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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.

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