J. Anthony Cookson

Assistant Professor

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Tony Cookson is an Assistant Professor of Finance in the Leeds School of Business. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from University of Chicago in 2013 where he also earned a M.A. in Economics in 2011. Before graduate school in Chicago, Tony attended Montana State University where he earned a M.S. in Statistics in 2008, a M.S. in Applied Economics in 2006, and a B.S. in Economics in 2004.

His research focuses on the intersection between corporate finance, industrial organization, and law and economics, and has applications to the American casino industry, American Indian tribal economic development, and the determinants of bank mergers. Tony has published in The Journal of Law and Economics.

Tony will teach FNCE4030 ("Investments and Portfolio Management") during Spring Semester 2014. Previously, at University of Chicago and Montana State University, Tony has taught a wide variety of courses including Introductory and Intermediate Statistics, Microeconomics, Honors Econometrics, and Econometrics for Panel Data.