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John Matsusaka

Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, Charles F. Sexton Chair In American Enterprise, USC Marshall School of Business


John Matsusaka is an expert on direct democracy and corporate organization who publishes in economics, finance, law, and political science. He is the author of For the Many or the Few: The Initia- tive, Public Policy, and American Democracy. Professor Matsusaka provides commentary to media outlets including ABC News, CNN, Fox News, NPR, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, and Los Angeles Times. He is president of the Initiative and Referendum Institute, held visiting appointments at Stanford, UCLA, Caltech, and University of Chicago, and consulted for the White House Council of Economic Advisors.

Mr. Matsusaka has his MA and PhD from the University of Chicago and his BA from University of Washington.