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CEP Election Analysis
The UK's Regional Divide: Can Policy Make a Difference
Henry  Overman,  June 2017
Paper No' CEPEA042: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

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CEP Discussion Paper
Quantitative Spatial Economics
Stephen J.  Redding,  Esteban  Rossi-Hansberg,  October 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1452: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece Magazine Article
In brief: Investing in roads
Nathaniel  Baum-Snow,  Loren  Brandt,  Vernon  Henderson,  Matthew  Turner,  Qinghua  Zhang,  October 2016
Paper No' CEPCP483: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 21 (2) Autumn2016 pages: 22-23

This article summarises ‘Highways, Market Access and Urban Growth in China’ by Nathaniel Baum-Snow, Loren Brandt, Vernon Henderson, Matthew Turner and Qinghua Zhang, SERC/Urban Programme Discussion Paper No. 200, June 2016.
CEP Discussion Paper
Commuting, Migration and Local Employment Elasticities
Ferdinando  Monte,  Stephen J.  Redding,  Esteban  Rossi-Hansberg,  November 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1385: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
What Makes Cities More Productive? Agglomeration Economies and the Role of Urban Governance: Evidence from 5 OECD Countries
Rudiger  Ahrend,  Emily  Farchy,  Ioannis  Kaplanis,  Alexander C.  Lembcke,  July 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0178: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Spillovers from Immigrant Diversity in Cities
Abigail  Cooke,  Thomas  Kemeny,  June 2015
Paper No' SERCD0175: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Election Analysis
#ElectionEconomics: The Research Evidence on Key Issues for Voters in the 2015 UK General Election
Ghazala  Azmat,  Brian  Bell,  Jonathan  Colmer,  Antoine  Dechezleprêtre,  Swati  Dhingra,  Christian  Hilber,  Stephen  Machin,  Alan  Manning,  Ralf  Martin,  Alistair  McGuire,  Sandra  McNally,  Gianmarco  Ottaviano,  Henry  Overman,  Isabelle  Roland,  Thomas  Sampson,  Anna  Valero,  John  Van Reenen,  Jonathan  Wadsworth,  Gill  Wyness,  Gabriel  Zucman,  April 2015
Paper No' CEPEA034: Read Abstract | Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)
CEP Election Analysis
The Economic Performance of UK Cities: Can Urban and Regional Policy Make a Difference to the North-South Divide
Henry  Overman,  March 2015
Paper No' CEPEA025: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Election Analysis
The Economic Value of Local Social Networks
Frank  Ethridge,  Maryann  Feldman,  Tom  Kemeny,  Ted  Zoller,  January 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0170: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
City of Dreams
Jorge  De la Roca,  Gianmarco I. P.  Ottaviano,  Diego  Puga,  October 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1305: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Hard Times, New Directions? The Impact of Local Government Spending Cuts in London (Interim Report Summary)
Amanda  Fitzgerald,  Ruth  Lupton,  January 2014
Paper No' SPCCRN008: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Do Inventors Talk to Strangers? On Proximity and Collaborative Knowledge Creation
Riccardo  Crescenzi,  Max  Nathan,  Andrés  Rodríguez-Pose,  January 2014
Paper No' SERCDP0153: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
'Do Inventors Talk to Strangers? On Proximity and Collaborative Knowledge Creation', Riccardo Crescenzi, Max Nathan, Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, Research Policy, Volume 45, Issue 1, February 2016
CEP Discussion Paper
Immigrant Diversity and Economic Development in Cities: A Critical Review
Thomas  Kemeny,  November 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0149: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Here Be Startups: Exploring a young digital cluster in Inner East London
Max  Nathan,  Emma  Vandore,  November 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0146: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Here be startups: exploring London’s Tech City digital cluster by Max Nathan and Emma Vandore, Environment and Planning A, Volume 46, Issue 10 April 2014
CEP Discussion Paper
Cultural Diversity, Cities and Innovation: firm Effects or City Effects?
Neil  Lee,  October 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0144: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece Magazine Article
The economic future of British cities
Henry  Overman,  June 2013
Paper No' CEPCP389: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (1) Summer2013 pages: 02-May-2015 00:00:00
CentrePiece Magazine Article
The Urban Wage Growth Premium: Sorting or Learning?
Sabine  D'Costa,  Henry G.  Overman,  May 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0135: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Regional Science and Urban Economics, Volume 48, September 2014
CentrePiece Magazine Article
Urban Area and Hinterland: Defining Large Cities in England, Scotland and Wales in terms of their constituent neighbourhoods
Alex  Fenton,  April 2013
Paper No' SPCCRN004: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece Magazine Article
How Far Do England’s Second-Order Cities Emulate London as Human-Capital ‘Escalators’?
Tony  Champion,  Mike  Coombes,  Ian  Gordon,  March 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0132: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece Magazine Article
Top Team Demographics, Innovation and Business Performance: Findings from English Firms and Cities 2008-9
Max  Nathan,  March 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0129: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
The Economics of Density: Evidence from the Berlin Wall
Gabriel M.  Ahlfeldt,  Stephen J.  Redding,  Daniel M.  Sturm,  Nikolaus  Wolf,  September 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0118: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
Agglomeration Externalities and Urban Growth Controls
Wouter  Vermeulen,  October 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0093: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
'Agglomeration externalities and urban growth controls', Wouter Vermeulen, Journal of Economic Geography, Volume 17, Issue 1, January 2017
CEP Discussion Paper
Ethnic Inventors, Diversity and Innovation in the UK: Evidence from Patents Microdata
Max  Nathan,  October 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0092: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Same difference? Minority ethnic inventors, diversity and innovation in the UK, Max Nathan, Journal of Economic Geography Volume 15, Issue 1, January 2015
CEP Discussion Paper
Does Cultural Diversity Help Innovation in Cities: Evidence from London Firms
Neil  Lee,  Max  Nathan,  February 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0069: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Cultural Diversity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship: Firm-level Evidence from London by Max Nathan and Neil Lee, Economic Geography Volume 89, Issue 4, October 2013
CEP Discussion Paper
The Economics of Super-Diversity: Findings from British Cities, 2001-2006
Max  Nathan,  February 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0068: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
The Long Term Impacts of Migration in British Cities: Diversity, Wages, Employment and Prices
Max  Nathan,  February 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0067: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
The Impact of Aging and Technological Relatedness on Agglomeration Externalities: A Survival Analysis
Ron  Boschma,  Martin  Henning,  Frank  Neffke,  November 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0036: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
The Fluctuating Record of Economic Regeneration in England's Second-Order City Regions, 1984-2007
Tony  Champion,  Alan  Townsend,  October 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0033: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
The Productivity Advantages of Large Cities: Distinguishing Agglomeration from Firm Selection
PierrePhilippe  Combes,  Gilles  Duranton,  Laurent  Gobillon,  Diego  Puga,  Sébastien  Roux,  October 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0027: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Urban Growth Drivers in a Europe of Sticky People and Implicit Boundaries
Paul  Cheshire,  Stefano  Magrini,  November 2008
Paper No' SERCDP0010: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CASE Reports
Transforming Cities across Europe: An interim report on problems and progress
Jorg  Ploger,  Anne  Power,  Astrid  Winkler,  March 2008
Paper No' CASEreport 49: Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.
CASE Reports
Leipzig City Report
Jorg  Ploger,  December 2007
Paper No' CASEreport 42: Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.
CEP Discussion Paper
The Log of Gravity
Joao  Santos Silva,  Silvana  Tenreyro,  July 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0701: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
Zipf's Law for Cities: A Cross Country Investigation
Kwok Tong  Soo,  July 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0641: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Spatial Disparities in Developing Countries: Cities, Regions and International Trade
Anthony J.  Venables,  November 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0593: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Communication Externalities in Cities
Sylvie  Charlot,  Gilles  Duranton,  November 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0592: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
From Sectoral To Functional Urban Specialisation
Gilles  Duranton,  Diego  Puga,  September 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0511: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)