Thomas Hazlett

Hugh H. Macaulay Endowed Professor of Economics in the John E. Walker Department of Economics, Clemson University

Thomas W. Hazlett is the Hugh H. Macaulay Endowed Professor of Economics at Clemson University, where he also serves as Director of the Information Economy Project.  In addition, he is currently on leave as Professor of Law & Economics, George Mason University. He has previously held faculty appointments at the University of California, Davis, Columbia University, and the Wharton School, and served as Chief Economist of the Federal Communications Commission.  He is also a founder and principal of Arlington Economics LLC, a consulting firm.


Prof. Hazlett has written for many general-interest periodicals, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Forbes, Slate, Barron’s, The Economist, The New Republic, the Financial Times and The Weekly Standard, while publishing academic research in the RAND Journal of Economics, Journal of Law & Economics, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Legal Studies, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, Economic Inquiry, the Southern Economic Review, Information Economics & Policy, the Review of Law & Economics, Telecommunications Policy, Info, the Review of Industrial Organization, Business & Politics, the Journal of Regulatory Economics, the Supreme Court Economic Review, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Columbia Law Review, the Harvard Journal on Law & Technology, the Stanford Technology Law Review, and the Yale Journal on Regulation.  He also serves on the Editorial Board of Info.


He has provided expert testimony for state and federal courts, congressional hearings, foreign governments, the Department of Commerce, the Congressional Budget Office, the General Accounting Office, the Federal Trade Commission and the FCC.  He has consulted for state, federal and foreign governments; for private firms and trade associations; and for international NGOs. His book, co-authored with Matthew L. Spitzer, Public Policy Toward Cable Television, was published by the MIT Press in 1997.

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