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CASE Paper
Towards the ‘Big Society’: What role for neighbourhood working? Evidence from a comparative European study Catherine Durose, Jonathan France, Liz Richardson and Ruth Lupton October 2011
Paper No' CASE/154:
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JEL Classification: H70


Tags: big society; local government; neighbourhood; neighbourhood management; community

Development Discussion Paper
DECENTRALIZATION AND GOVERNANCE Jean-Paul Faguet
June 2011
Paper No' EOPP 027:
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Tags: decentralization; governance; local government; political competition; accountability; instability

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CASE Report
Place Typologies and their Policy Applications Applying these place typology tools in policy is not straightforward - in some cases there will be an appropriate existing classification, in others a bespoke approach is required. Based on consultation with analysts, empirical work and existing literature, this paper develops and test classifications and evaluates their usefulness for policy. Ruth Lupton, Alex Fenton, Rebecca Tunstall and Rich Harris
February 2011
Paper No' CASEreport 65:
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Tags: place; spatial; neighbourhood; locality; typologies

Econometrics Paper
Semiparametric Estimation of Locally Stationary Diffusion Models Bonsoo Koo and Oliver Linton
August 2010
Paper No' EM/2010/551:
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JEL Classification: C14, C32


Tags: diffusion processes; local stationarity; term structure dynamics; density matching; option pricing.

Econometrics Paper
Loch Linear Fitting under Near Epoch Dependence: Uniform Consistency with Convergence Rate Degui Li, Zudi Lu and Oliver Linton August 2010
Paper No' EM/2010/549:
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JEL Classification: C13, C14, C22


Tags: local linear fitting; near epoch dependence; convergence rates; uniform consistency.

Econometrics Paper
Efficient Estimation of a Multivariate Multiplicative Volatility Model Christian M. Hafner and Oliver Linton
October 2009
Paper No' EM/2009/541:
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JEL Classification: C12, C13, C14.


Tags: garch; kernel estimation; local stationarity; semiparametric

Development Economics Paper
Decentralization's Effects on Educational Outcomes in Bolivia and Colombia Jean-Paul Faguet and Fabio Sanchez
March 2006
Paper No' DEDPS 47:
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Tags: decentralization; education; public investment; bolivia; colombia; local government


This paper has been published as:
World Development (Vol. 36, No. 7) July, 2008
Econometrics Paper
Consistent estimation of the memory parameter for nonlinear time series Violetta Dalla, Liudas Giraitis and Javier Hidalgo
January 2006
Paper No' EM/2006/497:
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JEL Classification: C14; C22


Tags: long memory; semiparametric estimation; local whittle estimator.

Political Economy and Public Policy Paper
GOVERNANCE FROM BELOW A Theory of Local Government With Two Empirical Tests Jean-Paul Faguet
August 2005
Paper No' PEPP 12:
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JEL Classification: D71; H41; H42; H72; O18


Tags: local government; civil society; democratic theory; good governance; decentralization; q2 (q-square); bolivia

Theoretical Economics Paper
Dynamic Voting in Clubs Kevin Roberts
January 1999
Paper No' TE/1999/367:
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Tags: cooperatives; local public goods; majority voting; median voter; organization size; partnerships; trade unions.

DARP Paper
Robust Estimation of Income Distribution Models with Grouped Data, (revised version published in the Journal of the American Statistical Association 92 (1997), pp. 333-340) Elvezio Ronchetti and Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser June 1996
Paper No' DARP 019:
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Tags: diagnostics; grouping effects; influence function; local shift sensitivity; m-estimators; minimum hellinger distance estimators; minimum power divergence estimators; optimal b-robust estimators.

Econometrics Paper
Testing for a Slowly Changing Level with Special Reference to Stochastic Volatility - (Now published in 'Journal of Econometrics', 87 (1998), pp.167-189.) Andrew C Harvey and Mariane Streibel March 1996
Paper No' EM/1996/306:
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Tags: exchange rates; garch model; locally best invariant test; serial correlation; stochastic volatility; unobserved components; von mises distribution.