Jonathan Klick is the Charles A. Heimbold, Jr. Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. His 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. Jonathan earned a JD from George Mason University School of Law, a PhD in economics from George Mason University, an MA in economics from University of Maryland at College Park, and a BS in Economics from Villanova University.