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Josh De Lyon.

Josh De Lyon


Expertise: international trade, globalisation, brexit, labour economics, productivity


Josh De Lyon is an economist at the Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Division of the OECD. He is a DPhil in Economics Candidate at University of Oxford and an associate at the Centre for Economic Performance. In 2021, he was International Economics PhD Fellow at Dartmouth College. His research mainly studies the impact of globalisation on economic performance of firms and workers. He also works on the determinants of foreign direct investment (FDI) flows and, in particular, the role of corporate taxation and “Phantom FDI”. Finally, he is working on the interactions of productivity and green technologies.

Current areas of research include:

  • Globalisation and labour markets: Effects of services trade, import competition and foreign ownership on wage and employment outcomes; Determinants of regional variation in services trade; Implications of services trade for regional inequality.
  • Trade policy: Non-tariff barriers; Services clauses in trade agreements