Dr David Chivers
BSc, MSc, PhD
David Chivers is a Lecturer in Economics at the University of Durham specialising in the macroeconomics of growth, inequality and development.
David Chivers is a Lecturer in Economics at the University of Durham. Before this post he was a Lecturer at University of Oxford and completed his PhD from the University of Manchester under the supervision of Professor Keith Blackburn and Professor Anne Villamil. He has also worked for the Home Office examining the efficacy of the Drugs Interventions Programme as part an ESRC funded internship scheme. His research interests focus broadly on the macroeconomics of growth, inequality and development.
- Macroeconomics of Growth and Development
- Applied Econometrics and Policy Analysis
- Recent research interests include: Inequality; Entrepreneurship; Risk and Uncertainty;
- Bankruptcy; Health; Corruption; Drugs.
- Chivers, D., Feng, Z. & Villamil, A. (2017). Employment-based health insurance and misallocation: Implications for the macroeconomy.. Review of Economic Dynamics 23: 125-149.
- Chivers, D. (2017). Success, Survive or Escape? Aspirations and Poverty Traps.. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 143: 116-132.
- Blackburn, K. & Chivers, D. (2015). Fearing the worst: the importance of uncertainty for inequality.. Economic Theory 60(2): 345-370.
- Chivers, David (2017). Success, survive or escape? aspirations and poverty traps.. 06.