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SERC/Urban Programme Discussion Paper
Austerity States, Institutional Dismantling and the Governance of Sub-National Economic Development: The Demise of the Regional Development Agencies in England
Mike Coombes, Peter O'Brien, Andy Pike and John Tomaney August 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0206:
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Tags: austerity; institutions; the state; governance; economic development; regional development agencies; england
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Traffic Externalities and Housing Prices: Evidence from the London Congestion Charge
Cheng Keat Tang
August 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0205:
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Tags: housing prices; capitalization effects; congestion charge; traffic externalities; marginal willingness to pay; difference-in-difference
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The Housing Market Impacts of Constraining Second Home Investments
Christian A. L. Hilber and Olivier Schöni
August 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0204:
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Tags: second homes; wealth inequality; land use regulation; house prices; homeownership; real estate investments
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Impact of Structural Reforms on Regional Growth: Distance to the Frontier Matters
Sabine D'Costa, Enrique Garcilazo and Joaquim Oliveira Martins July 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0203:
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Tags: structural reforms; regional growth; lagging regions
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The Preservation of Historic Districts - Is it Worth it?
Sevrin Waights
July 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0202:
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Tags: housing; planning; regulation; historic preservation; construction; land
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The Geography of City Liveliness and Land Use Configurations: Evidence from Location-Based Big Data in Beijing
Chengyu Li, Mark Wang, Jianghao Wang and Wenjie Wu July 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0201:
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Tags: big data; gtwr; local linear estimator; city liveliness; land use; china
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Highways, Market Access and Urban Growth in China
Nathaniel Baum-Snow, Loren Brandt, J. Vernon Henderson, Matthew A. Turner and Qinghua Zhang June 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0200:
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Tags: construction; china; ricardian trade models
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Location, Search Costs and Youth Unemployment: Experimental Evidence from Transport Subsidies in Addis Ababa
Simon Franklin May 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0199:
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Tags: job search; spatial mismatch; unemployment; cash constraints; urban; transpor
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The Global Spatial Distribution of Economic Activity: Nature, History and the Role of Trade
J. Vernon Henderson, Tim Squires, Adam Storeygard and David Weil May 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0198:
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Tags: agriculture; physical geography; development
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Enabled to Work: The Impact of Government Housing on Slum Dwellers in South Africa
Simon Franklin
May 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0197:
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Tags: housing; labour supply; time allocation; home production
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Friday  30 September 2016  14:00 - 15:30

House Price Capitalization, Taking Demand and Supply Seriously

Raphael Parchet (Lugano)

32L 2.04, 2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH


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Wednesday 17 August 2016

PropertyWire: Researcher blames government not rich foreign buyers for UK housing crisis

Decades of planning policies that constrain the supply of houses and land and turn them into something like gold or artworks is to blame for the current housing crisis in the UK rather than foreign buyers, according to a new analysis. The problem is not foreign speculators buying luxury flats as an investment in London which then lie empty but that for more than 30 years not enough homes have been built, says Paul Cheshire, Professor Emeritus of economic geography at the London School of Economics.

This article was published online by PropertyWire on August 17, 2016
Link to article here

Related publications
Turning houses into gold: the failure of British planning, Paul Cheshire. Article in CentrePiece Volume 19, Issue 1, Summer 2014

Related links
Paul Cheshire webpage
Urban Programme webpage