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The econometric analysis of household surveys and other microeconomic datasets. Topics related to poverty, education, health and intra-household issues but covers issues to do with labour markets and productivity more generally.
Labour and human resources with application to China and sub-Saharan Africa. Currently working on a four year project for the UK Department for International Development and the Economic and Social Research Council, entitled “Local Government, Economic Growth and Human Development: Chinese Lessons for Kenya and Uganda”.
Simon joined the University of Nottingham in the summer of 2000. Formerly, he was a lecturer at the University of Bath for one year and a Research Officer at the Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford University. He is a member of the IZA, the Institute for Labour Economics. He has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of African Economies, the Journal of Development Studies and African Development Review. He has published in a range of journals including Economic Development and Cultural Change, the Journal of African Economies, the Journal of International Development, the Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics and World Development.
ECON4053: Development Microeconomics
ECON3074: Advanced Development Economics
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Matta, S., Bleaney, M. & Appleton, S., 27 Jul 2021, (Published Online) In: Economics and Politics. 34, 1, p. 253-270 18 p.
Research output: Journal Publication › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access
Zhang, J., Appleton, S., Song, L. & Liu, B., Jun 2021, In: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. 83, 3, p. 619-640 22 p.
Research output: Journal Publication › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile1 Downloads (Pure)
Barazzetta, M., Appleton, S. & Owens, T., 3 Mar 2020, In: Journal of Development Studies. 56, 3, p. 613-629 17 p.
Research output: Journal Publication › Article › peer-review1 Citation (Scopus)
Heterogeneous effect of health insurance on financial risk: Evidence from two successive surveys in GhanaAMPAW, S., Appleton, S. & Lou, X., 2020, Nottingham : The University of Nottingham, p. 1-78, 78 p. (CREDIT Research Paper No. 20/04).
Research output: Working paper
Matta, S., Appleton, S. & Bleaney, M., 1 Feb 2019, In: World Bank Economic Review. 33, 1, p. 231-258 28 p.
Research output: Journal Publication › Article › peer-review12 Citations (Scopus)