity; trade frictions; urban frictions

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Innovation, SMEs and the liability of distance: The demand and supply of bank funding in UK peripheral regions January 2017
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Tags: finance; innovation; peripheral regions; smes; thin markets

Journal article
International aspects of merger policy: A survey
January 2017
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Tags: international trade; merger policy; mergers and acquisitions; oligopoly; trade policy

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Innovation in Russia: The Territorial Dimension
January 2017
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Tags: brics; evolutionary economic geography; innovation; r&d; regions; russia

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CEP discussion paper
Tenure in office and public procurement Decio Coviello and Stefano Gagliarducci
January 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1465:
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JEL Classification: D44; D72; D73; H57; H70


Tags: tenure in office; procurement auctions; public works; term limit

Journal article
On a Family of Achievement and Shortfall Inequality Indices
December 2016
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Tags: achievement inequality; consistency; share; shortfall inequality

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CEP discussion paper
Distorted monopolistic competition Kristian Behrens, Giordano Mion, Yasusada Murata and Jens Südekum
December 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1457:
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JEL Classification: D43; D50; L13


Tags: monopolistic competition; welfare distortion; intersectoral distortions

Journal article
Estimating strategic models of international treaty formation October 2016
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Tags: bilateral investment treaty; dynamic game; international environmental agreement; international relations; preferential trade agreement; strategic interaction; structural estimation

Journal article
Share capitalism and worker wellbeing
October 2016
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Tags: compensation methods; job satisfaction; wages; working conditions

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Fear of Fracking? The Impact of the Shale Gas Exploration on House Prices in Britain Stephen Gibbons, Stephan Heblich, Esther Lho and Christopher Timmins October 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0207:
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JEL Classification: Q5; Q42; Q51


Tags: shale gas; fracturing; property valuation; housing prices; consumer expectation; hedonic price; united kingdom

Journal article
Lower coverage but stronger unions? Institutional changes and union wage premia in Central Europe August 2016
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Tags: institutional change; unions; wages

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Austerity States, Institutional Dismantling and the Governance of Sub-National Economic Development: The Demise of the Regional Development Agencies in England Mike Coombes, Peter O'Brien, Andy Pike and John Tomaney August 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0206:
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JEL Classification: H70; O10; O20; R58


Tags: austerity; institutions; the state; governance; economic development; regional development agencies; england

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CEP discussion paper
A unified approach to estimating demand and welfare Stephen J. Redding and David E. Weinstein
August 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1445:
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JEL Classification: D11; D12; E01; E31


Tags: elasticity of substitution; price index; consumer valuation bias; new goods; welfare

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Impact of Structural Reforms on Regional Growth: Distance to the Frontier Matters Sabine D'Costa, Enrique Garcilazo and Joaquim Oliveira Martins July 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0203:
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JEL Classification: R11; R58; O18


Tags: structural reforms; regional growth; lagging regions

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The Preservation of Historic Districts - Is it Worth it? Sevrin Waights
July 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0202:
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JEL Classification: H89; L51; L74; D62; R21; R31; R38; R52; R58


Tags: housing; planning; regulation; historic preservation; construction; land


This paper has been published as:
'The Preservation of historic districts - is it worth it?', Sevrin Waights, Journal of Economic Geography, February 2018
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Highways, Market Access and Urban Growth in China Nathaniel Baum-Snow, Loren Brandt, J. Vernon Henderson, Matthew A. Turner and Qinghua Zhang June 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0200:
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JEL Classification: F10; N65


Tags: construction; china; ricardian trade models

Journal article
How firms export: Processing vs. ordinary trade with financial frictions May 2016
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Tags: china; credit constraints; f10; f13; f14; f23; f34; global value chain; heterogeneous firms; processing trade; trade regime

Journal article
Racial prejudice and labour market penalties during economic downturns May 2016
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Tags: discrimination; prejudice; racism; recessions

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Location, Search Costs and Youth Unemployment: Experimental Evidence from Transport Subsidies in Addis Ababa Simon Franklin May 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0199:
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JEL Classification: J64; C93; J61; O18


Tags: job search; spatial mismatch; unemployment; cash constraints; urban; transpor

Journal article
Measuring technological novelty with patent-based indicators
April 2016
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Tags: novelty; patent-based indicators; radical inventions

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CEP discussion paper
The effect of discretion on procurement performance Decio Coviello, Andrea Guglielmo and Giancarlo Spagnolo
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1427:
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JEL Classification: D02; D44; C31; L11


Tags: procurement; restricted auctions; regression discontinuity; regulatory discretion

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CEP discussion paper
Politics in the family: nepotism and the hiring decisions of Italian firms Stefano Gagliarducci and Marco Manacorda
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1422:
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JEL Classification: D72; D73; H72; J24; J30; M51


Tags: nepotism; family connections; politics; rent appropriation

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CEP discussion paper
Team adaptation Jordi Blanes i Vidal and Marc Möller
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1421:
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JEL Classification: D02; D23; L29


Tags: teams; organizations; communication; disclosure; adaptation; motivation

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


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

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CEP discussion paper
How have EU's trade agreements impacted consumers? Holger Breinlich, Swati Dhingra and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano
March 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1417:
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Tags: trade agreements; eu; consumers

Journal article
Dynamic selection: An idea flows theory of entry, trade, and growth February 2016
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Tags: economic development; economic growth; economic theory; productivity; trade liberalization; trade relations

Journal article
Unmet aspirations as an explanation for the age U-shape in wellbeing February 2016
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Tags: aging; expectations; forecast errors; life satisfaction

Journal article
Patent citation indicators: One size fits all?
January 2016
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Tags: epo; multivariate analysis; patent citations; patent family; pct; uspto

Journal article
The impact of the European Union emissions trading scheme on regulated firms: What is the evidence after ten years? January 2016
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Tags: emissions trading; environmental economics; european union

Journal article
Institutions and export dynamics
January 2016
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Tags: contract enforcement; contracting institutions; export experience; firm-level exports; trade dynamics

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Trade and Frictional Unemployment in the Global Economy Céline Carrère, Anja Grujovic and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud
December 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0189:
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JEL Classification: F15; F16; F17; J64


Tags: labor market frictions; unemployment; trade

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CEP discussion paper
Information frictions and adverse selection: policy interventions in health insurance markets Benjamin Handel, Jonathan T. Kolstad and Johannes Spinnewijn November 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1390:
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JEL Classification: D80; I13


Tags: information frictions; adverse selection; policy interventions

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CEP discussion paper
The persistence of a banking crisis Kilian Huber
November 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1389:
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JEL Classification: D22; D53; E24; E44; G01; G21; J01; J23; J30; O16; O40; O47


Tags: banking crisis; financial frictions; lending; gdp; growth; employment

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CEP discussion paper
The unbearable divergence of unemployment in Europe Tito Boeri and Juan Francisco Jimeno
November 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1384:
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JEL Classification: J3; J5


Tags: okun's law; institutions; financial shocks

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CentrePiece article
In brief...Prejudice in a time of recession David Johnston and Grace Lordan detect a widening of racial inequalities in the UK labour market when the economy is weak David W. Johnston and Grace Lordan
November 2015
Paper No' CEPCP453:
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CentrePiece 20 (2) Autumn 2015


Tags: prejudice; attitudes; recessions; racism; discrimination


This article summarises 'Racial Prejudice and Labour Market Penalties during Economic Downturns' by David Johnston and Grace Lordan, forthcoming in the European Economic Review
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CEP discussion paper
Contracting and the division of the gains from trade Andrew B. Bernard and Swati Dhingra
October 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1381:
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JEL Classification: F10; F12; F14


Tags: heterogeneous firms; exporters; importers; vertical integration; contracts; consumer welfare

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CEP discussion paper
Merger policy in a quantitative model of international trade Holger Breinlich, Volker Nocke and Nicolas Schutz
October 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1378:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13; L13; L44


Tags: mergers and acquisitions; merger policy; trade policy; oligopoly; international trade

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CEP discussion paper
How firms export: processing vs. ordinary trade with financial frictions Kalina Manova and Zhihong Yu
October 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1377:
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JEL Classification: F10; F13; F14; F23; F34; G32


Tags: china; trade regime; processing trade; global value chain; credit constraints; heterogeneous firms

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Offshoring and the Geography of Jobs in Great Britain Luisa Gagliardi, Simona Iammarino and Andrés Rodríguez-Pose
October 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0185:
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JEL Classification: F21; F66; J42; J23; J24


Tags: offshoring; local labour markets; job creation and destruction; routine and non-routine occupations

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CEP discussion paper
Loss aversion on the phone Christos Genakos, Costas Roumanias and Tommaso Valletti
September 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1373:
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JEL Classification: D03; D12; D81; L96


Tags: loss aversion; consumer switching; tariff plans; risk aversion; mobile telephony

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CEP discussion paper
Intrafirm trade and vertical fragmentation in U.S. multinational corporations Natalia Ramondo, Veronica Rappoport and Kim J. Ruhl September 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1371:
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JEL Classification: F12; F14; L11; L25


Tags: intrafirm trade; multinational corporations; international value chains

Journal article
Immigration, Housing Discrimination and Employment
August 2015
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Tags: data set; employment; ethnic group; housing conditions; illegal immigrant; immigration; labor migration; italy

Journal article
The future of the German industrial relations model [Die Zukunft des deutschen Modells der Arbeitsbeziehungen] August 2015
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CEP discussion paper
Consumption smoothing and the welfare cost of uncertainty Yonas Alem and Jonathan Colmer
August 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1369:
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JEL Classification: I31; O13; Q12; Q56


Tags: consumption smoothing; income uncertainty; rainfall variability; subjective well-being

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CEP discussion paper
Media, markets and institutional Change: evidence from the protestant reformation Jeremiah Dittmar and Skipper Seabold
August 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1367:
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JEL Classification: D02; O3; N33; N94; P48; Z12; L82; C55


Tags: competition; firms; media; technology; institutions; religion; politics; high-dimensional data

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Credit Constraints and the Composition of Housing Sales. Farewell to First-Time Buyers? Felipe Carozzi
July 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0183:
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JEL Classification: R30; G21


Tags: housing markets; housing tenure; credit constraints

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CentrePiece article
Crime scars: can recessions produce career criminals? Brian Bell and colleagues reveal that recessions have a disturbing and substantial impact in launching criminal careers Brian Bell, Anna Bindler and Stephen Machin
July 2015
Paper No' CEPCP451:
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CentrePiece 20 (1) Summer 2015


JEL Classification: J64; K42


Tags: crime; recessions; unemployment


This article summarises ‘Crime Scars: Recessions and the Making of Career Criminals’ by Brian Bell, Anna Bindler and Stephen Machin, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1284.
Journal article
Does Management Matter in schools?
May 2015
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Tags: academic performance; government relations; management practice; secondary education; brazil; canada; germany; india; italy; sweden; united kingdom; united states

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CEP discussion paper
Space-time (in)consistency in the national accounts: causes and cures Nicholas Oulton
May 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1349:
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JEL Classification: C43; O47; I31; F43


Tags: ppp; divisia; konüs; price index; path-dependence; consistency

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CEP discussion paper
Is happiness a predictor of election results? George Ward
April 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1343:
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JEL Classification: I31; D72


Tags: subjective well-being; political agency; elections

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CEP discussion paper
Share capitalism and worker wellbeing Alex Bryson, Andrew E. Clark, Richard B. Freeman and Colin P. Green
February 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1329:
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JEL Classification: J28; J33; J54; J63; J81; M52


Tags: job satisfaction; wages; compensation methods; working conditions

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CEP discussion paper
Voting behaviour and public employment in Nazi Germany Stephan E. Maurer
February 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1326:
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JEL Classification: D72; D73; N44; N94


Tags: political connections; public employment; political economy; nazi regime

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CEP discussion paper
Financial Constraints in Search Equilibrium: Mortensen and Pissarides Meet Holmstrom and Tirole Tito Boeri, Pietro Garibaldi and Espen R. Moen December 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1317:
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JEL Classification: G01; J64


Tags: search frictions; financial frictions; leverage; liquidity; pledgeability

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CEP discussion paper
Relaxing Credit Constraints in Emerging Economies: The Impact of Public Loans on the Performance of Brazilian Manufacturers Filipe Lage de Sousa and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano October 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1309:
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JEL Classification: G28; O38; H25


Tags: credit constraints; firm performance; firm productivity; firm investment; public loans

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CEP discussion paper
European Integration and the Gains from Trade Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano
September 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1301:
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JEL Classification: F10; F15; F17


Tags: gains from trade; european integration; quantitative trade models; gravity equations; structural estimation

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CEP discussion paper
Consumer Search: Evidence from Path-tracking Data Fabio Pinna and Stephan Seiler
September 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1296:
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JEL Classification: D12; D83; L11; L15


Tags: consumer search; in-store marketing; path data

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


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

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CEP discussion paper
Not So Dissatisfied After All? The Impact of Union Coverage on Job Satisfaction Alex Bryson and Michael White
June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1271:
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JEL Classification: C35; J28; J51


Tags: unions; union coverage; union membership; job satisfaction

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CEP discussion paper
Trade and Uncertainty Dennis Novy and Alan M. Taylor
May 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1266:
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JEL Classification: E3; F1


Tags: uncertainty shock; trade collapse; inventory; real options; imports; intermediates

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Culturally Clustered or in the Cloud? Location of Internet Start-ups in Berlin Kristoffer Moeller
March 2014
Paper No' SERCDP0157:
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JEL Classification: R30; D22; L26


Tags: firm location; urban amenities; consumer city; internet start-ups; entrepreneurs; berlin

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Impact of Better School Accessibility on Student outcomes Kenzo Asahi
March 2014
Paper No' SERCDP0156:
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JEL Classification: R42; H41; I29


Tags: school accessibility; subway; test scores; student achievement; transport innovations

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CEP discussion paper
When Work Disappears: Racial Prejudice and Recession Labour Market Penalties David W. Johnston and Grace Lordan
February 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1257:
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JEL Classification: J7


Tags: prejudice; attitudes; recessions; racism; discrimination

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Heterogeneous Agglomeration Giulia Faggio, Olmo Silva and William C. Strange
January 2014
Paper No' SERCDP0152:
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JEL Classification: R00; R28


Tags: agglomeration; microfoundations; heterogeneity; clusters

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


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

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Gender and Competition: Evidence from Academic Promotions in France Clément Bosquet, Pierre-Philippe Combes and Cecila Garcia-Peñalosa November 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0147:
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JEL Classification: J16; J7; I23


Tags: gender gaps; promotions; academic labour markets

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Urban Escalators and Inter-regional Elevators: The Difference that Location, Mobility and Sectoral Specialisation make to Occupational Progression Tony Champion, Mike Coombes and Ian Gordon September 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0139:
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JEL Classification: J24; J61; J62; R23


Tags: escalator region; labour migration; elevator effect; city-regions; social mobility; career progression

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CEP discussion paper
The Objective Benefits of Subjective Well-Being Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Ed Diener, Louis Tay and Cody Xuereb
August 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1236:
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JEL Classification: E10;E30;E24;E21


Tags: unemployment; aggregate demand; matching frictions

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CEP discussion paper
A Model of Aggregate Demand and Unemployment Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
August 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1235:
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JEL Classification: E10; E30; E24; E21


Tags: unemployment; aggregate demand; matching frictions

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CEP discussion paper
The Buyer Margins of Firms' Exports Jerónimo Carballo, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Christian Volpe Martincus
July 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1234:
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JEL Classification: F12; F14


Tags: firm heterogeneity; taste heterogeneity; import-export relations; competition; selection

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CEP discussion paper
Unmet Aspirations as an Explanation for the Age U-Shape in Human Wellbeing Hannes Schwandt
July 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1229:
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JEL Classification: A12;I30;D84


Tags: life satisfaction; expectations; aging

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CEP discussion paper
Neighbors, Knowledge, and Nuggets: Two Natural Field Experiments on the Role of Incentives on Energy Conservation Paul Dolan and Robert Metcalfe June 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1222:
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JEL Classification: D01; D03; D83; Q41


Tags: social norms; financial incentives; natural field experiments; energy consumption

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Urbanity Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt
May 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0136:
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JEL Classification: R20; R30


Tags: amenities; consumer city; hedonic analysis; photography geography; property prices

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CEP discussion paper
Unemployment in the Great Recession Christopher A. Pissarides
May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1210:
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JEL Classification: E24; J6


Tags: unemployment; great recession; vacancies; beveridge curve; construction sector; policies and institutions

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CEP discussion paper
Smoking, Income and Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from Smoking Bans Abel Brodeur
April 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1202:
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JEL Classification: D62; H51; I18; I38


Tags: adaptation; addiction; smoking policies; subjective well-being; time-inconsistency

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


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

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CEP discussion paper
Where the Streets Have a Name: Income Comparisons in the US Abel Brodeur and Sarah Flèche
March 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1196:
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JEL Classification: C25; D00; J31


Tags: income comparisons; rank; relative utility; social interactions; social status; well-being

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


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

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CEP discussion paper
Survive Another Day: Using Changes in the Composition of Investments to Measure the Cost of Credit Constraints Luis Garicano and Claudia Steinwender February 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1188:
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JEL Classification: O32; O33; G31; E32


Tags: financial crisis; credit constraints; innovation; investment choices

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


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

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Importance of Time Zone Assignment: Evidence from Residential Electricity Consumption Felix Weinhardt
January 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0126:
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JEL Classification: H4; Q4


Tags: time-use; time zones; daylight saving; energy consumption; gis

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Historic Amenities, Income and Sorting of Households Hans R. A. Koster, Piet Rietveld and Jos van Ommeren
January 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0124:
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JEL Classification: R14; R21; R31; R38


Tags: historic amenities; sorting; conservation areas; semiparametric regression-discontinuity design; hedonic price method

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Causal Effect of Credit Guarantees for SMEs: Evidence from Italy Alessio D'Ignazio and Carlo Menon
December 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0123:
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JEL Classification: G2; H2; O16


Tags: financial subsidies; credit constraints; banking

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Size Distribution Across All 'Cities': A Unifying Approach Kristian Giesen and Jens Südekum
December 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0122:
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JEL Classification: R11; R12


Tags: zipf's law; gibrat's law; city size distributions; city age; dpln distribution

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CEP US election analysis
Economic Recovery and Policy Uncertainty Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis and John Van Reenen
October 2012
Paper No' CEPUSA002:
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Tags: us elections; uncertainty; recession


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CEP discussion paper
Optimal Policy for Macro-Financial Stability Gianluca Benigno, Huigang Chen, Christopher Otrok, Alessandro Rebucci and Eric R. Young October 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1172:
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JEL Classification: E52; F37; F41


Tags: bailouts; capital controls; exchange rate policy; financial frictions; financial crises; macro-financial stability; macro-prudential policies

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CEP discussion paper
Exporters, Importers and Credit Constraints Mirabelle Muûls
October 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1169:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; G01; G20


Tags: credit constraints; international trade; firms’ heterogeneity; imports; exports

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Impact of Supply Constraints on House Prices in England Christian A. L. Hilber and Wouter Vermeulen
September 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0119:
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JEL Classification: G12; R11; R21; R31; R52


Tags: house prices; housing supply; supply constraints; land use regulation

CEE/Education and skills discussion paper
Student Awareness of Costs and Benefits of Educational Decisions: Effects of an Information Campaign Martin McGuigan, Sandra McNally and Gill Wyness August 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0139:
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JEL Classification: I2


Tags: tuition fees; information campaign; educational decisions

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CEP discussion paper
Capital Controls or Exchange Rate Policy? A Pecuniary Externality Perspective Gianluca Benigno, Huigang Chen, Christopher Otrok, Alessandro Rebucci and Eric R. Young August 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1160:
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JEL Classification: E52; F37; F41


Tags: capital controls; exchange rate policy; financial frictions; financial crises; financial stability; optimal taxation; prudential policies; planning problem

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CEP discussion paper
Female Employment and Fertility - The Effects of Rising Female Wages Christian Siegel
July 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1156:
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JEL Classification: D13; E24; J13; J22


Tags: fertility; female labor supply; household production; intrahousehold allocations

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CEP discussion paper
The German Transfer Problem, 1920-1933: A Sovereign Debt Perspective Albrecht Ritschl
July 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1155:
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JEL Classification: N14; N24


Tags: germany; great depression; sovereign debt; reparations

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CEP discussion paper
Reparations, Deficits, and Debt Default: the Great Depression in Germany Albrecht Ritschl
June 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1149:
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JEL Classification: N12; N13; E37; E47


Tags: great depression; germany; sudden stop; transfer problem; vector autoregressions

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CentrePiece article
The polluter-doesn't-pay principle Ralf Martin, Ulrich J. Wagner and Laure B. de Preux
May 2012
Paper No' CEPCP369:
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CentrePiece 17 (1) Spring 2012


JEL Classification: H23; H25; Q52; Q54


Tags: industry compensation; industrial relocation; emissions trading; permit allocation; eu ets; firm data

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Jobs in a recession Pascal Michaillat
May 2012
Paper No' CEPCP365:
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CentrePiece 17 (1) Spring 2012


JEL Classification: E24; E32; J64


Tags: unemployment; matching frictions; job rationing

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CEP discussion paper
Heterogeneity, Demand for Insurance and Adverse Selection Johannes Spinnewijn
May 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1142:
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JEL Classification: D60; D82; D83; G28


Tags: heterogeneity; adverse selection; risk perceptions; welfare and policy

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Accounting for Big City Growth in Low Paid Occupations: Immigration and/or Service Class Consumption Ian Gordon and Ioannis Kaplanis April 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0106:
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JEL Classification: J21; J23; F22; R12


Tags: regional labour markets; wages; employment; international migration; consumer demand

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CEP discussion paper
Environmental Policy and Directed Technological Change: Evidence from the European Carbon Market Raphael Calel and Antoine Dechezleprêtre April 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1141:
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JEL Classification: O3; Q55; Q58; C14


Tags: directed technological change; eu emissions trading scheme; policy evaluation

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CEP discussion paper
A Model of Equilibrium Institutions Bernardo Guimaraes and Kevin D. Sheedy
February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1123:
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JEL Classification: E02; O43; P48


Tags: institutions; political economy; power struggle; property rights; time inconsistency


'Guarding the Guardians', Bernardo Guimaraes and Kevin Sheedy, The Economic Journal, Volume 127, November 2017
CEE/Education and skills discussion paper
Subjective Performance Evaluation in the Public Sector: Evidence from School Inspections Iftikhar Hussain
February 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0135:
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JEL Classification: H11; I20; I28


Tags: subjective performance evaluation; gaming behavior; school inspections.

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CEP discussion paper
The Household Effects of Government Spending Francesco Giavazzi and Michael McMahon
February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1120:
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JEL Classification: E62; E21; E24; D12


Tags: fiscal policy; psid; household consumption; labor supply

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CEP discussion paper
The Determinants of Intrafirm Trade: Evidence from French Firms Gregory Corcos, Delphine M. Irac, Giordano Mion and Thierry Verdier January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1119:
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JEL Classification: F23; F12; F19


Tags: intrafirm trade; outsourcing; firm heterogeneity; incomplete contracts; internationalization strategies; quality of institutions; extensive margin; intensive margin

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CEP discussion paper
Institutions and Export Dynamics Luis Araujo, Giordano Mion and Emanuel Ornelas
January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1118:
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JEL Classification: F10; F12; L14


Tags: firm exports; contract enforcement; contracting institutions; firm dynamics

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CEP discussion paper
Preferential Trade Agreements and the Labor Market Emanuel Ornelas
January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1117:
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JEL Classification: F16; F15; F13


Tags: trade liberalization; unemployment; trade diversion; labor frictions

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CEP discussion paper
Fiscal Multipliers over the Business Cycle Pascal Michaillat
January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1115:
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JEL Classification: E24; E32; E62; J64


Tags: fiscal multiplier; unemployment; business cycle; job rationing; matching frictions

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CEP discussion paper
Paying for Performance: Incentive Pay Schemes and Employees' Financial Participation Alex Bryson, Richard B. Freeman, Claudio Lucifora, Michele Pellizzari and Virginie Perotin January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1112:
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JEL Classification: J24; J33; D31


Tags: performance pay; financial participation; institutions

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CEP discussion paper
Spatial Frictions Kristian Behrens, Giordano Mion, Yasusada Murata and Jens Südekum
December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1108:
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JEL Classification: F12; R12


Tags: trade frictions; urban frictions; productivity; city-size distribution; markups

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CEP discussion paper
Wishful Thinking Guy Mayraz
November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1092:
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JEL Classification: D01; D03; D81; D84; G11


Tags: wishful-thinking; optimal expectations; priors and desires; payoff-dependent beliefs; asset prices

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CEP discussion paper
Resource Windfalls, Political Regimes, and Political Stability Francesco Caselli and Andrea Tesei
November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1091:
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JEL Classification: D72; D78; Q33


Tags: natural resources; elections; political accountability

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CentrePiece article
In brief...Cotton and Cars: the Huge Gains from Process Innovation Tim Leunig and Joachim Voth
October 2011
Paper No' CEPCP347:
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CentrePiece 16 (2) Autumn 2011


JEL Classification: N22;N24;O31;O40


Tags: process innovations; new goods; welfare; consumer surplus; mechanisation; mass production; automobiles; cotton; industrial revolution; second industrial revolution

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CEP discussion paper
The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: True PPPs for 141 Countries Nicholas Oulton
September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1080:
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JEL Classification: C43; D12; E01; I31; O47


Tags: purchasing power parity (ppp); standard of living; international comparisons; konüs; index number; welfare; homothetic

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CEP discussion paper
Optimal Unemployment Insurance Over the Business Cycle Camille Landais, Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez
September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1078:
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JEL Classification: E24; E32; H21; H23


Tags: unemployment insurance; business cycle; job rationing; matching frictions


'A Macroeconomic Approach to Optimal Unemployment Insurance: Applications', Camille Landais, Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy Vol.10, Issue 2, May 2018
This paper has been published as:
'A Macroeconomic Approach to Optimal Unemployment Insurance: Theory', Camille Landais, Pascal Michaillat and Emmanuel Saez, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy Vol.10, Issue 2, May 2018
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CEP discussion paper
Internal Rationality, Imperfect Market Knowledge and Asset Prices Klaus Adam and Albert Marcet
August 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1068:
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JEL Classification: G12; G14; D83; D84


Tags: learning; internal rationality; consumption based asset pricing

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CEP discussion paper
Booms and Busts in Asset Prices Klaus Adam and Albert Marcet
July 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1059:
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JEL Classification: G12; D84


Tags: asset price fluctuations; boom and bust cycles

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CEP discussion paper
Incomplete Contracts and the Impact of Globalization on Consumer Welfare Fabrice Defever
July 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1057:
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JEL Classification: F23; L22; R3


Tags: consumer welfare; incomplete contracts; hold-up problem

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CEP discussion paper
Recursive Contracts Albert Marcet and Ramon Marimon
June 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1055:
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JEL Classification: D80; L14


Tags: transactional relationships; contracts and reputation; recursive formulation; participation constraint

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Investigating Agglomeration Economies in a Panel of European Cities and Regions Michael Artis, Declan Curran and Marianne Sensier April 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0078:
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JEL Classification: C22; E32; E37; E40


Tags: agglomeration; system dynamic panel data estimations

CEP discussion paper
Portfolio Allocation and International Risk Sharing Gianluca Benigno and Hande Küçük-Tuger
April 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1048:
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JEL Classification: F31; F41


Tags: portfolio choice; incomplete financial markets; international risk sharing; consumption-real exchange rate anomaly

Submission to a parliamentary inquiry and government consultation
ONS - ONS Virtual Microdata Laboratory: Strategic Recommendations 2011-2015 Tanvi Desai
March 2011
Paper No' :
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Tags: ons; microdata; data

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
If We Build, Will They Pay? Predicting Property Price Effects of Transport Innovations Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt
March 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0075:
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JEL Classification: H43; R40; R58


Tags: property prices; hedonic analysis; transport innovations; gravity equation

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CEP discussion paper
Immigration and the Occupational Choice of Natives: A Factor Proportions Approach Javier Ortega and Gregory Verdugo
January 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1043:
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JEL Classification: J15; J31


Tags: immigration; occupations

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


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

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CEP discussion paper
Individualisation and Growing Diversity of Employment Relationships William Brown and David Marsden
December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1037:
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JEL Classification: J53


Tags: labour-management relations; individual and collective voice

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CEP discussion paper
Communal Responsibility and the Coexistence of Money and Credit Under Anonymous Matching Lars Boerner and Albrecht Ritschl
December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1034:
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JEL Classification: E41; D51; N2


Tags: communal responsibility; anonymous matching; money demand; credit; bills of exchange

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CEP discussion paper
Financial Crises and Macro-Prudential Policies Gianluca Benigno, Huigang Chen, Christopher Otrok, Alessandro Rebucci and Eric R. Young December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1032:
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JEL Classification: E52; F37; F41


Tags: capital controls; crises; financial frictions; macro prudential policies; bailouts; overborrowing

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CEP discussion paper
The Evolution of the Modern Worker: Attitudes to Work Alex Bryson and John Forth
December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1030:
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JEL Classification: J28; J31; J53


Tags: wages; job security; employee engagement; employment relations; recession

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CEP discussion paper
Explaining Job Polarization in Europe: The Roles of Technology, Globalization and Institutions Maarten Goos, Alan Manning and Anna Salomons November 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1026:
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JEL Classification: J210; J230; J240


Tags: labor demand; technology; globalization; institutions

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CEP discussion paper
Do Matching Frictions Explain Unemployment? Not in Bad Times Pascal Michaillat
November 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1024:
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JEL Classification: E24; E32; J64


Tags: unemployment; matching frictions; job rationing

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CEP discussion paper
Revisiting Overborrowing and Its Policy Implications Gianluca Benigno, Huigang Chen, Christopher Otrok, Alessandro Rebucci and Eric R. Young October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1020:
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JEL Classification: E52; F37; F41


Tags: bailouts; financial frictions; macro prudential policies; overborrowing

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CEP discussion paper
Adjusting to Capital Account Liberalization Kosuke Aoki, Gianluca Benigno and Nobuhiro Kiyotaki
October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1014:
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JEL Classification: F32


Tags: credit frictions; capital account liberalization

Submission to a parliamentary inquiry and government consultation
Department for Work and Pensions - 21st Century Welfare John Van Reenen
September 2010
Paper No' :
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Tags: dwp; welfare; work and pensions

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Capitalization of Central Government Grants into Local House Prices: Panel Data Evidence from England Christian A. L. Hilber, Teemu Lyytikäinen and Wouter Vermeulen September 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0057:
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JEL Classification: H2; H3; H7; H81; R21; R31


Tags: local public finance; house prices; supply constraints; central government grants

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CEP discussion paper
Trade Union Membership and Influence 1999-2009 Alex Bryson and John Forth
September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1003:
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JEL Classification: J51; J31; L25


Tags: trade unions; wages; holidays; workplace performance

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CEP discussion paper
To Join or Not to Join? Factors Influencing Employee Share Plan Membership in a Multinational Corporation Alex Bryson and Richard B. Freeman September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1001:
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JEL Classification: D83; H3; I22; J33; J54


Tags: share plans; share contributions; risk aversion; peer effects; social norms

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CEP discussion paper
The End of National Models in Employment Relations? David Marsden
September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0998:
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JEL Classification: J5; M55


Tags: labor-management relations; labor contracting

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Modelling and Forecasting UK Mortgage Arrears and Possessions Janine Aron and John Muellbauer
August 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0052:
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JEL Classification: G21; G28; G17; R28; R21; C51; C53; E27


Tags: foreclosures; mortgage possessions; mortgage payment delinquencies; mortgage arrears; uk mortgage market; defaults; unobserved components model

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CEP discussion paper
Revolving Door Lobbyists Jordi Blanes i Vidal, Mirko Draca and Christian Fons-Rosen
August 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0993:
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JEL Classification: H11; J24; J45


Tags: lobbying; revolving door; us congress; political connections; political elites

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LSE Centre for Economic Performance: Reducing Crime: More Police, More Prisons or More Pay? Olivier Marie
July 2010
Paper No' :
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Tags: oliver marie; public services and the welfare state; cep; coalition; crime; fear of crime; policing; prisons; uk government; uk politics

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CEP policy analysis
Reducing Crime: More Police, More Prisons or More Pay? Olivier Marie
July 2010
Paper No' CEPPA012:
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Tags: crime; police; prisons; uk


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CentrePiece article
Regional trade agreements: blessing or burden? Caroline Freund and Emanuel Ornelas
July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP313:
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CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer 2010


Tags: regional trade; trade negotiations; regionalism

Blog
LSE Centre for Economic Performance – all election analyses are now available
May 2010
Paper No' :
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Tags: central government and core executive functions; public services and the welfare state; cep; politics; uk; uk government; uk politics

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CEP election analysis
Reducing Crime: More Police, More Prisons or More Pay? Olivier Marie
April 2010
Paper No' CEPEA007:
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Tags: crime; police; prisons; uk


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CEP discussion paper
Slip Sliding Away: Further Union Decline in Germany and Britain John T. Addison, Alex Bryson, André Pahnke and Paulino Teixeira March 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0971:
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JEL Classification: J50; J51


Tags: union recognition; union coverage; worker representation in works councils; joint consultative committees; patterns of erosion; behavioural and composition effects; shift share analysis

Journal article
The wage impact of trade unions in the UK public and private sectors David Blanchflower and Alex Bryson
January 2010
Paper No' :
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Tags: unions; wers; wages; labor markets

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


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

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


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

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
On the Origins of Land Use Regulations: Theory and Evidence from US Metro Areas Christian A. L. Hilber and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud January 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0038:
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JEL Classification: H7; Q15; R52


Tags: land use regulations; zoning; land ownership; housing supply

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CEP discussion paper
On the Origins of Land Use Regulations: Theory and Evidence from US Metro Areas Christian A. L. Hilber and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud December 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0964:
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JEL Classification: H7; Q15; R52


Tags: land use regulations; zoning; land ownership; housing supply

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CEP discussion paper
Wage Bargaining and the Boundaries of the Multinational Firm Maria Bas and Juan Carluccio
December 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0963:
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JEL Classification: F10; J52; L22


Tags: wage bargaining; trade unions; sourcing; multinational firms

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CEP discussion paper
How Does Innovation Affect Worker Well-being? Erling Barth, Alex Bryson and Harald Dale-Olsen
October 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0953:
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JEL Classification: J28; J51; J81; L23; O31


Tags: innovation; well-being; job satisfaction; trade unions

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Fluctuating Record of Economic Regeneration in England's Second-Order City Regions, 1984-2007 Tony Champion and Alan Townsend October 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0033:
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JEL Classification: J21; O18; R11; R12; R23


Tags: urban regeneration; employment data; city regions; core cities; england

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CEP discussion paper
How to Measure Living Standards and Productivity Nicholas Oulton
September 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0949:
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JEL Classification: C43; D11; D12; E31; D24; I31; O47


Tags: consumer price index; konüs; cost of living; measurement of welfare change; quadratic almost ideal demand system; producer price index; homothetic; productivity

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CEP discussion paper
Participation in Organisations: Economic Approaches Almudena Cañibano and David Marsden
August 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0945:
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JEL Classification: J5; M54


Tags: labor-management relations; trade unions; collective bargaining; labor management; employee participation

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


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

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CEP discussion paper
Anatomy of a Health Scare: Education, Income and the MMR Controversy in the UK Dan Anderberg, Arnaud Chevalier and Jonathan Wadsworth May 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0929:
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JEL Classification: H42; I18


Tags: childhood vaccinations; health outcomes; education

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CEP discussion paper
Employee Voice and Private Sector Workplace Outcomes in Britain, 1980-2004 Alex Bryson, Rafael Gomez, Tobias Kretschmer and P Willman April 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0924:
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JEL Classification: J24; J51; J52; J53; J63


Tags: employee voice; trade unions; productivity; industrial action; quits; labor-management relations

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CEP discussion paper
Capital Flows and Asset Prices Kosuke Aoki, Gianluca Benigno and Nobuhiro Kiyotaki
April 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0921:
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JEL Classification: F32; F37; F41


Tags: capital flows; asset prices; domestic and international borrowing constraints


NBER Internatioinal Seminar on Macroeconomics 2007
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Long-Term Effects of Forced Migration Markus Jäntti, Matti Sarvimäki and Roope Uusitalo
March 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0015:
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JEL Classification: J60; O15; R23


Tags: migration; displaced persons; regional labor markets

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Education and Income Inequality in the Regions of the European Union Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Vassilis Tselios
November 2008
Paper No' SERCDP0011:
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JEL Classification: D31; I21; O15; O18


Tags: income inequality; educational attainment; educational inequality; regions; europe

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


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

CEE/Education and skills discussion paper
An Analysis of the Benefit of NVQ2 Qualifications Acquired at Age 26-34 Anna Vignoles and Augustin de Coulon
October 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0106:
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Tags: skills; vocational qualifications; lifelong learning

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CEP discussion paper
Patent Thickets and the Market for Innovation: Evidence from Settlement of Patent Disputes Alberto Galasso and Mark Schankerman August 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0889:
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JEL Classification: K41; L24; O31; O34


Tags: patents; anti-commons; patent thickets; litigation; settlement

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CEP discussion paper
Trading Places: Employers, Unions and the Manufacture of Voice Alex Bryson, Rafael Gomez and P Willman
August 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0884:
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JEL Classification: J5; J51; J52; J53; L25; M54


Tags: worker voice; trade unions; quits; employment relations; labour productivity; financial performance; industrial action

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CEP discussion paper
A 'New Trade' Theory of GATT/WTO Negotiations Ralph Ossa
June 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0877:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13


Tags: trade negotiations; gatt; wto; new trade theory

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CEP discussion paper
Real Origins of the Great Depression: Monopoly Power, Unions and the American Business Cycle in the 1920s Monique Ebell and Albrecht Ritschl June 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0876:
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JEL Classification: E24; E27; J51; J64; N12; N22


Tags: trade unions; collective bargaining; great depression

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CEP discussion paper
Vulnerability of Currency Pegs: Evidence from Brazil Bernardo Guimaraes
June 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0871:
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JEL Classification: F3


Tags: currency crises; exchange rate; options; probability of devaluation; devaluation size

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CEP discussion paper
A Tale of Two Countries: Unions, Closures and Growth in Britain and Norway Alex Bryson and Harald Dale-Olsen
May 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0867:
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JEL Classification: J51


Tags: unions; closure; employment growth; comparative; system-gmm

Manpower Human Resource Lab paper
From the Two Faces of Unionism to the Facebook Society: Union Voice in a 21st Century Context Alex Bryson, Rafael Gomez and P Willman April 2008
Paper No' MHRLDP0006:
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Tags: unions; union membership

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CEP discussion paper
Union Decline in Britain David Blanchflower and Alex Bryson
April 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0864:
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JEL Classification: J51


Tags: trade unions; employment growth; financial performance; industrial relations

Journal article
The part-time pay penalty for women in Britain Alan Manning and Barbara Petrongolo
February 2008
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JEL Classification: D12; H31; J16; J18; J2


Tags: employment transitions; part-time work; motherhood; eu; equality

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CEP discussion paper
A Swing-State Theory of Trade Protection in the Electoral College Mirabelle Muûls and Dimitra Petropoulou
February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0849:
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JEL Classification: D72; D78; F13; R12


Tags: political economy; elections; electoral college; swing states; trade policy

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CEP discussion paper
Testing the 'Waterbed' Effect in Mobile Telephony Christos Genakos and Tommaso Valletti
October 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0827:
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JEL Classification: D21; L51; L96


Tags: telecommunications; regulation; waterbed effect; two-sided markets

CEE/Education and skills discussion paper
The Returns to Qualifications in England: Updating the Evidence Base on Level 2 and Level 3 Vocational Qualifications Charley Greenwood, Andrew Jenkins and Anna Vignoles September 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0089:
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Tags: vocational qualifications; nvq

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CEP discussion paper
The Shimer Puzzle and the Correct Identification of Productivity Shocks Régis Barnichon
August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0823:
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JEL Classification: E32; E37; J63; J64


Tags: unemployment fluctuations; labor productivity; search and matching model; new-keynesian model

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CEP discussion paper
Productivity, Aggregate Demand and Unemployment Fluctuations Régis Barnichon
August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0819:
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JEL Classification: J64; E32; E37; E52


Tags: unemployment fluctuations; labor productivity; search and matching model; new-keynesian model

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CEP discussion paper
Is Distance Dying at Last? Falling Home Bias in Fixed Effects Models of Patent Citations Rachel Griffith, Sokbae Lee and John Van Reenen August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0818:
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JEL Classification: O32; O33; F23


Tags: fixed effects; home bias; patent citations; knowledge spillovers

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CEP discussion paper
Uncertainty and the Dynamics of R&D Nicholas Bloom
May 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0792:
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JEL Classification: D92; D8; O3


Tags: r&d; uncertainty; real options

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CEP report
Changes in Wage Inequality Stephen Machin and John Van Reenen
April 2007
Paper No' CEPSP18:
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JEL Classification: L32;L33;J30


Tags: wage inequality; institutions; technology; trade

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CEP discussion paper
Seigniorage Willem H. Buiter
April 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0786:
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JEL Classification: E4; E5; E6; H6


Tags: inflation tax; central bank budget constraint; coordination of monetary and fiscal policy

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CEP discussion paper
Union Organization in Great Britain Alex Bryson and P Willman
January 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0774:
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JEL Classification: J5; J51; J53; J54


Tags: british trade unions; union structure; union membership

CEE/Education and skills discussion paper
The Long Term Impacts of Compulsory Schooling: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in School Leaving Dates Emilia Del Bono and Fernando Galindo-Rueda January 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0074:
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JEL Classification: I2; C3; J2


Tags: education qualifications; school leaving age; instrumental variables; labour market impacts

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CEP discussion paper
Consumption and Real Exchange Rates with Incomplete Markets and Non-Traded Goods Gianluca Benigno and Christoph Theonissen
December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0771:
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JEL Classification: F31; F41


Tags: consumption-real exchange rate anomaly; incomplete financial markets; nontraded goods

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CEP discussion paper
Job Creation and Job Destruction in the Presence of Informal Labour Markets Mariano Bosch
November 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0761:
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JEL Classification: J64; H26; O17


Tags: informal economy; search models; labour markets; regulations.

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CEP discussion paper
The CEP-OECD Institutions Data Set (1960-2004) William Nickell
November 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0759:
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Tags: oecd institutions; data

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CEP discussion paper
Owners of Developed Land versus Owners of Undeveloped Land: Why Land Use is More Constrained in the Bay Area than in Pittsburgh Christian A. L. Hilber and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud November 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0760:
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JEL Classification: H7; Q15; R52


Tags: land use regulations; zoning; land ownership; housing supply

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CEP discussion paper
Pay for Performance Where Output is Hard to Measure: the Case of Performance Pay for School Teachers Richard Belfield and David Marsden August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0747:
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JEL Classification: I2; J33; J45; M52


Tags: education; teachers; performance related pay; public sector; compensation; industrial relations


Forthcoming in Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations 2006, edited by Kaufman B, and Lewin D for the US Labor and Employment Relations Association, published by Elsevier. Final draft: 20.7.06
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CEP discussion paper
Unions, Job Reductions and Job Security Guarantees: the Experience of British Employees Alex Bryson and Michael White
August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0745:
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JEL Classification: J23; J45; J51; J63


Tags: job cuts; trade unions; job guarantees

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CEP discussion paper
Strategic Patenting and Software Innovation Michael Noel and Mark Schankerman
August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0740:
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JEL Classification: L43; L86; O31; O32; O33; O34; O38


Tags: patents; anti-commons; patent thickets; r&d spillovers; market value

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CEP discussion paper
Uncertainty and Investment Dynamics Nicholas Bloom, Stephen Bond and John Van Reenen
August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0739:
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JEL Classification: D92; E22; D8; C23


Tags: investment; uncertainty; real options; panel data


'Uncertainty and Company Investment Dynamics: Empirical Evidence for UK firms' Nick Bloom Steve Bond and John Van Reenen, Review of Economic Studies (2007) 74, 391-415
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CEP discussion paper
Unions, Within-Workplace Job Cuts and Job Security Guarantees Alex Bryson and Michael White
July 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0733:
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JEL Classification: J23; J45; J51; J63


Tags: job cuts; trade unions; job guarantees

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CEP discussion paper
What Voice Do British Workers Want? Alex Bryson and Richard B. Freeman
July 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0731:
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JEL Classification: J51; J52; J53; J58


Tags: trades unions; worker voice; employment relations

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CEP discussion paper
Basic Research and Sequential Innovation Sharon Belenzon
May 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0723:
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JEL Classification: O31; O32 ;O33


Tags: basic knowledge; spillovers; patents and citations

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CEP discussion paper
What Do Unions Do to Executive Compensation? Rafael Gomez and Konstantinos Tzioumis
May 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0720:
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JEL Classification: G30; J33; J51; M52


Tags: unions; executive compensation; implicit regulation

CEE/Education and skills discussion paper
What Should an Index of School Segregation Measure? Rebecca Allen and Anna Vignoles
March 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0060:
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Tags: segregation; choice; schools; school admissions

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CEP discussion paper
The Impact of Uncertainty Shocks: Firm Level Estimation and a 9/11 Simulation Nicholas Bloom
March 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0718:
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JEL Classification: D92; E22; D8; C23


Tags: labor; investment; uncertainty; real options

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CEP discussion paper
Trade Liberalization and Industrial Restructuring through Mergers and Acquisitions Holger Breinlich
March 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0717:
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JEL Classification: F12; F15; L2; L4


Tags: mergers and acquisitions; trade liberalization; international trade; cusfta

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CEP discussion paper
Chinese Unions: Nugatory or Transforming? An 'Alice' Analysis Jianwei Li and David Metcalf
December 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0708:
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JEL Classification: J5


Tags: china; trade unions; hainan province; collective contracts; collective disputes; membership

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


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

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CEP discussion paper
Performance Pay for Teachers: Linking Individual and Organisational Level Targets Richard Belfield and David Marsden
August 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0703:
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JEL Classification: I2; J33; J45; M52


Tags: education; teachers; performance related pay; public sector; compensation; industrial relations

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CEP discussion paper
The Employment Effects of the October 2003 Increase in the National Minimum Wage Richard Dickens and Mirko Draca
June 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0693:
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JEL Classification: J31; J63


Tags: minimum wages; employment transitions; wages

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CEP discussion paper
Immigrants at Retirement: Stay/Return or 'Va-et-Vient' Francois-Charles Wolff and Augustin de Coulon
May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0691:
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JEL Classification: J26; O15; R23


Tags: return migration; retirement; family interactions

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CEP discussion paper
Labor and the Market Value of the Firm Monika Merz and Eran Yashiv
May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0690:
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JEL Classification: E22; E23; E24;G12


Tags: production-based asset pricing; labor market frictions; gross flows; q-model; gmm


American Economic Review, 2007, Volume 97, Issue 4,1419-1431
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CEP discussion paper
New Survey Evidence on Recent Changes in UK Union Recognition Jo Blanden, Stephen Machin and John Van Reenen
May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0685:
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JEL Classification: J51; K31; L25


Tags: unions; productivity; employment legislation

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CEP election analysis
Reducing Crime: More Police, More Prisons or More Pay? Olivier Marie
April 2005
Paper No' CEPEA002:
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Tags: crime; police; prisons

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CEP discussion paper
Catching a Wave: the Adoption of Voice and High Commitment Workplace Practices in Britain: 1984-1998 Alex Bryson, Rafael Gomez and Tobias Kretschmer February 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0676:
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JEL Classification: J51; M54; O33


Tags: high-commitment work practices; voice; unions; technology diffusion; complementarities

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CEP discussion paper
Profit Share and Returns on Capital Stock in Italy: the Role of Privatisations behind the Rise of the 1990s Roberto Torrini January 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0671:
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JEL Classification: E25; E22; E24; L32; L33; J30


Tags: factor shares; returns on capital; privatisations

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CEP discussion paper
Unions, Performance-Related Pay and Procedural Justice: the Case of Classroom Teachers Richard Belfield and David Marsden
November 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0660:
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JEL Classification: J33; J51


Tags: unions; procedural justice; performance-related pay; teachers

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


Tags: human resources; industrial relations; employee ownership

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CEP discussion paper
Crime and Benefit Sanctions Stephen Machin and Olivier Marie
August 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0645:
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JEL Classification: H00; J65


Tags: crime; benefit sanctions; jobseekers allowance

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CEP discussion paper
Are European Labor Markets As Awful As All That? Richard B. Freeman
August 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0644:
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JEL Classification: J0


Tags: labour markets; us; eu; labour market institutions

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CEP discussion paper
The Returns to Apprenticeship Training Steven McIntosh
March 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0622:
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JEL Classification: J24


Tags: apprenticeship; wage equations

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CEP discussion paper
The 'Network Economy' and Models of the Employment Contract: Psychological, Economic and Legal David Marsden
February 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0620:
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JEL Classification: M55; K31; J44; J53


Tags: network economy; labor contracting; labor law; labor management relations

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CEP discussion paper
Comparatively Open: Statutory Information Disclosure for Consultation and Bargaining in Germany, France and the UK Howard Gospel and P Willman February 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0615:
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JEL Classification: J5; J50; J51


Tags: collective bargaining; information disclosure; unions; germany; france; uk

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CEP discussion paper
Valuing Rail Access Using Transport Innovations Stephen Gibbons and Stephen Machin
January 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0611:
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JEL Classification: R4


Tags: house prices; transport innovations

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


Tags: human resource management; trade unions

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CEP discussion paper
The Anatomy of Union Decline in Britain: 1990-1998 A Charlwood
December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0601:
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JEL Classification: J5


Tags: labour management relations; trade unions; collective bargaining

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CEP discussion paper
Corporate R&D and Productivity in Germany and the United Kingdom Stephen Bond, Dietmar Harhoff and John Van Reenen
December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0599:
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JEL Classification: L13; O31; C25


Tags: corporate governance; r&d; productivity; financial constraints; panel data

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CEP discussion paper
Investment, R&D and Financial Constraints in Britain and Germany Stephen Bond, Dietmar Harhoff and John Van Reenen
December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0595:
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JEL Classification: L13; O31; C25


Tags: investment; r&d; cash flow; financial constraints; panel data

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


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

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CEP discussion paper
Reviewing the Statutory Union Recognition (ERA 1999) Sian Moore and Stephen Wood
September 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0583:
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JEL Classification: J5


Tags: trade unions; collective bargaining

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CEP discussion paper
Why is the Rate of Return to Schooling Higher For Women Than For Men? C Dougherty
August 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0581:
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JEL Classification: J16;J31;J71


Tags: returns to education; wage equations

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CEP discussion paper
Aggregate Growth and the Efficiency of Labour Reallocation Simon Burgess and Dan Mawson
August 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0580:
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JEL Classification: O40;J63


Tags: growth; labour market efficiency; labour market institutions

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CEP discussion paper
A Picture of European Unemployment: Success and Failure. Stephen Nickell
July 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0577:
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JEL Classification: J64


Tags: unemployment; institutions

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CEP discussion paper
Scale Effects in Markets with Search Barbara Petrongolo and Christopher A. Pissarides
June 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0571:
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JEL Classification: J31;J64;D83


Tags: job search; economies of scale; matching; aggregate matching functions; wage offer distribution; unemployment

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CEP discussion paper
Does Union Membership Really Reduce Job Satisfaction? Alex Bryson, Lorenzo Cappellari and Claudio Lucifora
May 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0569:
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JEL Classification: J28;J51


Tags: job satisfaction; trade unions; linked employer-employee data

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CEP discussion paper
Employment After Motherhood: A European Comparison Maria Gutierrez-Domenech
May 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0567:
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JEL Classification: I20;J13;J18;J20


Tags: employment transitions; part-time work; motherhood; education

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CEP discussion paper
Employment Penalty After Motherhood In Spain Maria Gutierrez-Domenech
September 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0546:
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JEL Classification: I20;J13;J18;J20


Tags: employment transitions; fixed-term contracts; motherhood; education

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CEP discussion paper
Educational Attainment, Labour Market Institutions, and the Structure of Production Stephen Nickell, Stephen J. Redding and Joanna Swaffield September 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0545:
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JEL Classification: F0;J0;O3


Tags: de-industrialization; educational attainment; factor endowments; labour market institutions; specialization

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CEP discussion paper
Unions and Productivity, Financial Performance and Investment: International Evidence David Metcalf
July 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0539:
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JEL Classification: J5


Tags: unions; productivity; profits; investment

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CEP discussion paper
The Union Membership Wage Premium: An Analysis Using Propensity Score Matching Alex Bryson
May 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0530:
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JEL Classification: C14;C81;J31;J51


Tags: trade unions; wage premium; treatment effect; matching; propensity score

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


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


Research in Labor Economics 22, 2003, pp.159-202
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CEP discussion paper
The Long-Run Labour Market Consequences of Teenage Motherhood in Britain Arnaud Chevalier and Tarja K. Viitanen
January 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0516:
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JEL Classification: I200; J130; J310


Tags: teenage pregnancy; schooling decisions; wages

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CEP discussion paper
Youth-Adult Differences in the Demand for Unionisation: Are American, British, and Canadian Workers All That Different? Alex Bryson, Rafael Gomez, Morley Gunderson and Noah Meltz January 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0515:
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JEL Classification: J31;J51


Tags: unions; youth preferences; comparative labour markets

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CEP discussion paper
Why Do Non-Union Employees Want To Unionise? Evidence from Britain A Charlwood
June 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0498:
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JEL Classification: D71; J51


Tags: trade unions; employee attitudes; unionisation

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CEP discussion paper
Neighbourhood Effects in Small Neighbourhoods Henry G. Overman
November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0481:
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Tags: education; decisions; neighbourhood effects; housing policy

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CEP discussion paper
Pension Problems and Reforms in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Romania Stanislaw Gomulka
November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0480:
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Tags: transition; pensions; reforms; enlargement

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CEP discussion paper
The Viability of Trade Union Organisation: A Bargaining Unit Analysis P Willman
November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0477:
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Tags: unions; structure; strategy

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CEP discussion paper
Working on the Chain Gang? An Examination of Rising Effort Levels in Europe in the 1990s Francis Green and Steven McIntosh
August 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0465:
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Tags: work effort; international comparisons

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CEP discussion paper
Unions and the Sword of Justice: Unions and Pay Systems, Pay Inequality, Pay Discrimination and Low Pay A Charlwood, Kirstine Hansen and David Metcalf March 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0452:
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Tags: unions; pay distribution; discrimination

CEP discussion paper
The Fallacy of the Fiscal Theory of the Price Level Willem H. Buiter
March 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0447:
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Tags: fiscal theory of the price level; ricardian fiscal rules; government budget constraint; price level indeterminacy

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The State of Working Britain Paul Gregg and Jonathan Wadsworth
November 1999
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Tags: labour markets; wages; employment; employment; working conditions

Journal article
Multi-Task Agents and Incentives: The Case of Teaching and Research for University Professors Marta De Philippis

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Tags: higher education; research institutions; compensation packages; payment methods;