Press Releases

Does democracy make you taller?” CESIfo Network, 17 January 2022

Does devolution alter the choice of public versus private health care?” BSE Focus, 7 December, 2021.

“Why some ethnic groups are more likely to refuse the COVID vaccine (and what we could do about it)” LSE Blog, October 21, 2021.

Does democracy make people taller?“,  LSE Research of the World, 11 March 2021.

Overweight or obese mothers and fathers will have different impacts on their children’s health“, City University, 29th July, 2020.

Raising daughters changes fathers’ views on gender roles“, OUP Blog, February 1st 2019.

Fathers less likely to hold sexist attitudes if they have a girl“, LSE Press Office, 14 December 2018.

Culture Affects How People Save Money” UCLA Anderson Review, December 12, 2018.

Long Term Care Subsidisation and the Use of Hospital Care“, SHARE Blog,  10 July 2018.

New SHARE-based study explores if subsidising long-term care could reduce hospital admissions“, SHARE – Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, May 29, 2018.

CAREGIVING SUBSIDIES SUPPORT FAMILIES: Spanish voucher system influenced the type of care that the elderly chose“, Royal Economics Society, April 2017.

THE ECONOMICS OF A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP: When their babies wake them, parents work and earn less“, Royal Economics Society, April 2017.

Inquiries on the SAAD: Learning the impact of informal caregiving subsidies through the Spanish reforms“, BGSE Focus, 14 March 2017.

What price of reducing health inequalities? £31,000LSE Press Office, 9 February 2017.

Modern, globalized lifestyles fuelling obesity epidemic” LSE Press Office, 12 December 2016.

Up to 28% of public long-term care expenditure is recovered by savings on unnecessary hospitalisations” (in Spanish), 27 July 2016, FEDEA.


Single currency has led an increase in generosity, decrease in national pride“, LSE Press Office, 22 July, 2015

‘Nurture’ more important than ‘nature’ for overweight children“, LSE Press Office, 12 February 2015.

Family beliefs a barrier to aged care health reform“, LSE Press Office, 14 January 2015

Stand tall if you are living in a democracy“, LSE Press Office, 22 November 2014.

Why are poorer people in western societies more likely to be obese?LSE Press Office, 2 June 2012.