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CEP Discussion Paper
The Productivity Slowdown and the Declining Labor Share: A Neoclassical Exploration Gene M. Grossman, Elhanan Helpman, Ezra Oberfield and Thomas Sampson October 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1504:
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JEL Classification: O40; E25


Tags: neoclassical growth; balanced growth; technological progress; capital-skill complementarity; labor share; capital share

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CEP Discussion Paper
Fertility and Mothers' Labor Supply: New Evidence Using Time-to-Conception Claudia Hupkau and Marion Leturcq
January 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1463:
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JEL Classification: J13; J21; J22


Tags: labor force supply of women; infertility shocks; time-to-conception; causal impact

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Trade and Frictional Unemployment in the Global Economy Céline Carrère, Anja Grujovic and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud
December 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0189:
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JEL Classification: F15; F16; F17; J64


Tags: labor market frictions; unemployment; trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Persistence of Local Joblessness Michael Amior and Alan Manning
June 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1357:
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JEL Classification: J61; J64; R23


Tags: local labor markets; unemployment; inactivity; internal migration; commuting

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CEP Discussion Paper
Teachers and Performance Pay in 2014: First Results of a Survey David Marsden
February 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1332:
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JEL Classification: J33; J45; M52


Tags: compensation packages; payment methods; public sector labor markets; compensation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Fueling the Gender Gap? Oil and Women's Labor and Marriage Market Outcomes Stephan E. Maurer and Andrei V. Potlogea
June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1280:
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JEL Classification: R1; N5; O1; J1


Tags: oil; structural transformation; female labor force; participation; gender pay gap

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CEP Discussion Paper
Home Computers and Married Women's Labor Supply Alexander C. Lembcke
March 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1260:
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JEL Classification: J24; J22


Tags: married women's labor supply; computer skills and labor supply; us cps

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CEP Occasional Paper
Social Policies and Labor Market Outcomes in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Review of the Existing Evidence Mariano Bosch and Marco Manacorda December 2012
Paper No' CEPOP32:
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JEL Classification: J08; J32; J38


Tags: social policies; labor markets; latin america; caribbean

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CEP Discussion Paper
Female Employment and Fertility - The Effects of Rising Female Wages Christian Siegel
July 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1156:
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JEL Classification: D13; E24; J13; J22


Tags: fertility; female labor supply; household production; intrahousehold allocations

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CEP Discussion Paper
Firm Size Distortions and the Productivity Distribution: Evidence from France Luis Garicano, Claire Lelarge and John Van Reenen February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1128:
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JEL Classification: L11; L51; J8; L25.6


Tags: firm size; productivity; labor regulation; power law

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Household Effects of Government Spending Francesco Giavazzi and Michael McMahon
February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1120:
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JEL Classification: E62; E21; E24; D12


Tags: fiscal policy; psid; household consumption; labor supply

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CEP Discussion Paper
Preferential Trade Agreements and the Labor Market Emanuel Ornelas
January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1117:
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JEL Classification: F16; F15; F13


Tags: trade liberalization; unemployment; trade diversion; labor frictions

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CEP Discussion Paper
Assignment Reversals: Trade, Skill Allocation and Wage Inequality Thomas Sampson
December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1105:
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JEL Classification: J30; L60; O30


Tags: skilled labor; productivity; workforce; wage inequality; skill intensity reversal

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CEP Discussion Paper
Worktime Regulations and Spousal Labor Supply Dominique Goux, Eric Maurin and Barbara Petrongolo
November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1096:
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JEL Classification: J22; J12; J48


Tags: spousal labor supply; cross-hour effects; workweek reduction


This paper has been published as:
Worktime regulations and spousal labor supply, Dominique Goux, Eric Maurin and Barbara Petrongolo, American Economic Review, Volume 104, Issue 1, January 2014
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
From Russia with Love: The Impact of Relocated Firms on Incumbent Survival Oliver Falck, Christina Guenther, Stephan Heblich and William R. Kerr August 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0088:
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JEL Classification: R10; L10; H25; O10; J20


Tags: agglomeration; competition; firm dynamics; labor; germany

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CEP Discussion Paper
School Proximity and Child Labor Evidence from Rurul Tanzania Florence Kondylis and Marco Manacorda
December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1035:
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JEL Classification: J22; J82; O12; O55


Tags: distance to school; child labor; school enrolment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Explaining Job Polarization in Europe: The Roles of Technology, Globalization and Institutions Maarten Goos, Alan Manning and Anna Salomons November 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1026:
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JEL Classification: J210; J230; J240


Tags: labor demand; technology; globalization; institutions

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CEP Discussion Paper
The End of National Models in Employment Relations? David Marsden
September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0998:
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JEL Classification: J5; M55


Tags: labor-management relations; labor contracting

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CEP Discussion Paper
Can Family-Support Policies Help Explain Differences in Working Hours Across Countries? Urban Sila
October 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0955:
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JEL Classification: D1; H20; H31; I38; J13; J18; J22


Tags: working hours; household behavior; taxation; subsidies; fiscal policies; child care; time allocation; labor supply

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CEP Discussion Paper
Participation in Organisations: Economic Approaches Almudena Cañibano and David Marsden
August 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0945:
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JEL Classification: J5; M54


Tags: labor-management relations; trade unions; collective bargaining; labor management; employee participation

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CEP Discussion Paper
What if Congress Doubled R&D Spending on the Physical Sciences? Richard Freeman and John Van Reenen
May 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0931:
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JEL Classification: J23; J45; O30


Tags: basic science; r&d; labor markets for scientists; globalization

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CEP Discussion Paper
Employee Voice and Private Sector Workplace Outcomes in Britain, 1980-2004 Alex Bryson, Rafael Gomez, Tobias Kretschmer and P Willman April 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0924:
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JEL Classification: J24; J51; J52; J53; J63


Tags: employee voice; trade unions; productivity; industrial action; quits; labor-management relations

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Long-Term Effects of Forced Migration Markus Jäntti, Matti Sarvimäki and Roope Uusitalo
March 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0015:
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JEL Classification: J60; O15; R23


Tags: migration; displaced persons; regional labor markets

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Family Types and the Persistence of Regional Disparities in Europe Gilles Duranton, Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Richard Sandall
November 2008
Paper No' SERCDP0009:
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JEL Classification: J12; O18; R11


Tags: institutions; family types; education; social capital; labor force participation; economic wealth and dynamism; regions; europe

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CEP Discussion Paper
Resurrecting the Participation Margin Monique Ebell
June 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0873:
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JEL Classification: E24; E32; J21; J64


Tags: unemployment; business cycles; labor force participation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Labor Market Reforms, Job Instability, and the Flexibility of the Employment Relationship Niko Matouschek, P Ramezzana and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud April 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0865:
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JEL Classification: J41; D82


Tags: search; bargaining; asymmetric information; labor market reform

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Shimer Puzzle and the Correct Identification of Productivity Shocks Régis Barnichon
August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0823:
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JEL Classification: E32; E37; J63; J64


Tags: unemployment fluctuations; labor productivity; search and matching model; new-keynesian model

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CEP Discussion Paper
Productivity, Aggregate Demand and Unemployment Fluctuations Régis Barnichon
August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0819:
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JEL Classification: J64; E32; E37; E52


Tags: unemployment fluctuations; labor productivity; search and matching model; new-keynesian model

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CEP Discussion Paper
Unemployment and Hours of Work: The North Atlantic Divide Revisited Christopher A. Pissarides
October 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0757:
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JEL Classification: E24; J21; J22; J64; O14


Tags: unemployment; hours of work; service employment; structural change; labor productivity taxation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Gross Worker Flows in the Presence of Informal Labor Markets. The Mexican Experience 1987-2002 Mariano Bosch and William Maloney October 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0753:
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JEL Classification: J41;J42; J6


Tags: gross worker flows; labor market dynamics; informality; developing countries

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Impact of Uncertainty Shocks: Firm Level Estimation and a 9/11 Simulation Nick Bloom
March 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0718:
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JEL Classification: D92; E22; D8; C23


Tags: labor; investment; uncertainty; real options

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CEP Discussion Paper
Factor Price Equality and the Economies of the United States Andrew B. Bernard, Stephen Redding and Peter K. Schott
July 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0696:
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JEL Classification: F16; J30; R23; C14


Tags: factor price equality; regional wages; neoclassical trade theory; labor market areas

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CEP Discussion Paper
Labor and the Market Value of the Firm Monika Merz and Eran Yashiv
May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0690:
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JEL Classification: E22; E23; E24;G12


Tags: production-based asset pricing; labor market frictions; gross flows; q-model; gmm


This paper has been published as:
American Economic Review, 2007, Volume 97, Issue 4,1419-1431
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CEP Discussion Paper
Evaluating the Performance of the Search and Matching Model Eran Yashiv
February 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0677:
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JEL Classification: E24; E32; J32; J63


Tags: search; matching; u.s. labor market; vacancies; labor market flows; business cycles.


This paper has been published as:
European Economic Review 2006, Volume 50, Issue 4, 909-936
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CEP Discussion Paper
Is Poland the Next Spain? Francesco Caselli and Silvana Tenreyro
January 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0668:
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JEL Classification: F15; F43; N10; O11; O14; O47


Tags: economic integration; economic growth; labor; technology; productivity gaps; europe

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CEP Discussion Paper
Sinking the Blues: the Impact of Shop Closing Hours on Labor and Product Markets Maarten Goos
December 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0664:
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JEL Classification: J23; L11; L81


Tags: shop opening hours; labor demand; organization of retail markets

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CEP Discussion Paper
Labor Market Institutions, Wages and Investment Jörn-Steffen Pischke
September 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0652:
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JEL Classification: E22; E24; J23; J24; J31


Tags: frictional labor markets; human capital; changes in wage inequality


This paper has been published as:
CESifo Economic Studies 51, 1/2005, pp.47-75
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CEP Discussion Paper
We Can Work It Out: the Impact of Technological Change on the Demand for Low Skill Workers Alan Manning
June 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0640:
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JEL Classification: J210


Tags: labor demand and technology; inequality

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CEP Discussion Paper
Short Job Tenures and Firing Taxes in the Search Theory of Unemployment Vasileios Gkionakis
April 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0628:
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JEL Classification: J64;J63;E24


Tags: labor market policies; firing taxes; probation period; temporary contracts; unemployment

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CEP Discussion Paper
The 'Network Economy' and Models of the Employment Contract: Psychological, Economic and Legal David Marsden
February 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0620:
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JEL Classification: M55; K31; J44; J53


Tags: network economy; labor contracting; labor law; labor management relations

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CEP Discussion Paper
Lousy and Lovely Jobs: the Rising Polarization of Work in Britain Maarten Goos and Alan Manning
December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0604:
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JEL Classification: J210


Tags: labor demand and technology; inequality

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CEP Discussion Paper
Child Labor and the Labor Supply of Other Household Members: Evidence from 1920 America Marco Manacorda
November 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0590:
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JEL Classification: J22; J13; K31; N12


Tags: child labor; child labor laws; household labor supply


This paper has been published as:
'Child Labor and the Labor Supply of Other Household Members: Evidence from 1920 America,' American Economic Review, vol. 96(5), December 2006, pages 1788-1801.
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CEP Discussion Paper
Minimum Wages and On-the-Job Training Daron Acemoglu and Jörn-Steffen Pischke
April 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0527:
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JEL Classification: J24;J31;J41


Tags: imperfect labor markets; low wage workers; general human capital; firm sponsored training


This paper has been published as:
Research in Labor Economics 22, 2003, pp.159-202
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CEP Discussion Paper
Labor Pooling, Labor Poaching and Spatial Clustering Pierre-Philippe Combes and Gilles Duranton
September 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0510:
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JEL Classification: J60; L13; R32


Tags: labor pooling; labor poaching; firm clustering; agglomeration

CEP Discussion Paper
The Multi-Dimensional Nature of Labour Demmand and Skill Biased Technical Change E Mellander
February 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0440:
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Tags: robustness test; labor quality; heterogeneous low-skilled; manufacturing application