Bob Andersen

Bob Andersen, Professor

Professor of Business, Economics and Public Policy, Ivey Business School
Cross Appointed with Sociology, Political Science, and Statistics and Actuarial Science

PhD, Sociology, McMaster University

Bob Andersen is an economic sociologist. His main research examines social stratification and political economy. He focuses on the impact of economic context — especially inequality and prosperity — on a wide array of attitudes and behaviours considered important to democracy and capitalism. He has also done research on rising inequality and social mobility.

Areas of Specialization

  • Social stratification;
  • Democracy and capitalism;
  • Political economy;
  • Business environments;
  • Inequality;
  •  Values and attitudes;

Selected Publications