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. 7401
published in: Migration Studies, 2013, 1(3): 276-91
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6896
published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 106: 199-210
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6895
revised version published in: World Bank Research Observer, 2014, 29(1), 48-82
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6442
published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2013, 5 (2), 122-50
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5730
published in: Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2011, 25 (3), 107-128
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5232
John Gibson, Steven Stillman, David McKenzie, Halahingano Rohorua
published in: Health Economics, 2013, 22 (6), 655-672