Dr David Escamilla-Guerrero

Dr David Escamilla-Guerrero joined the School of Economics and Finance at St Andrews as a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in August 2020. He is also a Research Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Economic and Social History.

David completed his PhD at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and did his postdoc at the University of Oxford (Pembroke College). He also holds an MSc in Economics (Essex University) and an MSc in Development Economics (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid).

His research interests include Economic History, Development, and Labor Economics. David uses historical microdata and natural experiments of history to study diverse topics on migration economics. He also explores how historical events shape long-run development patterns.

At St Andrews, David has taught EC4424 Economics of Migration, EC2001 Microeconomics, GD5201 International Development, and HI5203 Economic History.


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