Ph.D., economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; J.D., Harvard Law School
Summary of Experience
Professor Hylton has over 30 years of experience researching legal issues in antitrust, merger, and intellectual property cases. He is an expert on tort law, labor law, civil procedure, and empirical legal analysis. A prolific author, Professor Hylton has published 5 books and more than 100 scholarly articles on topics such as oligopoly pricing, the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property, and damages in patent infringement cases. He is an associate editor of the International Review of Law and Economics, a former contributing editor of the Antitrust Law Journal, coeditor of Competition Policy International, and editor of the Social Science Research Network’s Torts & Products Liability Law eJournal. Professor Hylton is a past president of the American Law and Economics Association, and previously served as the organization’s secretary-treasurer and vice president. He is a member of the American Law Institute and serves on the board of directors of the Pioneer Institute. Prior to joining Boston University, Professor Hylton was awarded tenure as a faculty member at Northwestern University School of Law and served as a research fellow at the American Bar Foundation.