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Christopher Koopman

Professor, Economics of Regulation


Professor Christopher Koopman teaches Economics of Regulation for TFAS U.S. Programs in Washington, D.C.

Koopman is a research fellow with the Project for the Study of American Capitalism at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He specializes in regulation, competition and innovation, with a particular focus on public choice and the economics of government favoritism. His research and commentary has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, Bloomberg and on NPR. He is also a contributor at The Hill and was named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30 2016” for law and policy.

Koopman earned his juris doctorate from Ave Maria University and his LL.M. in law and economics at George Mason University, where he now teaches in both the economics department and the George Mason University School of Law.