Raffaella Sadun

Harvard University - Strategy Unit

Harvard Business School

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London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

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Managing the Family Firm: Evidence from CEOs at Work

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 14-044
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2019
Oriana Bandiera, Andrea Prat, Renata Lemos and Raffaella Sadun
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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Managing the Family Firm: Evidence from CEOS at Work

NBER Working Paper No. w19722
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2015
Oriana Bandiera, Andrea Prat, Raffaella Sadun and Renata Lemos
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Managing the Family Firm: Evidence from CEOs at Work

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10379
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
Oriana Bandiera, Andrea Prat and Raffaella Sadun
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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CEO, family firm, time use

Collaborating During Coronavirus: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Nature of Work

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Working Paper No. 21-006, Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 21-006
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Jul 2020
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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Collaborating During Coronavirus: The Impact of Covid-19 on the Nature of Work

NBER Working Paper No. w27612
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2020
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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Management as a Technology?

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 16-133, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-27
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 03 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2018
Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Management Practices, Productivity, Competition

Management as a Technology?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9987
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Jun 2016
Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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management practices, productivity, competition

Management as a Technology?

NBER Working Paper No. w22327
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 13 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Span of Control and Span of Attention

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 12-053, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 14-22
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
Oriana Bandiera, Andrea Prat, Raffaella Sadun and Julie Wulf
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Harvard Business School
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Does Product Market Competition Lead Firms to Decentralize?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 74
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2013
Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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organization, competition, decentralization, firm innovation

Does Product Market Competition Lead Firms to Decentralize?

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 10-052
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Jan 2010
Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Citation 29

Matching Firms, Managers, and Incentives

Journal of Labor Economics, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 10-073
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2013
Oriana Bandiera, Luigi Guiso, Andrea Prat and Raffaella Sadun
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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Matching Firms, Managers and Incentives

NBER Working Paper No. w16691
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2012
Oriana Bandiera, Andrea Prat, Luigi Guiso and Raffaella Sadun
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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Matching Firms, Managers, and Incentives

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7207
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Apr 2009
Oriana Bandiera, Luigi Guiso, Andrea Prat and Raffaella Sadun
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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family firms, incentives, managers, matching, risk aversion

Healthy Business? Managerial Education and Management in Healthcare

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 18-025
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2017
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit, World Bank and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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management, hospitals, mortality, education

Healthy Business? Managerial Education and Management in Healthcare

NBER Working Paper No. w23880
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Stanford University - Department of Economics, World Bank, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Citation 20

CEO Behavior and Firm Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w23248
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Mar 2017
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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CEO Behavior and Firm Performance

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11960
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Apr 2017
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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CEO, leadership, unsupervised learning

Regulation and UK Retailing Productivity: Evidence from Micro Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4028
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Jonathan Haskel and Raffaella Sadun
Imperial College Business School and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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productivity, retail, regulation

Regulation and UK Retailing Productivity: Evidence from Micro Data

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7140
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Feb 2009
Jonathan Haskel and Raffaella Sadun
Imperial College Business School and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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Productivity, Regulation, Retail

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Management Practices Across Firms and Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w17850
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2015
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Cambridge Judge Business School, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Turbulence, Firm Decentralization and Growth in Bad Times

NBER Working Paper No. w23354
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 May 2017
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Turbulence, Firm Decentralization and Growth in Bad Times

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10706
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 May 2017
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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decentralization, growth, turbulence, Great Recession

Turbulence, Firm Decentralization and Growth in Bad Times

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11979
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Decentralization, great recession, growth, turbulence

Turbulence, Firm Decentralization and Growth in Bad Times

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12055
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 May 2017
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Decentralization, great recession, growth, turbulence

The Distinct Effects of Information Technology and Communication Technology on Firm Organization

NBER Working Paper No. w14975
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 May 2009 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2012
Stanford University - Department of Economics, IE Business School, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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The Distinct Effects of Information Technology and Communication Technology on Firm Organization

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9762
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 Nov 2013
Stanford University - Department of Economics, IE Business School, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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communication technology, delegation, information technology, organization, theory of the firm

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Does Management Matter in Schools?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8620
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Nov 2014
Stanford University - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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management, pupil achievement, autonomy, principals

Does Management Matter in Schools?

The Economic Journal, Vol. 125, Issue 584, pp. 647-674, 2015
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 May 2015
Stanford University - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Americans Do i.t. Better: Us Multinationals and the Productivity Miracle

NBER Working Paper No. w13085
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2012
Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Americans Do I.T. Better: US Multinationals and the Productivity Miracle

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6291
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 May 2008
Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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information technology, multinationals, Productivity

Come Together: Firm Boundaries and Delegation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7054
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Jul 2018
Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), University of Mannheim, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), Boston University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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vertical integration, delegation, real options, supply assurance

Come Together: Firm Boundaries and Delegation

NBER Working Paper No. w24603
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 May 2018 Last Revised: 21 May 2018
Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), University of Mannheim, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), Boston University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Come Together: Firm Boundaries and Delegation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12923
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 15 May 2018 Last Revised: 20 May 2019
Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), University of Mannheim, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), Boston University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Decentralization, real options, supply assurance, vertical integration

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Citation 142

The Organization of Firms Across Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w15129
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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The Organization of Firms Across Countries

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7338
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 26 Aug 2009
Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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decentralization, Rule of Law, social capital, theory of the firm, trust

Modern Management: Good for the Environment or Just Hot Air?

NBER Working Paper No. w14394
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Cambridge University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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Modern Management: Good for the Environment or Just Hot Air?

Economic Journal (Vol. 120, n. 544, pp. 551–572), 2010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Cambridge Judge Business School, Imperial College London and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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management, energy efficiency, energy intensity and productivity

Modern Management: Good for the Environment or Just Hot Air?

The Economic Journal, Vol. 120, Issue 544, pp. 551-572, May 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 May 2010
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Cambridge University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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Does Management Matter in Schools

NBER Working Paper No. w20667
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2014
Stanford University - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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The New Empirical Economics of Management

NBER Working Paper No. w20102
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 14 May 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Stanford University - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Harvard University - Strategy Unit, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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The New Empirical Economics of Management

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10013
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Stanford University - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Harvard University - Strategy Unit, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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management, organization, productivity

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Does Planning Regulation Protect Independent Retailers?

NBER Working Paper No. w19797
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 10 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Raffaella Sadun
Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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What Do CEOs Do?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8235
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Feb 2011
Oriana Bandiera, Luigi Guiso, Andrea Prat and Raffaella Sadun
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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CEOs, Corporate Governance, Time use

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How Do CEOS Make Strategy?

NBER Working Paper No. w27952
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Oct 2020
University of Utah, Harvard Business School, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Harvard Business School, Strategy Unit
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The Impact of CEOS in the Public Sector: Evidence from the English NHS

NBER Working Paper No. w25853
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 22 May 2019
Katharina Janke, Carol Propper and Raffaella Sadun
Lancaster University, Imperial College London Business School and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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The Impact of CEOS in the Public Sector: Evidence from the English NHS

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13726
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 13 May 2019
Katharina Janke, Carol Propper and Raffaella Sadun
Lancaster University, Imperial College London Business School and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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CEOs, Hospitals, NHS, Public sector, style

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Regulation and UK Retailing Productivity: Evidence from Microdata

Economica, Vol. 79, Issue 315, pp. 425-448, 2012
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jun 2012
Jonathan Haskel and Raffaella Sadun
Imperial College Business School and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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Management as a Technology

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11312
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 13 Jun 2016
Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Recent Advances in the Empirics of Organizational Economics

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 2, pp. 105-137, 2010
Posted: 18 Oct 2010
Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

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