About

The mission of the Program on Economics & Privacy (PEP) is to promote the sound application of economic analysis to issues surrounding the digital information economy through original research, policy outreach, and education. The PEP is dedicated to studying the economic tradeoffs inherent to privacy, data security, and other digital information debates, and to produce relevant and original research and education programs for policymakers.

James CooperJames C. Cooper
Director, Program on Economics & Privacy
Associate Professor of Law
jcoope20@gmu.edu
703.993.9582

Jeff T. SmithJeff T. Smith
Coordinator
jsmithq@gmu.edu
703.993.8382

Amanda Olsavsky HuAmanda Olsavsky Hu
Program Assistant
aolsavsk@gmu.edu
703.993.9962

 

Affiliated Faculty


Jane Yakowitz Bambauer
Associate Professor of Law
University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law

 

 

Michael R. Baye
Professor of Business Economics & Public Policy
Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

 

 

Caleb Fuller
Assistant Professor of Economics,
Grove City College

 

 

Bruce H. Kobayashi
Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development,
Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

 

 

Sasha Romanosky
Policy Researcher,
RAND Corporation

 

 

Joshua D. Wright
University Professor of Law,
Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

 

 

Todd J. Zywicki
George Mason Foundation Professor of Law,
Antonin Scalia Law School