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Journal article | Fiscal Studies, Volume 37, Issues 3-4
This paper uses administrative National Health Service hospital records to examine key features of public hospital spending in England.
Journal article | IZA World of Labor
This paper uses administrative National Health Service hospital records to examine key features of public hospital spending in England.
Journal article | Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization
The combination of credit constraints and indivisible consumption goods may induce some risk-averse individuals to gamble to have a chance of crossing a purchasing threshold.
Journal article | American Economic Review
Mariacristina De Nardi, Eric French and John Bailey Jones
The old age provisions of the Medicaid program were designed to insure retirees against medical expenses. We estimate a structural model of savings and medical spending and use it to compute the distribution of lifetime Medicaid transfers and Medicaid valuations across currently single retirees.
Journal article | Tax Journal
Is the international tax system fixed and fit for purpose or still in need of serious remedial action? Should we hold off on introducing further anti-avoidance measures until current policies have had time to work or forge ahead with fixing our broken system? Helen Miller, an associate director who ...
Journal article | The Economic Journal
This article studies the impact of permanent and transitory shocks to income on parental investments in children.
Journal article | Labour Economics
Jonathan Cribb, Carl Emmerson and Gemma Tetlow
We examine the impact of increasing the early retirement age (ERA) for women in a context where the financial incentive to retire at the ERA is very limited.
Journal article | Annual Review of Economics
Mariacristina De Nardi, Eric French and John Bailey Jones
More work is needed to distinguish precautionary saving motives from other motives, such as the desire to leave bequests. In this paper, progress toward disentangling these motivations has been made by matching other features of the data, such as public and private insurance choices.
Journal article | The Economic Journal
Gabriella Conti, James Heckman and Rodrigo Pinto
This article examines the long-term impacts on health and healthy behaviour of two of the oldest and most widely cited US early childhood interventions evaluated by the method of randomisation with long-term follow-up.
Journal article | Econometrica
We estimate a dynamic model of employment, human capital accumulation—including education, and savings for women in the United Kingdom, exploiting tax and benefit reforms, and use it to analyze the effects of welfare policy.
Journal article | Econometrica
We estimate a dynamic model of employment, human capital accumulation—including education, and savings for women in the United Kingdom, exploiting tax and benefit reforms, and use it to analyze the effects of welfare policy.
Journal article | PLoS ONE
M. Caridad Araujo, Orazio Attanasio, Sally Grantham-McGregor, Pablo Muñoz and Marta Rubio Codina
In low- and middle-income countries (LIMCs), measuring early childhood development (ECD) with standard tests in large scale surveys and evaluations of interventions is difficult and expensive. Multi-dimensional screeners and single-domain tests (‘short tests’) are frequently used as ...
Journal article | Brain, Behavior and Immunity
James White, Mika Kivimaki, Markus Jokela and David Batty
Our findings suggest the C-reactive protein-depression association is symptom-specific and modified by antidepressant treatment.
Journal article | National Institute Economic Review
We estimate the changing value of workplace pensions in the UK and incorporate their value into an estimate of the public sector pay differential.
Journal article | American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
Nadja Dwenger, Henrik Kleven, Imran Rasul and Johannes Rincke
We study extrinsic and intrinsic motivations for tax compliance in the context of a local church tax in Germany.
Journal article | Econometric Theory
Shin Kanaya and Dennis Kristensen
A two-step estimation method of stochastic volatility models is proposed: In the first step, we nonparametrically estimate the (unobserved) instantaneous volatility process. In the second step, standard estimation methods for fully observed diffusion processes are employed, but with the ...
Journal article | Heart
Andrew Steptoe, Sarah Jackson and Jane Wardle
OBJECTIVE: Sexual activity is a central component of intimate relationships, but sexual function may be impaired by coronary heart disease (CHD). There have been few representative population-based comparisons of sexual behaviour and concerns in people with and without CHD. We therefore ...
Journal article | International Journal of Epidemiology
Louise McGrath-Lone, Katie Harron, Lorraine Dearden, Bilal Nasim and Ruth Gilbert
Early exposure to adversity, such as abuse or neglect, is associated with poorer outcomes across social, education and health domains.
Journal article | British Medical Journal
We conducted a retrospective study of breast feeding in the years 2005 and 2010, comparing breast feeding incidence rates by day of week of birth.
Journal article | Journal of Econometrics
Choosing the covariates and functional form of the propensity score is an important choice for estimating treatment effects.