David Bloom

David Bloom

Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography

Global Health and Population



Methodological considerations in designing and implementing the harmonized diagnostic assessment of dementia for longitudinal aging study in India (LASI-DAD).

Banerjee J, Jain U, Khobragade P, Weerman B, Hu P, Chien S, Dey S, Chatterjee P, Saxton J, Keller B, Crimmins E, Toga A, Jain A, Shanthi GS, Kurup R, Raman A, Chakrabarti SS, Varghese M, John JP, Joshi H, Koul P, Goswami D, Talukdar A, Mohanty RR, Yadati YSR, Padmaja M, Sankhe L, Pedgaonkar S, Arokiasamy P, Bloom DE, Langa K, Jovicich J, Dey AB, Lee J, Gambhir IS, Rajguru C.

Biodemography Soc Biol. 2020 Jul-Sep. 65(3):189-213. PMID: 32727279


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…