Meet the Working Group

Duncan Thomas

Duncan Thomas, a native of Zimbabwe, is Norb F. Schaefer Professor of International Studies in the Economics Department at Duke University where he is also a Professor of Global Health and Public Policy. His work focusses on the inter-relationships between health, human capital and socio-economic well-being of individuals and their families. He is the founding director of the National Bureau of Economic Research Development Economics program and he has served as president of the Bureau for Research in the Economic Analysis of Development and vice-president of the Population Association of America.