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CentrePiece Article
Everybody needs good neighbours?
Steve Gibbons, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt
February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP415:
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CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter 2014


JEL Classification: C21; I20; H75; R23


Tags: education; behaviour; attainment; neighbourhood effects; cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes; schools

There are large disparities between the achievements, behaviour and aspirations of children in different neighbourhoods – but does this mean that the place where you grow up determines your later life outcomes? Steve Gibbons, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt outline the findings of a series of CEP studies of ‘neighbourhood effects’.

Do Neighbours Affect Teenage Outcomes? Evidence from Neighbourhood Changes in England, Stephen Gibbons, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt, CEE DP 122, November 2010.
This paper has been published as:
‘Everybody Needs Good Neighbours? Evidence from Students’ Outcomes in England’, Steve Gibbons, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt, Economic Journal 123(571): 831-74.