D. Mark Anderson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics & Economics at Montana State University. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Washington in 2011.

Dr. Anderson is an applied microeconomist with research interests in health, crime, and risky behavior. His research has appeared in journals such as the Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Economic Journal, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Health Economics, and JAMA Pediatrics.

Currently, Dr. Anderson is studying the effects of occupational licensing on consumer welfare, public health at the turn of the 20th century, and the relationship between child access gun laws and juvenile firearm-related homicides in the United States.

Mark joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in July 2016.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 10074
forthcoming as ' Occupational Licensing and Maternal Health: Evidence from Early Midwifery Laws' in: Journal of Political Economy
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10071
D. Mark Anderson, Sina Sandholt
published as 'Are Booster Seats More Effective than Child Safety Seats or Seat Belts at Reducing Traffic Fatalities among Children?' in: American Journal of Health Economics, 2019, 5 (1), 42-64
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9830
published in: Journal of Law and Economics, 2018, 61 (3), 489-524
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8718
published in: Economic Journal, 2018, 128 (611), 1333-1366
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7761
published in: Journal of Law and Economics, 2015, 58 (1), 235-267
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7048
published in: International Review of Law and Economics, 2015, 42, 122 - 134
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6592
published in: American Law and Economics Review, 2015,17 (2), 495-528
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6577
published in: Economic Inquiry, 2015, 53 (1), 294-317
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6280
published as 'Medical Marijuana Laws and Suicides by Gender and Age' in: American Journal of Public Health, 2014, 104 (12), 2369-2376
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6112
published in: Journal of Law and Economics, 2013, 56 (2), 333-369
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