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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Colonial Legacies: Shaping African Cities
Neeraj Baruah, J. Vernon Henderson and Cong Peng
November 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0226:
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Tags: colonialism; persistence; africa; sprawl; urban form; urban planning; leapfrog
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Matching Firms and Workers in a Field Experiment in Ethiopia
Girum Abebe, Stefano Caria, Marcel Fafchamps, Paolo Falco, Simon Franklin, Simon Quinn and Forhad Shilpi October 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0225:
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Tags: matching; labour; job-search; firms; recruitment; experiment
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Anonymity or Distance? Job Search and Labour Market Exclusion in a Growing African City
Girum Abebe, Stefano Caria, Marcel Fafchamps, Paolo Falco, Simon Franklin and Simon Quinn October 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0224:
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Decomposing the Impact of Immigration on House Prices
Rosa Sanchis-Guarner
September 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0223:
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Tags: immigration; housing; spain; instrumental variables
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Planning Ahead for Better Neighborhoods: Long Run Evidence from Tanzania
Neeraj Baruah, Amanda Dahlstrand-Rudin, Guy Michaels, Dzhamilya Nigmatulina, Ferdinand Rauch and Tanner Regan September 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0222:
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Tags: urban economics; economic development; slums; africa
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Do Speed Cameras Save Lives?
Cheng Keat Tang
September 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0221:
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Tags: accidents; injuries; fatalities; speed camera; speeding
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Housing Allowance and Rents: Evidence from a Stepwise Subsidy Scheme
Essi Eerola and Teemu Lyytikäinen
August 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0220:
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Tags: housing demand subsidies; housing allowance; incidence; rents
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Social Tenants' Health: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Landlord Interventions
Paul Cheshire, Stephen Gibbons and Jemma Mouland August 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0219:
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Tags: randomised control trial; social housing; health interventions
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The Local Economic Impacts of Regeneration Projects: Evidence from UK's Single Regeneration Budget
Stephen Gibbons, Henry Overman and Matti Sarvimäki August 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0218:
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Tags: single regeneration budget; regeneration; employment; neighbourhoods; urban policy
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Energy Costs of Historic Preservation
Christian A. L. Hilber, Charles Palmer and Edward W. Pinchbeck
July 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0217:
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Tags: preservation policies; land use regulation; energy efficiency; energy consumption; climate change
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Friday  24 November 2017  13:00 - 14:30

German Robots The Impact of Industrial Robots on Workers

Jens Suedekum (University of Dusseldorf)

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Monday 13 November 2017

What Works Growth blog: The good news about exports

Article by Henry Overman: With Brexit looming, we’ve been running a series of workshops with local areas to think about different policy responses and consider what the evidence says on effectiveness. One thing that local areas wanted to know was what the evaluation evidence said on export support and inward investment promotion. In response, we’ve surveyed the available evaluations and launched three new toolkits that consider what we can learn. Two of the toolkits look at supporting exports through either export promotion agencies (EPA) or export credit agencies (ECA). The third, looks at inward investment promotion.


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What Works Growth blog - The good news about exports

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