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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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