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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Matching Firms and Workers in a Field Experiment in Ethiopia Girum Abebe, Stefano Caria, Marcel Fafchamps, Paolo Falco, Simon Franklin, Simon Quinn and Forhad Shilpi October 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0225:
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JEL Classification: O18; J22; J24; J61; J64


Tags: matching; labour; job-search; firms; recruitment; experiment

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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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JEL Classification: I30; I31; I38; L83; Z20; Z28


Tags: subjective wellbeing; life satisfaction; happiness; olympic games; natural experiment

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CentrePiece Article
The upside of London Tube strikes Ferdinand Rauch and colleagues find that many commuters benefit from forced experimentation on routes to work Shaun Larcom, Ferdinand Rauch and Tim Willems
November 2015
Paper No' CEPCP455:
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CentrePiece 20 (2) Autumn 2015


Tags: experimentation; learning; optimization; rationality; search


This article summarises 'The Benefits of Forced Experimentation: Striking Evidence from the London Underground Network' by Shaun Larcom, Ferdinand Rauch and Tim Willems, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1372
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CEP Discussion Paper
Video Killed the Radio Star? Online Music Videos and Digital Music Sales Tobias Kretschmer and Christian Peukert
April 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1265:
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JEL Classification: L82; M37; D83


Tags: sampling; displacement; promotion; natural experiment

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CEP Occasional Paper
Gender and the Labor Market: What Have We Learned from Field and Lab Experiments? Ghazala Azmat and Barbara Petrongolo
March 2014
Paper No' CEPOP40:
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JEL Classification: J16; J24; J71; C91; C92; C93


Tags: gender; field experiments; lab experiments; discrimination; gender preferences

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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
Neighbors, Knowledge, and Nuggets: Two Natural Field Experiments on the Role of Incentives on Energy Conservation Paul Dolan and Robert Metcalfe June 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1222:
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JEL Classification: D01; D03; D83; Q41


Tags: social norms; financial incentives; natural field experiments; energy consumption

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Do Professors Really Perpetuate the Gender Gap in Science? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in a French Higher Education Institution Thomas Breda and Son Thierry Ly June 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0138:
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JEL Classification: I23; J16


Tags: discrimination; gender stereotypes; natural experiment; sex and science

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Whether to Hire Local Contract Teachers? Trade-off Between Skills and Preferences in India Sonja Fagernäs and Panu Pelkonen
July 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0083:
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JEL Classification: H75; J24; J41; J45


Tags: discrete choice experiment; education; para-teachers; preferences; skills

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Minimum Wages and Schooling: Evidence from the UK's Introduction of a National Minimum Wage Patricia Rice
May 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0050:
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JEL Classification: J22; J24; J38


Tags: minimum wages; enrolment in schooling; natural experiment approach

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Credibility Revolution in Empirical Economics: How Better Research Design is taking the Con out of Econometrics Joshua D. Angrist and Jörn-Steffen Pischke May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0976:
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JEL Classification: C01


Tags: research design; natural experiment; quasi-experiment; structural models

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CEP Discussion Paper
Sequential Exporting Facundo Albornoz, Hector Calvo-Pardo, Gregory Corcos and Emanuel Ornelas
March 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0974:
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JEL Classification: F10; D21; F13


Tags: export dynamics; trade liberalization; experimentation; uncertainty

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CEP Discussion Paper
Effort and Comparison Income: Experimental and Survey Evidence Andrew E. Clark, David Masclet and Marie-Claire Villeval
August 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0886:
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JEL Classification: M54; J33; A13; C92; D63


Tags: effort; comparison income; rank; peak-end; experiments