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Roger Noll is Professor Emeritus of Economics at Stanford University, a Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economics & Policy Research. Prior to coming to Stanford, he has been a Senior Economist at the President’s Council of Economic Advisors, a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, Institute Professor of Social Science and Chair of the Division of Humanities and Social Science at the California Institute of Technology. He’s been a member of the advisory boards of the Department of Energy, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA, the National Renewable Energy Labs, and the National Science Foundation. He holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard University, a BS in Mathematics from Cal Tech, and he is the author or co-author of 15 books and over 300 articles on many subjects of particular interest for today’s discussion. For much of his career, he’s been involved in antitrust and the economics of sports, separately and their intersection. And then about 25 years ago, he went and forever stained his record by being my PhD advisor and inflicting me on the policy and economics world.