Christopher Parsons

Research Fellow

University of Western Australia

Chris Parsons is an Assistant Professor at the University of Western Australia.

Chris holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Nottingham where he also received an MSc in Economics and Development Economics.

Prior to joining UWA, Chris was a Research Officer at the International Migration Institute at the University of Oxford, an Economist at HM Treasury, a Research Officer at the Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty at the University of Sussex and as an Economic Advisor and ODI Fellow in the Ministry of Trade and Industry in Sierra Leone.

Chris has consulted for the World Bank, the Commonwealth Secretariat and the British Government.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in January 2015 and became a Research Fellow in July 2017.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 13724
revised version published online as 'Community Size and Electoral Preferences: Evidence From Post-Second World War Baden-Württemberg' in: British Journal of Political Science, 15 December 2023
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10328
published in: Journal of Economic Perspectives; 2016, 30 (4), 83 - 106
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10272
published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2018, 23(2), 223-258
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10112
published in: Economic Journal, 2018, 128 (612), F210 - F234
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8747
published in World Economy 2015, 39 (4), 478–495
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8746
published in: World Development, 2015, 65, 6–26