Matthew Jinoo Buck

Matthew Jinoo Buck is a Senior Fellow at the American Economic Liberties Project. He is currently a first-year student at Yale Law School.

Prior to law school, Matt researched antitrust law and antimonopoly policy as a Senior Policy Analyst at Economic Liberties. His responsibilities included drafting submissions to federal agencies and Congress as well as assisting advocacy efforts and researching legislative changes to check corporate power.
He has written or co-written opinion articles for the Washington Monthly online, ProMarket, and The New York Times, as well as a book chapter with Sandeep Vaheesan on antitrust and labor for Inequality and the Labor Market (Brookings Institution Press, April 2021). He is also working on a forthcoming article with Vaheesan on non-compete clauses in work arrangements for the Michigan State Law Review.

Matt previously worked as a Reporter-Researcher for the Open Markets Institute where he helped draft and edit Open Markets’ newsletter, articles, reports, as well as amicus briefs to federal courts. And he has been a paralegal for the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. He has a B.A. magna cum laude in history and mathematics from Columbia University.

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