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Daniel B. Klein, PhD Biography

Associate Professor of Economics at Santa Clara University
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"

No position found as of 2006.

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
Individuals with MDs, PhDs, JDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to medical marijuana. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to medical marijuana issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Associate Professor of Economics, Santa Clara University, 1997-Present
  • Research Fellow at The Independent Institute
  • Co-author of The Independent Institute web site,
  • Visiting Fellow, Social Philosophy and Policy Center, Bowling Green State University, 1998
  • Visiting Scholar, City University, Stockholm, Sweden, 1998
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, University of California, Irvine, 1989-1996
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, Stanford University, 1988-1989
  • Director, Civil Society Institute, Santa Clara University
  • President and Board Chair, Institute of Spontaneous Order Economics, Santa Clara, CA
  • Editor, Econ Journal Watch (
  • Associate Fellow, Ratio Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Adjunct Fellow, Cato Institute, Washington, D.C.
  • Research Fellow, Independent Institute, Oakland, California
  • Adjunct Scholar, Reason Public Policy Institute, Los Angeles, California
  • Member, Academic Advisory Council, Institute of Economic Affairs, London, England
  • Member, Council of Scholars, Institute for Civil Society, Mountain View, CA
  • Member, Council of Scholars, Foundation for Economic Education, Irvington, New York
  • Member, Board of Advisors, Business and Economic Studies, Pacific Research Institute, San Francisco
  • Member, Editorial Board, Knowledge, Technology and Policy (ed. David Clarke)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Planning and Markets (eds. Peter Gordon and Harry Richardson)
  • PhD, Economics, New York University, 1990
  • BS, Economics, George Mason University, 1984
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