Brigham Frandsen, Associate Professor

Department: Economics



Office: 2141 West View Building

Phone: 801-422-4049



Brigham Frandsen is Associate Professor of Economics at Brigham Young University. He received in Ph.D. in Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2010. Prior to coming to BYU, he was a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research at Harvard University. Before beginning his doctoral studies, Frandsen was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in Eastern Europe. He graduated with summa cum laude in Physics and Econonomics from Brigham Young University in 2004. He is married to Christine Frandsen, and they live with their four children in Provo, where they enjoy skiing, mountain biking, and hiking.


  • Ph.D. in Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics and Economics from Brigham Young University, 2004

Research Interests

Econometrics, labor economics, health economics, machine learning

Professional Affiliations

  • American Economic Association