Areas of Expertise
Professor of Law
Anup Malani teaches Health Law, Food and Drug Law, Insurance Law, Contracts, Bankruptcy and Corporations. His research interests include law and economics (empirical evaluation of legal rules, compensation for mass torts, conflicts of interest and disclosure regulations), health economics (control of infectious disease, the conduct of clinical trials, medical malpractice and drug products liability, placebo effects, and heterogeneity in treatment effects of drugs and devices), and corporate law and finance (executive compensation, the role of nonprofit firms). He also writes on the economics of altruism and non-profit law.
Malani is an editor of the Journal of Law and Economics; a University Fellowat Resources for the Future, Washington, D.C.; and a Faculty Research Fellowat the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has had articles publishedin top law reviews and economics journals, including the Harvard Law Review, Columbia Law Review, the Journal of Political Economy, and the Journal of Econometrics.
Malani holds a PhD in economics and JD from the University of Chicago. He clerked for the Hon. Stephen F. Williams, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, in 2000-2001 and for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor in 2001-2002.