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Workplace:Department of Social Sciences, Institute of Education, University College London (UCL), (more information at EDIRC)
Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2020

  1. Tony Atkinson's New Book, Measuring Poverty around the World: Some Further Reflections
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2017

  1. Tony Atkinson and His Legacy
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Statistics Norway, Research Department (2017) Downloads View citations (2)
    Temi di discussione (Economic working papers), Bank of Italy, Economic Research and International Relations Area (2017) Downloads View citations (2)
    Post-Print, HAL (2017) View citations (2)
    STICERD - Public Economics Programme Discussion Papers, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2017) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Income and Wealth (2017)

2014

  1. Social Mobility and the Importance of Networks: Evidence for Britain
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Socioeconomic Gradients in Children's Cognitive Skills: Are Cross-Country Comparisons Robust to Who Reports Family Background?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in DoQSS Working Papers, Department of Quantitative Social Science - UCL Institute of Education, University College London (2012) Downloads
  3. Which Schools and Pupils Respond to Educational Achievement Surveys? A Focus on the English PISA Sample
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. GINI DP 65: Socioeconomic gradients in children’s cognitive skills: are cross-country comparisons robust to who reports family background?
    GINI Discussion Papers, AIAS, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies Downloads
  2. Teenagers' expectations of applying to university: how do they change?
    DoQSS Working Papers, Department of Quantitative Social Science - UCL Institute of Education, University College London Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Unofficial Development Assistance: a model of development charities' donation income
    DoQSS Working Papers, Department of Quantitative Social Science - UCL Institute of Education, University College London Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics (2015)

2012

  1. Charitable Bequests and Wealth at Death
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in DoQSS Working Papers, Department of Quantitative Social Science - UCL Institute of Education, University College London (2012) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2017)
  2. Non-response biases in surveys of schoolchildren: the case of the English Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) samples
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A (2012)
  3. The impact of sampling variation on peer measures: a comment on a proposal to adjust estimates for measurement error
    DoQSS Working Papers, Department of Quantitative Social Science - UCL Institute of Education, University College London Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The impact of the Great Recession on the incomes of households
    DoQSS Working Papers, Department of Quantitative Social Science - UCL Institute of Education, University College London Downloads

2011

  1. Charitable Giving for Overseas Development: UK trends over a quarter century
    DoQSS Working Papers, Department of Quantitative Social Science - UCL Institute of Education, University College London Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2008) Downloads View citations (3)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2008) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A (2012)
  2. The Effectiveness of English Secondary Schools for Pupils of Different Ability Levels
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in DoQSS Working Papers, Department of Quantitative Social Science - UCL Institute of Education, University College London (2011) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Fiscal Studies (2011)
  3. Unofficial Development Assistance: A Dynamic Model of Charities' Donation Income
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. Non-Response Biases in Surveys of School Children: The Case of the English PISA Samples
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in DoQSS Working Papers, Department of Quantitative Social Science - UCL Institute of Education, University College London (2010) Downloads
  2. Peer effects and measurement error: the impact of sampling variation in school survey data
    DoQSS Working Papers, Department of Quantitative Social Science - UCL Institute of Education, University College London Downloads View citations (2)

2009

  1. How Reliable are Income Data Collected with a Single Question?
    DoQSS Working Papers, Department of Quantitative Social Science - UCL Institute of Education, University College London Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2007) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A (2010)
  2. The effect of monitoring unemployment insurance recipients on unemployment duration: evidence from a field experiment
    DoQSS Working Papers, Department of Quantitative Social Science - UCL Institute of Education, University College London Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2010)

2008

  1. Job Search Monitoring and Unemployment Duration: Evidence from a Randomised Control Trial
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. New Directions in the Analysis of Inequality and Poverty
    Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in ISER Working Paper Series, Institute for Social and Economic Research (2007) Downloads View citations (5)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2007) Downloads View citations (5)
    Working Papers, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (2007) Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Who Gives for Overseas Development?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)

2006

  1. Inequality of Learning in Industrialised Countries
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Social Segregation in Secondary Schools: How Does England Compare with Other Countries?
    Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (2006) Downloads View citations (7)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (2)
    ISER Working Paper Series, Institute for Social and Economic Research (2006) Downloads View citations (3)

2005

  1. Cross-National Surveys of Learning Achievement: How Robust are the Findings?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Job Search Monitoring and Unemployment Duration in Hungary: Evidence from a Randomised Control Trial
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Budapest Working Papers on the Labour Market, Institute of Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (2005) Downloads View citations (8)

2004

  1. Child Poverty in English-Speaking Countries
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Innocenti Working Papers (2003) View citations (3)
  2. Educational Achievement in English-Speaking Countries: Do Different Surveys Tell the Same Story?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (5)
  3. In-School Work Experience, Parental Allowances, and Wages
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Private Donations for International Development
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) (2003) Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Targeting and Self-Targeting in a New Social Assistance Scheme
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)

2002

  1. Poverty in the Transition: Social Expenditures and the Working-Age Poor
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in Innocenti Working Papers (2002) View citations (3)
  2. Social Exclusion and Children: A European view for a US debate
    CASE Papers, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, LSE Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2002) Downloads View citations (8)
    Innocenti Working Papers (2002) View citations (8)

2001

  1. Child Poverty Dynamics in Seven Nations
    Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in ISER Working Paper Series, Institute for Social and Economic Research (2000) Downloads View citations (18)
    Innocenti Working Papers (2000) View citations (17)
  2. Intra-Household Transfers and the Part-Time Work of Children
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies (1996) Downloads View citations (4)

2000

  1. Child Well-Being in the EU and Enlargement to the East
    Innocenti Working Papers View citations (1)
  2. Education, Inequality and Transition
    Innocenti Working Papers
    See also Journal Article in The Economics of Transition (1999)
  3. Macroeconomics and Data on Children
    Innocenti Working Papers

1999

  1. Income Distribution, Economic Systems and Transition
    Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series View citations (4)
    See also Chapter (2000)
  2. Living Standards and Incentives in Transition: the Implications of Unemployment Insurance Exhaustion in Hungary
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Measuring the Generosity of Unemployment Benefit Systems: Evidence from Hungary and elsewhere in Central Europe
    Budapest Working Papers on the Labour Market, Institute of Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Targeting Social Assistance in a Transition Economy: the Mahallas in Uzbekistan
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series (1998) View citations (7)
  5. The Informational Value of Job Search Data and the Dynamics of Search Behaviour: Evidence from Hungary
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Budapest Working Papers on the Labour Market, Institute of Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (1999) Downloads View citations (1)

1998

  1. The Implications of Exhausting Unemployment Insurance Entitlement in Hungary
    Budapest Working Papers on the Labour Market, Institute of Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series (1997) View citations (8)

1997

  1. Living Standards and Public Policy in Central Asia: What can be learned from child anthropometry?
    Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series View citations (11)

1996

  1. A Follow-Up Survey of Unemployment Insurance Exhausters in Hungary
    Economics Working Papers, European University Institute View citations (3)
  2. Transfers and Exchange Between Households in Central Asia
    Economics Working Papers, European University Institute

1995

  1. Unemployment Insurance and Incentives in Hungary
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (6)

1989

  1. The Occupational Success of Young Men Who Left School at Sixteen
    Working Papers, Queen Mary University of London, School of Economics and Finance Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Economic Papers (1992)
  2. Unemployment Compensation and Labour Market Transitions: A Critical Review
    Working Papers, Queen Mary University of London, School of Economics and Finance Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Literature (1991)

1988

  1. Schooling Choice, Educational Maintenance and Panel Attrition
    Working Papers, Queen Mary University of London, School of Economics and Finance Downloads
  2. Turning the Screw: Benefits for the Unemployed 1979-1988
    Working Papers, Queen Mary University of London, School of Economics and Finance Downloads
  3. Unemployment and Early School Leaving Evidence from the Family Expenditure Survey 1978-84
    Working Papers, Queen Mary University of London, School of Economics and Finance Downloads

1987

  1. Choice at Sixteen
    Working Papers, Queen Mary University of London, School of Economics and Finance Downloads
  2. Fuel and the Family Expenditure Survey
    Working Papers, Queen Mary University of London, School of Economics and Finance Downloads
  3. Modelling Energy Demand & Household Welfare Using Micro-Data
    Working Papers, Queen Mary University of London, School of Economics and Finance Downloads
  4. Modelling Energy Demand and Household Welfare Using Micro-Data
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Towards a Household Model of UK Domestic Energy Demand
    Working Papers, Queen Mary University of London, School of Economics and Finance Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Energy Policy (1989)

Undated

  1. Income Distribution, Education Systems and Transition
    Canadian International Labour Network Working Papers, McMaster University Downloads
  2. Is Child Welfare Converging in the European Union?
    Canadian International Labour Network Working Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Does Teaching Children How to Play Cognitively Demanding Games Improve Their Educational Attainment?: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial of Chess Instruction in England
    Journal of Human Resources, 2018, 53, (4), 993-1021 Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. Charitable Bequests and Wealth At Death
    Economic Journal, 2017, 127, (605), F1-F23 Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Economic Journal, 2017, 127, (605), F1-F23 (2017) Downloads

    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Tony Atkinson and his Legacy
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2017, 63, (3), 411-444 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2015

  1. Unofficial Development Assistance: A Model of Development Charities’ Donation Income
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2015, 77, (2), 191-209 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. Charitable giving for overseas development: UK trends over a quarter century
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 2012, 175, (1), 167-190 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Non-response biases in surveys of schoolchildren: the case of the English Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) samples
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 2012, 175, (4), 915-938 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  3. Peer effects and measurement error: The impact of sampling variation in school survey data (evidence from PISA)
    Economics of Education Review, 2012, 31, (6), 1136-1142 Downloads View citations (11)

2011

  1. The Effectiveness of English Secondary Schools for Pupils of Different Ability Levels
    Fiscal Studies, 2011, 32, (2), 225-244 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. How reliable are income data collected with a single question?
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 2010, 173, (2), 409-429 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. The effect of monitoring unemployment insurance recipients on unemployment duration: Evidence from a field experiment
    Labour Economics, 2010, 17, (1), 180-187 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2009

  1. In-school labour supply, parental transfers, and wages
    Empirical Economics, 2009, 37, (1), 201-218 Downloads View citations (12)

2007

  1. International surveys of educational achievement: how robust are the findings?
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 2007, 170, (3), 623-646 Downloads View citations (31)

2006

  1. Az álláskeresés ellenőrzése és a munkanélküliség időtartama. Egy társadalomtudományi kísérlet
    (Job-search monitoring and unemployment duration: evidence from a randomized control trial)
    Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), 2006, LIII, (7), 641-660 Downloads

2002

  1. Measuring Functional Literacy and Numeracy in the European Union
    Politica economica, 2002, (1), 105-108 Downloads

2001

  1. Az álláskeresés információs értéke és dinamikája
    (The informational value of job-search data and the dynamics of search behaviour)
    Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), 2001, XLVIII, (7), 599-614 Downloads
  2. What Can Child Anthropometry Reveal About Living Standards and Public Policy? An Illustration from Central Asia
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2001, 47, (1), 65-80 Downloads View citations (16)

2000

  1. Education for All? Not in Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union
    Development, 2000, 43, (1), 127-129 Downloads

1999

  1. Education, inequality and transition
    The Economics of Transition, 1999, 7, (2), 343-376 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. Is the Well-Being of Children Converging in the European Union?
    Economic Journal, 1999, 109, (459), F692-714 Downloads View citations (20)
  3. Living standards and incentives in transition: the implications of UI exhaustion in Hungary
    Journal of Public Economics, 1999, 73, (3), 297-319 Downloads View citations (15)

1998

  1. Segélyezés, életszínvonal és ösztönzés a munkanélküli-járadék kimerítése után
    (The implications of exhausting unemployment insurance entitlement in Hungary)
    Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), 1998, XLV, (5), 401-423 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Unemployment assistance in Hungary
    Empirical Economics, 1998, 23, (1/2), 155-175 Downloads View citations (13)

1996

  1. Earning and learning: educational policy and the growth of part-time work by full-time pupils
    Fiscal Studies, 1996, 17, (1), 79-103 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Introduction
    Labour Economics, 1996, 3, (3), 229-231 Downloads
  3. Labour market policy and the unemployed in Hungary
    European Economic Review, 1996, 40, (3-5), 819-828 Downloads View citations (21)

1995

  1. Kiáramlás a munkanélküli-segélyezettek közül
    (Outflows from Insured Unemployment in Hungary)
    Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), 1995, XLII, (7), 710-734 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Why Do Women Married to Unemployed Men Have Low Participation Rates?
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1995, 57, (4), 471-86 View citations (14)

1994

  1. How does the Hungarian unemployment insurance system really work?*
    The Economics of Transition, 1994, 2, (2), 209-232 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Labouring and Learning: Part-Time Work and Full-Time Education
    National Institute Economic Review, 1994, 148, (1), 73-97 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. POVERTY IN PRE‐REFORM UZBEKISTAN: WHAT DO OFFICIAL DATA REALLY REVEAL?
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1994, 40, (4), 395-414 Downloads View citations (2)

1992

  1. Income Support for the Unemployed in Hungary
    Public Finance = Finances publiques, 1992, 47, (Supplement), 1-20
  2. The Occupational Success of Young Men Who Left School at Sixteen
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1992, 44, (3), 460-79 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (1989)

1991

  1. The reform of unemployment compensation: Choices for East and West
    European Economic Review, 1991, 35, (2-3), 419-429 Downloads
  2. Unemployment Compensation and Labor Market Transitions: A Critical Review
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1991, 29, (4), 1679-1727 Downloads View citations (368)
    See also Working Paper (1989)

1990

  1. Unemployment and Early School Leaving
    Economic Journal, 1990, 100, (400), 163-69 Downloads View citations (26)

1989

  1. Has Britain an early school-leaving problem?
    Fiscal Studies, 1989, 10, (1), 1-16 View citations (10)
  2. Modelling Household Energy Expenditures Using Micro-data
    Economic Journal, 1989, 99, (397), 720-38 Downloads View citations (111)
  3. Towards a household model of UK domestic energy demand
    Energy Policy, 1989, 17, (3), 264-276 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (1987)

1985

  1. On Earnings-related Unemployment Benefits and Their Relation to Earnings
    Economic Journal, 1985, 95, (377), 133-45 Downloads View citations (1)

1984

  1. Male Unemployment and the Family Expenditure Survey 1972-80
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1984, 46, (1), 31-53
  2. Unemployment benefit, duration and incentives in Britain: How robust is the evidence?
    Journal of Public Economics, 1984, 23, (1-2), 3-26 Downloads View citations (35)

Books

2016

  1. Family Background and University Success: Differences in Higher Education Access and Outcomes in England
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (2)

1992

  1. Economic Transformation in Eastern Europe and the Distribution of Income
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (215)
    Also in Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press (1992) View citations (213)

Edited books

2012

  1. The Great Recession and the Distribution of Household Income
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (20)

2007

  1. Inequality and Poverty Re-Examined
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (8)

2001

  1. The Dynamics of Child Poverty in Industrialised Countries
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (24)
  2. The Dynamics of Child Poverty in Industrialised Countries
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (24)

Chapters

2000

  1. Income distribution, economic systems and transition
    Chapter 14 in Handbook of Income Distribution, 2000, vol. 1, pp 843-918 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
 
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