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Development Discussion Paper
Manager Assignment and Project Returns: Evidence from the World Bank Nicola Limodio
August 2016
Paper No' EOPP 61:
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JEL Classification: O19; M50; D61


Tags: development lending; personnel economics; international organizations; cost-benefit analysis

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SPCC Research Report
The Coalition's Social Policy Record: Policy Spending and Outcomes 2010-2015 Ruth Lupton, Tania Burchardt, Amanda Fitzgerald, John Hills, Abigail McKnight, Polina Obolenskaya, Kitty Stewart, Stephanie Thomson, Rebecca Tunstall and Polly Vizard January 2015
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Tags: social policy; socio-economic inequalities; tax and benefit policy; income redistribution

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CASE Report
Facing Debt: Economic Resilience in Newham July 2014
Paper No' CASEreport 83:
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Tags: debt; newham; poverty; work; economic; loans; resilience; london;

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SPCC Research Report
Winners and Losers in the Crisis: The Changing Anatomy of Economic Inequality in the UK 2007 - 2010 John Hills, Jack Cunliffe, Ludovica Gambaro, Polina Obolenskaya and Ruth Lupton July 2013
Paper No' SPCCRR02:
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Tags: social policy; socio-economic inequalities; earnings inequality; educational inequalities; wealth inequality

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SPCC Research Report
Labour's Social Policy Record: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 1997-2010 Ruth Lupton, John Hills, Kitty Stewart and Polly Vizard
July 2013
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Tags: social policy; socio-economic inequalities; tax and benefit policy; income redistribution

CASE Report
An Anatomy of Economic Inequality in the UK - Report of the National Equality Panel The report looks at the relationship between people’s economic outcomes and their characteristics and finds that inequalities in people's economic positions are also related to their characteristics such as gender, age, ethnicity, religion and education. John Hills
January 2010
Paper No' CASEreport 60:
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Tags: inequality; economic inequalities in the uk; educational outcomes; employment status; wages and earnings; individual income; incomes on a household basis; household wealth; distributions of economic outcomes; education; employment; wages and earnings; gender; age; ethnicity and religion; disability; sexual orientation; social class; housing tenure; nation and region; area deprivation;

Development Discussion Paper
Bad Apples: Political Paralysis and the Quality of Politicians Gabriel Leon
August 2009
Paper No' EOPP 013:
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JEL Classification: H1, H54, D7, O10


Tags: political agency; corruption; elections; term limits; economic reform; politician quality

Development Discussion Paper
Property Rights and Economic Development Timothy Besley and Maitreesh Ghatak
February 2009
Paper No' EOPP 006:
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JEL Classification: K11;O17; P14


Tags: property rights; economic development.

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CASE Paper
Socio-Economic Status and Child Behaviour: Evidence from a contemporary UK cohort The paper finds that differences in the home environment in the material quality of the child’s home, maternal mental health, parental conflict and child diet, whilst not individually but when taken together, can explain up to half the social gradients in child behaviours. Carol Propper and John A. Rigg
July 2007
Paper No' CASE/125:
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JEL Classification: I32


Tags: child behaviour; socio-economic status; health inequalities

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CASE Paper
Understanding socio-economic inequalities in childhood respiratory health Carol Propper and John A. Rigg
March 2006
Paper No' CASE/109:
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JEL Classification: I1


Tags: asthma; wheeze; socio-economic inequalities; mediating

Political Economy and Public Policy Paper
The Costs of Remoteness: Evidence from German Division and Reunification Stephen Redding and Daniel M. Sturm
August 2005
Paper No' PEPP 11:
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JEL Classification: F15; N94; O18


Tags: market access; economic geography; german division; german reunification

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CASE Paper
Parental Investment in Childhood and Later Adult Well-Being: Can More Involved Parents Offset the Effects of Socioeconomic Disadvantage? This paper uses analysis from the longitudinal National Child Development Study to aim to investigate whether the social capital produced by greater parental involvement can counteract some of the harmful effects of less financial capital? Darcy Hango May 2005
Paper No' CASE 098:
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JEL Classification: I21;I32;J13;Z13


Tags: parental involvement; socioeconomic disadvantage; social capital; education; national child development study

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CASE Paper
Knowing what is good for you: Empirical analysis of personal preferences and the 'objective good' Orsolya Lelkes
March 2005
Paper No' CASE 094:
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JEL Classification: D63; I31; P36


Tags: quality of life; capabilities; happiness; basic needs; economic transition


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'Knowing what is good for you: Empirical analysis of personal preferences and the 'objective good', Journal of Socio-Economics, Special issue on the Socio-Economics of Happiness, 35 (2): 285-307, 2006
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CASE Paper
Tasting Freedom: Happiness, religion and economic transition Orsolya Lelkes
August 2002
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Tags: happiness; economic transition; religion; entrepreneurs


This paper has been published as:
'Tasting Freedom: Happiness, religion and economic transition', Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 59: 173-194, 2006
Japanese Studies Programme Paper
Politics and the Economy in Pre-War Japan Masataka Matsuura and Richard J Smethurst
February 2000
Paper No' JS/2000/381:
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Tags: japan; economic depression in early 1930s; takahashi korekiyo; maeda masana; zaikai; zaibatsu; japanese economic development; shibusawa eiichi.

Theoretical Economics Paper
Foundations of Incomplete Contracts Oliver Hart and John Moore
September 1998
Paper No' TE/1998/358:
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Tags: incomplete contracting; rigorous foundations; economic theory.


This paper has been published as:
'Review of Economic Studies', vol.66 (1), 1999, pp.115-138.
Development Economics Paper
What's the Point of a Development Strategy? Amartya Sen
April 1997
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JEL Classification: 010 D60


Tags: economic development; capabilities; valuational weights development indicators;

Econometrics Paper
Testing of Unit Root and Other Nonstationary Hypotheses in Macroeconomic Time Series - (Now published in 'Journal of Econometrics', 80, 1997, pp.241-268.) L A Gil-Alaña and Peter M Robinson December 1996
Paper No' EM/1996/317:
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Tags: nonstationarity; macroeconomic time series; fractional integration

Japanese Studies Programme Paper
Education in Japan and England: A Personal View Rachel Hall
January 1987
Paper No' JS/1987/158:
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Tags: education; japan; england; schooling; population; economic benefits.

Japanese Studies Programme Paper
Ideology and Economic Activity Michio Morishima
January 1986
Paper No' JS/1986/142:
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Tags: ideology; economic activity; social groups; religion; institutions; confucianism; marx; weber; historical process.