Christopher Parsons
Research Fellow

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Parsons Chris Parsons is an Assistant Professor at the University of Western Australia.

Chris holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Nottingham where he also received an MSc in Economics and Development Economics.

Prior to joining UWA, Chris was a Research Officer at the International Migration Institute at the University of Oxford, an Economist at HM Treasury, a Research Officer at the Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty at the University of Sussex and as an Economic Advisor and ODI Fellow in the Ministry of Trade and Industry in Sierra Leone.

Chris has consulted for the World Bank, the Commonwealth Secretariat and the British Government.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in January 2015 and became a Research Fellow in July 2017.

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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
11137  Achmad Tohari
Christopher Parsons
Anu Rammohan
Does Information Empower the Poor? Evidence from Indonesia's Social Security Card
10968  Achmad Tohari
Christopher Parsons
Anu Rammohan
Targeting Poverty under Complementarities: Evidence from Indonesia's Unified Targeting System
10328  Sari Pekkala Kerr
William Kerr
Caglar Ozden
Christopher Parsons
Global Talent Flows
(forthcoming in: Journal of Economic Perspectives)
10272  Thu Hien Dao
Frédéric Docquier
Christopher Parsons
Giovanni Peri
Migration and Development: Dissecting the Anatomy of the Mobility Transition
10113  Jan David Bakker
Christopher Parsons
Ferdinand Rauch
Migration and Urbanisation in Post-Apartheid South Africa
10112  Christopher Parsons
Pierre-Louis Vézina
Migrant Networks and Trade: The Vietnamese Boat People as a Natural Experiment
(forthcoming in: Economic Journal)
8747  Caglar Ozden
Christopher Parsons
On the Economic Geography of International Migration
(published in World Economy 2015, 39 (4), 478–495 [journal version])
8746  Erhan Artuc
Frédéric Docquier
Caglar Ozden
Christopher Parsons
A Global Assessment of Human Capital Mobility: The Role of Non-OECD Destinations
(published in: World Development, 2015, 65, 6–26)