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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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JEL Classification: E31; F15; F31


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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JEL Classification: F12; F13


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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JEL Classification: O33; L23; J31


Tags: innovation; skill-based technological change; wage; complementarity

Journal Article
The bedroom tax Stephen Gibbons, Stephen Gibbons, Maria Sanchez-Vidal, Olmo Silva and Maria Sánchez-Vidal
December 2019
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Tags: bedroom tax; housing benefits; social housing; social rents;

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CEP Election Analysis
Policing and Crime Tom Kirchmaier
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA055:
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Tags: violent crime; austerity; budget cuts

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CEP Election Analysis
Energy and Climate Change Ralf Martin, Petra Sarapatkova and Dennis Verhoeven
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA054:
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Tags: greenhouse gas emissions; committee on climate change; offshore wind power

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CEP Election Analysis
Health and Social Care Michael Anderson, Alistair McGuire and Elias Mossialos
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA053:
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Tags: nhs; waiting times; adult social care

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CEP Election Analysis
Housing Paul Cheshire and Christian Hilber
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA051:
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Tags: housing crisis; affordability; substantive reforms; starter homes

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Motivational Cost of Inequality: Pay Gaps Reduce the Willingness to Pursue Rewards Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Filip Gesiarz and Tali Sharot November 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1664:
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JEL Classification: D31; D91; J22


Tags: inequality; pay-gaps; motivation; effort; affect; reward

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CEP Election Analysis
Immigration Jonathan Wadsworth
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA052:
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Tags: immigration policy; taxes; state benefits; economy


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CEP Election Analysis
Education and Skills Jo Blanden, Sandra McNally and Gill Wyness
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA050:
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Tags: education; skills; international rankings; austerity; poor performing schools


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CEP Election Analysis
The UK Economy: Policies for Investment and Productivity Growth Anna Valero and John Van Reenen
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA049:
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Tags: productivity; brexit; low investment; earnings


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CEP Election Analysis
Brexit Economics Swati Dhingra and Thomas Sampson
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA048:
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Tags: brexit; trade; customs union; uk-eu border; 2019 general election


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CEP Election Analysis
The Labour Market Rui Costa and Stephen Machin
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA046:
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Tags: employment; jobs; labour; productivity; unemployment; wages; 2019 general election


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CEP Election Analysis
Social Mobility Lee Elliot Major and Stephen Machin
November 2019
Paper No' CEPEA045:
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Tags: social mobility; inequality; intergenerational; 2019 general election


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CEP Discussion Paper
Technical Change and Superstar Effects: Evidence from the Roll-Out of Television Felix Koenig
November 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1663:
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JEL Classification: J31; J23; O33; D31


Tags: superstar effect; inequality; top incomes; technical change

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Intellectual Spoils of War? Defense R&D, Productivity and International Spillovers Enrico Moretti, Claudia Steinwender and John Van Reenen November 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1662:
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Tags: defense; r&d; productivity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Measuring the Gains from Labor Specialization Decio Coviello, Andrea Ichino and Nicola Persico
November 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1661:
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JEL Classification: J0; K0; M5


Tags: labor specialization; productivity of workers; judges

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CEP Discussion Paper
Spillover Effects from New Housing Supply Nicolás González-Pampillón
November 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1660:
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JEL Classification: R23; R30; R58


Tags: housing supply; house prices; neighborhood change; crime; difference-in-differences; housing policies

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CEP Discussion Paper
Economic Insecurity and the Rise of the Right Walter Bossert, Andrew E. Clark, Conchita D'Ambrosio and Anthony Lepinteur
October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1659:
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JEL Classification: D63; D72; I32


Tags: economic index numbers; insecurity; political participation; conservatism; right-leaning political parties; trump; brexit

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Happy Choice: Wellbeing as the Goal of Government Andrew E. Clark, Paul Frijters, Christian Krekel and Richard Layard
October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1658:
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JEL Classification: D60; D70; H11; I31


Tags: subjective wellbeing; life satisfaction; public policy; political economy; social welfare

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Heterogeneous Impact of Market Size on Innovation: Evidence from French Firm-Level Exports Philippe Aghion, Antonin Bergeaud, Matthieu Lequien and Marc Melitz October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1657:
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JEL Classification: D21; F13; F14; F41; O30; O47


Tags: innovation; export; demand shocks; patents

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
The economic impact of Boris Johnson’s Brexit proposals Matt Bevington, Hanwei Huang, Anand Menon, Jonathan Portes, Jill Rutter and Thomas Sampson October 2019
Paper No' CEPBREXIT16:
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Tags: brexit; trade; immigration; public policy; government

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CEP Discussion Paper
Measuring and Explaining Management in Schools: New Approaches Using Public Data Clare Leaver, Renata Lemos and Daniela Scur
October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1656:
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JEL Classification: M5; I2; J3


Tags: management; teacher selection; teacher incentives; cross-country

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CEP Discussion Paper
Does Employee Happiness Have an Impact on Productivity? Clément S. Bellet, Jan-Emmanuel De Neve and George Ward
October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1655:
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JEL Classification: D03; J24; M5; I31


Tags: happiness; productivity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Industry Concentration in Europe and North America Matej Bajgar, Giuseppe Berlingieri, Sara Calligaris, Chiara Criscuolo and Jonathan Timmis October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1654:
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JEL Classification: D4; L11; L25


Tags: industry concentration; business dynamics; measurement

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CEP Discussion Paper
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Neighbors' Effects on University Enrollment Andrés Barrios Fernandez
October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1653:
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JEL Classification: I21; I24; R23; R28


Tags: neighbors’ effects; university access; spatial spillovers

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CEP Discussion Paper
When Income Effects are Large: Labor Supply Responses and the Value of Welfare Transfers Giulia Giupponi
October 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1651:
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JEL Classification: H55; I38; J22


Tags: income effect; labor supply; valuation of welfare transfers

Journal Article
Quantifying Wider Economic Impacts of agglomeration for transport appraisal: Existing evidence and future directions Stephen Gibbons and Daniel J. Graham September 2019
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Tags: agglomeration; cost benefit analysis; transport;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Understanding Day Care Enrolment Gaps Jonas Jessen, Sophia Schmitz and Sevrin Waights
September 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1650:
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JEL Classification: I24; J13


Tags: child care; early education; inequality; socio—economic status; discrimination; synthetic control

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade Shocks and Credit Reallocation Stefano Federico, Fadi Hassan and Veronica Rappoport
September 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1649:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; F65; G21


Tags: trade liberalisation; china shock; bank credit; resource reallocation; gains from trade

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A Toolkit of Policies to Promote Innovation Nicholas Bloom, John Van Reenen and Heidi Williams
August 2019
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Tags: innovation; productivity;

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The end of free college in England: Implications for enrolments, equity, and quality Richard Murphy, Judith Scott-Clayton and Gill Wyness August 2019
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Tags: financial aid; higher education; inequality; tuition fees;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Does Light Touch Cluster Policy Work? Evaluating the Tech City Programme Max Nathan
August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1648:
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JEL Classification: L53; L86; O31; R30; R50


Tags: cities; clusters; technology; economic development; synthetic controls

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CEP Discussion Paper
Inequalities in Student to Course Match: Evidence from Linked Administrative Data Stuart Campbell, Lindsey Macmillan, Richard Murphy and Gill Wyness August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1647:
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JEL Classification: I22; I23; I28


Tags: higher education; educational economics; college choice; mismatch; undermatch

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Best versus the Rest: Divergence across Firms During the Global Productivity Slowdown Dan Andrews, Chiara Criscuolo and Peter N. Gal August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1645:
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JEL Classification: O30; O40; M13


Tags: firm dynamics; regulation; knowledge diffusion; technological change; productivity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Building a Productive Workforce: The Role of Structured Management Practices Christopher Cornwell, Ian M. Schmutte and Daniela Scur August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1644:
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JEL Classification: D22; M11; J31


Tags: labor allocation; managers; management practices; productivity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Quantifying the Intangible Impact of the Olympics Using Subjective Well-Being Data Paul Dolan, Georgios Kavetsos, Christian Krekel, Dimitris Mavridis, Robert Metcalfe, Claudia Senik, Stefan Szymanski and Nicolas R. Ziebarth August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1643:
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JEL Classification: I30; I31; I38; L83; Z20; Z28


Tags: subjective well-being; life satisfaction; happiness; intangible effects; olympic games; sport events; quasi-natural experiment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Vertical Integration and Foreclosure: Evidence from Production Network Data Johannes Boehm and Jan Sonntag
August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1641:
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JEL Classification: L14; L42


Tags: mergers and acquisitions; market foreclosure; vertical integration; production networks

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CEP Discussion Paper
Innovation Union: Costs and Benefits of Innovation Policy Coordination Teodora Borota, Fabrice Defever and Giammario Impullitti August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1640:
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JEL Classification: O41; O31; O38; F12; F42 F43


Tags: optimal innovation policy; growth theory; international policy coordination; eu integration; fdi spillovers

Journal Article
CEO Behavior and Firm Performance Oriana Bandiera, Stephen Hansen, Andrea Prat and Raffaella Sadun
July 2019
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Tags: ceos; ceo behavior; productivity;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Residential Mobility and Unemployment in the UK Monica Langella and Alan Manning
July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1639:
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JEL Classification: Z1; J01; R10; J21


Tags: residential mobility; regional inequality; unemployment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Competition and Pass-Through: Evidence from Isolated Markets Christos Genakos and Mario Pagliero
July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1638:
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JEL Classification: H22; L1


Tags: pass-through; tax incidence; gasoline; market structure; competition

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CEP Discussion Paper
Voting With Their Money: Brexit and Outward Investment by UK Firms Holger Breinlich, Elsa Leromain, Dennis Novy and Thomas Sampson July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1637:
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JEL Classification: F15; F21; F23


Tags: brexit; foreign direct investment; synthetic control method

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CEP Discussion Paper
Retail Shocks and City Structure Maria Sánchez-Vidal
July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1636:
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JEL Classification: D2; J22; L81; R1


Tags: retail shocks; city structure; small stores; commercial activity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Dirty Density: Air Quality and the Density of American Cities Felipe Carozzi and Sefi Roth
July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1635:
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JEL Classification: Q53; R11; I10


Tags: air pollution; urban congestion; density; health

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Toolkit of Policies to Promote Innovation Nicholas Bloom, John Van Reenen and Heidi Williams
July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1634:
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JEL Classification: O31; O32


Tags: innovation; r&d; intellectual property; tax; competition

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CEP Discussion Paper
Economic Geography Aspects of the Panama Canal Stephan E. Maurer and Ferdinand Rauch
July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1633:
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JEL Classification: F1; R1; O1; N72


Tags: market access; panama canal; trade shock; gravity

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CentrePiece Article
In brief...Globalisation and its discontents Josh De Lyon and Elsa Leromain
July 2019
Paper No' CEPCP554:
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CentrePiece 24 (2) Summer 2019


Tags: trade; protectionism

Journal Article
Direct democracy and intergenerational conflicts in ageing societies Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Wolfgang Maennig and Malte Steenbeck June 2019
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Tags: nimby; stuttgart 21; ageing; direct democracy; intergenerational conflict; referendum; transport; voting;

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Joseph Schumpeter Lecture, EEA Annual Congress 2017: Do Tax Cuts Produce more Einsteins? The Impacts of Financial Incentives VerSus Exposure to Innovation on the Supply of Inventors Alex Bell, Raj Chetty, Xavier Jaravel, Neviana Petkova and John Van Reenen June 2019
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Tags: firm objectives organization; and behavior; business economic; management of technological innovation and r&d; technological change: choices and consequences; diffusion processes

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Healthy Business? Managerial Education and Management in Healthcare Nicholas Bloom, Renata Lemos, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen June 2019
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Tags: management; hospitals; mortality; education

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Teaching assistants, computers and classroom management Helen Johnson, Sandra McNally, Heather Rolfe, Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela, Robert Savage, Janet Vousden and Clare Wood June 2019
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Tags: ict; literacy; teaching assistants;

Journal Article
The effect of house prices on household borrowing: A new approach James Cloyne, Kilian Huber, Ethan Ilzetzki and Henrik Kleven
June 2019
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Tags: business fluctuations; cycles; household saving; housing supply and markets; personal finance;

Journal Article
Zero Hours Contracts and Labour Market Policy Nikhil Datta, Giulia Giupponi and Stephen Machin
June 2019
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Tags: computer markets; monopoly power;

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Neighbors' Income, Public Goods, and Well-Being Abel Brodeur
June 2019
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Tags: amenities; neighbors' income; public goods; relative deprivation; well-being;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Ease Versus Noise: Long-Run Changes in the Value of Transport (Dis)amenities Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Volker Nitsch and Nicolai Wendland June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1631:
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JEL Classification: R12; R14; R41; N73; N74


Tags: accessibility; spatial differencing; noise; difference-in-differences; income elasticity; land price

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CEP Discussion Paper
Individual Consequences of Occupational Decline Per-Anders Edin, Tiernan Evans, Georg Graetz, Sofia Hernnäs and Guy Michaels
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1629:
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JEL Classification: O33; J24; J62


Tags: technological change; occupations; inequality

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CEP Discussion Paper
Between Communism and Capitalism: Long-Term Inequality in Poland, 1892-2015 Pawel Bukowski and Filip Novokmet
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1628:
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JEL Classification: D31; E01; J3; N34


Tags: income inequality; transformation; poland

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CEP Discussion Paper
Technology Gaps, Trade and Income Thomas Sampson
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1627:
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JEL Classification: F11; F43; O14; O41


Tags: technology gaps; trade; technology investment; ricardian comparative advantage; international income inequality

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CEP Discussion Paper
Economic Incentives, Home Production and Gender Identity Norms Andrea Ichino, Martin Olsson, Barbara Petrongolo and Peter Skogman Thoursie June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1626:
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JEL Classification: D13; H24; J22


Tags: home production; taxes; gender identity; gender gaps

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CEP Discussion Paper
Why Unions: Understanding How Unions Overcome the Free-Rider Problem Richard Murphy
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1625:
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JEL Classification: J51; J45; J32


Tags: unions; teachers; media; insurance

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CEP Discussion Paper
Vehicle Currency Pricing and Exchange Rate Pass-Through Natalie Chen, Wanyu Chung and Dennis Novy
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1624:
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JEL Classification: F14; F31; F41


Tags: cpi; dollar; euro; exchange rate pass-through; inflation; invoicing; sterling; uk; vehicle currency pricing

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CEP Discussion Paper
Commuting, Migration and Local Joblessness Michael Amior and Alan Manning
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1623:
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JEL Classification: J21; J61; J64; R23


Tags: spatial inequality; commuting; migration

Journal Article
The economic effects of density: A synthesis Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt and Elisabetta Pietrostefani
May 2019
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Tags: city; compact; density; elasticity; meta-analysis; present value;

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Are all trade agreements equal? The role of distance in shaping the effect of economic integration agreements on trade flows May 2019
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Tags: economic distance; geography; gravity; integration agreements; trade agreements;

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
Trade and Worker Deskilling: How the post-Brexit pound has hurt Britain’s workers Rui Costa, Swati Dhingra and Stephen Machin
May 2019
Paper No' CEPBREXIT15:
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Tags: brexit; eu; trade; wages; jobs; skills

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade and Worker Deskilling Rui Costa, Swati Dhingra and Stephen Machin
May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1622:
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JEL Classification: F14; F31; F66; J24; J31


Tags: exchange rate depreciation; trade; wages; training; deskilling; brexit

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CEP Discussion Paper
How to Improve Tax Compliance? Evidence from Population-wide Experiments in Belgium Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Clement Imbert, Maarten Luts, Johannes Spinnewijn and Teodora Tsankova May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1621:
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JEL Classification: C93; D91; H20


Tags: tax compliance; field experiments; simplification; enforcement

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade Blocs and Trade Wars during the Interwar Period David S. Jacks and Dennis Novy
May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1620:
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JEL Classification: F1; F3; N7


Tags: commonwealth; distance; gravity; interwar period; trade blocs; trade wars

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CEP Discussion Paper
Tales of the City: What Do Agglomeration Cases Tell Us About Agglomeration in General? Giulia Faggio, Olmo Silva and William C. Strange May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1619:
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JEL Classification: R10; R12; L52; L60


Tags: agglomeration; microfoundations; heterogeneity; industrial clusters

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trainspotting: 'Good Jobs', Training and Skilled Immigration Andrew Mountford and Jonathan Wadsworth
May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1618:
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JEL Classification: J6


Tags: immigration; training; income distribution

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CEP Discussion Paper
Education and Geographical Mobility: The Role of the Job Surplus Michael Amior
May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1616:
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JEL Classification: J61; J64; R23


Tags: geographical mobility; job search; education

Journal Article
Crime victimisation over time and sleep quality Andrew E. Clark, Conchita D'Ambrosio and Rong Zhu
April 2019
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Tags: crime; physical violence; property crimes; sleep quality; time;

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Poorly Measured Confounders are More Useful on the Left than on the Right Zhuan Pei, Jörn-Steffen Pischke and Hannes Schwandt
April 2019
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Tags: balancing; c31; c52; hausman test; robustness checks; specification testing; variable addition;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Jihadi Attacks, Media and Local Hate Crime Ria Ivandic, Tom Kirchmaier and Stephen Machin
April 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1615:
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JEL Classification: K42


Tags: islamophobic hate crime; jihadi terror attacks; media

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Comparative Advantage of Firms Johannes Boehm, Swati Dhingra and John Morrow
April 2019
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JEL Classification: F11; L25; M2; O3


Tags: multiproduct firms; firm capabilities; vertical input linkages; comparative advantage; economies of scope; size-based policies

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Tale of Comprehensive Labor Market Reforms: Evidence from the Italian Jobs Act Tito Boeri and Pietro Garibaldi
April 2019
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JEL Classification: J10; J23


Tags: labor mobility; jobs act

Journal Article
Carry-along trade
March 2019
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Tags: demand-scope complementarity; exporting; heterogeneous firms; intermediation; multi-product firms; productivity; sourcing;

Journal Article
Gender and Promotions: Evidence from Academic Economists in France
March 2019
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Tags: competition; gender gaps; professional advancement;

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Spatial Imaginaries and Tech Cities: Place-branding East London's digital economy Max Nathan, Emma Vandore and Georgina Voss
March 2019
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Tags: clusters; ict; tech city; entrepreneurship; local economic development; place branding;

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The preservation of historic districts - Is it worth it? Sevrin Waights
March 2019
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Tags: housing; construction; historic preservation; land; planning; regulation;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Affordability, Financial Innovation and the Start of the Housing Boom Jane K. Dokko, Benjamin J. Keys and Lindsay E. Relihan
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1611:
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JEL Classification: G22; R21; R22


Tags: housing policy; mortgage loans; subprime mortgage

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CEP Discussion Paper
Geography, Competition and Optimal Multilateral Trade Policy Antonella Nocco, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Matteo Salto
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1610:
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JEL Classification: D4; D6; F1; L0; L1


Tags: international trade policy; monopolistic competition; firm heterogeneity; pricing to market; multilateralism

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CEP Discussion Paper
Childhood Circumstances and Young Adulthood Outcomes: The Role of Mothers' Financial Problems Marta Barazzetta, Andrew E. Clark and Conchita D'Ambrosio March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1609:
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JEL Classification: I31; I32; D60


Tags: income; financial problems; child outcomes; subjective well-being; behaviour; education; alspac

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
Economic Performance since the EU Referendum Josh De Lyon and Swati Dhingra
March 2019
Paper No' CEPBREXIT14:
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Tags: brexit; #cepbrexit; productivity; growth; fdi

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Urban Wage Premium in Imperfect Labour Markets Boris Hirsch, Elke J. Jahn, Alan Manning and Michael Oberfichtner
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1608:
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JEL Classification: R23; J42; J31


Tags: urban wage premium; imperfect labour markets; monopsony; search frictions

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CEP Discussion Paper
Innovative Events Max Nathan and Anna Rosso
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1607:
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JEL Classification: C55; L86; O81


Tags: innovation; productivity; ict; data science

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CEP Discussion Paper
Missing Trade in Tasks: Employer Outsourcing in the Gig Economy Christopher T. Stanton and Catherine Thomas
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1606:
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Tags: gig economy; outsourcing; hiring

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CEP Discussion Paper
Employee Wellbeing, Productivity and Firm Performance Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Christian Krekel and George Ward
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1605:
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JEL Classification: I31; J24; J25


Tags: employee satisfaction; engagement; employee productivity; firm performance; wellbeing; meta-analysis

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CEP Discussion Paper
Valuing the Environmental Benefits of Canals Using House Prices Stephen Gibbons, Cong Peng and Cheng Keat Tang
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1604:
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JEL Classification: Q51; R3; R2


Tags: canals; waterways; house prices; environment; valuation

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Impact of the 2018 Trade War on U.S. Prices and Welfare Mary Amiti, Stephen J. Redding and David Weinstein
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1603:
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JEL Classification: F13; F14


Tags: international trade; tariffs; trade war

Journal Article
Hospital prices grew substantially faster than physician prices for hospital-based care in 2007-14 Zack Cooper, Stuart Craig, Martin Gaynor, Nir J. Harish, Harlan M. Krumholz and John Van Reenen February 2019
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Tags: cost growth; costs and spending; elderly patients; hospital referral; hospitals; inpatient care; insurance claims; organization of care; physician payment; regions;

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Variation in health spending growth for the privately insured from 2007 to 2014 Zack Cooper, Stuart Craig, Martin Gaynor, Charles Gray and John Van Reenen February 2019
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Tags: cost growth; costs and spending; fee-for-service; hospital referral regions; insurance claims; medicare; medicare advantage; medicare savings programs; traditional medicare;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Making Smart Meters Smarter the Smart Way Quentin Coutellier, Greer Gosnell, Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muûls, Goran Strbac, Mingyang Sun and Simon Tindermans February 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1602:
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JEL Classification: D12; Q48; Q54


Tags: behavioural intervention; household energy demand; randomised controlled trial; information

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CEP Discussion Paper
Searching for Carbon Leaks in Multinational Companies Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Caterina Gennaioli, Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muûls and Thomas Stoerk February 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1601:
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JEL Classification: D22; F23; Q56; Q58


Tags: carbon leakage; eu ets; multinationals

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
Voting with their Money: Brexit and Outward Investment by UK Firms Holger Breinlich, Elsa Leromain, Dennis Novy and Thomas Sampson February 2019
Paper No' CEPBREXIT13:
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Tags: brexit; investment; firms

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CEP Discussion Paper
New Media and Competition: Printing and Europe's Transformation after Gutenberg Jeremiah Dittmar and Skipper Seabold
January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1600:
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JEL Classification: L1; L2; N0; N8; O3; O4


Tags: competition; firms; media; technology; institutions; religion; politics

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CEP Discussion Paper
Discrimination, Managers, and Firm Performance: Evidence from “Aryanizations” in Nazi Germany Kilian Huber, Volker Lindenthal and Fabian Waldinger January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1599:
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JEL Classification: J71; M21; N84


Tags: discrimination; antisemitism; firms; managers; stock prices; nazi germany

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CEP Discussion Paper
International Buyers' Sourcing and Suppliers' Markups in Bangladeshi Garments Julia Cajal-Grossi, Rocco Macchiavello and Guillermo Noguera January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1598:
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JEL Classification: L11; L14; D23; F63


Tags: markups; sourcing strategies; global buyers; buyer-driven value chains

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CEP Discussion Paper
Do Tax Cuts Produce More Einsteins? The Impacts of Financial Incentives vs. Exposure to Innovation on the Supply of Inventors Alex Bell, Raj Chetty, Xavier Jaravel, Neviana Petkova and John Van Reenen January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1597:
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JEL Classification: L2; M2; O32; O33


Tags: inventors; innovation; tax policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Public Sector and the Misallocation of Labor: Evidence from a Policy Experiment in India Matthew Baird, A.V. Chari, Shanthi Nataraj, Alexander Rothenberg, Shqiponja Telhaj and L. Alan Winters January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1596:
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JEL Classification: J2


Tags: labor; public sector; india

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CEP Discussion Paper
Aggregation and the Gravity Equation Stephen J. Redding and David E. Weinstein
January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1595:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; C43


Tags: gravity equation; trade; aggregation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Skill Biased Management: Evidence from Manufacturing Firms Andy Feng and Anna Valero
January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1594:
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JEL Classification: I23; I26; J24; L2; M2


Tags: management practices; human capital; universities; complementarities

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CEP Discussion Paper
Globalization and State Capitalism: Assessing Vietnam's Accession to the WTO Leonardo Baccini, Giammario Impullitti and Edmund J. Malesky January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1593:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13; F14; P31; P33


Tags: state-owned enterprises; state capitalism; heterogeneous firms; gains from trade; wto; vietnam

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Origins of Firm Heterogeneity: A Production Network Approach Andrew B. Bernard, Emmanuel Dhyne, Glenn Magerman, Kalina Manova and Andreas Moxnes January 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1592:
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JEL Classification: F10; F12; F16


Tags: production networks; productivity; firm size heterogeneity

Journal Article
The Economic Effects of Brexit: Evidence from the Stock Market Holger Breinlich, Elsa Leromain, Dennis Novy, Thomas Sampson and Ahmed Usman December 2018
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Tags: brexit; depreciation; event study; recession; stock market; tariffs;

Journal Article
Off EU Go? Brexit, the UK Labour Market and Immigration Jonathan Wadsworth
December 2018
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Tags: j6; immigration; unemployment; wages;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Where is the Land of Hope and Glory?The Geography of Intergenerational Mobility in England and Wales Brian Bell, Jack Blundell and Stephen Machin December 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1591:
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JEL Classification: J62; R23; R31; I24


Tags: intergenerational mobility

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CEP Discussion Paper
Monetary Policy, Product Market Competition and Growth Phillipe Aghion, Emmanuel Farhi and Enisse Kharroubi
December 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1590:
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JEL Classification: E32; E43; E52


Tags: growth; financial conditions; firm leverage; competition

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CEP Discussion Paper
Innovation and Trade Policy in a Globalized World Ufuk Akcigit, Sina T. Ates and Giammario Impullitti
December 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1589:
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JEL Classification: F13; F43; F60; O40


Tags: economic growth; short- and long-run gains from globalization; foreign technological catching-up; innovation policy; trade policy; competition

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Inverted-U Relationship between Credit Access and Productivity Growth Philippe Aghion, Antonin Bergeaud, Gilbert Cette, Rémy Lecat and Hélène Maghin December 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1588:
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Tags: inverted-u relationship; credit; eurosystem

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CEP Discussion Paper
Technology, Market Structure and the Gains from Trade Giammario Impullitti, Omar Licandro and Pontus Rendahl
December 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1587:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13; O31; O41


Tags: gains from trade; heterogeneous firms; oligopoly; innovation; endogenous markups; endogenous market structure

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Effect of the Brexit Referendum Result on Subjective Well-being Georgios Kavetsos, Ichiro Kawachi, Ilias Kyriopoulos and Sotiris Vandoros December 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1586:
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JEL Classification: D72; I30; I31; I38


Tags: subjective well-being; happiness; brexit; referendum; election

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CEP Discussion Paper
Subsidizing Labor Hoarding in Recessions: The Employment & Welfare Effects of Short Time Work Giulia Giupponi and Camille Landais December 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1585:
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JEL Classification: H20; J20; J65


Tags: short-time work; employment; reallocation; social insurance; optimal policy

Journal Article
The regional effects of Germany's national minimum wage Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt and Duncan Roth
November 2018
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Tags: difference-in-differences; employment; germany; minimum wage;

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
The Economic Consequences of the Brexit Deal Peter Levell, Anand Menon, Jonathan Portes and Thomas Sampson
November 2018
Paper No' CEPBREXIT12:
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Tags: brexit; trade; immigration; public policy; government

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CEP Discussion Paper
Rent Sharing and Inclusive Growth Brian Bell, Pawel Bukowski and Stephen Machin
November 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1584:
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JEL Classification: J30


Tags: rent sharing; inclusive growth

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CEP Discussion Paper
Organizing Global Supply Chains: Input-Output Linkages and Vertical Integration Giuseppe Berlingieri, Frank Pisch and Claudia Steinwender November 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1583:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; L16; L23; O14


Tags: vertical integration; supply chains; direct requirements; input output relationship; intrafirm trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Contribution of Foreign Migration to Local Labor Market Adjustment Michael Amior
November 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1582:
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JEL Classification: J61; J64; R23


Tags: migration; geographical mobility; local labor markets; employment

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CentrePiece Article
Second home investments Christian Hilber
November 2018
Paper No' CEPCP543:
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CentrePiece 23 (3) Autumn 2018


Tags: housing; local residents; second homes

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CentrePiece Article
Aid: it’s not just about the money Peter Boone
November 2018
Paper No' CEPCP542:
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CentrePiece 23 (3) Autumn 2018


Tags: education; health; africa; india; effective interventions

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CentrePiece Article
Developing an effective local industrial strategy Naomi Clayton and Henry Overman
November 2018
Paper No' CEPCP540:
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CentrePiece 23 (3) Autumn 2018


Tags: local; industrial strategy

Journal Article
Leveraging Monopoly Power by Degrading Interoperability: Theory and Evidence from Computer Markets Christos Genakos, Kai Uwe Kühn and John Van Reenen October 2018
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Tags: computer markets; monopoly power;

Journal Article
Does competition from private surgical centres improve public hospitals’ performance? Evidence from the English National Health Service Zack Cooper, Stephen Gibbons and Matthew Skellern October 2018
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Tags: cream skimming; hospital competition; hospital efficiency; market entry; market structure; outsourcing; public services; public-private competition; risk selection;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Preferential Trade Agreements and Global Sourcing Grant Bickwit, Emanuel Ornelas and John L. Turner
October 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1581:
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JEL Classification: F13; F15; D23; D83; L22


Tags: regionalism; hold-up problem; sourcing; trade diversion; matching; incomplete contracts

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CEP Discussion Paper
Labor Specialization as a Source of Market Frictions Maria Molina-Domene
October 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1580:
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JEL Classification: J24; J42; J63


Tags: labor specialization; market frictions; division of labor; human capital

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CEP Discussion Paper
In-House and Arm's Length: Productivity Heterogeneity and Variation in Organizational Form Arturs Kalnins, Stephen F. Lin and Catherine Thomas October 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1579:
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JEL Classification: D23; F12; L23; D22


Tags: firm heterogeneity; firm structure; incomplete contracts; outsourcing

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CEP Industrial Strategy
Universities and Industrial Strategy in the UK: Review of Evidence and Implications for Policy Ghazala Azmat, Richard Murphy, Anna Valero and Gill Wyness October 2018
Paper No' CEPIS06:
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JEL Classification: I23; I26; J24; O25; O30


Tags: higher education; universities; industrial strategy; growth; innovation

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Not-So-Generalized Effects of the Generalized System of Preferences Emanuel Ornelas and Marcos Ritel
October 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1578:
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JEL Classification: F13; F14; F15; F55; F63; O19; O24


Tags: trade preferences; gravity equation; trade policy; nonreciprocity; gsp

Journal Article
Market Potential and Global Growth over the Long Twentieth Century David S. Jacks and Dennis Novy
September 2018
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Tags: economic geography; market potential; structural gravity; trade costs;

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CEP Industrial Strategy
Local Economic Effects of Brexit: Factsheet Nikhil Datta and Swati Dhingra
September 2018
Paper No' CEPIS04:
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Tags: brexit; local; productivity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Fiscal and Education Spillovers from Charter School Expansion Matthew Ridley and Camille Terrier
September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1577:
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JEL Classification: C10; C36; H23; H39; H75; I21; I22; I28


Tags: charter school; competition; fiscal spillover; achievement; synthetic control

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CEP Discussion Paper
Increasing Differences Between Firms: Market Power and the Macro-Economy John Van Reenen
September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1576:
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JEL Classification: L2; M2; O14; O32; O33


Tags: firm differences; concentration; market power; policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Incubators, Accelerators and Regional Economic Development Margarida Madaleno, Max Nathan, Henry Overman and Sevrin Waights
September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1575:
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JEL Classification: L26; O32; R30; R58


Tags: incubators; accelerators; entrepreneurship; clusters; cities; economic development

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CEP Discussion Paper
Teacher Effectiveness and Classroom Composition Esteban M. Aucejo, Patrick Coate, Jane Cooley Fruehwirth, Sean Kelly and Zachary Mozenter September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1574:
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JEL Classification: I2; I20; I21


Tags: teacher; practices; peer effects; effectiveness

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Making of the Modern Metropolis: Evidence from London Stephan Heblich, Stephen J. Redding and Daniel M. Sturm
September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1573:
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JEL Classification: O18; R12; R40


Tags: agglomeration; urbanization; transportation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Misallocation in the Market for Inputs: Enforcement and the Organization of Production Johannes Boehm and Ezra Oberfield
September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1572:
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JEL Classification: E23; O11; F12


Tags: production networks; intermediate inputs; misallocation; productivity; contract enforcement; value chains

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CEP Discussion Paper
How do Households Value the Future? Evidence from Property Taxes Hans R. A. Koster and Edward W. Pinchbeck
September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1571:
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JEL Classification: G10; R30


Tags: housing; property taxes; discount rate; capitalisation rate; undervaluation

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Economic Effects of Brexit - Evidence From the Stock Market Holger Breinlich, Elsa Leromain, Dennis Novy, Thomas Sampson and Ahmed Usman September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1570:
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JEL Classification: F15; F23; G14


Tags: brexit; depreciation; event study; recession; stock market; tariffs

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CEP Industrial Strategy
Do Apprenticeships Pay? Evidence for England Chiara Cavaglia, Sandra McNally and Guglielmo Ventura
September 2018
Paper No' CEPIS03:
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JEL Classification: I20; I28; J24


Tags: apprenticeship; vocational education


This paper has been published as:
CVER Research Paper 015
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CEP Discussion Paper
Measuring Urban Economic Density J. Vernon Henderson, Sebastian Kriticos and Dzhamilya Nigmatulina
September 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1569:
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Tags: cities; economic density; africa

Journal Article
Broken Market or Broken Policy? The Unintended Consequences of Restrictive Planning Paul Cheshire
August 2018
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Tags: r13; r38; economic efficiency; housing supply constraints; land use regulation;

Journal Article
Life satisfaction, QALYs, and the monetary value of health Kim Dalziel
August 2018
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Tags: australia; life satisfaction; qaly; value of health; wellbeing;

Journal Article
Relaxing credit constraints in emerging economies: The impact of public loans on the productivity of Brazilian manufacturers Filipe Lage de Sousa and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano August 2018
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Tags: bndes; credit constraints; firm productivity; public loans;

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CEP Discussion Paper
History Dependence in the Housing Market Philippe Bracke and Silvana Tenreyro
August 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1568:
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JEL Classification: E30; R21; R31


Tags: housing market; fluctuations; down-payment effects; reference dependence; anchoring; loss aversion

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CEP Discussion Paper
Foreign Expansion, Competition and Bank Risk Ester Faia, Sebastien Laffitte and Gianmarco Ottaviano
August 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1567:
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JEL Classification: G21; G32; L13


Tags: banks' risk-taking; systemic risk; geographical expansion; gravity; diversification; competition; regulatory arbitrage

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CEP Discussion Paper
Why Does Education Reduce Crime? Brian Bell, Rui Costa and Stephen Machin
August 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1566:
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JEL Classification: I2; K42


Tags: crime age profiles; school dropout; compulsory schooling laws

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CEP Discussion Paper
Who Teaches the Teachers? A RCT of Peer-to-Peer Observation and Feedback in 181 Schools Richard Murphy, Felix Weinhardt and Gill Wyness August 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1565:
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JEL Classification: I21; I28; M53


Tags: education; teachers; rct; peer mentoring

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CEP Report
Urban Capacity and Economic Output Stephen Gibbons and Daniel J. Graham
August 2018
Paper No' CEPSP36:
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Tags: spatial economy; output; large cities

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Political Economy of Trade and Migration: Evidence from the U.S. Congress Paola Conconi, Giovanni Facchini, Max F. Steinhardt and Maurizio Zanardi August 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1564:
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JEL Classification: F1; F22


Tags: trade reforms; immigration reforms; roll-call votes

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Spatial Impacts of a Massive Rail Disinvestment Program: The Beeching Axe Stephen Gibbons, Stephan Heblich and Ted Pinchbeck August 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1563:
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JEL Classification: H54; R1; R4


Tags: rail; infrastructure; beeching

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CEP Discussion Paper
Teaching Assistants, Computers and Classroom Management: Evidence from a Randomised Control Trial Helen Johnson, Sandra McNally, Heather Rolfe, Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela, Robert Savage, Janet Vousden and Clare Wood August 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1562:
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JEL Classification: I21


Tags: literacy; ict; teaching assistants

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CEP Discussion Paper
Quantifying Wider Economic Impacts of Agglomeration for Transport Appraisal: Existing Evidence and Future Directions Stephen Gibbons and Daniel J. Graham July 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1561:
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JEL Classification: R1; R4


Tags: agglomeration; transport; cost benefit analysis

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CEP Discussion Paper
Market Potential and Global Growth over the Long Twentieth Century David S. Jacks and Dennis Novy
July 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1560:
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JEL Classification: F1; N7


Tags: economic geography; market potential; structural gravity; trade costs

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CEP Discussion Paper
Diffusion of Social Values Through the Lens of US Newspapers Alan Manning and Paolo Masella
July 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1559:
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JEL Classification: B55


Tags: social attitudes; gay marriage

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CEP Discussion Paper
Of Mice and Merchants: Trade and Growth in the Iron Age Jan David Bakker, Stephan Maurer, Jörn-Steffen Pischke and Ferdinand Rauch July 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1558:
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JEL Classification: F14; N7; O47


Tags: urbanization; locational fundamentals; trade

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CEP Industrial Strategy
Apprenticeships in England: what does research tell us? Sandra McNally
July 2018
Paper No' CEPIS02:
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Tags: apprenticeship; labour market;

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CVER Briefing Note
Apprenticeships in England: what does research tell us? Sandra McNally
July 2018
Paper No' CVERBRF008:
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Tags: apprenticeship; labour market;

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Economic Impacts of Constraining Home Investments Christian A. L. Hilber and Olivier Schöni
July 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1556:
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JEL Classification: D63; G12; R11; R21; R31; R52


Tags: second homes; wealth inequality; land use regulation; housing policy; house prices; unemployment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Financial Markets and the Allocation of Capital: The Role of Productivity Filippo Di Mauro, Fadi Hassan and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano July 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1555:
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JEL Classification: G10; G21; G31; D92; F3; O16


Tags: bank credit; capital allocation; productivity; credit constraints

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CentrePiece Article
In brief...The bedroom tax Steve Gibbons, Maria Sanchez-Vidal and Olmo Silva
July 2018
Paper No' CEPCP531:
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CentrePiece 23 (2) Summer 2018


JEL Classification: H55; H2; R21; R28


Tags: social housing; social rents; bedroom tax; housing benefits


This article summarises ‘The Bedroom Tax’ by Steve Gibbons, Maria Sánchez-Vidal and Olmo Silva, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1537, April 2018
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CentrePiece Article
The price of Brexit Thomas Sampson
July 2018
Paper No' CEPCP528:
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CentrePiece 23 (2) Summer 2018


Tags: eu; brexit; uk economic growth; real wages; living standards

Journal Article
Intended versus unintended consequences of migration restriction policies: Evidence from a natural experiment in Indonesia Mattia Makovec, Ririn S. Purnamasari, Matteo Sandi and Astrid R. Savitri June 2018
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Tags: female migrants; indonesia; labor migration; local labor markets; migration policy; migration restrictions;

Journal Article
Larrikin youth: Crime and Queensland's Earning or Learning reform Tony Beatton, Michael P. Kidd, Stephen Machin and Dipa Sarkar June 2018
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Tags: earning or learning reform; youth crime;

Journal Article
Take me to the Centre of your Town! Using micro-geographical data to identify Town Centres Paul Cheshire, Christian Hilber, Piero Montebruno and Rosa Sanchis-Guarner June 2018
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Tags: land use; planning; retail sector; town centre;

Journal Article
Weights to address non-parallel trends in panel difference-in-differences models Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt
June 2018
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Tags: access; difference-in-differences; land price; matching; monte carlo; noise; weights;

Journal Article
‘The Everyday Economy’ and the next economic settlement Dan Chandler
June 2018
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Tags: everyday economy; labour party; political economy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Geography, Ties and Knowledge Flows: Evidence from Citations in Mathematics Keith Head, Yao Amber Li and Asier Minondo
June 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1554:
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JEL Classification: F1; O3; R1


Tags: knowledge diffusion; distance; borders; networks; academic genealogy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Managing Trade: Evidence from China and the US Nicholas Bloom, Kalina Manova, Stephen Teng Sun, John Van Reenen and Zhihong Yu
June 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1553:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; F23; L20; O19; O32


Tags: management; exports; product quality; productivity

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Generation Gap in Direct Democracy Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Wolfgang Maennig and Steffen Q. Mueller
June 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1552:
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JEL Classification: D7; H3


Tags: age; cohort; direct democracy; generation gap; status quo; referendum; reform; utility

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CEP Discussion Paper
Brands in Motion: How Frictions Shape Multinational Production Keith Head and Thierry Mayer
June 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1551:
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Tags: trade agreements; brexit; tariffs; non-tariff barriers

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CEP Discussion Paper
Currency Unions, Trade and Heterogeneity Natalie Chen and Dennis Novy
June 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1550:
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JEL Classification: F14; F15; F33


Tags: currency unions; euro; gravity; heterogeneity; trade costs; trade elasticity; translog

Journal Article
Prices, Policing and Policy: The Dynamics of Crime Booms and Busts Tom Kirchmaier, Stephen Machin, Matteo Sandi and Robert Witt May 2018
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Tags: illegal behavior and the enforcement of law;

Journal Article
The buyer margins of firms’ exports Jerónimo Carballo, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Christian Volpe Martincus
May 2018
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Tags: competition; firm heterogeneity; import-export relations; selection; taste heterogeneity;

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Role of Demand in Land Re-Development Felipe Carozzi
May 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1549:
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JEL Classification: R14; R31


Tags: re-development; supply elasticity; brownfields

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CEP Discussion Paper
Have R&D Spillovers Changed? Nick Bloom, Brian Lucking and John Van Reenen
May 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1548:
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JEL Classification: O31; O32; O33; F23


Tags: innovation; rd; patents; productivity and spillovers

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CEP Discussion Paper
Come Together: Firm Boundaries and Delegation Laura Alfaro, Nick Bloom, Paola Conconi, Harald Fadinger, Patrick Legros, Andrew F. Newman, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen May 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1547:
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JEL Classification: D2; L2


Tags: vertical integration; decentralization; real options; supply assurance

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CEP Discussion Paper
Medical Marijuana Laws and Mental Health in the United States Jörg Kalbfuß, Reto Odermatt and Alois Stutzer
May 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1546:
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JEL Classification: H75; I12; I18; I31; K42


Tags: medical marijuana laws; cannabis regulation; mental health; chronic pain; prescription drug monitoring

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CEP Discussion Paper
Specialization Matters in the Firm Size-Wage Gap Maria Molina-Domene
May 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1545:
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JEL Classification: J31; L23


Tags: firm size-wage gap; specialization; division of labor

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CEP Discussion Paper
Weather, Labor Reallocation and Industrial Production: Evidence from India Jonathan Colmer
May 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1544:
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JEL Classification: O13; Q54; J62


Tags: labor reallocation; agricultural productivity; labor regulation; industrial production

Journal Article
Four Decades of the Economics of Happiness: Where Next? Andrew E. Clark
April 2018
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Tags: economics; subjective well-being;

Journal Article
Growth volatility and size: A firm-level study Flavio Calvino, Chiara Criscuolo, Carlo Menon and Angelo Secchi
April 2018
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Tags: firm size; gibrat's law; volatility of growth;

Journal Article
Ownership and hospital behaviour: Employment and local unemployment. Andrew E. Clark and Carine Milcent
April 2018
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Tags: competition; france; hospitals; management; public employment; unemployment;

Journal Article
The Power of Voice in Stimulating Morality: Eliciting Taxpayer Preferences Increases Tax Compliance Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Cait Lamberton and Michael I. Norton April 2018
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Tags: ethics and morality; public policy issues;

Journal Article
Unfairness at work: Well-being and quits Marta Barazzetta, Andrew E. Clark and Conchita D'Ambrosio
April 2018
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Tags: fair income; quits; soep; subjective well-being;

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CEP Discussion Paper
Firm-to-Firm Connections in Colombian Imports Andrew B. Bernard, Esther Ann Bøler and Swati Dhingra
April 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1543:
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JEL Classification: F14


Tags: exporters; importers; gravity; export growth; margins of trade; heterogeneous firms

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Billion Pound Drop: The Blitz and Agglomeration Economies in London Gerard H. Dericks and Hans R. A. Koster
April 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1542:
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JEL Classification: R14; R33; R38


Tags: regulatory costs; office rents; agglomeration economies; london blitz bombings

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CEP Discussion Paper
Networks and Trade Andrew B. Bernard and Andreas Moxnes
April 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1541:
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JEL Classification: F10; F12; F14; L11; L21


Tags: international trade; production networks; offshoring; productivity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Does Gentrification Displace Poor Households? An 'Identification-Via-Interaction' Approach Sevrin Waights
April 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1540:
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JEL Classification: R21; R23; R31; C20


Tags: neighbourhood change; mobility; turnover; causality; cities; urban; housing

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CEP Discussion Paper
Poorly Measured Confounders Are More Useful On the Left than On the Right Zhuan Pei, Jörn-Steffen Pischke and Hannes Schwandt
April 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1539:
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JEL Classification: C31; C52


Tags: balancing; variable addition; robustness checks; specification testing; hausman test

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CEP Discussion Paper
Fast Track to Growth? Railway Access, Population Growth and Local Displacement in 19th Century Switzerland Konstantin Büchel and Stephan Kyburz April 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1538:
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JEL Classification: N33; N73; O18


Tags: railway access; population growth; displacement effects

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Bedroom Tax Stephen Gibbons, Olmo Silva and Maria Sánchez-Vidal
April 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1537:
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JEL Classification: H55; H2; R21; R28


Tags: social housing; social rents; bedroom tax; housing benefits

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CEP Discussion Paper
Changing the Structure of Minimum Wages: Firm Adjustment and Wage Spillovers Giulia Giupponi and Stephen Machin
April 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1533:
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JEL Classification: J23; J31


Tags: minimum wage structure; employment; wage spillovers

Journal Article
Academies 2 – The New Batch: The Changing Nature of Academy Schools in England Andrew Eyles, Stephen Machin and Olmo Silva
March 2018
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Tags: i20; i21; i28; academies; pupil intake;

Journal Article
Emerging Economy MNEs: How does home country munificence matter? Saul Estrin, Klaus E. Meyer and Adeline Pelletier
March 2018
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Tags: emerging economy multinationals; foreign direct investment; home country munificence; liability of foreignness; location choice;

Journal Article
From periphery to core: Measuring agglomeration effects using high-speed rail Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt and Arne Feddersen
March 2018
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Tags: accessibility; agglomeration; density; high-speed rail; market potential; productivity; transport policy;

Journal Article
Identity, non-take-up and welfare conditionality Claudia Hupkau and François Maniquet
March 2018
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Tags: identity cost; non-take-up; reflected appraisals; welfare conditionality;

Journal Article
Immigration, trade and productivity in services: Evidence from U.K. firms Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano, Giovanni Peri and Greg C. Wright March 2018
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Tags: immigration; services trade;

Journal Article
Working across time zones: Exporters and the gender wage gap Beata Javorcik and Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe
March 2018
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Tags: exporters; gender wage gap; globalization;

Journal Article
You've come a long way, baby. Husbands’ commuting time and family labour supply Marta De Philippis
March 2018
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Tags: commuting time; gender economics; household production; time allocation and labour supply;

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CEP Industrial Strategy
Investing in People: The Case for Human Capital Tax Credits Rui Costa, Nikhil Datta, Stephen Machin and Sandra McNally
March 2018
Paper No' CEPIS01:
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Tags: #cepindustrialstrategy; industrial strategy; capital tax credits

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CEP Discussion Paper
Pension Shocks and Wages Pawel Adrjan and Brian Bell
March 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1536:
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JEL Classification: J31; J32; G32


Tags: wages; pensions; frictions

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CEP Discussion Paper
Prices, Policing and Policy: The Dynamics of Crime Booms and Busts Tom Kirchmaier, Stephen Machin, Matteo Sandi and Robert Witt March 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1535:
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JEL Classification: K42


Tags: metal crime; metal prices; commodity prices

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CEP Discussion Paper
Guns, Environment and Abortion: How Single-Minded Voters Shape Politicians Decisions Laurent Bouton, Paola Conconi, Francisco Pino and Maurizio Zanardi March 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1534:
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JEL Classification: D72; I18; K38; Q00


Tags: electoral incentives; environment; gun control; reproductive rights

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CEP Discussion Paper
Beyond Tariff Reductions: What Extra Boost From Trade Agreement Provisions? Swati Dhingra, Rebecca Freeman and Eleonora Mavroeidi March 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1532:
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JEL Classification: F10; F13; F14; F15


Tags: trade agreements; integration agreements; eias; trade policy; provisions; non-tariff barriers

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CentrePiece Article
Family firms: the problem of second-generation bosses Renata Lemos and Daniela Scur
March 2018
Paper No' CEPCP527:
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CentrePiece 23 (1) Spring 2018


Tags: ceo; firm productivity; management

Journal Article
Empty homes, longer commutes: The unintended consequences of more restrictive local planning Paul Cheshire, Christian Hilber and Hans R. A. Koster February 2018
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Tags: housing supply constraints; land use regulation; residential vacancy rates;

Journal Article
‘Making it count’: incentives, student effort and performance Arnaud Chevalier, Peter Dolton and Melanie Lührmann
February 2018
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Tags: effort; effort displacement; higher education; incentive;

Journal Article
Smart but unhappy: Independent-school competition and the wellbeing-efficiency trade-off in education Gabriel Heller-Sahlgren February 2018
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Tags: human capital; independent-school competition; wellbeing-efficiency trade-off;

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Cohesion Policy Incentives for Collaborative Industrial Research. The Evaluation of a Smart Specialisation Forerunner Programme Riccardo Crescenzi, Mara Giua and Guido de Blasio February 2018
Paper No' SERCDP0231:
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JEL Classification: O18; R11; R58


Tags: cohesion policy; smart specialisation; policy evaluation; innovation; european union

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
One or Many Cohesion Policies of the European Union? On the Diverging Impacts of Cohesion Policy across Member States Riccardo Crescenzi and Mara Giua February 2018
Paper No' SERCDP0230:
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JEL Classification: O18; R11; R58


Tags: cohesion policy; european union; regions; growth; employment

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Effect of Minimum Wages on Low-Wage Jobs: Evidence from the United States Using a Bunching Estimator Doruk Cengiz, Arindrajit Dube, Attila Lindner and Ben Zipperer February 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1531:
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JEL Classification: J31; J38; J88


Tags: minimum wage policy; bunching estimator; labor demand elasticity; wage distribution

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Interaction of Public and Private Employment: Evidence from a German Government Move Giulia Faggio, Teresa Schlüter and Philipp vom Berge February 2018
Paper No' SERCDP0229:
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JEL Classification: R58; R23; J61; O1


Tags: regional government policy; regional labor markets; job displacement; economic development

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CEP Discussion Paper
Teacher Turnover: Does it Matter for Pupil Achievement? Stephen Gibbons, Vincenzo Scrutinio and Shqiponja Telhaj
February 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1530:
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JEL Classification: H4; I2; J24


Tags: teachers; turnover; student attainment; schools

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CEP Discussion Paper
Higher Education Funding Reforms: A Comprehensive Analysis of Educational and Labour Market Outcomes in England Ghazala Azmat and Stefania Simion February 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1529:
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JEL Classification: I22; I23; I29; J30


Tags: higher education; tuition fees; means-tested support; career choices; career outcomes

Journal Article
Do you have to win it to fix it?: A longitudinal study of lottery winners and their health-care demand Terence C. Cheng, Joan Costa Font and Nattavudh Powdthavee January 2018
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Tags: health care; income elasticity; lottery wins; public-private;

Journal Article
Electoral incentives, term limits, and the sustainability of peace Paola Conconi, Nicolas Sahuguet and Maurizio Zanardi
January 2018
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Tags: democratic peace; elections; interstate conflicts; term limits;

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CEP Discussion Paper
All in the Family? CEO Choice and Firm Organization Renata Lemos and Daniela Scur
January 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1528:
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JEL Classification: M11; L2


Tags: ceo; family firms; organisation; emerging economies

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CEP Discussion Paper
Autonomous Schools and Strategic Pupil Exclusion Stephen Machin and Matteo Sandi
January 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1527:
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JEL Classification: I20; I21; I28


Tags: academies; discipline; exclusion

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Impact of Public Employment: Evidence from Bonn Sascha O. Becker, Stephan Heblich and Daniel M. Sturm
January 2018
Paper No' SERCDP0228:
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JEL Classification: F15; J45; N44; R12


Tags: economic geography; public employment; place-based policies; german division

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CEP Discussion Paper
Oil Discoveries and Education Spending in the Postbellum South Stephan E. Maurer
January 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1526:
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JEL Classification: I2; N3; Q3


Tags: oil; education; race; rosenwald; local public finances; resource booms; teachers

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CEP Discussion Paper
Surprise! Out-of-Network Billing for Emergency Care in the United States Zack Cooper, Fiona Scott Morton and Nathan Shekita
December 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1524:
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JEL Classification: I11; I13; I18; L14


Tags: health care; emergency care; us; hospital; politics

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CEP Discussion Paper
Politics, Hospital Behaviour and Health Care Spending Zack Cooper, Amanda Kowalski, Eleanor Neff Powell and Jennifer Wu
December 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1523:
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JEL Classification: I10; I18; H51; D72; P16


Tags: health care; us; hospital; politics

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Social Origins of Inventors Philippe Aghion, Ufuk Akcigit, Ari Hyytinen and Otto Toivanen
December 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1522:
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JEL Classification: O31; I24; J18


Tags: inventors; innovation; social mobility; iq; education; parental background


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'On the Returns to Invention within Firms: Evidence from Finland', Philippe Aghion, Ufuk Akcigit, Ari Hyytinen and Otto Toivanen, AEA Papers and Proceedings, Volume 108, May 2018
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CEP Discussion Paper
It's Time to Learn: Understanding the Differences in Returns to Instruction Time Andrés Barrios Fernandez and Giulia Bovini
December 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1521:
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JEL Classification: I28; I24; I20


Tags: instruction time; education reform; heterogeneous effects; charter schools

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Productivity Puzzle and Misallocation: An Italian Perspective Sara Calligaris, Massimo Del Gatto, Fadi Hassan, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Fabiano Schivardi December 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1520:
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JEL Classification: D22; D24; O11; O47


Tags: misallocation; tfp; productivity puzzle; italy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Who Becomes an Inventor in America? The Importance of Exposure to Innovation Alex Bell, Raj Chetty, Xavier Jaravel, Neviana Petkova and John Van Reenen December 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1519:
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Tags: inventor; america; innovation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Economic Integration, Foreign Investment and International Trade: The Effects of Membership of the European Union Randolph Bruno, Nauro Campos, Saul Estrin and Meng Tian November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1518:
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JEL Classification: F17; F21; F36


Tags: special economic integration effects; foreign direct investment; international trade; european union; gravity model

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CEP Discussion Paper
Special Economic Zones and WTO Compliance: Evidence from the Dominican Republic Fabrice Defever, Jose-Daniel Reyes, Alejandro Riaño and Miguel Eduardo Sánchez-Martín November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1517:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13; O47


Tags: special economic zones; export share requirements; export subsidies; agreement on subsidies and countervailing measures; dominican republic

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CEP Discussion Paper
Tax Simplicity and Heterogeneous Learning Philippe Aghion, Ufuk Akcigit, Matthieu Lequien and Stefanie Stantcheva
November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1516:
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JEL Classification: H21


Tags: self-employment; taxation; entrepreneurship

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Highways, Market Access and Spatial Sorting Stephan Fretz, Raphaël Parchet and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud
November 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0227:
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JEL Classification: D31; O18; H54; R11; R23


Tags: transportation; highway; market access; income sorting

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CEP Discussion Paper
Supplier Search and Re-Matching in Global Sourcing: Theory and Evidence from China Fabrice Defever, Christian Fischer and Jens Suedekum November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1515:
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JEL Classification: F23; D23; L23


Tags: input sourcing; relational contracts; supplier search

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CEP Discussion Paper
Missing Growth from Creative Destruction Philippe Aghion, Antonin Bergeaud, Timo Boppart, Peter J. Klenow and Huiyu Li
November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1514:
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Tags: growth

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
The Brexit Vote, Inflation and UK Living Standards Holger Breinlich, Elsa Leromain, Dennis Novy and Thomas Sampson
November 2017
Paper No' CEPBREXIT11:
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Tags: brexit; economic uncertainty; trade; eu; inflation; uk living standards

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CEP Discussion Paper
Aggregating from Micro to Macro Patterns of Trade Stephen J. Redding and David E. Weinstein
November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1513:
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JEL Classification: F11; F12; F14


Tags: comparative advantage; trade; prices; quality; variety

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CEP Discussion Paper
Early-Life Correlates of Later-Life Well-Being: Evidence from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study Andrew E. Clark and Tom Lee
November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1512:
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JEL Classification: I31; I38


Tags: life-course; well-being; eudaimonia; health; happiness

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CEP Discussion Paper
Gender and Promotions: Evidence from Academic Economists in France Clément Bosquet, Pierre-Philippe Combes and Cecilia García-Peñalosa November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1511:
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JEL Classification: J16; J7; I23


Tags: gender gaps; promotions; academic labour markets

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Interconnections between Services and Goods Trade at the Firm-Level Andrea Ariu, Holger Breinlich, Gregory Corocs and Giordano Mion November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1510:
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JEL Classification: F10; F13; F14; L60; L80


Tags: trade in services; trade in goods; complementarity; firm-level analysis; discrete choice models

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CEP Discussion Paper
Product Diversification in Indian Manufacturing Johannes Boehm, Swati Dhingra and John Morrow
November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1509:
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JEL Classification: L1; L2; M2; O3


Tags: multiproduct firms; product adoption; product diversity

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Colonial Legacies: Shaping African Cities Neeraj Baruah, J. Vernon Henderson and Cong Peng
November 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0226:
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JEL Classification: H7; N97; O1; O43; P48; R5


Tags: colonialism; persistence; africa; sprawl; urban form; urban planning; leapfrog

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CEP Discussion Paper
Structural Adjustments and International Trade: Theory and Evidence from China Hanwei Huang, Jiandong Ju and Vivian Z. Yue
November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1508:
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JEL Classification: F12; L16


Tags: structural adjustments; comparative advantage; heterogeneous firm

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CentrePiece Article
In brief ... Brexit: the impact on prices Josh De Lyon, Swati Dhingra and Stephen Machin
October 2017
Paper No' CEPCP518:
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CentrePiece 22 (3) Autumn 2017


Tags: brexit; food prices; wages

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CentrePiece Article
Dark web: the economics of online drugs markets V. Bhaskar, Robin Linacre and Stephen Machin
October 2017
Paper No' CEPCP514:
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CentrePiece 22 (3) Autumn 2017


Tags: dark web; drugs

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CEP Discussion Paper
Internalizing Global Value Chains: A Firm-Level Analysis Laura Alfaro, Paul Antràs, Davin Chor and Paola Conconi
October 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1507:
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JEL Classification: F14; F23; D23; L20


Tags: global value chains; sequential production; incomplete contracts

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CEP Discussion Paper
Twin Peaks Fabrice Defever and Alejandro Riaño
October 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1505:
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JEL Classification: F12; F14; C12; O50


Tags: exports; export intensity distribution; bimodality; firm heterogeneity

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Matching Firms and Workers in a Field Experiment in Ethiopia Girum Abebe, Stefano Caria, Marcel Fafchamps, Paolo Falco, Simon Franklin, Simon Quinn and Forhad Shilpi October 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0225:
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JEL Classification: O18; J22; J24; J61; J64


Tags: matching; labour; job-search; firms; recruitment; experiment

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Productivity Slowdown and the Declining Labor Share: A Neoclassical Exploration Gene M. Grossman, Elhanan Helpman, Ezra Oberfield and Thomas Sampson October 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1504:
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JEL Classification: O40; E25


Tags: neoclassical growth; balanced growth; technological progress; capital-skill complementarity; labor share; capital share

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CEP Discussion Paper
Risk-Based Selection in Unemployment Insurance: Evidence and Implications Camille Landais, Arash Nekoei, Peter Nilsson, David Seim and Johannes Spinnewijn October 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1503:
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JEL Classification: H40; J65


Tags: adverse selection; unemployment insurance; mandate; subsidy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Efficiency in Large markets with Firm Heterogeneity Swati Dhingra and John Morrow
October 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1502:
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JEL Classification: F1; L1; D6


Tags: efficiency; productivity; limit theorem; market expansion; competition

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CEP Discussion Paper
The End of Free College in England: Implications for Quality, Enrolments and Equity Richard Murphy, Judith Scott-Clayton and Gill Wyness October 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1501:
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JEL Classification: I22; I23; I28


Tags: higher education; financial aid; tuition fees; inequality

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Decomposing the Impact of Immigration on House Prices Rosa Sanchis-Guarner
September 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0223:
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JEL Classification: J61; R12; R21


Tags: immigration; housing; spain; instrumental variables

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CEP Discussion Paper
Healthy Business? Managerial Education and Management in Healthcare Nicholas Bloom, Renata Lemos, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen September 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1500:
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JEL Classification: M1; I1


Tags: management; hospitals; mortality; education

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CEP Report
Brexit and the Future of Globalization? John Van Reenen
September 2017
Paper No' CEPSP35:
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JEL Classification: D92; E22; D8; C23


Tags: brexit; globalization; populism

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Planning Ahead for Better Neighborhoods: Long Run Evidence from Tanzania Neeraj Baruah, Amanda Dahlstrand-Rudin, Guy Michaels, Dzhamilya Nigmatulina, Ferdinand Rauch and Tanner Regan September 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0222:
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JEL Classification: R31; O18; R14


Tags: urban economics; economic development; slums; africa

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CEP Discussion Paper
Equity Crowdfunding and Early Stage Entrepreneurial Finance: Damaging or Disruptive? Saul Estrin, Daniel Gozman and Susanna Khavul September 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1498:
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JEL Classification: G3; G21; L26; M21


Tags: equity crowdfunding; early stage entrepreneurial finance; financial regulation; investor choices

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CEP Report
Industry in Britain - An Atlas Sandra Bernick, Richard Davies and Anna Valero
September 2017
Paper No' CEPSP34:
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JEL Classification: R12;O25;O52


Tags: productivity; business performance; regional disparities; uk economy; industrial strategy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Robot Arithmetic: Can New Technology Harm All Workers or the Average Worker? Francesco Caselli and Alan Manning
September 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1497:
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JEL Classification: J31; O33


Tags: technology; wages

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Do Speed Cameras Save Lives? Cheng Keat Tang
September 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0221:
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JEL Classification: H23; I18; R41


Tags: accidents; injuries; fatalities; speed camera; speeding

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CEP Discussion Paper
Are Ideas Getting Harder to Find? Nicholas Bloom, Charles I Jones, John Van Reenen and Michael Webb
September 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1496:
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Tags: economic growth; ideas; research effort; research productivity

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Housing Allowance and Rents: Evidence from a Stepwise Subsidy Scheme Essi Eerola and Teemu Lyytikäinen
August 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0220:
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JEL Classification: H22


Tags: housing demand subsidies; housing allowance; incidence; rents

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CEP Discussion Paper
Goods and Factor Market Integration: A Quantitative Assessment of the EU Enlargement Lorenzo Caliendo, Luca David Opromolla, Fernando Parro and Alessandro Sforza August 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1494:
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JEL Classification: F16; F22; F13; J61; R13; E24


Tags: international trade; factor mobility; market integration; eu enlargement; welfare

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Local Economic Impacts of Regeneration Projects: Evidence from UK's Single Regeneration Budget Stephen Gibbons, Henry Overman and Matti Sarvimäki August 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0218:
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JEL Classification: R11; J08; H50


Tags: single regeneration budget; regeneration; employment; neighbourhoods; urban policy

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
The Local Economic Effects of Brexit Swati Dhingra, Stephen Machin and Henry G. Overman
July 2017
Paper No' CEPBREXIT10:
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Tags: brexit; trade; uk economy; uk politics; north and south divide; uk living standards; local authorities

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Energy Costs of Historic Preservation Christian A. L. Hilber, Charles Palmer and Edward W. Pinchbeck
July 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0217:
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JEL Classification: Q48; Q54; R38; R52


Tags: preservation policies; land use regulation; energy efficiency; energy consumption; climate change

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Long-Lasting Effects of Family and Childhood on Adult Wellbeing: Evidence from British Cohort Data Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Flèche and Warn N. Lekfuangfu July 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1493:
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JEL Classification: A12; D60; I31


Tags: life satisfaction; cohort data; childhood; adult outcomes

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CEP Discussion Paper
Specialization in Bank Lending: Evidence from Exporting Firms Daniel Paravisini, Veronica Rappoport and Philipp Schnabl
July 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1492:
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JEL Classification: F14; F34; G21


Tags: banking; export finance; specialization

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Labor Market Effects of Refugee Waves: Reconciling Conflicting Results Michael A. Clemens and Jennifer Hunt
July 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1491:
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JEL Classification: J61; O15; R23


Tags: refugees; immigration; instrumental variables

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Economic Functioning of Online Drugs Markets V. Bhaskar, Robin Linacre and Stephen Machin
July 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1490:
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JEL Classification: K42


Tags: dark web; drugs

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CEP Discussion Paper
War, Migration and the Origins of the Thai Sex Industry Abel Brodeur, Warn N. Lekfuangfu and Yanos Zylberberg
July 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1489:
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JEL Classification: O17; O18; N15; J46; J47; I28


Tags: persistence; industry location; sex industry; hiv; aids

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Great Divergence(s) Giuseppe Berlingieri, Patrick Blanchenay and Chiara Criscuolo
June 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1488:
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JEL Classification: D2; J3


Tags: dispersion; productivity; sorting; wages

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CEP Discussion Paper
UK Trade and FDI: A Post-Brexit Perspective Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Veronica Rappoport, Thomas Sampson and Catherine Thomas June 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1487:
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JEL Classification: F02; F13


Tags: brexit; uk trade; uk fdi; negotiations

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Compact City in Empirical Research: A Quantitative Literature Review Gabriel M. Ahfeldt and Elisabetta Pietrostefani
June 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0215:
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JEL Classification: R38; R52; R58


Tags: compact; city; density; meta-analysis; sustainability; urban

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CEP Discussion Paper
Evaluating Market Consolidation in Mobile Communications Christos Genakos, Tommaso Valletti and Frank Verboven
June 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1486:
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JEL Classification: K20; L10; L40; L96


Tags: mobile telecommunications; market structure; prices; investments; mergers

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Key Determinants of Happiness and Misery Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Flèche, Richard Layard, Nattavudh Powdthavee and George Ward June 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1485:
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JEL Classification: I31; I10


Tags: happiness; subjective wellbeing; life satisfaction; government; mental health

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CEP Election Analysis
Brexit and the UK Economy Swati Dhingra and Thomas Sampson
May 2017
Paper No' CEPEA040:
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Tags: brexit; economy; eu; single market


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CEP Election Analysis
Immigration and the UK Economy Jonathan Wadsworth
May 2017
Paper No' CEPEA039:
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Tags: immigration; eu countries; economy; brexit


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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
New Road Infrastructure: The Effects on Firms Stephen Gibbons, Teemu Lyytikäinen, Henry Overman and Rosa Sanchis-Guarner
May 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0214:
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JEL Classification: D24; O18; R12


Tags: productivity; employment; accessibility; transport

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CEP Discussion Paper
Reallocation and Secularization: The Economic Consequences of the Protestant Reformation Davide Cantoni, Jeremiah Dittmar and Noam Yuchtman May 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1483:
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JEL Classification: N13; N33; J24; E02


Tags: protestant reformation; secularization; sectoral allocation; human capital

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CEP Real Wage Update
The Return of Falling Real Wages David Blanchflower, Rui Costa and Stephen Machin
May 2017
Paper No' CEPRWU006:
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Tags: real wages; wages; growth

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Using Micro-Geography Data to Identify Town-Centre Space in Great Britain Paul Cheshire, Christian Hilber, Piero Montebruno and Rosa Sanchis-Guarner May 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0213:
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JEL Classification: L81; R12; R52


Tags: town centre; planning; retail sector; land use


This paper has been published as:
'Take me to the centre of your town! Using micro-geographical data to identify town centres', Paul Cheshire, Christian Hilber, Piero Montebruno and Rosa Sanchis-Guarner, CESifo Economic Studies Journal, March 2018
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CEP Discussion Paper
The Fall of the Labor Share and the Rise of Superstar Firms David Autor, David Dorn, Lawrence F. Katz, Christina Patterson and John Van Reenen May 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1482:
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JEL Classification: J3


Tags: labour share; concentration; superstar firms

Parliamentary Inquiry or Consultation
CVER Response to BEIS Green Paper - Building our Industrial Strategy Lucia Barbone, Steven McIntosh, Sandra McNally and Stefan Speckesser April 2017
Paper No' :
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Tags: industrial strategy

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CEP Discussion Paper
International Expansion and Riskiness of Banks Irene Sanchez Arjona, Ester Faia and Gianmarco Ottaviano
April 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1481:
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JEL Classification: F23; F65; G21; G32


Tags: banks' risk; systemic risk; global expansion; diversification; regulation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Who Voted for Brexit? A Comprehensive District-Level Analysis Sascha O. Becker, Thiemo Fetzer and Dennis Novy
April 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1480:
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JEL Classification: D72; N44; R23; Z13


Tags: political economy; voting; referendum; migration; austerity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Turbulence, Firm Decentralization and Growth in Bad Times Philippe Aghion, Nicholas Bloom, Brian Lucking, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen April 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1479:
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JEL Classification: O31; 032; 033; F23


Tags: decentralization; growth; turbulence; great recession

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Costs and Benefits of Leaving the EU: Trade Effects Swati Dhingra, Hanwei Huang, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano, Joao Paulo Pessoa, Thomas Sampson and John Van Reenen April 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1478:
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JEL Classification: F13;F15;F17


Tags: trade; brexit; general equilibrium

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CEP Discussion Paper
What’s in a Name? Expectations, Heuristics and Choice During a Period of Radical School Reform Marco Bertoni, Stephen Gibbons and Olmo Silva April 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1477:
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JEL Classification: I21; H75; C23; D03


Tags: school reform; choice and autonomy; parental preferences; heuristic-based decision making

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Political Legacy of Entertainment TV Ruben Durante, Paolo Pinotti and Andrea Tesei
April 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1475:
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JEL Classification: L82; D72; Z13


Tags: entertainment tv; voting; cognitive abilities; civic engagement

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CEP Discussion Paper
Happiness at Work Jan-Emmanuel De Neve and George Ward
March 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1474:
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JEL Classification: I31


Tags: subjective wellbeing; employment; job type; job characteristics

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CEP Discussion Paper
Is Distance Dead? Face-to-Face Communication and Productivity in Teams Diego Battiston, Jordi Blanes i Vidal and Tom Kirchmaier March 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1473:
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JEL Classification: D23; M11


Tags: teamwork; face-to-face communication; distance; organisations

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CEP Discussion Paper
Global Banking: Risk Taking and Competition Ester Faia and Gianmarco Ottaviano
March 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1471:
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JEL Classification: G21; G32; L13


Tags: global bank; oligopoly; oligopsony; endogenous risk taking; expectation of rents extraction; appetitefor leverage

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CEP Discussion Paper
What Drives Differences in Management? Nicholas Bloom, Erik Brynjolfsson, Lucia Foster, Ron Jarmin, Megha Patnaik, Itay Saporta-Eksten and John Van Reenen March 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1470:
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JEL Classification: L2; M2; O32; O33


Tags: management; productivity; competition; learning

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CentrePiece Article
Does teacher turnover affect young people's academic achievement? Steve Gibbons, Vincenzo Scrutinio and Shqiponja Telhaj
March 2017
Paper No' CEPCP500:
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CentrePiece 22 (1) Spring 2017


Tags: teacher turnover; student performance

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CentrePiece Article
Superstar houses and the American mortgage frenzy Clement Bellet
March 2017
Paper No' CEPCP498:
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CentrePiece 22 (1) Spring 2017


JEL Classification: D01; D03; I30; R20


Tags: inequality; social preferences; subjective well-being; housing; household debt

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CentrePiece Article
Origins of happiness Andrew Clark, Sarah Flèche, Richard Layard, Nattavudh Powdthavee and George Ward
March 2017
Paper No' CEPCP497:
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CentrePiece 22 (1) Spring 2017


Tags: happiness; wellbeing; government; mental health

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CEP Discussion Paper
Multi-Product Firms and Product Quality Kalina Manova and Zhihong Yu
February 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1469:
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JEL Classification: D22; F10; F12; F14; L10; L11; L15


Tags: trade; trade reforms; multi-product firms; product quality; export prices

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Distributive Politics Inside the City? The Political Economy of Spain's Plan E Felipe Carozzi and Luca Repetto
February 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0212:
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JEL Classification: R53; H76; D72


Tags: political economy; distributive politics; core voters; turnout; partisan alignment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Quality in Early Years Settings and Children’s School Achievement Jo Blanden, Kirstine Hansen and Sandra McNally
February 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1468:
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JEL Classification: J13; I20


Tags: childcare quality; educational attainment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Parental Sleep and Employment: Evidence from a British Cohort Study Joan Costa-Font and Sarah Flèche
February 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1467:
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JEL Classification: J13; J22; I18; J28


Tags: child sleep; sleep; maternal employment; working hours; job satisfaction; alspac

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Airports, Market Access and Local Economic Performance: Evidence from China Stephen Gibbons and Wenjie Wu
February 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0211:
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JEL Classification: H54; O21; P25; R41


Tags: airports; infrastructure; productivity; china

Parliamentary Inquiry or Consultation
CEP Response to BEIS Green Paper - Building our Industrial Strategy Richard Davies, Ralf Martin and Anna Valero
January 2017
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Tags: industrial strategy

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Economic Effects of Density: A Synthesis Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt and Elisabetta Pietrostefani
January 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0210:
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JEL Classification: R38; R52; R58


Tags: compact; city; density; meta-analysis; elasticity; urban

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CEP Discussion Paper
Home Ownership and Social Mobility Jo Blanden and Stephen Machin
January 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1466:
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JEL Classification: R31; J11; J62


Tags: housing; intergenerational mobility; cohorts

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CEP Discussion Paper
Tenure in Office and Public Procurement Decio Coviello and Stefano Gagliarducci
January 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1465:
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JEL Classification: D44; D72; D73; H57; H70


Tags: tenure in office; procurement auctions; public works; term limit

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CEP Discussion Paper
Fertility and Mothers' Labor Supply: New Evidence Using Time-to-Conception Claudia Hupkau and Marion Leturcq
January 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1463:
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JEL Classification: J13; J21; J22


Tags: labor force supply of women; infertility shocks; time-to-conception; causal impact

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Paradox of the Joneses: Superstar Houses and Mortgage Frenzy in Suburban America Clement Bellet
January 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1462:
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JEL Classification: D01; D03; I30; R20


Tags: inequality; social preferences; subjective well-being; housing; household debt

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CEP Discussion Paper
Diversity and Social Capital Within the Workplace: Evidence from Britain Thomas Breda and Alan Manning
December 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1460:
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JEL Classification: M5


Tags: trust; identity; diversity; workplace

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CEP Discussion Paper
Diversity and Neighbourhood Satisfaction Monica Langella and Alan Manning
December 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1459:
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JEL Classification: Z1


Tags: neighbourhood satisfaction; social capital; diversity; deprivation

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Diffusion of Knowledge via Managers' Mobility Giordano Mion, Luca David Opromolla and Alessandro Sforza
December 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1458:
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JEL Classification: M2; L2; F16; J31


Tags: managers; knowledge diffusion; firm performance; job mobility export experience

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CentrePiece Article
In brief... Social mobility in the United States Maria Molina-Domene
December 2016
Paper No' CEPCP492:
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CentrePiece 21 (3) Winter 2016
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Tags: social mobility; usa; uk; raj chetty

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CentrePiece Article
Spain's response to Brexit Luis Garicano
December 2016
Paper No' CEPCP491:
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CentrePiece 21 (3) Winter 2016


Tags: spain; uk; brexit; trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
Distorted Monopolistic Competition Kristian Behrens, Giordano Mion, Yasusada Murata and Jens Suedekum
December 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1457:
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JEL Classification: D43; D50; L13


Tags: monopolistic competition; welfare distortion; intersectoral distortions

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CEP Discussion Paper
Larrikin Youth: New Evidence on Crime and Schooling Tony Beatton, Michael P. Kidd, Stephen Machin and Dipa Sarkar
November 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1456:
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JEL Classification: I2; K42


Tags: youth crime; schooling


This paper has been published as:
'Larrikin Youth: Crime and Queensland's Earning or Learning Reform', Tony Beatton, Michael P. Kidd, Stephen Machin and Dipanwita Sarkard, Labour Economics, November 2017
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Stimulative Effect of an Unconditional Block Grant on the Decentralized Provision of Care Mark Kattenberg and Wouter Vermeulen November 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0209:
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JEL Classification: H42; H51; H71; H75


Tags: intergovernmental transfers; flypaper effect; decentralization of health care

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CEP Discussion Paper
Unexpected School Reform: Academisation of Primary Schools in England Andrew Eyles, Stephen Machin and Sandra McNally
November 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1455:
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JEL Classification: I20; I21; I28


Tags: academies; pupil performance

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CEP Discussion Paper
On the Comparative advantage of U.S. Manufacturing: Evidence from the Shale Gas Revolution Rabah Arezki, Thiemo Fetzer and Frank Pisch November 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1454:
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JEL Classification: Q33; O13; N52; R11; L71


Tags: manufacturing; exports; energy prices; shale gas

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
East Side Story: Historical Pollution and Persistent Neighborhood Sorting Stephan Heblich, Alex Trew and Yanos Zylberberg
November 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0208:
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JEL Classification: R23; Q53; N90


Tags: neighborhood sorting; historical pollution; deprivation; persistence; environmental disamenity

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Fear of Fracking? The Impact of the Shale Gas Exploration on House Prices in Britain Steve Gibbons, Stephan Heblich, Esther Lho and Christopher Timmins October 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0207:
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JEL Classification: Q5; Q42; Q51


Tags: shale gas; fracturing; property valuation; housing prices; consumer expectation; hedonic price; united kingdom

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CVER Research Paper
Labour Market Returns to Vocational Qualifications in the Labour Force Survey Steven McIntosh and Damon Morris
October 2016
Paper No' CVERDP002:
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JEL Classification: I26; I24; J31


Tags: vocational education; wages; labour market

CEP Discussion Paper
Foreign Direct Investment and the Relationship Between the United Kingdom and the European Union Randolph Bruno, Nauro Campos, Saul Estrin and Meng Tian October 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1453:
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Tags: foreign direct investment; gravity; smc; european union

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CEP Discussion Paper
Quantitative Spatial Economics Stephen J. Redding and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
October 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1452:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; R12; R23; R41


Tags: agglomeration; cities; economic geography; quantitative models; spatial economics

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade and the Size Distribution of Firms: Evidence from the German Empire Marcus Biermann
October 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1450:
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JEL Classification: F14; F15


Tags: firm size distribution; firm heterogeneity; technology adoption; german empire

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CEP Discussion Paper
Aggregate Recruiting Intensity Alessandro Gavazza, Simon Mongey and Giovanni L. Violante
October 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1449:
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Tags: aggregate matching efficiency; firm dynamics; macroeconomic shocks; recruiting intensity; unemployment; vacancies

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CentrePiece Article
In brief: Weekend opening of GP practices Peter Dolton and Vikram Pathania
October 2016
Paper No' CEPCP482:
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CentrePiece 21 (2) Autumn 2016


Tags: national health service; uk health service; doctors

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CentrePiece Article
Who voted Leave? Monica Langella and Alan Manning
October 2016
Paper No' CEPCP479:
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CentrePiece 21 (2) Autumn 2016


Tags: brexit; eu referendum; immigration; demographics; uk politics; uk economy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Financial System Architecture and the Patterns of International Trade Emmanuel Amissah, Spiros Bougheas, Fabrice Defever and Rod Falvey September 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1448:
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JEL Classification: F10; G20; G21


Tags: financial systems; trade patterns; banks; direct finance

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Austerity States, Institutional Dismantling and the Governance of Sub-National Economic Development: The Demise of the Regional Development Agencies in England Mike Coombes, Peter O'Brien, Andy Pike and John Tomaney August 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0206:
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JEL Classification: H70; O10; O20; R58


Tags: austerity; institutions; the state; governance; economic development; regional development agencies; england

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Traffic Externalities and Housing Prices: Evidence from the London Congestion Charge Cheng Keat Tang
August 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0205:
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JEL Classification: R21; R31; R38; R41; Q25


Tags: housing prices; capitalization effects; congestion charge; traffic externalities; marginal willingness to pay; difference-in-difference

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Housing Market Impacts of Constraining Second Home Investments Christian A. L. Hilber and Olivier Schöni
August 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0204:
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JEL Classification: D63; G12; R11; R21; R31; R52


Tags: second homes; wealth inequality; land use regulation; house prices; homeownership; real estate investments

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CEP Discussion Paper
Colocation and Knowledge Diffusion: Evidence from Million Dollar Plants Christian Fons-Rosen, Vincenzo Scrutinio and Katalin Szemeredi August 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1447:
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JEL Classification: O3; R11; R12


Tags: productivity; innovation; knowledge diffusion

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CEP Discussion Paper
Does Rosie Like Riveting? Male and Female Occupational Choices Grace Lordan and Jörn-Steffen Pischke
August 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1446:
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JEL Classification: J16; J4


Tags: occupational choice; job content; gender; preferences

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Unified Approach to Estimating Demand and Welfare Stephen J. Redding and David E. Weinstein
August 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1445:
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JEL Classification: D11; D12; E01; E31


Tags: elasticity of substitution; price index; consumer valuation bias; new goods; welfare

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Economic Impact of Universities: Evidence from Across the Globe Anna Valero and John Van Reenen
August 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1444:
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JEL Classification: I23; I25; J24; O10; O31


Tags: universities; growth; human capital; innovation

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CEP Discussion Paper
STEM Graduates and Secondary School Curriculum: Does Early Exposure to Science Matter? Marta De Philippis
August 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1443:
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JEL Classification: J16; J24; I28; I21


Tags: university education; high school curriculum; stem

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Impact of Structural Reforms on Regional Growth: Distance to the Frontier Matters Sabine D'Costa, Enrique Garcilazo and Joaquim Oliveira Martins July 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0203:
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JEL Classification: R11; R58; O18


Tags: structural reforms; regional growth; lagging regions

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CEP Discussion Paper
Product Mix and Firm Productivity Responses to Trade Competition Thierry Mayer, Marc J. Melitz and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano
July 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1442:
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Tags: productivity; trade; competition

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Preservation of Historic Districts - Is it Worth it? Sevrin Waights
July 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0202:
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JEL Classification: H89; L51; L74; D62; R21; R31; R38; R52; R58


Tags: housing; planning; regulation; historic preservation; construction; land


This paper has been published as:
'The Preservation of historic districts - is it worth it?', Sevrin Waights, Journal of Economic Geography, February 2018
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CEP Discussion Paper
The Host with the Most? The Effects of the Olympic Games on Happiness Paul Dolan, Georgios Kavetsos, Christian Krekel, Dimitris Mavridis, Robert Metcalfe, Claudia Senik, Stefan Szymanski and Nicolas R. Ziebarth July 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1441:
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JEL Classification: I30; I31; I38; L83; Z20; Z28


Tags: subjective wellbeing; life satisfaction; happiness; olympic games; natural experiment

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Geography of City Liveliness and Land Use Configurations: Evidence from Location-Based Big Data in Beijing Chengyu Li, Mark Wang, Jianghao Wang and Wenjie Wu July 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0201:
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JEL Classification: C14; P25


Tags: big data; gtwr; local linear estimator; city liveliness; land use; china

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CEP Discussion Paper
CEO Pay and the Rise of Relative Performance Contracts: A Question of Governance? Brian Bell, Simone Pedemonte and John Van Reenen July 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1439:
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JEL Classification: J33; J31; G30


Tags: ceo; pay; incentives; equity plans

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CEP Discussion Paper
Powering Education Fadi Hassan and Paolo Lucchino
July 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1438:
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JEL Classification: O12; I25; C93


Tags: randomised controlled trial; solar lamps; education; energy access; spillover effects; randomised saturation design

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CEP Discussion Paper
Local and Sectoral Import Spillovers in Sweden Evangelia Leda Pateli
June 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1437:
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JEL Classification: J; R


Tags: importers; spillovers

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CEP Discussion Paper
Without My medal on My Mind: Counterfactual Thinking and Other Determinants of Athlete Emotions Paul Dolan, Chloe Foy, Georgios Kavetsos and Laura Kudrna June 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1436:
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JEL Classification: D60; I31


Tags: counterfactual thinking; close calls; relative status; happiness; olympic games

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
BREXIT 2016: Policy Analysis from the Centre for Economic Performance Holger Breinlich, Swati Dhingra, Saul Estrin, Hanwei Huang, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Thomas Sampson, John Van Reenen and Jonathan Wadsworth June 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT08:
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Tags: brexit; eu referendum; uk economy; uk politics; trade; foreign investment; growth; productivity; immigration; wages; labour

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CEP Discussion Paper
Production Networks, Geography and Firm Performance Andrew B. Bernard, Andreas Moxnes and Yukiko U. Saito
June 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1435:
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JEL Classification: F14; D22; D85; L10; L14; R12


Tags: production networks; trade; productivity; infrastructure

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CentrePiece Article
Brexit: the final assessment John Van Reenen
June 2016
Paper No' CEPCP477:
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CentrePiece 21 (1) Summer 2016


Tags: eu referendum; uk economy; uk politics; brexit

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Highways, Market Access and Urban Growth in China Nathaniel Baum-Snow, Loren Brandt, J. Vernon Henderson, Matthew A. Turner and Qinghua Zhang June 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0200:
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JEL Classification: F10; N65


Tags: construction; china; ricardian trade models

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
Who Bears the Pain? How the costs of Brexit would be distributed across income groups Holger Breinlich, Swati Dhingra, Thomas Sampson and John Van Reenen June 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT07:
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Tags: brexit; referendum

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CEP Discussion Paper
Management as a Technology? Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
June 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1433:
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JEL Classification: L2; M2; O32; O33


Tags: management practices; productivity; competition

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
‘ECONOMISTS FOR BREXIT’: A critique Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Thomas Sampson and John Van Reenen
May 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT06:
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Tags: brexit; referendum

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CEP Discussion Paper
Product Switching and the Business Cycle Andrew B. Bernard and Toshihiro Okubo
May 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1432:
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JEL Classification: L11; E32; L21; L25; L60


Tags: product adding; product dropping; multi-product firms; trapped factors

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Location, Search Costs and Youth Unemployment: Experimental Evidence from Transport Subsidies in Addis Ababa Simon Franklin May 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0199:
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JEL Classification: J64; C93; J61; O18


Tags: job search; spatial mismatch; unemployment; cash constraints; urban; transpor

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CEP Discussion Paper
Protectionism through Exporting: Subsidies with Export Share Requirements in China Fabrice Defever and Alejandro Riaño
May 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1431:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13; O47


Tags: export share requirements; export subsidies; trade policy; heterogeneous firms; china

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
Brexit and the Impact of Immigration on the UK Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco Ottaviano, John Van Reenen and Jonathan Wadsworth
May 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT05:
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| Technical Paper (pdf)

Tags: brexit; immigration; uk government policy; uk economy; wages; employment; eu referendum

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Enabled to Work: The Impact of Government Housing on Slum Dwellers in South Africa Simon Franklin
May 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0197:
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JEL Classification: P14; J22; O18; D13


Tags: housing; labour supply; time allocation; home production

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CEP Discussion Paper
Exporter Dynamics and Partial-Year Effects Andrew B. Bernard, Renzo Massari, Jose-Daniel Reyes and Daria Taglioni
May 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1430:
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JEL Classification: F14; C81; D22


Tags: export entry; export growth; margins of trade; heterogeneous firms

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CEP Discussion Paper
Estimating Border Effects: The Impact of Spatial Aggregation Cletus C. Coughlin and Dennis Novy
May 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1429:
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JEL Classification: F10; F15; R12


Tags: gravity; geography; borders; trade costs; heterogeneity; home bias; spatial attenuation; modifiable areal unit problem (maup)

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Elusive Employment Effect of the Minimum Wage Alan Manning
May 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1428:
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JEL Classification: J3


Tags: minimum wage; employment

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Building the City: Urban Transition and Institutional Frictions J. Vernon Henderson, Tanner Regan and Anthony J. Venables
April 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0196:
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JEL Classification: O14; O18; R1; R3; H


Tags: city; urban; urban growth; slums; urban structure; urban form; housing investment; capital durability

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Subways and Urban Growth: Evidence from Earth Marco Gonzalez-Navarro and Matthew A. Turner
April 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0195:
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JEL Classification: L91; R4; R11; R14


Tags: subways; public transit; urban growth; urban decentralization

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Effect of Discretion on Procurement Performance Decio Coviello, Andrea Guglielmo and Giancarlo Spagnolo
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1427:
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JEL Classification: D02; D44; C31; L11


Tags: procurement; restricted auctions; regression discontinuity; regulatory discretion

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Take What You Can: Property Rights, Contestability and Conflict Thiemo Fetzer and Samuel Marden
April 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0194:
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JEL Classification: O12; Q15; D74; Q23


Tags: property rights; land titling; conflict; deforestation


This paper has been published as:
'Take What You Can: Property Rights, Contestability and Conflict', Thiemo Fetzer and Samuel Marden, The Economic Journal, Volume 127, Issue 601, May 2017
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CEP Discussion Paper
Two-sided heterogeneity and Trade Andrew B. Bernard, Andreas Moxnes and Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1426:
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JEL Classification: F10; F12; F14


Tags: heterogeneous firms; exporters; importers; sourcing costs; trade elasticity


This paper has been published as:
'Two-Sided Heterogeneity and Trade', Andrew B Bernard, Andreas Moxnes and Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe, Review of Economics and Statistics, Volume 100, Issue 3, July 2018
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CEP Discussion Paper
"Teaching to Teach" Literacy Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Martina Viarengo
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1425:
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JEL Classification: I21;I28


Tags: literacy; phonics


This paper has been published as:
'Changing how literacy is taught: evidence on synthetic phonics', Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Martina Viarengo, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Volume 10, Issue 2, May 2018
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CEP BREXIT Analysis
The UK Treasury analysis of 'The long-term economic impact of EU membership and the alternatives': CEP Commentary Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Thomas Sampson and John Van Reenen April 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT04:
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Tags: brexit; hm treasury; eu referendum; uk politics; uk economy; europe; trade; canada

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
The impact of Brexit on foreign investment in the UK Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Thomas Sampson and John Van Reenen
April 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT03:
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Tags: #cepbrexit; foreign direct investment; manufacturing; european single market; brexit; eu; trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
Rethinking Deindustrialization Andrew B. Bernard, Valerie Smeets and Frederic Warzynski
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1423:
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JEL Classification: D22; F61; L25


Tags: manufacturing firms; industry switching; employment; skill composition; firm performance; job separation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Politics in the Family: Nepotism and the Hiring Decisions of Italian Firms Stefano Gagliarducci and Marco Manacorda
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1422:
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JEL Classification: D72; D73; H72; J24; J30; M51


Tags: nepotism; family connections; politics; rent appropriation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Team Adaptation Jordi Blanes i Vidal and Marc Möller
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1421:
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JEL Classification: D02; D23; L29


Tags: teams; organizations; communication; disclosure; adaptation; motivation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Global Firms Andrew B. Bernard, J. Bradford Jensen, Stephen J. Redding and Peter K. Schott
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1420:
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JEL Classification: L11; L21; L25; L60


Tags: firm heterogeneity; international trade; multinationals; multi-product firms


This paper has been published as:
'Global Firms', Andrew B Bernard, J. Bradford Jensen, Stephen J Redding and Peter K Schott, Journal of Economic Literature, Volumn 56, Issue 2, June 2018
Parliamentary Inquiry or Consultation
Response to the Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy for the Apprenticeships Inquiry K Hadjivassilou, Claudia Hupkau, Steven McIntosh, Sandra McNally, Stefan Speckesser and Guglielmo Ventura March 2016
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Tags: education; skills; economy; apprenticeships

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CEP Discussion Paper
Liberation Technology: Mobile Phones and Political Mobilization in Africa Marco Manacorda and Andrea Tesei
March 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1419:
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JEL Classification: D74; F50; O55; L96


Tags: protests; politics; africa; mobile phones

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CEP Discussion Paper
State Capacity and Public Goods: Institutional change, Human Capital and Growth in Early Modern Germany Jeremiah Dittmar and Ralph R. Meisenzahl March 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1418:
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JEL Classification: I25; N13; O11; O43


Tags: state capacity; institutions; growth; education; human capital; persistence

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
The consequences of Brexit for UK trade and living standards Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Thomas Sampson and John Van Reenen March 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT02:
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Tags: #cepbrexit; trade; brexit; eu; european union; welfare

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CEP Report
Why Governments Won't Invest Sir Vince Cable
March 2016
Paper No' CEPSP33:
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JEL Classification: H54; H60; G10; H83


Tags: uk economy; public investment; public debt; government policy; infrastructure

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CEP Discussion Paper
How have EU's Trade Agreements Impacted Consumers? Holger Breinlich, Swati Dhingra and Gianmarco Ottaviano
March 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1417:
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Tags: trade agreements; eu; consumers

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CEP Discussion Paper
Management Practices, Workforce Selection and Productivity Stefan Bender, Nicholas Bloom, David Card, John Van Reenen and Stefanie Wolter March 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1416:
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JEL Classification: L2; M2; O32; O33


Tags: management practices; productivity; wages

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Sovereign-Bank Diabolic Loop and ESBies Markus K. Brunnermeier, Luis Garicano, Philip R. Lane, Marco Pagano, Ricardo Reis, Tano Santos, David Thesmar, Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh and Dimitri Vayanos March 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1414:
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Tags: ‘diabolic loop’; sovereign debt crisis; esbies

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CEP Discussion Paper
Do Tax Incentives for Research Increase Firm Innovation? An RD Design for R&D Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Elias Einiö, Ralf Martin, Kieu-Trang Nguyen and John Van Reenen March 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1413:
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JEL Classification: O31; O32; H23; H25; H32


Tags: r&d; patents; tax; innovation; regression discontinuity design

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CEP Discussion Paper
Relational Knowledge Transfers Luis Garicano and Luis Rayo
March 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1412:
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JEL Classification: IO; LE


Tags: general human capital; international joint ventures; relational contracts


This paper has been published as:
'Relational Knowledge Transfers', Luis Garicano and Luis Rayo, American Economic Review, 107(9), September 2017
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CEP Discussion Paper
International Competition and Labor Market Adjustment Joao Paulo Pessoa
March 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1411:
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JEL Classification: F16; J62; J64


Tags: trade; unemployment; earnings; china

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Evolution of Gender Gaps in Industrialized Countries Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo
February 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1410:
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JEL Classification: E24; J16; J31


Tags: female employment; gender gaps; industry structure

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CEP Discussion Paper
One Mandarin Benefits the Whole Clan: Hometown Favoritism in an Authoritarian Regime Quoc-Anh Do, Kieu-Trang Nguyen and Anh N. Tran February 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1409:
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JEL Classification: O12; D72; H72


Tags: favoritism; patronage; authoritarian regime; political connection; hometown; infrastructure; distributive politics

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CEP Discussion Paper
Models of Affective Decision-making: How do Feelings Predict Choice? Caroline J. Charpentier, Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Jonathan P. Roiser and Tali Sharot February 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1408:
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JEL Classification: D01; D03; D81


Tags: decision-making; feelings; subjective well-being; value; utility; prospect theory

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CEP Discussion Paper
Swimming Upstream: Input-output Linkages and the Direction of Product Adoption Johannes Boehm, Swati Dhingra and John Morrow
February 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1407:
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JEL Classification: L1; L2; M2; O3


Tags: multiproduct firms; product adoption; vertical linkages; horizontal linkages

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CentrePiece Article
In brief... Rapid response policing: the impact on crime detection Jordi Blanes i Vidal and Tom Kirchmaier
February 2016
Paper No' CEPCP467:
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CentrePiece 20 (3) Winter 2015/2016


JEL Classification: D29; K40


Tags: police;