Thomas W. Hazlett

Thomas W. Hazlett
H.H. Macaulay Endowed Chair in Economics
Clemson University

Thomas Hazlett holds the H.H. Macaulay Endowed Chair in Economics at Clemson University, 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. 

He currently serves as Director of the Information Economy Project at Clemson and has provided expert testimony to federal and state courts, regulatory agencies, committees of Congress, foreign governments, and international organizations.

Hazlett also served as Chief Economist of the Federal Communications Commission, and has held faculty positions at the University of California, Davis, Columbia University, the Wharton School, and George Mason University School of Law.

Recent Events and Presentations

May 17, 2017

Join ITIF for a conversation exploring spectrum policy and opportunities to free up airwaves for innovative new uses.

December 15, 2016

Join the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and the Technology Policy Institute for a morning of expert panel discussions on how the incoming administration can accelerate the pace of innovation in the U.S. economy.

May 17, 2011

An exploration of lessons learned in wireless networking that impact spectrum assignment policies and contemporary issues in spectrum.