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Peer-Reviewed Publications

'Better the devil you know': Are stated preferences over health and happiness determined by how healthy and happy people are?
Social Science & Medicine, 2022, forthcoming (with Matt Adler, Paul Dolan, Amanda Henwood)

Faster, higher, stronger... and happier? Relative achievement and marginal rank effects
Journal of Behavioural and Experimental Economics, 2021, 95, 101761 (with Paul Dolan, Chloe Foy, Laura Kudrna)

The effect of the Brexit referendum result on subjective well-being
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, 2021,184, 707-731 (with Ichiro Kawachi, Ilias Kyriopoulos, Sotiris Vandoros)

Quantifying the intangible impact of the Olympics using subjective well-being data
Journal of Public Economics, 2019, 177 (with Paul Dolan, Christian Krekel, Dimitris Mavridis, Robert Metcalfe, Claudia Senik, Stefan Szymanski, and Nicolas Ziebarth)

​The asymmetric experience of positive and negative economic growth: Global evidence using subjective well-being data
Review of Economics & Statistics, 2018, 100, 362-375 (with Femke De Keulenaer, Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Michael Norton, Bert Van Landeghem and George Ward)​

Would you choose to be happy? Tradeoffs between happiness and the other dimensions of life in a large population survey
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2017, 139, 60-73 (with Matthew Adler and Paul Dolan)
Changing minds: Bounded rationality and heuristic processes in exercise-related judgments and decisions
Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 2016, 5, 337-351 (with Panteleimon Ekkekakis and Zack Zenko)
Happy talk: Mode of administration effects on subjective well-being
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2016, 17, 1273-1291 (with Paul Dolan)

In fatal pursuit of immortal fame: Peer competition and early mortality of music composers
Social Science & Medicine, 2015, 134, 30-42  (with Karol Borowiecki)

Now or later? Understanding the etiologic period of suicide
Preventive Medicine Reports, 2015, 2, 809-811 (with Sotiris Vandoros)

The happiness workout
Social Indicators Research, 2014, 119, 1363-1377 (with Paul Dolan and Ivo Vlaev)

Greasy roads: The impact of bad financial news on road traffic accidents
Risk Analysis, 2014, 34, 556-566  (with Paul Dolan and Sotiris Vandoros)

Measuring happiness: Context matters
Applied Economics Letters, 2014, 21, 308-311 (with Marika Dimitriadou and Paul Dolan)
Form or function? The impact of new sports stadia on property prices in London
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, 2014, 177, 169-190  (with Gabriel Ahlfeldt)​
Preparatory study for the revaluation of the EQ-5D tariff: Methodology report
Health Technology Assessment, 2014, 18, 1-192 (with B. Mulhern, N. Bansback, John Brazier, Ken Buckingham, J. Cairns, Nancy Devlin, Paul Dolan, A.R. Hole, Luise Longworth, D. Rowen, and Aki Tsuchiya)
Sick but satisfied: The impact of life and health satisfaction on choice between health scenarios
Journal of Health Economics, 2013, 32, 708-714  (with Paul Dolan and Aki Tsuchiya)
Educational Interventions are unlikely to work because obese people aren't unhappy enough to lose weight
British Medical Journal (BMJ), 2012, 345: e8487 (with Paul Dolan)
The impact of the London Olympics announcement on property prices
Urban Studies, 2012, 49, 1453-1470​​

National pride: War minus the shooting
Social Indicators Research, 2012, 106, 173-185

Technological affluence and subjective well-being
Journal of Economic Psychology, 2011, 32, 742-753 (with Pantelis Koutroumpis)

The impact of physical activity on employment
Journal of Socio-Economics, 2011, 40, 775-779

National well-being and international sports events
Journal of Economic Psychology, 2010, 31, 158-171 (with Stefan Szymanski)

From the Olympics to the grassroots: What will London 2012 mean for sport funding and participation in Britain
Public Policy Research, 2009, 16, 192-196 (with Stefan Szymanski)

Olympic Games, terrorism and their impact on the London and Paris stock exchanges
Revue d'Economie Politique, 2008, 118, 189-206 (with Stefan Szymanski)

Testing the existence of the January effect in transition economies
Applied Financial Economics Letters, 2006, 2, 375-381 (with Dimitrios Asteriou)

Book Chapters/Contributions

Should I wish on a stadium? Measuring the average effect on the treated
in P. Rodriguez, S. Kesenne, J. Garcia (Eds) The Econometrics of Sport. Edward Elgar, 2013, pp. 189-201 (with Gabriel Ahlfeldt)

Outlook, progress and challenges of stadium evaluation
in W. Maennig and A. Zimbalist (Eds) International Handbook on the Economics of Mega Sporting Events. Edward Elgar, 2012, pp. 279-294 (with Gabriel Ahlfeldt)

Physical activity and subjective well-being: An empirical analysis
in P. Rodriguez, S. Kesenne, B. Humphreys (Eds) The Economics of Sport, Health and Happiness: The Promotion of Well-being through Sporting Activities. Edward Elgar, 2011, pp. 213-222.

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