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 and economic history. 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, and Journal of Economic Literature.

Currently, Dr. Anderson is studying the effects of public health efforts at the turn of the 20th century and the relationship between hospital desegregation and the Black-White infant mortality gap during the civil rights era.

Mark joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in July 2016 and became IZA Fellow in November 2021.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11898
forthcoming in: Journal of Urban Economics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11773
forthcoming as 'Re-Examining the Contribution of Public Health Efforts to the Decline in Urban Mortality' in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10590
D. Mark Anderson, Kerwin Kofi Charles, Claudio Las Heras Olivares, Daniel I. Rees
published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2019, 11 (2), 143-175
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10074
published as ' Occupational Licensing and Maternal Health: Evidence from Early Midwifery Laws' in: Journal of Political Economy, 2020, 128, 4337-4383.
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