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 Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13548
Egidio Farina, Colin P. Green, Duncan McVicar
published in: Industrial Relations, 2021, 60 (3), 370 - 399
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12291
Egidio Farina, Colin P. Green, Duncan McVicar
published in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2020, 58(3), 507-531
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11585
published in: IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 2019, 8(2)
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11186
published in: Oxford Economic Papers,Published: 22 November 2021
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10768
published in: European Sociological Review, 2019, 35(1), February, 98-115.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9801
published in: Feminist Economics, 2020, 26( 3), 30-65.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7794
published in: Education Economics, 2015, 23 (4), 376-395
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