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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 141 in total

    1. 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

    2. Is there an income gradient in child health? It depends whom you ask

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

      1. Child Development
      2. Health
    3. Perception and retrospection: the dynamic consistency of responses to survey questions on wellbeing

      Stephen Pudney

      1. Survey Methodology
      2. Well Being
    4. Disability benefits for older people: how does the UK Attendance Allowance system really work?

      Stephen Pudney

      1. Disability
      2. Welfare Benefits
    5. Disability Status and Older People's Receipt of Disability Benefit in British Population Surveys

      Ruth Hancock, Marcello Morciano, Stephen Pudney, et al.

    6. Participation in disability benefit programmes: a partial identification analysis of the British Attendance Allowance system

      Stephen Pudney

    7. Drugs Policy? A role for economic research?

      Stephen Pudney

    8. Popular kids earn more

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

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

      Stephen Pudney

    10. Popularity

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

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

      Stephen Pudney

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

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

    13. Eliminant Methods and the Factor Model

      Stephen Pudney

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

      Gabriella Conti and Stephen Pudney

    15. 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


    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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