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CEP Election Analysis
The NHS and Social Care: Prospects for Funding, Staffing and Performance into the 2020s
Alistair McGuire
May 2017
Paper No' CEPEA037:
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Tags: 2017 general election; health; nhs; social care; healthcare; conservative government; labour party; liberal democrat party; brexit; health and social care act 2012
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CEP Election Analysis
Real Wages and Living Standards in the UK
Rui Costa and Stephen Machin
May 2017
Paper No' CEPEA036:
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Tags: real wages; uk 2017 general election; brexit; uk economy; labour market
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
New Road Infrastructure: The Effects on Firms
Stephen Gibbons, Teemu Lyytikäinen, Henry Overman and Rosa Sanchis-Guarner
May 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0214:
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Tags: productivity; employment; accessibility; transport
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CEP Discussion Paper
Reallocation and Secularization: The Economic Consequences of the Protestant Reformation
Davide Cantoni, Jeremiah Dittmar and Noam Yuchtman May 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1483:
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Tags: protestant reformation; secularization; sectoral allocation; human capital
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CEP Real Wages Update
The Return of Falling Real Wages
David Blanchflower, Rui Costa and Stephen Machin
May 2017
Paper No' CEPRWU006:
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Tags: real wages; wages; growth
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Using Micro-Geography Data to Identify Town-Centre Space in Great Britain
Paul Cheshire, Christian Hilber, Piero Montebruno and Rosa Sanchis-Guarner May 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0213:
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Tags: town centre; planning; retail sector; land use
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CEP Discussion Paper
The Fall of the Labor Share and the Rise of Superstar Firms
David Autor, David Dorn, Lawrence F. Katz, Christina Patterson and John Van Reenen May 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1482:
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Tags: labour share; concentration; superstar firms
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CEP Discussion Paper
International Expansion and Riskiness of Banks
Irene Sanchez Arjona, Ester Faia and Gianmarco Ottaviano
April 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1481:
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Tags: banks' risk; systemic risk; global expansion; competition; diversification; regulation
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CEP Discussion Paper
Who Voted for Brexit? A Comprehensive District-Level Analysis
Sascha O. Becker, Thiemo Fetzer and Dennis Novy
April 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1480:
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Tags: political economy; voting; referendum; migration; austerity
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CEP Discussion Paper
Turbulence, Firm Decentralization and Growth in Bad Times
Philippe Aghion, Nicholas Bloom, Brian Lucking, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen April 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1479:
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Tags: decentralization; growth; turbulence; great recession
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Thursday  25 May 2017  13:45 - 15:00

Commitment vs. Flexibility with Costly Verification

Marina Halac (Columbia Business School)

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CEP/DOM Capabilities, Competition and Innovation Seminar
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Thursday 18 May 2017

Arab News: Restoring competition in the digital economy

As the economists David Autor, David Dorn, Lawrence F. Katz, Christina Patterson and John Van Reenen show, the US industries with the fastest-growing market concentration have also seen the largest drop in labor’s share of income.


Related Links:
Arab News - Restoring competition in the digital economy

The Fall of the Labor Share and the Rise of Superstar Firms

CEP Growth

John Van reenen webpage