Recent papers and publications:


From “Sick Man of Europe” to the “Economic Superstar”: Germany’s Resurging Economy (joint with Bernd Fitzenberger, Uta Schoenberg, Alexandra Spitz Oehner), Journal of Economic Perspectives, forthcoming.

How Do Industries and Firms Respond to Changes in Local Labor Supply? (with Albrecht Glitz), CReAM Discussion Paper No 18/11, Journal of Labor Economics, forthcoming.

The Career Costs of Children (with Jérôme Adda and Katrien Stevens), under revision for Journal of Political Economy.

The Effect of Emigration from Poland on Polish Wages (with Tommaso Frattini and Anna Rosso).

The Effect of Growing up in a High Crime Neighborhood on Criminal Behaviour (with Anna Piil Damm), American Economic Review, forthcoming.

The Effect of Local Area Crime on the Mental Health of Residents (with Francesco Fasani), under revision for Economic Journal.

Immigration: The European Experience (with Tommaso Frattini), CReAM Discussion Paper No 22/11, forthcoming in "Immigration, Poverty, and Socioeconomic Inequality", edited by David Card and Steve Raphael, Russel Sage Foundation, 2013.

Expansions in Maternity Leave Coverage and Children's Long-Term Outcomes (with Uta Schönberg), American Economic Journal - Applied, 2012, 4(3), 190-224.

The Effect of Immigration along the Distribution of Wages (with Tommaso Frattini and Ian Preston), Review of Economic Studies, forthcoming.

How Do Industries and Firms Respond to Changes in Local Labor Supply? (with Albrecht Glitz), under revision for Journal of Labor Economics.

Referral-based Job Search Networks (with Albrecht Glitz and Uta Schönberg), CReAM Discussion Paper No 14/11 (2011), under revision for Review of Economic Studies.

Ethnicity and Second Generation Immigrants (with Tommaso Frattini and Nikolaos Theodoropoulos), Chapter 15 in The Labour Market in Winter: the state of working Britain 2010, edited by Paul Gregg and Jonathan Wadsworth, Oxford University Press, 2011.

What Makes Firm-Based Vocational Training Schemes Successful? The Role of Commitment (with Uta Schoenberg), American Economic Journal - Applied, 2012, 4(2), 36-61.

Educational Achievement of Second Generation Immigrants: An International Comparison (joint with Tommaso Frattini and Gianandrea Lanzara), Economic Policy, 27(69), pp. 143-185, 2012.

Comment: Estimating the Effect of Immigration on Wages (joint with Ian Preston), Journal of the European Economic Association, 2012, 10(1), 216-223.

Migration and Education (joint with Albrecht Glitz), Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume 4, chapter 4, Hanushek, Machin Woessmann (ed.), pp 327-441, 2011

Immigration, Wages, and Compositional Amenities (joint with David Card and Ian Preston), Journal of the European Economic Association, 2012, 10(1), 78-119.

Return Migration, Human Capital Accumulation, and the Brain Drain (joint with Itzhak Fadlon and Yoram Weiss), Journal of Development Economics, 2011, 95(1), 58-67

Racial Harassment and Minority Concentration (with Francesca Fabbri and Ian Preston); Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2011, 113(3), 689-711.

Ethnicity and Educational Achievement in Compulsory Schooling (joint with Steve Machin and Uta Schoenberg);  Economic Journal, 2011, 120(546), F272-F297

Assessing the Fiscal Costs and Benefits of A8 Migration to the UK (joint with Tommaso Frattini and Caroline Halls); Fiscal Studies, 2010, 31, 1-41.

Savings, Asset Holdings, and Temporary Migration (joint with Josep Mestres), forthcoming Annales d’Economie et de Statistique, 2010

The Economic Situation of First- and Second-Generation Immigrants in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom (joint with Yann Algan, Albrecht Glitz and Alan Manning); Economic Journal, 2010, 120, F4-F30

Ethnic Minority Immigrants and their Children in Britain (joint with Nikos Theodoropoulos); Oxford Economic Papers, 2010, 62(2), 209-233

Immigrants’ Identity, Economic Outcomes, and the Transmission of Identity across Generations (joint with Teresa Casey); Economic Journal, 2010, 120, F31-F51

Employment, Wages, and the Economic Cycle: Differences between Immigrants and Natives (joint with Albrecht Glitz and Thorsten Vogel); European Economic Review, 2010, 54, 1-17

Remittances and Temporary Migration (joint with Josep Mestres); Journal of Development Economics, 2010, 92, 1, 62-70

Revisiting the German Wage Structure (joint with Johannes Ludsteck and Uta Schoenberg); Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2009, 124, (2), 843-881

The Labour Market Impact of Immigration (joint with Albrecht Glitz and Tommaso Frattini); Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2008, 24, 477 - 494.

In-School Labour Supply, Parental Transfers, and Wages, (with A. vanSoest and John Micklewright; Empirical Economics, 2009, 37, (1), 201-218

Training and Union Wages (joint with Uta Schoenberg); Review of Economics and Statistics, 2009, 91 (2), 363-376

Intergenerational transmission of language capital and economic outcomes  (with T Casey), Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 43, pp 299-324, 2008

Wage Growth and Job Mobility in the UK and in Germany (joint with Sonia Pereira); Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 61, No. 3, pp. 374-393, 2008

Intergenerational Mobility and Return Migration: Comparing sons of foreign and native born fathers, Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 43, pp. 660-687, 2008

Racial and Economic Factors in Attitudes to Immigration (with Ian Preston),  The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 7 : Iss. 1 (Advances), Article 62, 2007

Return Migration: Theory and Empirical Evidence for the UK (joint with Yoram Weiss), British Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 45 Issue 2, pp. 236-256, 2007 Appendix

Selection Correction in Panel Data Models: An Application to Labour Supply and Wages (with Maria Engracia Rochina-Barrachina), Econometrics Journal, 10, 2,  2007

Part-Time Work, School Success and School Leaving (with A. vanSoest), Empirical Economics  Vol. 32, pp.277–299 (2007)

Gender and Ethnicity-Married Immigrants in Britain (with Francesca Fabbri), Oxford Review of Economic Policy 2005 vol 21: 462-484; also: The Assessment: Gender and the Life Cycle
Oxford  Review of  Economic Policy  2005 21: 325-339

Immigrants in the British Labour Market (with Francesca Fabbri), Fiscal Studies 2005, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 423–470

Is Immigration Good or Bad for the Economy? Analysis of Attitudinal Responses (with Ian Preston), Research in Labor Economics, vol. 24, pp. 3-34, 2005

The Impact of Immigration on the British Labour Market (with Francesca Fabbri and Ian Preston), Economic Journal Volume 115, Issue 507, Page F324-F341, Nov 2005 ; same issue: The Labour Market Effects of Immigration, editorial (with T Hatton and I Preston).

Strange Bids: Bidding Behaviour in the United Kingdom’s Third Generation Spectrum Auction (with Tilman Borgers), Economic Journal, vol. 115, pp. 551-578, 2005. Received award for best paper published in the Economic Journal

Wages, Experience and Seniority (with C. Meghir), Review of Economic Studies, vol. 72, 2005.

An Analysis of Speaking Fluency of Immigrants Using Ordered Response Models With Classification Errors (with Arthur Van Soest), Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, Vol. 22, No. 3, July 2004 pp.312-321.

Primary to Secondary School Transitions, Parental Characteristics, and Career Patterns, Oxford Economic Papers 56 (2004), 209-230

Children and Return Migration, Journal of Population Economics, 2003, 16: 815-830.

Language Proficiency and Labour Market Performance of Immigrants in the UK, (with F. Fabbri), Economic Journal, July 2003, pp. 695-717.

Awarding Telecom Licenses: The Recent European Experience (joint with Tilman Borgers), Economic Policy, Vol. 36, 2003, pp. 217-268.

Class Size, Education, and Wages, Economic Journal, (with N. Rajah and A. van Soest), Vol. 113, 2003, pp. F99-F120.

Editorial: The Class Size Debate and Educational Mechanisms, Economic Journal, Vol. 113, 2003, pp. F1-F2.

Return Migration, Wage Differentials, and the Optimal Migration Duration, European Economic Review 2003, Vol. 47, pp. 353-367.

Rationalising the UMTS Spectrum Bids: The Case of the UK Auction, (with Tilman Borgers), Ifo-Studies, Vol. 48, 1, pp. 77-111, 2002. [To be reprinted in: Gerhard Illing and Ulrich Klüh (editors), Spectrum Auctions and Competition in Telecommunications, Cambridge: MIT Press, forthcoming.]

The Optimal Migration Duration and Economic Activities after Re-Migration, (with O. Kirchkamp), Journal of Development Economics, 67, 351-372, 2002.

Language and the Earnings of Immigrants (with A. van Soest), Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 55, No. 3, pp. 473-492, 2002.

Language Fluency and Earnings: Estimation with Misclassified Language Indicators (with A. vanSoest), Review of Economics and Statistics, 83, 663-674, 2001.

Attitudes to Ethnic Minorities, Ethnic Context and Location Decisions (with I. Preston), Economic Journal, 111, 353-373, 2001.



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