Bruce Kobayashi

Bruce Kobayashi

Scholar Title: Professor of Law

Department: School of Law

Colleges / Universities: George Mason University


3301 N. Fairfax Dr.
Arlington, VA 22201

Phone Number: (703) 993-8034


Bruce H. Kobayashi's background in economics makes him a vital part of the law and economics focus at George Mason. Since coming to George Mason in 1992, he has been a frequent contributor to economics and law and economics journals. He previously served as a senior economist with the Federal Trade Commission, a senior research associate with the U.S. Sentencing Commission, and an economist with the U.S. Department of Justice.

Professor Kobayashi was educated at the University of California, Los Angeles, earning his B.S. in Economics and System Science (1981), and his M.A. (1982) and Ph.D. (1986) in Economics.

He teaches Litigation and Dispute Resolution Theory, Quantitative Forensics, and Legal and Economic Theory of Intellectual Property.


B.S. Economics‐System Science, UCLA, June 1981

M.A. Economics, UCLA, 1982

Ph.D. Economics, UCLA, 1986