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How to Improve Tax Compliance? Evidence from Population-wide Experiments in Belgium
Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Clement Imbert, Maarten Luts, Johannes Spinnewijn and Teodora Tsankova May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1621:
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Tags: tax compliance; field experiments; simplification; enforcement
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Trade Blocs and Trade Wars during the Interwar Period
David S. Jacks and Dennis Novy
May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1620:
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Tags: commonwealth; distance; gravity; interwar period; trade blocs; trade wars
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Tales of the City: What Do Agglomeration Cases Tell Us About Agglomeration in General?
Giulia Faggio, Olmo Silva and William C. Strange May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1619:
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Tags: agglomeration; microfoundations; heterogeneity; industrial clusters
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Trainspotting: 'Good Jobs', Training and Skilled Immigration
Andrew Mountford and Jonathan Wadsworth
May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1618:
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Tags: immigration; training; income distribution
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Parents, Schools and Human Capital Differences across Countries
Marta De Philippis and Federico Rossi
May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1617:
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Education and Geographical Mobility: The Role of Wage Rents
Michael Amior
May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1616:
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Tags: geographical mobility; job matching; education
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Jihadi Attacks, Media and Local Hate Crime
Ria Ivandic, Tom Kirchmaier and Stephen Machin
April 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1615:
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Tags: islamophobic hate crime; jihadi terror attacks; media
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The Comparative Advantage of Firms
Johannes Boehm, Swati Dhingra and John Morrow
April 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1614:
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Tags: multiproduct firms; firm capabilities; vertical input linkages; comparative advantage; economies of scope; size-based policies
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A Tale of Comprehensive Labor Market Reforms: Evidence from the Italian Jobs Act
Tito Boeri and Pietro Garibaldi
April 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1613:
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Tags: labor mobility; jobs act
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Does Evaluation Distort Teacher Effort and Decisions? Quasi-experimental Evidence from a Policy of Retesting Students
Esteban Aucejo, Teresa Romano and Eric S. Taylor April 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1612:
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New research findings from the CEP.

CentrePiece magazine features new research from the CEP. CentrePiece

In the latest issue (Spring 2019):

  • Europe's transformation after Gutenberg: the impact of new media and competition
    Jeremiah Dittmar explores the effects of the printing press and the new forms of competition that accompanied its introduction

  • When innovation policy trumped protectionism: the Reagan years
    Giammario Impullitti and colleagues show that it was the Reagan administration's innovation policy - not a retreat from globalisation - that promoted US growth

  • In brief… What the Berlin Wall can teach us about urban development
    Award-winning CEP research considers what can be learned from the division and reunification of Berlin

  • Trade and growth in the Iron Age
    Stephan Maurer and colleagues investigate the growth effects of one of the first trade expansions in history: the crossing of the Mediterranean by the Phoenicians

  • The making of the modern metropolis: evidence from London
    Stephen Redding and colleagues examine how the introduction of steam railways shaped the emerging metropolitan area of London

  • Measuring the economic costs of discrimination: insights from Nazi Germany
    Kilian Huber and colleagues analyse the effects of the Nazis' purge of Jewish managers from German firms

  • Sustainable growth in the UK
    Anna Valero and colleagues urge the UK government to put action on climate change and sustainability at the heart of its growth strategy
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