Summit, August, 2007, Parinacota Volcano, 6,300 metres, Nevados de Payachata, Cordillera Occidental, Bolivia



Prof. Robert E. Wright

University of Strathclyde

Department of Economics
Sir William Duncan Building
130 Rottenrow
Glasgow G4 0GE
United Kingdom


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Contact Details 

·         Email: r.e.wright@strath.ac.uk

·         Phone: +44 (0)141 548 3861

·         Fax: +44 (0)141 548 4445

·         Office: Room 6.03 Sir William Duncan Building

Personal Statement

Robert E. Wright, PhD, joined the University of Strathclyde in September 2005 as Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics in the Strathclyde Business School. From 1995 to 2005, he was Professor and University Chair in Economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Stirling and Vice-Dean (Research) of the Faculty of Management. From 1991 to 1994, he was Lecturer, then Senior Lecturer, in the Department of Political Economy at the University of Glasgow. Before moving to Scotland, he held positions in the Department of Economics at Birkbeck College in London and at the Institute for Research in Public Policy in Ottawa.

 

He is a founding member of the Centre for Population Change. He is the Research Co-ordinator of the Demography and Social Justice Programme at the Scottish Economic Policy Network; a Senior Associate of Fraser of Allander Institute, Glasgow; a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labour, Bonn; a Senior External Demographic Expert at the Office of National Statistics, London; a member of the Office of National Statistics National Population Projections Expert Advisory Panel; a member of the Expert Group of the Board of Actuarial Standards; a member of the Advisory Network of the Social Justice Foundation; a Fellow of the World Demographic Association, St. Gallen, Switzerland; a member of the Advisory Network, Social Justice Foundation; and a member of the International Advisory Board of Centre for Microfinance and Development, University of  Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

He is a member of Methods and Infrastructure Committee, Economic and Social Research Council.

 

He is an external examiner at the University of Galway, the University of Birmingham and Glasgow Caledonian University. He is a member of Advisory Board of the Higher Education Academy’s Economics Network. For five years he was the Executive Director of the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics.

 

He was born in Trenton, Ontario, Canada in 1958. He studied at the University of Western Ontario, the University of Michigan, the University of Stockholm and the National Institute of Demographic Research in Paris.

 

He has been a Visiting Professor at DELTA in Paris and at the Universities of Amsterdam and Stockholm. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts; a Member of the Higher Education Academy; and an Academician, Council Member and Editorial Board Member of the Academy of the Learned Societies for the Social Sciences. He is a Past President of the European Society for Population Economics and President of the Scottish Economic Society.

 

Hobbies Hill walking, Munros, trekking, mountaineering, tobogganing and cycling
 

Main Appointments

·         Professor, Department of Economics, University of Strathclyde, Sept. 2005-

·         Professor, and University Chair in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Stirling, 1995-2005

·         Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Economy, University of Glasgow, 1993-1995

·         Lecturer, Department of Political Economy, University of Glasgow, 1991-1993

·         Research Associate, Institute for Research on Public Policy, Ottawa, 1990-1991

·         Research Fellow, Department of Economics, Birkbeck College, University of London, 1987-1990

Teaching

  • First Year: Economics 1 

Research Interests

·         Population economics

·         Demography

·         Labour economics

·         Inequality and poverty

·         Applied econometrics

·         Environmental economics

·         Financial economics

Current and Recent ESRC Research Grants

“Higher Education, Over-education and Migration”, Economic and Social Research Council 2009, £24,591

 

“Centre for Population Change: Understanding Population Change in the 21st Century”, Research Centres Competitions, Economic and Social Research Council (with the Universities of Southampton, Dundee, Edinburgh, St Andrews and Stirling), 2009, £6.2 million

 

“Scottish Model of Housing Affordability, Scottish Government (with K. Gibb and others, University of Glasgow, 2007, £115,000

“The Overall Impact of Higher Education Institutions on Regional Economies in the UK”,  Economic and Social Research Council (with P. McGregor and K. Swales, University of Strathclyde, and others), 2007, £496,000

“Social Survey Research Network”, Economic and Social Research Council (with V. Gayle, University of Stirling and others ), 2006, £53,000

 “Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics PhD Training Sequence”, Economic and Social Research Council, 2006, £107,914

“The Impact of Higher Education Institutions on Regional Economies”, Economic and Social Research Council (with P. McGregor and K. Swales, University of Strathclyde and others), 2006, £19,867

“Longitudinal Data Analysis for Social Science Researchers”, Economic and Social Research Council (with V. Gayle,  University of Stirling and others), 2005, £99,304

“Macroeconomic Impacts of Demographic Change in Scotland”, Economic and Social Research Council (with P. McGregor and K. Swales, University of Strathclyde), 2005, £50,662.

“Demographic Change and Scottish Labour Market”, Commissioned Report, Economic and Social Research Council, 2004, £3,000

"Longitudinal Data Analysis in the Social Sciences", Economic and Social Research Council (with V. Gayle, University of Stirling  and others ), 2004, £60,000.

Presentations

“Scotland Future Demographic Prospects”, Invited Presentation, ESRC Festival of Social Science, University of Dundee, March 18, 2010

 

“Exporting and Importing Graduates”, Invited Presentation, ESRC Festival of Social Sciences, Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, Sheffield, March 12, 2010

 

Devolved Immigration Policy: Will it Work for Scotland? Evidence from Canada”, Migration and Citizenship lecture, University of Edinburgh, March 1, 2010

 

“Chasing Graduate Jobs”, Higher Education Institutions Impact Workshop, Fraser of Allander Institute, University of Strathclyde, January 12, 2010

 

“Migration and the Pursuit of Graduate Jobs”, Invited Presentation, Making an Impact: Universities and the Regional Economy, Woburn House, London, November 4, 2009

 

“Population Policy: Lessons from Canada,” Keynote Address, Canadianaich Ann An Alba Conference, Eden Centre, Inverness October 24, 2009

 

“Devolved Immigration Policy: Will It Work in Scotland? Evidence from Canada”, Seminar, Fraser of Allander Institute, University of Strathclyde, October 22, 2009

 

“Scotland’s Demographic Prospects”, Keynote Address, ISA International Housing Conference, Mitchell Library, Glasgow, September 2, 2009

 

“Demographic Change and Macroeconomic Performance: Evidence from Scotland”, Demography Lecture, Office of National Statistics, Titchfield, July 6, 2009 and Seminar, Department of Social Statistics, University of Southampton, July 6, 2009

 

“Demographic Changes: The Scottish Experience in the Wider UK and EU Context, Invited speaker, The Employability of Older Workers, Edinburgh Napier University, July 1, 2009

 

“Graduate Migration Flows in Scotland”, Invited speaker, Scotland’s Universities and the Economy: Impact. Value and Challenges, University of Strathclyde Glasgow, June 30, 2009

 

“Graduate Migration Flows”, Meeting of the European Society of Population Economics, Seville, Spain, June 11-13, 2009

 

“Importing and Exporting Human Capital”, Scottish Economic Society Annual Conference, April 27-29, 2009

 

“Demographic Change and Macroeconomic Performance: Scottish Evidence from a CGE Model”, Invited lecture, University of Pablo De Olavide, Seville, Spain, March 9, 2009

 

“Economics in Scotland”, Keynote Address, Scottish Government Economist Away Day, Edinburgh, February 27, 2009

 

“Graduate Migration Flows: Importing and Exporting Human Capital”, Invited Speaker, Higher Education—Making a Difference to Economies and Communities, Belfast Castle, Belfast, January 27, 2009

 

“Growing the Labour Force?”, Invited Speaker, Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) Conference: Managing Migration: A Public Sector Dialogue on Migration to Scotland, Glasgow, November 14, 2008

 

“Demographic Change and Macroeconomics Performance”, Keynote Address,  Irish Society of New Economists Annual Conference, National University Ireland-Galway, October 3, 2008

 

“Regional Migration Flows in Scotland: Are Graduates the Leading Edge?”, Scottish Economic Society Annual Conference, April 21-23, 2008 and Meeting of the European Society of Population Economics, UCL, London, June 19-21, 2008

The Macroeconomic Impacts of Demographic Change in Scotland: Evidence from a Computable general Equilibrium Model”, Invited Speaker, Economic Consequences of Low Fertility, World Demographic Association, St. Galen, Switzerland, April 11-12, 2008

“The Economics of New Immigration to Scotland”, Hume Lecture, David Hume Institute, Royal Society of Edinburgh, April 1, 2008

“The Macroeconomic Impacts of Demographic Change in Scotland: Evidence from a Computable General Equilibrium Model”, RSAI World Congress, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 16-19, 2008

“Changes to the Labour Force: Retaining Our Entrepreneurs”, Invited Speaker, Enterprising Scotland, Holyrood Conference, Hilton Hotel, Glasgow, February 25, 2008

“Combining Population Projections with Economic Forecasting”, Invited presentation, Scotland’s Demography Research Programme Public Policy Seminar, Scottish Government and Economic and Social Research Programme, Edinburgh, December 7, 2007

“The Macroeconomic Impacts of Demographic Decline”, Departmental seminar, Department of Economics, University of Birmingham, December 5, 2007

“The Macroeconomic Impacts of Demographic Change in Scotland: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis”, Annual Conference of British Society for Population Studies, University of St. Andrews, September 13, 2007 

“Ireland and Scotland: Converging or Diverging Demography?”, Invited presentation, Regional Studies Association Meeting (Irish and Scottish Sections), Glasgow, September 19-20, 2007

“Europe’s Demographic Decline”, Invited Lecture, Institute of Public Economics, Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg, Germany, June 20, 2007

“The Economic Challenges of Demographic Change”, Keynote Address, A Legacy of Learning: Sharing Global Experiences of Learning in Later Life, International Conference on Learning in Later Life, Glasgow, May 9-11, 2007

“Researching Scotland’s Demography”, Invited Lecture, Scottish Social Survey Network , University of Stirling, May 3, 2007

Paying for Population Ageing”, Invited Speaker, Cross Party Group on Scotland’s Financial Future, Scottish Parliament, March 6, 2007

“Scotland’s Demographic Decline: What the Government Should be Doing and Why”, Faculty Lecture, Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow, November 30, 2006

“Devolved Immigration Policy: Will It Work for Scotland?”, Invited speaker, Demographic Change in Scotland, Scottish Policy Innovation Forum, Edinburgh, November 24, 2006

“Immigration Policy”, Invited Roundtable Participant, Good Practice-Lessons Learned from Regional Migration Policy in Scotland, Scottish Parliament, November 3, 2006

The Macroeconomic Effects of Population Change”, Invited speaker, Meeting on: Decentralised Migration Policy in Europe, IMISCOE Network of Excellence and the Migration and Citizenship Research Group, University of Edinburgh, November  2, 2006

Scotland’s Changing Demography”, Meeting of Kaliningrad Project, Centre for Public Policy in the Regions and the Fraser of Allander Institute, University of Glasgow, October 25, 200

“Macroeconomic Impacts of Demographic Change in Scotland", Meeting of the European Society for Population Economics, Verona, Italy, June 22-25, 2006

“Demographic Change and the Housing Market, Keynote Address, Launch of the Scottish Housing Economics and Finance Research Network Department of Urban Studies and Glasgow Solicitors Property Centre, University of Glasgow, June 15, 2006

"Demographic Diversity in the United Kingdom”, Invited Roundtable Participant, Managing Demographic Change in the EU: Regional, National and EU-wide Approaches, Konrad-Adenauer Foundation, Brussels, June 1, 2006

“Demographic Change and the Labour Market", Scott Policy Lecture, Economic Research Institute of Northern Ireland, Belfast, May 17, 2006

"Economics, Demography and Geography”, Invited Speaker, Scotland’s New Geographic Inequalities meeting, Economic Development Association (Scotland), Dundee, March 27, 2006

“Graduate Labour Market Issues”, Invited Speaker, Centre for Public Policy for the Regions’, ESRC Network on the Overall Impact of HEIs on Regional Economies, Inaugural Seminar, Glasgow, March 23, 2006

“Demographic Change and the Housing Market”, Staff Seminar, Department of Economics, University of Madeira, Madeira, Portugal, March 1, 2006

“Demographic Change and the Labour Market”, Keynote Speaker, Scottish Food and Drink Association Members Forum, Dundee, February 14, 2006

“Devolved Immigration Policy”, Panel Member, Sunday Times Forum: More Powers for Holyrood, Edinburgh, November 29, 2005

“Attracting Talent: How Does Scotland Compete in a Global Market?”, Keynote Speaker, Scottish Networks International Conference: Globalising Scotland: Capitalising on International Talent, Aberfoyle, 20-21 October 2005

“Constructive Scenarios for a Shifting Population”, Panel Discussant, Scottish Council Foundation/British Telecom Experts Meeting, September 28, 2005

“Expert Witness, Oral Evidence”, European and External Relations Inquiry into the Scottish Executive's Fresh Talent Initiative, Scottish Parliament, May 10, 2005

“Scottish Demographic Change in an European Perspective”, Policy Forum presentation, Scottish Economic Society Annual Meeting, Perth, March 29-31, 2005

“Effective Doctoral Training: Diversity and Collaboration”, Invited Speaker, The Future of Postgraduate Education, London, March 17, 2005

Scotland’s Demographic Challenge”, Address to Stirling Council, Stirling, March 4, 2005

“Formulating a Scottish-specific Immigration Policy”, Invited Speaker, Scottish Council Foundation and the Institute for Public Policy Research Meeting, Fresh Talent, Fresh Thinking, Edinburgh December 9, 2004

Population Decline and Population Ageing”, Invited Speaker, Economic Development Association Scotland Event Conference, People—Performance-Prosperity: Towards Scotland's Future, Edinburgh, November 24, 2004

“Demographics and the Scottish Economy: Migration, Immigration and the Fresh Talent Initiative”, Invited Speaker, Scottish Health Pensions 2040: Can We Live Healthier, Wealthier and Longer? Conference organized by MacKay Hannah Consultants, Edinburgh, November 22, 2004

“Allowing Workers to be Parents”, Keynote Speaker, Conference organised by One Plus, Building a Secure Future for Lone Parents and their Children, Glasgow, November 19, 2004

“Are Scottish Degrees Better?”, Invited Lecture, Enterprise, Transport and Lifelong Learning Department, Scottish Executive, Glasgow, November 19, 2004

Moray’s Demographic Challenge”, Address to Moray Council, Elgin, November 17, 2004

“Developing a Population Strategy for Scotland”, Invited Speaker, Annual National Conference of the Scottish National Party, Inverness, September 23, 2004

“Scotland's Declining Population—What's The Answer?”, Invited Lecture, Positive Action in Housing, Glasgow, June 22, 2004

"Why Scotland Needs Its Own Immigration Policy", Invited Speaker, Economic Development Association Scotland Event: Scotland in Crisis! Population Decline, Edinburgh, May 27, 2004

“Demographic Change and the Scottish Labour Market”, Invited Speaker, Economic and Social Research Council and Scottish Executive Seminar: Demographic Change in Scotland, Edinburgh, May 17, 2004

“Are Scottish Degrees Better?”, Scottish Economic Society Annual Meeting, Perth, March 30-April 1, 2004; Royal Economics Society Annual Meeting, University of Swansea, Swansea, Wales, April 5-7; 2004

“Demographic Change and the Highlands”, Address to the Renewing Democracy and Community Planning Select Committee, Highland Council, Inverness, March 10, 2004

“Ageing and Fertility in Scotland”, Invited Speaker, The Long View: Longitudinal Studies in Scotland, ESRC-sponsored conference, University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, February 26-27, 2004

“Understanding Demographic Projections”, Invited Lecture, ‘Big Event’ Seminar Series, Scottish Executive, St. Andrews House, Edinburgh, January 27, 2004

“Starting Life in Scotland in the New Century: Population Replacement and the Reproduction of Disadvantage”, Allander Lecture Series: Scotland’s Economic Future, Hilton Hotel, Glasgow, January 13, 2004 (with H. Joshi, Institute of Education, University of London); and Board, Scottish Power, Glasgow.

Articles

Lisenkova, K., R. McQuaid and R.E. Wright (2010), “Demographic Change and Labour Markets”, 21St Century Society: Journal of the Academy of Social Sciences (in press)

 

Mosca, I. and R.E. Wright, (2009), Deveolved Immigration Policy: Will It Work in Scotland?”, Fraser of Allander Economic Quarterly, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 55-60

 

Faggian, A., Q.C. Li and R.E. Wright (2009), ”Graduate Migration Flows in Scotland”, Fraser of Allander Economic Quarterly vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 55-60

 

Lisenkova, K., P. McGregor, RE. Wright and others, (2009), “Scotland the Grey: A Linked Demographic-CGE Analysis of the Impact of Population Ageing and Decline”, Regional Studies (in press)

 

Levin, E.J., A. Montagnoli and R.E. Wright, (2009), “Demographic Change and the Housing Market: Evidence from a Comparison of Scotland and England”, Urban Studies, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 27-43

 

Lisenkova, K., I. Mosca and R.E. Wright (2008), “Ireland and Scotland: Converging or Diverging Demography?”, Scottish Affairs, vol. 64, pp. 18-36

Bergmann, A., N. Hanley and R.E. Wright, (2006), “Valuing the Attributes of Renewable Energy Investments”, Energy Policy,  vol. 34, no. 9, pp. 1004-1014

Christie, M., N. Hanley, J. Warren and R.E. Wright, (2006), “Valuing the Diversity of Biodiversity”, Ecological Economics, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 304-317

Levin, E.J. and R.E. Wright, (2006), “Downwards Sloping Demand Curves for Stock”, Studies in Economics and Finance, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 51-7

Hanley, N., R.E. Wright and B. Alvarez-Farizo, (2006), “Estimating the Value of Improvements in River Ecology”, Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 78, pp. 183-193

Adamowicz, V., N. Hanley, and R.E. Wright (2005), “Price Vector Effects in Choice Experiments”, Resource and Energy Economics, vol. 27, pp. 227-234

Lisankova, K. and R.E. Wright, (2005), “Demographic Change and the European Union Labour Market”, National Institute Economic Review, no. 194, pp. 4-11

Fertig, M. and R.E. Wright, (2005), "School Quality, Educational Attainment and Aggregation Bias", Economic Letters, vol. 88, no.1, pp. 109-114

Chowdhury, M., D. Ghosh and R.E. Wright, (2005), “Micro-credit and Poverty: Evidence from Bangladesh”, Progress in Development Studies, vol. 5, no. 4 , pp. 1-12

Levin, E.J. and R.E. Wright, (2004), "Regional Taxation and Retailing: The Economic Geography of the Internet", International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 337-356

Levin, E.J., P. Macmillan, R.E. Wright and D. Ghosh, (2004), "Gold as an Inflation Hedge?", Studies in Economics and Finance, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 1-25

Levin, E.J., Y. Mae and R.E. Wright, (2004), "Profit Maximization in a Multi-product Firm with Impatient Customers", Journal of the Operational Research Society, vol. 55, no 3, pp. 211-219

Milne, R.G. and R.E. Wright, (2004), "Competition and Costs: Evidence from Competitive Tendering in the Scottish National Health Service", Scottish Journal of Political Economy, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 1-23

Bell, D., G. Jack and R.E. Wright, (2004), "Micro-level Data Sources for Scottish Policy Studies", Scottish Journal of Political Economy, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 143-147

Levin, E.J. and R.E. Wright, (2004), "Estimating the Profit Markup Component of the Bid-ask Spread", Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 1-19

Hanley, N., D. Macmillan, I. Patterson and R.E. Wright, (2003), "Economics and the Design of Nature Conservation Policy", Animal Conservation, vol. 6, pp. 123-129

Levin, E.J. and R.E. Wright, (2003), "An Optimal Location Strategy for Internet Sellers in Markets with Different Tax Rates", Business Economist, vol.34, no.1, pp. 42-47

Hanley, N., M. Ryan and R.E. Wright, (2003), "Estimating the Monetary Value of Health Care", Health Economics, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 3-16

Hanley, N., G. Koop and R.E. Wright, (2002), "Modelling Recreational Demand Using Choice Experiments: Rock Climbing in Scotland", Environmental and Resource Economics, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 449-466

Wright, R.E., (2002), "Can Scotland Afford to Grow Old?", Scottish Affairs, vol. 39, pp. 2-5

Levin, E.J. and R.E. Wright, (2001), "Unemployment Insurance, Moral Hazard and Economic Growth", International Advances in Economic Research, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 373-384

Levin, E.J. and R.E. Wright, (2001), "Estimating the Price Elasticity of Demand in the London Stock Market", European Journal of Finance, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 1-16

Hanley, N., S. Mourato and R.E. Wright, (2001), "Choice Modelling Approaches: A Superior Alternative for Environmental Valuation?", Journal of Economic Surveys, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 435-462

Hanley, N., G. Koop, B. Alvarez-Farizo, R.E. Wright and C. Nevin, (2001), "An Application of Recreation Demand Models to Rock Climbing", Journal of Agricultural Economics, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 36-52

Levin, E.J. and R.E. Wright, (2001), "Tax Clientele Effects in the Term Structure of UK Interest Rates", Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, vol. 28, no. 3/4, pp. 303-325

Laurie, H.M. and R.E. Wright, (2000), "The Scottish Household Panel Survey", Scottish Journal of Political Economy, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 337-339

Levin, E.J. and R.E.Wright, (2000), "The Gilt-equity Yield Ratio—A Useful Indicator?" Business Economist, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 7-11

Milne, R.G. and R.E. Wright, (2000),"Competitive Tendering in the Scottish National Health Service", Scottish Affairs, vol. 31, pp. 133-152

Levin, E.J. and R.E. Wright,. (1999), "Explaining Intra-day Variation in the Bid-ask Spread in Competitive Dealership Market", Journal of Financial Markets, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 179-191

Alvarez-Farizo, B., N. Hanley, R.E. Wright and D. Macmillan. (1999) "Estimating the Benefits of Agri-environmental Policy: Econometric Issues in Open-ended Contingent Valuation Studies", Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 23-43

Levin, E.J. and R.E. Wright. (1999) "Why Does the Bid-ask Spread Vary in the Day?", Applied Economics Letters, vol. 6, pp. 563-567

Levin, E.J. and R.E.Wright. (1998) "The Information Content of the Gilt-equity Yield Ratio", Manchester School, vol. 66, pp. 89-101

Levin, E.J. and R.E. Wright. (1998) "Relative Excess Returns", Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, vol. 25, no. 7/8, pp. 869-892

Hanley, N., D. MacMillan, R.E. Wright and others. (1998) " Contingent Evaluation versus Choice Experiments: Estimating the Benefits of Environmentally Sensitive Areas in Scotland", Journal of Agricultural Economics, vol. 49, no. 1, pp.1-15

Hanley, N., R.E. Wright and V. Adamowicz. (1998) "Using Choice Experiments to Value the Environment: Design Issues, Current Experience and Future Prospects", Environmental and Resource Economics, vol. 11, no. 3/4, pp.413-428

Levin, E.J. and R.E. Wright. (1998) "How Large in the Tax Clientele Bias in the Term Structure of UK Interest Rates?", Applied Economics Letters, vol. 5, pp. 429-432

Palme, M.O. and R.E. Wright. (1998) "Changes in the Rate of Return to Education in Sweden", Applied Economics, vol. 30, pp. 1653-1663

Wright, R.E. (1997) "A Simple Method for Controlling for Compositional Effects in the Measurement of Poverty", Applied Economics Letters, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 37-39.

Bell, D.N.F., E.J. Levin and R.E Wright. (1997) "Indexed Bonds, Expected Inflation and Tax Clientele Bias", National Tax Journal, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 315-320

Levin, E.J. and R.E. Wright. (1997) "Speculation in the Housing Market?", Urban Studies, vol. 34, no. 9, pp. 1419-1437

Milne, R.G. and R.E. Wright. (1997) "The Decline of Fertility in Malta: The Role of Family Planning", European Journal of Population, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 147-167

Levin, E.J. and R.E. Wright. (1997) "The Impact of Speculation on House Prices in the United Kingdom", Economic Modelling, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 567-585

Wright, R.E. (1997) "Marital Status and Infant Mortality", Canadian Studies in Population, vol. 24, no. 2, pp.147-161

Wright, R.E. (1996) "Standardised Poverty Measurement", Journal of Economic Studies, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 3-17

Findlay, J. and R.E. Wright. (1996) "Gender, Poverty and the Intra-Household Distribution of Resources", Review of Income and Wealth, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 335-352

Bell, D.N.F. and R.E. Wright. (1996) "The Impact of Minimum Wages on the Wages of the Low Paid: Evidence from the Wage Boards and Councils", Economic Journal, vol. 106, no. 436, pp. 650-655

Levin, E.J. and R.E. Wright. (1996) "The Gilts Market as an "On-line Window" on Expected Inflation", Applied Economics, vol. 28, no. 7, pp. 909-918

Levin, E.J. and R.E. Wright. (1996) "Unemployment Insurance and Moral Hazard", Review of Policy Issues, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 63-72

Ermisch, J.F. and R.E. Wright. (1996) "The Economic Environment and Entry to Single Parenthood in Great Britain", Applied Economics, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 483-489

Reprinted Articles

Hanley, N., R.E. Wright and V. Adamowicz, (2007), “Using Choice Experiments to Value the Environment—Design Issues, Current Experience and Future Prospects”. In: R.T. Carson, (ed.), The Stated Preference Approach to Environmental Valuation: Conceptual and Emprical Issues, Volume 2, Aldershot, Ashgate

Hanley, N., S. Mourato and R.E. Wright, (2003), “Choice Modelling Approaches: A Superior Alternative for Environmental Valuation?” In: N. Hanley and C. Roberts, (eds.), Issues in Environmental Economics”, Oxford, Basil Blackwell

Palme, M. and R.E. Wright, (2003), “The Rate of Return to Education in Sweden”. In C.R. Belfield and H.M. Levin, (eds.), The Economics of Higher Education (International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, series editor, Mark Blaug), Cheltenham, Edward Elgar

Wright, R.E. and P.S. Maxim, (2003), “Immigration Policy and Immigrant Quality: Empirical Evidence from Canada”. In: K. Zimmermann and T. Bauer, (eds.), The Economics of Migration, Volume III: Quality and the Behavior of Migrants (International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, series editor, Mark Blaug), Cheltenham, Edward Elgar

Findlay, J. and R.E. Wright, (2002), “Gender, Poverty and the Intra-Household Distribution of Resources”. In: B.N. Ghosh and P.K Chopra, (eds.), Gender and Development, Volume 2, Leeds, Wisdom House
 

Edited Books

Ermisch, J.F. and R.E. Wright, (2005), Changing Scotland: Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey, Bristol, Policy Press.

Wright, R.E., (2004), Scotland’s Demographic Challenge, Stirling/Glasgow, Scottish Economic Policy Network, University of Stirling/Strathclyde

Hanley, N., D. Shaw and R.E. Wright, (2003), New Economics of Outdoor Recreation, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar

Book Chapters

Wright, R.E. and K. Lisiankova, (2007), “Lack of People of Working Age”. In: B. Lomborg, (ed.), Solutions for the World's Biggest Problems: Costs and Benefits, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, pp.345-357

Christie, M., N. Hanley, J. Warren, T. Hyde, K. Murphy and R.E. Wright, (2007),   Valuing Ecological and Anthropocentric Concepts of Biodiversity: A Choice Experiments Application.” In: A. Kontoleon, U. Pascaul and T. Swanson, (eds.), Handbook of Biodiversity Economics, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, pp. 343-368

Hanley, N. and R.E. Wright, (forthcoming), “Designing Choice Experiments”. In: M. Christie and P. Midmore, (eds.), Choice Experiments: A New Approach to Environmental Evaluation, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, in press

Christie, M., N. Hanley, J. Warren, T. Hyde, K. Murphy and R.E. Wright (2006), “Developing Measures for Valuing Changes in Biodiversity”. In: D. Pearce, C. Pearce and C. Palmer, (eds.), Valuing the Environment in Developed Countries: Case Studies, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, pp. 50-76

Hanley, H., R.E. Wright and B. Alvarez-Farizo, (2006), “Testing for Benefit Transfer Over Water Quality Benefits”. In: J. Rolfe and J. Bennett, (eds.), Choice Modelling Approaches and the Transfer of Environmental Values, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, pp. 97-111

Ermisch, J.F. and R.E. Wright, (2005), “Devolution, Policy and Evidence.” In: J.F. Ermisch and R.E. Wright (eds.), Changing Scotland: Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey, Bristol, Policy Press, pp. 1-12

Bourque, L.N., V. Gayle and R.E. Wright, (2005), “The Decline of Religion.” In: J.F. Ermisch and R.E. Wright (eds.), Changing Scotland: Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey, Bristol, Policy Press, pp. 261-275

Gayle, V., G. Jack and R.E. Wright, (2005), “Trends in Absolute Poverty.” In: J.F. Ermisch and R.E. Wright (eds.), Changing Scotland: Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey, Bristol, Policy Press, pp. 113-122

Joshi, H.E. and R.E. Wright, (2005), “Starting Life in Scotland”. In: D. Coyle, W. Alexander and B. Ashcroft, (eds.), New Wealth for Old Nations: Scotland’s Economic Prospects, Princeton, Princeton University Press, pp. 166-185

Wright, R.E. (2004), “Scotland’s Future Demographic Prospects.” In: R.E. Wright (ed.), Scotland’s Demographic Challenge, Stirling/Glasgow, Scottish Economic Policy Network, Universities of Stirling/Strathclyde, pp. 8-33

Hanley, N. and R.E. Wright, (2003), “Valuing Recreational Resources using Choice Experiments: Mountaineering in Scotland”. In: N. Hanley, D. Shaw and R.E. Wright, (eds.), The New Economics of Outdoor Recreation, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, pp. 59-73

Levin, E.J. and R.E. Wright, (2001), “An Optimal Internet Location Strategy for Markets with Different Tax Rates”. In: T. Wichmann, (ed.), Economics and the Internet, Berlin, BERLECON, pp. 5-9

Wright, R.E., (2001), “Economic Demography”. In: J. Michie, (ed.), Reader’s Guide to the Social Sciences (Volume 1), London, Fitzroy Dearborn, pp. 367-368

Book Reviews

Ypeij, A, Producing Against Poverty, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, Journal of Income Distribution, 2007, vol. 16, no. 1, 2007, pp. 154-156 (with N. Bourque)

Wise, D. (ed.), Perspectives on the Economics of Aging, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Population Studies, vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 118-119, 2005

Fleischhhacker, J., H. de Gans and T.K. Burch, (eds.), Populations, Projections, and Politics, Rozenberg Publishers, Rozengracht, Population Studies, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 367-368, 2004

Ermisch, J.F., An Economic Analysis of the Family, Princeton, Princeton University Press, Population Studies, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 129-130, 2004

Macunovich, D.J., Birth Quake: The Baby Boom and Its Aftershocks, Chicago, University of Chicago Press. Population Studies, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 113-114, 2003

Leisering, L. and S. Leibfried. Time and Poverty in Western Welfare States. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Economic Journal, vol. 111, no. 469, pp. F127-128, 2001


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