Research

Further information about research projects and publications.

Research Papers


"Nonparametric Analysis of Time-Inconsistent Preferences". (with M. Browning and L. Blow)

"Demand analysis with partially observed prices". (with M. Polisson)

"Prices versus Preferences: Taste Change and Revealed Preferences". (with A. Adams, R. Blundell and M. Browning)

"Observable Consequences of Mental Accounting". (with L. Blow)

"A Maximum Entropy Approach to the APC problem". (with M. Browning and M. Knoef)

Research Presentations


"Hedonic Models and New Characteristics". (with J. P. Neary)

"Random Fields and Labour Supply"

"Nonparametric Analysis of Reference-Dependence" (with L. Blow and V. Crawford)

"The Price Uncertainty Model" (with A. Adams and D. Martin)

Publications


"Social interactions and the influence of 'extremists'", Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organisation, 153,238-266, September 2018,  (with Donna Harris)

"Gorman revisited: Nonparametric conditions for exact aggregation", SERIEs, 7:203–220 (2016),(with Laurens Cherchye, Bram De Rock & Frederic Vermeulen)

"Sharp for SARP" American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 7(1): 43-60, (2015), (with Richard Blundell, Martin Browning, Laurens Cherchye, Bram De Rock & Frederic Vermeulen)

"Testing for Intertemporal Separability" Journal of Mathematical Economics, 52(C), 46-49, (2014), (with Matthew Polisson)​

"Empirical Revealed Preference", Annual Reviews, Vol. 6: 503 -524, (2014), (with Bram de Rock)

"How Many Types are There?", Economic Journal, 123 (2013), 77-95, (with Krishna Pendakur)

"How Demanding is the Revealed Preference Approach to Demand?", American Economic Review, 101 (2011), 2782–2795, (with T. Beatty)

"Welfare Rankings from Multivariate Data, a Nonparametric Approach", Journal of Public Economics 95 (2011) 247–252, (with G. Anderson and A. Leicester)

"Habits Revealed" Review of Economic Studies, (2010) 77(4), pp. 1382-1402

"Best Nonparametric Bounds on Demand Responses" Econometrica, (2008) 76(6), pp. 1227–1262 (with R. Blundell and M. Browning)

"Testing for a Reference Consumer in International Comparisons of Living Standards" American Economic Review (2008) 98(4), pp. 1731–32, (with J. Peter Neary)

"Revealed Preference Methods for the Consumer Characteristics Model" Review of Economic Studies, (2008) vol 75, pp. 371-389, (with L. Blow and M. Browning)

"Improving Bounds on Demand Curves " International Economic Review, (2007) Vol. 48, No. 4, November, (with R. Blundell and M. Browning).

"The RPI and the cost-of-living index: testing for consistency between theory and practice", Fiscal Studies, (2004), vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 79-91 (with I. Image)

"Nonparametric Engel Curves and Revealed Preference", Econometrica, (2003) vol. 71, no. 1, pp. 205-240, (with R. Blundell and M. Browning)

"Estimation of household demand systems with theoretically compatible Engel curve and unit value specifications", Journal of Econometrics, (2003) vol. 114, pp. 221-241, (with F. Laisney and I. Preston).

"The cost of living with the RPI: Substitution bias in the UK Retail Prices Index", Economic Journal, (2001), 111, F311-334 (with L. Blow)

Book Chapters


"Models of Revealed Preference’, in Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioural Sciences (eds.) R. Scott and S. Kosslyn, Hobojenm NJ: John Wiley and Sons.2015. With Abi Adams.

“The revealed preference approach to demand” in Quantifying consumer preferences: estimating demand systems - Contributions to economic analysis Daniel Slottje (ed.), Emerald Press. 2009, with L. Cherchye L, B. De Rock, F. Vermeulen.

“Efficiency Analysis and the Lower Convex Hull Approach”, in Quantitative Approaches to Multidimensional Poverty Measurement, Nanak Kakwani and Jacques Silber (ed.’s) Palgrave Macmillan, 2008, with G. Anderson and A. Leicester

“Value Added Tax and Excises” in The Mirrlees Review: Dimensions of Tax Design, S. Adam, T. Besley and R. Blundell (ed.’s), Oxford University Press, 2009, with M. Keen and S. Smith.

"Household Cost-of-Living Indices: Evidence from 14 years of UK micro-data", in J. Hills (ed), New Inequalities: The Changing Distribution of Income and Wealth in the United Kingdom (1996), Cambridge, C.U.P.

"Tax Policy and the Environmental Costs of Road Transport", in C. Sandford (ed.), More Key Issues in Tax Reform (1995), Fiscal Publications, (with S. Smith).

"Separating Distributional Issues from Utility Charging: the impact of domestic fuel bills, income support and fiscal alternatives", in P. Vass (Ed), Access Rights and Affordability: The Social Agenda for the Regulation of Utilities Charging Policy , CIPFA, London (1994) (with A. Dilnot).