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Quarterly statistics: Social and Historical Sciences, Q1 2012

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1 Leicester, A. and Windmeijer, F. (2004) The 'fat tax': economic incentives to reduce obesity. (IFS Briefing Notes BN49 ). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 2929
2 Dustmann, C and Fabbri, F and Preston, I and Wadsworth, J (2003) The local labour market effects of immigration in the UK. (Home Office Online Report 06/03 ). 1181
3 Berlinski, S. and Galiani, S. and Gertler, P. (2006) The effect of pre-primary education on primary school performance. (IFS Working Papers W06/04). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 1146
4 Brewer, M. and Clark, T. and Goodman, A. (2002) The government's child poverty target: how much progress has been made? (IFS Commentaries C088 ). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 1128
5 Dickens, R and Machin, S and Manning, A (1999) The effects of minimum wages on employment: Theory and evidence from Britain. J LABOR ECON , 17 (1) 1 - 22. 713
6 Dustmann, C. and Fabbri, F. and Preston, I. and Wadsworth, J. (2003) Labour market performance of immigrants in the UK labour market. (Home Office Online Reports 05/03 ). Home Office: London, UK. 708
7 Pearce, D.W. and Pearce, C.G. (2001) The value of forest ecosystems. (CSERGE Publications ). Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE): London, UK. 650
8 Meghir, C. (2004) A retrospective on Friedman's Theory of Permanent Income. (IFS Working Papers W04/01). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 650
9 Armstrong, M. (2006) Competition in two-sided markets. The RAND Journal of Economics , 37 (3) pp. 668-691. 577
10 Wakefield, M. (2003) Is middle Britain middle-income Britain? (IFS Briefing Notes BN38 ). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 517
11 Aghion, P. and Howitt, P. (2009) The economics of growth. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Press: Cambridge, US. 501
12 Griffith, R. and Harmgart, H. (2005) Retail productivity. (IFS Working Papers W05/07). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 467
13 Banks, J and Tanner, S (1999) Household Saving in the UK. (IFS Reports ). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 433
14 Aghion, P. and Howitt, P. (1990) A model of growth through creative destruction. (NBER Working Papers 3223). National Bureau of Economic Research: Cambridge, US. 409
15 Disney, R. and Emmerson, C. and Tetlow, G. (2009) The value of teachers' pensions. (IFS Working Papers W09/07). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 396
16 Hudson, D and Lee, D (2004) The Old and New Significance of Political Economy in Diplomacy. Review of International Studies , 30 (3) 343 - 360. 10.1017/S0260210504006102. 379
17 Caprotti, F. (2009) China's cleantech landscape: the renewable energy technology paradox. Sustainable Development Law and Policy , 9 (3) pp. 6-10. 373
18 Leicester, A. (2005) Fuel taxation. (IFS Briefing Notes BN55 ). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 361
19 Banks, J and Blundell, R and Smith, JP (2000) Wealth inequality in the United Statesand Great Britain. (IFS Working Papers WP 00/20 ). UCL (University College London), The Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 340
20 Riede, F. and Bazely, O. (2009) Testing the 'Laacher See hypothesis': a health hazard perspective. Journal of Archaeological Science , 36 (3) pp. 675-683. 10.1016/j.jas.2008.10.013. 317
21 Smith, S (2007) VAT fraud and evasion. In: Chote, R and Emmerson, C and Leicester, A and Miles, D, (eds.) The IFS Green Budget: January 2007. (167 - 177). The Institute for Fiscal Studies: London. 308
22 Blow, L. and Leicester, A. and Oldfield, Z. (2003) London's congestion charge. (IFS Briefing Notes BN31 ). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 294
23 Attanasio, O. and Meghir, C. and Vera-Hernandez, M. (2004) Evaluación del Programa Familias en Acción: Subsidios Condicionados de la Red de Apoyo Social. Informe de la Linea de Base (Ajustado). (IFS Reports ). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 292
24 Brewer, M. and Gregg, P. (2001) Eradicating child poverty in Britain: welfare reform and children since 1997. (IFS Working Papers W01/08). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 278
25 Davies, G (1998) Networks of Nature: Stories of Natural History Film-making at the BBC. Doctoral thesis, University of London. 255
26 Griffith, R. and Redding, S. and van Reenen, J. (2000) Mapping the two faces of R&D: productivity growth in a panel of OECD industries. (IFS Working Papers W00/02). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 243
27 Armstrong, M. (2006) Recent developments in the economics of price discrimination. In: Blundell, R. and Newey, W.K. and Persson, T., (eds.) Advances in Economics and Econometrics: Theory and Applications: Ninth World Congress: volume II. (pp. 97-141). Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK. 237
28 Attanasio, O. and Battistin, E. and Fitzsimons, E. and Vera-Hernandez, M. (2005) How effective are conditional cash transfers? Evidence from Colombia. (IFS Briefing Notes BN54 ). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 229
29 Pelkonen, P. and Machin, S. and Salvanes, K. (2008) Education and mobility. (IZA Discussion Papers 3845). Institut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA): Bonn, Germany. 226
30 Devereux, M.P. and Griffith, R. and Klemm, A. (2004) How has the UK corporation tax raised so much revenue? (IFS Working Papers W04/04). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 224
31 Palmer, C. (2001) The extent and causes of illegal logging: an analysis of a major cause of tropical deforestation in Indonesia. (CSERGE Working Papers ). Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE): London, UK. 221
32 Deveraux, M. and Griffith, R and Klemm, A. (2002) Corporate income tax reforms and international tax competition. Economic Policy , 17 (35) pp. 449-495. 10.1111/1468-0327.00094. 217
33 Adam, S. and Browne, J. (2006) A survey of the UK tax system. (IFS Briefing Notes BN09 ). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 213
34 Mateos, P (2010) El análisis geodemográfico de apellidos en México / Geo-demographic analysis of surnames in Mexico. Papeles de Poblacion , 16 (65) 73 - 103. An open access publication. A version is also available from UCL Discovery. 212
35 Brewer, M. (2003) The new tax credits. (IFS Briefing Notes BN35 ). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 199
36 Blundell, R. and Bond, S. (1999) GMM estimation with persistent panel data: an application to production functions. (IFS Working Papers W99/04). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 190
37 Banks, J and Oldfield, Z (2006) Understanding pensions: cognitive function,numerical ability and retirement saving. The Institute for Fiscal Studies, UCL (University College London), The Institute for Fiscal Studies 184
38 Aghion, P. and Griffith, R. (2008) Competition and growth: reconciling theory and evidence. Zeuthen Lectures. MIT Press: Cambridge, US. 182
39 Haskel, J.E. and Pereira, S. and Slaughter, M. (2002) Does inward foreign direct investment boost the productivity of domestic firms? (NBER Working Papers 8724). National Bureau of Economic Research: Cambridge, US. 175
40 Blundell, R. and Bond, S. and Windmeijer, F. (2000) Estimation in dynamic panel data models: improving on the performance of the standard GMM estimator. (IFS Working Papers W00/12). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 172
41 Abramovsky, L. and Griffith, R. (2006) Outsourcing and offshoring of business services: how important is ICT? Journal of the European Economic Association , 4 (2-3) pp. 594-601. 10.1162/jeea.2006.4.2-3.594. 166
42 Caprotti, F. (2007) Destructive creation: fascist urban planning, architecture and New Towns in the Pontine Marshes. Journal of Historical Geography , 33 (3) pp. 651-679. 10.1016/j.jhg.2006.08.002. 153
43 Deaton, A. and Laroque, G. (1996) Competitive storage and commodity price dynamics. Journal of Political Economy , 104 (5) pp. 896-923. 10.1086/262046. 152
44 Brewer, M. and Shaw, J. (2006) How many lone parents are receiving tax credits? (IFS Briefing Notes BN70 ). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 152
45 Henshaw, C.M. (2010) Early Islamic ceramics and glazes of Akhsiket, Uzbekistan. Doctoral thesis, UCL (University College London). 150
46 Hataya, Noriko (2007) The illusion of community participation: experience in the irregular settlements of Bogotá. Doctoral thesis, University of London. 149
47 Leicester, A. (2006) The UK tax system and the environment. (IFS Reports R68 ). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 141
48 Card, D and Dustmann, C and Preston, I (2005) Understanding Attitudes to Immigration: The Migration and Minority Module of the first European Social Survey. 136
49 Chick, V. (1983) Macroeconomics after Keynes: a reconsideration of the general theory. MIT Press Classics. MIT Press: Cambridge, US. 136
50 Dearden, L. and Reed, H. and van Reenen, J. (2000) Who gains when workers train? Training and corporate productivity in a panel of British industries. (IFS Working Papers W00/04). Institute for Fiscal Studies: London, UK. 135