Research

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PUBLICATIONS BY RESEARCH AREA

Economics Journals

[1] “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.

[2] “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

[3] “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.

[4] “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.

[5] 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.

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

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

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

[8] “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.

Health Policy & Multidisciplinary Journals

[1] “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

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

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

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

Public, private, both? Analysing factors influencing the labour supply of medical specialists“. (with Guyonne Kalb & Tony Scott). Latest version – November 2016 (Revisions resubmitted at the Canadian Journal of Economics)

What factors affect doctors’ hours decisions? Comparing structural discrete choice and reduced-form approaches” (with Guyonne Kalb et al). Melbourne Institute Working Paper 10/15. (Revisions requested at Health Economics)

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

Health shocks and household expenditures: Early insights from the Singapore Life Panel (with Rhema Vaithianathan & Jing Li). (Email for draft)

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

Selection stories in duplicate insurance markets