Associate Professor
Finance • Center for Research on Consumer Financial Decision Making

Tony Cookson is an Associate Professor of Finance in the Leeds School of Business. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from University of Chicago in 2013.  

His research is empirical and covers a broad range of topics in corporate finance, household finance, industrial organization, law and finance, and economic development.  Through his research, Tony has become an expert on Native American reservations and the casino industry.  Tony has authored research in prominent peer-reviewed publications, including the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Law and Economics, and Management Science.

In addition, Tony is the faculty director the M.S. program in finance, the co-director for the Center on Consumer Financial Decision Making, and co-organizes the Colorado Finance Summit. Primarily, Tony teaches Quantitative Methods in the M.S. programs, but during his time at Leeds, he has taught courses at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral level.