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Richard Dickens
Professor of Economics (Economics)
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Selected publications

Article

Dickens, Richard (2015) How are minimum wages set? IZA World of Labor, 211. ISSN 2054-9571

Dickens, Richard, Riley, Rebecca and Wilkinson, David (2015) A re-examination of the impact of the UK national minimum wage on employment. Economica, 82 (328). pp. 841-864. ISSN 0013-0427

Dickens, Richard, Riley, Rebecca and Wilkinson, David (2014) The UK minimum wage at age 22: a regression discontinuity approach. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, 177 (1). pp. 95-114. ISSN 1467-985X

Dickens, Richard (2011) Child Poverty in Britain: Past Lessons and Future Prospects. National Institute Economic Review, 218 (1). R7-R19. ISSN 00279501

Dickens, Richard (2000) Caught in a Trap: Wage Mobility in Great Britain 1975-94. Economica, 67 (268). pp. 477-497. ISSN 00130427

Dickens, Richard (2000) The Evolution of Individual Male Earnings in Great Britain: 1975-95. Economic Journal, 110 (460). pp. 27-49. ISSN 1468-0297

Book Section

Dickens, Richard (2011) Child Poverty in Britain: Did Work Work? In: Gregg, P and Wadsworth, J (eds.) The Labour Market in Winter: The State of Working Britain. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 9780199587377

Dickens, Richard and Manning, Alan (2003) Minimum wage minimum impact. In: Dickens, Richard, Gregg, Paul and Wadsworth, Jonathan (eds.) The Labour Market Under New Labour: The State of Working Britain. Palgrave Macmillan Publishing, Basingstoke, pp. 201-213. ISBN 978-1403916303

Dickens, Richard and Ellwood, David T (2003) Child poverty in Britain. In: Dickens, Richard, Gregg, Paul and Wadsworth, Jonathan (eds.) The labour market under new Labour : the state of working Britain 2003. Palgrave Macmillan Publishing, pp. 291-305. ISBN 9781403916297

Dickens, Richard (1999) Wage Mobility. In: Gregg, P and Wadsworth, J (eds.) The State of Working Britain. Manchester University Press, pp. 206-224. ISBN 9780719056475

Reports and working papers

Luckock, Barry, Hickle, Kristine, Hampden-Thompson, Gillian and Dickens, Richard (2017) The Islington ‘Doing what counts: measuring what matters’. Project Report. Department for Education.

Dickens, Richard, Riley, Rebecca and Wilkinson, David (2012) Re-examining the Impact of the National Minimum Wage on Earnings, Employment and Hours: The Importance of Recession and Firm Size. Technical Report. Low Pay Commission, London.

Dickens, Richard and Dolton, Peter (2011) Using wage council data to identify the effect of recessions on the impact of the minimum wage. Technical Report. Low Pay Commission, London.

Dickens, Richard, Riley, Rebecca and Wilkinson, David (2010) The impact on employment of the age related increases in the National Minimum Wage. Technical Report. Low Pay Commission, London.

Dickens, Richard, Riley, Rebecca and Wilkinson, David (2009) The employment and hours of work effects of the changing National Minimum Wage. Technical Report. Low Pay Commission, London.

Dickens, Richard and McKnight, Abigail (2008) Assimilation of Migrants into the British Labour Market. Working Paper. Centre for Economic Performance, LSE, London.

Dickens, Richard and McKnight, Abigail (2008) Changes in Earnings Inequality and Mobility in Great Britain 1978/9-2005/6. Working Paper. Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.

Dickens, Richard and McKnight, Abigail (2008) The Impact of Policy Change on Job Retention and Advancement. Working Paper. Centre for Economic Performance, LSE, London.