Benjamin Klein is internationally recognized as a powerful force in the area of antitrust economics. In addition to his role as a Professor of Economics at UCLA, he has also taught at the Economics Institute for Federal Judges, and has held visiting appointments at the University of Washington, the National Bureau of Economic Research and the University of Chicago Law School. He has further served as a consultant to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and has consulted widely on antitrust issues, making numerous presentations to state, federal and foreign regulatory agencies and courts.
Professor Klein has published extensively on antitrust, contract and intellectual property issues and serves on the Board of Editors for five academic journals, including the Supreme Court Economic Review and the Antitrust Law Journal. He received his B.A. from the City University of New York (1964), and his M.A. (1966) and his Ph.D. (1970) from the University of Chicago.