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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 16 - 30 of 34 in total

    1. Attendance Allowance and Disability Living Allowance claimants in the older population: is there a difference in their economic circumstances?

      Ruth Hancock, Marcello Morciano, and Stephen Pudney

      1. Disability
      2. Older People
      3. Welfare Benefits
    2. Survey design and the analysis of satisfaction

      Gabriella Conti and Stephen Pudney

    3. Perception and retrospection: the dynamic consistency of responses to survey questions on wellbeing

      Stephen Pudney

      1. Survey Methodology
      2. Well Being
      3. Finance
    4. Drugs policy - what should we do about cannabis?

      Stephen Pudney

      1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
      2. Health
    5. Estimating the impact of a policy reform on benefit take-up: the 2001 extension to the minimum income guarantee for UK pensioners

      Stephen Pudney, Francesca Zantomio, and Ruth Hancock

    6. The dynamics of perception: modelling subjective wellbeing in a short panel

      Stephen Pudney

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

       Man Yee Kan and Stephen Pudney

      1. Time Use
      2. Survey Methodology
    8. Measurement error in models of welfare participation

      Monica Hernandez and Stephen Pudney

    9. The welfare cost of means-testing: pensioner participation in income support

      Monica Hernandez, Stephen Pudney, and Ruth Hancock

      1. Pensions
      2. Poverty
    10. Simulating the reform of means-tested benefits with endogenous take-up and claim costs

      Stephen Pudney, Ruth Hancock, and Holly Sutherland

    11. Hours constraints and in-work poverty

      Sarah Brown and Stephen Pudney

      1. Labour Market
      2. Poverty
    12. The take-up of multiple means-tested benefits by British pensioners: evidence from the Family Resources Survey

      Ruth Hancock, Stephen Pudney, Geraldine Barker, et al.

    13. Keeping off the grass? an econometric model of cannabis consumption in Britain

      Stephen Pudney

    14. The road to ruin? Sequences of initiation into drug use and offending by young people in Britain

      Stephen Pudney

    15. Social security, poverty and economic transition: an analysis for Bulgaria 1992-96

      Robert Ackrill, Rumen Dobrinsky, Nikolay Markov, et al.


    Displaying media publications 46 - 60 of 108 in total

    1. Health-related work data 'worrying'

    2. Health-related work data 'worrying'

    3. Health-related work data 'worrying'

    4. Selected indicators that you will be rich

    5. Home Office research published

    6. More drug advisers set to follow David Nutt and resign

    7. Tricks to increase your stature

    8. The secret to that super successful career: be tall and attractive?

    9. Life is high school

    10. No revenge of the nerds?

    11. Quick study: cool cash

    12. Populære unge tjener mer

    13. Being popular in school pays off

    14. Being popular at school puts you on the wealth path

    15. What is the value if a real friend these days?

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