Jenny Williams

University of Melbourne - Department of Economics

Senior Lecturer

Melbourne, 3010

Australia

http://www.economics.unimelb.edu.au/staffprofile/jwilliams.htm

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Cannabis Use and its Effects on Health, Education and Labor Market Success

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-024
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Mar 2014
Jan C. van Ours and Jenny Williams
Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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cannabis use, health, education, labor market

Cannabis Use and its Effects on Health, Education and Labor Market Success

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9932
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Jan C. van Ours and Jenny Williams
Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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cannabis use, education, health, labor market

Cannabis Use and its Effects on Health, Education and Labor Market Success

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 29, Issue 5, pp. 993-1010, 2015
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Oct 2015
Jan C. van Ours and Jenny Williams
Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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cannabis use, education, health, labor market

Does Juvenile Delinquency Reduce Educational Attainment?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
Shannon Ward and Jenny Williams
University of Melbourne and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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delinquency; education; youth

Does Juvenile Delinquency Reduce Educational Attainment?

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 12, Issue 4, pp. 716-756, 2015
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Oct 2015
Shannon Ward and Jenny Williams
University of Melbourne and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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The Cost of Disability in a Low Income Country

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2018
Michael Palmer, Jenny Williams and Barbara McPake
University of Melbourne, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and Queen Margaret University College
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disability, low income country, standard of living approach

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Cannabis Use and Mental Health Problems

CentER Discussion Papers Series No. 2009-60
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
Jan C. van Ours and Jenny Williams
Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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cannabis use, mental health, duration models, discrete factor models

Cannabis Use and Mental Health Problems

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7384
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Aug 2009
Jan C. van Ours and Jenny Williams
Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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cannabis use, discrete factor models, duration models, mental health

The Effects of Cannabis Use on Physical and Mental Health

CentER Working Paper Series No. 2011-079
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2011
Jan C. van Ours and Jenny Williams
Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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cannabis use, physical health, mental health, duration models

The Effects of Cannabis Use on Physical and Mental Health

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8499
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
Jan C. van Ours and Jenny Williams
Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Cannabis use, Duration models, Mental health, Physical health

Why Parents Worry: Initiation into Cannabis Use by Youth and Their Educational Attainment

CentER Discussion Paper No. 2007-60
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Sep 2007
Jan C. van Ours and Jenny Williams
Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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cannabis use, age of initiation, educational attainment

Why Parents Worry: Initiation into Cannabis Use by Youth and Their Educational Attainment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6449
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 May 2008
Jan C. van Ours and Jenny Williams
Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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age of initiation, cannabis use, educational attainment

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Why do Some People Want to Legalize Cannibis Use?

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2011-007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Feb 2011
Jan C. van Ours, Jenny Williams and Michael Grossman
Tilburg University - Department of Economics, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NY Office
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cannabis use, drugs policy

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Cannabis Prices and Dynamics of Cannabis Use

CentER Discussion Paper No. 2005-52
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 May 2005
Jan C. van Ours and Jenny Williams
Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Cannabis use, cannabis prices, age of initiation

Cannabis Prices and Dynamics of Cannabis Use

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4991
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Jan C. van Ours and Jenny Williams
Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Cannabis use, cannabis prices, age of initiation

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

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2219
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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Alcohol and Marijuana Use Among College Students: Economic Complements or Substitutes?

NBER Working Paper No. w8401
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2011
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, Health Economics, Finance and Organization, RAND Corporation, University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Economics and Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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Are There Differential Effects of Price and Policy on College Students' Drinking Intensity?

NBER Working Paper No. w8702
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2003
Jenny Williams, Frank J. Chaloupka and Henry Wechsler
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Economics and Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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Cannabis Use and Suicidal Ideation

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2012-063
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Tilburg University - Department of Economics, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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cannabis use, suicidal ideation, mental health

Cannabis Use and Suicidal Ideation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9104
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Cannabis sue, Mental health, Suicidal ideation

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Are There Differential Effects of Price and Policy on College Students` Drinking Intensity?

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 78-90, 2005
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 May 2006
k J. Chaloupka, Henry Wechsler and Jenny Williams
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Economic Relationship between Alcohol and Cannabis Revisited

Economic Record, Vol. 80, pp. 36-48, March 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 Mar 2004
Jenny Williams and Parvin Mahmoudi
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Adelaide - School of Economics
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Bad Behavior: Delinquency, Arrest and Early School Leaving

CentER Discussion Paper No. 2015-040
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Aug 2015
Shannon Ward, Jenny Williams and Jan C. van Ours
University of Melbourne, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and Tilburg University - Department of Economics
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duration models; delinquency; arrest; education

Bad Behavior: Delinquency, Arrest and Early School Leaving

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9248
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Shannon Ward, Jenny Williams and Jan C. van Ours
University of Melbourne, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and Tilburg University - Department of Economics
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duration models, delinquency, arrest, education

Bad Behavior: Delinquency, Arrest and Early School Leaving

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10755
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Aug 2015
Shannon Ward, Jenny Williams and Jan C. van Ours
University of Melbourne, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and Tilburg University - Department of Economics
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arrest, delinquency, duration models, education

Empowering Women: The Effect of Schooling on Young Women's Knowledge and Use of Contraception

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7900
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Mabel Andalon, Jenny Williams and Michael Grossman
University of Melbourne, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NY Office
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schooling, empowerment, contraception, knowledge, natural experiment, Mexico

Empowering Women: The Effect of Schooling on Young Women's Knowledge and Use of Contraception

NBER Working Paper No. w19961
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Mar 2014
Mabel Andalon, Jenny Williams and Michael Grossman
University of Melbourne, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NY Office
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Why Do Some People Want to Legalize Cannabis Use?

NBER Working Paper No. w16795
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2011
Jenny Williams, Jan C. van Ours and Michael Grossman
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, Tilburg University - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NY Office
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Why do Some People Want to Legalize Cannabis Use?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8228
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Feb 2011
Michael Grossman, Jan C. van Ours and Jenny Williams
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NY Office, Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Cannabis use, Drugs Policy

Early Cannabis Use and School to Work Transition of Young Men

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10488
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Jan 2017
Jenny Williams and Jan C. van Ours
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and Tilburg University - Department of Economics
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multivariate duration models, discrete factors, cannabis use, job search, wages

Early Cannabis Use and School to Work Transition of Young Men

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2017-004/V
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Jan 2017
Jenny Williams and Jan van Ours
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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multivariate duration models, discrete factors, cannabis use, job search, wages

Early Cannabis Use and School to Work Transition of Young Men

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11770
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Jan C. van Ours and Jenny Williams
Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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cannabis use, discrete factors, job search, multivariate duration models, wages

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Can Electronic Monitoring Reduce Reoffending?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12122
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 May 2019
Jenny Williams and Donald Weatherburn
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research
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electronic monitoring, prison, reoffending, crime

De Facto or De Jure? Ethnic Differences in Quit Responses to Legal Protections of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

NBER Working Paper No. w25555
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Feb 2019
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, Health Economics, Finance and Organization, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
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De Facto or De Jure? Ethnic Differences in Quit Responses to Legal Protections of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12114
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 May 2019
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, Health Economics, Finance and Organization, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
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medical marijuana laws, duration models, marijuana use