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CEP Discussion Paper
Larrikin Youth: New Evidence on Crime and Schooling
Tony Beatton, Michael P. Kidd, Stephen Machin and Dipa Sarkar
November 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1456:
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Tags: youth crime; schooling
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CVER Research Paper
Vocational vs. General Education and Employment over the Life-Cycle: New Evidence from PIAAC
Franziska Hampf and Ludger Woessmann November 2016
Paper No' CVERDP003:
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Tags: vocational education; apprenticeship; employment; life-cycle; piaac
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CEP Discussion Paper
Unexpected School Reform: Academisation of Primary Schools in England
Andrew Eyles, Stephen Machin and Sandra McNally
November 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1455:
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Tags: academies; pupil performance
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Stimulative Effect of an Unconditional Block Grant on the Decentralized Provision of Care
Mark Kattenberg and Wouter Vermeulen November 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0209:
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Tags: intergovernmental transfers; flypaper effect; decentralization of health care
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CEP Discussion Paper
On the Comparative advantage of U.S. Manufacturing: Evidence from the Shale Gas Revolution
Rabah Arezki, Thiemo Fetzer and Frank Pisch November 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1454:
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Tags: manufacturing; exports; energy prices; shale gas
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
East Side Story: Historical Pollution and Persistent Neighborhood Sorting
Stephan Heblich, Alex Trew and Yanos Zylberberg
November 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0208:
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Tags: neighborhood sorting; historical pollution; deprivation; persistence; environmental disamenity
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Fear of Fracking? The Impact of the Shale Gas Exploration on House Prices in Britain
Steve Gibbons, Stephan Heblich, Esther Lho and Christopher Timmins October 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0207:
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Tags: shale gas; fracturing; property valuation; housing prices; consumer expectation; hedonic price; united kingdom
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CEP BREXIT Analysis
Four principles for the UK's Brexit trade negotiations
Thomas Sampson
October 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT09:
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CVER Research Paper
Labour Market Returns to Vocational Qualifications in the Labour Force Survey
Steven McIntosh and Damon Morris
October 2016
Paper No' CVERDP002:
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Tags: vocational education; wages; labour market
CEP Discussion Paper
Foreign Direct Investment and the Relationship Between the United Kingdom and the European Union
Randolph Bruno, Nauro Campos, Saul Estrin and Meng Tian October 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1453:
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Tags: foreign direct investment; gravity; smc; european union

New research findings from the CEP

CentrePiece magazine features new research from the CEP. CentrePiece

In the latest issue (Autumn 2016):

  • BREXIT AND THE UK LABOUR MARKET
    Barbara Petrongolo considers the likely effects of tougher immigration controls following the EU referendum vote
  • WHO VOTED LEAVE?
    Monica Langella and Alan Manning explore how the characteristics of local areas influenced the vote to Leave
  • FASTER BROADBAND: ARE THERE ANY EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS?
    Rosa Sanchis-Guarner and colleagues ask whether faster internet speeds at home will raise young people’s educational attainment
  • POST-16 EDUCATIONAL CHOICES IN ENGLAND
    Sandra McNally calls for major reforms of vocational education to address the need for improved skills and social mobility
  • WEEKEND OPENING OF GP PRACTICES
    Peter Dolton and Vikram Pathania assess whether better access to GPs can reduce overcrowding in A&E departments
  • INVESTING IN ROADS
    Vernon Henderson and colleagues investigate how China's highway network has promoted urban growth
  • HIGH-SPEED RAIL IN CHINA
    Yatang Lin and colleagues examine the impact of China's technology transfer policy on domestic innovation
  • POWERHOUSE OF CARDS?
    Neil Lee explains why seeking to reduce regional disparities via spatially targeted investment raises big questions for policy
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