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Research Interests

  • Microeconometrics
  • Poverty and the welfare benefit system
  • Health and disability
  • Survey measurement error
  • The economics of crime and illicit drugs
  • The measurement of wellbeing


Displaying publications 1 - 15 of 121 in total

  1. Birth-cohort trends in older-age functional disability and their relationship with socio-economic status: evidence from a pooling of repeated cross-sectional population-based studies for the UK

    Marcello Morciano, Ruth Hancock, and Stephen Pudney

    1. Disability
    2. Older People
    3. Health
  2. BICOP: a Stata command for fitting bivariate ordinal regressions with residual dependence characterised by a copula function and normal mixture marginals

    Monica Hernandez-Alava and Stephen Pudney

  3. The income gradient in childhood mental health: all in the eye of the beholder?

    David W. Johnston, Carol Propper, Stephen Pudney, and Michael A. Shields

    1. Child Development
    2. Income Dynamics
    3. Well Being
  4. Child mental health and educational attainment: multiple observers and the measurement error problem

    Johnston David, Carol Propper, Stephen Pudney, and Michael Shields

    1. Education
    2. Child Development
  5. Survey design and the determinants of subjective wellbeing: an experimental analysis

    Angus Holford and Stephen Pudney

  6. Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 6: results from methodological experiments

    Nick Allum, Katrin Auspurg, Margaret Blake, Cara L. Booker, Thomas F. Crossley, Joanna d'Ardenne, Malcolm Fairbrother, Maria Iacovou, Annette Jäckle, Olena Kaminska, Peter Lynn, Cheti Nicoletti, Zoe Oldfield, Stephen Pudney, Sebastian Schnettler, S.C. Noah Uhrig, and Joachim Winter

  7. In sickness and in health? Comorbidity in older couples -conference paper abstract-

    Cara L. Booker and Stephen Pudney

    1. Older People
    2. Health
    3. Life Course Analysis
  8. Assessing the distributional impact of reforms to disability benefits for older people in the UK: implications of alternative measures of income and disability costs

    Ruth Hancock and Stephen Pudney

    1. Older People
    2. Welfare Benefits
    3. Social Policy
  9. Disability costs and equivalence scales in the older population in Great Britain

    Marcello Morciano, Ruth Hancock, and Stephen Pudney

    1. Disability
    2. Welfare Benefits
    3. Income Dynamics
  10. In sickness and in health? Comorbidity in older couples

    Cara L. Booker and Stephen Pudney

  11. Legalization and regulation of cannabis

    Mark L. Bryan, Emilia Del Bono, and Stephen Pudney

  12. Nonparametric estimation of a compensating variation: the cost of disability

    Ruth Hancock, Marcello Morciano, and Stephen Pudney

    1. Disability
    2. Older People
    3. Living Standards
    4. Welfare Benefits
  13. If at first you don't succeed? Fieldwork, panel attrition, and health-employment inferences in BHPS and HILDA

    Stephen Pudney and Nicole Watson

  14. Measuring poverty persistence with missing data with an application to Peruvian panel data

    Yadira Diaz and Stephen Pudney

    1. Poverty
    2. Survey Methodology
  15. Licensing and regulation of the cannabis market in England and Wales: towards a cost-benefit analysis

    Mark L. Bryan, Emilia Del Bono, and Stephen Pudney

    1. Law And Legislation
    2. Economics


Displaying media publications 1 - 15 of 98 in total

  1. Arguments that it would be better to see money from cannabis sales go towards schools and hospitals rather than into drug dealers' pockets are persuasive

  2. Caring for the elderly

  3. The costs and benefits of a licensed, taxed and regulated cannabis market

  4. Spliffs and butts: it is high time for a new debate on drug policy but politicians remain wary

  5. Taxing legalised cannabis could cut deficit by £1.25 billion

  6. Cannabis legalisation could see use rise but potency fall

  7. Legalising cannabis could bring in £1.25bn

  8. How cannabis could cut deficit by £1.25bn

  9. Deficit 'could be cut by £1.25bn if cannabis was legalised and taxed'

  10. Legalising cannabis: the £1.25bn tax benefit;

  11. Legalising cannabis: £1.25bn tax benefit - without necessarily damaging public health

  12. Decriminalization of cannabis can reduce deficit by £1.25bn

  13. Making cannabis legal without spoiling public health could help ease deficit

  14. Cannabis tax 'worth £1.25bn'

  15. Weed tax 'bonanza'

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