Damon's research interests include investigating the impacts of international
migration from Central America to the United States and the impact that this migration
process has on families living in Central America. 

BA, University of Vermont, Burlington; MS, Michigan State University; PhD, University of

Damon has been teaching at Macalester since 2008. 



First of the Month Effect: Does it apply across food retail channels? (with Rob King and Ephraim Liebtag), Food Policy (2013)

In this study we use detailed daily scanner data on household food purchases to examine...



The Effectiveness of Providing Evidenced-based Perinatal Practice To Low-income Populations Providing Perinatal Care: Does Patient Income Influence the Delivery of Quality Care? (with Carmen D. Parrotta, Lindsey A. Wallace, and William Riley), Journal of Hospital Administration (2013)

Background: This study examines a national perinatal quality improvement collaborative designed to create high reliability...


Contributions to Books

Children and Development (with Paul Glewwe), International Handbook of Development Economics (2008)