Faculty profiles

Members of the Economics Department

Aaron Edlin

Richard Jennings Endowed Chair, Professor of Economics, Professor of Law

Industrial organization, law and economics, public economics
Current Research
Predation, Auto Insurance, Torts, Economics of Antitrust, Economics of Contracts, College Financial Aid
Current Status
Ph.D., J.D. Stanford University, 1993
Research Interests
College financial aid; the provision of goods produced under increasing returns;

About Aaron Edlin

Aaron Edlin is a leading expert in economics and law, specializing in antitrust economics and law, and is the co-founder of the Berkeley Electronic Press. He has taught at Berkeley since 1993 and received tenure in 1997. He now holds the Richard Jennings Chair and professorships in both the economics department and law school. Professor Edlin served as Senior Economist at the Council of Economic Advisers in the Clinton White House covering industrial organization, regulation and antitrust. In 2004, he became co-author with P. Areeda & L. Kaplow of one of the leading casebooks on antitrust; he has also published many articles on industrial organization, competition policy, antitrust law, and a variety of other issues in economics, law and public policy. He received his Ph.D. and J.D. from Stanford, 1993; AB Summa Cum Laude from Princeton, 1988.