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Douglas V. Almond

Associate Professor of Economics and International and Public Affairs
School: 
International & Public Affairs
Office: 
1425 International Affairs Building Mail Code: 3323 United States
Email: 
almond@columbia.edu
Phone: 
212-854-7248
Biography

Douglas Almond is an Associate Professor at Columbia´s School of International and Public Affairs and its Department of Economics. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). His research focuses on the role of early childhood health in human capital development. Almond studied the health effects of air pollution in China as a Fulbright scholar. He received his BA from Carleton College in Minnesota and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to Columbia, he was a postdoctoral fellow in Aging Research at the NBER in Cambridge, MA.

Research & Other Works
Article
Paternity Acknowledgment in 2 Million Birth Records from Michigan
Report
Perinatal Health Among 1 Billion American-Born Chinese
Report
Chernobyl's subclinical legacy: prenatal exposure to radioactive fallout and school outcomes in Sweden
Report
Trivers-Willard at Birth and One Year: Evidence from U.S. Natality Data, 1983-2001
 
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