Olmo Silva

London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment

Houghton Street

London, WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

London School of Economics (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance

Houghton Street

London WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

Schaumburg-Lippe-Str. 7 / 9

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (15)

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New Technology in Schools: Is There a Payoff?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2234
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Aug 2006
University College London - Department of Economics, University of Surrey and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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Information and Communication Technology (ICT), pupil achievement

New Technology in Schools: Is There a Payoff?

Economic Journal, Vol. 117, No. 522, pp. 1145-1167, July 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Jul 2007
University College London - Department of Economics, University of Surrey and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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The Jack-of-All-Trades Entrepreneur: Innate Talent or Acquired Skill?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2264
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Olmo Silva
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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entrepreneurship, occupational choice, skills

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Targeting Non-Cognitive Skills to Improve Cognitive Outcomes: Evidence from a Remedial Education Intervention

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4476
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Helena Holmlund and Olmo Silva
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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cognitive and non-cognitive skills; policy evaluation; secondary schooling

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Faith Primary Schools: Better Schools or Better Pupils?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4089
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Mar 2009
Stephen Gibbons and Olmo Silva
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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faith school, primary schools, pupil achievement

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Choice, Competition and Pupil Achievement

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2214
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment, University College London - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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choice, competition, primary schools, pupil achievement

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Homeownership and Entrepreneurship: The Role of Mortgage Debt and Commitment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5048
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Nov 2014
Bank of England - Structural Economic Analysis Division, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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entrepreneurship, homeownership, mortgage debt, leverage, commitment

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Homeownership and Entrepreneurship: The Role of Commitment and Mortgage Debt

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7417
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Jun 2013
Bank of England - Structural Economic Analysis Division, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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entrepreneurship, homeownership, commitment

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Urban Density and Pupil Attainment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2728
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Stephen Gibbons and Olmo Silva
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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urban density and agglomeration, school choice and competition, pupil achievement

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Mortgage Debt and Entrepreneurship

Bank of England Working Paper No. 560
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2015
Bank of England - Structural Economic Analysis Division, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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Entrepreneurship, mortgage debt, leverage, risk aversion

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The Good, the Bad and the Average: Evidence on the Scale and Nature of Ability Peer Effects in Schools

NBER Working Paper No. w15600
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2010
Victor Lavy, Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and Humboldt University of Berlin
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Neighbourhood Turnover and Teenage Attainment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8381
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and Humboldt University of Berlin
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education, neighbourhood, turnover, social capital

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Why so Many Local Entrepreneurs?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5828
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Nov 2006
Claudio Michelacci and Olmo Silva
Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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Citation 30
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Entrepreneurship, economic and financial development, social capital

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Everybody Needs Good Neighbours? Evidence from Students' Outcomes in England

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5980
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Sep 2011
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and Humboldt University of Berlin
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peer and neighbourhood effects, cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes, secondary schools

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School Choice During a Period of Radical School Reform: Evidence from the Academy Programme

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11162
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Marco Bertoni, Stephen Gibbons and Olmo Silva
University of Padua, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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school reform, choice and autonomy, preference formation

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Everybody Needs Good Neighbours? Evidence from Students’ Outcomes in England

The Economic Journal, Vol. 123, Issue 571, pp. 831-874, 2013
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and Humboldt University of Berlin
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