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Talia Gillis

Talia Gillis

S.J.D. Candidate

Terence M. Cosidine Fellow in Law and Economics

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Essays on Consumer Financial Protection

Fields of Research and Supervisors

  • Regulation of Financial Institutions with Professor Howell E. Jackson, Harvard Law School, Principal Faculty Supervisor
  • The Role of Government in the Regulatory State with Professor Cass R. Sunstein, Harvard Law School
  • Behavioral Economics and Experimental Research with Professor David Laibson, Department of Economics, Harvard University

Additional Research Interests

  • Financial Regulation
  • Law and Economics
  • Behavioral Economics


  • Harvard University, PhD Candidate in Business Economics, 2014 – Present
  • Harvard Law School, S.J.D. Candidate, 2013 – Present
  • Oxford University, U.K., B.C.L., 2012
  • Hebrew University, Israel, LL.B., 2010

Academic Appointments and Fellowships

  • Harvard Law School, Terence M. Considine Fellow in Law and Economics, 2013-2018
  • Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Teaching Fellow, “Behavioral Development Economics”, Professor Gautam Rao, 2017
  • Harvard Kennedy School, Teaching Fellow, “Applying Behavioral Insights to the Design of Public Policy”, Professor Brigitte Madrian, 2016
  • Harvard Law School, Teaching Fellow, “Inside Government”, Professor Cass Sunstein and Larry Summers, 2016
  • Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Teaching Fellow, “Psychology and Economics”, Professor David Laibson and Tomasz Strzalecki, 2014
  • Harvard Law School, Summer Academic Fellow, 2013

Representative Publications

  • Howell E. Jackson and Talia B. Gillis, “Fiduciary Duties in Financial Regulation”, The Oxford Handbook on Fiduciary Law (forthcoming 2018)
  • Talia B. Gillis, “Putting Disclosure to the Test: Toward Better Evidence Based Policy” 28 Loy. Consumer L. Rev. 31 (2015),

Last Updated: February 14, 2018