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Discussion and Occasional papers feature our first draft of research, written for a more technical academic audience.
Parliamentary inquiry or consultation
Delivering the Government’s infrastructure commitments through major projects Henry Overman
 2020
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CEP discussion paper
Globalization and Pandemics Paul Antràs, Stephen J. Redding and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
September 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1716:
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JEL Classification: F15; F23; I10


Tags: globalization; pandemics; gravity equation; sir model

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CEP occasional paper
Regional Differences in UK Transport BCRs: An Empirical Assessment Nicolás González-Pampillón and Henry G. Overman
September 2020
Paper No' CEPOP53:
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JEL Classification: R40; R42


Tags: transport appraisal; value for money; benefit to cost ratio; spatial disparities

CVER Briefing Note
Post-18 education – who is taking the different routes and how much do they earn? Jack Britton, Hector Espinoza, Sandra McNally, Stefan Speckesser, Imran Tahir and Anna Vignoles September 2020
Paper No' CVERBRF013:
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JEL Classification: I23; I26; J24


Tags: education; further education; higher education; income; outcomes

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CEP discussion paper
Growing Like China: Firm Performance and Global Production Line Position Davin Chor, Kalina Manova and Zhihong Yu
September 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1715:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; F23; L23; L24; L25


Tags: global value chains; production line position; upstreamness; firm heterogeneity; firm lifecycle; china

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CEP Covid-19 analysis
City of Dreams No More: The Impact of Covid-19 on Urban Workers in India Shania Bhalotia, Swati Dhingra and Fjolla Kondirolli
September 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-008:
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Tags: india; urban workers; cities; growth

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CEP discussion paper
The Long Shadow of Slavery: The Persistence of Slave Owners in Southern Law-Making Luna Bellani, Anselm Hager and Stephan E. Maurer August 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1714:
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JEL Classification: D72; J62; N31; H4


Tags: wealth inequality; elites and development; us south; intergenerational persistence; slavery

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CEP discussion paper
Parental Well-Being in Times of Covid-19 in Germany Mathias Huebener, Nico A. Siegel, C. Katharina Spiess, Gert G. Wagner and Sevrin Waights August 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1713:
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JEL Classification: D1; H12; H75; I2


Tags: well-being; covid-19; corona virus; day care closures; school closures; compass; soep

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CEP discussion paper
Subjective Job Insecurity and the Rise of the Precariat: Evidence from the UK, Germany and the United States Alan Manning and Graham Mazeine August 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1712:
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JEL Classification: J28


Tags: job security; precariat

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CEP discussion paper
Urban Density and Covid-19 Felipe Carozzi, Sandro Provenzano and Sefi Roth
August 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1711:
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JEL Classification: I12; R12


Tags: covid-19; density

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CEP Covid-19 analysis
What can previous recessions tell us about the Covid-19 downturn? Brian Bell, Mihai Codreanu and Stephen Machin
August 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-007:
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Tags: labour markets; recessions; seiss

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CEP discussion paper
Center-Based Care and Parenting Activities Jonas Jessen, C. Katharina Spiess and Sevrin Waights
August 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1710:
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JEL Classification: D13; I21; J13


Tags: child care; child development; time use; parenting investments; day care

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CEP discussion paper
Generalized Linear Competition: From Pass-Through to Policy Christos Genakos, Felix Grey and Robert A. Ritz
July 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1709:
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JEL Classification: D43; H23; L51; L93


Tags: pass-through; imperfect competition; regulation; carbon pricing; airlines; political economy

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CEP Covid-19 analysis
Covid-19 and Brexit: Real-time updates on business performance in the United Kingdom Josh De Lyon and Swati Dhingra
July 2020
Paper No' CEPCOVID-19-006:
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Tags: brexit; economic downturn; business performance; cbi; uk

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CEP discussion paper
International Friends and Enemies Benny Kleinman, Ernest Liu and Stephen J. Redding
July 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1708:
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JEL Classification: F14; F15; F50


Tags: productivity growth; trade; welfare

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CEP discussion paper
Globalisation and Urban Polarisation Anthony J. Venables
July 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1707:
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JEL Classification: F12; R11; R12


Tags: globalisation; urban; de-industrialisation; rustbelt; polarisation

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CEP discussion paper
Better Together? Heterogeneous Effects of Tracking on Student Achievement Sönke Hendrik Matthewes
July 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1706.PDF:
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JEL Classification: I24; I28; J24


Tags: tracking; student achievement; school systems; inequality; difference-in-differences; triple-differences; value-added

CVER Briefing Note
What future for apprenticeships after coronavirus? Guglielmo Ventura
July 2020
Paper No' CVERBRF012:
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JEL Classification: I28; J24


Tags: corona virus; covid; pandemic; apprenticeship

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CEP discussion paper
Dream Jobs Giordano Mion, Luca David Opromolla and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano
July 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1705:
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JEL Classification: J30; M12; J62; F16


Tags: good jobs; international experience; managers; sorting; wage growth wage premium

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CentrePiece article
In brief...Apprenticeships after Covid-19 Guglielmo Ventura
July 2020
Paper No' CEPCP585:
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CentrePiece 25 (2) Summer 2020


Tags: covid-19; apprenticeships

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