Umut Aydin will be sharing some of her current research on competition policy. She is a George C. Lamb, Jr. Fellow in Regulatory Governance in residence with the Kenan Institute for Ethics and Assistant Professor of Political Science at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She works on comparative and international political economy with particular emphasis on the relationship between state and business in developing countries. Other topics of interest include regulation and international cooperation, diffusion of neoliberal policy, and industrial policy. Her current research investigates the motivation for different countries to adopt competition policy legislation. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Washington and a MA in Political Science from McGill University.
Profesor Aydin will be speaking as part of the Rethinking Regulation program at KIE seminar series and the Monday Seminar Series on February 16 from 12:00-1:15pm in 101 West Duke Building. Lunch will be provided with RSVP to Bashar Alobaidi by noon on Friday, February 13.