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. 5125
published in: Carlos Vargas-Silva (ed.), Handbook of Research Methods in Migration, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012, 249-269
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5124
published in: Economic Journal, 2012, 122 (560), 339 - 375
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4534
published in: World Bank Economic Review, 2011, 25 (1), 132 - 156
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4375
published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 93 (4), 1297-1318
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3926
published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2011, 95 (1), 18-29
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3743
published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2009, 1(3), 1-32
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3511
published in: Josh Lerner and Antoinette Schoar (eds.) International Differences in Entrepreneurship, NBER, 2010
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3179
David McKenzie, Yaye Seynabou Sakho
published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2010, 91(1), 15-24
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3173
published in: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A (Statistics in Society), 2009, 172 (2), 339-360