University of Sussex and NIESR, UK, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Professor of Economics, University of Sussex and Research Director, NIESR
Economics of education, econometric evaluation, health economics, economic history
Professor of Economics, Royal Holloway College, University of London, 2005–2011; Senior Research Fellow, London School of Economics, 2003–2005
PhD Economics, University of Cambridge, 1978
"Returning to returns: Revisiting the British education evidence." Labour Economics 48 (2017): 87–104 (with S. Matteo).
"Identifying social network effects." Economic Record 93:s1 (2017): 1–15.
"'Making it count': Incentives, student effort and performance." Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Forthcoming) (with A. Chevalier and M. Lührmann).
"The intergenerational transmission of body mass index across countries." Economics and Human Biology 24 (2017): 140–152 (with M. Xiao).
"Can increased primary care access reduce demand for emergency care? Evidence from England's 7-day GP opening." Journal of Health Economics 49 (2016): 193–208 (with V. Pathania).
Work hours have been falling in developed countries—But where will they go in the future?Peter Dolton, November 2017Working hours across the world are falling, but considerable variation remains. In some countries people work 70% more hours per year, on average, than in other countries. Much of this variation is due to differences in the prevalence of part-time work and patterns of female labor market participation. Looking ahead, the question of how reducing working hours will affect productivity is significant. In addition, how individuals divide up their leisure and work time and what the appropriate work−life balance is in an increasingly technological future are important concerns.MoreLess