Advisory Board

Professor Michael B. Abramowicz

Michael B. Abramowicz, J.D. is Professor of Law at The George Washington University Law School.
Michael specializes in law and economics, spanning areas including intellectual property, civil procedure, corporate law, administrative law, and insurance law. His research has been published in the California Law Review, Columbia Law Review, Cornell Law Review, Michigan Law Review, New York University Law Review, Stanford Law Review, University of Chicago Law Review, Virginia Law Review, Yale Law Journal, and many others. He has also published a book, Predictocracy: Market Mechanisms for Public and Private Decision Making, with the Yale University Press.
Before coming to GW, Michael served as an assistant and then associate professor at George Mason University School of Law. He has also served as a visiting assistant professor at Northwestern University School of Law and as a visiting associate professor at the University of Chicago Law School.
Michael graduated summa cum laude from Amherst College, where he majored in economics and served as editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper. After spending a year as a research assistant at the Federal Reserve Board, he attended Yale Law School, where he served as executive editor of the Yale Law Journal and as a co-director of the landlord tenant clinic. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Patrick E. Higginbotham of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
His papers include The Hidden Beauty of the Quadratic Market Scoring Rule: A Uniform Liquidity Market Maker, with Variations, Train Wrecks, Budget Deficits, and the Entitlements Explosion: Exploring the Implications of the Fourteenth Amendment’s Public Debt Clause, Prediction Markets for Corporate Governance, Defining Dicta, Copyright Redundancy, Perfecting Patent Prizes, Predictive Decisionmaking, Information Markets, Administrative Decisionmaking, and Predictive Cost-Benefit Analysis, Judicial Citation to Legislative History: Contextual Theory and Empirical Analysis, Central Bank Independence and Output Stabilization, and A Fee Limitation Rule for Litigation Finance. Read the full list of his publications!
Watch Fourteenth Amendment and the Debt Ceiling, Abramowicz: Third Party Financing of Litigation, and Abramowicz Testimony at Midnight Regulations Hearing. Visit his Facebook page.