William D. Phillips

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Analyst
Cambridge Office

Education

M.Phil. in economics, University of Cambridge; B.Sc. in mathematical economics and statistics, University of Birmingham

Overview

Will Phillips (he/him) is an analyst at RAND Europe working in the area of health and wellbeing research. His work has spanned a range of topics including transport, education and health and wellbeing. His primary research interest is in mental health and workpace wellbeing research. He has also developed expertise in methodologies including literature reviews, interview and workshop facilitation, future scenarios, discrete choice modelling and wider econometric methods. 

Phillips holds an M.Phil. in economics from the University of Cambridge and a B.Sc. in mathematical economics and statistics from the University of Birmingham. After completing his M.Phil., he worked at a boutique talent strategy consultancy, advising tier one management consultancies on their future business challenges. During his studies, he pursued a wide range of research areas, including in the spheres of democracy, immigration, subjective wellbeing and behavioural economics.

Selected Publications

Erik Silfversten, William Phillips, Giacomo Persi Paoli, Cosmin Ciobanu, Economics of Vulnerability Disclosure, The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) (EP-67755), 2018

Commentary

  • Young Black woman working on a computer at home with her dog on her lap, photo by filadendron/Getty Images

    COVID-19 Brings Opportunity to Reassess Work Policies

    As certain COVID-19 restrictions lift, and life for some begins to return to a “new normal,” employers may have the opportunity to rebuild work policies to better support those employees who want to continue working from home. This could produce well-being benefits for employees, without compromising on, and often increasing, productivity.

    Aug 11, 2020 Employee Benefits

Publications