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Julian Reif

Assistant Professor of Finance


Educational Background

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2012
BA, Summa Cum Laude, Economics, Vanderbilt University, 2004

Positions Held

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013 to present

Recent Publications

Lakdawalla, D., Malani, A., Reif, J. Forthcoming. The Complex Relationship Between Healthcare Reform and Innovation. In Malani and Schill (Ed.), The Future of Healthcare Reform. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Reif, J., Lakdawalla, D. Forthcoming. Health, Body Weight, and Obesity. In John Komlos and Inas Rashad Kelly (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Economics and Human Biology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Reif, J., Fullerton, D. , Konar, M. 2015. Cashing in on Cutting Carbon: U.S. Clean Carbon Plan Gives Illinois a Chance for Significant State Revenue". Illinois Issues

Reif, J., Fullerton, D. , Nafari, K. 2015. Efficiency and distributional effects of Illinois Gas taxes. Climate Change Policy Initiative

Reif, J., Malani, A. 2015. Interpreting Pre-trends as Anticipation: Impact on Estimated Treatment Effects from Tort Reform. Journal of Public Economics, 1-17

Laxminarayan, R., Reif, J., Malani, A. 2014. Incentives for Reporting Disease Outbreaks. PLOS ONE

Reif, J. 2014. Sin Taxes Won"t Save the Illinois Budget. The State Journal-Register

Reif, J. 2014. Increasing the Cigarette Tax. The Illinois Budget Policy Toolbox

Reif, J., Fullerton, D. 2014. Gas tax may hurt Illinois more than it helps. The State Journal-Register

Reif, J., Schneider, J. 2014. Alcohol and Casino Taxes. The Illinois Budget Policy Toolbox

Honors and Awards

Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation, 2008-2011