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Professor Tom Crossley

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Department of Economics
Professor Tom Crossley
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 872335

  • Location

    2N2.5B.07, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Fall Semester 2017: Fridays 9-11am (from 13 October) Or by appointment.

Profile

Biography

I am currently interested in supervising doctoral students in the following areas: Topics in Household Finance, particularly research that exploits Understanding Society The design and analysis of expenditure surveys in developed and developing economies Topics in Economic Statistics. Students wishing to get a sense of frontier issues in this area could refer to the recent review by Sir Charles Bean.

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Household behaviour, financial security and living standards

The design, collection and analysis of survey data

Economic measurement and Economic Statisticcs

Applied microeconometrics

Teaching and supervision

  • Macroeconomics (Advanced) (EC324)

Publications

Journals (47)

Crossley, TF., Alan, S. and Atalay, K., Euler Equation Estimation on Micro Data. Macroeconomic Dynamics

Brewer, M., Crossley, TF. and Joyce, R., (2018). Inference with Difference-in-Differences Revisited. Journal of Econometric Methods. 7 (1)

Crossley, TF. and Lu, Y., (2018). Returns to scale in food preparation and the Deaton–Paxson puzzle. Review of Economics of the Household. 16 (1)

Alan, S., Baydar, N., Boneva, T., Crossley, TF. and Ertac, S., (2017). Transmission of risk preferences from mothers to daughters. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. 134

Brzozowski, M., Crossley, TF. and Winter, JK., (2017). Does survey recall error explain the Deaton–Paxson puzzle?. Economics Letters. 158

Crossley, TF., de Bresser, J., Delaney, L. and Winter, J., (2017). Can Survey Participation Alter Household Saving Behaviour?. The Economic Journal. 127 (606)

Brzozowski, M., Crossley, TF. and Winter, J., (2017). A Comparison of Recall and Diary Food Expenditure Data. Food Policy. 72

Crossley, TF., Low, H. and Smith, S., (2016). Do consumers gamble to convexify?. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. 131

Browning, M., Crossley, TF. and Lührmann, M., (2016). Durable Purchases over the Later Life Cycle. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. 78 (2)

Crossley, TF. and O'Dea, C., (2016). Household Wealth Data and Public Policy. Fiscal Studies. 37 (1)

Crossley, TF. and O'Dea, C., (2016). Household Wealth Data and Public Policy [Editorial]. Fiscal Studies. 37 (1)

Bottazzi, R., Crossley, TF. and Wakefield, M., (2015). First-time House Buying and Catch-up: A Cohort Study. Economica. 82

Alan, S., Atalay, K. and Crossley, TF., (2015). Do the Rich Save More? Evidence from Canada. Review of Income and Wealth. 61 (4)

Crossley, TF. and Low, HW., (2014). Job Loss, Credit Constraints, and Consumption Growth. Review of Economics and Statistics. 96 (5)

Beatty, TK., Blow, L., Crossley, TF. and O'Dea, C., (2014). Cash by any other name? Evidence on labeling from the UK Winter Fuel Payment. Journal of Public Economics. 118

Beatty, TKM., Blow, L. and Crossley, TF., (2014). Is there a ‘heat-or-eat’ trade-off in the UK?. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society). 177 (1)

Crossley, T. and Jametti, M., (2013). Pension Benefit Insurance and Pension Plan Portfolio Choice. Review of Economics and Statistics. 95 (1)

Crossley, TF., Low, H. and O'Dea, C., (2013). Household Consumption through Recent Recessions*. Fiscal Studies. 34 (2)

Banks, J., Crawford, R., Crossley, TF. and Emmerson, C., (2013). Financial Crisis Wealth Losses and Responses among Older Households in England*. Fiscal Studies. 34 (2)

Brzozowski, M. and Crossley, TF., (2011). Viewpoint: Measuring the well-being of the poor with income or consumption: a Canadian perspective. Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique. 44 (1)

Crossley, TF. and Low, H., (2011). Borrowing constraints, the cost of precautionary saving and unemployment insurance. International Tax and Public Finance. 18 (6)

Crossley, TF. and Low, HW., (2011). IS THE ELASTICITY OF INTERTEMPORAL SUBSTITUTION CONSTANT?. Journal of the European Economic Association. 9 (1)

Crossley, TF. and Pendakur, K., (2010). The Common-Scaling Social Cost-of-Living Index. Journal of Business & Economic Statistics. 28 (4)

Browning, M. and Crossley, TF., (2009). Shocks, Stocks, and Socks: Smoothing Consumption Over a Temporary Income Loss. Journal of the European Economic Association. 7 (6)

Crossley, TF., Low, H. and Wakefield, M., (2009). The Economics of a Temporary VAT Cut. Fiscal Studies. 30 (1)

Crossley, TF., Hurley, J. and Jeon, S-H., (2009). Physician labour supply in Canada: a cohort analysis. Health Economics. 18 (4)

Browning, M. and Crossley, T., (2009). Are Two Cheap, Noisy Measures Better Than One Expensive, Accurate One?. American Economic Review. 99 (2)

Crossley, TF., (2009). Measuring Consumption and Saving: Introduction*. Fiscal Studies. 30 (3-4)

Crossley, TF., (2009). Measuring Consumption and Saving: Introduction. Fiscal Studies. 30 (Specia)

Browning, M. and Crossley, TF., (2008). The long-run cost of job loss as measured by consumption changes. Journal of Econometrics. 145 (1-2)

Alan, S., Atalay, K. and Crossley, TF., (2008). The Adequacy of Retirement Savings: Subjective Survey Reports by Retired Canadians. Canadian Public Policy. 34 (4)

Crossley, TF. and Spencer, BG., (2008). Private Pensions and Income Security in Old Age: An Uncertain Future Introduction. Canadian Public Policy. 34 (4)

Alan, S., Atalay, K. and Crossley, TF., (2008). The Adequacy of Retirement Savings: Subjective Survey Reports by Retired Canadians. Canadian Public Policy. 34 (s1)

Browning, M., Crossley, TF. and Smith, E., (2007). Asset accumulation and short-term employment. Review of Economic Dynamics. 10 (3)

Crossley, TF. and Jeon, S-H., (2007). Joint Taxation and the Labour Supply of Married Women: Evidence from the Canadian Tax Reform of 1988. Fiscal Studies. 28 (3)

Crossley, TF. and Curtis, LJ., (2006). CHILD POVERTY IN CANADA. Review of Income and Wealth. 52 (2)

Alan, S., Crossley, TF., Grootendorst, P. and Veall, MR., (2005). Distributional effects of 'general population' prescription drug programs in Canada. Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue Canadienne d`Economique. 38 (1)

Cobb-Clark, D. and Crossley, TF., (2004). Revisiting the family investment hypothesis. Labour Economics. 11 (3)

Browning, M., Crossley, TF. and Weber, G., (2003). Asking consumption questions in general purpose surveys*. The Economic Journal. 113 (491)

Cobb-Clark, DA. and Crossley, T., (2003). Econometrics for Evaluations: An Introduction to Recent Developments. Economic Record. 79 (247)

Alan, S., Crossley, TF., Grootendorst, P. and Veall, MR., (2002). The effects of drug subsidies on out-of-pocket prescription drug expenditures by seniors: regional evidence from Canada. Journal of Health Economics. 21 (5)

Crossley, TF. and Kennedy, S., (2002). The reliability of self-assessed health status. Journal of Health Economics. 21 (4)

Browning, M. and Crossley, TF., (2001). Unemployment insurance benefit levels and consumption changes. Journal of Public Economics. 80 (1)

Browning, M. and Crossley, TF., (2001). The Life-Cycle Model of Consumption and Saving. Journal of Economic Perspectives. 15 (3)

Browning, M. and Crossley, TF., (2000). Luxuries Are Easier to Postpone: A Proof. Journal of Political Economy. 108 (5)

BARRETT, GF., CROSSLEY, TF. and WORSWICK, C., (2000). Consumption and Income Inequality in Australia. Economic Record. 76 (233)

Barreti, GF., Crossley, TF. and Worswick, C., (2000). DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS AND CONSUMPTION INEQUALITY IN AUSTRALIA BETWEEN 1975 AND 1993. Review of Income and Wealth. 46 (4)

Books (1)

Carroll, CD., Crossley, TF. and Sabelhaus, J., (2015). Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures. University of Chicago Press

Chapters (1)

Browning, M., Crossley, TF. and Winter, J., (2014). The Measurement of Household Consumption Expenditures. 475- 501

Reports and Papers (2)

Brewer, M., Crossley, TF. and Joyce, R., Inference with Difference-in-Differences Revisited

Allum, N., Auspurg, K., Blake, M., Booker, CL., Crossley, TF., d'Ardenne, J., Fairbrother, M., Iacovou, M., Jackle, AE., Kaminska, O., Lynn, P., Nicoletti, C., Oldfield, Z., Pudney, S., Schnettler, S., Uhrig, SCN., Winter, J. and Al Baghal, MT., (2014). Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 6: results from methodological experiments

Scholarly Editions (6)

Alan, S., Crossley, TF., Grootendorst, P. and Veall, MR., Out-of-Pocket Prescription Drug Expenditures and Public Prescription Drug Programs

Hurley, J., Vaithianathan, R., Crossley, TF. and Cobb-Clark, DA., Parallel Private Health Insurance in Australia: A Cautionary Tale and Lessons for Canada

Cobb-Clark, DA. and Crossley, TF., Gender, Comparative Advantage and Labor Market Activity in Immigrant Families

Allum, N., Auspurg, K., Blake, M., Booker, CL., Crossley, TF., d'Ardenne, J., Fairbrother, M., Iacovou, M., J�ckle, AE., Kaminska, O., Lynn, P., Nicoletti, C., Oldfield, Z., Pudney, S., Schnettler, S., Uhrig, SCN., Winter, J. and Al Baghal, T., (2014). Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 6: results from methodological experiments

Alan, S., Atalay, K., Crossley, TF. and Jeon, S-H., (2010). New evidence on taxes and portfolio choice

Au, DWH., Crossley, TF. and Schellhorn, M., (2005). The effect of health changes and long-term health on the work activity of older Canadians

Other (2)

Crossley, TF. and Winter, JK., (2015).Asking Households about Expenditures: What Have We Learned?,National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc

Carroll, CD., Crossley, TF. and Sabelhaus, J., (2013).Introduction to "Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures",University of Chicago Press

Grants and funding

2017

CENMAP

Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

Understanding and improving data linkage consent in surveys

Nuffield Foundation

2016

Understanding Society: The UK Household Longitudinal Study: Waves 9-11

Economic & Social Research Council

2015

Understanding Household Finances through Better Measurement

Economic & Social Research Council

2014

Provision of research services to the Institute of Fiscal Studies

Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

Contact

tcross@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 872335

Location:

2N2.5B.07, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Fall Semester 2017: Fridays 9-11am (from 13 October) Or by appointment.