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Postal address:School of Economics, University of Ulster, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland BT37 0QB, United Kingdom
Workplace:Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics, Ulster Business School, University of Ulster, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2012

  1. The Distribution of Social Capital, Confidence in Public Bodies, and Electoral Participation in India
    Economics Working Paper from Condorcet Center for political Economy at CREM-CNRS, Condorcet Center for political Economy Downloads

2011

  1. Racial Disparity in Police Stop and Searches in England and Wales
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

2010

  1. Inequality in health outcomes in India: the role of caste and religion
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
  2. On the Risks of Belonging to Disadvantaged Groups: A Bayesian Analysis of Labour Market Outcomes
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  3. Social Exclusion and Jobs Reservation in India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  4. What Enhances Mathematical Ability? A Cross-Country Analysis Based on Test Scores of 15-year Olds
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics (2010)

2009

  1. Comparing levels of job satisfaction in the countries of Western and Eastern Europe
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Manpower (2009)
  2. Home is Where the Hurt is: An Econometric Analysis of Injuries Caused By Spousal Assault
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics (2009)
  3. Maternal Literacy and Child Malnutrition in India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  4. Missing women and India's religious demography
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Terrorist Incidents in India, 1998–2004: A Quantitative Analysis of Fatality Rates
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

2008

  1. Deprivation, Violence, and Conflict: An Analysis of Naxalite Activity in the Districts of India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (4)

2007

  1. Measuring Regional Backwardness: Poverty, Gender, and Children in the Districts of India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  2. Measuring economic inequality: deprivation, economising and possessing
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  3. Some Issues in the Calculation of Batting Averages: Ranking (and Re-Ranking) the Top 50 Batsmen in Test Cricket, 1877-2006
    Discussion Papers Series, University of Queensland, School of Economics Downloads
  4. The Effectiveness of Jobs Reservation: Caste, Religion, and Economic Status in India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (13)
  5. The unequal treatment of voters under a single transferable vote
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

2006

  1. Incumbency and Parliamentary Elections in India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  2. Why is the World Short of Democracy? A Cross-Country Ananlysis of Barriers to Representative Government
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads
    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Political Economy (2007)

2005

  1. Public Choice: an Overview
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  2. The Decomposition of Inter-Group Differences in a Logit Model: Extending the Oaxaca-Blinder Approach with an Application to School Enrolment in India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (17)

2004

  1. Earnings Inequality in Sri Lanka
    Development Economics and Public Policy Working Papers, University of Manchester, Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM) Downloads
  2. Gender Bias Among Children in India in their Diet and Immunisation Against Disease
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Journal Article in Social Science & Medicine (2004)
  3. Religion and Fertility in India: The role of son preference and daughter aversion
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge Downloads View citations (3)

2003

  1. Births, Infants and Children: an Econometric Portrait of Women and Children in India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (12)

2002

  1. A Duration-Sensitive Measure of the Unemployment Rate: Theory and Application
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (9)
  2. A General Measure of the "Effective" Number of Parties in a Political System
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads
  3. Employment Inequality, Employment Regulation, and Social Welfare
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Rational Actor Models in Political Science
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads
  5. The Role of Maternal Literacy in Reducing the Risk of Child Malnutrition in India
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (5)
  6. Vidya, Veda, and Varna: The Influence of Religion and Caste on Education in Rural India
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2005)

2001

  1. Do children in India benefit from having mothers who are literate?
    Working Papers, National Council of Applied Economic Research Downloads
  2. The Measurement of Employment Inequality Between Population Subgroups: Theory and Application
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

2000

  1. Targeting Social Need: Why are Deprivation Levels in Northern Ireland Higher for Catholics than for Protestants?
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

1997

  1. Crime and Fear
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)

1995

  1. Was there a Regional Dimension to Changes in Income Inequality in the UK over 1982-92? An Analysis Based on a Joint Decomposition of Income Inequality by Region and by Employment Status
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge

Journal Articles

2013

  1. Confidence in Public Bodies, and Electoral Participation in India
    The European Journal of Development Research, 2013, 25, (4), 557-583 Downloads
  2. Inter-country differences in voter satisfaction with the democratic process: a study of world elections
    Public Choice, 2013, 157, (3), 569-584 Downloads

2012

  1. Measuring competitive balance in sports using generalized entropy with an application to English premier league football
    Applied Economics, 2012, 44, (9), 1093-1102 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Mistaking Style for Substance
    Journal of Sports Economics, 2012, 13, (3), 266-287 Downloads

2011

  1. Driving under the influence: the breathalyser fallacy
    Applied Economics Letters, 2011, 18, (10), 935-938 Downloads
  2. Floreat Scuola: An International Analysis of Parental Satisfaction with Schools
    Regional and Sectoral Economic Studies, 2011, 11, (3) Downloads
  3. Social Identity and Educational Attainment: The Role of Caste and Religion in Explaining Differences between Children in India
    Journal of Development Studies, 2011, 48, (7), 887-903 Downloads
  4. The Gender impact in Earnings Inequality: Evidence from Sri Lanka
    International Journal of Economic Sciences and Applied Research (IJESAR), 2011, 4, (2), 71-80 Downloads

2010

  1. Gender Differences in the Incidence of Depression and Anxiety: Econometric Evidence from the USA
    Journal of Happiness Studies, 2010, 11, (6), 663-682 Downloads
  2. The "Bradman Class": An Exploration of Some Issues in the Evaluation of Batsmen for Test Matches, 1877-2006
    Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, 2010, 6, (3), 1-21 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. What enhances mathematical ability? A cross-country analysis based on test scores of 15-year-olds
    Applied Economics, 2010, 42, (29), 3723-3733 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. Comparing levels of job satisfaction in the countries of Western and Eastern Europe
    International Journal of Manpower, 2009, 30, (4), 304-325 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Decomposing the characteristics of undergraduate student attrition
    Applied Economics Letters, 2009, 16, (9), 933-937 Downloads
  3. Home is where the hurt is: an econometric analysis of injuries caused by spousal assault
    Applied Economics, 2009, 41, (21), 2779-2787 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  4. Language and Occupational Status: Linguistic Elitism in the Irish Labour Market
    The Economic and Social Review, 2009, 40, (4), 435-460 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Multiculturalism versus Assimilation: Attitudes towards Immigrants in Western Countries
    International Journal of Economic Sciences and Applied Research (IJESAR), 2009, 2, (2), 33-50 Downloads

2008

  1. Bridging the gap between the measurement of poverty and of deprivation
    Applied Economics, 2008, 40, (3), 349-356 Downloads
    Also in Applied Economics Letters, 2005, 12, (6), 383-389 (2005) Downloads
  2. Education, occupational class, and unemployment in the regions of the United Kingdom
    Education Economics, 2008, 16, (4), 351-370 Downloads

2007

  1. Health and Wealth in the North of Ireland: Is There a “Social Gradient” to Health Outcomes?
    The Economic and Social Review, 2007, 38, (1), 85-105 Downloads
  2. Living here, born there: The economic life of Australia's immigrants
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2007, 23, (2), 486-511 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Love Thy Neighbour: How Much Bigotry Is There In Western Countries?
    Kyklos, 2007, 60, (3), 295-317 Downloads
  4. Measuring Regional Backwardness
    Margin: The Journal of Applied Economic Research, 2007, 1, (4), 403-440 Downloads
  5. What Underpins Occupational Success? Race, Access, and Reward in Professional and Managerial Jobs in Australia
    LABOUR, 2007, 21, (4-5), 837-869 Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Why is the world short of democracy?: A cross-country analysis of barriers to representative government
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2007, 23, (3), 582-604 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2006

  1. China and India: Income inequality and poverty north and south of the Himalayas
    Journal of Asian Economics, 2006, 17, (5), 797-817 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. EQUITY-SENSITIVE INDICATORS OF LIVING STANDARDS WITH AN APPLICATION TO NORTHERN IRELAND
    Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2006, 53, (5), 616-635 Downloads
  3. How much happiness is there in the world? A cross-country study
    Applied Economics Letters, 2006, 13, (8), 483-488 Downloads View citations (8)
  4. What Makes People Happy? Some Evidence from Northern Ireland
    Journal of Happiness Studies, 2006, 7, (4), 427-465 Downloads View citations (7)

2005

  1. Caste, Inequality, and Poverty in India
    Review of Development Economics, 2005, 9, (3), 399-414 Downloads View citations (34)
  2. How to assess happiness? A tale of three measures
    Applied Economics Letters, 2005, 12, (3), 191-194 Downloads
  3. The height-for-age of Indian children
    Economics & Human Biology, 2005, 3, (1), 45-65 Downloads View citations (9)
  4. Vidya, Veda, and Varna: The influence of religion and caste on education in rural India
    Journal of Development Studies, 2005, 41, (8), 1369-1404 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2004

  1. Gender bias among children in India in their diet and immunisation against disease
    Social Science & Medicine, 2004, 58, (9), 1719-1731 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. On the incidence of diarrhoea among young Indian children
    Economics & Human Biology, 2004, 2, (1), 119-138 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. THE EFFECT OF CAREER BREAKS ON THE WORKING LIVES OF WOMEN
    Feminist Economics, 2004, 10, (1), 65-84 Downloads View citations (5)
  4. The politics of demography: a study of inter-community fertility differences in India
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 20, (3), 551-578 Downloads View citations (7)

2002

  1. A Duration‐sensitive Measure of the Unemployment Rate: Theory and Application
    LABOUR, 2002, 16, (3), 453-468 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. An Analysis of Occupational Outcomes for Indigenous and Asian Employees in Australia
    The Economic Record, 2002, 78, (240), 31-49 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Does unemployment make men less 'marriageable'?
    Applied Economics, 2002, 34, (12), 1571-1582 Downloads
  4. Economic analysis of police stops and searches: a reply
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2002, 18, (3), 607-608 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. The Proportionality of Electoral Systems: Electoral Welfare and Electoral Inequality
    Economics and Politics, 2002, 14, (1), 83-98 Downloads View citations (1)

2001

  1. How Do Employees of Ethnic Origin Fare on the Occupational Ladder in Britain?
    Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2001, 48, (1), 1-26 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Racial bias in police stops and searches: an economic analysis
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2001, 17, (1), 17-37 Downloads View citations (10)

2000

  1. The Welfare of Children in Central India: Econometric Analysis and Policy Simulation
    Oxford Development Studies, 2000, 28, (3), 263-287 Downloads View citations (9)

1999

  1. Factors Affecting Self-Employment among Indian and Black Caribbean Men in Britain
    Small Business Economics, 1999, 13, (2), 111-29 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Is there a penalty to being a Catholic in Northern Ireland: an econometric analysis of the relationship between religious belief and occupational success1
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1999, 15, (2), 163-192 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Occupational class and the probability of long-term limiting illness
    Social Science & Medicine, 1999, 49, (2), 253-266 Downloads View citations (1)

1998

  1. Determinants of Workplace Injuries: An Econometric Analysis Based on Injuries Compensation Data for Queensland
    Economic Analysis and Policy (EAP), 1998, 28, (2), 149-168 Downloads
  2. Income Mobility, Temporary and Permanent Poverty
    Australian Economic Papers, 1998, 37, (1), 36-44 Downloads
  3. Why Has the Workplace Become Safer?
    Australian Economic Review, 1998, 31, (3), 224-236 Downloads View citations (2)

1996

  1. How much did working wives contribute to changes in income inequality between couples in the UK?
    Fiscal Studies, 1996, 17, (1), 59-78 Downloads View citations (1)

1995

  1. A decomposition method for analysing inter-group income differences with an application to Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland
    Applied Economics Letters, 1995, 2, (2), 34-37 Downloads
  2. Catholic-Protestant Income Differences in Northern Ireland
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1995, 41, (1), 41-56 View citations (1)

1994

  1. Modelling Institutional Behaviour: A Microeconomic Analysis of University Management
    Public Choice, 1994, 81, (1-2), 101-24 View citations (5)

1993

  1. The Allocation of Public Expenditure between the Countries of the United Kingdom: An Application of the Error Correction Mechanism
    Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 1993, 40, (3), 295-310 View citations (1)
  2. Trade unions, relative wages, and the employment of young workers
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1993, 9, (3), 333-355 Downloads

1991

  1. Consumer Expenditure and Disposable Income: Two Neglected Issues
    Bulletin of Economic Research, 1991, 43, (4), 299-330
  2. Introduction to the special issue on political-economic modelling
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1991, 7, (4), 435-437 Downloads
  3. The Measurement and Decomposition of Poverty: An Analysis Based on the 1985 Family Expenditure Survey for Northern Ireland
    The Manchester School of Economic & Social Studies, 1991, 59, (4), 357-77
  4. Trade Union Behaviour and Inter-regional Variations in Unemployment Rates
    Public Choice, 1991, 72, (1), 1-12

1990

  1. Economic Performance and Political Popularity in the Republic of Ireland
    Public Choice, 1990, 67, (1), 65-79 View citations (1)
  2. The Decomposition of Income Inequality: An Analysis Based on the Northern Ireland Family Expenditure Survey for 1985
    Bulletin of Economic Research, 1990, 42, (4), 265-83 View citations (1)

1988

  1. The Effect of Changes in Britain's Industrial Structure on Female Relative Pay and Employment
    Economic Journal, 1988, 98, (392), 818-32 Downloads View citations (6)

1987

  1. The growth of public expenditure in the United Kingdom, 1960-86
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1987, 3, (4), 493-521 Downloads

1986

  1. Aggregate Consumption and the Distribution of Income in the United Kingdom: An Econometric Analysis
    Economic Journal, 1986, 96, (382), 449-66 Downloads View citations (2)

1985

  1. Household Income, Consumption and Savings in the United Kingdom, 1966-82
    Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 1985, 32, (3), 234-56

1982

  1. British Government Popularity and Economic Performance: A Comment
    Economic Journal, 1982, 92, (366), 405-10 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Economic Conditions, Class and Voter Behaviour: A Study Based on the British General Election of 1966
    Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 1982, 29, (2), 206-14 View citations (1)
  3. The Changing Criteria of Economic Success: Performance and Popularity in British Politics
    The Manchester School of Economic & Social Studies, 1982, 50, (1), 61-78

1980

  1. High Interest Rates in Backward Agricultural Communities: An Examination of the 'Default Hypothesis.'
    Cambridge Journal of Economics, 1980, 4, (3), 265-69
  2. The Cambridge multisectoral dynamic odel: An instrument for national economic policy analysis
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 1980, 2, (3), 319-344 Downloads View citations (1)
 
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