John J Donohue III

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Birthday
30, 1953
Birthplace
Virginia
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
30, 1953 (age 66)
Birthplace
Virginia

About

American economist and Stanford and Yale law professor who published numerous scholarly papers outlining his theory that the legalization of abortion lowers crime rates.

Before Fame

After graduating from Hamilton College in 1974, he earned his law degree from Harvard and his economics PhD from Yale.

Trivia

In 2012, he served as president of the American Law and Economics Association.

Family Life

He grew up in Alexandria, Virginia. In 1982, he launched an unsuccessful campaign for a Democratic seat in the Connecticut State Senate.

Associated With

He and fellow economist Arthur Laffer were both affiliated with Yale and Stanford Universities.