Ted Bolema

Executive Director

Bio

Ted Bolema is the founding Executive Director of the Institute for the Study of Economic Growth and Associate Professor of Economics at the W. Frank Barton School of Business Administration at Wichita State University. He has earned a Ph.D. in economics from Michigan State University and a J.D. from the University of Michigan School of Law.

He previously served as a Senior Fellow for the Free State Foundation, Director of Policy Research Editing at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University,  as a trial attorney with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and as a policy adviser with the U.S. Department of Energy. He has taught at Central Michigan University, Wayne State University, and at the George Mason University School of Law.

He has regularly been cited on regulatory law and economics topics in numerous publications, including The Washington PostThe Washington TimesChicago Tribune, The Detroit NewsPoliticoThe Hill, the Los Angeles Times, and the Los Angeles Business Journal.