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CEP Discussion Paper
International Expansion and Riskiness of Banks
Irene Sanchez  Arjona,  Ester  Faia,  Gianmarco  Ottaviano,  April 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1481: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
What Drives Differences in Management?
Nicholas  Bloom,  Erik  Brynjolfsson,  Lucia  Foster,  Ron  Jarmin,  Megha  Patnaik,  Itay  Saporta-Eksten,  John  Van Reenen,  March 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1470: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Distorted Monopolistic Competition
Kristian  Behrens,  Giordano  Mion,  Yasusada  Murata,  Jens  Suedekum,  December 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1457: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Choice and Competition in Public Service Provision
Timothy  Besley,  James M.  Malcolmson,  August 2016
Paper No' PEP 29: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Product Mix and Firm Productivity Responses to Trade Competition
Thierry  Mayer,  Marc J.  Melitz,  Gianmarco I. P.  Ottaviano,  July 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1442: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Does Competition from Private Surgical Centres Improve Public Hospitals' Performance? Evidence from the English National Health Service
Zack  Cooper,  Stephen  Gibbons,  Matthew  Skellern,  June 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1434: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Management as a Technology?
Nicholas  Bloom,  Raffaella  Sadun,  John  Van Reenen,  June 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1433: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
The Price Ain't Right? Hospital Prices and Health Spending on the Privately Insured
Zack  Cooper,  Stuart  Craig,  Martin  Gaynor,  John  Van Reenen,  December 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1395: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece Magazine Article
Healthcare: how competition can improve management quality and save lives
Nicholas  Bloom,  John  Van Reenen,  November 2015
Paper No' CEPCP454: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 20 (2) Autumn2015

Further reading: earlier version available as CEP Discussion Paper No. 983

This paper has been published as:
The Impact of Competition on Management Quality: Evidence from Public Hospitals,Nicholas Bloom, Carol Propper, Stephan Seiler and John Van Reenen, Review of Economic Studies 82, January 2015
CEP Discussion Paper
Media, Markets and Institutional Change: Evidence from the Protestant Reformation
Jeremiah  Dittmar,  Skipper  Seabold,  August 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1367: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece Magazine Article
Family business: management effort and firm performance
Oriana  Bandiera,  Andrea  Prat,  Raffaella  Sadun,  July 2015
Paper No' CEPCP450: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 20 (1) Summer2015 pages: 6-8

This article summarises ‘Managing the Family Firm: Evidence from CEOs atWork’ by Oriana Bandiera, Andrea Prat and Raffaella Sadun, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1250.
CEP Election Analysis
Health: How Will the NHS Fare in a Cold Climate?
Alistair  McGuire,  John  Van Reenen,  April 2015
Paper No' CEPEA028: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
The Roles of Import Competition and Export Opportunities for Technical Change
Claudia  Steinwender,  February 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1334: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
Cheap Imports and the Loss of U.S. Manufacturing Jobs
Abigail  Cooke,  Thomas  Kemeny,  David  Rigby,  November 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0148: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CentrePiece Magazine Article
Free to choose? The impact of healthcare reform
Martin  Gaynor,  Carol  Propper,  Stephan  Seiler,  June 2013
Paper No' CEPCP397: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (1) Summer2013 pages: 26-28

This article summarises 'Free to choose? Reform and demand response in the National Health Service' by Martin Gaynor, Carol Propper and Stephan Seiler, CEP Discussion Paper No.1179, November 2012
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
The Political Economy of Deforestation in the Tropics
Robin  Burgess,  Matthew  Hansen,  Benjamin   Olken,  Peter  Potapov,  Stefanie   Sieber,  April 2012
Paper No' EOPP 037: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)

This paper is an extension of CEP DP 988
CEP Discussion Paper
Enfranchisement and Representation: Italy 1909-1913
Valentino  Larcinese,  December 2011
Paper No' EOPP 032: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece Magazine Article
Big ideas: Innovation Policy
John  Van Reenen,  October 2011
Paper No' CEPCP346: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (2) Autumn2011 pages: 02-May-2015 00:00:00
CentrePiece Magazine Article
From Russia with Love: The Impact of Relocated Firms on Incumbent Survival
Oliver  Falck,  Christina  Guenther,  Stephan  Heblich,  William R.  Kerr,  August 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0088: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Racial Discrimination and Competition
Ross  Levine,  Alexey  Levkov,  Yona  Rubinstein,  August 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1069: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Tax Competition Among Local Governments: Evidence from a Property Tax Reform in Finland
Teemu  Lyytikäinen,  June 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0082: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
DECENTRALIZATION AND GOVERNANCE
Jean-Paul  Faguet,  June 2011
Paper No' EOPP 027: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece Magazine Article
In brief: Competition in the public sector: good for the goose, good for the gander?
Zack  Cooper,  June 2011
Paper No' CEPCP341: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (1) Summer2011 pages: 14-15

See also NHS Reforms: CEP Research Evidence and Policy Recommendations
CASE Papers
Fiscal costs of climate mitigation programmes in the UK: A challenge for social policy?
Ian  Gough,  Sam  Marden,  June 2011
Paper No' CASE/145: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
Productivity Spreads, Market Power Spreads and Trade
Ralf  Martin,  September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0997: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece Magazine Article
In brief: Producing superstars for the economic World Cup
Lant  Pritchett,  Martina  Viarengo,  July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP310: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer2010 pages: 08-Sep-2015 00:00:00
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
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This paper has been published as:
The Impact of Competition on Management Quality: Evidence from Public Hospitals, Nicholas Bloom, Carol Propper, Stephan Seiler and John Van Reenen, The Review of Economic Studies, January 2015
CEP Discussion Paper
Imperfect Competition in the Labour Market
Alan  Manning,  May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0981: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Does Hospital Competition Save Lives? Evidence from the English NHS Patient Choice Reforms
Zack  Cooper,  Steve  Gibbons,  Simon  Jones,  Alistair  McGuire,  January 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0041: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Trade, Wages and Productivity
Kristian  Behrens,  Giordano  Mion,  Yasusada  Murata,  Jens  Südekum,  October 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0029: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Economics of Industry Discussion Paper Series
Second-Hand Markets and Collusion by Manufacturers of Semidurable Goods
Pasquale  Schiraldi,  September 2009
Paper No' EI 48: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Trade, Wages and Productivity
Kristian  Behrens,  Giordano  Mion,  Yasusada  Murata,  Jens  Südekum,  July 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0942: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Trade, wages and productivity, Kristian Behrens, Giordano Mion, Yasusada Murata and Jens Südekum, International Economic Review, Volume 55, Issue 4, November 2014
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
Candidate nomination procedures and political selection: evidence from Latin American parties
Fernando  Aragon,  January 2009
Paper No' EOPP 003: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Product Market Deregulation and the U.S. Employment Miracle
Monique  Ebell,  Christian  Haefke,  June 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0874: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Multinational Firms, Monopolistic Competition and Foreign Investment Uncertainty
Arunish  Chawla,  April 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0866: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Urban Density and Pupil Attainment
Steve  Gibbons,  Olmo  Silva,  May 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0080: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Political Economy and Public Policy Discussion Paper Series
TESTING MODELS OF DISTRIBUTIVE POLITICS USING EXIT POLLS TO MEASURE VOTER PREFERENCES AND PARTISANSHIP
Valentino  Larcinese,  James M.  Snyder, Jr.,  Cecilia  Testa,  April 2006
Paper No' PEPP 19: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
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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This paper has been published as:
'Measuring and Explaining Management Practices Across Firms and Nations', Nick Bloom and John Van Reenen, Quarterly Journal of Economics (2007) 122 (4), 1351-1408.
CEP Special Report
Work-Life Balance, Management Practices and Productivity
Nick  Bloom,  Tobias  Kretschmer,  John  Van Reenen,  January 2006
Paper No' CEPSP16: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEE Discussion Paper
Competition, Choice and Pupil Achievement
Steve  Gibbons,  Steve  Gibbons,  Stephen  Machin,  Olmo  Silva,  January 2006
Paper No' CEEDP0056: Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Productivity Dispersion, Competition and Productivity Measurement
Ralf  Martin,  May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0692: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

New Additional Software: Estimating firm level TFP
CEP Discussion Paper
How Does Product Market Competition Shape Incentive Contracts?
Vicente  Cuñat,  María  Guadalupe,  May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0687: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Product Market Competition Returns to Skill and Wage Inequality
María  Guadalupe,  May 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0686: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Economics of Industry Discussion Paper Series
'Inferring Conduct under the Threat of Entry: The Case of the Brazilian Cement Industry.'
Alberto  Salvo,  October 2004
Paper No' EI 38: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Executive Compensation and Product Market Competition
Vicente  Cuñat,  María  Guadalupe,  February 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0617: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Theoretical Economics Discussion Paper Series
Competition and Incentives with Motivated Agents
Timothy  Besley,  Maitreesh  Ghatak,  November 2003
Paper No' TE/2003/465: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
Development Economics Discussion Paper Series
Democracy and Education Spending: Has Africa's Move to Multiparty Elections Made a Difference to Policy?
David  Stasavage,  February 2003
Paper No' DEDPS 37: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Theoretical Economics Discussion Paper Series
Does Competition Solve the Hold-up Problem?
Leonardo  Felli,  Kevin  Roberts,  May 2001
Paper No' TE/2001/414: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Theoretical Economics Discussion Paper Series
Ownership and Managerial Competition: Employee, Customer, or Outside Ownership
Patrick  Bolton,  Chenggang  Xu,  March 2001
Paper No' TE/2001/412: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Econometrics Discussion Paper Series
Noise and Competition in Strategic Oligopoly
Ramdan  Dridi,  Laurent  Germain,  June 2000
Paper No' EM/2000/395: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Economics of Industry Discussion Paper Series
Quality Competition, Market Structure and Endogenous Growth
Jian  Tong,  September 1999
Paper No' EI 25: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.
Economics of Industry Discussion Paper Series
Local Bus Deregulation and Timetable Instability
Alison  Oldale,  January 1998
Paper No' EI 21: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.
Economics of Industry Discussion Paper Series
Cartel Policy, Non-Price Competition and Market Structure: Theory and Evidence from the UK (Revised version published in Economica, vol.67 (August 2000), pp.437-456)
George  Symeonidis,  June 1997
Paper No' EI 19: Read Abstract
Paper copy now out of print.
Economics of Industry Discussion Paper Series
Price Competition and Market Structure: The Impact of Restrictive Practices Legislation on Concentration in the UK (Revised version pubished in Journal of Industrial Economics, vol.48 (March 2000), pp.1-26)
George  Symeonidis,  June 1997
Paper No' EI 18: Read Abstract
Paper copy now out of print.
Economics of Industry Discussion Paper Series
Endogenous Industry Structure in Vertical Duopoly
Maija  Halonen,  July 1994
Paper No' EI 07: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.