Damon Clark is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Irvine, and a Faculty Research Fellow at the NBER. His main research interest is in the economics of education. Other research interests include labor economics, public economics and applied econometrics.
Before joining UCI, Clark was an Assistant Professor at Cornell University, a Visiting Assistant Professor at Princeton University and an Assistant Professor at the University of Florida. He completed his PhD at Oxford University and spent two years at the Center for Labor Economics at UC Berkeley.
He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in February 2001 and became a Research Fellow in December 2002. From October 2001 until August 2002 he worked at IZA as a Research Associate.