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CEP Discussion Paper
Can Raising Instructional Time Crowd Out Student Pro-Social Behaviour? Unintended Consequences of a German High School Reform
Christian Krekel August 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1495:
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Tags: instructional time; student pro-social behaviour; volunteering; scholastic involvement; political interest; quasi-natural experiment; “g8” reform; soep
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Social Tenants' Health: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Landlord Interventions
Paul Cheshire, Stephen Gibbons and Jemma Mouland August 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0219:
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Tags: randomised control trial; social housing; health interventions
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CEP Discussion Paper
Goods and Factor Market Integration: A Quantitative Assessment of the EU Enlargement
Lorenzo Caliendo, Luca David Opromolla, Fernando Parro and Alessandro Sforza August 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1494:
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Tags: international trade; factor mobility; market integration; eu enlargement; welfare
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Local Economic Impacts of Regeneration Projects: Evidence from UK's Single Regeneration Budget
Stephen Gibbons, Henry Overman and Matti Sarvimäki August 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0218:
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Tags: single regeneration budget; regeneration; employment; neighbourhoods; urban policy
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Policy Paper
Planes, Trains and Automobiles: The Economic Impact of Transport Infrastructure
Steve Gibbons
April 2015 | Revised July 2017
Paper No' SERCPP013:
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Tags: transport; infrastructure; uk economy
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CEP BREXIT Analysis
The Local Economic Effects of Brexit
Swati Dhingra, Stephen Machin and Henry G. Overman
July 2017
Paper No' CEPBREXIT10:
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Tags: brexit; trade; uk economy; uk politics; north and south divide; uk living standards; local authorities
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Energy Costs of Historic Preservation
Christian A. L. Hilber, Charles Palmer and Edward W. Pinchbeck
July 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0217:
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Tags: preservation policies; land use regulation; energy efficiency; energy consumption; climate change
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CEP Discussion Paper
The Long-Lasting Effects of Family and Childhood on Adult Wellbeing: Evidence from British Cohort Data
Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Flèche and Warn N. Lekfuangfu July 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1493:
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Tags: life satisfaction; cohort data; childhood; adult outcomes
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CEP Discussion Paper
Specialization in Bank Lending: Evidence from Exporting Firms
Daniel Paravisini, Veronica Rappoport and Philipp Schnabl
July 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1492:
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Tags: banking; export finance; specialization
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CEP Discussion Paper
The Labor Market Effects of Refugee Waves: Reconciling Conflicting Results
Michael A. Clemens and Jennifer Hunt
July 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1491:
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Tags: refugees; immigration; instrumental variables

New research findings from the CEP.

CentrePiece magazine features new research from the CEP. CentrePiece

In the latest issue (Summer 2017):

  • TOWARDS A NEW UK INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY
    Anna Valero and Richard Davies outline recommendations in the new LSE Growth Commission report
  • THE END OF FREE COLLEGE IN ENGLAND
    Gill Wyness and colleagues ask what we can learn from England's move towards steadily increasing tuition fees
  • THE VALUE OF GOOD MANAGEMENT
    John Van Reenen and colleagues analyse data from over 35,000 manufacturing plants in the United States
  • POLITICAL LEGACIES OF ITALIAN ENTERTAINMENT TV
    Andrea Tesei and colleagues explore the impact of Silvio Berlusconi's TV network on his later electoral success
  • ECONOMICS OF A GOOD NIGHT'S SLEEP
    Joan Costa-i-Font and Sarah Flèche investigate the link between mothers' quality of sleep and their employment outcomes
  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
    Sandra McNally surveys the latest evidence on what careers advice is on offer for students and what works
  • HOME OWNERSHIP AND SOCIAL MOBILITY
    Jo Blanden and Stephen Machin find evidence of wealth inequality being increasingly transmitted between the generations
  • AIRPORTS AND ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE IN CHINA
    Stephen Gibbons and Wenjie Wu present evidence on the positive impact of airport infrastructure on productivity in China
  • ROAD TO RECOVERY? ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF NEW INFRASTRUCTURE
    Henry Overman and colleagues look at the impact of UK road investment on jobs
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