Anup Malani

University of Chicago Law School
1111 E. 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
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NBER Program Affiliations: DEV , HC
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of Chicago

NBER Working Papers and Publications

July 2020Adaptive Control of COVID-19 Outbreaks in India: Local, Gradual, and Trigger-based Exit Paths from Lockdown
with Satej Soman, Sam Asher, Paul Novosad, Clement Imbert, Vaidehi Tandel, Anish Agarwal, Abdullah Alomar, Arnab Sarker, Devavrat Shah, Dennis Shen, Jonathan Gruber, Stuti Sachdeva, David Kaiser, Luis M.A. Bettencourt: w27532
September 2019The ICO Paradox: Transactions Costs, Token Velocity, and Token Value
with Richard Holden: w26265
May 2019Can Blockchain Solve the Hold-up Problem in Contracts?
with Richard T. Holden: w25833
July 2018The Welfare Implications of Health Insurance
with Sonia P. Jaffe: w24851
March 2015The Insurance Value of Medical Innovation
with Darius Lakdawalla, Julian Reif: w21015

Published: Darius Lakdawalla, Anup Malani and Julian Reif, “The insurance value of medical innovation,” Journal of Public Economics 145 (2017) 94–102. citation courtesy of

March 2014Unintended Consequences of Products Liability: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Market
with Eric Helland, Darius N. Lakdawalla, Seth A. Seabury: w20005
May 2011Does Accuracy Improve the Information Value of Trials?
with Scott A. Baker: w17036
Can Medical Progress be Sustained? Implications of the Link Between Development and Output Markets
with Tomas J. Philipson: w17011
April 2011Learning During a Crisis: the SARS Epidemic in Taiwan
with Daniel Bennett, Chun-Fang Chiang: w16955

Published: Bennett, Daniel & Chiang, Chun-Fang & Malani, Anup, 2015. "Learning during a crisis: The SARS epidemic in Taiwan," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 112(C), pages 1-18. citation courtesy of

December 2010Accounting for Anticipation Effects: An Application to Medical Malpractice Tort Reform
with Julian Reif: w16593

Published: Anup Malani and Julian Reif. Interpreting Pre-trends as Anticipation: Impact on Estimated Treatment Effects from Tort Reform, Journal of Public Economics, doi: 10.1016/j.jpubeco.2015.01.001, 124: 1-17 (January 2015)

January 2003Theories of Firm Behavior in the Nonprofit Sector. A Synthesis and Empirical Evaluation
with Tomas Philipson, Guy David
in The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations, Edward L. Glaeser, editor
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