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The Department faculty produce a wide collection of discussion and working papers, a selection of which can be accessed below. The list comprises academic material from a variety of places, and includes the Research Papers in Environmental and Spatial Analysis.

The papers are intended to share preliminary findings and stimulate discussion within the research community. Obtaining constructive comments on the contents of papers are one of the main objectives of the series, and authors value these greatly.


2013

Gabriel Ahlfeldt, Nancy Holman, October 2013. “No Escape? The Co-ordination Problem in Heritage Preservation|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0145

Neil Lee, October 2013. “Cultural Diversity, Cities and Innovation: firm Effects or City Effects?|” SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0144

Mark C. Freeman and Ben Groom, October 2013. "How certain are we about the certainty-equivalent long term social discount rate?|". Grantham Research Institute Working Paper No. 138

Simon Dietz and Anca N. Matei, October 2013. "Spaces for agreement: a theory of Time-Stochastic Dominance|". Grantham Research Institute Working Paper No. 137

Simon Dietz and Anca N. Matei, October 2013. "Is there space for agreement on climate change? A non-parametric approach to policy evaluation|". Grantham Research Institute Working Paper No. 136

Gabriel Ahlfeldt, Kristoffer Moeller, Sevrin Waights, Nicolai Wendland, September 2013. “Game of Zones: The Economics of Conservation Areas|” SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0143

Stephen Gibbons, Eric Neumayer, Richard Perkins, September 2013. “Student Satisfaction, League Tables and University Applications|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0142

Sejeong Ha, Christian Hilber, September 2013. “Do Long Distance Moves Discourage Homeownership? Evidence from England|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0141

Tony Champion, Mike Coombes, Ian Gordon, September 2013. “Urban Escalators and Inter-regional Elevators: The Difference that Location, Mobility and Sectoral Specialisation make to Occupational Progression|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0139

Paul Cheshire, Christian Hilber, Ioannis Kaplanis, August 2013. “Land Use Regulation and Productivity - Land Matters: Evidence from a UK Supermarket Chain|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0138

Kirk Hamilton and Giles Atkinson, July 2013. "Resource discoveries, learning and national income accounting|". Grantham Research Institute Working Paper No. 117

Gabriel Ahfeldt, May 2013. “Urbanity|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0136

Sabine D'Costa, Henry Overman, May 2013. “The Urban Wage Growth Premium:Sorting or Learning?|” SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0135

Timothy Laing and Charles Palmer, April 2013. "Economy-wide impacts of REDD when there is political influence|". Grantham Research Institute Working Paper No. 110

Mark C. Freeman, Ben Groom, Ekaterini Panopoulou and Theologos Pantelidis, April 2013. "Declining discount rates and the Fisher Effect: inflated past, discounted future?|". Grantham Research Institute Working Paper No. 109

Tony Champion, Mike Coombes, Ian Gordon, March 2013. “How Far Do England’s Second-Order Cities Emulate London as Human-Capital ‘Escalators’?|” SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0132

Christian Helmers, Henry Overman, March 2013. “My Precious! The Location and Diffusion of Scientific Research: Evidence from the Synchrotron Diamond Light Source|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0131

Eric Neumayer and Thomas Plümper, January 2013. “W|”. London School of Economics and Political Science Working Paper

Per G. Fredriksson and Eric Neumayer,  January 2013. "Democracy and Climate Change Policies: Is History Important?|”. London School of Economics and Political Science Working Paper

2012

Thomas Kemeny, Michael Storper, December 2012. “Specialization and Regional Economic Development|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0121

Rhona Barr and Susana Mourato, November 2012. "Investigating fishers’ preferences for the design of marine Payments for Environmental Services schemes|". Grantham Research Institute Working Paper No. 101

Eric Neumayer, Thomas Plümper and Fabian Barthel, November 23, 2012. "The Political Economy of Natural Disaster Damage|". London School of Economics and Political Science Working Paper

Walker, O., and Dietz, S., November 2012. "Ambiguity and insurance: robust capital requirements and premiums|". Grantham Research Institute Working Paper No. 97

Helgeson, J., Dietz, S., and Hochrainer-Stigler, S. October 2012. "Vulnerability to weather disasters: the choice of coping strategies in rural Uganda|". Grantham Research Institute Working Paper No. 91

Christian A. L. Hilber, Wouter Vermeulen, September 2012. “The Impact of Supply Constraints on House Prices in England|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0119

Stephen Gibbons, Teemu Lyytikäinen, Henry Overman, Rosa Sanchis-Guarner, September 2012. “New Road Infrastructure: the Effects on Firms|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0117

Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt & Stephen J. Redding & Daniel M. Sturm & Nikolaus Wolf, September 2012. "The Economics of Density: Evidence from the Berlin Wall|", SERC Discussion Papers| 0118, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE.

Seo-Young Cho, Axel Dreher and Eric Neumayer, September 1, 2012. “The Determinants of Anti-Trafficking Policies – Evidence from a New Index|”. Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Forthcoming, DIW Berlin Discussion Paper, Economics of Security Working Paper No. 72

Dietz, Marchiori and Tavoni, August 2012. "Domestic politics and the formation of international environmental agreements|". Working Paper, Grantham Research Institute, London, UK

Thomas Plümper and Eric Neumayer, August 14, 2012. “Model Uncertainty and Robustness Tests: Towards a New Logic of Statistical Inference|". London School of Economics and Political Science Working Paper

Eric Neumayer , Thomas Plümper and Mariaelisa Epifanio, July 30, 2012. “The 'Peer-Effect' in Counterterrorist Policies|". APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper

Shin, H.B., July 2012. "Migrants, landlords and their uneven experiences of the Beijing Olympic Games|". CASEpapers, CASE/163. Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics and Political Science

Christian A. L. Hilber, Teemu Lyytikäinen, July 2012. “The Effect of the UK Stamp Duty Land Tax on Household Mobility|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0115

Seo-Young Cho, Axel Dreher and Eric Neumayer, June 2012. “Does Legalized Prostitution Increase Human Trafficking?|” Economics of Security Working Paper 71

Giulia Faggio, Henry G. Overman, June 2012. “The Effect of Public Sector Employment on Local Labour Markets|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0111

Antoine Dechezleprêtre , Richard Perkins and Eric Neumayer, June 19, 2012. "Regulatory Distance and the Transfer of New Environmentally Sound Technologies: Evidence from the Automobile Sector|" FEEM Working Paper No. 33.2012

Seo-Young Cho , Axel Dreher and Eric Neumayer, June 13, 2012. "The Determinants of Anti-trafficking Policies – Evidence from a New Index|". London School of Economics and Political Science Working Paper

Fabian Barthel and Eric Neumayer, May 21, 2012. "Spatial Dependence in Asylum Migration|". London School of Economics and Political Science Working Paper

Giulia Faggio & Olmo Silva, May 2012. "Does Self-Employment Measure Entrepreneurship? Evidence from Great Britain|," SERC Discussion Papers| 0109, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE

Thomas Plümper , Vera E. Troeger and Eric Neumayer, April 18, 2012. "Case Selection and Causal Inference in Qualitative Research|". London School of Economics and Political Science Working Paper

Ian  Gordon,  April 2012. “Ambition, Human Capital Acquisition and the Metropolitan Escalator|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0107

Eric Neumayer, April 15, 2012. "Do Governments Mean Business When They Derogate? Human Rights Violations During Notified States of Emergency|". London School of Economics and Political Science Working Paper

Richard Perkins and Eric Neumayer, April 15, 2012. "Geographies of Educational Mobilities: Exploring Unevenness, Difference and Changes in International Student Fows|". London School of Economics and Political Science Working Paper

Ian  Gordon,  Ioannis  Kaplanis,  April 2012. “Accounting for Big City Growth in Low Paid Occupations: Immigration and/or Service Class Consumption|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0106

Philippe Bracke & Christian Hilber & Olmo Silva, April 2012. "Homeownership and Entrepreneurship|," SERC Discussion Papers| 0103, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE

Andrade de Sa, S., C. Palmer, and S. Di Falco, March 2012. “Dynamics of indirect land-use change: empirical evidence from Brazil|”, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper No. 74, London School of Economics

Steve Gibbons and Shqiponja Telhaj, March 2012. “Peer Effects: Evidence from Secondary School Transition in England|”. IZA Discussion Paper 6455

Henry Overman, February 2012. “HS2: assessing the costs and benefits|”. Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper CEPCP361

Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Richard Perkins and Eric Neumayer, February 2012. “ Environmental regulation and the cross-border diffusion of new technology: evidence from automobile patents|”. Grantham Research Institute Working Paper 73

Engel, S., C. Palmer, L. Taschini, and S. Urech, February 2012. “Cost-effective payments for reducing emissions from deforestation under uncertainty|”, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper No. 72, London School of Economics, UK

Gregory Corcos, Delphine M. Irac, Giordano Mion, Thierry Verdier, January 2012. "The Determinants of Intrafirm Trade: Evidence from French Firms|". Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper CEPDP1119

Luis Araujo, Giordano Mion, Emanuel Ornelas, January 2012. "Institutions and Export Dynamics|". Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper CEPDP1118

Chiara Criscuolo, Ralf Martin, Henry G. Overman, John Van Reenen, January 2012. “The Causal Effects of an Industrial Policy|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0098

2011

Shin, H.B., December 2011. "Right to the city and critical reflections on property rights activism in China's urban renewal contexts|". CASEpapers, CASE/156. Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK

Kristian Behrens, Giordano Mion, Yasusada Murata, Jens Südekum, December 2011. "Spatial Frictions|". Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper CEPDP1108

Andrea Ariu, Giordano Mion, December 2011. "Service Trade and Occupational Tasks: An Empirical Investigation|". Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper CEPDP1107

Eric Neumayer, December 7, 2011. "Strategic Delaying and Concessions Extraction in Accession Negotiations to the World Trade Organization|". London School of Economics and Political Science Working Paper

Riccardo  Crescenzi,  Luisa  Gagliardi,  Marco  Percoco,  November 2011. “The Bright Side of Social Capital: How 'Bridging' Makes Italian Provinces More Innovative|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0096

Eric Neumayer, October 31, 2011. "Sustainability and Inequality in Human Development|". London School of Economics and Political Science Working Paper

Steve Gibbons, Henry Overman, October 2011. “Unequal Britain: How Real Are Regional Disparities?|” Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper CEPCP353

Christian A. L. Hilber, October 2011. “The Economics Implications of House Price CapitalizationA Survey of an Emerging Literature|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0091

Gibbons, Steve & Silva, Olmo & Weinhardt, Felix, September 2011. "Everybody Needs Good Neighbours? Evidence from Students' Outcomes in England|," IZA Discussion Papers| 5980, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

Millner, A., and Dietz, S. September 2011. "Adaptation to climate change and economic growth in developing countries|". Working Paper, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK

Walker, O., and Dietz, S. September 2011. "A representation result for choice under conscious unawareness|". Working Paper, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK

Stephen Gibbons, Sandra McNally, Martina Viarengo, August 2011. “Does Additional Spending Help Urban Schools? An Evaluation Using Boundary Discontinuities|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0090

Ahlfeldt, Gabriel M. & Maennig, Wolfgang, 2011. "External productivity and utility effects of city airports|," Open Access publications from London School of Economics and Political Science| http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/, London School of Economics and Political Science

Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt & Wolfgang Maennig, July 2011. "Homeownership and NIMBYism: A Spatial Analysis of Airport Effects|," SERC Discussion Papers| 0085, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE

Seo-Young Cho , Axel Dreher and Eric Neumayer, March 24, 2011. "The Spread of Anti-Trafficking Policies - Evidence from a New Index|". CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3376

Seo-Young Cho , Axel Dreher and Eric Neumayer, March 21, 2011. "The Spread of Anti-Trafficking Policies: Evidence from a New Index|". IZA Discussion Paper No. 5559

Ahlfeldt, Gabriel M. & Wendland, Nicolai, March 2011. "Fifty years of urban accessibility: the impact of the urban railway network on the land gradient in Berlin 1890-1936|," Open Access publications from London School of Economics and Political Science| http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/, London School of Economics and Political Science

Henry Overman, March 2011. “How did London get away with it?|” Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper CEPCP333

Dietz, S., and Asheim, G.B. March 2011. "Climate policy under sustainable discounted utilitarianism|". Working Paper, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK

Gabriel Ahlfeldt, March 2011. "If We Build, Will They Pay? Predicting Property Price Effects of Transport Innovations|," SERC Discussion Papers| 0075, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE

Steve Gibbons, Susana Mourato, Guilherme Resende, March 2011. “The Amenity Value of English Nature: A Hedonic Price Approach|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0074

Henry Overman, March 2011. “Big ideas: economic geography|”. Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper CEPCP331

Eric Neumayer, February 13, 2011. "Human Development and Sustainability|". London School of Economics and Political Science Working Paper

Giordano Mion, Luca David Opromolla, February 2011. "Managers' Mobility, Trade Status and Wages|". Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper CEPDP1044

Paul Cheshire, Christian A. L. Hilber, Ioannis Kaplanis, January 2011. “Evaluating the Effects of Planning Policies on the Retail Sector: Or do Town Centre First Policies Deliver the Goods?|” SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0066

Stephen Gibbons, Henry G. Overman, Guilherme Resende, January 2011. “Real Earnings Disparities in Britain|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0065

2010

Giordano Mion, Linke Zhu, December 2010. "Import Competition from and Outsourcing to China: A Curse or Blessing for Firms?|" Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper CEPDP1038

Stephen Gibbons & Olmo Silva & Felix Weinhardt, November 2010. "Do Neighbours Affect Teenage Outcomes? Evidence from Neighbourhood Changes in England|," CEE Discussion Papers| 0122, Centre for the Economics of Education, LSE

Eric Neumayer and Fabian Barthel, November 2010. “Normalizing economic loss from natural disasters: a global analysis|”. Grantham Research Institute Working Paper 31

Fabian Barthel and Eric Neumayer, November 2010. “A trend analysis of normalized insured damage from natural disasters |”. Grantham Research Institute Working Paper 30

Andy Pike, Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, John Tomaney, Gianpiero Torrisi, Vassilis Tselios, October 2010. “In Search of the 'Economic Dividend' of Devolution: Spatial Disparities, Spatial Economic Policy and Decentralisation in the UK|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0062

Steve Gibbons, Henry G. Overman, October 2010. “Mostly Pointless Spatial Econometrics?|” SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0061

Steve Gibbons, Henry G. Overman, Panu Pelkonen, October 2010. “Wage Disparities in Britain: People or Place?|” SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0060

Christian A. L. Hilber, Teemu Lyytikäinen, Wouter Vermeulen, September 2010. “Capitalization of Central Government Grants into Local House Prices: Panel Data Evidence from England|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0057

MacKenzie, I. A., M. Ohndorf, and C. Palmer, September 2010. “Enforcement-proof contracts with moral hazard in precaution: ensuring 'permanence' in carbon sequestration|”, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper No. 27, London School of Economics, UK

Christian A. L. Hilber, Tracy M. Turner, September 2010. “The Mortgage Interest Deduction and its Impact on Homeownership Decisions|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0055

Eric Neumayer and Richard Perkins, August 17, 2010. "How do Domestic Attributes Affect International Spillovers of CO2-Efficiency?|" APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper

Engel, S., C. Palmer, and A. Pfaff, August 2010. “Participatory protection in theory and application: paper tigers, fences & fines, or negotiated co-management?|”, Duke Environmental Economics Working Paper Series 10-02, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University, US

Dietz, S., Millner, A., and Heal, G. August 2010. "Ambiguity and climate policy|". Working paper, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Kristian Behrens, Gregory Corcos, Giordano Mion, August 2010. "Trade Crisis? What Trade Crisis?|" Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper CEPDP0995

Ahlfeldt, Gabriel M. & Wendland, Nicolai, July 2010. "How polycentric is a monocentric city? The role of agglomeration economies|," MPRA Paper| 24078, University Library of Munich, Germany.

Roberto Ezcurra, Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, May 2010. “Is Fiscal Decentralization Harmful for Economic Growth? Evidence from the OECD Countries|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0051

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, April 2010. “Economic Geographers and the Limelight: The Reaction to the 2009 World Development Report|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0048

Henry Overman, April 2010. “Urban Renewal and Regional Growth: Muddled Objectives and Mixed Progress|”. Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper CEPEA014

Dietz, S., and Hepburn, C. March 2010. "On non-marginal cost-benefit analysis|". Working paper, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

d'Artis Kancs Labour Migration in the Enlarged EU: A New Economic Geography Approach| February 2010 ISBN 978-0-85328-131-3

Philip Keefer , Eric Neumayer and Thomas Plumper, January 25, 2010. "Earthquake Propensity and the Politics of Mortality Prevention|". World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5182

Christian A. L. Hilber, January 2010. “New Housing Supply and the Dilution of Social Capital|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0042

Zack Cooper, Steve Gibbons, Simon Jones, Alistair McGuire, January 2010. “Does Hospital Competition Save Lives? Evidence from the English NHS Patient Choice Reforms|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0041

Andrade de Sa, S., C. Palmer, and S. Engel, January 2010. “Ethanol production, food and forests|”, Environmental Economy and Policy Research Working Paper No. 48, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK

Christian A. L. Hilber, Frédéric Robert-Nicoud, January 2010. “On the Origins of Land Use Regulations: Theory and Evidence from US Metro Areas|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0038

Gabriel Ahlfeldt, 2010. "Blessing or Curse? Appreciation, Amenities and Resistance around the Berlin "Mediaspree"," |Working Papers| 032, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg. ," 032, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg.

Ahlfeldt, Gabriel M. & Georgios, Kavetsos, 2010. "Form or Function? The Impact of New Football Stadia on Property Prices in London," |MPRA Paper| 25003, University Library of Munich, Germany. ," 25003, University Library of Munich, Germany.

Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt & Arne Feddersen, 2010. "From periphery to core: economic adjustments to high speed rail|" Working Papers 2010/38, Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (IEB).," 2010/38, Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (IEB).

2009

Victor Lavy & Olmo Silva & Felix Weinhardt, December 2009. "The Good, the Bad and the Average: Evidence on the Scale and Nature of Ability Peer Effects in Schools," |NBER Working Papers| 15600, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. ," 15600, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Dietz, S.  December 2009. "From efficiency to justice: utility as the informational basis of climate change strategies, and some alternatives|". Working paper, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Groom, B., and C. Palmer, October 2009. “Environmental services and poverty alleviation: either, or, or both?|”, Environmental Economy and Policy Research Working Paper No. 46, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK

Gregory Corocs, Massimo Del Gatto, Giordano Mion, G.I.P. Ottaviano, October 2009. "Productivity and Firm Selection: Quantifying the "New" Gains from Trade|". Spatial Economics Research Centre Discussion Paper SERCDP0028

Holmlund, Helena & Silva, Olmo, October 2009. "Targeting Non-Cognitive Skills to Improve Cognitive Outcomes: Evidence from a Remedial Education Intervention," |IZA Discussion Papers| 4476, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). ," 4476, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

Palmer and Silber, October 2009. "Trade-offs Between Carbon Sequestration and Poverty Alleviation: Premliminary Evidence from the N'Hambita Community Carbon Project in Mozambique|" ISBN 978-0-85328-125-2

Engel, S., and C. Palmer, September 2009. “The complexities of decentralization in a globalized world|”, Institute for Environmental Decisions (IED) Working Paper No. 8, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Richard Perkins and Eric Neumayer, September 15, 2009. "Transnational linkages and the Spillover of Environment-Efficiency into Developing Countries|". London School of Economics and Political Science Working Paper

Dietz, S. September 2009. "High impact, low probability? An empirical analysis of risk in the economics of climate change|". Working paper, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Richard Perkins and Eric Neumayer, September 2009. "How do domestic attributes affect international spillovers of CO2-efficiency?|" Grantham Research Institute Working Paper 8

Henry Overman, August 2009. “"Gis a Job": What Use Geographical Information Systems in Spatial Economics?|” SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0026

Gabriel Ahlfeldt & Wolfgang Maennig & Tobias Osterheider, 2009. "Regional and Sectoral Effects of a Common Monetary Policy: Evidence from Euro Referenda in Denmark and Sweden," |Working Papers| 028, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg. ," 028, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg.

Palmer, C., M. Ohndorf and I. A. MacKenzie, July 2009. “Life's a breach! Ensuring 'permanence' in forest carbon sinks under incomplete enforcement|”, Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich (CER-ETH) Working Paper 09/113, Zurich, Switzerland

Kristian Behrens, Giordano Mion, Yasusada Murata, Jens Südekum, July 2009. "Trade, Wages and Productivity|". Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper CEPDP0942

Roberto Ezcurra, Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, July 2009. “Does Decentralization Matter for Regional Disparities? A Cross-Country Analysis|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0025

Dietz, S., and Morton, A. July 2009. " Strategic appraisal of environmental risks: a contrast between the UK's 'Stern Review on The Economics of Climate Change' and its Committee on Radioactive Waste Management|". Working paper, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Gabriel Ahlfeldt & Wolfgang Maennig & Michaela Ölschläger, 2009. "Lifestyles and Preferences for (Public) Goods: Professional Football in Munich," |Working Papers| 030, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg. ," 030, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg.

Thomas Plümper and Eric Neumayer, April 14, 2009. "Famine Mortality, Rational Political Inactivity, and International Food Aid|". LSE PSPE Working Paper No. 2

Silva, Olmo, April 2009. "Some Remarks on the Effectiveness of Primary Education Interventions," |IZA Policy Papers| 5, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). ," 5, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

Steve Gibbons & Stephen Machin & Olmo Silva, March 2009. "Valuing School Quality Using Boundary Discontinuities," |SERC Discussion Papers| 0018, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE. ," 0018, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE.

Henry Overman, March 2009. “ Britain's regional divide|”. Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper CEPCP277

Gibbons, Steve & Silva, Olmo, March 2009. "Faith Primary Schools: Better Schools or Better Pupils?," |IZA Discussion Papers| 4089, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). ," 4089, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

Ahlfeldt, Gabriel M., March 2009. "The train has left the station: Do markets value intra-city access to inter-city rail connections?," |MPRA Paper| 13900, University Library of Munich, Germany. ," 13900, University Library of Munich, Germany.

Gabriel Ahlfeldt & Bastian Franke & Wolfgang Maennig, 2009. "Terrorism and the Regional and Religious Risk Perception of Foreigners: The Case of German Tourists," |Working Papers| 024, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg. ," 024, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg.

Gabriel Ahlfeldt & Wolfgang Maennig, 2009. "Impact of Non-Smoking Ordinances on Hospitality Revenues: The Case of Germany," |Working Papers| 026, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg. ," 026, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg.

Steve Gibbons & Olmo Silva, January 2009. "School Quality, Child Wellbeing and Parents Satisfaction," |CEE Discussion Papers| 0103, Centre for the Economics of Education, LSE. ," 0103, Centre for the Economics of Education, LSE.

2008 -

Ahlfeldt, Gabriel M., November 2008. "If Alonso was Right: Residual Land Price, Accessibility and Urban Attraction," |MPRA Paper| 11707, University Library of Munich, Germany. ," 11707, University Library of Munich, Germany.

Engel, S., and C. Palmer, November 2008. “"Painting the forest REDD"? Prospects for mitigating climate change through reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation|”, Institute for Environmental Decisions (IED) Working Paper No. 3, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, Vassilis Tselios, November 2008. “Education and Income Inequality in the Regions of the European Union|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0011

Paul Cheshire, Stefano Magrini, November 2008. “Urban Growth Drivers in a Europe of Sticky People and Implicit Boundaries|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0010

Gilles Duranton, Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, Richard Sandall, November 2008. “Family Types and the Persistence of Regional Disparities in Europe|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0009

Groom, B., and C. Palmer, October 2008. “Direct vs indirect payments for environmental services: the role of relaxing market constraints|”, Environmental Economy and Policy Research Working Paper No. 36, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK

Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt & Nicolai Wendland, October 2008. "Fifty Years of Urban Accessibility : The Impact of Urban Railway Network on the Land Gradient in Industrializing Berlin," |KOF Working papers| 08-208, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich.," 08-208, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich.­­­

Marco Fugazza & Frédéric Robert-Nicoud The 'Emulator Effect' of the Uruguay round on U.S. Regionalism| September 2008 ISBN 978-0-85328-123-8

Henry Overman, Diego Puga, September 2008. “ Labour Pooling as a Source of Agglomeration: An Empirical Investigation|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0006

Gabriel Ahlfeldt & Wolfgang Maennig, August 2008. "Award-Winning Architecture and Urban Revitalization: The Case of “Olympic Arenas” in Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg," |Working Papers| 0814, International Association of Sports Economists & North American Association of Sports Economists. ," 0814, International Association of Sports Economists & North American Association of Sports Economists.

Steve Gibbons, Shqiponja Telhaj, July 2008. “Peers and Achievement in England's Secondary Schools|”. SERC Discussion Paper SERCDP0001

Ahlfeldt, Gabriel M. & Wendlan, Nicolai, July 2008. "Spatial Determinants of CBD Emergence: A Micro-level Case Study on Berlin∗," |MPRA Paper| 11572, University Library of Munich, Germany. ," 11572, University Library of Munich, Germany.

Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt & Arne Feddersen, June 2008. "Geography of a Sports Metropolis|", IASE Conference Papers| 0802, International Association of Sports Economists. ," 0802, International Association of Sports Economists.

Shin, H.B., February 2008. "Driven to swim with the tide? Urban redevelopment and community participation in China|". CASEpapers, CASE/130Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics

Gabriel Ahlfeldt & Arne Feddersen, 2008. "Determinants of Spatial Weights in Spatial Wage Equations: A Sensitivity Analysis within a Consistent Framework," |Working Papers| 022, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg. ," 022, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg.

Gabriel Ahlfeldt, 2008. "The Train has Left the Station: Real Estate Price Effects of Mainline Realignment in Berlin," |Working Papers| 019, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg. ," 019, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg.

Gabriel Ahlfeldt & Wolfgang Maennig, 2008. "Monument Protection: Internal and External Price Effects," |Working Papers| 017, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg. ," 017, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg.

Kuniko Shibata The Origins of Japanese Planning Culture: Building a Nation-State, 1868-1945| January 2008 ISBN 978-0-85328-122-1

d'Artis Kancs & Pavel Ciaian Blue Cards, Blue Prospects?| December 2007 ISBN: 978-0-85328-121-4

d'Artis Kancs Trade Growth in a Heterogeneous Firm Model: Evidence from South Eastern Europe| December 2007 ISBN 978-0-85328-120-7

d'Artis Kancs Does Economic Integration Affect the Structure of Industries? Empirical Evidence from the CEE|   November 2007 ISBN 978-0-85328-119-1

Christian Hilber & Yingchun Liu Explaining the Black-White Homeownership Gap: The Role of Own Wealth, Parental Externalities and Locational Preferences| September 2007 ISBN 978-0-85328-116-0

Shin, H.B., 2007. Entrepreneurial local state: The implications of Beijing's shifting emphasis on urban redevelopment policies|, ARC Working Paper No.22, London, Asia Research Centre, London School of Economics

Christian Hilber New Housing Supply and the Dilution of Social Capital| August 2007 ISBN 978-0-85328-114-6

Eric Neumayer Geography, Power and Ideology: Diplomatic Representation in a Spatial, Unequal and Divided World| July 2007 ISBN 07530 1983 3

Indra De Soysa and Eric Neumayer, April 29, 2007. Disarming Fears of Diversity: Ethnic Heterogeneity and State Militarization, 1988-2002| World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4221

Richard Perkins & Eric Neumayer A brave new geography of the Internet age? The determinants of telecommunications growth in historical perspective| March 2007 ISBN 07530 1982 5

Jacob Jordaan & Javier Sanchez-Reaza Trade Liberalisation and Location: Empirical Evidence for Mexican Manufacturing Industries 1980-2003| February 2007 ISBN 17530 1981 7

Christian Hilber & Frédéric Robert-Nicoud Homeownership and Land Use Controls: A Dynamic Model with Voting and Lobbying| January 2007 ISBN 07530 1980 9

Paul Cheshire Introduction of price signals into land use planning: how applicable in China?| November 2006 ISBN 07530 1979 5

Paul Cheshire & Christian Hilber Office space supply restrictions in Britain: the political economy of market revenge| November 2006 ISBN 07530 1977 9

Ian Gordon & Vassilis Monastiriotis Education, location, education: a spatial analysis of English secondary school public examination results| November 2006 ISBN 07530 2009 2

Murray Low Political parties and the city: some thoughts on the low profile of partisan organisations and mobilisation in urban political theory| October 2006 ISBN 07530 2008 4

Christian Hilber & Christopher Mayer Why do households without children support local public schools?Linking house price capitalization to school spending| August 2006 ISBN 07530 2007 6

Eric Neumayer & Thomas Plümper Famine mortality and rational political inactivity| July 2006 ISBN 07530 2006 8

Vassilis Monastiriotis Sub-regional disparities in Britain| July 2006 ISBN 07530 2005 X

Hugh Wenban-Smith Production and cost functions for utilities in an urban context: problems of specification and estimation|  May 2006 ISBN 0 7530 2004 1

Ian Gordon Reflections on Urban Research Programmes in the UK| Mar 2006
ISBN: 0750 2003 3

Ian Gordon Labour Market Integration Policies to Enhance Social Cohesion| Mar 2006 ISBN: 07530 2002 5

Michael Mason Collaborative Partnerships for Urban Development: a Study of the Vancouver Agreement| Mar 2006 ISBN: 07530 2001 7

Kuniko Shibata The Public Interest: Understanding the state and city planning in Japan| Mar 2006 ISBN: 07530 2000 9

Carmen Marchiori Negotiating on Water: Concern for Fairness and Incentives within a Non-Cooperative Bargaining Framework| Mar 2006 ISBN: 07530 1835 7

Christian Hilber & Ioan Voicu Agglomeration economies and the location of Foreign Direct Investment: quasi-experimental evidence from Romania| Mar 2006
ISBN: 07530 1834 9

Hugh Wenban-Smith Urban infrastructure: Density matters, not just size.| Feb 2006 ISBN: 07530 1833 0

Paul Cheshire Unpriced Regulatory Risk and the Competition of Rules:  unconsidered implications of land use planning| Dec 2005 ISBN: 07530 1832 2

Henry G. Overman & Anthony J. Venables Cities in the Developing World| Dec 2005 ISBN: 07530 1831 4

Jung Won Sonn Regionally Embedded Spatial Autonomy: The Spatial Process of the Developmental State in South Korea, 1970s| Oct 2005 ISBN: 07530 1830 6

Jung Won Sonn Interregional and Interurban Convergence in Knowledge Production?: Spatio-Temporal Changes in U.S. Patenting, 1965-1997| Oct 2005 ISBN: 07530 1829 2

Stuart Corbridge & Gareth A. Jones The Continuing Debate About Urban Bias: The Thesis, Its Critics, Its Influence, and Implications for Poverty Reduction| Aug 2005 ISBN: 0 7530 1828 4

Jacob Jordaan Regional Intra- and Inter-industry externalities from Foreign Direct Investment: New evidence from the 1993 Mexican census of manufacturing| Aug 2005 ISBN: 0 7530 1827 6

Indra De Soysa , Jennifer Bailey and Eric Neumayer, December 2004. Free to Squander? Democracy, Institutional Design, and Economic Sustainability, 1975-2000|

Tobias Muhlhofer Income vs. Appreciation: The Investment Value| of Real Estate Investment Trusts| Dec 2004 ISBN: 0 7530 1825 X

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Hans-Martin Zademach Geographical Dynamics in the Old and New Economy - Analysing the German Merger and Acquisitions Market| Dec 2004 ISBN: 0 7530 1827 6

Jesús López-Rodríguez & J. Andrés Faíña The Economic Geography of EU Income: Evolution Since the Eighties| Dec 2004 ISBN: 0 7530 1826 8

Christian Hilber Neighbourhood Externality Risk and the Homeownership Status of Properties| Oct 2004 ISBN: 0 7530 1824 1

Jacob Jordaan Determinants of FDI-induced externalities: New empirical evidence for Mexican manufacturing industries| Oct 2004 ISBN: 0 7530 1802 0

Jacob Jordaan Estimating FDI-induced externalities when FDI is endogenous: A comparison between OLS and IV estimates of FDI-induced externalities in Mexico| Oct 2004 ISBN: 0 7530 1801 2

Paul Cheshire, Stefano Magrini, Francesca Medda & Vassilis Monastiriotis Cities are not Isolated States| Oct 2004 ISBN: 0 7530 1800 4

Michael Mason Citizenship Beyond National Borders? Identifying Mechanisms of Public Access and Redress in International Environmental Regimes| May 2004 ISBN: 0 7530 1772 5

Paul Cheshire and Stephen Sheppard The Introduction of Price Signals into Land Use Planning Decision Making: A Proposal| April 2004 ISBN: 0 7530 1769 5

Inge R. Strueder Do Concepts of Ethnic Economies Explain Existing Minority Enterprises? The Turkish Speaking Economies in London| December 2003 ISBN: 0 7530 1727 X

Ian Gordon and Vassilis Monastiriotis Urban size, Spatial Segregation and Educational Outcomes| August 2003 ISBN: 0 7530 1662 1

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Adala Bwire The Economic (In)efficiency of Devolution| August 2003 ISBN: 0 7530 1661 3

Murray Low Democracy's black boxes: Opening up Electoral Geography| August 2003 ISBN: 07 530 1659 1

Michael Mason The World Trade Regime and Non-Governmental Organisations: Addressing Transnational Environmental Concerns| August 2003 ISBN 07 530 1658 3

Eric Neumayer National Carbon Dioxide Emissions: Geography Matters| July 2003 ISBN: 07 530 1657 5

Eric Neumayer Bogus Refugees? The Determinants of Asylum Migration to Western Europe| July 2003 ISBN: 07 530 1656 7

George Petrakos, Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Antonis Rovolis Growth, integration and regional inequality in Europe| May 2003 ISBN: 07 530 1647 8

Vassilis Monastiriotis Urban production patterns and US city size, 1969-1997: What do the aggregate data tell us?| February 2003, ISBN 07530 1625 7.

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Nicholas Gill Is there a link between regional disparities and devolution?| 34 pp, February 2003, ISBN 07530 1624 9.

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Hans-Martin Zademach Rising metropoli: The geography of mergers and acquisitions in Germany|, 41pp, January 2003, ISBN 07530 1623 0.

Vassilis Monastiriotis Union Retreat and Regional Economic Performance: the UK in the 1990s|, 29 pp, October 2002, ISBN 07530 1612 5.

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Ugo Fratesi Unbalanced development strategies and the lack of regional convergence in the EU|, 45 pp, July 2002, ISBN 0530 1582 X.

Paul C. Cheshire and Stephen Sheppard Taxes Versus Regulation: The Welfare Impacts of Policies for Containing Sprawl|. 26 pp, July 2002 ISBN 0 7530 1581 1

Inge R. Struder Migrant self-employment in a European global city - the importance of gendered power relations and performances of belonging for Turkish women in London|. 36 pp, July 2002, ISBN 0 7530 1580 3

Paul C. Cheshire and Stefano Magrini The Distinctive Determinants of European Urban Growth: does one size fit all?| July 2002, 33pp. ISBN 0 7530 1577 3

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Nicholas Gill The global trend towards devolution and its implications|. July 2002, 41 pp. ISBN 07530 1574 9

Eduardo Rodriguez-Oreggia Polarization of income under structural changes: winner and loses of regional growth in Mexico|. July 2002, 28 pp. ISBN 07530 1573 0

Vassilis Monastiriotis Inter- and Intra-regional Wage Inequalitiesin the UK: sources and evolution|. June 2002, 27 pp. ISBN 07530 1572 2

Michael Mason Transnational Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage: Examining Changing Spatialities of Environmental Liability|. May 2002 ,24pp. ISBN 07530 1570 6

Gilles Duranton and Diego Puga. From sectoral to functional urban specialization|. February 2001. Published August 2001. 23pp. ISBN 0 7530 1926 4.

Diane Perrons The new economy and the work life balance: new media companies in Brighton and Hove|. May 2001, 35pp. ISBN 07530 1487 4. (Now published in revised form as Diane Perrons: 'The new economy and the work life balance: conceptual explorations and a case study of new media',  Gender Work and Organisation 10 (1), 2003, pp. 65-93.)

Diane Perrons and Sophia Skyers Challenging injustices through status recognition: conceptual explorations and a case study of the Shoreditch New Deal Partnership|. April 2001, 39pp. ISBN 07530 1484 X. (Now published in revised form as: Empowerment through participation? Conceptual Explorations and a Case Study in International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, June 2003, 27:2, pp 265-285)

Paul C. Cheshire and Stefano Magrini Policies for urban growth, local public goods, spillovers and convergence/divergence: some empirical and methodological answers|. February 2001, 31 pp, ISBN 7530 1462 9.

Gilles Duranton and Vassilis Monastiriotis Mind the Gaps: The Evolution of Regional Inequalities in the U.K. 1982-1997|, September 2000, 33pp, ISBN 07530 1460 2.

Gustav Visser, Social Justice, Integrated Development Planning and Post Apartheid Urban Reconstruction|, July 2000, 44pp, ISBN 0 7530 1414 9.

Elsa João, The Importance of Scale Issues in Environmental Impact Assessment and the Need for Scale Guidelines|. July 2000, 20pp. Appendices| (11pp.).

Sylvie Charlot The impact of Productive Infrastructure on Economic Geography and Welfare|, July 2000, 21pp ISBN 0 7530 1403 3.

Michael Wise and Robert Estall, A Century of Geography at LSE|, July 2000, 24pp, ISBN 0 7530 1402 5.

Gustav Visser, Researcher positionality and political-temporal contingency in a post apartheid research environment|, May 2000, 24pp.

Marcio M. Valenca, Patron-Client Relations and Politics in Brazil - An Historical Overview|, January 2000, 43pp.

Paul C. Cheshire and Stefano Magrini, Evidence on the Impact of Territorially Competitive Policy and the Role of Transactions Costs in Conditioning Collective| (In)action, August 1999, 34pp.

Gilles Duranton and Diego Puga, Diversity and Specialisation in Cities: Why, Where and When Does it Matter?|, August 1999, 40pp. Published in Urban Studies, 37 (3), 533-555 (2000).

Jose Miguel Martinez Labiano, The Price of Conservation and the Agony of Choice: a case study of British Birds|, June 1999,33pp.

John Martin, Location and Corporate Structure: The Case of the French Cement Industry| , May 1999, 44pp.

Gilles Duranton, Distance Land and Proximity, Economic analysis and the evolution of cities|, January 1999, 35pp. Published in Environment and Planning A 31 (12), 2169-2188pp.

Kevin Burchell, Fractured environments: diversity and conflict in perceptions of environmental risk|, November 1998, 47pp.

Paul C. Cheshire and Stephen Sheppard, Estimating the Hedonic Demand using Single-Market Data: A Practical Solution Using 'Nearby' Instruments , August 1998, 13pp.

Gilles Duranton, Globalization, Productive Systems and Inequalities, July 1998, 31pp. Published as "Trade, Wage Inequalities and Disparities Between Countries: The Technology Connection", Growth and Change 30 (4), 455-478 (1999).

Paul Cheshire, Moderating the Spatial Impacts of European Integration: the role of territorial competition, 1997, 36pp. Published as "Cities in Competition: Articulating the Gains from Competition", Urban Studies 36 (5-6), 843-864 (1999).

Stefano Magrini, The Evolution of Income Disparities among the Regions of the European Union, February 1998, 36pp. Published in Regional Science and Urban Economics 29(2), 257-81 (1999).

Gilles Duranton & Stéphane Déo, Financing Productive Local Public Goods, August 1997, 29pp. Published in Journal of Urban Economics 45 (2), 264-286 (1999).

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, Convergence or Divergence? Regional responses to Socio-Economic Change in Western Europe, 1997. Published as "Convergence or divergence? Types of Regional Responses to Socio-economic Change in Western Europe", Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie 90 (4), 367-378 (1999).

Andrew Gouldson & Joseph Murphy, The Implementation and Impact of Industrial Environmental Regulation in the Netherlands, August 1997, 37pp. Published in A. Gouldson and J. Murphy, Regulatory Realities, Earthscan, London (1998).

Joseph Murphy & Andrew Gouldson, The Implementation and Impact of Industrial Environmental Regulation in the United Kingdom, August 1997, 37pp. Published in A. Gouldson and J. Murphy, Regulatory Realities, Earthscan, London (1998).

Stefano Magrini, Spatial Concentration in Research and Regional Income Disparities in a Decentralised Model of Endogenous Growth, March 1997, 46pp.

Paul Cheshire & Stephen Sheppard, Welfare Economics of Land Use Planning, February 1997, 38pp.

Andy C Pratt, The Cultural Industries Sector: its definition and character in Britain 1984-1991, from secondary sources on employment and trade, July 1997, 46pp. Published as "The Cultural Industries Production System: A Case Study of Employment Change in Britain 1984-91", Environment and Planning A 29 (11), 1953-1974 (1997).

Peter Newman & Andrew Thornley, Planning in London in the 1990s: fragmentation, centralisation and world city marketing, March 1997, 25pp. Published as "Fragmentation and Centralisation in the Governance of London: Influencing the Urban Policy and Planning Agenda", Urban Studies 34(7), 967-988 (1997).

Andrew Gouldson & Joseph Murphy, Economy- Innovation- Environment: towards an evolutionary framework of the micro-economic response to the Environment, October 1996, 26pp. Published in A. Gouldson and J. Murphy, Regulatory Realities, Earthscan, London (1998).

Ralph Turvey, City of London Office Rents, July 1996, 21pp.Published in London Journal 23 (2), 53-67 (1998).

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