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Publications for Simona Rasciute

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Journal Articles

Adetutu, M and Rasciute, S (2024) Pollution, severe health conditions, and extreme right-wing ideology: a tale of three contemporary challenges, Economics Letters, 237, 111648, ISSN: 0165-1765. DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2024.111648.

Adetutu, M, Odusanya, K, Rasciute, S, Stathopoulou, E (2024) Pollution risk and life insurance decisions: microgeographic evidence from the UK, Risk Analysis, ISSN: 0272-4332. DOI: 10.1111/risa.14279.

Rasciute, S (2023) Parental education and child health: the exploration of the cross-gender intergenerational transmission mechanism, Kyklos, 76(4), pp.642-658, ISSN: 0023-5962. DOI: 10.1111/kykl.12344.

Rasciute, S, Downward, P, Simmons, N (2023) Valuation of subjective wellbeing and the role of marital status: Linear versus ordinal estimators, Economic Modelling, 123, 106260, ISSN: 0264-9993. DOI: 10.1016/j.econmod.2023.106260.

Downward, P, Rasciute, S, Kumar, H (2022) Mental health and satisfaction with partners: a longitudinal analysis in the UK, BMC Psychology, 10, 15, ISSN: 2050-7283. DOI: 10.1186/s40359-022-00723-w.

Wicker, P, Downward, P, Rasciute, S (2020) Leisure trips to the natural environment: examining the tradeoff between economic and environmental impact, Leisure Sciences, 45(3), pp.221-239, ISSN: 0149-0400. DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2020.1813665.

Downward, P, Rasciute, S, Kumar, H (2020) Health, subjective financial situation and well-being: a longitudinal observational study, Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 18, 203, ISSN: 1477-7525. DOI: 10.1186/s12955-020-01456-3.

Downward, P, Rasciute, S, Muniz, C (2020) Exploring the contribution of activity sports tourism to same-day visit expenditure and duration, Journal of Sport and Tourism, 24(2), pp.111-126, ISSN: 1477-5085. DOI: 10.1080/14775085.2020.1784255.

Downward, P, Rasciute, S, Kumar, H (2020) The effect of health on social capital; a longitudinal observation study of the UK, BMC Public Health, 20, 466, ISSN: 1471-2458. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-020-08577-w.

Downward, P, Hallmann, K, Rasciute, S (2020) Volunteering and leisure activity in the UK: A longitudinal analysis of males and females, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 49(4), pp.757-775, ISSN: 0899-7640. DOI: 10.1177/0899764020901815.

Rasciute, S, Downward, P, Simmons, N (2020) Intrinsic versus instrumental benefits of higher education: The challenge from self-funded higher education, Applied Economics, 52(31), pp.3379-3390, ISSN: 0003-6846. DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2019.1710455.

Houlihan, B, Downward, P, Yamamoto, Y, Rasciute, S, Takasu, K (2019) Public opinion in Japan and the UK on issues of fairness and integrity in sport: implications for anti-doping policy, International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 12(1), pp.1-24, ISSN: 1940-6940. DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2019.1615976.

Downward, P, Hallmann, K, Rasciute, S (2017) Exploring the interrelationship between sport, health and social outcomes in the UK: Implications for health policy, European Journal of Public Health, 28(1), pp.99-104, ISSN: 1101-1262. DOI: 10.1093/eurpub/ckx063.

Rasciute, S and Downward, P (2016) Explaining variability in the investment location choices of MNEs: an exploration of country, industry and firm effects, International Business Review, 26(4), pp.605-613, ISSN: 1873-6149. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibusrev.2016.12.002.

Downward, P and Rasciute, S (2016) ‘No man is an island entire of itself.’ The hidden effect of peers on physical activity: John Donne, Meditation XVII, Social Science and Medicine, 169, pp.149-156, ISSN: 0277-9536. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.09.038.

Downward, P and Rasciute, S (2015) Assessing the impact of the National Cycle Network and physical activity lifestyle on cycling behaviour in England, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 78, pp.425-437, ISSN: 0965-8564. DOI: 10.1016/j.tra.2015.06.007.

Downward, P and Rasciute, S (2015) Exploring the covariates of sports participation for health: an analysis of males and females in England, Journal of Sports Sciences, 000, pp.000-000, ISSN: 0264-0414. DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2014.924056.

Rasciute, S, Downward, P, Greene, W (2015) Do relational goods raise well-being? An econometric analysis, Eastern Economic Journal, 000(000), pp.000-000, ISSN: 0044-2267. DOI: 10.1057/eej.2015.46.

Rasciute, S, Puckett, S, Pentecost, EJ (2014) The allocation Of OECD direct investment between CEECs: A discrete choice approach, Bulletin of Economic Research, 67(S1), pp.S26-S39, ISSN: 0307-3378. DOI: 10.1111/boer.12032.

Rasciute, S, Pentecost, E, Ferrett, B (2014) Firm heterogeneity in modelling foreign direct investment location decisions, Applied Economics, 46(12), pp.1350-1360, ISSN: 0003-6846. DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2013.872760.

Downward, PM, Lera-Lopez, F, Rasciute, S (2014) The correlates of sports participation in Europe, European Journal of Sport Science, 14(6), pp.592-602.

Downward, P, Lera-López, F, Rasciute, S (2014) The correlates of sports participation in Europe, European journal of sport science, 14(6), pp.592-602, DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2014.880191.

Downward, PM, Pawlowski, T, Rasciute, S (2013) Does associational behaviour raise social capital? , Eastern Economic Journal, Forthcoming, pp.000-000, DOI: 10.1057/eej.2013.26.

Pawlowski, T, Downward, P, Rasciute, S (2013) Does national pride from international sporting success contribute to well-being? An international investigation, Sport Management Review, ISSN: 1441-3523. DOI: 10.1016/j.smr.2013.06.007.

Downward, P and Rasciute, S (2011) An economic analysis of the subjective health and well-being of physical activity?, pp.33-53, DOI: 10.4337/9780857930149.00007.

Downward, PM, Lera Lopez, F, Rasciute, S (2011) The Zero-Inflated ordered probit approach to modelling sports participation, Economic Modelling, 28(6), pp.2469-2477, DOI: 10.1016/j.econmod.2011.06.024.

Pawlowski, T, Downward, P, Rasciute, S (2011) Subjective well-being in European countries-on the age-specific impact of physical activity, European Review of Aging and Physical Activity, 8(2), pp.93-102, ISSN: 1813-7253. DOI: 10.1007/s11556-011-0085-x.

Downward, PM and Rasciute, S (2011) Does sport make you happy? An analysis of the well-being derived from sports participation, International Review of Applied Economics, 25(3), pp.331-348, DOI: 10.1080/02692171.2010.511168.

Pawlowski, T, Downward, PM, Rasciute, S (2011) Subjective well-being in European countries: On the age specific impact of physical activity, European Review of Aging and Physical Activity, 8(2), pp.93-102, DOI: 10.1007/s11556-011-0085-x.

Puckett, SM and Rasciute, S (2010) Freight stakeholders' sensitivities under road user charging: A latent class approach, ATRF 2010: 33rd Australasian Transport Research Forum.

Rasciute, S and Downward, PM (2010) Health or Happiness? What is the Impact of Physical Activity on the Individual?, Kyklos, 63(2), pp.256-270, DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-6435.2010.00472x.

Rasciute, S and Downward, P (2010) The Relative Demands for Sports and Leisure in England, European Sport Management Quarterly, 10(2), pp.189-214, DOI: 10.1080/16184740903552037.

Rasciute, S and Pentecost, EJ (2010) A Nested Logit Approach to Modelling the Location of Foreign Direct Investment in the Central and Eastern European Countries, Economic Modelling, 27(1), pp.32-39.


Downward, P and Rasciute, S (2020) Health as an asset: Enhancing personal, social and economic life. In , EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, pp.V432-V432.


Downward, P, Wicker, P, Rasciute, S (2021) Exploring the role of sport as physical activity for health promotion in Europe. In Koning, RH and Kesenne, S (ed) A Modern Guide to Sports Economics, Edward Elgar Publishing, pp.241-257, ISBN: 9781789906523. DOI: 10.4337/9781789906530.00020.

(2013) Inclusion and Exclusion Through Youth Sport. In Dagkas, S and Armour, K (ed) Unknown Parent Title, Routledge. DOI: 10.4324/9780203852392.

Downward, PM and Rasciute, S (2011) An economic analysis of the subjective health and well-being of physical activity. In Rodriguez, P, Késenne, S, Humphreys, Eds, B (ed) in The Economics of Sport, Health and Happiness: The Promotion of Well-Being through Sporting Activities, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, ISBN: 978-0857930132.

Rasciute, S and Pentecost, EJ (2010) Continuous versus discrete representation of investing firm heterogeneity in modelling FDI location decisions. In Hess, S and Daly, A (ed) Choice Modelling: the state-of-the-art and the state-of-practice, Emerald Group Publishing, pp.571-592.

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