Michael Anderson

Job title: 
Department of Agricultural Resources and Economics

Michael Anderson is a Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. 

Dr. Anderson received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2006) and a B.A. in Economics from Swarthmore College (1999). He has published in a range of economics, scientific, medical, and statistical journals, including the American Economic ReviewReview of Economic StudiesJournal of the American Statistical AssociationBMJAnnals of Internal Medicine, and Science.  

Research interests: 

Dr. Anderson’s research interests include the areas of:

  • Transportation economics
  • Environmental economics
  • Health economics
  • Applied econometrics, especially relating to questions of causal inference.