David McKenzie is a Lead Economist in the World Bank’s Development Research Group. Prior to joining the World Bank in 2005, he was assistant professor of Economics at Stanford University (2001-05). He received his B.Com(Hons)/B.A. from the University of Auckland, New Zealand in 1997 and his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University in 2001. His specific areas of research interest include international migration, microenterprises,and the development of econometric methods useful for working with data from developing countries.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in July 2007.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 9492
John Gibson, David McKenzie, Halahingano Rohorua, Steven Stillman
forthcoming in: World Bank Economic Review
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9487
David McKenzie, Nabila Assaf, Ana Paula Cusolito
published in: IZA Journal of Labor and Development, 5:1, 2016
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8523
published in: World Bank Research Observer, 2015, 30(2), 155-92
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8518
Matthew Groh, David McKenzie, Nour Shammout, Tara Vishwanath
published in: IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 2015, 4:7
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7401
published in: Migration Studies, 2013, 1(3): 276-91