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Information Economy Project Staff and Faculty


Dr. Thomas Hazlett

Dr. Thomas W. Hazlett

Hugh H. Macaulay Endowed Professor of Economics
Director, Information Economy Project at Clemson University

Email: hazlett@clemson.edu
Profile: http://hazlett.people.clemson.edu/

Professor Hazlett's research focuses on law and economics, particularly in the Information Sector. He has served as Chief Economist of the Federal Communications Commission and written widely in popular publications such as the Wall Street Journal, N.Y. Times, Time, The Economist, and the Financial Times, and in scholarly journals including the Journal of Law & Economics, Journal of Financial Economics, the RAND Journal of Economics and the Columbia Law Review. His most recent book, "The Political Spectrum: The Tumultuous Liberation of Wireless Technology, from Herbert Hoover to the Smartphone" (Yale, 2017) was featured as one of the top tech books of the year at CES 2018.


Dr. Babette E.L. Boliek

Dr. Babette E.L. Boliek

Professor of Law, Pepperdine University
Senior Fellow, Information Economy Project

Email: babette.boliek@pepperdine.edu
Profile: Professor Boliek's faculty page

Professor Boliek is Professor of Law at Pepperdine University. She received her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Davis. She clerked for the Honorable Michael B. Mukasey of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Dr. Boliek's work focuses on the regulation of the wireless telecommunications industry, antitrust and administrative procedures. She also has written on the U.S. experience in regulating cellular telephone entry and rates at the state and local level prior to federal preemption in 1994.


Dr. Sarah Oh

Dr. Sarah Oh

Research Fellow, Technology Policy Institute
Affiliated Scholar of the Information Economy Project

Email: soh5@gmu.edu
Profile: https://techpolicyinstitute.org/author/sarah-oh/

George Mason University, Ph.D., 2017
George Mason University, J.D., 2009
Stanford University, B.S., Management Science and Engineering, 2004

Dr. Oh is a lawyer and economist with degrees from Stanford University and George Mason University. She has commercial experience in the tech industry and has wide knowledge across a variety of industries in the Information Economy, including expertise in First Amendment protections, spectrum allocation, universal service funding and regulation of product bundling in wireless markets. Her published research includes articles in the Northwestern Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property, the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, and the Journal of Competition Law & Economics.


Dr. Babur De Los Santos

Dr. Babur De Los Santos

Assistant Professor of Economics at Clemson University
Affiliated Scholar, Information Economy Project

Email: babur@clemson.edu
Profile: http://people.clemson.edu/~babur/

Professor de los Santos received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and has held faculty positions at Indiana University and Northwestern. An expert in Industrial Organization and Empirical Microeconomics, his research has focused on such topics as the economics of online markets and competition policy and is published in numerous academic forums, including The American Economic Review, the Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, and the Review of Economics and Statistics.


Dr. Charles Thomas

Dr. Charles Thomas

Visiting Associate Professor of Economics at Clemson University
Affiliated Scholar, Information Economy Project

Email: CJT@clemson.edu
Profile: https://sites.google.com/site/charlesjthomasphd/

Professor Thomas received his Ph.D. from Princeton University and has focused on the fields of Industrial Organization, Antitrust, Experimental Economics, Environmental Economics and Game Theory. His research includes work on such issues as procurement, negotiations, pollution markets and mergers and has been published in a variety of scholarly publications, including The Economic Journal, the Journal of Industrial Economics, and the RAND Journal of Economics.


Dr. Kevin Tsui

Dr. Kevin Tsui

Associate Professor of Economics at Clemson University
Affiliated Scholar, Information Economy Project

Email: KTSUI@clemson.edu
Profile: http://people.clemson.edu/~ktsui/

Professor Tsui received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. His scholarship is in the areas of Industrial Organization, Political Economy and Natural Resource Economics, and he has written about Resource Curse, Policy Distortions, and the Sharing Economy. His research has been featured in popular periodicals and many academic journals, including Economics and Politics, Journal of Public Economics, and The Economic Journal.


Dr. Chungsang Tom Lam

Dr. Chungsang Tom Lam

Assistant Professor of Economics at Clemson University
Affiliated Scholar, Information Economy Project

Email: TOMLAM@clemson.edu
Personal Website: http://www.erinata.com/tomlam

Dr. Lam has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago and specializes in the economics of networks. His research has studied social media and employment markets, and his important work in ride sharing has found that large welfare gains are generated by the entry of Lyft and Uber into traditionally under-served market segments.