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Financial Times

Politics is failing on Brexit but economics has been on the money

A few days before the vote, three of the UK's most reputable economic institutions — the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, the Institute for Fiscal Studies and the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics wrote a short joint statement under the heading: "Leaving the EU would almost certainly damage our economic prospects".

Why leaving the EU would almost certainly damage our economic prospects.

BREXIT Papers & Analyses from the CEP.

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CEP Growth

John Van reenen webpage


News Posted: 14/03/2019      [Back to the Top]

BBC News

India election 2019: The next manufacturing superpower?

"It's important to remember that China started with a much more broad-based and educated workforce when it embarked on its economic transition," says Swati Dhingra, from the London School of Economics.
"India has seen mostly jobless growth in manufacturing even during boom periods - or at least a lack of secure employment arising from it," she adds.

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CEP Trade

Swati Dhingra webpage


News Posted: 13/03/2019      [Back to the Top]

New Statesman America

Even if MPs pass Theresa May’s deal, the UK’s Brexit nightmare won’t end

If, in spite of all this, the government manages to negotiate a trade agreement with the EU, what will be the economic and political consequences for the UK? Will it all be worthwhile in the end? A good guide to the economics is a collaborative study between the Centre of Economic Performance and The UK in a Changing Europe, which is both authoritative and representative of similar work.

BREXIT Papers & Analyses from the CEP.

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The Economic Consequences of the Brexit Deal

Thomas Sampson webpage


News Posted: 12/03/2019      [Back to the Top]

The HuffPost Canada

Cell Phones In Classrooms Are So Distracting, U.S. Teacher Shows In Viral Experiment

Bans on mobile phones significantly increases student performance in high-stakes exams, according to a 2015 London School of Economics and Political Science paper.

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In brief... Phone home: should mobiles be banned in schools?

Ill Communication: Technology, Distraction & Student Performance

CEP Education and Skills

Richard Murphy webpage


News Posted: 12/03/2019      [Back to the Top]