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Research Papers
2019

Journal Article
The bedroom tax Stephen Gibbons, Stephen Gibbons, Maria Sanchez-Vidal, Olmo Silva and Maria Sánchez-Vidal
December 2019
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Tags: bedroom tax; housing benefits; social housing; social rents;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Technical Change and Superstar Effects: Evidence from the Roll-Out of Television Felix Koenig
November 2019
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JEL Classification: J31; J23; O33; D31


Tags: superstar effect; inequality; top incomes; technical change

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Intellectual Spoils of War? Defense R&D, Productivity and International Spillovers Enrico Moretti, Claudia Steinwender and John Van Reenen November 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1662:
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Tags: defense; r&d; productivity

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Measuring the Gains from Labor Specialization Decio Coviello, Andrea Ichino and Nicola Persico
November 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1661:
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JEL Classification: J0; K0; M5


Tags: labor specialization; productivity of workers; judges

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CEP Discussion Paper
Spillover Effects from New Housing Supply Nicolás González-Pampillón
November 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1660:
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JEL Classification: R23; R30; R58


Tags: housing supply; house prices; neighborhood change; crime; difference-in-differences; housing policies

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CEP Discussion Paper
Economic Insecurity and the Rise of the Right Walter Bossert, Andrew E. Clark, Conchita D'Ambrosio and Anthony Lepinteur
October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1659:
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JEL Classification: D63; D72; I32


Tags: economic index numbers; insecurity; political participation; conservatism; right-leaning political parties; trump; brexit

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Happy Choice: Wellbeing as the Goal of Government Andrew E. Clark, Paul Frijters, Christian Krekel and Richard Layard
October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1658:
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JEL Classification: D60; D70; H11; I31


Tags: subjective wellbeing; life satisfaction; public policy; political economy; social welfare

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Heterogeneous Impact of Market Size on Innovation: Evidence from French Firm-Level Exports Philippe Aghion, Antonin Bergeaud, Matthieu Lequien and Marc Melitz October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1657:
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JEL Classification: D21; F13; F14; F41; O30; O47


Tags: innovation; export; demand shocks; patents

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
The economic impact of Boris Johnson’s Brexit proposals Matt Bevington, Hanwei Huang, Anand Menon, Jonathan Portes, Jill Rutter and Thomas Sampson October 2019
Paper No' CEPBREXIT16:
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Tags: brexit; trade; immigration; public policy; government

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CEP Discussion Paper
Measuring and Explaining Management in Schools: New Approaches Using Public Data Clare Leaver, Renata Lemos and Daniela Scur
October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1656:
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JEL Classification: M5; I2; J3


Tags: management; teacher selection; teacher incentives; cross-country

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CEP Discussion Paper
Does Employee Happiness Have an Impact on Productivity? Clément S. Bellet, Jan-Emmanuel De Neve and George Ward
October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1655:
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JEL Classification: D03; J24; M5; I31


Tags: happiness; productivity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Industry Concentration in Europe and North America Matej Bajgar, Giuseppe Berlingieri, Sara Calligaris, Chiara Criscuolo and Jonathan Timmis October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1654:
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JEL Classification: D4; L11; L25


Tags: industry concentration; business dynamics; measurement

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CEP Discussion Paper
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Neighbors' Effects on University Enrollment Andrés Barrios Fernandez
October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1653:
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JEL Classification: I21; I24; R23; R28


Tags: neighbors’ effects; university access; spatial spillovers

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CEP Discussion Paper
When Income Effects are Large: Labor Supply Responses and the Value of Welfare Transfers Giulia Giupponi
October 2019
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JEL Classification: H55; I38; J22


Tags: income effect; labor supply; valuation of welfare transfers

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Quantifying Wider Economic Impacts of agglomeration for transport appraisal: Existing evidence and future directions Stephen Gibbons and Daniel J. Graham September 2019
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Tags: agglomeration; cost benefit analysis; transport;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Understanding Day Care Enrolment Gaps Jonas Jessen, Sophia Schmitz and Sevrin Waights
September 2019
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JEL Classification: I24; J13


Tags: child care; early education; inequality; socio—economic status; discrimination; synthetic control

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade Shocks and Credit Reallocation Stefano Federico, Fadi Hassan and Veronica Rappoport
September 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1649:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; F65; G21


Tags: trade liberalisation; china shock; bank credit; resource reallocation; gains from trade

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A Toolkit of Policies to Promote Innovation Nicholas Bloom, John Van Reenen and Heidi Williams
August 2019
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Tags: innovation; productivity;

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The end of free college in England: Implications for enrolments, equity, and quality Richard Murphy, Judith Scott-Clayton and Gill Wyness August 2019
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Tags: financial aid; higher education; inequality; tuition fees;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Does Light Touch Cluster Policy Work? Evaluating the Tech City Programme Max Nathan
August 2019
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JEL Classification: L53; L86; O31; R30; R50


Tags: cities; clusters; technology; economic development; synthetic controls

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Inequalities in Student to Course Match: Evidence from Linked Administrative Data Stuart Campbell, Lindsey Macmillan, Richard Murphy and Gill Wyness August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1647:
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JEL Classification: I22; I23; I28


Tags: higher education; educational economics; college choice; mismatch; undermatch

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Best versus the Rest: Divergence across Firms During the Global Productivity Slowdown Dan Andrews, Chiara Criscuolo and Peter N. Gal August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1645:
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JEL Classification: O30; O40; M13


Tags: firm dynamics; regulation; knowledge diffusion; technological change; productivity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Building a Productive Workforce: The Role of Structured Management Practices Christopher Cornwell, Ian M. Schmutte and Daniela Scur August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1644:
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JEL Classification: D22; M11; J31


Tags: labor allocation; managers; management practices; productivity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Quantifying the Intangible Impact of the Olympics Using Subjective Well-Being Data Paul Dolan, Georgios Kavetsos, Christian Krekel, Dimitris Mavridis, Robert Metcalfe, Claudia Senik, Stefan Szymanski and Nicolas R. Ziebarth August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1643:
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JEL Classification: I30; I31; I38; L83; Z20; Z28


Tags: subjective well-being; life satisfaction; happiness; intangible effects; olympic games; sport events; quasi-natural experiment

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CEP Discussion Paper
What are the Price Effects of Trade? Evidence from the US and Implications for Quantitative Trade Models Xavier Jaravel and Erick Sager August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1642:
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JEL Classification: F10; F13; F14

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Vertical Integration and Foreclosure: Evidence from Production Network Data Johannes Boehm and Jan Sonntag
August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1641:
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JEL Classification: L14; L42


Tags: mergers and acquisitions; market foreclosure; vertical integration; production networks

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CEP Discussion Paper
Innovation Union: Costs and Benefits of Innovation Policy Coordination Teodora Borota, Fabrice Defever and Giammario Impullitti August 2019
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JEL Classification: O41; O31; O38; F12; F42 F43


Tags: optimal innovation policy; growth theory; international policy coordination; eu integration; fdi spillovers

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CEO Behavior and Firm Performance Oriana Bandiera, Stephen Hansen, Andrea Prat and Raffaella Sadun
July 2019
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Tags: ceos; ceo behavior; productivity;

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Special Economic Zones and WTO Compliance: Evidence from the Dominican Republic Fabrice Defever and Jose-Daniel Reyes
July 2019
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Autonomous Schools and Strategic Pupil Exclusion Stephen Machin and Matteo Sandi
July 2019
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Residential Mobility and Unemployment in the UK Monica Langella and Alan Manning
July 2019
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JEL Classification: Z1; J01; R10; J21


Tags: residential mobility; regional inequality; unemployment

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Competition and Pass-Through: Evidence from Isolated Markets Christos Genakos and Mario Pagliero
July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1638:
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JEL Classification: H22; L1


Tags: pass-through; tax incidence; gasoline; market structure; competition

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CEP Discussion Paper
Voting With Their Money: Brexit and Outward Investment by UK Firms Holger Breinlich, Elsa Leromain, Dennis Novy and Thomas Sampson July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1637:
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JEL Classification: F15; F21; F23


Tags: brexit; foreign direct investment; synthetic control method

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Retail Shocks and City Structure Maria Sánchez-Vidal
July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1636:
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JEL Classification: D2; J22; L81; R1


Tags: retail shocks; city structure; small stores; commercial activity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Dirty Density: Air Quality and the Density of American Cities Felipe Carozzi and Sefi Roth
July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1635:
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JEL Classification: Q53; R11; I10


Tags: air pollution; urban congestion; density; health

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A Toolkit of Policies to Promote Innovation Nicholas Bloom, John Van Reenen and Heidi Williams
July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1634:
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JEL Classification: O31; O32


Tags: innovation; r&d; intellectual property; tax; competition

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CEP Discussion Paper
Economic Geography Aspects of the Panama Canal Stephan E. Maurer and Ferdinand Rauch
July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1633:
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JEL Classification: F1; R1; O1; N72


Tags: market access; panama canal; trade shock; gravity

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CentrePiece Article
In brief...Globalisation and its discontents Josh De Lyon and Elsa Leromain
July 2019
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CentrePiece 24 (2) Summer 2019


Tags: trade; protectionism

Journal Article
Direct democracy and intergenerational conflicts in ageing societies Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Wolfgang Maennig and Malte Steenbeck June 2019
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Tags: nimby; stuttgart 21; ageing; direct democracy; intergenerational conflict; referendum; transport; voting;

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Joseph Schumpeter Lecture, EEA Annual Congress 2017: Do Tax Cuts Produce more Einsteins? The Impacts of Financial Incentives VerSus Exposure to Innovation on the Supply of Inventors Alex Bell, Raj Chetty, Xavier Jaravel, Neviana Petkova and John Van Reenen June 2019
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Tags: firm objectives organization; and behavior; business economic; management of technological innovation and r&d; technological change: choices and consequences; diffusion processes

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Healthy Business? Managerial Education and Management in Healthcare Nicholas Bloom, Renata Lemos, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen June 2019
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Tags: management; hospitals; mortality; education

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Teaching assistants, computers and classroom management Helen Johnson, Sandra McNally, Heather Rolfe, Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela, Robert Savage, Janet Vousden and Clare Wood June 2019
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Tags: ict; literacy; teaching assistants;

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The effect of house prices on household borrowing: A new approach James Cloyne, Kilian Huber, Ethan Ilzetzki and Henrik Kleven
June 2019
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Tags: business fluctuations; cycles; household saving; housing supply and markets; personal finance;

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Zero Hours Contracts and Labour Market Policy Nikhil Datta, Giulia Giupponi and Stephen Machin
June 2019
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Tags: computer markets; monopoly power;

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Neighbors' Income, Public Goods, and Well-Being Abel Brodeur
June 2019
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Tags: amenities; neighbors' income; public goods; relative deprivation; well-being;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Ease Versus Noise: Long-Run Changes in the Value of Transport (Dis)amenities Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Volker Nitsch and Nicolai Wendland June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1631:
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JEL Classification: R12; R14; R41; N73; N74


Tags: accessibility; spatial differencing; noise; difference-in-differences; income elasticity; land price

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Individual Consequences of Occupational Decline Per-Anders Edin, Tiernan Evans, Georg Graetz, Sofia Hernnäs and Guy Michaels
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1629:
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JEL Classification: O33; J24; J62


Tags: technological change; occupations; inequality

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Between Communism and Capitalism: Long-Term Inequality in Poland, 1892-2015 Pawel Bukowski and Filip Novokmet
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1628:
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JEL Classification: D31; E01; J3; N34


Tags: income inequality; transformation; poland

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Technology Gaps, Trade and Income Thomas Sampson
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1627:
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JEL Classification: F11; F43; O14; O41


Tags: technology gaps; trade; technology investment; ricardian comparative advantage; international income inequality

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Economic Incentives, Home Production and Gender Identity Norms Andrea Ichino, Martin Olsson, Barbara Petrongolo and Peter Skogman Thoursie June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1626:
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JEL Classification: D13; H24; J22


Tags: home production; taxes; gender identity; gender gaps

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Why Unions: Understanding How Unions Overcome the Free-Rider Problem Richard Murphy
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1625:
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JEL Classification: J51; J45; J32


Tags: unions; teachers; media; insurance

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CEP Discussion Paper
Vehicle Currency Pricing and Exchange Rate Pass-Through Natalie Chen, Wanyu Chung and Dennis Novy
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1624:
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JEL Classification: F14; F31; F41


Tags: cpi; dollar; euro; exchange rate pass-through; inflation; invoicing; sterling; uk; vehicle currency pricing

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Commuting, Migration and Local Joblessness Michael Amior and Alan Manning
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1623:
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JEL Classification: J21; J61; J64; R23


Tags: spatial inequality; commuting; migration

Journal Article
The economic effects of density: A synthesis Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt and Elisabetta Pietrostefani
May 2019
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Tags: city; compact; density; elasticity; meta-analysis; present value;

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Are all trade agreements equal? The role of distance in shaping the effect of economic integration agreements on trade flows May 2019
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Tags: economic distance; geography; gravity; integration agreements; trade agreements;

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
Trade and Worker Deskilling: How the post-Brexit pound has hurt Britain’s workers Rui Costa, Swati Dhingra and Stephen Machin
May 2019
Paper No' CEPBREXIT15:
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Tags: brexit; eu; trade; wages; jobs; skills

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade and Worker Deskilling Rui Costa, Swati Dhingra and Stephen Machin
May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1622:
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JEL Classification: F14; F31; F66; J24; J31


Tags: exchange rate depreciation; trade; wages; training; deskilling; brexit

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CEP Discussion Paper
How to Improve Tax Compliance? Evidence from Population-wide Experiments in Belgium Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Clement Imbert, Maarten Luts, Johannes Spinnewijn and Teodora Tsankova May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1621:
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JEL Classification: C93; D91; H20


Tags: tax compliance; field experiments; simplification; enforcement

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade Blocs and Trade Wars during the Interwar Period David S. Jacks and Dennis Novy
May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1620:
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JEL Classification: F1; F3; N7


Tags: commonwealth; distance; gravity; interwar period; trade blocs; trade wars

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CEP Discussion Paper
Tales of the City: What Do Agglomeration Cases Tell Us About Agglomeration in General? Giulia Faggio, Olmo Silva and William C. Strange May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1619:
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JEL Classification: R10; R12; L52; L60


Tags: agglomeration; microfoundations; heterogeneity; industrial clusters

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trainspotting: 'Good Jobs', Training and Skilled Immigration Andrew Mountford and Jonathan Wadsworth
May 2019
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JEL Classification: J6


Tags: immigration; training; income distribution

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CEP Discussion Paper
Parents, Schools and Human Capital Differences across Countries Marta De Philippis and Federico Rossi
May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1617:
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JEL Classification: O15; J24; E24; I25

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Education and Geographical Mobility: The Role of the Job Surplus Michael Amior
May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1616:
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JEL Classification: J61; J64; R23


Tags: geographical mobility; job search; education

Journal Article
Crime victimisation over time and sleep quality Andrew E. Clark, Conchita D'Ambrosio and Rong Zhu
April 2019
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Tags: crime; physical violence; property crimes; sleep quality; time;

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Nation-building through compulsory schooling during the age of mass migration Oriana Bandiera, Myra Mohnen, Imran Rasul and Martina Viarengo April 2019
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Poorly Measured Confounders are More Useful on the Left than on the Right Zhuan Pei, Jörn-Steffen Pischke and Hannes Schwandt
April 2019
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Tags: balancing; c31; c52; hausman test; robustness checks; specification testing; variable addition;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Jihadi Attacks, Media and Local Hate Crime Ria Ivandic, Tom Kirchmaier and Stephen Machin
April 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1615:
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JEL Classification: K42


Tags: islamophobic hate crime; jihadi terror attacks; media

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Comparative Advantage of Firms Johannes Boehm, Swati Dhingra and John Morrow
April 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1614:
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JEL Classification: F11; L25; M2; O3


Tags: multiproduct firms; firm capabilities; vertical input linkages; comparative advantage; economies of scope; size-based policies

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Tale of Comprehensive Labor Market Reforms: Evidence from the Italian Jobs Act Tito Boeri and Pietro Garibaldi
April 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1613:
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JEL Classification: J10; J23


Tags: labor mobility; jobs act

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CEP Discussion Paper
Does Evaluation Distort Teacher Effort and Decisions? Quasi-experimental Evidence from a Policy of Retesting Students Esteban Aucejo, Teresa Romano and Eric S. Taylor April 2019
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JEL Classification: I2; M5

Journal Article
Carry-along trade
March 2019
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Tags: demand-scope complementarity; exporting; heterogeneous firms; intermediation; multi-product firms; productivity; sourcing;

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Gender and Promotions: Evidence from Academic Economists in France
March 2019
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Tags: competition; gender gaps; professional advancement;

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How history matters for student performance. lessons from the Partitions of Poland March 2019
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Spatial Imaginaries and Tech Cities: Place-branding East London's digital economy Max Nathan, Emma Vandore and Georgina Voss
March 2019
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Tags: clusters; ict; tech city; entrepreneurship; local economic development; place branding;

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The preservation of historic districts - Is it worth it? Sevrin Waights
March 2019
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Tags: housing; construction; historic preservation; land; planning; regulation;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Affordability, Financial Innovation and the Start of the Housing Boom Jane K. Dokko, Benjamin J. Keys and Lindsay E. Relihan
March 2019
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JEL Classification: G22; R21; R22


Tags: housing policy; mortgage loans; subprime mortgage

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CEP Discussion Paper
Geography, Competition and Optimal Multilateral Trade Policy Antonella Nocco, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Matteo Salto
March 2019
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JEL Classification: D4; D6; F1; L0; L1


Tags: international trade policy; monopolistic competition; firm heterogeneity; pricing to market; multilateralism

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CEP Discussion Paper
Childhood Circumstances and Young Adulthood Outcomes: The Role of Mothers' Financial Problems Marta Barazzetta, Andrew E. Clark and Conchita D'Ambrosio March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1609:
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JEL Classification: I31; I32; D60


Tags: income; financial problems; child outcomes; subjective well-being; behaviour; education; alspac

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
Economic Performance since the EU Referendum Josh De Lyon and Swati Dhingra
March 2019
Paper No' CEPBREXIT14:
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Tags: brexit; #cepbrexit; productivity; growth; fdi

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Urban Wage Premium in Imperfect Labour Markets Boris Hirsch, Elke J. Jahn, Alan Manning and Michael Oberfichtner
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1608:
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JEL Classification: R23; J42; J31


Tags: urban wage premium; imperfect labour markets; monopsony; search frictions

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CEP Discussion Paper
Innovative Events Max Nathan and Anna Rosso
March 2019
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JEL Classification: C55; L86; O81


Tags: innovation; productivity; ict; data science

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CEP Discussion Paper
Missing Trade in Tasks: Employer Outsourcing in the Gig Economy Christopher T. Stanton and Catherine Thomas
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1606:
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Tags: gig economy; outsourcing; hiring

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CEP Discussion Paper
Employee Wellbeing, Productivity and Firm Performance Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Christian Krekel and George Ward
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1605:
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JEL Classification: I31; J24; J25


Tags: employee satisfaction; engagement; employee productivity; firm performance; wellbeing; meta-analysis

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CEP Discussion Paper
Valuing the Environmental Benefits of Canals Using House Prices Stephen Gibbons, Cong Peng and Cheng Keat Tang
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1604:
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JEL Classification: Q51; R3; R2


Tags: canals; waterways; house prices; environment; valuation

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Impact of the 2018 Trade War on U.S. Prices and Welfare Mary Amiti, Stephen J. Redding and David Weinstein
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1603:
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JEL Classification: F13; F14


Tags: international trade; tariffs; trade war

Journal Article
Hospital prices grew substantially faster than physician prices for hospital-based care in 2007-14 Zack Cooper, Stuart Craig, Martin Gaynor, Nir J. Harish, Harlan M. Krumholz and John Van Reenen February 2019
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Tags: cost growth; costs and spending; elderly patients; hospital referral; hospitals; inpatient care; insurance claims; organization of care; physician payment; regions;

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Variation in health spending growth for the privately insured from 2007 to 2014 Zack Cooper, Stuart Craig, Martin Gaynor, Charles Gray and John Van Reenen February 2019
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Tags: cost growth; costs and spending; fee-for-service; hospital referral regions; insurance claims; medicare; medicare advantage; medicare savings programs; traditional medicare;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Making Smart Meters Smarter the Smart Way Quentin Coutellier, Greer Gosnell, Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muûls, Goran Strbac, Mingyang Sun and Simon Tindermans February 2019
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JEL Classification: D12; Q48; Q54


Tags: behavioural intervention; household energy demand; randomised controlled trial; information

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CEP Discussion Paper
Searching for Carbon Leaks in Multinational Companies Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Caterina Gennaioli, Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muûls and Thomas Stoerk February 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1601:
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JEL Classification: D22; F23; Q56; Q58


Tags: carbon leakage; eu ets; multinationals

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
Voting with their Money: Brexit and Outward Investment by UK Firms Holger Breinlich, Elsa Leromain, Dennis Novy and Thomas Sampson February 2019
Paper No' CEPBREXIT13:
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Tags: brexit; investment; firms

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CEP Discussion Paper
New Media and Competition: Printing and Europe's Transformation after Gutenberg Jeremiah Dittmar and Skipper Seabold
January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1600:
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JEL Classification: L1; L2; N0; N8; O3; O4


Tags: competition; firms; media; technology; institutions; religion; politics

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CEP Discussion Paper
Discrimination, Managers, and Firm Performance: Evidence from “Aryanizations” in Nazi Germany Kilian Huber, Volker Lindenthal and Fabian Waldinger January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1599:
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JEL Classification: J71; M21; N84


Tags: discrimination; antisemitism; firms; managers; stock prices; nazi germany

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CEP Discussion Paper
International Buyers' Sourcing and Suppliers' Markups in Bangladeshi Garments Julia Cajal-Grossi, Rocco Macchiavello and Guillermo Noguera January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1598:
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JEL Classification: L11; L14; D23; F63


Tags: markups; sourcing strategies; global buyers; buyer-driven value chains

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CEP Discussion Paper
Do Tax Cuts Produce More Einsteins? The Impacts of Financial Incentives vs. Exposure to Innovation on the Supply of Inventors Alex Bell, Raj Chetty, Xavier Jaravel, Neviana Petkova and John Van Reenen January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1597:
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JEL Classification: L2; M2; O32; O33


Tags: inventors; innovation; tax policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Public Sector and the Misallocation of Labor: Evidence from a Policy Experiment in India Matthew Baird, A.V. Chari, Shanthi Nataraj, Alexander Rothenberg, Shqiponja Telhaj and L. Alan Winters January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1596:
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JEL Classification: J2


Tags: labor; public sector; india

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Aggregation and the Gravity Equation Stephen J. Redding and David E. Weinstein
January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1595:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; C43


Tags: gravity equation; trade; aggregation

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Skill Biased Management: Evidence from Manufacturing Firms Andy Feng and Anna Valero
January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1594:
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JEL Classification: I23; I26; J24; L2; M2


Tags: management practices; human capital; universities; complementarities

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Globalization and State Capitalism: Assessing Vietnam's Accession to the WTO Leonardo Baccini, Giammario Impullitti and Edmund J. Malesky January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1593:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13; F14; P31; P33


Tags: state-owned enterprises; state capitalism; heterogeneous firms; gains from trade; wto; vietnam

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The Origins of Firm Heterogeneity: A Production Network Approach Andrew B. Bernard, Emmanuel Dhyne, Glenn Magerman, Kalina Manova and Andreas Moxnes January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1592:
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JEL Classification: F10; F12; F16


Tags: production networks; productivity; firm size heterogeneity