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Working Papers

2020

  1. Are Estimates of Non-Standard Employment Wage Penalties Robust to Different Wage Measures? The Case of Zero Hours Contracts in the UK
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  2. Is Precarious Employment Bad for Worker Health? The Case of Zero Hours Contracts in the UK
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2019

  1. Zero Hours Contracts and Their Growth
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in British Journal of Industrial Relations (2020)

2018

  1. Exploiting the Irish Border to Estimate Minimum Wage Impacts in Northern Ireland
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Labor Economics (2019)
  2. The Evolution of Catholic-Protestant Labour Market Inequality in Northern Ireland, 1983-2014
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. Contingent Employment and Labour Market Pathways: Bridge or Trap?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  2. The Dynamics of Disability and Benefit Receipt in Britain
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)

2016

  1. Achievement Effects from New Peers: Who Matters to Whom?
    Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Education Review (2018)
  2. The Impact of Paid Parental Leave on Labour Supply and Employment Outcomes
    Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2016) Downloads View citations (2)

2015

  1. If You Get What You Want, Do You Get What You Need? Course Choice and Achievement Effects of a Vocational Education and Training Voucher Scheme
    Economics Working Papers, Queen's Management School, Queen's University Belfast Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne (2015) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Reducing the Generosity and Increasing the Conditionality of Disability Benefits: Turning the Supertanker or Squeezing the Balloon?
    Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne Downloads
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Queen's Management School, Queen's University Belfast (2015) Downloads

2013

  1. "High"-School: The Relationship between Early Marijuana Use and Educational Outcomes
    Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in The Economic Record (2015)
  2. Disability Benefit Growth and Disability Reform in the U.S.: Lessons from Other OECD Nations
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Downloads
    Also in Mathematica Policy Research Reports, Mathematica Policy Research Downloads View citations (24)

    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Labor Policy (2014)
  3. Is There an Educational Penalty for Being Suspended from School?
    Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Education Economics (2015)
  4. Non-Standard 'Contingent' Employment and Job Satisfaction: A Panel Data Analysis
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne (2013) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society (2015)
  5. Right Peer, Right Now? Endogenous Peer Effects and Achievement in Victorian Primary Schools
    Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne Downloads

2012

  1. Cross Country Estimates of Peer Effects in Adolescent Smoking Using IV and School Fixed Effects
    Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Did the 2007 Welfare Reforms for Low Income Parents in Australia Increase Welfare Exits?
    Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Labor Policy (2013)
  3. Immigrant Wage and Employment Assimilation: A Comparison of Methods
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne (2012) Downloads View citations (8)
  4. Peer Effects in Adolescent Cannabis Use: It's the Friends, Stupid
    Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne Downloads
  5. Peer Effects in UK Adolescent Substance Use: Never Mind the Classmates?
    Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics (2014)

2010

  1. Are Active Labour Market Programmes Least Effective Where They Are Most Needed? The Case of the British New Deal for Young People
    Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Estimating Peer Influences in Teenage Substance Use when Friendship Links are Unobserved
    Economics Working Papers, Queen's Management School, Queen's University Belfast Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Choice of Contracts in the British National Health Service: An Empirical Study
    Dundee Discussion Papers in Economics, Economic Studies, University of Dundee Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2008)

2004

  1. Parallel Lives: Birth, Childhood and Adolescent Influences on Career Paths
    Econometric Society 2004 Australasian Meetings, Econometric Society Downloads

2003

  1. Unemployment Duration Before and After New Deal
    Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2003, Royal Economic Society Downloads View citations (8)

2001

  1. Contracts in the National Health Service: An Empirical Study
    Dundee Discussion Papers in Economics, Economic Studies, University of Dundee Downloads

2000

  1. ARE SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN NORTHERN IRELAND TOO SMALL? A MICROECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF SCHOOL SIZE AND CAREER CHOICE AT SIXTEEN
    ERSA conference papers, European Regional Science Association Downloads View citations (1)

1999

  1. Value Added in Further Education and Vocational Training in Northern Ireland
    ERSA conference papers, European Regional Science Association Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics (2000)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Estimating the impact of disability onset on employment
    Social Science & Medicine, 2020, 255, (C) Downloads
  2. The Impact of Paid Parental Leave on Labor Supply and Employment Outcomes in Australia
    Feminist Economics, 2020, 26, (3), 30-65 Downloads
  3. The impact of monitoring and sanctioning on unemployment exit and job-finding rates
    IZA World of Labor, 2020, 49 Downloads
    Also in IZA World of Labor, 2014, 49 (2014) Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Zero Hours Contracts and Their Growth
    British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2020, 58, (3), 507-531 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2019)

2019

  1. Early illicit drug use and the age of onset of homelessness
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 2019, 182, (1), 345-372 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Exploiting the Irish Border to Estimate Minimum Wage Impacts in Northern Ireland
    IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 2019, 8, (1), 565-640 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2018)

2018

  1. Achievement effects from new peers: Who matters to whom?
    Economics of Education Review, 2018, 66, (C), 154-166 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2016

  1. Cross-section and panel estimates of peer effects in early adolescent cannabis use: With a little help from my ‘friends once removed’
    Social Science & Medicine, 2016, 163, (C), 37-44 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Work-Related Training and the Probability of Transitioning from Non-Permanent to Permanent Employment
    British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2016, 54, (3), 623-646 Downloads View citations (3)

2015

  1. From substance use to homelessness or vice versa?
    Social Science & Medicine, 2015, 136-137, 89-98 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Is there an educational penalty for being suspended from school?
    Education Economics, 2015, 23, (4), 376-395 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  3. Non-Standard “Contingent” Employment and Job Satisfaction: A Panel Data Analysis
    Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, 2015, 54, (2), 256-275 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  4. ‘High’-School: The Relationship between Early Marijuana Use and Educational Outcomes
    The Economic Record, 2015, 91, (293), 247-266 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2014

  1. Disability benefit growth and disability reform in the US: lessons from other OECD nations
    IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2014, 3, (1), 1-30 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Peer Effects in UK Adolescent Substance Use: Never Mind the Classmates?
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2014, 76, (4), 589-604 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2013

  1. Did the 2007 welfare reforms for low income parents in Australia increase welfare exits?
    IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2013, 2, (1), 1-21 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Explaining the Growth in the Number of Recipients of the Disability Support Pension in Australia
    Australian Economic Review, 2013, 46, (3), 345-356 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Local Level Incapacity Benefits Rolls in Britain: Correlates and Convergence
    Regional Studies, 2013, 47, (8), 1267-1282 Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. Estimates of peer effects in adolescent smoking across twenty six European Countries
    Social Science & Medicine, 2011, 73, (8), 1186-1193 Downloads View citations (10)

2010

  1. Does Job Search Monitoring Intensity Affect Unemployment? Evidence from Northern Ireland
    Economica, 2010, 77, (306), 296-313 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Panel estimates of the determinants of British regional male incapacity benefits rolls 1998-2006
    Applied Economics, 2010, 42, (26), 3335-3349 Downloads View citations (2)

2009

  1. HOW WELL HAS THE NEW DEAL FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WORKED IN THE UK REGIONS?
    Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2009, 56, (2), 167-195 Downloads View citations (6)

2008

  1. Choice of contracts in the British National Health Service: An empirical study
    Journal of Health Economics, 2008, 27, (5), 1155-1167 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Has the Boom in Incapacity Benefit Claimant Numbers Passed Its Peak?*
    Fiscal Studies, 2008, 29, (4), 415-434 View citations (14)
  3. Job search monitoring intensity, unemployment exit and job entry: Quasi-experimental evidence from the UK
    Labour Economics, 2008, 15, (6), 1451-1468 Downloads View citations (46)
  4. WHY HAVE UK DISABILITY BENEFIT ROLLS GROWN SO MUCH?
    Journal of Economic Surveys, 2008, 22, (1), 114-139 Downloads View citations (20)

2006

  1. Why do disability benefit rolls vary between regions? A review of the evidence from the USA and the UK
    Regional Studies, 2006, 40, (5), 519-533 Downloads View citations (14)

2005

  1. You'll never walk alone: Childhood influences and male career path clusters
    Labour Economics, 2005, 12, (4), 511-530 Downloads View citations (5)

2002

  1. Part–Time Work During Post–Compulsory Education And Examination Performance: Help Or Hindrance?
    Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2002, 49, (4), 393-406 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Predicting successful and unsuccessful transitions from school to work by using sequence methods
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 2002, 165, (2), 317-334 Downloads View citations (40)
  3. Spillovers and foreign direct investment in UK manufacturing
    Applied Economics Letters, 2002, 9, (5), 297-300 Downloads View citations (10)

2001

  1. Participation in Further Eduction in England and Wales: An Analysis of Post-War Trends
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2001, 53, (1), 47-66 View citations (12)
  2. School Quality and Staying-On in Northern Ireland - Resources, Peer Groups and Ethos
    The Economic and Social Review, 2001, 32, (2), 131-151 Downloads View citations (3)

2000

  1. Marginalized Young People and Social Inclusion Policy in Northern Ireland
    Regional Studies, 2000, 34, (9), 883-888 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Value added in further education and vocational training in Northern Ireland
    Applied Economics, 2000, 32, (13), 1727-1736 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
 
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