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Jonathan B. Wiener

Advisory Board member

Jonathan B. Wiener is Perkins Professor of Law at Duke Law School, and Professor of Environmental Policy and Public Policy at Duke University. He is the co-director of the Rethinking Regulation program within the Kenan Institute for Ethics. In 2008, he served as President of the Society for Risk Analysis. Since 2002, he has been a University Fellow of Resources for the Future. Before coming to Duke in 1994, Wiener served at the White House Council of Economic Advisers, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Americorps National Service program, in both the first Bush and Clinton administrations. He attended the Rio Earth Summit and helped draft Executive Order 12866. In 1987-89, he clerked for Judges Stephen G. Breyer and Jack B. Weinstein. He has published extensively on issues of risk regulation, economic incentive instruments, and climate change policy.

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