Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography at the Harvard School of Public Health
David Bloom is the Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography at the Harvard School of Public Health. Professor Bloom has published over 80 articles and books in the fields of economics and demography. He has been honored with a number of distinctions including an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and the Galbraith Award for quality teaching in economics. Professor Bloom's current research interests include labor economics, health, demography, and the environment. He has written extensively on the link between health status and economic growth; the consequences of population change on economic development; the emerging world labor market; the effects of rapid population growth; the economics of municipal solid waste; and the global spread and economic impacts of HIV and AIDS.