Scott Wallsten

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Senior Policy Scholar 


Ph.D., Economics, Stanford University

Research Interests

  • Regulation
  • Broadband Policy
  • Economics of Digitization
  • Antitrust


Scott Wallsten is an economist with expertise in industrial organization and public policy. His research focuses on telecommunications, regulation, competition, and technology policy. His research has been published in numerous academic journals and his commentaries have appeared in newspapers and news magazines around the world. He holds a PhD in economics from Stanford University.

He is currently president and senior fellow at the Technology Policy Institute (TPI) and a senior policy scholar at the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy. He has been a lecturer in Stanford University’s public policy program, 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.

Selected Publications