Annelise Graebner Anderson is an economist who has been a Senior Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution since 1983. From 1981 to 1983, Anderson was Associate Director for Economics and Government with the Office of Management and Budget, where she was responsible for the budgets of five cabinet departments (Treasury, Justice, Commerce, Transportation, and HUD) and over 40 other agencies. While at OMB, she participated actively in the development of the administration's policies with respect to housing and housing finance, deregulation of financial institutions, transportation, and immigration.
During 1980, she was a senior policy adviser to the presidential campaign of Ronald Reagan, and as Associate Director, Office of Presidential Personnel, worked on staffing the departments of Treasury, Transportation, and Commerce during the transition to the first Reagan administration.
As a member of the faculty of the School of Business and Economics, California State University, Hayward (1975-80), Anderson taught courses in macroeconomics, corporate financial policy, investments, and capital markets and financial institutions in the MBA program and the undergraduate program.