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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Planning Ahead for Better Neighborhoods: Long Run Evidence from Tanzania Neeraj Baruah, Amanda Dahlstrand-Rudin, Guy Michaels, Dzhamilya Nigmatulina, Ferdinand Rauch and Tanner Regan September 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0222:
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JEL Classification: R31; O18; R14


Tags: urban economics; economic development; slums; africa

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SERC/Urban and Spatial 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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JEL Classification: H70; O10; O20; R58


Tags: austerity; institutions; the state; governance; economic development; regional development agencies; england

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Global Spatial Distribution of Economic Activity: Nature, History and the Role of Trade J. Vernon Henderson, Tim Squires, Adam Storeygard and David Weil May 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0198:
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JEL Classification: O13; O18; R12


Tags: agriculture; physical geography; development

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Building the City: Urban Transition and Institutional Frictions J. Vernon Henderson, Tanner Regan and Anthony J. Venables
April 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0196:
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JEL Classification: O14; O18; R1; R3


Tags: city; urban; urban growth; slum development; urban structure; urban form; housing investment; capital durability

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Business as Unusual. An Explanation of the Increase of Private Economic Activity in High-Conflict Areas in Afghanistan Tommaso Ciarli, Chiara Kofol and Carlo Menon July 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0182:
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JEL Classification: O12; D74; L26; R12


Tags: violent conflict; entrepreneurship; development

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Exploring the Geography of China's Airport Networks: A Hybrid Complex-Network Approach Zhengbin Dong and Wenjie Wu
March 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0173:
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JEL Classification: C55; O18; R12; P25


Tags: airport system; complex network; regional development; china

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Economic Value of Local Social Networks Frank Ethridge, Maryann Feldman, Tom Kemeny and Ted Zoller
January 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0170:
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JEL Classification: R11; O12; O18; L14


Tags: cities; economic development; social networks; social capital

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CEP Discussion Paper
Economic Growth Evens-Out Happiness: Evidence from Six Surveys Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Flèche and Claudia Senik
October 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1306:
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JEL Classification: D31; D6; I3; O15


Tags: happiness; inequality; economic growth; development; easterlin paradox

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CEP Discussion Paper
Early, Late or Never? When Does Parental Education Impact Child Outcomes? Matt Dickson, Paul Gregg and Harriet Robinson
September 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1295:
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JEL Classification: I20; J62; J24


Tags: intergenerational mobility; schooling; child development; alspac

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Latin American Efficiency Gap Francesco Caselli
August 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1289:
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JEL Classification: O11


Tags: latin america; income gaps; development accounting

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CEP Discussion Paper
External Integration, Structural Transformation and Economic Development: Evidence From Argentina Pablo Fajgelbaum and Stephen J. Redding June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1273:
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JEL Classification: F11; F14; O13; O14


Tags: external integration; economic development; structural transformation

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CentrePiece Article
Turning houses into gold: the failure of British planning Paul Cheshire
May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP421:
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CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring 2014


Tags: housing; house prices; planning; greenbelt; land development

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Policy Paper
Evaluating Spatial Policies Steve Gibbons, Max Nathan and Henry G. Overman
March 2014
Paper No' SERCPP012:
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JEL Classification: A11; C81; C93; R00


Tags: spatial economics; evaluation; impact evaluation; econometrics; research design; public policy; economic development

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Relocation of Public Sector Workers: Evaluating a Place-based Policy Giulia Faggio
February 2014
Paper No' SERCDP0155:
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JEL Classification: O1; R23; R58; J61


Tags: economic development; regional labour markets; regional government policy; job displacement

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Urban Renewal after the Berlin Wall Gabriel M. Ahfeldt, Wolfgang Maennig and Felix J. Richter
December 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0151:
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JEL Classification: D62; H23; R21; R31


Tags: urban; renewal; revitalization; redevelopment; hedonic regression; quasi-experiment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Task Specialization in U.S. Cities from 1880-2000 Guy Michaels, Ferdinand Rauch and Stephen J. Redding
February 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1186:
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JEL Classification: N92; O18; R12


Tags: economic development; human interaction; urbanization

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
External Benefits of Brownfield Redevelopment: An Applied Urban General Equilbirum Analysis Niels Vermeer and Wouter Vermeulen January 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0099:
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JEL Classification: R13; R21; R52


Tags: brownfield redevelopment; land use externalities; urban general equilibrium; benefit-cost analysis

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Note on Schooling in Development Accounting Francesco Caselli and Antonio Ciccone
December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1102:
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JEL Classification: I28; J24


Tags: schooling; production; efficiency; human capital; development accounting; growth accounting

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Bright Side of Social Capital: How 'Bridging' Makes Italian Provinces More Innovative Riccardo Crescenzi, Luisa Gagliardi and Marco Percoco November 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0096:
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JEL Classification: O31; O33; R15


Tags: innovation; social capital; knowledge transfer; regional development

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CEP Discussion Paper
Political Competition, Policy and Growth: Theory and Evidence from the United States Timothy Besley, Torsten Persson and Daniel M. Sturm October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1009:
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JEL Classification: D72; H11; H70; N12; O11


Tags: political competition; competition; government; us; economic development

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CEP Discussion Paper
Urbanisation and Structural Transformation Guy Michaels, Ferdinand Rauch and Stephen Redding
October 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0892:
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JEL Classification: R11; R51


Tags: urbanisation; economic development; urban population; rural population

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Government's Review of Sub-National Economic Development and Regeneration: Key Issues Andy Pike and John Tomaney
September 2008
Paper No' SERCDP0008:
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JEL Classification: R5;R58


Tags: regeneration; economic development; government

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Impact of Private Ownership, Incentives and Local Development Objectives on University Technology Transfer Performance Sharon Belenzon and Mark Schankerman September 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0779:
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JEL Classification: O31; O32; O33; F23


Tags: incentives; performance pay; universities; technology transfer; licensing; local development

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CEP Discussion Paper
Dynastic Management Francesco Caselli and Nicola Gennaioli
August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0741:
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JEL Classification: E1; E2; G1; G3; O1; O4


Tags: meritocracy; family firms; financial development; tfp

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Unequal Effects of Liberalization: Evidence from Dismantling the License Raj in India Philippe Aghion, Robin Burgess, Stephen Redding and Fabrizio Zilibotti June 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0728:
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JEL Classification: O14; O18; O21


Tags: delicensing; economic development; labour regulation

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Gold Rush Theory of Economic Development Ralph Ossa
March 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0719:
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JEL Classification: O10; O12; O14


Tags: economic development; social learning; lumpiness

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CEP Discussion Paper
Volatility and Development Miklos Koren and Silvana Tenreyro
November 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0706:
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JEL Classification: O11; O14; E32


Tags: volatility; specialization; diversification; development; economic fluctuations.

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CEP Discussion Paper
Cities in the Developing World Henry Overman and Anthony J. Venables
July 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0695:
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JEL Classification: O18; R0


Tags: urbanisation; economic development

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CEP Discussion Paper
Accounting for Cross-Country Income Differences Francesco Caselli
January 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0667:
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JEL Classification: D31; O15; O19; M00; M41


Tags: income variance; capital; development accounting

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CEP Discussion Paper
Explaining Cross-Country Export Performance: International Linkages and Internal Geography Stephen Redding and Anthony J. Venables September 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0549:
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JEL Classification: F12;F14;O10


Tags: economic development; economic geography; international trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
Economic Geography and International Inequality Stephen Redding and Anthony J. Venables
May 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0495:
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JEL Classification: F12; F14; O10


Tags: economic development; economic geography; international trade