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CEP Discussion Paper
Efficiency in Large markets with Firm Heterogeneity
Swati  Dhingra,  John  Morrow,  October 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1502: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Special Report
Industry in Britain - An Atlas
Sandra  Bernick,  Richard  Davies,  Anna  Valero,  September 2017
Paper No' CEPSP34: Read Abstract | Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Are Ideas Getting Harder to Find?
Nicholas  Bloom,  Charles I  Jones,  John  Van Reenen,  Michael  Webb,  September 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1496: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece Magazine Article
In brief...Road to recovery? Economic benefits of new infrastructure
Stephen  Gibbons,  Teemu  Lyytikäinen,  Henry  Overman,  Rosa  Sanchis-Guarner,  July 2017
Paper No' CEPCP510: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 22 (2) Summer2017 pages: 27-28

This article summarises ‘New Road Infrastructure: The Effects on Firms’ by Stephen Gibbons, Teemu Lyytikäinen, Henry Overman and Rosa Sanchis-Guarner, SERC Discussion Paper No. 214.
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Airports and economic performance in China
Stephen  Gibbons,  Wenjie  Wu,  July 2017
Paper No' CEPCP509: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 22 (2) Summer2017 pages: 24-26

This article summarises ‘Airports, Market Access and Local Economic Performance: Evidence from China’ by Stephen Gibbons and Wenjie Wu, Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC) Discussion Paper No. 211.
CEP Discussion Paper
The Great Divergence(s)
Giuseppe  Berlingieri,  Patrick  Blanchenay,  Chiara  Criscuolo,  June 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1488: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
New Road Infrastructure: The Effects on Firms
Stephen  Gibbons,  Teemu  Lyytikäinen,  Henry  Overman,  Rosa  Sanchis-Guarner,  May 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0214: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Election Analysis
The UK's New Industrial Strategy
Anna  Valero,  May 2017
Paper No' CEPEA038: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

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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
Airports, Market Access and Local Economic Performance: Evidence from China
Stephen  Gibbons,  Wenjie  Wu,  February 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0211: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Colocation and Knowledge Diffusion: Evidence from Million Dollar Plants
Christian  Fons-Rosen,  Vincenzo  Scrutinio,  Katalin  Szemeredi,  August 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1447: 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
Production Networks, Geography and Firm Performance
Andrew B.  Bernard,  Andreas  Moxnes,  Yukiko U.  Saito,  June 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1435: 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)
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in brief... Management practices in Pakistan
Nicholas  Bloom,  Ali  Choudhary,  Renata  Lemos,  John  Van Reenen,  June 2016
Paper No' CEPCP475: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 21 (1) Summer2016 pages: 22-23

This article summarises ‘Management in Pakistan: First Evidence from Punjab’ by Renata Lemos, Ali Choudhary,John Van Reenen and Nicholas Bloom, published by the International Growth Centre at LSE, May 2016
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Foreign investors love Britain - but Brexit would end the affair
Swati  Dhingra,  Gianmarco  Ottaviano,  Thomas  Sampson,  John  Van Reenen,  June 2016
Paper No' CEPCP470: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 21 (1) Summer2016 pages: 6-9

This article summarises ‘The Impact of Brexit on Foreign Investment in the UK’, CEP Brexit Analysis No. 3 by Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Thomas Sampson and John Van Reenen, April 2016.
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BREXIT 2016: Policy Analysis from the Centre for Economic Performance
Holger  Breinlich,  Swati  Dhingra,  Saul  Estrin,  Hanwei  Huang,  Gianmarco  Ottaviano,  Thomas  Sampson,  John  Van Reenen,  Jonathan  Wadsworth,  June 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT08: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Where Does the Wind Blow? Green Preferences and Spatial Misallocation in Renewable Energy Sector
Yatang  Lin,  April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1424: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Management Practices, Workforce Selection and Productivity
Stefan  Bender,  Nicholas  Bloom,  David  Card,  John  Van Reenen,  Stefanie  Wolter,  March 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1416: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Unraveling Firms: Demand, Productivity and Markups Heterogeneity
Emanuele  Forlani,  Ralf  Martin,  Giordano  Mion,  Mirabelle  Muûls,  January 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1402: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Productivity and Organization in Portuguese Firms
Lorenzo  Caliendo,  Giordano  Mion,  Luca David  Opromolla,  Esteban  Rossi-Hansberg,  December 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1397: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
The Impact of Contract Enforcement Costs on Outsourcing and Aggregate Productivity
Johannes  Boehm,  November 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1382: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Wage stagnation and the legacy costs of employment
Brian  Bell,  November 2015
Paper No' CEPCP458: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 20 (2) Autumn2015
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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

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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
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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)
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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.
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In brief... Phone home: should mobiles be banned in schools?
Louis-Philippe  Beland,  Richard  Murphy,  July 2015
Paper No' CEPCP448: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 20 (1) Summer2015 pages: 10-11

This article summarises ‘Ill Communication:Technology, Distraction and Student Performance’ by LouisPhilippe Beland and Richard Murphy, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1350.
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Robots at work: the impact on productivity and jobs
Georg  Graetz,  Guy  Michaels,  July 2015
Paper No' CEPCP447: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 20 (1) Summer2015 pages: 12-15

This article summarises ‘Robots at Work’ by Georg Graetz and Guy Michaels, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1335.
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Spillovers from Immigrant Diversity in Cities
Abigail  Cooke,  Thomas  Kemeny,  June 2015
Paper No' SERCD0175: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Occasional Paper
The UK's Productivity Puzzle
Alex  Bryson,  John  Forth,  May 2015
Paper No' CEPOP45: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Firming Up Inequality
Nick  Bloom,  Fatih  Guvenen,  David J.  Price,  Jae  Song,  May 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1354: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Ill Communication: Technology, Distraction & Student Performance
Louis-Philippe  Beland,  Richard  Murphy,  May 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1350: 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
Productivity and Business Policies
Isabelle  Roland,  Anna  Valero,  March 2015
Paper No' CEPEA021: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Election Analysis
Austerity: Growth Costs and Post-Election Plans
John  Van Reenen,  March 2015
Paper No' CEPEA020: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Robots at Work
Georg  Graetz,  Guy  Michaels,  March 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1335: 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
All-Star or Benchwarmer? Relative Age, Cohort Size and Career Success in the NHL
Alex  Bryson,  Rafael  Gomez,  Tingting  Zhang,  February 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1327: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Making Do With Less: Working Harder During Recessions
Edward P.  Lazear,  Kathryn L.  Shaw,  Christopher  Stanton,  December 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1321: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
The Value of Bosses
Edward P.  Lazear,  Kathryn L.  Shaw,  Christopher T.  Stanton,  December 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1318: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
It's Where You Work: Increases in Earnings Dispersion across Establishments and Individuals in the US
Erling  Barth,  Alex  Bryson,  James C.  Davis,  Richard  Freeman,  November 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1311: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Relaxing Credit Constraints in Emerging Economies: The Impact of Public Loans on the Performance of Brazilian Manufacturers
Filipe  Lage de Sousa,  Gianmarco I. P.  Ottaviano,  October 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1309: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Immigration, Diversity and the Labour Market Outcomes of Native Workers: Some Recent Developments
Gianmarco I. P.  Ottaviano,  August 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1292: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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In brief: Management in America
Nicholas  Bloom,  Erik  Brynjolfsson,  Lucia  Foster,  Ron  Jarmin,  Megha  Patnaik,  Itay  Saporta-Eksten,  John  Van Reenen,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP423: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring2014 pages: 22-23

This article summarises 'IT and Management in America' by Nicholas Bloom, Erik Brynfolfsson, Lucia Foster, Ron Jarmin, Megha Patnaik, Itay Saporta-Eksten and John Van Reenen, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1258, February 2014.
CEP Occasional Paper
The New Empirical Economics of Management
Nicholas  Bloom,  Renata  Lemos,  Raffaella  Sadun,  Daniela  Scur,  John  Van Reenen,  April 2014
Paper No' CEPOP41: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
JEEA-FBBVA Lecture 2013: The New Empirical Economics of Management, Nicholas Bloom, Renata Lemos, Raffaella Sadun, Daniela Scur and John Van Reenen, Journal of the European Economic Association, Volume 12, Issue , August 2014
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
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In brief: Mrs Thatcher's industrial legacy
John  Van Reenen,  February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP414: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter2014 pages: 20-21

This paper has been published as:
Chapter 1 in Investing for Prosperity: A Manifesto for Growth(2013)edited by Tim Besley and John Van Reenen.
CEP Discussion Paper
Missing Gains from Trade?
Marc J.  Melitz,  Stephen J.  Redding,  January 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1254: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Managing the Family Firm: Evidence from CEOs at Work
Oriana  Bandiera,  Renata  Lemos,  Andrea  Prat,  Raffaella  Sadun,  December 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1250: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Wage growth and productivity growth: the myth and reality of 'decoupling'
Joao Paulo  Pessoa,  John  Van Reenen,  December 2013
Paper No' CEPCP401: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (2) Autumn2013 pages: 10-Dec-2015 00:00:00

This article summarises ‘Decoupling of Wage Growth and Productivity Growth? Myth and Reality’ by João Paulo Pessoa and John Van Reenen, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1246.
CEP Occasional Paper
Medium and Long Run Prospects for UK Growth in the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis
Nicholas  Oulton,  October 2013
Paper No' CEPOP37: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
Land Use Regulation and Productivity - Land Matters: Evidence from a UK Supermarket Chain
Paul  Cheshire,  Christian A. L.  Hilber,  Ioannis  Kaplanis,  August 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0138: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Land use regulation and productivity—land matters: evidence from a UK supermarket chain, Paul C. Cheshire, Christian A. L. Hilber and Ioannis Kaplanis, Journal of Economic Geography Volume 15, Issue 1, January 2015
CEP Special Report
The UK Productivity and Jobs Puzzle: Does the Answer Lie in Labour Market Flexibility?
Joao Paulo  Pessoa,  John  Van Reenen,  June 2013
Paper No' CEPSP31: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
The UK productivity and jobs puzzle: does the answer lie in wage flexibility?, Joao Paulo Pessoa and John Van Reenen, The Economic Journal, Volume 124, Issue 576, May 2014
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Bad management: a constraint on economic development?
Renata  Lemos,  Daniela  Scur,  June 2013
Paper No' CEPCP394: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (1) Summer2013 pages: 18-21
CEP Discussion Paper
Innovation, Reallocation and Growth
Daron  Acemoglu,  Ufuk  Akcigit,  Nicholas  Bloom,  William R.  Kerr,  May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1216: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Do Large Departments Make Academics More Productive? Agglomeration and Peer Effects in Research
Clément  Bosquet,  Pierre-Philippe  Combes,  April 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0133: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)

This paper has been published as:
Does working from home work? Evidence from a Chinese experiment, Nicholas Bloom, James Liang, John Roberts and Zhichun Jenny Ying, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 130(1), February 2015
CEP Discussion Paper
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)

This paper has been published as:
Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Volume 23, Number 1, Spring 2014, 204-224
CEP Discussion Paper
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)

This paper has been published as:
Bank of England Working Paper No.470
CEP Discussion Paper
Heterogeneous Firms and Trade
Marc J.  Melitz,  Stephen J.  Redding,  December 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1183: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
Chapter 1 - Heterogeneous Firms and Trade, Marc J. Melitz and Stephen J. Redding, in Elhanan Helpman, Kenneth Rogoff and Gita Gopinath (eds), Handbook of International Economics, Volume 4, 2015, pp.1-54.
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
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Sexism at work
Björn  Erikssoon,  Tobias  Karlsson,  Tim  Leunig,  Maria  Stanfors,  December 2012
Paper No' CEPCP385: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (3) Winter2012 pages: 20-21

This article summarises ‘Gender, Productivity and the Nature of Work and Pay: Evidence from the Late Nineteenth-century Tobacco Industry’ by Tim Leunig, Maria Stanfors, Bjorn Eriksson and Tobias Karlsson, CEP Discussion Paper No.1053, June 2011.
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Working or shirking?
Nicholas  Bloom,  James  Liang,  John  Roberts,  Zhichun Jenny  Ying,  December 2012
Paper No' CEPCP384: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (3) Winter2012 pages: 18-19

This article summarises 'Does Working from Home Work? Evidence from a Chinese Experiment' by Nicholas Bloom, James Liang, John Roberts and Zhichun Jenny Ying, Centre for Economics Performance Discussion Paper No.1194, March 2013
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New Road Infrastructure: the Effects on Firms
Stephen  Gibbons,  Teemu  Lyytikäinen,  Henry  Overman,  Rosa  Sanchis-Guarner,  September 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0117: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Total Factor Productivity Growth in Local Economic Partnership Regions in Britain, 1997-2008
Richard  Harris,  John  Moffat,  June 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0112: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)

This paper has been published as:
The Allocation of Talent over the Business Cycle and its Long-term Effect on Sectoral Productivity, Michael J. Boehm and Martin Watzinger, Economica, Volume 82, Issue 328, October 2015
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In brief: Two cheers for Anglo-Saxon financial markets?
Philippe  Aghion,  John  Van Reenen,  Luigi  Zingales,  May 2012
Paper No' CEPCP372: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (1) Spring2012 pages: 26-27

This article summarises 'Innovation and Institutional Ownership' by Philippe Aghion, John Van Reenen and Luigi Zingales, Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper No. 911, February 2009
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In brief: Can industrial policy boost jobs?
Chiara  Criscuolo,  Ralf  Martin,  Henry  Overman,  John  Van Reenen,  May 2012
Paper No' CEPCP370: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (1) Spring2012 pages: 20-21

This article summarises 'The Causal Effects of an Industrial Policy' by Chiara Criscuolo, Ralf Martin, Henry Overman and John Van Reenen, Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper No. 1113, January 2012
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Growth and productivity: UK economic performance since 1997
Dan  Corry,  Anna  Valero,  John  Van Reenen,  May 2012
Paper No' CEPCP366: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (1) Spring2012 pages: 08-Nov-2015 00:00:00

This article summarises 'UK Economic Performance Since 1997: Growth, Productivity and Jobs', by Dan Corry, Anna Valero and John Van Reenen, Centre for Economic Performance Special Paper No. 24, December 2011
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
Why Are Migrants Paid More?
Alex  Bryson,  Giambattista  Rossi,  Rob  Simmons,  March 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1134: 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
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)
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CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
The Causal Effects of an Industrial Policy
Chiara  Criscuolo,  Ralf  Martin,  Henry G.  Overman,  John  Van Reenen,  January 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0098: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
The Causal Effects of an Industrial Policy
Chiara  Criscuolo,  Ralf  Martin,  Henry G.  Overman,  John  Van Reenen,  January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1113: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Special Report
UK Economic Performance Since 1997: Growth, Productivity and Jobs
Dan  Corry,  Anna  Valero,  John  Van Reenen,  December 2011
Paper No' CEPSP24: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

More details on the research discussed here are in 'UK Economic Performance Since 1997: Growth, Productivity and Jobs' by Dan Corry, Anna Valero and John Van Reenen - a Report published by the Centre for Economic Performance in November 2011.
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
Spatial Frictions
Kristian  Behrens,  Giordano  Mion,  Yasusada  Murata,  Jens  Südekum,  December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1108: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Assignment Reversals: Trade, Skill Allocation and Wage Inequality
Thomas  Sampson,  December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1105: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
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Land use planning: the impact on retail productivity
Paul  Cheshire,  Christian  Hilber,  Ioannis  Kaplanis,  June 2011
Paper No' CEPCP345: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (1) Summer2011 pages: 25-28

This article summarises 'Evaluating the Effects of Planning Policies on the Retail Sector: Or do Town Centre First Policies Deliver the Goods?' by Paul Cheshire, Christian Hilber and Ioannis Kaplanis, Spatial Reconomics Research Centre Discussion Paper No. 66
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Big ideas: How competition improves management and productivity
John  Van Reenen,  June 2011
Paper No' CEPCP340: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (1) Summer2011 pages: 13-Oct-2015 00:00:00
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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)
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Evaluating the Effects of Planning Policies on the Retail Sector: Or do Town Centre First Policies Deliver the Goods?
Paul  Cheshire,  Christian A. L.  Hilber,  Ioannis  Kaplanis,  January 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0066: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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Plant-level Determinants of Total Factor Productivity in Great Britain, 1997-2006
Richard  Harris,  John  Moffat,  January 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0064: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
CEP Discussion Paper
Does Competition Raise Productivity Through Improving Management Quality?
John  Van Reenen,  December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1036: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
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)
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The shrinking middle
Guy  Michaels,  Ashwini  Natraj,  John  Van Reenen,  November 2010
Paper No' CEPCP326: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (2) Autumn2010 pages: 22-26

This article summarises 'Has ICT Polarized Skill Demand? Evidence from Eleven Countries over 25 Years' by Guy Michaels, Ashwini Natraj and John Van Reenen, CEP Discussion Paper No. 987 (http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/dp0987.pdf).

This paper has been published as:
Has ICT polarized skill demand? Evidence from eleven countries over twenty-five years, Guy Michaels, Ashwini Natraj and John Van Reenen, The Review of Economics and Statistics, Volume 96, Issue 1, March 2014
CEP Discussion Paper
Do Salaries Improve Worker Performance?
Alex  Bryson,  Babatunde  Buraimo,  Rob  Simmons,  October 2010
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