Working Papers / Work in Progress
“Physician competition and low value health care: Evidence from primary care.” (with Anthony Scott, Hugh Gravelle, and Matthew McGrail). Revise and Resubmit
"Echo Effects of Early-Life Health Shocks: The Intergenerational Consequences of Prenatal Malnutrition during the Great Leap Forward Famine in China." (with Nidhiya Menon). Under Review
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13171
“Does an increased supply of doctors improve population health?” (with A. Scott, H. Gravelle and L. Russo)
"Parental Education and Offspring Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills." (with Sarah Dahmann)
“Are surgeon and patient preferences misaligned? Evidence from a Discrete Choice Experiment” (with S. Szawlowski, M. Dowsey, A. Scott et al)
“The role of parental education in the development of child health outcomes.” (with Chris Ryan)
"The causal effect of education on health and health-related behaviours: what can the Australian twins data tell us?"
Published and Forthcoming Journal Articles
“How do surgeons’ trade-off between patient outcomes and risk of complications in total knee arthroplasty? A discrete choice experiment in Australia.” (with Sandie Szawlowski, Michelle Dowsey, Anthony Scott et al). BMJ Open, 2019; 9:e029406.
"Accuracy of patient recall for self‐reported doctor visits: Is shorter recall better?" (with Kim Dalziel, Anthony Scott, and Philip Clarke). Health Economics, 2018, 27(11), 1684-1698.
"The Dynamics of Adolescent Depression: an Instrumental Variable Quantile Regression with Fixed Effects Approach." (with Paul Contoyannis). Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 2017, 180(3), 907-922.
Online Appendix here | Previous Melbourne Institute working paper version here | Previous HEDG working paper version here
“Do financial incentives influence GPs’ decisions to work after hours? A discrete choice labour supply model,” (with Barbara Broadway, Guyonne Kalb, and Anthony Scott). Health Economics, 2017, Volume 26, Issue 12, Pages e52-e66.
Previous versions Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 12/16 | IZA Discussion Paper No. 9910
“Using discrete choice experiments as a decision aid in total knee arthroplasty: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.” (with Michelle Dowsey et al). Trials, 2016, 17(1), 1.
“Does More Education Lead to Better Health Habits? Evidence from the School Reforms in Australia,” (with Nattavudh Powdthavee). Social Science and Medicine, 2015, Volume 127, February 2015, Pages 83–91.
“Retaining rural doctors: Doctors’ preferences for rural medical workforce incentives.” (with Anthony Scott, Matthew McGrail, John Humphreys, and Julia Witt). Social Science and Medicine, 2014, Volume 121, November 2014, Pages 56-64.
“Physician Response to Pay-for-Performance: Evidence from a Natural Experiment,” (with Jeremiah Hurley, Philip DeCicca, and Gioia Buckley). Health Economics, 2014, Volume 23, Issue 8, Pages 962-978.
(Previous NBER working paper version here)
“The evolution of health outcomes from childhood to adolescence,” (with Paul Contoyannis). Journal of Health Economics, 2011, Volume 30, Issue 1, Pages 11-32.
“Maxima: An Open Source Computer Algebra System,” (with Jeffrey Racine). Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2008, Volume 23, Issue 4, Pages 515-523.
Published Book Chapters
Hurley, J. and J. Li (2014), “Financing incentives and pay-for-performance.” In Marchildon, G.P., & Di Matteo, L. (Eds), Bending the Cost Curve in Health Care: Canada’s Provinces in International Perspective, Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
(Previous working paper version here)