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CEP Discussion Paper
Does Homeownership Reduce Crime? A Radical Housing Reform in Britain
Richard Disney, John Gathergood, Stephen Machin and Matteo Sandi March 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1685:
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Tags: crime; homeownership; public housing
CEP Discussion Paper
Environmental Preferences and Technological Choices: Is Market Competition Clean or Dirty?
Phillipe Aghion, Roland Bénabou, Ralf Martin and Alexandra Roulet March 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1684:
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Tags: environment; product market competition; innovation
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CEP Discussion Paper
Labor Demand in the Past, Present and Future
Georg Graetz
March 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1683:
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Tags: automation; labor demand; labor share; technology; wages
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CEP Discussion Paper
Rising Protectionism and Global Value Chains: Quantifying the General Equilibrium Effects
Rita Cappariello, Sebastian Franco-Bedoya, Vanessa Gunnella and Gianmarco Ottaviano March 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1682:
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Tags: trade model; supply chains; trade policy shocks; brexit
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On the Economic Impacts of Mortgage Credit Expansion Policies: Evidence from Help to Buy
Felipe Carozzi, Christian Hilber and Xiaolun Yu March 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1681:
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Tags: help to buy; house prices; construction; housing supply; land use regulation
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CEP Discussion Paper
Machiavelli Versus Concave Utility Functions: Should Bads Be Spread Out Or Concentrated?
Paul Frijters, Christian Krekel and Aydogan Ulker March 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1680:
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Tags: wellbeing; mental health; life events; non-linearities; hedonic adaptation; welfare analysis
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CentrePiece Article
In brief...Pupil exclusion in academy schools
Stephen Machin and Matteo Sandi
March 2020
Paper No' CEPCP575:
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Tags: academies; discipline; exclusion
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CentrePiece Article
TV superstars: how a new technology disrupted the entertainment industry
Felix Koenig
March 2020
Paper No' CEPCP574:
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Tags: superstar effect; inequality; top incomes; technical change
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In brief...Mismatched students and universities
Gill Wyness
March 2020
Paper No' CEPCP573:
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Tags: higher education; educational economics; college choice; mismatch; undermatch
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CentrePiece Article
The cost of being young: measuring intergenerational consumer prices
Rahat Siddique
March 2020
Paper No' CEPCP572:
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Tags: real wages; intergenerational consumer prices; consumer price index; cpi

New research findings from the CEP.

CentrePiece magazine features new research from the CEP. CentrePiece

In the latest issue (Spring 2020):

  • Can we be happier?
    Richard Layard and George Ward outline how we can boost wellbeing, both through public policy and in our jobs and private lives.

  • The UK's self-employed workers: who they are and what they need
    Jack Blundell is developing a typology of self-employed workers, in part to identify vulnerable groups who may benefit from policy support.

  • People, places and politics: the challenge of 'levelling up' the UK
    Henry Overman assesses policies to address the wide disparities in economic performance between towns, cities and regions.

  • In brief...Swings and silicon roundabouts: does cluster policy work?
    Max Nathan evaluates a flagship programme set up a decade ago to accelerate the growth of East London's Tech City.

  • The cost of being young: measuring intergenerational consumer prices
    Rahat Siddique explores an important aspect of the economic landscape facing the UK's young adults ? the 'millennial' generation.

  • In brief...Mismatched students and universities
    Gill Wyness and colleagues find that many disadvantaged students attend less academically prestigious courses than their A-level attainment merits.

  • TV superstars: how a new technology disrupted the entertainment industry
    Felix Koenig explains how the rollout of TV in mid-twentieth century America benefited a handful of superstars but few other entertainers.

  • In brief...Pupil exclusion in academy schools
    Stephen Machin and Matteo Sandi ask whether stricter disciplinary measures are intended more to improve educational results than to tackle bad behaviour.

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