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Gone for Good? Subsidies with Export Share Requirements in China: 2002-2013

Fabrice Defever,  Alejandro Riaño,  July 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1287: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade policy; export subsidies; export share requirements; china

Because I'm Worth It: A Lab-Field Experiment on the Spillover Effects of Incentives in Health

Paul Dolan,  Matteo M. Galizzi,  July 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1286: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: incentives in health; spillover effects; licensing; hidden costs of incentives

Reconciling Observed Tariffs and the Median Voter Model

Swati Dhingra,  July 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1285: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: median voter; trade policy; heckscher ohlin; terms of trade; wto

Crime Scars: Recessions and the Making of Career Criminals

Brian Bell,  Anna Bindler,  Stephen Machin,  July 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1284: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: crime; recessions; unemployment

What Happens When Employers are Free to Discriminate? Evidence from the English Barclays Premier Fantasy Football League

Alex Bryson,  Arnaud Chevalier,  July 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1283: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: race; labour market discrimination; football

Evaluating a Decade of Mobile Termination Rate Regulation

Christos Genakos,  Tommaso Valletti,  July 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1282: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Tags: mobile telephony; termination rates; waterbed effect

Wealth Shocks and Health Outcomes: Evidence from Stock Market Fluctuations

Hannes Schwandt,  July 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1281: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: retiree health; wealth shocks; stock market

Fueling the Gender Gap? Oil and Women's Labor and Marriage Market Outcomes

Stephan E. Maurer,  Andrei V. Potlogea,  June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1280: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: oil; structural transformation; female labor force; participation; gender pay gap

Biomarkers and Long-term Market Outcomes: The Case of Creatine

Petri Bockerman,  Alex Bryson,  Christian Hakulinen,  Jaakko Pehkonen,  Laura Pulkki-Raback,  Olli Raitakari,  Jutta Viinikainen,  June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1279: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: biomarkers; creatine; creatinine; labour market; earnings; employment

Fracking Growth

Thiemo Fetzer,  June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1278: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: resource boom; fracking; shale; spillovers; natural gas; energy prices

Transportation Costs and the Spatial Organization of Economic Activity

Stephen J. Redding,  Matthew A. Turner,  June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1277: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: highways; market access; railroads; transportation

Transparency and Deliberation within the FOMC: A Computational Linguistics Approach

Stephen Hansen,  Michael McMahon,  Andrea Prat,  June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1276: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: monetary policy; deliberation; fomc; transparency; career concerns

Quantifying Spillovers in Open Source Content Production: Evidence from Wikipedia

Aleksi Aaltonen,  Stephan Seiler,  June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1275: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wikipedia; open source; user-generated content; knowledge spillover; cumulative knowledge

The Dynamics of Employment Growth: New Evidence from 18 Countries

Chiara Criscuolo,  Peter N. Gal,  Carlo Menon,  June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1274: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: business dynamics; employment growth; small businesses; business demography; startups; great recession; job creation and destruction

External Integration, Structural Transformation and Economic Development: Evidence From Argentina

Pablo Fajgelbaum,  Stephen J. Redding,  June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1273: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: external integration; economic development; structural transformation

Are Firms Paying More For Performance?

Alex Bryson,  John Forth,  Lucy Stokes,  June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1272: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: performance pay; bonuses; recession; business cycle; finance

Not So Dissatisfied After All? The Impact of Union Coverage on Job Satisfaction

Alex Bryson,  Michael White,  June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1271: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unions; union coverage; union membership; job satisfaction

Eliciting Taxpayer Preferences Increases Tax Compliance

Jan-Emmanuel De Neve,  Cait Lamberton,  Michael I. Norton,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1270: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tax compliance; taxpayer agency; taxpayer satisfaction; government spending

Winners and Losers from a Commodities-for-Manufactures Trade Boom

Francisco Costa,  Jason Garred,  Joao Paulo Pessoa,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1269: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: china; trade; commodities-for manufactures; wages; employment; informality

Foreign Direct Investment and Domestic Entrepreneurship: Blessing or Curse?

Saul Estrin,  Seçil Hülya Danakol,  Paul Reynolds,  Utz Weitzel,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1268: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: foreign direct investment; entrepreneurship; new firm entry; spillovers

What Can Life Satisfaction Data Tell Us About Discrimination Against Sexual Minorities? A Structural Equation Model for Australia and the United Kingdom

Nattavudh Powdthavee,  Mark Wooden,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1267: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: sexual orientation; sexual minorities; discrimination; life satisfaction; hilda survey; ukhls

Trade and Uncertainty

Dennis Novy,  Alan M. Taylor,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1266: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: uncertainty shock; trade collapse; inventory; real options; imports; intermediates

Video Killed the Radio Star? Online Music Videos and Digital Music Sales

Tobias Kretschmer,  Christian Peukert,  April 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1265: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: sampling; displacement; promotion; natural experiment

Immigration and the Access to Social Housing in the UK

Diego Battiston,  Richard Dickens,  Alan Manning,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  April 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1264: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: immigration; social housing

Political Competition and the Limits of Political Compromise

Alexandre B. Cunha,  Emanuel Ornelas,  March 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1263: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: political turnover; efficient policies; public debt

The Impact of Mandatory Entitlement to Paid Leave on Employment in the UK

Alexander C. Lembcke,  March 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1262: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: uk working time regulation; employment and labour regulation; uk lfs

Trapped Factors and China's Impact on Global Growth

Nicholas Bloom,  Paul Romer,  Stephen Terry,  John Van Reenen,  March 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1261: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Tags: innovation; trade; china; endogenous growth

Home Computers and Married Women's Labor Supply

Alexander C. Lembcke,  March 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1260: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: married women's labor supply; computer skills and labor supply; us cps

The Political Economy of Inclusive Rural Growth

Michael Carter,  John Morrow,  February 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1259: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: poverty traps; political economy; inequality; lobby formation

IT and Management in America

Nicholas Bloom,  Erik Brynjolfsson,  Lucia Foster,  Ron Jarmin,  Megha Patnaik,  Itay Saporta-Eksten,  John Van Reenen,  February 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1258: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: it; management; productivity; organization

When Work Disappears: Racial Prejudice and Recession Labour Market Penalties

David W. Johnston,  Grace Lordan,  February 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1257: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: prejudice; attitudes; recessions; racism; discrimination

Economic Uncertainty, Parental Selection, and the Criminal Activity of the 'Children of the Wall'

Arnaud Chevalier,  Olivier Marie,  January 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1256: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: crime; parental selection; fertility; economic uncertainty; risk attitude

Looking Ahead: Subjective Time Perception and Individual Time Discounting

W. David Bradford,  Paul Dolan,  Matteo M. Galizzi,  January 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1255: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: time preferences; time perception; hyperbolic discounting

Missing Gains from Trade?

Marc J. Melitz,  Stephen J. Redding,  January 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1254: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: productivity; sequential production; welfare gains from trade

Childhood Sporting Activities and Adult Labour-Market Outcomes

Charlotte Cabane,  Andrew E. Clark,  December 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1253: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: job characteristics; education; sport; school

Upward Social Mobility, Well-being and Political Preferences: Evidence from the BHPS

Andrew E. Clark,  Emanuela D'Angelo,  December 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1252: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: social mobility; satisfaction; redistribution; inequality; voting

Flex Cars and Competition in Ethanol and Gasoline Retail Markets

Juliano Assuncao,  Joao Paulo Pessoa,  Leonardo Rezende,  December 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1251: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: flex-fuel vehicles; gasoline; ethanol; price competition; spatial competition; discrete equilibrium price dispersion

Managing the Family Firm: Evidence from CEOs at Work

Oriana Bandiera,  Andrea Prat,  Raffaella Sadun,  December 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1250: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: ceo; time; family firms; competition; productivity

The Transmission of Monetary Policy Operations through Redistributions and Durable Purchases

Vincent Sterk,  Silvana Tenreyro,  December 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1249: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Resetting the Urban Network: 117-2012

Guy Michaels,  Ferdinand Rauch,  November 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1248: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: economic geography; economic history; path dependence; transportation

An Urban Legend?! Power Rationing, Fertility and its Effects on Mothers

Thiemo Fetzer,  Oliver Pardo,  Amar Shanghavi,  November 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1247: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: fertility; infrastructure; blackouts; unplanned parenthood

Decoupling of Wage Growth and Productivity Growth? Myth and Reality

Joao Paulo Pessoa,  John Van Reenen,  October 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1246: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: decoupling; wages; productivity; compensation; labour income share.

What Predicts a Successful Life? A Life-Course Model of Well-Being

Andrew E. Clark,  Francesca Cornaglia,  Richard Layard,  Nattavudh Powdthavee,  James Vernoit,  October 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1245: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: well-being; life-satisfaction; intervention; model; life-course; emotional health; conduct; intellectual performance; success

Trade Integration, Market Size and Industrialization: Evidence from China's National Trunk Highway System

Benjamin Faber,  October 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1244: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade integration; industrialization; road infrastructure

Does Uncertainty Reduce Growth? Using Disasters as Natural Experiments

Scott R. Baker,  Nicholas Bloom,  October 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1243: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: uncertainty; natural disasters; political shocks; growth

Intergenerational Persistence in Income and Social Class: The Impact of Within-Group Inequality

Jo Blanden,  Paul Gregg,  Lindsey Macmillan,  September 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1242: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: intergenerational income mobility; social class fluidity; income inequality

The Importance of Rank Position

Richard Murphy,  Felix Weinhardt,  September 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1241: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: rank; non-cognitive skills; peer effects

Risk and Evidence of Bias in Randomized Controlled Trials in Economics

Peter Boone,  Alex Eble,  Diana Elbourne,  September 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1240: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: randomized controlled trials; field experiments; bias; treatment effect estimates

Mental Illness and Unhappiness

Dan Chisholm,  Richard Layard,  Vikram Patel,  Shekhar Saxena,  September 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1239: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: mental illness; welfare benefits; healthcare costs; life-satisfaction

Crime and Immigration: New Evidence from England and Wales

Laura Jaitman,  Stephen Machin,  September 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1238: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: crime; immigration; enclaves; a8.

Smart and Illicit: Who Becomes an Entrepreneur and Does it Pay?

Ross Levine,  Yona Rubinstein,  August 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1237: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: self-employment; occupational choice; compensation; firm organization; corporate finance; cognitive and noncognitive traits

The Objective Benefits of Subjective Well-Being

Jan-Emmanuel De Neve,  Ed Diener,  Louis Tay,  Cody Xuereb,  August 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1236: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment; aggregate demand; matching frictions

A Model of Aggregate Demand and Unemployment

Pascal Michaillat,  Emmanuel Saez,  August 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1235: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment; aggregate demand; matching frictions

The Buyer Margins of Firms' Exports

Jerónimo Carballo,  Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano,  Christian Volpe Martincus,  July 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1234: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: buyer margins; market segmentation; competition; markupsbuyer margins; market segmentation; competition; markups

A General Method for Valuing Non-Market Goods Using Wellbeing Data: Three-Stage Wellbeing Valuation

Daniel Fujiwara,  July 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1233: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: subjective wellbeing; non-market valuation; cost-benefit analysis; unemployment; causal inference

Regional Growth and Regional Decline

Holger Breinlich,  Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano,  Jonathan R. W. Temple,  July 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1232: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: regional growth; regional convergence; regional decline

Are Happier People Less Judgmental of Other People's Selfish Behaviors? Laboratory Evidence from Trust and Gift Exchange Games

Michalis Drouvelis,  Nattavudh Powdthavee,  July 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1231: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: happiness; moral judgments; trust games; gift exchange games

Unemployment and Domestic Violence: Theory and Evidence

Dan Anderberg,  Helmut Rainer,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  Tanya Wilson,  July 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1230: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: domestic violence; unemployment

Unmet Aspirations as an Explanation for the Age U-Shape in Human Wellbeing

Hannes Schwandt,  July 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1229: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: life satisfaction; expectations; aging

Winning Big But Feeling No Better? The Effect of Lottery Prizes on Physical and Mental Health

Bénédicte Apouey,  Andrew E. Clark,  July 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1228: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: income; self-assessed health; mental health; smoking; drinking

Enhancing Recovery Rates: Lessons from Year One of the English Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Programme

David M. Clark,  Alex Gyani,  Richard Layard,  Roz Shafran,  July 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1227: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: mental illness; depression; anxiety; cognitive behavioural therapy

The Effects of Resources Across School Phases: A Summary of Recent Evidence

Stephen Gibbons,  Sandra McNally,  June 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1226: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: education; school resources; government policy; pupil premium; education funding; inequality; oecd

Molecular Genetics and Subjective Well-Being

Meike Bartels,  Daniel J. Benjamin,  David Cesarini,  Jan-Emmanuel De Neve,  Magnus Johannesson,  Philipp D. Koellinger,  Robert F. Krueger,  Patrik K. E. Magnusson,  Nancy L. Pedersen,  Cornelius A. Rietveld,  Henning Tiemeier,  June 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1225: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: subjective well-being; heritability; genetics; greml

Affirmative Action and University Fit: Evidence from Proposition 209

Peter Arcidiacono,  Esteban Aucejo,  Patrick Coate,  V. Joseph Hotz,  June 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1224: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: affirmative action; college enrollment; college graduation; mismatch

University Differences in the Graduation of Minorities in STEM Fields: Evidence from California

Peter Arcidiacono,  Esteban Aucejo,  V. Joseph Hotz,  June 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1223: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: stem majors; minorities; college graduation

Neighbors, Knowledge, and Nuggets: Two Natural Field Experiments on the Role of Incentives on Energy Conservation

Paul Dolan,  Robert Metcalfe,  June 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1222: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: social norms; financial incentives; natural field experiments; energy consumption

A Question of Degree: The Effects of Degree Class on Labor Market Outcomes

Andy Feng,  Georg Graetz,  May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1221: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: degree classification; regression discontinuity design; sorting effects

Explaining Cross-Racial Differences in the Educational Gender Gap

Esteban Aucejo,  May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1220: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: gender gap; college enrollment; non-cognitive skills; cognitive skills; race

Racial Segregation Patterns in Selective Universities

Peter Arcidiacono,  Esteban Aucejo,  Andrew Hussey,  Kenneth Spenner,  May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1219: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: minorities; college; friendship; race

Pushing On a String: US Monetary Policy is Less Powerful in Recessions

Silvana Tenreyro,  Gregory Thwaites,  May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1218: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: asymmetric effects of monetary policy; transmission mechanism; recession; durable goods; local projection methods

The Financial Resource Curse

Gianluca Benigno,  Luca Fornaro,  May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1217: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: capital flows; capital controls; financial resource curse; endogenous growth

Innovation, Reallocation and Growth

Daron Acemoglu,  Ufuk Akcigit,  Nicholas Bloom,  William R. Kerr,  May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1216: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: industrial policy; productivity growth; innovation; r&d

Has Job Polarization Squeezed the Middle Class? Evidence from the Allocation of Talents

Michael J. Boehm,  May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1215: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: job polarization; wage inequality; talent allocation; roy model

The Marginal Income Effect of Education on Happiness: Estimating the Direct and Indirect Effects of Compulsory Schooling on Well-Being in Australia

Warn N. Lekfuangfu,  Nattavudh Powdthavee,  Mark Wooden,  May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1214: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: schooling; indirect effect; well-being; mental health; windfall income; hilda survey

Mental Health: The New Frontier for Labour Economics

Richard Layard,  May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1213: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: mental health; wellbeing; employment

The Geography of Inter-State Resource Wars

Francesco Caselli,  Massimo Morelli,  Dominic Rohner,  May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1212: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: conflict; natural resources; territorial war; energy economics

Estimating Bayesian Decision Problems with Heterogeneous Priors

Stephen Hansen,  Michael McMahon,  May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1211: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: bayesian decision making; expertise; preferences; estimation

Unemployment in the Great Recession

Christopher A. Pissarides,  May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1210: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment; great recession; vacancies; beveridge curve; construction sector; policies and institutions

Debt and Incomplete Financial Markets: A Case for Nominal GDP Targeting

Kevin D. Sheedy,  May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1209: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: incomplete markets; heterogeneous agents; risk sharing; nominal gdp targeting

Decision–Making and Implementation in Teams

Jordi Blanes i Vidal,  Marc Möller,  May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1208: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: teams; adaptation; motivation; decision–making; incentives

Concentration Versus Re-Matching? Evidence About the Locational Effects of Commuting Costs

Michael J. Boehm,  May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1207: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: work; residence location choice; commuting costs; environmental effects of tax policy; employer-employee data

Monopolistic Competition and Optimum Product Selection: Why and How Heterogeneity Matters

Antonella Nocco,  Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano,  Matteo Salto,  April 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1206: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: monopolistic competition; product diversity; heterogeneity; selection; welfare

Patents and Cumulative Innovation: Causal Evidence from the Courts

Alberto Galasso,  Mark Schankerman,  April 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1205: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: patent rights; cumulative innovation; economics of innovation

Gender Gaps and the Rise of the Service Economy

L. Rachel Ngai,  Barbara Petrongolo,  April 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1204: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: gender gaps; structural transformation; marketization

Relational Knowledge Transfers

Luis Garicano,  Luis Rayo,  April 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1203: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Smoking, Income and Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from Smoking Bans

Abel Brodeur,  April 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1202: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: adaptation; addiction; smoking policies; subjective well-being; time-inconsistency

The Surprisingly Dire Situation of Children's Education in Rural West Africa: Results from the CREO Study in Guinea-Bissau

Peter Boone,  Ila Fazzio,  Kameshwari Jandhyala,  Chitra Jayanty,  Gangadhar Jayanty,  Simon Johnson,  Vimala Ramachandrin,  Filipa Silva,  Zhaoguo Zhan,  April 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1201: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: education; africa; survey results; numeracy; literacy

Firm Heterogeneity and Aggregate Welfare

Marc J. Melitz,  Stephen J. Redding,  April 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1200: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: firm heterogeneity; welfare gains from trade

Outsourcing and the Rise in Services

Giuseppe Berlingieri,  April 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1199: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: structural transformation; outsourcing; professional and business services; input-output tables; intermediates

The Great Stagnation: What Can Policymakers Do?

Sushil B. Wadhwani,  April 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1198: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: annual peston lecture; tax incentives; inflation; stock market; monetary policy; japan; uk

Fast-Tracking 'Green' Patent Applications: An Empirical Analysis

Antoine Dechezleprêtre,  March 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1197: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: green patent application; green innovation; intellectual property; sustainable development

Where the Streets Have a Name: Income Comparisons in the US

Abel Brodeur,  Sarah Flèche,  March 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1196: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: income comparisons; rank; relative utility; social interactions; social status; well-being

Really Uncertain Business Cycles

Nicholas Bloom,  Max Floetotto,  Nir Jaimovich,  Itay Saporta-Eksten,  Stephen Terry,  March 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1195: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: uncertainty

Does Working from Home Work? Evidence from a Chinese Experiment

Nicholas Bloom,  James Liang,  John Roberts,  Zhichun Jenny Ying,  March 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1194: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: working from home; organization; productivity; field experiment; and china

What are the Channels for Technology Sourcing? Panel Data Evidence from German Companies

Dietmar Harhoff,  Elisabeth Mueller,  John Van Reenen,  March 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1193: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: technology sourcing; knowledge spillovers; productivity; open innovation

CEO Incentive Contracts in China: Why Does City Location Matter?

Alex Bryson,  John Forth,  Minghai Zhou,  February 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1192: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: executive compensation; ceo's; privatisation; fdi; china; cities

When the Cat is Near, the Mice Won't Play: The Effect of External Examiners in Italian Schools

Marco Bertoni,  Giorgio Brunello,  Lorenzo Rocco,  February 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1191: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: education; testing; external monitoring; indirect treatment effects

Moving Up and Sliding Down: An Empirical Assessment of the Effect of Social Mobility on Subjective Wellbeing

Paul Dolan,  Grace Lordan,  February 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1190: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: income mobility; social mobility; inter-generational; life satisfaction; swb; subjective wellbeing; mental health

A Trapped Factors Model of Innovation

Nicholas Bloom,  Paul Romer,  Stephen Terry,  John Van Reenen,  February 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1189: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade; innovation; china

Survive Another Day: Using Changes in the Composition of Investments to Measure the Cost of Credit Constraints

Luis Garicano,  Claudia Steinwender,  February 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1188: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: financial crisis; credit constraints; innovation; investment choices

Are You Happy While You Work?

Alex Bryson,  George MacKerron,  February 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1187: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: happiness; relaxation; work; wellbeing

Task Specialization in U.S. Cities from 1880-2000

Guy Michaels,  Ferdinand Rauch,  Stephen J. Redding,  February 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1186: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: economic development; human interaction; urbanization

Long and Short-Term Effects of the Financial Crisis on Labour Productivity, Capital and Output

Nicholas Oulton,  María Sebastiá-Barriel,  January 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1185: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: productivity; financial; banking crisis; recession

Free Trade Aggreements and the Consolidation of Democracy

Xuepeng Liu,  Emanuel Ornelas,  January 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1184: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: regionalism; rent destruction; political regimes; trade liberalization

Heterogeneous Firms and Trade

Marc J. Melitz,  Stephen J. Redding,  December 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1183: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: firm heterogeneity; international trade; productivity

China's Pure Exporter Subsidies

Fabrice Defever,  Alejandro Riaño,  December 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1182: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade policy; export subsidies; heterogeneous firms; china

Productivity As If Space Mattered: An Application to Factor Markets Across China

Wenya Cheng,  John Morrow,  Kitjawat Tacharoen,  December 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1181: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: structural estimation; productivity; firm location; china

Pride and Prejudice: Using Ethnic-Sounding Names and Inter-Ethnic Marriages to Identify Labor Market Discrimination

Dror Brenner,  Yona Rubinstein,  December 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1180: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Free to Choose? Reform and Demand Response in the English National Health Service

Martin Gaynor,  Carol Propper,  Stephan Seiler,  November 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1179: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: demand estimation; non-price competition; health economics; patient choice; health care reform

Carbon Taxes, Path Dependency and Directed Technical Change: Evidence from the Auto Industry

Philippe Aghion,  Antoine Dechezleprêtre,  David Hemous,  Ralf Martin,  John Van Reenen,  November 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1178: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: climate change; innovation; directed technical change; automobiles

Minimum Wages and Wage Inequality: Some Theory and an Application to the UK

Tim Butcher,  Richard Dickens,  Alan Manning,  November 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1177: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: minimum wage; wage inequality

Estimating the Influence of Life Satisfaction and Positive Affect on Later Income Using Sibling Fixed-Effects

Jan-Emmanuel De Neve,  Andrew J. Oswald,  November 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1176: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: income; life satisfaction; positive affect

The Enduring Impact of Childhood Experience on Mental Health: Evidence Using Instrumented Co-Twin Data

Rachel Berner Shalem,  Francesca Cornaglia,  Jan-Emmanuel De Neve,  November 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1175: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: mental health; childhood experience; twin study; instrumental variable analysis

Selection Effects with Heterogeneous Firms

Monika Mrázová,  J. Peter Neary,  October 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1174: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: foreign direct investment (fdi); heterogeneous firms; proximity-concentration trade-off; r&d with threshold effects; super- and sub-convexity; supermodularity

Resilience to Economic Shocks and the Long Reach of Childhood Bullying

Nattavudh Powdthavee,  October 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1173: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: resilience; adaptation; happiness; unemployment; childhood; well-being

Optimal Policy for Macro-Financial Stability

Gianluca Benigno,  Huigang Chen,  Chris Otrok,  Alessandro Rebucci,  Eric Young,  October 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1172: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: bailouts; capital controls; exchange rate policy; financial frictions; financial crises; macro-financial stability; macro-prudential policies

The Careers of Immigrants

Ana Damas de Matos,  October 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1171: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wage differentials; wage convergence; job mobility; immigration; linked employer-employee panel data

Policy Design in a Model with Swings in Risk Appetite

Bianca De Paoli,  Pawel Zabczyk,  October 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1170: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: policy design; cyclical risk aversion; new keynesian model; habit formation

Exporters, Importers and Credit Constraints

Mirabelle Muûls,  October 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1169: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: credit constraints; international trade; firms’ heterogeneity; imports; exports

Brain Drain or Brain Gain? Technology Diffusion and Learning On-the-job

Thomas Sampson,  September 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1168: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: technology diffusion; managerial knowledge; learning on-the-job; fdi; brain drain

Taxes, Cigarette Consumption, and Smoking Intensity: Reply

Jérôme Adda,  Francesca Cornaglia,  September 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1167: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tobacco; public health; compensatory behavior; excise taxes

Musn't Grumble. Immigration, Health and Health Service Use in the UK and Germany

Jonathan Wadsworth,  September 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1166: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: immigration; health; health service

The Transferable Scars: A Longitudinal Evidence of Psychological Impact of Past Parental Unemployment on Adolescents in the United Kingdom

Nattavudh Powdthavee,  James Vernoit,  September 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1165: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment; scarring; children; happiness; self-esteem; noncognitive skills

On the Measurement of Trade Costs: Direct vs. Indirect Approaches to Quantifying Standards and Technical Regulations

Natalie Chen,  Dennis Novy,  September 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1164: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade costs; nontariff measures; product standards; technical regulations; technical barriers to trade; measurement; gravity

A Cautionary Note on Using Industry Affiliation to Predict Income

Jörn-Steffen Pischke,  Hannes Schwandt,  September 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1163: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: industry wage differentials; health; happiness; intergenerational mobility

Is the International Border Effect Larger than the Domestic Border Effect? Evidence from U.S. Trade

Cletus C. Coughlin,  Dennis Novy,  September 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1162: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: international border; intranational home bias; domestic border; gravity; trade costs; distance

Reserve Accumulation, Growth and Financial Crises

Gianluca Benigno,  Luca Fornaro,  August 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1161: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: foreign reserve accumulation; gross capital flows; growth; financial crises

Capital Controls or Exchange Rate Policy? A Pecuniary Externality Perspective

Gianluca Benigno,  Huigang Chen,  Christopher Otrok,  Alessandro Rebucci,  Eric R. Young,  August 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1160: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: capital controls; exchange rate policy; financial frictions; financial crises; financial stability; optimal taxation; prudential policies; planning problem

Happy Talk: Mode of Administration Effects on Subjective Well-Being

Paul Dolan,  Georgios Kavetsos,  July 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1159: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: subjective well-being; happiness; survey mode

Steady-State Equilibrium in a Model of Short-Term Wage-Posting

Alan Manning,  July 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1158: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wage-posting; search

Not all Incentives Wash out the Warm Glow: The Case of Blood Donation Revisited

Joan  Costa Font,  Mireia Jofre-Bonet,  Steven T. Yen,  July 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1157: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: altruism; blood donation; incentives; nudging; recursive system; warm glow

Female Employment and Fertility - The Effects of Rising Female Wages

Christian Siegel,  July 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1156: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: fertility; female labor supply; household production; intrahousehold allocations

The German Transfer Problem, 1920-1933: A Sovereign Debt Perspective

Albrecht Ritschl,  July 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1155: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: germany; great depression; sovereign debt; reparations

The Economics of Density: Evidence from the Berlin Wall

Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt,  Stephen J. Redding,  Daniel M. Sturm,  Nikolaus Wolf,  June 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1154: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: agglomeration; dispersion; density; cities

Why Do People Pay for Useless Advice?

Nattavudh Powdthavee,  Yohanes E. Riyanto,  June 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1153: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: behavioral finance; hot-hand; random streak; expertise; information

Selection into Trade and Wage Inequality

Thomas Sampson,  June 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1152: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wage inequality; matching; technology; skills; trade

Human Capital, Matching and Job Satisfaction

Tim Barmby,  Alex Bryson,  Barbara Eberth,  June 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1151: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: job satisfaction; job match quality; human capital; job tenure

Industry Compensation Under Relocation Risk: A Firm-Level Analysis of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme

Ralf Martin,  Mirabelle Muûls,  Ulrich J. Wagner,  Laure B. de Preux,  June 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1150: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: industry compensation; industrial relocation; emissions trading; permit allocation; eu ets; firm data

Reparations, Deficits, and Debt Default: the Great Depression in Germany

Albrecht Ritschl,  June 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1149: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: great depression; germany; sudden stop; transfer problem; vector autoregressions

The CEO Labour Market in China's Public Listed Companies

Alex Bryson,  John Forth,  Minghai Zhou,  June 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1148: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: executive compensation; ceo's; corporate governance; tournaments; firm-specific human capital; china

Immigration, Offshoring and American Jobs

Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano,  Giovanni Peri,  Greg C. Wright,  May 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1147: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment; production tasks; immigrants; offshoring

Market Size, Competition, and the Product Mix of Exporters

Thierry Mayer,  Marc J. Melitz,  Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano,  May 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1146: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trading partners; multi product firms; trade models

What Do CEOs Do?

Oriana Bandiera,  Luigi Guiso,  Andrea Prat,  Raffaella Sadun,  May 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1145: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: ceos; corporate governance; time use

Matching Firms, Managers, and Incentives

Oriana Bandiera,  Luigi Guiso,  Andrea Prat,  Raffaella Sadun,  May 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1144: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: personnel economics; hiring policy; management; performance related pay; performance incentives

The Allocation of Talent over the Business Cycle and its Effect on Sectoral Productivity

Michael Boehm,  Martin Watzinger,  May 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1143: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: talent allocation; sectoral productivity; business cycle; roy model; phd economists

Heterogeneity, Demand for Insurance and Adverse Selection

Johannes Spinnewijn,  May 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1142: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: heterogeneity; adverse selection; risk perceptions; welfare and policy

Environmental Policy and Directed Technological Change: Evidence from the European Carbon Market

Raphael Calel,  Antoine Dechezleprêtre,  April 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1141: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: directed technological change; eu emissions trading scheme; policy evaluation

Goods Trade, Factor Mobility and Welfare

Stephen J. Redding,  April 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1140: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: international trade; factor mobility; welfare gains from trade

Span of Control and Span of Activity

Oriana Bandiera,  Andrea Prat,  Raffaella Sadun,  Julie Wulf,  April 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1139: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: management; firms; ceo; productivity; firm activities

Trade and Inequality: From Theory to Estimation

Elhanan Helpman,  Oleg Itskhoki,  Marc-Andreas Muendler,  Stephen Redding,  April 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1138: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wage inequality; international trade

Intermediaries in International Trade: Direct Versus Indirect Modes of Export

Andrew B. Bernard,  Marco Grazzi,  Chiara Tomasi,  March 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1137: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: heterogeneous firms; international trade; intermediation; wholesalers; export entry costs; product adding and dropping; exchange rates

Gender Gaps in Performance: Evidence from Young Lawyers

Ghazala Azmat,  Rosa Ferrer,  March 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1136: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: performance measures; gender gaps; lawyers

CEO Bonding: Who Posts Performance Bonds and Why?

Alex Bryson,  John Forth,  Minghai Zhou,  March 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1135: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: performance bonds; security deposits; executive compensation; ceo's; corporate governance; agency theory; china

Why Are Migrants Paid More?

Alex Bryson,  Giambattista Rossi,  Rob Simmons,  March 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1134: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wages; migration; superstars; productivity; compensating wage differentials; sports

Incentives for Quality over Time - The Case of Facebook Applications

Jörg Claussen,  Tobias Kretschmer,  Philip Mayrhofer,  March 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1133: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: usage intensity; social media; platform management; two-sided markets

Cyclical Risk Aversion, Precautionary Saving and Monetary Policy

Bianca De Paoli,  Pawel Zabczyk,  March 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1132: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: precautionary saving; monetary policy; cyclical risk aversion; macro-finance; non-linearities

Global Value Chains During the Great Trade Collapse: A Bullwhip Effect?

Carlo Altomonte,  Filippo Di Mauro,  Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano,  Armando Rungi,  Vincent Vicard,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1131: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade collapse; multinational firms; global value chains; hierarchies of firms; vertical integration

The Impact of Integration on Productivity and Welfare Distortions Under Monopolistic Competition

Swati Dhingra,  John Morrow,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1130: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: selection; monopolistic competition; efficiency; productivity; social welfare; demand elasticity

Agglomeration, Trade and Selection

Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1129: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: agglomeration; trade; heterogeneity; selection; economic geography

Firm Size Distortions and the Productivity Distribution: Evidence from France

Luis Garicano,  Claire Lelarge,  John Van Reenen,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1128: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: firm size; productivity; labor regulation; power law

Genes, Economics and Happiness

Nicholas A. Christakis,  Jan-Emmanuel De Neve,  James H. Fowler,  Bruno S. Frey,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1127: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wellbeing; socio-demographics; happiness; genetics; life satisfaction

Happiness as a Driver of Risk-Avoiding Behavior

Jan-Emmanuel De Neve,  Robert J. B. Goudie,  Sach Mukherjee,  Andrew J. Oswald,  Stephen Wu,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1126: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: subjective well-being; risky behaviors; effects of well-being; rational carelessness

Does Competition Improve Public Hospitals' Efficiency? Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment in the English National Health Service

Zack Cooper,  Stephen Gibbons,  Simon Jones,  Alistair McGuire,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1125: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: hospital competition; market structure; prospective payment; incentive structure

Market Leadership Through Technology - Backward Compatibility in the U.S. Handheld Video Game Industry

Jörg Claussen,  Tobias Kretschmer,  Thomas Spengler,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1124: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: backward compatibility; market leadership; network effects; video games; two-sided markets

A Model of Equilibrium Institutions

Bernardo Guimaraes,  Kevin D. Sheedy,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1123: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: institutions; political economy; power struggle; property rights; time inconsistency

Signalling, Incumbency Advantage, and Optimal Reelection Rules

Francesco Caselli,  Tom Cunningham,  Massimo Morelli,  Inés Moreno de Barreda,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1122: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: supermajority; incumbency advantage; signalling

Why Has China Grown So Fast? The Role of International Technology Transfer

John Van Reenen,  Linda Yueh,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1121: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: china; technology transfer; joint ventures; productivity

The Household Effects of Government Spending

Francesco Giavazzi,  Michael McMahon,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1120: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: fiscal policy; psid; household consumption; labor supply

The Determinants of Intrafirm Trade: Evidence from French Firms

Gregory Corcos,  Delphine M. Irac,  Giordano Mion,  Thierry Verdier,  January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1119: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: intrafirm trade; outsourcing; firm heterogeneity; incomplete contracts; internationalization strategies; quality of institutions; extensive margin; intensive margin

Institutions and Export Dynamics

Luis Araujo,  Giordano Mion,  Emanuel Ornelas,  January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1118: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: firm exports; contract enforcement; contracting institutions; firm dynamics

Preferential Trade Agreements and the Labor Market

Emanuel Ornelas,  January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1117: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade liberalization; unemployment; trade diversion; labor frictions

The Provision of Relative Performance Feedback Information: An Experimental Analysis of Performance and Happiness

Ghazala Azmat,  Nagore Iriberri,  January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1116: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: relative performance; feedback; piece-rate; flat-rate; happiness

Fiscal Multipliers over the Business Cycle

Pascal Michaillat,  January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1115: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: fiscal multiplier; unemployment; business cycle; job rationing; matching frictions

Gravity Redux: Measuring International Trade Costs with Panel Data

Dennis Novy,  January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1114: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade costs; gravity; multilateral resistance; ricardian trade; heterogeneous firms

Paying for Performance: Incentive Pay Schemes and Employees' Financial Participation

Alex Bryson,  Richard Freeman,  Claudio Lucifora,  Michele Pellizzari,  Virginie Perotin,  January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1112: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: performance pay; financial participation; institutions

Left, Right, Left: Income and Political Dynamics in Transition Economies

Michael Carter,  John Morrow,  January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1111: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: income dynamics; redistributive politics; polarization; bayesian learning; latin america

Assimilation in Multilingual Cities

Javier Ortega,  Gregory Verdugo,  December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1110: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: immigration; assimilation; language policies; minorities

Management Practices Across Firms and Countries

Nicholas Bloom,  Christos Genakos,  Raffaella Sadun,  John Van Reenen,  December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1109: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: management; organization; and productivity

Spatial Frictions

Kristian Behrens,  Giordano Mion,  Yasusada Murata,  Jens Südekum,  December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1108: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade frictions; urban frictions; productivity; city-size distribution; markups

Service Trade and Occupational Tasks: An Empirical Investigation

Andrea Ariu,  Giordano Mion,  December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1107: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade in services; extensive margin; occupational tasks; technological change

Do Cash Transfers Improve Birth Outcomes? Evidence from Matched Vital Statistics, Social Security and Program Data

Verónica Amarante,  Marco Manacorda,  Edward Miguel,  Andrea Vigorito,  December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1106: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: poverty relief program; maternal health; cash transfers; social assistance; uruguay; birth outcomes; low birthweight; cash transfer program; nutrition

Assignment Reversals: Trade, Skill Allocation and Wage Inequality

Thomas Sampson,  December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1105: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: skilled labor; productivity; workforce; wage inequality; skill intensity reversal

Immigrant Enclaves and Crime

Brian Bell,  Stephen Machin,  December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1104: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: crime; immigrant segregation; enclaves

Trading Away Wide Brands for Cheap Brands

Swati Dhingra,  December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1103: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: brands; trade; manufacturing; heterogeneous firms; thailand

A Note on Schooling in Development Accounting

Francesco Caselli,  Antonio Ciccone,  December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1102: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: schooling; production; efficiency; human capital; development accounting; growth accounting

How Local Are Labour Markets? Evidence from a Spatial Job Search Model

Alan Manning,  Barbara Petrongolo,  December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1101: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: job search; local labour markets; location-based policies; ripple effects

Spatial Exporters

Fabrice Defever,  Benedikt Heid,  Mario Larch,  December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1100: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: export destination choice; spatial correlation; firm-level customs data; mfa; atc quota removal

Change and Persistence in the German Model of Collective Bargaining and Worker Representation

John T. Addison,  Alex Bryson,  André Pahnke,  Paulino Teixeira,  November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1099: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: sectoral and firm agreements; changes in collective bargaining; works council coverage; shift-share analysis; bargaining transitions; survivability

Anorexia, Body Image and Peer Effects: Evidence from a Sample of European Women

Joan Costa Font,  Mireia Jofre-Bonet,  November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1098: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: self-image; identity; body image; eating disorders; anorexia; european women

HRM and Workplace Motivation: Incremental and Threshold Effects

Alex Bryson,  Michael White,  November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1097: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: human resource management; high performance; organizational commitment

Worktime Regulations and Spousal Labor Supply

Dominique Goux,  Eric Maurin,  Barbara Petrongolo,  November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1096: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: spousal labor supply; cross-hour effects; workweek reduction

Does High Involvement Management Improve Worker Wellbeing?

Alex Bryson,  Petri Böckerman,  Pekka Ilmakunnas,  November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1095: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: health; subjective wellbeing; sickness absence; job satisfaction; pain; high involvement management; high performance work system; performance-related pay; training; team working; information sharing

Measuring the (Income) Effect of Disability Insurance Generosity on Labour Market Participation

Olivier Marie,  Judit Vall Castello,  November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1094: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: disability insurance; labour market participation; income effect; regression discontinuity

Gender Gaps Across Countries and Skills: Supply, Demand and the Industry Structure

Claudia Olivetti,  Barbara Petrongolo,  November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1093: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: gender gaps; education; demand and supply; industry structure

Wishful Thinking

Guy Mayraz,  November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1092: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wishful-thinking; optimal expectations; priors and desires; payoff-dependent beliefs; asset prices

Resource Windfalls, Political Regimes, and Political Stability

Francesco Caselli,  Andrea Tesei,  November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1091: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: natural resources; elections; political accountability

Factor Proportions and International Business Cycles

Keyu Jin,  Nan Li,  November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1090: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: international business cycles; international comovement; composition effects

Do Giant Oilfield Discoveries Fuel Internal Armed Conflicts?

Yu-Hsiang Lei,  Guy Michaels,  November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1089: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: natural resources; resource curse; petroleum; armed conflict; civil war

Firm Performance and Wages: Evidence from Across the Corporate Hierarchy

Brian Bell,  John Van Reenen,  November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1088: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Role of Educational Quality and Quantity in the Process of Economic Development

Amparo Castelló-Climent,  Ana Hidalgo-Cabrillana,  November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1087: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: quality of education; human capital composition; economic growth

Mass Education or a Minority Well Educated Elite in the Process of Development: the Case of India

Amparo Castelló-Climent,  Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay,  November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1086: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: distribution of education; attainment levels; economic growth; panel data

Heterogeneous Firm-Level Responses to Trade Liberalisation: A Test Using Stock Price Reactions

Holger Breinlich,  November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1085: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: heterogeneous firm models; stock market event studies; canada-u.s. free trade agreement

The Empirics of Firm Heterogeneity and International Trade

Andrew B. Bernard,  J. Bradford Jensen,  Stephen J. Redding,  Peter K. Schott,  October 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1084: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: heterogeneous firms; exporting; importing; productivity

In Search of a Theory of Debt Management

Elisa Faraglia,  Albert Marcet,  Andrew Scott,  October 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1083: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: complete markets; debt management; government debt; maturity structure; yield curve

A Many-Country Model of Industrialization

Holger Breinlich,  Alejandro Cuñat,  September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1082: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: industrialization; economic geography; international trade

Productivity, Wages and Marriage: The Case of Major League Baseball

Francesca Cornaglia,  Naomi E. Feldman,  September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1081: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: productivity; wage gap; marriage; and baseball

The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: True PPPs for 141 Countries

Nicholas Oulton,  September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1080: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: purchasing power parity (ppp); standard of living; international comparisons; konüs; index number; welfare; homothetic

Fear and the Response to Terrorism: An Economic Analysis

Gary S. Becker,  Yona Rubinstein,  September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1079: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: economics; psychology; education

Optimal Unemployment Insurance Over the Business Cycle

Camille Landais,  Pascal Michaillat,  Emmanuel Saez,  September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1078: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment insurance; business cycle; job rationing; matching frictions

Stock Market Volatility and Learning

Klaus Adam,  Albert Marcet,  Juan Pablo Nicolini,  September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1077: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: asset pricing; learning; near-rational price forecasts

The Minimum Wage and Inequality - The Effects of Education and Technology

Zsófia L. Bárány,  September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1076: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: minimum wage; education; technology; wage inequality

Rising Wage Inequality and Postgraduate Education

Joanne Lindley,  Stephen Machin,  September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1075: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wage inequality; postgraduate education; computers

First Impressions Matter: Signalling as a Source of Policy Dynamics

Stephen Hansen,  Michael McMahon,  September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1074: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: signalling; learning; monetary policy

Advertising Expenditure and Consumer Prices

Ferdinand Rauch,  August 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1073: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: advertising; taxation of advertising; effects of advertising

Trading and Enforcing Patent Rights

Alberto Galasso,  Mark Schankerman,  Carlos J. Serrano,  August 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1072: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: patents; litigation; market for innovation; capital gains taxation

A Model for the Delivery of Evidence-Based PSHE (Personal Wellbeing) in Secondary Schools

John Coleman,  Daniel Hale,  Richard Layard,  August 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1071: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: health education; social-emotional learning; life-skills; prevention

Individual Voice in Employment Relationships: A Comparison Under Different Forms of Workplace Representation

David Marsden,  August 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1070: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labor-management relations; industrial jurisprudence; individual and collective voice; works councils

Racial Discrimination and Competition

Ross Levine,  Alexey Levkov,  Yona Rubinstein,  August 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1069: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: discrimination; imperfect competition; banks; regulation

Internal Rationality, Imperfect Market Knowledge and Asset Prices

Klaus Adam,  Albert Marcet,  August 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1068: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: learning; internal rationality; consumption based asset pricing

A Simple Theory of Managerial Talent, Pay Contracts and Wage Distribution

Yanhui Wu,  August 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1067: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: managerial talent; limited liability; provision of incentives; pay structure; ceo pay; wage distribution

Managerial Incentives and Compensation in a Global Market

Yanhui Wu,  August 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1066: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade; heterogeneous firms; pay contracts; managerial incentives; managerial compensation; wage inequality

The Land that Lean Manufacturing Forgot? Management Practices in Transition Countries

Nicholas Bloom,  Helena Schweiger,  John Van Reenen,  July 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1065: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: management; firm performance; transition economies

House Price Booms and the Current Account

Klaus Adam,  Pei Kuang,  Albert Marcet,  July 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1064: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: interest rates; house prices; short-term capital movements

How Experts Decide: Identifying Preferences versus Signals from Policy Decisions

Stephen Hansen,  Michael McMahon,  July 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1063: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: bayesian decision making; committees; monetary policy

A Step towards Valuing Utility the Marginal and Cardinal Way

Paul Dolan,  Daniel Fujiwara,  Robert Metcalfe,  July 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1062: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: subjective well-being; utility; happiness; multicollinearity; income; non-market goods

Autoregressions in Small Samples, Priors about Observables and Initial Conditions

Marek Jarocinski,  Albert Marcet,  July 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1061: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: vector autoregression; initial condition; bayesian estimation; prior about growth rate; monetary policy shocks; small sample distribution; bias correction

Leveraging Monopoly Power by Degrading Interoperability: Theory and Evidence from Computer Markets

Christos Genakos,  Kai Uwe Kühn,  John Van Reenen,  July 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1060: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: foreclosure; anti-trust; demand estimation; interoperability

Booms and Busts in Asset Prices

Klaus Adam,  Albert Marcet,  July 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1059: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: asset price fluctuations; boom and bust cycles

The Role of Worker Flows in the Dynamics and Distribution of UK Unemployment

Michael W. L. Elsby,  Jennifer C. Smith,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  July 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1058: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labour market; unemployment; worker flows

Incomplete Contracts and the Impact of Globalization on Consumer Welfare

Fabrice Defever,  July 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1057: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: consumer welfare; incomplete contracts; hold-up problem

The Penn-Belassa-Samuelson Effect in Developing Countries: Price and Income Revisited

Fadi Hassan,  June 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1056: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: balassa-samuelson; penn effect; developing countries; non-parametric estimation; purchasing power parity; real exchange rate

Recursive Contracts

Albert Marcet,  Ramon Marimon,  June 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1055: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: transactional relationships; contracts and reputation; recursive formulation; participation constraint

Success and Failure of African Exporters

Olivier Cadot,  Leonardo Iacovone,  Denisse Pierola,  Ferdinand Rauch,  June 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1054: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: africa; export survival

Gender, Productivity and the Nature of Work and Pay: Evidence from the Late Nineteenth-Century Tobacco Industry

Björn Eriksson,  Tobias Karlsson,  Tim Leunig,  Maria Stanfors,  June 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1053: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: gender; productivity; discrimination; piece-rates; time-rates; labour markets; firm survival

The Impact of Chernobyl on Health and Labour Market Performance

Hartmut Lehmann,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  May 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1052: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: chernobyl; health; labour market performance

Money and Happiness: Evidence from the Industry Wage Structure

Jörn-Steffen Pischke,  May 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1051: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: life satisfaction; well-being

Spinning Welfare: the Gains from Process Innovation in Cotton and Car Production

Tim Leunig,  Joachim Voth,  May 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1050: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: process innovations; new goods; welfare; consumer surplus; mechanisation; mass production; automobiles; cotton; industrial revolution; second industrial revolution

Crime and Mental Wellbeing

Francesca Cornaglia,  Andrew Leigh,  April 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1049: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: neighbourhood effects; health; mental health; fear of crime

Portfolio Allocation and International Risk Sharing

Gianluca Benigno,  Hande Küçük-Tuger,  April 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1048: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: portfolio choice; incomplete financial markets; international risk sharing; consumption-real exchange rate anomaly

Priors and Desires

Guy Mayraz,  March 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1047: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wishful thinking; cognitive dissonance; reference-dependent beliefs; referencedependent preferences

Does High Involvement Management Lead to Higher Pay?

Alex Bryson,  Petri Böckerman,  Pekka Ilmakunnas,  February 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1046: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wages; high involvement management; high performance work system; incentive pay; training; team working; information sharing; propensity score matching

Seesaw in the Air: Interconnection Regulation and the Structure of Mobile Tariffs

Christos Genakos,  Tommaso Valletti,  February 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1045: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: interconnection; network competition; regulation; mobile phones

Managers' Mobility, Trade Status and Wages

Giordano Mion,  Luca David Opromolla,  February 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1044: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: managers; worker mobility; trade status; wage premia; displacement; export experience

Immigration and the Occupational Choice of Natives: A Factor Proportions Approach

Javier Ortega,  Gregory Verdugo,  January 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1043: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: immigration; occupations

Does Management Matter? Evidence from India

Nicholas Bloom,  Benn Eifert,  Aprajit Mahajan,  David McKenzie,  John Roberts,  January 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1042: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: management; organization; it; productivity and india

Did Vietnam Veterans Get Sicker in the 1990s? The Complicated Effects of Military Service on Self-Reported Health

Joshua D. Angrist,  Stacey H. Chen,  Brigham R. Frandsen,  December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1041: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: public economics; social security and public pensions; health; education; welfare; labour; demographic economics

Anatomy of a Paradox: Management Practices, Organisational Structure and Energy Efficiency

Ralf Martin,  Mirabelle Muûls,  Ulrich J. Wagner,  Laure B. de Preux,  December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1039: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: climate policy; energy efficiency; firm behavior; management practices; manufacturing; microdata; organizational structure

Import Competition from and Outsourcing to China: A Curse or Blessing for Firms?

Giordano Mion,  Linke Zhu,  December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1038: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: import competition; outsourcing; china; skill upgrading; technological change

Individualisation and Growing Diversity of Employment Relationships

William Brown,  David Marsden,  December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1037: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labour-management relations; individual and collective voice

Does Competition Raise Productivity Through Improving Management Quality?

John Van Reenen,  December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1036: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: management; productivity; organization

School Proximity and Child Labor Evidence from Rurul Tanzania

Florence Kondylis,  Marco Manacorda,  December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1035: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: distance to school; child labor; school enrolment

Communal Responsibility and the Coexistence of Money and Credit Under Anonymous Matching

Lars Boerner,  Albrecht Ritschl,  December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1034: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: communal responsibility; anonymous matching; money demand; credit; bills of exchange

Second-Order Approximation of Dynamic Models with Time-Varying Risk

Gianluca Benigno,  Pierpaolo Benigno,  Salvatore Nisticò,  December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1033: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: stochastic volatility; second order approximation

Financial Crises and Macro-Prudential Policies

Gianluca Benigno,  Huigang Chen,  Christopher Otrok,  Alessandro Rebucci,  Eric R. Young,  December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1032: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: capital controls; crises; financial frictions; macro prudential policies; bailouts; overborrowing

International Trade Without CES: Estimating Translog Gravity

Dennis Novy,  December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1031: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: translog; gravity; trade costs; distance; trade cost elasticity

The Evolution of the Modern Worker: Attitudes to Work

Alex Bryson,  John Forth,  December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1030: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wages; job security; employee engagement; employment relations; recession

The Spatial Organization of Multinational Firms

Fabrice Defever,  December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1029: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: functional fragmentation; vertical linkages; location choice

Trade and Labor Market Outcomes

Elhanan Helpman,  Oleg Itskhoki,  Stephen Redding,  December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1028: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: inequality; unemployment; trade; labour market policy

Long Term Implications of the ICT Revolution: Applying the Lessons of Growth Theory and Growth Accounting

Nicholas Oulton,  November 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1027: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: potential output; productivity; ict; two-sector model; growth accounting; terms of trade

Explaining Job Polarization in Europe: The Roles of Technology, Globalization and Institutions

Maarten Goos,  Alan Manning,  Anna Salomons,  November 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1026: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labor demand; technology; globalization; institutions

The Contribution of the Minimum Wage to U.S. Wage Inequality over Three Decades: A Reassessment

David H. Autor,  Alan Manning,  Christopher L. Smith,  November 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1025: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wage structure; inequality; minimum wage

Do Matching Frictions Explain Unemployment? Not in Bad Times

Pascal Michaillat,  November 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1024: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment; matching frictions; job rationing

Bank Bailouts, International Linkages and Cooperation

Friederike Niepmann,  Tim Schmidt-Eisenlohr,  November 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1023: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: portfolio choice; international transmission of shocks; monetary policy

Monetary Policy Rules and Foreign Currency Positions

Bianca De Paoli,  Hande Küçük-Tuger,  Jens Søndergaard,  November 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1022: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: portfolio choice; international transmission of shocks; monetary policy

Is the WTO Article XXIV Bad?

Monika Mrázová,  David Vines,  Ben Zissimos,  November 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1021: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: coalition formation game; customs union; protection; trade block; trade liberalization

Revisiting Overborrowing and Its Policy Implications

Gianluca Benigno,  Huigang Chen,  Chris Otrok,  Alessandro Rebucci,  Eric Young,  October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1020: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: bailouts; financial frictions; macro prudential policies; overborrowing

Do Salaries Improve Worker Performance?

Alex Bryson,  Babatunde Buraimo,  Rob Simmons,  October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1019: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: incentives; salaries; productivity; sports

The Impact of Asymmetric Information Among Competing Insurgent Groups: Estimating an 'Emboldenment' Effect

Radha Iyengar,  October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1018: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: iraq war; asymmetric information; media and violence

I'd Rather be Hanged for a Sheep than a Lamb The Unintended Consequences of 'Three-Strikes' Laws

Radha Iyengar,  October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1017: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: three strikes; deterrence; sentencing

How Big (Small?) are Fiscal Multipliers?

Ethan Ilzetzki,  Enrique G. Mendoza,  Carlos A. Végh,  October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1016: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: government expenditure; macroeconomic policy

Heterogeneous Worker Ability and Team-Based Production: Evidence from Major League Baseball, 1920-2009

Alex Bryson,  Rafael Gomez,  Kerry L. Papps,  October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1015: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: skill dispersion; baseball; firm performance

Adjusting to Capital Account Liberalization

Kosuke Aoki,  Gianluca Benigno,  Nobuhiro Kiyotaki,  October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1014: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: credit frictions; capital account liberalization

A Task-Based Approach to Organization: Knowledge, Communication and Structure

Luis Garicano,  Yanhui Wu,  October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1013: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: task-based approach; complementarities; tacit knowledge; codifiable knowledge; code; vertical communication; horizontal communication; organizational architecture; decision bias

Police and Thieves in the Stadium: Measuring the (Multiple)Effects of Football Matches on Crime

Olivier Marie,  October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1012: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: football; police; crime

Do Higher Wages Come at a Price?

Erling Barth,  Alex Bryson,  Harald Dale-Olsen,  October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1011: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: worker wellbeing; job stress; job anxiety; job satisfaction; wages; compensating differentials

Discussion Sessions Coupled with Microfinancing May Enhance the Roles of Women in Household Decision-Making in Burundi

Giulia Ferrari,  Radha Iyengar,  October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1010: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: domestic violence; microfinance; burundi

Political Competition, Policy and Growth: Theory and Evidence from the United States

Timothy Besley,  Torsten Persson,  Daniel M. Sturm,  October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1009: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: political competition; competition; government; us; economic development

Industrial Structure and Child Labor: Evidence from the Brazilian Population Census

Furio Camillo Rosati,  Marco Manacorda,  October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1008: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: child labour; shift-share analysis; brazil

Employment, Inequality and the UK National Minimum Wage over the Medium-Term

Peter Dolton,  Chiara Rosazza-Bondibene,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1007: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: minimum wage; employment; wages; inequality

Individual Voice in Employment Relationships: A Comparison Under Different Collective Voice Regimes

David Marsden,  October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1006: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labour-management relations; industrial jurisprudence; individual and collective voice; works councils

Spreading the Word: Geography, Policy and Knowledge Spillovers

Sharon Belenzon,  Mark Schankerman,  September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1005: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: knowledge spillovers; diffusion; geography; university technology transfer; patents; scientific publications

There Will Be Money

Luis Araujo,  Bernardo Guimaraes,  September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1004: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: fiat money; autarky; equilibrium selection

Trade Union Membership and Influence 1999-2009

Alex Bryson,  John Forth,  September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1003: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade unions; wages; holidays; workplace performance

The Effect of Market Entry on Innovation: Evidence from UK University Incubators

Christian Helmers,  September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1002: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: patents; market entry; incubators; spillover

To Join or Not to Join? Factors Influencing Employee Share Plan Membership in a Multinational Corporation

Alex Bryson,  Richard Freeman,  September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1001: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: share plans; share contributions; risk aversion; peer effects; social norms

Trade Induced Technical Change? The Impact of Chinese Imports on Innovation, IT and Productivity

Nicholas Bloom,  Mirko Draca,  John Van Reenen,  January 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1000: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: china; technical change; trade; firm survival; employment

Trade as an Engine of Creative Destruction: Mexican Experience with Chinese Competition

Leonardo Iacovone,  Ferdinand Rauch,  L. Alan Winters,  September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0999: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: china; mexico; multi-product-firm; trade shock

The End of National Models in Employment Relations?

David Marsden,  September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0998: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labor-management relations; labor contracting

Productivity Spreads, Market Power Spreads and Trade

Ralf Martin,  September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0997: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade policy; productivity measurement; imperfect competition; productivity dispersion; productivity spread

A Map of Mental Health

Rachel Smithies,  September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0996: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: mental health; nhs; mental health services; mental health staff; public health; expenditure

Trade Crisis? What Trade Crisis?

Kristian Behrens,  Gregory Corcos,  Giordano Mion,  August 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0995: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade crisis; trade collapse; margins of trade; firm-level analysis; belgium.

Theories of Heterogeneous Firms and Trade

Stephen Redding,  August 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0994: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: heterogeneous firms; international trade; within-industry reallocation; selection into exporting

Revolving Door Lobbyists

Jordi Blanes i Vidal,  Mirko Draca,  Christian Fons-Rosen,  August 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0993: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: lobbying; revolving door; us congress; political connections; political elites

The Impact of the Diffusion of a Financial Innovation on Company Performance: An Analysis of SWIFT Adoption

Susan Scott,  John Van Reenen,  Markos Zachariadis,  August 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0992: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: diffusion; profitability; banks; swift

Spillovers in Space: Does Geography Matter?

Sergey Lychagin,  Joris Pinkse,  Margaret E. Slade,  John Van Reenen,  August 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0991: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: geographic proximity; r&d spillovers; semiparametric and technological proximity

Towards a New Architecture for Financial Stability: Seven Principles

Luis Garicano,  Rosa Lastra,  July 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0990: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: banks; international financial markets; systematic risk

The Growth of Extended 'Entry Tournaments' and the Decline of Institutionalised Occupational Labour Markets in Britain

David Marsden,  June 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0989: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wage level and structure; wage differentials by skill; training; professional labor markets and occupations

Does Hospital Competition Improve Efficiency? An Analysis of the Recent Market-Based Reforms to the English NHS

Zack Cooper,  Steve Gibbons,  Simon Jones,  Alistair McGuire,  June 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0988: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: hospital competition; market structure; prospective payment; incentive structure

Has ICT Polarized Skill Demand? Evidence from Eleven Countries over 25 Years

Guy Michaels,  Ashwini Natraj,  John Van Reenen,  June 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0987: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Tags: technology; trade; skill demand; wage inequality

Currency Unions in Prospect and Retrospect

J. M. C. Santos Silva,  Silvana Tenreyro,  June 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0986: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: currency union; integration; exchange rage; trade

Quality Matters - the Expulsion of Professors and Ph.D. Student Outcomes in Nazi Germany

Fabian Waldinger,  June 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0985: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: phd students; university quality; faculty quality; nazi germany; dismissal of professors

Crime and Immigration: Evidence from Large Immigrant Waves

Brian Bell,  Francesco Fasani,  Stephen Machin,  June 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0984: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: crime; immigration

The Impact of Competition on Management Quality: Evidence from Public Hospitals

Nicholas Bloom,  Carol Propper,  Stephan Seiler,  John Van Reenen,  May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0983: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: management; hospitals; competition; productivity

Human Resource Management and Productivity

Nicholas Bloom,  John Van Reenen,  May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0982: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: human resource management; productivity; personnel economics

Imperfect Competition in the Labour Market

Alan Manning,  May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0981: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: imperfect competition; labour markets; rents; search; matching; monopsony

The Determinants of Vertical Integration in Export Processing: Theory and Evidence from China

Ana Fernandes,  Heiwai Tang,  May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0980: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: intrafirm trade; vertical integration; export processing; outsourcing

The Crime Reducing Effect of Education

Stephen Machin,  Olivier Marie,  Suncica Vujic,  May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0979: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: crime; education; offenders

Intra-Firm Trade and Product Contractibility (Long Version)

Andrew B. Bernard,  J. Bradford Jensen,  Stephen Redding,  Peter K. Schott,  May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0978: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: related party trade; imports; contract theory; contractibility; intermedication; human capital; physical capital

Crisis? What Crisis? Currency vs. Banking in the Financial Crisis of 1931

Albrecht Ritschl,  Samad Salferaz,  May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0977: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: great depression; 1931 financial crisis; international business cycle transmission; bayesian factor analysis; currency; banking

The Credibility Revolution in Empirical Economics: How Better Research Design is taking the Con out of Econometrics

Joshua D. Angrist,  Jörn-Steffen Pischke,  May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0976: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: research design; natural experiment; quasi-experiment; structural models

Trade Liberalization and Heterogeneous Firm Models: An Evaluation Using the Canada - US Free Trade Agreement

Holger Breinlich,  Alejandro Cuñat,  May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0975: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: heterogeneous firm models; trade liberalization; cusfta; empirical evaluation

Sequential Exporting

Facundo Albornoz,  Hector Calvo-Pardo,  Gregory Corcos,  Emanuel Ornelas,  March 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0974: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: export dynamics; trade liberalization; experimentation; uncertainty

The 'Emulator Effect' of the Uruguay Round on US Regionalism.

Marco Fugazza,  Frédéric Robert-Nicoud,  March 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0973: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: regionalism; multilateralism; stumbling bloc; uruguay round

The Interrelationship between HR, Strategy and Profitability in Service SMEs: Empirical Evidence from the UK Tourism Hospitality and Leisure Sector

Andreas Georgiadis,  Christos N. Pitelis,  March 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0972: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: value capture strategies; human capital; organisation commitment to employees; profitability

Slip Sliding Away: Further Union Decline in Germany and Britain

John T. Addison,  Alex Bryson,  André Pahnke,  Paulino Teixeira,  March 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0971: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: union recognition; union coverage; worker representation in works councils; joint consultative committees; patterns of erosion; behavioural and composition effects; shift share analysis

Recent Advances in the Empirics of Organizational Economics

Nicholas Bloom,  Raffaella Sadun,  John Van Reenen,  February 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0970: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: productivity; organization; management; decentralization

New Approaches to Measuring Management and Firm Organization

Nick Bloom,  John Van Reenen,  February 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0969: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: surveys; data; organization; management

Wholesalers and Retailers in U.S. Trade (Long Version)

Andrew B. Bernard,  J. Bradford Jensen,  Stephen Redding,  Peter K. Schott,  February 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0968: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wholesaler; retailer; intermediary; international trade

Depression Econometrics: A FAVAR Model of Monetary Policy During the Great Depression

Pooyan Amir Ahmadi,  Albrecht Ritschl,  January 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0967: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: great depression; monetary policy; friedman; schwartz hypothesis; bayesian favar; dynamic factor model; gibbs sampling

Does Product Market Competition Lead Firms to Decentralize?

Nick Bloom,  Raffaella Sadun,  John Van Reenen,  January 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0966: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: decentralization; management practices

Why is the US so Energy Intensive? Evidence from US Multinationals in the UK

Ralf Martin,  January 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0965: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: energy efficiency; multinationals; energy demand elasticity; climate change

On the Origins of Land Use Regulations: Theory and Evidence from US Metro Areas

Christian A. L. Hilber,  Frédéric Robert-Nicoud,  December 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0964: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: land use regulations; zoning; land ownership; housing supply

Wage Bargaining and the Boundaries of the Multinational Firm

Maria Bas,  Juan Carluccio,  December 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0963: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wage bargaining; trade unions; sourcing; multinational firms

Welfare Policy and the Distribution of Hours of Work

L. Rachel Ngai,  Christopher A. Pissarides,  December 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0962: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: hours of work; employment shares; home production; childcare; tax wedge; welfare state; social subsidies

Regional Trade Agreements

Caroline Freund,  Emanuel Ornelas,  December 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0961: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: regionalism; trade creation; trade diversion; external tariffs; trade liberalization

Do Oil Windfalls Improve Living Standards? Evidence from Brazil

Francesco Caselli,  Guy Michaels,  December 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0960: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: brazil; corruption; dutch disease; fiscal windfalls; natural resources and oil

Collective Agreements, Wages and Restructuring in Transition

Iga Magda,  David Marsden,  Simone Moriconi,  November 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0959: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: collective agreements; wages; transition economy; restructuring

Recovering the Sunk Costs of R&D: the Moulds Industry Case

Carlos Daniel Santos,  November 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0958: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: aggregate state; industry dynamics; markov equilibrium; moulds industry; r&d; structural estimation; sunk costs

Rates of Return and Alternative Measures of Capital Input: 14 Countries and 10 Branches, 1971-2005

Nicholas Oulton,  Ana Rincon-Aznar,  November 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0957: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: capital; rate of return; ex post; ex ante

Networks in the Premodern Economy: the Market for London Apprenticeships, 1600-1749

Tim Leunig,  Chris Minns,  Patrick Wallis,  November 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0956: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: apprenticeship; human capital formation; training; migration; networks; uk; early modern

Can Family-Support Policies Help Explain Differences in Working Hours Across Countries?

Urban Sila,  October 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0955: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: working hours; household behavior; taxation; subsidies; fiscal policies; child care; time allocation; labor supply

The Extent of Collective Bargaining and Workplace Representation: Transitions between States and their Determinants. A Comparative Analysis of Germany and Great Britain

John T. Addison,  Lutz Bellman,  Alex Bryson,  André Pahnke,  Paulino Teixeira,  October 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0954: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: union recognition; union coverage; sectoral and firm-level collective bargaining; works councils; joint consultative committees; changes in collective bargaining; worker representation states; bargaining transitions and their determinants

How Does Innovation Affect Worker Well-being?

Erling Barth,  Alex Bryson,  Harald Dale-Olsen,  October 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0953: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: innovation; well-being; job satisfaction; trade unions

US Real Interest Rates and Default Risk in Emerging Economies

Nathan Foley-Fisher,  Bernardo Guimaraes,  October 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0952: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: real interest rates; default; sovereign debt; identification through heteroskedasticity

The Economic Situation of First- and Second-Generation Immigrants in France, Germany and the United Kingdom

Yann Algan,  Christian Dustmann,  Albrecht Glitz,  Alan Manning,  October 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0951: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: immigration; earnings; employment; education; france; germany; uk

The Effect of Bans and Taxes on Passive Smoking

Jérôme Adda,  Francesca Cornaglia,  October 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0950: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: smoking; taxes; bans

How to Measure Living Standards and Productivity

Nicholas Oulton,  September 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0949: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: consumer price index; konüs; cost of living; measurement of welfare change; quadratic almost ideal demand system; producer price index; homothetic; productivity

The Returns to Scarce Talent: Footedness and Player Remuneration in European Soccer

Alex Bryson,  Bernd Frick,  Rob Simmons,  September 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0948: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: salary; two-footedness; premium

Did the National Minimum Wage Affect UK Prices?

Jonathan Wadsworth,  August 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0947: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: minimum wage; prices

The Paradox of Performance Related Pay Systems: 'Why Do We Keep Adopting Them in the Face of Evidence that they Fail to Motivate?'

David Marsden,  August 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0946: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: pay for performance; public sector pay

Participation in Organisations: Economic Approaches

Almudena Cañibano,  David Marsden,  August 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0945: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labor-management relations; trade unions; collective bargaining; labor management; employee participation

One Nation Under a Groove? Identity and Multiculturalism in Britain

Andreas Georgiadis,  Alan Manning,  July 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0944: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: identity; multiculturalism

Theory of Values

Andreas Georgiadis,  Alan Manning,  July 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0943: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: values; pro-social behaviour

Trade, Wages and Productivity

Kristian Behrens,  Giordano Mion,  Yasusada Murata,  Jens Südekum,  July 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0942: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: firm heterogeneity; monopolistic competition; general equilibrium; endogenous markups; gravity equation system; counterfactual analysis

Institutions and the Management of Human Resources: Incentive Pay Systems in France and Great Britain

Richard Belfield,  David Marsden,  July 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0941: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: incentive systems; merit pay; profit-sharing; employer networks

Inequality and Unemployment in a Global Economy

Elhanan Helpman,  Oleg Itskhoki,  Stephen Redding,  July 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0940: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wage inequality; international trade; risk; unemployment

Educational Returns, Ability Composition and Cohort Effects: Theory and Evidence for Cohorts of Early-Career UK Graduates

Norman Ireland,  Robin A. Naylor,  Jeremy Smith,  Shqiponja Telhaj,  July 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0939: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: educational returns; college wage premium; degree class; ability bias; statistical discrimination

Life Satisfaction and Relative Income: Perceptions and Evidence

Guy Mayraz,  Jürgen Schupp,  Gert G. Wagner,  July 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0938: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: income comparisons; relative income; life satisfaction; german socio economic panel; soep

The Organization of Firms Across Countries

Nick Bloom,  Raffaella Sadun,  John Van Reenen,  June 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0937: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: decentralization; trust; rule of law; social capital; theory of the firm

Unemployment Insurance and Cultural Transmission: Theory and Application to European Unemployment

Jean-Baptiste Michau,  June 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0936: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: cultural transmission; european unemployment; unemployment insurance; work ethic

Trading Partners and Trading Volumes: Implementing the Helpman-Melitz-Rubinstein Model Empirically

J. M. C. Santos Silva,  Silvana Tenreyro,  June 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0935: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: gravity equation; heteroskedasticity; jensen's inequality

The Century of Education

Christian Morrisson,  Fabrice Murtin,  June 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0934: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Tags: inequality; human capital; economic history; copula function

Further Simulation Evidence on the Performance of the Poisson Pseudo-Maximum Likelihood Estimator

J. M. C. Santos Silva,  Silvana Tenreyro,  May 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0933: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: gravity equation; heteroskedasticity; jensen's inequality

On the Existence of the Maximum Likelihood Estimates for Poisson Regression

J. M. C. Santos Silva,  Silvana Tenreyro,  May 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0932: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: poisson estimation; gravity equation

What if Congress Doubled R&D Spending on the Physical Sciences?

Richard Freeman,  John Van Reenen,  May 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0931: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: basic science; r&d; labor markets for scientists; globalization

The ASEAN Free Trade Agreement: Impact on Trade Flows and External Trade Barriers

Hector Calvo-Pardo,  Caroline Freund,  Emanuel Ornelas,  May 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0930: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: regionalism; external tariffs; trade liberalization; preferential trade agreements; asia

Anatomy of a Health Scare: Education, Income and the MMR Controversy in the UK

Dan Anderberg,  Arnaud Chevalier,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  May 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0929: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: childhood vaccinations; health outcomes; education

Risk Taking and Performance in Multistage Tournaments: Evidence from Weightlifting Competitions

Christos Genakos,  Mario Pagliero,  May 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0928: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: choking under pressure; incentives; performance; risk taking; tournaments

The Distinct Effects of Information Technology and Communication Technology on Firm Organization

Nick Bloom,  Luis Garicano,  Raffaella Sadun,  John Van Reenen,  May 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0927: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: organization; delegation; information technology; communication technology; the theory of the firm

Long-Term Health Effects on the Next Generation of Ramadan Fasting During Pregnancy

Reyn van Ewijk,  April 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0926: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: health; ramadan; pregnancy; nutrition; indonesia

The Empirics of New Economic Geography

Stephen Redding,  April 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0925: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: new economic geography; market access; industrial location; multiple equilibria

Employee Voice and Private Sector Workplace Outcomes in Britain, 1980-2004

Alex Bryson,  Rafael Gomez,  Tobias Kretschmer,  P Willman,  April 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0924: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employee voice; trade unions; productivity; industrial action; quits; labor-management relations

Monetary Policy Under Alterative Asset Market Structures: the Case of a Small Open Economy

Bianca De Paoli,  April 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0923: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: welfare; optimal monetary policy; asset markets; small open economy

Hot and Cold Seasons in the Housing Market

L. Rachel Ngai,  Silvana Tenreyro,  April 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0922: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: housing market; thick-market effects; search-and-matching; seasonality; house price fluctuations

Capital Flows and Asset Prices

Kosuke Aoki,  Gianluca Benigno,  Nobuhiro Kiyotaki,  April 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0921: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: capital flows; asset prices; domestic and international borrowing constraints

Unions and Workplace Performance in Britain and France

Alex Bryson,  John Forth,  Patrice Laroche,  April 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0920: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade union; firm performance; france; britain

'The Value of Rude Health': Employees' Well Being, Absence and Workplace Performance

David Marsden,  Simone Moriconi,  April 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0919: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: time allocation; absenteeism; safety; accidents; industrial health

Does Relative Income Matter? Are the Critics Right?

Richard Layard,  Guy Mayraz,  Stephen Nickell,  March 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0918: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: easterlin paradox; happiness; relative income; growth

The Impacts of the Climate Change Levy on business: Evidence from Microdata

Ralf Martin,  Ulrich J. Wagner,  Laure B. de Preux,  March 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0917: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: climate policy; carbon tax; united kingdom; manufacturing; impact assessment

Convergence of Firm-Level Productivity, Globalisation, Information Technology and Competition: Evidence from France

Paul-Antoine Chevalier,  Rémy Lecat,  Nicholas Oulton,  March 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0916: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: convergence; productivity; tfp; globalisation; ict; competition

The Importance of Relative Performance Feedback Information: Evidence from a Natural Experiment using High School Students

Ghazala Azmat,  Nagore Iriberri,  March 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0915: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: school performance; relative performance; piece-rate; feedback; natural experiment; social comparison; self-perception; competitive preferences

Accounting for Research and Productivity Growth Across Industries

L. Rachel Ngai,  Roberto M. Samaniego,  March 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0914: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: multisector growth; total factor productivity; r&d intensity; technological opportunity

Leader Behavior and the Natural Resource Curse

Francesco Caselli,  Tom Cunningham,  March 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0913: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: natural resource endowment; resource curse; political economy

Government Transfers and Political Support

Marco Manacorda,  Edward Miguel,  Andrea Vigorito,  March 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0912: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: conditional cash transfers; redistributive politics; voting; regression discontinuity

Innovation and Institutional Ownership

Philippe Aghion,  John Van Reenen,  Luigi Zingales,  February 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0911: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: innovation; institutional ownership; career concerns; r&d; productivity

Peer Effects in Science - Evidence from the Dismissal of Scientists in Nazi Germany

Fabian Waldinger,  February 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0910: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: peer effects; nazi germany; science; university; higher education; spillovers; co-authors

The Macroeconomic Role of Unemployment Compensation

Tomer Blumkin,  Yossi Hadar,  Eran Yashiv,  February 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0909: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: productivity; heterogeneity; unemployment compensation policy; technological change; assortative matching

International Trade Integration: A Disaggregated Approach

Natalie Chen,  Dennis Novy,  January 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0908: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade integration; gravity; trade costs; multilateral resistance; industries; disaggregation; european union

To Leave or Not to Leave? A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of the Impact of Failing the High School Exit Exam

Dongshu Ou,  January 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0907: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: high school exit exam; student dropout; regression discontinuity

The Margins of US Trade

Andrew B. Bernard,  J. Bradford Jensen,  Stephen Redding,  Peter K. Schott,  January 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0906: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: heterogeneous firms; product differentiation; product market entry and exit

On the International Dimension of Fiscal Policy

Gianluca Benigno,  Bianca De Paoli,  January 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0905: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: optimal policy; fiscal policy; small open economy

Economic Geography: A Review of the Theoretical and Empirical Literature

Stephen Redding,  January 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0904: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: new economic geography; market access; home market effect; multiple equilibria

Change and Continuity Among Minority Communities in Britain

Andreas Georgiadis,  Alan Manning,  January 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0903: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: immigration; assimilation

Trade, Technology Adoption and Wage Inequalities: Theory and Evidence

Maria Bas,  December 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0902: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: firm heterogeneity; trade reforms; technology adoption; skill premium; plant panel data

Service Traders in the UK

Holger Breinlich,  Chiara Criscuolo,  December 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0901: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: international trade; services; firm-level evidence

Protection and International Sourcing

Emanuel Ornelas,  John L. Turner,  December 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0900: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: international trade; tariffs; hold-up problem; sourcing; organizational form

Central Bank's Two-Way Communication with the Public and Inflation Dynamics

Kosuke Aoki,  Takeshi Kimura,  November 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0899: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: monetary policy; central bank communication; inflation target

Understanding the Gender Pay Gap: What's Competition Got to Do with It?

Alan Manning,  Farzad Saidi,  November 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0898: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: gender pay gap; performance pay

Improving Access to Psychological Therapy: Initial Evaluation of the Two Demonstration Sites

David M. Clark,  Richard Layard,  Rachel Smithies,  November 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0897: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: cognitive behavioural therapy; cbt; psychological therapy; evaluation; cost benefit analysis; iapt

Does Family Control Affect Trade Performance? Evidence for Italian Firms

Giorgio Barba Navaretti,  Riccardo Faini,  Alessandra Tucci,  November 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0896: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: firm structure; foreign markets; family firms; exports

Why Capital does not Migrate to the South: A New Economic Geography Perspective

Jang Ping Thia,  November 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0895: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: firm heterogeneity; capital mobility; economic geography

Survival of the Fittest in Cities: Agglomeration, Selection, and Polarisation

Kristian Behrens,  Frédéric Robert-Nicoud,  October 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0894: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: entrepreneur heterogeneity; firm selection; agglomeration; income inequalities; urbanization; urban systems

Motivation and Sorting in Open Source Software Innovation

Sharon Belenzon,  Mark Schankerman,  October 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0893: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: open source software; innovation; incentives; intrinsic motivation; motivated agents; reputation; reciprocity

Urbanisation and Structural Transformation

Guy Michaels,  Ferdinand Rauch,  Stephen Redding,  October 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0892: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: urbanisation; economic development; urban population; rural population

Modern Management: Good for the Environment or Just Hot Air?

Nick Bloom,  Christos Genakos,  Ralf Martin,  Raffaella Sadun,  October 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0891: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: management; energy efficiency; energy intensity and productivity

Comparing Willingness-to-Pay and Subjective Well-Being in the Context of Non-Market Goods

Paul Dolan,  Robert Metcalfe,  October 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0890: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: willingness to pay; preferences; life satisfaction; subjective well-being; nonmarket goods

Patent Thickets and the Market for Innovation: Evidence from Settlement of Patent Disputes

Alberto Galasso,  Mark Schankerman,  August 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0889: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: patents; anti-commons; patent thickets; litigation; settlement

Does Planning Regulation Protect Independent Retailers?

Raffaella Sadun,  August 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0888: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: zoning; location; retail; regulation

Sales and Monetary Policy

Bernardo Guimaraes,  Kevin D. Sheedy,  August 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0887: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: sales; monetary policy; nominal rigidities

Effort and Comparison Income: Experimental and Survey Evidence

Andrew E. Clark,  David Masclet,  Marie-Claire Villeval,  August 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0886: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: effort; comparison income; rank; peak-end; experiments

How Does Shared Capitalism Affect Economic Performance in the UK?

Alex Bryson,  Richard Freeman,  August 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0885: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: share ownership; payment systems; labour productivity

Trading Places: Employers, Unions and the Manufacture of Voice

Alex Bryson,  Rafael Gomez,  P Willman,  August 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0884: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: worker voice; trade unions; quits; employment relations; labour productivity; financial performance; industrial action

The Impact of Trade on Aggregate Productivity and Welfare with Heterogeneous Firms and Business Cycle Uncertainty

Jang Ping Thia,  July 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0883: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: firm heterogeneity; globalisation; business cycles

When Workers Share in Profits: Effort and Responses to Shirking

Richard Freeman,  July 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0882: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: profit sharing; efficiency wages

Organizational Commitment: Do Workplace Practices Matter?

Alex Bryson,  Michael White,  July 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0881: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: high performance; organizational commitment; perceived organizational support

Minimum Wages and Earnings Inequality in Urban Mexico. Revisiting the Evidence

Mariano Bosch,  Marco Manacorda,  July 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0880: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: minimum wage; inequality; informality; mexico

Relative Factor Endowments and International Portfolio Choice

Alejandro Cuñat,  Christian Fons-Rosen,  July 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0879: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: international portfolio equity investment; gravity equation; factor endowments

The Cost of Grade Retention

Marco Manacorda,  July 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0878: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: grade retention; school drop-out; regression discontinuity; sorting

A 'New Trade' Theory of GATT/WTO Negotiations

Ralph Ossa,  June 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0877: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade negotiations; gatt; wto; new trade theory

Real Origins of the Great Depression: Monopoly Power, Unions and the American Business Cycle in the 1920s

Monique Ebell,  Albrecht Ritschl,  June 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0876: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade unions; collective bargaining; great depression

Evolution of Locations, Specialisation and Factor Returns with Two Distinct Waves of Globalisation

Jang Ping Thia,  June 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0875: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: agglomeration; wage inequality; globalisation

Product Market Deregulation and the U.S. Employment Miracle

Monique Ebell,  Christian Haefke,  June 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0874: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: product market competition; barriers to entry; wage bargaining

Resurrecting the Participation Margin

Monique Ebell,  June 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0873: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment; business cycles; labor force participation

Wage Setting Patterns and Monetary Policy: International Evidence

Giovanni Olivei,  Silvana Tenreyro,  June 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0872: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: monetary policy; wage rigidity; seasonality

Vulnerability of Currency Pegs: Evidence from Brazil

Bernardo Guimaraes,  June 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0871: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: currency crises; exchange rate; options; probability of devaluation; devaluation size

Was Germany Ever United? Evidence from Intra- and International Trade 1885-1933

Nikolaus Wolf,  May 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0870: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: aggregation bias; border effects; economic integration; germany

Mapping Prices into Productivity in Multisector Growth Models

L. Rachel Ngai,  Roberto M. Samaniego,  May 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0869: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: intermediate goods; investment-specific technical change; growth accounting; gross output; multisector growth models

Does Regionalism Affect Trade Liberalization Towards Non-Members?

Antoni Estevadeordal,  Caroline Freund,  Emanuel Ornelas,  May 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0868: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: regionalism; external tariffs; trade liberalization

A Tale of Two Countries: Unions, Closures and Growth in Britain and Norway

Alex Bryson,  Harald Dale-Olsen,  May 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0867: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unions; closure; employment growth; comparative; system-gmm

Multinational Firms, Monopolistic Competition and Foreign Investment Uncertainty

Arunish Chawla,  April 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0866: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: multinational firm; monopolistic competition; foreign investment uncertainty; fdi option

Labor Market Reforms, Job Instability, and the Flexibility of the Employment Relationship

Niko Matouschek,  P Ramezzana,  Frédéric Robert-Nicoud,  April 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0865: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: search; bargaining; asymmetric information; labor market reform

Union Decline in Britain

David Blanchflower,  Alex Bryson,  April 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0864: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade unions; employment growth; financial performance; industrial relations

Policy Uncertainty and Precautionary Savings

Francesco Giavazzi,  Michael F. McMahon,  April 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0863: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: pension reform; precautionary saving; uncertainty; germany

Delayed Doves: MPC Voting Behaviour of Externals

Stephen Hansen,  Michael F. McMahon,  April 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0862: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: monetary policy committee (mpc); bank of england; committee voting; signalling

Private Sector Employment Growth, 1998-2004: A Panel Analysis of British Workplaces

Alex Bryson,  Satu Nurmi,  April 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0861: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment growth; workplace survival; workplace age; workplace size; human capital; sunk costs

Tax Cuts in Open Economies

Alejandro Cuñat,  Szabolcs Deak,  Marco Maffezzoli,  March 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0860: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: international trade; heckscher-ohlin; dynamic macroeconomics; taxation; revenue estimation; laffer curve

Union Density and Varieties of Coverage: The Anatomy of Union Wage Effects in Germany

Bernd Fitzenberger,  Karsten Kohn,  Alexander C. Lembcke,  March 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0859: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: union density; collective bargaining coverage; wage structure; quantile regression; linked employer-employer data; structure of earnings survey 2001; germany.

International Trade, Minimum Quality Standards and the Prisoners' Dilemma

Dimitra Petropoulou,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0858: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: standards; quality; international trade; standard coordination

Efficiency Wages and the Economic Effects of the Minimum Wage: Evidence from a Low-Wage Labour Market

Andreas Georgiadis,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0857: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: efficiency wages; national minimum wage; wage-supervision trade-off

Employment Outcomes in the Welfare State

L. Rachel Ngai,  Christopher A. Pissarides,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0856: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: welfare state; employment; social services; tax and subsidy; three worlds of welfare

Talking Less and Moving the Market More: Is this the Recipe for Monetary Policy Effectiveness? Evidence from the ECB and the Fed

Carlo Rosa,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0855: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: european central bank; u.s. federal reserve; central bank communication; monetary policy and news shocks; term structure of interest rates

Competing for Contacts: Network Competition, Trade Intermediation and Fragmented Duopoly

Dimitra Petropoulou,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0854: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: international trade; pairwise matching; information cost; intermediation; networks

The Ins and Outs of European Unemployment

Barbara Petrongolo,  Christopher A. Pissarides,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0853: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment dynamics; job finding rates; job separation rates

Panic on the Streets of London: Police, Crime and the July 2005 Terror Attacks

Mirko Draca,  Stephen Machin,  Robert Witt,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0852: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: crime; police; terror attacks

On the Relative Gains to Immigration: A Comparison of the Labour Market Position of Indians in the USA, the UK and India

Jonathan Wadsworth,  Augustin de Coulon,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0851: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: immigration; wages; relative ranking

HRM Practices and Knowledge Processes Outcomes: Empirical Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment on UK SMEs in the Tourism Hospitality and Leisure Sector

Andreas Georgiadis,  Christos N. Pitelis,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0850: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: human resources; innovation and business development expenditure; policy evaluation

A Swing-State Theory of Trade Protection in the Electoral College

Mirabelle Muûls,  Dimitra Petropoulou,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0849: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: political economy; elections; electoral college; swing states; trade policy

Information Costs, Networks and Intermediation in International Trade

Dimitra Petropoulou,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0848: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: international trade; pairwise matching; information cost; intermediation; networks

Optimal External Debt and Default

Bernardo Guimaraes,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0847: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: sovereign debt; default; capital flows; optimal contract; world interest rates

On the Extent of Re-Entitlement Effects in Unemployment Compensation

Javier Ortega,  Laurence Rioux,  January 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0846: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: re-entitlement effects; unemployment compensation; matching

A Simple Model of the Juggernaut Effect of Trade Liberalisation

Richard E. Baldwin,  Frédéric Robert-Nicoud,  January 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0845: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade policy; economic integration

Labor Market Institutions Around the World

Richard Freeman,  January 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0844: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labour market; unemployment

Can Pay Regulation Kill? Panel Data Evidence on the Effect of Labor Markets on Hospital Performance

Emma Hall,  Carol Propper,  John Van Reenen,  January 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0843: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labor market regulation; hospital quality; hospital productivity; skills

Productivity and the Sourcing Modes of Multinational Firms: Evidence from French Firm-Level Data

Fabrice Defever,  Farid Toubal,  December 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0842: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: productivity; incomplete contracts; intra-firm trade; outsourcing

What Are the Long-Term Effects of UI? Evidence from the UK JSA Reform

Barbara Petrongolo,  December 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0841: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment compensation; job search; post-unemployment earnings

Robustly Optimal Monetary Policy

Kevin D. Sheedy,  November 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0840: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: inflation persistence; optimal monetary policy; rules versus discretion; stabilization bias; inflation targeting

The Unemployment Volatility Puzzle: Is Wage Stickiness the Answer?

Christopher A. Pissarides,  November 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0839: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wages; unemployment; wage stickiness; job creation

Inflation Persistence When Price Stickiness Differs Between Industries

Kevin D. Sheedy,  November 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0838: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: inflation persistence; heterogeneity; price stickiness; new keynesian phillips curve

Intrinsic Inflation Persistence

Kevin D. Sheedy,  November 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0837: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: inflation persistence; hazard function; time-dependent pricing; new keynesian phillips curve

Lags and Leads in Life Satisfaction: A Test of the Baseline Hypothesis

Andrew E. Clark,  Ed Diener,  Yannis Georgellis,  Richard E. Lucas,  November 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0836: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: life satisfaction; anticipation; adaptation; baseline satisfaction; labour market and life events

Creative Destruction with On-the-Job Search

Jean-Baptiste Michau,  November 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0835: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: commitment device; creative destruction; job flows; obsolescence; on-the-job search; search equilibrium; unemployment

Scylla and Charybdis. The European Economy and Poland's Adherence to Gold, 1928-1936

Nikolaus Wolf,  November 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0834: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: gold-exchange standard; interwar period; europe; poland

Innovation in Business Groups

Sharon Belenzon,  Tomer Berkovitz,  November 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0833: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: business groups; innovation; internal capital markets

Incentives in Competitive Search Equilibrium

Espen R. Moen,  A Rosen,  November 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0832: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: private information; incentives; search; unemployment; wage rigidity

U.S. Labor Market Dynamics Revisited

Eran Yashiv,  November 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0831: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labor market dynamics; gross worker flows; job finding; separation; hiring; business cycles

Growth and the Quality of Foreign Direct Investment: Is All FDI Equal?

Laura Alfaro,  Andrew Charlton,  November 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0830: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: foreign direct investment; economic growth; industry data; spillovers; instrumental variables

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Psychological Therapy

David Clark,  Martin Knapp,  Richard Layard,  Guy Mayraz,  October 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0829: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: depression; anxiety; cost-benefit analysis; cognitive behavioural therapy; psychological therapists

Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy and Early Child Outcomes

Emma Tominey,  October 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0828: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: smoking; pregnancy; child health; birth weight

Testing the "Waterbed" Effect in Mobile Telephony

Christos Genakos,  Tommaso Valletti,  October 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0827: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: telecommunications; regulation; waterbed effect; two-sided markets

Information Technology, Organization, and Productivity in the Public Sector: Evidence from Police Departments

Luis Garicano,  Paul Heaton,  October 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0826: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: information technology; management practices; skills; productivity; police

Intra-Industry Foreign Direct Investment

Laura Alfaro,  Andrew Charlton,  October 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0825: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: multinational activity; foreign direct investment; horizontal fdi; vertical fdi; stages of production

Technological Diversification

Miklos Koren,  Silvana Tenreyro,  October 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0824: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: volatility; endogenous growth; diversification; technological progress

The Shimer Puzzle and the Correct Identification of Productivity Shocks

Régis Barnichon,  August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0823: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment fluctuations; labor productivity; search and matching model; new-keynesian model

Search Frictions, Real Rigidities and Inflation Dynamics

Carlos Thomas,  August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0822: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: new keynesian; macroeconomics; micro data; inflation; search and matching

The Evolution of Inequality in Productivity and Wages: Panel Data Evidence

Giulia Faggio,  Kjell Salvanes,  John Van Reenen,  August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0821: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wage inequality; productivity dispersion; technology

Trust-Based Trade

Luis Araujo,  Emanuel Ornelas,  August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0820: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: international trade; export dynamics; contract enforcement

Productivity, Aggregate Demand and Unemployment Fluctuations

Régis Barnichon,  August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0819: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment fluctuations; labor productivity; search and matching model; new-keynesian model

Is Distance Dying at Last? Falling Home Bias in Fixed Effects Models of Patent Citations

Rachel Griffith,  Sokbae Lee,  John Van Reenen,  August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0818: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: fixed effects; home bias; patent citations; knowledge spillovers

Measuring Organization Capital in Japan: An Empirical Assessment Using Firm-Level Data

YoungGak Kim,  Tsutomu Miyagawa,  August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0817: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: adjustment cost of investment; intangible asset; organizational capital; tobin's q; total factor productivity.

Spend It Like Beckham? Inequality and Redistribution in the UK, 1983-2004

Andreas Georgiadis,  Alan Manning,  August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0816: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: taxation; inequality; redistribution

Freedom Fries

Guy Michaels,  Xiaojia Zhi,  July 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0815: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade; discrimination

Trade Liberalization, Outsourcing, and Firm Productivity

Ralph Ossa,  July 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0814: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade liberalization; outsourcing; productivity

Wage Distributions by Bargaining Regime: Linked Employer-Employee Data Evidence from Germany

Karsten Kohn,  Alexander C. Lembcke,  July 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0813: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: collective wage bargaining; wage structure; kernel density estimation; variance decomposition; wage equations; german structure of earnings survey

The Effect of Information and Communication Technologies on Urban Structure

Y Ioannides,  Henry Overman,  Esteban Rossi-Hansberg,  Kurt Schmidheiny,  July 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0812: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: ict; urban structure; cross country data

The Division of Labor, Coordination, and the Demand for Information Processing

Guy Michaels,  July 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0811: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: information processing; division of labor; technological change; organization of production

Intergenerational Mobility and the Informative Content of Surnames

Maia Güell,  José V. Rodríguez Mora,  Chris Telmer,  July 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0810: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: inheritance; birth-death processes; cross-sectional data; population genetics

History and Industry Location: Evidence from German Airports

Stephen Redding,  Daniel M. Sturm,  Nikolaus Wolf,  July 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0809: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: industry location; economic geography; german division; german reunification

The Maastricht Convergence Criteria and Optimal Monetary Policy for the EMU Accession Countries

Anna Lipinska,  July 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0808: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: optimal monetary policy; maastricht convergence criteria; emu accession countries

The Beveridge Curve

Eran Yashiv,  June 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0807: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: business cycle; job search; matching function; phillips curve; unemployment; vacancies; wage inflation

Privatization, Entry Regulation and the Decline of Labor's Share of GDP: A Cross-Country Analysis of the Network Industries

Ghazala Azmat,  Alan Manning,  John Van Reenen,  June 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0806: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: profit share; wages; privatization; entry regulation

Economic Linkages Across Space

Henry Overman,  Patricia Rice,  Anthony J. Venables,  June 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0805: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: spatial linkages; urban systems; new economic geography; urban and regional policy

The Returns to Temporary Migration to the United States: Evidence from the Mexican Urban Employment Survey

Benjamin Aleman-Castilla,  June 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0804: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: temporary migration; real wages; labour supply

Labor Search and Matching in Macroeconomics

Eran Yashiv,  June 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0803: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: search; matching; macroeconomics; business cycles; worker flows; growth; policy

Jeremy Greenwood and Per Krusell, "Growth Accounting with Investment-Specific Technological Progress: A Discussion of Two Approaches" A Rejoinder

Nicholas Oulton,  June 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0802: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: investment-specific technological change; embodiment; tfp; growth accounting

Imports and Exports at the Level of the Firm: Evidence from Belgium

Mirabelle Muûls,  Mauro Pisu,  June 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0801: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: exports; imports; productivity; firms

Protection for Sale Made Easy

Richard E. Baldwin,  Frédéric Robert-Nicoud,  June 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0800: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: protection for sale; endogenous protection

Volatility, Labor Market Flexibility, and the Pattern of Comparative Advantage

Alejandro Cuñat,  Marc J. Melitz,  June 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0799: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: comparative advantage

Job Destruction, Job Creation and Unemployment in Transition Countries: What Can We Learn?

Giulia Faggio,  May 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0798: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: job reallocation; unemployment; transitional economies

Chain Indices of the Cost of Living and the Path-Dependence Problem: An Empirical Solution

Nicholas Oulton,  May 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0797: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: index number; cost of living; divisia; chain; path-dependence; almost ideal demand system

Incentive Pay Systems and the Management of Human Resources in France and Great Britain

Richard Belfield,  Salima Benhamou,  David Marsden,  May 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0796: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: incentive systems; merit pay; profit-sharing; employer organisation

Firms in International Trade

Andrew B. Bernard,  J. Bradford Jensen,  Stephen Redding,  Peter K. Schott,  May 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0795: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: economic geography; international trade

Offshoring: General Equilibrium Effects on Wages, Production and Trade

Richard E. Baldwin,  Frédéric Robert-Nicoud,  May 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0794: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: offshoring; shadow migration; inter-industry trade; intra-industry trade; trade theorems

Respect

Alan Manning,  May 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0793: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: respect; status; pro-social preferences

Uncertainty and the Dynamics of R&D

Nick Bloom,  May 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0792: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: r&d; uncertainty; real options

Entry and Asymmetric Lobbying: Why Governments Pick Losers

Richard E. Baldwin,  Frédéric Robert-Nicoud,  May 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0791: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: lobbying; sunset industries; sunk costs

Culture Clash or Culture Club? The Identity and Attitudes of Immigrants in Britain

Alan Manning,  Sanchari Roy,  April 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0790: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: immigration; identity; assimilation

Does the Underground Economy Hold Back Financial Deepening? Evidence from the Italian Credit Market

Giorgio Gobbi,  Roberta Zizza,  April 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0789: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: irregular employment; bank lending; school drop-out; entry; branching; regularisation programme

Americans Do I.T. Better: US Multinationals and the Productivity Miracle

Nick Bloom,  Raffaella Sadun,  John Van Reenen,  April 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0788: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Tags: productivity; information technology; multinationals; organization

The Effect of Marital Breakup on the Income Distribution of Women with Children

Elizabeth O. Ananat,  Guy Michaels,  April 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0787: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: marital breakup; earnings of women; poverty; children

Seigniorage

Willem Buiter,  April 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0786: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: inflation tax; central bank budget constraint; coordination of monetary and fiscal policy

Productivity Growth, Knowledge Flows and Spillovers

Gustavo Crespi,  Chiara Criscuolo,  Jonathan Haskel,  Matthew Slaughter,  April 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0785: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: business services; structural change; economic growth; productivity

The Marginal Utility of Income

Richard Layard,  Guy Mayraz,  Stephen Nickell,  March 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0784: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: marginal utility; income; life satisfaction; happiness; public economic; welfare; inequality; optimal taxation; reference-dependent preferences

Information Technology, Organisational Change and Productivity Growth: Evidence from UK Firms

Gustavo Crespi,  Chiara Criscuolo,  Jonathan Haskel,  March 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0783: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: information technology; productivity growth; organisational change

Inflation Premium and Oil Price Volatility

Paul Castillo,  Carlos Montoro,  Vicente Tuesta,  March 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0782: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: second order solution; oil price shocks; endogenous trade-off

Why Has the British National Minimum Wage Had Little or No Impact on Employment?

David Metcalf,  April 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0781: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: national minimum wage; employment; compliance

Monetary Policy Committees and Interest Rate Smoothing

Carlos Montoro,  February 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0780: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: monetary policy committee; interest rate smoothing; new keynesian economics; political economy

The Impact of Private Ownership, Incentives and Local Development Objectives on University Technology Transfer Performance

Sharon Belenzon,  Mark Schankerman,  September 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0779: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: incentives; performance pay; universities; technology transfer; licensing; local development

Decomposing the Growth in Residential Land in the United States

Henry Overman,  Diego Puga,  Matthew Turner,  February 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0778: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: land use; population growth

Conflict-Induced Displacement and Labour Market Outcomes: Evidence from Post-War Bosnia and Herzegovina

Florence Kondylis,  November 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0777: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: civil conflict; labour market; migration; panel data

Is Numérairology the Future of Monetary Economics? Unbundling numéraire and medium of exchange through a virtual currency and a shadow exchange rate

W.H. Buiter,  January 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0776: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: zero lower bound; cashless economy; price level determinacy; optimal inflation

Economics and Politics of Alternative Institutional Reforms

Francesco Caselli,  Nicola Gennaioli,  January 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0775: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: financial economics; deregulation; meritocracy

Union Organization in Great Britain

Alex Bryson,  P Willman,  January 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0774: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: british trade unions; union structure; union membership

The Plant Size-Place Effect: Agglomeration and Monopsony in Labour Markets

Alan Manning,  January 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0773: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: agglomeration; labour markets; monopsony

The Effect of Trade on the Demand for Skill - Evidence from the Interstate Highway System

Guy Michaels,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0772: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: skill premium; trade; highways

Consumption and Real Exchange Rates with Incomplete Markets and Non-Traded Goods

Gianluca Benigno,  Christoph Theonissen,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0771: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: consumption-real exchange rate anomaly; incomplete financial markets; nontraded goods

Term Limits and Electoral Accountability

Michael Smart,  Daniel M. Sturm,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0770: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: political agency; accountability; term limits

Multi-Product Firms and Trade Liberalization

Andrew B. Bernard,  Stephen Redding,  Peter K. Schott,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0769: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: heterogeneous firms; endogenous product scope; love of variety; core competency

Accounting for Collective Action: Resource Acquisition and Mobilization in British Unions

Alex Bryson,  P Willman,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0768: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: union membership

Shifts in Economic Geography and their Causes

Anthony J. Venables,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0767: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: economic geography; urbanisation; world economy; productivity

The Long-Term Consequences of Regional Specialization

Guy Michaels,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0766: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: specialization; growth; human capital; petroleum

American Economic Development Since the Civil War or the Virtue of Education

Fabrice Murtin,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0765: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unified growth theory; human capital; technological progress; inequality and growth

The Impact of Central Bank Announcements on Asset Prices in Real Time: Testing the Efficiency of the Euribor Futures Market

Carlo Rosa,  Giovanni Verga,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0764: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: market efficiency; central bank communication; news shock; tickby-tick euribor futures data; event-study analysis.

The Effect of Trade Liberalization on Informality and Wages: Evidence from Mexico

Benjamin Aleman-Castilla,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0763: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade liberalization; informality; wage differentials

An R&D-Based Model of Multi-Sector Growth

L. Rachel Ngai,  Roberto M. Samaniego,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0762: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: endogenous technical change; multisector growth; fertility of knowledge; total factor productivity; r&d intensity; investment-specific technical change

Job Creation and Job Destruction in the Presence of Informal Labour Markets

Mariano Bosch,  November 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0761: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: informal economy; search models; labour markets; regulations.

Owners of Developed Land versus Owners of Undeveloped Land: Why Land Use is More Constrained in the Bay Area than in Pittsburgh

Christian Hilber,  Frédéric Robert-Nicoud,  November 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0760: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: land use regulations; zoning; land ownership; housing supply

The CEP-OECD Institutions Data Set (1960-2004)

William Nickell,  November 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0759: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Tags: oecd institutions; data

Fat City: The Relationship Between Urban Sprawl and Obesity

Jean Eid,  Henry Overman,  Diego Puga,  Matthew Turner,  November 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0758: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: urban sprawl; obesity; selection effects

Unemployment and Hours of Work: The North Atlantic Divide Revisited

Christopher A. Pissarides,  October 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0757: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment; hours of work; service employment; structural change; labor productivity taxation

Exploring the Detailed Location Patterns of UK Manufacturing Industries Using Microgeographic Data

Gilles Duranton,  Henry Overman,  October 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0756: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: localisation; location patterns; clusters; k-density; spatial statistics

International Financial Integration and Entrepreneurship

Laura Alfaro,  Andrew Charlton,  October 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0755: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: international financial integration; capital mobility; entrepreneurship; firm entry; capital controls; foreign direct investment

The Impact of Immigration on the Structure of Male Wages: Theory and Evidence from Britain

Marco Manacorda,  Alan Manning,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  October 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0754: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wages; wage inequality; immigration

Gross Worker Flows in the Presence of Informal Labor Markets. The Mexican Experience 1987-2002

Mariano Bosch,  William Maloney,  October 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0753: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: gross worker flows; labor market dynamics; informality; developing countries

Individual Employee Voice: Renegotiation and Performance Management in Public Services

David Marsden,  October 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0752: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employee voice; performance management; renegotiation of employment contracts; psychological contracts

Lowering Child Mortality in Poor Countries: The Power of Knowledgeable Parents

Peter Boone,  Zhaoguo Zhan,  October 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0751: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Information and Communication Technologies in a Multi-Sector Endogenous Growth Model

Evangelia Vourvachaki,  August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0750: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: multi-sector economy; endogenous growth; balanced growth path; information and communication technologies

Productivity and ICT: A Review of the Evidence

Mirko Draca,  Raffaella Sadun,  John Van Reenen,  August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0749: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: ict; productivity; organisation

Assessing the Effects of Local Taxation Using Microgeographic Data

Gilles Duranton,  Laurent Gobillon,  Henry Overman,  August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0748: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: local taxation; spatial differencing; borders

Pay for Performance Where Output is Hard to Measure: the Case of Performance Pay for School Teachers

Richard Belfield,  David Marsden,  August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0747: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: education; teachers; performance related pay; public sector; compensation; industrial relations

Trends in Hours and Economic Growth

L. Rachel Ngai,  Christopher A. Pissarides,  August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0746: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: hours of work; labour supply; structural transformation; home production; marketization; balanced growth

Unions, Job Reductions and Job Security Guarantees: the Experience of British Employees

Alex Bryson,  Michael White,  August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0745: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: job cuts; trade unions; job guarantees

Capital Markets, Ownership and Distance

Wendy Carlin,  Andrew Charlton,  Colin Mayer,  August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0744: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: investment; internal capital markets; foreign ownership

Search and Matching Frictions and Optimal Monetary Policy

Carlos Thomas,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0743: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: search and matching; new keynesian; staggered nominal wage bargaining

Co-Opetition and Prelaunch in Standard-Setting for Developing Technologies

Tobias Kretschmer,  Katrin Muehlfeld,  August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0742: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: standardization; compact disc; preemption; war-of- attrition

Dynastic Management

Francesco Caselli,  Nicola Gennaioli,  August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0741: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: meritocracy; family firms; financial development; tfp

Strategic Patenting and Software Innovation

Michael Noel,  Mark Schankerman,  August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0740: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: patents; anti-commons; patent thickets; r&d spillovers; market value

Uncertainty and Investment Dynamics

Nick Bloom,  Stephen Bond,  John Van Reenen,  August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0739: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Tags: investment; uncertainty; real options; panel data

The Early Career Gender Wage Gap

Sami Napari,  August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0738: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: gender wage gap; early career

Competing Technologies in the Database Management Systems Market

Tobias Kretschmer,  August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0737: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: database software; indirect network effects; technology adoption; microdata

Multi-Product Firms and Product Switching

Andrew B. Bernard,  Stephen Redding,  Peter K. Schott,  August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0736: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: heterogeneous firms; product differentiation; product market entry and exit

The Marginal Product of Capital

Francesco Caselli,  James Feyrer,  August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0735: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: investment; capital flows

Off-Shoring of Business Services and De-Industrialization: Threat or Opportunity - and for Whom?

Frédéric Robert-Nicoud,  July 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0734: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: outsourcing; wage inequality; communication costs

Unions, Within-Workplace Job Cuts and Job Security Guarantees

Alex Bryson,  Michael White,  July 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0733: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: job cuts; trade unions; job guarantees

On the Theory of Ethnic Conflict

Francesco Caselli,  Wilbur John Coleman II,  July 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0732: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: ethnic distance; exploitation

What Voice Do British Workers Want?

Alex Bryson,  Richard Freeman,  July 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0731: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trades unions; worker voice; employment relations

Patterns of Work Across the OECD

Giulia Faggio,  Stephen Nickell,  June 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0730: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Tags: work; working hours; employment

Incentives and Invention in Universities

Saul Lach,  Mark Schankerman,  June 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0729: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: royalty incentives; invention; technology licensing

The Unequal Effects of Liberalization: Evidence from Dismantling the License Raj in India

Philippe Aghion,  Robin Burgess,  Stephen Redding,  Fabrizio Zilibotti,  June 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0728: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: delicensing; economic development; labour regulation

Trade and Growth with Heterogeneous Firms

Richard E. Baldwin,  Frédéric Robert-Nicoud,  June 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0727: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade and endogenous growth; heterogeneous firms; dynamic versus static efficiency

Productivity, Exporting and the Learning-by-Exporting Hypothesis: Direct Evidence from UK Firms

Gustavo Crespi,  Chiara Criscuolo,  Jonathan Haskel,  May 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0726: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: productivity; exporting; learning

The Timing of Monetary Policy Shocks

Giovanni Olivei,  Silvana Tenreyro,  May 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0725: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: monetary policy; wage contracts

The Incidence of an Earned Income Tax Credit: Evaluating the Impact on Wages in the UK

Ghazala Azmat,  May 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0724: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wages; incidence; tax credits

Basic Research and Sequential Innovation

Sharon Belenzon,  May 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0723: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: basic knowledge; spillovers; patents and citations

Technology, Information and the Decentralization of the Firm

Daron Acemoglu,  Philippe Aghion,  Claire Lelarge,  John Van Reenen,  Fabrizio Zilibotti,  May 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0722: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: decentralization; heterogeneity; learning; the theory of the firm

Knowledge Flow and Sequential Innovation: Implications for Technology Diffusion, R&D and Market Value

Sharon Belenzon,  May 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0721: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: market value; patents; r&d and spillovers

What Do Unions Do to Executive Compensation?

Rafael Gomez,  Konstantinos Tzioumis,  May 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0720: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unions; executive compensation; implicit regulation

A Gold Rush Theory of Economic Development

Ralph Ossa,  March 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0719: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: economic development; social learning; lumpiness

The Impact of Uncertainty Shocks: Firm Level Estimation and a 9/11 Simulation

Nick Bloom,  March 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0718: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Tags: labor; investment; uncertainty; real options

Trade Liberalization and Industrial Restructuring through Mergers and Acquisitions

Holger Breinlich,  March 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0717: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: mergers and acquisitions; trade liberalization; international trade; cusfta

Measuring and Explaining Management Practices Across Firms and Countries

Nick Bloom,  John Van Reenen,  March 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0716: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Tags: management practices; productivity; competition; family firms

Minimum Wages and Firm Profitability

Mirko Draca,  Stephen Machin,  John Van Reenen,  February 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0715: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: minimum wage; profitability; exit

Do Workers' Remittances Reduce the Probability of Current Account Reversals?

Matteo Bugamelli,  Francesco Paternò,  February 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0714: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: current account reversals; workers' remittances; international reserves; external debt

Union Free-Riding in Britain and New Zealand

Alex Bryson,  January 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0713: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: free-riding; trade union; new zealand; britain

Changes in Returns to Education in Latin America: the Role of Demand and Supply of Skills

Marco Manacorda,  Carolina Sanchez-Paramo,  Norbert Schady,  December 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0712: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: returns to education; demand and supply of skills

Unequal Pay or Unequal employment? A Cross-Country Analysis of Gender Gaps

Claudia Olivetti,  Barbara Petrongolo,  December 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0711: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: median gender gaps; sample selection; wage imputation

Apprenticeship in Europe: 'Fading' or Flourishing?

Hilary Steedman,  December 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0710: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: apprenticeship; dual system; school to work transition

Agricultural Returns and Conflict: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from a Policy Intervention Programme in Rwanda

Florence Kondylis,  December 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0709: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: microeconomic cost of conflict; migrations; land redistribution; instrumental variable quantile regressions

Chinese Unions: Nugatory or Transforming? An 'Alice' Analysis

Jianwei Li,  David Metcalf,  December 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0708: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: china; trade unions; hainan province; collective contracts; collective disputes; membership

Superstars and Renaissance Men: Specialization, Market Size and the Income Distribution

Richard Walker,  November 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0707: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: specialization; aggregate demand; inequality; market size

Volatility and Development

Miklos Koren,  Silvana Tenreyro,  November 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0706: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: volatility; specialization; diversification; development; economic fluctuations.

The De-Collectivisation of Pay Setting in Britain 1990-1998: Incidence, Determinants and Impact

A Charlwood,  October 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0705: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: collective bargaining; de-collectivisation; wage dispersion

Evaluating the Economic Significance of Downward Nominal Wage Rigidity

Michael W. L. Elsby,  August 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0704: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: nominal wage rigidity; loss aversion; irreversibility

Performance Pay for Teachers: Linking Individual and Organisational Level Targets

Richard Belfield,  David Marsden,  August 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0703: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: education; teachers; performance related pay; public sector; compensation; industrial relations

The Growth of Network Computing: Quality Adjusted Price Changes for Network Servers

John Van Reenen,  July 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0702: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: hedonic prices; network servers; computers

The Log of Gravity

Joao Santos Silva,  Silvana Tenreyro,  July 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0701: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: elasticities; gravity equation; heteroskedasticity; jensen's inequality; poisson regression; preferential-trade agreements

The Gender Gap in Early Career Wage Growth

Alan Manning,  Joanna Swaffield,  July 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0700: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: gender pay gap; wage growth

Products and Productivity

Andrew B. Bernard,  Stephen Redding,  Peter K. Schott,  July 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0699: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: product choice; productivity; deregulation; industry evolution

Ex Post Versus Ex Ante Measures of the User Cost of Capital

Nicholas Oulton,  July 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0698: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: user cost; capital; ex post; ex ante; growth accounting

You Can't Always Get What You Want: the Impact of the Jobseeker's Allowance

Alan Manning,  July 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0697: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment insurance; job search; labour supply

Factor Price Equality and the Economies of the United States

Andrew B. Bernard,  Stephen Redding,  Peter K. Schott,  July 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0696: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: factor price equality; regional wages; neoclassical trade theory; labor market areas

Cities in the Developing World

Henry Overman,  Anthony J. Venables,  July 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0695: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: urbanisation; economic development

The Importance of the Wording of the ECB

Carlo Rosa,  Giovanni Verga,  June 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0694: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: ecb communication; transparency; monetary policy forecast; empirical reaction function; euribor rate curve

The Employment Effects of the October 2003 Increase in the National Minimum Wage

Richard Dickens,  Mirko Draca,  June 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0693: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: minimum wages; employment transitions; wages

Productivity Dispersion, Competition and Productivity Measurement

Ralf Martin,  May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0692: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: productivity measurement; imperfect competition; productivity dispersion; productivity spread

Immigrants at Retirement: Stay/Return or 'Va-et-Vient'

Francois-Charles Wolff,  Augustin de Coulon,  May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0691: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: return migration; retirement; family interactions

Labor and the Market Value of the Firm

Monika Merz,  Eran Yashiv,  May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0690: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: production-based asset pricing; labor market frictions; gross flows; q-model; gmm

Agglomeration and the Adjustment of the Spatial Economy

Pierre-Philippe Combes,  Gilles Duranton,  Henry Overman,  May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0689: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: urban systems; new economic geography; urban and regional policy; diagrammatic exposition

The Costs of Remoteness: Evidence from German Division and Reunification

Stephen Redding,  Daniel M. Sturm,  May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0688: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: market access; economic geography; german division; german reunification

How Does Product Market Competition Shape Incentive Contracts?

Vicente Cuñat,  María Guadalupe,  May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0687: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: performance-related pay; product market competition

Product Market Competition Returns to Skill and Wage Inequality

María Guadalupe,  May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0686: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wage structure; returns to skill; product market competition

New Survey Evidence on Recent Changes in UK Union Recognition

Jo Blanden,  Stephen Machin,  John Van Reenen,  May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0685: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unions; productivity; employment legislation

Capital Mobility and Unemployment Dynamics: Evidence from a Panel of OECD Countries

Giovanna Vallanti,  April 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0684: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment persistence; unemployment volatility; international capital flows; oecd countries

Rising Trade Costs? Agglomeration and Trade with Endogenous Transaction Costs

Gilles Duranton,  Michael Storper,  April 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0683: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: transaction costs; trade costs; transport costs; agglomeration; vertically linked industries

Is ECB Communication Effective?

Carlo Rosa,  Giovanni Verga,  April 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0682: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: communication; credibility; ecb; glossary; repo; euribor; news approach

Productivity Growth and the Role of ICT in the United Kingdom: An Industry View, 1970-2000

Nicholas Oulton,  Sylaja Srinivasan,  March 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0681: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: productivity; tfp; ict

Crime and Police Resources: The Street Crime Initiative

Stephen Machin,  Olivier Marie,  March 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0680: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: street crime; police resources; cost effectiveness

The Part-Time Pay Penalty

Alan Manning,  Barbara Petrongolo,  March 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0679: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment transitions; part-time work; motherhood; eu; equality

Job Security and Job Protection

Andrew Clark,  Fabien Postel-Vinay,  February 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0678: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: perceived job security; employment protection legislation; unemployment insurance benefits

Evaluating the Performance of the Search and Matching Model

Eran Yashiv,  February 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0677: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: search; matching; u.s. labor market; vacancies; labor market flows; business cycles.

Catching a Wave: the Adoption of Voice and High Commitment Workplace Practices in Britain: 1984-1998

Alex Bryson,  Rafael Gomez,  Tobias Kretschmer,  February 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0676: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: high-commitment work practices; voice; unions; technology diffusion; complementarities

Identifying Technology Spillovers and Product Market Rivalry

Nicholas Bloom,  Mark Schankerman,  John Van Reenen,  February 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0675: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: spillovers; r&d; market value; patents; productivity

The Impact of Training on Productivity and Wages: Evidence from British Panel Data

Lorraine Dearden,  Howard Reed,  John Van Reenen,  February 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0674: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: productivity; training; wages; panel data

Inactivity Among Prime Age Men in the UK

Giulia Faggio,  Stephen Nickell,  February 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0673: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: inactivity; disability

Multinationals and US Productivity Leadership: Evidence from Great Britain

Chiara Criscuolo,  Ralf Martin,  January 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0672: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: multinational firms; productivity; foreign ownership; us leadership; double fixed- effects

Profit Share and Returns on Capital Stock in Italy: the Role of Privatisations behind the Rise of the 1990s

Roberto Torrini,  January 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0671: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: factor shares; returns on capital; privatisations

Fiscal Discipline and the Cost of Public Debt Service: Some Estimates for OECD Countries

Silvia Ardagna,  Francesco Caselli,  Timothy Lane,  January 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0670: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: government deficit; public debt; long-term interest rates

Can Comparative Advantage Explain the Growth of US Trade?

Alejandro Cuñat,  Marco Maffezzoli,  January 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0669: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: international trade; heckscher-ohlin

Is Poland the Next Spain?

Francesco Caselli,  Silvana Tenreyro,  January 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0668: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: economic integration; economic growth; labor; technology; productivity gaps; europe

Accounting for Cross-Country Income Differences

Francesco Caselli,  January 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0667: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: income variance; capital; development accounting

Designing Target Rules for International Monetary Policy Cooperation

Gianluca Benigno,  Pierpaolo Benigno,  December 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0666: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: monetary policy cooperation; sticky prices; welfare analysis; targeting rules; inflation target

Entrepreneurship: Can the Jack-of-All-Trades Attitude be Aquired?

Olmo Silva,  December 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0665: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: entrepreneurship; occupational choice; skills

Sinking the Blues: the Impact of Shop Closing Hours on Labor and Product Markets

Maarten Goos,  December 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0664: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: shop opening hours; labor demand; organization of retail markets

Productivity Growth and Employment: Theory and Panel Estimates

Christopher A. Pissarides,  Giovanna Vallanti,  December 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0663: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tfp growth; employment; creative destruction; capitalization effect; unemployment dynamics; embodied technology

Financial Globalization and Exchange Rates

Philip R. Lane,  G Milesi-Feretti,  December 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0662: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: financial integration; capital flows; external assets and liabilities

Do Job Security Guarantees Work?

Alex Bryson,  Lorenzo Cappellari,  Claudio Lucifora,  November 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0661: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: job insecurity; job guarantees; linked employer-employee data

Unions, Performance-Related Pay and Procedural Justice: the Case of Classroom Teachers

Richard Belfield,  David Marsden,  November 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0660: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unions; procedural justice; performance-related pay; teachers

How Special is the Special Relationship? Using the Impact of US R&D Spillovers on UK Firms as a Test of Technology Sourcing

Rachel Griffith,  Rupert Harrison,  John Van Reenen,  November 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0659: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Tags: international spillovers; technology sourcing; productivity; patents; r&d

Motivating Employee Owners in ESOP Firms: Human Resource Policies and Company Performance

Joseph Blasi,  Robert Buchele,  Richard Freeman,  Douglas Kruse,  Chris Mackin,  Loren Rodgers,  Adria Scharf,  November 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0658: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: human resources; industrial relations; employee ownership

Inflation, Inequality and Social Conflict

Christopher Crowe,  November 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0657: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: probabilistic voting; distributional conflict; fiscal policy; inequality; inflation

The Internationalisation of Public Welfare Policy

James Banks,  R Disney,  Alan Duncan,  John Van Reenen,  November 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0656: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: welfare policy; internationalisation; globalisation; public policy; policy transfer; oecd

The Self Selection of Migrant Workers Revisited

Eran Yashiv,  October 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0655: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: self-selection; migrant workers; skill premia; migration premium; unobservable skills; non-hierarchical sorting; wage inequality.

Disengagement 14-16: Context and Evidence

Hilary Steedman,  Sheila Stoney,  October 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0654: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: disengagement; motivation; under-achievement

Globalisation, ICT and the Nitty Gritty of Plant Level Datasets

Ralf Martin,  September 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0653: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: productivity growth decomposition; micro data; random sampling; globalisation; ict

Labor Market Institutions, Wages and Investment

Jörn-Steffen Pischke,  September 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0652: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: frictional labor markets; human capital; changes in wage inequality

Evaluating Urban Transport Improvements: Cost Benefit Analysis in the Presence of Agglomeration and Income Taxation

Anthony J. Venables,  September 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0651: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: agglomeration; productivity; urban transport

Is There a Market for Work Group Servers? Evaluating Market Level Demand Elasticities Using Micro and Macro Models

John Van Reenen,  September 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0650: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: demand elasticities; network servers; computers; anti-trust

Foreign Ownership and Productivity: New Evidence from the Service Sector and the R&D Lab

Rachel Griffith,  Stephen Redding,  Helen Simpson,  September 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0649: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: foreign investment; productivity; knowledge spillovers

Cities, Matching and the Productivity Gains of Agglomeration

Fredrik Andersson,  Simon Burgess,  Julia Lane,  September 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0648: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: urban productivity; matching; agglomeration

Monitoring Colleagues at Work: Profit-Sharing, Employee Ownership, Broad-Based Stock Options and Workplace Performance in the United States

Joseph Blasi,  Richard Freeman,  Douglas Kruse,  August 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0647: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Is Seniority-Based Pay Used as a Motivation Device? Evidence from Plant Level Data

Alberto Bayo-Moriones,  Jose E. Galdon-Sanchez,  Maia Güell,  August 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0646: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: human resource management practices; incentives; monitoring

Crime and Benefit Sanctions

Stephen Machin,  Olivier Marie,  August 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0645: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: crime; benefit sanctions; jobseekers allowance

Are European Labor Markets As Awful As All That?

Richard Freeman,  August 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0644: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labour markets; us; eu; labour market institutions

Comparative Advantage and Heterogeneous Firms

Andrew B. Bernard,  Stephen Redding,  Peter K. Schott,  August 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0643: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: heckscher-ohlin; international trade; inter-industry trade; intra-industry trade; trade costs; entry and exit

Spatial Determinants of Productivity: Analysis for the Regions of Great Britain

Patricia Rice,  Anthony J. Venables,  July 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0642: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: regional disparities; productivity; clustering

Zipf's Law for Cities: A Cross Country Investigation

Kwok Tong Soo,  July 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0641: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: cities; zipf's law; pareto distribution; hill estimator

We Can Work It Out: the Impact of Technological Change on the Demand for Low Skill Workers

Alan Manning,  June 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0640: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labor demand and technology; inequality

Monetary Policy and Welfare in a Small Open Economy

Bianca De Paoli,  May 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0639: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: welfare; optimal monetary policy; small open economy

White Hats or Don Quixotes? Human Rights Vigilantes in the Global Economy

Kimberly Ann Elliott,  Richard Freeman,  May 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0638: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Gender Segregation in Employment Contracts

Barbara Petrongolo,  May 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0637: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: gender gap; employment; taxation; public policy

Can a Work Organization Have An Attitude Problem? The Impact of Workplaces on Employee Attitude and Economic Outcomes

Ann Bartel,  Richard Freeman,  Casey Ichniowski,  Morris Kleiner,  May 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0636: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: work motivation; workplace attitudes; organization; performance

Reconciling Workless Measures at the Individual and Household Level: Theory and Evidence from the United States, Britain, Germany, Spain and Australia

Paul Gregg,  Rosanna Scutella,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  May 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0635: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: workless households; inequality; distribution of work; polarisation; worklessness

Employment and Taxes

Stephen Nickell,  May 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0634: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment; taxation; labour supply

Threshold Effects and Firm Size: the Case of Firing Costs

Fabiano Schivardi,  Roberto Torrini,  May 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0633: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: firm size distribution; employment protection; firing costs

Two Sides to Every Story: Measuring the Polarisation of Work

Paul Gregg,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  May 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0632: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: workless households; distribution of work; polarisation; joblessness

Corporate Ownership Structure and Performance in Europe

Jeremy Grant,  Thomas Kirchmaier,  April 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0631: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: corporate governance; ownership structures; performance; europe

The Impact of an Innovative Human Resource Function on Firm Performance: the Moderating Role of Financing Strategy

J Dawson,  Neal Knight-Turvey,  Andrew Neal,  M West,  April 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0630: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: human resource function; manufacturing; firm performance; asset characteristics

A Statistical Framework for the Analysis of Productivity and Sustainable Development

Nicholas Oulton,  April 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0629: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: national accounts; growth accounting; productivity

Short Job Tenures and Firing Taxes in the Search Theory of Unemployment

Vasileios Gkionakis,  April 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0628: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labor market policies; firing taxes; probation period; temporary contracts; unemployment

Balanced Growth With Structural Change

L. Rachel Ngai,  Christopher A. Pissarides,  April 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0627: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: structural change; balanced growth; total factor productivity

Organizational Climate and Company Productivity: the Role of Employee Affect and Employee Level

M Patterson,  P Warr,  M West,  April 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0626: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: organizational structure; organizational climate; employee welfare; manager; productivity.

Is There an Impact of Household Computer Ownership on Children's Educational Attainment in Britain?

John Schmitt,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  March 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0625: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: human capital; economic impact; personal computers

Do Organisational Climate and Strategic Orientation Moderate the Relationship Between Human Resource Management Practices and Productivity?

Andrew Neal,  M Patterson,  M West,  March 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0624: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: human resource management; organisational structure; organisational climate; productivity

Do Friends and Relatives Really Help in Getting a Good Job?

Michele Pellizzari,  March 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0623: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: social networks; wage differentials; recruitment; hiring

The Returns to Apprenticeship Training

Steven  McIntosh,  March 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0622: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: apprenticeship; wage equations

The Impact of Vocational Qualifications on the Labour Market Outcomes of Low-Achieving School-Leavers

Steven  McIntosh,  March 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0621: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: education; vocational qualifications; employment; longitudinal data

The 'Network Economy' and Models of the Employment Contract: Psychological, Economic and Legal

David Marsden,  February 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0620: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: network economy; labor contracting; labor law; labor management relations

Instrumental Variables for Binary Treatments with Heterogeneous Treatment Effects: A Simple Exposition

Alan Manning,  February 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0619: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: instrumental variables; treatment effects; identification

Is the Medical Brain Drain Beneficial? Evidence from Overseas Doctors in the UK

Simon Commander,  Mari Kangasniemi,  L. Alan Winters,  February 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0618: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: brain drain; international labour market; professional labour markets; doctors; physicians; international migration

Executive Compensation and Product Market Competition

Vicente Cuñat,  María Guadalupe,  February 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0617: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: executive compensation; product market competition; performance related pay

Timeliness, Trade and Agglomeration

James Harrigan,  Anthony J. Venables,  February 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0616: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: just- in-time; clustering; location; trade.

Comparatively Open: Statutory Information Disclosure for Consultation and Bargaining in Germany, France and the UK

Howard Gospel,  P Willman,  February 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0615: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: collective bargaining; information disclosure; unions; germany; france; uk

Relative Wage Variation and Industry Location

Andrew B. Bernard,  Stephen Redding,  Peter K. Schott,  Helen Simpson,  February 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0614: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: deindustrialization; relative factor prices; diversification cones

Unions and Procedural Justice: An Alternative to the 'Common Rule'

David Marsden,  February 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0613: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: performance-related pay; public services; procedural justice; management

The Union Wage Premium in the US and the UK

David Blanchflower,  Alex Bryson,  February 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0612: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: union membership wage premium.

Valuing Rail Access Using Transport Innovations

Steve Gibbons,  Stephen Machin,  January 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0611: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: house prices; transport innovations

Public Enterprises and Labor Market Performance

Johannes Hörner,  L. Rachel Ngai,  Claudia Olivetti,  January 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0610: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: european unemployment; public sector employment

Endowments, Market Potential, and Industrial Location: Evidence from Interwar Poland (1918-1939)

Nikolaus Wolf,  January 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0609: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: industrial location; endowments; market potential; interwar poland

Publicity of Debate and the Incentive to Dissent: Evidence from the US Federal Reserve

Ellen E. Meade,  David Stasavage,  January 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0608: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: transparency; central banking; career concerns

Gender Gaps in Unemployment Rates in OECD Countries

Ghazala Azmat,  Maia Güell,  Alan Manning,  January 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0607: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: gender gap; unemployment rates

The Geography of UK International Trade

Henry Overman,  L. Alan Winters,  January 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0606: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: uk trade; eec; economic geography

Looking for HRM/Union Substitution: Evidence from British Workplaces

Stephen Machin,  Stephen Wood,  January 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0605: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: human resource management; trade unions

Lousy and Lovely Jobs: the Rising Polarization of Work in Britain

Maarten Goos,  Alan Manning,  December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0604: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labor demand and technology; inequality

Collateral Value and Forbearance Lending

Nan-Kuang Chen,  Hsiao-Lei Chu,  December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0603: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: collateral value; forbearance lending; government guarantee.

Is it Good to Talk? Information Disclosure and Organisational Performance in the UK Incorporating evidence submitted on the DTI discussion paper 'High Performance Workplaces - Informing and Consulting Employees'

Helen Bewley,  Howard Gospel,  R Peccei,  P Willman,  December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0602: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Anatomy of Union Decline in Britain: 1990-1998

A Charlwood,  December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0601: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labour management relations; trade unions; collective bargaining

Unemployment in Britain: A European Success Story

Christopher A. Pissarides,  December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0600: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment in uk; monetary policy; beveridge curve; phillips curve

Corporate R&D and Productivity in Germany and the United Kingdom

Stephen Bond,  Dietmar Harhoff,  John Van Reenen,  December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0599: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: corporate governance; r&d; productivity; financial constraints; panel data

Buzz: Face-to-Face Contact and the Urban Economy

Michael Storper,  Anthony J. Venables,  December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0598: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: agglomeration; clustering; urban economics; face-to-face

The Incidence of UK Housing Benefit: Evidence from the 1990s Reforms

Steve Gibbons,  Alan Manning,  December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0597: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: housing subsidies; tax incidence

The Employment of Married Mothers in Great Britain: 1974-2000

Paul Gregg,  Maria Gutierrez-Domenech,  Jane Waldfogel,  December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0596: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: married women's employment; maternity policies

Investment, R&D and Financial Constraints in Britain and Germany

Stephen Bond,  Dietmar Harhoff,  John Van Reenen,  December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0595: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: investment; r&d; cash flow; financial constraints; panel data

Product Choice and Product Switching

Andrew B. Bernard,  Stephen Redding,  Peter K. Schott,  November 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0594: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: heterogeneous firms; product differentiation; sunk costs; entry and exit

Spatial Disparities in Developing Countries: Cities, Regions and International Trade

Anthony J. Venables,  November 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0593: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: cities; spatial disparities; urbanisation; developing countries

Communication Externalities in Cities

Sylvie Charlot,  Gilles Duranton,  November 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0592: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: human capital; cities; communication externalities

Why Do Voice Regimes Differ?

Alex Bryson,  Rafael Gomez,  P Willman,  November 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0591: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade unions; voice; transaction cost economics; switching costs

Child Labor and the Labor Supply of Other Household Members: Evidence from 1920 America

Marco Manacorda,  November 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0590: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: child labor; child labor laws; household labor supply

Why Have Workers Stopped Joining Unions?

Alex Bryson,  Rafael Gomez,  November 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0589: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: union membership

Trade Shocks and Industrial Location: the Impact of EEC Accession on the UK

Henry Overman,  L. Alan Winters,  November 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0588: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: uk manufacturing industry; eec; economic geography

The Spatial Distribution of Economic Activities in the European Union

Pierre-Philippe Combes,  Henry Overman,  October 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0587: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: location; european union; descriptive statistics; empirical studies

Can We Learn Anything from Economic Geography Proper?

Henry Overman,  October 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0586: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: economic geography; geographical economics; regional science; relational economic geography

Falling Trade Costs, Heterogeneous Firms and Industry Dynamics

Andrew B. Bernard,  J. Bradford Jensen,  Peter K. Schott,  September 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0585: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: plant deaths; survival; exit; exports; employment; tariffs; freight costs; transport costs

Survival of the Best Fit: Exposure to Low-Wage Countries and the (Uneven) Growth of U.S. Manufacturing Plants

Andrew B. Bernard,  J. Bradford Jensen,  Peter K. Schott,  September 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0584: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: low-wage country import competition; heckscher-ohlin; manufacturing plant

Reviewing the Statutory Union Recognition (ERA 1999)

Sian Moore,  Stephen Wood,  September 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0583: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade unions; collective bargaining

Corporate Restructuring and Firm Performance of British and German Non-Financial Firms

Thomas Kirchmaier,  August 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0582: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Why is the Rate of Return to Schooling Higher For Women Than For Men?

C Dougherty,  August 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0581: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: returns to education; wage equations

Aggregate Growth and the Efficiency of Labour Reallocation

Simon Burgess,  Dan Mawson,  August 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0580: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: growth; labour market efficiency; labour market institutions

Poverty and Worklessness in Britain

Stephen Nickell,  July 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0579: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: poverty; worklessness; wage dispersion; disability

Renegotiating Performance: the Role of Performance Pay in Renegotiating the Effort Bargain.

David Marsden,  July 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0578: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

A Picture of European Unemployment: Success and Failure.

Stephen Nickell,  July 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0577: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment; institutions

Self-Selection and the Performance of Return Migrants: the Source Country Perspective.

Matloob Piracha,  Augustin de Coulon,  July 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0576: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: migration; self-selection; albania

The Impact on Firms of ICT Skill-Supply Strategies: An Anglo-German Comparison

Jim Foreman,  Hilary Steedman,  Karin Wagner,  June 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0575: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Costs of Urban Property Crime

Steve Gibbons,  June 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0574: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: property prices; crime; social disorder; spatial econometrics

Productivity Convergence and Foreign Ownership at the Establishment Level

Rachel Griffith,  Stephen Redding,  Helen Simpson,  June 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0573: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: foreign direct investment (fdi); knowledge spillovers; competition

Distance, Skill Deepening and Development: Will Peripheral Countries Ever Get Rich?

Stephen Redding,  Peter K. Schott,  June 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0572: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: economic geography; human capital; international inequality; international trade

Scale Effects in Markets with Search

Barbara Petrongolo,  Christopher A. Pissarides,  June 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0571: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: job search; economies of scale; matching; aggregate matching functions; wage offer distribution; unemployment

A Test Between Unemployment Theories Using Matching Data

Melvyn Coles,  Barbara Petrongolo,  June 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0570: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: matching; unemployment; temporal aggregation

Does Union Membership Really Reduce Job Satisfaction?

Alex Bryson,  Lorenzo Cappellari,  Claudio Lucifora,  May 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0569: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: job satisfaction; trade unions; linked employer-employee data

Segmentation, Switching Costs and the Demand for Unionization in Britain

Alex Bryson,  Rafael Gomez,  May 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0568: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: union membership; switching costs; supply and demand for unionization

Employment After Motherhood: A European Comparison

Maria Gutierrez-Domenech,  May 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0567: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment transitions; part-time work; motherhood; education

The Performance Effects of European Demergers

Thomas Kirchmaier,  May 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0566: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: corporate restructuring; demerger; spin-off

Labour Market Performance and Start-Up Costs: OECD Evidence

Paloma Lopez-Garcia,  October 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0565: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: macroeconomics of unemployment; panel data; startup costs.

The Real Thin Theory: Monopsony in Modern Labour Markets

Alan Manning,  May 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0564: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Digital Goods and the New Economy

Danny Quah,  March 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0563: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: aspatial; emergence; idea; information; innovation; intellectual asset; internet; knowledge; open source; weightless economy

High Performance Workplaces: the Role of Employee Involvement in a Modern Economy Evidence on the EU Directive Establishing a General Framework for Informing and Consulting Employees

Howard Gospel,  P Willman,  February 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0562: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Barriers and the Transition to Modern Growth

L. Rachel Ngai,  January 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0561: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: industrialization; income disparity; distortion

Shared Modes of Compensation and Firm Performance: UK Evidence.

Martin J. Conyon,  Richard Freeman,  October 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0560: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Marketization of Production and the US-Europe Employment Gap

Richard Freeman,  Ronald Schettkat,  October 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0559: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Labour Market in the New Information Economy

Richard Freeman,  October 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0558: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Institutional Differences and Economic Performance Among OECD Countries

Richard Freeman,  October 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0557: Full paper (pdf)

The Impact of the Labour Market on the Timing of Marriage and Births in Spain.

Maria Gutierrez-Domenech,  December 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0556: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: duration models; fertility; labour market; education

The Provision of Training in Britain: Case Studies of Inter-Firm Coordination

Jim Foreman,  Howard Gospel,  December 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0555: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Factors of Convergence and Divergence in Union Membership

Stephen Machin,  November 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0554: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Cross-Generation Correlations of Union Status For Young People in Britain

Jo Blanden,  Stephen Machin,  November 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0553: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: young people; union member; union at work; relative risk ratio; intergenerational links

Does Inequality in Skills Explain Inequality of Earnings Across Advanced Countries?

Dan Devroye,  Richard Freeman,  November 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0552: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wage inequality; distribution of skills; skills and education

The Hidden Costs of Fixed Term Contracts: the Impact On Work Accidents

María Guadalupe,  October 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0551: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: work accidents; fixed-term contracts; productivity

City Size Distributions As A Consequence of the Growth Process

Gilles Duranton,  October 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0550: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: city size distribution; quality-ladder models of growth; agglomeration economies

Explaining Cross-Country Export Performance: International Linkages and Internal Geography

Stephen Redding,  Anthony J. Venables,  September 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0549: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: economic development; economic geography; international trade

It''s Not What You Make, It''s How You Use IT: Measuring the Welfare Benefits of the IT Revolution Across Countries

Tamim Bayoumi,  Markus Haacker,  September 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0548: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Factor Price Equalization in the UK?

Andrew B. Bernard,  Stephen Redding,  Peter K. Schott,  Helen Simpson,  September 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0547: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: elative factor prices; diversification cones; technology; economic geography

Employment Penalty After Motherhood In Spain

Maria Gutierrez-Domenech,  September 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0546: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment transitions; fixed-term contracts; motherhood; education

Educational Attainment, Labour Market Institutions, and the Structure of Production

Stephen Nickell,  Stephen Redding,  Joanna Swaffield,  September 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0545: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: de-industrialization; educational attainment; factor endowments; labour market institutions; specialization

Where the Minimum Wage Bites Hard: the Introduction of the UK National Minimum Wage to a Low Wage Sector

Stephen Machin,  Alan Manning,  Lupin Rahman,  September 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0544: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Matchmaking: the Influence of Monitoring Environments on the Effectiveness of Performance Pay Systems

Richard Belfield,  David Marsden,  August 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0543: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: performance-related pay; incentives; performance measurement; organizational commitment

Consumption and Savings with Unemployment Risk: Implications for Optimal Employment Contracts

Christopher A. Pissarides,  August 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0542: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment risk; unemployment risk; severance compensation; notice of dismissal

Trade and Industrial Location with Heterogeneous Labor

Mary Amiti,  Christopher A. Pissarides,  August 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0541: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: agglomeration; matching; spatial mismatch; inter-regional trade

Testing for Localisation Using Micro-Geographic Data

Gilles Duranton,  Henry Overman,  August 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0540: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: localisation; clusters; k-density; spatial statistics.

Unions and Productivity, Financial Performance and Investment: International Evidence

David Metcalf,  July 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0539: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unions; productivity; profits; investment

Spanish Unemployment Persistence and the Ladder Effect

Fabrice Collard,  Raquel Fonseca,  Rafael Munoz,  July 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0538: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: matching models; low-skilled unemployment; mismatch

Home Bias, Transactions Costs, and Prospects for the Euro: A More Detailed Analysis

Catherine L. Mann,  Ellen E. Meade,  June 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0537: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: portfolio choice; equity flows; exchange rates

Intergenerational Transfers and Household Structure. Why Do Most Italian Youths Live With Their Parents?

Marco Manacorda,  Enrico Moretti,  June 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0536: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: family structure; living arrangements; two-sample iv

One Third of the World''s Growth and Inequality

Danny Quah,  June 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0535: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: china; distribution dynamics; gini coefficient; headcount index; india; poverty; world individual income distribution

Matching Demand and Supply in a Weightless Economy: Market-Driven Creativity With and Without IPRs

Danny Quah,  June 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0534: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: cultural good; finitely expansible; innovation; intellectual asset; intellectual property; internet; ip valuation; ipr; knowledge product; mp3; nonrival; software

Has The National Minimum Wage Reduced UK Wage Inequality?

Richard Dickens,  Alan Manning,  June 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0533: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: minimum wage; wage inequality

The Structure of Wages in What Should be a Competitive Labour Market

Stephen Machin,  Alan Manning,  June 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0532: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wage dispersion; competitive model

Estimates of the Effect of Wages on Job Satisfaction

Arnaud Chevalier,  Reamonn Lydon,  May 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0531: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Union Membership Wage Premium: An Analysis Using Propensity Score Matching

Alex Bryson,  May 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0530: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade unions; wage premium; treatment effect; matching; propensity score

Family-Friendly Working: What a Performance! An Analysis of the Relationship Between the Availability of Family-Friendly Policies and Establishment Performance

Helen Gray,  May 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0529: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: family -friendly; part-time; equality; business case.

Managerial Ownership and Firm Performance in German Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Elisabeth Müller,  Alexandra Spitz,  April 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0528: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: corporate governance; managerial ownership; firm performance; small and medium-sized enterprises

Minimum Wages and On-the-Job Training

Daron Acemoglu,  Jörn-Steffen Pischke,  April 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0527: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: imperfect labor markets; low wage workers; general human capital; firm sponsored training

Give PC''s a Chance: Personal Computer Ownership and the Digital Divide in the United States and Great Britain

John Schmitt,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  April 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0526: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: inequality; personal computers

It''s a Family Affair: the Effect of Union Recognition and Human Resource Management on the Provision of Equal Opportunities in the UK

Sue Fernie,  Helen Gray,  April 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0525: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: workplace governance; equal opportunities; family-friendly; trade unions; human resource management

Globalization in History: A Geographical Perspective

Nicholas Crafts,  Anthony J. Venables,  March 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0524: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: globalization; economic geography; economic history

Regional Influences on U.S. Monetary Policy: Some Implications for Europe

Ellen E. Meade,  D. Nathan Sheets,  March 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0523: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: monetary policy; central banking

Technology Dissemination and Economic Growth: Some Lessons for the New Economy

Danny Quah,  March 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0522: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: aspatial; demand; endogenous growth; endogenous technology; human capital; industrial revolution; infinitely expansible; neoclassical growth; nonrival; productivity paradox; weightless economy

Spatial Agglomeration Dynamics

Danny Quah,  March 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0521: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: cluster; continuous space; convergence; distribution dynamics; growth; knowledge; saddlepath dynamics; spatial spillovers; spatial inequality

Company Start-Up Costs and Employment

Christopher A. Pissarides,  March 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0520: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: start-up costs; regulation; employment; oecd unemployment; search and matching.

Taxes, Subsidies and Equilibrium Labor Market Outcomes

Dale T. Mortensen,  Christopher A. Pissarides,  March 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0519: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Promise of Workplace Training for Non-College Bound Youth: Theory and Evidence from German Apprenticeship

Damon Clark,  René Fahr,  March 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0518: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: german apprenticeship training; human capital; occupational mobility; wages.

Changes in Intergenerational Mobility in Britain

Jo Blanden,  Alissa Goodman,  Paul Gregg,  Stephen Machin,  January 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0517: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: intergenerational mobility; earnings; family income; education.

The Long-Run Labour Market Consequences of Teenage Motherhood in Britain

Arnaud Chevalier,  Tarja K. Viitanen,  January 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0516: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: teenage pregnancy; schooling decisions; wages

Youth-Adult Differences in the Demand for Unionisation: Are American, British, and Canadian Workers All That Different?

Alex Bryson,  Rafael Gomez,  Morley Gunderson,  Noah Meltz,  January 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0515: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unions; youth preferences; comparative labour markets

Monopsony and the Efficiency of Labour Market Interventions

Alan Manning,  November 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0514: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labour market policy; monopsony

Benchmarking Apprenticeship: UK and Continental Europe Compared

Hilary Steedman,  September 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0513: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

From ''Playstations'' to ''Workstations'': Youth Preferences for Unionisation in Canada

Rafael Gomez,  Morley Gunderson,  Noah Meltz,  September 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0512: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

From Sectoral To Functional Urban Specialisation

Gilles Duranton,  Diego Puga,  September 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0511: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: functional specialisation; cities; business services; headquarters

Labor Pooling, Labor Poaching and Spatial Clustering

Pierre-Philippe Combes,  Gilles Duranton,  September 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0510: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labor pooling; labor poaching; firm clustering; agglomeration

Measuring the Cost Effectiveness of an R&D Tax Credit for the UK

Rachel Griffith,  Stephen Redding,  John Van Reenen,  September 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0509: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: growth; innovation; r&d; tax credit; total factor productivity (tfp)

The Economic Geography of Trade, Production, and Income: A Survey of Empirics

Henry Overman,  Stephen Redding,  Anthony J. Venables,  September 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0508: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Geography and International Inequalities: the Impact of New Technologies

Anthony J. Venables,  September 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0507: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Whither Poverty in Great Britain and the United States? The Determinants of Changing Poverty and Whether Work Will Work

Richard Dickens,  David Ellwood,  August 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0506: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Fixed-Term Contracts and the Duration Distribution of Unemployment

Maia Güell,  May 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0505: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: cross-sectional data; duration model; turnover

Influences on Trade Union Organising Effectiveness in Great Britain

A Charlwood,  August 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0504: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade union objectives and structures; organising effectiveness

Does Performance Pay De-Motivate, and Does It Matter?

Stephen French,  Katsuyuki Kubo,  David Marsden,  August 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0503: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: performance-related-pay; incentives; performance measurement; organisational commitment; public sector.

The Beveridge Curve, Unemployment and Wages in the OECD from the 1960s to the 1990s - Preliminary Version

Stephen Nickell,  Luca Nunziata,  Wolfgang Ochel,  Glenda Quintini,  July 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0502: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Tags: beveridge curve; labour market rigidities; unemployment rates; wage determination

Factor Endowments and Production in European Regions

Stephen Redding,  Mercedes Vera-Martin,  July 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0501: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: factor endowments; heckscher-ohlin; specialization; european integration

Labour Law and Social Insurance in the New Economy: A Debate on the Supiot Report

Editors :,  David Marsden,  Hugh Stephenson,  July 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0500: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

A Generalised Model of Monopsony

Alan Manning,  July 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0499: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labour turnover

Why Do Non-Union Employees Want To Unionise? Evidence from Britain

A Charlwood,  June 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0498: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trade unions; employee attitudes; unionisation

Minimum Wages and Employment

Manfred Keil,  Donald Robertson,  James Symons,  June 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0497: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: minimum wages; panel data; cross sectional correlation; factor analysis.

Education and Italian Regional Development

Adriana Di Liberto,  James Symons,  June 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0496: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: returns to education; regional italian growth

Economic Geography and International Inequality

Stephen Redding,  Anthony J. Venables,  May 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0495: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: economic development; economic geography; international trade

Union Effects On Managerial and Employee Perceptions of Employee Relations in Britain

Alex Bryson,  April 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0494: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: trades unions; industrial relations climate; employee relations; matched employer-employee data

British Unions: Dissolution or Resurgence Revisited

David Metcalf,  April 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0493: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Frustrated Demand for Unionisation: the Case of the United States and Canada Revisited

Rafael Gomez,  Seymour Martin Lipset,  Noah Meltz,  April 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0492: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: frustrated demand for unionisation: the case of the united states and canada revisited

Jobs, Workers and Changes in Earnings Dispersion

Simon Burgess,  Julia Lane,  David Stevens,  April 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0491: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: earnings inequality; labour reallocation; matched worker and firm panels

Externalities in the Matching of Workers and Firms in Britain

Simon Burgess,  Stefan Profit,  April 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0490: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: matching model; externalities; spatial dependence; unemployment outflows

Nominal Wage Rigidity and the Rate of Inflation

Stephen Nickell,  Glenda Quintini,  April 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0489: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: inflation; wage rigidity

Technological Innovation and Performance in the United Kingdom

Stephen Nickell,  John Van Reenen,  January 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0488: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: innovation; technology; productivity growth

Explaining Currency Crises: A Duration Model Approach

M M Tudela,  January 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0487: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: currency crises; speculative attacks; exchange rates; hazard functions; duration models

Product Standards, Trade Disputes and Protectionism

Daniel M. Sturm,  January 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0486: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: product standards; trade policy; environmental policy; political economy

Mind the Gaps: the Evolution of Regional Inequalities in the UK, 1982-1997

Gilles Duranton,  V Monastiriotis,  December 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0485: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wage equation; regional inequalities

Zipfs Law for Cities: An Empirical Examination

Y Ioannides,  Henry Overman,  November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0484: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: urban growth; zipf's law; gibrat's law; estimation of brownian motion

Cross Sectional Evolution of the US City Size Distribution

Y Ioannides,  Henry Overman,  November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0483: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: city size distribution; cross-sectional evolution; intradistribution mobility

Spatial Evolution of the US Urban System

Y Ioannides,  Henry Overman,  November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0482: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: urban growth; spatial evolution; economic geography

Neighbourhood Effects in Small Neighbourhoods

Henry Overman,  November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0481: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: education; decisions; neighbourhood effects; housing policy

Pension Problems and Reforms in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Romania

Stanislaw Gomulka,  November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0480: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: transition; pensions; reforms; enlargement

A Picture of Job Insecurity Facing British Men

Patricia Tracy Jones,  Stephen Nickell,  Glenda Quintini,  November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0479: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: insecurity; wages; unemployment

Numeracy, Literacy and Earnings: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth

C Dougherty,  November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0478: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: numeracy; literacy; basic skills; earnings

The Viability of Trade Union Organisation: A Bargaining Unit Analysis

P Willman,  November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0477: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unions; structure; strategy

Why Does Performance Pay De-Motivate: Financial Incentives versus Perfrormance Appraisal

Stephen French,  Katsuyuki Kubo,  David Marsden,  November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0476: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: performance related pay; incentives; performance measurement; organisational commitment; public sector

Macroeconomic Policies and Achievements in Transition Economies, 1989-1999

Stanislaw Gomulka,  November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0475: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: transition; sequencing; growth convergence; exchange rate regime; disinflation

Unemployment Dynamics, Duration and Equilibrium: Evidence from Britain

Simon Burgess,  H Turon,  November 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0474: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment dynamics; unemployment duration; unemployment flows; nonlinear dynamics; persistence

Factor Residuals in SUR Regressions: Estimating Panels Allowing for Cross Sectional Correlation

Donald Robertson,  James Symons,  October 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0473: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: panel data; cross sectional correlation; factor analysis

Wage Equations, Wage Curves and All That

Brian Bell,  Stephen Nickell,  Glenda Quintini,  September 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0472: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wages; unemployment

Whence Reform? A Critique of the Stiglitz Perspective

M Dabrowski,  Stanislaw Gomulka,  J Rostowski,  September 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0471: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: transition from communism; capitalism; china; russia; joseph stiglitz; clean slate policy; social capital

Looking Into the Black Box: A Survey of the Matching Function

Barbara Petrongolo,  Christopher A. Pissarides,  September 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0470: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: matching function; search; mismatch; beveridge curve; co-ordination failure; stock-flow matching; ranking; on-the-job search; space aggregation; time aggregation

Monetary Misconceptions

W.H. Buiter,  August 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0469: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: monetary policy; inflation targeting; new paradigm; stabilisation policy

Trade Unions and Industrial Injury in Great Britain

A. S. Litwin,  August 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0468: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unions; industrial injury; occupational injury; health and safety

Currency Areas, Policy Domains, and the Institutionalization of Fixed Exchange Rates

Peter B. Kenen,  August 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0467: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: monetary unions; exchange rate regimes; policy domains

A Simple Model of the Transformational Recession Under a Limited Mobility Constraint

Stanislaw Gomulka,  John Lane,  August 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0466: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: output falls; central europe; former soviet union; contractionary impact; relative prices; transition economies

Working on the Chain Gang? An Examination of Rising Effort Levels in Europe in the 1990s

Francis Green,  Steven  McIntosh,  August 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0465: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: work effort; international comparisons

R&D in Developing Countries: What Should Governments Do?

J.P. Neary,  July 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0464: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: r&d spillovers; r&d cooperative agreements; rjv's (research joint ventures); strategic trade and industrial policy; absorptive capacity

Employment Protection and Unemployment in an Efficiency Wage Model

Maia Güell,  July 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0463: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: firing costs; efficiency wages; unfair dismissal

Optimal Currency Areas: Why Does the Exchange Rate Regime Matter? (With an Application to UK Membership in EMU)

W.H. Buiter,  July 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0462: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: european economic and monetary union; asymmetric shocks; national sovereignty

Fixed-Term Contracts and Unemployment: An Efficiency Wage Analysis

Maia Güell,  July 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0461: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unemployment; firing costs; two-tier system; permanent contracts; fixed-term contracts

Per Capita Income Demand for Variety, and International Trade: Linder Reconsidered

P Ramezzana,  June 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0460: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: per capita income; product variety; international trade

Tenures that Shook the World: Worker Turnover in Russia, Poland and Britain

H Lehmann,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  June 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0459: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: job tenure; worker turnover; transition economics

Mapping the Two Faces of R&D: Productivity Growth in a Panel of OECD Industries

Rachel Griffith,  Stephen Redding,  John Van Reenen,  May 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0458: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: r and d; human capital; total factor productivity; convergence

Gender, Motivation, Experience and Wages

Joanna Swaffield,  May 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0457: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: experience; motivation; unobserved heterogeneity; gender wage differentiation

Impact of Work Experience and Training in the Current and Previous Occupations on Earnings: Micro Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth

C Dougherty,  May 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0456: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: earnings; work experience; training

Union Decline in Britain

Stephen Machin,  April 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0455: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: union recognition; union density; establishment age

Teachers Before the ''Threshold''

David Marsden,  April 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0454: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: school teachers; performance related pay; work motivation; public sector

The Right to Know: Disclosure of Information for Collective Bargaining and Joint Consultation

Howard Gospel,  G Lockwood,  P Willman,  April 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0453: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: disclosure of information; collective bargaining; joint consultation

Unions and the Sword of Justice: Unions and Pay Systems, Pay Inequality, Pay Discrimination and Low Pay

A Charlwood,  K Hansen,  David Metcalf,  March 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0452: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: unions; pay distribution; discrimination

Financial Integration and Asset Returns

P Martin,  H Rey,  February 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0451: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: financial integration; asset trade; transaction costs; cross-listing

Financial Super-Markets: Size Matters for Asset Trade

P Martin,  H Rey,  March 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0450: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: international macroeconomics; asset trade; transaction costs; incomplete markets

Labour Supply, Search and Taxes

Alan Manning,  February 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0449: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: labour supply; taxes; search

Employment Patterns in OECD Countries

Stephen Nickell,  Luca Nunziata,  March 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0448: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment; wages; inactivity

The Fallacy of the Fiscal Theory of the Price Level

W.H. Buiter,  March 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0447: Read Abstract
Tags: fiscal theory of the price level; ricardian fiscal rules; government budget constraint; price level indeterminacy

The Determinants Of Cross-Border Equity Flows

R Portes,  H Rey,  February 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0446: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: equity flows; cross-border portfolio investment; information asymmetries; gravity model

Nursery Cities: Urban Diversity, Process Innovation and the Life-Cycle of Products

Gilles Duranton,  Diego Puga,  February 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0445: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: cities; diversity; specialisation; innovation; learning; life-cycle

UK Philips Curves and Monetary Policy

Andrew Haldane,  Danny Quah,  February 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0444: Read Abstract
Tags: beliefs; inflation; natural rate; stability

The Relative Economic Importance of Academic, Psychological and Behavioural Attributes Developed on Chilhood

L Feinstein,  February 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0443: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: human capital; wages; unemployment; education

Cross Country Growth Comparison: Theory to Empirics

Danny Quah,  February 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0442: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: convergence; cross-section; regression; distribution dynamics; endogenous growth

Internet Cluster Emergence

Danny Quah,  February 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0441: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: distribution dynamics; economic geography; internet; location; space; time; toepitz; weightless economy

The Multi-Dimensional Nature of Labour Demmand and Skill Biased Technical Change

E Mellander,  February 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0440: Read Abstract
Tags: robustness test; labor quality; heterogeneous low-skilled; manufacturing application

Computers are even more important than you thought: An Analysis of the changing skill-intensity of jobs

A Felstead,  D Gallie,  Francis Green,  January 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0439: Read Abstract
Tags: skills; computer; education; training

Workers'' Transitions from Temporary to Permanent Employment: the Spanish Case

Maia Güell,  Barbara Petrongolo,  January 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0438: Read Abstract
Tags: permanent contract; temporary contracts; duration model

The Dynamics of International Specialisation

Stephen Redding,  January 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0437: Read Abstract
Tags: distribution dynamics; factor endowments; international trade; neoclassical model

The Effectiveness of Top Management Groups in Manufacturing Organisations

J Dawson,  Stephen Nickell,  M Patterson,  M West,  November 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0436: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Overeducation and Skills - Clarifying the Concepts

Francis Green,  Steven  McIntosh,  Anna Vignoles,  September 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0435: Read Abstract

Unemployment Clusters Across European Regions and Countries

Henry Overman,  Diego Puga,  August 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0434: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Diversity and Specialisation in Cities: Why, Where and When does it Matter?

Gilles Duranton,  Diego Puga,  August 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0433: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

A Cross-Country Comparison of the Determinants of Vocational Training

Steven  McIntosh,  August 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0432: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Looking into the Qualifications ''Black Box'': What can International Surveys Tell Us About Basic Competence?

Hilary Steedman,  August 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0431: Read Abstract

On the Home Market Effect: Theory and Empirical Evidence

F Trionfetti,  August 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0430: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Does Tax Smoothing Imply Smooth Taxes?

Andrew Scott,  June 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0429: Read Abstract
Paper copy now out of print.

Productivity Growth, Convergence, and Trade in a Panel of Manufacturing Industries

G Cameron,  J Proudman,  Stephen Redding,  June 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0428: Read Abstract
Paper copy now out of print.

The Currency Denomination of Public Debt and the Choice of the Monetary Regime

E Falcetti,  S Milner,  June 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0427: Read Abstract

Short Employment Spells in Italy, Germany and the UK: Testing the ''Port of Entry'' Hypothesis

B Contini,  l Pacelli,  C Villosio,  June 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0426: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

UDROP: A Small Contribution to the International Financial Architecture

W.H. Buiter,  A Sibert,  May 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0425: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Path Dependence, Endogenous Innovation and Growth

Stephen Redding,  May 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0424: Read Abstract

Alice in Euroland

W.H. Buiter,  April 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0423: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Economic Case for Reforming A Levels

Peter Dolton,  Anna Vignoles,  April 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0422: Read Abstract

Job Reallocation, Employment Fluctuations and Unemployment

Dale T. Mortensen,  Christopher A. Pissarides,  April 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0421: Read Abstract

Within-Firm Seniority Structure and Firm Performance

F Kramartz,  S Roux,  April 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0420: Read Abstract

The British National Minimum Wage

David Metcalf,  March 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0419: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Pretty Vacant: Recruitment in Low Wage Labour Markets

Alan Manning,  March 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0418: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Weightless Economy in Economic Development

Danny Quah,  March 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0417: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Reallocation of Labour: An International Comparison Using Job Tenure

Simon Burgess,  March 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0416: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Fickle Investors: An Impediment to Growth

Andrew Scott,  Harald Uhlig,  February 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0415: Read Abstract

Labour Reallocation, Labour Flaws and Labour Market Institutions: Evidence from Spain

J Jimeno,  C Serrano,  February 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0414: Read Abstract

The Mercantilist Index of Trade Policy

J Anderson,  J.P. Neary,  November 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0413: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Just Can''t Get Enough:More On Skill-Biassed Change and Labour Market Performance

Marco Manacorda,  Alan Manning,  January 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0412: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Labor Supply Dynamics, Unemployment and Human Capital Investments

E Wasmer,  November 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0411: Read Abstract
Paper copy now out of print.

Can Labour Supply Explain the Rise in Unemployment and Intergroup Wage Inequality in the OECD?

E Wasmer,  November 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0410: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Strategic Trade and Industrial PolicyTowards Dynamic Oligopolies

D Leahy,  J.P. Neary,  November 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0409: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Beat ''Em or Join ''Em: Export Subsidies versus International Research Joint Ventures in Oligopolistic Markets

J.P. Neary,  P O''Sullivan,  November 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0408: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Labour Market Institutions and Economic Performance

Richard Layard,  Stephen Nickell,  September 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0407: Read Abstract

Re-employment Probabilities and Returns to Matching

Barbara Petrongolo,  September 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0406: Read Abstract

If You''re Happy and You Know It...Job Satisfaction in the Low Wage Service Sector

D Brown,  Steven  McIntosh,  September 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0405: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Pre-school Educational Inequality? British Children in the 1970 Cohort

L Feinstein,  September 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0404: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Grime and Punishment: Job Insecurity and Wage Arrears in the Russian Federation

A Aquisti,  H Lehmann,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  September 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0403: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Regional Imbalances and Aggregate Performance in a Leading Sector Model of the Labour Market: An analysis of Italian data 1977-1991

Marco Manacorda,  Barbara Petrongolo,  September 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0402: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Globalisation, Productive Systems, and Inequalities

Gilles Duranton,  September 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0401: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Causes and Consequences of Long-Term Unemployment in Europe

Stephen Machin,  Alan Manning,  July 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0400: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Growing Skills in Europe: the Changing Skill Profiles of France, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden and the UK

A Murray,  Hilary Steedman,  July 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0399: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.

The Economics of Productive Systems: Segmentation and Skill-Biased Change

Gilles Duranton,  July 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0398: Read Abstract

Child Development and Success or Failure in the Youth Labour Market

Paul Gregg,  Stephen Machin,  July 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0397: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.

Sticky Prices and Volatile Output: or when is a Phillips Curve not a Phillips Curve?

M Ellison,  Andrew Scott,  July 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0396: Read Abstract

The Real Exchange Rate in Transition Economies

C Grafe,  C Wyplosz,  July 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0395: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Technological Innovations Slumps and Booms

Leonardo Felli,  F Ortalo-Magne,  July 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0394: Read Abstract

The Demand for Post-Compulsory Education in Four European Countries

Steven  McIntosh,  May 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0393: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Explaining International Differences in Male Wage Inequality by differences in Demand and Supply of Skill

E Leuven,  Hessel Oosterbeek,  H van Ophern,  May 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0392: Read Abstract

Technology in Growth

Louise C. Keely,  Danny Quah,  May 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0391: Read Abstract

(Not)Hanging on the Telephone: Payment systems in the New Sweatshops

Sue Fernie,  David Metcalf,  May 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0390: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.

Something in the way She Movcs: A Fresh Look at an Old Gap

Alan Manning,  Helen Robinson,  May 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0389: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Emergence of the Euro as an International Currency

G Alogoskoufis,  R Portes,  H Rey,  May 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0388: Read Abstract

Do wage subsidies Enhance Employability? Evidence from Australian Youth

J Richardson,  April 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0387: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Partial De-Regulation: Fixed-Term Contracts in Italy and Spain

P Adam,  P Canziani,  March 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0386: Read Abstract

Basic Competence in Mathematics: Swedish and English 16 Year Olds

Hilary Steedman,  Alison Wolf,  March 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0385: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The New Empirics of Economic Growth

S Durlauf,  Danny Quah,  March 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0384: Read Abstract

Mighty Good Thing: The Returns to Tenure

Alan Manning,  March 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0383: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Pre-School Education and Attainment in the NCDS and BCS

L Feinstein,  Donald Robertson,  James Symons,  March 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0382: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Annual Review 96-97

 December 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0381:
Paper copy now out of print.

Movin On Up: Interpreting the Earnings Experience Profile

Alan Manning,  January 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0380: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Regional Convergence from Local Isolated Actions: II Conditioning

Danny Quah,  December 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0379: Read Abstract

Regional Convergence from LocalIsolated Actions: I Historical Outcomes

Danny Quah,  December 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0378: Read Abstract

Agglomeration and Economic Development: Import Substitution versus Trade Liberalisation

Diego Puga,  Anthony J. Venables,  November 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0377: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

How to Compete: The Impact of Workplace Practices and Information Technology on Productivity

S Black,  L Lynch,  November 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0376: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Wage Curve in Italy and Spain. Are European Wages Flexible?

P Canziani,  November 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0375: Read Abstract

A Simple Test of the Shirking Model

Alan Manning,  J Thomas,  November 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0374: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Survival of National Bargaining in the Electrical Contracting Industry: A Deviant Case?

J Druker,  Howard Gospel,  October 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0373: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Revival of Apprenticeship Training in Britain

Howard Gospel,  October 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0372: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Incentives

Eric Maskin,  Yingyi Qian,  Chenggang Xu,  October 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0371: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Human Capital Investment and Innovation: What Are The Connections?

Stephen Nickell,  D Nicolitsas,  October 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0370: Read Abstract

Competition for Jobs in a Growing Economy and the Emergence of Dualism

E Wasmer,  October 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0369: Read Abstract

Equilibrium Urban Unemployment

E Wasmer,  Y Zenou,  October 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0368: Read Abstract

Implications of Skill-Biased Technological Change: International Evidence

E Berman,  J Bound,  Stephen Machin,  September 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0367: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

GCSE Grades and GNVQ Outcomes: Results of a Pilot Study

P Rudd,  Hilary Steedman,  September 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0366: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Caught In A Trap? Wage Mobility in Great Britain: 1975-94

Richard Dickens,  September 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0365: Read Abstract
Paper copy now out of print.

The Labour Market over the Business Cycle: Can Theory Fit the Facts?

S Millard,  Andrew Scott,  M Sensier,  September 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0364: Read Abstract

Specialisation Patterns in Europe

Mary Amiti,  September 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0363: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Beyond the Incidence of Training

S Black,  L Lynch,  September 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0362: Read Abstract

The Impact of Employment Tax Cuts on Unemployment and Wages: The Role of Unemployment Benefits and Tax Structure

Christopher A. Pissarides,  August 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0361: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Job Reallocation: Theory and Workplace Evidence

Karen Mumford,  P Smith,  July 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0360: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Hiring Function Reconsidered: On Closing the Circle

Karen Mumford,  P Smith,  July 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0359: Read Abstract

Firing Costs and Stigma: An Empirical Analysis

P Canziani,  July 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0358: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Imperfect Information

P Canziani,  July 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0357:

Agglomeration in a global Economy: A Survey

G Ottaviano,  Diego Puga,  August 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0356: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Measure for Measure: A Critical note on the National Targets for Education and Training and International Comparisons of Educational Attainment

Peter Robinson,  July 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0355: Read Abstract

The Myth of Parity of Esteem: Earnings and Qualifications

Peter Robinson,  July 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0354: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Recent Trends in Engineering and Construction Skill Formation - UK and Germany Compared

Hilary Steedman,  July 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0353: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Trade Liberalisation and Factor Mobility: An Overview

Anthony J. Venables,  July 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0352: Read Abstract

Long-Run Growth and Business Cycle Volatility

C Michelacci,  July 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0351: Read Abstract
Paper copy now out of print.

Demand and Supply: The Relationship between Price Elasticities and Profitability in the UK

N Menezes-Filho,  June 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0350: Read Abstract

European versus US Unemployment: Different Responses to Increased Demand for skill?

Richard Jackman,  Richard Layard,  Marco Manacorda,  Barbara Petrongolo,  June 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0349: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Random or Non-Random matching? Implications for the use of the UV 234 curve as a measure of matching effectiveness

Paul Gregg,  Barbara Petrongolo,  June 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0348: Read Abstract

Wage Subsidies for the Long Term Unemployed: A Search Theoretic Analysis

J Richardson,  May 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0347: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Pitfalls in the Theory of International Trade Policy: Concertina Reforms of Tariffs and Subsidies to High Technology Industries

J.P. Neary,  May 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0346: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

R&D Spillovers and the Case for Industrial Policy in an Open Economy

D Leahy,  J.P. Neary,  April 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0345: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Phillips Curves

P Clark,  D Laxton,  April 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0344: Read Abstract

Corporate Governance and Shareholder Rights in Russia

D Willer,  April 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0343: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Is Europe an Optimum Currency Area? A Reconsideration of the Evidence

M Nikolaki,  April 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0342: Read Abstract

Attainment in Secondary School

L Feinstein,  James Symons,  March 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0341: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Enterprises in Transition: Macroeconomic Influences on Enterprise Decision-Making and Performance

W.H. Buiter,  R Lagos,  H Rey,  March 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0340: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Some Dimensions of the ''Quality of Life'' during the British Industrial Revolution

Nicholas Crafts,  March 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0339: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Labour Market Policy and the Reallocation of Labour Across Sectors

Richard Jackman,  C Pauna,  March 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0338: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Domestic Jobs and Foreign Wages: Labour Demand in Swedish Multinationals

J Hatzius,  March 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0337: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Foreign Direct Investment

J Hatzius,  March 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0336: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Promoting an Effective Market Economy in a Changing World

W.H. Buiter,  R Lagos,  N Stern,  March 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0335: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Wage Bargaining in Japan: Why Employers and Unions Value Industry-Level Co-ordination

M. Sako,  March 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0334: Read Abstract

Aspects of Fiscal Performance in Some Transition Economies Under Fund-Supported Programs

W.H. Buiter,  March 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0333: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Annual Review 1995/96

 February 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0332:
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Can Active Labour Market Policy Work? Some Theoretical Considerations

J Richardson,  February 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0331: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Qualifications and the Labour Market in Britain: 1984-1994 Skill Biased Change in the Demand for Labour or Credentialism?

Marco Manacorda,  Peter Robinson,  February 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0330: Read Abstract

True Multilateral Indexes for International Comparisons of Purchasing Power and Real Income

J.P. Neary,  February 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0329: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

International Trade and Internal Organization

U Patel,  February 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0328: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Free to Choose? Dimensions of Private Sector Wage Contract Re-Negotiation since 1979

D Brown,  P Ingram,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  February 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0327: Read Abstract

The Price is Right: Inflation and Nominal Wage Adjustment in Britain

D Brown,  P Ingram,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  February 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0326: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Water Under the Bridge: Changes in Employment in Britain and the OECD

Peter Robinson,  February 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0325: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Empirics for Growth and Distribution

Danny Quah,  January 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0324: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Real Exchange Rate in India: Determinants and Targeting

U Patel,  P Srivastava,  January 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0323: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

International Trade and Currency Exchange

H Rey,  February 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0322: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Interpreting the ERM Crisis: Country-Specific and Systemic Issues

W.H. Buiter,  G Corsetti,  P Pesenti,  January 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0321: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

A Portfolio Approach to a Cross-Sectoral and Cross-National Investment Strategy in Transition Economics

W.H. Buiter,  R Lagos,  H Rey,  January 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0320: Read Abstract

Trading Arrangements and Industrial Development

Diego Puga,  Anthony J. Venables,  December 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0319: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Marshall''s ''Trees'' and the Global ''Forest'': Were ''Giant Redwoods Different?

L Hannah,  January 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0318: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Convergence as Distribution Dynamics (with or without Growth)

Danny Quah,  November 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0317: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Privatisation versus Competition: Changing Enterprise Behavior in Russia

J Earle,  S Estrin,  December 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0316: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Ownership Structures

J Earle,  S Estrin,  L Leshchenko,  November 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0315: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Rise and Fall of Regional Inequalities

Diego Puga,  November 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0314: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Skill, Training, Organisational Commitment and Unemployment: The Economics of a Labour Strategy Management

Francis Green,  November 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0313: Read Abstract

Self-Selection in The State School System

Donald Robertson,  James Symons,  November 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0312: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Do peer Groups Matter? Peer Groups versus Schooling Effects on Academic Attainment

Donald Robertson,  James Symons,  November 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0311: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Role and Influence of Trade Unions in the OECD

David Blanchflower,  October 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0310: Read Abstract

Does Innovation Encourage Investment in Fixed Capital?

Stephen Nickell,  D Nicolitsas,  October 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0309: Read Abstract

What Makes Firms Perform Well?

N Dryden,  Stephen Nickell,  D Nicolitsas,  October 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0308: Read Abstract

Skill Mismatch and Unemployment in OECD Countries

Marco Manacorda,  Barbara Petrongolo,  September 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0307: Read Abstract

The Evolution of Individual Male Earnings in Great Britain 1974-1994

Richard Dickens,  November 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0306: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Urbanisation Patterns: European vs Less Developed Countries

Diego Puga,  September 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0305: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

It Takes Two: Employment Polarisation in the OECD

Paul Gregg,  September 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0304: Read Abstract

Mind the Gap

Paul Gregg,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  August 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0303: Read Abstract

Measuring the Quality of Educational Outputs: A Note

Hilary Steedman,  July 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0302: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Gains From the Trade: The Hold Up Problem

M West,  July 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0301: Read Abstract

Intra-Industry Trade Firm Mobility and the Union Bargaining Game

M West,  July 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0300: Read Abstract

The Rise of China as an Economic Power

C Goodhart,  Chenggang Xu,  July 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0299: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Everyone''s A Winner?: Persistence in British Private Sector Wage Settlements

D Brown,  P Ingram,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  July 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0298: Read Abstract

Technology and Changes in Skill Structure: Evidence from an International Panel of Industries

Stephen Machin,  A Ryan,  John Van Reenen,  May 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0297: Read Abstract

Growing Into Work

David Blanchflower,  Richard Freeman,  June 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0296: Read Abstract

It''s Not What You Pay

Sue Fernie,  David Metcalf,  May 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0295: Read Abstract

Political and Gender Oppression as a Cause of Poverty

Peter Boone,  November 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0294: Read Abstract

Combatting Unemployment: Is Flexibility Enough?

Richard Jackman,  Richard Layard,  Stephen Nickell,  March 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0293: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

British Economic Policy and Industrial Performance in the Early Post-War Period

S Broadberry,  Nicholas Crafts,  May 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0292: Read Abstract

Observing Labour Market Adjustment: Employment in the US Construction Industry 1983-1990

C Dougherty,  March 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0291: Read Abstract

Convergence

Danny Quah,  March 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0290: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

No Title

 Withdrawn,  March 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0289:

Measuring the Effects of Credit Market Imperfections: A US Farmland Application

F Ortalo-Magne,  March 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0288: Read Abstract

Job Creation and Job Destruction in Great Britain in the 1980s

David Blanchflower,  Simon Burgess,  April 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0287: Read Abstract

Product Market Competition Wages and Productivity: International Evidence from Establishment-Level Data

David Blanchflower,  Stephen Machin,  April 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0286: Read Abstract

New Technology and Jobs: Comparative Evidence from a Two Country Study

David Blanchflower,  Simon Burgess,  April 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0285: Read Abstract
Paper copy now out of print.

Youth Labour Markets in 23 Countries: A Comparison Using Micro Data

David Blanchflower,  April 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0284: Read Abstract

Putting Training in Perspective: A Longitudinal Case Study Approach

C Dougherty,  March 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0283: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Job Creation and Job Destruction in a Transition Economy: Ownership

M Schaffer,  March 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0282: Read Abstract

Intergenerational Mobility in Britain

Lorraine Dearden,  Stephen Machin,  H Reed,  March 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0281: Read Abstract

Twin Peaks: Growth and Convergence in Models of Distribution Dynamics

Danny Quah,  January 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0280: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Spread of Industry: Spatial Agglomeration in Economic Development

Diego Puga,  February 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0279: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Trade Unions and Training Practices in British Workplaces

Francis Green,  Stephen Machin,  D Wilkinson,  February 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0278: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.

Innovation and Economic Growth

G Cameron,  February 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0277: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Would Cutting Payroll Taxes on the Unskilled Have a Significant Effect on Unemployment?

Brian Bell,  Stephen Nickell,  February 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0276: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Aggregate and Regional Disaggregate Fluctuations

Danny Quah,  February 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0275: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Regional Convergence Clusters Across Europe

Costas Megir,  Danny Quah,  February 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0274: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.

Annual Review 1994-95

 January 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0273:
Paper copy now out of print.

Politics and the Effectiveness of Foreign Aid

Peter Boone,  December 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0272: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.

The Changing Distribution of Male Wages in the UK

A Gosling,  Stephen Machin,  November 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0271: Read Abstract

Public Policy Towards R&D in Oligopolistic Industries

D Leahy,  J.P. Neary,  November 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0270: Read Abstract

Why is Consumption so Seasonal?

Andrew Scott,  October 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0269: Read Abstract

The Labour Market in Bulgaria

I Beleva,  Richard Jackman,  M Nenova-Amar,  October 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0268: Read Abstract

Preferential Trading Arrangements and Industrial Location

Diego Puga,  Anthony J. Venables,  October 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0267: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

How Does Financial Pressure Affect Firms?

Stephen Nickell,  D Nicolitsas,  October 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0266: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Economic Polices

Richard Jackman,  October 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0265: Read Abstract

Technological Progress

Dale T. Mortensen,  Christopher A. Pissarides,  September 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0264: Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.

Accounting for Strikes; Evidence from UK Manufacturing in the 1980s

D Nicolitsas,  September 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0263: Read Abstract

Regional Migration in Britain

Richard Jackman,  S Savouri,  September 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0262: Read Abstract

Macroeconomic Policy During a Transition to Monetary Union

W.H. Buiter,  August 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0261: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The British Disease Overcome? Living Standards

Peter Robinson,  August 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0260: Read Abstract

The Decline of the Swedish Model and the Limits to Active Labour Market Policy

Peter Robinson,  August 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0259: Read Abstract

Trade Union Strength

S Milner,  G Nombela,  August 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0258: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Convergence Empirics across Economies with (Some) Capital Mobility

Danny Quah,  August 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0257: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Job Flow Dynamics and Firing Restrictions

P Garibaldi,  August 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0256: Read Abstract

Labour Market Dynamics in OECD Countries

Stephen Nickell,  July 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0255: Read Abstract
Paper copy now out of print.

Measuring Core Inflation

Danny Quah,  Danny Quah,  Shaun P. Vahey,  July 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0254: Read Abstract

Empirics for Economic Growth and Convergence

Danny Quah,  July 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0253: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.

Dynamics of the Income Distribution across OECD Countries

J Andres,  A Lamo,  July 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0252: Read Abstract
Paper copy now out of print.

Learning by Doing

D Leahy,  J.P. Neary,  August 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0251: Read Abstract

Industrial Disputes and the Law in Spain

S Milner,  July 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0250: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Patterns of Employee Particpation and Industrial Democracy in UK ESOPs

J McDonald,  A Pendleton,  A Robinson,  N Wilson,  June 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0249: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Factor Mobility and International Trade

J.P. Neary,  July 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0248: Read Abstract

Budgetary Aspects of Stabilization and Strucutral Adjustment in India: The Painful Road to a Sustainable Fiscal-Financial-Monetary Plan

W.H. Buiter,  U Patel,  June 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0247: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

A Center-Periphery Model of Monetary Coordination and Exchange Rate Crises

W.H. Buiter,  G Corsetti,  P Pesenti,  June 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0246: Read Abstract

Capital Mobility

W.H. Buiter,  K Kletzer,  May 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0245: Read Abstract

Employment Protection Legislation and Labour Market Outcomes in Spain

David Metcalf,  S Milner,  G Nombela,  May 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0244: Read Abstract

Unemployment and Liquidity Constraints

V A Hajivassiliou,  Y Ioannides,  May 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0243: Read Abstract

Trade Unions and Financial Performance

Stephen Machin,  M Stewart,  May 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0242: Read Abstract

Management Practices and Unemployment

David Marsden,  May 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0241: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Impact of Industrial Relations Practices on Employment and Unemployment

David Marsden,  May 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0240: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Corporate Control and Balance of Powers

Daron Acemoglu,  May 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0239: Read Abstract

How Much Unemployment is Needed for Restructuring?: The Russian Experience

Richard Layard,  Ansgar Richter,  April 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0238: Read Abstract

Generational Accounts

W.H. Buiter,  April 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0237: Read Abstract

Search in the Labor Market

Daron Acemoglu,  April 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0236: Read Abstract

Unemployment and Wage Inequality in OECD Countries

Richard Jackman,  April 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0235: Read Abstract
Paper copy now out of print.

Banks, Firms, Bad Debts and Bankruptcy in Hungary 1991-4

J Bonin,  M Schaffer,  April 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0234: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.

Enterprise Adjustment in Poland: Evidence from a Survey of 200 Private

M Belka,  S Estrin,  M Schaffer,  I.J. Singh,  April 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0233: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Participation

Sue Fernie,  David Metcalf,  March 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0232: Read Abstract

Doing It Right? The US Labour Market Response to the 1980s/1990s

Richard Freeman,  March 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0231: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Does It Fit? Drawing Lessons from Differing Labor Practices

Richard Freeman,  March 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0230: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Cross-Sectional Firm Dynamics: Theory and Empirical Results from the Chemical Sector

R Koopmans,  A Lamo,  March 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0229: Read Abstract

Generating Equality and Eliminating Poverty the Swedish Way

A Bjorklund,  Richard Freeman,  March 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0228: Read Abstract

Remuneration Systems

J Jerger,  J Michaelis,  March 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0227: Read Abstract

What Can Active Labour Market Policy Do?

Richard Jackman,  March 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0226: Read Abstract

Economic Integration

Mary Amiti,  April 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0225: Read Abstract

An Exploration of Entry to and Exit from Self-Employment

P Abell,  H Khalaf,  D Smeaton,  February 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0224: Read Abstract

The Provision of Social Benefits in State Owned

S Estrin,  M Schaffer,  I.J. Singh,  February 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0223: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Role in Demand Management Policies in Reducing Unemployment

C Bean,  November 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0222: Read Abstract

Changes in the Relative Demand for Skills in the UK Labour Market

Stephen Machin,  January 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0221: Read Abstract

Gender

N Millward,  S Woodland,  January 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0220: Read Abstract
Paper copy now out of print.

Wages

Stephen Nickell,  D Nicolitsas,  December 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0219: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.

Labour Market Imperfrections and Thick Market Externalities from Innovation

Daron Acemoglu,  December 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0218: Read Abstract
Paper copy now out of print.

The Impact of the Law on Industrial Disputes in the 1980s: Report of a Survey of Public Transport Employers

J Elgar,  R Simpson,  November 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0217: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Impact of the Law on Industrial Disputes in the 1980s: Report of a Survey of Managers in the National Health Service

J Elgar,  R Simpson,  November 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0216: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.

Charting the Coverage of Collective Pay Setting Institutions 1895-1990

S Milner,  December 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0215: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Labour Markets with Company Wage Policies

Alan Manning,  December 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0214: Read Abstract
Paper copy now out of print.

The Yugoslav Hyperinflation and Stabilization of 1992-4

J Rostowski,  November 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0213: Read Abstract

The Dynamics of Urbanisation

Diego Puga,  November 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0212: Read Abstract

Training for Older Managers

P Warr,  October 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0211: Read Abstract

Dumping on Free Trade: The US Import Trade Laws

P Orzag,  Joseph Stiglitz,  October 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0210: Read Abstract

An Aggregate Time Series Analysis of Non-Agricultural Self-Employment in the UK

P Abell,  R Crouchley,  D Smeaton,  August 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0209: Read Abstract

Strategic Games Modles of Economic Integration

H Haller,  Y Ioannides,  May 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0208: Read Abstract

Monetary Union or Else?

H Haller,  Y Ioannides,  May 1995
Paper No' CEPDP0207: Read Abstract

Is there an Explanation for Rising Pay Inequality in the UK?

Peter Robinson,  August 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0206: Read Abstract
Paper copy now out of print.

International Trade and Scale Economies - A New Analysis

W Baumol,  R Gomory,  November 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0205:

The Effect of Minimum Wages on UK Agriculture

Richard Dickens,  Stephen Machin,  Alan Manning,  David Metcalf,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  S Woodland,  August 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0204: Read Abstract
Paper copy now out of print.

Estimating the Effect of Minimum Wages on Employment from the Distribution of Wages: A Critical View

Richard Dickens,  Stephen Machin,  Alan Manning,  August 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0203: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.

The British Labour Market in Historical Perspective: Changes in the Structure of Employment and Unemployment

Peter Robinson,  July 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0202: Read Abstract
Paper copy now out of print.

Internal Migration and the Unemployment in Germany: An Anglo-Irish Perspective

Manfred Keil,  A Newell,  July 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0201: Read Abstract

Who Gains and Who Loses from Russian Credit Expansion

Richard Layard,  Ansgar Richter,  July 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0200: Read Abstract

Mergers

P Abell,  M Cranna,  J Samuels,  July 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0199: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Spanish Pay Setting Institutions and Performance Outcomes

David Metcalf,  S Milner,  June 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0198: Read Abstract

The Impact of the Law on Industrial Disputes in the 1980s: Report of a Survey of Education Authorities

J Elgar,  R Simpson,  May 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0197: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Impact of the Law on Industrial Disputes in the 1980s: Report of a Survey of Construction Companies

J Elgar,  R Simpson,  May 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0196: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

How do we Know that Real Wages are Too High?

Alan Manning,  May 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0195: Read Abstract

The Impact of the Law on Industrial Disputes in the 1980s: Report of a Survey of Printing Employers

J Elgar,  R Simpson,  April 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0194: Full paper (pdf)

The Reallocation of Employment and the Role of Employment Protection Legislation

Simon Burgess,  April 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0193: Read Abstract
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Where did Europe Fail? A Disaggregate Comparison of Net Job Generation in the USA and Europe

Simon Burgess,  April 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0192: Read Abstract

Government Financial Transfers and Enterprise Adjustments in Russia

M Schaffer,  February 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0191: Read Abstract
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Whatever Happened to Apprenticeship Training

Howard Gospel,  February 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0190: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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The Decline of Apprenticeship Training in Britain

Howard Gospel,  February 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0189:
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Unemployment, Oil Prices and the Real Interest Rate: Evidence from Canada and the UK

A Carruth,  M Hooker,  A Oswald,  February 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0188: Read Abstract

External Shocks

J.P. Neary,  January 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0187: Read Abstract

Measuring the Restrictiveness of Trade Policy

J Anderson,  J.P. Neary,  January 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0186: Read Abstract

The Effect of Managerial Ownership of Shares and Voting Concentration on Performance

R Curcio,  January 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0185: Read Abstract

Seasonality in Dynamic Regression Models

Andrew C Harvey,  Andrew Scott,  January 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0184: Read Abstract

The Effects of Minimum Wages on Employment: Theory and Evidence from Britain

Richard Dickens,  Stephen Machin,  Alan Manning,  January 1994
Paper No' CEPDP0183: Read Abstract
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Competition and Corporate Performance

Stephen Nickell,  November 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0182: Read Abstract
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Real Interest Rates and Index Linked Gilts

Donald Robertson,  James Symons,  November 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0181: Full paper (pdf)

The Legacy of Communist Labor Relations

David Blanchflower,  Richard Freeman,  November 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0180: Read Abstract

Domestic Distortions and International Trade

J Anderson,  J.P. Neary,  November 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0179: Read Abstract

Hayek on Trade Unions: Social Philosopher or Propagandist?

R Richardson,  September 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0178: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Location Choice

S Van Wijnbergen,  Anthony J. Venables,  November 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0177: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Job Creation and Job Destruction in the UK Manufacturing Sector

J Konings,  October 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0176:
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Does the Regulatory System Matter? : A Comparison of Workplace Industrial Relations in Australia and Britain

W Brown,  P Marginson,  K Whitfield,  October 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0175: Read Abstract

ANNUAL REVIEW 92-93

 November 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0174:

A New Approach to Evaluating Trade Policy

J Anderson,  J.P. Neary,  October 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0173: Read Abstract

Intergration

P Krugman,  Anthony J. Venables,  October 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0172: Read Abstract
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Union Negotiators

J Elgar,  R Simpson,  October 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0171: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Can Russia Control Inflation?

Richard Layard,  September 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0170: Read Abstract

The Political Economy of Capital Controls

A Alesina,  V Grilli,  G Milesi-Feretti,  September 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0169: Read Abstract
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Did the Thatcher Reforms Change British Labour Market Performance?

David Blanchflower,  Richard Freeman,  August 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0168:
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Endogenous Growth and Intermediation in an ''Archipelago'' Economy

F Zilibotti,  August 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0167: Read Abstract
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A Rostovian Model of Endogenous Growth and Underdevelopment Traps

F Zilibotti,  August 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0166: Read Abstract
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The Conditions of Life

A Illarionov,  Richard Layard,  P Orzag,  August 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0165: Read Abstract

Wage Determination in Historically Planned Economies: The Case of Poland

J Rutkowski,  August 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0164: Read Abstract
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A Theory of Economic Fluctuations: Increasing Returns and Temporal Agglomerations

Daron Acemoglu,  Andrew Scott,  July 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0163: Read Abstract

Failure Buy-outs and Buy-Out Failure

C Ennew,  K Robbie,  N Wilson,  M Wright,  July 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0162: Read Abstract
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Labour Market Flows and the Evaluation of Labour Market Policies in Poland

H Lehmann,  July 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0161: Read Abstract
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The TUC''s Bridlington Principles and Interunion Competition

J Elgar,  R Simpson,  July 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0160: Read Abstract

The Implications of Rapid Private Sector Growth in Poland

J Rostowski,  July 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0159: Read Abstract
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Are Workers Paid their Marginal Product? Evidence from a Low Wage Labour Market

Stephen Machin,  Alan Manning,  S Woodland,  July 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0158: Read Abstract
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What Direction for Labor Market Institutions in Eastern and Central Europe?

Richard Freeman,  July 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0157: Read Abstract
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Industry and Firm Size Wage Differentials and Employment in Eastern Germany

L Bellmann,  June 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0156: Read Abstract
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Chinese Township Village Enterprises as Vaguely Defined Cooperations

M Weitzman,  Chenggang Xu,  June 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0155: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Why China''s Economic Reforms Differ: The M-Form Hierarchy and Entry/Expansion of the Non-State Sector

Yingyi Qian,  Chenggang Xu,  June 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0154: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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The Equal Pay Act as an Experiment to Test Theories of the Labour Market

Alan Manning,  June 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0153: Read Abstract

Mass Unemployment: International Experience and Lessons for Policy

Richard Jackman,  June 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0152: Read Abstract
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Transformation of British Industrial Relations? Institutions, Conduct and Outcomes 1980-1990

David Metcalf,  March 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0151: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

The Impact of Law on Industrial Disputes in the 1980''s: Report of a Survey of Engineering Employers

J Elgar,  R Simpson,  May 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0150: Read Abstract

The Dimensionality and Stability of Organizational Commitment: A Longitudinal Examination of Cook and Wall''s (1980) Organizational Commitment Scale (BOCS)

D Guest,  R Peccei,  May 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0149: Read Abstract

Job Search Activity and Changing Unemployment Benefit Entitlement: Pseudo-Panel Estimates for Britain

John Schmitt,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  May 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0148: Read Abstract

Unemployment Generosity and Unemployment

P Fortin,  Manfred Keil,  James Symons,  May 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0147: Read Abstract
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Asymmetries in the Cyclical Behaviour of UK Markets

Daron Acemoglu,  Andrew Scott,  May 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0146: Read Abstract
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Uses of the Workplace Industrial Relations Surveys by British Labour Economists

N Millward,  May 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0145: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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A Comparison of Changes in the Structure of Wages in Four OECD Countries

David Blanchflower,  L Katz,  G Loveman,  May 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0144: Read Abstract
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Reward Structures and the Allocation of Talent

Daron Acemoglu,  May 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0143: Read Abstract

The Inter-Enterprise Debt Explosion in the Former Soviet Union: Causes, Consequences, Cures

J Rostowski,  April 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0142: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Creating Stable Monetary Systems in Post-Communist Economies

J Rostowski,  April 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0141: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Trade Unions and the Dispersion of Earnings in UK Establishments

A Gosling,  Stephen Machin,  April 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0140: Read Abstract

The Effectiveness of the Restart Programme and Enterprise Allowance Scheme

H Lehmann,  April 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0139: Read Abstract

Evidence of Efficiency Wage Payments in UK Firm Level Panel Data

J Konings,  Patrick Paul Walsh,  April 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0138: Read Abstract

Equilibrium Locations of Vertically Linked Industries

Anthony J. Venables,  April 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0137: Read Abstract

Strikes and Non-Strike Action: Evidence on Relative Incidence

S Milner,  April 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0136: Read Abstract

Adaptive Forecasts

George W. Evans,  Seppo Honkapohja,  April 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0135: Read Abstract

Entrepreneurship

David Blanchflower,  A Oswald,  March 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0134: Read Abstract
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Five Weeks in the Life of the Pound: Interest Rates

Donald Robertson,  James Symons,  March 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0133: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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A Dynamic Index Model for Large Cross Sections

Danny Quah,  Thomas J. Sargent,  March 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0132: Read Abstract
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The Effect of Lower Hours of Work on Wages and Employment

G Houpis,  March 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0131: Read Abstract
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What has Happened to Union Recognition in Britain?

R Disney,  A Gosling,  Stephen Machin,  March 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0130: Read Abstract
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Industrial Relations and Economic Performance

David Metcalf,  March 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0129: Read Abstract
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The Right to Strike and the Law in Britain

R Simpson,  March 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0128: Read Abstract

Industrial Relations in Greenfield Sites

D Guest,  P Rosenthal,  March 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0127: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Endogenous Labour Market Segmentation in a Matching Model

Alan Manning,  March 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0126: Read Abstract
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The Disadvantage of Tying Their Hands: On the Political Economy of Policy Commitments

G Milesi-Feretti,  March 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0125: Read Abstract

On the Credibility of Big Bang Programs: A Note on Wage Claims and Soft Budget Constraints on Economies in Transition

F Coricelli,  G Milesi-Feretti,  March 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0124: Read Abstract

Do Anticipated Tax Changes Matter? Further Evidence from the United Kingdom

F Bagliano,  March 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0123: Read Abstract

The Changing Structure of Male Earnings in Britain

John Schmitt,  March 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0122: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Macroeconomic Consequences of Taxation in the ''80s

A Newell,  James Symons,  February 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0121: Read Abstract
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Cohort Size Effects on the Wages of Young Men in Britain 1961-89

Stephen Nickell,  February 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0120:

Consumer Confidence and Rational Expectations: Are Agents'' Beliefs Consistent with the Theory?

Daron Acemoglu,  Andrew Scott,  February 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0119: Read Abstract

Managing without the Closed Shop

S Dunn,  M Wright,  February 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0118: Read Abstract

Wage Indexation and the Time Consistency

G Milesi-Feretti,  February 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0117: Read Abstract

International Wage Curve

David Blanchflower,  A Oswald,  February 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0116: Read Abstract
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Wage Setting and the Tax System: theory and Evidence for the UK

Ben Lockwood,  Alan Manning,  January 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0115: Read Abstract

Patterns of Success: Twentieth Century Entrepreneurs in the Dictionary of Business Biography

O Blanchard,  January 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0114: Read Abstract

The Shorter Working Week in Engineering: Surrender without Sacrifice

R Richardson,  Marcus Rubin,  January 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0113: Read Abstract

In Search of a Stylised Fact: Do Real Wages Exhibit a Consistent Pattern of Cyclical Variability?

A Brandolini,  January 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0112: Read Abstract

The Causal Effects of an Industrial Policy

Chiara Criscuolo,  Ralf Martin,  Henry G. Overman,  John Van Reenen,  January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP01113: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Information

George W. Evans,  L Reichlin,  December 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0111: Read Abstract
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Job Creation and Job Destruction in the Theory of Unemployment

Dale T. Mortensen,  Christopher A. Pissarides,  May 1993
Paper No' CEPDP0110: Read Abstract
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Innovation and Financial Constraints Centralised and Decentralised Economies

Yingyi Qian,  Chenggang Xu,  November 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0109: Read Abstract
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Risk Aversion, Rural-Urban Wage Differentiation and Migration

Chenggang Xu,  November 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0108: Read Abstract
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Annual Report 91-92

 November 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0107:

Wage Claims, Income Policy and the Path of Output Inflation in a Formerly Centrally Planned Economy

G Milesi-Feretti,  October 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0106: Read Abstract

How Cynical can a Incumbent be? Strategic Policy in a Model of Government Spending

E Spolaone,  October 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0105: Read Abstract

The Impact of the Law on Industrial Disputes in the 1980s

J Elgar,  R Simpson,  October 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0104: Read Abstract
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Comparing Case Studies: An Introduction to Comparative Narratives

P Abell,  September 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0103: Read Abstract

The Eastern German Labour Market in Transition: Gross Flow Estimates from Panel Data

L Bellmann,  S Estrin,  H Lehmann,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  September 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0102: Read Abstract

Innovation, Cultural Values and the Management of Change in British Hospital Management

N Anderson,  M West,  September 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0101: Read Abstract

Unemployment, Consumption and Growth

C Bean,  Christopher A. Pissarides,  September 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0100: Read Abstract
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Management Consultancy: Dimensions of Client-Consultancy Relationships

J Fullerton,  M West,  September 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0099: Read Abstract
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An Economic Analysis of the Effects of Pre-Strike Ballots

Alan Manning,  September 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0098: Read Abstract

An Equilibrium Search-Matching Model of Discrimination

A Rosen,  September 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0097: Read Abstract

Self-Employment: Some Preliminary Findings

D Smeaton,  September 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0096: Read Abstract
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On Elephants and Blind Researchers: Methods for Accessing Culture in Organisations

V Locatelli,  M West,  September 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0095: Read Abstract

Collective Climates: A Test of their Socio-Psychological Significance

M Patterson,  R Payne,  M West,  September 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0094: Read Abstract

The Economics of Bankruptcy Reform

Philippe Aghion,  Oliver Hart,  John Moore,  August 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0093: Read Abstract
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Do Strikes Pay?

P Ingram,  David Metcalf,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  August 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0092: Read Abstract

Wage Negotiations and Capital Structure: A Strategic Bargaining Approach

Alberto Dalmazzo,  August 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0091: Read Abstract

Search Theory at Twenty-One

Christopher A. Pissarides,  August 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0090: Read Abstract
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Firms in Transition: Modelling Enterprise Adjustment

S Estrin,  P Hare,  July 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0089:
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Hedging, Multiple Contracting Equilibria& Nominal Contracts

Daron Acemoglu,  August 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0088: Read Abstract

The Determinants of Investment in Employee Owned Firms: Evidence from France

S Estrin,  D Jones,  July 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0087: Read Abstract

Economic and Monetary Union

C Bean,  July 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0086: Read Abstract
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Some Simple Dynamics of Transition from Command to Market Economy

Meghnad Desai,  S Estrin,  July 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0085: Read Abstract
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Nonlinear Dynamics, Entitlement Rules and the Cyclical Behaviour of the Personal Income Distribution

A Brandolini,  July 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0084: Read Abstract

A Proposal on How to Introduce a Currency Board Based Monetary System in the Republic of Latvia

J Rostowski,  June 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0083: Read Abstract
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Delegation through Managerial Contracts: Is Hiring a Manager a Good Idea?

Daron Acemoglu,  June 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0082: Read Abstract

Unemployment in the OECD Countries

Richard Layard,  Stephen Nickell,  June 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0081:
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Minimum Wages

Stephen Machin,  Alan Manning,  June 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0080: Read Abstract
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The Employer Size-Wage Effect: Is Monopsony the Explanation?

Francis Green,  Stephen Machin,  Alan Manning,  June 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0079: Read Abstract

Training at Work: A Comparison of US and US and British Youths

David Blanchflower,  L Lynch,  June 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0078: Read Abstract
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Wages, Unions, Insiders and Product Market Power

Stephen Nickell,  J Vainiomaki,  S Wadhwani,  May 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0077: Read Abstract
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Dispute Deterrence: Evidence on Final-Offer Arbitration

S Milner,  May 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0076: Read Abstract

Motivation and Performance Related Pay in the Public Sector: A Case Study of the Inland Revenue

David Marsden,  R Richardson,  May 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0075: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Search Unemployment with on-the-job Search

Christopher A. Pissarides,  May 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0074: Read Abstract

Unemployment Benefits and Labour Market Transitions in Britain

Jonathan Wadsworth,  April 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0073: Read Abstract
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Learning about Others Actions and the Investment Accelerator

Daron Acemoglu,  June 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0072: Read Abstract

European Unemployment: A Survey

C Bean,  March 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0071:

Matching and Unemployment Dynamics in a Model of Competition Between Employed and Unemployed Job Searchers

Simon Burgess,  March 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0070: Read Abstract
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A Simple Model of Disinflation and the Optimality of doing Nothing

G Milesi-Feretti,  March 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0069: Read Abstract

Banking in Transition: Development and Current Problems in Hungary

S Estrin,  P Hare,  M Suranyi,  March 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0068: Read Abstract

The Economy of Poland

M Schaffer,  March 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0067: Read Abstract

The Economic Effects of Multiple Unionism: Evidence from the 1984 Workplace Industrial Relations Survey

Stephen Machin,  M Stewart,  John Van Reenen,  February 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0066: Read Abstract

How Robust is the Microeconomic theory of the Trade Union?

Alan Manning,  March 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0065: Read Abstract

Pay-Setting, Self-Employment and the Unions: Themes of the 1980s

A Oswald,  February 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0064: Read Abstract

Productivity Growth, Wage Setting and the Equilibrium Rate of Unemployment

Alan Manning,  March 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0063: Read Abstract

Wage Bargaining and the Phillips Curve: The Identification and Specification of Aggregate Wage Equations

Alan Manning,  February 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0062:

An Endogenous Skill Loss Model of Long-Term Unemployment

Daron Acemoglu,  January 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0061: Read Abstract
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Incomplete Information Bargaining and Business Cycles

Daron Acemoglu,  January 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0060: Read Abstract

Secondary Currencies in the Russian Hyperinflation and Stabilization of 1921-24

J Rostowski,  J Shapiro,  January 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0059: Read Abstract
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Secondary Currencies and High Inflation. Implications for Monetary Theory and Policy

P Auerbach,  G Davison,  February 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0058: Read Abstract
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Regional Migration versus Regional Commuting: The Identification of Housing and Employment Flows

Richard Jackman,  S Savouri,  January 1992
Paper No' CEPDP0057: Read Abstract

Annual Report

 November 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0056:

A Longitudinal Analysis of Young Entrepreneurs in Australia and the United States

David Blanchflower,  B Meyer,  November 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0055: Read Abstract

Firms'' Debt and Finite-Horizon Wage Bargaining

Alberto Dalmazzo,  November 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0054: Read Abstract

Do Good or Do Well? Public Debt Management in a Two-Party Economy

G Milesi-Feretti,  October 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0053: Read Abstract

Flow and Stock Analysis of Polish Unemployment: January 1990 - May 1991

M Gora,  H Lehmann,  October 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0052: Read Abstract

Polish Economic Reform: Principles

Stanislaw Gomulka,  October 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0051: Read Abstract
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How to Privatise

O Blanchard,  Richard Layard,  August 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0050: Read Abstract

Signals and Cycles Productivity Growth and Changes in Union Status in British Companies

Paul Gregg,  Stephen Machin,  David Metcalf,  August 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0049: Read Abstract

Strike Incidence and Duration in British Manufacturing Industry in the 1980s

P Ingram,  David Metcalf,  August 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0048: Read Abstract

Regional Wage Determination in Great Britain

Richard Jackman,  S Savouri,  July 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0047: Read Abstract

How Valuable is Patent Protection? Estimates by Technology Field Using Patent Renewal Data

Mark Schankerman,  July 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0046: Read Abstract

A Simple Estimation of the NAIRU in the Japanese Economy: 1953-85

Y Kurosaka,  July 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0045: Read Abstract

Some Strange Properties of Panel Data Estimators

Donald Robertson,  James Symons,  July 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0044: Read Abstract

Output, Inflation and the ERM

Donald Robertson,  James Symons,  July 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0043:

Real Wage Determination and Rent-Sharing in Collective Bargaining Agreements

L Christofides,  A Oswald,  July 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0042: Read Abstract

Efficient and Inefficient Employment Outcomes: A Study Based on Canadian Contract Data

L Christofides,  A Oswald,  July 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0041: Read Abstract

Financial Control in the Transition to a Market Economy

R McKinnon,  July 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0040:

An Empirical Study of Unemployment and the Number of Children in Care

A Carruth,  A Oswald,  June 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0039: Read Abstract

A Test of the Effect of Benefits on Search Activity in a Model of Endogenous Job Offer Arrivals

John Schmitt,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  June 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0038: Read Abstract
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Nonlinear Dynamics in a Structural Model of Employment

Simon Burgess,  June 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0037: Read Abstract

A Note in the Polish State-Owned Enterprise Sector in 1990

M Schaffer,  August 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0036: Read Abstract

Endogenous Separations in a Matching Model

A Newell,  James Symons,  June 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0035: Read Abstract

Ageing and Economic Performance

Paul Johnson,  June 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0034: Read Abstract

The Causes of Recession following Stabilization

Stanislaw Gomulka,  Paul Johnson,  June 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0033: Read Abstract

The Causes of Ireland's Unemployment

Andrew Newell,  James Symons,  May 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0032: Read Abstract

Privatization in Hungary

I Grosfeld,  P Hare,  May 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0031: Read Abstract
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Self-Employment and Mrs Thatcher''s Enterprise

David Blanchflower,  A Oswald,  May 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0030: Read Abstract
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Efficiency Wages and Local Versus Central Bargaining

A Rodseth,  June 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0029: Read Abstract
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Are Employment Policies Counterproductive When Wage Setting is Centralised?

A Rodseth,  June 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0028: Read Abstract

Regional Migration in Britain: An Analysis of Gross Flows using NHS Central Register Data

Richard Jackman,  S Savouri,  March 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0027: Read Abstract

Productivity Growth in UK Companies

Stephen Nickell,  S Wadhwani,  M Wall,  March 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0026: Read Abstract

The Costs of Employee Share Ownership Schemes

J Barnes,  R Richardson,  March 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0025: Read Abstract
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The Impact of Employee Share Ownership on Worker Attitudes. A Longitudinal Case Study

P Dewe,  S Dunn,  R Richardson,  March 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0024: Read Abstract

Survivability and Degeneration in Employee-Owned Firms: Evidence from France

S Estrin,  D Jones,  March 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0023: Read Abstract

A Century of UK Strike Activity: An Alternative Perspective

David Metcalf,  S Milner,  February 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0022: Read Abstract

Authority in Employment Contracts: A Bilateral Bargaining Model

Alan Manning,  February 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0021: Read Abstract

The Effects of union Density of Wages and Employment: A Dynamic Monopoly Union Model

Alan Manning,  February 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0020: Read Abstract

Pre-Strike Ballots and Wage-Employment Bargaining

Alan Manning,  February 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0019: Read Abstract

The Effects of Changes in a Firm''s Product Market Power on Wages

J Vainiomaki,  S Wadhwani,  February 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0018: Read Abstract

Labour Managed vs Private Firms: An Empirical Comparison of Cooperatives and Private Firms in Central Italy

W Bartlett,  J Cable,  S Estrin,  D Jones,  C Smith,  January 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0017: Read Abstract

Annual Review 1989-1990

Richard Blundell,   January 1991
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An Aggregate Model of the Canadian)

Manfred Keil,  James Symons,  January 1991
Paper No' CEPDP0015: Read Abstract

A New Method of Long-Run Growth Accounting with Applications to the Soviet Economy 1928-87 and the US Economy 1949-78

Stanislaw Gomulka,  M Schaffer,  November 1990
Paper No' CEPDP0014: Read Abstract

Macroeconomic Adjustment and Poverty in Selected Developed Countries

Christopher A. Pissarides,  November 1990
Paper No' CEPDP0013: Read Abstract

Who are the Unemployed?

Christopher A. Pissarides,  Jonathan Wadsworth,  November 1990
Paper No' CEPDP0012: Read Abstract

Labour Market Policies and Unemployment in the OECD

Richard Jackman,  Christopher A. Pissarides,  S Savouri,  November 1990
Paper No' CEPDP0011: Read Abstract

The External Constraint in the UK

C Bean,  September 1990
Paper No' CEPDP0010: Read Abstract

Female Labour Supply and On-the-Job Search: An Empirical Model Estimated using Complementary Data Sets

M Arellano,  Costas Megir,  Mary Silles,  August 1990
Paper No' CEPDP0009: Read Abstract

Wage Determination: An Assessment of Returns to Education, Occupation, Region and Industry in Great Britain

R Moghadam,  August 1990
Paper No' CEPDP0008: Read Abstract

Another Look at the Instrumental Variable Estimation of Error-Components Models

M Arellano,  O Bover,  August 1990
Paper No' CEPDP0007: Read Abstract

Labour Hoarding and Future Open Unemployment in Eastern Europe: The Case of Polish Industry

M Rutowski,  July 1990
Paper No' CEPDP0006: Read Abstract

Going different ways: Unionism in the US and other advanced OECD CountriesF

David Blanchflower,  Richard Freeman,  May 1990
Paper No' CEPDP0005: Read Abstract

Understanding Unemployment

Richard Layard,  May 1990
Paper No' CEPDP0004: Read Abstract

Economic Change in Poland

O Blanchard,  Richard Layard,  May 1990
Paper No' CEPDP0003: Read Abstract

Wage Bargaining and Incomes Policy: Possible lessons for Eastern Europe

Richard Layard,  Diane J. Reyniers,  May 1990
Paper No' CEPDP0002: Read Abstract

Mismatch: A Framework for Thought

Richard Jackman,  Richard Layard,  S Savouri,  May 1990
Paper No' CEPDP0001: Read Abstract