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SERC/Urban Programme Discussion Paper
Austerity States, Institutional Dismantling and the Governance of Sub-National Economic Development: The Demise of the Regional Development Agencies in England
Mike Coombes, Peter O'Brien, Andy Pike and John Tomaney August 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0206:
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Tags: austerity; institutions; the state; governance; economic development; regional development agencies; england
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SERC/Urban Programme Discussion Paper
Traffic Externalities and Housing Prices: Evidence from the London Congestion Charge
Cheng Keat Tang
August 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0205:
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Tags: housing prices; capitalization effects; congestion charge; traffic externalities; marginal willingness to pay; difference-in-difference
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SERC/Urban Programme Discussion Paper
The Housing Market Impacts of Constraining Second Home Investments
Christian A. L. Hilber and Olivier Schöni
August 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0204:
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Tags: second homes; wealth inequality; land use regulation; house prices; homeownership; real estate investments
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CEP Discussion Paper
Colocation and Knowledge Diffusion: Evidence from Million Dollar Plants
Christian Fons-Rosen, Vincenzo Scrutinio and Katalin Szemeredi August 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1447:
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Tags: productivity; innovation; knowledge diffusion
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CEP Discussion Paper
Does Rosie Like Riveting? Male and Female Occupational Choices
Grace Lordan and Jörn-Steffen Pischke
August 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1446:
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Tags: occupational choice; job content; gender; preferences
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CEP Discussion Paper
A Unified Approach to Estimating Demand and Welfare
Stephen J. Redding and David E. Weinstein
August 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1445:
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Tags: elasticity of substitution; price index; consumer valuation bias; new goods; welfare
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CEP Discussion Paper
The Economic Impact of Universities: Evidence from Across the Globe
Anna Valero and John Van Reenen
August 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1444:
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Tags: universities; growth; human capital; innovation
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CEP Discussion Paper
STEM Graduates and Secondary School Curriculum: Does Early Exposure to Science Matter?
Marta De Philippis
August 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1443:
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Tags: university education; high school curriculum; stem
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SERC/Urban Programme Discussion Paper
Impact of Structural Reforms on Regional Growth: Distance to the Frontier Matters
Sabine D'Costa, Enrique Garcilazo and Joaquim Oliveira Martins July 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0203:
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Tags: structural reforms; regional growth; lagging regions
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CEP Discussion Paper
Product Mix and Firm Productivity Responses to Trade Competition
Thierry Mayer, Marc J. Melitz and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano
July 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1442:
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Tags: productivity; trade; competition

New research findings from the CEP

CentrePiece magazine features new research from the CEP. CentrePiece

In the latest issue (Summer 2016):

  • BREXIT: THE IMPACT ON UK TRADE AND LIVING STANDARDS
    A CEP research team examines the potential effects of a UK referendum vote to leave the European Union
  • FOREIGN INVESTORS LOVE BRITAIN - BUT BREXIT WOULD END THE AFFAIR
    CEP researchers find that leaving the EU could lead to a big fall in foreign direct investment in the UK
  • WHY IMMIGRATION IS NO REASON TO LEAVE THE EU
    The CEP Brexit team shows that EU immigration has not harmed the job and wage prospects of UK workers
  • CHILDREN'S READING: EVALUATING A NEW TEACHING METHOD
    Sandra McNally and colleagues assess the effectiveness of 'synthetic phonics' in improving children's literacy
  • BARGAIN HUNTERS: CALCULATING THE BENEFITS OF CONSUMER SEARCH
    Fabio Pinna and Stephan Seiler use electronic tags to study shoppers' behaviour in a Californian supermarket
  • CHINA SHOCK: THE IMPACT ON TRADE AND INCOMES
    João Paulo Pessoa asks if Donald Trump is right to claim that the Chinese are causing serious damage to Western workers
  • MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN PAKISTAN
    Renata Lemos and colleagues investigate performance monitoring, targets and incentives in Pakistani firms
  • A SHORTAGE OF NURSES?
    Sir David Metcalf comments on the UK health sector's failure to maintain a sufficient supply of nurses
  • BREXIT: THE FINAL ASSESSMENT
    John Van Reenen summarises the economic impact of a vote to leave the EU
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