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William Parker

William Parker

PhD Student

Expertise: labour and public economics, economics of education, economics of research and innovation


William is a PhD candidate in Economics Department, and is affiliated with the STICERD Public Economics group. His research interests cover a variety of fields within applied microeconomics: labour economics, public economics, and the economics of digital platforms. William is currently working on three projects: the first examines the predictability of an individualís middle-life income, using Dutch administrative data. The second deals the mechanisms of health inequality, again using administrative data. The third studies focusses on superstar effects arising from digital platforms and the creator economy. 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.