Josh Wright, Commissioner-Provocateur

Much ink will be spilled at this site lauding Commissioner Joshua (Josh) Wright’s many contributions to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and justly so. I will focus narrowly on Josh…

A Tribute to Joshua Wright

A recent story in the Wall Street Journal described Josh Wright as the “FTC’s most conservative commissioner.” It is a sign of today’s politicized environment that this label is used as a substitute for serious substantive analysis of the particular positions that Wright has taken relative to the other commissioners.

Tim Muris on Joshua Wright

As the premier Antitrust scholar of his generation, Josh Wright’s appointment to the Federal Trade Commission promised to be noteworthy. He did not disappoint, having one of the most important and memorable tenures of any non-Chair over the 40 years that I have followed the agency closely.

Thomas Hazlett on Joshua Wright

by Thomas W. Hazlett, H.H. Macaulay Endowed Chair in Economics at Clemson University Josh Wright is a tour de force. He has broken the mold for a Washington regulator — and created…

Keith Hylton on Joshua Wright

by Keith N. Hylton, William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor, Boston University School of Law When I first heard that Josh had resigned from the FTC, I wondered if the news would cause…