Dr Stefanie Schurer

MSc York, PhD Bochum
Senior Lecturer

H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Stefanie Schurer joined University of Sydney as a senior lecturer in health and applied economics in March 2014. Her research focuses on: (1) The determinants and evolution of personality traits, (2) The effects of these traits and attitudes on health, health investments, and, labour market outcomes, and (3) The economic long-term effects of mental health problems. She obtained her PhD in Applied Econometrics from the Ruhr Graduate School in Economics/Ruhr University of Bochum in October 2008, and has been a research fellow at IZA Bonn since April 2012.

Research interests

  • Economics of Personality
  • Modelling Heterogeneity
  • Health Economics

Associations

  • IZA Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany.
  • Health, Econometrics, and Data Group (HEDG), University of York, UK

Selected grants

2014

  • Exceptional upward mobility against all odds: Non-cognitive skills and early-childhood disadvantage; Schurer S; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA).

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Cobb-Clark, D., Kassenboehmer, S., Schurer, S. (2014). Healthy habits: The connection between diet, exercise, and locus of control. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 98, 1-28. [More Information]
  • Johnston, D., Schurer, S., Shields, M. (2014). Maternal Gender Role Attitudes, Human Capital Investment, and Labour Supply of Sons and Daughters. Oxford Economic Papers-New Series, 66(3), 631-659. [More Information]
  • Schurer, S., Shields, M., Jones, A. (2014). Socio-economic inequalities in bodily pain over the life cycle: longitudinal evidence from Australia, Britain and Germany. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A-Statistics in Society, 177(4), 783-806. [More Information]
  • Johnston, D., Schurer, S., Shields, M. (2013). Exploring the intergenerational persistence of mental health: Evidence from three generations. Journal of Health Economics, 32(6), 1077-1089. [More Information]
  • Roy, J., Schurer, S. (2013). Getting stuck in the blues: Persistence of mental health problems in Australia. Health Economics, 22(9), 1139-1157. [More Information]
  • Cobb-Clark, D., Schurer, S. (2013). Two Economists' Musings on the Stability of Locus of Control. Economic Journal, 123(570), F358-F400. [More Information]
  • Schurer, S., Cobb-Clark, D. (2012). The stability of big-five personality traits. Economics Letters, 115(1), 11-15. [More Information]
  • Joyce, C., Schurer, S., Scott, A., Humphreys, J., Kalb, G. (2011). Australian doctors' satisfaction with their work: results from the MABEL longitudinal survey of doctors. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(1), 30-33.
  • Jones, A., Schurer, S. (2011). How does heterogeneity shape the socioeconomic gradient in health satisfaction? Journal of Applied Econometrics, 26(4), 549-579. [More Information]
  • Scott, A., Schurer, S., Jensen, P., Sivey, P. (2009). The effects of an incentive program on quality of care in diabetes management. Health Economics, 18(9), 1091-1108. [More Information]
  • Karanasos, M., Schurer, S. (2008). Is the Relationship between Inflation and Its Uncertainty Linear? German Economic Review, 9(3), 265-286. [More Information]
  • Karanasos, M., Schurer, S. (2005). Is the reduction in output growth related to its uncertainty? The Case of Italy. WSEAS Transactions on Business and Economics, 2(3), 116-122.

2014

  • Cobb-Clark, D., Kassenboehmer, S., Schurer, S. (2014). Healthy habits: The connection between diet, exercise, and locus of control. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 98, 1-28. [More Information]
  • Johnston, D., Schurer, S., Shields, M. (2014). Maternal Gender Role Attitudes, Human Capital Investment, and Labour Supply of Sons and Daughters. Oxford Economic Papers-New Series, 66(3), 631-659. [More Information]
  • Schurer, S., Shields, M., Jones, A. (2014). Socio-economic inequalities in bodily pain over the life cycle: longitudinal evidence from Australia, Britain and Germany. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A-Statistics in Society, 177(4), 783-806. [More Information]

2013

  • Johnston, D., Schurer, S., Shields, M. (2013). Exploring the intergenerational persistence of mental health: Evidence from three generations. Journal of Health Economics, 32(6), 1077-1089. [More Information]
  • Roy, J., Schurer, S. (2013). Getting stuck in the blues: Persistence of mental health problems in Australia. Health Economics, 22(9), 1139-1157. [More Information]
  • Cobb-Clark, D., Schurer, S. (2013). Two Economists' Musings on the Stability of Locus of Control. Economic Journal, 123(570), F358-F400. [More Information]

2012

  • Schurer, S., Cobb-Clark, D. (2012). The stability of big-five personality traits. Economics Letters, 115(1), 11-15. [More Information]

2011

  • Joyce, C., Schurer, S., Scott, A., Humphreys, J., Kalb, G. (2011). Australian doctors' satisfaction with their work: results from the MABEL longitudinal survey of doctors. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(1), 30-33.
  • Jones, A., Schurer, S. (2011). How does heterogeneity shape the socioeconomic gradient in health satisfaction? Journal of Applied Econometrics, 26(4), 549-579. [More Information]

2009

  • Scott, A., Schurer, S., Jensen, P., Sivey, P. (2009). The effects of an incentive program on quality of care in diabetes management. Health Economics, 18(9), 1091-1108. [More Information]

2008

  • Karanasos, M., Schurer, S. (2008). Is the Relationship between Inflation and Its Uncertainty Linear? German Economic Review, 9(3), 265-286. [More Information]

2005

  • Karanasos, M., Schurer, S. (2005). Is the reduction in output growth related to its uncertainty? The Case of Italy. WSEAS Transactions on Business and Economics, 2(3), 116-122.

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