Biography of Bruce Owen

Bruce M. Owen is Morris M. Doyle Centennial Professor in Public Policy, Stanford University, and Senior Fellow in the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.  He directs the Stanford Public Policy Program, which offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in public policy analysis.  Previously, he was a co-founder and CEO of Economists Incorporated, a Washington, DC economic consulting firm.  In the Carter administration, he was chief economist of the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and, in the Nixon administration, Chief Economist of the White House Office of Telecommunications Policy.  Bruce Owen has published books and articles on mass media economics, telecommunications, and regulation policy, among other topics.  He is currently at work on a new book dealing with the economics of political corruption in America.  He earned his Ph.D. at Stanford in 1970 and has taught at Duke University, as well as Stanford.  His undergraduate degree is from Williams College.