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ABOUT ME

“I guess I’m just an old mad scientist at bottom. Give me an underground laboratory, half a dozen atom smashers, and a beautiful girl in a diaphanous veil waiting to be turned into a chimpanzee, and I care not who writes the nation’s laws.” --S. J. Perelman


I received my Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley

I have a B.A. in Economics from Cornell University

Before becoming a professor, I worked outside academe:
  • As an economist: at an antitrust consulting firm, and at the Federal Communications Commission

  • As a marketing professional: at a satellite services firm, and at a high-tech startup company
I am married, with two very cute and above-average children.

In my spare time, I indulge my interests in running, hiking, cooking, letterboxing, the environment, and politics.