Forthcoming ‘The Public Service Mutual: theories of motivational advantage’ (with Jonathan Roberts) Public Administration Review.
2013 ‘From irresponsible knaves to responsible knights for 5p: behavioural public policy and the environment’ (with Kate Disney and Giles Atkinson) in Adam Oliver (ed) Behavioural Public Policy Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
2010 ‘Knights and knaves return: public service motivation and the delivery of public services’ International Public Management Journal 13 (1) 56-71.
2009 ‘Equity, waiting times and NHS reforms: retrospective study’ (with Z. Cooper, A. McGuire and S. Jones) British Medical Journal (3 Sept). BMJ 2009; 339;b3264, doi:10.1136/bmjb3264.
2008 ‘The giants of excess: a challenge to the nation’s health’ Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A 171 (4) 843-856.
2008 ‘Motivations and commissioning: perceived and expressed motivations of care home providers’, (with T. Matosevic and M. Knapp) Social Policy and Administration, 42, 3, 228-247.
2007 ‘Is the British National Health Service equitable? The evidence on socioeconomic differences in utilization’ (with A. Dixon. J Henderson, R. Murray, and E. Poliakoff) Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 12 (2) 104-109.
2006 ‘Academia, policy and politics’ Health Economics, Policy and Law 1(4):319-322
2004 ‘Individual choice and social exclusion’ in K Dowding, R Goodin and C Pateman (eds) Justice and Democracy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
2002 ‘Outsider and insider expertise: the response of residents of deprived neighbourhoods to an academic definition of social exclusion’ (with Liz Richardson) Social Policy and Administration 36 (5), 496-511
2000 A Capital Idea: Start-up Grants for Young People (with D. Nissan). London: Fabian Society.
1999 ‘Competition, co-operation or control? Tales from the British National Health Service’ Health Affairs, 18, 27-39.
1999 ‘Social exclusion in Britain 1990-1995’ (with T. Burchardt and D. Piachaud) Social Policy and Administration, 33, 227-244.
1999 ‘Monopoly in sports broadcasting’ (with W. New) Policy Studies, 20, 23-36.
1998 ‘Tax relief and partnership pensions’ (with Phil Agulnik) Fiscal Studies, 19, 403-428.
1997 'Knights, knaves or pawns? Human behaviour and social policy' Journal of Social Policy, 26, 149-169.
1991 'Quasi-markets and social policy,' Economic Journal, 101, 1256-1267. Reprinted in R.Goodin and D. Mitchell (eds) Foundations of the Welfare State, Vol.I Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Version in Finnish published in TTT Kansans, 19, 52-60. Version in Hebrew published in Social Security, Journal of Welfare and Social Security Studies, Jerusalem, Israel, No. 37, 32-45.
1991 'The theory of government failure' British Journal of Political Science, 21, 423-442. Reprinted in N. Barr (ed) Economic Theory and the Welfare State Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Also reprinted in G.Boyne and R.Ashworth (eds) Organising Government SAGE publications, 2010
1990 'Equity versus efficiency: the elusive trade-off', Ethics, 10, 554-568.
1990 ‘The Ackroyds, the Osbornes and the welfare state: the impact of the welfare state on two hypothetical families over their life-time' (with F. Woolley), Policy and Politics, 18, 17-30.
1987 'Inequalities in health: some international comparisons', European Economic Review, 31, 182-191. (Invited paper, First Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, Vienna, 1986). Also reprinted in N. Barr (ed) Economic Theory and the Welfare State Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
1987 'The middle classes and the welfare state under Labour and Conservative Governments' (with D. Winter), Journal of Public Policy, 6, 399- 430. Reprinted in R. Goodin and D. Mitchell (eds) Foundations of the Welfare State, Vol.III Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
1984 'The compensation principle, optimal taxation and the measurement of changes in economic welfare', Journal of Public Economics, 24, 241-7.
1984 'Equity as an economic objective', Journal of Applied Philosophy, 1, 39-51. Reprinted in B. Almond and D. Hill (eds) Applied Philosophy: Morals and Metaphysics in Contemporary Debate, Routledge (1991). Also reprinted in N. Barr (ed) Economic Theory and the Welfare State Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
1982 'The distribution of public expenditure on education', Economica, 49, 63-68.
1978 'The distribution of public expenditure: the case of health care', Economica, 45, 124-142
1975 'Public price discrimination and aid to low income groups', Economica, 42, 32-42.
1975 'Fiscal equity and central government grants to local authorities', Economic Journal, 85, 531-54.