Thomas Hazlett

Thomas Hazlett

Hugh Macaulay Endowed Professor of Economics

Clemson University

About Thomas Hazlett

Thomas Hazlett is Hugh H. Macaulay Endowed Professor of Economics at Clemson University, and has previously held positions at U.C. Davis, George Mason University, the Wharton School, and as Chief Economist of the FCC.  His expertise is in law and economics, communications markets, and government regulation.  He has been awarded the Jefferson Science Fellowship by the National Academy of Sciences, and is a co-principal investigator of SpectrumX, a project of the National Science Foundation.  He has published articles in the Journal of Law & Economics, the RAND Journal of Economics, the Journal of Financial Economics and Columbia Law Review, as well the Wall Street JournalN.Y. TimesSlate, The EconomistReasonThe New Republic, and Barron’s, and was a New Economy Policy Forum columnist in the Financial Times.  Hazlett’s most recent book is, The Political Spectrum: The Tumultuous Liberation of Wireless Technology, from Herbert Hoover to the Smartphone (Yale, 2017).