Robin Goldstein is an economist and author of Can Legal Weed Win? The Blunt Realities of Cannabis Economics and The Wine Trials, the controversial exposé of wine snobbery that became the world’s best-selling guide to cheap wine. He is Director of the Cannabis Economics Group in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis. He has an AB from Harvard University, a JD from Yale Law School, and a PhD in economics from the University of Bordeaux. He has been a past contributor to the Freakonomics blog and a writer for Fodor’s travel guides.