David Lam

Director, Institute for Social Research
Professor, Department of Economics
Research Professor, Population Studies Center,
University of Michigan

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Address: Institute for Social Research
University of Michigan
426 Thompson Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106
Phone: 734-763-3798
Fax: 734-763-0227

News

David Lam reappointed as ISR Director through 2021

Youth bulges and youth unemployment

Lam and Binder say marriage data alone may not prove the husband "breadwinner" preference

Nov 9, Rackham: David Lam helps kick off Bicentennial Symposium on UM's past, present, future social science research

Nobel laureate Angus Deaton, David Lam, and colleagues discuss global poverty, 10/5, 4pm

Lam on what helps and hurts in world-wide youth unemployment

Lam explores dimensions of the projected 4 billion increase in world population before 2100

Lam says Health and Retirement Study is one of the most important surveys in the world

Lam discusses shifts in global population, past and future

Lam says tightening global labor market good for American workers

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

Lam says improving U.S. economy may spur higher fertility, but if not, we shouldn't worry

Lam discusses youth population dynamics and economics in sub-Saharan Africa

Lam looks at population and development in next 15 years in UN commission keynote address

David Lam to lead European research program studying labor markets of poor countries

Lam says we should not be afraid to celebrate birth of 7 billionth child

David Lam participates in Hopkins' symposium on the meaning of the 7 billionth human

Lam says 7 billionth child almost surely better off than 6 billionth

Lam discusses sustainability for the world at 7 billion with John Hockenberry (audio)

Lam discusses implications of innovation for population growth in Post story

Lam says fears of 'Population Bomb' unfounded in 2011

Lam says increased food production, education eased effects of population growth

Lam says nation's shrinking share of global population not cause for alarm

Lam says food production, urbanization, education mitigated "population bomb"

Lam cited in discussion of world population changes over past 60 years - Portuguese

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia is a new international network led by Knodel and Lam.

David Lam says African scholar Geegbae's visit to U.S. has two-way importance

Knodel and Lam lead the new Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia

David Lam appointed Chair, NSF International Advisory Board for IPUMS

David Lam elected president of PAA for 2011

Lam discusses economic challenges posed by population aging in Brazil (Portuguese)

Lam notes decline in seasonal variation in birth rates

Lam’s CAP study cited in story on employment among black grads in Cape Town