Assistant Professor | Risk and Insurance
5279 Grainger Hall
(608) 262-8602


Anita Mukherjee joined the Wisconsin School of Business after completing her Ph.D. in Applied Economics at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Professor Mukherjee conducts research in social insurance, healthcare, the economics of aging, and law and economics.

Mukherjee holds an M.S. in Management Science and Engineering, a B.S. in Mathematics, and a B.A. in Economics, all from Stanford University. Prior to enrolling at Wharton, she spent two years working as a consultant at Oliver Wyman, in the company’s financial services arm, in New York.


Selected Accepted Journal Articles

Mukherjee, A. (2017). Time and Money: Social Security Benefits and Intergenerational Transfers American Economic Association: Papers and Proceedings

Selected Published Journal Articles

Bavafa, H. & Liu, J. & Mukherjee, A. (2019). Building Financial and Health Literacy at Older Ages: The Role of Online Information Journal of Consumer Affairs

Bavafa, H. & Mukherjee, A. (2019). The Burgeoning Health Care Needs of Aging Prisoners American Economic Association: Papers and Proceedings

Mukherjee, A. (2018). Perspective piece on “Organizing old age pensions for India’s unorganized workers: A case study of a sector-driven approach”, by Narayana Muttur Ranganathan The Journal of the Economics of Ageing

Eggleston, K. & Mukherjee, A. (2018). Financing longevity: The economics of pensions, health, and long-term care: Introduction to the special issue The Journal of the Economics of Ageing

Mukherjee, A. & Mitchell, O. (2016). Assessing the Demand for Micropensions among India's Poor The Journal of the Economics of Ageing

Selected Submitted Journal Articles

Liu, J. & Mukherjee, A. (2018). Medicaid and Long-Term Care: Do Eligibility Rules Impact Asset Holdings?

Boudot, C. & Mukherjee, A. (2017). Improving the Use of Health Products: A Sales Experiment with Chlorine Tablets

Working Papers

Mukherjee, A. (2017). Estimating the Returns to Wealth in Disability Free Life Expectancy

Cole, S. & Mukherjee, A. & Tobacman, J. (2017). Targeting Weather Insurance Markets

Doleac, J. & Mukherjee, A. (2017). The Moral Hazard of Lifesaving Innovations: Naloxone Access, Opioid Abuse, and Crime


Undergraduate Courses

Business Analytics I (2 sections) (BUS 365), Fall 2014.

Business Analytics I (2 sections) (BUS 365), Spring 2015.

Business Analytics I (6 sections) (BUS 365), Fall 2015.