Michael A. Shields

Research Fellow

Monash University

Michael A. Shields is based in the Centre for Health Economics at Monash University. His research is mainly in the areas of applied health and labour economics, with particular interest in the socio-economic determinants of health and wellbeing.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 1999.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11353
published as 'The causal effect of education on chronic health conditions in the UK' in: Journal of Health Economics, 2020, 70, 102252
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11251
published as 'Macroeconomic Shocks, Job Security, and Health from the Mining Industry' in: American Journal of Health Economics, 2020, 6 (3), 348-371
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7545
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2016, 47, 34-49.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6014
published as "Exploring the intergenerational persistence of mental health: Evidence from three generations" in: Journal of Health Economics, 2013, 32 (6), 1077-1089
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5819
published as 'Does Childhood Predict Adult Life Satisfaction? Evidence from British Cohort Surveys' in: Economic Journal, 2014, 124 (580), F688-F719
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4830
published in: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series A), 2014, 177, 807-827.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4774
published in: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A (Statistics in Society), 2013, 176 (4), 841-860
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3604
published as 'Life Satisfaction Dynamics with Quarterly Life Event Data' in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2011, 113 (1), 190 - 211
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3537
published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2009, 1(3), 97–110
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