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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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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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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Transfer Taxes and Household Mobility: Distortion on the Housing or Labor Market?
Christian A. L. Hilber and Teemu Lyytikäinen June 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0216:
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Tags: transfer taxes; stamp duty; transaction costs; homeownership; household mobility
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The Compact City in Empirical Research: A Quantitative Literature Review
Gabriel M. Ahfeldt and Elisabetta Pietrostefani
June 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0215:
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Tags: compact; city; density; meta-analysis; sustainability; urban
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New Road Infrastructure: The Effects on Firms
Stephen Gibbons, Teemu Lyytikäinen, Henry Overman and Rosa Sanchis-Guarner
May 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0214:
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Tags: productivity; employment; accessibility; transport
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Using Micro-Geography Data to Identify Town-Centre Space in Great Britain
Paul Cheshire, Christian Hilber, Piero Montebruno and Rosa Sanchis-Guarner May 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0213:
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Tags: town centre; planning; retail sector; land use
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Distributive Politics Inside the City? The Political Economy of Spain's Plan E
Felipe Carozzi and Luca Repetto
February 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0212:
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Tags: political economy; distributive politics; core voters; turnout; partisan alignment
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