Department of Economics

Dr Jonathan James

Dr Jonathan James

Lecturer in Economics

3 East 2.12
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 5557

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Jonathan James joined the Department of Economics in September 2012 as a Lecturer (Assistant Professor).  Jonathan completed his PhD at the University of Essex in 2011.  Prior to joining the University of Bath, he held a post-doctoral position as a Max Weber fellow at the European University Institute in Italy.

Research interests

Jonathan's research interests are in the field of applied microeconomics, with a focus on applied policy orientated research.

  • Health Economics
  • Field Experiments
  • Economics of Education
  • Labour Economics



Belot, M. and James, J., 2016. Partner selection into policy relevant field experiments. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 123, pp. 31-56.

James, J., 2015. Health and Education Expansion. Economics of Education Review, 49, pp. 193-215.

Belot, M. and James, J., 2014. A new perspective on the issue of selection bias into randomized controlled field experiments. Economics Letters, 124 (3), pp. 326-328.

Belot, M. and James, J., 2011. Healthy school meals and educational outcomes. Journal of Health Economics, 30 (3), 489–504.


James, J. and Vujic, S., 2016. From High School to the High Chair:Education and Fertility Timing. Working Paper. Bath, U. K.: Economics, University of Bath. (Bath Economics Research Papers; 48/16)

James, J. and Francesconi, M., 2015. IPR Policy Brief - The cost of binge drinking in the UK. University of Bath.

Francesconi, M. and James, J., 2015. The Cost of Binge Drinking. Working Paper. Bath Economics Research Papers, 36/15: Department of Economics, University of Bath.

Belot, M., James, J. and Nolen, P., 2014. Incentives and Children's Dietary Choices:A Field Experiment in Primary Schools. Working Paper. (Bath Economics Research Working Papers)

James, J., Belot, M. and Nolen, P., 2014. IPR Policy Brief - Incentives and children's dietary choices: a field experiment in primary schools. University of Bath.

Belot, M. and James, J., 2014. A New Perspective on the Issue of Selection Bias into Randomized Controlled Field Experiments. Working Paper. Department of Economics, University of Bath. (Bath Economics Research Working Papers; 23/14)

Non-academic press

James, J. and Francesconi, M., 2015. The cost of binge drinking? £77 per person each year. The Conversation

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