Focus areas: Health economics, environmental economics, labor economics, public policy 

Douglas Almond's primary research areas are health and applied microeconomics, with a particular interest in infant health and the environment. Almond previously served as a staff economist at the Council of Economic Advisers during the Clinton administration and studied the health effects of air pollution in China as a Fulbright scholar.

Almond received his BA in Economics from Carleton College in Minnesota and PhD in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.