Journal articles

  • Anders, J. and Dorsett, R. (forthcoming) What young English people do once they reach school-leaving age: A cross-cohort comparison for the last 30 years. [Project page]
  • Dorsett, R., Hendra, R. And Robins, P. (2016) Using Administrative Data to Explore the Effect of Survey Nonresponse in the UK Employment Retention and Advancement Demonstration. Evaluation Review. [Project page]
  • Dorsett, R., Lui, S and Weale (2016) The effect of lifelong learning on men’s wages.  Empirical Economics 15(2): 737-762.  PDF – gated [Project page]
  • Hendra, R., Riccio, J., Dorsett, R. and Robins, P. (2015) Breaking the Low Pay, No Pay Cycle: The Effects of the UK Employment Retention and Advancement Program.  IZA Journal of Labor Policy 4(14).  PDF [Project page]
  • Dorsett, R. (2014) The effect of temporary in-work support on employment retention: evidence from a field experiment.  Labour Economics 31: 61-71.  PDF – gated [Project page]
  • Dorsett, R. and Lucchino, P. (2014) Explaining patterns in the school-to-work transition: an analysis using optimal matching.  Advances in Life Course Research 22: 1-14.  PDF – gated [Project page]
  • Dorsett, R., Lui, S and Weale (2014) Education and its effects on income and mortality of men aged sixty-five and over in Great Britain.  Labour Economics 27: 71-82.  PDF – gated [Project page]
  • Dorsett, R. and Robins, P. (2013) A Multi-Level Analysis of the Impacts of Services Provided By the UK Employment Retention and Advancement Demonstration.  Evaluation Review 37(2): 63-108.  PDF – gated [Project page]
  • Dorsett, R., Smeaton, D. and Speckesser, S. (2013) The effect of making a voluntary labour market programme compulsory: evidence from a UK experiment. Fiscal Studies 34(4): 467-489.  PDF – gated [Project page]
  • Dorsett, R. (2013) The effect of the Troubles on GDP in Northern Ireland. European Journal of Political Economy 29: 119-133.  PDF – gated [Project page]
  • Bryson, A., Dorsett, R. and Portes. J. (2013) Policy evaluation in a time of austerity: introduction. National Institute Economic Review 219, no. 1 (2012): R1-R3.  PDF – gated
  • Cappellari, L., Dorsett, R. and Haile, G. (2010) State dependence and unobserved heterogeneity in the employment transitions of the over-50s. Empirical Economics 38(3): 523-554.  PDF – gated [Project page]
  • Dorsett, R. (2010) Adjusting for nonignorable sample attrition using survey substitutes identified by propensity score matching: an empirical investigation using labour market data.  Journal of Official Statistics 26(1): 105-125.  PDF [Project page]
  • Dorsett, R. (2007) The effect of Pathways to Work on labour market outcomes.  National Institute Economic Review 202: 79-89.  PDF – gated [Project page]
  • Dorsett, R. (2006) The new deal for young people: effect on the labour market status of young men.  Labour Economics 13(3): 405-422.  PDF – gated [Project page]
  • Dorsett, R. (2005) Unemployed couples: the labour market effects of making both partners search for work. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A 168(2): 365-385.  PDF – gated [Project page]
  • Burton, M. and  Dorsett, R. (2001) The degree of monopsony power in agricultural labour markets, and the impact of the agricultural minimum wage: an application to craft workers in England and Wales.  Applied Economics 33(14): 1775-1784.  PDF – gated [Project page]
  • Burton, M., Dorsett, R., and Young, T. (2000). An investigation of the increasing prevalence of non-purchase of meat by British households. Applied Economics 32 (15): 1985-1991.  PDF – gated [Project page]
  • Dorsett, R. (1999) An econometric analysis of the prevalence of smoking among lone mothers. Journal of Health Economics 18: 429-441.  PDF – gated [Project page]
  • Burton, M., Dorsett, R., and Young, T. (1996) Changing preferences for meat: evidence from UK household data. European Review of Agricultural Economics, 23:357-370.  PDF – gated [Project page]
  • Dorsett, R. and Heady, C. (1991) The take-up of means-tested benefits by working families with children. Fiscal Studies, 12(4): 22-32.  PDF [Project page]