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CEP Discussion Paper
Politics, Hospital Behaviour and Health Care Spending
Zack Cooper, Amanda Kowalski, Eleanor Neff Powell and Jennifer Wu
December 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1523:
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Tags: health care; us; hospital; politics
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The Social Origins of Inventors
Philippe Aghion, Ufuk Akcigit, Ari Hyytinen and Otto Toivanen
December 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1522:
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Tags: inventors; innovation; social mobility; iq; education; parental background
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It's Time to Learn: Understanding the Differences in Returns to Instruction Time
Andrés Barrios F. and Giulia Bovini
December 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1521:
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Tags: instruction time; education reform; heterogeneous effects; charter schools
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The Productivity Puzzle and Misallocation: An Italian Perspective
Sara Calligaris, Massimo Del Gatto, Fadi Hassan, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Fabiano Schivardi December 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1520:
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Tags: misallocation; tfp; productivity puzzle; italy
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Who Becomes an Inventor in America? The Importance of Exposure to Innovation
Alex Bell, Raj Chetty, Xavier Jaravel, Neviana Petkova and John Van Reenen December 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1519:
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Tags: inventor; america; innovation
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Economic Integration, Foreign Investment and International Trade: The Effects of Membership of the European Union
Randolph Bruno, Nauro Campos, Saul Estrin and Meng Tian November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1518:
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Tags: special economic integration effects; foreign direct investment; international trade; european union; gravity model
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Special Economic Zones and WTO Compliance: Evidence from the Dominican Republic
Fabrice Defever, Jose-Daniel Reyes, Alejandro Riaño and Miguel Eduardo Sánchez-Martín November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1517:
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Tags: special economic zones; export share requirements; export subsidies; agreement on subsidies and countervailing measures; dominican republic
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Tax Simplicity and Heterogeneous Learning
Philippe Aghion, Ufuk Akcigit, Matthieu Lequien and Stefanie Stantcheva
November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1516:
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Tags: self-employment; taxation; entrepreneurship
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Highways, Market Access and Spatial Sorting
Stephan Fretz, Raphaël Parchet and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud
November 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0227:
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Tags: transportation; highway; market access; income sorting
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Supplier Search and Re-Matching in Global Sourcing: Theory and Evidence from China
Fabrice Defever, Christian Fischer and Jens Suedekum November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1515:
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Tags: input sourcing; relational contracts; supplier search

New research findings from the CEP

CentrePiece magazine features new research from the CEP. CentrePiece

In the latest issue (Autumn 2017):

  • THE GROWING INEQUALITY BETWEEN FIRMS
    Giuseppe Berlingieri and colleagues analyse data on the dispersion of wages and productivity in OECD countries
  • HOW THE RISE OF THE SERVICE ECONOMY NARROWED THE GENDER GAP
    Structural transformation gives women a comparative advantage, according to Rachel Ngai and Barbara Petrongolo
  • INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN: AN ATLAS
    Sandra Bernick and colleagues map the geography of UK firms, employment, productivity and innovation
  • DARK WEB: THE ECONOMICS OF ONLINE DRUGS MARKETS Stephen Machin and colleagues explore online platforms for buying and selling drugs
  • WHERE TOP SCIENCE GETS DONE
    Christian Helmers and Henry Overman examine the impact of the Diamond Light Source synchrotron on scientific output
  • STAMP DUTY, MOBILITY AND THE UK HOUSING CRISIS
    Christian Hilber and Teemu Lyytikäinen explain the value of replacing stamp duty with better-designed local taxes
  • HAPPINESS AT WORK
    Jan-Emmanuel De Neve and George Ward summarise evidence on which elements of our working lives drive our wellbeing
  • BREXIT: THE IMPACT ON PRICES
    Josh De Lyon and colleagues look at UK price inflation before and after the referendum
  • THE LABOUR MARKET IMPACT OF REFUGEE WAVES
    Michael Clemens and Jennifer Hunt confirm that immigration has few harmful effects on the wages and employment of native workers
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