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Henry Overman, Paul Cheshire

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About the authors, department and centres

Henry Overman:
http://www.lse.ac.uk/geographyandenvironment/whoswho/profiles/hgoverman@lseacuk.aspx

Paul Cheshire:
http://www.lse.ac.uk/geographyAndEnvironment/whosWho/profiles/pcheshire@lseacuk.aspx

Geography Department:
http://www.lse.ac.uk/geographyAndEnvironment/Home.aspx

Research centres: SERC:
www.spatialeconomics.ac.uk

What Works for Local Economic Growth:
www.whatworksgrowth.org

Relevant research

Combes, P. P., G. Duranton and H. G. Overman (2005) ‘Agglomeration and the Adjustment of the Spatial Economy’. Papers in Regional Science 84 (3), pp. 311-349. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/51608/

Duranton, G. and H. G. Overman (2005) ‘Testing for Localisation Using Micro Geographic Data’. The Review of Economic Studies, 72 (4), pp. 1077-1106. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/581/

Cheshire, P, Magrini, S (2005) ‘Urban growth drivers in a Europe of sticky people and implicit boundaries’. Journal of Economic Geography, 9 (1). pp. 85-115. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/30774/

Gibbons, S., and O. Silva (2008) ‘Urban density and pupil attainment’, Journal of Urban Economics, 63 (2): 631-650. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/20479/

Cheshire, P. and C.A.L. Hilber, (2008), ‘Office space supply restrictions in Britain: the political economy of market revenge’. Economic Journal, 118 (529). http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/4372/

Hilber, C. and W. Vermeulen (2012) ‘The Impact of Supply Constraints on House Prices in England, SERC Discussion Paper no. 119. http://ideas.repec.org/p/cep/sercdp/0119.html  , http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/59254/

Overman, H. G. and P. Rice (2008) ‘Resurgent Cities and Regional Economic Performance’. SERC Policy Paper 001 http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/51605/

Cheshire, P.C., M. Nathan and H.G. Overman (2014) Urban Economics and Urban Policy: Challenging Conventional Policy Wisdom. Edward Elgar Publishing. See description at http://www.e-elgar.co.uk/bookentry_main.lasso?id=15105.

Evidence of impact

BIS (2010) Local Growth White Paper that references LSE research to make the case for the Coalition’s new approach: http://www.bis.gov.uk/assets/biscore/economics-and-statistics/docs/u/10-1226-understanding-local-growth

Cabinet Office (2011) Unlocking Growth in Cities, where LSE research is used to make the case for lining up decision-making with functional local areas: http://www.communities.gov.uk/publications/regeneration/growthcities

Use of the research by another think tank, Centre for Cities: Room for Improvement: Creating the financial incentives needed for local economic growth: http://www.centreforcities.org/publication/room-for-improvement-creating-the-financial-incentives-needed-for-economic-growth/ 

The Green Belt: A Place for Londoners? (2015) London First, Quod and SERC. http://londonfirst.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Green-Belt-Report-February-2015.pdf

Blogs and non-academic articles by the authors

http://spatial-economics.blogspot.co.uk/

Overman, H. The economic future of British cities, CentrePiece, Summer 2013: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/cp389.pdf

Overman, H. The UK’s housing crises, CentrePiece, Winter 2012: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/cp382.pdf

Overman, H. and S. Gibbons. Unequal Britain: how real are regional disparities?, CentrePiece, Autumn 2011: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/cp353.pdf

Overman, H. How did London get away with it?, CentrePiece, Winter 2010/11: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/cp333.pdf

Overman, H. Britain’s regional divide, CentrePiece, Winter 2008/9: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/cp277.pdf

Relevant video and audio

Henry Overman speaks at ‘The economic future of British cities: what should urban policy do?’, LSE Panel (January 2013): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGUt7ca2S98

 

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