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Associate Professor of Economics, Rady School of Management, University of California San Diego

Anya Samek is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of California, San Diego. Her research focuses on understanding the underlying preferences driving human behavior in the contexts of charitable giving, health and education. Anya's research has been funded by the NSF, NIH and private foundations and has been published in the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Public Economics, the Journal of Health Economics and Management Science.

Experience

  • 2020–present
    Associate Professor of Economics, Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
  • 2015–2020
    Associate Professor (Research) of Economics, University of Southern California
  • 2012–2015
    Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2010–2012
    Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Department of Economics, University of Chicago

Education

  • 2010 
    Purdue University, Ph.D. in Economics