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Stan J. Liebowitz
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Stan J. Liebowitz is a Research Fellow at The Independent Institute and Ashbel Smith Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for the Analysis of Property Rights and Innovation at the University of Texas at Dallas. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles, and he has taught at the North Carolina State University, University of Chicago, University of Rochester, and the University of Western Ontario. Professor Liebowitz is the author (with Stephen Margolis) of the widely acclaimed book, Winners, Losers & Microsoft: Competition and Antitrust in High Technology, as well as the books and monographs, Re-thinking the Networked Economy, Why Health Care Costs Too Much, The Relative Efficiency of Private and Public Broadcasting in Canada, The Impact of Reprography on the Copyright System, and Copyright Obligations for Cable Television: Pros and Cons. He is the author of scholarly articles and reviews in the American Economic Review; Canadian Journal of Economics; Economic Inquiry; International Review of Law and Economics; Journal of Economic Literature; Journal of Economic Perspectives; Journal of Law, Economics and Organization; Journal of Political Economy; Quarterly Review of Economics and Business; Research in Law and Economics; and Southern Economic Journal. In addition, his articles for popular publications have appeared in American Civilization, Christian Science Monitor, Dallas Morning News, Investor’s Business Daily, Orange County Register, Reason, San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times, Upside, and The Wall Street Journal.

Books
Housing America 2009
Market Failure or Success 2002
Winners, Losers & Microsoft 1999
Video
Higgs and Liebowitz on Causes of the Economic Crisis February 8, 2009

Events
The Microsoft Monopoly: Where to Go from Here? December 9, 1999
Technology Innovation: Competitors, Predators and Antitrust April 16, 1998
Microsoft: Economic and Legal Perspectives on Antitrust and Monopoly February 4, 1998
Independent Review Articles
Unchecked and Unbalanced: How the Discrepancy Between Knowledge and Power Caused the Financial Crisis and Threatens Democracy Spring 2011
What’s Yours Is Mine: Open Access and the Rise of Infrastructure Socialism Spring 2004
Commentary
New Evidence on the Foreclosure Crisis July 3, 2009
It’s the Flexible Lending Standards, Stupid June 17, 2009
Should Bailed-Out Homeowners be Required to Pay Restitution? March 17, 2009
The Real Scandal: How Feds Invited the Mortgage Mess February 5, 2008
Microsoft Findings Rely on Dispelled Myths December 10, 2000
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Policy Reports
Anatomy of a Train Wreck October 3, 2008