Publications

Publications

19. Kassenboehmer, S., Leung, F. Schurer, S. (2018). University education and noncognitive skill development. Oxford Economic Papers 70(2), 538-562. [LINK]

In the media: The Australian, Daily Mail UKPS Magazine; Campus ReviewTimes Higher EducationThe University of Sydney NewsScience Daily.

18. Elkins, R., Schurer, S. (2017). Introducing a GP copayment in Australia: Who would carry the cost burden? Health Policy 121(5), 543-552[LINK]

In the media: If GPs pass on cost from rebate freeze, poorer, sicker patients will be hardest hit. The Conversation, 31 January 2017 [LINK]

17. Schurer, S. (2017).  Does education strengthen life skills of adolescents? IZA World of Labor. June 366. doi: 10.15185/izawol.366 [LINK]

16. Elkins, R., Kassenboehmer, Schurer, S. (2017). The stability of personality traits during adolescence and young adulthood. Journal of Economic Psychology 60, 37-52. [LINK

15. Fletcher, J., Schurer, S. (2017). Origins of adulthood personality: The role of adverse childhood experiences. BE Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 17(2). [LINK

14. Schurer, S. (2017). Bouncing back from health shocks: Locus of control and labour supply. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 133, 1-20. [LINK].

13. Schurer, S., Kuehnle, D., Scott, A., Cheng, T.  (2016). A man's blessing or a woman's curse? The family-earnings gap of doctorsIndustrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society 55(3), 385-414. [LINK].

Covered by Royal College of Australasian Physicians. Mind the gender gap. Interview with Dr Catherine Yelland FRACP (President, RACP), Dr Stefanie Schurer (University of Sydney), Dr Elizabeth Sigston FRACS (Consultant Surgeon, ORLHNS, Monash Health), Prof Helena Teede FRACP  (Executive Director, Monash Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre; Director, Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation). 30 Oct 2016 [LINK].

12. Schurer, S., Alspach, M., MacRae, J., Martin, G. (2016). The medical cost of mood disorders: A coarsened exact matching approach. The Economic Record 92(296), 81-93. [LINK]

11. Schurer, S. (2015). Lifecycle patterns in the socioeconomic gradient of risk preferences. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 119, 482-495. [LINK].

10. Cobb-Clark, D., Kassenboehmer, S., Schurer, S. (2014). Healthy habits: What explains the connection between diet, exercise, and locus of control? Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 98, 1-28. [LINK

9. Schurer, S., Shields, M., Jones, A.M. (2014).  Socioeconomic inequalities in bodily pain over the lifecycle: Longitudinal evidence from Australia, Britain and Germany. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A177(4), 783-806. [LINK]

8. Johnston, D., Schurer, S., Shields, M. (2014). Maternal gender role attitudes, human capital investment, and labour supply of sons and daughters. Oxford Economic Papers 66(3), 631-659. [LINK]

7. Cobb-Clark, D., Schurer, S. (2013). Two economists' musings on the stability of locus of controlThe Economic Journal 123(570), F358-F400. [LINK]

6. Johnston, D., Schurer, S., Shields, M. (2013). Exploring the intergenerational persistence of mental health: Evidence from three generationsJournal of Health Economics 32(6), 1077–1089. [LINK]

5. Roy, J., Schurer, S. (2013). Getting stuck in the blues: The persistence of depression in Australia. Health Economics 22(9), 1139-1157. [LINK]

4. Cobb-Clark, D., Schurer, S. (2012). The stability of the Big-Five personality traits. Economics Letters 115(1), 11-15. [LINK]

3. Jones, A.M., Schurer, S. (2011). How does heterogeneity shape the socioeconomic gradient in health satisfactionJournal of Applied Econometrics 26(4), 549 – 714. [LINK]

2. Joyce, C. Schurer, S., Scott, A., Humphreys, J., Kalb, G. (2011). Are doctors satisfied with their work? Results from the MABEL longitudinal survey of doctors. Medical Journal of Australia 194(1), 30-33. [LINK]

1. Scott, A., Schurer, S., Jensen, P., Sivey, P. (2009). The effects of an incentive program on quality of care in diabetes managementHealth Economics 18(9), 1091-1108. [LINK]

Under review/in preparation for submission 

1. Kassenboehmer, S., Schurer, S. (2017). Survey item-response behavior as an imperfect proxy for unobserved ability: Theory and application. IZA Discussion Paper Nr 11449. Under review since 19 Dec 2017. [LINK]

2. 
Elkins, R., Schurer, S. (2018). Exploring the role of fathers in non-cognitive skill development over the lifecourse. IZA Discussion Paper Nr. 11451. Under review since 13 February 2018. [LINK] r&r Journal of Population Economics

3. Schurer, S., Trajkovski (2018). Understanding the mechanisms through which adverse childhood experiences affect lifetime economic outcomes. IZA Discussion Paper Nr. 11450 [LINK]. r&r Labour Economics

4. Cobb-Clark, D., Kettlewell, N., Schurer, S., Silburn, S. (2017.) The effect of quarantining welfare on school attendance in Indigenous communities. IZA Discussion Paper Nr 11514. Under review since 10 May 2018.

In the media: ABC TV (News, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane), ABC News Online and ABC Radio (National, NewsRadio, triple j, Perth, Sydney), AAP News Corp Australia’s, Daily Mail Australia and Yahoo!7; The Wire; The Guardian, NITV; NT News, 8HA Alice Springs, 2MCE Orange and 4K1G Townsville, CAAMA Radio, 2MCE Orange, Koori Mail.

5. Doyle, M.A., Schurer, S., Silburn, S. (2017). Do welfare restrictions improve child health? Estimating the impact of income management in the Northern Territory. LCC Working Paper Nr 2017-22. [LINK] In preparation for submission June 2018. 

In the media: ABC TV (News, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane), ABC News Online and ABC Radio (National, NewsRadio, triple j, Perth, Sydney), AAP News Corp Australia’s, Daily Mail Australia and Yahoo!7; The Wire; The Guardian, NITV; NT News, 8HA Alice Springs, 2MCE Orange and 4K1G Townsville, CAAMA Radio, 2MCE Orange, Koori Mail.

6. Lynch, J., Meunier, A., Pilkington, R., Schurer, S. (2018). Baby bonuses and early-life health outcomes: Using a regression discontinuity approach to evaluate the causal impact of an unconditional cash transfer. First draft available upon request. In preparation for submission.

7. Guthridge, S., Schnepel, K., Schurer, S. (2018). Early life health investment and childhood development: Evidence from special care nursery assignment in Australia's Northern Territory. First draft available upon request.

8. Gaitz, S., Schurer, S. (2017). Bonus skills: Examining the effect of an Australian unconditional cash transfer on child development. LCC Working Paper nr 2017-04. [LINK] In preparation for submission.

9. Obesity and economic preferences: Evidence from a medically at risk population (with Chiara Pastore and Agnieszka Tymula). First draft available upon request.

10. Early signs of exceptional upward mobility and parenting behaviour (with Francisco Azpitarte, Kirsten Hancock and Alex Oo)

11. Do parenting styles affect the effectiveness of educational investments? Theory and empirical evidence

12. Child maltreatment and life-time health outcomes: Evidence from the National Child Development Study (with Tara Hariharan) 

13. Do non-cognitive skills moderate the impact of socioeconomic disadvantage on student performance? (with Rachael Gibson Rebecca Edwards). First draft available upon request.

14. The effect of education on later-life skills: Evidence from compulsory schooling laws in Australia (with Dominique Lemmermann and Sonja Kassenboehmer). First draft available upon request.

15. Quantifying the empirical distribution of exceptional upward and downward occupational mobility in Australia, Germany, Britain (with Angus Wheeler)

Other publications

Schurer, S., Yong, J. (2016). Happiness, income, and heterogeneity. Singapore Economic Review 61(3), 1-23. [LINK

Karanasos, M., Schurer, S. (2008). Is the relationship between inflation and its uncertainty linear? German Economic Review 9, 265-286. [LINK]

Karanasos, M., Schurer, S. (2005). Is the reduction in output growth related to its uncertainty? The Case of Italy. WSEAS Transactions in Business and Economics 2(3), 116-122. [LINK]

Fertig, M., Schurer S. (2007). Labour market outcomes of immigrants in Germany: The importance of heterogeneity and attrition bias (with Michael Fertig). IZA Discussion Paper Nr. 2915.