William Parker

William Parker

PhD Candidate in Economics

Department of Economics

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Key Expertise
Labour, Public, Education Economics, Economics of Research and Innovation

About me

William is a MRes/PhD candidate in Economics Department, and a research assistant with the STICERD Public Economics and CEP Innovation groups.  His research interests cover a variety of fields within applied microeconomics: labor economics, economics of education, public economics, and the economics of research and innovation.

William is currently working on three projects: the first examines the predictability of an individual’s middle-life income, using Dutch administrative data.  The second deals with the outcomes of tax-incentivised employee share schemes, using HMRC data. The third studies tweets made by 100k UK corporates, linking this to COVID trends, financial performance, and rates of innovation.

William has previously worked for Deloitte Access Economics in Australia, providing economics advisory services to state and federal governments.  He holds an MSc. in Economics (with Distinction) from University College London, and a dual BSc in Commerce/Science (with Distinction) from University of Melbourne. 

Research Interests
Labour and Public Economics, Economics of Education, Economics of Research and Innovation

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Research Centre

EC201: Microeconomic Principles I

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