Professor John Micklewright

    • BA, PhD.
    • Professor of Economics and Social Statistics
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    • Faculty of Policy and Society
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  • Summary:
    • John's research interests cover poverty and inequality, labour market flows, education, charitable giving and survey methods. He previously held chairs in Economics at the European University Institute, Florence, and Queen Mary, University of London. Before joining the IOE, he was Professor of Social Statistics at the University of Southampton. He also worked for several years for the UN in the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre.
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Professor John Micklewright

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  • Jenkins, S.; Brandolini, A.; Micklewright, J. & Nolan, B. (eds) (2013) The Great Recession and the Distribution of Household Income. Oxford University Press.
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  • Micklewright, J., Schnepf, S. & Silva, P. (2012) 'Peer effects and measurement error: the impact of sampling variation in school survey data (evidence from PISA)', Economics of Education Review, vol 31, no. 6, p. 1136-1142.
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  • Micklewright, J., Skinner, C. & Schnepf, S. (2012) 'Non-response biases in surveys of school children: the case of the English PISA samples', Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A, vol. 175, n. 4, p. 915-938.
  • Jerrim, J. & Micklewright, J. (2012) 'Children's cognitive ability and the socioeconomic gradient: changes over age in nine countries' Ermisch, J.; Jantti, M. & T. S. (eds), From Parents to Children: The Intergenerational Transmission of Advantage. New York : Russell Sage Foundation, p. 262-284.
  • Atkinson, A. B.; Backus P.G.; Micklewright J.; Pharoah, C.; Schnepf S. V. (2012) 'Charitable Giving for Overseas Development: UK trends over a quarter century', Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A, vol. 175, n 1, p. 167-190.
  • Dearden, L., Micklewright, J. & Vignoles, A. (2011) 'The Effectiveness of English Secondary Schools for Pupils of Different Ability Levels', Fiscal Studies. Vol. 32, n 2, p. 225-244.
  • Micklewright, J. & Jerrim, J. (2011) 'Children's cognitive ability and parents' education: distinguishing the impact of mothers and fathers.' In Smeeding, T. M.; Erikson, R. & Jäntti, M. (eds), Persistence, Privilege, and Parenting: The Comparative Study of Intergenerational Mobility. New York : Russell Sage Foundation.
  • Micklewright, J.; Nagy, Gy. (2010) 'The Effect of Monitoring Unemployment Insurance Recipients on Unemployment Duration: Evidence from a Field Experiment', Labour Economics. Vol. 17, 1, pp. 180-187.
  • Micklewright, J.; Schnepf, S. (2010) 'How reliable are income data collected with a single question?', Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. (Series A), Vol. 173, 2, pp. 409-430.
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  • Micklewright, J.; Schnepf, S. (2009) 'Who gives charitable donations for overseas development?', Journal of Social Policy vol.38 (2), pp. 317-341.