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Anup Malani : Additional Activities

Honors and Awards

Order of the Coif, 2000
Stepan Chemical Company Scholarship, 1999-2000
John M. Olin Fellowship in Law and Economics, 1998-2000
Bradley Foundation Fellowship, 1997-2000
Beale Prize (top grade, legal research), 1997
Distinction (top score), Econometrics Field Exam, University of Chicago, Department of Economics, 1996
University of Chicago Fellowship, 1995-2000
Metropolitan Life Insurance Scholar, 1988-1990

Affiliations and Service

Referee: American Economics Review, American Law and Economics Review, Annals of Internal Medicine, Economic Journal, Health Affairs, International Review of Law and Economics, Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Legal Studies, Journal of Political Economy, National Tax Journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and RAND Journal of Economics.
Tenure Review: Harvard University, University of Michigan.

Grants and Research Projects

University of Chicago Booth School of Business ‐ Initiative on Global Markets, "Does Advertising Affect the Physiological Efficacy of Drugs?," 2010

University of Chicago Booth School of Business ‐ Initiative on Global Markets and University of Chicago Law School, "Conflicts of Interest in Medical Journal Publications," 2009

University of Chicago Program in Pharmaceutical Policy, "Estimating the Negative Resistance Externality from Antibiotic Use," 2007, $11,667, with Amitabh Chandra and Darius Lakdawalla

Pfizer Inc., Evidence‐based Medicine Group, "Measuring Heterogeneity in Treatment Effects," 2007‐2008, $35,000, with Barton Hamilton.

Bankard Fund, "Hidden Components of Executive Compensation: Supplemental Employee Retirement
Plans and Change‐in‐Control Payments," 2005, $25,000, with Rajesh Aggarwal.

Principal Investigator on medical trial about the effect of DTC advertising on the efficacy of Claritin,
conducted at the Nasal Physiology Lab, University of Chicago Hospital, 2008.

Principal Investigator on experiment concerning on subjects' control over own expectations in the
context of a trial of the effect of glucose beverage on cognitive performance.

Principal Investigator on medical trial of the effect of caffeine on blood pressure and pulse, conducted at the General Clinical Research Center, University of Virginia, HIC #11701.

Media Citations/Appearances

Chicago Tonight (TV program), WTTW-Chicago, discussion of Fischer Supreme Court case with Phil Ponce, June 24, 2013.

On the litigation over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandates and Medicaid provisions:
11 Pat Milhizer, Health Care Mandate Passes Test, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, June 28, 2012.
David Roeder, Health care spending will grow, but will economy?, Chicago Sun Times, June 28, 2012.
848 (radio program), WBEZ-Chicago, discussion of the Supreme Court’s decition in the individual mandate and Medicaid expansion case, June 28, 2012.
Chicago Tonight (TV program), WTTW-Chicago, discussion of the forthcoming decision, June 27, 2012.
Chicago Tonight (TV program), WTTW-Chicago, discussion of the second and third days of arguments, Mar. 28, 2012.
The Brian Lehrer Show (radio program), WNYC-New York, discussion of President Obama’s comments on the Supreme Court deliberations and Judge Jerry Smith’s reaction, Mar 27, 2012.
Afternoon Shift with Steve Edwards (radio program), WBEZ-Chicago, discussion of the oral argument, Mar 27, 2012.
Chicago Tonight (TV program), WTTW-Chicago, discussion of the first day of arguments, Mar. 26, 2012.

Coverage of Can Medical Progress be Sustained?:
Outliers: Will research suffer after reform?, Modern Healthcare, Oct. 13, 2012, available at

Brandon Keim, Poll: Should Sick People Be Paid to Risk Their Lives?, Wired Science, June 7, 2011, available at

Heidi Ledford, Therapeutic success stifles medical progress,, May 24, 2011, available at

Allison Linn, Donations to Japan start at slow pace,, Mar. 16, 2011, available at (quoted on motivations for corporate giving to Japan).

Coverage of Archive of Internal Medicine (2010) paper: Reuters, U.S. hospital infections killed 48,000: report; ABC News, Study: Hospital Infections Kill 48,000 in U.S. Each Year; CNN, Hospitals and fatal infections; Marketplace (NPR), More patients infected from hospitals; Agence France Presse, Infections in US hospitals kill 48,000, cost billions: study; Agence France Presse [Spanish]; 48.000 muertos al año en EEUU por las dos principales infecciones hospitalarias; Agence France Presse [French]; USA: les deux principales infections nosocomiales font 48.000 morts par an; Agence France Press/Vesti [Bulgarian], Изследване призовава към повишаване на болничната хигиена в САЩ; National Public Radio, Shots Blog, Hospital Infections: Deadly, Costly, And Potentially Avoidable; Wall Street Journal Health Blog, Study: Half of Infection Deaths Linked Directly to Hospital Care; Los Angeles Times Booster Shots Blog, Warning: Hospitals may be hazardous to your health; Scientific American Observation Blog, Two hospital‐acquired infections estimated to have killed 48,000, cost $8.1 B in 2006; UPI, 48,000 die of preventable hospital deaths; UPI/Health View (Greek):  Νοζοκομειακέρ λοιμώξειρ πποκαλούν 48.000 θανάηοςρ εηηζίυρ ζηιρ ΗΠΑ; All Headline News, Report: More People dying Of Infections Acquired At Hospitals; HealthDay News/Palm Beach Post, Hospital‐Acquired Sepsis, Pneumonia a ‗Growing Menace'; HealthDay News/Modern Medicine, Hospital‐Acquired Infections Impose Heavy Burden; HealthLeaders Media, Sepsis, Pneumonia Caused by HAIs Killed 48,000 Patients in One Year, Study Says; Modern Healthcare, Hospital‐acquired infections killed 48,000 patients: study; Medical News Today, Hospital‐Acquired Infections, MRSA, Killed 48,000 Americans In One Year; New York Daily News, Hospital infections killed nearly 50,000 a year, says new study; AHA News Now, Study: Hospital‐associated sepsis, pneumonia infections costly; Kaiser Health News Daily Report, Study Says Lower‐Cost Hospitals Don't Have Lower Quality Care For Certain Illnesses; WebMD, Hospital Infections Kill 48,000 Each Year; Five Towns Jewish Times, Hospitals Kill Us - Literally and Financially; KorMedí [Korean], 병 고치려다병원에서 병 얻는다; The Indianapolis Star, Patients, watch out for yourselves; Infectious Disease Examiner, Hospital Infections Are Deadly and Expensive According to Study; eFitness Now, Hospital Infections Kill More Americans than HIV; Injury Board, Study - Hospital‐Acquired Infections Kill 48,000; Injury Board, Sepsis and Pneumonia from Hospital‐Acquired Infections Killed 48,000 People in 2006; EmaxHealth, Hospital‐Acquired Infections Costly in Both Lives and Dollars; Top News, 48,000 Americans Killed Every Year Because of Hospital Infections, Study Reveals; News Inferno, Infections Caught in Hospitals Kill 48,000 in U.S. Every Year; Press TV, Study: US hospital infections kill 48,000 each year; Daily Beast, Study: Hospital Infections Left 48,000 Dead; dbTechno, Sepsis and Pneumonia Killing Thousands of American Hospital Patients; Controversies in Hospital Infection Prevention, HAIs: An even bigger problem than we thought?; AZ Central, Study: Hospital‐acquired infections killed 48,000 in one year; Fierce Healthcare, Pneumonia, sepsis linked to 48,000 HAI‐deaths annually; Health News Track, Sepsis
an pneumonia cost $8.1 billion to treat; The Money Times, Hospital acquired infections could be fatal -
study; INQRI Blog, Sepsis and Pneumonia Caused by HAIs Killed 48,000 Patients; Cost $8.1 Billion.

Adam Liptak, Serving Life for Providing Car to Killers, New York Times (Dec 4, 2007), A1 (discussion of "Does the Felony‐Murder Rule Deter Crime?" paper).

Congressional Quarterly - Healthbeat News, New Policies Could Help Fight Increasing Ineffectiveness of Antibiotics, Researchers Say, (quoted on briefing given to House and Senate staffers on the Extending the Cure book).

Stephanie Francis Ward, Clerks Avoid Getting Their DIGs In, ABA Journal (March 2007) (quoted on reputational consequences to law clerks of cases dismissed by the Supreme Court as improvidently

Discussion of For‐Profit Charities paper: David Haskell, For‐Profit Philanthropy, NYT Magazine (Dec 10, 2006); Aaron Steinberg, Greed is Good (for Philanthropy), Reason Online (Oct 26, 2006); Amanda
Griscom Little, Virgin green, (Sept 30, 2006); Andrew Cassell, Google tries to refresh our
notion of charity, Philadelphia Inquirer (Sept 17, 2006).

Chicago Tonight, WTTW‐Chicago, discussion of John Roberts nomination to the Supreme Court with Phil Ponce, Sept 13, 2005.