Andrew Hanson

Andrew Hanson
Andrew Hanson Marquette University

 579 David Straz Hall

Milwaukee WI United States of America (414) 288-5822
Curriculum Vitae ePublications

Associate Professor of Economics

Dr. Hanson joined Marquette in 2012 after spending four years as an Assistant Professor at Georgia State University in Atlanta. Prior to that he completed his graduate studies at Syracuse University. His primary fields of interest are public finance and urban economics. Within these fields some of his research has examined federal housing subsidies, spatially targeted redevelopment programs, the incidence of tobacco taxation, and racial discrimination in housing markets. He has served as a staff economist for the Council of Economic Advisers in Washington, D.C. and his work has been published in the Journal of Urban Economics, National Tax Journal, Regional Science and Urban Economics, the Journal of Regional Science, the Journal of Housing Economics, Public Finance Review, and the Journal of Public Budgeting and Finance.


  • Ph.D., Economics, Syracuse University, 2008
  • B.S., Economics, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 2003

Professional Interests

  • Federal Housing Subsidies
  • Spatially Targeted Redevelopment Programs
  • Racial Discrimination in Housing Markets

Selected Publications

“Metropolitan Area Home Prices and the Mortgage Interest Deduction: Estimates and Simulations from Policy Change” Regional Science and Urban Economics, 59, 2016: 12–23 (with Hal Martin).

“Incidence and Salience of Alcohol Taxes: Do Consumers Overreact?” Public Finance Review, 44(3), 2016: 344–369 (with Ryan Sullivan).

“Discrimination in Mortgage Lending: Evidence from a Correspondence Experiment” Journal of Urban Economics, 92(2), 2016: 48–65 (with Zackary Hawley, Bo Liu, and Hal Martin).

Professional Service

  • Member, Board of Directors, National Tax Association
  • Associate Editor, Regional Science and Urban Economics

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