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Matthew Forsstrom, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Economics


630.752.5966



I am an applied microeconomist with research interests in health economics, labor economics, and demography. My research typically uses longitudinal data, econometric methods, and dynamic choice models to study the relationships between health and economic behaviors over a person’s lifetime. I teach courses in microeconomics, econometrics, and health economics.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D., Economics, 2017

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.S., Economics, 2015

Gordon College
B.A. Summa Cum Laude, Economics, 2011

  • Health Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • Demography