Published Papers: New Labour Market Theories: Job Search. 1977. Australian Bulletin of Labour 4: 32-42.
Forecasting Australian Marriage Rates. 1981. The Economic Record 47-57 (with John McDonald).
Affordability and Some Welfare Aspects of Income Maintenance. 1981. The Economic Record 47-57 (with John McDonald and Alan Woodfield).
Search and Consumer Theory. 1982. The Review of Economic Studies 49: 203-216 (with Richard Manning).
Search and Optimal Sample Sizes. 1983. The Review of Economic Studies 50: 659-675.
Optimal Search. 1985. Econometrica 53: 923-944 (with Richard Manning).
Choice of Reinforcement Rates and Work Rates with Concurrent Schedules. 1985. Journal of Economic Psychology 6: 109-141 (with Donald Tustin).
Distributions of the Duration and Value of Job Search with Learning. 1985. Econometrica 53: 1199-1232.
Note on `Job Search: The Choice of Intensity'. 1986. The Journal of Political Economy 94: 439-442.
The VPRT: Optimal Sequential and Nonsequential Testing. 1988. The Proceedings of The Fourth Purdue Symposium on Statistical Decision Theory and Related Topics Vol. 2 edited by S. S. Gupta and J. O. Berger. Springer-Verlag (with Noel Cressie).
Price Dispersion, Price Flexibility, and Repeated Search. 1988. The Canadian Journal of Economics 21: 883-902 (with John McMillan).
Design Considerations for Neyman-Pearson and Wald Hypothesis Testing. 1989. Metrika 36: 317-325 (with Noel Cressie).
Search Intensity in Experiments. 1990. The Economic Journal 100: 478-486 (with Glenn Harrison).
Do People Exploit Their Bargaining Power: An Experimental Study. 1991. The Theory of Games and Economic Behavior 3: 295-322 (with Ken Binmore, Avner Shaked and John Sutton).
Sample-Size Optimal Sequential Testing. 1992. Inference in Stochastic Processes, Vol. 2 (with Noel Cressie and Jonathon Biele).
The Perception and Efficiency of Labour Supply Choices by Pigeons. 1992. The Economic Journal 102: 1134-1148 (with Donald Tustin).
The VPRT: A Sequential Testing Procedure Dominating the SPRT. 1993. Econometric Theory 9: 431-450 (with Noel Cressie).
The Variable-Sample-Size-Sequential Probability Ratio Test (VPRT). 1996. In the Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences, update vol. edited by Samuel Kotz. Wiley-Interscience, John Wiley and Sons Inc. (with Noel Cressie).
A Comparison of the Cost-Efficiencies of the Sequential, Group-Sequential, and Variable-Sample-Size-Sequential Probability Ratio Tests. 1997. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics 24: 181-200 (with Noel Cressie).
- A Model of Search, Coordination and Market Segmentation. Click here to download a pdf version of the paper (312K).
- Two-Sided Search and Matching.