PhD Economics, University College London, 2022
MSc Economics (Distinction), University College London, 2012
BA Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (First Class Honours), University of Oxford, 2011
David joined the IFS in 2017 as a Visiting Scholar and is currently a Research Associate. His research interests are in the economics of education and labour economics. In recent work, he has studied the impact of higher education financing on social mobility and the interaction between benefit design, training and wages. His past experience includes working as an economist in the private sector, consulting on environmental and energy policy.