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David Goll

David Goll

PhD Scholar


MRes Economics (Distinction), University College London, 2016

MSc Economics (Distinction), University College London, 2012

BA Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (First Class Honours), University of Oxford, 2011

David is a PhD Candidate in Economics at University College London and a Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. His research interests are in the economics of education and public economics. In recent work he has studied the impact of higher education financing on education and labour market outcomes. His past experience includes working as an economist in the private sector, consulting on environmental and energy policy.

Academic outputs

IFS Working Paper W19/08
We investigate the role of training in reducing the gender wage gap using the UK-BHPS which contains detailed records of training. Using policy changes over an 18 year period we identify the impact of training and work experience on wages, earnings and employment.

Reports and comment

Briefing note
Pupils benefit from a large amount of state funding for education in the 12+ years they spend in formal education, about £73,000 on average for pupils aged 16 in Summer 2010 in England. The total amount they experience is shaped by their education choices (e.g. whether to stay on post 16 and/or go ...