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 at the University of Washington in 2011.

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

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 youth gun carrying in the United States.

Mark joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in July 2016.



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