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Daniel L. Rubinfeld
University of California - Berkeley

Daniel Rubinfeld
Robert L. Bridges Professor Emeritus of Law, Professor Emeritus of Economics

Daniel Rubinfeld is Professor of Economics and Robert L. Bridges Professor of Law. He has held joint appointments in the Economics Department and at Berkeley Law School since he joined Berkeley's faculty in 1983 as a professor. He also is a past president of the American Law and Economics Association. Professor Rubinfeld was chair of the Jurisprudence and Social Policy (JSP) program from 1987 to 1990 and was the associate dean and chair of the JSP program from 1998 to 2000. He has also served as deputy assistant attorney general for antitrust in the U.S. Department of Justice, as well as in various capacities with the President's Council of Economic Advisors, the National Academy of Sciences, the Urban Institute, and the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has received a Guggenheim fellowship and an honorary doctorate from the University of Basel.