Centre for Study of Welfare and Inclusive Growth

Health, Welfare and Well-Being

Recent Publications

Disney, Richard and Luo, Guannan (2017) The right to buy public housing in the United Kingdom: a welfare analysis.Journal of Housing Economics, 35. pp. 51-68. ISSN 1051-1377

Dolton, Peter and Xiao, Mimi   (2017) The intergenerational transmission of body mass index across countries.    Economics and Human Biology, 24.     pp. 140-152.     ISSN 1570-677X       

Litchfield, Julie and Piza, Caio (2017) Estimating the willingness to pay for tenure security in Brazilian favelas. Working Paper. University of Sussex.

Telhaj, ShqiponjaGibbons, Steve and Scrutinio, Vincenzo (2017) Does teacher turnover affect young people's academic achievement? Centre Piece, 22 (1). pp. 21-23. ISSN 1362-3761

Research Outputs 2016

Abdelmoneim, Yousra and Litchfield, Julie (2016) Does migration improve living standards of migrant-sending households? Evidence from rural Ethiopia. Working Paper. Migrating out of Poverty, Brighton

Baumberg Geiger, Ben and MacKerron, George (2016) Can alcohol make you happy? A subjective wellbeing approach.Social Science & Medicine, 156. pp. 184-191. ISSN 0277-9536

Bryson, Alex and MacKerron, George (2016) Are you happy while you work? Economic Journal, 127 (599). pp. 106-125. ISSN 0013-0133

Dolton, Peter and Pathania, Vikram (2016) Can increased primary care access reduce demand for emergency care? Evidence from England's 7-day GP opening. Journal of Health Economics, 49. pp. 193-208. ISSN 0167-6296

Exley, Josephine, Pitchforth, Emma, Okeke, Edward, Glick, Peter, Abubakar, Isa Sadeeq, Chari, Amalavoyal, Bashir, Usman, Gu, Kun and Onwujekwe, Obinna (2016) Persistent barriers to care; a qualitative study to understand women’s experiences in areas served by the midwives service scheme in Nigeria. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 16 (232). ISSN 1471-2393

Krishnamurthy, Prasad, Pathania, Vikram and Tandon, Sharad   (2016) Food price subsidies and nutrition: evidence from state reforms to India's public distribution system.    Economic Development and Cultural Change.         ISSN 0013-0079     (Accepted)       

Okeke, Edward, Glick, Peter, Chari, Amalavoyal, Abubakar, Isa Sadeeq, Pitchforth, Emma, Exley, Josephine, Bashir, Usman, Gu, Kun and Onwujekwe, Obinna (2016) The effect of increasing the supply of skilled health providers on pregnancy and birth outcomes: evidence from the midwives service scheme in Nigeria. BMC Health Services Research, 16 (425). ISSN 1472-6963

Orraca Romano, Pedro Paulo (2016) Essays on development and labour economics for Mexico. Doctoral thesis (PhD), University of Sussex

Tekleselassie, Tsegay Gebrekidan (2016) Three essays on the impact of institutions and policies on socio-economic outcomes. Doctoral thesis (PhD), University of Sussex.       

Research Outputs 2015

Awumbila, Mariama, Teye, Joseph Kofi, Litchfield, Julie, Boakye-Yiadom, Louis, Deshingkar, Priya and Quartey, Peter (2015) Are migrant households better off than non-migrant households? Evidence from Ghana. Working Paper. Migrating out of Poverty, Brighton

Chari, Amalavoyal V, Engberg, John, Ray, Kristin N and Mehrotra, Ateev (2015) The opportunity costs of informal elder-care in the United States: new estimates from the American time use survey. Health Services Research, 50 (3). pp. 871-882. ISSN 0017-9124

Gazeley, Ian and Newell, Andrew   (2015) Urban working-class food consumption and nutrition in Britain in 1904.    Economic History Review, 68 (1).     pp. 101-122.     ISSN 0013-0117

Gazeley, Ian, Newell, Andrew and Bezabih, Mintewab (2015) The transformation of hunger revisited: estimating available calories from the budgets of late nineteenth-century British households. Journal of Economic History, 75 (2). pp. 512-525. ISSN 0022-0507

Ghosal, Sayantan, Mani, Anandi, Jana, Smarajit, Mitra, Sandip and Roy, Sanchari (2015) Sex workers, self-image and stigma: evidence from Kolkata brothels. Working Paper. University of Warwick.           

Hirvonen, Kalle and Moradi, Alexander   (2015) The African enigma: the mystery of tall African adults despite low national incomes revisited.          In:    Komlos, John and Kelly, Inas Rashad (eds.)      Handbook of Economics and Human Biology.            Oxford University Press, Oxford.     ISBN 9780199389292           Item not available from this repository.

Silwal, Ani Rudra and McKay, Andy   (2015) The impact of cooking with firewood on respiratory health: evidence from Indonesia.    Journal of Development Studies, 51 (12).     pp. 1619-1633.     ISSN 0022-0388           Item not available from this repository

Ray, Kristin N, Chari, Amalavoyal V, Engberg, John, Bertolet, Marnie and Mehrotra, Ateev (2015) Disparities in time spent seeking medical care in the US. JAMA Internal Medicine, 175 (12). pp. 1983-1986. ISSN 2168-6106

Ray, Kristin N, Chari, Amalavoyal V, Engberg, John, Bertolet, Marnie and Mehrotra, Ateev (2015) The opportunity costs of ambulatory medical care in the United States. American Journal of Managed Care, 21 (8). pp. 567-574. ISSN 1088-0224

Xiao, Mimi (2015) Intergenerational transmission and the effects of health on migration. Doctoral thesis (PhD), University of Sussex