Drew M. Anderson is an Associate Economist at the RAND Corporation.
He studies the economics of education finance and household financial decision making. His research evaluates how financial aid and financial education affect household investments, as well as how public policies shape markets for education, health, and financial products.
Drew focuses on building partnerships to access and link administrative databases, to execute quasi-experimental and experimental designs and to inform policy decisions.
His work has been funded by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates, the Spencer Foundation, the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, the US Department of the Treasury, and the Social Security Administration. His research has been published in Education Finance and Policy and the Journal of Consumer Affairs.