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Robin Naylor



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Telephone: +44 (0)24 765 23529

Fax: +44 (0)24 765 23032

Email: Robin dot Naylor at warwick dot ac dot uk

Room: S2.123

Office Hours Term 3:
Tuesday 15:05-15:55; Thursday 15:05-15:55.


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Professor of Economics | Director of Studies

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Royal Economic Society Second Secretary Secretary (2011- ).


Publications and Working Papers by research area

Research Papers by Area | RePEc List of Papers

(i) Intergenerational mobility

Bjorklund, A., Bratsberg, B., Eriksson, T., Jantti, M., Naylor, R.A., Raaum. O., Roed, K. and Osterbacka, E., “American Exceptionalism in a new light: a comparison of intergenerational earnings mobility in the Nordic countries, the UK and the US,” IZA Discussion Paper no. 1938, 2006.

Bratsberg, B., Roed, K., Raaum. O., R. A. Naylor, Jantti, M., Eriksson, T. and Osterbacka, E., “Nonlinearities in Intergenerational Earnings Mobility: consequences for cross-country comparisons,” Economic Journal, 2007, Vol. 117(519), pp. C72-92; presented at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference, Nottingham, April 2006, Download.

Bratsberg, B., Roed, K., Raaum. O., R. A. Naylor, Jantti, M., Eriksson, T. and Osterbacka, E., “Marital Sorting, Household Labour Supply, and Intergenerational Mobility across Countries,” The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol 7: Iss. 2 (Advances), Article 7, 2007. Download.

(ii) Economics of Higher Education (See also Commentary and Discussion)

Smith J.P., McKnight, A. and Naylor, R. A., "Graduate Employability: policy and performance in higher education in the UK," Economic Journal, 110, pp. F382-411, 2000: download.

Smith J.P. and R. A. Naylor , "Dropping out of University: a statistical analysis of the probability of withdrawal for UK university students," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, 2001, vol. 164, pp. 389-405: download, download from JRSS.

Smith J.P. and R. A. Naylor , "Determinants of Degree Performance," University of Warwick, April 2000, presented at the Royal Economic Society Conference, Nottingham, April, 1999, and Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2001, vol. 63, pp. 29-60: download.

R. A. Naylor, Smith J.P., Boero and McKnight, A., “Graduates and the graduate labour market: evidence from the UK and Italy,” Special Issue of Lavoro e Relazioni Industriali, pp. 131-172, 2001.

Naylor, R. A., Smith J. and McKnight, A., "The impact of schooling on graduate earnings", Bulletin of Economic Research, (Special Issue), vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 315-340, 2002.

Naylor, R. A. and Smith, J., "Higher Education in the UK," Conference organised by the Social Market Foundation on the Future Idea of the University, June 2002.

Naylor, R. A. and Smith, J., "Higher Education outcomes in the UK," Conference on the Economics of Education , University of Alicante, May, 2002.

Arulampalam, W., Naylor, R. A. and Smith, J., "A hazard model of the probability of medical school dropout in the UK," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series A), vol. 167, Part 1, pp. 157-178, 2004: download.

R. A. Naylor, Smith J.P., Boero, G. and McKnight, A., “Graduates and the graduate labour market: evidence from the UK and Italy,” chapter 6 in Checchi, D. and Lucifora, C. (eds), Education, Training and Labour market Outcomes in Europe, Macmillan, New York, 2004, reprinted from Lavoro e Relazioni Industriali.

R. A. Naylor and Smith, J.P., “Determinants of educational success in higher education,”, chapter 11 in Johnes, G. and Johnes, J. (eds.), International Handbook of the Economics of Education, Edward Elgar, 2004.

R. A. Naylor, Arulampalam, W. and Smith J.P., “Factors affecting the probability of first-year medical student dropout in the UK: a logistic analysis for the graduate entry cohort of 1980-1992,” Medical Education, vol. 38, pp. 492-503, 2004.

R. A. Naylor and Smith J.P., “The determinants of degree performance in the UK,” Special Issue of Scottish Journal of Political Economy, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 250-265, 2004.

Bratti, M., McKnight, A., Naylor, R. and Smith, J.P., “Higher education outcomes, graduate employment and university performance indicators,” Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series A), vol. 167, part 3, pp. 475-496, 2004: download from JRSS(A).

Arulampalam, W., Naylor, R. A. and Smith, J.P., "Effects of in-class variation and student rank on the probability of withdrawal: cross-section and time-series analysis for UK university students," presented at the Royal Economic Society Conference, University of Warwick, March, 2002, and Economics of Education Review, vol. 24, pp. 251-262, 2005.

R. A. Naylor and Smith J.P., “Schooling effects on subsequent university performance: evidence for the UK university population,” vol. 24, 549-562, Economics of Education Review, 2005.

R. A. Naylor, Arulampalam, W. and Smith J.P.,Guess Who? Effects Differences in the probability of receiving an offer of a place in UK medical schools?,” March 2011.

Bratti, M., Naylor, R. and Smith, J.P.,“Different returns to different degrees? Evidence from the British Cohort Study 1970,” Warwick Economics Research Paper no. 783, download, 2007.

R. A. Naylor, Arulampalam, W. and Smith J.P., “Dropping out of medical school in the UK: explaining the changes over ten years,” Medical Education, vol. 41, pp. 385-394, 2007.

Ireland, N.J., Naylor, R.A., Smith, J.P. and Telhaj, S. "Educational Returns, Ability Composition, and cohort effects: theory and evidence for cohorts of early-career UK graduates " Warwick Economics Research Paper no. 906, TWERP download, and CEP discussion paper no 939, CEP download, 2009.

R. A. Naylor and Smith J.P., “Ability bias, skewness and the college wage premium," Warwick Economics Research Paper no. 907, download, 2009.

R. A. Naylor, Arulampalam, W. and Smith J.P., “Am I missing something? The effects of absence from class on student performance,” Economics of Education Review, vol. 31, issue 4, pp. 363-375, 2012.

Naylor, R.A., Smith, J.P. and Telhaj, S., “Graduate returns, degree class premia and higher education
expansion in the UK,” forthcoming, Oxford Economic Papers, 2016: doi:
10.1093/oep/gpv070. Abstract at OEP.

(iii) Unionised Oligopoly, Bargaining and International Trade

R. A. Naylor, "International Trade and Economic Integration when Labour Markets are Generally Unionised," European Economic Review, 1998, vol. 42, pp. 1251-1267: download.

R. A. Naylor, "Trade and Wages when the Trade Regime is Determined Endogenously,"
Review of International Economics, 2000, vol. 8, pp. 556-566.

R. A. Naylor, "Bargaining and product markets," in Boeri, T., Brugavini, A. and Calmfors, L. (eds),
The role of Unions in the Twenty-first Century, Oxford University Press, 2001.

R. A. Naylor, "Union Wage Strategies and International Trade," Economic Journal, 1999, vol. 109, pp.102-125. Re-printed in Booth, A. L., (ed) The Economics of Labour Unions, Edward Elgar, 2002: download.

Barth, E., Bratsberg, B., Naylor, R. A. and Raaum, O., "How wage curves differ: theory and evidence for the US, UK and Norway," mimeo, University of Oslo, February 2002.

R. A. Naylor, "The effects of entry in bilateral oligopoly," to be presented at the Annual Conference of the European Association of Labour Economists, mimeo, April 2002.

R. A. Naylor, "Industry profits and competition under bilateral oligopoly,"
Economics Letters, vol. 77, pp. 169-175, 2002: download.

R. A. Naylor and Santoni, M., "Wage Bargaining and Foreign Direct Investment," Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, vol. 12, pp. 1-18, 2003.

R. A. Naylor, “Labour Supply, Efficient Bargains and Counterveiling Power,” chapter in Waterson, M. (Ed), Competition, Monopoly and Corporate Governance: Essays in Honour of Keith Cowling, Edward Elgar, 2003.

R. A. Naylor, “Economic models of union behaviour,”, chapter 2 in Addison, J. and Schnabel, C. (eds.), International Handbook of Trade Unions, Edward Elgar, 2003.

R. A. Naylor and Correa Lopez, M., "The Cournot-Bertrand profit differential: a reversal result in a differentiated duopoly with wage bargaining," European Economic Review, vol. 48, pp 681-696, 2004: download.

(iv) Union Membership Density

Selected Papers

R. A. Naylor and P. Gregg, "An Inter-Establishment Study of Union Recognition and Membership in Great Britain," Manchester School, vol. 61, pp. 367-385, 1993.

R. A. Naylor and O. Raaum, "The Open Shop Union, Wages and Management Opposition," Oxford Economic Papers, vol. 45, pp. 589-604, 1993.

R. A. Naylor and M.W. Cripps, "An Economic Theory of the Open Shop Trade Union," European Economic Review, vol. 37, pp. 1599-1620, 1993.

R. A. Naylor and M. Andrews, "Declining Union Density in the '80s: what do panel data tell us?" British Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 32, pp. 413-431, 1994.

R. A. Naylor, "Unions in Decline," Nordic Journal of Political Economy, vol. 22, pp. 127-142, 1995.

R. A. Naylor, "On The Economic Effects of Multiple Unionism," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, vol. 97, pp. 161-167, 1995.

R. A. Naylor, O. Raaum and E. Barth, "Union Wage Effects: does membership matter?," Manchester School, vol. 68, pp. 259-275, 2000.

(v) Social Customs

R. A. Naylor, "Strikes, Free Riders and Social Customs," Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol. CIV, pt. 4. pp. 771-785, November 1989.

R. A. Naylor, "A Social Custom Model of Collective Action," European Journal of Political Economy, vol. 6, pp. 201-216, 1990.

K. G. Cowling and R. A. Naylor, "Norms, Sovereignty and Regulation," Metroeconomica, vol. 43, pp 177-204, 1992.

R. A. Naylor, "Social Conventions," in Arestis, P. and Sawyer, M. C., 'The Elgar Companion to Radical Political Economy,' pp. 357-362, Edward Elgar, 1994.

R. A. Naylor, "On the Credibility ofHarassment in the Insider-Outsider Model: the Impact of Social Conventions and Discrimination," European Journal of PoliticalEconomy, vol. 11, pp. 725-732, 1995.

R. A. Naylor and G. D. Myles, "A New Model of Tax Evasion with Group Conformity and Social Customs," European Journal of Political Economy, vol. 12, pp. 49-66, 1996.

(vi) Labour Supply, Monopsony, Minimum Wages and Hours Restrictions

R. A. Naylor, "Labour Supply, Efficient Bargains and Counterveiling Power," mimeo, University of Warwick. (Download latest pdf version)

R. A. Naylor, G. D. Myles and de Meza D., "Monopsony, Labour Supply, Minimum Wages and Hours Restrictions."

(vii) Discrimination

R. A. Naylor, "Pay Discrimination in an Imperfectly Competitive Labour Market," Journal of Economics, vol. 60, pp. 177-188, 1995.

R. A. Naylor and G. D. Myles, "Do Unions Reduce Discrimination? A Model of Nash Bargaining Between a Union and an Employer with Discriminatory Tastes," Labour Economics, vol.2, pp., 249-274, 1995.

R. A. Naylor, "Discrimination as Collusion under Imperfect Competition," Labour, vol 10, pp. 447-455, 1996.