Andrew Anderson

Senior Financial Economist

Compliance Risk Analysis Division

(202) 649-7804

Andrew Anderson is a senior financial economist in the Compliance Risk Analysis Division within Economics at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Dr. Anderson joined the OCC in 2014. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin - Madison; his studies focused on labor economics and applied econometric methods. Dr. Anderson's research interests include machine learning as well as methods for using longitudinal data to examine the labor market outcomes associated with different postsecondary fields of study. At the OCC, Dr. Anderson specializes in the statistical aspects of validating anti-money laundering systems as well as sample size determination and data analysis for fair lending compliance.

  1. Andrew A. Anderson (2019) Assessing Statistical Results: Magnitude, Precision, and Model Uncertainty, The American Statistician, 73:sup1, 118-121. Available online at
  1. Harris, Douglas N. and Anderson, Andrew A. (2013), "Does Value-Added Work Better in Elementary than in Secondary Grades?" What We Know Series: Value-Added Methods and Applications, (7), Carnegie Knowledge Network.
  2. Anderson, Andrew A. (2012), "Specialization, Learning Ability and Labor Market Outcomes: Vocational versus Academic Education," Occasional Paper Series, (ETA-2012), U.S. Department of Labor - Employment and Training Administration.