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CEP discussion paper
Gender Differences in Tertiary Education: What Explains STEM Participation?
Sandra McNally
October 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1721:
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Tags: stem; gender gap; tertiary education
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CEP discussion paper
Partial Lockdown and the Spread of Covid-19: Lessons From the Italian Case
Paolo Naticchioni, Vincenzo Scrutinio and Edoardo di Porto October 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1720:
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Tags: covid-19; lockdown; essential sectors
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CEP discussion paper
The Crisis and Job Guarantees in Urban India
Swati Dhingra and Stephen Machin
September 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1719:
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Tags: job guarantee; india; urban labour markets; job vignettes; covid-19
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CEP Covid-19 analysis
The Business Response to Covid-19: the CEP-CBI Survey on Technology Adoption
Capucine Riom and Anna Valero
September 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-009:
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Tags: covid-19; business performance; innovation; cbi; uk
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CEP discussion paper
Trade and Geography
Stephen J. Redding
September 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1718:
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Tags: trade; geography; local labor markets
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CEP occasional paper
Are Happier People More Compliant? Global Evidence From Three Large-Scale Surveys During Covid-19 Lockdowns
Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Daisy Fancourt, Christian Krekel and Sarah Swanke September 2020
Paper No' CEPOP54:
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Tags: covid-19; happiness; lockdown compliance; mood maintenance; pro-sociality; risk avoidance
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CEP discussion paper
Importing Inequality: Immigration and the Top 1 Percent
Arun Advani, Felix Koenig, Lorenzo Pessina and Andy Summers
September 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1717:
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CEP discussion paper
Globalization and Pandemics
Pol Antràs, Stephen J. Redding and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
September 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1716:
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Tags: globalization; pandemics; gravity equation; sir model
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CEP occasional paper
Regional Differences in UK Transport BCRs: An Empirical Assessment
Nicolás González-Pampillón and Henry G. Overman
September 2020
Paper No' CEPOP53:
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Tags: transport appraisal; value for money; benefit to cost ratio; spatial disparities
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CEP discussion paper
Growing Like China: Firm Performance and Global Production Line Position
Davin Chor, Kalina Manova and Zhihong Yu
September 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1715:
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Tags: global value chains; production line position; upstreamness; firm heterogeneity; firm lifecycle; china

New research findings from the CEP.

CentrePiece magazine features new research from the CEP. CentrePiece

In the latest issue (Summer 2020):

  • Build back better: key areas for a post-pandemic recovery
    Anna Valero and colleagues lay out an action plan for the UK policy response to Covid-19

  • Climate change policy: the case for a Covid-19 carbon tax
    Ralf Martin and John Van Reenen explain how taxing emissions could help to meet the costs of the crisis and encourage investment in clean innovation

  • Domestic abuse in times of quarantine
    Crime economists Ria Ivandic and Tom Kirchmaier look at data on domestic abuse calls to the police in London

  • Covid-19 and Brexit: contrasting sectoral effects
    Josh De Lyon and Swati Dhingra show that the UK sectors suffering less during lockdown are those most exposed to damage from leaving the European Union

  • Covid-19 and the future of self-employment
    Jack Blundell reports how self-employed workers have been particularly hard hit by the crisis

  • Covid-19 and the work patterns of men and women
    Claudia Hupkau and Barbara Petrongolo explore the impact of the pandemic on women's labour market prospects and 'home production' responsibilities

  • Covid-19 and social mobility
    Lee Elliot Major and Stephen Machin propose urgent actions to tackle economic and educational inequalities in Britain

  • Covid-19 and the future of international supply chains
    Frank Pisch analyses 'just-in-time' production networks to assess the prospects for world trade after Covid-19

  • in brief… Tackling domestic violence using machine learning
    Artificial intelligence could help to protect victims of domestic violence, according to research by Jeffrey Grogger, Ria Ivandic and Tom Kirchmaier

  • in brief… Apprenticeships after Covid-19
    Guglielmo Ventura outlines the challenges for England's apprenticeship system as economic and social activity resumes

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