Roger Noll

Professor of Economics, Emeritus, and Professor, by courtesy, in the Department of Political Science and in the GSB
Program on Regulatory Policy - Co-Director
Landau Economics Building
579 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: (650) 723-2297   (650) 424-1945

Fields of Interest

Research: Public policies toward business, rational actor models of public policy making, political behavior and legal processes
Current Research: The positive theory of the courts, administrative procedures, and judicial review, economics and politics of utility regulation, economics of sports, telecommunications reform in developing countries
Teaching: Antitrust and regulation, the economic approach to politics, role and methods of economic policy analysis, the economics and politics of the admission of new states


Roger G. Noll is professor of economics emeritus at Stanford University and a Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, where he directs the Program in Regulatory Policy. Noll also is a Senior Fellow and member of the Advisory Board at the American Antitrust Institute, and a member of the Advisory Board of the AEI-Brookings Joint Center on Regulation.

Noll received a B.S. with honors in mathematics from the California Institute of Technology and a Ph. D. in economics from Harvard University. Prior to coming to Stanford, Noll was a Senior Economist at the President's Council of Economic Advisers, a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Institute Professor of Social Science and Chair of the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology. He also won a Guggenheim Fellowship, the annual book award of the National Association of Educational Broadcasters, the Rhodes Prize for undergraduate education, the Distinguished Service Award of the Public Utilities Research Center, and the Distinguished Lecturer Award by the AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies.

Noll is the author or co-author of twelve books and over three hundred articles and reviews. Noll's primary research interests include technology policy; antitrust, regulation and privatization policies in both advanced and developing economies; the economic approach to public law (administrative law, the judiciary, and statutory interpretation); and the economics of sports and entertainment. Noll has been a member of the advisory boards of the U.S. Department of Energy, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and National Science Foundation. He also has been a member of the Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and the Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy of the National Research Council, and of the California Council on Science and Technology.


November 3, 2009 - Graduate Colloquium with Roger Noll, 11/3/09 - SIEPR Conference Room B