David Bloom

Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

David Bloom is the Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography at Harvard University and Director of Harvard University’s Program on the Global Demography of Aging (funded by the National Institute of Aging). He received a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University in 1976, and a Ph.D. in Economics and Demography from Princeton University in 1981. Bloom has worked extensively in the areas of labor, population, and health economics and served as a testifying expert and senior consultant to Data for Decisions since 2007. He has taught numerous courses on labor, health, and population economics and on statistics and econometrics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, published more than 350 articles, book chapters, and books, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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