Theodore Bolema is an adjunct scholar with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy and senior policy editor with the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Previously he was a principal with Anderson Economic Group, LLC, an economics consulting firm, and was a professor of finance and business law at Central Michigan University.

Bolema worked as an attorney with Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP in New York and with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He has taught at the George Mason University School of Law, Wayne State University and Michigan State University. He also served as a policy advisor to the Office of Policy, Planning and Analysis of the U.S. Department of Energy.

A native of Michigan, Bolema received his Ph.D. in economics from Michigan State University and his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. He graduated from Hope College in Holland, Mich. with a B.A. in math and economics.

He has been cited on regulatory law and economics topics in numerous publications including The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, The Detroit News, Politico and the Los Angeles Business Journal. 

Don’t Blame Deregulation for the Blackout

Repeal Michigan’s Anti-Takeover Law

Anti-takeover laws … often promote the very harms they are supposed to prevent, while imposing great costs and delays on the shareholders and other stakeholders in the corporations. … more