Ross Knippenberg, Ph.D.

Dr. Ross KnippenbergRoss Knippenberg is an Economic Analyst for the American Veterinary Medical Association. He received bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Mathematics from Colorado State University in 2006. He then worked as a Research Assistant at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC for two years. There he experienced the most exciting time in Fed policy: witnessing the unique monetary policy actions on the brink of the Great Recession.

After the Fed, Ross earned his PhD in Economics in 2014 from the University of Colorado Boulder. His dissertation, "Spatial Relationships in High-Dimensional, International and Historical Data," mainly focused on developing new statistical methodology to create reliable index numbers. His current research applies the new methodology to a variety of price and quantity indices in multiple academic fields.

Ross has taught courses in Statistics and Econometrics at the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Colorado Denver. His current duties as Economic Analyst include maintaining and updating the Veterinary Economics Division’s Workforce model and forecasting processes, writing articles, assisting in estimating supply and demand, and conducting research.