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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Local Economic Impacts of Regeneration Projects: Evidence from UK's Single Regeneration Budget Stephen Gibbons, Henry Overman and Matti Sarvimäki August 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0218:
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JEL Classification: R11; J08; H50


Tags: single regeneration budget; regeneration; employment; neighbourhoods; urban policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Protectionism through Exporting: Subsidies with Export Share Requirements in China Fabrice Defever and Alejandro Riaño
May 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1431:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13; O47


Tags: export share requirements; export subsidies; trade policy; heterogeneous firms; china

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
Brexit and the Impact of Immigration on the UK Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco Ottaviano, John Van Reenen and Jonathan Wadsworth
May 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT05:
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Tags: brexit; immigration; uk government policy; uk economy; wages; employment; eu referendum

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CEP Special Report
Why Governments Won't Invest Sir Vince Cable
March 2016
Paper No' CEPSP33:
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JEL Classification: H54; H60; G10; H83


Tags: uk economy; public investment; public debt; government policy; infrastructure

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The (Displacement) Effects of Spatially Targeted Enterprise Initiatives: Evidence from UK LEGI Elias Einiö and Henry G. Overman February 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0191:
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JEL Classification: R11; H25; J20; O40


Tags: place-based policy; programme evaluation; displacement; employment; industrial policy

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CEP Real Wages Update
Slowing UK Wage Growth David Blanchflower and Stephen Machin
February 2016
Paper No' CEPRWU004:
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Tags: uk wage growth; labour market; government policy; average weekly earnings (awe); inflation; unemployment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Information Frictions and Adverse Selection: Policy Interventions in Health Insurance Markets Benjamin R. Handel, Jonathan T. Kolstad and Johannes Spinnewijn November 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1390:
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JEL Classification: D80; I13


Tags: information frictions; adverse selection; policy interventions

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CentrePiece Article
Regulatory reform in Greece: the benefits of removing maximum mark-ups Christos Genakos and colleagues analyse the impact of deregulating the market for fresh fruit and vegetables Christos Genakos, Pantelis Koutroumpis and Mario Pagliero November 2015
Paper No' CEPCP456:
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CentrePiece 20 (2) Autumn 2015


Tags: markup regulation; focal point; collusion; ex-post policy evaluation


This article summarises 'The Impact of Maximum Mark-up Regulation on Prices' by Christos Genakos, Pantelis Koutroumpis and Mario Pagliero, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1310
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CEP Discussion Paper
Measuring Economic Policy Uncertainty Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom and Steven J. Davis
October 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1379:
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JEL Classification: D80; E22; E66; G18; L50


Tags: economic uncertainty; policy uncertainty; business cycles; fluctuations


This paper has been published as:
'Measuring Economic Policy Uncertainty', Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol 131, Issue 4, November 2016
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CEP Discussion Paper
Merger Policy in a Quantitative Model of International Trade Holger Breinlich, Volker Nocke and Nicolas Schutz
October 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1378:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13; L13; L44


Tags: mergers and acquisitions; merger policy; trade policy; oligopoly; international trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Optimal Timing of UI Benefits: Theory and Evidence from Sweden Jonas Kolsrud, Camille Landais, Peter Nilsson and Johannes Spinnewijn July 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1361:
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JEL Classification: H20; J64


Tags: unemployment; dynamic policy; sufficient statistics; consumption smoothing

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CEP Election Analysis
A New Priority for Mental Health Richard Layard
May 2015
Paper No' CEPEA035:
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Tags: mental health; nhs; government policy

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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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CEP Election Analysis
Health: How Will the NHS Fare in a Cold Climate? Alistair McGuire and John Van Reenen
April 2015
Paper No' CEPEA028:
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Tags: hospital competition; market structure; 2015 general election; government policy; nhs

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
From Periphery to Core: Measuring Agglomeration Effects Using High-Speed Rail Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt and Arne Feddersen
March 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0172:
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JEL Classification: R12; R28; R38; R48


Tags: accessibility; agglomeration; high-speed rail; market potential; transport policy

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CEP Election Analysis
Should We Stay or Should We Go? The economic consequences of leaving the EU Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Thomas Sampson March 2015
Paper No' CEPEA022:
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JEL Classification: F13;F17;F60


Tags: trade; european union; welfare; brexit; #electioneconomics; government policy; 2015 general election

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CEP Election Analysis
Immigration and the UK Labour Market Jonathan Wadsworth
February 2015
Paper No' CEPEA019:
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Tags: immigration; european union; uk; government policy; education; labour market; jobs; wages

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CentrePiece Article
Educational efficiency: value for money in public spending on schools Peter Dolton, Oscar Marcenaro Gutierrez and Adam Still
January 2015
Paper No' CEPCP441:
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CentrePiece 19 (3) Winter 2015


Tags: education; policy; funding; quality measures; educational efficiency

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Impact of Maximum Markup Regulation on Prices Christos Genakos, Pantelis Koutroumpis and Mario Pagliero
October 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1310:
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JEL Classification: L0; L1; L4; L5


Tags: markup regulation; focal point; collusion; ex-post policy evaluation

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CentrePiece Article
The ‘investor route’ to UK citizenship David Metcalf
October 2014
Paper No' CEPCP430:
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CentrePiece 19 (2) Autumn 2014


Tags: migration advisory committee; visas; policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Knowledge Spillovers from Clean and Dirty Technologies Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Ralf Martin and Myra Mohnen
September 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1300:
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JEL Classification: O30; O44; Q54; Q55; Q58; H23


Tags: innovation spill-overs; climate change; growth; patents; clean technology; optimal climate policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Gone for Good? Subsidies with Export Share Requirements in China: 2002-2013 Fabrice Defever and Alejandro Riaño
July 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1287:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13; O47


Tags: trade policy; export subsidies; export share requirements; china

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CEP Discussion Paper
Transparency and Deliberation within the FOMC: A Computational Linguistics Approach Stephen Hansen, Michael McMahon and Andrea Prat June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1276:
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JEL Classification: E52; E58; D78


Tags: monetary policy; deliberation; fomc; transparency; career concerns

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CentrePiece Article
Minimum wages: the economics and the politics Alan Manning
May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP419:
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CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring 2014


JEL Classification: J31;J38; J41


Tags: national minimum wage; employment; living wage; politics; public policy

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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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CentrePiece Article
Tackling long-term unemployment Barbara Petrongolo
February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP416:
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CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter 2014


JEL Classification: J31; J64; J65


Tags: unemployment; job search; government policy

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CentrePiece Article
Economics of higher education Richard Murphy and Gill Wyness
February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP412:
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CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter 2014


Tags: higher education; uk; government policy

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CentrePiece Article
In brief: Tough choices for a troubled euro Christopher Pissarides
February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP409:
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CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter 2014


Tags: europe; economic policy; euro

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CEP Special Report
Education in a Devolved Scotland: A Quantitative Analysis Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Gill Wyness
May 2013
Paper No' CEPSP30:
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Tags: scotland; education policy; devolution

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CEP Discussion Paper
Pushing On a String: US Monetary Policy is Less Powerful in Recessions Silvana Tenreyro and Gregory Thwaites
May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1218:
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JEL Classification: E52; E32


Tags: asymmetric effects of monetary policy; transmission mechanism; recession; durable goods; local projection methods

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CEP Discussion Paper
Innovation, Reallocation and Growth Daron Acemoglu, Ufuk Akcigit, Nicholas Bloom and William R. Kerr
May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1216:
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JEL Classification: E02; L1; O31; O32; O33


Tags: industrial policy; productivity growth; innovation; r&d

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CEP Special Report
Investing for Prosperity: Skills, Infrastructure and Innovation Philippe Aghion, Timothy Besley, John Browne, Francesco Caselli, Richard Lambert, Rachel Lomax, Christopher Pissarides, Nick Stern and John Van Reenen January 2013
Paper No' CEPSP28:
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Tags: gdp; innovation; infrasstructure; uk economy; skills; apprenticeships; education; government policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
China's Pure Exporter Subsidies Fabrice Defever and Alejandro Riaño
December 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1182:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13; O47


Tags: trade policy; export subsidies; heterogeneous firms; china

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CentrePiece Article
Immigration and the UK Labour Market David Metcalf
December 2012
Paper No' CEPCP381:
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CentrePiece 17 (3) Winter 2012


Tags: immigration; government policy; eu; migration policy; work skills

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CEP Discussion Paper
Optimal Policy for Macro-Financial Stability Gianluca Benigno, Huigang Chen, Chris Otrok, Alessandro Rebucci and Eric Young
October 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1172:
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JEL Classification: E52; F37; F41


Tags: bailouts; capital controls; exchange rate policy; financial frictions; financial crises; macro-financial stability; macro-prudential policies

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CEP Discussion Paper
Policy Design in a Model with Swings in Risk Appetite Bianca De Paoli and Pawel Zabczyk
October 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1170:
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JEL Classification: E32; G12


Tags: policy design; cyclical risk aversion; new keynesian model; habit formation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Capital Controls or Exchange Rate Policy? A Pecuniary Externality Perspective Gianluca Benigno, Huigang Chen, Christopher Otrok, Alessandro Rebucci and Eric R. Young August 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1160:
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JEL Classification: E52; F37; F41


Tags: capital controls; exchange rate policy; financial frictions; financial crises; financial stability; optimal taxation; prudential policies; planning problem

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CEP Discussion Paper
Matching Firms, Managers, and Incentives Oriana Bandiera, Luigi Guiso, Andrea Prat and Raffaella Sadun
May 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1144:
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JEL Classification: J24;L2


Tags: personnel economics; hiring policy; management; performance related pay; performance incentives

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CEP Discussion Paper
Heterogeneity, Demand for Insurance and Adverse Selection Johannes Spinnewijn
May 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1142:
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JEL Classification: D60; D82; D83; G28


Tags: heterogeneity; adverse selection; risk perceptions; welfare and policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Environmental Policy and Directed Technological Change: Evidence from the European Carbon Market Raphael Calel and Antoine Dechezleprêtre April 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1141:
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JEL Classification: O3; Q55; Q58; C14


Tags: directed technological change; eu emissions trading scheme; policy evaluation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Cyclical Risk Aversion, Precautionary Saving and Monetary Policy Bianca De Paoli and Pawel Zabczyk
March 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1132:
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JEL Classification: E32; G12


Tags: precautionary saving; monetary policy; cyclical risk aversion; macro-finance; non-linearities

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CentrePiece Article
Policy uncertainty: a new indicator Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom and Steven J. Davis
February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP362:
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CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter 2012


Tags: us economic policy; global financial markets;

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CentrePiece Article
Big ideas: wellbeing and public policy Richard Layard
February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP355:
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CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter 2012


Tags: wellbeing; happiness; public policy

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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
The Causal Effects of an Industrial Policy Chiara Criscuolo, Ralf Martin, Henry G. Overman and John Van Reenen
January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1113:
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JEL Classification: R11; H25; L52; L53; O25


Tags: industrial policy; regional policy; employment; investment; productivity

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Causal Effects of an Industrial Policy Chiara Criscuolo, Ralf Martin, Henry G. Overman and John Van Reenen
January 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0098:
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JEL Classification: H25; L52; L53; O47


Tags: industrial policy; regional policy; employment; investment; productivity

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CEP Discussion Paper
First Impressions Matter: Signalling as a Source of Policy Dynamics Stephen Hansen and Michael McMahon
September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1074:
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JEL Classification: D78; E52


Tags: signalling; learning; monetary policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
How Experts Decide: Identifying Preferences versus Signals from Policy Decisions Stephen Hansen and Michael McMahon
July 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1063:
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JEL Classification: D81; D82; E52


Tags: bayesian decision making; committees; monetary policy

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CEP Occasional Paper
Climate Change Policy and Business in Europe. Evidence from Interviewing Managers Barry Anderson, Jorg Leib, Ralf Martin, Marty McGuigan, Mirabelle Muûls, Ulrich J. Wagner and Laure B. de Preux March 2011
Paper No' CEPOP27:
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JEL Classification: M20; M14; D21; Q54; Q58


Tags: climate policy; firm behaviour; europe

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CEP Discussion Paper
Anatomy of a Paradox: Management Practices, Organisational Structure and Energy Efficiency Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muûls, Ulrich J. Wagner and Laure B. de Preux December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1039:
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JEL Classification: M20; M14; D22; Q41; Q54; Q58


Tags: climate policy; energy efficiency; firm behavior; management practices; manufacturing; microdata; organizational structure

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade and Labor Market Outcomes Elhanan Helpman, Oleg Itskhoki and Stephen Redding
December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1028:
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JEL Classification: F12; F16; J64


Tags: inequality; unemployment; trade; labour market policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Bank Bailouts, International Linkages and Cooperation Friederike Niepmann and Tim Schmidt-Eisenlohr
November 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1023:
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JEL Classification: F31; F41


Tags: portfolio choice; international transmission of shocks; monetary policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Monetary Policy Rules and Foreign Currency Positions Bianca De Paoli, Hande Küçük-Tuger and Jens Søndergaard
November 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1022:
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JEL Classification: F31; F41


Tags: portfolio choice; international transmission of shocks; monetary policy

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
In Search of the 'Economic Dividend' of Devolution: Spatial Disparities, Spatial Economic Policy and Decentralisation in the UK Andy Pike, Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, John Tomaney, Gianpiero Torrisi and Vassilis Tselios October 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0062:
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JEL Classification: D53; R51


Tags: economic dividend; devolution; spatial disparities; spatial economic policy; decentralisation; uk

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CEP Discussion Paper
How Big (Small?) are Fiscal Multipliers? Ethan Ilzetzki, Enrique G. Mendoza and Carlos A. Végh
October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1016:
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JEL Classification: E2; E6; F41; H5


Tags: government expenditure; macroeconomic policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Productivity Spreads, Market Power Spreads and Trade Ralf Martin
September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0997:
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JEL Classification: C81; D24; L11; L25


Tags: trade policy; productivity measurement; imperfect competition; productivity dispersion; productivity spread

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CentrePiece Article
Europe's emissions trading scheme: taxpayers versus sthe industry lobby Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muûls and Ulrich J. Wagner
July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP311:
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CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer 2010


Tags: industry; r&d; carbon policy; carbon trading

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CentrePiece Article
In brief: Producing superstars for the economic World Cup Lant Pritchett and Martina Viarengo
July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP310:
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CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer 2010


Tags: skills; education policy; mexico; economic competition

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CEP Discussion Paper
Depression Econometrics: A FAVAR Model of Monetary Policy During the Great Depression Pooyan Amir Ahmadi and Albrecht Ritschl January 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0967:
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JEL Classification: N12; E37; E47; E52; C11; C53


Tags: great depression; monetary policy; friedman; schwartz hypothesis; bayesian favar; dynamic factor model; gibbs sampling

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
How Much Can We Learn from International Comparisons of Intergenerational Mobility? Jo Blanden
November 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0111:
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JEL Classification: J62; J68; D63


Tags: intergenerational mobility; public policy; inequality

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Dynamics of FDI Location: A Markov Analysis for British Regions Jonathan Jones and Colin Wren
November 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0035:
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JEL Classification: O12; L20; R58


Tags: foreign direct investment; location; transition matrices; agglomeration; regional policy

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Why Do Some Firms Undertake R&D Whereas Others Do Not? Richard Harris and Mary Trainor
April 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0020:
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JEL Classification: D24; H32; O18; O32


Tags: r&d; regional policy; matching

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CEP Discussion Paper
Monetary Policy Under Alterative Asset Market Structures: the Case of a Small Open Economy Bianca De Paoli
April 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0923:
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JEL Classification: F41; G15; E52;E61


Tags: welfare; optimal monetary policy; asset markets; small open economy

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Impacts of the Climate Change Levy on business: Evidence from Microdata Ralf Martin, Ulrich J. Wagner and Laure B. de Preux March 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0917:
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JEL Classification: Q41; Q48; Q54; D21


Tags: climate policy; carbon tax; united kingdom; manufacturing; impact assessment

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Macroeconomic Role of Unemployment Compensation Tomer Blumkin, Yossi Hadar and Eran Yashiv
February 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0909:
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JEL Classification: E24; E61


Tags: productivity; heterogeneity; unemployment compensation policy; technological change; assortative matching

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CEP Discussion Paper
On the International Dimension of Fiscal Policy Gianluca Benigno and Bianca De Paoli
January 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0905:
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JEL Classification: E62; E63; F41


Tags: optimal policy; fiscal policy; small open economy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Central Bank's Two-Way Communication with the Public and Inflation Dynamics Kosuke Aoki and Takeshi Kimura
November 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0899:
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JEL Classification: E31; E52; E58


Tags: monetary policy; central bank communication; inflation target

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CEP Discussion Paper
Sales and Monetary Policy Bernardo Guimaraes and Kevin D. Sheedy
August 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0887:
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JEL Classification: E3; E5


Tags: sales; monetary policy; nominal rigidities

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CEP Discussion Paper
Wage Setting Patterns and Monetary Policy: International Evidence Giovanni Olivei and Silvana Tenreyro
June 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0872:
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JEL Classification: E1; E52; E58; E32; E31


Tags: monetary policy; wage rigidity; seasonality

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CEP Discussion Paper
Delayed Doves: MPC Voting Behaviour of Externals Stephen Hansen and Michael F. McMahon
April 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0862:
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JEL Classification: E58 ;D71


Tags: monetary policy committee (mpc); bank of england; committee voting; signalling

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Swing-State Theory of Trade Protection in the Electoral College Mirabelle Muûls and Dimitra Petropoulou
February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0849:
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JEL Classification: D72; D78; F13; R12


Tags: political economy; elections; electoral college; swing states; trade policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Simple Model of the Juggernaut Effect of Trade Liberalisation Richard E. Baldwin and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud
January 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0845:
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JEL Classification: F13; F15


Tags: trade policy; economic integration

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CEP Discussion Paper
Robustly Optimal Monetary Policy Kevin D. Sheedy
November 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0840:
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JEL Classification: E5


Tags: inflation persistence; optimal monetary policy; rules versus discretion; stabilization bias; inflation targeting

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CEP Discussion Paper
Economic Linkages Across Space Henry Overman, Patricia Rice and Anthony J. Venables
June 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0805:
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JEL Classification: R00; R58


Tags: spatial linkages; urban systems; new economic geography; urban and regional policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Labor Search and Matching in Macroeconomics Eran Yashiv
June 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0803:
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JEL Classification: E24; E32; E52; J23; J31; J41; J63; J64; J65


Tags: search; matching; macroeconomics; business cycles; worker flows; growth; policy


This paper has been published as:
European Economic Review, 97, 4, pp1419-1431, September 2007
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CEP Discussion Paper
Seigniorage Willem Buiter
April 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0786:
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JEL Classification: E4; E5; E6; H6


Tags: inflation tax; central bank budget constraint; coordination of monetary and fiscal policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Monetary Policy Committees and Interest Rate Smoothing Carlos Montoro
February 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0780:
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JEL Classification: E43; E52; D72


Tags: monetary policy committee; interest rate smoothing; new keynesian economics; political economy

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Timing of Monetary Policy Shocks Giovanni Olivei and Silvana Tenreyro
May 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0725:
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JEL Classification: E1; E52; E58; E32; E31


Tags: monetary policy; wage contracts

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Education Policy in the UK Stephen Machin and Anna Vignoles
March 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0057:
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Tags: education policy; participation; higher education


This paper has been published as:
CESifo DICE Report, 4, 64-74 (2005)
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CEP Discussion Paper
The Importance of the Wording of the ECB Carlo Rosa and Giovanni Verga
June 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0694:
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JEL Classification: E43; E52; E58; G14


Tags: ecb communication; transparency; monetary policy forecast; empirical reaction function; euribor rate curve

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CEP Discussion Paper
Agglomeration and the Adjustment of the Spatial Economy Pierre-Philippe Combes, Gilles Duranton and Henry Overman
May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0689:
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JEL Classification: R00; R58


Tags: urban systems; new economic geography; urban and regional policy; diagrammatic exposition

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CEP Election Analysis
Macroeconomic Assessment: Interest Rates, Taxes and Spending Christopher Crowe
April 2005
Paper No' CEPEA003:
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Tags: monetary policy; taxes

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CEP Discussion Paper
Designing Target Rules for International Monetary Policy Cooperation Pierpaolo Benigno and Gianluca Benigno
December 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0666:
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JEL Classification: E52; F41; F42


Tags: monetary policy cooperation; sticky prices; welfare analysis; targeting rules; inflation target

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CEP Discussion Paper
Inflation, Inequality and Social Conflict Christopher Crowe
November 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0657:
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JEL Classification: D31 D72 E31 E50 E60 H20 H30


Tags: probabilistic voting; distributional conflict; fiscal policy; inequality; inflation

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Internationalisation of Public Welfare Policy James Banks, R Disney, Alan Duncan and John Van Reenen
November 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0656:
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JEL Classification: C25; H31; J22


Tags: welfare policy; internationalisation; globalisation; public policy; policy transfer; oecd

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CEP Discussion Paper
Monetary Policy and Welfare in a Small Open Economy Bianca De Paoli
May 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0639:
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JEL Classification: F41; E52; E58; E61


Tags: welfare; optimal monetary policy; small open economy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Gender Segregation in Employment Contracts Barbara Petrongolo
May 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0637:
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JEL Classification: J22; J28; J71


Tags: gender gap; employment; taxation; public policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Unemployment in Britain: A European Success Story Christopher A. Pissarides
December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0600:
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JEL Classification: E5; J5; J64


Tags: unemployment in uk; monetary policy; beveridge curve; phillips curve

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CEP Discussion Paper
Regional Influences on U.S. Monetary Policy: Some Implications for Europe Ellen E. Meade and D. Nathan Sheets
March 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0523:
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JEL Classification: E58;F33


Tags: monetary policy; central banking

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CEP Discussion Paper
Monopsony and the Efficiency of Labour Market Interventions Alan Manning
November 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0514:
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JEL Classification: J0


Tags: labour market policy; monopsony

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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

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CEP Discussion Paper
Whence Reform? A Critique of the Stiglitz Perspective M Dabrowski, Stanislaw Gomulka and J Rostowski
September 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0471:
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Tags: transition from communism; capitalism; china; russia; joseph stiglitz; clean slate policy; social capital

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CEP Discussion Paper
Monetary Misconceptions W.H. Buiter
August 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0469:
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Tags: monetary policy; inflation targeting; new paradigm; stabilisation policy