Douglas Almond

Department of Economics, School of International and Public Affairs

Research Interest

Health Economics
Environmental Economics
Labor Economics
Public Policy

Douglas Almond's primary research areas are health and applied microeconomics, with a particular interest in infant health and the environment. He co-directs SIPA's Center on Environmental Economics and Policy (CEEP) with Professor Wolfram Schlenker. 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 in Economics from Carleton College in Minnesota and PhD in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.