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.

His personal webpage is at: https://sites.google.com/site/decrgdmckenzie/


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16537
Forthcoming in: Journal of Economic
IZA Discussion Paper No. 16296
published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2023, 165, 103153.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14717
published in: Journal of International Economics, 2023, 145, 103826
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14337
published online as 'COVID-19 and Changes in Intentions to Migrate from The Gambia' in: Journal of African Economies, 27 December 2022
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12624
Samuele Giambra, David McKenzie
published in: World Development, 2022, 141, 105362
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10655
published in: World Bank Research Observer, 2017, 32(2), 127-54
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10615
David McKenzie, Olga Susana Puerto
published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2021 13 (2), 297-332
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10110
John Gibson, David McKenzie, Halahingano Rohorua, Steven Stillman
published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2019, 138, 99-115
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9492
John Gibson, David McKenzie, Halahingano Rohorua, Steven Stillman
published in: World Bank Economic Review, 2018, 32(1), 127-47
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9487
David McKenzie, Nabila Assaf, Ana Paula Cusolito
published in: IZA Journal of Labor and Development, 5:1, 2016