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Workplace:Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), London School of Economics (LSE), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2017

  1. Head-to-head: is it time for a dedicated tax to fund the NHS?
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads
  2. Origins of happiness
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (6)

2016

  1. Misery and mental health
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads

2015

  1. A New Priority for Mental Health
    CEP Election Analysis Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Do More of Those in Misery Suffer from Poverty, Unemployment or Mental Illness?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2015) Downloads
    SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) (2015) Downloads
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE (2015) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. In brief... A Global Apollo Programme to tackle climate change
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (4)

2014

  1. Policy for better mental health
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads
  2. What Predicts a Successful Life? A Life-course Model of Well-being
    PSE - Labex "OSE-Ouvrir la Science Economique", HAL View citations (64)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (12)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2014) Downloads View citations (51)
    Sciences Po publications, Sciences Po (2013) Downloads View citations (4)
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE (2013) Downloads View citations (5)
    Sciences Po Economics Discussion Papers, Sciences Po Departement of Economics (2013) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2014)

2013

  1. Enhancing Recovery Rates: Lessons from Year One of the English Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Programme
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2013) Downloads
  2. Mental Health: The New Frontier for Labour Economics
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (23)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2013) Downloads View citations (23)

    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Labor Policy (2013)
  3. Mental Illness and Unhappiness
    SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (4)
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE (2013) Downloads View citations (4)

2012

  1. Big ideas: wellbeing and public policy
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (1)
  2. How Mental Illness Loses Out in the NHS A report by The Centre for Economic Performance's Mental Health Policy Group
    CEP Special Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads
  3. In brief: Mental illness and the NHS
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads
  4. The causes of happiness and misery
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (26)

2011

  1. A Model for the Delivery of Evidence-Based PSHE (Personal Wellbeing) in Secondary Schools
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads
  2. Measuring Subjective Wellbeing for Public Policy: Recommendations on Measures
    CEP Special Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (46)
  3. Measuring subjective well-being for public policy
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (55)

2010

  1. In brief: Job guarantee: a new promise on long-term unemployment
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads
  2. In brief: The future of finance
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (6)

2009

  1. Does Relative Income Matter? Are the Critics Right?
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (24)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2009) Downloads View citations (17)
    SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) (2009) Downloads View citations (55)

2008

  1. Improving Access to Psychological Therapy: Initial Evaluation of the Two Demonstration Sites
    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 (2008) Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Cost-Benefit Analysis of Psychological Therapy
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2007) Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The Marginal Utility of Income
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) (2007) Downloads View citations (4)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2007) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2008)

2006

  1. Happiness and public policy: a challenge to the profession
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (126)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2006)
  2. Tackling Depression and Anxiety Disorders
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads
  3. The Depression Report: A New Deal for Depression and Anxiety Disorders
    CEP Special Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. Mental health: the choice of therapy for all
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads
  2. Tackling unemployment: Europe's successes and failures
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads

2004

  1. Good Jobs and Bad Jobs
    CEP Occasional Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2004) Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Policies for full employment
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (3)

2003

  1. Full employment is not just a dream
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (2)

2002

  1. Britain's record on skills
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CEE Discussion Papers, Centre for the Economics of Education, LSE (2002) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The status quo is not an option
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads

2001

  1. Welfare to Work and the New Deal
    CEP Occasional 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 (2001) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in World Economics (2000)

1998

  1. Labour Market Institutions and Economic Performance
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE View citations (44)
    Also in Working Papers, Centre for Economic Performance & Institute of Economics (1997) View citations (100)

    See also Chapter (1999)

1997

  1. European versus US Unemployment: Different Responses to Increased Demand for skill?
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (1997) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Investment Prospects In Russia
    CEP Special Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE

1996

  1. Combating unemployment: is flexibility enough?
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE (1996) Downloads View citations (36)
  2. The Road Back to Full Employment
    CEP Occasional Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (1996) Downloads

1995

  1. How Much Unemployment is Needed for Restructuring?: The Russian Experience
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE View citations (41)
    See also Journal Article in The Economics of Transition (1995)
  2. Lifelong Learning
    CEP Occasional 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 (1995) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Current State and Future of Economic Reform
    CEP Occasional Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads

1994

  1. Unemployment: The Way Forward for Europe
    CEP Occasional Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (1994) Downloads
  2. Who Gains and Who Loses from Russian Credit Expansion
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE View citations (2)

1993

  1. Can Russia Control Inflation?
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE
  2. The Conditions of Life
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE

1992

  1. A Code of Conduct for Inter-State Trade
    CEP Occasional Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE
  2. Japanese Capitalism, Anglo-Saxon Capitalism; How Will the Darwinian Contest Turn Out?
    CEP Occasional Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE View citations (1)
  3. Unemployment in the OECD Countries
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE View citations (2)
    Also in Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics (1991) View citations (114)

1991

  1. How to Privatise
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE View citations (2)

1990

  1. Economic Change in Poland
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE View citations (2)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (1990) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Mismatch: A Framework for Thought
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE View citations (11)
  3. Understanding Unemployment
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE View citations (2)
  4. Wage Bargaining and Incomes Policy: Possible lessons for Eastern Europe
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE View citations (1)

1989

  1. EUROPEAN UNEMPLOYMENT: CAUSE AND CURE
    Working Papers, London School of Economics - Centre for Labour Economics View citations (1)
  2. LAY-OFFS BY SENIORITY AND EQUILIBRIUM EMPLOYMENT
    Working Papers, London School of Economics - Centre for Labour Economics
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (1990)
  3. THE REAL EFFECTS OF TAX-BASED INCOMES POLICIES
    Working Papers, London School of Economics - Centre for Labour Economics
  4. THE THATCHER MIRACLE?
    Working Papers, London School of Economics - Centre for Labour Economics View citations (16)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (1989) Downloads View citations (16)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1989)

1988

  1. IS UNEMPLOYMENT LOWER IF UNIONS BARGAIN OVER EMPLOYMENT?
    Working Papers, London School of Economics - Centre for Labour Economics
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1990)
  2. WHY DOES UNEMPLOYMENT PERSIST?
    Working Papers, London School of Economics - Centre for Labour Economics View citations (8)

1980

  1. Income Policy and Wage Differentials
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. Downloads

Undated

  1. Home Production - A Survey
    University of Chicago - Population Research Center, Chicago - Population Research Center View citations (26)
  2. Layard-Nickell
    Instructional Stata datasets for econometrics, Boston College Department of Economics Downloads

Journal Articles

2016

  1. The economics of mental health
    IZA World of Labor, 2016, 321 Downloads View citations (2)

2014

  1. What Predicts a Successful Life? A Life‐course Model of Well‐being
    Economic Journal, 2014, 124, (580), F720-F738 Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2013

  1. Mental health: the new frontier for labour economics
    IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2013, 2, (1), 1-16 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2008

  1. Introduction
    Journal of Public Economics, 2008, 92, (8-9), 1773-1776 Downloads
  2. The marginal utility of income
    Journal of Public Economics, 2008, 92, (8-9), 1846-1857 Downloads View citations (260)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2006

  1. Happiness and Public Policy: a Challenge to the Profession
    Economic Journal, 2006, 116, (510), C24-C33 Downloads View citations (174)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2000

  1. Welfare-to-work and the New Deal
    World Economics, 2000, 1, (2), 29-39 Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), 2000, 136, (III), 277-287 (2000) Downloads View citations (16)

    See also Working Paper (2001)

1995

  1. How much unemployment is needed for restructing: the Russian experience
    The Economics of Transition, 1995, 3, (1), 39-58 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1993

  1. The future of the Russian reform1
    The Economics of Transition, 1993, 1, (3), 357-362 Downloads

1990

  1. Is Unemployment Lower if Unions Bargain over Employment?
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1990, 105, (3), 773-787 Downloads View citations (69)
    See also Working Paper (1988)
  2. Lay-offs by seniority and equilibrium employment
    Economics Letters, 1990, 32, (3), 295-298 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (1989)

1989

  1. Das Thatcher-Mirakel?
    Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft - WuG, 1989, 15, (4), 495-510 Downloads
  2. On Vacancies
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1989, 51, (4), 377-94 View citations (44)
  3. The Thatcher Miracle?
    American Economic Review, 1989, 79, (2), 215-19 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (1989)

1987

  1. Introduction
    European Economic Review, 1987, 31, (1-2), 285-287 Downloads
  2. Labour market flexibility in Japan in comparison with Europe and the U.S.: By T. Tachibanaki
    European Economic Review, 1987, 31, (3), 678-681 Downloads

1985

  1. The Causes of British Unemployment
    National Institute Economic Review, 1985, 111, (1), 62-85 Downloads View citations (61)
  2. Unemployment, real wages, and aggregate demand in Europe, Japan and the United States
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1985, 23, (1), 143-202 Downloads View citations (9)
  3. Why Are More Women Working in Britain?
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1985, 3, (1), S147-76 Downloads View citations (12)

1984

  1. Neoclassical Demand for Labour Functions for Six Major Economies
    Economic Journal, 1984, 94, (376), 788-99 Downloads View citations (26)

1983

  1. Marginal Employment Subsidies Again: A Brief Response to Whitely and Wilson
    Economic Journal, 1983, 93, (372), 881-82 Downloads
  2. Wage rigidity and unemployment in OECD countries
    European Economic Review, 1983, 21, (1-2), 11-39 Downloads View citations (56)

1982

  1. An inflation tax
    Fiscal Studies, 1982, 3, (2), 47-59
  2. Special Issue on Unemployment
    Review of Economic Studies, 1982, 49, (5), 675-677 Downloads

1981

  1. Measuring the Duration of Unemployment: A Note
    Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 1981, 28, (3), 273-77 View citations (8)
  2. Reply to John Creedy's comment
    Journal of Public Economics, 1981, 15, (2), 273-273 Downloads View citations (1)

1980

  1. Human Satisfactions and Public Policy
    Economic Journal, 1980, 90, (363), 737-50 Downloads View citations (228)
  2. On the Use of Distributional Weights in Social Cost-Benefit Analysis
    Journal of Political Economy, 1980, 88, (5), 1041-47 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. The Case for Subsidising Extra Jobs
    Economic Journal, 1980, 90, (357), 51-73 Downloads View citations (21)

1979

  1. Education versus cash redistribution: The lifetime context
    Journal of Public Economics, 1979, 12, (3), 377-385 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Family Income Distribution: Explanation and Policy Evaluation
    Journal of Political Economy, 1979, 87, (5), S133-61 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Human Capital and Earnings: British Evidence and a Critique
    Review of Economic Studies, 1979, 46, (3), 485-503 Downloads View citations (36)

1975

  1. Capital-Skill Complementarity, Income Distribution, and Output Accounting
    Journal of Political Economy, 1975, 83, (2), 279-301 Downloads View citations (73)
  2. Cost Functions for University Teaching and Research
    Economic Journal, 1975, 85, (337), 55-74 Downloads View citations (15)

1974

  1. The Screening Hypothesis and the Returns to Education
    Journal of Political Economy, 1974, 82, (5), 985-98 Downloads View citations (90)

1973

  1. Denison and the Contribution of Education to National Income Growth: A Comment
    Journal of Political Economy, 1973, 81, (4), 1013-16 Downloads View citations (1)

1971

  1. Schultz, Theodore W., Investment in Human Capital; The Role of Education and of Research, New York, The Free Press, 1971, xii + 272 pp. ($8.75)
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1971, 53, (4), 692-693 Downloads

Books

2016

  1. Combatting Unemployment
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press
    Also in OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press (2011) View citations (5)

2005

  1. Unemployment: Macroeconomic Performance and the Labour Market
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (228)
    Also in OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press (1991) View citations (1692)

1993

  1. Post-Communist Reform: Pain and Progress, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (31)

Edited books

1994

  1. Cost-Benefit Analysis
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (14)

1987

  1. Handbook of Labor Economics, vol 2
    Handbook of Labor Economics, Elsevier Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Handbook of Labor Economics, vol 1
    Handbook of Labor Economics, Elsevier Downloads View citations (1)

1986

  1. Restoring Europe's Prosperity: Macroeconomic Papers from the Centre for European Policy Studies, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (5)

Chapters

2009

  1. Well-Being Measurement and Public Policy
    A chapter in Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Nations: National Accounts of Time Use and Well-Being, 2009, pp 145-154 Downloads View citations (2)

1999

  1. Labor market institutions and economic performance
    Chapter 46 in Handbook of Labor Economics, 1999, vol. 3, Part C, pp 3029-3084 Downloads View citations (442)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1987

  1. The natural rate of unemployment: Explanation and policy
    Chapter 16 in Handbook of Labor Economics, 1987, vol. 2, pp 921-999 Downloads View citations (38)

1982

  1. Youth Unemployment in Britain and the United States Compared
    A chapter in The Youth Labor Market Problem: Its Nature, Causes, and Consequences, 1982, pp 499-542 Downloads View citations (5)

Editor

  1. Handbook of Labor Economics
    Elsevier
  2. Handbook of Labor Economics
    Elsevier
 
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