Lina Khan: Is Antitrust Policy Good for Innovation?
During her tenure as Chair of the Federal Trade Commission, Lina Khan has led an ambitious antitrust agenda, taking on large companies, including big tech innovators. Join us for a conversation with Chair Khan to learn more about her expansive work to rein in anti-competitive practices in the technology sector and beyond.
The event is co-hosted by Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and the Business, Government, and Society Initiative at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Khan’s presentation begins at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 2nd, followed by a fireside chat with SIEPR Director Mark Duggan. You are invited to a welcome reception starting at 4:30 p.m.
About the Speaker
Lina M. Khan was sworn in as Chair of the Federal Trade Commission on June 15, 2021. Prior to becoming head of the FTC, Khan was an Associate Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. She also previously served as counsel to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law, legal adviser to FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra, and legal director at the Open Markets Institute.
Khan’s scholarship on antitrust and competition policy has been published in the Columbia Law Review, Harvard Law Review, University of Chicago Law Review, and Yale Law Journal. She is a graduate of Williams College and Yale Law School.