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First Name: David
Middle Name: Allen
Last Name: Lam
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RePEc Short-ID: pla130

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Homepage: http://www.psc.isr.umich.edu/~davidl
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(70%) Economics Department
University of Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan (United States)
Homepage: http://www.econ.lsa.umich.edu/
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Phone: (734) 764-2355
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Postal: 611 S. Tappan Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1220
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(20%) Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Location: Bonn, Germany
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(10%) Institute for Social Research (ISR)
University of Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan (United States)
Homepage: http://www.isr.umich.edu/
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Phone: (734) 764-8363
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Postal: 426 Thompson St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2321
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  1. Economic Growth and Change of African Countries

Works

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Working papers

  1. Branson, Nicola & Kekana, Dineo & Lam, David, 2013. "Educational expenditure in South Africa: Evidence from the National Income Dynamics Study," SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town 124, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  2. David Lam & Cally Ardington & Nicola Branson & Murray Leibbrandt, 2013. "Credit Constraints and the Racial Gap in Post-Secondary Education in South Africa," NBER Working Papers 19607, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Nicola Branson & Cally Ardington & David Lam & Murray Leibbrandt, 2013. "Changes in education, employment and earnings in South Africa – A cohort analysis," SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town 105, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  4. Nicola Branson & Clare Hofmeyr & David Lam, 2013. "Progress through school and the determinants of school dropout in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town 100, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  5. Nicola Branson & Julia Garlick & David Lam & Murray Leibbrandt, 2012. "Education and Inequality: The South African Case," SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town 75, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  6. Nicola Branson & David Lam & Linda Zuze, 2012. "Education: Analysis of the NIDS Wave 1 and 2 Datasets," SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town 81, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  7. Vimal Ranchhod & David Lam & Murray Leibbrandt & Leticia Marteleto, 2011. "Estimating the effect of adolescent fertility on educational attainment in Cape Town using a propensity score weighted regression," SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town 59, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  8. Cally Ardington & Anne Case & Mahnaz Islam & David Lam & Murray Leibbrandt & Alicia Menendez & Analia Olgiati, 2009. "The impact of AIDS on intergenerational support in South Africa: Evidence from the Cape Area Panel Study," SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town 27, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  9. David Lam & Murray Leibbrandt & Cecil Mlatsheni, 2008. "Education and Youth Unemployment in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town 22, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  10. David Lam & Cally Ardington & Murray Leibbrandt, 2007. "Schooling as a Lottery: Racial Differences in School Advancement in Urban South Africa," Working Papers 56, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  11. Lam, David, 2006. "The demography of youth in developing countries and its economic implications," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4022, The World Bank.
  12. David Lam & Murray Leibbrandt & Vimal Ranchhod, 2005. "Labour force withdrawal of the elderly in South Africa," SALDRU/CSSR Working Papers 118, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  13. Cally Ardington & David Lam & Murray Leibbrandt & Matthew Welch, 2005. "The Sensitivity of Estimates of Post-Apartheid Changes in South African Poverty and Inequality to key Data Imputations," SALDRU/CSSR Working Papers 106, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  14. Duryea, Suzanne & Hoek, Jasper & Lam, david & Levison, Deborah, 2005. "Dynamics of child labor : labor force entry and exit in urban Brazil," Social Protection Discussion Papers 32744, The World Bank.
  15. David Lam & Letícia Marteleto, 2004. "A dinâmica da escolaridade das crianças brasileiras durante a transição demográfica: aumento no tamanho da coorte versus diminuição no tamanho da família," Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG td243, Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.
  16. Cally Ardington & David Lam & Murray Leibbrandt & James Levinsohn, 2004. "Savings, Insurance and Debt over the Post-Apartheid Period: A Review of Recent Research," SALDRU/CSSR Working Papers 065, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  17. Lam. D. & Schoeni, R.F., 1996. "Effects on Family Background on Earnings and Returns to Schooling: Evidence from Brazil," Papers, RAND - Reprint Series 96-13, RAND - Reprint Series.
  18. Lam, D. & Schoeni, R.F., 1995. "Family Ties and Labor Markets in the United States and Brazil," Papers, RAND - Reprint Series 95-04, RAND - Reprint Series.
  19. Lam, D. & Schoeni, R.F., 1993. "Private Interhousehold Transfers of Money and Time: New Empirical Evidence," Papers, RAND - Labor and Population Program 93-26, RAND - Labor and Population Program.
  20. Bergstrom, T. & Lam, D., 1991. "The Two-Sex Problem and the Marriage Squeeze in an Equilibrium Model of Mariage Market," Papers, Michigan - Center for Research on Economic & Social Theory 91-7, Michigan - Center for Research on Economic & Social Theory.
  21. Levison, D. & Lam, D., 1990. "Declining Inequality In Schooling In Brazil And Its Effects On Inequality In Earning," Papers, Yale - Economic Growth Center 618, Yale - Economic Growth Center.
  22. Bergstrom, T. & Lam, D., 1989. "The Effects of Cohort Size on Mariage Market in Twentieth Century Sweden," Papers, Michigan - Center for Research on Economic & Social Theory 91-6, Michigan - Center for Research on Economic & Social Theory.
  23. Ted Bergstrom & David Lam, . "The Effect of Cohort Sizes on Marriage Markets in Twentieth Century Sweden," Papers _029, University of Michigan, Department of Economics.

Articles

  1. David Lam, 2014. "Youth bulges and youth unemployment," IZA World of Labor, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), pages 1–10, May.
  2. Nicola Branson & Clare Hofmeyr & David Lam, 2014. "Progress through school and the determinants of school dropout in South Africa," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 31(1), pages 106-126, January.
  3. David Lam, 2013. "Reply to Stan Becker, “Has the World Really Survived the Population Bomb? (Commentary on “How the World Survived the Population Bomb: Lessons from 50 Years of Extraordinary Demographic History”)," Demography, Springer, Springer, vol. 50(6), pages 2183-2186, December.
  4. David Lam & Hartmut Lehmann & Jackline Wahba & Klaus Zimmermann, 2012. "Editorial: IZA Journal of Labor and Development," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer, Springer, vol. 1(1), pages 1-2, December.
  5. Lam, David & Ardington, Cally & Leibbrandt, Murray, 2011. "Schooling as a lottery: Racial differences in school advancement in urban South Africa," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(2), pages 121-136, July.
  6. David Lam, 2011. "How the World Survived the Population Bomb: Lessons From 50 Years of Extraordinary Demographic History," Demography, Springer, Springer, vol. 48(4), pages 1231-1262, November.
  7. David Lam & Letícia Marteleto, 2008. "Stages of the Demographic Transition from a Child's Perspective: Family Size, Cohort Size, and Children's Resources," Population and Development Review, The Population Council, Inc., The Population Council, Inc., vol. 34(2), pages 225-252.
  8. Deborah LEVISON & Jasper HOEK & David LAM & Suzanne DURYEA, 2007. "Intermittent child employment and its implications for estimates of child labour," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, International Labour Organization, vol. 146(3-4), pages 217-251, 09.
  9. Duryea, Suzanne & Lam, David & Levison, Deborah, 2007. "Effects of economic shocks on children's employment and schooling in Brazil," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 84(1), pages 188-214, September.
  10. Ardington, Cally & Lam, David & Leibbrandt, Murray & Welch, Matthew, 2006. "The sensitivity to key data imputations of recent estimates of income poverty and inequality in South Africa," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 23(5), pages 822-835, September.
  11. Cally Ardington & David Lam & Murray Leibbrandt & James Levinsohn, 2004. "Savings, Insurance And Debt Over The Post-Apartheid Period: A Review Of Recent Research," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 72(3), pages 604-640, 09.
  12. David Lam & Suzanne Duryea, 1999. "Effects of Schooling on Fertility, Labor Supply, and Investments in Children, with Evidence from Brazil," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 34(1), pages 160-192.
  13. Truong Anh & John Knodel & David Lam & Jed Friedman, 1998. "Family size and children’s education in Vietnam," Demography, Springer, Springer, vol. 35(1), pages 57-70, February.
  14. David Lam & Jeffrey Miron, 1996. "The effects of temperature on human fertility," Demography, Springer, Springer, vol. 33(3), pages 291-305, August.
  15. David Lam & Jeffrey Miron & Ann Riley, 1994. "Modeling Seasonality in Fecundability, Conceptions, and Births," Demography, Springer, Springer, vol. 31(2), pages 321-346, May.
  16. David Lam & Robert F. Schoeni, 1994. "Family Ties and Labor Markets in the United States and Brazil," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 29(4), pages 1235-1258.
  17. Lam, David & Schoeni, Robert F, 1993. "Effects of Family Background on Earnings and Returns to Schooling: Evidence from Brazil," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 101(4), pages 710-40, August.
  18. Lam, David & Levison, Deborah, 1991. "Declining inequality in schooling in Brazil and its effects on inequality in earnings," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 37(1-2), pages 199-225, November.
  19. Lam, David, 1989. "Population Growth, Age Structure, and Age-Specific Productivity: Does a Uniform Age Distribution Minimize Lifetime Wages?," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, Springer, vol. 2(3), pages 189-210.
  20. Lam, David, 1988. "Lorenz curves, inequality, and social welfare under changing population composition," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 10(1), pages 141-162, April.
  21. David Lam, 1988. "Marriage Markets and Assortative Mating with Household Public Goods: Theoretical Results and Empirical Implications," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 23(4), pages 462-487.
  22. Lam, David, 1986. "The Dynamics of Population Growth, Differential Fertility, and Inequality," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 76(5), pages 1103-16, December.

Chapters

  1. Lam, David, 1993. "Demographic variables and income inequality," Handbook of Population and Family Economics, Elsevier, in: M. R. Rosenzweig & Stark, O. (ed.), Handbook of Population and Family Economics, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 18, pages 1015-1059 Elsevier.

NEP Fields

9 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (8) 2006-10-14 2010-02-27 2011-11-28 2012-06-05 2012-07-14 2013-09-13 2013-09-13 2013-11-16. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (2) 2011-11-28 2013-09-13
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (4) 2006-10-14 2010-02-27 2011-11-28 2012-06-05. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EDU: Education (5) 2011-11-28 2013-09-13 2013-09-13 2013-11-16 2014-04-11. Author is listed
  5. NEP-GER: German Papers (1) 2014-04-11
  6. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2010-02-27
  7. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (4) 2011-11-28 2012-06-05 2012-07-14 2013-09-13. Author is listed
  8. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2013-09-13
  9. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (2) 2011-11-28 2013-09-13
  10. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2006-10-14
  11. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (3) 2013-09-13 2013-11-16 2014-04-11. Author is listed

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