Centre for Economic Performance 2010-2015

Lead Research Organisation: London School of Economics & Pol Sci
Department Name: Centre for Economic Performance

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Title Boston advisors' Vogelzang interview about U.S. stocks 
Description Michael Vogelzang, chief investment officer at Boston Advisors LLC, talks about second-quarter U.S. corporate earnings and the outlook for stocks. Vogelzang also discusses the U.S. economy and his investment strategy with Carol Massar, Julie Hyman, and Adam Johnson on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." Nicholas Bloom, an economics professor at Stanford University, also speaks. 
Type Of Art Film/Video/Animation 
Year Produced 2010 
 
Title LSE research : Washington's revolving door 
Description Former political staff turned lobbyists in the US claim their high salaries reflect their abilities, but critics complain they are merely exploiting political connections. Mirko Draca explains who's winning the argument... Lobbying is big business in US politics, and getting bigger. Many commentators have voiced suspicions about the ties between lobbying firms, private sector businesses, and politics. They allege that a "revolving door," which sees employees moving from public office to private companies and back again, potentially jeopardises the public interest. Often highly paid, these lobbyists claim their salaries simply reflect their high ability, but critics complain those exiting the revolving door are attractive to lobbying firms because they can exploit their political connections. In this film Mirko Draca explains how he and his colleagues, Christian Fons-Rosen and Jordi Blanes i Vidal, measured the extent to which former political staff who become lobbyists benefit from their ties to government. This involves separating the issue of ability from the issue of political connections. Fortunately, the political system contains conditions for testing this: periodic elections mean that political contacts are vulnerable. By looking at what happens to a lobbyist's earnings when their former employer leaves political office, Draca and his colleagues have been able to measure the value of being politically well connected. 
Type Of Art Film/Video/Animation 
Year Produced 2010 
 
Title The economics of incentives 
Description Luis Garicano, a Professor of Economics at LSE, thinks that the effect of the global market on incentives can go some way to explaining the current financial crisis. Applying his model of incentives to the world of football, he demonstrates that it is only when we consider rewards that we can understand the way the economics of such diverse situations operate. 
Type Of Art Film/Video/Animation 
Year Produced 2009 
 
Description PART THREE: CENTRE OBJECTIVES
3.1 The Big Questions
The Centre studied the determinants of economic performance at the level of the company, the nation and the global economy. To do this it focused on the links between globalisation, technology and institutions (in particular those in education and the labour market) and their impact on productivity, inequality and wellbeing. There have been five major issues addressed in the Centre's work.
First, as globalisation and information communication technologies have exposed goods and services that were previously un-traded to the forces of international competition through offshoring of jobs, we have tried to understand how to harness the opportunities and mitigate the threats of this change and to analyse the effects of globalisation on inequality. The globalisation programme, which undertakes this work, also seeks to understand the political economy of maintaining a coalition for continued economic integration (e.g. through expansion of the EU and regional trade agreements). The globalisation programme was led by Prof. Gianmarco Ottaviano.
Second, as productivity growth is critical to national wellbeing, but GDP per hour in Britain at the start of our programme remained 20% below that of the US and France and 10% below that of Germany, we needed to focus on technological, managerial and organisational innovation. These are especially important in an era where we seek to move towards a low carbon economy where pressures are felt keenly by business, as more policies to reduce greenhouse gases are introduced. Major empirical investigations of policy effectiveness in these areas have been undertaken. The director of the programme to address these issues was Prof. John Van Reenen.
Thirdly, given the importance of long-run equilibrium effects for evaluating productivity policies and the need to rigorously combine micro and macro analyses, we also developed a new Macro-economic Growth Programme led by Prof. Francesco Caselli. This sought to evaluate the role of business and industrial policies in supporting growth; to incorporate uncertainty and volatility shocks into macro models of business cycles; to uncover whether moral hazard and pay incentive structures could cause systemic financial crises and whether improvements could be made to financial regulation to reduce the risk of future financial crises. The macro programme fed into some of the other programmes in its attempt to develop workable macro GE models that could be calibrated with behavioural parameters estimated from the experimental and non-experimental data in programme projects (e.g. P2C). The Macro Programme was so successful it has now been spun-out into the stand-alone ESRC Centre for Macro-Economics under former CEP Programme Director Nobel Laureate Chris Pissarides.
Fourthly, we wanted to know how we could sustain communities in the face of these global changes. Changing attitudes, faster migration, weak community ties and crime, pose challenges for social cohesion and inward investment which helps sustain economic growth. Understanding these tensions was the focus of our new Community Programme which was led by Prof. Alan Manning.
Fifthly, we wanted to understand how, despite lower unemployment rates, the rapid increase in inequality had not been reversed - employment rates were poor for many groups such as the low skilled and youth and gender pay gaps remained stubbornly high. Our Labour Programme to tackle these issues was led by Prof. Steve Machin. Crucial to understanding drivers of growth and inequality was our Education Programme led by Prof. Sandra McNally. This addressed the question of whether it was the long tail of adults with poor basic skills (the "hard to reach") that was a cause of inequality, dampened productivity and a brake on growth and how this could be changed through educational reform, improving the school-work transition and basic skill policies.
3.2 Outcomes
We have produced over the period 2010 to 2015 a huge number of publications, 385 CEP discussion papers, 275 refereed articles, 14 books, 143 CentrePiece articles, 28 CEP policy and election analyses, 31 CEP reports and special papers, and have completed more than the 43 objectives we set ourselves in 2010. Detailed accounts of each project and the outputs and individuals associated with them are to be found at Annex A. Changes made to the objectives because of data availability, staffing, changes in government policies are dealt with in Section 3.3.a. Before this, we give an overview of the main findings to the questions each programme proposed above.
3.2.1 Globalisation Programme
Globalisation and ICTs have exposed goods and services that were previously un-traded to the forces of international competition through offshoring of jobs. In the period since the global financial crisis political support for international trade liberalisation and economic integration have been eroded. Even in the EU, the world's leading integrated area, "Euroscepticism" has gained ground in many of its member countries. This has happened most prominently in the UK where a referendum of EU membership will be called soon.
The aim of the CEP's Globalisation Programme was to understand how to harness the opportunities and mitigate the threats of globalisation with special emphasis on its effects on inequality. The Programme also aimed at understanding the implications for the political economy of maintaining a coalition for continued economic integration.
What are the reasons why international economic integration may be sowing the seeds of its discontent? What can be done about that?
Key findings: Diverging destinies
Our work found that the main reason why people and politicians may worry about globalisation lies in the vast heterogeneity of economic outcomes that the analysis of detailed microeconomic datasets reveals across people and firms even within the very same country and sector. While workers vastly differ in skills, firms vastly differ in their ability to exploit those skills. It is this ability that determines whether firms internationalise or not, and thus whether they succeed or not in reaping the gains from globalisation and in spreading those gains among their stakeholders. In turn, it is workers' skills that determine whether they are employable or not by successful firms. Thanks to the joint efforts of world leading researchers in the field, CEP has been at the cutting edge of theoretical and empirical studies aimed at understanding the implications of this heterogeneity.
Trade and "superstars"
First, CEP researchers have carefully documented how trade volumes, employment, turnover and value added are highly concentrated among a small group of firms trading with many countries and/or in many products. Such a highly selected group of "superstar" firms drive the aggregate trade performance of countries. This is true both in manufacturing and services, a crucial sector of the UK economy that the CEP has also zoomed on. Selectivity is even more marked when it comes to foreign direct investment (FDI).
Trade liberalisation and selection
Second, trade liberalisation can have very different effects on firms of different size and productivity. Due to fixed export costs, only firms that are productive enough (and thus profitable enough) are able to engage with international customers and suppliers. To these firms trade liberalisation opens up new foreign markets and this improved market access more than compensates them for additional import competition suffered in their domestic markets. Less productive firms are, instead, unable to overcome the fixed export costs. Only suffering from import competition in their domestic markets without compensating access to foreign markets, less productive firms shrink or are forced to shut down altogether. On the one side, we have shown that, by reallocating market shares and productive resources to more productive firms (and products within firms), churning benefits the national economy as a whole. On the other hand, it also causes the destinies of different firms and workers to diverge even within narrowly defined sectors. We have studied the growth of China as a canonical example of this. Chinese imports have caused job and wage losses in many areas, but it has also stimulated innovation and productivity growth both through competition and as a rapidly growing market for exports and investment.
Firm and worker inequality
Third, this divergence has important implications in terms of inequality both between firms and between workers. Firm inequality may explain why support for economic integration is much weaker among small and medium enterprises than among bigger ones. The case of the EU is paramount. A plethora of regulations is imposed on firms of all sizes in order to obtain access to the Common Market, no matter whether firms are indeed capable of accessing that market. Several small and medium enterprises, which expect to never make it to the export market, tend to perceive those regulations as additional artificial costs with no attached benefits. As for workers, the effects of trade liberalisation can be very different on different types of workers with different levels of human capital. In particular, we have uncovered new channels through which the opening of international trade is likely to enhance wage inequality and raise unemployment when more productive firms are also better able to screen workers with heterogeneous abilities.
Labour market polarisation
Fourth, focusing on workers, we have shown that OECD labour markets have become increasingly "polarised", with employment in the middle of the skill distribution falling relative to the top and also the bottom of the skill distribution. This is due to technological factors as we have found that information and communication technologies are key drivers of this polarisation. It is also due to the international fragmentation of production and the associated flight of jobs to developing economies, especially but not exclusively in manufacturing. This is because "offshored" jobs tend to be those of workers in the middle of the skill distribution. Also sectoral specialisation plays a role as long as the rankings of sectors by input productivity and workforce skill differ across countries. In particular, we have shown that when this is the case, trade integration can cause the relative wage of high skill workers and wage inequality even within the high skill sectors to increase in all countries.
Punchline and policy impact
The picture that emerges is a situation in which overall aggregate gains mask a complex pattern of asymmetric individual gains and losses. This asymmetry between winners and losers does not follow the line of sectors or countries closely. Winners and losers coexist also within the same sector in the same country, sometimes even within the very same firm. This explains the widespread backlash against globalisation and casts a shadow on the social and political sustainability of further international economic integration in the absence of enhanced mechanisms of redistribution of the corresponding gains.
Research work at the CEP in this area has been very influential, especially in the European policy debate. In particular, the idea that understanding aggregate economic performance and current political stances requires first of all understanding the underlying microeconomic heterogeneity has caught the attention of the European Central Bank (through its COMPNET programme), the European Commission (especially on the issue of the "misallocation" of productive resources across firms), the Inter-American Development Bank (through its ELSNIT network the CEP has been invited to join) as well as the BIS and the HMT through meetings and consultations especially with respect to the referendum on the EU membership of the UK.
3.2.2 Productivity and Innovation Programme
The aim of the CEP's Productivity and Innovation Program was to understand the fundamental forces causing some firms and countries to be more prosperous than others. This, we argued, was critical in order to address the reason why the UK productivity position was disappointing and what we could do to improve it.
The period since the global financial crisis has been deeply disappointing for GDP per hour growth with the UK now 14% below the productivity levels we would have expected on pre-crisis trends. What can be done to change this?
Management Practices
Our work found that two broad factors mattered a lot for productivity: management and new technologies. Weak management practices have long been suspected to be a cause of low productivity, but it is very difficult to measure these in a convincing way. CEP has pioneered new ways to quantify management quality through in-depth interviews with managers that we now have implemented in over 20,000 organisations in 34 countries around the world. We began with manufacturing firms, but have now expanded to other sectors such as hospitals, retail stores and schools. Our measurement tools have been expanded into national statistical offices working with the US Census Bureau, the UK ONS and their Pakistan and German equivalents.
Using this new tool, we have shown convincingly that management is closely correlated with organisational performance, helping explain around a third of the productivity dispersion between UK firms, for example. Furthermore, we have run some "clinical trials" injecting our management practices into a treatment group of firms and then observing how they performed over the next two years compared to a control group who were randomised out of the trial. The experiments imply that most of the correlation between productivity and our management measures is causal.
Not only does management help explain firm-level productivity differences, it also helps explain country-level differences. For example, we calculate that about half of the efficiency (total factor productivity) gap between the US and UK is due to management. Across the world about 30% of these productivity gaps are due to management.
But what factors cause poor management in Britain and elsewhere? We show that the key factors are: (i) low levels of competition; (ii) poor skills; (iii) weak governance (i.e. a preponderance of family-run firms). The UK does much worse than world leaders like the US, Germany, Japan and Sweden in this respect.
New Technologies
Technical change is at the heart of our theories of growth. We developed a new theoretical framework that allows research and development (R&D) to have effects on productivity directly (the firm's own efforts) and indirectly (by piggy-backing off the R&D efforts of others). Implementation of this model shows that the social return to R&D investments is two to three times higher than the private returns, which is why the private sector left to itself will invest "too little" in innovation. This is important because levels of UK business R&D spending have been falling since the early 1980s whereas they have been rising in most other OECD countries.
It isn't just the level of R&D which matters, but what areas it is directed towards. Take climate change - an area the Productivity programme has worked a lot in. Resolving climate change will require much investment in green technologies. We showed that an effective policy to do this is through petrol prices- when these rise, car firms re-direct their R&D efforts to clean technologies such as electric cars and away from "gas guzzlers" like SUVs. So a carbon tax not only reduces climate emissions through lowering demand, it can stimulate the supply of less greenhouse gas emitting cars.
Finally, we also use our framework to look at information and communication technologies (ICT). The quality-adjusted prices of ICT have been falling dramatically over the last four decades. We show that the adoption of ICT makes a big difference for productivity, but that its impact depends a lot on the management practices we discussed earlier. Some organisations (like the NHS) spent billions on ICT with little effect on productivity.
There was a doubling of productivity growth in the US in the decade from 1995 as the quality improvements in ICTs accelerated. Despite access to the same technologies, this did not happen in the EU. We show that if the EU could make its people management practices as flexible as those in the US, it would have prevented about half of this divergence in productivity growth rates.
Pulling things together: The LSE Growth Commission
The Programme has been extensively involved with policy discussions over the severe austerity following the Great Recession. But we felt that the debates over demand had marginalised the arguably more important question of what could be done to improve the long-run supply side of the economy.
To address this John Van Reenen and Tim Besley co-chaired the LSE Growth Commission which reported in 2013. We drew on the extensive analysis of CEP on productivity and the Institute for Government's expertise in the plumbing of UK policy making. This acted as a way of pulling together our research and focusing it on policy recommendations.
We argued that the UK had enjoyed some success in the three decades leading to 2007 in bridging some of the prosperity gap between ourselves and leading nations. But it also had some major problems, especially around the areas of failing to invest in the long-run in human capital, infrastructure and private investment/innovation.
We made a series of concrete policy proposals to address this. First, we argued for a new institutional architecture over infrastructure policy. This suggestion was put into policy in 2015 in the government's Infrastructure Commission. Third, we called for greater competition in the banking sectors. Some of this has been adopted in terms of improving switching and Challenger Banks.
Although many of our recommendations have not (yet) been followed - such as the call for an Infrastructure Bank - the impact that our major report (and book) have had and the way in which they condense the analytic findings of the Centre with a policy oriented focus have been a great success for the Programme
3.2.3 Macro Programme
Consequences of Natural-Resource Wealth
One focus of the programme has been the consequences of natural-resource wealth - particularly mineral resource wealth. For many years economists and political scientists have entertained the possibility that countries experiencing resource windfalls, such as discoveries of mineral deposits or persistent increases in the prices of the commodities they export, generate adverse political dynamics that end up negating the potential economic benefits - a conjecture often dubbed "the natural resource curse." Over the last few years there has been much progress in rigorously testing this conjecture and it is fair to say that as a result of this work the conjecture has been upgraded to an accepted fact. Some of the most significant work in establishing this consensus has been done at CEP.
In particular, Caselli and Michaels (American Economic Journal: Applied Economics) have looked at the impact of royalties from oil extraction accruing to Brazilian municipalities which have significant oilfields. They found that the local population experiences no improvements in living standards whatsoever as a result of these fiscal windfalls. The explanation appears to be that the revenues from oil extraction are diverted by local politicians for private gains. Caselli and Tesei (Review of Economics and Statistics) have examined the impact of increases in the price of a country's principal export commodity on its political regime. Fiscal windfalls from commodity-price run-ups tend to make autocratic regimes even more autocratic. Lei and Michaels (Journal of Development Economics) have showed that the probability of civil war increases after a country discovers a giant oil field. Caselli, Morelli, and Rohner (Quarterly Journal of Economics) found that the presence of oil near an international border is an important trigger for international war.
The programme also helped make progress on the theoretical mechanisms linking natural resource abundance with adverse socio-political and economic outcomes. In particular, Caselli and Coleman (Journal of the European Economic Association) clarify the role of natural resources in triggering ethnic conflict.
Trade and Volatility
The macroeconomics programme has also been active in the area of international macroeconomics, particularly on whether macroeconomic interdependence across countries (globalisation) has increased volatility - or the susceptibility of economies to experience booms and busts cycles. A frequently-voiced concern is that when countries lower their trade barriers, and engage in more international trade, they will be pushed to specialise in only a few industrial sectors (the ones where they have been most productive). In turn, this increased specialisation means that productivity fluctuations on demand in particular sectors will have a magnified impact on the overall economy. Indeed, in policy circles this alleged increased volatility is often cited to argue that the gains from opening up to trade may not be as large as simple theories of comparative advantage suggest they should be.
Caselli, Koren, Lisicki, and Tenreyro (revise and resubmit, Quarterly Journal of Economics) have upended this conventional wisdom. They pointed out that international trade can also reduce a country's exposure to domestic economic shocks. The simplest example is when a country experiences a decline in domestic aggregate demand (for example, because the government has to engage in austerity). If the domestic economy is open to external trade, domestic producers can soften the blow by trying to export more. More generally, if macroeconomic shocks that invest the entire economy are more significant sources of volatility than shocks specific to individual sectors, international trade is a source of diversification that lowers overall volatility - contrary to conventional wisdom. This novel, contrarian view is precisely what the data seems to buttress: Caselli et al find that, for most countries in the world, income volatility since 1970 has been less than it would have been if trade barriers across countries had not come down to the extent that they have.
Eurozone Sovereign Debt Crisis
While the focus of the macro programme has been mainly on academic work (albeit with policy relevance), it has also sought to contribute to current policy debates more directly. One example is a paper on the political economy of the Greek debt crisis by Ardagna and Caselli (American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics). The main contribution of this work is to highlight aspects of the policy-making process in the Euro area (and, by extension, in the EU) that have contributed to policy decisions that are now widely seen as suboptimal. These institutional features concern the frequency and format of meetings among heads of government/finance ministers; as well as the timing and format of communication between meeting participants and the press. One implication of this work is that procedural changes in these areas might lead to better policy-making in the European arena.
3.2.4 Community Programme
Research from the Wellbeing programme and elsewhere shows that it is the quality of people's interactions with others that is an important determinant of their wellbeing. An important source of wellbeing must therefore be the quality of interactions within communities. However, since communities are not static, and are affected by economic and social changes that are beyond the power of community members - or maybe any agents - to control, changes to them can be a major source of stress and concern for them. The Communities programme has investigated a number of aspects of the ways in which communities might be changing and how this affects people and the way they live their lives.
Changing Values
One of the motivations behind behaviour is that people care what others think of them and there are norms of 'good' behaviour. These norms may encourage pro-social behaviour but can also sustain harmful norms. Therefore people may behave in a way that attracts the admiration of others. From this it follows that changes in the types of behaviour that is admired should be associated with changes in behaviour. Manning and Shanghavi explored whether there have been changes in the type of people who are admired over 65 years using a question asked by Gallup almost every year since the late 1940s on 'which living person do you most admire'. Perhaps surprisingly they find that the type of responses today are very similar to what they were then - politicians are the most likely to be admired, followed by 'no-one' and 'friends and family' though there have been quite large changes in the intervening period. In these dimensions, people's values have not changed as much as is sometimes claimed.

Economic Shocks and Population Growth
Local areas specialise in different industries so that even global shocks to those sectors have local consequences. One of the consequences for communities is the changes to population caused through outward and inward migration. Using 60 years of US data, Amior and Manning showed that there is a strong population response to local economic shocks. These migration movements may act to eliminate local differences in unemployment rates as they reduce the competition for jobs in the depressed region and increase it in the booming regions to which people move. But their research shows that unemployment rate differentials across areas are very stable and argue this is because the shocks themselves are very persistent. As fast as population adjusts to one bad shock, another one follows behind it so the unemployment rates are never equalised.
Bell, Bindler and Machin also explore the long-run impacts of entering the labour market in good or bad economic times on crime. They show, using UK and US data, that those who leave school in a recession are more likely to be offenders throughout their lifetime. A typical recession increases lifetime offending by about 6% for males.
Immigration
Immigrants have to live somewhere and this inevitably causes changes in the communities where they come to live. One impact they might have is to compete for access to scarce local resources which in turn can lead to a souring of community relations as arguments over prioritisation ensue. Battiston, Dickens, Manning and Wadsworth explore this for the case of social housing. In recent years immigrant households are slightly more likely than natives to be in social housing but once one controls for relevant household characteristics, immigrants are significantly less likely to be in social housing than natives -what the authors' call the "immigrant penalty" (i.e. their lower access to housing) However, there has been change over time - the immigrant penalty has fallen over time probably because of changes in the rules governing the allocation of social housing, changes that were designed to reduce the discrimination against ethnic minorities that had come to light in the 1980s. We conclude therefore that unfair prioritisation of social housing to immigrants has not happened.
One other aspect of concern to many communities is the impact of immigration on crime. Bell and Machin and Jaitman and Machin have explored this and conclude that the 'asylum wave' of the late 1990s led to a small but significant increase in property crime, but the immigration of Eastern Europeans after 2004 had no effect. They also found that neither wave had any effect on violent crime. They argue this is consistent with the demographic profile of the two waves as asylum seekers were much less likely than the Eastern Europeans to have high levels of education and to be in employment. Any effect of immigration on crime can be explained by the characteristics of individual immigrants rather than the fact that they are immigrants per se; the same is true for their attachment to the labour market.
Integration
How well communities, made up of people from different backgrounds, function depends in part on the degree of mixing between them. One indication of such mixing is marriage between groups. Manacorda and Manning have explored the effect of the proportion of an ethnic group on the inter-marriage rate using data on African Americans in the US. They find that if an ethnic group forms a minority of an area's population the fraction of the minority marrying a partner from the majority group rises very fast. The implication is that the greater dispersal of migrants is likely to foster more mixing between ethnic groups than happens if they are living in enclaves.
Crime
The research on crime in the Community programme has also studied wider economics of crime research questions. The causal impact of police on crime was identified through the large surge of police that were mobilised to the streets of London following the July 2005 terror attacks that hit the capital. Crime fell because of this, and also rose once the police numbers were reduced again six weeks following the attacks. The impact of education on crime has been studied in a series of empirical papers that uncover a crime reducing effect of education. Part of this is due to an incapacitation effect of keeping individuals in school and part emerges as a causal long run crime reducing effect due to individuals having higher levels of education.
The crime research of the Community programme was showcased in a conference that CEP ran jointly with the Inter-American Development Bank when they hosted the 7th Transatlantic Crime Workshop. This attracted leading specialists in criminology and in the economics of crime who participated in the two day conference held at CEP.
3.2.5 Labour Programme
Study of the labour market has been a key element of the CEP's work programme. Rising wage inequality over the last thirty five years, stubbornly persistent gender gaps in wages and employment, union decline and the hollowing out of jobs from the middle part of the skill distribution all make today's labour market different from the past. Coupled with these changes, the programme's research is one that has taken on a high research and public policy profile since the start of the financial crisis as real wages have significantly fallen for UK workers.
The aim of the CEP's Labour programme was to generate a better understanding of the way that the labour market and its institutions function, and to connect findings from this empirical research agenda to labour market policy. The programme has published research on falling real wages, on job polarisation and on what shapes gender differences in labour market rewards.
Falling Real Wages
Our work has shown that recent years have seen very poor real wage performance for most UK workers since the financial crisis. Since 2008 the median worker's real wage has fallen by 10 percent and, even as unemployment has come down since 2012, there is little sign of any recovery back towards their pre-crisis levels. For some workers - notably young workers - real wage falls have been very severe. Real wage levels for workers under 25 have fallen back to the same level they were at in 1997. Even though employment (and unemployment) have proven resilient compared to previous economic downturns, and this is at least in part due to a cheaper price for labour, lack of real wage growth has dovetailed with relatively poor productivity growth as recovery from the economic downturn has proven to be a slow and drawn out affair where workers have not done well at all.
These falls in real wages mean the labour market today is not offering the real wage gains that workers had become used to in the 1980s and 1990s when median real wages grew, on average, at 2 percent a year. Moreover, levels of wage inequality are at their highest levels since the late 1970s, having risen significantly since then, and show no signs of reversal despite stalling in the economic downturn because workers throughout the wage distribution almost all suffered real wage falls. This research shows this to be a key feature of the labour market that is unprecedented in historical terms as real wage growth has stalled in previous economic downturns, but not fallen over as long a time horizon.
Job Polarisation
A further cause of falling living standards of many UK workers empirically studied by the programme has been the hollowing out of middle skill jobs, driven by technological changes where computerisation and automation have replaced jobs done by workers that feature routine tasks. These negative shifts in labour demand for workers doing routine task jobs have been a feature of most advanced countries in the last two to three decades.
Empirical study of the economic impact of industrial robots, based on cross-country evidence, has probed the role of technology in shaping job polarisation in more detail. It uncovers evidence that industrial robots increased both labour productivity and value added, and that their introduction has gone hand-in-hand with a reduced hours share of low- and skilled and middle-skilled workers.
Gender Gaps
Although women have made great strides in the labour market and have narrowed the pay gap with men, the average gap is still over 20 percent and becomes larger as women progress in their careers, even for those employed in highly skilled occupations. Studying rich data on lawyers, our research has shown clear evidence of a gender gap in performance. The differential impact of the presence of young children and the differences in aspirations to become a law-firm partner account for a large part of these observed performance differences. Gender gaps across skills and countries have also been studied, with the finding that women's comparative advantage in producing services rather than manufacturing goods has raised relative demand for female labour and, as a consequence, female relative wages. Other work in the programme has synthesised findings from experimental studies to conclude they offer new insights into gender differences in preferences. In particular, women appear to have less preference than men for risk and competition and may be more sensitive to social cues, and these are factors underpinning gender gaps in the labour market.
These research findings on gender gaps matter for the position of women in the labour market since they imply that it is not just a "matter of time" before women fully catch up with men. The fact that persistent wage gaps and inequalities grow as women progress further in their careers indicate they are unlikely to disappear until the state or market provision of family childcare changes.
Policy Impacts
Research findings have been disseminated to policy debates and directly influenced policy in a range of ways. The programme has hosted and run conferences on real wage stagnation and problems of low pay. Members of the programme have held positions on the Low Pay Commission to set minimum wages, on various Pay Review Bodies and on the Migration Advisory Committee. Presentations have been given at HM Treasury and at the Bank of England on real wages and the productivity puzzle, and on the proximate causes on long run increases in wage inequality. Papers have been presented at the economic profession's leading conferences and together with members of the programme organising a number of themed sessions at these conferences.
3.2.6 Education Programme
The Education and Skills Programme
The UK has long suffered from a 'long tail of underachievement' which is hindering productivity, growth and social mobility. Over the last 5 years, the Education and Skills Programme has tackled questions about how educational quality can be improved in schools; the extent to which school quality is valued; and whether the ability to access higher education influences labour market returns and social mobility.
Quality of Education
Our work has found that school autonomy is important for pupil performance in the context of radical changes to school structure in disadvantaged areas. School reforms have taken place in many countries in the recent past: free schools in Sweden, charter schools in the US and academy schools in England. Our findings are based on the original academy policy in England, which involved the conversion of traditional (community) schools to autonomous, state-funded schools that are managed and run outside the control of local authorities. These findings cannot be naively extrapolated to the vast expansion of this policy since 2010, where the nature of change has been very different (ongoing work will investigate this). However, our work shows that school autonomy is one aspect of improving the quality of education. The mechanisms behind this relate to a change in leadership and management structure.
These findings complement cross-country evidence in our programme showing that autonomous government schools have higher management scores than regular government or private schools. The better performance is not linked with autonomy per se but with how autonomy is used. Having strong accountability of principals to an external governing body and exercising strong leadership through a coherent long-term strategy for the school appear to be key features that account for a large fraction of the superior management performance of such schools.
Our research also sheds light on the mechanisms that enable management to improve school quality. For example, how teachers are treated is very important - with a more flexible promotion and pay system being one aspect of this. However, in addition to getting incentives right, 'teaching to teach' can be important. For example, we see this in our research about the diffusion of teaching strategies directed at how young children are taught to read. We find evidence that strategies like 'synthetic phonics' (which was progressively taught to teachers across England from the mid-2000s) matters for helping children to read early.
We have also made comparisons of educational performance across the UK. There are often strong similarities in educational structure and attainment across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, which makes evaluations in one country of strong interest in another. For example, one finding based on a policy change in Northern Ireland is that restrictive policies that prevent access to high quality schools (i.e. grammar schools in the Northern Ireland context) can damage average student achievement across the region.
Our broad research in this area has been brought together in several published overviews. Examples include the book (co-authored by Sandra McNally): 'Making a Difference: What Works in Education - and What Doesn't' and volumes of the 'Handbook of the Economics of Education' (co-edited by Stephen Machin). We have also used our expertise to make a practical difference to government policy. For example, Stephen Machin has served as Special Advisor to the Education Select Committee on Academies and Free Schools.
Valuing School Quality
Our research programme has also addressed how parents value school quality in terms of revealed preferences: in their school application decisions for their children and in where they choose to live.
Following the theme of school academisation discussed above, one line of enquiry is how parents perceive this new school status. This suggests that in general parents do not value 'academisation' as such, although there is some variation by family background. For example, it is the parents of children with high prior attainment appear who give more weight to school autonomy when making school application decisions.
However, in general parents do value school quality and pay for this in terms of higher house prices. Using variation in house prices across district boundaries, our research shows that parents value both raw measures of school performance and the value added of schools. A one-standard deviation change in either measure raises house prices by about 3 percentage points on average.
Experimental research in the programme has shown the value of good information to students when they come to make decisions about post-compulsory educational choices. We designed an information package about the costs and benefits of pursuing post-compulsory education. We evaluated it in the context of a Randomised Control Trial where it is delivered to some schools in London but not others. We find that it has a strong positive impact on knowledge on attitudes and intentions - concentrated amongst those most likely to drop out (i.e. boys and those from lower socio-economic groups).
Higher Education: access, returns and social mobility
Accessing higher education is a gateway to success in the labour market, in view of the persistent wage returns to having a university degree. Our research has shown that there have been increasing wage returns to postgraduate qualifications compared to undergraduate degrees. Part of the reason is that postgraduates and 'college only' workers have different skill sets, do different jobs and are therefore imperfect substitutes in production. Postgraduates have skills and job tasks which complement computers more and have benefited more from their spread than have college only workers. Thus relative demand has shifted over time in favour of postgraduates and this has been an important factor in explaining rising wage inequality and declining social mobility since those from low socio-economic backgrounds are less likely to access post-graduate education.
Our research has also shown that although students from private schools are much more likely to access higher education than those educated in state schools, university entrants from state schools tend to do better in terms of class of degree. Notwithstanding this, our research also shows that the private/state school wage differential has risen significantly over time, and an important factor has been faster rising educational attainment for privately-educated individuals.
One trend that has not led to increasing inequality is the rising number of overseas students attending British universities. Our research shows that this has not 'crowded out' domestic students but has benefited them as it has led to higher average funding per student than would otherwise have been the case.
Our research and interest in 'The Economics of HE' has prompted two of our researchers to create a new virtual research network by this name. This is an online resource dedicated to empirical quantitative research into higher education (http://economicsofhe.org/). The goal is to provide an online platform for new findings so that academics, policy makers and the general public can learn about the workings of higher education systems in the UK and elsewhere in the world.
3.3 Revised Objectives (detailed)
We achieved most of our five-year objectives and several in addition, and report in detail on our outputs and progress with these in Annex A. We report in this section on those objectives which had to be altered or dropped because of data problems, staff moving on, a conflict of interest and the government deciding to drop one of the policies we wished to evaluate.
3.3.1 Changes to Objectives
Community Projects
For Project C2C , there was a conflict of interest since the investigator designated to research the efficacy of the Immigrant Points System became a member of the Migration Advisory Committee; he therefore added a new objective on Immigration and Health investigating the claim that an increase in immigration puts additional or differential pressure on welfare services and as such might affect the net fiscal contribution of immigrants.
C2A To what extent are migrants from Eastern Europe integrating? was dropped because of an absence of data on east European migrants but was replaced by additional objectives on immigration and crime (see C2A(i)). In investigating the components of healthy communities we also added a further project on the impact of local economic shocks on population (project C2Aii).
Project C3B on organised crime was dropped because the level of geographical variation in the data that we managed to obtain was too coarse to generate precise and fully credible estimates. A complementary project on the role of economic incentives in criminal activity was undertaken by Iyengar who researched the impact of incentives from paid employment on reductions in insurgency activity in Iraq.
Education Projects
For the part of the Project E2b focusing on the relative achievement of children from low income families, we found that local authorities were very resistant to giving us schools admission data until year 5 when a metropolitan authority agreed to do so. However, this was too late for work in this grant period, but we intend to work with the data from 2016 onwards and to produce a paper.
Labour Markets Projects
L2C "What is the structure of the market for child services (such as day care) and does it hold back the ability of women to progress in the labour market?" The project was started but dropped because McNally the investigator moved from LSE to take up a Chair at Surrey and needed to complete an added project (E2Bi) on the impact of an information campaign of career and further education qualification advice for schoolchildren (see above).
L3B "Can the massive planned expansion of apprenticeships be made to work" was dropped because the guaranteed apprenticeship policy plans of the then Labour Government were dropped by the Coalition Government. Although we continued to contribute advice on committees such as UK Government's Expert Panel Review of Apprenticeship and Steedman produced reports (see page 46) our biggest success was to win a BIS competition for the first research centre devoted to research on vocational education which started in June 2015. (http://cver.lse.ac.uk/about/default.asp).
For project L3C identifying how basic numeracy and literacy skills affect economic performance and what policies improve them, the required PIAAC data only became available from OECD in 2013/14. We worked on the data for 12 months, but encountered difficulties resolving the earlier IALS data which was needed to carry out the cross-time study we had planned to do. We concluded we were not able to carry out a sufficiently rigorous study and instead started two new projects both based in the Education Programme. The first, teaming up with the Education Endowment Foundation, was to carry out a randomised control trial on 51 schools to evaluate the impact of different teaching methods for literacy. The second led by Blanden has been to look at the effect of free pre-school education on child outcomes in primary school. We exploit the staggered implementation of free part-time pre-school for three-year-olds across Local Education Authorities in England in the early 2000s. http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/dp1352.pdf.
Macro Projects
M2c on central banks using experiences of other countries to improve economic models and monetary policy decisions was dropped because it required more time and effort than was justified by the expected findings. However it was replaced with two additional projects: the first on the Greek Debt Crisis -Project M2b(ii) and the second on the relationship between trade and macroeconomic volatility Project M2a(i).
3.3.2 Additional Objectives
As well as replacing objectives, we raised money to pursue additional ones. Sometimes this happens in response to critical events. An example, is the LSE Growth Commission, reported above (and under P2D in Annex A) which was set up in response to the UK's slowest recovery from any recession since the war. Sometimes we raise extra resources to fulfil the programme of work we had planned for 2010 but were unable to achieve with the ESRC funding awarded. An example of this is the Wellbeing Programme. Whilst much of our work considers how to improve and share economic growth, Layard argued that if it was the case that increasing GDP alone does not increase wellbeing above a certain level of income (the Easterlin Paradox), policy makers needed evidence of what does. For them to take subjective wellbeing seriously, we have to be able to show, in a quantitative way, what causes wellbeing and how wellbeing affects other things that policy-makers care about, like education and physical health. Researchers at the CEP are currently working on estimating an integrated life-course model, which treats wellbeing both as an outcome of interest and as a causal determinant of other things, in addition to carrying out extensive empirical work investigating different causes of happiness and how well-being affects important outcomes.
Generally we added projects which enabled us to deepen our approach to the questions set by exploring comparative evidence from other countries. Our work evaluating the increase in patient choice in the NHS in the mid-200s found compelling evidence that competition increased healthcare efficiency and quality. This was influential in future government reforms, such as the ruling out of price competition in the 2012 Health and Social Care Act. Building on this work we initiated with Yale University and Carnegie Mellon University a huge study of variation in hospital prices in the 306 US cities. These price differences are the primary driver of variation in healthcare spending in the private sector.
3.3.3 Contribution to ESRC Strategic Priorities
The Centre's work on productivity, skills, innovation and trade have been devoted to understanding the determinants of economic performance and sustainable growth, and stand at the core of ESRC's strategic priority "Economic Performance and Sustainable Growth" 1a, 1c,1d, 1e, 1f. The LSE Growth Commission's report and book which was led by the Centre drew on several streams of work from these programmes. They were discussed with and disseminated to a very wide range of public, policy, business and practitioner audiences in England, Scotland, Wales and overseas (e.g. the Council of Economic Advisors in Washington DC, the OECD in Paris and the Bank of Rome). Our work has been widely cited by government and led to the establishment of an independent Infrastructure Commission (October 2015) to be led by Lord Adonis, more competition in retail banking and changes in published data on school progression.
Project M2Ai) addressed directly the strategic priority "Stability of Economic Performance and growth", (b) Effects of perception of risk c) Relationship of macro-economic and micro-economic behaviour). Bloom's paper "Does uncertainty reduce growth? Using disasters as natural experiments" analysed the impact of uncertainty in driving business cycles using natural disasters as a causal instrument. To help evaluate the impact of uncertainty on investment, employment and growth he developed a huge database on economic policy uncertainty and made this publicly available at www.policyuncertainty.com - and evaluated the impact of this on investment, employment and growth. The data is also public access and has been included as well by on-line data providers like Bloomberg, Reuters and FRED. Project M2B identified the threat of CEO pay incentive structures to financial crises.
Work by Martin in project P2c on climate change related innovation, addressed directly ESRC's second priority, Sustainability of Economic Performance and Growth: a Transition to a low carbon economy. Layard's work on Wellbeing, although only receiving pump priming funding from ESRC from 2013, engaged with the sustainability of wellbeing and economic growth but also met ESRC's strategic priority looking at connections between economic activity and wider human welfare and wellbeing. Work in the programme covered strategic priority 8 "Early Years tracking through the life course" with its construction of a model of wellbeing of the life course with a number of state variables of interest measured at different points in an individual's life cycle (including wellbeing, income, employment, conduct/criminality, health and cognitive skills). The model was estimated using cohort data that tracks individuals over time (e.g. the British Cohort Study and the Avon Longitudinal Study of Children and Parents). The work considers policy interventions aimed at improving wellbeing and assessing their cost effectiveness. The community conflict strategic priority from "Influencing behaviour and informing interventions" was covered by our Community programme's work on how values form and are passed on to other generations and on immigration, integration of migrants and on crime.
Finally issues of inequality (Strategic Priority "Vibrant and Fair Society") were dealt with by 3 of our programmes: Education, Labour and Productivity, with examples referred to above.

PART FOUR: IMPACTS, PUBLICATIONS, DISSEMINATION, ENGAGEMENT, CAPACITY BUILDING, LEGACY
4.1 Major Scientific Impacts
Clean Innovation in the Automotive Industry (CEP Productivity Programme Ralf Martin, John Van Reenen, Antoine Dechezlepretre with Philippe Aghion and David Hemous): There is little controversy that reducing climate-changing emissions will require new technologies as well as improvements in existing technologies. Which policy framework can bring about such technological change is rather more contentious. Using a newly available dataset with information on all patenting activities in the world, we study what determines whether technological innovation in automobiles is of the "clean" variety such as electric and hydrogen cars, or the "dirty" variety (the internal combustion engine). The internal combustion engine has been the dominant propulsion technology for more than 100 years for cars. As a consequence the knowledge stock for producing "dirty" cars is globally much more advanced than for the production of "clean" cars implying that "dirty" cars are cheaper and more convenient to use. Our study reveals two feedback loops that imply that unabated market forces will further widen this gap. Firstly, firms are more likely to continue doing research in an area where they have been active in the past. Secondly, they are more likely to conduct more research in areas where they can benefit from insight gained by other firms. Hence, because most incumbent firms have been active in dirty technologies and are surrounded by other such firms, there is a clear persistence and direction towards "dirty" in technological change. Not all is lost, however. We also find evidence that policy can successfully overcome this bias and re-direct technological change towards clean innovation. Exploiting that different firms tend to be focused on different markets geographically we show that firms that are more exposed to countries with higher fuel taxes tend to conduct more research in "clean" technologies. What is more the feedback loops in the direction of technical change will accelerate this effect. Hence, we find that for instance a carbon tax that increases petrol prices world-wide by 40% could be sufficient to close the gap between the clean and dirty knowledge stocks within a 10 to 15 year period. The paper "Carbon Taxes, Path Dependency and Directed Technical Change: Evidence from the Auto Industry" by Martin, Van Reenen, Aghion and others was presented at a conference following the 2012 Nobel Symposium in Stockholm which brought together leading researchers in the field of the economics of climate change and will appear in a special issue of the Journal of Political Economy dedicated to the topic and is currently listed as one of the mostly downloaded articles from that journal.
Spatial Variation in Economic Activity - A New Model.(CEP Globalisation Programme, Daniel Sturm, Gabriel Ahlfeldt): One of the key challenges in understanding cities are what the agglomeration and dispersion forces are that shape modern cities with their high concentrations of employment in a few central locations which are surrounded by much larger residential and mixed use areas. Ahlfeldt et al. 2015 revisit this question and estimate the strength and spatial decay of agglomeration forces in cities. To guide the empirical analysis, the paper develops an empirically tractable model of a city, which consists of a large number of locations that are linked by a transport network and in which residents and firms compete over space. The model can capture the rich heterogeneity of cites and does not rely on unattractive simplifications used in previous research, such as assuming that cities are perfectly circular around a single central business district.
Ahlfeldt et al. 2015 combine this model with unique data from Berlin which covers the pre-war, division and reunification period. The dataset has a very fine geographical disaggregation with data for nearly 16,000 city blocks that cover all of Berlin. The building of the Berlin Wall is a massive shock to the relative attractiveness of different locations in West Berlin, which is reversed in 1989. Ahlfeldt et al. 2015 use the large spatial variation in land prices, population and employment induced by this shock to estimate the importance and spatial decay of both productivity and consumption spillovers in Berlin.
They find, for example, that doubling the density of workers in an area of the city, increases the productivity of firms in this area of the city by about 7 percent. This illustrates that productivity of different locations of a city cannot be treated as a fixed parameter as often assumed in planning exercises, but actually depends on the level of economic activity in a location. They also find that the benefits of proximity to other workers decline with distance between workers. The estimated spillovers between workers in different locations are already close to zero after about 500 meters.
The theoretical model developed in this paper and the estimated strength of agglomeration forces will be the basis for much future work in urban economics. Even though the paper has only appeared in print in November 2015 it has already attracted over 100 citations on Google Scholar. Follow up work will use the model to provide new foundations to estimate the costs and benefits of transport infrastructure improvements. In particular, the model will make it possible to quantify the large relocation effects of both workers and residents in cities in response to new transport infrastructure. These relocations change spillovers and hence productivity and amenities in different parts of the city.
Management Practices in the Public Sector (Productivity Programme: John Van Reenen, Nick Bloom, Raffaella Sadun): Our work on management practices has changed the way economists think about productivity and influenced the design of business policies. Van Reenen featured this in his 2014 keynotes at the American Economic Association, Marcus Wallenberg Foundation Conference, Richard Stone Lecture and Spanish Economic Association. Bloom's Kauffman Medal (for the best young researcher on Entrepreneurship) cited this work when he achieved his prize. It was also cited when Bloom and Van Reenen were awarded the European Investment Bank Prize in 2014 for outstanding achievements in social sciences. Whereas the first wave of this work focused on manufacturing where productivity is relatively easy to measure, more recently we have launched new waves of surveys in the public sector, particularly hospitals and schools. We have been interviewing nurses, doctors, head teachers and managers in the UK and eight other countries: Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Sweden and the US.
We find that our measures of management quality are strongly associated with better outcomes as measured by survival rates, length of stay and infection rates in hospitals; and pupil achievement and value added in schools. This suggests that the survey questions on monitoring, targets and people management - most of which are common to the private and public sectors - are key factors influencing organisation outcomes.
In healthcare we find that competition is an important driver of improved management and performance. In England (Review of Economic Studies, 2015), for example, we use exogenous variation from the political marginality of constituencies around neighbouring hospitals to generate increases in competition (hospitals are rarely closed in politically marginal constituencies) combined with the mid-2000's reforms to the NHS. This is consistent with Cooper and Gibbons' findings on competition fostered by the introduction of patient choice (Economic Journal, 2011) which led to improvements in quality of patient care as measured by increases in heart attack survival rates and reductions in pre-operation average length of stay. In schools it appears that autonomy combined with strong governance and accountability is a key factor in success (Economic Journal, 2015). This chimes with Machin and Eyles' influential paper on City Academies, (http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/dp1368.pdf) but generalises the results to more countries.
Real Wages and the Productivity Puzzle (CEP Labour Programme: Steve Machin, Alan Manning) A striking feature of the recent economic downturn that was triggered by the financial crisis of 2008 has been the very poor productivity and real wage performance of the UK economy. Unlike previous downturns, real wages have significantly fallen and productivity has fallen to much lower levels than in the past and has not recovered as it did then. The LSE Growth Commission highlighted that, despite progress in bridging the UK productivity gap with the US, France and Germany over the 1980-2007 period, a significant gap remained. This has been exacerbated by the crisis which has hurt British productivity a lot more than in the US (with continental Europe in between). Understanding whether this is a temporary result of the downturn or a permanent feature of the UK economic landscape is obviously a huge and important issue for incomes, jobs and inequality. We have studied several aspects of this 'productivity puzzle'.
A special session organised at the 2013 Royal Economic Society conference in a collaborative venture with the Institute for Fiscal Studies featured three papers: on productivity (Pessoa and Van Reenen); real wages and unemployment (Gregg, Machin and Fernandez-Salgado); and on effects on wages of the changing composition of employment (the IFS paper). These papers were published alongside one another in the Economic Journal May 14. Our involvement in debates about falling real wages and living standards has also featured in our work with the Resolution Foundation. Machin and Van Reenen were members of their Commission on Living Standards. Manning produced work on minimum wages and was a member of their review of minimum wages ('More Than a Minimum': Resolution Foundation Final Report). Pessoa has also collaborated, with research on recent patterns of job polarisation where the pronounced job loss in the middle of the skill distribution has contributed to falling living standards of many workers in the UK in the recent past.
The analyses revealed that a significant part of the productivity puzzle has come about because low and falling real wages have meant that firms have invested more in labour and less in capital, so that employment performance has been relatively good, and investment performance has been poor, and so productivity has remained low.
CEP Methodology using the Experimental Approach (Pischke and all programmes): The natural experiment (or 'quasi' experiment) approach to establishing a coherent identification strategy in empirical economics is now well established. However, quite a lot of work using such natural experiments is very narrow, and often of too small a scale for its results to be generalised. Ambitious and innovative CEP research has looked at large scale natural experiments to generate causal effects, and it is expected that this work will have a significant impact on the academic economics profession in due course.
The methodology underlying the experimental approach adopted by CEP projects has been pioneered by CEP researcher Steve Pischke in his influential textbook "Mostly Harmless Econometrics", which is being used as a core econometric textbook in economics departments all over the world. Prof. Pischke has now brought out a students' manual that can be used in conjunction with the textbook to help students learn the techniques.
Examples of the methodology in action are to be found in all CEP's programmes. For example, we have already referred to Sturm and Ahlfeldt's work on agglomeration and dispersion forces using the division and reunification of Berlin Wall as a natural experiment.
The methods of rigorously establishing causal relationships using non-experimental data are also apparent in the re-emergence of quantitative economic history as a rapidly growing field in economics. This has been facilitated by innovative data collection methods, the application of modern modelling techniques and the ability to digitalise data possible with improvements in computer processing power in recent years. Dittmar for example has studied (in his Quarterly Journal of Economics paper) the impact of innovation and patterns of diffusion of new technologies by looking at the introduction of printing presses in 15th century publishing houses in Germany. Work by two of our students, Claudia Steinwender's work on the transatlantic telegraph and Reka Juhasz's work on the impact on infant industries of the trade on France during the Napoleonic Wars, also exploited historical natural experiment episodes to enhance our understanding of information frictions, and to assess whether temporary protection from trade with an industrial leader can foster the adoption of new technology. In particular, by exploiting the fact that the post-war location of the cotton industry was determined to a large extent by the historical accident of the wars, Juhasz showed that the location of cotton spinning within France was persistent, and firms located in regions with higher post-war spinning capacity were more productive 30 years later. For this work both students won the 2015 inaugural John Hicks Prize for an Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation and Steinwender the 2014 WTO Essay Award for Young Economists, and her work has been cited in The Economist and Der Standard.
In addition to projects involving natural or quasi experiments the Centre has made outstanding use of randomised control trials of real experiments and interventions. Our productivity programme ran randomised control trials (RCTs) in Indian textile firms introducing consultants to improve management practices with results cutting quality defects in the treatment group by 50% and increasing overall productivity by 10% (http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/dp1042.pdf). Similarly, we have also run an RCT on the introduction of work life balance management practices (the option to work from home) in the largest travel agency in China. Both these papers were published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics. Our Wellbeing and Education programmes concluded data collection in 22 secondary schools on the impact of the Resiliency Programme. This was a positive psychology programme that we implemented to build resilience, adaptive coping skills and social problem-solving to help children respond to daily challenges. In the Education programme McNally and colleagues ran field experiments in 60 London schools to see how an information campaign about economically relevant aspects of career choices affected education decisions - staying on, changing course choices etc.
4.2 Major Policy Impacts
The LSE Growth Commission: The political and media debate over growth has focused on the issue of the speed of fiscal consolidation over the short-run (e.g. the next 5 years). But in some ways this "austerity" debate is a distraction from the real issue of how to improve longer-run growth rates. To tackle this issue, John Van Reenen and Tim Besley set up the LSE Growth Commission (http://cep.lse.ac.uk/LSEGrowthCommission/). Throughout the year a panel of distinguished Commissioners took public evidence from leading decision-makers in business, governments, international financial institutions and academia. Supported by a secretariat of CEP researchers, the Commissioners drew on the best available evidence (a lot of it emanating from CEP research) to bring out a report which was launched on January 31st 2013 to much media attention. All this evidence - including videos of public hearings held at the CEP - is posted on http://cep.lse.ac.uk/LSEGrowthCommission/. The report was launched at a public meeting attended by 400 policy-makers, academics, business leaders and journalists and received positive coverage in lead articles in 19 newspapers including the Economist, Financial Times, and all the broadsheets. A short film outlining its recommendations was made. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSb9bContNs.
The report has been widely disseminated amongst civil servants and politicians in key government departments (e.g. HM Treasury, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, and Department for Education), all of which have expressed interest in discussing further the detail of the report's proposals. Key figures in the political scene have made reference to the work of the Commission - including Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, and Gus O'Donnell, former Cabinet Secretary. Vince Cable wrote in the New Statesman (6/03/13) "I share the view, set out well by the LSE Growth Commission, that long-term growth involves a major and sustained commitment to skills, innovation and infrastructure investment." International organisations such as the IMF and the OECD have also expressed interest in discussing the Commission's findings.
The writing and launch of the report were only the first stage - our attempt to get the recipe for future growth on the table. In the preparation of the report we interviewed many in government, think-tanks, quangos and have established strong on-going links with the OECD, the IMF, in Scotland (jointly with the Scottish Council for Development and Industry), and in Manchester (jointly with the New Economy Manchester). These links, and our partnership with the Institute for Government, experienced in taking research ideas to those who can embed them in policy, were a vital precursor to getting the recommendations of the report known about and acted on. We consider the work of the Commission to have been an important contributing source of evidence and analysis towards the establishment by the current government of the Infrastructure Commission under Lord Adonis.
Policy Impact: The Wellbeing Programme: The Wellbeing programme has won a major coup in promoting to the UK Government, the UN and the OECD, the need to measure subjective well-being as an essential part of measuring quality of life alongside other social and economic dimensions. Following a resolution by the UN General Assembly recognising the pursuit of happiness as a universal goal and calling on member states to elaborate measurements of happiness and economic wellbeing, Layard has co-written with John Helliwell and Jeff Sachs a World Happiness Report to provide a balanced survey of all the different causes of wellbeing for presentation at the UN in April 2012, 2013 and 2015, with further planned in 2016 and 2017. The reports have been downloaded a million times each. In 2010 David Cameron made an announcement recognising that GDP was an incomplete way of measuring a country's progress and that plans to introduce a wellbeing index in addition to tracking economic growth were to be introduced from 2011. A CEP team surveyed the evidence on possible measures and wrote a proposal for the four questions that should be asked. The UK's Office for National Statistics (ONS) adopted these proposals for the regular national survey that began in 2011. Layard and his colleague Paul Dolan sit on the relevant ONS committees: the Measuring National Well-being Advisory Forum and the Measuring National Well-being Technical Advisory Group.
Layard also worked with OECD to recommend including measures of wellbeing in international measures of GDP. Following three large conferences on 'What is Progress?', each of which featured presentations by CEP researchers, the OECD has now recommended international measures of wellbeing that are heavily influenced by the CEP proposals adopted by the ONS. The OECD Guidelines on Measuring Subjective Wellbeing (2013) begin with the questions that CEP persuaded the ONS to use in the UK.
As well as working at the national policymaking level, Layard worked at grass roots level to benefit the general public by launching with Seldon and Mulgan 'Action For Happiness' www.actionforhappiness.org in April 2011 which provides information and courses and sets up groups and local actions to help develop happiness in homes, workplaces, schools and communities and to reduce suffering from mental health problems. In December 2015 it had signed up 59,330 members in 170 countries.
The Wellbeing Programme has had another major impact on mental health policy. Layard demonstrated in two reports that mental health is a major determinant of wellbeing -more important than income. Having persuaded the UK government to expand psychological therapy services - the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme - by means of a cost-benefit analysis which showed that wider provision of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) would have zero net cost to the UK Treasury and by providing evidence of success from two successful CBT pilot programmes, Layard has become an official adviser to the programme and has been a central figure in securing and implementing it and extending it to patients with long-term conditions even during the NHS reorganisation. By the summer of 2014, it was seeing an annual rate of 13% of the six million people in need - with self-referral allowed. Of those treated, 45% were recovering during treatment. The target for access is 15% by 2015 and it is likely to be hit. It has been acclaimed by Nature as 'world-beating'. Between 2010 and 2015 Layard has successfully pushed for the IAPT to be rolled out for children as well and redoubled efforts in the face of Department of Health cutbacks with the result that the programme will expand from covering 15% of need to 25% of need by 2020 at the same cost as the CEP calculated was needed.
Both the CEP Education and Wellbeing programme have taken these concerns with mental wellbeing of children further with a project on building Life skills in schools. CEP piloted a field trial of the 18-hour Penn Resilience Programme in 22 South Tyneside, Manchester and Hertfordshire schools which showed some success on school performance and good short term results on emotional health. (DFE Research Report 097, April 2011). Because these faded over time, CEP in 2013 instituted with the Education Endowment Foundation and How To Thrive a trial of a much longer 140-hour programme based on a worldwide search for effective programmes and carried out on 60 schools in 10 LEA's. The results of this longitudinal evaluation will, if positive, provide by 2018 the first evidence based research arguments for the wider introduction of such a programme and the associated training required into the UK Schools Personal, Social and Health Educational curriculum for 10-15 year olds
Education Programme: What Works Best for Teacher Evaluation and Appraisal? How does one identify and attract good teachers? Richard Murphy, a young research officer at CEP, partnered with the Sutton Trust to produce a high profile report that attracted large media and policy attention. His work, which won an ESRC Impact Prize, also draws on previous research of the CEP's education programme and has helped put performance pay for teachers firmly on the policy agenda. In 2011, on the basis of a review of the literature on teachers, his first report recommended 'a more flexible promotion and pay system' that is 'based on improvement in classroom results, reviews by head teachers and external appraisals'. It was presented to the Deputy Prime Ministers Research and Analysis Unit, to the Education Select Committee in 2012 and was quoted in the School Teacher Review Body's 21st report that came out in December 2012. This report was accepted by the Secretary of State for Education http://media.education.gov.uk/assets/files/pdf/g/government%20response.pdf and featured in the Autumn Budget Statement recommending a change in government policy, to make teacher pay more reflective of ability.
EU Emissions Trading System and Climate Change Levy: Our work on the impacts of large-scale regulation aimed at pricing pollution to control carbon emissions has helped influence EU policymaking. The European Emissions Trading System (ETS) is the single largest policy effort to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. First implemented in 2005 it has been operating for 10 years. Despite this there is very little solid evidence about its causal impact. Ralf Martin and others in the Productivity Programme have carried out a first evaluation of the ETS using firm level data typically restricted and controlled by the respective governments which collected it. They gained access to such datasets in France, the UK and Germany. They found a significant causal impact of the ETS on energy consumption and thus emissions and their estimates suggest that the ETS has reduced manufacturing emissions by up to 15%. The negative effects on employment are small, although this effect is less robust.
The team has also drawn attention to weaknesses in the implementation of the ETS policy. The EU's initial plan was to phase in auctioning of permits (rather than handing them out free) from 2013. Emitters can trade permits so as to lower their total abatement cost and hence the total cost of complying with the cap on CO2. However, the European Commission (EC) decided in 2009 that free permit allocation would be continued for industries deemed at a "heightened risk of carbon leakage". The CEP research based on new firm-level data gathered in telephone interviews with managers of 761 manufacturing firms in six European countries revealed that the practice whereby regulated firms are offered compensation to prevent them from relocating results in substantial over-compensation for their given carbon leakage risk. This inefficiency could be dangerous in inciting a political backlash against emissions training in times of broad public spending.
In response to this finding, the team have formalised a method of efficient permit allocation which reduces aggregate risk of job loss by more than half without increasing aggregate compensation. The first recommendation is to exempt trade exposed industries only if they are more carbon intensive. The second is to consider exposure to trade only with less developed countries. By modifying the carbon leakage criteria along these lines, we estimate that EU governments could raise additional revenue from permit auctions of up to €3 billion per year.
The evidence presented in this paper (American Economic Review, 2013) and this paper (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S092180091400161X) has been presented to staff at DG Climate, the European Parliament's Environment Committee, DECC in the UK and the UN Climate Conference sponsored by the European Commission. We anticipate that they will inform ongoing reform efforts of the EUETS beyond 2020. However, its relevance transcends the European policy context.
We have also completed work (Martin, Wagner and De Preux, published in the Journal of Public Economics http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0047272714001078) on the Climate Change Levy (CCL) in the UK. We estimate the impacts of the CCL on manufacturing plants using panel data from the UK production census. Our identification strategy builds on the comparison of outcomes between plants subject to the CCL and plants that were granted an 80% discount on the levy after joining a Climate Change Agreement (CCA). Exploiting exogenous variation in eligibility for CCA participation, we find that the CCL had a strong negative impact on energy intensity and electricity use (we cannot reject the hypothesis that the tax had no detrimental effects on economic performance and on plant exit). Our research also questions the economic rationale for granting large numbers of firms an exemption from the levy and is recently being used by civil servants at HM Treasury trying to reduce the number of exemptions granted. In addition the work received excellent coverage in Handelsblatt, La Libre, New York Times, Platts, Vox, ZEIT and Science (2014, Editor's choice) among others.
Exploitation Route Our findings contributing to policies in a wide range of areas - for generating long term, sustainable and inclusive growth; to trade policy; to what works in schools; to the production of skills at all points of the education cycle; to generating improvements in living standards - will be taken forward by continuing collaboration with H.M. Treasury, Department for Education, Department for Business Energy Industry and Skills via the setting up of the Second LSE Growth Commission. Our work on the production of skills, youth transitions to work and post-16 training will impact on government policy by a close association of a spinoff centre of the CEP, the Centre for Vocational Education Research (established by BIS) with the Department for Education and will be undertaken in close association with stakeholders in the vocational education sector. Our analysis of policies most effective in supporting and increasing local economic growth will be taken to stakeholders by a further spinoff from CEP, The What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth. This will systematically review the evidence base on policies for local economic growth using a robust methodology; work with and convene events and workshops for local authorities, LEPs, central government and business to help them understand and make better use of evidence in designing and delivering policy; improve the quality of the UK evidence base by helping to develop 'demonstration' projects, or local policy experiments. Our findings and research on the economics of crime will be progressed by the CEP's new collaboration with Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary which will allow for the first time an immense resource of crime data to be analysed in a rigorous way which will inform crime prevention, resource allocation for police force funding, contribute to improved detection rates and to study online criminal activity. Finally, our work on wellbeing will continue to inform policy through our participation as the cross-cutting evidence strand of the What Works Centre for Wellbeing; our annual writing of the World Happiness Report for the UN; the contribution of the CEP Mental Health Policy Group to promoting continuation of CAMH and IAPT polices; the promotion of mental health and wellbeing in the population by Action for Happiness (co-set up by Layard of the CEP); work with the OECD on promoting wellbeing as a key objective of government policy; and the development for policymakers of a new form of cost benefit analysis with wellbeing as the unit of benefit
Sectors Communities and Social Services/Policy,Education,Environment,Financial Services, and Management Consultancy,Other

URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/textonly/_new/about/pdf/FinalReport16.pdf
 
Description The Centre's work on productivity, skills, innovation and trade have been devoted to understanding the determinants of economic performance and sustainable growth, and stand at the core of ESRC's strategic priority "Economic Performance and Sustainable Growth" 1a, 1c,1d, 1e, 1f. The LSE Growth Commission's report and book which was led by the Centre drew on several streams of work from these programmes. They were discussed with and disseminated to a very wide range of public, policy, business and practitioner audiences in England, Scotland, Wales and overseas (e.g. the Council of Economic Advisors in Washington DC, the OECD in Paris and the Bank of Rome). Our work has been widely cited by government and led to the establishment of an independent Infrastructure Commission (October 2015) headed by Lord Adonis, more competition in retail banking and changes in published data on school progression
First Year Of Impact 2016
Sector Other
Impact Types Economic,Policy & public services

 
Description (Defever) Consultancy with the United Nations - Evaluation of UNCTAD publications on trade and foreign investments
Geographic Reach Multiple continents/international 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
 
Description (Mion) Globalisation findings presented to BIS Ministers "How can the UK focus on steps in the value chain..."
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Implementation circular/rapid advice/letter to e.g. Ministry of Health
 
Description (Wyness) Consultations with Universities UK and Vice-Chancellors of UK Universities inc. King's College London, De Montford
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Influenced training of practitioners or researchers
 
Description 3 CEP research papers (Bloom et al, Schankerman and Sadun) cited by US PResident
Geographic Reach North America 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL https://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/cea/economic-report-of-the-President/2012
 
Description Advice to MPA stuidents on "capstone" project at BIS (Wyness)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Influenced training of practitioners or researchers
 
Description Advisor to DG Competition Chief Economit at European Commission
Geographic Reach Europe 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description Advisor to DWP Working Group on mental health and employment (Layard)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description Advisory Board memeber for the German Ministry of Economics (Ritschl)
Geographic Reach Europe 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description BIS Ministerial Briefing Session on Manufacturing (Homkes)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
 
Description Blanden and Machin social mobility findings cited in government report
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
 
Description Breinlich, Dhingra & Ottaviano Report on Trade Agreements
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
 
Description British Academy Public Policy Meeting on Impact of Academy Schools... (Machin)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guideline committee
 
Description CEP DP 1113 (Martin) cited by EU Commission on DG Competition
Geographic Reach Europe 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL http://ec.europa.eu/competition/consultations/2013_regional_aid_guidelines/literature_review_study_e...
 
Description CEP Research (Bell & Machin and Manning & Wadsworth) cited in Migration Advisroy Committee report
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
 
Description CEP Research (Breinlich & Criscuolo) on International trade in Services cited by US government
Geographic Reach North America 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
 
Description CEP Research (Brienlich & Criscuolo) on Trade in Services cited by BIS
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
 
Description CEP Research (Petrongolo) on youth unemployment cited by Department of Enterprise Trade & Investment, Northern Ireland
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL https://www.detini.gov.uk/sites/default/files/publications/deti/economic-commentary-nov-2011_0.pdf
 
Description CEP Research on hospital competition cited by UK government
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
 
Description CEP work on R & D Tax credits cited extensively by US PResident (Van Reenen/Bloom)
Geographic Reach North America 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL https://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/cea/economic-report-of-the-President/2011
 
Description Chair of Institute for New Economic Thinking - a path out of the Euro Crisis (Garicano)
Geographic Reach Europe 
Policy Influence Type Influenced training of practitioners or researchers
 
Description Citation of Cooper et al work on Healthcare Competition
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
 
Description Cited in the Wolf Report (steedman)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/180504/DFE-00031-2011.pdf
 
Description Consultancy on labour, pensions and financial policy reforms with Spanish Prime Minister (Garicano)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description Consultancy with Ministry of Trade & Industry, Singapore (Homkes)
Geographic Reach Asia 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
 
Description Consultancy with UKTI (Novy) on Export engagement among UK SMEs
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
URL http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20131124144306/http://www.ukti.gov.uk/uktihome/aboutukti/i...
 
Description Consultation with Greater Manchester Police (Blanes & Kirchmaier)
Geographic Reach Local/Municipal/Regional 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description Consultation with Hertfordshire Local Authority (Challen)
Geographic Reach Local/Municipal/Regional 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guideline committee
 
Description Dechezlepretre authored water sector report for OECD
Geographic Reach Multiple continents/international 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL http://www.oecd.org/officialdocuments/publicdisplaydocumentpdf/?cote=ENV/EPOC/WPCID(2014)2/FINAL&doc...
 
Description Dolton lead author of report on International Index of Teacher Status for GEMS Foundation (world's biggest international education provider)
Geographic Reach Multiple continents/international 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL https://www.varkeyfoundation.org/sites/default/files/documents/2013GlobalTeacherStatusIndex.pdf
 
Description Education Endowment Foundation Evaluation Board (Murphy)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guideline committee
 
Description Education Select Committee on Academies and Free Schools (Machin)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description Evaluation of Education policies for the Education Endowment Foundation (Machin)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guideline committee
 
Description Evidence on Robots to Dutch Scientific Council for Government Policy (Manning)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description Evidence on hospital competition presented to Competition and Cooperation Panel at Department of Health
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description Evidence on hospital competition presented to Royal Society of Medicine
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
 
Description Evidence presented to UN Climate Summit in Warsaw (Martin, Dechezlepretre)
Geographic Reach Multiple continents/international 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description Expert Adviser for OECD-LEED programme on Youth Unemployement in Ireland (Steedman)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guideline committee
 
Description Expert Advisor to Hans Timmer, Head of Development Research, World Bank (Yueh)
Geographic Reach Multiple continents/international 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description Expert Reviewer for French Government Review of Education (Steedman)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guideline committee
 
Description Extreme weather research cited bty UK Committee for Climate Change (Martin)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in systematic reviews
URL https://www.theccc.org.uk/archive/aws2/ASC%202nd%20Report/ASC%20Adaptation%20Report%20Interactive_3b...
 
Description Foresight Project on Manufacturing (Homkes)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
 
Description Gave evidence to Ed Miliband's Task Force on Mental Health in Society (Layard)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description Given evidence to Baroness Sharp on HE funding models (Wyness)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Implementation circular/rapid advice/letter to e.g. Ministry of Health
 
Description Given evidence to Select Committee on Higher Education Finance (Wyness)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description Growth Commission Policy Meeting with Department for Business Innovation & Skills
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description Growth Commission Policy Meeting with Department of Education
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description HM Treasury GES Economic Statistics Course (Oulton)
Geographic Reach Local/Municipal/Regional 
Policy Influence Type Influenced training of practitioners or researchers
 
Description House of Lords Debate - NHS Mental Health Services (Layard)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description House of Lords Debate - PACE Trial: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (Layard)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description House of Lords Debate - Schools, Wellbeing and Social Needs (Layard)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description House of Lords Debate -Employment Law (Layard)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description House of Lords Debate -European Communities (Layard)
Geographic Reach Europe 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description House of Lords debate - Atheists and Humanists: Contribution to Society (Layard)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description House of Lords debate - EU Budget Report (Layard)
Geographic Reach Europe 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description House of Lords debate - Mental and Physical Health: parity of esteem (Layard)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description How Governments Can Promote Wellbeing, HM Treasury (Layard)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
 
Description ILO Report on Apprenticeships (Steedman)
Geographic Reach Europe 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/@ed_emp/@ifp_skills/documents/genericdocument/wcms_190188.pd...
 
Description Input to the UK Government's Social Mobility Strategy - led by Alan Milburn MP (Blanden)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
 
Description Invited presentation to UK Interdepartmental Childcare Hub (DfE, DWP, HMT) - Blanden
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description LSE Growth Commission Book - Citation in BIS Report: The Future of Manufacturing
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
 
Description LSE Growth Commission Cited in Adonis Growth Review 2013
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
 
Description LSE Growth Commission Report cited in "Labour Agenda for Tackling Low Pay"
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
 
Description LSE Growth Commission cited extensively in BIS Manufacturing report
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/255922/13-809-future-manuf...
 
Description LSE Growth Commission consultation with IMF Washington
Geographic Reach North America 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
 
Description LSE Growth Commission findings on Infrastructure backed by Secretary of State in address to CBI Conference
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
 
Description Labour Party Presentation, House of Commons - NEw Deal for Parents & Children (Layard)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description Layard member of Measuring National Wellbeing Technical Advisory Group, ONS (2010-2013)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description Machin & Vernoit findings on Academies cited by Secretary of State
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
 
Description Machin - Low Pay Commission
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
Impact UK National Minimum Wage raised From 1 October 2013: the adult rate will increase by 12p to £6.31 an hour the rate for 18-20 year olds will increase by 5p to £5.03 an hour the rate for 16-17 year olds will increase by 4p to £3.72 an hour the apprentice rate will increase by 3p to £2.68 an hour the accommodation offset increases from the current £4.82 to £4.91 More than 890,000 of Britain's lowest-paid workers will gain from these changes.
URL https://www.gov.uk/government/news/national-minimum-wage-to-rise-from-1-october-2013
 
Description Machin member of Tuition Fees Commission
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
 
Description Manacorda consultation on Labor and Social POlicies
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
 
Description Manning Consultation with German Low Pay Commission regarding Minimum Wage
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
 
Description Manning Consultation with Hutton Review on fair pay in public sector
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20130129110402/http:/www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/d/hutton_fairp...
 
Description Marsden's research on Performance Related Pay cited heavily in Police Pay Report
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in systematic reviews
URL http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20130312170833/http://review.police.uk/publications/945287...
 
Description Martin give evidence to select committee on low carbon innovation
Geographic Reach Europe 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description Martin presents climate change policies research to German Ministry of the Environment
Geographic Reach Europe 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description McNally MEmber of the Commission for the FUture of Higher Education
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guideline committee
 
Description Member of Economic Affairs Select Committee (Layard)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description Member of Independent Review of Intellectual Property and Growth (Schankerman)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
 
Description Member of Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of Mauritius (Tenreyro)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description Member of ONS Strategy Board on Productivity (Van Reenen)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guideline committee
 
Description Member of UK Government's Expert Panel Review of Apprenticeship - Steedman
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description Michaillat research on fiscal multipliers cited by Congressional Budget Office
Geographic Reach North America 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
 
Description Michaillat research on unemployment insurance cited inCongress
Geographic Reach North America 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
 
Description Ministry of Public Health, Thailand (Brodeur)
Geographic Reach Asia 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
 
Description Murphy and Machin Sutton Trust Report to HoC Education Committee White Paper on Teaching
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description Murphy's research on teacher pay presented to Education Select Committee
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
URL http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201012/cmselect/cmeduc/1515/1515we07.htm
 
Description Murphys Research on Teacher Pay cited in STRB report
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in systematic reviews
URL https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-teachers-review-body-21st-report-2012
 
Description NAO Citation (McNally, Gibbons, Overman)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL https://www.nao.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/LSE-Review-of-selection-of-evaluations-with-append...
 
Description NHS IAPT Board Member (advisor 2006-2012 and Board Member 2012-present)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guideline committee
Impact Layard's work on Wellbeing research has influenced NHS IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) policy. The IAPT programme supports the frontline NHS in implementing National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines for people suffering from depression and anxiety disorders.The programme was created to offer patients a realistic and routine first-line treatment, combined where appropriate with medication which traditionally had been the only treatment available. The programme was first targeted at people of working age but in 2010 was opened to adults of all ages. In 2010 the Department of Health implemented national roll out of Talking Therapies provision with the aim of training more CBT therapists and treating. From 2011, the programme's focus has broadened, following publication of Talking Therapies: a four-year plan of action, one of a suite of documents supporting No health without mental health, the cross-Government mental health strategy for people of all ages. In the four years to April 2015: the nationwide roll-out of psychological therapy services for adults will be completed, a stand-alone programme for children and young people will be initiated, and models of care for people with long-term physical conditions, medically unexplained symptoms and severe mental illness will be developed. Evidence shows this approach can save the NHS up to £272million and the wider public sector will benefit by more than £700 million. By 31 March 2011: 142 of the 151 Primary Care Trusts in England had a service from this programme in at least part of their area and just over 50 per cent of the adult population had access, 3,660 new cognitive behavioural therapy workers had been trained, and over 600,000 people started treatment, over 350,000 completed it, over 120,000 moved to recovery and over 23,000 came off sick pay or benefits (between October 2008 and 31 March 2011).
URL http://www.iapt.nhs.uk/about-iapt/
 
Description NHS Pay Review Body 2004-2011 (Manning)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description National Crime Agency Remuneration Review Body - NCARRB (Bell)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description Novy & Mion Author report for UKTI and DEpartment for Business Innovation & Skills
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20131124144306/http://www.ukti.gov.uk/uktihome/aboutukti/i...
 
Description OECD Consultant on Wellbeing
Geographic Reach Europe 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guideline committee
 
Description Ofsted Citation (Mcnally, Gibbons)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/379157/Unseen_20children_2...
 
Description Ornelas & Freund cited in Trade Policy white paper (call for evidence)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/228941/8015.pdf
 
Description Parliamentary Debate on the Role of Government in generating economic prosperity and employment (Growth Commission)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/LLN-2013-020/LLN-2013-020.pdf
 
Description Peter Dolton on Armed Forces Pay Review Body
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description Postgraduate Premium research (Machin and Lindley, 2013) cited by BIS
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/416243/BIS-15-185-consulta...
 
Description Presentation of CEP Skills Research to Secretarys of State at BIS
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Implementation circular/rapid advice/letter to e.g. Ministry of Health
 
Description Presentation of UK HE student finance system to Botswana Ministry of Education and Skills Development (Wyness)
Geographic Reach Africa 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description Quality Competition and hospital safety findings and regional pay and patientcare findings incoreporated into UK Health Policy
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
 
Description Ralf Martin evidence review on EUETS for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Influenced training of practitioners or researchers
 
Description Reforms suggested in Murphy's Research on teacher pay (featured in STRB Report) accepted by Education Secretary
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL http://media.education.gov.uk/assets/files/pdf/g/government%20response.pdf
 
Description Report for Apprenticeships Ambassadors Network (Steedman)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
URL https://www.aoc.co.uk/sites/default/files/IPPR_Rethinking_Apprenticeships_Nov_2011.pdf
 
Description Report to ONS on Virtual Microdata Library
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/working/responses/ONS_VML_strategy_final.pdf
 
Description Response to BIS Consultation on Financing the Private Sector Recovery
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/working/responses/JVR_Response_BIS_Financing_the_Private_Sector_R...
 
Description Response to BIS Trade Policy White Paper
Geographic Reach Multiple continents/international 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/working/responses/EO_Response_BIS_WhiteTradePaper.pdf
 
Description Response to BIS consultation on Executive Remuneration
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/working/responses/Reponse_BISExecPayNov2011.pdf
 
Description Response to BIS consultation on Government Productivity Plan
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
URL http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/business-innovation...
 
Description Response to BIS consultation on Government Productivity Plan
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
URL http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/business-innovation...
 
Description Response to Dept. for Work and Pensions consultation on 21st Century Welfare
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/working/responses/JVR_Response_DWP_21st_Century_Welfare.pdf
 
Description Response to US Government Consultation on Future Research in the Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences
Geographic Reach Multiple continents/international 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/working/responses/JVR_Response_NSF_Grand_Challenges.pdf
 
Description Roundtable on the economics of Scotland (Ottaviano)
Geographic Reach Local/Municipal/Regional 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guideline committee
 
Description South Asia Chamber of Commerce (Dhingra)
Geographic Reach Asia 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guideline committee
 
Description Special Advisor to House of Lords inquiry into Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (Novy)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
URL http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2014/07/21/ttip-has-the-potential-to-be-a-forum-which-sets-21st-cen...
 
Description Special Advisor to Spanish Prime MInister's Economic Advisor, Alvaro Nadal (Garicano)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
 
Description Specialist Advisor to Women and Equialities Select COmmittee (Azmat)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description Steedman authored ILO Report on effectiveness of Apprenticeships for the G20
Geographic Reach Multiple continents/international 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/@ed_emp/@ifp_skills/documents/genericdocument/wcms_190188.pd...
 
Description Sutton Trust Policy Paper on Teacher Quality (Machin / Murphy)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
 
Description TUC Public Sector Strategy Meeting on Trade Union Membership and Influence 1999-2012 (Bryson)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guideline committee
 
Description Teacher Impact Report circulated to schools and widely read by practitioners (Murphy)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Influenced training of practitioners or researchers
 
Description United Nations Climate Summit (COP13) - The causal effect of the EU ETS (Martin, Colmer, Muuls, Wagner)
Geographic Reach Multiple continents/international 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description Van Reenen Commisioner for US Growth Commission
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a national consultation
 
Description Van Reenen work on local labour markets and pay setting cited by UK Chancellor
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/215217/dh_132285.pdf
 
Description Viarengo elected Young Global Leader by WEF
Geographic Reach Multiple continents/international 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guideline committee
 
Description WEF Expert Committee on Alternative Investments 2020 project (Van Reenen)
Geographic Reach Multiple continents/international 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guideline committee
 
Description Wadsworth and DOlton write report for Low Pay Commission on consumption pattern of NMW workers
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description Wadsworth, Manning and Metcalf - Migration Advisory Committee
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description Written Submission to HoC Environmental Audit Committee inquiry into ONS Measuring wellbeing initiative (Layard)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description Written Submission to Independent Review of the Work Capability Assessment (Layard)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description Written Submission to Work and Pensions Committee to examine the role of Jobcentre Plus (Layard)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description Written Submission: Revised Mandate for NHS England (Layard)
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description Wyness PResentation to Liberal Democrat Select Committee, House of Lords
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description Youth Labour Markets (Petrongolo)- presentation to UK Prime Minister and DWP Secretary of State
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
 
Description Centre for Central Banking Studies and Bank of England Presentation (Growth Commission Research) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards.

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description 'Austerity Britain' gears up for a royal wedding 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on KOSU News, Oklahoma

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description 'Gearty Grilling' Interview - Richard Layard on Happiness 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Part of a filmed series of interviews conducted by LSE's Conor Gearty. In this film, CEP/LSE's Richard Layard, Emeritus Professor of Economics and Director of the Wellbeing Programme at LSE's Centre for Economic Performance, discusses what really makes us happy.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5IFbV0ZvRI
 
Description 'Happiness czar' Lord Layard on politics of happiness 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Video contribution to Daily Politics, BBC Two

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description 2010 January HP Innovation Seminar - McNally 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Interesting Q&A session

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
URL http://www.lse.ac.uk/researchAndExpertise/units/innovationResearch/Events/26Jan2010.aspx
 
Description 2010 Lionel Robbins Lecture Series 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Talks sparked lively discussion

Post lecture dinner attracted a number of key economics journalists in the UK Press, and received coverage in the broadsheets.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010,2015
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=111
 
Description 2010 Nov HP Innovation Seminar - Van Reenen 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Topic drew an interesting crowd of NHS administrators and economists from EBRD, and various Government departments and resulted in a lively q&A.

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
URL http://www.lse.ac.uk/researchAndExpertise/units/innovationResearch/Events/25Nov2010.aspx
 
Description 21st Anniversary Lecture - Orley Ashenfelter 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/birthday.asp#ashen
 
Description 21st Anniversary Lecture - Richard Layard 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/birthday.asp#layard
 
Description 21st Anniversary Lecture Series 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact This series of 11 lectures highlighted the range of research areas that the Centre has covered over the years since its formation, and the influence and respect it has garnered within the field Economics, as reflected in the quality of the speakers involved (many former colleagues, associates or students of CEP academics)

Several of the lectures attracted engagement with a number of policy makers and stakeholders at the post lecture dinners. A number of lecture podcasts were downloaded from the LSE website in the tens of thousands, thus promoting the Centre's reputation to a wide audience.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010,2011,2012
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=116
 
Description 21st Anniversary Lecture Series - Andrew Oswald 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=139
 
Description 21st Anniversary Lecture Series - Blanchard, Nov 2010 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=112
 
Description 21st Anniversary Lecture Series - Danny Kahneman 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact "talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

Huge interest in this event, and huge numbers of downloads of podcasts
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=138
 
Description 21st Anniversary Lecture Series - Eichengreen, 22 March 2011 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=126
 
Description 21st Anniversary Lecture Series - Jeffrey Sachs 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

Huge interest publicly and in the press about this event. Huge downloads of podcasts from website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=143
 
Description 21st Anniversary Lecture Series - Machin, March 2011 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

Was a good opportunity to share info and findings regarding UK social mobility over the preceding 25 years.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=123
 
Description 21st Anniversary Lecture Series - Peter Orszag 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards, especially in the post-lecture dinner which featured healthcare management figures, press LSE donors.

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=116#orszag
 
Description 21st Anniversary Lecture Series - Steve Nickell 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards. It was a very topical, and often polarising subject which drew a large audience across all sectors

The nature of the subject (Too Many People In Britain? Immigration and the housing problem) drew an influential crowd to the post lecture dinner (policymakers from government and banking), press and research/academia, which in turn provided an excellent forum for intense discussion on the topic.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=125
 
Description 21st Anniversary Lecture Series - Van Reenen, Nov 2010 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=113
 
Description 2nd Annual Conference of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (Dechezlepretre) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Antoine was an invited speaker at the 2nd Annual Conference of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform, OECD, Paris. Sparked interesting discussion.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description 30% of ABB+ students don't have A-levels, CEP Economics of Higher Education blog 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Blog founded by Richard Murphy and Gill Wyness, researchers with CEP. Covers issues and research on Higher Education.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL https://economicsofhe.org/2013/10/02/30-of-abb-students-dont-have-a-levels/
 
Description 60 experts back Chancellor Alistair Darling's plan to delay spending cuts 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Daily Record

Daily Record
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/2010/02/20/60-experts-back-chancellor-alistair-darling-s-plan-to-d...
 
Description A bailout will still leave Greece struggling with debt 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304510004575186300233555016.html
 
Description A bank levy will not stop the doomsday cycle 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Financial Times

The Financial Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/e118fcc2-0461-11df-8603-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1mXOoM34O
 
Description A healthy dose of competition will help the NHS pull through 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Contribution to article

The Financial Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/f25abc8c-8323-11df-8b15-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1HWHqPEgz
 
Description A home-price puzzle in Spain 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Wall Street Journal newspaper

The Wall Street Journal
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703531504575624652193155966.html?mod=googlenews_wsj
 
Description A tale of one downturn and two labor markets 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Wall Street Journal newspaper

The Wall Street Journal
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703609004575355162022450840.html
 
Description A woman's place in Latin America today 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in Latin American Herald Tribune

Latin American Herald Tribune
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://laht.com/article.asp?CategoryId=13303&ArticleId=362085
 
Description ADB Conference Bangkok (Rappaport) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation paper presentation
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Debt and Export Dynamics, Speaker: Veronica Rappoport, Asian Development Bank, Innovations for Poverty Action and J-PAL Impact and Policy Conference, Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand. Talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description AEA San Diego 2013 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Third sector organisations
Results and Impact Brian Bell, Raffaella Sadun, Stephen Redding and Ralf Martin each presented their research to the AEA sessions in San Diego 2013 on High Pay, Management in Manufacturing, Trade and Climate change respectively
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description APPAM Policy Conference Baltimore (Murphy) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation paper presentation
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Academics express 'profound consternation' at support-centre closures 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?storycode=414393
 
Description Academics express 'profound consternation' at support-centre closures 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in Times Higher Education

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Advancing Access and Admissions Summit, Royal Society (Wyness) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Wyness presented 'The costs and benefits of university: what do students know about the HE finance system?' to the Advancing Access and Admissions Summit organised by the Royal Society
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Advice to ECB Governing Council (Ottaviano) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterward

His advice fed into the COmpetitiveness Research Network's (Compnet) report.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Advice to the Arts Council UK and the Cabinet Office on Pupil Evaluation (Challen) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Amy Challen gave advice to both the Arts Council and the Uk Cabinet Office on pupil evaluation. Interesting discussions followed and future meetings planned.

Research has been discussed at length with Hertfordshire County Council, the Arts Council UK, the Cabinet Office and the American Institute for Research with the premise of implementing in schools.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Advised HEFCE on Student Opportunity Funding on degree attainment (Telhaj) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Shqiponja Telhaj advised Higher Education Funding Council for England on the impact of the Student Opportunity Funding on degree attainment. Sparked interesting discussion.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013,2014
 
Description AfH/Linklaters/KPMG Mental Health Event (Layard) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation keynote/invited speaker
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description All things being equal 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/society-and-culture/all-things-being-equal-20100412-s12h.html
 
Description Almedalen Week - Risking a Lost Generation (Manning) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation keynote/invited speaker
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description An epic economic disaster 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in Business Standard

Business Standard
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/an-epic-economic-disaster/410560/
 
Description An unhappiness index is more David Cameron's style 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Guardian

The Guardian
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/nov/16/unhappiness-david-cameron-wellbeing
 
Description Annual Conference for Head Teachers, Boarding Schools Association (Layard) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation keynote/invited speaker
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact Layard presented keynote "Can Schools Teach Wellbeing?" talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Another Look at Minimum Wages - Lecture, Gottingen (Manning) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation keynote/invited speaker
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Another increase in English students at Scottish unis despite price!, CEP Economics of Higher Education blog 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Blog started by Richard Murphy and Gill Wyness of CEP. Covering research and issues on Higher Education.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL https://economicsofhe.org/2013/09/27/another-increase-in-english-students-at-scottish-unis-despite-p...
 
Description Article IV IMF Team meeting - growth commission (van Reenen) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Presented findings of Growth Commission Report - which was then heavily referenced throughout the IMF report to HM Treasury on the annual health check of the UK Economy.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Asian Development Bank presentation - Bloom 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

na
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description Assange bats on sticky Wikiwicket 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact CEP Director listed within newspaper article

The Financial Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/3b037202-fe54-11df-abac-00144feab49a.html#axzz1HWHqPEgz
 
Description Associate Parliamentary Health Group - Good to talk 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

Layard's continued campaigning on IAPT was reflected in November 2010 announcement by PM to introduce a Wellbeing Index
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description At last the con has been taken out of econometrics 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Financial Times article

The Financial Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/ea23cc58-3589-11df-963f-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1CdD2sLlM
 
Description Attention all staff : I am the boss so you must like me 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The National

The National
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.thenational.ae/thenationalconversation/industry-insights/economics/attention-all-staff-i-...
 
Description BBVA Foundation-JEEA Lecture 2013 (Van Reenen) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact John Van Reenen gave the eighth JEEA-FBBVA lecture and the sixth held at the ASSA Meetings, held in San Diego on January 4 2013. The lecture was entitled "Growth and the New Economics of Management". The lecture was also held at the Fundación BBVA headquarters in Madrid on May 30. The lecture was published as "The New Empirical Economics of Management" in JEEA 12:4
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://www.eeassoc.org/index.php?page=153
 
Description BIS Wellbeing seminar 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Layard discuss the Government's approach to measuring and improving well-being at the Dept BIS Well-Being Seminar. Talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Bank of International Settlements - Optimal Policy for Macro Stability 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Bank of Israel presentation - Layard 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact PResented: Happiness and Public Policy. Talk sparked questions and discussion afterward

na
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description Bank of Italy & Italian Ministry of Education Presentation (Bertoni) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Marco Bertoni presented his findings on the effects of external examiners in Italian Schools to specialists from the Bank of Italy and the Ministry of Education. A summary of his work is soon to be circulated to all Italian Public Schools.

A summary of Bertoni's presentation paper is to be circulated to all Italian Public schools in order to prevent cheating in exams
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Banks should triple their assets 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Reference on Bloomberg news to Professor Peter Boone, LSE, who said banks should triple their assets.

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Be happy for 80k 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Sun

The Sun
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Behind every successful Prime Minister stands a successful Ken Dodd 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/david-cameron/8160390/Behind-every-successful-Prime-Ministe...
 
Description BiS Event on linking wage data to FE College Students (Machin) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Machin met with civil servants at BIS for a roundtable on linking wage data to FE College Students.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Blood, spit and social science 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Smoking bans are one public policy

response to rising concerns about

the health effects of passive smoking.

Although a number of jurisdictions have

adopted bans on smoking in public

places, little is known about the efficacy

of these policies. An important reason

for this lack of evidence is difficulty in

measuring passive smoking in large

populations. Recently, two economists,

Jerome Adda and Francesca Cornaglia,

have overcome this problem by using

data on cotinine levels in Americans.

Cotinine is a metabolite of nicotine and

a good measure of exposure to tobacco

smoke in both smokers and non-smokers.

By examining cotinine levels before and

after the introduction of smoking bans at

different times and in different states, Adda

and Cornaglia show that, perversely, public

smoking bans raise the exposure of nonsmokers to tobacco smoke. Smoking bans

apparently displace smokers to private

spaces shared with non-smokers, and

young children seem particularly affected.

They also show, in contrast, that cigarette

tax increases are an effective way to

reduce exposure to tobacco smoke.

Requests for further information
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
URL http://eprints.ncrm.ac.uk/1307/1/MethodsNews_summer2010.pdf
 
Description BoE keeps QE plan unchanged 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact The Bank of England kept its quantitative easing program unchanged as widely expected Thursday. Linda Yueh from Oxford Analytica and Karen Ward from HSBC have analysis.

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Book Launch THRIVE: The Power of Evidence-Based Psychological Therapies 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Public event to launch Layard and CLarks book "Thrive". Sparked interesting debate and discussion afterwards, and generated some press interest in the book
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=189
 
Description Book Launch: Comingled Code (Schankerman) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact The book covered new territory and therefore sparked interesting discussion between authors and guests/practitioners.

Received some press coverage in Tech press
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=117
 
Description Book Launch: State of Working Britain 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact The book gives an overview of the 1997-2010 Labour Government's record on employment, education and welfare, so this event attracted a lot of policy and academic researchers, sparking lively discussion with the authors and guest speaker Ed Balls (Former Labour Cabinet Minister and Ecomic Secretary to HM Treasury).

The launch resulted in interest in the book and related CEP papers, and copies of the book were sold on the night of the event.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=129
 
Description Bookmakers' margins fall as economy bites 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Racing Post

Racing Post
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Brady bonds for the eurozone 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in Mmegi

Mmegi
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://new.mmegi.bw/index.php?sid=0&aid=4960&dir=2010/September/Wednesday22
 
Description Breugel Workshop April 2010 (Bloom, Sadun, Van Reenen) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

na
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Bridge Group Inaugural Seminar - SOcial Mobility 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Bring back sloth 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact CEP academic mentioned in article

The Financial Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/bb558fb0-e6dc-11df-8894-00144feab49a.html#axzz14ig99HaW
 
Description Britain smug about euro crisis but has its own problems 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact CEP academic mentioned in article

Los Angeles Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://articles.latimes.com/2010/feb/13/world/la-fg-britain-euro13-2010feb13
 
Description Broad consensus that house prices are too high 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Financial Times

Financial Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/1c381c68-f8d0-11de-beb8-00144feab49a.html#axzz1qDChXkOU
 
Description Brown boosted by leading economists backing him over Cameron 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Times

The Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Brown has got it right on deficit, says economists 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Independent

The Independent
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brown-has-got-it-right-on-deficit-say-economists-19572...
 
Description Brown hits back at the 'myth' of spending cuts as 60 economists back axe delay 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1252137/Now-60-economists-defend-Darlings-spending-cut-plans...
 
Description Brown insists recovery, not cuts, must be the priority 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Guardian

The Guardian
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/feb/19/gordon-brown-economists
 
Description Budget cuts force NHS hospitals to stop non-emergency surgery 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Guardian

The Guardian
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/oct/12/nhs-trust-essex-cuts
 
Description CEP / HEIF Conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

There were a lot of follow up questions from teachers at the schools involved in the surveys and researchers published findings in discussion paper.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=134
 
Description CEP Report Launch - UK Economics Performance since 1997 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

a lot of press enquiries and report downloads from the website.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=145
 
Description CEP Research presented in non-technical format via films/interviews posted on our website to public 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact The videos present CEP research in an accessible, non-technical fashion - allowing for greater understanding from a wider audience. Many of the videos have been downloaded in the thousands.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013,2014,2015
URL https://www.youtube.com/user/EconomicPerformance/videos
 
Description CEP Wellbeing Debate - Layard/Skidelsky 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards.

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=136
 
Description CEPR/CEP Conference on Urban & Regional Economics (CURE) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Third sector organisations
Results and Impact We co-organised an international conference to share new research on Urban & Regional Economics to an international audience. Resulted in interesting discussion and questions afterwards.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://cepr.org/2463
 
Description CESifo Global Economy Munich 2012 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Emmanuel Ornelas delivered the Keynote address to the delegates and generated interesting comments and discussion
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Cadbury deal puts the lid on Quaker ties 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Financial Times

Financial Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/791b7f1c-0792-11df-915f-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1qDChXkOU
 
Description Caja reform comes under scrutiny 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Financial Times

Financial Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/134ae4c8-0b94-11e0-a313-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1otVV7Jvi
 
Description Can Europe save itself? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the New York Times

The New York Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/29/can-europe-save-itself/
 
Description Can We be Happier? MExico (Layard) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Happiness, lessons of a new science, Speaker: Richard Layard, Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico. Talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Can a Christmas pudding ever be worth £250? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Observer

The Observer
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/dec/05/heston-blumenthal-christmas-pudding-ebay
 
Description Can divorce make you happy? New research reveals the light at the end of the tunnel, Prevention Magazine (USA) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article picked up on research published in Economica journal by Andrew Clark from CEP.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://www.prevention.com/sex/marriage/can-divorce-make-you-happy
 
Description Can government mandate happy? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Edmonton Journal newspaper

Edmonton Journal
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www2.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/ideas/story.html?id=bb884481-14cf-489b-9c9a-c36b358b2b6d
 
Description Can happiness be found without religion? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Tennessean

The Tennessean
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Can history leave towns struck in places with bad locational fundamentals? 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Invited to write blog for Vox after publishing research via CEP channels.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://www.voxeu.org/article/are-towns-stuck-wrong-places
 
Description Can pay, will pay 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on BBC Radio 4 on pay inequality

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Can't Speak Can't Learn Event (McNAlly) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.cambridgeassessment.org.uk/insights/cant-speak-cant-learn-what-is-the-impact-of-non-nativ...
 
Description Canada's talent challenge 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact The fifth in an eight-part series of challenges facing Canada's foreign trade. This week's challenge: Bench Strength

The Globe and Mail
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/trade/canadas-talent-challenge/article1827...
 
Description Capital Flows Presentation to Banco de Espana (Converse) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Capital Flows Presentation to Banque de France (Converse) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Central Bank of Turkey seminar - Benigno 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

na
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description Challenge Partners Conference 2013 presentation (Silva) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Olmo SIlva presented his findings on School Structure, School Autonomy and Pupil Achievement to the Challenge Partners Conference 2013 in Islington London. Sparked interesting questions and discussion
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Chancellors clash over deficit and tax plans 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on Channel 4 News

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Changing School Autonomy - Spectator Schools Conference (Vernoit/Machin) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description Chinese exports 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact China's state run media has announced the country's exports rose 17.7% in December. For the first time the country has overtaken Germany as the world's largest exporter. After a massive £390 billion stimulus plan, China's economy's continued growing at around 8 per cent a year through the global recession. But now a number of experts think China's economy looks very much like a bubble. We speak with Dr Linda Yeuh, who is a fellow in economics at Oxford University and an expert on China.

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Church schools 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Letter published in The Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/letters/7870950/Labour-is-wrong-it-is-good-to-help-workers-move-t...
 
Description Cities do it better 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact CEP academic mentioned within article

The New York Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/27/cities-do-it-better/
 
Description City drives rise in pay inequality 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Financial Times

Financial Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ad1d7c5c-4b49-11df-a7ff-00144feab49a.html#axzz2BX2LAHH4
 
Description Comment on Tory shadow chancellor George Osborne's speech on the economic policies of a Conservative government 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact CEP academic interviewed

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Commission for City Growth event (van Reenen) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards.

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Competition for foreign students ramps up in London, CEP Economics of Higher Education blog 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Blog started by Richard Murphy and Gill Wyness of CEP covering issues and research on Higher Education
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL https://economicsofhe.org/2013/10/04/competition-for-foreign-students-ramps-up-in-london/
 
Description Confederation of Swedish Enterprise presentation - McNally 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

na
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description Conference on the Economics of Education 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Mcnally presented research on The Evaluation of English Education Policies to an international crowd at the Conference on the Economics of Education organised by the Ministry of Education in Spain.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Conseil Economique et Social - Anti-Union Discrimination (Breda) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation keynote/invited speaker
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Consultation with Child Poverty Action Group 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Third sector organisations
Results and Impact Gill Wyness consulted with the Child Poverty Action Group on their research regarding child poverty and education in London
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Consultation with TeachFirst 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Third sector organisations
Results and Impact Richard Murphy consulted with Teach First (a social enterprise and registered charity which aims to address educational disadvantage in England and Wales) on a project looking at the importance of quantitative evaluations.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Cost of youth crime rises to £1.2bn a year 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on BBC News

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description DEFRA presentation - Dolton 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Presented: AN APPRAISAL OF THE LABOUR MARKET IMPACTS OF THE AGRICULTURAL WAGES AND ITS REMOVAL. talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

na
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description DFID Presentation - Management Matters, evidenc efrom India (Bloom) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

na
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description DG Clima European Commission seminar (Martin) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

findings in the presentation informed proposals in CAN-Europe's public policy consultation http://ec.europa.eu/clima/consultations/docs/0007/ngo/can_europe_en.pdf
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Days of Happiness Event - Sofia (Clark) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Debate - Fair Access to Higher Education (McNally) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description Department of Education presentation - Machin/Vernoit 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Machin, S., and J. Vernoit, Changing School Autonomy: Academy Schools and their Introduction to England's Education, Department of Education Conference. Talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description Dissent is a sterling asset 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in Financial Times

Financial Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/e7a0e934-d0e8-11df-a426-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1CPn9EH2W
 
Description Do strikes work? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on The One Show

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Do student satisfaction ratings affect university choices? New evidence about the National Student Survey, CEP Economics of Higher Education blog by Stephen Gibbons 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact Based on research from CEP.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL https://economicsofhe.org/2013/11/19/do-student-satisfaction-ratings-affect-university-choices-new-e...
 
Description Does the altruism theory help anyone at all? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact CEP Director mentioned within article

The Financial Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/9824d156-0a1c-11df-8b23-00144feabdc0.html
 
Description Does the happiness formula really add up? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Independent

The Independent
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/features/does-the-happiness-formula-real...
 
Description EBRD Presentation on Growth Commission findings 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Third sector organisations
Results and Impact Presented findings of Growth Commission report to economists and policy researchers at EBRD
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description EGIT Research MEeting Berlin (Novy) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation keynote/invited speaker
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Keynote presentation: Economic Geography and International Trade Research Meeting. talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description ESRC Social Science Week - Is University Worth the Cost? (McNally) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards.

Had some good feedback from teachers about how informative the presentation was for the students in attendance.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description ESRC Social Science Week - Top Pay in the UK (Bell/Van Reenen) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

Collaboration with Towers Watson consultancy - they presented findings to clients restructuring their CEO pay scales and pay policies.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=144
 
Description ESRC/NAS Event - Fifth meeting on measuring subjective wellbeing in a policy relevant framework 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Earth Institute/Columbia University Workshop (Layard) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Easy to access graduate outcomes data by university, CEP Economics of Higher Education blog 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Blog started by Richard Murphy and Gill Wyness, CEP researchers. Covering issues and research on Higher Education.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL https://economicsofhe.org/2013/10/01/easy-to-access-graduate-outcomes-data-by-university/
 
Description Econ Film: Explaining inequality in the UK 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact CEP's Director: Prof John Van Reenen interviewed, explaining the reasons why inequality in the UK has been rising and why CEP concerned with getting the message out. This film is a companion piece to the CEP film titled 'Inequality in the UK'.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7-mVik0bRw
 
Description Econ Film: Inequality in the UK 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact This film is a companion piece to another CEP film titled 'Explaining Inequality in the UK' (Prof John Van Reenen in interview). The film asks should we care about inequality? This short film shows the differences between rich and poor in the UK and how this has changed over the past 50 years.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvN8zvovDrY
 
Description Econ Films - #ElectionAnalyses: School Spending 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact One in a series of UK General Election 2015 films made by Econ Films. In this video, Prof Sandra McNally is interviewed. Her message is that spending on schools should be protected - in real terms - as research shows that spending matters for a child's education.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xm2Uwjbx-bw
 
Description Econ Films - #ElectionEconomics: Academies 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Academies are the biggest shake up to education in the UK in generations: with thousands of schoolchildren to be affected, the film asks why there has not been more debate. Prof Sandra McNally interviewed.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLV1Bf6a1gQ
 
Description Econ Films - #ElectionEconomics: Britain & Europe 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact A filmed interview of Thomas Sampson, discussing the issue and implications of the UK leaving the EU. The film, by Econ Films, was made as one of a series of Election Analyses that CEP made to bring peoples' attention to the issues of the General Election 2015.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFQ_gJRcOfw
 
Description Econ Films - #ElectionEconomics: Climate Change 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact The UK is meeting its targets on climate change - but then we've just been in a recession. Going forward it's unlikely the UK will meet its targets of reducing emissions. That is the main argument of 'Climate Change' by Ralf Martin, part of the filmed interviews to accompany the CEP 2015 General Election Analysis series.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4MM_xy3_sY
 
Description Econ Films - #ElectionEconomics: Gender, Jobs and Pay 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Ghazala Azmat interviewed for the CEP 2015 General Election Analysis series, discussing the gender gaps in employment and wages.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhtF9pq8LTc
 
Description Econ Films - #ElectionEconomics: Higher education 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact One of the series of filmed interviews for the CEP 2015 General Election Analyses; Gill Wyness talks about tuition fees and the effects of the cost of Higher Education on different people.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExjkVkrRoec
 
Description Econ Films - #ElectionEconomics: Housing 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact If politicians are promising more houses at the election, we need to ask them what they are going to do about the supply of housing. That is the main argument of 'Housing' by Christian Hilber, part of the CEP #ElectionEconomics film series.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEJlc8aZ-EI
 
Description Econ Films - #ElectionEconomics: North-South Divide 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact One of the films made for the CEP 2015 General Election series of policy briefings. Professor Henry Overman gives an interview asking whether, rather than focusing on London's dominance of the UK Economics, we should be asking why other big cities do not offer similar economic opportunities and what can be done about it.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aCX0BdwgZQ
 
Description Econ Films - #ElectionEconomics: Productivity & Business 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Econ Film: Interview of Anna Valero, saying how low productivity is probably the greatest challenge facing the UK economy. Video was one of a series of election analyses posted online in the leadup to the UK General Election of 2015.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rn25PjLynDk
 
Description Econ Films - #ElectionEconomics: Top rate of tax 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Professor Alan Manning interviewed on how government needs to do more to tackle tax avoidance and evasion if they want to raise the top rate of tax. The film is part of the CEP 2015 General Election Analysis series.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOu4tSl7R7w
 
Description Econ film: #ElectionEconomics 1. Austerity 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact One of a series of background briefings ton the policy issues of the 2015 General Election. Professor John Van Reenen interviewed on possible tax increases after the election.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifv51GKGxmM
 
Description Econ film: Let's make mental health a national priority 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Released before the 2015 general election, calling on three main political parties to commit themselves to raising dramatically the coverage of Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT), the service that provides therapies for depression and anxiety disorders.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CuXsv3Z69T4
 
Description Econ film: The untold story of the recession: the psychological cost 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact The psychological cost of a few years of recession can wipe out the benefits of many years of growth. Jan-Emmanuel De Neve of the Centre for Economic Performance explains, in a filmed interview, his latest research on the effect of the recent recession on people's wellbeing.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOsWih883v8
 
Description Econometrics of Education - EC & Portuguese Ministerial Conference (Viarengo) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation poster presentation
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Economic Performance Film - A Manifesto for Growth: The LSE Growth Commission Report 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact The UK has failed to invest in key areas needed for long-term growth. How can we change this? Professor John Van Reenen, Director of CEP and co-chair of the LSE Growth Commission, presents on film a 'manifesto for growth' for the UK economy over the next 50 years, backed up by the Growth Commission's report.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSb9bContNs
 
Description Economic Research Council - Ilzetzki 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Presented - The Fiscal Cliff, to the Economic Research Council. Talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Economic implications of the election 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on BBC Radio Oxford News

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Economics of Higher Education Network Launch (Murphy, Wyness) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation workshop facilitator
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards.

Number of subscribers and network members increased after public launch
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL https://economicsofhe.org/
 
Description Economics of Share Ownership Conference - 26/5/2011 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

Established new network contacts in both academia and business for future work on Share Ownership and incentives.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=121
 
Description Economists and unions urge drive back to work 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Daily Mirror

Daily Mirror
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/economists-and-unions-urge-drive-back-195553
 
Description Economists and unions urge drive back to work 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Daily Mirror

Daily Mirror
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/economists-and-unions-urge-drive-back-195553
 
Description Economists attack Tory plans ahead of British TV debate 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Manila Times

The Manila Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Economists back Alistair Darling over cuts delay 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article The Independent

The Independent
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/economists-back-alistair-darling-over-cuts-delay-19047...
 
Description Economists back Brown 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in City AM

City AM
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.cityam.com/news-and-analysis/election2010-7
 
Description Economists back Darling on cuts delay 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Lancashire Evening Post

Lancashire Evening Post
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.lep.co.uk/news/lep-business/economists-back-darling-on-cuts-delay-1-136178
 
Description Economists back Darling over cuts 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Stourbridge News

Stourbridge News
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.stourbridgenews.co.uk/uk_national_news/5016920.Economists_back_Darling_over_cuts/
 
Description Economists back Labour tax policy 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Bury Times

Bury Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.burytimes.co.uk/uk_national_news/8102428.Economists_back_Labour_tax_policy/
 
Description Economists back delay on government spending cuts 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on BBC News

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Economists warn deep spending cuts would be 'dangerous' 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financialcrisis/7269006/Economists-warn-deep-spending-cuts-would-...
 
Description Ed Balls gives a lesson in conflict 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on BBC News

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Education, Land and Location: Land POlicy Confernece, Lincoln Centre (Machin) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation keynote/invited speaker
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Educational Attainment and Inequality in Scotland (Wyness) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation workshop facilitator
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Effects of Organizational Change on Worker Wellbeing - EuroFound, Brussels (Bryson) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation paper presentation
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards.

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Effects of attending a faith school 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on 'Faith School Menace?' on Channel 4

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Empathy & Compassion in Society - Mind with Heart (Layard) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Entrepreneur key to 1980s reforms 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Financial Times

Financial Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Ethnic pupils go to top of the class at 16 as they overtake white Britons for first time 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Daily Mail

The Daily Mail
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1312076/Ethnic-pupils-overtake-white-Britons-time-16.html
 
Description European Central Bank - China's Growth (Yueh) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description European Central Bank Presentation (benigno) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Optimal policy for macro-financial stability, Speaker: Gianluca Benigno, Debt, Growth and Macroeconomic Policies, ECB Frankfurt. Talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description European Parliament - Environment Committee (ETS & Innovation) - Martin 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

Further presentations/meetings mooted
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Eurozone Crisis - Bank of England Chief Economist Meetings (Caselli) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

Ongoing series of meetings with Chief Economists at the Bank of England to discuss European Economic crisis and possible policy solutions
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Eurozone Deadlock - Public LEcture (Garicano) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards.

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://www.lse.ac.uk/publicEvents/events/2013/01/20130123t1830vSZT.aspx
 
Description Eversheds Labour Relations Conference, London Stock Exchange (Bryson) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation keynote/invited speaker
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards.

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Evidence on healthcare competition given to Prime Ministers Strategy Unit 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Cooper presented research on Hospital COmpetition to PMSU with suggestions for next NHS Bill.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Expert Workshop - German Federal Ministry for Labour and Social Affairs (Pischke) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Fear drives overtime for no pay : and a creative solution 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/finance/ianmcowie/100005352/fear-drives-overtime-for-no-pay-and-a-creat...
 
Description Fears over £65bn 'NHS mortgage' 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on BBC news

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Federal Institute for Vocational Training Bonn (BIBB) - Apprenticeship (Steedman) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (McMahon) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact McMahon presented his research on fiscal policy. Talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Financial Markets Symposium, Austria (Yueh) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation keynote/invited speaker
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Fiscal Multipliers presentation to European Central Bank (Michaillat) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Football referee performance 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on Talksport news

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Force the big banks to shrink 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Foundation for Science and Technology - Mental Health in the UK (Layard) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation keynote/invited speaker
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Foundation form Science and Technology - Mental HEalth & NHS Resources (Layard) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://www.foundation.org.uk/events/pdf/20110504_summary.pdf
 
Description Franco British Council Debate - Beyond GDP (Layard) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description Funding UK higher education: why we shouldn't copy Australia, Higher Education Network blog in Guardian news online, written by Gill Wyness and Richard Murphy 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Gill Wyness, researcher with CEP, wrote a series of blogs on higher education issues and research for the Guardian's Higher Education Network blog. Richard Murphy, also with CEP, is a co-author on this blog piece.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL http://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/blog/2014/apr/28/uk-tuition-fees-dont-follow-aus...
 
Description Future Scotland Future Growth (Scottish Council) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards.

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Future of Finance Report Launch 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact The conference and the final report sparked huge discussion

Received both national and international press coverage and a follow up event was held in Frankfurt in 2011.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=128
 
Description Gallup big data project (De Neve) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Third sector organisations
Results and Impact De Neve was asked by Gallup Organisation to collaborate with them on a Big Data Project
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012,2013,2014,2015
 
Description General election 2010 : Gordon Brown finally finds experts 'to back economic plans' 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/election-2010/7591279/General-Election-2010-Gordon-Brown-finally-fin...
 
Description General election 2010 : Labour tactics blunted by leak of economists' letter 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Guardian

The Guardian
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/apr/15/labour-letter-leak-economists-cameron
 
Description General election 2010 : Lib Dem pay policy 'not the solution', warns LSE 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/election-2010/7608126/General-Election-2010-Lib-Dem-pay-policy-not-t...
 
Description General election 2010 : public sector pain : it's tougher than it looks 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/election-2010/7658102/General-Election-2010-Public-sector-pain-its-t...
 
Description Give students the right to switch university, Higher Education Network blog in Guardian news online, written by Gill Wyness 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Gill Wyness, researcher with CEP, wrote a series of blogs on higher education issues and research for the Guardian's Higher Education Network blog.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/blog/2012/feb/01/student-choice-in-higher-educat...
 
Description Global boom builds for epic bust 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Business Times

The Business Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Global boom builds for epic bust 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Trinidad Express

Trinidad Express
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.trinidadexpress.com/commentaries/Global_boom_builds_for_epic_bust-115260374.html
 
Description Global boom builds for epic bust 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Peninsula

The Peninsula
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Google Big Tent event (Van Reenen) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact John Van Reenen presented work on "Jobs in a technology-fueled economy" to both a live audience and online forum as part of Google's Big Tent Brussels event 2013. Sparked interesting discussion and questions.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL https://big-tent.appspot.com/en/view-events/11454876
 
Description Government's handling of the economy 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on BBC One O'Clock News

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Government's plans to measure happiness 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on Today Programme, BBC Radio 4

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Government's plans to measure happiness 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on 5 Live Breakfast, BBC Radio 5 live

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Greece debt crisis and China's asset bubbles/exchange rate 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact CEP academic interviewed

Informed public knowledge
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Greece, the latest and greatest bubble 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The New York Times

The New York Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/11/greece-the-latest-and-greatest-bubble/
 
Description Growth Commission Round table at Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Third sector organisations
Results and Impact sparked questions and discussion afterwards
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Growth Commission presentation to board of Government Economic Service 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Presentation of Growth Commission research to senior researchers at the GES
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description HEA, don't change the subject centres 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?storycode=414397
 
Description HECER Annual Conference Helsinki (Silva) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation keynote/invited speaker
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Presented: Evidence from Students' Outcomes in England. talk sparked questions and discussion

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description HEalthcare Management Report Launch - October 2010 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Attracted a crowd of policy makers, practitioners and academic researchers and talk resulted in numerous questions and discussion afterwards

A sensitive topic, the launch generated a lot of debate in the press on the topic of healthcare management and NHS policy.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
URL http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/events/event.asp?id=114
 
Description HM Treasury Presentation on Labour Markets (Wadsworth) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterward

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description HM Treasury presentation on Climate change (Dechezlepretre) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Dechezlepretre presented work to UK Treasury on Climate change policies, growth and innovation. Sparked interesting discussion
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description HMRC/HMT Conference on Public Economics (Ilzetzki) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation keynote/invited speaker
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards.

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Happiness 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on Gabby Logan show, BBC Radio 5 live

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Happiness 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on BBC news

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Hard times and sacrifices 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on Business Daily on BBC World Service

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Health anxiety 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on 'Am I normal', BBC Radio 4

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Health news : Lord Layard says 'we're doing poor job of helping the unemployed' 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Camden New Journal newspaper

Camden New Journal
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.camdennewjournal.com/news/2010/jun/health-news-lord-layard-says-%E2%80%98we%E2%80%99re-do...
 
Description Hello happiness 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Financial Express

The Financial Express
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.financialexpress.com/news/fe-editorial-hello-happiness/702856/0
 
Description Higher education in 2013: the year of marketisation - but to what extent?, CEP Economics of Higher Education blog by Gill Wyness and Richard Murphy 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Comment on education policy in UK and government role.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL https://economicsofhe.org/2013/12/24/higher-education-in-2013-the-year-of-marketisation-but-to-what-...
 
Description Higher education in 2013: the year of marketisation - but to what extent?, Higher Education Network blog in Guardian news online, written by Gill Wyness 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Gill Wyness, researcher with CEP, wrote a series of blogs on higher education issues and research for the Guardian's Higher Education Network blog.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/blog/2013/dec/23/higher-education-policy-2013-ma...
 
Description Highest flyers can sink so low 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Sunday Times

The Sunday Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/public/Appointments/article334384.ece
 
Description Home Start Lecture: Happiness and Wellbeing at the heart of civil society (Layard) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Third sector organisations
Results and Impact Layard presented Happiness and Wellbeing at the heart of civil society at the Home-Start Public Lecture. Home-Start is a leading family support charity in the UK. Sparked interesting discussion.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://www2.le.ac.uk/news/events/2013/october/home-start-public-lecture
 
Description Hooray for GDP - Social MArket Foundation (Oulton) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Nick Oulton presented his work on GDP at one of the Social Market Foundation's "Chalk and Talk" events
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Horse trading by both parties : and still many hurdles to clear 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Guardian

The Guardian
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/may/26/queens-speech-bills-details-flashpoints
 
Description House of Commons - Manifesto for Economic Sense (Krugman/Portes/Rosewell/King/Layard) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

campaign received numerous signatories
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description How Can Happiness Change the World? UCL 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description How can we measure happiness? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/philipjohnston/8136139/How-can-we-measure-happiness.ht...
 
Description How to achieve sustainable productivity growth 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Article in insightLMU newsletter

Increased government awareness of the need for long term investment for greater productivity
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
URL http://www.en.uni-muenchen.de/news/insightlmu/2010/03_01.pdf
 
Description How to find the right therapist 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Times

The Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description How would UK higher education fare if Britain left the EU?, Higher Education Network blog in Guardian news online, written by Gill Wyness 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Gill Wyness, researcher with CEP, wrote a series of blogs on higher education issues and research for the Guardian's Higher Education Network blog.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/blog/2013/may/14/uk-leaving-eu-higher-education
 
Description I understand immigration fears, insists Brown 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Yorkshire Post

Yorkshire Post
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/i-understand-immigration-fears-insists-brown-video-1-2572573
 
Description IADB Conference on Costs of Crime in Latin America (Manacorda) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Keynote given at conference
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description IADB The Costs of Crime and Violence in Latin America Research Seminar (Manacorda) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description IAPT for Young People (Layard) ACAMH 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Layard presented introduction and background to implementation of IAPT for young people to members and invited guests at Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description ICT benefits some and hurts others 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Invited to contribute to Vox blog with CEP research.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://www.voxeu.org/article/ict-benefits-some-and-hurts-others
 
Description IFS Annual Lecture - Education POlicy (Machin) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards.

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description IMF, European Department - Growth Commission Presentation 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Third sector organisations
Results and Impact Presented findings of Growth Commission Report to economists and policy researchers at IMF with the premise on influencing policy on growth
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description IO & Spatial Economics Conference, St Petersburg Keynote (Novy) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation keynote/invited speaker
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description IPPR Commission for the Future of Higher Education (McNally) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Third sector organisations
Results and Impact McNally served as Commissioner on the Future of Higher Education. The group wrote a far reaching report setting out how Britain can continue to expand and reform higher education, protecting research and learning through austerity while ensuring that the sector is equipped to play a leading role in economic and social renewal in the future.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012,2013
URL http://www.ippr.org/files/images/media/files/publication/2013/06/critical-path-securing-future-highe...
 
Description If you're happy, they want to know it 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Sunday Times

The Sunday Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description If you're so smart why ain't you efficient? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Economist

The Economist
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2010/01/if_you%E2%80%99re_so_smart_why_ain%E2%80%9...
 
Description Il vaut mieux naître en janvier, on s'en doutait, et une étude vient de le confirmer.. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on France Info
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Imperfect competition in labour markets - Manning (Leuven) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation keynote/invited speaker
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description In Afghanistan, 'avoid civilian deaths' : both a strategic and moral imperative 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on The Takeaway

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description In need of critical care 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Article read by public at large and communicated research of the Centre to the public.

Researchers asked by journalists to comment on topic of management in hospitals and before government committees.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
URL http://www.policyreview.tv/news/25222
 
Description Inclusive Prosperity COmmission with Larry Summers & Ed Balls 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Information frictions and the law of one price: "When the states and the kingdom became united" 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Invited to contribute piece to Vox blog on CEP research. Reached wider audience.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL http://www.voxeu.org/article/information-frictions-and-international-trade
 
Description Inside Government Conference, Tackling Youth Disengagement - keynote (McNally) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description Insurgents' reaction to news puts allies' hands on a key lever 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Times

The Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Internationaal Forum on Service Sector Advancement (Criscuolo) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description International Consortia - EU Projects 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Participants in your research and patient groups
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Interrogate Festival - Should governments care about happiness? (Layard) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Talk sparked lively discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Invited Keynote XXXVIII Spanish Economic Association (Van Reenen) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Invited Keynote Lecture: "Productivity and the New Economics of Management" by John Van Reenen, in Santander, Spain. Sparked interesting discussion.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013,2014
 
Description Invited Keynote at Austrian Economic Association Meetings (Ottaviano) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Ottaviano presented his work on European Competitiveness and Global Value Chains as the invited keynote to the AEEA Symposium. Promoted interesting discussion.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Invited Lecture - British Science Festival 2013 (Machin) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Machin gave invited lecture on 'The Labour Market: After the global financial crisis' for the British Science Society Association, British Science Festival in Newcastle. Interesting Q&A followed.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Invited expert to present at OECD LEED workshop, Ireland (Steedman) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact As part of her continuing involvement as an Expert Adviser for OECD-LEED programme on Youth Unemployement in Ireland (since 2012), Steedman presented her work to their group workshop in Ireland
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012,2013
 
Description Irish debt crisis 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on BBC World Service

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Is Georgia's business environment as good as it looks? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Is our HE system too complicated, CEP Economics of Higher Education blog 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact This blog piece, based on research carried out at CEP, was first published on the Guardian's HE network, 28th October 2013:
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL https://economicsofhe.org/2013/10/29/is-our-he-system-too-complicated/
 
Description Is social mobility dead? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Although the class ladder seems harder to climb than ever, it will be decades before we know if today's children have better life chances than their parents, argues Tom Clark

The Guardian
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/mar/10/is-social-mobility-dead
 
Description It's not about Greece anymore 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the New York Times

The New York Times
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/06/its-not-about-greece-anymore/
 
Description Johnson and Boone channel Yeltsin on the banks 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in The Huffington Post

The Huffington Post
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-teitelman/johnson-and-boone-channel_b_429717.html
 
Description Jubilee Centre for Character and Values - Inaugural Conference (Layard) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Kraft takeover may yet be sweet 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the London Evening Standard

London Evening Standard
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Kraft takeover may yet be sweet 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Article in the Evening Standard

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Kraft takeover of Cadbury 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interview on China Radio International

Stimulated increased demand for information and downloads of relevant papers from our website
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description LPC Presentation - Dolton, spatial analysis 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description LSE Executive Education Programme - Innovation (Homkes) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description LSE Executive Education Programme - Innovation (Nov 2010 Grous) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Alex Grous, delivered training to public sector executives in the LSE's Executive Programmes

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description LSE Growth Commission - Management 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

comments and suggestions received from participants
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.lse.ac.uk/researchAndExpertise/units/growthCommission/evidenceSessions/home.aspx
 
Description LSE Growth Commission Education Roundtable - Institute for Government 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Presentation of Growth Commission research on Education & Skills to policy makers, researchers and general public. Sparked discussion afterwards.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description LSE Growth Commission Evidence Session - GDP 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

Comments and suggestions received from attendees
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.lse.ac.uk/researchAndExpertise/units/growthCommission/evidenceSessions/home.aspx
 
Description LSE Growth Commission Evidence Session - Infrastructure 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

comments and suggestions received from attendees
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.lse.ac.uk/researchAndExpertise/units/growthCommission/evidenceSessions/home.aspx
 
Description LSE Growth Commission Evidence Session - Science & Engineering 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion aftwerwards

comments and suggestions received from participants
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.lse.ac.uk/researchAndExpertise/units/growthCommission/evidenceSessions/home.aspx
 
Description LSE Growth Commission Evidence Session - Skills 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

received comments and suggestions from attendees
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.lse.ac.uk/researchAndExpertise/units/growthCommission/evidenceSessions/home.aspx
 
Description LSE Growth Commission Infrastructure Roundtable - Institute for Growth 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Third sector organisations
Results and Impact sparked questions and discussion afterwards
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description LSE Growth Commission Launch with Larry Summers & Steve Nickell 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards

lots of press coverage both pre-and post launch event. also comments and suggestions sent in from public for the committee to look into.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://www.lse.ac.uk/researchAndExpertise/units/growthCommission/home.aspx
 
Description LSE Growth Commission Report Launch 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact talk sparked questions and discussion afterwards.

The report has been downloaded thousands of times, numerous requests for information from policy/business/academics/public and full lenght book of research findings later published
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://www.lse.ac.uk/researchAndExpertise/units/growthCommission/evidenceSessions/ReportLaunchEvent....
 
Description LSE Growth Commission Roundtable with CSFI (Van Reenen) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Industry/Business
Results and Impact Investing for Prosperity: a round-table on the findings of the LSE Growth Commission with two of the commissioners: John van Reenen (co-chair) and Rachel Lomax and Stian Westlake (NESTA).
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://www.csfi.org/2013
 
Description LSE Research Film - Designing a minimum wage to reduce poverty and wage inequality 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Film made for LSE Research. Professor Alan Manning discusses how CEP/LSE economics research underpinned the design of the UK's National Minimum Wage that reduced poverty and wage inequality without costing jobs.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MjU7BlFYfc
 
Description LSE Works - Feb 2011, Van Reenen 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme?