Duncan McVicar is Professor of Economics at Queen's University Belfast, having previously worked at the University of Melbourne and the Northern Ireland Economic Research Centre.

He obtained his PhD in Economics from the University of Southampton in 1999. His research interests include: program evaluation and welfare reform; disability, unemployment and inactivity; non-standard employment; education; substance use; and sequence analysis of labour market data.

He has published widely in economics and social science and is currently working on zero hours contracts and their impacts on workers, air pollution and health, and disability benefit reforms, among other things.

Duncan joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2017.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 12291
Egidio Farina, Colin Green, Duncan McVicar
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11585
forthcoming in: IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 2019
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7794
published in: Education Economics, 2015, 23 (4), 376-395
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7590
Published in: Industrial Relations, 2015, 54(2), 256-275. doi:10.1111/irel.12090