Daniel Lin

Daniel Lin

Professorial Lecturer
American University

Daniel Lin is a Professorial Lecturer in the Department of Economics at American University.  He teaches courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, environmental economics, and political economy.  His research interests include the industrial organization of entertainment industries and the antitrust implications of various theories of competition.

Dan has a Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University and a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

The best way to contact Prof. Lin is though his Twitter handle, @DLin71. He can also be reached via email.


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