Fred S. McChesney
Visiting Professor of Law
- PhD, University of Virginia
- JD, University of Miami
- AB, Holy Cross College
Areas of Expertise
Professor McChesney teaches international business transactions.
McChesney is the de la Cruz-Mentschikoff Endowed Chair in Law and Economics at the University of Miami School of Law. He previously was the Class of 1967/James B. Haddad Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law and also taught at Cornell Law School and Emory University School of Law. He has taught internationally at the Centro di Formazione e Studi in Naples and at the Russian Ministry of Justices Program of Instruction in American Law in Moscow. Prior to teaching, he practiced law in Washington, D.C. and served as associate director for policy and evaluation at the Federal Trade Commission.
Honors and Affiliations
McChesney serves on the editorial boards of Public Choice, Managerial and Decision Economics, and the Journal des Economistes et des études Humaines.
McChesney’s publications include Money for Nothing: Politicians, Rent Extraction and Political Extraction (Harvard University Press, 1997); Property Rights: Cooperation, Conflict and Law (with Anderson) (Princeton University Press, 2003); and Economic Inputs, Legal Outputs: The Role of Economists in Modern Antitrust (John Wiley & Sons, 1998).