Sebastien Bradley

Sebastien Bradley

Professor Bradley earned his PhD from the University of Michigan before coming to Drexel in 2011. His research interests include public finance, real estate, and applied microeconometrics.

Areas of Expertise

  • Applied Econometrics
  • International Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Real Estate

Selected Works


Bradley, Sebastien, Assessment Limits and Timing of Real Estate Transactions. Regional Science & Urban Economics (Forthcoming)

Bradley, Sebastien, Inattention to Deferred Increases in Tax Bases: How Michigan Homebuyers are Paying for Assessment Limits. The Review of Economics and Statistics 99 (Mar 2017): 53-66.

Bradley, Sebastien, Dauchy, Estelle, and Robinson, Leslie A., Cross-Country Evidence on the Preliminary Effects of Patent Box Regimes on Patent Activity and Ownership. National Tax Journal 68 (Dec 2015): 1047-1072.

Presented Research

Bradley, Sebastien, and Seegert, Nathan, Property Tax Limitations and Exposure to Housin…, National Tax Association 110th Annual Conference: Philadelphia, PA, (Nov 2017):

Bradley, Sebastien, Robinson, Leslie A., and Ruf, Martin, The Impact of Patent Box Regimes on the M&A Market, University of Mannheim - Summer School on Taxation and R&D: Mannheim, Germany, (Jul 2017):

Bradley, Sebastien, and Feldman, Naomi E., Hidden Baggage: Behavioral Responses to Changes in Airline Ticket Tax Disclosure, Swarthmore College: Media, PA, (Jul 2017):


BA Economics and Biology - Williams College Williamstown, MA 2002
MA Economics - University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 2007
PhD Economics - University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 2011

Media Mentions

Trump unveils plan to slash corporate tax rates to 15 percent in ‘biggest tax cut’ in US history

via South China Morning Post

Associate professor of economics Sebastien Bradley provides analysis of the Trump administration’s proposed tax plan.

College News

Challenging the assumption that consumers make purchasing decisions in a well-informed and rational manner, Sebastien Bradley looked to evidence from experiments at the intersection of psychology and economics.