David Bloom
Primary Faculty

David Bloom

Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography

Global Health and Population




Applying the lessons of COVID-19

Factors that contributed to the rapid pace of COVID-19 vaccine development could be applied to future epidemics and other global health challenges, according to an article co-authored by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s David Bloom.

How infectious diseases strain economies

Infectious diseases jeopardize economic growth in myriad ways, and the COVID-19 pandemic offers a powerful example, according to a November 5, 2020, World Economic Forum article. The article, co-authored by David Bloom, Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics…