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CEP Discussion Paper
Home Ownership and Social Mobility Jo Blanden and Stephen Machin
January 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1466:
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JEL Classification: R31; J11; J62


Tags: housing; intergenerational mobility; cohorts

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Paradox of the Joneses: Superstar Houses and Mortgage Frenzy in Suburban America Clement Bellet
January 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1462:
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JEL Classification: D01; D03; I30; R20


Tags: inequality; social preferences; subjective well-being; housing; household debt

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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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JEL Classification: Q5; Q42; Q51


Tags: shale gas; fracturing; property valuation; housing prices; consumer expectation; hedonic price; united kingdom

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SERC/Urban and Spatial 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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JEL Classification: R21; R31; R38; R41; Q25


Tags: housing prices; capitalization effects; congestion charge; traffic externalities; marginal willingness to pay; difference-in-difference

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Preservation of Historic Districts - Is it Worth it? Sevrin Waights
July 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0202:
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JEL Classification: H89; L51; L74; D62; R21; R31; R38; R52; R58


Tags: housing; planning; regulation; historic preservation; construction; land

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Enabled to Work: The Impact of Government Housing on Slum Dwellers in South Africa Simon Franklin
May 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0197:
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JEL Classification: P14; J22; O18; D13


Tags: housing; labour supply; time allocation; home production

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Building the City: Sunk Capital, Sequencing 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
Credit Constraints and the Composition of Housing Sales. Farewell to First-Time Buyers? Felipe Carozzi
July 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0183:
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JEL Classification: R30; G21


Tags: housing markets; housing tenure; credit constraints

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Regulating Housing Vacancies Away? The Paradoxical Effects of Mismatch Paul Cheshire, Christian A. L. Hilber and Hans R. A. Koster July 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0181:
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JEL Classification: R13; R38


Tags: residential vacancy rates; housing supply constraints; land use regulation

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CEP Election Analysis
#ElectionEconomics: The Research Evidence on Key Issues for Voters in the 2015 UK General Election Ghazala Azmat, Brian Bell, Jonathan Colmer, Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Swati Dhingra, Christian Hilber, Stephen Machin, Alan Manning, Ralf Martin, Alistair McGuire, Sandra McNally, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Henry Overman, Isabelle Roland, Thomas Sampson, Anna Valero, John Van Reenen, Jonathan Wadsworth, Gill Wyness and Gabriel Zucman April 2015
Paper No' CEPEA034:
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Tags: 2015 uk general election; government policy; austerity; productivity; health; nhs; education; higher education; immigration; brexit; eu; inequality; real wages; unemployment; gender; management; productivity; uk housing; environment; climate change; uk cities; infrastructure; taxation

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Local Economic Conditions and the Nature of New Housing Supply Christian A. L. Hilber, Jan Rouwendal and Wouter Vermeulen
August 2014
Paper No' SERCDP0164:
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JEL Classification: R11; R21; R31; R52


Tags: local economic conditions; open monocentric city model; land conversion; housing supply; housing type; housing consumption; land use regulation; migration

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
First-Come First-Served: Identifying the Demand Effect of Immigration Inflows on House Prices Rosa Sanchis-Guarner
May 2014
Paper No' SERCDP0160:
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JEL Classification: J61; R12; R21


Tags: immigration; housing markets; instrumental variables

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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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CEP Discussion Paper
Immigration and the Access to Social Housing in the UK Diego Battiston, Richard Dickens, Alan Manning and Jonathan Wadsworth
April 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1264:
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JEL Classification: F22; R21; H75


Tags: immigration; social housing

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
House Prices and Rents: Micro Evidence from a Matched Dataset in Central London Philippe Bracke
February 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0127:
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JEL Classification: G10; R21; R31


Tags: house prices; housing rents; price index

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Impact of Supply Constraints on House Prices in England Christian A. L. Hilber and Wouter Vermeulen
September 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0119:
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JEL Classification: G12; R11; R21; R31; R52


Tags: house prices; housing supply; supply constraints; land use regulation

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CentrePiece Article
Unequal Britain: How Real Are Regional Disparities? Steve Gibbons and Henry Overman
October 2011
Paper No' CEPCP353:
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CentrePiece 16 (2) Autumn 2011


JEL Classification: J31; J60; R11; R23; R29


Tags: wage; disparities; labour; britain; spatial equilibrium; amenity value; housing market


For further reading, see SERC Discussion Papers No.60, No.65 and No.74
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Economics Implications of House Price Capitalization: A Synthesis Christian A. L. Hilber
October 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0091:
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JEL Classification: D71; R21; R31


Tags: house price capitalization; homeownership; local public goods; club goods; land use regulation; land and housing supply; incentives to invest; redistribution

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Real Earnings Disparities in Britain Stephen Gibbons, Henry G. Overman and Guilherme Resende
January 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0065:
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JEL Classification: J60; R23


Tags: britain; spatial equilibrium; labour market; housing market

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
When do Better Schools Raise Housing Prices? Evidence from Paris Public and Private Schools Gabrielle Fack and Julien Grenet
October 2010
Paper No' CEEDP0119:
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JEL Classification: H41;I21;I28;R21


Tags: school attendance zones; private schools; housing markets; residential segregation

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
New Housing Supply and the Dilution of Social Capital Christian A. L. Hilber
January 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0042:
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JEL Classification: D71; R21; R31


Tags: house price capitalization; social capital; homeownership; land and housing supply; reciprocal cooperation

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
On the Origins of Land Use Regulations: Theory and Evidence from US Metro Areas Christian A. L. Hilber and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud January 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0038:
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JEL Classification: H7; Q15; R52


Tags: land use regulations; zoning; land ownership; housing supply

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CEP Discussion Paper
On the Origins of Land Use Regulations: Theory and Evidence from US Metro Areas Christian A. L. Hilber and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud December 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0964:
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JEL Classification: H7; Q15; R52


Tags: land use regulations; zoning; land ownership; housing supply

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Policy Paper
Urban Containment, Housing Affordability and Price Stability - Irreconcilable Goals Paul Cheshire
September 2009
Paper No' SERCPP004:
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Tags: housing; house prices; planning

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CEP Discussion Paper
Owners of Developed Land versus Owners of Undeveloped Land: Why Land Use is More Constrained in the Bay Area than in Pittsburgh Christian Hilber and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud November 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0760:
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JEL Classification: H7; Q15; R52


Tags: land use regulations; zoning; land ownership; housing supply

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Incidence of UK Housing Benefit: Evidence from the 1990s Reforms Steve Gibbons and Alan Manning
December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0597:
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JEL Classification: H22; R31


Tags: housing subsidies; tax incidence

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CEP Discussion Paper
Neighbourhood Effects in Small Neighbourhoods Henry Overman
November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0481:
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Tags: education; decisions; neighbourhood effects; housing policy