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Roger Noll

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Roger Noll

Faculty Affiliate
Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development
Professor of Economics, Emeritus
Department of Economics
PhD, Economics, Harvard University, 1967
AM, Economics, Harvard University, 1965
BS, Mathematics, California Institute of Technology, 1962

About

Roger G. Noll is professor of economics emeritus at Stanford University and a Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, where he directs the Program in Regulatory Policy. Noll also is a Senior Fellow and member of the Advisory Board at the American Antitrust Institute. Noll received a BS with honors in mathematics from the California Institute of Technology and a PhD in economics from Harvard University. Prior to coming to Stanford, Noll was a Senior Economist at the President's Council of Economic Advisers, a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Institute Professor of Social Science and Chair of the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology.

Noll is the author or co-author of fourteen books and over three hundred articles and reviews. His primary research interests include technology policy; antitrust, regulation and privatization policies in both advanced and developing economies; the economic approach to public law (administrative law, judicial processes, and statutory interpretation); and the economics of the sports and entertainment industry.

Noll has been a member of the advisory boards of the U.S. Department of Energy, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and National Science Foundation.  He also has been a member of the Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and the Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy of the National Research Council, and of the California Council on Science and Technology.

Noll has won a Guggenheim Fellowship, the annual book award of the National Association of Educational Broadcasters, the Rhodes Prize for undergraduate education at Stanford, the Distinguished Service Award of the Public Utilities Research Center, the Alfred E. Kahn Distinguished Career Award from the American Antitrust Institute, and the Distinguished Member Award from the Transportation and Public Utilities Group of the American Economic Association.

Research Interests: 
Political Behavior and Legal Processes, Public Policies Toward Business, Rational Actor Models of Public Policy Making