Bruce Larson

Research Professor, Global Health

University of Wisconsin, MA, PhD

  • Office: Crosstown Center, CT378
  • Phone: 617-414-1457
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Dr. Larson is an applied economist with the Department of International Health and the Center for Global Health and Development (CGHD). See the CGHD website,, for information on recent and continuing research activities.

Dr. Larson has conducted research activities in 25 countries over the past 20 years, mainly in Africa and the former Soviet Union. Before joining Boston University, Larson was an Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut, a Research Associate with the Harvard Institute for International Development, a Research Fellow with Winrock International, and an Agricultural Economist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. As part of these activities, he was based in Tallinn and Moscow during 1994-1997 and Nairobi in 2005-2006.

Note: The publications list below does not include publications outside of public health (e.g. agriculture, environment, development, international trade).