Manisha Padi studies the law and economics of consumer financial contracts.
Specifically, she is interested in how the legal treatment of individuals’ granular transactions have an aggregate impact on consumer welfare, financial institutions, and the economy as a whole. Her work uses empirical methods to evaluate the role of regulation on consumers. She focuses broadly on two areas – mortgage regulation and retirement policy.
Her working papers include projects on the effect of consumer protection law on homeowners and mortgage lenders, the role of firm private information in the exercise of contract rights, the effect of fiduciary duty on the sale of annuities and the role of Social Security design in implicitly regulating the annuity market.
J.D., Yale Law School
Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Manisha Padi is not teaching any Law courses in Spring 2022.
Courses During Other Semesters
|Semester||Course Num||Course Title||Teaching Evaluations||Fall 2022||216 sec. 001||Law, Accounting, and Business Workshop||247.11 sec. 001||Consumer Financial Regulation||Spring 2021||247.11 sec. 001||Consumer Financial Regulation||View Teaching Evaluation|