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Jonathan Klick

Jonathan Klick

Charles A. Heimbold, Jr. Professor of Law

Jonathan Klick’s work focuses on identifying the causal effects of laws and regulations on individual behavior using cutting-edge econometric tools. Specific topics addressed by Klick’s work include the relationship between abortion access and risky sex, the health behaviors of diabetics, the effect of police on crime, addiction as rational choice, how liability exposure affects the labor market for physicians, as well as a host of other issues.

His scholarship has been published in numerous peer-reviewed economics journals, including The Journal of Economic Perspectives, The Journal of Law & Economics, The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, and The Journal of Legal Studies. He has also published papers in The Stanford Law Review, The Columbia Law Review, and The University of Chicago Law Review.

His four sons think he is the funniest person in the world, while his wife will only commit to him being in the top ten. He previously worked as a cashier at the Modell’s Sporting Goods store in the King of Prussia Mall.  In his spare time, he mentors Gideon Parchomovsky.