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Research Interests

Labour economics, Regional Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Migration, Inequality

Research Statement

Heather Dickey is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Queen's University Belfast, having previously worked at the University of Aberdeen. Her research interests lie at the intersection of labour and regional economics. 

Heather is also a Fellow of the Global Labor Organization, which is a leading global research and policy network on labor, demographics and human resources.

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migration Social Sciences
migrant Social Sciences
labor market integration Social Sciences
labor mobility Earth & Environmental Sciences
gas industry Social Sciences
regression Social Sciences
decomposition analysis Earth & Environmental Sciences
Portugal Social Sciences

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Projects 2019 2019

Research Output 2001 2018

Labour market and social integration of Eastern European migrants in Scotland and Portugal

Dickey, H., Drinkwater, S. & Shubin, S., 2018, In : Environment and Planning A. 50, 6, p. 1250-1268 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
labor market integration
social integration
labor market
Portugal
migrant

More Than Meets The Eye: Has the Eye Care Policy in Scotland Had Wider Health Benefits?

Dickey, H., Norwood, P., Watson, V. & Zangelidis, A., 2018, 1 ed., University of Aberdeen Business School.

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

1 Citation (Scopus)

"Doctor my eyes" A natural experiment on the demand for eye care services

Dickey, H., Ikenwilo, D., Norwood, P., Watson, V. & Zangelidis, A., 01 Feb 2016, In : Social Science and Medicine. 150, p. 117-127 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
demand
experiment
Preventive Medicine
examination

What Triggers Multiple Job-Holding? A Stated Preference Investigation

Dickey, H., Watson, V. & Zangelidis, A., Jul 2015, 4 ed., Aberdeen: University of Aberdeen Business School.

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Stated preference
Moonlighting
Trigger
Discrete choice experiment
Relative importance
4 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of migration on regional wage inequality: a semiparametric approach

Dickey, H., 01 Nov 2014, In : Journal of Regional Science. 54, 5, p. 893-915

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wage
migration
economic theory
distribution

Activities 2018 2019

The Wage Impact of Immigration: Evidence from the British Labour Market using Longitudinal Data

Heather Dickey (Presenter)
Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Swansea University

Heather Dickey (Visiting researcher)
Nov 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

QUB Open Days

Heather Dickey (Advisor)
05 Sep 201907 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Journal of Regional Science (Journal)

Heather Dickey (Peer reviewer)
Oct 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

University of Aberdeen

Heather Dickey (Visiting researcher)
Nov 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution