Jeff Strnad


Jeff Strnad

Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law


Jeff Strnad’s research is spread across the fields of taxation, public finance, finance, and empirical analysis. He has published leading works on the taxation of financial instruments and on the application of Bayesian empirical methods to law. Professor Strnad is an innovative teacher of quantitative methods, creating original courses in empirical analysis and game theory. Before joining the Stanford Law School faculty in 1997, he was a professor of law and economics at the California Institute of Technology and the John B. Milliken Professor of Taxation at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Economics, Yale University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 1982
  • JD, Yale Law School, 1979
  • BA, Harvard University, 1975


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