Dan LaFave is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Faculty Affiliate of the East Asian Studies and Global Studies programs at Colby College. His research focuses on the interplay of health, human capital, and labor markets in developing settings. His current projects draw from longitudinal data in Indonesia and China to provide new insights on questions of interest across the social sciences. Dan works closely with undergraduate researchers and teaches courses in development economics, microeconomics, and econometrics. He holds a B.A. in International Studies from Boston College, and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Duke University.
6. Cannabis Control and Crime: Medicinal Use, Depenalization, and the War on Drugs
with Arthur Huber (Colby ’13) and Rebecca Newman (Colby ’13) - Request
7. Family Support and Elderly Well-being in China – Request
Work in Progress
8. Seeing Through the Haze: Examining Tobacco Use in Indonesia
9. Long-run Health Consequences of the East Asian Financial Crisis
10. Labor Force Participation, Health, and Cognition Amongst an Aging Population: Evidence from China