Julius Kreeger Professor, University of Chicago Law School
International Research Fellow
Dhammika Dharmapala is the Julius Kreeger Professor at the University of Chicago Law School, where he has been based since 2014. He is also Co-Editor of the Journal of Law and Economics, a member of the Advisory Board of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, a Research Affiliate of the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute at the Australian National University, a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of MaTax (the Mannheim Taxation Science Campus), and a Fellow of the CESifo Research Network. He was previously a Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has served on the Board of Directors of the National Tax Association, the Board of Management of the International Institute of Public Finance, and the Board of Directors of the American Law and Economics Association. From 2010-2013, he was Editor-in-Chief of the journal International Tax and Public Finance. He received an undergraduate degree with First-Class Honours from the University of Western Australia, and his PhD thesis (in Economics at the University of California at Berkeley) was awarded the National Tax Association’s Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award. His research, which spans the fields of public finance and taxation, the economic analysis of law, and corporate finance and governance, has been published in various scholarly journals in law, economics and finance. It has also been cited in various media outlets, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, Bloomberg Businessweek, and The Economist.