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CEP Discussion Paper
The Host with the Most? The Effects of the Olympic Games on Happiness
Paul Dolan, Georgios Kavetsos, Christian Krekel, Dimitris Mavridis, Robert Metcalfe, Claudia Senik, Stefan Szymanski and Nicolas R. Ziebarth July 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1441:
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Tags: subjective wellbeing; life satisfaction; happiness; olympic games; natural experiment
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CEP Discussion Paper
Wage Flexibility and Employment Fluctuations: Evidence from the Housing Sector
Jörn-Steffen Pischke
July 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1440:
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Tags: wage setting; wage rigidity; commissions; real estate agents; architects; construction workers
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SERC/Urban Programme Discussion Paper
The Geography of City Liveliness and Land Use Configurations: Evidence from Location-Based Big Data in Beijing
Chengyu Li, Mark Wang, Jianghao Wang and Wenjie Wu July 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0201:
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Tags: big data; gtwr; local linear estimator; city liveliness; land use; china
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CEP Discussion Paper
CEO Pay and the Rise of Relative Performance Contracts: A Question of Governance
Brian Bell and John Van Reenen
July 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1439:
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Tags: ceo; pay; incentives; equity plans
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CVER Research Paper
Post-Compulsory Education in England: Choices and Implications
Claudia Hupkau, Sandra McNally, Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela and Guglielmo Ventura July 2016
Paper No' CVERDP001:
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Tags: vocational education; apprenticeships; progression routes
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CEP Discussion Paper
Powering Education
Fadi Hassan and Paolo Lucchino
July 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1438:
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Tags: randomised controlled trial; solar lamps; education; energy access; spillover effects; randomised saturation design
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CEP Discussion Paper
Local and Sectoral Import Spillovers in Sweden
Evangelia Leda Pateli
June 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1437:
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Tags: importers; spillovers
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CEP Discussion Paper
Without My medal on My Mind: Counterfactual Thinking and Other Determinants of Athlete Emotions
Paul Dolan, Chloe Foy, Georgios Kavetsos and Laura Kudrna June 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1436:
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Tags: counterfactual thinking; close calls; relative status; happiness; olympic games
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CEP BREXIT Analysis
BREXIT 2016: Policy Analysis from the Centre for Economic Performance
Holger Breinlich, Swati Dhingra, Saul Estrin, Hanwei Huang, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Thomas Sampson, John Van Reenen and Jonathan Wadsworth June 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT08:
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Tags: brexit; eu referendum; uk economy; uk politics; trade; foreign investment; growth; productivity; immigration; wages; labour
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CEP Discussion Paper
Production Networks, Geography and Firm Performance
Andrew B. Bernard, Andreas Moxnes and Yukiko U. Saito
June 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1435:
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Tags: production networks; trade; productivity; infrastructure

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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