Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

Melvyn Weeks

Contents:

This is information that was supplied by Melvyn Weeks in registering through RePEc. If you are Melvyn Weeks , you may change this information at the RePEc Author Service. Or if you are not registered and would like to be listed as well, register at the RePEc Author Service. When you register or update your RePEc registration, you may identify the papers and articles you have authored.

Personal Details

First Name: Melvyn
Middle Name:
Last Name: Weeks
Suffix:

RePEc Short-ID: pwe205

Email:
Homepage: http://www.econ.cam.ac.uk/faculty/weeks/
Postal Address:
Phone:

Affiliation

Faculty of Economics
University of Cambridge
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Homepage: http://www.econ.cam.ac.uk/
Email:
Phone:
Fax:
Postal: Austin Robinson Building, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DD
Handle: RePEc:edi:fecamuk (more details at EDIRC)

Works

as in new window

Working papers

  1. Iyer, S. & Weeks, M., 2009. "Social Interactions, Ethnicity and Fertility in Kenya," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 0903, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  2. Isachenkova, N. & Weeks, M., 2008. "Acquisition, Insolvency and Managers in UK Small Companies," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 0838, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  3. Gernot Doppelhofer & Melvyn Weeks, 2007. "Jointness of Growth Determinants," CESifo Working Paper Series 1978, CESifo Group Munich.
  4. Gernot Doppelhofer & Xavier Sala I Martin & Melvyn Weeks, 2005. "Jointness of Determinants of Economics Growth," Money Macro and Finance (MMF) Research Group Conference 2005 54, Money Macro and Finance Research Group.
  5. Train, K. & Weeks, M., 2004. "Discrete Choice Models in Preference Space and Willingness-to Pay Space," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 0443, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  6. Melvyn Weeks & Sriya Iyer, 2004. "Multiple social interactions and reproductive externalities: An investigation of fertility behaviour in Kenya," Econometric Society 2004 Latin American Meetings 143, Econometric Society.
  7. Eklöf, M. & Weeks, M., 2004. "‘Estimation of Discrete Choice Models Using DCM for Ox’," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 0427, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  8. Luisa Corrado & Ron Martin & Melvyn Weeks, 2004. "Identifying And Interpreting Convergence Clusters Across Europe," Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2004 145, Royal Economic Society.
  9. M. Weeks & S. Godsill & M. Stone, 2004. "Assessing the Impact of Private Sector Balance Sheets Effects on Financial Crises: a comparison of Bayesian and information-theoretic measures of model uncertainty," Econometric Society 2004 Latin American Meetings 162, Econometric Society.
  10. Kapetanios, G. & Weeks, M., 2003. "Non-nested Models and the likelihood Ratio Statistic: A Comparison of Simulation and Bootstrap-based Tests," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 0308, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  11. Melvyn Weeks & Mark R. Stone, 2001. "Systemic Financial Crises, Balance Sheets, and Model Uncertainity," IMF Working Papers 01/162, International Monetary Fund.
  12. Andy Cosh & Alan Hughes & Melvyn Weeks, 2000. "The Relationship Between Training and Employment Growth in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises," ESRC Centre for Business Research - Working Papers wp188, ESRC Centre for Business Research.
  13. Raiser, M. & Di Tommaso, M.L. & Weeks, M., 2000. "The Measurement and Determination of Institutional Change: Evidence from Transition Economics," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 0029, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  14. M. Raiser & Melvyn Weeks, 2000. "A Structural Model of Institutional Change: Evidence from Transition Economies," Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers 1689, Econometric Society.
  15. Di Tommaso, M.L. & Weeks, M., 2000. "Decision Structures and Discrete Choices: An Application to Labour Market Participation and Fertility," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 0009, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  16. Yudon, Y. & Weeks, M., 2000. "Provincial Income Convergence in China, 1953-1997: a Panel Data Approach," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 0010, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  17. Weeks, M. & Orne, C., 1999. "The Statistical Relationship between Bivariate and Multinomial Choice Models," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 9912, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  18. Pesaran, M. H. & Weeks, M., 1999. "Non-nested Hypothesis Testing: An Overview," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 9918, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  19. Til Schuermann & Melvyn Weeks, . "Why You May Need Not Worry About Finite Sample Bias In Simulated Maximum Likelihood Estimation," Discussion Papers 94/18, Department of Economics, University of York.
  20. Melvyn Weeks, . "Circumventing the Curse of Dimensionality: An Interactive Programme for the Estimation of Multinomial Choice Models," Discussion Papers 93/20, Department of Economics, University of York.
  21. Melvyn Weeks, . "The Multinomial Probit Revisited: A Discussion of Parameter Estimability and Identification," Discussion Papers 93/14, Department of Economics, University of York.
  22. Melvyn Weeks, . "Testing Binomial and Multinomial Choice Models Using Cox's Non-Nested Test," Discussion Papers 95/45, Department of Economics, University of York.
  23. Alan Duncan & Melvyn Weeks, . "Non-Nested Models of Labour Supply with Discrete Choices," Discussion Papers 97/20, Department of Economics, University of York.
  24. Melvyn Weeks, . "Numerical Experiments on Gradient Based Algorithms for the Multinomial Probit Model," Discussion Papers 93/21, Department of Economics, University of York.
  25. Melvyn Weeks, . "Parameter Estimability in the Multinomial Probit Model: the Role of Information Content," Discussion Papers 95/10, Department of Economics, University of York.

Articles

  1. Maria L. Di Tommaso & Martin Raiser & Melvyn Weeks, 2007. "Home Grown or Imported? Initial Conditions, External Anchors and the Determinants of Institutional Reform in the Transition Economies," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 117(520), pages 858-881, 04.
  2. Luisa Corrado & Ron Martin & Melvyn Weeks, 2005. "Identifying and Interpreting Regional Convergence Clusters across Europe," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 115(502), pages C133-C160, 03.
  3. Sean Holly & Paul Turner & Melvyn Weeks, 2003. "Asymmetric Adjustment and Bias in Estimation of an Equilibrium Relationship from a Cointegrating Regression," Computational Economics, Society for Computational Economics, vol. 21(3), pages 195-202, June.
  4. M. Weeks, 2003. "Discrete choice methods with simulation, Kenneth E. Train, Cambridge University Press, 2003, ISBN: 0-521-81696-3, pp. 334," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 18(3), pages 379-383.
  5. Melvyn Weeks, 2002. "Book Reviews : Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach, Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, South-Western College Publishing, 2000," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 17(2), pages 191-193.
  6. Melvyn Weeks, 2001. "Review of Measurement error and latent variables in econometrics, Tom Wansbeek and Erik Meijer, advanced textbooks in economics: editors C. Bliss and M. D. Intriligator, North-Holland, Amsterdam," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 16(6), pages 749-753.
  7. Duncan, Alan & Weeks, Melvyn, 1997. "Behavioural tax microsimulation with finite hours choices," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 41(3-5), pages 619-626, April.
  8. Weeks, Melvyn, 1997. " The Multinomial Probit Model Revisited: A Discussion of Parameter Estimability, Identification and Specification Testing," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 11(3), pages 297-320, September.
  9. Weeks, Melvyn, 1995. "Circumventing the Curse of Dimensionality in Applied Work Using Computer Intensive Methods," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 105(429), pages 520-30, March.
  10. Sastry, M. L. & Szyrmer, J. & Weeks, M., 1989. "Economic-demographic linkages in an extended U.S. input--output model: the impact of income and age," Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 23(5), pages 303-320.
  11. P. Bentler & David Weeks, 1980. "Linear structural equations with latent variables," Psychometrika, Springer, vol. 45(3), pages 289-308, September.

Books

  1. Mitton,Lavinia & Sutherland,Holly & Weeks,Melvyn (ed.), 2000. "Microsimulation Modelling for Policy Analysis," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521790062, October.

NEP Fields

12 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2009-02-28
  2. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2008-10-28
  3. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (2) 2004-05-02 2004-08-16
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2005-09-29 2009-02-28
  5. NEP-ECM: Econometrics (5) 2000-01-24 2000-01-24 2003-02-15 2004-05-02 2004-08-16. Author is listed
  6. NEP-EEC: European Economics (2) 2004-02-08 2004-09-30
  7. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (1) 2008-10-28
  8. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (1) 2004-08-16
  9. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (1) 2004-02-08
  10. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2000-11-20
  11. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2004-08-16
  12. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2003-02-10
  13. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2009-02-28

Statistics

This author is among the top 5% authors according to these criteria:
  1. Closeness measure in co-authorship network

Most cited item

Most downloaded item (past 12 months)

Access and download statistics for all items

Co-authorship network on CollEc

Corrections

For general information on how to correct material on RePEc, see these instructions.

To update listings or check citations waiting for approval, Melvyn Weeks should log into the RePEc Author Service

To make corrections to the bibliographic information of a particular item, find the technical contact on the abstract page of that item. There, details are also given on how to add or correct references and citations.

To link different versions of the same work, where versions have a different title, use this form. Note that if the versions have a very similar title and are in the author's profile, the links will usually be created automatically.

Please note that most corrections can take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.