Associate Professor of Economics
statistics and econometrics
Anthony Becker has taught a wide variety of courses in statistics, economics, and women's studies since coming to St. Olaf in 1987. His current teaching areas include econometrics, statistical analysis, microeconomic theory, and antitrust and regulation. He has published articles in defense economics, environmental policy, and antitrust and is currently writing a book in sports economics with Victor Matheson (St. Olaf class of 1991). He also consults as an expert witness in economic damages and antitrust injury. Prof. Becker received his B.A. in economics with honors from the University of Maryland and both his Ph.D. and M.A. from Duke University. Outside of his academic duties, Prof. Becker designs web sites for local artists and frequently serves as a professional parliamentarian. Most of his free time is spent repairing the family's three +200,000 mile vehicles.