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, China, and Ethiopia 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.
Race and Retention in a Competitive Labor Market
with Randy Nelson and Michael Doherty (Colby ’12)
Journal of Sports Economics, Forthcoming.
Cannabis Control and Crime: Medicinal Use, Depenalization, and the War on Drugs
with Arthur Huber (Colby ’13) and Rebecca Newman (Colby ’13) – Request
Revision requested, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy
Family Support and Elderly Well-being in China – Request
Preferences and (Mis)Perceptions of Inequality
with Jingying Xu (Colby ’15)
Work in Progress
Measuring the Mechanisms of Informal Family Insurance
with Michael Dalton