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 Minnesota 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...
Prices, Poaching, and Protein Alternatives: An analysis of bushmeat consumption around Serengeti National Park, Tanzania (with Dennis Rentsch), Ecological Economics (2013)
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...
Valuing the benefits of the education provided by public universities: A case study of Minnesota (with Paul Glewwe), Economics of Education Review (2011)
Agricultural Land Use and Asset Accumulation in Migrant Households: The Case of El Salvador, Journal of Development Studies (2010)
Contributions to Books
Three Proposals to Improve Education in the LAC Region: Estimates of the Costs and Benefits of Each Strategy (with Paul Glewwe), Latin American Development Priorities (2009)