cookson
Assistant Professor
Finance • Center for Research on Consumer Financial Decision Making

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.  

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 published in The Journal of Law and Economics and Management Science, and he has authored research articles forthcoming in the Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, and Management Science.

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.   

In addition, Tony co-organizes the Colorado Finance Summit (with his colleagues Shaun Davies, Ed Van Wesep, and Diego Garcia), a selective academic finance conference held annually.