Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

CEP Occasional Papers

Papers listed most recent first. Authors listed in alphabetical order, unless otherwise specified.

The UK's Productivity Puzzle
Alex  Bryson,  John  Forth,  May 2015
Paper No' CEPOP45: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Mapping Information Economy Businesses with Big Data: Findings for the UK
Max  Nathan,  Anna  Rosso,  December 2014
Paper No' CEPOP44: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Mapping Digital Businesses with Big Data: Some Early Findings from the UK, Max Nathan and Anna Rosso, The New Data Frontier: Special issue of Research Policy, Volume 44, Issue 9, November 2015
Knowledge-based Hierarchies: Using Organizations to Understand the Economy
Luis  Garicano,  Esteban  Rossi-Hansberg,  October 2014
Paper No' CEPOP43: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Dynemp: A Stata® Routine for Distributed Micro-data Analysis of Business Dynamics
Chiara  Criscuolo,  Peter N.  Gal,  Carlo  Menon,  June 2014
Paper No' CEPOP42: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
The New Empirical Economics of Management
Nicholas  Bloom,  Renata  Lemos,  Raffaella  Sadun,  Daniela  Scur,  John  Van Reenen,  April 2014
Paper No' CEPOP41: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
JEEA-FBBVA Lecture 2013: The New Empirical Economics of Management, Nicholas Bloom, Renata Lemos, Raffaella Sadun, Daniela Scur and John Van Reenen, Journal of the European Economic Association, Volume 12, Issue , August 2014
Gender and the Labor Market: What Have We Learned from Field and Lab Experiments?
Ghazala  Azmat,  Barbara  Petrongolo,  March 2014
Paper No' CEPOP40: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Money, Well-being and Loss Aversion: Does an Income Loss Have a Greater Effect on Well-being than an Equivalent Income Gain?
Christopher J.  Boyce,  Alex M.  Wood,  James  Banks,  Andrew E.  Clark,  Gordon D.A.  Brown,  January 2014
Paper No' CEPOP39: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Fluctuations in Uncertainty
Nicholas  Bloom,  December 2013
Paper No' CEPOP038: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Medium and Long Run Prospects for UK Growth in the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis
Nicholas  Oulton,  October 2013
Paper No' CEPOP37: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Incomplete Contracts and the Internal Organisation of Firms
Phillipe  Aghion,  Nicholas  Bloom,  John  Van Reenen,  March 2013
Paper No' CEPOP36: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Incomplete contracts and the internal organization of firms, Phillipe Aghion, Nicholas Bloom and John Van Reenen, The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Volume 30, Issue 1, July 2013
Bankers and their bonuses
Brian  Bell,  John  Van Reenen,  February 2013
Paper No' CEPOP35: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
The Economic Journal V124, F1-F21 (February 2014)
Extreme Wage Inequality: Pay at the Very Top
Brian  Bell,  John  Van Reenen,  February 2013
Paper No' CEPOP34: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings (2013) 103(3): 153–157
Has the Growth of Real GDP in the UK been Overstated because of Mis-Measurement of Banking Output?
Nicholas  Oulton,  January 2013
Paper No' CEPOP33: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Social Policies and Labor Market Outcomes in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Review of the Existing Evidence
Mariano  Bosch,  Marco  Manacorda,  December 2012
Paper No' CEPOP32: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
What Do We Know About China's CEO's? Evidence from Across the Whole Economy
Alex  Bryson,  John  Forth,  Minghai  Zhou,  September 2012
Paper No' OP31: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Hooray for GDP!
Nicholas  Oulton,  August 2012
Paper No' CEPOP30: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Houses and Schools: Valuation of School Quality through then Housing Market - EALE 2010 Presidential Address
Stephen  Machin,  May 2011
Paper No' CEPOP29: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Wage Inequality,Technology and Trade: 21st Century Evidence
John  Van Reenen,  May 2011
Paper No' CEPOP28: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Climate Change Policy and Business in Europe. Evidence from Interviewing Managers
Barry  Anderson,  Jorg  Leib,  Ralf  Martin,  Marty  McGuigan,  Mirabelle  Muûls,  Ulrich J.  Wagner,  Laure B.  de Preux,  March 2011
Paper No' CEPOP027: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Why do Management Practices Differ Across Firms and Countries?
Nick  Bloom,  John  Van Reenen,  September 2010
Paper No' CEPOP26: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
The UK Labour Market and the 2008 - 2009 Recession
Paul  Gregg,  Jonathan  Wadsworth,  June 2010
Paper No' CEPOP25: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Do Private Equity Owned Firms Have Better Management Practices?
Nick  Bloom,  Raffaella  Sadun,  John  Van Reenen,  July 2009
Paper No' CEPOP24: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
The Impact of Policy Change on Job Retention and Advancement
Richard  Dickens,  Abigail  McKnight,  October 2008
Paper No' CEPOP23: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Assimilation of Migrants into the British Labour Market
Richard  Dickens,  Abigail  McKnight,  October 2008
Paper No' CEPOP22: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Changes in Earnings Inequality and Mobility in Great Britain 1978/9-2005/6
Richard  Dickens,  Abigail  McKnight,  October 2008
Paper No' CEPOP21: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Lisbon Five Years Later. What future for European employment and growth?
Christopher A.  Pissarides,  July 2006
Paper No' CEPOP20: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Good Jobs and Bad Jobs
Richard  Layard,  April 2004
Paper No' CEPOP19: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Finding Our Way: Vocational Education in England
Hilary  Steedman,  M  West,  May 2003
Paper No' CEPOP18: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Exchange Rate Arrangements in EU Accession Countries: What Are the Options?
Ellen E.  Meade,  Nikolas  Müller-Plantenberg,  Massimiliano  Pisani,  November 2002
Paper No' CEPOP17: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Making Sense of Globalisation
Ron  Dore,  January 2001
Paper No' CEPOP16: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Welfare to Work and the New Deal
Richard  Layard,  January 2001
Paper No' CEPOP15: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Growth, Productivity and Employment
A  Turner,  December 2000
Paper No' CEPOP14: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Open Macroeconomics in an Open Economy
Edward  Balls,  November 1997
Paper No' CEPOP13: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
The Invisible Hand and the Weightless Economy
Danny  Quah,  May 1996
Paper No' CEPOP12: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
The Road Back to Full Employment
Richard  Layard,  April 1996
Paper No' CEPOP10: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
The End of Jobs for Life? Corporate Employment Systems: Japan and Elsewhere
Ron  Dore,  March 1996
Paper No' CEPOP11: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Lifelong Learning
Richard  Layard,  Hilary  Steedman,  December 1995
Paper No' CEPOP09: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
The Current State and Future of Economic Reform
Richard  Layard,  May 1995
Paper No' CEPOP08: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Unemployment: The Way Forward for Europe
Richard  Layard,  August 1994
Paper No' CEPOP07: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Incurable Unemployment: A Progressive Disease of Modern Societies?
Ron  Dore,  July 1994
Paper No' CEPOP06: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Lessons from Economic Transformation and the Road Forward
Stanislaw  Gomulka,  Danny  Quah,  May 1994
Paper No' CEPOP05: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
Japanese Capitalism, Anglo-Saxon Capitalism; How Will the Darwinian Contest Turn Out?
Ron  Dore,  Richard  Layard,  October 1992
Paper No' CEPOP04: Read Abstract | Buy
A Code of Conduct for Inter-State Trade
Richard  Layard,  Andre  Sapir,  April 1992
Paper No' CEPOP03: Read Abstract | Buy
The Eastern Transition to a Market Economy: A Global Perspective
J  Williamson,  March 1992
Paper No' CEPOP02: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
The Accord: An Economic and Social Success Story
P  Cook,  December 1991
Paper No' CEPOP01: Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)