Thomas Hazlett, Ph.D.
Thomas W. Hazlett is Professor of Law & Economics at George Mason University, where he also serves as Director of the Information Economy Project. Prof. Hazlett has previously held faculty appointments at the University of California at Davis, Columbia University, and the Wharton School, and has published his research in, for instance, the Journal of Law & Economics, the Columbia Law Review, and the Journal of Financial Economics. He also writes for such publications as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Slate, and Barron’s, and is a Columnist for the Financial Times, where he contributes to the New Technology Policy Forum. Prof. Hazlett’s special expertise is in government regulation of telecommunications markets and the information sector. His book, Public Policy Toward Cable Television, was co-authored with Matthew L. Spitzer (MIT Press, 1997). In 1991-92, he served as Chief Economist of the Federal Communications Commission.