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

Biography

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, the economics of aging, and law and economics. Her research covers both US and emerging market settings.

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.

Research

Selected Published Journal Articles

Mukherjee, A. (2020). Intergenerational Altruism and Retirement Transfers: Evidence from the Social Security Notch Journal of Human Resources

Boudot-Reddy, C. & Mukherjee, A. (2020). Improving the Use of Health Products: A Sales Experiment with Chlorine Tablets Health Economics

Cole, S. & Mukherjee, A. & Tobacman, J. (2020). Targeting Weather Insurance Markets Journal of Risk and Insurance

Mukherjee, A. (2020). Impacts of Private Prison Contracting on Time Served and Recidivism American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

Liu, J. & Mukherjee, A. (2020). Medicaid and Long-Term Care: Do Eligibility Rules Impact Asset Holdings? Journal of Risk and Insurance

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. (2018). Time and Money: Social Security Benefits and Intergenerational Transfers American Economic Association: Papers and Proceedings

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

Teaching

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.

Business Analytics I (BUS 306), Fall 2016.
This course is designed to develop quantitative intuition through practical applications and use of analysis tools. Specifically,emphasis will be on how to manage,summarize,explore,and visualize databases. The essentials of probability will be introdu

Business Analytics I (BUS 306), Fall 2017.
This course is designed to develop quantitative intuition through practical applications and use of analysis tools. Specifically,emphasis will be on how to manage,summarize,explore,and visualize databases. The essentials of probability will be introdu

Business Analytics I (BUS 306), Fall 2018.
Development of quantitative intuition through practical applications and use of analysis tools. Specifically,emphasis will be on how to manage,summarize,explore,and visualize databases. The essentials of probability will be introduced and applied to d

Business Analytics I (BUS 306), Fall 2020.
Development of quantitative intuition through practical applications and use of analysis tools. Specifically, emphasis will be on how to manage, summarize, explore, and visualize databases. The essentials of probability will be introduced and applied to decision problems where there is uncertainty. Emphasis on hypothesis testing and regression analysis and include an introduction to simulation methods. Throughout, attention will be paid to effective communication of data analysis. The use of business cases will connect the course material to both real world settings and recent advances in data analysis, including big data and data mining. Enroll Info: None