Michael A. Shields

University of Melbourne - Department of Economics

Victoria 3010, 3010

Australia

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

Relative Income, Happiness and Utility: An Explanation for the Easterlin Paradox and Other Puzzles

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Andrew Clark, Paul Frijters and Michael A. Shields
Paris School of Economics (PSE), Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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income, happiness, utility, comparison, habituation

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Improving Nurse Retention in the British National Health Service: The Impact of Job Satisfaction on Intentions to Quit

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 May 2000
Michael A. Shields and Melanie E. Ward-Warmedinger
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and European Commission
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The Value of Reunification in Germany: An Analysis of Changes in Life Satisfaction

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Jan 2002
Paul Frijters, John P. Haisken-DeNew and Michael A. Shields
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
Downloads 380 (100,442)
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Life Satisfaction, German Reunification, Random and Fixed-effects, Panel Models, Causal Decomposition

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Mental Health and Labour Market Participation: Evidence from IV Panel Data Models

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Apr 2010
Paul Frijters, David W. Johnston and Michael A. Shields
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Monash University and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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measurement error, mental health, labour market participation, causality

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Child Expenditure: The Role of Working Mothers, Lone Parents, Sibling Composition and Household Provision

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Nov 2001
Lisa Farrell and Michael A. Shields
University College Dublin (UCD) and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Child Expenditure, Quadratic Almost Ideal Demand System, Lone Parents, Working Mothers, Sibling Composition

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Gender and Racial Discrimination in Pay and Promotion for NHS Nurses

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Feb 2001
Stephen Pudney and Michael A. Shields
University of Essex - Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Destined for (Un)Happiness: Does Childhood Predict Adult Life Satisfaction?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Jul 2011
Paul Frijters, David W. Johnston and Michael A. Shields
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Monash University and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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childhood, socioeconomic status, life satisfaction, non-cognitive, cognitive

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Socio-Economic Status, Health Shocks, Life Satisfaction and Mortality: Evidence from an Increasing Mixed Proportional Hazard Model

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Feb 2005
Paul Frijters, John P. Haisken-DeNew and Michael A. Shields
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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income, education, marriage, life satisfaction, shocks, mortality, duration analysis

Racial Harassment, Job Satisfaction and Intentions to Quit: Evidence from the British Nursing Profession

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Nov 2000
Michael A. Shields and Stephen Wheatley Price
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Racial harassment, nursing, job satisfaction, intentions to quit

Racial Harassment, Job Satisfaction and Intentions to Quit: Evidence from the British Nursing Profession

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Dec 2002
Michael A. Shields and Stephen Wheatley Price
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Happiness Dynamics with Quarterly Life Event Data

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Aug 2008
Paul Frijters, David W. Johnston and Michael A. Shields
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Monash University and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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life satisfaction, life events, adaptation, compensation

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Exploring the Economic and Social Determinants of Psychological and Psychosocial Health

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Nov 2001
Michael A. Shields and Stephen Wheatley Price
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Psychological Health, Psychosocial Health, Deprivation, Intra-Household Effects, Social Norm, Unemployment

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To Teach or Not to Teach? Panel Data Evidence on the Quitting Decision

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Jun 2004
Paul Frijters, Michael A. Shields and Stephen Wheatley Price
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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teachers, panel data, wages, quitting

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Testing for Employee Discrimination Using Matched Employer-Employee Data: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Jul 2003
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, University College London - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Employee Discrimination, Compensating Differentials, Structural Estimation, Wages, Job Satisfaction

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Is the Child Health/Family Income Gradient Universal? Evidence from England

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Oct 2004
Alison Currie, Michael A. Shields and Stephen Wheatley Price
University of Melbourne, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
Downloads 183 (210,013)
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child health, income gradient, chronic illness, nutrition, lifestyle

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Immigrant Job Search in the UK: Evidence from Panel Data

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Nov 2003
Paul Frijters, Michael A. Shields and Stephen Wheatley Price
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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unemployment, job search, immigrants, duration analysis, panel data

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Handedness, Health and Cognitive Development: Evidence from Children in the NLSY

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Monash University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, UCLA and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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handedness, children, health, cognitive development, family fixed-effects

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Investigating the Quitting Decision of Nurses: Panel Data Evidence from the British National Health Service

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jul 2003
Paul Frijters, Michael A. Shields and Stephen Wheatley Price
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
Downloads 145 (255,265)
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Nurses, Panel Data, Wages, Hours, Quitting, NHS

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Handedness, Time Use and Early Childhood Development

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
David W. Johnston, Manisha Shah and Michael A. Shields
Monash University, UCLA and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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handedness, child development, child time use, parental characteristics

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The Impact of Alcohol Consumption on Occupational Attainment in England

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Nov 2000
Michael A. Shields and Ziggy MacDonald
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
Downloads 132 (274,797)
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Alcohol, occupational attainment, endogeneity

Comparing Subjective and Objective Measures of Health: Evidence from Hypertension for the Income/Health Gradient

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Apr 2007
David W. Johnston, Carol Propper and Michael A. Shields
Monash University, Imperial College London Business School and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
Downloads 121 (294,417)
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hypertension, objective health, self-reported health, reporting error, income

Comparing Subjective and Objective Measures of Health: Evidence from Hypertension for the Income/Health Gradient

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 May 2008
David W. Johnston, Carol Propper and Michael A. Shields
Monash University, Imperial College London Business School and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Hypertension, income, objective health, reporting error, self-reported health

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Evidence on the Long Shadow of Poor Mental Health Across Three Generations

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Oct 2011
David W. Johnston, Stefanie Schurer and Michael A. Shields
Monash University, Victoria University of Wellington - School of Economics and Finance and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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intergenerational transmission, mobility, mental health, economic outcomes

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Individual Rationality and Learning: Welfare Expectations in East Germany Post-Reunification

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Jun 2002
Paul Frijters, John P. Haisken-DeNew and Michael A. Shields
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Welfare, Life Satisfaction, Rational Expectations, Learning, German Reunification

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The Causal Effect of Education on Chronic Health Conditions

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Mar 2018
Lancaster University, Monash University, Imperial College London Business School and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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education reform, health conditions, causality

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Quantifying the Cost of Passive Smoking on Child Health: Evidence from Children's Cotinine Samples

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, University of Leicester - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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passive smoking, child health, parental smoking, cotinine, income

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Is There an Income Gradient in Child Health? It Depends Whom You Ask

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Mar 2010
Monash University, Imperial College London Business School, University of Essex - Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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child health, income, reporting bias

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Intra-Household Resource Allocation: Do Parents Reduce or Reinforce Child Cognitive Ability Gaps?

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Aug 2010
Paul Frijters, David W. Johnston, Manisha Shah and Michael A. Shields
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Monash University, UCLA and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
Downloads 60 (447,452)
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children, cognitive ability, parental investment, handedness

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Early Child Development and Maternal Labor Force Participation: Using Handedness as an Instrument

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Paul Frijters, David W. Johnston, Manisha Shah and Michael A. Shields
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Monash University, UCLA and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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maternal labor force participation, child development, handedness

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Maternal Gender Role Attitudes, Human Capital Investment, and Labour Supply of Sons and Daughters

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Jun 2012
David W. Johnston, Stefanie Schurer and Michael A. Shields
Monash University, Victoria University of Wellington - School of Economics and Finance and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
Downloads 51 (481,953)
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maternal gender role attitudes, intergenerational transmission, labour supply, human capital investment, expectations, cohort data

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Childhood Economic Conditions and Length of Life: Evidence from the UK Boyd Orr Cohort, 1937-2005

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Oct 2007
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, University of Essex - Department of Economics and University of Bristol
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Does Violent Crime Deter Physical Activity?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Aug 2013
Katharina Janke, Carol Propper and Michael A. Shields
Lancaster University, Imperial College London Business School and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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violent crime, walking, physical activity, riots

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Child Mental Health and Educational Attainment: Multiple Observers and the Measurement Error Problem

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Aug 2011
Monash University, Imperial College London Business School, University of Essex - Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire, education, child mental health, measurement error

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Long-Term Health Effects of Vietnam-Era Military Service: A Quasi-Experiment Using Australian Conscription Lotteries

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Feb 2015
David W. Johnston, Michael A. Shields and Peter Siminski
Monash University, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Wollongong - School of Economics
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military service, health, conscription, Australia, Vietnam War

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The Determinants of Racial Harassment at the Workplace: Evidence from the British Nursing Profession

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Apr 2002
Michael A. Shields and Stephen Wheatley Price
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Leicester - Department of Economics
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Improving Nurse Retention in the National Health Service in England: The Impact of Job Satisfaction on Intentions to Quit

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 May 2001
Michael A. Shields and Melanie E. Ward-Warmedinger
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and European Commission
Downloads 22 (636,488)
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Nurses, job satisfaction, quitting intentions, principal component analysis

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World Commodity Prices, Job Security and Health: Evidence from the Mining Industry

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
David W. Johnston, Michael A. Shields and Agne Suziedelyte
Monash University, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and City University London
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job security, health, macroeconomic conditions, panel data

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Victimisation, Wellbeing and Compensation: Using Panel Data to Estimate the Costs of Violent Crime

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
David W. Johnston, Michael A. Shields and Agne Suziedelyte
Monash University, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and City University London
Downloads 20 (650,588)
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violent crime, victimisation, wellbeing, compensation, panel data

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Exploring the Determinants of Unhappiness for Ethnic Minority Men in Britain

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 May 2003
Michael A. Shields and Allan J. Wailoo
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Sheffield - Health Economics and Decision Science Research Group (HEDS)
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Can the Large Swings in Russian Life Satisfaction be Explained by Ups and Downs in Real Incomes?

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 108, No. 3, pp. 433-458, October 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Nov 2006
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Department of Business and Economics, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Children as Consumers: Investigating Child Diary Expenditure Data

Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 445-467, May 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 May 2007
Lisa Farrell and Michael A. Shields
University College Dublin (UCD) and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Life Satisfaction Dynamics with Quarterly Life Event Data

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 113, No. 1, pp. 190-211, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Paul Frijters, David W. Johnston and Michael A. Shields
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Monash University and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Happiness, anticipation, adaptation, compensation

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How Well Do Individuals Predict Their Future Life Satisfaction? Evidence from Panel Data Following a Nationwide Exogenous Shock

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 42, Issue 4, pp. 1326-1346, November / novembre 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Money Does Matter! Evidence from Increasing Real Income and Life Satisfaction in East German Following Reunification

Posted: 04 Nov 2004
Paul Frijters, John P. Haisken-DeNew and Michael A. Shields
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics

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Life satisfaction, german reunification, fixed-effects panel models, causal decomposition, income