Siwan Anderson is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of British Columbia. She obtained her Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in 1999. Before joining the department as faculty in 2002, she was an Assistant Professor at the University of Tilburg in the Netherlands from 1999 to 2002. She has also held research positions at the University of Melbourne in Australia and the University of Namur in Belgium. Dr. Anderson is an affiliate of the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) and also a faculty associate of the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. Her research interests are in development economics, applied microeconomics and the economics of gender.