Daniel Muir


Research Officer


Dan joined IES as a Research Officer in September 2021. His main interests include unemployment and welfare, education and the path to employment, and skill demand and utilisation.

Dan completed a masters in economics at the University of Bristol, during which he used a range of quantitative skills to explore welfare and employment programmes, and developed a good understanding of issues relating to education and the labour market. During this time whilst working as a research assistant, Dan built up experience of investigating a range of data sets concerning labour market conditions and welfare programmes. When studying at Durham University, Dan exploited census data to investigate the demand for education and other forms of human capital in Hong Kong.

At IES, Dan will working as part of the quantitative analysis team on a range of EU and UK consultancy and policy project teams.


2021 University of Bristol MSc Economics
2020 Durham University BA Economics


2020 - 2021 Research Assistant University of Bristol