Anup Malani

Dr. Anup Malani is an economist who holds professorships at the University of Chicago’s law school and medical school. He also holds research positions at the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics at the University of Southern California and the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Malani’s expertise spans a variety of health, economic and legal issues. His health economics research focuses on health care, epidemics, medical development and innovation, placebo effects and American health insurance. He works on COVID-19 research in India and countries in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, determining the extent of underreported cases in the general population as well as providing policy guidance to governments on vaccination. Malani’s development economics research has concentrated on policy to improve slums globally.

He also conducts research on law and economics, including work on the legal implications of blockchain and cryptocurrency. You can see all of his research publications on his university page.

Additionally, Malani is an editor at the Journal of Law and Economics and the author of two books: The Future of Healthcare Reform in the United States and Extending the Cure: Policy Responses to the Growing Threat of Antibiotic Resistance. He has a Ph.D. in economics and a J.D., both from University of Chicago.

Courtesy of the University of Chicago Law School.

Professor, University of Chicago

Expertise fields: Economics, the law and economics, health economics, blockchain, control of infectious disease, health and development in India

Based in: Chicago, Illinois

Contact information:

Email: amalani@uchicago.edu

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Added in February 2021.