Robin Feldman

Robin Feldman is the Arthur J. Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Innovation at the University of California Hastings. She received a BA and a JD from Stanford, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, the Order of the Coif, and receiving the Urban A. Sontheimer Award. Professor Feldman has published 4 books and 60 articles in law journals, as well as in the American Economic Review and the New England Journal of Medicine. Her empirical and theoretical work has been cited by numerous governmental agencies and has been called “absolutely remarkable” and a “must read.”

What Is the Price of a Prescription Drug?

Due to lack of transparency and mystery rebates, which are considered trade secrets, figuring out the price of a prescription drug is...

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Healthcare Companies Spent More on Lobbying Than Any Other Industry Last Year

Threatened by regulated price caps from congress, the pharmaceutical industry spent nearly $390 million on lobbying in 2021 according to new data...

Antitrust and Rule by Judges

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Should the European Union Require Tech Firms to Adopt a Common Charger?

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How Would the Big Tech Self-Preferencing Bill Affect Users? 

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New eBook Revisits George Stigler’s Theory of Regulatory Capture 50 Years Later

To mark the 50-year anniversary of George Stigler’s seminal piece, “The Theory of Economic Regulation” we are publishing a new eBook examining...