David Newhouse joined the World Bank's Social Protection unit as a Labor Economist in November 2008. He has led the unit's work on tracking the labor market impacts of the financial crisis, and has also contributed to the design of impact evaluations for youth employment programs. He first joined the World Bank in August 2007, based in Jakarta, and co-led the Indonesian Jobs Report. Prior to that, he worked for three years as a consultant in the Poverty and Social Impact Analysis unit of the IMF, and two years in the consumer protection division of the Federal Trade Commission. David holds a PhD from Cornell University, and has published several articles on diverse topics related to education, health, and labor economics.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2011.