Prior to being sworn in on November 3, 1997, Commissioner Harold W. Furchtgott-Roth was the Chief Economist for the U.S. House Committee on Commerce. He was a Senior Economist for Economists Incorporated from 1988-1995 and, before that, he served as a Research Analyst for the Center for Naval Analyses. Born in Knoxville, TN, Commissioner Furchtgott-Roth holds an S.B. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University. He is a member of the American Economics Association and the Econometrics Society.
Cable Rate Regulation (with Robert Crandall), Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, 1996.
Economics of a Disaster (with Bruce M. Owen, David A. Argue, Gloria J. Hurdle, and Gale Mosteller), Quorum Books, Westport, CT, 1995.
International Trade in Computer Software (with Stephen E. Siwek), Quorum Books, Westport, CT, 1993.