Tanner Regan is an Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Elliott School and the Department of Economics at George Washington University. He received his Ph.D. in economic geography from the London School of Economics, and M.A. and B.Sc. degrees from the University of Toronto.
Professor Regan's main fields of research are urban, development, and public economics. His research focuses on the economics of housing, land tenure, urban planning, and property tax in developing country cities. This work has been published in leading journals, appearing in Science, the Review of Economic Studies, and the Journal of Political Economy. Outside of academia, he has consulted in the private sector applying spatial data and machine learning to improve institutional real estate investment in the United States.