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CEP Discussion Paper
Disrupted Schooling: Impacts on Achievement from the Chilean School Occupations
Piero Montebruno
May 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1696:
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Tags: chilean winter; instructional time; protests; educational outcomes; school occupations; missing school days; riots; human capital investment
CEP Discussion Paper
Automation, Globalization and Vanishing Jobs: A Labor Market Sorting View
Ester Faia, Sebastien Laffitte, Maximilian Mayer and Gianmarco Ottaviano May 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1695:
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Tags: automation; offshoring; two-sided heterogeneity; positive assortativity; wage inequality; horizontal specialization; core-task-biased technological change
CEP Discussion Paper
Damned by Dams? Infrastructure and Conflict
Ulrich J. Eberle
May 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1694:
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Tags: dams; infrastructure; conflict; civil war; ethnicity; fractionalization; inequality
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CEP Covid-19 Analysis
Covid-19 and social mobility
Lee Elliot Major and Stephen Machin
May 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-004:
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CEP Covid-19 Analysis
Self-employment in the Covid-19 crisis
Jack Blundell and Stephen Machin
May 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-003:
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Tags: self-employed workers; unemployment; seiss; cjrs
CEP Discussion Paper
COVID-19, Lockdowns and Well-being: Evidence from Google Trends
Abel Brodeur, Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Flèche and Nattavudh Powdthavee May 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1693:
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Tags: boredom; covid-19; loneliness; well-being
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CEP Discussion Paper
All These Worlds are Yours, Except India: The Effectiveness of Cash Subsidies to Export in Nepal
Fabrice Defever, Jose-Daniel Reyes, Alejandro Riaño and Gonzalo Varela May 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1692:
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Tags: export subsidies; export diversification; export margins; least developed countries; special and differential treatment for developing countries; nepal
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CEP Covid-19 Analysis
Work, care and gender during the Covid-19 crisis
Claudia Hupkau and Barbara Petrongolo
May 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-002:
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Tags: job losses; service sector; childcare; flexible working solutions
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CEP Discussion Paper
O Brother, Where Start Thou? Sibling Spillovers on College and Major Choice in Four Countries
Adam Altmejd, Andrés Barrios Fernandez, Marin Drlje, Joshua Goodman, Michael Hurwitz, Dejan Kovac, Christine Mulhern, Christopher Neilson and Jonathan Smith May 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1691:
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Tags: sibling effects; college and major choice; peer and social network effects
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CEP Discussion Paper
Monopsony and the Wage Effects of Migration
Michael Amior and Alan Manning
May 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1690:
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Tags: migration; wages; monopsony

Due to the current coronavirus outbreak, many of our seminars and workshops this term are cancelled. When possible these will be replaced by online seminars. Please check our website and Twitter feed for updates.

Friday  05 June 2020  13:00 - 14:30

Gentrifying cities, amenities and sorting: evidence from San Francisco

Federico Curci (Carlos III de Madrid)

ONLINE


CEP/Geography Urban and Regional Economics Seminars
Friday 29 May 2020

The Express: Schools reopening UK: Why school days may be LONGER post-lockdown; SCHOOLS in the UK may reopen with longer days to prevent a "dark age" of low social mobility.

CEP's director Professor Stephen Machin, co-author of the report, also said: "We need to develop bold policies for now and the longer term to ensure the economic recovery also creates a more socially mobile society that is fairer for all.

Related Links:

The Express - Schools reopening UK: Why school days may be LONGER post-lockdown; SCHOOLS in the UK may reopen with longer days to prevent a "dark age" of low social mobility.

Covid-19 and social mobility

CEP Education and Skills

Lee Elliot-major webpage

Stephen Machin webpage

Thursday 28 May 2020

The Financial Times: Aid for UK self-employed in doubt despite pledge of ‘parity’ with furloughing

But a survey conducted by the London School of Economics’ Centre for Economic Performance showed self-employed people had been hit especially hard by the crisis. Three-quarters said they had less work than usual, while a third stated their health had been at risk while working.

Related Links:

The Financial Times - Aid for UK self-employed in doubt despite pledge of ‘parity’ with furloughing

Covid-19 and social mobility

CEP Education and Skills

Lee Elliot-major webpage