Robert W. Hahn is the founder of the AEI Center for Regulatory and Market Studies (best known as the Reg-Markets Center), which succeeded the AEI-Brookings Joint Center in 2008. The Reg-Markets Center's primary focus is the understanding and improvement of regulation, market performance, and government policies. Previously, Mr. Hahn served as a senior staff economist on the President's Council of Economic Advisers, as the cochairman of the U.S. Alternative Fuels Council, and on the faculties of Harvard University and Carnegie Mellon University. He frequently contributes to leading scholarly journals and general interest periodicals, including the American Economic Review, the Yale Law Journal, Science, and the New York Times. His many books include Reviving Regulatory Reform: A Global Perspective (2001), High-Stakes Antitrust (2003), and Intellectual Property Rights in Frontier Industries (2005).
Visiting Senior Fellow, Smith School, Oxford University, 2008 -present
Research Fellow, 1997-2002; Adjunct Research Faculty, 1991-94, Harvard University
Faculty, Carnegie Mellon University, 1982-97
Cochairman, U.S. Alternative Fuels Council, 1990-92
Senior Staff Economist, President's Council of Economic Advisers, 1987-89
Ph.D., M.S., economics, California Institute of Technology