Michael L. Anderson

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
207 Giannini Hall, MC 3310
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
Tel: 510/642-7628
Fax: 510/643-8911

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NBER Program Affiliations: EEE , HE
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of California at Berkeley

NBER Working Papers and Publications

March 2018Two Empirical Tests of Hypercongestion
with Lucas W. Davis: w24469

Published: Anderson, Michael L., and Lucas W. Davis, 2020. "An Empirical Test of Hypercongestion in Highway Bottlenecks." Journal of Public Economics, vol 187

June 2017Split-Sample Strategies for Avoiding False Discoveries
with Jeremy Magruder: w23544
March 2017School Lunch Quality and Academic Performance
with Justin Gallagher, Elizabeth Ramirez Ritchie: w23218
September 2015As the Wind Blows: The Effects of Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution on Mortality
Superstitions, Street Traffic, and Subjective Well-Being
with Fangwen Lu, Yiran Zhang, Jun Yang, Ping Qin: w21551

Published: Michael L. Anderson & Fangwen Lu & Yiran Zhang & Jun Yang & Ping Qin, 2016. "Superstitions, Street Traffic, and Subjective Well-Being," Journal of Public Economics, . citation courtesy of

February 2013Subways, Strikes, and Slowdowns: The Impacts of Public Transit on Traffic Congestion

Published: Michael L. Anderson, 2014. "Subways, Strikes, and Slowdowns: The Impacts of Public Transit on Traffic Congestion," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 104(9), pages 2763-96, September. citation courtesy of

June 2012The Benefits of College Athletic Success: An Application of the Propensity Score Design with Instrumental Variables
June 2011Pounds that Kill: The External Costs of Vehicle Weight
with Maximilian Auffhammer: w17170

Published: “Pounds Th at Kill: Th e External Costs of Vehicle Weight.” Joint with Max Au ff hammer, UC Berkeley. 2014. Review of Economic Studies . 81(2): pp. 535-571. citation courtesy of

March 2010The Effect of Health Insurance Coverage on the Use of Medical Services
with Carlos Dobkin, Tal Gross: w15823

Published: Michael Anderson & Carlos Dobkin & Tal Gross, 2012. "The Effect of Health Insurance Coverage on the Use of Medical Services," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 4(1), pages 1-27, February. citation courtesy of

November 2004Stochastic Infinite Horizon Forecasts for Social Security and Related Studies
with Ronald Lee, Timothy Miller: w10917

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