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CEP Discussion Paper
Intellectual Property and the Organization of the Global Value Chain
Stefano Bolatto, Alireza Naghavi, Gianmarco Ottaviano and Katja Zajc Kejzar January 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1673:
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Tags: sequential production; intellectual property; intangible assets; appropriability; stage complementarity; upstreamness; firm organization; outsourcing; vertical integration
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CEP Discussion Paper
The Aggregate Consequences of Default Risk: Evidence from Firm-Level Data
Timothy Besley, Isabelle Roland and John Van Reenen
January 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1672:
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Tags: productivity; default risk; credit frictions; misallocation
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CEP Discussion Paper
A Local Community Course That Raises Mental Wellbeing and Pro-Sociality
Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Daisy Fancourt, Christian Krekel and Richard Layard January 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1671:
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Tags: wellbeing; pro-social behaviour; communities; intervention; rct
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CEP Discussion Paper
Globalization and Conflicts: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Corporations in Africa
Tommaso Sonno
January 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1670:
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Tags: multinationals; civil conflict; fdi; ethnic minority
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CEP Discussion Paper
Immigration, Local Crowd-Out and Undercoverage Bias
Michael Amior
January 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1669:
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Tags: immigration; geographical mobility; local labor markets; employment
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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade, Productivity and (Mis)allocation
Antoine Berthou, John Jong-Hyun Chung, Kalina Manova and Charlotte Sandoz Dit Bragard
January 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1668:
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Tags: international trade; export demand; import competition; productivity; allocative efficiency; misallocation
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CEP Discussion Paper
Exchange Rates and Consumer Prices: Evidence from Brexit
Holger Breinlich, Elsa Leromain, Dennis Novy and Thomas Sampson
December 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1667:
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Tags: brexit; exchange rate pass-through; import costs; inflation
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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade Liberalization, Input Intermediaries and Firm Productivity: Evidence from China
Fabrice Defever, Michele Imbruno and Richard Kneller December 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1666:
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Tags: firm heterogeneity; trade liberalization; intermediate inputs; productivity; intermediaries; china
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CEP Discussion Paper
The Innovation Premium to Soft Skills in Low-Skilled Occupations
Philippe Aghion, Antonin Bergeaud, Richard Blundell and Rachel Griffith December 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1665:
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Tags: innovation; skill-based technological change; wage; complementarity
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CEP Election Analysis
#GE2019Economists: The Research Evidence on Key issues for Voters in the 2019 UK General Election
December 2019
Paper No' CEPEA056:
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Tags: uk 2019 general election; uk economy; labour market; brexit economics; immigration; social mobility; education and skills; people; places and politics; housing; energy and climate change; health and social care; policing and crime

Wednesday  29 January 2020  13:45 - 15:00

Anti-Bunching: A New Test for Signaling Motives in Prosocial Behavior

David Birke (Berkeley)

NAB 3.21, 3rd Floor, New Academic Building, LSE, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A 3LJ


CEP/DOM Capabilities, Competition and Innovation Seminars
Thursday  30 January 2020  13:45 - 15:00

Evidence Acquisition and Voluntary Disclosure

Denis Shishkin (Princeton)

NAB 3.21, 3rd Floor, New Academic Building, LSE, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A 3LJ


CEP/DOM Capabilities, Competition and Innovation Seminars
Monday 20 January 2020

BBC: News at Six

Academics at Oxford University and the London School of Economics have been carrying out controlled trials aimed at raising mental well-being among adults. The course run by volunteers from the charity Action for Happiness is being conducted in 19 countries. The results, they say, are "staggering". [23 mins]

Related Links:

BBC - News at Six

A Local Community Course That Raises Mental Wellbeing and Pro-Sociality

CEP Wellbeing

Jan-Emmanuel De neve webpage

Christian Krekel webpage

Richard Layard webpage