Kevin E. Staub

Research interests

- Applied Econometrics: Discrete variables, panel data

- Health Econometrics

- Econometrics of International Trade


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Department of Economics

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The University of Melbourne, 3010 VIC


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Kevin Staub

Associate Professor

Department of Economics

University of Melbourne

Recent papers

"Assessing the quality of public services: Does hospital competition crowd out the for-profit quality gap?"

  JS Kunz, C Propper, KE Staub, R Winkelmann

  Working paper

"The effect of voluntary Health Star Rating labels on healthier food purchasing in New Zealand: Longitudinal evidence using representative household purchase data"

  L Bablani, C NiMhurchu, B Neal, CL Skeels; KE Staub, T Blakely

  accepted for publication in BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health, 2022.

"Predicting individual effects in fixed effects panel probit models"

  JS Kunz, KE Staub, R Winkelmann

  Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, 2021.

"The effects of self-assessed health: Dealing with and understanding misclassification bias"

  L Chen, PM Clarke, DJ Petrie, KE Staub

  Journal of Health Economics, 2021.

"The effect of income-based mandates on the demand for private hospital insurance and its dynamics"

  T Buchmueller, TC Cheng, NTA Pham, KE Staub

  Journal of Health Economics, 2021.

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