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Journal article | Review of Economic Dynamics
Orazio Attanasio, Costas Meghir, Emily Nix and Francesca Salvati
In this paper we use high quality data from two developing countries, Ethiopia and Peru, to estimate the production functions of human capital from age 1 to age 15.
Journal article | Journal of Economic Theory
In this paper we use high quality data from two developing countries, Ethiopia and Peru, to estimate the production functions of human capital from age 1 to age 15.
Journal article | Tax Journal
In this paper we use high quality data from two developing countries, Ethiopia and Peru, to estimate the production functions of human capital from age 1 to age 15.
Journal article | De Economist
Stuart Adam, Barra Roantree and David Phillips
In this paper we use high quality data from two developing countries, Ethiopia and Peru, to estimate the production functions of human capital from age 1 to age 15.
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 | American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
Orazio Attanasio, Arlen Guarín, Carlos Medina and Costas Meghir
We evaluate the long-term impacts of a randomized Colombian training and job placement program.
Journal article | Economic Journal
Thomas Crossley, Jochem de Bresser, Liam Delaney and Joachim K. Winter
We evaluate the long-term impacts of a randomized Colombian training and job placement program.
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.
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We estimate the effect of education on lifetime earnings by distinguishing between individuals who lived in rural or urban areas during childhood and between individuals with access to many or few books at home at age 10.
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 | Economica
Chris Belfield, Richard Blundell, Jonathan Cribb, Andrew Hood and Robert Joyce
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 | 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.