Pre-publication drafts of my papers can be downloaded by clicking the titles, where available.
“Monthly spending dynamics of the elderly following a health shock: Evidence from Singapore” (with Rhema Vaithianathan & Jing Li). Health Economics, 28(1), 23-43. 2019.
“Public, private, both? Analysing factors influencing the labour supply of medical specialists“. (with Guyonne Kalb & Tony Scott). Canadian Journal of Economics, 51(2), 660-692. 2018.
“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, 4(1), 26-50. 2018
“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.
“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.
“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.
“Hospital utilisation in mixed public-private system: Evidence from Australian hospital data” (with Alfons Palangkaraya & Jongsay Yong), Applied Economics 46(8), 859-870. 2014.
“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. 2011.
Multidisciplinary & Health Policy Journals
“Mortality reductions from marginal increases in public spending on health” (with Laura Edney et al). Health Policy, 122(8), 892-899. 2018
“Estimating the reference ICER for the Australian health system” (with Laura Edney, Haji Afzali & Jon Karnon). Pharmacoeconomics, 36:2, 239-252. 2018
“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
“Changes in doctors’ working hours: a longitudinal analysis” (with Catherine Joyce & Wei Wang). Medicare Care Research and Review, 72(5), 605-621. 2015
“An empirical analysis of public & private practice by medical specialists in Australia” (with Catherine Joyce & Tony Scott), Health Policy 111(1), 43-51. 2013.
WORKING PAPERS & RESEARCH IN PROGRESS
Can health insurance speed up hedonic adaptation to major health shocks? Evidence from a monthly panel of elderly Singaporeans. (with Nick Powdthavee and Rhema Vaithianathan). December 2018. [Abstract link. Email for paper]
Cream-skimming: Theory and evidence from hospital transfers and capacity utilisation (with Ou Yang, Marc Chan and Jongsay Yong). December 2018.
Income-based mandates on the demand for private hospital insurance and its dynamics (with Thomas Buchmueller, Ngoc Anh Pham, Kevin Staub)
Professional networks in the medical labour market (with Kevin Staub).