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Stuck for something to do? There’s plenty of time left to enter the 2020 LSESU Economics Essay Competition. Choose… https://t.co/cP0YTLyxzIThis study on #covid19 responses finds firms that took up government aid reported furloughing more workers and layi… https://t.co/7IF9K4Ljmm'In Europe, the Covid crisis may be an opportunity to move towards a new model of capitalism in which both innovati… https://t.co/eET1kw8DX6
7/5
2020
Real house prices – but not real incomes – have grown faster in the UK over the last 40 years than in any other OEC… https://t.co/uVVmGJi5MRIn recent years, there has been much support for apprenticeships as a route for young people into the labour market… https://t.co/2zHaiNnNmXWant an informative overview of economic geography from 1990 to 2010 - and the questions that CEP researchers have… https://t.co/bWrZr7aOMXFrank Pisch writes about how post-pandemic shock may mean just-in-time supply chains are likely to become more prev… https://t.co/vIcx4vK1S3
7/4
2020
There is still considerable uncertainty over the immediate local economic effects of the #Covid-19 crisis. Find out… https://t.co/SNw8U5ArlqDuring lockdown, the Met Police have seen a surge in calls about domestic abuse from concerned neighbours. Researc… https://t.co/9WvLGilBk8This paper shows Francophone cities in sub-Saharan Africa are more spatially compact, with less sprawl than Angloph… https://t.co/lSmqIfTUX5New stats out today about hit to personal spending from Covid19. Our report on self-employed workers finds that 1 i… https://t.co/JmXBfVfnbPNew event - @bankofengland Monetary Policy Committee member and LSE academic Silvana Tenreyro will speak @LSEEcon a… https://t.co/FykbxaoVpk
Retweeted by Centre for Economic PerformanceHow are the US and Western European models dealing with and responding to the Covid crisis in terms of employment,… https://t.co/Yld1a7Wdy0Investing in land restoration, tree planting & water management -supporting this with projects to reduce air pollut… https://t.co/RXGOOyWEcU
7/3
2020
This blog shows how the credit channel has a role in deepening, and propagating, sectoral or regional demand shocks… https://t.co/SiQAHlQkNPOur paper 'On the Economic Impacts of Constraining Second Home Investments' just appeared in the J. of Urban Econom… https://t.co/HSsKjSXXZg
Retweeted by Centre for Economic PerformanceHow prevalent are just-in-time supply chains? This blog finds about two-thirds of all French manufacturing workers… https://t.co/cQpUC82LYhA pandemic recovery strategy should include a focus on supporting disadvantaged children, providing job guarantees… https://t.co/TjPWsw9U1tA 50% premium on offices eligible to convert to housing use after 2013 shows that while the supply of office space… https://t.co/NKr8hJHrM0Great to see coverage for this important research by @RiaIvandic and @KirchmaierTom in the @Independent Reporting… https://t.co/2fPpKtYEsgNew! The five key areas in which investment is essential to ensure a post-pandemic recovery. ▶️ Infrastructure ▶️… https://t.co/YUtn7VVuca#tbt This study looks at buildings in Chicago from 1873 onwards. How closely does skyscraper height relate to land… https://t.co/XrMltcx5RgNew analysis out today! The 5 key areas that a #covid19 recovery strategy must address to boost confidence, level u… https://t.co/uhVKWdWst8
7/2
2020
The British Cohort Study began in the days of warm school milk and Raleigh Chopper bikes - and now has tracked… https://t.co/r83Ezlnr0SA modest $100 billion proposal to rescue America https://t.co/YyKMkXUj6v Me in @BrookingsInst @hamiltonproject
Retweeted by Centre for Economic PerformanceA change to allow offices to housing without the need for planning permission increased the price of such offices b… https://t.co/M94Me58lXmRead more here: Home is not a safe place for everyone https://t.co/MyeEBIqIhsDeeper analysis into the level of crimes (not calls) found that abuse by ex-partners fell by -9.4%, abuse by curren… https://t.co/v7g6jc4Yt7During lockdown, calls relating to domestic abuse rose 11.4% compared to the same weeks last year – the increase is… https://t.co/kl4eTvDJu4New research from CEP shows that domestic abuse between partners increased during lockdown. Crime economists… https://t.co/fXgIsfxKIlHow one huge investment in science spurred more research in the surrounding area. By Christian Helmers and… https://t.co/lzcC2uwiGPSince the lockdown, domestic abuse calls to the police increased by 11.4% on average compared to the same weeks in… https://t.co/reWbobJ47NThis look at the experience of Danish firms shows how important government aid has been during the pandemic. By… https://t.co/Z4mslYzYo8
7/1
2020
“In this original, well-written paper, Felix shows how great scholarship can contribute to understanding of importa… https://t.co/sRRmF1aZZbPhilippe Aghion, Helene Maghin & André Sapir on how the Covid19 pandemic has shed light on the models of capitalism… https://t.co/sYpY3oe4t0A reminder of this @voxeu blog from @henryoverman on how to implement local growth. "Local government is playing a… https://t.co/90Urq6ySEPRadical reforms of the planning system? This analysis from @ChrisALHilber & Paul Cheshire explains why the planning… https://t.co/BStoiUlNNbThe CEP analysis on Covid19 and social mobility sets out ideas on how to counter the 'scarring' effects of rising i… https://t.co/UJ17NJI5IzDo conservation areas increase the quality of life in cities? This paper finds they do a bit, but perhaps not enoug… https://t.co/aiOvyrq7s3Join me this Thursday for a special remote event on 'Strong, sustainable and resilient recovery', together with Joe… https://t.co/n7HvaOtFMc
Retweeted by Centre for Economic PerformanceNew blog on the potential implications for global value chains in a post-Covid-19 world from Frank Pisch. @voxeu https://t.co/Ud8puf7FUB❓ What do we know about the current impact of #coronavirus on apprenticeships? ❓ What does the future look like for… https://t.co/enB5GeBUen
6/30
2020
Researchers’ interest in monopsony has increased in recent years. This article reviews the accumulating evidence th… https://t.co/fMyLHadmxUNew @voxeu blog on how government aid to firms during the pandemic helped many stay afloat. By @danielascurhttps://t.co/KNNxM4DCH2'In the coming weeks and months, the government should focus on crafting a comprehensive education and training str… https://t.co/WSro3gxK6uThe CEP is looking to appoint a Research Economist to work on wellbeing and behaviour related to Covid-19 in the UK… https://t.co/cTtD9zG1BkICYMI: This study of credit card data during March 2020 shows how food shopping became more risky for those lower-i… https://t.co/qwEafhwmlVData from Italy shows that while the labour market effects of a trade shock tend to be localised, the credit effect… https://t.co/FG1k4PXoUH
6/29
2020
Click below for the @EveningStandard story about the latest @CVER_LSE report on which further education subjects bo… https://t.co/EAeH1cY9udCatch up with The Briefing Room about avoiding mass unemployment on @BBCRadio4 CEP’s Alan Manning: “My worry is t… https://t.co/ep7388lUndCongratutions @Feli_Koenig ! Read the winning discussion paper 'Technical Change and Superstar Effects: Evidence fr… https://t.co/tQJQzzOx2M📖 A new ethnographic study from @AJRavenelleNYC which examines working life for people in the gig economy has fanta… https://t.co/1LGikcT82BCovid-19 and house prices 🏚️ “Real house prices (and rents) may fall in the short- and medium-term without making… https://t.co/zA4wBsIJOU
6/28
2020
'The fact that the timing of measurement of labour market outcomes matters, has important policy implications for t… https://t.co/7Az7fugOsKFascinating research on historical migration to the US - finds that immigrant diversity acts as pull factor in attr… https://t.co/MfU4roMXlqRead how graduates are coping with Covid-19 job market - with insight from CEP and @LSEEcon professor Guy Michaels… https://t.co/CdAe0o4OQC
6/27
2020
Great to see coverage by @_AnnaDavis in the @EveningStandard for this @CVER_LSE research on the impact of further e… https://t.co/rdqRj1OOzi'In a period where the backlash against trade and globalisation is at historical high point, it is crucial to under… https://t.co/OATCXCBTJlSeveral countries try to favour high-skilled immigrants while penalising low-skilled ones – but what if high-skille… https://t.co/23SaIi83qQ
6/26
2020
Alan Manning on @BBCr4today Briefing Room now talking about it is important to keep up level of demand in the economy'FE Colleges that offer a larger share of their courses in the classroom (as opposed to in the workplace or at a di… https://t.co/L4YTTjUkxbTonight! 8pm. @BBCRadio4 The Briefing Room tackles the issue of how to avoid mass unemployment. Guests: CEP's… https://t.co/Wakb5u95VkThe researchers find that co-ethnic networks play an important role in attracting immigrant inventors. But, the pro… https://t.co/dYZqSPAhhfDid immigrants find some areas more attractive than others? This map shows the distribution of immigrant inventors… https://t.co/1kAywsxLgOResearchers used data from 43k patents granted to immigrants to the US (1870-1940) including the patent to Serbian… https://t.co/Kml2masyUgThis paper investigates what makes some locations attractive to talented immigrant inventors – and whether the pres… https://t.co/DbZyN0OPrrNew @TheIFS briefing note by @XJaravel & Martin O'Connell | Inflation spike and falling product variety during the… https://t.co/zP5YRXZ4yb
Retweeted by Centre for Economic Performancedear all #EconTwitter my term as co-editor of econometrica @econometricsoc starts next week. pls send your developm… https://t.co/TVdyGvKgPE
Retweeted by Centre for Economic Performance#tbt In industries where technical change is fastest – the middle-skilled lose out to the most skilled and the leas… https://t.co/wBWEVEGlUd#tbt The argument for making unemployment insurance more generous in recessions. Read: https://t.co/zenTxVYnJv https://t.co/vh5CL8Kivi
6/25
2020
This paper looks at where talented immigrant inventors who arrived in the US at the turn of the 20th century decide… https://t.co/Qj2W2uKroZOut now! Covid-19 in Developing Economies An ebook from @cepr_org and @IHEID eBook Contributors include… https://t.co/wVv3dtSCmk#Brexit and #Coronavirus - big impacts on different sectors @swatdhingraLSE and @joshdelyon https://t.co/0OlmJTwkKkAs England prepares to ease lockdown further - @claudiahupkau speaks to @Independent about how women are over-repre… https://t.co/XEJ6PwKGGmNew paper! Immigrant Inventors and Diversity in the Age of Mass Migration Authors: Francesco Campo,… https://t.co/H1lEERqEnF‘Students in many subjects do not see increased earnings until five years after graduation – this has important pol… https://t.co/X0OpLzkWGW
6/24
2020
First wave of UK's coronavirus outbreak could be OVER by July 13, say experts Giulia Faggio of CEP and Franco Perac… https://t.co/Dv052rMpesNew studies on universal basic income illustrate how the pandemic has brought about shifts in policy preferences, t… https://t.co/wFH3IMeZYQ‘Engineering & manufacturing technology, and business administration & law not only show large levels of enrolment… https://t.co/Yb0ayPyyHWGuy Michaels , director of the labour markets programme at CEP, is quoted here explaining the possible long-term ef… https://t.co/PMKCxIbhUfInteresting @CVER_LSE seminar today, looking at value added of FE colleges. Field of study matters a lot for earnin… https://t.co/qbxXjT48Xu
Retweeted by Centre for Economic PerformanceResearchers @claudiahupkau @RuizvalenzuelaJ and Esteban Aucejo find a learner in the top 15% of FE colleges (by VA)… https://t.co/bJuPrXRkCCDo you have thoughts 🤔 on how the government can promote happiness? 😃 Then enter the 2020 LSE SU Economics essay… https://t.co/rCNlVj6uVMResearch from @CVER_LSE reveals how much difference where a student studies can make to their later earnings. Repo… https://t.co/NEsVlyuD95New research! @CVER_LSE finds the subject learners at FE colleges study makes more of a difference to their long-t… https://t.co/UYKM3H8FxG'As the Covid impacts continue to become clearer over time, the government must move beyond its broad assessment of… https://t.co/QkcKn7I8v8
6/23
2020
Four years on, how has the Brexit vote affected the UK economy? Higher import prices, reduced investment, slower g… https://t.co/qKF2mH7ySv
Retweeted by Centre for Economic PerformanceGreat overview of some key aspects of the economics literature on #Brexit so far. Lots more research to be done i… https://t.co/Nbld9SJOeJ
Retweeted by Centre for Economic PerformanceIn the latest @cepr_org and @IHEID eBook Covid-19 in Developing Economies, leading economists call on the internati… https://t.co/7xLX4K7WreTired? This research shows the economic impact of disturbed sleep. Read more here: https://t.co/7uXyQHZuLU https://t.co/fGHxU2yaXXGenerally the sectors hit by Covid-19 in the first month of lockdown have been different to those expected to be af… https://t.co/A750cZCtdAHear the latest research from @CVER_LSE researchers at this @AoC_info webinar tomorrow. Labour Market Observatory… https://t.co/LKYUMNcDS4A secret erosion of the lockdown? The activity patterns of Britons in March and April 2020 https://t.co/2RoS0hzBrK via @LSEpoliticsblog'The large negative hit from the pandemic has reduced the capacity of the UK economy to take further shocks.' Whic… https://t.co/GeM1eMp220Previous studies into how non-financial businesses are affected by banks’ default risk may severely underestimate t… https://t.co/uUF1WKl31Z
6/22
2020
This research predicts automation will increase firms’ and workers’ job selectivity and decrease employment, while… https://t.co/QW509gLQ7MCovid-19: We shouldn't give priority to sustaining the GDP over the wellbeing of the people. https://t.co/bWvEvqd7wZ via @LSEforBusinessThere is no evidence of a COVID-19 baby boom in Europe – but there is of a bust https://t.co/Oco1o1U8Vn via @LSEpoliticsblog📖 This delve into the forces behind the digital detox by Trine Syvertsen offers a highly accessible overview of the… https://t.co/N9NTKnFirSInterested in barriers to admission to higher education? Read this paper from @georggraetz Oskar Nordström Skans,… https://t.co/qI3X55j7hj
6/21
2020

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