Professor Malani is the Lee and Brena Freeman Professor at the University of Chicago Law School and Professor at the Pritzker School of Medicine. He is also a University Scholar at Resources for the Future in Washington, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Studies in Boston, a Senior Fellow at the Schaeffer Center at University of Southern California, and an editor at the Journal of Law and Economics. Malani has a PhD in Economics and a J.D., both from University of Chicago. Malani conducts research in law and economics and health economics. His law and economics research focuses on models of judicial behavior measuring the welfare impact of laws. His health economics research focuses on the value of medical innovation and insurance, control of infectious diseases, and placebo effects. Malani’s research has been published in journals from a number of different fields, including the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the Journal of Political Economy, the Harvard Law Review and the Archives of Internal Medicine.