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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

New research findings from the CEP

CentrePiece magazine features new research from the CEP. CentrePiece

In the latest issue (Spring 2017):

  • LARRIKIN YOUTH: CAN EDUCATION CUT CRIME?
    Stephen Machin and colleagues examine what happened to youth crime when Australia raised the minimum school leaving age
  • LIBERATION TECHNOLOGY: MOBILE PHONES AND POLITICAL MOBILISATION IN AFRICA
    Marco Manacorda and Andrea Tesei investigate the role of digital technologies as catalysts for political action
  • IS TECHNOLOGY TO BLAME FOR JOBLESS RECOVERIES?
    Georg Graetz and Guy Michaels compare patterns of employment growth as economies emerge from recession
  • ORIGINS OF HAPPINESS
    Richard Layard and colleagues discuss policies to reduce misery and promote wellbeing
  • SUPERSTAR HOUSES AND THE AMERICAN MORTGAGE FRENZY
    Clement Bellet shows how visible wealth inequality fuelled the US mortgage boom that preceded the financial crisis
  • WHAT CAN BE DONE TO HELP LOW-ACHIEVING TEENAGERS?
    Eric Maurin and colleagues look at low-cost interventions in deprived
  • DOES TEACHER TURNOVER AFFECT YOUNG PEOPLE'S ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT?
    Shqiponja Telhaj and colleagues analyse data from all state secondary schools in England
  • THE ROLES OF NATURE AND HISTORY IN WORLD DEVELOPMENT
    Vernon Henderson and colleagues explore fundamental determinants of the location of economic activity
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