Research

PUBLICATIONS

Victimisation, wellbeing, and compensation: Using panel data to estimate the costs of violent crime (with David Johnston and Michael Shields) (2018). Economic Journal 128(611), 1545-1569.

Mental Health Stigma(with Prashant Bharadwaj and Mallesh Pai) (2017). Economic Letters 159: 57-60. (Working paper version)

Media coverage: VoxEU.org

Justification bias in self-reported disability: New evidence from panel data (with Nicole Black and David Johnston) (2017). Journal of Health Economics 54: 124-134.

Who provides inconsistent reports of their health status? The importance of age, cognitive ability and socioeconomic status (with Nicole Black, David W. Johnston and Michael A. Shields), Social Science & Medicine 191: 9-18.

Education and health knowledge: Evidence from UK Compulsory Schooling Reform. (with David Johnston, Grace Lordan and Michael Shields) (2015). Social Science and Medicine 127: 92-100.

Does early schooling narrow outcome gaps for advantaged and disadvantaged children? (with Anna Zhu) (2015). Economics of Education Review 45: 76-88.

Media coverage: Herald Sun

Media and human capital development: Can video game playing make you smarter? (2015). Economic Inquiry 53(2): 1140-1155.

Media coverage: Marginal REVOLUTION, HBR blog network (March 5, 2015), National Affairs, Interview with LRT.lt (in Lithuanian)

The effects of old and new media on children's weight. (2015). Applied Economics 47(10): 1008-1018.

Does self-assessed health measure health? (with Denise Doiron, Denzil Fiebig, and Meliyanni Johar) (2015). Applied Economics 47(2): 180-194.

Hips and Hearts: The Variation in Incentive Effects of Insurance across Hospital Procedures (with Denise Doiron and Denzil Fiebig) (2014). Journal of Health Economics 37: 81-97.

Can you trust survey responses? Evidence using objective health measures (with Meliyanni Johar) (2013). Economic Letters 121(2): 163-166.

How does searching for health information on the Internet affect individuals' demand for health care services? (2012). Social Science and Medicine 75 (10): 1828-1835.


BOOK CHAPTERS

The effect of multitasking on children's non-cognitive skills (2016) in The Economics of Multitasking edited by Gigi Foster and Charlene Kalenkoski, Palgrave MacMillan.


WORKING PAPERS

World Commodity Prices, Job Security and Mental Health: Evidence from the Mining Industry (with David Johnston and Michael Shields) (2017) IZA DP No 11251

Is it only a game? Video games and violence (2019) SSRN


WORK IN PROGRESS

Effects of home country shocks on migrant wellbeing (with Prashant Bharadwaj, Denise Doiron, and Denzil Fiebig)

Unintended consequences of HPV vaccination (with Julie Berry Cullen)

HPV, peers, physician spillovers (with Julie Berry Cullen, Maria Knoth Humlum, and Peter Peter Rønø Thingholm)

The Intergenerational Impact of Reduced Generosity in the Social Safety Net (with Anna Zhu)