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Peter Van Doren

Peter Van Doren is editor of the quarterly journal Regulation and an expert in the regulation of housing, land, energy, the environment, transportation, and labor. He has taught at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (Princeton University), the School of Organization and Management (Yale University), and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From 1987 to 1988 he was the postdoctoral fellow in political economy at Carnegie Mellon University. His writing has been published in theWall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Journal of Commerce, and the New York Post. Van Doren has also appeared on CNN, CNBC, Fox News Channel, and Voice of America. He received his bachelor’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his master’s degree and doctorate from Yale University.

Free Thoughts

What Role Should Science Play in Public Policy?

featuring Peter Van Doren, Trevor Burrus, and Matthew Feeney January 2016

Peter Van Doren joins us for a discussion about why environmental policy questions so often result in dueling scientific studies.

Free Thoughts

An Introduction to Public Choice

featuring Peter Van Doren, Aaron Ross Powell, and Trevor Burrus January 2015

Peter Van Doren returns to Free Thoughts for a discussion on public choice economics and how it affects political decision making.

Free Thoughts

The Internet Doesn’t Need to Be Saved

featuring Peter Van Doren, Aaron Ross Powell, and Trevor Burrus November 2014

Peter Van Doren joins us this week for a discussion on net neutrality. What is net neutrality, and why do people on the internet seem to get so upset about it?