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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Cohesion Policy Incentives for Collaborative Industrial Research. The Evaluation of a Smart Specialisation Forerunner Programme
Riccardo Crescenzi, Mara Giua and Guido de Blasio February 2018
Paper No' SERCDP0231:
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Tags: cohesion policy; smart specialisation; policy evaluation; innovation; european union
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One or Many Cohesion Policies of the European Union? On the Diverging Impacts of Cohesion Policy across Member States
Riccardo Crescenzi and Mara Giua February 2018
Paper No' SERCDP0230:
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Tags: cohesion policy; european union; regions; growth; employment
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Interaction of Public and Private Employment: Evidence from a German Government Move
Giulia Faggio, Teresa Schlüter and Philipp vom Berge February 2018
Paper No' SERCDP0229:
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Tags: regional government policy; regional labor markets; job displacement; economic development
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The Impact of Public Employment: Evidence from Bonn
Sascha O. Becker, Stephan Heblich and Daniel M. Sturm
January 2018
Paper No' SERCDP0228:
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Tags: economic geography; public employment; place-based policies; german division
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Highways, Market Access and Spatial Sorting
Stephan Fretz, Raphaël Parchet and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud
November 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0227:
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Tags: transportation; highway; market access; income sorting
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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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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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Friday  05 October 2018  13:00 - 14:30

TBC

Jessie Handbury (Wharton)

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


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Monday 02 July 2018

LSE News: Research Highlights - Wealth Creator

What makes cities thrive? Is it proximity to natural resources like rivers, oceans or energy reserves? Or does the cumulative effect of population increases stimulate waves of economic activity such as restaurants, bars and shops?  Because of the complex history of many cities, identifying the source of their development is notoriously difficult. But a group of urban economists have developed a model that shows the positive relationship between economic activity and urban density, and predicts how further development will change a city and its surrounding areas.  Such is the scale of their achievement, Gabriel Ahlfeldt, Stephen Redding, Daniel Sturm, and Nikolaus Wolf, who began the project almost a decade ago at LSE, have received the Frisch Medal, one of the most prestigious prizes in economics. 


Related Links:
LSE News - Research Highlights - Wealth Creator

The Economics of Density: Evidence from the Berlin Wall

Gabriel Ahlfeldt webpage

Stephen Redding webpage

Daniel M. Sturm webpage