Dana Andersen, PhD

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts - Economics Dept


Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts - Economics Dept
(780) 492-5143
9-23 Tory (H.M.) Building
11211 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H4



I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Alberta. I received my PhD from the University of Maryland. Please see my personal website for recent research updates.


Primary Fields: 

Environmental and Resource Economics, Sustainable Development, Public Economics 


Default Risk, Productivity, and the Environment: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Manufacturing.” Environmental and Resource Economics, 2020, vol. 75(4): 677-710

"Do Tax Cuts Encourage Rent Seeking by Top Corporate Executives? Theory and Evidence." Contemporary Economic Policy, 2019, vol. 37 (2): 219-235 (with Ramón López)

The Role of Adolescent Health in Adult SES Outcomes.” B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2018, vol. 18 (2) (with Pinar Mine Gunes)

"Accounting for Loss of Variety and Factor Reallocations in the Welfare Cost of Regulations." Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2018, vol. 88: 69-94 

"Do Credit Constraints Favor Dirty Production? Theory and Plant-level Evidence." Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2017, vol. 84: 189-208

"Credit Constraints, Technology Upgrading, and the Environment." Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2016, vol. 3 (2): 283-319 


ECON 566: Environmental Economics

ECON 467: Environmental and Resource Policy

ECON 366: Energy Economics

Graduate Mathematics and Statistics Review