Gibbons, Steve


Dr Steve Gibbons  

Department

Position held

Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC)

Research Director

Department of Geography and Environment

Associate Professor (Reader) in Economic Geography

Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

Research Associate

Experience keywords:

spatial issues in education; measuring school performance on house prices; crime and housing; labour markets; value of rail transport access to commuters

Media experience:

RadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6245

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2014

Gibbons, Steve and Overman, Henry G. and Nathan, Max (2014) Evaluating spatial policies SERC Policy Papers, SERCPP012. The London School of Economics and Political Science, Spatial Economics Research Centre, London, UK.

Gibbons, Steve and Nathan, Max and Overman, Henry G. (2014) Evaluating spatial policies Town Planning Review, 85 (4). 427-432. ISSN 0041-0020

Gibbons, Stephen (2014) Gone with the wind: valuing the visual impacts of wind turbines through house prices SERC Discussion Papers, SERCDP0159. Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC), London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo and Weinhardt, Felix (2014) Neighbourhood turnover and teenage attainment SERC discussion papers , SERCDP0163. LSE Research Lab , London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and Mourato, Susana and Resende, Guilherme Mendes (2014) The amenity value of English nature: a hedonic price approach Environmental and Resource Economics, 57 (2). 175-196. ISSN 0924-6460

2013

Gibbons, Stephen and Overman, Henry G. and Pelkonen, Panu (2013) Area disparities in Britain: understanding the contribution of people vs. place through variance decompositions Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, online. 1-19. ISSN 0305-9049

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo and Weinhardt, Felix (2013) Everybody needs good neighbours?: evidence from students' outcomes in England The Economic Journal, 123 (571). 831-874. ISSN 0013-0133

Gibbons, Stephen and Neumayer, Eric and Perkins, Richard (2013) Student satisfaction, league tables and University applications SERC Discussion Papers, SERCDP0142. Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC), London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and McNally, Sandra (2013) The effects of resources across school phases: a summary of recent evidence CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP1226. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2013) Valuing school quality using boundary discontinuity Journal of Urban Economics, 75. 15-28. ISSN 0094-1190

2012

Gibbons, Stephen (2012) NHS competition: a response to critics LSE British Politics and Policy Blog. (1 Mar 2012) Blog entry

Gibbons, Steve (2012) Urban schools: funding matters and cuts will have consequences for academic achievement British Politics and Policy at LSE (31 May 2012) Blog entry

Gibbons, Steve (2012) Big ideas: valuing schooling through house prices Centrepiece, 17 (2). 2-5. ISSN 1362-3761

Gibbons, Stephen (2012) Competition between NHS hospitals produces positive incentives. However, introducing private hospital competition can have adverse effects British Politics and Policy at LSE (23 Feb 2012) Blog entry

Gibbons, Steve (2012) The link between schools and house prices is now an established fact British Politics and Policy at LSE (25 Sep 2012) Blog entry

Gibbons, Stephen (2012) NHS competition: bad blogging etc (part II) Spatial Economics Research Centre (7 Mar 2012) Blog entry

Gibbons, Stephen (2012) Is NHS competition good for patients?: it depends on who's competing Spatial Economics Research Centre (23 Feb 2012) Blog entry

Cooper, Zack and Gibbons, Stephen and Jones, Simon and McGuire, Alistair (2012) Economic studies showing positive competition effects on hospital performance fully controlled for the factors cited by recent critics British Politics and Policy at LSE (12 Mar 2012) Blog entry

Gibbons, Stephen and Overman, Henry G. (2012) Mostly pointless spatial econometrics Journal of Regional Science, 52 (2). 172-191. ISSN 0022-4146

Gibbons, Stephen and Telhaj, Shqiponja (2012) Peer effects: evidence from secondary school transition in England IZA discussion paper, 6455. Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Germany.

Gibbons, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2012) In brief: urban schools: does money make a difference? Centrepiece, 17 (1). 12-13. ISSN 1362-3761

Gibbons, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2012) Does additional spending help urban schools?: an evaluation using boundary discontinuities IZA discussion paper, 6281. Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Germany.

Gibbons, Stephen (2012) Geography, choice and participation in higher education Regional Science and Urban Economics, 42 (1-2). 98-113. ISSN 0166-0462

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2012) Valuing school quality using boundary discontinuities CEE discussion papers, CEE DP 132. Centre for the Economics of Education, London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and Lyytikainen, Teemu and Overman, Henry G. and Sanchis-Guarner, Rosa (2012) New road infrastructure: the effects on firms SERC Discussion Papers, SERCDP117. Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC), London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

D'Costa, Sabine and Gibbons, Stephen and Overman, Henry G. and Pelkonen, Panu (2012) Agglomeration and labour markets: the impact of transport investments on labour market outcomes In: Crescenzi, Riccardo and Percoco, Marco, (eds.) Geography, Institutions and Regional Economic Performance. Advances in spatial science. Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 263-280. ISBN 9783642333941

Cooper, Zack and Gibbons, Stephen and Jones, Simon and McGuire, Alistair (2012) Does competition improve public hospitals’ efficiency?: evidence from a quasi-experiment in the English National Health Service CEPDP, 1125. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2011

Gibbons, Steve (2011) Crime nudge Spatial Economics Research Centre (14 Jul 2011) Blog entry

Gibbons, Steve (2011) Urban schools: more money, better outcomes? Spatial Economics Research Centre (16 Sep 2011) Blog entry

Bloom, Nicholas and Cooper, Zack and Gaynor, Martin and Gibbons, Stephen and Jones, Simon and McGuire, Alistair and Moreno-Serra, Rodrigo and Propper, Carol and Van Reenen, John and Seiler, Stephan (2011) In defence of our research on competition in England's National Health Service Lancet, 378 (9809). 2064-2065. ISSN 0140-6736

Gibbons, Steve and Overman, Henry G. (2011) The future of rural policy: lessons from spatial economics SERC Policy Papers, SERCPP008. The London School of Economics and Political Science, Spatial Economics Research Centre, London, UK.

Gibbons, Steve and Overman, Henry G. (2011) The future of rural policy: lessons from spatial economics (Policy Note) SERC Policy Papers, SERCPP009. The London School of Economics and Political Science, Spatial Economics Research Centre, London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen (2011) NHS evidence: seriously flawed? Spatial Economics Research Centre (21 Oct 2011) Blog entry

Overman, Henry G. and Gibbons, Stephen (2011) In unequal Britain who you are is much more important than where you live in determining earnings British Politics and Policy at LSE (11 Nov 2011) Blog entry

Overman, Henry G. and Gibbons, Stephen (2011) Unequal Britain: how real are regional disparities? Centrepiece, 17 (1). 23-25. ISSN 1362-3761

Gibbons, Stephen (2011) Street level crime maps may be an example of a nudge in the wrong direction if they lead to fewer crimes being reported British Politics and Policy at LSE (20 Jul 2011) Blog entry

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2011) Faith primary schools: better schools or better pupils? Journal of Labor Economics, 29 (3). 589-635. ISSN 0734-306X

Bateman, Ian J. and Abson, David and Beaumont, Nicola and Darnell, Amii and Fezzi, Carlo and Hanleys, Nick and Kontoleon, Andreas and Maddison, David and Morling, Paul and Morris, Joe and Mourato, Susana and Pascual, Unai and Perino, Grischa and Sen, Antara and Tinch, Dugald and Turner, Kerry and Valatin, Gregory and Andrews, Barnaby and Asara, Viviana and Askew, Tom and Aslam, Uzma and Atkinson, Giles and Beharry-Borg, Nesha and Bolt, Katherine and Cole, Matt and Collins, Murray and Comerford, Emma and Coombes, Emma and Crowe, Andrew and Dugdale, Steve and Dunn, Helen and Foden, Jo and Gibbons, Stephen and Haines, Roy and , Caroline and , Mark and , Mallika and , Andrew (2011) Economic values from ecosystems In: Uk National Ecosystem Assessment: Understanding Nature’s Value to Society: Technical Report. United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), Cambridge, UK, 1067-1152. ISBN 9789280731644

Cooper, Zack and Gibbons, Stephen and Jones, Simon and McGuire, Alistair (2011) Does hospital competition save lives? Evidence from the English NHS patient choice reforms Economic Journal, 121 (554). F228-F260. ISSN 0013-0133

Gibbons, Stephen and Telhaj, Shqiponja (2011) Pupil mobility and school disruption Journal of Public Economics, 95 (9-10). 1156-1167. ISSN 0047-2727

Gibbons, Stephen and Overman, Henry G. and Resende, Guilherme (2011) Real earnings disparities in Britain SERC Discussion Papers, SERCDP0065. Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC), London School of Economics and Political Sciences, London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo and Weinhardt, Felix (2011) Everybody needs good neighbours?: evidence from students' outcomes in England IZA discussion paper, 5980. Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Germany.

Gibbons, Stephen and Vignoles, Anna (2011) Geography, choice and participation in higher education in England Regional Science and Urban Economics, 42 (1-2). 98-113. ISSN 0166-0462

Silva, Olmo and Gibbons, Stephen (2011) School quality, child wellbeing and parents' satisfaction Economics of Education Review, 30 (2). 312-331. ISSN 0272-7757

Gibbons, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2011) Does additional spending help urban schools?: an evaluation using boundary discontinuities SERC discussion paper, 90. Spacial Economics Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2011) Does additional spending help urban schools?: an evaluation using boundary discontinuities CEE DP, 128. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Gibbons, Steve and Mourato, Susana and Resende, Guilherme (2011) The amenity value of English nature: a hedonic price approach SERC Discussion Papers, SERCDP0074. Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC), London School of Economics and Political Sciences, London, UK.

Firdous, Naila and Gibbons, Stephen and Modell, Bernadette (2011) Falling prevalence of beta-thalassaemia and eradication of malaria in the Maldives Journal of Community Genetics, 2 (3). 173-189. ISSN 1868-310X

2010

Graham, Daniel J. and Gibbons, Stephen and Martin, Ralf (2010) The spatial delay of agglomeration economies: estimates for use in transport appraisal Department for Transport.

Gibbons, Stephen and Lyytikainen, Teemu and Overman, Henry G. and Sanchis-Guarner, Rosa and Laird, James (2010) Evaluating the productivity impacts of road transport schemes: report on pilot study findings Department for Transport.

Graham, Daniel J. and Gibbons, Stephen and Martin, Ralf (2010) The spatial decay of agglomeration economies: estimates for use in transport appraisal Department for Transport.

Gibbons, Steve and Overman, Henry G. (2010) Mostly pointless spatial econometrics? SERC Discussion Papers, SERCDP0061. Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC), London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and Overman, Henry G. and Pelkonen, Panu (2010) Wage disparities in Britain: people or place? SERC Discussion Papers, SERCDP0060. Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC), London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo and Weinhardt, Felix (2010) Do neighbours affect teenage outcomes?: evidence from neighbourhood changes in England Serc discussion papers, 63. Spatial Economics Research Centre, London, UK.

Cooper, Zack and Gibbons, Stephen and Jones, Simon and McGuire, Alistair (2010) Does hospital competition improve efficiency? An analysis of the recent market-based reforms to the English NHS CEP discussion papers, No. 988. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Cooper, Zack and Gibbons, Steve and Jones, Simon and McGuire, Alistair (2010) Does hospital competition save lives? Evidence from the English NHS patient choice reforms SERC Discussion Papers, SERCDP0041. Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC), London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Cooper, Zack and Gibbons, Stephen and Jones, Simon and McGuire, Alistair (2010) Does hospital competition save lives?: evidence from the English NHS patient choice reforms LSE Health working papers, 16/2010. LSE Health, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 9780853280095

2009

Gibbons, Stephen and Overman, Henry G. (2009) Productivity in transport evaluation studies Department for Transport.

Overman, Henry G. and Gibbons, Stephen and Tucci, Alessandra (2009) The case for agglomeration economies Manchester Independent Economic Review, Manchester, UK.

Overman, Henry G. and Gibbons, Stephen and D'Costa, Sabine and Mion, Giordano and Pelkonen, Panu and Resende, Guilherme and Thomas, Mike (2009) Strengthening economic linkages between Leeds and Manchester: feasibility and implications The Northern Way, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Overman, Henry G. and Gibbons, Stephen and D'Costa, Sabine and Mion, Giordano and Pelkonen, Panu and Resende, Guilherme and Thomas, Mike (2009) Strengthening economic linkages between Leeds and Manchester: feasibility and implications: full report The Northern Way, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Chevalier, Arnaud and Gibbons, Stephen (2009) Assessing pupils' abilities: do teachers and tests disagree? Centrepiece, 14 (1). 9-11. ISSN 1362-3761

Chevalier, Arnaud and Gibbons, Steve and Thorpe, Andy and Snell, Martin and Hoskins, Sherria (2009) Students' academic self-perception Economics of Education Review, 28 (6). 716-727. ISSN 0272-7757

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2009) School quality, child wellbeing and parents' satisfaction CEE Discussion Papers, CEEDP0103. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Gibbons, Steve and Vignoles, Anna (2009) Access, choice and participation in higher education CEE Discussion Papers, CEEDP0101. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2009) Valuing school quality using boundary discontinuities SERC discussion papers , 18. Spatial Economics Research Centre, London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2008) Competition, choice and pupil achievement Journal of the European Economic Association, 6 (4). 912-947. ISSN 1542-4766

Gibbons, Stephen and Telhaj, Shqiponja (2008) Peers and achievement in England's secondary schools SERC Discussion paper, SERCDP0001. Spatial Economics Research Centre, London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and Telhaj, Shqiponja (2008) School segregation and its consequences Centrepiece, 12 (3). 2-5. ISSN 1362-3761

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen (2008) Valuing school quality, better transport, and lower crime: evidence from house prices Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 24 (1). 99-119. ISSN 1460-2121

Gibbons, Stephen and Chevalier, Arnaud (2008) Assessment and age 16+ education participation Research Papers in Education, 23 (2). 113-123. ISSN 0267-1522

Chevalier, Arnaud and Gibbons, Stephen and Thorpe, Andy and Snell, Martin and Hoskins, Sherria (2008) Students' academic self-perception CEEDP, 90. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 978-0-85328-190-0

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2008) Urban density and pupil attainment Journal of Urban Economics, 63 (2). 631-650. ISSN 1095-9068

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2008) Choice, competition and pupil achievement Journal of the European Economic Association, 6 (4). 912-947. ISSN 1542-4774

Cheshire, Paul and Gibbons, Stephen and Gordon, Ian (2008) Policies for 'mixed communities': a critical evaluation SERC Policy paper, SERCPP002. Spatial Economics Research Centre, London, UK.

2007

Novas, Carlos and Gibbons, Stephen, eds (2007) Genetics, biosociality and the social sciences: making biologies and identities Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415401371

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2007) In brief: faith primary schools: better schools or better pupils? Centrepiece, 12 (1). 24-25. ISSN 1362-3761

Gibbons, Stephen and Telhaj, Shqiponja (2007) Are schools drifting apart?: intake stratification in English secondary schools Urban Studies, 44 (7). 1281-1305. ISSN 0042-0980

Gibbons, Stephen and Telhaj, Shqiponja (2007) Mobility and school disruption CEEDP, 83. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 978085328986

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2007) Urban density and pupil attainment CEEDP, 80. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 9780853282020

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2006) Competition and accessibility in school markets: empirical analysis using boundary discontinuities In: Gronberg, Timothy J. and Jansen, Dennis W., (eds.) Improving School Accountability: Check-Ups or Choice. Advances in applied microeconomics (14). JAI Press, Oxford, UK, 157-184. ISBN 9780762313518

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2006) Competition, choice and pupil achievement CEEDP, 56. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753018527

Gibbons, Stephen and Blanden, Jo (2006) In brief: cycles of disadvantage Centrepiece, 11 (1). 27-28. ISSN 1362-3761

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2006) The educational impact of parental choice and school competition Centrepiece, 11 (3). 6-9. ISSN 1362-3761

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen (2006) Paying for primary schools: admission constraints, school popularity or congestion? Economic Journal, 116 (510). C77-C92. ISSN 1468-0297

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2006) Faith primary schools: better schools or better pupils? CEEDP, 72. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and Manning, Alan (2006) The incidence of UK housing benefit: evidence from the 1990s reforms Journal of Public Economics, 90 (4-5). 799-822. ISSN 0047-2727

Gibbons, Stephen and Blanden, Jo (2006) The persistence of poverty across generations: a view from two British cohorts The Policy Press on behalf of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Bristol, UK. ISBN 9781861348531

Gibbons, Stephen and Telhaj, Shqiponja (2006) Are schools drifting apart? Intake stratification in English secondary schools CEEDP, 64. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753020114

Gibbons, Stephen and Telhaj, Shqiponja (2006) Peer effects and pupil attainment: evidence from secondary school transition CEEDP, 63. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2005

Gibbons, Stephen and Green, A and Gregg, P and Machin, Stephen (2005) Is Britain pulling apart?: area disparities in employment, education and crime In: Pearce, Nick and Paxton, Will, (eds.) Social Justice: Building a Fairer Britain. Politico's, London, UK. ISBN 9781842751336

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen (2005) Valuing rail access using transport innovations Journal of Urban Economics, 57 (1). 148-169. ISSN 0094-1190

2004

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen (2004) Paying for primary schools: supply constraints, school popularity or congestion? CEEDP, 42. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753017369

Gibbons, Stephen (2004) The costs of urban property crime Economic Journal, 114 (499). F441-F463. ISSN 0013-0133

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen (2004) Valuing rail access using transport innovations CEPDP, 611. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753017121

2003

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen (2003) Employment and rail access: an evaluation of the wider benefits of transport improvements Department of Transport.

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen (2003) Rail access and house prices: an evaluation of the wider benefits of transport improvements Department of Transport.

Gibbons, Stephen (2003) Crime and property prices Centrepiece, 8 (3). 16-19. ISSN 1362-3761

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen (2003) Valuing English primary schools Journal of Urban Economics, 53 (2). 197-219. ISSN 0094-1190

Gibbons, Stephen (2003) Paying for good neighbours: estimating the value of an implied educated community Urban Studies, 40 (4). 809-833. ISSN 0042-0980

Gibbons, Steve (2003) The costs of urban property crime CEPDP, 574. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753016338

Gibbons, Stephen and Manning, Alan (2003) The incidence of UK housing benefit: evidence from the 1990s reforms CEPDP, 597. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753016753

2002

Gibbons, Steve (2002) Neighbourhood effects on educational achievement CEEDP, 18. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753014807

Gibbons, Steve (2002) Geography, resources and primary school performance CEEDP, 25. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753015293

2001

Gibbons, Steve and Machin, Stephen (2001) Valuing primary schools CEEDP, 15. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753014785

Gibbons, Steve (2001) Paying for good neighbours?: neighbourhood deprivation and the community benefits of education CEEDP, 17. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753014793


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