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Prof. Thomas W. Hazlett

H.H. Macaulay Endowed Professor of Economics, Clemson College of Business

Thomas Hazlett holds the H.H. Macaulay Endowed Chair in Economics at Clemson, conducting research in the field of Law and Economics and specializing in the Information Economy, including the analysis of markets and regulation in telecommunications, media, and the Internet. Prof. Hazlett served as Chief Economist of the Federal Communications Commission, and has held faculty positions at the University of Californis, Davis, Columbia University, the Wharton School, and George Mason University School of Law. His research has appeared in such academic publications as the Journal of Law & Economics, the Journal of Legal Studies, the Journal of Financial Economics and the Rand Journal of Economics, and he has published articles in the Univ. of Pennsylvania Law Review, the Yale Journal on Regulation, the Columbia Law Review, and the Berkeley Technology Law Journal. He also writes for popular periodicals including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Reason, The New Republic, The Economist, Slate, and the Financial Times, where he was a columnist on technology policy issues, 2002-2011. Prof. Hazlett also serves as Director of the Information Economy Project at Clemson University. He has provided expert testimony to federal and state courts, regulatory agencies, committees of Congress, foreign governments, and international organizations. His book, Public Policy Toward Cable Television, was co-authored with Matthew L. Spitzer (MIT Press, 1997).

Education
  • Ph.D., UCLA

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Publications and Multimedia
Allocating Radio Spectrum for the "Mobile Data Tsunami"
Engage Volume 13, Issue 2, July 2012
September 28, 2012
The Fairness Doctrine - Event Audio/Video
2009 National Lawyers Convention
November 13, 2009
Franchising - Event Audio
2006 Telecommunications Federalism Conference
May 03, 2006