Michael Livermore

Author and Executive Director of the Institute for Policy Integrity

Michael A. Livermore is the executive director of the Institute for Policy Integrity and an adjunct professor at New York University School of Law. In the debate over Net Neutrality, he has become an important voice on law and economics questions surrounding broadband regulation.

Livermore graduated from NYU Law, where he was a managing editor of the NYU Law Review, and later served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Harry T. Edwards at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Livermore has published legal scholarship on topics including cost-benefit analysis, regulatory ossification, water-pollution control, judicial decision making and international food-safety standards.

He is the author, along with Richard L. Revesz, of Retaking Rationality: How Cost-Benefit Analysis Can Better Protect the Environment and Our Health and recently released The Globalization of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Environmental Policy, edited with Revesz.

Livermore’s views and commentary have appeared in BusinessWeek, Forbes, the New York Times, the New Republic, Time, the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post.

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