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[Photo: Stephen NICKELL] Professor Stephen NICKELL
Associate - Labour Markets
Email: s.j.nickell@lse.ac.uk

Warden, Nuffield College, Oxford
Tel: 01865 278 520
Email: steve.nickell@nuffield.ox.ac.uk

Curriculum Vitae PDF 

Affiliations/Professional activities with other institutions:

  • Nuffield College, Oxford University - Warden

CEP Publications

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Impact of Immigration on Occupational Wages: Evidence from Britain Stephen Nickell and Jumana Saleheen
October 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0034:
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JEL Classification: J6


Tags: immigration; occupation; wages

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CEP Discussion Paper
Does Relative Income Matter? Are the Critics Right? Richard Layard, Guy Mayraz and Stephen Nickell
March 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0918:
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JEL Classification: D31; D90; E01; H00; I31; O15


Tags: easterlin paradox; happiness; relative income; growth

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CentrePiece Article
Life on the Monetary Policy Committee Stephen Nickell
October 2007
Paper No' CEPCP237:
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CentrePiece 12 (2) Autumn 2007

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Marginal Utility of Income Richard Layard, Guy Mayraz and Stephen Nickell
March 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0784:
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JEL Classification: I31; H00; D1; D61; H21


Tags: marginal utility; income; life satisfaction; happiness; public economic; welfare; inequality; optimal taxation; reference-dependent preferences

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CEP Discussion Paper
Patterns of Work Across the OECD Giulia Faggio and Stephen Nickell
June 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0730:
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JEL Classification: J22


Tags: work; working hours; employment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Inactivity Among Prime Age Men in the UK Giulia Faggio and Stephen Nickell
February 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0673:
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JEL Classification: J60


Tags: inactivity; disability

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CentrePiece Article
Tackling Unemployment: Europe's Successes and Failures Richard Jackman, Richard Layard and Stephen Nickell
February 2005
Paper No' CEPCP175:
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CentrePiece 10 (1) Spring 2005


Unemployment: Macroeconomic Performance and the Labour Market by Richard Layard, Stephen Nickell and Richard Jackman is published by Oxford University Press (second edition, 2005; first edition, 1991).
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CEP Discussion Paper
Employment and Taxes Stephen Nickell
May 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0634:
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JEL Classification: H2; J2


Tags: employment; taxation; labour supply

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CEP Discussion Paper
Poverty and Worklessness in Britain Stephen Nickell
July 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0579:
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JEL Classification: I32;I12


Tags: poverty; worklessness; wage dispersion; disability

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Picture of European Unemployment: Success and Failure. Stephen Nickell
July 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0577:
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JEL Classification: J64


Tags: unemployment; institutions

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CentrePiece Article
Patterns of Growth Stephen Nickell, Stephen Redding and Joanna Swaffield
October 2002
Paper No' CEPCP132:
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CentrePiece 7 (3) Autumn 2002

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CEP Discussion Paper
Educational Attainment, Labour Market Institutions, and the Structure of Production Stephen Nickell, Stephen Redding and Joanna Swaffield
September 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0545:
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JEL Classification: F0;J0;O3


Tags: de-industrialization; educational attainment; factor endowments; labour market institutions; specialization

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CentrePiece Article
Why Do Jobless Rates Differ? Stephen Nickell, Luca Nunziata, Wolfgang Ochel and Glenda Quintini
October 2001
Paper No' CEPCP118:
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CentrePiece 6 (3) Autumn 2001

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Beveridge Curve, Unemployment and Wages in the OECD from the 1960s to the 1990s - Preliminary Version Stephen Nickell, Luca Nunziata, Wolfgang Ochel and Glenda Quintini
July 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0502:
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JEL Classification: E240; J300


Tags: beveridge curve; labour market rigidities; unemployment rates; wage determination

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CEP Discussion Paper
Nominal Wage Rigidity and the Rate of Inflation Stephen Nickell and Glenda Quintini
April 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0489:
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JEL Classification: E24; E31


Tags: inflation; wage rigidity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Technological Innovation and Performance in the United Kingdom Stephen Nickell and John Van Reenen
January 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0488:
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Tags: innovation; technology; productivity growth

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Picture of Job Insecurity Facing British Men Patricia Tracy Jones, Stephen Nickell and Glenda Quintini
November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0479:
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Tags: insecurity; wages; unemployment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Wage Equations, Wage Curves and All That Brian Bell, Stephen Nickell and Glenda Quintini
September 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0472:
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Tags: wages; unemployment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Employment Patterns in OECD Countries Stephen Nickell and Luca Nunziata
March 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0448:
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Tags: employment; wages; inactivity

CentrePiece Article
Mirage or Miracle? Stephen Nickell and Jan Van Ours
February 2000
Paper No' CEPCP085:
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CentrePiece 5 (1) Spring 2000

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Effectiveness of Top Management Groups in Manufacturing Organisations J Dawson, Stephen Nickell, M Patterson and M West
November 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0436:
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CEP Discussion Paper
Labour Market Institutions and Economic Performance Richard Layard and Stephen Nickell
September 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0407:
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CEP Discussion Paper
Human Capital Investment and Innovation: What Are The Connections? Stephen Nickell and D Nicolitsas
October 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0370:
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CEP Discussion Paper
Does Innovation Encourage Investment in Fixed Capital? Stephen Nickell and D Nicolitsas
October 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0309:
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CEP Discussion Paper
What Makes Firms Perform Well? N Dryden, Stephen Nickell and D Nicolitsas
October 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0308:
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CEP Discussion Paper
Combatting Unemployment: Is Flexibility Enough? Richard Jackman, Richard Layard and Stephen Nickell
March 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0293:
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CEP Discussion Paper
Would Cutting Payroll Taxes on the Unskilled Have a Significant Effect on Unemployment? Brian Bell and Stephen Nickell
February 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0276:
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CEP Discussion Paper
How Does Financial Pressure Affect Firms? Stephen Nickell and D Nicolitsas
October 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0266:
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CEP Discussion Paper
Labour Market Dynamics in OECD Countries Stephen Nickell
July 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0255:
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CEP Discussion Paper
Wages Stephen Nickell and D Nicolitsas
December 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0219:
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CEP Discussion Paper
Competition and Corporate Performance Stephen Nickell
November 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0182:
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CEP Discussion Paper
Cohort Size Effects on the Wages of Young Men in Britain 1961-89 Stephen Nickell
February 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0120:
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CEP Discussion Paper
Unemployment in the OECD Countries Richard Layard and Stephen Nickell
June 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0081:

CEP Discussion Paper
Wages, Unions, Insiders and Product Market Power Stephen Nickell, J Vainiomaki and S Wadhwani
May 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0077:
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CEP Discussion Paper
Productivity Growth in UK Companies Stephen Nickell, S Wadhwani and M Wall
March 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0026:
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