Andrew Hanson


Andrew Hanson is an associate professor of economics at Marquette University and an associate fellow of the R Street Institute.

Andrew’s research focus is public finance and urban economics, authoring papers on federal housing subsidies, spatially targeted redevelopment programs, the incidence of tobacco taxes and racial discrimination in housing markets. 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.

A native of Waukesha, Wis., Andrew joined Marquette in 2012 after spending four years as an assistant professor at Georgia State University in Atlanta. From 2005 to 2006, he served as a staff economist at the President’s Council of Economic Advisers. Andrew received his bachelor’s in 2003 from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and his doctorate in 2008 from Syracuse University.

He lives Whitefish Bay, Wis., with his wife, Morgan; his daughter, Elliana; and their French bulldog, Ernie. He enjoys running, biking, the Milwaukee Brewers and the Syracuse Orange.

Phone: 414.288.5822