David A. Jaeger is Professor of Economics at the University of St Andrews and a Research Fellow at the CEPR. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and has held permanent and visiting positions at the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Hunter College, the College of William and Mary, the University of Cologne, the CUNY Graduate Center, Princeton University, and Bonn University, among others. He has research interests in applied microeconomics in areas as diverse as immigration, education, health, terrorism, and quantitative medieval history. He was the first recipient of the W.E. Upjohn Prize for his dissertation and has been honored with a fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. In 2008 he was a lecturer at the IZA Summer School. In addition to his affiliations with IZA and the CEPR, he is a Research Fellow at CESifo, an External Research Fellow at the Center for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) at University College London, and a member of the Ausschuss für Bevölkerungsökonomik of the Verein für Sozialpolitik. Since 2021, David is the Editor of the Scottish Journal of Political Economy.

David has been an IZA Research Fellow since September 1998.

His Twitter handle is @DavidAJaeger


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12960
David A. Jaeger, John M. Nunley, R. Alan Seals Jr., Eric J. Wilbrandt
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10317
substantially revised version published as 'A Cautionary Tale of Evaluating Identifying Assumptions: Did Reality TV Really Cause a Decline in Teenage Childbearing?' in: Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 2020, 38 (2), 317 - 326
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6262
revised version published in: CESifo Economic Studies, 2018, 64(4), 667-697
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