Lina Khan

Lina Khan was a fellow with the Open Markets program at New America, where she researched the concentration of power in America’s political economy and the evolution of antitrust laws. She has reported on consolidation across sectors, including agriculture, finance, tech, media, and commodities. From 2011-2014, she was a policy analyst for the program, formerly known as the Markets, Enterprise, and Resiliency Initiative.

Khan has written for The American Prospect, CNN, Foreign Policy, The New Republic, Quartz, Salon, The Washington Monthly, and The Washington Post, among others, and has appeared on C-Span’s Washington Journal, NPR, and the Majority Report with Sam Seder. Her work has been cited by publications including the Economist, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.

Khan served as policy director for Zephyr Teachout’s 2014 gubernatorial campaign in New York. She studied political theory at Williams College and is presently studying at Yale Law School.

All Work

OPEN MARKETS
Amazon Bites Off Even More Monopoly Power

Lina Khan wrote for The New York Times about Amazon's plan to purchase Whole Foods.


OPEN MARKETS
Amazon at $1,000 – Should We Be Celebrating?

Lina Khan wrote for Pro-Market about Amazon's size, power, and new stock price–$1,000.


OPEN MARKETS
Digital Privacy is Making Antitrust Exciting Again

Lina Khan was quoted in a story in Wired about antitrust policy and digital privacy.


OPEN MARKETS
The University of Chicago worries about a lack of competition

The Economist wrote an article describing a recent conference which featured several members of the Open Markets Program


OPEN MARKETS
The Airline Industry Is a Starving Giant That’s Gnawing At Our Economy

Monopolization and Concentration lurk behind United's violent removal of a passenger.


OPEN MARKETS
How Uber Could Become a Nightmarish Monopoly

Lina Khan was quoted in the Week about whether Uber could become a monopoly.


OPEN MARKETS
Will Donald Trump Be the Most Pro-Monopoly President in History?

Data from a 2012 report by Barry C. Lynn and Lina Khan was cited in the Nation.


OPEN MARKETS
Amazon's Antitrust Paradox

Lina Khan wrote for the Yale Law Journal about Amazon and what the company's dominance says about U.S. antitrust law


FELLOWS
Advocates Sense New Moment in Antitrust As Opposition Grows Against AT&T Merger

Lina Khan was quoted in Buzzfeed about antitrust & AT&T


OPEN MARKETS
Advocates Sense New Moment in Antitrust As Opposition Grows Against AT&T Merger

Lina Khan was quoted in BuzzFeed News about the growing opposition to industry concentration.


OPEN MARKETS
Liberals Wary as Facebook’s Sandberg Eyed for Treasury

Lina Khan was quoted in Politico about Sheryl Sandberg's possible appointment as the next Treasury secretary.


OPEN MARKETS
AT&T Has Made A Deal To Buy Time Warner — Will Washington Let Them?

Barry C. Lynn and Lina Khan were quoted in BuzzFeed News about AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner.