Faculty Profile

Anthony Underwood

Assistant Professor of Economics (2013)

Contact Information


Althouse Hall Room 216


Research interests include household energy use and emissions, the environmental implications of urbanization, and the challenges for climate change mitigation posed by global demographic change. General teaching interests include environmental economics, econometrics, microeconomics, and population economics.


  • B.S., Purdue University, 2006
  • M.A., Colorado State University, 2008
  • Ph.D., 2013

2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

ECON 214 Statistical Methods in Econ
Introduction to probability and statistics as a background for econometrics. Topics include probability theory; sampling methods; probability and sampling distributions; simple linear regression; estimation; statistical inference; and hypothesis testing. When possible, emphasis is on the application of statistical methods and data analysis to micro- and macroeconomic concepts. This course will fulfill the Economics Department statistical requirement for the major.

ENST 222 Environmental Economics
Cross-listed with ECON 222-02.

ECON 222 Environmental Economics
Cross-listed with ENST 222-01.

ENST 222 Environmental Economics
Cross-listed with ECON 222-01.

ECON 222 Environmental Economics
Cross-listed with ENST 222-02.

Spring 2015

ECON 111 Intro to Microeconomics
A study of the fundamentals of economic analysis and of basic economic institutions, with particular emphasis upon consumer demand and upon the output and pricing decisions of business firms. The implications of actions taken by these decision-makers, operating within various market structures, upon the allocation of resources and the distribution of income are examined. Special attention is given to the sociopolitical environment within which economic decisions are made. This course fulfills the DIV II social sciences distribution requirement and QR graduation requirement.

ECON 374 Econometrics
Theory and applications of multiple regression analysis. The specification and estimation of econometric models, hypothesis testing, and interpretation of results. Emphasis is on practical applications from macro- and microeconomics using both cross-section and time-series data. Prerequisites: 268, 278 and one college statistics course (MATH 121 or 225).

ECON 500 Independent Study