Anders Jensen


Anders Jensen

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Person Description

Anders Jensen is currently an Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from London School of Economics in 2016.

Anders' research focuses on public economics and development economics. His recent work has examined how changes in the employment structure impact the development of tax systems; how individual and social motives interact in tax evasion; and, how availability of third-party information trails can improve tax capacity. He is currently involved in projects in Guatemala, Mexico, and Ghana. He is affiliated with the Center for Tax Analysis in Developing Countries (TAXDEV) at the Institute for Fiscal Studies.


Article|March 11, 2019

The HKS Assistant Professor and EPoD Faculty Affiliate describes his projects with governments in Africa.