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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 publications 61 - 75 of 135 in total

    1. Drugs Policy? A role for economic research?

      Stephen Pudney

    2. Popular kids earn more

      Stephen Pudney, Gabriella Conti, Gerrit Mueller, et al.

    3. Cannabis and Hard Drugs: is there a supply-side gateway effect?

      Stephen Pudney

    4. Popularity

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

      1. Child Development
      2. Labour Market
      3. Social Behaviour
    5. The Dynamics of Illicit Behaviour: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Offending, Crime and Justice Survey

      Stephen Pudney

    6. Understanding Society. Some preliminary results from the Wave 1 Innovation Panel

      Jonathan Burton, Heather Laurie, S.C. Noah Uhrig, et al.

    7. Eliminant Methods and the Factor Model

      Stephen Pudney

    8. If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands! Survey design and the analysis of satisfaction

      Gabriella Conti and Stephen Pudney

    9. If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands! Survey design and the analysis of satisfaction

      Gabriella Conti and Stephen Pudney

      1. Survey Methodology
      2. Wages And Earnings
      3. Well Being
    10. The dynamics of perception: modelling subjective wellbeing in a short panel

      Stephen Pudney

    11. Measurement error in stylised and diary data on time use

       Man Yee Kan and Stephen Pudney

      1. Time Use
      2. Survey Methodology
    12. Heaping and leaping: survey response behaviour and the dynamics of self-reported consumption expenditure

      Stephen Pudney

      1. Statistical Analysis
      2. Survey Methodology
    13. Rarely Pure and Never Simple. Extracting the Truth from Self-Reported Data on Substance Use

      Stephen Pudney

    14. Measurement error in models of welfare participation

      Monica Hernandez and Stephen Pudney

    15. Rarely pure and never simple: extracting the truth from self-reported data on substance abuse

      Stephen Pudney

      1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
      2. Young People
      3. Survey Methodology


    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

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


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