- Research Fellow
Eli Dourado is a research fellow in the Technology Policy Program at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He specializes in Internet governance, political economy, and the economics of technology, and he has served on US delegations to international telecommunications conferences. His articles on international Internet politics, intellectual property, and drones have appeared in The New York Times, Foreign Policy, The Guardian, Ars Technica, and Wired, among others. He also contributed an essay to Mercatus’s monograph Copyright Unbalanced: From Incentive to Excess.
Before joining Mercatus, Dourado worked at the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the US House of Representatives.
Dourado is a PhD candidate in economics at George Mason University and received his BA in economics and political science from Furman University.