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Howard J. Beales III.

J. Howard Beales III.

Title: Professor

Department: Strategic Management and Public Policy

Address: Funger Hall, Suite 615

Phone: (202) 994-4760


Degrees: Ph.D in Economics, University of Chicago, 1978;

B.A. in Economics, Georgetown University, 1972.

Area of Expertise: Privacy, Advertising, Consumer Protection, Law and Economics


"Health Related Claims, the Market for Information, and the First Amendment," Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 7-31 (2011).

"Consumer Protection and Behavioral Economics: To BE or Not to BE," Global Competition Policy, 2008.

"Choice or Consequences: Protecting Privacy in Commercial Information," with Timothy J. Muris, University of Chicago Law Review 2008

"Brightening the Lines: The Use of Policy Statements at the Federal Trade Commission," Antitrust Law Journal, 2005.

Professional Activities: Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee Chair, Department of Homeland Security

Current Research: Privacy Regulation; Behavioral economics and its implications for credit card regulatory policies