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David Lam

David Lam

Years at Michigan: 1983 - 2023
Literature, Science, and the Arts
| Economics |
Professor of Economics & Research Professor
Director of Institute for Social Research 2015-2021

Professor Emeritus

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May 18, 2023
Regents' Proceedings