Soren Anderson

Soren Anderson

Ph.D., University of Michigan
M.A., University of Michigan
B.A., Macalester College

Associate Professor

Economics & Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University

486 W. Circle Dr., Rm 18C
Marshall Hall
East Lansing MI 48824

517 355 0286, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


Biographical Information

Soren Anderson is a tenured Associate Professor. He joined MSU in 2008 and holds joint appointments in the Department of Economics and the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in economics from Macalester College. He studies a range of issues in energy and environmental economics, with a focus on markets for automobiles and the fuels they use, including oil, gasoline, and biofuels. His research has been published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, and Journal of Industrial Economics. He teaches an undergraduate course on energy economics and a graduate course on environmental and resource economics, and he actively advises graduate students in both of his appointed departments. He is appointed as a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and he serves on the Editorial Board at the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. He previously served as a visiting researcher at the Energy Institute at Haas at UC Berkeley, as a staff economist with the White House Council of Economic Advisers, and as a research assistant at Resources for the Future.

Research and Outreach Interests

  • Energy and environmental economics