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David Bloom

professor, economics & demography, HSPH

Professor Bloom has published over 200 articles and books in the fields of economics and demography. He has been honored with a number of distinctions, including fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, and the Galbraith Award for quality teaching in economics. He was also a Fulbright Scholar in India, and a scholar in residence at the Russell Sage Foundation during the academic year 1989-1990. Professor Bloom has served as a consultant to the United Nations Development Programme, the World Bank, the World Health Organization, the International Labor Organization, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Asian Development Bank. In addition, he is a member of the American Arbitration Association's Labor Arbitration Panel, a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Foundation for AIDS Research, and a faculty research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, where he participates in the programs on labor studies, health economics, and aging. Bloom has been a contributing editor of *American Demographics* and an associate editor of *the Review of Economics and Statistics*. He has served as a referee for over sixty journals and publishing houses, and has been a member of *the Book Review Board of Science magazine* since January 2000.