Dr John Holmes PhD, MA, BA (Hons) (York)

Publication List

Journal articles

Holmes, J., Meng, Y., Meier, PS., Brennan, A., Angus, C., Campbell-Burton, A., Guo, Y., Hill-McManus, D. & Purshouse, RC. (2014) 'Effects of minimum unit pricing for alcohol on different income and socioeconomic groups: a modelling study', The Lancet, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62417-4

Meng, Y., Brennan, A., Purshouse R., Hill-McManus, D., Angus, C., Holmes, J. & Meier, PS. (2014) 'Estimation of own and cross price elasticities of alcohol demand in the UK: A pseudo-panel approach using the Living Costs and Food Survey 2001-2009', Journal of Health Economics, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2013.12.006

Hill-McManus, D., Angus, C., Meng, Y., Holmes, J., Brennan, A. & Meier, P. (2013) 'Estimation of usual occasion-based individual drinking patterns using diary survey data', Drug and Alcohol Dependence. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.09.022

Meng, Y., Holmes, J., Hill-McManus, D., Brennan, A. & Meier, PS. (2013) Trend analysis and modelling of gender-specific age, period and birth cohort effects on alcohol abstention and consumption level for drinkers in Great Britain using the General Lifestyle Survey 1984-2009, Addiction, DOI: 10.1111/add.12330

Meier, PS., Meng, Y., Holmes, J., Baumberg, B., Purshouse, R., Hill-McManus, D. & Brennan, A. (2013) Adjusting for unrecorded consumption in survey and per capita sales data: Quantifications of impact on gender- and age-specific alcohol-attributable fractions for oral and pharyngeal cancers in Great Britain, Alcohol and Alcoholism, 48, (2), pp.241-9

Bradshaw, J. & Holmes, J. (2013) An analysis of equity in redistribution to the retired and children over recent decades in the OECD and UK, Journal of Social Policy, 42, (1), pp.39-56

Holmes, J. & Kiernan, K. (2012) Persistent Poverty and Children's Development in the Early Years of Childhood, Policy and Politics, 41, (1), pp.19-42

Holmes, J. Meier, PS., Booth, A., Guo, Y. & Brennan, A. (2012) The temporal relationship between per capita alcohol consumption and harm: A systematic review of time lag specifications in aggregate time series analyses, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 123 (1) pp.7-14

Holmes, J. (2011) Cyberkids or divided generations?: Characterising young people’s internet use in the UK with generic, continuum or typological modelsNew Media and Society, 13 (7) pp.1104-22

Holmes, J. (2010) Myths and Missed Opportunities: Young people’s not so risky use of online communicationInformation, Communication and Society, 12, (8), pp.1174-96

Book chapters

Bradshaw, J. and Holmes, J. (2010) Child Poverty and Social Exclusion in South Africa in Roberts, B. Kivilu, M. and Davids, Y. (eds) South African Social Attitudes: 2nd Report: Reflections on the Age of Hope, Cape Town: HSRC Press

Bradshaw, J. and Holmes, J. (2010)  Child Poverty in the first five years of life in Hansen, K., Joshi, H. and Dex, S. (eds) Children in the 21st Century: The first five years, The UK Millennium Cohort Series 2, Bristol: The Policy Press pp.13-32

Reports and working papers

Meng, Y. Brennan, A., Purshouse, R., Hill-McManus, D., Angus, C., Holmes. J. and Meier, PS. (2013) Estimation of own and cross price elasticities of alcohol demand in the UK: a pseudo-panel approach using the Living Cost and Food Survey 2001 to 2009.  HEDS Discussion paper DP 13/11.  Sheffield: ScHARR, University of Sheffield. 

Meng, Y., Brennan, A., Holmes, J., Hill-McManus, D., Angus, C., Purshouse, R. and Brennan, A. (2013) Modelled income group-specific impacts of alcohol minimum unit pricing in England 2014/15: Policy appraisals using new developments to the Sheffield Alcohol Policy Model (v2.5). Sheffield: ScHARR, University of Sheffield.  See also Addendum on the effects of banning below cost selling.

Brennan, A., Purshouse, R. Holmes, J. and Meng, Y. (2013) A public response to the Adam Smith Institute's Critique of the Sheffield Alcohol Policy Model. Sheffield: ScHARR, University of Sheffield.  See also Technical Appendix.

Kiernan, K., McLanahan, S., Holmes, J. and Wright, M. (2011) Fragile Families in the US and UK Fragile Families Working Paper WP 11-04-FF. Center for Research on Child Well-Being, Princeton University.

Holmes, J. and Kiernan, K. (2010) Fragile Families in the UK: evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study
available at http://www.york.ac.uk/media/spsw/documents/research-and-publications/HolmesKiernan2010FragileFamiliesInTheUKMillenniumCohort.pdf .

Bradshaw, J. and Holmes, J. (2008) Family poverty assessed at three years old CLS working paper, London: Centre for Longitudinal Studies

Other publications

Holmes, J. et al. (2014) 'The repetition of misleading claims: Christopher Snowdon and John Duffy's contributions to the minimum unit pricing debate', British Medical Journal

Purshouse, RC., Holmes, J., & Meier, PS. (2014) 'Commentary on Nakamura et al. (2014): Alcohol policy appraisal and evaluation - to understand what is happening and why, we need better data on alcohol as a commodity', Addiction, 109 (4) pp.568-9

Purshouse, RC., Holmes, J., & Angus, C. (2013) 'Reply to Klaus Makela's Cost-of-alcohol studies as a research programme', Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 30 (5) pp.445-7