Position: Professor, Department of Economics
Institution: University of Michigan

David Lam is Professor in the Department of Economics and Research Professor in the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan. His research focuses on the interaction of economics and demography in developing countries, including analysis of the economics of population growth, fertility, marriage, and aging. David has worked extensively in Brazil and South Africa, where his research analyzes links between education, labor markets, and income inequality. His collaborations with the University of Cape Town include the Cape Area Panel Study, a longitudinal survey of young people in Cape Town supported by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.