Scott Wallsten is Vice President for Research and Senior Fellow at the Technology Policy Institute. An economist with expertise in industrial organization and public policy, Wallsten’s research focuses on telecommunications, regulation, competition, and technology policy. His papers have been published in numerous academic journals and his commentaries have appeared in newspapers and newsmagazines around the world.
Wallsten is also a Senior Fellow at the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy and a lecturer in public policy at Stanford University. He served as economics director of the Federal Communication’s Commission’s Broadband Task Force. He has been director of communications policy studies and senior fellow at The Progress & Freedom Foundation, a senior fellow at the AEI - Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies and a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, an economist at The World Bank, a scholar at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, and a staff economist at the U.S. President’s Council of Economic Advisers.
Wallsten holds a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University.