Research Professor, Population Studies Center.
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Lam’s research focuses on the interaction of economics and demography in developing countries, including analysis of the economics of population growth, fertility, marriage, and aging. He has worked extensively in Brazil, where his research analyzes links between education, labor markets, and income inequality. He has worked with faculty at the University of Cape Town on a series of collaborative research and training programs. He is currently Principal Investigator of the Cape Area Panel Study (CAPS), a NIH-supported longitudinal survey in Cape Town. CAPS covers a wide range of outcomes, including schooling, employment, health, family formation, and intergenerational support systems.
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