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CEP Discussion Paper
Protectionism through Exporting: Subsidies with Export Share Requirements in China
Fabrice Defever and Alejandro Riaño
May 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1431:
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Tags: export share requirements; export subsidies; trade policy; heterogeneous firms; china
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CEP BREXIT Analysis
Brexit and the Impact of Immigration on the UK
Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco Ottaviano, John Van Reenen and Jonathan Wadsworth
May 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT05:
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Tags: brexit; immigration; uk government policy; uk economy; wages; employment; eu referendum
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SERC/Urban Programme Discussion Paper
The Global Spatial Distribution of Economic Activity: Nature, History and the Role of Trade
J. Vernon Henderson, Tim Squires, Adam Storeygard and David Weil May 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0198:
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Tags: agriculture; physical geography; development
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SERC/Urban Programme Discussion Paper
Enabled to Work: The Impact of Government Housing on Slum Dwellers in South Africa
Simon Franklin
May 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0197:
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Tags: housing; labour supply; time allocation; home production
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CEP Discussion Paper
Exporter Dynamics and Partial-Year Effects
Andrew B. Bernard, Renzo Massari, Jose-Daniel Reyes and Daria Taglioni
May 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1430:
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Tags: export entry; export growth; margins of trade; heterogeneous firms
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CEP Discussion Paper
Estimating Border Effects: The Impact of Spatial Aggregation
Cletus C. Coughlin and Dennis Novy
May 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1429:
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Tags: gravity; geography; borders; trade costs; heterogeneity; home bias; spatial attenuation; modifiable areal unit problem (maup)
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CEP Discussion Paper
The Elusive Employment Effect of the Minimum Wage
Alan Manning
May 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1428:
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Tags: minimum wage; employment
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SERC/Urban Programme Discussion Paper
Quantitative Easing of an International Financial Centre: How Central London Came So Well Out of the Post-2007 Crisis
Ian Gordon September 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0193:
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Tags: spatial imbalance; regional economic fluctuation; financial centre; monetary
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SERC/Urban Programme Discussion Paper
Building the City: Sunk Capital, Sequencing and Institutional Frictions
J. Vernon Henderson, Tanner Regan and Anthony J. Venables April 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0196:
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Tags: city; urban; urban growth; slum development; urban structure; urban form; housing investment; capital durability
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SERC/Urban Programme Discussion Paper
Subways and Urban Growth: Evidence from Earth
Marco Gonzalez-Navarro and Matthew A. Turner
April 2016
Paper No' SERCDO0195:
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Tags: subways; public transit; urban growth; urban decentralization

New research findings from the CEP

CentrePiece magazine features new research from the CEP. CentrePiece

In the latest issue (Winter 2015/2016):

  • CRIME AND VIOLENCE IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN:
    Examining the evidence that could lead to crime prevention in the area.
  • EQUITY CROWDFUNDING:
    The benefits of online financial marketplaces for large networks of investors and entrepreneurs.
  • FLOODED CITIES:
    Why so many cities are hit by floods year after year.
  • THE REWARDS FOR GETTING A GOOD DEGREE:
    It pays to study hard.
  • WHAT MAKES CONSUMERS SWITCH MOBILE PHONE TARIFFS?:
    How people's desire to avoid psychological losses helps them navigate a complex marketplace.
  • MISERY AND MENTAL HEALTH:
    We need to move beyond a purely materialistic conception of misery.
  • RAPID RESPONSE POLICING: THE IMPACT ON CRIME DETECTION:
    Demonstrating the value of police officers getting to the scene of a crime as soon as possible.
  • ONLINE HIRING OF OFFSHORE WORKERS:
    How new intermediaries are enabling inexperienced workers to signal their quality to potential employers.
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