Ph.D. Economics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
B.A. Mathematics and Economics, Wesleyan University
Dr. Andrew Dyke, a Senior Economist and partner at ECONorthwest, has expertise in program evaluation and applied microeconomic analysis in a variety of areas. He has developed and applied sophisticated econometric models in labor, education, state human services, crime, and other areas. His published research includes a peer-reviewed study examining the relationship between election cycles and the criminal justice system, and an evaluation of North Carolina job-training programs that was cited in the President’s Council of Economic Advisor’s July 2009 “Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow” report. Recent work at ECONorthwest includes projects on K-12 and post-secondary education, workforce development, benefit-cost analysis, child support enforcement, healthcare, and regional modeling of local labor markets and other aspects of the economy.
Prior to joining ECONorthwest, Dr. Dyke was most recently a finance and policy analyst for the Public Health Division of Oregon Department of Human Services. Dr. Dyke has also taught economics and statistics courses at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Portland State University, and Pacific University.