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Journal article | Journal of Population Economics
We put forward a method for estimating discount rates using wealth and income data. We build consumption from these data using the budget constraint. Consumption transitions yield discount rates by household groups. Applying this technique to a sample of older households, we find a similar ...
Journal article | Economic Journal
Thomas Crossley, Jochem de Bresser, Liam Delaney and Joachim K. Winter
We put forward a method for estimating discount rates using wealth and income data. We build consumption from these data using the budget constraint. Consumption transitions yield discount rates by household groups. Applying this technique to a sample of older households, we find a similar ...
Journal article | Review of Economic Studies
There are growing calls to restrict advertising of junk foods. Whether such a move will improve diet quality will depend on how advertising shifts consumer demands and how firms respond. We study an important and typical junk food market – the potato chips market.
Journal article | Quarterly Journal of Economics
Oriana Bandiera, Robin Burgess, Narayan Das, Selim Gulesci, Imran Rasul and Munshi Suleiman
We study how women’s choices over labor activities in village economies correlate with poverty and whether enabling the poorest women to take on the activities of their richer counterparts can set them on a sustainable trajectory out of poverty.
Journal article | Fiscal Studies, Volume 38, Issue 1
We study how women’s choices over labor activities in village economies correlate with poverty and whether enabling the poorest women to take on the activities of their richer counterparts can set them on a sustainable trajectory out of poverty.
Journal article | Oxford Review of Economic Policy
Economics was front and centre during the run-up to the June 2016 referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU. Paul Johnson and Ian Mitchell discuss the economics of Brexit and lessons for the economics profession.
Journal article | Journal of Housing Economics
We investigate the impact on social welfare of the United Kingdom (UK) policy introduced in 1980 by which public housing tenants (council housing in UK parlance) had the right to purchase their houses at heavily discounted prices. This was known as the Right to Buy (RTB) policy. Although this ...
Journal article | Economic Development and Cultural Change
We investigate the impact on social welfare of the United Kingdom (UK) policy introduced in 1980 by which public housing tenants (council housing in UK parlance) had the right to purchase their houses at heavily discounted prices. This was known as the Right to Buy (RTB) policy. Although this ...
Journal article | Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization
Sule Alan, Nazli Baydar, Teodora Boneva, Thomas Crossley and Seda Ertac
We study the transmission of risk attitudes in a unique survey of mothers and children in which both participated in an incentivized risk preference elicitation task.
Journal article | Behavioral and Experimental Economics
Vittorio Bassi, Steffen Huck and Imran Rasul
This note presents some tentative first evidence from a natural field experiment to shed light on how different types of potential donors: individuals, corporates and aristocratically titled individuals, respond to the same fundraising drive.
Journal article | Social Science and Medicine
Journal article looking at the relationship between mother's mental health and childhood behaviour using the Millennium Cohort Study
Journal article | The Journal of Sex Research
Sharron Hinchliff, Josie Tetley, David Lee and James Nazroo
There is a growing body of evidence demonstrating that sexual activity is important to the quality of life of older adults, and that it can be influenced by physical, psychological, and social factors. However, older adults' experiences of sexual difficulties remain relatively unexplored. This ...
Journal article | Journal of Political Economy
In this forthcoming paper, we develop an equilibrium lifecycle model of education, marriage and labor supply and consumption in a transferable utility context.
Journal article | Economica
In this forthcoming paper, we develop an equilibrium lifecycle model of education, marriage and labor supply and consumption in a transferable utility context.
Journal article | International Journal of Industrial Organization
We want to understand how important market frictions are in stifling the transmission of ideas from one firm to another. We use comprehensive data on patent applications from the European Patent Office and a multiple spells duration model to provide estimates that suggest that they are substantial.
Journal article | Obesity
Sarah Jackson, Clemens Kirschbaum and Andrew Steptoe
OBJECTIVE: There is increasing evidence for weight-based discrimination against persons with obesity. This study aimed to examine the physiological impact of perceived weight discrimination on cortisol in hair, an indicator of chronic stress exposure.
Journal article | Population Health
OBJECTIVE: There is increasing evidence for weight-based discrimination against persons with obesity. This study aimed to examine the physiological impact of perceived weight discrimination on cortisol in hair, an indicator of chronic stress exposure.
Journal article | Fiscal Studies, Volume 37, Issues 3-4
James Banks, Soumaya Keynes and James Smith
This paper examines health status differences between England and the United States, with an emphasis on the implications of any health disparities for health care cost differences between the two countries.
Journal article | Fiscal Studies, Volume 37, Issues 3-4
This is the introduction to a special issue of Fiscal Studies, looking at medical spending around the developed world.
Journal article | Fiscal Studies, Volume 37, Issues 3-4
Mariacristina De Nardi, Eric French, John Bailey Jones and Jeremy McCauley
We use data from the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) to document the medical spending of Americans aged 65 and older.