Robert Hazel

Robert Hazel

Robert Hazel

Graduate Lecturer

Graduate Lecturer

Bob Hazel, currently a PhD Economics student at George Mason, has worked at the intersection of law, business, and economics for many years. He began his career as a regulatory lawyer, before working as an airline executive and a partner at an international consulting firm.

Selected Publications

In Commercial Drones, the Race Is on - Aviation's Fastest-Growing Sector Outpaces US Regulators, Oliver Wyman 2015

Airline Economic Analysis, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, publications for Raymond James Research

Resource Guide to Airport Performance Indicators, National Academies, Transportation Research Board, 2011

"Could Fuel Costs Be the Tipping Point?", "Peak Hour Pricing and Small Aircraft Don't Mix", and other articles in McGraw-Hill Aviation Daily and Aviation Week, 2004-2005

"Airport Economics," chapter of Handbook of Airline Economics, McGraw-Hill, 1995


Princeton University, A.B., Sociology, 1975

University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1979

George Washington University, MBA, Finance and Investments, 1987

George Mason University, 2nd-year PhD Economics student

In the Media

Testified before Congress, state legislatures, and local governments.  Expert witness in federal court cases. Frequent speaker at wide range of industry conferences.  Quoted in Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and other national publications.