AEI welcomes economist Jeffrey Eisenach as new visiting scholar

American Enterprise Institute (AEI) president Arthur Brooks announced today that Jeffrey Eisenach has joined AEI as a visiting scholar to work on government policies affecting innovation, entrepreneurship and the communications and information technology sectors.

Eisenach is concurrently a Managing Director and Principal at Navigant Economics and an adjunct professor at George Mason University School of Law. He has served in senior policy positions at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the White House Office of Management and Budget. He has also taught at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Eisenach's research has focused on the economic analysis of competition, as well as on regulatory and public finance issues. He is the author of many books including The Digital Economy Fact Book 2001, and the Telecom Revolution: An American Opportunity. His extensive writings cover competition and regulatory issues involving the Internet and communications industries, consumer protection, and employment law and regulation.

"Jeff Eisenach has done important work on innovation and entrepreneurship in the United States, and I am delighted that he will continue this research at AEI," said AEI president Arthur Brooks.

Jeffrey (Jeff) Eisenach can be reached at [email protected] or through [email protected] (202.862.4880).

For additional help, or for other media inquiries, please contact Jesse Blumenthal at [email protected] (202.862.4870) or Michael Pratt at [email protected] (202.862.5823).

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