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Wiji Arulampalam

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Full name:

Sowmya Wijayambal Arulampalam

(nee Narendranathan)

Contact details

Telephone: +44 (0)24 765 23471

Fax:+44 (0)24 765 23032

Email: Wiji dot Arulampalam at warwick dot ac dot uk

Room: S2.118

Advice & Feedback - None in Terms 2 & 3.

However, if you need to contact me please email me to fix an appointment via MS Teams.

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Professor of Economics

Affiliations 2021/22

Research Interests - Applied Econometrics

  • Econometrics, and applications in: Development, Education, Health, Labour, Medicine, and Public Economics.


Wiji is on research leave in Terms 2 & 3.

Recent Publications (since 2014; for others see my CV - link on the left)

  • Tax progressivity and self-employment dynamics. (Wiji Arulampalam and Andrea Papini). Forthcoming Review of Economics and Statistics. Paper, April 2020.
  • Taxes and the location of targets. (Arulampalam, Wiji, Michael P. Devereux , Federica Liberini). Journal of Public Economics, (2019). Vol. 176, p.161-178. (ESRC funded). Paper. (ESRC funded). opens in a new window
  • The effect of health care expenditure on patient outcomes: Evidence from English neonatal care. (Watson, S. I., Arulampalam, W., Petrou, S.). Health Economics. (2017) Online 12th May. 1–11. .
  • Modelling heaped durations: an application to neonatal mortality. (Wiji Arulampalam, Valentina Corradi and Daniel Gutknecht). Volume 200, Issue 2, October 2017, Pages 363-377 Journal of Econometrics. Supplementary material.
  • The effects of a one to one nurse to patient ratio on the mortality rate in neonatal intensive care: A retrospective, longitudinal, population-based study (Watson, S. I., Arulampalam, W., Petrou, S., Marlow, N., Morgan, A.S., Draper, E.S., Modi, N.). Archives of Disease in Childhood. (2016). PaperLink opens in a new window. On-line Appendices. Journal editorialLink opens in a new window. Journal Press Release 10th Feb 2016.
  • The effects of designation and volume of neonatal care on mortality and morbidity outcomes of very preterm infants in England: Retrospective population-based cohort study (Watson, S. I., Arulampalam, W., Petrou, S., Marlow, N., Morgan, A.S., Draper, E.S., Modi, N.). British Medical Journal Open. (2014). On-line Appendix A- Methodology; Appendix B- extra tables.
  • Unofficial Development Assistance: a dynamic model of charities donation income (With Arulampalam, Peter G Backus and John Micklewright). Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. Volume 77, Issue 2, pages 191–209, April 2015.

Stata software code

Heap: A command for estimating discrete outcome variable models in the presence of heaping at known points. (Zizhong Yan, Wiji Arulampalam, Valentina Corradi, and Daniel Gutknecht); forthcoming STATA journal.

Working Papers (Recent)

  • Intercept Estimation in non-linear Selection Models, (Wiji Arulampalam, Valentina Corradi, and Daniel Gutknecht). Paper, March 2021.
  • Maternal autonomy and child nutrition. May 2020. (Wiji Arulampalam, Anjor Bhaskar and Nisha Srivastava). Online appendix. [An earlier version circulated as: Does greater autonomy among women provide the key to better child nutrition? ][ESRC funded]

View a list of other working papers.

Current and Recent PhD students

  • Bhaskar Chakravorty (with Sudipa Sarkar) Insitute for Employment Research, WBS.
  • Eliverta Doko (with Jacob Glazer).
  • Recently completed: Andrea Papini (2018); Divya Deepthi (2018); Mario Sanclemente (2016); Sam Watson (2014); Federica Liberini (2013); Artemisa Flores (2013); Marco Alfano (2012); Yu Aoki (2012); Daniel Gutknecht (2012); Francesco Porcelli (2012) ; Rafael Sanchez (2012); Peter Backus (2011); Asako Ohinata (2011).