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Matt Dickson

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First Name:Matt
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Last Name:Dickson
RePEc Short-ID:pdi176
Department of Social & Policy Sciences University of Bath Bath BA2 7AY UK


(70%) Institute for Policy Research
University of Bath

Bath, United Kingdom
RePEc:edi:dsbatuk (more details at EDIRC)

(10%) Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO)
School of Economics
University of Bristol

Bristol, United Kingdom
RePEc:edi:cmbriuk (more details at EDIRC)

(10%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Bonn, Germany
RePEc:edi:izaaade (more details at EDIRC)

(10%) Geary Institute
University College Dublin

Dublin, Ireland
RePEc:edi:geucdie (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Chris Belfield & Jack Britton & Franz Buscha & Lorraine Dearden & Matt Dickson & Luke Sibieta & Laura van der Erve & Anna Vignoles & Ian Walker & Yu Zhu, 2021. "How much does degree choice matter?," IFS Working Papers W21/24, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
  2. Matt Dickson & Lindsey Macmilllan, 2020. "Inequality in access to grammar schools," CEPEO Briefing Note Series 3, UCL Centre for Education Policy and Equalising Opportunities, revised Apr 2020.
  3. Neil M. Davies & Matt Dickson & George Davey Smith & Frank Windmeijer & G.J. van den Berg, 2019. "The Causal Effects of Education on Adult Health, Mortality and Income: Evidence from Mendelian Randomization and the Raising of the School Leaving Age," Working Papers 2019-029, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group.
  4. Anger, Silke & Buscha, Franz & Dickson, Matt & Janssen, Simon, 2016. "Life-Time Effects of the German Food Crisis: Earnings, Employment, and Retirement," VfS Annual Conference 2016 (Augsburg): Demographic Change 145932, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
  5. Buscha, Franz & Dickson, Matt, 2015. "The Wage Returns to Education over the Life-Cycle: Heterogeneity and the Role of Experience," IZA Discussion Papers 9596, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  6. Simon Burgess & Matt Dickson & Lindsey Macmillan, 2014. "Selective Schooling Systems Increase Inequality," DoQSS Working Papers 14-09, Quantitative Social Science - UCL Social Research Institute, University College London.
  7. Dickson, Matt & Postel-Vinay, Fabien & Turon, Hélène, 2014. "The Lifetime Earnings Premium in the Public Sector: The View from Europe," IZA Discussion Papers 8159, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  8. Dickson, Matt & Gregg, Paul & Robinson, Harriet, 2013. "Early, Late or Never? When Does Parental Education Impact Child Outcomes?," IZA Discussion Papers 7123, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  9. Dickson, Matt & Smith, Sarah, 2011. "What Determines the Return to Education: An Extra Year or a Hurdle Cleared?," IZA Discussion Papers 5524, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  10. Dickson, Matt, 2009. "The Causal Effect of Education on Wages Revisited," IZA Discussion Papers 4419, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  11. Arnstein Aassve & Simon Burgess & Matt Dickson & Carol Propper, 2005. "Modelling Poverty by not Modelling Poverty: An Application of a Simultaneous Hazards Approach to the UK," The Centre for Market and Public Organisation 05/134, The Centre for Market and Public Organisation, University of Bristol, UK.
  12. Burgess, Simon & Propper, Carol & Aassve, Arnstein & Dickson, Matt, 2003. "Employment, Family Union and Childbearing Decisions in Great Britain," CEPR Discussion Papers 4011, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  13. Simon Burgess & Carol Propper & Matt Dickson, 2003. "The Analysis of Poverty Data with Endogenous Transitions," Bristol Economics Discussion Papers 03/543, School of Economics, University of Bristol, UK.


  1. Simon Burgess & Matt Dickson & Lindsey Macmillan, 2020. "Do selective schooling systems increase inequality?," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 72(1), pages 1-24.
  2. Neil M. Davies & Matt Dickson & George Davey Smith & Gerard J. van den Berg & Frank Windmeijer, 2018. "The causal effects of education on health outcomes in the UK Biobank," Nature Human Behaviour, Nature, vol. 2(2), pages 117-125, February.
  3. Franz Buscha & Matt Dickson, 2018. "A Note on the Wage Effects of the 1972 Raising of the School Leaving Age in Scotland and Northern Ireland," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 65(5), pages 572-582, November.
  4. Matt Dickson & Paul Gregg & Harriet Robinson, 2016. "Early, Late or Never? When Does Parental Education Impact Child Outcomes?," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 126(596), pages 184-231, October.
  5. Jake Bradley & Matt Dickson & Fabien Postel-Vinay & Hélène Turon, 2016. "Salaires et emploi dans les secteurs public et privé. Différences et interactions," Revue française d'économie, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 0(1), pages 65-109.
  6. Dickson, Matt & Postel-Vinay, Fabien & Turon, Hélène, 2014. "The lifetime earnings premium in the public sector: The view from Europe," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(C), pages 141-161.
  7. Matt Dickson, 2013. "The Causal Effect of Education on Wages Revisited," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 75(4), pages 477-498, August.
  8. Buscha, Franz & Dickson, Matt, 2012. "The raising of the school leaving age: Returns in later life," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 117(2), pages 389-393.
  9. Dickson, Matt & Smith, Sarah, 2011. "What determines the return to education: An extra year or a hurdle cleared?," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 30(6), pages 1167-1176.
  10. Dickson, Matt & Harmon, Colm, 2011. "Economic returns to education: What We Know, What We Don’t Know, and Where We Are Going—Some brief pointers," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 30(6), pages 1118-1122.
  11. Simon Burgess & Carol Propper & Matt Dickson, 2006. "The analysis of poverty data with endogenous transitions," Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies, vol. 27(1), pages 75-98, March.
  12. Arnstein Aassve & Simon Burgess & Carol Propper & Matt Dickson, 2006. "Employment, family union and childbearing decisions in Great Britain," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, Royal Statistical Society, vol. 169(4), pages 781-804, October.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 20 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-EDU: Education (11) 2009-10-10 2009-11-07 2011-03-05 2011-04-23 2013-01-19 2014-06-07 2014-11-22 2014-11-28 2015-02-11 2015-04-19 2016-02-17. Author is listed
  2. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (9) 2003-10-05 2006-02-26 2009-10-10 2009-11-07 2011-03-05 2011-04-23 2013-01-19 2014-05-04 2014-06-07. Author is listed
  3. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (5) 2013-01-19 2014-06-07 2014-11-22 2015-04-19 2020-05-11. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (4) 2014-11-22 2019-04-15 2019-05-06 2022-02-14
  5. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (3) 2013-01-19 2014-11-22 2015-08-07
  6. NEP-EEC: European Economics (3) 2003-10-05 2014-05-04 2015-08-07
  7. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (3) 2005-12-09 2014-06-07 2015-04-19
  8. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (2) 2019-04-15 2019-05-06
  9. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (2) 2009-10-10 2009-11-07
  10. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (2) 2014-05-04 2016-02-17
  11. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2014-06-07
  12. NEP-GEN: Gender (1) 2020-05-11
  13. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2022-02-14
  14. NEP-ORE: Operations Research (1) 2020-05-11


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