Dean T. Jamison

Dean T. Jamison

Dean T. Jamison is a professor of health economics in the School of Medicine at the University of California , San Francisco (UCSF), and an affiliate of UCSF Global Health Sciences. Dr. Jamison concurrently serves as an adjunct professor in both the Peking University Guanghua School of Management and in the University of Queensland School of Population Health.

Before joining UCSF, Dr. Jamison was on the faculty of the University of California , Los Angeles , and also spent many years at the World Bank, where he was a senior economist in the research department; division chief for education policy; and division chief for population, health, and nutrition. In 1992-93, he temporarily rejoined the World Bank to serve as director of the World Development Report Office and as lead author for the Bank's World Development Report 1993 : Investing in Health .

His publications are in the areas of economic theory, public health, and education. Dr. Jamison studied at Stanford (B.A., philosophy; M.S., engineering sciences) and at Harvard (Ph.D., economics, under K. J. Arrow). In 1994, he was elected to membership in the Institute of Medicine of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.


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