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Professor Stephen Pudney Visiting Professor, University of Essex

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Curriculum vitae

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

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    Displaying all 11 publications

    1. Survey design and the determinants of subjective wellbeing: an experimental analysis

      Angus Holford and Stephen Pudney

    2. Popularity

      Gabriella Conti, Andrea Galeotti, Gerrit Mueller, et al.

      1. Child Development
      2. Labour Market
      3. Social Behaviour
    3. Two can live as cheaply as one... but three's a crowd

      Christopher R. Bollinger, Cheti Nicoletti, and Stephen Pudney

    4. What you don't see can't hurt you? Panel data analysis and the dynamics of unobservable factors

      Monica Hernandez and Stephen Pudney

      1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
      2. Surveys
    5. Child mental health and educational attainment: multiple observers and the measurement error problem

      Johnston David, Carol Propper, Stephen Pudney, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
    6. If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands! Survey design and the analysis of satisfaction

      Gabriella Conti and Stephen Pudney

    7. Measurement Error in Stylised and Diary Data on Time Use

       Man Yee Kan and Stephen Pudney

    8. The Arrestee Survey Annual Report: October 2003-September 2004

      Richard Boreham, Elizabeth Fuller, Amy Hills, et al.

    9. Rarely pure and never simple. Extracting the truth from self-reported data on substance use

      Stephen Pudney

      1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
      2. Surveys
    10. Measuring the Harm from Illegal Drugs using the Drug Harm Index

      J Collingwood, P Jamieson, Z MacDonald, et al.

    11. The Road to Ruin? Sequences of Initiation to Drugs and Crime in Britain

      Stephen Pudney


    Displaying media publications 1 - 15 of 108 in total

    1. Mr Nice, drug trafficking – and how Britain now grows its own weed

    2. Counting the wages of sin: why is it misleading to include the value of illegal drugs to the UK economy in GDP figures?

    3. Cannabis legalisation worth millions - government report

    4. Legalising cannabis would raise millions in tax, says government study

    5. Leaked Treasury report reveals legalised cannabis could be worth hundreds of millions to the Exchequer

    6. Legalising cannabis in the UK 'would raise hundreds of millions'

    7. Treasury makes financial case for legalising drugs

    8. Cannabis: healthy benefit or deadly threat?

    9. A look at how legalising cannabis could save hundreds of millions of pounds

    10. Balancing the imbalances of the economy – to legalize or not to legalize

    11. 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

    12. Caring for the elderly

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

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

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

    Centres and surveys

    Micro-social change, surveys and data, tax and benefit microsimulation


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