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Eli Dourado

Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Research Fellow and Director of the Technology Policy Program
Arlington, VA
Eli Dourado is a research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and director of its Technology Policy Program. He specializes in Internet governance, intellectual property, political economy, and the economics of technology. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, The Guardian, Ars Technica, and Wired, among other outlets.

In 2012, Dourado co-created the International Telecommunication Union transparency site WCITLeaks.org and participated in the World Conference on International Telecommunication as a member of the U.S. delegation. Along with WCITLeaks co-creator Jerry Brito, he won an IP3 award from Public Knowledge in 2013 for his contributions on Internet governance.

Dourado is a PhD candidate in economics at George Mason University and received his BA in economics and political science from Furman University.