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Phone:02072914800
Postal address:Institute for Fiscal Studies 7 Ridgmount Street London WC1E 7AE UNITED KINGDOM
Workplace:Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), (more information at EDIRC)
ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy (CPP), Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), (more information at EDIRC)
School of Economics, University of Manchester, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2014

  1. Effect of Pensions and Disability Benefits on Retirement in the UK
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Chapter (2014)
  2. Money, Well-being and Loss Aversion: Does an Income Loss Have a Greater Effect on Well-being than an Equivalent Income Gain?
    CEP Occasional Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads

2013

  1. Spousal Health Effects - the Role of Selection
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Chapter (2013)

2012

  1. International Comparisons in Health Economics: Evidence from Aging Studies
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Annual Review of Economics (2012)
  2. The effect of the financial crisis on older households in England
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. Childhood Health and Differences in Late-Life Health Outcomes Between England and the United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Chapter (2011)
  2. Disability, Health and Retirement in the United Kingdom
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies (2011) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Chapter (2012)
  3. The effect of childhood education on old age cognitive abilities: evidence from a Regression Discontinuity design
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. Attrition and Health in Ageing Studies: Evidence from ELSA and HRS
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, RAND Corporation Publications Department (2010) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Disease Prevalence, Disease Incidence, and Mortality in the United States and in England
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Demography (2010)
  3. House Price Volatility and the Housing Ladder
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Working Papers, RAND Corporation Publications Department (2010) Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Housing Mobility and Downsizing at Older Ages in Britain and the United States
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, RAND Corporation Publications Department (2010) Downloads
  5. Releasing jobs for the young? Early retirement and youth unemployment in the United Kingdom
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads
    See also Chapter (2010)

2008

  1. The Impact of Income Shocks on Health: Evidence from Cohort Data
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies (2007) Downloads View citations (7)
    MEA discussion paper series, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy (2007) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2009)

2007

  1. Better prepared for retirement? Using panel data to improve wealth estimates of ELSA respondents
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads
  2. Housing Price Volatility and Downsizing in Later Life
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Chapter (2010)
  3. Labor Market Status and Transitions During the Pre-Retirement Years: Learning from International Differences
    Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads
    Working Papers, RAND Corporation Publications Department (2007) Downloads

    See also Chapter (2010)
  4. Looking for Private Information in Self-Assessed Health
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers, HEDG, c/o Department of Economics, University of York (2007) Downloads View citations (2)
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University (2007) Downloads View citations (2)
  5. The SES Health Gradient on Both Sides of the Atlantic
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (10)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2007) Downloads View citations (8)
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies (2007) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Chapter (2009)

2006

  1. Retirement in the UK
    The Centre for Market and Public Organisation, Department of Economics, University of Bristol, UK Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Review of Economic Policy (2006)
  2. State pensions and the well-being of the elderly in the UK
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads
  3. Understanding pensions: cognitive function, numerical ability and retirement saving
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in Fiscal Studies (2007)

2005

  1. Estimating pension wealth of ELSA respondents
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Preparing for retirement: the pension arrangements and retirement expectations of those approaching state pension age in England
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads
  3. Work Disability is a Pain in the *****, Especially in England, The Netherlands, and the United States
    Labor and Demography, EconWPA Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, RAND Corporation Publications Department (2005) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Chapter (2009)

2004

  1. Effectiveness of tax incentives to boost (retirement) saving: theoretical motivation and empirical evidence
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads View citations (10)
  2. International Comparisons of Work Disability
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (2004) Downloads View citations (5)
    Working Papers, RAND Corporation Publications Department (2004) Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The Internationalisation of Public Welfare Policy
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2004) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2005)
  4. Understanding Differences in Household Financial Wealth between the United States and Great Britain
    Labor and Demography, EconWPA Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2003)

2003

  1. Financial wealth in later life: evidence from BHPS data
    Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2003, Royal Economic Society View citations (2)

2002

  1. The distribution of financial wealth in the UK: evidence from 2000 BHPS data
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Understanding the relative generosity of government financial support for families with children
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Wealth Portfolios in the UK and the US
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)

2001

  1. Financial Wealth Inequality in the United States and Great Britain
    Working Papers, RAND Corporation Publications Department Downloads View citations (7)

2000

  1. Household portfolios in the UK
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Wealth inequality in the United States and Great Britain
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads View citations (11)

1999

  1. Risk pooling, precautionary saving and consumption growth
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies View citations (25)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (2001)
  2. What can we learn about pension reform from Generational Accounts for the UK?
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads View citations (2)

1998

  1. Asset Holding and Consumption Volatility
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (18)
    Also in IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies (1998) View citations (19)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2002)
  2. Modelling voluntary labour supply
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies View citations (6)
  3. Trends in household saving: a tale of two countries
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies View citations (16)

1997

  1. Grossing up Family Expenditure Survey data for use in international accounts
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies

1995

  1. Humps and Bumps in Lifetime Consumption
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (75)
    Also in IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies (1995) View citations (24)
  2. Income uncertainty and consumption growth in the UK
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies View citations (4)
  3. Is there a retirement-savings puzzle?
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies View citations (24)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1998)

1994

  1. Tax reform and welfare measurement: do we need demand system estimation?
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (1996)

1993

  1. Equivalence scale relativities
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies View citations (1)
  2. Household saving behaviour in the UK
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies View citations (6)

Journal Articles

2013

  1. Financial Crisis Wealth Losses and Responses among Older Households in England
    Fiscal Studies, 2013, 34, (2), 231-254 Downloads

2012

  1. Housing Mobility and Downsizing at Older Ages in Britain and the USA
    Economica, 2012, 79, (313), 1-26 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. International Comparisons in Health Economics: Evidence from Aging Studies
    Annual Review of Economics, 2012, 4, (1), 57-81 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  3. The Effect of Education on Old Age Cognitive Abilities: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design
    Economic Journal, 2012, 122, (560), 418-448 Downloads View citations (15)

2010

  1. Cognitive Function, Financial Literacy and Financial Outcomes at Older Ages: Introduction
    Economic Journal, 2010, 120, (548), F357-F362 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Cognitive Function, Numeracy and Retirement Saving Trajectories
    Economic Journal, 2010, 120, (548), F381-F410 Downloads View citations (23)
  3. Disease prevalence, disease incidence, and mortality in the United States and in England
    Demography, 2010, 47, (1), S211-S231 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. The Impact of Income Shocks on Health: Evidence from Cohort Data
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2009, 7, (6), 1361-1399 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. Understanding Pensions: Cognitive Function, Numerical Ability and Retirement Saving*
    Fiscal Studies, 2007, 28, (2), 143-170 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2006

  1. Economic capabilities, choices and outcomes at older ages
    Fiscal Studies, 2006, 27, (3), 281-311 View citations (6)
  2. Retirement in the UK
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2006, 22, (1), 40-56 View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2005

  1. Private pension arrangements and retirement in Britain
    Fiscal Studies, 2005, 26, (1), 35-53 View citations (8)
  2. The Balance Between Defined Benefit, Defined Contribution, and State Provision
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2005, 3, (2-3), 466-476 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Internationalisation of Public Welfare Policy
    Economic Journal, 2005, 115, (502), C62-C81 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2003

  1. Understanding Differences in Household Financial Wealth between the United States and Great Britain
    Journal of Human Resources, 2003, 38, (2) Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2002

  1. Asset Holding and Consumption Volatility
    Journal of Political Economy, 2002, 110, (4), 771-792 Downloads View citations (94)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

2001

  1. Life-cycle saving patterns and pension arrangements in the U.K
    Research in Economics, 2001, 55, (1), 83-107 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Risk Pooling, Precautionary Saving and Consumption Growth
    Review of Economic Studies, 2001, 68, (4), 757-79 View citations (45)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  3. The assessment: household saving - issues in theory and policy
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2001, 17, (1), 1-19 View citations (11)

2000

  1. Public and private pension spending: principles, practice and the need for reform
    Fiscal Studies, 2000, 21, (1), 1-63 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. What Can We Learn from Generational Accounts for the United Kingdom?
    Economic Journal, 2000, 110, (467), F575-97 Downloads View citations (2)

1998

  1. Is There a Retirement-Savings Puzzle?
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (4), 769-88 Downloads View citations (185)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  2. Trends in household saving don't justify tax incentives to boost saving
    Economic Policy, 1998, 13, (27), 547-583 Downloads View citations (6)

1997

  1. Quadratic Engel Curves And Consumer Demand
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1997, 79, (4), 527-539 Downloads View citations (361)

1996

  1. Putting TESSA in the dock PEPs and TESSAs cost a lot but don't necessarily increase saving
    New Economy, 1996, 3, (4), 245-250 Downloads
  2. Savings and wealth in the UK: evidence from micro-data
    Fiscal Studies, 1996, 17, (2), 37-64 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Tax Reform and Welfare Measurement: Do We Need Demand System Estimation?
    Economic Journal, 1996, 106, (438), 1227-41 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper (1994)

1995

  1. Consumption growth, saving and retirement in the U.K
    Ricerche Economiche, 1995, 49, (3), 255-275 Downloads

1994

  1. Equivalence Scale Relativities Revisited
    Economic Journal, 1994, 104, (425), 883-90 Downloads View citations (36)
  2. Equivalence scales and public policy
    Fiscal Studies, 1994, 15, (1), 1-23 View citations (1)
  3. Life-cycle expenditure allocations and the consumption costs of children
    European Economic Review, 1994, 38, (7), 1391-1410 Downloads View citations (15)

1991

  1. Adult equivalence scales: a life-cycle perspective
    Fiscal Studies, 1991, 12, (3), 16-29 View citations (1)

Chapters

2014

  1. Effect of Pensions and Disability Benefits on Retirement in the UK
    A chapter in Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: Disability Insurance Programs and Retirement, 2014 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2013

  1. Spousal Health Effects: The Role of Selection
    A chapter in Discoveries in the Economics of Aging, 2013, pp 255-279 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. Disability, Health and Retirement in the United Kingdom
    A chapter in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Historical Trends in Mortality and Health, Employment, and Disability Insurance Participation and Reforms, 2012, pp 41-77 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. Childhood Health and Differences in Late-Life Health Outcomes between England and the United States
    A chapter in Investigations in the Economics of Aging, 2011, pp 321-339 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. Housing Price Volatility and Downsizing in Later Life
    A chapter in Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, 2010, pp 337-379 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Labor Market Status and Transitions during the Pre-Retirement Years: Learning from International Differences
    A chapter in Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, 2010, pp 63-92 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Releasing Jobs for the Young? Early Retirement and Youth Unemployment in the United Kingdom
    A chapter in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: The Relationship to Youth Employment, 2010, pp 319-344 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. The SES Health Gradient on Both Sides of the Atlantic
    A chapter in Developments in the Economics of Aging, 2009, pp 359-406 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Work Disability is a Pain in the ****, Especially in England, the Netherlands, and the United States
    A chapter in Health at Older Ages: The Causes and Consequences of Declining Disability among the Elderly, 2009, pp 251-293 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2004

  1. Wealth Portfolios in the United Kingdom and the United States
    A chapter in Perspectives on the Economics of Aging, 2004, pp 205-246 Downloads View citations (8)

1994

  1. Household Saving Behavior in the United Kingdom
    A chapter in International Comparisons of Household Saving, 1994, pp 169-206 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Taxation and Personal Saving Incentives in the United Kingdom
    A chapter in Public Policies and Household Savings, 1994, pp 57-80 Downloads View citations (3)
 
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