Thomas J. Brennan
I am a Professor of Law at
Northwestern University School of Law
and a Professor of Finance, by courtesy, at Northwestern
University Kellogg School of Management. During the spring semester of 2013-2014, I am also the Justin W. D'Atri Visiting Professor of Law, Business and Society at Columbia Law School.
My research focuses on the use
of finance and economic theory to analyze and
inform tax policy. I also use empirical
methods to investigate the effects of tax
laws and the strategic behavior of taxpayers.
My ongoing other research interests include
the application of finance theory and empirical
methods to the law
in areas other than tax, as well as the
empirical study of judicial behavior.
In addition, my continuing work includes the
use of mathematical methods to obtain new
insights into the theory of finance and the
behavior of financial actors.
The purpose of this website is to make
available some information about my background
and my work.
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information about specific topics.