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Mark Bailey


  • Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

  • 2 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
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Dr Mark Bailey is the Course and Subject Director of economics at Ulster University.He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and teaches a variety of modules in the areas of applied microeconomics, business strategy and quantitative methods.Mark studied economics at Coventry University where he got his BA and PhD and taught there until 2000 when he joined Ulster University.In 2007, Mark was the representative for the CCEA examining body on the reviewing panel of the UK Qualifications and Curriculum Authority for the new GCE ‘A’-level specifications for economics.His research interests are in applied business economics (applying tools of economic and microeconometric analysis to explain market behaviour in markets such as labour, education, health and energy) and historical business economics (primarily the economic rationale of regulation in 19th century Britain, particularly railway regulation).

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Secondary Care Medicine & Life Sciences
Contracts Medicine & Life Sciences
England Medicine & Life Sciences
Competitive Behavior Medicine & Life Sciences
Cost Sharing Medicine & Life Sciences
Negotiating Medicine & Life Sciences
National Health Programs Medicine & Life Sciences
Economics Business & Economics

Research Output 2004 2011

  • 2 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 5 Article
Open Access
Supplier relationships
Market environment
Empirical analysis
National Health Service
2 Citations (Scopus)

What Enhances Mathematical Ability? A Cross-Country Analysis Based on Test Scores of 15-year Olds

Bailey, M. & Borooah, V., Dec 2010, In : Applied Economics. 42, 29, p. 3723-3733

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Test scores
Cross-country analysis
International students

Decomposing the characteristics of undergraduate student attrition

Borooah, V. & Bailey, M., 2008, In : Applied Economics Letters. 16, 9, p. 993-937

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Undergraduate students
Survival rate
Survival probability
Decomposition analysis

Non-price competition in NHS secondary care contracting: empirical results

Bailey, M. & Gray, K., Oct 2008, In : Journal of Health Organization and Management. 22, 5, p. 480-495

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Secondary Care
Competitive Behavior
Cost Sharing

The 1844 Railway Act: a violation of laissez-faire political economy?

Bailey, M., 2004, In : History of Economic Ideas. 12, 3, p. 7-24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

political economy
German Federal Railways