Jay Hamilton

Charles S. Sydnor Professor, Duke University

Jay Hamilton is the Charles S. Sydnor professor of public policy at Duke University, as well as a professor of economics and political science. In 2004, he became director of undergraduate studies in the public policy department. Hamilton's scholarly work and numerous publications reflect his interests in the economics of regulation, public choice/political economy, environmental policy and the media. He has written or coauthored six books, including "All the News That's Fit to Sell: How the Market Transforms Information into News" and "Regulation Through Revelation: The Origin and Impacts of the Toxics Release Inventory Program." For his accomplishments in teaching and research, Hamilton has received awards such as the David N. Kershaw Award from the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (2001), the Kennedy School of Government's Goldsmith Book Prize from the Shorenstein Center (1999), and Trinity College's (Duke) Distinguished Teaching Award (1993). Hamilton earned a bachelor's degree in economics and government in 1983 and a doctorate degree in economics in 1991, both from Harvard.

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