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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)
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
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CEP Discussion Paper
The Effect of Discretion on Procurement Performance
Decio Coviello, Andrea Guglielmo and Giancarlo Spagnolo
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1427:
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Tags: procurement; restricted auctions; regression discontinuity; regulatory discretion
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SERC/Urban Programme Discussion Paper
Take What You Can: Property Rights, Contestability and Conflict
Thiemo Fetzer and Samuel Marden
April 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0194:
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Tags: property rights; land titling; conflict; deforestation
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CEP Discussion Paper
Two-sided heterogeneity and Trade
Andrew B. Bernard, Andreas Moxnes and Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1426:
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Tags: heterogeneous firms; exporters; importers; sourcing costs; trade elasticity
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CEP Discussion Paper
"Teaching to Teach" Literacy
Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Martina Viarengo
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1425:
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Tags: literacy; phonics
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CEP Discussion Paper
Where Does the Wind Blow? Green Preferences and Spatial Misallocation in Renewable Energy Sector
Yatang Lin
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1424:
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Tags: spatial misallocation; renewable energy policies; productivity; green preferences

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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