Research

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PUBLISHED AND ACCEPTED WORKS

[1] “Public, private, both? Analysing factors influencing the labour supply of medical specialists“. (with Guyonne Kalb & Tony Scott). Canadian Journal of Economics, 51(2), May 2018.

[2] “What factors affect doctors’ hours decisions? Comparing structural discrete choice and reduced-form approaches” (with Guyonne Kalb et al). Health Economics. Accepted.

[3] “Do you have to win it to fix it? A longitudinal study of lottery winners and their health care demand” (with Joan Costa-Font & Nick Powdthavee). American Journal of Health Economics, Accepted. [Link to journal]

[4] “Estimating the reference ICER for the Australian health system” (with Laura Edney, Haji Afzali & Jon Karnon). Pharmacoeconomics, Accepted.

[5] “Longitudinal evidence for a midlife nadir in human well-being: results from four data sets” (with Nick Powdthavee & Andrew Oswald). Economic Journal, 127(559), 126-142. 2017.

*** Media: ABC, Atlantic, CNBCFTGuardian

[6] “One man’s blessing, another woman’s curse? Family factors and the gender-earnings gap of doctors” (with Stefanie Schurer et al) Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, 55: 385–414. 2016.

[7] “Cream skimming and hospital transfers in a mixed public-private system” (with John Haisken-DeNew & Jongsay Yong). Social Science and Medicine, 132, 156-164. 2015

[8] “Changes in doctors’ working hours: a longitudinal analysis” (with Catherine Joyce & Wei Wang). Medicare Care Research and Review, 72(5), 605-621. 2015

[9] “Attrition bias in panel data: a sheep in wolf’s clothing? A case study based on the MABEL survey“. (with Pravin Trivedi). Health Economics, 24(9), 1101-1117. 2015.

[10] Book Review: “Moral Hazard in Health Insurance”, by Amy Finkelstein (Columbia University Press, New York, 2014), pp. 160. Economic Record, 91(295), 537-539. 2015.

[11] “Measuring the effects of reducing subsidies for private insurance on public expenditure for health careJournal of Health Economics 33, 159-179. 2014.

*** Impact: GrattanPBO, NCOAGuardian. Media: ABC; SMH

[12] “Hospital utilisation in mixed public-private system: Evidence from Australian hospital data” (with Alfons Palangkaraya & Jongsay Yong), Applied Economics 46(8), 859-870. 2014.

[13] “An empirical analysis of public & private practice by medical specialists in Australia” (with Catherine Joyce & Tony Scott), Health Policy 111(1), 43-51. 2013.

[14] “What factors influence the earnings of GPs and medical specialists? Evidence from the MABEL survey” (with Tony Scott et al), Health Economics 21(11), 1300-1317. 2012.

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

Monthly spending dynamics of the elderly following a health shock: Evidence from Singapore (with Rhema Vaithianathan & Jing Li). (Version: July 2017)

Dynamic relations between subjective well-being and health shocks (with Rhema Vaithianathan and CREA).

Mortality reductions from increased public health care expenditure: a  role for instrumental mean and quantile estimates (with Laura Edney et al). (Email for draft)

Professional networks in the medical labour market (with Kevin Staub).

Selection stories in duplicate insurance markets

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