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Victorian internet: the trade impact of the transatlantic telegraph
Claudia  Steinwender,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP417: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring  2014 pages: 2-5

This article summarises 'Information Frictions and the Law of One Price: "When the States and the Kingdom became United"' by Claudia Steinwender, London School of Economics & Political Science, April 2014.
In brief - New technology: who wins, who loses?
Nicholas  Bloom,  Luis  Garicano,  Raffaella  Sadun,  John  Van Reenen,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP418: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring  2014 pages: 6-7

This article summarises 'The Distinct Effects of Information Technology and Communication Technology on Firm Organisation' by Nicholas Bloom, Luis Garicano, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen, CEP Discussion Paper No. 927, May 2009. Revised June 2013.
Minimum wages: the economics and the politics
Alan  Manning,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP419: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring  2014 pages: 8-10
Immigrant's access to social housing: perception and reality
Diego  Battiston,  Richard  Dickens,  Alan  Manning,  Jonathan  Wadsworth,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP420: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring  2014 pages: 11-13

This article summarises 'Immigration and the Access to Social Housing in the UK' by Diego Battiston, Richard Dickens, Alan Manning and Jonathan Wadsworth, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1264, April 2014.
Turning houses into gold: the failure of British planning
Paul  Cheshire,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP421: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring  2014 pages: 14-18
Falling real wages
David  Blanchflower,  Stephen  Machin,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP422: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring  2014 pages: 19-21
In brief: Management in America
Nicholas  Bloom,  Erik  Brynjolfsson,  Lucia  Foster,  Ron  Jarmin,  Megha  Patnaik,  Itay  Saporta-Eksten,  John  Van Reenen,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP423: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring  2014 pages: 22-23

This article summarises 'IT and Management in America' by Nicholas Bloom, Erik Brynfolfsson, Lucia Foster, Ron Jarmin, Megha Patnaik, Itay Saporta-Eksten and John Van Reenen, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1258, February 2014.
In brief: Does management matter in schools?
Renata  Lemos,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP424: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring  2014 pages: 24-25
Gender and the labour market: evidence from experiments
Ghazala  Azmat,  Barbara  Petrongolo,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP425: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring  2014 pages: 26-28

This paper summarises 'Gender and the Labor Market: What Have We Learned from Field and Lab Experiments?' by Ghazala Azmat and Barbara Petrongolo, CEP Occasional Paper No. 40, March 2014.