Duncan McVicar

Queen's University Belfast

25 University Square

Belfast, BT7 1NN

Ireland

Queen's University Belfast - Queen's Management School

Riddel Hall

185 Stranmillis Road

Belfast, BT9 5EE

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

Is Precarious Employment Bad for Worker Health? The Case of Zero Hours Contracts in the UK

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13116
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Apr 2020
Egidio Farina, Colin P. Green and Duncan McVicar
Queen's University Belfast, Department of Economics and Queen's University Belfast
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zero hours contracts, atypical employment, precarious employment, casual employment, health, mental health, instrumental variables

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'High'-School: The Relationship between Early Marijuana Use and Educational Outcomes

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 38/13
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2013
School of Economics, University of Sydney, Monash University - Centre for Health Economics, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Queen's University Belfast and Monash Business School
Downloads 128 (310,753)
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Marijuana, cannabis, educational achievement, educational attainment, socioeconomic

Immigrant Wage and Employment Assimilation: A Comparison of Methods

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
School of Economics, University of Sydney, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and Queen's University Belfast
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Immigration, immigrant assimilation, employment, wages, Australia

Immigrant Wage and Employment Assimilation: A Comparison of Methods

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7062
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
School of Economics, University of Sydney, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and Queen's University Belfast
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immigration, immigrant assimilation, employment, wages, Australia

Is There an Educational Penalty for Being Suspended from School?

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 36/13
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Dec 2013
School of Economics, University of Sydney, Monash University - Centre for Health Economics, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Queen's University Belfast and Monash Business School
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School suspension, school discipline, educational achievement, educational attainment, causal effect

Is There an Educational Penalty for Being Suspended from School?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7794
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Dec 2013
School of Economics, University of Sydney, Monash University - Centre for Health Economics, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Queen's University Belfast and Monash Business School
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school suspension, school discipline, educational achievement, educational attainment, causal effect

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Non-Standard ‘Contingent’ Employment and Job Satisfaction: A Panel Data Analysis

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 29/13
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Oct 2013
Hielke Buddelmeyer, Duncan McVicar and Mark Wooden
Melbourne Institute, Queen's University Belfast and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research
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Contingent employment, job satisfaction, non-standard employment, HILDA Survey, panel data

The Impact of Paid Parental Leave on Labour Supply and Employment Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9801
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, Queen's University Belfast and University of Queensland - Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR)
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labour supply, parental leave, mothers, duration analysis, propensity score matching

The Impact of Paid Parental Leave on Labour Supply and Employment Outcomes

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 9/16
Posted: 04 Mar 2016
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, Queen's University Belfast and University of Queensland - Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR)

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Labour supply, parental leave, mothers, duration analysis, propensity score matching

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Peer Effects in Adolescent Cannabis Use: It's the Friends, Stupid

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 27
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Dec 2012
John Moriarty, Duncan McVicar and Kathryn Higgins
Queen's University Belfast, Queen's University Belfast and Queen's University Belfast
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Peer effects, reference groups, cannabis, adolescents, friends

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If You Get What You Want, Do You Get What You Need? Course Choice and Achievement Effects of a Vocational Education and Training Voucher Scheme

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 6/15
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 13 Mar 2015
Duncan McVicar and Cain Polidano
Queen's University Belfast and University of Melbourne - Faculty of Business and Economics, Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research
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VET, vocational education, CTE, career and technical education, vouchers, competition, course choice, achievement

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Right Peer, Right Now? Endogenous Peer Effects and Achievement in Victorian Primary Schools

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 22/13
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
Duncan McVicar, Julie Moschion and Chris Ryan
Queen's University Belfast, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and University of Melbourne
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endogenous peer effects, school achievement, education, Australia

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Non-Standard 'Contingent' Employment and Job Satisfaction: A Panel Data Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7590
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Sep 2013
Hielke Buddelmeyer, Duncan McVicar and Mark Wooden
Melbourne Institute, Queen's University Belfast and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research
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contingent employment, job satisfaction, non-standard employment, HILDA Survey, panel data

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The Evolution of Catholic-Protestant Labour Market Inequality in Northern Ireland, 1983-2014

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11633
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Jul 2018
Neil Rowland, Duncan McVicar and Ian G. Shuttleworth
Queen's University Belfast, Queen's University Belfast and Queen's University Belfast
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unemployment, religion, economic inactivity, labour market inequality

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Contingent Employment and Labour Market Pathways: Bridge or Trap?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10768
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 May 2017
Duncan McVicar, Mark Wooden and Yin King Fok
Queen's University Belfast, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and University of Melbourne
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casual employment, contingent employment, temporaryemployment, pathways, segmented labour markets, sequenceanalysis

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Reducing the Generosity and Increasing the Conditionality of Disability Benefits: Turning the Supertanker or Squeezing the Balloon?

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 11/15
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Jun 2015
Barbara Broadway and Duncan McVicar
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and Queen's University Belfast
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Welfare reform, disability, hazard rate, propensity score matching, difference-in-differences

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Did the 2007 Welfare Reforms for Low Income Parents in Australia Increase Welfare Exits?

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 01/12
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2012
Duncan McVicar and Yin King Fok
Queen's University Belfast and University of Melbourne
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Welfare reform, welfare to work, activation, lone parents, labour supply

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Cross Country Estimates of Peer Effects in Adolescent Smoking Using IV and School Fixed Effects

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 7/12
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Mar 2012
Duncan McVicar
Queen's University Belfast
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peer effects, social interactions, smoking, tobacco, adolescents, fixed effects

Peer Effects in UK Adolescent Substance Use: Never Mind the Classmates?

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 8/12
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Mar 2012
Duncan McVicar and Arnold Polanski
Queen's University Belfast and University of East Anglia
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Peer effects, reference groups, smoking, alcohol, cannabis, adolescents, friends

Peer Effects in UK Adolescent Substance Use: Never Mind the Classmates?

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 76, Issue 4, pp. 589-604, 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Jul 2014
Duncan McVicar and Arnold Polanski
Queen's University Belfast and University of East Anglia
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Achievement Effects from New Peers: Who Matters to Whom?

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 17/16
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Duncan McVicar, Julie Moschion and Chris Ryan
Queen's University Belfast, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and University of Melbourne
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Peer Effects, School Achievement, Education, Tracking

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Zero Hours Contracts and Their Growth

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12291
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 May 2019
Egidio Farina, Colin P. Green and Duncan McVicar
Queen's University Belfast, Department of Economics and Queen's University Belfast
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zero hours contracts, no guaranteed hours contracts, casual work, precarious employment, atypical employment

Zero Hours Contracts and Their Growth

British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 58, Issue 3, pp. 507-531, 2020
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Sep 2020
Egidio Farina, Colin P. Green and Duncan McVicar
Queen's University Belfast, Department of Economics and Queen's University Belfast
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'High'-School: The Relationship between Early Marijuana Use and Educational Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7790
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Dec 2013
School of Economics, University of Sydney, Monash University - Centre for Health Economics, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Queen's University Belfast and Monash Business School
Downloads 17 (741,369)
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educational attainment, educational achievement, cannabis, marijuana, socioeconomic disadvantage, welfare receipt

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Are Estimates of Non-Standard Employment Wage Penalties Robust to Different Wage Measures? The Case of Zero Hours Contracts in the UK

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13548
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Aug 2020
Egidio Farina, Colin P. Green and Duncan McVicar
Queen's University Belfast, Department of Economics and Queen's University Belfast
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zero hours contracts, casual jobs, non-standard employment, precarious employment, atypical employment, wages

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Prenatal Exposure to PM2.5 and Infant Birth Outcomes: Evidence from a Population-Wide Database

Queen's University Belfast Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Jul 2022
Queen's University Belfast, Independent, Queen's University Belfast, Rutgers University, Piscataway - Department of Health Behavior, Society, and Policy, Queen's University Belfast, Queen's University Belfast and Queen's University Belfast
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Pollution, PM2.5, infant outcomes, sibling fixed-effects, birth weight

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Exploiting the Irish Border to Estimate Minimum Wage Impacts in Northern Ireland

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11585
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Duncan McVicar, Andrew Park and Seamus McGuinness
Queen's University Belfast, Ulster University - Public Policy and Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland
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minimum wages, Northern Ireland, employment, hours

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The Dynamics of Disability and Benefit Receipt in Britain

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11186
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Melanie K. Jones and Duncan McVicar
University of Wales Swansea and Queen's University Belfast
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disability, disability onset, disability exit, welfare benefits, disability insurance, propensity score matching

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Why Have UK Disability Benefit Rolls Grown so Much?

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 22, Issue 1, pp. 114-139, February 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Jan 2008
Duncan McVicar
Queen's University Belfast
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Non‐Standard 'Contingent' Employment and Job Satisfaction: A Panel Data Analysis

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 54, Issue 2, pp. 256-275, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Mar 2015
Hielke Buddelmeyer, Duncan McVicar and Mark Wooden
Melbourne Institute, Queen's University Belfast and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research
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Prenatal Exposure to PM 2.5 and Infant Birth Outcomes: Evidence from a Population-Wide Database

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15464
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Aug 2022
University of Edinburgh - School of Law, Ordnance Survey Research, Queen's University Belfast, Rutgers University, Piscataway - Department of Health Behavior, Society, and Policy, Queen's University Belfast, Queen's University Belfast and Queen's University Belfast
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sibling fixed-effects, infant outcomes, PM2.5, pollution, birth weight

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Work‐Related Training and the Probability of Transitioning from Non‐Permanent to Permanent Employment

British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 54, Issue 3, pp. 623-646, 2016
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Aug 2016
Duncan McVicar, Mark Wooden, Ning Li and Felix Leung
Queen's University Belfast, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute (MIAESR)
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Does Job Search Monitoring Intensity Affect Unemployment? Evidence from Northern Ireland

Economica, Vol. 77, Issue 306, pp. 296-313, April 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Mar 2010
Duncan McVicar
Queen's University Belfast
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‘High’‐School: The Relationship between Early Marijuana Use and Educational Outcomes

Economic Record, Vol. 91, Issue 293, pp. 247-266, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Jun 2015
School of Economics, University of Sydney, Monash University - Centre for Health Economics, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Queen's University Belfast and Monash Business School
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Explaining the Growth in the Number of Recipients of the Disability Support Pension in Australia

Australian Economic Review, Vol. 46, Issue 3, pp. 345-356, 2013
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Sep 2013
Duncan McVicar and R Wilkins
Queen's University Belfast and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Participation in Further Education in England and Wales: An Analysis of Post-War Trends

Posted: 18 Apr 2001
Duncan McVicar and Patricia Rice
Queen's University Belfast and University of Southampton - Division of Economics

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