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Dr. Matthew Wiswall

Professor of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Faculty Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research


Dr. Matthew Wiswall is a Professor of Economics and the David Edwin and Lucille Hartmann Davies Chair at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Faculty Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is an applied microeconomist who conducts research on child development, education, and applied econometric methodologies. His research has been funded by the US National Science Foundation, US Department of Education, William T. Grant Foundation, and the Smith Richardson Foundation, published in leading journals including the Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, and Quarterly Journal of Economics, and cited in several media outlets including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. He is an Associate Editor for Econometrica and Quantitative Economics. He is also an affiliate of the Institute for Research on Poverty, Center for Demography and Ecology, and Center for Financial Security. Professor Wiswall received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California-Los Angeles in 2005, and previously held faculty positions at New York University and Arizona State University.

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