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A CIRANO Associated Researcher and Fellow since 2000, Tracy R. Lewis is Walter M. Upchurch, Jr. Professor at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Holding a Ph.D. from the University California, San Diego, his areas of research and expertise include antitrust regulation, environmental and natural resource economics, industrial organization, innovation and intellectual property protection.
He is the founder of the Duke University Innovation Center. Prior to joining the Duke University in 2003, he served at the University of Florida, at the California Institute of Technology, the University of British Columbia, and the University of California, Davis. Aside from academic employment, he has also held positions at the Federal Trade Commission. From 1992-1994 he was special economic advisor to Commissioner Dennis Yao. In 1980 he was a Brookings Fellow assigned to the FTC’s Bureau of Economics where he analyzed mergers and investigated anti competitive practices for the Commission.
He has published numerous articles and books covering a range of economic issues including incentive contracting, industrial organization theory, and regulation.
In addition to his research activities, he is co-editor of the Journal of Law Economics and Organization, and a member of the editorial board of the American Economic Review.