David Van Dijcke

Doctoral Student

Department of Economics, University of Oxford

David Van Dijcke

Biography

David is an Economics DPhil student supervised by Rick Van der Ploeg at the University of Oxford. Before coming to Oxford, David obtained Master's Degrees in Economics and Economic Policy, as well as a BA in Philosophy, from KU Leuven (Belgium). He has worked as a research intern at the Deutsche Bundesbank and will rejoin the Advanced Analytics department at the Bank of England this summer. His research looks at how differences between firms affect worker inequality and vice versa. Specifically, he studies the interactions between firm market power, monopsony power, and household inequality using a mix of methods from the fields of Industrial Organization, Econometrics, Labor Economics and Macroeconomics. Previously, David has also worked on distributional monetary policy.