Faculty Research Speaker Series

Douglas Almond

Associate Professor, Columbia University

Gender and Perinatal Health Among 1 Million American-Born Chinese

March 31, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Douglas Almond is Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs and Economics at the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs. His primary research areas are health and applied microeconomics, with a particular interest in infant health and the environment. Almond previously served as a staff economist at the Council of Economic Advisers during the Clinton administration and studied the health effects of air pollution in China as a Fulbright scholar.

Almond received his BA from Carleton College in Minnesota and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, where he received the departmental award for research on public policy.