GRIFFEN, Andrew S.

GRIFFEN, Andrew S.

Name / Position

GRIFFEN, Andrew S. / Associate Professor


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Curriculum Vitae


2012 University of Pennsylvania, Economics Ph.D.
2004 University of South Carolina, Mathematics B.S.
2004 University of South Carolina, Italian B.A.

Professional Experience

April 2019 - Present Associate Professor of Economics, University of Tokyo
September 2012 – March 2019 Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Tokyo

Research Field

Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Development Economics

Research Theme

I am interested in estimating economic models of behavior for predicting the outcomes of prospective policies across a wide range of issues in labor, child development, nutrition, savings, insurance and retirement.



  • Hawkinson, L. E., Griffen, A.S., Dong, N., and Maynard, R.A., “The Relationship Between Child Care Subsidies and Children’s Cognitive Development,” Early Childhood Research Quarterly 28 (2013) 388 - 404

Other Professional Activities and Awards

Other Professional Activities and Services - Referee

  • International Economic Review
  • Journal of Human Resources
  • Journal of Human Capital