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David McKenzie (economist)

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Name  David McKenzie

Role  Economist
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David McKenzie is a lead economist at the World Bank's Development Research Group, Finance and Private Sector Development Unit in Washington, D.C.. His research topics include migration, microenterprises, and methodology for use with developing country data. He is also a contributor to the World Bank's Development Impact blog. He is also affiliated with the International Growth Centre and Innovations for Poverty Action.


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Academic biography

McKenzie received his B.A. (B.Com.) from the University of Auckland in New Zealand and his Ph.D. in economics from Yale University. He spent four years as an assistant professor at Stanford University before joining the World Bank.

Academic work

McKenzie published more than 100 articles in journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of the European Economic Association, Economic Journal, American Economic Journal, Journal of Econometrics, and other journals. He is currently on the editorial boards of the Journal of Development Economics, World Bank Economic Review, Journal of Economic Perspectives, and Migration Studies.

McKenzie also co-authored a write-up with Berk Ozler on the impact of economics blogs. His findings were discussed by Tyler Cowen on Marginal Revolution.


McKenzie was listed as one of the "40 under 40 International Development Leaders" by devex. Tim Ogden interviewed McKenzie for his book Experimental Conversations, and parts of the interview were published on the Philanthropy Action website. The Financial Access Initiative also published an interview of McKenzie.

McKenzie has been cited in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Financial Times.


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