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The Contribution of Immigration to Local Labor Market Adjustment
Michael Amior
February 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1678:
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Tags: immigration; geographical mobility; local labor markets; employment
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CEP Report
Seizing sustainable growth opportunities from zero emission passenger vehicles in the UK
Ralf Martin, Sam Unsworth, Anna Valero and Dennis Verhoeven February 2020
Paper No' CEPSP37:
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Tags: sustainable growth; climate change; clean growth; industrial strategy; industrial policy
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CEP Industrial Strategy
Has the Financial Crisis Undermined Credit Reallocation in the United Kingdom?
Daniel Mead and Isabelle Roland
February 2020
Paper No' CEPIS08:
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Tags: credit reallocation; productivity; credit shock; great recession
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CEP Discussion Paper
The Rise of Agribusiness and the Distributional Consequences of Policies on Intermediated Trade
Swati Dhingra and Silvana Tenreyro February 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1677:
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Tags: agribusiness; market power; intermediated trade; middlemen; oligopsony
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CEP Discussion Paper
Comparing Conventional and Machine-Learning Approaches to Risk Assessment in Domestic Abuse Cases
Jeffrey Grogger, Ria Ivandic and Tom Kirchmaier February 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1676:
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Tags: domestic abuse; risk assessment; machine learning
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CEP Discussion Paper
Who's Paying for the U.S. Tariffs? A Longer-Term Perspective
Mary Amiti, Stephen J. Redding and David E. Weinstein
February 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1675:
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Tags: tariffs; trade war; passthrough
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CEP Discussion Paper
Import Competition, Heterogeneous Preferences of Managers and Productivity
Cheng Chen and Claudia Steinwender
January 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1674:
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Tags: import competition; productivity; family firms; managers
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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

New research findings from the CEP.

CentrePiece magazine features new research from the CEP. CentrePiece

In the latest issue (Autumn 2019):

  • The gig economy and workers' preferences for steady jobs
    People are willing to give up roughly half of their hourly wage for a permanent contract, according to Nikhil Datta

  • When machines replace people: individual consequences of occupational decline
    Guy Michaels and colleagues explore what happens to people's careers when demand for their occupations falls, often because of technological change

  • Between communism and capitalism: long-run inequality in Poland
    Pawel Bukowski and Filip Novokmet chart how Poland has moved from being one of the most egalitarian countries in Europe to one of the most unequal

  • Structured management: how firms can hire and keep the best people
    Daniela Scur and colleagues demonstrate the value of structured management practices for recruitment, retention and productivity

  • Business benefits of local universities: more skills and better management
    Andy Feng and Anna Valero find that firms located closer to universities hire better managers and workers - and have better management practices

  • In brief...The long-term effects of financial distress in childhood
    Andrew Clark and colleagues consider the consequences for young adults whose families experienced financial problems when they were kids

  • Generation gap: young Brits less likely to 'do better' than their parents
    Jo Blanden and colleagues show that plummeting earnings since the Great Recession mean that fewer young adults now are earning more than their fathers

  • In brief...Big city, bright future: why birthplace matters so much
    Clément Bosquet and Henry Overman reveal that being born in a bigger city improves your earning potential
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