Christopher Snyder specializes in the fields of industrial organization, microeconomic theory, and law and economics. His current work focuses on preventives versus treatments in health care and academic publishing in open access journals.
In addition to his faculty position at Dartmouth College, Snyder serves as the undergraduate research coordinator. He is also a current research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in the law and economics program. Previously, he had a permanent faculty position in the department of economics at George Washington University. He has served as a visiting professor for universities including Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a consultant for centers including the World Bank, and an expert witness for the US Department of Justice.
Snyder is the coauthor of two textbooks on microeconomics and has published numerous articles in major economics journals. His many professional activities include secretary-treasurer of the Industrial Organization Society, associate editor of the Review of Industrial Organization and the International Journal of Industrial Organization, and a member of the program committee of the International Industrial Organization Conference.
Snyder received his BA from Fordham University and his PhD in economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.