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Fiat Chrysler and the future of industry
Giorgio  Barba Navaretti,  Gianmarco I. P.  Ottaviano,  Maria Teresa  Trentinaglia,  October 2014
Paper No' CEPCP434: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (2) Autumn2014 pages: 27-28
Video killed the radio star? Evidence from YouTube and iTunes
Tobias  Kretschmer,  Christian  Peukert,  October 2014
Paper No' CEPCP431: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (2) Autumn2014 pages: 19-21

This article summarises 'Video Killed the Radio Star? Online Music Videos and Digital Music Sales' by Tobias Kretschmer and Christian Peukert, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1265, April 2014
The ‘investor route’ to UK citizenship
David  Metcalf,  October 2014
Paper No' CEPCP430: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (2) Autumn2014 pages: 16-18
Policy for better mental health
Richard  Layard,  October 2014
Paper No' CEPCP429: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (2) Autumn2014 pages: 14-15

This paper has been published as:
Thrive: The Power of Evidence Based Psychological Therapies by David M. Clark and Richard Layard, Penguin, 2014
Wikipedia: the value of open content production
Aleksi  Aaltonen,  Stephan  Seiler,  October 2014
Paper No' CEPCP428: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (2) Autumn2014 pages: 11-13

This article summarises 'Quantifying Spillovers in Open Source Content Production: Evidence from Wikipedia; by Aleksi Aaltonen and Stephan Seiler, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1275, June 2014
Improving education in two extremely poor regions: triumph and tragedy
Peter  Boone,  October 2014
Paper No' CEPCP427: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (2) Autumn2014 pages: 6-10
Overseas students: the impact on domestic student numbers
Stephen  Machin,  Richard  Murphy,  October 2014
Paper No' CEPCP426: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (2) Autumn2014 pages: 2-5

This article summarises 'Paying Out and Crowding Out? The Globalisation of Higher Education' by Stephen Machin and Richard Murphy, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1299, September 2014
Gender and the labour market: evidence from experiments
Ghazala  Azmat,  Barbara  Petrongolo,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP425: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring2014 pages: 26-28

This paper summarises 'Gender and the Labor Market: What Have We Learned from Field and Lab Experiments?' by Ghazala Azmat and Barbara Petrongolo, CEP Occasional Paper No. 40, March 2014.
In brief: Does management matter in schools?
Renata  Lemos,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP424: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring2014 pages: 24-25
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.
Falling real wages
David  Blanchflower,  Stephen  Machin,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP422: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring2014 pages: 19-21
Turning houses into gold: the failure of British planning
Paul  Cheshire,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP421: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring2014 pages: 14-18
Immigrant's access to social housing: perception and reality
Diego  Battiston,  Richard  Dickens,  Alan  Manning,  Jonathan  Wadsworth,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP420: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring2014 pages: 11-13

This article summarises 'Immigration and the Access to Social Housing in the UK' by Diego Battiston, Richard Dickens, Alan Manning and Jonathan Wadsworth, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1264, April 2014.
Minimum wages: the economics and the politics
Alan  Manning,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP419: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring2014 pages: 8-10
In brief - New technology: who wins, who loses?
Nicholas  Bloom,  Luis  Garicano,  Raffaella  Sadun,  John  Van Reenen,  May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP418: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring2014 pages: 6-7

This article summarises 'The Distinct Effects of Information Technology and Communication Technology on Firm Organisation' by Nicholas Bloom, Luis Garicano, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen, CEP Discussion Paper No. 927, May 2009. Revised June 2013.
Tackling long-term unemployment
Barbara  Petrongolo,  February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP416: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter2014 pages: 26-28
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.
Outsourcing and the shift from manufacturing to services
Giuseppe  Berlingieri,  February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP413: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter2014 pages: 16-19

This article summarises ‘Outsourcing and the Rise in Services’, by Giuseppe Berlingieri, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1199, April 2013.
Economics of higher education
Richard  Murphy,  Gill  Wyness,  February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP412: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter2014 pages: 14-15
Unemployment and domestic violence
Dan  Anderberg,  Helmut  Rainer,  Jonathan  Wadsworth,  Tanya  Wilson,  February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP411: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter2014 pages: 10-13

This article summarises ‘Unemployment and Domestic Violence: Theory and Evidence’ by Dan Anderberg, Helmut Rainer, Jonathan Wadsworth and Tanya Wilson, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1230, July 2013 .
Lessons from the economics of crime
Philip J.  Cook,  Stephen  Machin,  Olivier  Marie,  Giovanni  Mastrobuoni,  February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP410: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter2014 pages: 7-9

This paper has been published as:
Lessons from the Economics of Crime (2013) edited by Philip J Cook, Stephen Machin, Olivier Marie and Giovanni Mastrobuoni. Published by MIT Press, October.
In brief: Tough choices for a troubled euro
Christopher  Pissarides,  February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP409: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter2014 pages: 5-6
Can cities be trapped in bad locations?
Guy  Michaels,  Ferdinand  Rauch,  February 2014
Paper No' CEPCP408: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (3) Winter2014 pages: 2-4

This article summarises ‘Resetting the Urban Network: 117-2012’ by Guy Michaels and Ferdinand Rauch, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1248, November 2013.
Human resource management: how much do firms really need?
Alex  Bryson,  Michael  White,  December 2013
Paper No' CEPCP407: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (2) Autumn2013 pages: 26-28

This article summarises ‘Positive Employee Relations: How Much Human Resource Management Do You Need?’ by Michael White and Alex Bryson,CEP Discussion Paper No. 1097, November 2011.
In brief...Eating disorders: the impact of self-image and peer pressure
Joan  Costa-i-Font,  Mireia  Jofre-Bonet,  December 2013
Paper No' CEPCP406: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (2) Autumn2013 pages: 24-25

This article summarises ‘Anorexia, Body Image and Peer Effects: Evidence from a Sample of European Women’ by Joan Costa-i-Font and Mireia Jofre-Bonet, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1098, November 2011.
In brief...Top of the class
Richard  Murphy,  Felix  Weinhardt,  December 2013
Paper No' CEPCP405: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (2) Autumn2013 pages: 22-23

This article summarises ‘The Importance of Rank Position’ by Richard Murphy and Felix Weinhardt, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1241, September 2013.
In brief...Blackout babies: the impact of power cuts on fertility
Thiemo  Fetzer,  Oliver  Pardo,  Amar  Shanghavi,  December 2013
Paper No' CEPCP403: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (2) Autumn2013 pages: 16-17

This article summarises ‘An Urban Legend?! Power Rationing, Fertility and its Effects on Mothers’ by Thiemo Fetzer, Oliver Pardo and Amar Shanghavi, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1247, November 2013
The status of teachers
Peter  Dolton,  December 2013
Paper No' CEPCP402: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (2) Autumn2013 pages: 13-15

This paper has been published as:
This article summarises the 2013 Global Teacher Status Index by Peter Dolton and Oscar Marcenaro-Gutierrez, published by the Varkey GEMS Foundation.
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: 10-12

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.
Has job polarisation squeezed the American middle class?
Michael  Boehm,  December 2013
Paper No' CEPCP400: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (2) Autumn2013 pages: 7-9

This article summarises ‘Has Job Polarization Squeezed the Middle Class? Evidence from the Allocation of Talents’ by Michael Boehm, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1215.
In brief...'Smart and illicit': the making of a successful entrepreneur
Ross  Levine,  Yona  Rubinstein,  December 2013
Paper No' CEPCP399: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (2) Autumn2013 pages: 5-6

This article summarises ‘Smart and Illicit: Who Becomes an Entrepreneur and Does it Pay?’ by Ross Levine and Yona Rubinstein, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1237.
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
In brief: China's trading success: the role of pure exporter subsidies
Fabrice  Defever,  Alejandro  Riaño,  June 2013
Paper No' CEPCP396: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (1) Summer2013 pages: 24-25

This article summarises 'China's pure exporter subsidies' by Fabrice Defever and Alejandro Riano, CEP Discussion Paper No.1182, December 2012.
In brief: University exam results matter
Andy  Feng,  Georg  Graetz,  June 2013
Paper No' CEPCP395: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (1) Summer2013 pages: 22-23

This article summarises ‘A Question of Degree: The Effects of Degree Class on Labour Market Outcomes’ by Andy Feng and Georg Graetz, CEP Discussion Paper No.1221, May 2013
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
In brief: The long reach of childhood bullying
Nattavudh  Powdthavee,  June 2013
Paper No' CEPCP393: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (1) Summer2013 pages: 16-17

This article summarises 'Resilience to Economic Shocks and the Long Reach of Childhood Bullying' by Nattavudh Powdthavee, CEP Discussion Paper No.1173, October 2012
The UK's 'riddle of peacefulness': what explains falling crime?
Mirko  Draca,  June 2013
Paper No' CEPCP392: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (1) Summer2013 pages: 14-15
Education in Scotland: performance in a devolved policy area
Stephen  Machin,  Sandra  McNally,  Gill  Wyness,  June 2013
Paper No' CEPCP391: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (1) Summer2013 pages: 10-13

This article summarises 'Education in a Devolved Scotland: A Quantitative Analysis', a report to the Economic and Social Research Council by Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Gill Wyness, CEP Special Paper No.30, May 2013
Are you happy while you work?
Alex  Bryson,  George  MacKerron,  June 2013
Paper No' CEPCP390: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (1) Summer2013 pages: 6-9

This article summarises 'Are you happy while you work?' by Alex Bryson and George MacKerron. Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper No.1187, February 2013
The economic future of British cities
Henry  Overman,  June 2013
Paper No' CEPCP389: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 18 (1) Summer2013 pages: 2-5
'Stop fighting and wealth will follow'
Timothy  Besley,  Hannes  Mueller,  December 2012
Paper No' CEPCP387: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (3) Winter2012 pages: 24-25

This paper has been published as:
This article summarises ‘Estimating the Peace Dividend: The Impact of Violence on House Prices in Northern Ireland’ by Tim Besley and Hannes Mueller, American Economic Review 102(2): 810-33.
The UK's housing crises
Henry  Overman,  December 2012
Paper No' CEPCP382: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (3) Winter2012 pages: 2-5
Immigration and the UK Labour Market
David  Metcalf,  December 2012
Paper No' CEPCP381: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (3) Winter2012 pages: 12-17
In brief: Mental illness and the NHS
Richard  Layard,  September 2012
Paper No' CEPCP380: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (2) Autumn2012 pages: 28

This article summarises 'How Mental Illness Loses Out in the NHS', a report by CEP's Mental Health Policy Group.
Gender gaps in performance
Ghazala  Azmat,  Rosa  Ferrer,  September 2012
Paper No' CEPCP379: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (2) Autumn2012 pages: 26-27

This article summarises 'Gender Gaps in Performance: Evidence from Young Lawyers' by Ghazala Azmat and Rosa Ferrer, CEP Discussion paper No.1136, March 2012
In brief: Mother tongue:the economics of language learning
Javier  Ortega,  Gregory  Verdugo,  September 2012
Paper No' CEPCP378: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (2) Autumn2012 pages: 24-25

This article summarises 'Assimilation in Multilingual Cities' by Javier Ortega and Gregory Verdugo, CEP Discussion Paper No.1110, December 2011
Are public sector employees overcompensated?
Alexander  Danzer,  Peter  Dolton,  September 2012
Paper No' CEPCP377: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (2) Autumn2012 pages: 20-23

This article summarises 'Total Reward and Pensions in the UK in the Public and Private Sectors' by Alexander Danzer and Peter Dolton, Labour Economics 19(4): 584-594, August 2012
Student awareness of the costs and benefits of higher education
Martin  McGuigan,  Sandra  McNally,  Gill  Wyness,  September 2012
Paper No' CEPCP376: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (2) Autumn2012 pages: 13-19

This article summarises 'Student Awareness of Costs and Benefits of Educational Decisions: Effects of an Information Campaign' by Martin McGuigan, Sandra McNally and Gill Wyness, Centre for the Economics of Education Discussion Paper No.139, August 2012
The doomsday cycle turns: who's next?
Peter  Boone,  Simon  Johnson,  September 2012
Paper No' CEPCP375: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (2) Autumn2012 pages: 6-12

Peter Boone and Simon Johnson are co-founders of The Baseline Scenario, a leading economics blog
Big ideas: valuing schooling through house prices
Steve  Gibbons,  September 2012
Paper No' CEPCP374: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (2) Autumn2012 pages: 2-5

More details on the research discusssed here are in 'Houses and Schools Valuation of School Quality throught he Housing Market', CEP Occasional Paper No.29, May 2011
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
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
The polluter-doesn't-pay principle
Ralf  Martin,  Ulrich J.  Wagner,  Laure B.  de Preux,  May 2012
Paper No' CEPCP369: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (1) Spring2012 pages: 16-19
In brief: Language barriers? The impact of non-native English speakers in the classroom
Charlotte  Geay,  Sandra  McNally,  Shqiponja  Telhaj,  May 2012
Paper No' CEPCP368: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (1) Spring2012 pages: 14-15

This article summarises 'Non-native Speakers of English in the Classroom: What are the Effects on Pupil Performance?' by Charlotte Geay, Sandra McNally and Shqiponja Telhaj, Centre for the Economics of Education Discussion Paper No.137, March 2012
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: 8-11

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
Jobs in a recession
Pascal  Michaillat,  May 2012
Paper No' CEPCP365: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 17 (1) Spring2012 pages: 3-7
Sequential exporting: how firms break into foreign markets
Facundo  Albornoz,  Hector  Calvo-Pardo,  Gregory  Corcos,  Emanuel  Ornelas,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP364: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter2012 pages: 26-28
The letters page
Alan  Manning,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP363: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter2012 pages: 24-25
Policy uncertainty: a new indicator
Scott R.  Baker,  Nicholas  Bloom,  Steven J.  Davis,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP362: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter2012 pages: 21-23
HS2: assessing the costs and benefits
Henry  Overman,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP361: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter2012 pages: 18-20
The returns to lobbying
Jordi  Blanes i Vidal,  Mirko  Draca,  Christian  Fons-Rosen,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP360: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter2012 pages: 16-17
Pupils' progress: how children's perceptions influence their efforts
Amine  Ouazad,  Lionel  Page,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP359: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter2012 pages: 14-15
Crime and mental wellbeing
Francesca  Cornaglia,  Andrew  Leigh,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP357: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter2012 pages: 8-9
Wellbeing in the workplace: the impact of modern management
Alex  Bryson,  Pekka  Ilmakunnas,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP356: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter2012 pages: 6-7
Big ideas: wellbeing and public policy
Richard  Layard,  February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP355: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter2012 pages: 2-5
The Future of Work in Europe
Christopher  Pissarides,  October 2011
Paper No' CEPCP354: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (2) Autumn2011 pages: 26-28
Unequal Britain: How Real Are Regional Disparities?
Steve  Gibbons,  Henry  Overman,  October 2011
Paper No' CEPCP353: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (2) Autumn2011 pages: 23-25

For further reading, see SERC Discussion Papers No.60, No.65 and No.74
The Boom in Postgraduate Education and Its Impact on Wage Inequality
Joanne  Lindley,  Stephen  Machin,  October 2011
Paper No' CEPCP351: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (2) Autumn2011 pages: 16-19

This article summarises 'Rising Wage Inequality and Postgraduate Education' by Joanne Lindley and Stephen Machin, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1075
In brief... House Prices and School Quality: Evidence from State and Private Education in Paris
Gabrielle  Fack,  Julien  Grenet,  October 2011
Paper No' CEPCP350: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (2) Autumn2011 pages: 14-15

This article summarises 'When do Better Schools Raise Housing Prices? Evidence from Paris Public and Private Schools' by Gabrielle Fack and Julien Grenet, Centre for the Economics of Education Discussion Paper No. 119
Football Matches: the Effects on Crime
Olivier  Marie,  October 2011
Paper No' CEPCP348: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (2) Autumn2011 pages: 8-10
In brief...Cotton and Cars: the Huge Gains from Process Innovation
Tim  Leunig,  Joachim  Voth,  October 2011
Paper No' CEPCP347: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (2) Autumn2011 pages: 6-7
Big ideas: Innovation Policy
John  Van Reenen,  October 2011
Paper No' CEPCP346: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (2) Autumn2011 pages: 2-5
Team performance and the optimal spread of talent
Alex  Bryson,  Rafael  Gomez,  Kerry L.  Papps,  June 2011
Paper No' CEPCP344: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (1) Summer2011 pages: 22-24

This article summarises 'Heterogeneous Worker Ability and Team-based Production: Evidence from Major League Baseball, 1920-2009' by Alex Bryson, Kerry Papps and Rafael Gomez, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1015
Fees and loathing: higher education finance and university participation
Gill  Wyness,  June 2011
Paper No' CEPCP343: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (1) Summer2011 pages: 18-21
In brief: Chernobyl: the long-term health and economic consequences
Hartmut  Lehmann,  Jonathan  Wadsworth,  June 2011
Paper No' CEPCP342: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (1) Summer2011 pages: 16-17

This article summarises 'The Impact of Chernobyl on Health and Labour Market Performance' by Hartmut Lehmann and Jonathan Wadsworth, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1052.
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
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: 10-13
Youth unemployment
Barbara  Petrongolo,  John  Van Reenen,  June 2011
Paper No' CEPCP338: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 16 (1) Summer2011 pages: 2-5
In brief: Unequal shares: the economics of elite football clubs
Eran  Yashiv,  March 2011
Paper No' CEPCP337: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (3) Winter2011 pages: 27-28
Trade crisis - what trade crisis?
Giordano  Mion,  March 2011
Paper No' CEPCP336: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (3) Winter2011 pages: 24-26

This article summarises 'Trade Crisis? What Trade Crisis?' by Kristian Behrens, Gregory Corcos and Giordano Mion, CEP Discussion Paper No. 995
Bank bailouts in a global economy: the challenges for international cooperation
Friederike  Niepmann,  March 2011
Paper No' CEPCP335: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (3) Winter2011 pages: 20-23

This article summarises 'Bank Bailouts, International Linkages and Cooperation' by Friederike Niepmann and Tim Schmidt-Eisenlohr, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1023
Chris Pissarides, CEP's Nobel laureate
Barbara  Petrongolo,  March 2011
Paper No' CEPCP334: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (3) Winter2011 pages: 18-19
How did London get away with it?
Henry  Overman,  March 2011
Paper No' CEPCP333: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (3) Winter2011 pages: 16-17

Further reading: Steve Gibbons, Henry Overman and Panu Pelkonen (2010) 'Wage Disparities in Britain: People or Place?', SERC Discussion Paper No.60
In brief: Location, location, location: why geography matters for R&D
John  Van Reenen,  March 2011
Paper No' CEPCP332: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (3) Winter2011 pages: 14-15

This article summarises 'Spillovers in Space: Does Geography Matter?' by Sergey Lychagin, Joris Pinkse, Margaret Slade and John Van Reenen, CEP Discussion Paper No. 991
Big ideas: economic geography
Henry  Overman,  March 2011
Paper No' CEPCP331: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (3) Winter2011 pages: 10-13
In brief: Hospital performance: the impact of good management
Nicholas  Bloom,  Stephen  Dorgan,  Rebecca  Homkes,  Dennis  Layton,  Raffaella  Sadun,  John  Van Reenen,  March 2011
Paper No' CEPCP330: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (3) Winter2011 pages: 8-9

This article summarises Management in Healthcare: Why Good Practice Really Matters by Stephen Dorgan, Dennis Layton, Nicholas Bloom, Rebecca Homkes, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
Enhancing management quality: the potential for productivity growth after the recession
Rebecca  Homkes,  March 2011
Paper No' CEPCP328: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (3) Winter2011 pages: 2-6

More details on the programme, including past reports and full methodology, are available on the CEP Management programme site.
In brief: The future of finance
Peter  Boone,  C  Goodhart,  Andrew  Haldane,  Simon  Johnson,  John  Kay,  Andrew  Large,  Richard  Layard,  Andrew  Smithers,  A  Turner,  S  Wadhwani,  Martin  Wolf,  Paul  Woolley,  November 2010
Paper No' CEPCP327: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (2) Autumn2010 pages: 27-28

The Future of Finance: The LSE Report was published in September 2010 (ISBN: 978 0 85328 458 1).To order a copy: call 0845 458 9910; See http://www.futureoffinance.org.uk
Academy schools: who benefits?
Stephen  Machin,  James  Vernoit,  November 2010
Paper No' CEPCP325: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (2) Autumn2010 pages: 19-21

For further reading : 'A Note on Academy School Policy', CEP Policy Analysis, Stephen Machin and James Vernoit (2010) (http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/pa011.pdf).
In brief: 'Revolving door' lobbyists
Jordi  Blanes i Vidal,  Mirko  Draca,  Christian  Fons-Rosen,  November 2010
Paper No' CEPCP322: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (2) Autumn2010 pages: 12-13

This article summarises 'Revolving Door Lobbyists' by Jordi Blanes I Vidal, Mirko Draca and Christian Fons-Rosen, CEP Discussion Paper No. 993 (http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/dp0993.pdf).
Foreign takeovers of British companies
Geoffrey  Owen,  November 2010
Paper No' CEPCP319: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (2) Autumn2010 pages: 4-5

This article draws on The Rise and Fall of Great Companies: Courtaulds and the Reshaping of the Man-made Fibres Industry by Geoffrey Owen, published by Pasold Research Fund/Oxford University Press in September 2010.
Chinese ghosts in the Western machine
John  Van Reenen,  November 2010
Paper No' CEPCP318: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (2) Autumn2010 pages: 2-3

This article summarises 'Trade Induced Technical Change:The Impact of Chinese Imports on Innovation and Productivity' by Nick Bloom, Mirko Draca and John Van Reenen, a forthcoming CEP Discussion Paper.
Jobs in the recession
Paul  Gregg,  Jonathan  Wadsworth,  July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP317: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer2010 pages: 26-28
In brief: The educational background of postgrad students
Stephen  Machin,  Richard  Murphy,  July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP316: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer2010 pages: 25
Passive smoking: the effect of bans and taxes
Jérôme  Adda,  Francesca  Cornaglia,  July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP315: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer2010 pages: 22-24
In brief: Men in black: the impact of new contracts on football referees' performance
Alex  Bryson,  July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP314: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer2010 pages: 20-21
Regional trade agreements: blessing or burden?
Caroline  Freund,  Emanuel  Ornelas,  July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP313: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer2010 pages: 16-19
In brief: The wage premium of two-footed footballers
Alex  Bryson,  July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP312: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer2010 pages: 14-15
Europe's emissions trading scheme: taxpayers versus sthe industry lobby
Ralf  Martin,  Mirabelle  Muûls,  Ulrich J.  Wagner,  July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP311: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer2010 pages: 10-13
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: 8-9
Making the UK's aid budget work better
Peter  Boone,  July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP309: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer2010 pages: 3-7
In brief: Job guarantee: a new promise on long-term unemployment
Richard  Layard,  February 2010
Paper No' CEPCP308: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (3) Winter2010 pages: 27-28
Violence in Iraq: the impact of public debate during wartime
Radha  Iyengar,  February 2010
Paper No' CEPCP307: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (3) Winter2010 pages: 22-26
In brief: A Swedish model for UK schools?
Helena  Holmlund,  Sandra  McNally,  February 2010
Paper No' CEPCP306: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (3) Winter2010 pages: 20-21
Management practices in the NHS
Nick  Bloom,  Carol  Propper,  Stephan  Seiler,  John  Van Reenen,  February 2010
Paper No' CEPCP305: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (3) Winter2010 pages: 16-19
The integration of immigrants and their children in Europe
Yann  Algan,  Christian  Dustmann,  Albrecht  Glitz,  Alan  Manning,  February 2010
Paper No' CEPCP304: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (3) Winter2010 pages: 14-15

This paper has been published as:
This article summarises The Economic Situation of First- and Second-generation Immigrants in France, Germany and the United Kingdom by Yann Algan, Christian Dustmann, Albrecht Glitz and Alan Manning, which is published in the February 2010 issue of the Economic Journal
In brief: Modern Management: Good for the environment or just hot air?
Nick  Bloom,  Christos  Genakos,  Ralf  Martin,  Raffaella  Sadun,  February 2010
Paper No' CEPCP303: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (3) Winter2010 pages: 12-13

This article summarises Modern Management: Good for the Environment or Just Hot Air? by Nick Bloom, Christos Genakos, Ralf Martin and Raffaella Sadun, CEP Discussion Paper No. 891
A Resource Curse? The impact of oil windfalls on living standards in Brazil
Francesco  Caselli,  Guy  Michaels,  February 2010
Paper No' CEPCP302: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (3) Winter2010 pages: 8-11

This article summarises Do Oil Windfalls Improve Living Standards? Evidence from Brazil by Francesco Caselli and Guy Michaels, CEP Discussion Paper No. 960
In brief: Economic Inequality in the UK
Stephen  Machin,  February 2010
Paper No' CEPCP301: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (3) Winter2010 pages: 7

The report of the National Equality Panel, An Anatomy of Economic Inequality in the UK was published in January 2010
The Doomsday Cycle
Peter  Boone,  Simon  Johnson,  February 2010
Paper No' CEPCP300: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (3) Winter2010 pages: 2-6
In brief: Europe's top prize for economic research
John  Van Reenen,  October 2009
Paper No' CEPCP299: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (2) Autumn2009 pages: 29
In brief: Shared capitalism: does it work?
Alex  Bryson,  Richard  Freeman,  October 2009
Paper No' CEPCP295: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (2) Autumn2009 pages: 18-19

This article summarises 'How Does Shared Capitalism Affect Economic Performance in the UK?' by Alex Bryson and Richard Freeman, CEP Discussion Paper No. 885
European unemployment: how significant was a declining work ethic
Jean-Baptiste  Michau,  October 2009
Paper No' CEPCP294: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (2) Autumn2009 pages: 14-17

This article summarises 'Unemployment Insurance and Cultural Transmission: Theory and Application to European Unemployment by Jean-Baptiste Michau, CEP Discussion Paper No. 936
Big ideas: The UK's National Minimum Wage
Alan  Manning,  October 2009
Paper No' CEPCP290: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (2) Autumn2009 pages: 2-5
In Brief: Benefits of compulsory schooling
Panu  Pelkonen,  June 2009
Paper No' CEPCP289: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (1) Spring2009 pages: 28

This article summarises 'Education and Mobility' by Stephen Machin, Panu Pelkonen and Kjell Salvanes, CEE Discussion Paper No. 100
In Brief: Gender differences in test scores
Stephen  Machin,  Tuomas  Pekkarinen,  June 2009
Paper No' CEPCP288: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (1) Spring2009 pages: 26-27

This article summarises 'Global Sex Differences in Test Score Variability’ by Stephen Machin and Tuomas Pekkarinen, Science 28 November 2008:Volume 322(5906): 1331-2
In Brief: Dropping out of school
Dongshu  Ou,  June 2009
Paper No' CEPCP287: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (1) Spring2009 pages: 25

This article summarises 'To Leave or Not to Leave? A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of the Impact of Failing the High School Exit Exam' by Dongshu Ou, CEP Discussion Paper No. 907

This paper has been published as:
'To Leave or Not to Leave? A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of the Impact of Failing the High School Exit Exam', forthcoming in Economics of Education Review
In Brief: Every child matters?
Sandra  McNally,  June 2009
Paper No' CEPCP285: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (1) Spring2009 pages: 20-21

This article summarises 'Every Child Matters? An Evaluation of Special Educational Needs Programmes in England' by Francois Keslair, Eric Maurin and Sandra McNally, a forthcoming CEE Discussion Paper.
What works in primary schools?
Olmo  Silva,  June 2009
Paper No' CEPCP284: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (1) Spring2009 pages: 16-19
In Brief: Promoting children's well-being
Amy  Challen,  June 2009
Paper No' CEPCP283: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (1) Spring2009 pages: 14-15

This article summarises 'UK Resilience Programme Evaluation: Interim Report' by Amy Challen, Stephen Machin, Philip Noden and Anne West
In Brief: Assessed by a teacher like me
Amine  Ouazad,  June 2009
Paper No' CEPCP282: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (1) Spring2009 pages: 12-13

The article summarises 'Assessed by a Teacher Like Me: Race, Gender, and Subjective Evaluations' by Amine Ouazad, CEE Discussion Paper No. 98
Assessing pupils' abilities
Arnaud  Chevalier,  Steve  Gibbons,  June 2009
Paper No' CEPCP281: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (1) Spring2009 pages: 9-11

The study of university graduates is 'Students' Academic Self-perception' by Arnaud Chevalier, Stephen Gibbons, Sherria Hoskins, Martin Snell and Andy Thorpe, CEE Discussion Paper No. 90

This paper has been published as:
'Assessment and Age 16+ Education Participation' by Stephen Gibbons and Arnaud Chevalier, Research Papers in Education 23(2): 113-23 (June 2008).
Academy schools and pupil performance
Stephen  Machin,  Joan  Wilson,  June 2009
Paper No' CEPCP280: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (1) Spring2009 pages: 6-8

This article summarises 'Public and Private Schooling Initiatives in England' by Stephen Machin and Joan Wilson, a chapter in School Choice International: Exploring Public-Private Partnerships edited by Rajashri Chakrabarti and Paul E. Peterson, MIT Press, 2008.
Big ideas: education
Sandra  McNally,  June 2009
Paper No' CEPCP279: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 14 (1) Spring2009 pages: 2-5
Peer effects in science: evidence from Nazi Germany
Fabian  Waldinger,  March 2009
Paper No' CEPCP278: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (3) Winter2009 pages: 26-28
Britain's regional divide
Henry  Overman,  March 2009
Paper No' CEPCP277: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (3) Winter2009 pages: 24-25
In brief: Saving the economy and the planet
Ralf  Martin,  March 2009
Paper No' CEPCP276: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (3) Winter2009 pages: 22-23
In brief: Train times
Tim  Leunig,  March 2009
Paper No' CEPCP275: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (3) Winter2009 pages: 20-21
In brief: Hot and cold seasons in the housing market
L. Rachel  Ngai,  Silvana  Tenreyro,  March 2009
Paper No' CEPCP274: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (3) Winter2009 pages: 18-19
Understanding happiness: the distinction between living - and thinking about it
Daniel  Kahneman,  March 2009
Paper No' CEPCP273: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (3) Winter2009 pages: 16-18
The changing pattern of earnings: employees, migrants and low-paid families
Richard  Dickens,  Abigail  McKnight,  March 2009
Paper No' CEPCP272: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (3) Winter2009 pages: 12-15
In brief: The recession will be over sooner than you think
Nick  Bloom,  Max  Floetotto,  March 2009
Paper No' CEPCP271: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (3) Winter2009 pages: 10-11
Big ideas: intergenerational mobility
Jo  Blanden,  March 2009
Paper No' CEPCP270: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (3) Winter2009 pages: 6-9
Weightlifting competitions: lessons for performance management
Christos  Genakos,  Mario  Pagliero,  March 2009
Paper No' CEPCP269: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (3) Winter2009 pages: 2-5
In Brief: The end of trade unionism as we know it?
David  Blanchflower,  Alex  Bryson,  October 2008
Paper No' CEPCP268: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (2) Autumn2008 pages: 27-28
Words that work: comparing the effectiveness of central bank communications
Carlo  Rosa,  October 2008
Paper No' CEPCP267: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (2) Autumn2008 pages: 24-26
Do swing states influence US trade policy?
Mirabelle  Muûls,  Dimitra  Petropoulou,  October 2008
Paper No' CEPCP266: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (2) Autumn2008 pages: 21-23
How to measure the rising cost of living
Nicholas  Oulton,  October 2008
Paper No' CEPCP265: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (2) Autumn2008 pages: 18-20
Conference report: Intergenerational mobility
October 2008
Paper No' CEPCP264: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (2) Autumn2008 pages: 17
A continuing downward trend in intergenerational mobility?
Jo  Blanden,  Stephen  Machin,  October 2008
Paper No' CEPCP263: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (2) Autumn2008 pages: 14-16
In Brief: Spend it like Beckham
Andreas  Georgiadis,  Alan  Manning,  October 2008
Paper No' CEPCP262: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (2) Autumn2008 pages: 12-13
Conference report: The emergence of China and India in the global economy
October 2008
Paper No' CEPCP261: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (2) Autumn2008 pages: 11
Big ideas: rising wage inequality
Stephen  Machin,  October 2008
Paper No' CEPCP260: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (2) Autumn2008 pages: 8-10
In Brief: Are the top universities worth paying for?
Iftikhar  Hussain,  Sandra  McNally,  Shqiponja  Telhaj,  October 2008
Paper No' CEPCP259: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (2) Autumn2008 pages: 6-7
Does planning regulation protect independent retailers?
Raffaella  Sadun,  October 2008
Paper No' CEPCP258: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (2) Autumn2008 pages: 2-5
Where To Build Britain's New Houses
Tim  Leunig,  May 2008
Paper No' CEPCP257: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (1) Spring2008 pages: 26-28
In Brief: Delayed Doves
Stephen  Hansen,  Michael F.  McMahon,  May 2008
Paper No' CEPCP256: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (1) Spring2008 pages: 24-25

This article summarises 'Delayed Doves: MPC Voting Behaviour of Externals' by Stephen Hansen and Michael McMahon, CEP Discussion Paper No. 862
In Brief: India's Foreign Investment Policy: The Impact on Productivity
Arunish  Chawla,  May 2008
Paper No' CEPCP254: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (1) Spring2008 pages: 19
Can Better Management Sustain Growth in China and India?
Nick  Bloom,  Rebecca  Homkes,  May 2008
Paper No' CEPCP252: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (1) Spring2008 pages: 10-14

Further reading: 'Management Practices and Productivity:Why They Matter' Nick Bloom, Stephen Dorgan, John Dowdy, Christos Genakos, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen, 2007
In Brief: Understanding Trade Unions
Richard  Freeman,  May 2008
Paper No' CEPCP250: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (1) Spring2008 pages: 7

Further reading: 'What Voice Do British Workers Want?'by Alex Bryson and Richard Freeman, CEP Discussion Paper No. 731
Big ideas: unemployment and welfare to work
John  Van Reenen,  May 2008
Paper No' CEPCP248: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 13 (1) Spring2008 pages: 2-3
What's in a Name? Information on Intergenerational Mobility
Maia  Güell,  José V.  Rodríguez Mora,  Chris  Telmer,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPCP246: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (3) Winter 2008 pages: 24-26

This article summarises Intergenerational Mobility and the Informative Content of Surnames by Maia Güell, José V. Rodríguez Mora and Chris Telmer, CEP Discussion Paper No. 810
The Labour Market Effects of Immigration
Marco  Manacorda,  Alan  Manning,  Jonathan  Wadsworth,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPCP245: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (3) Winter 2008 pages: 21-23

This article summarises The Impact of Immigration on the Structure of Male Wages: Theory and Evidence from Britain by Marco Manacorda, Alan Manning and Jonathan Wadsworth, CEP Discussion Paper No. 754
Inequality of Individual Wages and the Dispersion of Firm Productivity
Giulia  Faggio,  Kjell  Salvanes,  John  Van Reenen,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPCP244: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (3) Winter 2008 pages: 18-20

This article summarises The Evolution of Inequality in Productivity and Wages: Panel Data Evidence by Giulia Faggio, Kjell Salvanes and John Van Reenen, CEP Discussion Paper No. 821
In brief: Freedom fries: When International Relations Damage International Trade
Guy  Michaels,  Xiaojia  Zhi,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPCP242: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (3) Winter 2008 pages: 12-13

This articles summarises Freedom Fries by Guy Michaels and Xiaojia Zhi, CEP Discussion Paper No.815
In brief: Smoking During Pregnancy
Emma  Tominey,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPCP241: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (3) Winter 2008 pages: 11

This article summarises Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy and Early Child Outcomes by Emma Tominey, CEP Discussion Paper No. 828
Is Distance Dying at Last?
Rachel  Griffith,  Sokbae  Lee,  John  Van Reenen,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPCP240: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (3) Winter 2008 pages: 6-10

This article summarises Is Distance Dying at Last? Falling Home Bias in Fixed Effects Models of Patent Citations by Rachel Griffith, Sokbae Lee and John Van Reenen, CEP Discussion Paper No. 818
Regulating the mobile phone industry: beware the 'waterbed' effect
Christos  Genakos,  Tommaso  Valletti,  October 2007
Paper No' CEPCP238: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (2) Autumn2007 pages: 25-28

This article summarises 'Testing the "Waterbed" Effect in Mobile Telephony' by Christos Genakos and Tommaso Valletti, CEP Discussion Paper No. 827
Life on the Monetary Policy Committee
Stephen  Nickell,  October 2007
Paper No' CEPCP237: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (2) Autumn2007 pages: 22-24
In brief:Ozonomics
Andrew  Charlton,  October 2007
Paper No' CEPCP235: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (2) Autumn2007 pages: 18-19
What drives good management around the world?
Nick  Bloom,  Christos  Genakos,  Raffaella  Sadun,  John  Van Reenen,  October 2007
Paper No' CEPCP234: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (2) Autumn2007 pages: 12-17

More details on this research can be found in 'Management Practice and Productivity:Why They Matter' by Nick Bloom, Stephen Dorgan, John Dowdy, Christos Genakos, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen, July 2007
In brief: Europe's Universities - Time for Reform
Nick  Butler,  October 2007
Paper No' CEPCP233: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (2) Autumn2007 pages: 10-11
Higher education and the labour market
Stephen  Machin,  Sandra  McNally,  October 2007
Paper No' CEPCP232: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (2) Autumn2007 pages: 6-9

The article summarises 'Tertiary Education Systems and Labour Markets' by Stephen Machin and Sandra McNally, a report prepared for the OECD.
In brief: Blair's Economic Legacy
John  Van Reenen,  June  2007
Paper No' CEPCP230: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (1) Summer 2007 pages: 28
Widening Access to Grammar Schools: the Educational Impact in Northern Ireland
Eric  Maurin,  Sandra  McNally,  June  2007
Paper No' CEPCP229: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (1) Summer 2007 pages: 26-27

This article summarises Educational Effects of Widening Access to the Academic Track: A Natural Experiment CEE Discussion Paper 85
In brief: Faith Primary Schools: Better Schools or Better Pupils?
Steve  Gibbons,  Olmo  Silva,  June  2007
Paper No' CEPCP228: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (1) Summer 2007 pages: 24-25

This article summarises Faith Primary Schools: Better Schools or Better Pupils, CEE Discussion Paper 72
Happiness and the Teaching of Values
Richard  Layard,  June  2007
Paper No' CEPCP227: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (1) Summer 2007 pages: 18-23

This article is an edited version the 2007 Ashby Lecture, University of Cambridge: The Teaching of Values - Richard Layard, 2 May 2007
Words and Deeds: Market Reactions when Central Banks Talk
Carlo  Rosa,  Giovanni  Verga,  June  2007
Paper No' CEPCP226: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (1) Summer 2007 pages: 14-17

This paper has been published as:
Carlo Rosa and Giovanni Verga (2007) On the Consistency and Effectiveness of Central Bank Communication: Evidence from the ECB, European Journal of Political Economy 23(1): 146-75.
In brief: Sharing the Fruits of Trade
Andrew B.  Bernard,  Guy  Michaels,  Stephen  Redding,  Peter K.  Schott,  June  2007
Paper No' CEPCP225: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (1) Summer 2007 pages: 12-13

This article draws on research described in The Effect of Trade on the Demand for Skill: Evidence from the Interstate Highway System, CEP Discussion Paper No. 772
Culture Clash or Culture Club? The Identity and Attitudes of Immigrants in Britain
Alan  Manning,  Sanchari  Roy,  June  2007
Paper No' CEPCP224: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (1) Summer 2007 pages: 8-11

This article summarises Culture Clash or Culture Club? The Identity and Attitudes of Immigrants in Britain, CEP Discussion Paper No.790
The European Commission versus Microsoft: Competition Policy in High-Tech Industries
Christos  Genakos,  Kai Uwe  Kühn,  John  Van Reenen,  June  2007
Paper No' CEPCP223: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 12 (1) Summer 2007 pages: 2-7

This paper has been published as:
The Incentives of a Monopolist to Degrade Interoperability: Theory and Evidence from the Personal Computer and Server Market by Christos Genakos, Kai Uwe Kühn and John Van Reenen, CEP mimeo
'Some Economics of European Commission versus Microsoft' by Kai Uwe Kühn and John Van Reenen, forthcoming in Cases in European Competition Policy: The Economic Analysis edited by Bruce Lyons (Cambridge University Press).
Technologies to Tackle Global Warming
Ralf  Martin,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPCP222: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (3) Winter 2006 pages: 26

See also Climate Change: Economic Sense and Non-sense of Carbon Mitigation Policies, CEP Policy Analysis CEPPA003 published in February 2006.
In brief: Fat City: Does Urban Sprawl Lead to Human Sprawl?
Henry  Overman,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPCP221: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (3) Winter 2006 pages: 25

This article summarises 'Fat City:The Relationship between Urban Sprawl and Obesity' by Jean Eid, Henry Overman, Diego Puga and Matthew Turner, CEP Discussion Paper No. 758
Japan's Shareholder Revolution
Ron  Dore,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPCP220: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (3) Winter 2006 pages: 22

A version of this article appeared in the Japan Times in November 2006.
In brief: Bosnia: the Labour Market Costs of Conflict
Florence  Kondylis,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPCP219: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (3) Winter 2006 pages: 20-21

This article summarises 'Conflict-induced Displacement and Labour Market Outcomes: Evidence from Post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina' by Florence Kondylis, CEP Discussion Paper No. 777
Shifts in Economic Geography and their Causes
Anthony J.  Venables,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPCP218: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (3) Winter 2006 pages: 12 -19

This is an edited version of 'Shifts in Economic Geography and their Causes' by Anthony J Venables, CEP Discussion Paper No. 767
In brief: Britain's Minimum Wage: What Impact on Pay and Jobs?
David  Metcalf,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPCP217: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (3) Winter 2006 pages: 10 -11

This article summarises his December 2006 paper 'On the Impact of the British National Minimum Wage on Pay and Employment'
Trade Liberalisation and the Market for Corporate Control
Holger  Breinlich,  December 2006
Paper No' CEPCP215: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (3) Winter 2006 pages: 2-5

This article summarises 'Trade Liberalisation and Industrial Restructuring through Mergers and Acquisitions' by Holger Breinlich, CEP Discussion Paper No. 717
Edmund Phelps, Nobel laureate
Edmund  Phelps,  October  2006
Paper No' CEPCP214: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (2) Autumn 2006 pages: 28
Rwanda: the Costs of Conflict for Subsistence Households
Florence  Kondylis,  October  2006
Paper No' CEPCP213: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (2) Autumn 2006 pages: 26-27

This article summarises 'Agricultural Returns and Conflict: Quasi-experimental Evidence from a Policy Intervention Programme in Rwanda' by Florence Kondylis, CEP Discussion Paper No. 709
HIV/AIDS Prevention: the Potential of Primary Education
Michael R.  Kremer,  October  2006
Paper No' CEPCP211: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (2) Autumn 2006 pages: 22-24

This article summarises 'Primary School Education and HIV/AIDS Prevention: Evidence from Four School-based Interventions in Western Kenya' by Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas, Michael Kremer and Samuel Sinei (May 2006).The study by Pascaline Dupas is 'Relative Risks and the Market for Sex:Teenagers, Sugar Daddies and HIV in Kenya'.
The Collapse of the Doha Trade Round
Andrew  Charlton,  October  2006
Paper No' CEPCP210: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (2) Autumn 2006 pages: 21
The China Effect
Anthony J.  Venables,  Linda  Yueh,  October  2006
Paper No' CEPCP208: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (2) Autumn 2006 pages: 10-17

For more on 'new economic geography', see Professor Venables’ paper 'Shifts in Economic Geography and their Causes'
Panic on the Streets of London
Mirko  Draca,  Stephen  Machin,  Rober  Witt,  October  2006
Paper No' CEPCP207: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (2) Autumn 2006 pages: 6-9
Child Labour in 1920 Urban America
Marco  Manacorda,  June  2006
Paper No' CEPCP203: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (1) Summer 2006 pages: 22-23

This article summarises 'Child Labour and the Labour Supply of Other Household Members: Evidence from 1920 America' by Marco Manacorda, CEP Discussion Paper No. 590 and forthcoming in the American Economic Review.

This paper has been published as:
"Child Labor and the Labor Supply of Other Household Members: Evidence from 1920 America," American Economic Review, vol. 96(5), December 2006, pages 1788-1801.
Work-Life Balance: the Links with Management Practices and Productivity
Nick  Bloom,  Tobias  Kretschmer,  John  Van Reenen,  June  2006
Paper No' CEPCP202: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (1) Summer 2006 pages: 20-21

This article summarises 'Work-Life Balance, Management Practices and Productivity' by Nick Bloom, Tobias Kretschmer and John Van Reenen
Gay Pay in the UK
Reza  Arabsheibani,  A  Marin,  Jonathan  Wadsworth,  June  2006
Paper No' CEPCP201: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (1) Summer 2006 pages: 17-19

This paper has been published as:
G. Reza Arabsheibani, Alan Marin and Jonathan Wadsworth, "Variations in gay pay in the USA and in the UK" in Lee Badgett and Jefferson Frank (eds.), Sexual Orientation Discrimination: An International Perspective, Routledge, 2006.
The Gender Pay Gap
Alan  Manning,  June  2006
Paper No' CEPCP200: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (1) Summer 2006 pages: 13-16

See also Alan Manning and Barbara Petrongolo (2005), 'The Part-time Pay Penalty', CEP Discussion Paper No. 679
What Future for European Jobs?
Christopher A.  Pissarides,  June  2006
Paper No' CEPCP198: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (1) Summer 2006 pages: 4-9

This is an edited version of the keynote address by Christopher Pissarides delivered at the Austrian Presidency conference on Innovations in Labour Market Policies: Challenges in Times of Globalisation,Vienna, 16-17 February 2006.
Urban Sprawl
Marcy  Burchfield,  Henry  Overman,  Diego  Puga,  Matthew  Turner,  June  2006
Paper No' CEPCP197: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 11 (1) Summer 2006 pages: 2-3

This paper has been published as:
Marcy Burchfield, Henry Overman, Diego Puga and Matthew Turner, "Causes of Sprawl: A Portrait from Space", Quarterly Journal of Economics 121:2 (May 2006)
Understanding Labour Markets
Christopher A.  Pissarides,  December 2005
Paper No' CEPCP196: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (3) Winter 2005 pages: 28
Skills for All
Hilary  Steedman,  December 2005
Paper No' CEPCP195: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (3) Winter 2005 pages: 24-27
The Part-Time Pay Penalty
Alan  Manning,  Barbara  Petrongolo,  December 2005
Paper No' CEPCP194: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (3) Winter 2005 pages: 22-23

This article summarises 'The Part-time Pay Penalty' by Alan Manning and Barbara Petrongolo, CEP Discussion Paper No. 679
'Va-et-Vient'?
Francois-Charles  Wolff,  Augustin  de Coulon,  December 2005
Paper No' CEPCP191: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (3) Winter 2005 pages: 17

This article summarises 'Immigrants at Retirement: Stay/return or "Va-et-vient"?' by Augustin de Coulon and François-Charles Wolff, CEP Discussion Paper No. 691
Can More Police Resources Reduce Crime?
Stephen  Machin,  Olivier  Marie,  December 2005
Paper No' CEPCP190: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (3) Winter 2005 pages: 14-16

This article summarises 'Crime and Police Resources:The Street Crime Initiative' by Stephen Machin and Olivier Marie, CEP Discussion Paper No. 680
It Ain't what You Do, It's the Way that You Do I.T.
Nick  Bloom,  Raffaella  Sadun,  John  Van Reenen,  December 2005
Paper No' CEPCP188: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (3) Winter 2005 pages: 8-11

See also Nick Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen (2005), 'It Ain't What You Do, It's the Way that You Do I.T.:Testing Explanations of Productivity Growth using US Affiliates', Office for National Statistics
Effective Intervention: Making Aid Work
Peter  Boone,  December 2005
Paper No' CEPCP187: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (3) Winter 2005 pages: 2-7

See also Peter Boone (1995), 'Politics and the Effectiveness of Foreign Aid', CEP Discussion Paper No. 272 and European Economic Review, 40(2), 289-329, 1996
Small Isn't Beautiful: the Cost Disadvantages of Small Remote Economies
Pedro  Martins,  L. Alan  Winters,  June  2005
Paper No' CEPCP186: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (2) Summer 2005 pages: 24-28

This paper has been published as:
'When Comparative Advantage is Not Enough: Business Costs in Small Remote Economies' by L Alan Winters and Pedro Martins,World Trade Review 3(3).
Location, location, location
Stephen  Redding,  Daniel M.  Sturm,  June  2005
Paper No' CEPCP185: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (2) Summer 2005 pages: 19-23

This article summarises 'The Costs of Remoteness: Evidence from German Division and Reunification' by Stephen Redding and Daniel Sturm, CEP Discussion Paper No. 688
Children of the Revolution
Eric  Maurin,  Sandra  McNally,  June  2005
Paper No' CEPCP184: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (2) Summer 2005 pages: 16-19

More details on the research discussed here are in 'Vive la Révolution! Long Term Returns of 1968 to the Angry Students', CEE Discussion Paper No. 49
In brief: Performance Pay for Teachers: Is it Working?
Richard  Belfield,  David  Marsden,  June  2005
Paper No' CEPCP183: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (2) Summer 2005 pages: 14-15
In brief: From the Webbs to the Web: a New Union Form?
Richard  Freeman,  June  2005
Paper No' CEPCP182: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (2) Summer 2005 pages: 13

This paper has been published as:
Richard Freeman, "From the Webbs to the Web:The Contribution of the Internet to Reviving Union Fortunes" in Susan Fernie and David Metcalf (eds.), Trade Unions: Resurgence or Demise?, Routledge, 2005
In brief: Unions in Germany: Better Placed than their British Counterparts?
Claus  Schnabel,  June  2005
Paper No' CEPCP181: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (2) Summer 2005 pages: 12

This paper has been published as:
Claus Schnabel, 'Trade Unions in Germany: On the Road to Perdition?' in Susan Fernie and David Metcalf (eds.) Trade Unions: Resurgence or Demise?, Routledge, 2005.
In brief: Public Service Unions: Challenges of the Reform Agenda
Stephen  Bach,  Rebecca Kolins  Givan,  June  2005
Paper No' CEPCP180: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (2) Summer 2005 pages: 11

This paper has been published as:
Stephen Bach and Rebecca Kolins Givan, 'Union Responses to Public-Private Partnerships in the NHS' in Susan Fernie and David Metcalf (eds.), Trade Unions: Resurgence or Demise?, Routledge, 2005
In brief: Circling the Wagons: Unions' Part in their Own Decline
P  Willman,  June  2005
Paper No' CEPCP179: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (2) Summer 2005 pages: 10

This paper has been published as:
Paul Willman 'Circling the Wagons: Endogeneity in Union Decline' in Susan Fernie and David Metcalf (eds.), Trade Unions: Resurgence or Demise?, Routledge, 2005
Management Practices: the Impact on Company Performance
Nick  Bloom,  Stephen  Dorgan,  John  Dowdy,  Tom  Rippin,  John  Van Reenen,  June  2005
Paper No' CEPCP177: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (2) Summer 2005 pages: 2-6

This article summarises 'Management Practices across Firms and Nations' by Nick Bloom, Stephen Dorgan, John Dowdy,Tom Rippin and John Van Reenen
In brief: New Opportunities for Britain's Trade Unions?
John  Kelly,  P  Willman,  February 2005
Paper No' CEPCP176: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (1) Spring 2005 pages: 28

Union Organisation and Activity edited by John Kelly and Paul Willman (Routledge, 2004) is published in CEP's series on the future of trade unions in Britain.
Tackling Unemployment: Europe's Successes and Failures
Richard  Jackman,  Richard  Layard,  Stephen  Nickell,  February 2005
Paper No' CEPCP175: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (1) Spring 2005 pages: 23-27

Unemployment: Macroeconomic Performance and the Labour Market by Richard Layard, Stephen Nickell and Richard Jackman is published by Oxford University Press (second edition, 2005; first edition, 1991).
In brief: Pay Inequalities and Economic Performance
David  Marsden,  February 2005
Paper No' CEPCP174: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (1) Spring 2005 pages: 22

This article summarises 'Pay Inequalities and Economic Performance' by David Marsden, the final report of a project funded under the EU's fifth framework programme.
In brief: What's Wrong with Europe's Economy?
A  Turner,  February 2005
Paper No' CEPCP173: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (1) Spring 2005 pages: 21

This paper has been published as:
Adair Turner, Chapter 1: 'What's Wrong with Europe's Economy?' in Hugh Stephenson (ed.), Challenges for Europe, Palgrave, 2004 - a collection of the eight public lectures delivered at LSE to celebrate CEP's award of the Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2002.
Social Mobility in Britain: Low and Falling
Jo  Blanden,  Paul  Gregg,  Stephen  Machin,  February 2005
Paper No' CEPCP172: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (1) Spring 2005 pages: 18-20

More details on the research discussed here are in 'Intergenerational Mobility in Europe and North America' by Jo Blanden, Paul Gregg and Stephen Machin - a report supported by the Sutton Trust

This paper has been published as:
Jo Blanden, Paul Gregg and Stephen Machin, 'Educational Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility' in Stephen Machin and Anna Vignoles (eds.) What's the Good of Education? The Economics of Education in the UK, Princeton University Press, 2005.
What's the Good of Education?
Stephen  Machin,  Anna  Vignoles,  February 2005
Paper No' CEPCP171: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (1) Spring 2005 pages: 14-17

What's the Good of Education? The Economics of Education in the UK edited by Stephen Machin and Anna Vignoles is published by Princeton University Press (2005).
In brief: More Inequality Means Higher Inflation
Christopher  Crowe,  February 2005
Paper No' CEPCP170: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (1) Spring 2005 pages: 12-13

This article summarises 'Inflation, Inequality and Social Conflict' by Christopher Crowe, CEP Discussion Paper No. 657
In brief: Boffins in the USA: the Boost to UK Productivity
Rachel  Griffith,  Rupert  Harrison,  John  Van Reenen,  February 2005
Paper No' CEPCP169: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (1) Spring 2005 pages: 11

This article summarises 'How Special is the Special Relationship? Using the Impact of US R&D Spillovers on UK Firms as a Test of Technology Sourcing' by Rachel Griffith, Rupert Harrison and John Van Reenen, CEP Discussion Paper No. 659
Multinationals: Heroes or Villains of the Global Economy?
Anthony J.  Venables,  February 2005
Paper No' CEPCP167: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 10 (1) Spring 2005 pages: 2-7

Multinational Firms in the World Economy by Giorgio Barba Navaretti and Anthony J Venables (with Frank G Barry, Karolina Ekholm, Anna M Falzoni, Jan I Haaland, Karen Helene Midelfart and Alessandro Turrini) is published by Princeton University Press (2005).
Seeking a Premier Economy
Hugh  Stephenson,  October  2004
Paper No' CEPCP166: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 9 (3) Autumn 2004 pages: 28-31

The article summarises Seeking a Premier Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms 1980-2000 edited by David Card, Richard Blundell and Richard B Freeman (The University of Chicago Press).
Jobless Recovery: Whatever Happened to the Great American Jobs Machine?
Richard  Freeman,  William  Rodgers,  October  2004
Paper No' CEPCP165: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 9 (3) Autumn 2004 pages: 22-27
Teacher Shortage: Another Impending Crisis?
Arnaud  Chevalier,  Peter  Dolton,  October  2004
Paper No' CEPCP164: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 9 (3) Autumn 2004 pages: 14-21

This article summarises 'The Labour Market for Teachers' by Arnaud Chevalier and Peter Dolton, chapter 3 of What's the Good of Education? The Economics of Education in the UK edited by Stephen Machin and Anna Vignoles (Princeton University Press,2005).
Understanding Institutions
Daron  Acemoglu,  June  2004
Paper No' CEPCP161: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 9 (2) Summer 2004 pages: 28-32

See also "Understanding Institutions", the 2004 Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures delivered by Daron Acemoglu

This paper has been published as:
Daron Acemoglu, Root Causes: A historical approach to assessing the role of institutions in economic development, Finance & Development, IMF, June 2003.
Women Looking for Work
Ghazala  Azmat,  Maia  Güell,  Alan  Manning,  June  2004
Paper No' CEPCP160: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 9 (2) Summer 2004 pages: 20-27

This article is based on Ghazala Azmat, Maia Güell and Alan Manning, 'Gender Gaps in Unemployment Rates in OECD Countries', CEP Discussion Paper No. 607, January 2004
Ideas are Not Like Other Assets
Danny  Quah,  June  2004
Paper No' CEPCP159: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 9 (2) Summer 2004 pages: 16-19

This article is an edited version of Danny Quah's Clifford Barclay Memorial Lecture delivered at the LSE in November 2003.
Computer Assisted Exam Results
John  Schmitt,  Jonathan  Wadsworth,  June  2004
Paper No' CEPCP158: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 9 (2) Summer 2004 pages: 8-15

This article is an edited version of 'Is There an Impact of Household Computer Ownership on Children's Educational Attainment in Britain?' CEP Discussion Paper No. 625, March 2004
Working Better
John  Van Reenen,  June  2004
Paper No' CEPCP157: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 9 (2) Summer 2004 pages: 3-7

This article is an edited version of a speech John Van Reenen made at a seminar on productivity in London on 15 March 2004, jointly hosted by McKinsey & Co and the LSE.
Race Relations
David  Metcalf,  February 2004
Paper No' CEPCP156: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 9 (1) Spring 2004 pages: 29-32

This article is based on evidence submitted to the investigation by the Stable and Stud Staff Commission, 2004.
Value for Money
David  Marsden,  February 2004
Paper No' CEPCP154: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 9 (1) Spring 2004 pages: 14-19

This paper has been published as:
David Marsden,'The role of performance related pay in renegotiating the "effort bargain": The case of the British public service.' Industrial and Labor Relations Review 57, no. 3 (2004), pp. 350-370.
Large Benefits, Low Cost
Stephen  Machin,  Sandra  McNally,  February 2004
Paper No' CEPCP152: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 9 (1) Spring 2004 pages: 2-7

This article is based on research published in 'The Literacy Hour' CEE Discussion Paper No'43, December 2004
Lessons from the Seven Years War
Isabel  Schnabel,  Hyun Song  Shin,  October  2003
Paper No' CEPCP150: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 8 (3) Autumn 2003 pages: 20-29

This paper has been published as:
Isabel Schnabel and Hyun Song Shin, "Liquidity and Contagion: The Crisis of 1763", Journal of the European Economic Association (Vol2 Issue 6) December 2004
Crime and Property Prices
Steve  Gibbons,  October  2003
Paper No' CEPCP149: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 8 (3) Autumn 2003 pages: 16-19

This article is an edited version of "The Costs of Urban Property Crime", CEP Discussion Paper No. 574, June 2003
Five Years of the ECB
Peter B.  Kenen,  June  2003
Paper No' CEPCP147: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 8 (2) Summer 2003 pages: 31-36

This article is an edited version of his Queen's Anniversary Prize Lecture "Reassessing the Euro: expectations and achievements" delivered at the LSE on 18 February 2003
Very Early Evidence
L  Feinstein,  June  2003
Paper No' CEPCP146: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 8 (2) Summer 2003 pages: 24-30

This article is based on 'Pre-school Educational Inequality? British Children in the 1970 Cohort' CEP Discussion Paper No 404
Good Practice Needs a Helping Hand
Jim  Foreman,  Howard  Gospel,  June  2003
Paper No' CEPCP145: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 8 (2) Summer 2003 pages: 16-23

This article is an edited version of 'The Provision of Training in Britain: Case Studies in Inter-Firm Coordination', CEP Discussion Paper No. 555
Clearing the Jungle
Hilary  Steedman,  John  West,  June  2003
Paper No' CEPCP144: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 8 (2) Summer 2003 pages: 8-15

This article is an edited version of 'Finding Our Way: Vocational Education in England' CEP Occasional Paper No.18
All Is Not Equal
Andrew B.  Bernard,  Stephen  Redding,  Peter K.  Schott,  Helen  Simpson,  June  2003
Paper No' CEPCP143: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 8 (2) Summer 2003 pages: 2-7

This article is based on 'Factor Price Equalization in the UK?', CEP Discussion Paper No. 547. The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support that they received from the ESRC for this research.
More Sellers Than Buyers
Alan  Manning,  February 2003
Paper No' CEPCP142: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 8 (1) Spring 2003 pages: 34-36

See also Alan Manning's book "Monopsony in Motion: Imperfect Competition in Labor Markets", Princeton University Press, 2003
Unions Past, Present and Future
David  Metcalf,  February 2003
Paper No' CEPCP141: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 8 (1) Spring 2003 pages: 26-33

For background information to this article please see The Future of Unions website
Yawning Gaps
Stephen  Redding,  Anthony J.  Venables,  February 2003
Paper No' CEPCP140: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 8 (1) Spring 2003 pages: 18-25

This article is based on 'Explaining Cross-Country Export Performance: International Linkages and Internal Geography', CEP Discussion Paper No. 549
Full Employment Is Not Just a Dream
Richard  Layard,  Stephen  Nickell,  February 2003
Paper No' CEPCP139: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 8 (1) Spring 2003 pages: 10-17

See also Jaap de Koning, Richard Layard, Steve Nickell and Niels Westergaard-Nielsen, "Policies for Full Employment", Department for Works and Pensions Report, March 2004
Unto Them That Hath...
Stephen  Machin,  February 2003
Paper No' CEPCP138: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 8 (1) Spring 2003 pages: 4-9

This paper draws on research from Jo Blanden, Alissa Goodman, Paul Gregg and Stephen Machin, 'Changes in Intergenerational Mobility in Britain' CEE Discussion Paper No. 26, June 2002

This paper has been published as:
Jo Blanden, Alissa Goodman, Paul Gregg and Stephen Machin, 'Changes in Intergenerational Mobility in Britain' in Miles Corak (ed.), Generational Income Mobility in North America and Europe, Cambridge University Press, 2004
Cause for Celebration
Richard  Layard,  February 2003
Paper No' CEPCP137: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 8 (1) Spring 2003 pages: 2-3
To Peg or Not to Peg
Ellen E.  Meade,  October  2002
Paper No' CEPCP136: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 7 (3) Autumn 2002 pages: 28-32
Staying On
Damon  Clark,  October  2002
Paper No' CEPCP135: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 7 (3) Autumn 2002 pages: 23-27
Bubbling Along
Laurence  Meyer,  October  2002
Paper No' CEPCP134: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 7 (3) Autumn 2002 pages: 18-22
Consulting the Workers
Howard  Gospel,  P  Willman,  October  2002
Paper No' CEPCP133: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 7 (3) Autumn 2002 pages: 10-17
Patterns of Growth
Stephen  Nickell,  Stephen  Redding,  Joanna  Swaffield,  October  2002
Paper No' CEPCP132: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 7 (3) Autumn 2002 pages: 2-9
Arbitrary Rights
John  Kay,  June  2002
Paper No' CEPCP131: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 7 (2) Summer 2002 pages: 28-32
Do Owners Make Good Managers?
Elisabeth  Müller,  Alexandra  Spitz,  June  2002
Paper No' CEPCP130: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 7 (2) Summer 2002 pages: 24-27
Upgrading the Workers
Stephen  Machin,  June  2002
Paper No' CEPCP129: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 7 (2) Summer 2002 pages: 14-23
Mobility Has Fallen
Jo  Blanden,  June  2002
Paper No' CEPCP128: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 7 (2) Summer 2002 pages: 8-13
In Place of Strife
Sian  Moore,  Stephen  Wood,  June  2002
Paper No' CEPCP127: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 7 (2) Summer 2002 pages: 2-7
The Status Quo Is Not An Option
Richard  Layard,  February 2002
Paper No' CEPCP126: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 7 (1) Spring 2002 pages: 30-32
Quality Time
Ana  Lasaosa,  Stephen  Wood,  Lillian  de Menezes,  February 2002
Paper No' CEPCP125: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 7 (1) Spring 2002 pages: 26-29
In the Long Term...
S  Wadhwani,  February 2002
Paper No' CEPCP124: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 7 (1) Spring 2002 pages: 20-25
Are We Being Serious About Apprenticeship?
Hilary  Steedman,  February 2002
Paper No' CEPCP123: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 7 (1) Spring 2002 pages: 10-19
By Choice or by Chance
Arnaud  Chevalier,  Tarja K.  Viitanen,  February 2002
Paper No' CEPCP122: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 7 (1) Spring 2002 pages: 2-9
The Rate for the Job
David  Marsden,  October  2001
Paper No' CEPCP121: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 6 (3) Autumn 2001 pages: 28-32
Low Pay
Richard  Dickens,  October  2001
Paper No' CEPCP120: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 6 (3) Autumn 2001 pages: 22-27
After the Ball Was Over...
Clive  Hollick,  October  2001
Paper No' CEPCP119: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 6 (3) Autumn 2001 pages: 18-21
Why Do Jobless Rates Differ?
Stephen  Nickell,  Luca  Nunziata,  Wolfgang  Ochel,  Glenda  Quintini,  October  2001
Paper No' CEPCP118: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 6 (3) Autumn 2001 pages: 6-17
It Pays To Be Family-Friendly
Helen  Gray,  October  2001
Paper No' CEPCP117: Full paper (pdf)
CentrePiece 6 (3) Autumn 2001 pages: 2-5
Distance Still Matters
Anthony J.  Venables,  June  2001
Paper No' CEPCP116: | Buy
CentrePiece 6 (2) Summer 2001 pages: 26-32
TRIPping Through the Third World
Louise C.  Keely,  June  2001
Paper No' CEPCP115: | Buy
CentrePiece 6 (2) Summer 2001 pages: 20-25
Non-Working Classes
Richard  Dickens,  Paul  Gregg,  Jonathan  Wadsworth,  June  2001
Paper No' CEPCP114: | Buy
CentrePiece 6 (2) Summer 2001 pages: 10-19
Turning the Tide
David  Metcalf,  June  2001
Paper No' CEPCP113: | Buy
CentrePiece 6 (2) Summer 2001 pages: 4-9
Four Into One
Hugh  Stephenson,  June  2001
Paper No' CEPCP112: | Buy
CentrePiece 6 (2) Summer 2001 pages: 2-3
Letter to the Editor: Reply to Alan Budd's column in previous issue
Giles  Radice,  February 2001
Paper No' CEPCP111: | Buy
CentrePiece 6 (1) Spring 2001 pages: 32
Brain Development and Childhood. Report on conference at CEP
L  Feinstein,  February 2001
Paper No' CEPCP110: | Buy
CentrePiece 6 (1) Spring 2001 pages: 28-31
The Internet: report on CEP's new internet research programme
Richard  Freeman,  February 2001
Paper No' CEPCP109: | Buy
CentrePiece 6 (1) Spring 2001 pages: 24-27
Mind the Gap. How Much Does Britain's North-South Divide Matter?
Gilles  Duranton,  V  Monastiriotis,  February 2001
Paper No' CEPCP108: | Buy
CentrePiece 6 (1) Spring 2001 pages: 18-23
Corporate Demergers: or is Divorce More Attractive than Marriage?
Thomas  Kirchmaier,  February 2001
Paper No' CEPCP107: | Buy
CentrePiece 6 (1) Spring 2001 pages: 14-17
Crisis in Southern Africa. The Economic Implications of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Markus  Haacker,  February 2001
Paper No' CEPCP106: | Buy
CentrePiece 6 (1) Spring 2001 pages: 8-13
What Goes Where: Integration and Industrial Specialisation in the European Union
Anthony J.  Venables,  February 2001
Paper No' CEPCP105: | Buy
CentrePiece 6 (1) Spring 2001 pages: 2-7
Reform in Russia. A Good News Story
Richard  Jackman,  October  2000
Paper No' CEPCP104: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (3) Autumn 2000 pages: 26-29
The Right to Know: What Should Employers Tell Their Workers?
Howard  Gospel,  G  Lockwood,  P  Willman,  October  2000
Paper No' CEPCP103: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (3) Autumn 2000 pages: 20-25
Guest Column: More Transparency Please!
Alan  Budd,  October  2000
Paper No' CEPCP102: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (3) Autumn 2000 pages: 18-19
Getting the Balance Right
L  Feinstein,  October  2000
Paper No' CEPCP101: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (3) Autumn 2000 pages: 12-17
Time to Educate the Criminals?
K  Hansen,  October  2000
Paper No' CEPCP100: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (3) Autumn 2000 pages: 6-11
The Economics of Crime
R  Lagos,  October  2000
Paper No' CEPCP099: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (3) Autumn 2000 pages: 2-5
How Are the Mightly Fallen
Stephen  Machin,  June  2000
Paper No' CEPCP098: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (2) Summer 2000 pages: 28-30
Fighting for Equality
David  Metcalf,  June  2000
Paper No' CEPCP097: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (2) Summer 2000 pages: 24-27
Guest Column: TUC General Secretary on vision of unions in 21st Century
John  Monks,  June  2000
Paper No' CEPCP096: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (2) Summer 2000 pages: 22-23
Preparing to Perform
David  Marsden,  June  2000
Paper No' CEPCP095: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (2) Summer 2000 pages: 16-21
Bad News for British Unions?
John  Logan,  June  2000
Paper No' CEPCP094: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (2) Summer 2000 pages: 12-15&31
A Sword of Damocles
Peter N  Davies,  Stephen  Wood,  June  2000
Paper No' CEPCP093: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (2) Summer 2000 pages: 7-11
Women - What Unions Can Do For You
Sue  Fernie,  Helen  Gray,  June  2000
Paper No' CEPCP092: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (2) Summer 2000 pages: 2-6
What Will the New Centre Do? The new Centre for the Economics of Education
Stephen  Machin,  Anna  Vignoles,  February 2000
Paper No' CEPCP091: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (1) Spring 2000 pages: 32
The Weightless Economy: implications of high-tech revolution
Danny  Quah,  February 2000
Paper No' CEPCP090: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (1) Spring 2000 pages: 26-30
Shared Capitalism or Apartheid Economy
Richard  Freeman,  February 2000
Paper No' CEPCP089: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (1) Spring 2000 pages: 24-25
Women's Pay
Joanna  Swaffield,  February 2000
Paper No' CEPCP088: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (1) Spring 2000 pages: 20-23
Putting the Cart Before the Horse
Stephen  Wood,  February 2000
Paper No' CEPCP087: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (1) Spring 2000 pages: 16-19
Overeducation: a Tough Nut to Crack
Francis  Green,  Steven   McIntosh,  Anna  Vignoles,  February 2000
Paper No' CEPCP086: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (1) Spring 2000 pages: 10-15
Mirage or Miracle?
Stephen  Nickell,  Jan  Van Ours,  February 2000
Paper No' CEPCP085: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (1) Spring 2000 pages: 6-9 & 31
Can I Help You?
Sue  Fernie,  David  Holman,  February 2000
Paper No' CEPCP084: | Buy
CentrePiece 5 (1) Spring 2000 pages: 2-5
The Weightless Economy: trade-offs on the Net
Danny  Quah,  October  1999
Paper No' CEPCP083: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (3) Autumn 1999 pages: 28-29 & 31-32
Does Crime Pay Better?
Stephen  Machin,  Costas  Meghir,  October  1999
Paper No' CEPCP082: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (3) Autumn 1999 pages: 24-27
Breaking the Link
David  Marsden,  October  1999
Paper No' CEPCP081: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (3) Autumn 1999 pages: 20-23
Bridging the Productivity Gap
Rachel  Griffith,  Stephen  Redding,  John  Van Reenen,  October  1999
Paper No' CEPCP080: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (3) Autumn 1999 pages: 14-19
Guest Column: after Cologne Summit what are, Prospects for new international financial architecture
Peter B.  Kenen,  October  1999
Paper No' CEPCP079: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (3) Autumn 1999 pages: 12-13 & 32
A Path to Profit
J  Dawson,  M  Patterson,  M  West,  October  1999
Paper No' CEPCP078: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (3) Autumn 1999 pages: 6-11
From Empire to Europe
Geoffrey  Owen,  October  1999
Paper No' CEPCP077: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (3) Autumn 1999 pages: 2-5
The Weightless Economy: Information and Privacy
Danny  Quah,  June  1999
Paper No' CEPCP076: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (2) Summer 1999 pages: 30-32
Hopes and Disillusions
Veronique  Kessler,  Christopher A.  Pissarides,  June  1999
Paper No' CEPCP075: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (2) Summer 1999 pages: 26-29
Guest Column: the impact of Thatcherism twenty years after she came to power
Douglas  McWilliams,  June  1999
Paper No' CEPCP074: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (2) Summer 1999 pages: 23-25
Nations, Firms and their Workers
Howard  Gospel,  June  1999
Paper No' CEPCP073: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (2) Summer 1999 pages: 18-22
CentrePiece Special: The Euro Debate
Janet  Bush,  Christopher  Johnson,  June  1999
Paper No' CEPCP072: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (2) Summer 1999 pages: 13-17
The Elderley: A Burden on the Economy?
Howard  Glennerster,  June  1999
Paper No' CEPCP071: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (2) Summer 1999 pages: 6-12
The Fruits of Learning
Patricia Tracy  Jones,  June  1999
Paper No' CEPCP070: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (2) Summer 1999 pages: 2-5
The Weightless Economy: a look at intellectual property
Danny  Quah,  February 1999
Paper No' CEPCP069: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (1) Spring 1999 pages: 30-32
Does Inequality Mean Slow Growth?
Timothy  Besley,  Robin  Burgess,  February 1999
Paper No' CEPCP068: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (1) Spring 1999 pages: 24-29
Guest Column: Riding the Global Financial Storm: how global financial turmoil might affect UK
Kate  Barker,  February 1999
Paper No' CEPCP067: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (1) Spring 1999 pages: 22-23
The Way Out?
David  Metcalf,  February 1999
Paper No' CEPCP066: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (1) Spring 1999 pages: 16-21
Brave New World?
Sue  Fernie,  February 1999
Paper No' CEPCP065: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (1) Spring 1999 pages: 12-15
A Levels: Does Less Mean More?
Anna  Vignoles,  February 1999
Paper No' CEPCP064: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (1) Spring 1999 pages: 8-11
Holding the Bank to Account
C  Bean,  February 1999
Paper No' CEPCP063: | Buy
CentrePiece 4 (1) Spring 1999 pages: 2-7
The Weightless Economy: what does it mean for jobs?
Danny  Quah,  October  1998
Paper No' CEPCP062: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (3) Autumn 1998 pages:
Book Review: A World Gone Mad review of 'Mad Money' by Susan Strange
Nicholas  Bayne,  October  1998
Paper No' CEPCP061: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (3) Autumn 1998 pages:
Getting People Back to Work
Richard  Layard,  October  1998
Paper No' CEPCP060: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (3) Autumn 1998 pages:
Reinventing Apprenticeship
Howard  Gospel,  October  1998
Paper No' CEPCP059: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (3) Autumn 1998 pages:
Guest Column: The Future of Work: A Challenge for Partnership
Bill  Callaghan,  October  1998
Paper No' CEPCP058: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (3) Autumn 1998 pages:
What It Costs to Lose Your Job
Paul  Gregg,  Genevieve  Knight,  Jonathan  Wadsworth,  October  1998
Paper No' CEPCP057: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (3) Autumn 1998 pages:
Minimum Wage: Maximum Impact?
Richard  Dickens,  Stephen  Machin,  October  1998
Paper No' CEPCP056: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (3) Autumn 1998 pages:
West Meets East: Will Japan Convert to Capitalism?
Ron  Dore,  October  1998
Paper No' CEPCP055: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (3) Autumn 1998 pages:
People Power
M  Patterson,  M  West,  October  1998
Paper No' CEPCP054: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (3) Autumn 1998 pages:
Honey, I Shrunk the Government
Graham  Ingham,  June  1998
Paper No' CEPCP053: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (2) Summer 1998 pages:
The Weightless Economy: history points to it as the next logical stage in economic development
Danny  Quah,  June  1998
Paper No' CEPCP052: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (2) Summer 1998 pages:
A Lot of Hot Air: the Kyoto Deal and Emissions Trading
Daniel M.  Sturm,  June  1998
Paper No' CEPCP051: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (2) Summer 1998 pages:
Guest Column: New Principles for Government
Edward  Balls,  June  1998
Paper No' CEPCP050: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (2) Summer 1998 pages:
The Third Way?
Alan  Manning,  June  1998
Paper No' CEPCP049: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (2) Summer 1998 pages:
An End of Term Report
Nicholas  Crafts,  June  1998
Paper No' CEPCP048: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (2) Summer 1998 pages:
End of the Job for Life?
Paul  Gregg,  Jonathan  Wadsworth,  June  1998
Paper No' CEPCP047: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (2) Summer 1998 pages:
Gearing Up For a Fight: the Euro and the Dollar
H  Rey,  June  1998
Paper No' CEPCP046: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (2) Summer 1998 pages:
The Weightless Economy: on Globalisation
Kathleen Tyson  Quah,  February 1998
Paper No' CEPCP045: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (1) Spring 1998 pages:
Why Are Part-Time Women Workers Losing Out?
Susan  Harkness,  February 1998
Paper No' CEPCP044: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (1) Spring 1998 pages:
What Do I Get?
D  Brown,  February 1998
Paper No' CEPCP043: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (1) Spring 1998 pages:
Tackling the Skills Gap: Are We Qualified?
Hilary  Steedman,  February 1998
Paper No' CEPCP042: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (1) Spring 1998 pages:
Guest Column: argue about the economic case for Britain joining the single European currency
Ruth  Lea,  Bridget  Rosewell,  February 1998
Paper No' CEPCP041: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (1) Spring 1998 pages:
Hanging on the Telephone
Sue  Fernie,  February 1998
Paper No' CEPCP040: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (1) Spring 1998 pages:
Another Crisis in Britain's Car Industry?
M.  Sako,  February 1998
Paper No' CEPCP039: | Buy
CentrePiece 3 (1) Spring 1998 pages:
The Weightless Economy: Europe in the Weightless Economy
Danny  Quah,  October  1997
Paper No' CEPCP038: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (3) Autumn 1997 pages:
Guest Column: Black Wednesday: Five Years On
Alan  Walters,  October  1997
Paper No' CEPCP037: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (3) Autumn 1997 pages:
A Raw Deal for the Young
David  Blanchflower,  Richard  Freeman,  October  1997
Paper No' CEPCP036: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (3) Autumn 1997 pages:
Politics Special: On Britain's Future in Europe
Edwina  Currie,  Austin  Mitchell,  October  1997
Paper No' CEPCP035: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (3) Autumn 1997 pages:
Recipe for Reform: Regional Policy for an Enlarging, European Union
Diego  Puga,  October  1997
Paper No' CEPCP034: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (3) Autumn 1997 pages:
EMU: Convergence or Divergence?
Richard  Jackman,  October  1997
Paper No' CEPCP033: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (3) Autumn 1997 pages:
Mapping the New European Structure
Michael  Emerson,  October  1997
Paper No' CEPCP032: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (3) Autumn 1997 pages:
Book Review: of 'The Ownership of Enterprise' by Henry Hansmann
Ansgar  Richter,  June  1997
Paper No' CEPCP031: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (2) Summer 1997 pages:
The Weightless Economy: the Impact of Weightlessness on the Global Economy
Danny  Quah,  June  1997
Paper No' CEPCP030: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (2) Summer 1997 pages:
Taxing Performance
Stephen  French,  David  Marsden,  June  1997
Paper No' CEPCP029: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (2) Summer 1997 pages:
Guest Column: Signed Sealed and Delivered
John  Philpott,  June  1997
Paper No' CEPCP028: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (2) Summer 1997 pages:
Statutory Recognition: Time to Lay Down the Law?
Stephen  Wood,  June  1997
Paper No' CEPCP027: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (2) Summer 1997 pages:
Steeling Ideas
Christopher  Beauman,  June  1997
Paper No' CEPCP026: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (2) Summer 1997 pages:
Do Return and Unemployment Go Hand in Hand?
Richard  Jackman,  June  1997
Paper No' CEPCP025: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (2) Summer 1997 pages:
The Weightless Economy Column: the Significance of Dematerialisation
Danny  Quah,  February 1997
Paper No' CEPCP024: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (1) Spring 1997 pages:
Guest Column: Stakeholding
John  Kay,  February 1997
Paper No' CEPCP023: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (1) Spring 1997 pages:
Does Money Talk and Is It Pursuasive?
Andrew  Scott,  February 1997
Paper No' CEPCP022: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (1) Spring 1997 pages:
Blighted Lives: Disadvantaged Children and Adult Unemployment
Paul  Gregg,  Stephen  Machin,  February 1997
Paper No' CEPCP021: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (1) Spring 1997 pages:
The Skills Audit: Who's Winning the Race?
Hilary  Steedman,  February 1997
Paper No' CEPCP020: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (1) Spring 1997 pages:
Foreign Aid: Money Down the Drain
Peter  Boone,  February 1997
Paper No' CEPCP019: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (1) Spring 1997 pages:
Free to Choose
D  Brown,  P  Ingram,  Jonathan  Wadsworth,  February 1997
Paper No' CEPCP018: | Buy
CentrePiece 2 (1) Spring 1997 pages:
Growth and Dematerialisation
Danny  Quah,  October  1996
Paper No' CEPCP017: | Buy
CentrePiece 1 (3) Autumn 1996 pages:
Reform Off the Rails
Peter  Boone,  October  1996
Paper No' CEPCP016: | Buy
CentrePiece 1 (3) Autumn 1996 pages:
Growth and Corporate Behaviour
Richard  Freeman,  October  1996
Paper No' CEPCP015: | Buy
CentrePiece 1 (3) Autumn 1996 pages:
The Future of Global Growth
Rudiger  Dornbusch,  P  Krugman,  October  1996
Paper No' CEPCP014: | Buy
CentrePiece 1 (3) Autumn 1996 pages:
Economic Growth: How Much Does Education Count
Christopher A.  Pissarides,  October  1996
Paper No' CEPCP013: | Buy
CentrePiece 1 (3) Autumn 1996 pages:
Whatever Happened to Neo-Classical Endogenous Growth?
Nicholas  Crafts,  June  1996
Paper No' CEPCP012: | Buy
CentrePiece 1 (2) Summer 1996 pages:
The Rise of the No-Job Household
Paul  Gregg,  Jonathan  Wadsworth,  June  1996
Paper No' CEPCP011: | Buy
CentrePiece 1 (2) Summer 1996 pages:
The Education Debate: Have We Got Our Priorities Right?
Peter  Robinson,  June  1996
Paper No' CEPCP010: | Buy
CentrePiece 1 (2) Summer 1996 pages:
Russia: Should the West be Worried?
John  Parker,  June  1996
Paper No' CEPCP009: | Buy
CentrePiece 1 (2) Summer 1996 pages:
Long-Termism v Short-Termism
Geoffrey  Owen,  June  1996
Paper No' CEPCP008: | Buy
CentrePiece 1 (2) Summer 1996 pages:
It's Not What You Pay, It's the Way That You Pay It
Sue  Fernie,  David  Metcalf,  June  1996
Paper No' CEPCP007: | Buy
CentrePiece 1 (2) Summer 1996 pages:
Will a Single European Currency Lead to Higher Unemployment?
C  Bean,  February 1996
Paper No' CEPCP006: | Buy
CentrePiece 1 (1) Spring 1996 pages:
Keeping the Lid on Inflation: Central Europe's Dilemma
Stanislaw  Gomulka,  February 1996
Paper No' CEPCP005: | Buy
CentrePiece 1 (1) Spring 1996 pages:
The Promise of Team-Working
Rebecca  Lawthorn,  M  West,  February 1996
Paper No' CEPCP004: | Buy
CentrePiece 1 (1) Spring 1996 pages:
Targeting Inflation: the British Experience
Alex  Bowen,  February 1996
Paper No' CEPCP003: | Buy
CentrePiece 1 (1) Spring 1996 pages:
Executive Pay: Are the Fat Cats Getting Fatter
Stephen  Machin,  February 1996
Paper No' CEPCP002: | Buy
CentrePiece 1 (1) Spring 1996 pages:
How to Cut Unemployment
Richard  Layard,  February 1996
Paper No' CEPCP001: | Buy
CentrePiece 1 (1) Spring 1996 pages: