Publications

People Versus Machines: The Impact of Minimum Wages on Automatable Jobs (2017). With David Neumark. NBER Working Paper. Download Here.

Does Rosie Like Riveting? Male and Female Occupational Choices (2017). With Jorn-Steffen Pischke. NBER Working Paper. Download Here.

Racial Prejudice and Labor Market Penalties during Economic Downturns. (2016). With David Johnston. European Economic Review. 84: 57-75 Download Here.

Education and Health Knowledge: Evidence from UK Compulsory Schooling Reforms. (2015). with David W. Johnston, Michael A. Shields and Agne Suziedelyte. Social Science and Medicine. 127: 92-100.

Do all activities ‘weigh’ equally? How different physical activities differ as predictors of weight. (2015) with Debayan Pakrashi. Risk Analysis. 35 (11): 2069-2086. Download Here.

Choose your type of physical activity wisely or you may have to find time for illness! (2014). with Debayan Pakrashi. Social Indicators Research. 119(3) 1379-1391 Download Here.

Weight perceptions, weight control and income: An analysis using British Data (2014), with David Johnston. Economics and Human Biology. 12: 132-139.

Exploring the relationship between macroeconomic conditions and problem drinking as captured by Google searches in the US (2013). With Paul Frijters, David Johnston and Michael Shields. Social Science and Medicine. 84: 61-68.

The Impact of an Unplanned Pregnancy on Sibling Health Outcomes (2013). With Paul Frijters. Health Economics. 22 (8): 903-914.

Discrimination makes me Sick! An Examination of the Discrimination-Health Relationship (2012). With David Johnston. Journal of Health Economics. 31 (1): 99-111

Income Inequality and Mental Health – Empirical Evidence from Australia (2012). With Lucy Bechtel and Prasada Rao. Health Economics. 21 (S1): 4–17.

Does aid for HIV respond to media pressure (2012)? With Fabrizio Carmignani and KK Tang. in Health Economics 21 (S1): 18–32.

Socioeconomic status and health outcomes in a developing country (2012). With Eliana Jimenez Soto, Richard Brown and Ignacio Correa-Valez. Health Economics. 21(2): 178-186.

Has HIV/AIDs displaced other health funding priorities? Evidence from a new dataset of development aid for health (2011). With Fabrizio Carmignani and KK Tang. Social Science and Medicine. 73(3): 351-355.

Should we put a thin subsidy on the policy table in the fight against obesity -? (2011). With John Quiggin. Forum for Health Economics and Policy.14 (2).