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Dr Mary Silles

Head of Economics

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Business, Law and Politics
  • Hull University Business School

Summary

Dr Mary Silles has been at Hull University Business School since September 2012. Prior to joining the University of Hull, she held positions at the International Monetary Fund, University of Chicago, the University of Copenhagen, and the National University of Ireland.

Journal Article

The impact of children on women’s labour supply and earnings in the UK: evidence using twin births

Silles, M. A. (2016). The impact of children on women’s labour supply and earnings in the UK: evidence using twin births. Oxford economic papers, 68(1), 197-216. https://doi.org/10.1093/oep/gpv055

Determinants of International Student Migration

Abbott, A., & Silles, M. (2016). Determinants of International Student Migration. The World economy, 39(5), 621-635. https://doi.org/10.1111/twec.12319

The causal effect of schooling on smoking behavior

Silles, M. (2015). The causal effect of schooling on smoking behavior. Economics of education review, 48, 102-116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econedurev.2015.06.004

The intergenerational transmission of education : new evidence from adoptions in the United States

Silles, M. A. (2017). The intergenerational transmission of education : new evidence from adoptions in the United States. Economica, 84(336), 748-778. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecca.12240

The effects of language skills on economic assimilation of female immigrants in the United States

Antonia Silles, M. (2018). The effects of language skills on economic assimilation of female immigrants in the United States. The Manchester school, 86(6), 789-815. doi:10.1111/manc.12231

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Mary Silles welcomes applications in the fields of economics of education and labour economics.