Simon M. Burgess

University of Bristol - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics & Research Dean of Social Science Faculty

8 Woodland Road

Bristol BS8 ITN

United Kingdom

http://www.bris.ac.uk/Depts/Economics/department/profiles/burgess.htm

University of Bristol - Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO)

Deputy Director

12 Priory Road

Bristol BS8 1TN

United Kingdom

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Fellow

London

United Kingdom

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

38

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Human Capital and Education: The State of the Art in the Economics of Education

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9885
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Simon M. Burgess
University of Bristol - Department of Economics
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education, human capital

Incentives in the Public Sector: Evidence from a Government Agency

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6738
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Jul 2012
Simon M. Burgess, Carol Propper, Marisa Ratto and Emma Tominey
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, Imperial College London Business School, Université Paris-Dauphine, PSL Research University and University of Bristol - Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO)
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incentives, public sector, teams, performance, personnel economics

Incentives in the Public Sector: Evidence from a Government Agency

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9071
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Simon M. Burgess, Carol Propper, Marisa Ratto and Emma Tominey
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, Imperial College London Business School, Université Paris-Dauphine, PSL Research University and University of York - Department of Economics and Related Studies
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Incentives, Performance, Personnel economics, Public Sector, Teams

Incentives in the Public Sector: Evidence from a Government Agency

The Economic Journal, Vol. 127, Issue 605, pp. F117-F141, 2017
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Oct 2017
Simon M. Burgess, Carol Propper, Marisa Ratto and Emma Tominey
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, Imperial College London Business School, Université Paris-Dauphine, PSL Research University and University of York - Department of Economics and Related Studies
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Selective Schooling Systems Increase Inequality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8505
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Oct 2014
Simon M. Burgess, Matthew Dickson and Lindsey Macmillan
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, University of Bristol - Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO) and University of Bristol
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selective schooling, inequality, wages, quantile regression

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The Impact of Low Income on Child Health: Evidence from a Birth Cohort Study

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. CASE085
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Simon M. Burgess, Carol Propper and John Rigg
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, Imperial College London Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Do as the Neighbors Do: The Impact of Social Networks on Immigrant Employment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4423
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Fredrik Andersson, Simon M. Burgess and Julia Lane
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), University of Bristol - Department of Economics and Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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social networks, immigrant enclaves, labor market intermediaries

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Unemployment Equilibrium and On-the-Job Search

IZA Discussion Paper No. 753
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 May 2003
Simon M. Burgess and Hélène Turon
University of Bristol - Department of Economics and University of Bristol
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Unemployment, On-the-job Search, Job Destruction, Business Cycle, Matching

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The Dynamics of School Attainment of Englands Ethnic Minorities

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. CASE105
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Adam Briggs, Simon M. Burgess and Deborah Wilson
Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited, University of Bristol - Department of Economics and University of Bristol - Department of Economics
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Parallel Lives? Ethnic Segregation in Schools and Neighbourhoods

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. CASE101
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Simon M. Burgess, Ruth Lupton and Deborah Wilson
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Bristol - Department of Economics
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Competition and Quality: Evidence from the NHS Internal Market 1991-9

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4026
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Oct 2003
Simon M. Burgess, Denise Gossage and Carol Propper
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, University of Bristol - Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO) and Imperial College London Business School
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Competition, mortality, quality of care, healthcare

Competition and Quality: Evidence from the NHS Internal Market 1991-9

Economic Journal, Vol. 118, Issue 525, pp. 138-170, January 2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Dec 2007
Carol Propper, Simon M. Burgess and Denise Gossage
Imperial College London Business School, University of Bristol - Department of Economics and University of Bristol - Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO)
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Understanding the Response to Financial and Non-Financial Incentives in Education: Field Experimental Evidence Using High-Stakes Assessments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10284
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 Oct 2016
Simon M. Burgess, Robert Metcalfe and Sally Sadoff
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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test scores, pupil incentives, pupil behaviour

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Modelling Poverty by Not Modelling Poverty: An Application of a Simultaneous Hazards Approach to the UK

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. CASE106
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Arnstein Aassve, Simon M. Burgess, Matt Dickson and Carol Propper
University of Essex - Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER), University of Bristol - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Imperial College London Business School
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Empirical Matching Functions: Estimation and Interpretation Using Disaggregate Data

NBER Working Paper No. w5001
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2010
Patricia M. Anderson and Simon M. Burgess
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and University of Bristol - Department of Economics
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Keeping Up with the Schmidts - An Empirical Test of Relative Deprivation Theory in the Neighbourhood Context

SOEP Paper No. 24
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Feb 2008
Gundi Knies, Simon M. Burgess and Carol Propper
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Bristol - Department of Economics and Imperial College London Business School
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Life satisfaction, Neighbourhood effects, Comparison income, Reference group

An International Comparison of Employment Adjustment to Exchange Rate Fluctuations

NBER Working Paper No. w5861
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2010
Simon M. Burgess and Michael M. Knetter
University of Bristol - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business
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An International Comparison of Employment Adjustment to Exchange Rate Fluctuations

Review of International Economics
Posted: 13 Jun 1997
Simon M. Burgess and Michael M. Knetter
University of Bristol - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business

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Employment, Family Union and Childbearing Decisions in Great Britain

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4011
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Oct 2003
University of Essex - Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER), University of Bristol - Department of Economics, University of Bristol - Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO) and Imperial College London Business School
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Labour supply, fertility, marriage

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Who Wins and Who Loses from School Accountability? The Distribution of Educational Gain in English Secondary Schools

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5248
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Oct 2005
Simon M. Burgess, Carol Propper, Helen Slater and Deborah Wilson
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, Imperial College London Business School, University of Bristol - Department of Economics and University of Bristol - Department of Economics
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School accountability, high stakes exams, educational value added

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The Effects of a Mother's Return to Work Decision on Child Development in the UK

Economic Journal, Vol. 115, No. 501, pp. F48-F80, February 2005
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jan 2005
University of Bath - Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bristol, Imperial College London Business School and University of Bristol - Department of Economics
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Extending Choice in English Health Care: The Implications of the Economic Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5328
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Jan 2006
Simon M. Burgess, Carol Propper and Deborah Wilson
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, Imperial College London Business School and University of Bristol - Department of Economics
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Competition, choice, health care, English NHS reforms

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Unemployment Dynamics in Britain

Economic Journal, Vol. 115, No. 503, pp. 423-448, April 2005
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Apr 2005
Simon M. Burgess and Hélène Turon
University of Bristol - Department of Economics and University of Bristol
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Neighborhoods, Households and Income Dynamics: A Semi-Parametric Investigation of Neighborhood Effects

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4611
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Oct 2004
University of Bristol - Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO), University of Bristol - Department of Economics, University of Bristol - School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol - School of Geographical Sciences, Imperial College London Business School and University of Bristol - Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO)
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Neighborhood effects, income dynamics, small scale neighborhoods

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Cities, Matching and the Productivity Gains of Agglomeration

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4598
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Oct 2004
Fredrik Andersson, Simon M. Burgess and Julia Lane
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), University of Bristol - Department of Economics and Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Urban productivity, matching, agglomeration

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Aggregate Growth and the Efficiency of Labour Reallocation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3848
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 May 2003
Simon M. Burgess and Daniel Mawson
University of Bristol - Department of Economics and University of Bristol - Department of Economics
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Growth, labour efficiency, labour market institutions

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Health Supplier Quality and the Distribution of Child Health

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. CASE102
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Simon M. Burgess, Carol Propper and John Rigg
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, Imperial College London Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Explaining Differences in Hospital Performance: Does the Answer Lie in the Labour Market?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4118
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Jan 2004
Simon M. Burgess, Denise Gossage and Carol Propper
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, University of Bristol - Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO) and Imperial College London Business School
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Performance ratings, private sector wage premia, public sector performance

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Incentives in the Public Sector: Some Preliminary Evidence from a UK Government Agency

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4010
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Sep 2003
Simon M. Burgess, Carol Propper, Marisa Ratto and Emma Tominey
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, Imperial College London Business School, Université Paris-Dauphine, PSL Research University and University of Bristol - Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO)
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Performance, incentives, public sector, teams

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Girls Rock, Boys Roll: An Analysis of the Age 14-16 Gender Gap in English Schools

Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 209-229, May 2004
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Apr 2004
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, University of Bristol - Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO), Imperial College London Business School and University of Bristol - Department of Economics
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Motivated to Succeed? Attitudes to Education Among Native and Immigrant Pupils in England

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11678
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2018
Simon M. Burgess and Gabriel Heller-Sahlgren
University of Bristol - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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education, human capital, motivation, immigrants

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The Long-Term Outcomes of Refugees: Tracking the Progress of the East African Asians

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11609
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Jake Anders, Simon M. Burgess and Jonathan Portes
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Bristol - Department of Economics and Government of the United Kingdom - Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
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migration, refugees, East African Asians

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*Smarter Task Assignment or Greater Effort: The Impact of Incentives on Team Performance

The Economic Journal, Vol. 120, Issue 547, pp. 968-989, September 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Sep 2010
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, Imperial College London Business School, Université Paris-Dauphine, PSL Research University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Bristol - Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO)
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Matching, Reallocation and Changes in Earnings Dispersion

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 71, Issue 1, pp. 91-110, February 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
Simon M. Burgess, Julia Lane and Kevin L McKinney
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, National Science Foundation and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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More Reliable Inference for the Dissimilarity Index of Segregation

The Econometrics Journal, Vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 40-66, 2015
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Mar 2015
University of London - Institute of Education, University of Bristol - Department of Economics, McGill University and University of Bristol - Department of Economics
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Bootstrap methods, Dissimilarity index, Hypothesis testing, Segregation

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What Parents Want: School Preferences and School Choice

The Economic Journal, Vol. 125, Issue 587, pp. 1262-1289, 2015
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Simon M. Burgess, Ellen Greaves, Anna Vignoles and Deborah Wilson
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Do Teachers Matter? Measuring the Variation in Teacher Effectiveness in England

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 74, Issue 5, pp. 629-645, 2012
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Sep 2012
Helen Slater, Neil M. Davies and Simon M. Burgess
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, University of Bristol and University of Bristol - Department of Economics
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Do as the Neighbors Do: The Impact of Social Networks on Immigrant Employment

Posted: 13 Sep 2009
Fredrik Andersson, Simon M. Burgess and Julia Lane
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), University of Bristol - Department of Economics and Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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Social networks, immigrant enclaves, labor market intermediaries

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Employment and Output Adjustment in the OECD: A Disaggregate Analysis of the Role of Job Security Provisions

Economica, Vol. 67, Issue 267, August 2000
Posted: 13 Nov 2001
Simon M. Burgess, Michael M. Knetter and Claudio Michelacci
University of Bristol - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business and Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI)

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Externalities in the Matching of Workers and Firms in Britain

CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 1854
Posted: 05 Nov 1998
Simon M. Burgess and Stefan Profit
University of Bristol - Department of Economics and Humboldt University of Berlin - Faculty of Economics

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An Economic Model of Household Income Dynamics, with an Application to Poverty Dynamics Among American Women

CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 1830
Posted: 16 Oct 1998
Simon M. Burgess and Carol Propper
University of Bristol - Department of Economics and Imperial College London Business School

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Job Creation and Job Destruction in Great Britain in the 1980s

INDUSTRIAL AND LABOR RELATIONS REVIEW, Oct. 1996
Posted: 19 May 1998
David G. Blanchflower and Simon M. Burgess
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and University of Bristol - Department of Economics

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