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Alden Abbott

Alden Abbott is a a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center, focusing on antitrust issues. He previously served as the Federal Trade Commission’s General Counsel from 2018 to early 2021.

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Brian Albrecht

Brian Albrecht is Chief Economist of the International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE).

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Dirk Auer

Dirk Auer currently works as the Director of Competition Policy at the International Center for Law & Economics.

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Mikolaj Barczentewicz

Mikolaj Barczentewicz is a Senior Lecturer in Public Law and Legal Theory and the Research Director of the Law and Technology Hub at the University of Surrey School of Law in Guildford, England.

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Jonathan M. Barnett

Jonathan M. Barnett is the Torrey H. Webb Professor of Law at the University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law.

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Eric Fruits

Eric Fruits, Ph.D. is a senior scholar at the International Center for Law & Economics and an adjunct professor of economics at Portland State University.

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Daniel J. Gilman

Daniel Gilman is a Senior Scholar of Competition Policy with the International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE).

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Gus Hurwitz

Justin (Gus) Hurwitz is the Director of Law & Economics Programs at ICLE.

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Thom Lambert

Thomas A. Lambert is the Wall Chair in Corporate Law and Governance and Professor of Law.

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Geoffrey Manne

Geoffrey A. Manne is the President & Founder of the International Center for Law & Economics.

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Julian Morris

Julian Morris is a Senior Scholar at the International Center for Law & Economics.

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Lazar Radic

Lazar is Senior Scholar for Competition Policy at the International Center for Law & Economics, and Adjunct Professor of Law at IE University.

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Joanna Shepherd

Joanna Shepherd is a Professor of Law at Emory University School of Law.

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Ben Sperry

Ben Sperry is senior scholar of innovation policy at the International Center for Law & Economics.

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Kristian Stout

Kristian Stout, ICLE’s Director of Innovation Policy is an expert in intellectual property, antitrust, telecommunications, and Internet governance.

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Michael Sykuta

Michael Sykuta is an Associate Professor, Division of Applied Sciences at the University of Missouri.

Guest Contributors

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Pinar Akman

Pinar Akman is Professor of Law at the University of Leeds and a judge at the U.K.’s Competition Appeal Tribunal.

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Jonathan Baker
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David Balto

David Balto is an attorney with the Law Offices of David Balto, specializing in competition policy.

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Corbin K. Barthold

Corbin Barthold is Internet Policy Counsel and Director of Appellate Litigation at TechFreedom.

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Roger Bate
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Timothy J. Brennan

Tim Brennan is Professor Emeritus of Public Policy and Economics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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Michael Calabrese

Michael Calabrese is director of the Wireless Future Project, which is part of New America’s Open Technology Institute.

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Steven J Cernak

Steven J. Cernak is a partner with BonaLaw in Detroit, Michigan, where he serves in the firm’s antitrust and competition practice.

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Giuseppe Colangelo

Giuseppe Colangelo is the Jean Monnet Professor of EU Innovation Policy and an associate professor of law and economics at the University of Basilicata.

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Mary Coleman

Mary Coleman is an Executive Vice President at Compass Lexecon.

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Daniel A. Crane

Dan Crane is the Richard W. Pogue Professor of Law at the University of Michigan.

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Stephen Dnes

Stephen Dnes is an Associate Professor in Law at Northeastern University London.

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Susan Dudley

Susan Dudley is director of the George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center.

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Richard A. Epstein

Richard Epstein is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law at New York University Law School.

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David S. Evans
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Jay Ezrielev

Jay Ezrielev is founder and managing principal of Elevecon LLC.

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Harold Feld

Harold Feld is a Senior Vice President with Public Knowledge.

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Miranda Fleischer
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Luke M. Froeb

Luke Froeb is the William C. Oehmig Chair in Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.

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Joshua Gans
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Svetlana S. Gans

Svetlana S. Gans is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.

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Paul Gift
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Douglas Ginsburg
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Shane Greenstein
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Philip Hanspach

Philip Hanspach is a PhD researcher in economics at the European University Institute.

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Natalie J. Hausknecht

Natalie Hausknecht is an associate attorney in Gibson Dunn’s Denver office.

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Thomas Hazlett
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Bowman Heiden

Bo Heiden is Executive Director at the Tusher Center for Business Innovation at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkley.

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Joshua Hendrickson

Josh Hendrickson is Chair of the Department of Economics at the University of Mississippi.

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Steve Horwitz
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Herbert Hovenkamp
Keith N. Hylton headshot
Keith N. Hylton

Keith Hylton is William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor of Boston University.

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Mark Jamison
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William J. Kolasky
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Richard Langlois
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Tad Lipsky

Tad Lipsky is an assistant professor at George Mason University Law School and director of the Competition Advocacy Program at the Global Antitrust Institute.

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John Lopatka
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Filip Lubinski

Filip Lubinski is a PhD researcher at the European University Institute.

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Daniel Lyons
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William C. MacLeod

Bill MacLeod is a partner with Kelley Drye & Warren LLP in Washington, D.C., where he chairs the firm’s antitrust and competition practice group.

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Henry G. Manne

Henry Manne (1928-2015) was Dean Emeritus of the George Mason University School of Law and one of the founders of the discipline of Law & Economics.

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Satya Marar

Satya Marar is a Visiting Postgraduate Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

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Philip Marsden
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Antonio Robles Martín-Laborda

Antonio Robles is an associate professor of commercial law at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

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Howard Marvel
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Doug Melamed
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Jessica Melugin

Jessica Melugin is director of the Center for Technology & Innovation at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

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Andrew Mercado

Andrew Mercado is a research assistant at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

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Robert Miller
Timothy J. Muris headshot
Timothy J. Muris

Tim Muris is Foundation Professor at the George Mason University School of Law and Senior Counsel at Sidley Austin LLP.

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Thomas Nachbar
John Newman headshot
John Newman
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Aaron Nielson

Aaron Nielson is Professor of Law at Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School.

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Maureen K. Ohlhausen

Maureen K. Ohlhausen is a partner with Baker Botts, and section chair of the firm’s Global Antitrust and Competition practice.

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Nicolas Petit
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Noah J. Phillips

Noah Phillips is Co-Chair of the Antitrust Practice at Cravath and previously served as a Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission.

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Randal C. Picker

Randy Picker is James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School.

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Richard J. Pierce Jr.

Richard Pierce Jr. is the Lyle T. Alverson Professor of Law at George Washington University Law School.

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Sharis Pozen
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James F. Rill

James F. Rill is a senior counsel with Baker Botts and previously served as assistant attorney general in charge of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division.

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William Eric Rinehart
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Ben Rossen

Ben Rossen is special counsel with Baker Botts and previously served as a senior attorney in the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Privacy and Identity Protection.

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Michael Salinger
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Steve Salop
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Thibault Schrepel

Thibault Schrepel is an Associate Professor of Law at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

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Scott Sher
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Joseph Simons
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Joe Sims

Joe Sims is a retired partner with Jones Day and former head of the firm’s global antitrust and competition law practice and government regulations group.

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Hal Singer

Hal Singer is a managing director at Econ One.

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Brent Skorup

Brent Skorup is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

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Margaret Slade

Margaret Slade is professor emeritus in the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia.

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Lawrence J. Spiwak

Lawrence J. Spiwak is the president of the Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies.

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Mary Sullivan

Mary Sullivan is a visiting scholar at the George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center.

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Mariana Tavares de Araujo

Mariana Tavares de Araujo is a partner with Levy & Salomão Advogados’ Antitrust and Compliance Practice Group in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Ashwin Varma

Ashwin Varma is a medical student at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and a former associate consultant at Boston Consulting Group.

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Cento Veljanovski
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Gregory J. Werden

Gregory J. Werden is a visiting scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

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Lawrence J. White

Lawrence White is Robert Kavesh Professor of Economics at New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

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Christine Wilson
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Ramsi Woodcock
Mario Zúñiga headshot
Mario Zúñiga

Mario Zúñiga is a professor of economic analysis of law at the University of Lima and at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

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Todd Zywicki

Bloggers Emeriti

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Sam Bowman
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Todd Henderson
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Adam Mossoff
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Elizabeth Nowicki
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Larry Ribstein
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Paul H. Rubin

Paul Rubin is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Economics Emeritus at Emory University.

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Keith Sharfman
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Bill Sjostrom
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Alec Stapp
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J.W. Verret
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Josh Wright