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Seizing sustainable growth opportunities from zero emission passenger vehicles in the UK
Ralf  Martin,  Sam  Unsworth,  Anna  Valero,  Dennis  Verhoeven,  February 2020
Paper No' CEPSP37: Read Abstract | Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)
Urban Capacity and Economic Output
Stephen  Gibbons,  Daniel J.  Graham,  August 2018
Paper No' CEPSP36: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Brexit and the Future of Globalization?
John  Van Reenen,  September 2017
Paper No' CEPSP35: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Industry in Britain - An Atlas
Sandra  Bernick,  Richard  Davies,  Anna  Valero,  September 2017
Paper No' CEPSP34: Read Abstract | Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)
UK Growth: A New Chapter
Philippe  Aghion,  Terra  Allas,  Timothy  Besley,  John  Browne,  Francesco  Caselli,  Richard  Davies,  Richard  Lambert,  Rachel  Lomax,  Stephen  Machin,  G.I.P.  Ottaviano,  Christopher  Pissarides,  Isabelle  Roland,  Xavier  Rolet,  N  Stern,  Anna  Valero,  February 2017
Paper No' CEPSP28B: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Why Governments Won't Invest
Sir Vince  Cable,  March 2016
Paper No' CEPSP33: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Internationalization and Innovation of Firms: Evidence and Policy
Carlo  Altomonte,  Tommaso  Aquilante,  Gábor  Békés,  Gianmarco I. P.  Ottaviano,  April 2014
Paper No' CEPSP32: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
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
Education in a Devolved Scotland: A Quantitative Analysis
Stephen  Machin,  Sandra  McNally,  Gill  Wyness,  May 2013
Paper No' CEPSP30: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
School Structure, School Autonomy and the Tail
Stephen  Machin,  Olmo  Silva,  March 2013
Paper No' CEPSP29: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Investing for Prosperity: Skills, Infrastructure and Innovation
Philippe  Aghion,  Timothy  Besley,  John  Browne,  Francesco  Caselli,  Richard  Lambert,  Rachel  Lomax,  Christopher  Pissarides,  Nick  Stern,  John  Van Reenen,  January 2013
Paper No' CEPSP28: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Fiscal Consolidation During a Depression
Nitika  Bagaria,  Dawn  Holland,  John  Van Reenen,  August 2012
Paper No' CEPSP27: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

This paper has been published as:
National Institute Economic Review No. 221 July 2012
How Mental Illness Loses Out in the NHS A report by The Centre for Economic Performance's Mental Health Policy Group
Richard  Layard,  June 2012
Paper No' CEPSP26: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
The Political Economy of the Greek Debt Crisis: A Tale of Two Bailouts
Silvia  Ardagna,  Francesco  Caselli,  March 2012
Paper No' CEPSP25: Read Abstract | Buy
Measuring Subjective Wellbeing for Public Policy: Recommendations on Measures
Paul  Dolan,  Richard  Layard,  Robert  Metcalfe,  March 2011
Paper No' CEPSP23: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
The State of Apprenticeship in 2010: International Comparisons - Australia, Austria, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Sweden, Switzerland. A Report for the Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network.
Hilary  Steedman,  September 2010
Paper No' CEPSP22: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Bankers' Pay and Extreme Wage Inequality in the UK
Brian  Bell,  John  Van Reenen,  April 2010
Paper No' CEPSP21: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Interoperability and Market Foreclosure In the European Microsoft Case
Kai Uwe  Kühn,  John  Van Reenen,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPSP20: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Capacity Constraints and Irreversible Investments: Defending Against Collective Dominance in UPM Kymmene/Norske Skog/Haindl
Kai Uwe  Kühn,  John  Van Reenen,  February 2008
Paper No' CEPSP19: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Changes in Wage Inequality
Stephen  Machin,  John  Van Reenen,  April 2007
Paper No' CEPSP18: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
The Depression Report: A New Deal for Depression and Anxiety Disorders
Richard Layard &  CEP Mental Health Policy Group,  June 2006
Paper No' CEPSP15: Full paper (pdf)
Work-Life Balance, Management Practices and Productivity
Nick  Bloom,  Tobias  Kretschmer,  John  Van Reenen,  January 2006
Paper No' CEPSP16: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Management Practices Across Firms and Nations
Nick  Bloom,  Stephen  Dorgan,  John  Dowdy,  Tom  Rippin,  John  Van Reenen,  June 2005
Paper No' CEPSP17: Full paper (pdf)
Pathway From Poverty? Intellectual Property And Developing Countries
Louise C.  Keely,  April 2000
Paper No' CEPSP14: Read Abstract | Buy
World Financial Reform
Olivier  Davanne,  Andrew  Haldane,  Graham  Ingham,  Peter B.  Kenen,  Ken  Rogoff,  December 1999
Paper No' CEPSP13: Read Abstract | Buy
International Financial Reform
Stanley  Fischer,  December 1998
Paper No' CEPSP12: Read Abstract | Buy
Apprenticeship: A Strategy For Growth
Howard  Gospel,  Paul  Ryan,  Hilary  Steedman,  October 1998
Paper No' CEPSP11: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
What A Performance: Performance Related Pay In The Public Services
Stephen  French,  David  Marsden,  July 1998
Paper No' CEPSP10: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Employability And Exclusion: What Governments Can Do
Peter  Robinson,  May 1998
Paper No' CEPSP09: Read Abstract | Buy
Literacy, Numeracy And Economic Performance
Peter  Robinson,  September 1997
Paper No' CEPSP08: Read Abstract | Buy
Restructuring Or Restrukturierung? Corporate Restructuring In Britain And Germany
Ansgar  Richter,  May 1997
Paper No' CEPSP07: Read Abstract | Buy
Into The 21st Century: An Assessment Of British Skill Profiles And Prospects
Andy  Green,  Hilary  Steedman,  March 1997
Paper No' CEPSP06: Read Abstract | Buy
Assessment, Qualifications And Standards: UK Compared To France, Germany, Singapore And The US
Olivier  Bertrand,  Andy  Green,  Ansgar  Richter,  Marcus  Rubin,  Hilary  Steedman,  Klaus  Weber,  March 1997
Paper No' CEPSP05: Read Abstract | Buy
Investment Prospects In Russia
Richard  Layard,  George  Lucas,  February 1997
Paper No' CEPSP04: Read Abstract | Buy
Jobs, Wages And Poverty: Patterns Of Persistence And Mobility In The Flexible Labour Market
Paul  Gregg,  January 1997
Paper No' CEPSP03: Read Abstract | Buy
Low Pay And Minimum Wages: The British Evidence
Sue  Fernie,  David  Metcalf,  September 1996
Paper No' CEPSP02: Read Abstract | Buy
Rhetoric And Reality: Britain's New Vocational Qualifications
Peter  Robinson,  January 1996
Paper No' CEPSP01: Read Abstract | Buy