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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 Policy Paper
Powerhouse of Cards? Understanding the 'Northern Powerhouse' Neil Lee
January 2016
Paper No' SERCPP014:
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JEL Classification: R1; R12; R58


Tags: agglomeration; rebalancing; northern powerhouse; north-south divide

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Policy Paper
Planes, Trains and Automobiles: The Economic Impact of Transport Infrastructure Steve Gibbons
April 2015
Paper No' SERCPP013:
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Internationalization and Innovation of Firms: Evidence and Policy Carlo Altomonte, Tommaso Aquilante, Gábor Békés and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano April 2014
Paper No' CEPSP032:
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JEL Classification: F13; F23; F68; O31; O38


Tags: internationalization; innovation; firm-level data; exports; foreign direct investment; outsourcing

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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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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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School Structure, School Autonomy and the Tail Stephen Machin and Olmo Silva
March 2013
Paper No' CEPSP29:
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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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Fiscal Consolidation During a Depression Nitika Bagaria, Dawn Holland and John Van Reenen
August 2012
Paper No' CEPSP27:
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Tags: fiscal consolidation; economy; unemployment; financial crisis


This paper has been published as:
National Institute Economic Review No. 221 July 2012
CEP Special Report
The Political Economy of the Greek Debt Crisis: A Tale of Two Bailouts Silvia Ardagna and Francesco Caselli
March 2012
Paper No' CEPSP25:
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Tags: debt crisis; greece; political economics

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Policy Paper
The Future of Rural Policy: Lessons from Spatial Economics (Policy Note) Steve Gibbons and Henry G. Overman
October 2011
Paper No' SERCPP009:
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Policy Paper
The Future of Rural Policy: Lessons from Spatial Economics Steve Gibbons and Henry G. Overman
October 2011
Paper No' SERCPP008:
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Policy Paper
Economic Growth in Cities: Issues for Central Government Henry G. Overman
June 2011
Paper No' SERCPP007:
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Measuring Subjective Wellbeing for Public Policy: Recommendations on Measures Paul Dolan, Richard Layard and Robert Metcalfe
March 2011
Paper No' CEPSP23:
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Policy Paper
Strategies for Underperforming Places Paul Lawless, Henry G. Overman and Peter Tyler
February 2011
Paper No' SERCPP006:
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CEE/Education and Skills Programme Special Paper
Research on the Intergenerational Links in the Every Child Matters Outcomes.Report to the Department of Children, Schools and Families Jo Blanden, Stephen Machin, Richard Murphy and Emma Tominey August 2010
Paper No' CEESP05:
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Tags: every child matters; ecm; education

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Special Paper
The Determinants of Non-Cognitive and Cognitive Schooling Outcomes. Report to the Department of Children, Schools and Families Elena Meschi and Anna Vignoles August 2010
Paper No' CEESP04:
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Tags: education; bullying

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Special Paper
CEE Special Report: The Children's Workforce: A Data Scoping Study. A Report for the Department of Children, School and Family (DCSF) Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Dongshu Ou July 2010
Paper No' CEESP02:
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Tags: children's services; national child strategy; education

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Bankers' Pay and Extreme Wage Inequality in the UK Brian Bell and John Van Reenen
April 2010
Paper No' CEPSP21:
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Tags: wage inequality; financial services; bonuses

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Policy Paper
City-Region Governance, Policy Variation and Economic Performance Paul Steeples
February 2010
Paper No' SERCPP005:
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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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Local Authorities and the Downturn: A Review of Issues, Experience and Options Ian Gordon, Tony Travers and Christine Whitehead June 2009
Paper No' SERCPP003:
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Policy Paper
Policies for 'Mixed Communities': A Critical Evaluation Paul Cheshire, Steve Gibbons and Ian Gordon
June 2008
Paper No' SERCPP002:
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Policy Paper
Resurgent Cities and Regional Economic Performance Henry Overman and Patricia Rice
June 2008
Paper No' SERCPP001:
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CEP Special Report
Interoperability and Market Foreclosure In the European Microsoft Case Kai Uwe Kühn and John Van Reenen
February 2008
Paper No' CEPSP20:
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JEL Classification: O3; L1; L4


Tags: leverage; interoperability; abuse of a dominant position; innovation

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Changes in Wage Inequality Stephen Machin and John Van Reenen
April 2007
Paper No' CEPSP18:
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JEL Classification: L32;L33;J30


Tags: wage inequality; institutions; technology; trade

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The Depression Report: A New Deal for Depression and Anxiety Disorders Richard Layard & CEP Mental Health Policy Group
June 2006
Paper No' CEPSP15:
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Tags: depression; mental health

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Work-Life Balance, Management Practices and Productivity Nick Bloom, Tobias Kretschmer and John Van Reenen
January 2006
Paper No' CEPSP16:
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Tags: work-life balance; management practices; productivity; family-friendly workplaces; competition

CEP Special Report
Management Practices Across Firms and Nations Nick Bloom, Stephen Dorgan, John Dowdy, Tom Rippin and John Van Reenen
June 2005
Paper No' CEPSP17:
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Pathway From Poverty? Intellectual Property And Developing Countries Louise C. Keely
April 2000
Paper No' CEPSP14:
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CEP Special Report
World Financial Reform Olivier Davanne, Andrew Haldane, Graham Ingham, Peter B. Kenen and Ken Rogoff
December 1999
Paper No' CEPSP13:
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CEP Special Report
International Financial Reform Stanley Fischer
December 1998
Paper No' CEPSP12:
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Apprenticeship: A Strategy For Growth Howard Gospel, Paul Ryan and Hilary Steedman
October 1998
Paper No' CEPSP11:
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What A Performance: Performance Related Pay In The Public Services Stephen French and David Marsden
July 1998
Paper No' CEPSP10:
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Employability And Exclusion: What Governments Can Do Peter Robinson and
May 1998
Paper No' CEPSP09:
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CEP Special Report
Literacy, Numeracy And Economic Performance Peter Robinson
September 1997
Paper No' CEPSP08:
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CEP Special Report
Restructuring Or Restrukturierung? Corporate Restructuring In Britain And Germany Ansgar Richter
May 1997
Paper No' CEPSP07:
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CEP Special Report
Into The 21st Century: An Assessment Of British Skill Profiles And Prospects Andy Green and Hilary Steedman
March 1997
Paper No' CEPSP06:
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Assessment, Qualifications And Standards: UK Compared To France, Germany, Singapore And The US Olivier Bertrand, Andy Green, Ansgar Richter, Marcus Rubin, Hilary Steedman and Klaus Weber March 1997
Paper No' CEPSP05:
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Investment Prospects In Russia Richard Layard and George Lucas
February 1997
Paper No' CEPSP04:
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Jobs, Wages And Poverty: Patterns Of Persistence And Mobility In The Flexible Labour Market Paul Gregg
January 1997
Paper No' CEPSP03:
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CEP Special Report
Low Pay And Minimum Wages: The British Evidence Sue Fernie and David Metcalf
September 1996
Paper No' CEPSP02:
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Rhetoric And Reality: Britain's New Vocational Qualifications Peter Robinson
January 1996
Paper No' CEPSP01:
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