AB, Summa Cum Laude, Economics, Harvard University
PhD, Economics, Oxford University
At Haas since 1987
2003 - present, Sarin Chair in Strategy and Leadership, Haas School of Business
2009 - 2012, Director, Institute for Business Innovation, Haas School of Business
2003 - 2004, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Haas School of Business
2001 - 2003, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economic Analysis, Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice
1995 - 2003, Edward J. and Mollie Arnold Professor of Business Administration, Haas School of Business
1994 - 1996, Chief Economist, Federal Communications Commission
1989 - 1995, Professor, Haas School of Business, and Economics Department, UC Berkeley
1987 - 1989, Associate Professor, Haas School of Business, and Economics Department, UC Berkeley
1981 - 1987, Assistant Professor of Economics, Princeton University
External Service and Assignments
- Co-editor, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy
- Editorial board member, Information Economics and Policy, California Management Review
- Member, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, The National Academies, Committee on Wireless Technology Prospect and Policy Options, The National Academies
Current Research and Interests
- Economics of networks industries
- Intellectual property licensing
- Telecommunications policy
- Cooperative research and development
Selected Papers and Publications
- "Health and Taxes:The Economic Report of the President on Improving Incentives for Health Care Spending." Journal of Economic Literature.
- "Observable Contracts as Commitments: Interdependent Contracts and Moral Hazard." Journal of Economics & Management Strategy.
- "Your Network or Mine? The Economics of Routing Rules," with Benjamin E. Hermalin. RAND Journal of Economics.
- "Should Good Patents Come in Small Packages? A Welfare Analysis of Intellectual Property Bundling," with Richard Gilbert. International Journal of Industrial Organization.
- "Privacy, Property Rights & Efficiency: The Economics of Privacy as Secrecy," with Benjamin E. Hermalin. Quantitative Marketing and Economics.
- "Competition or Predation? Consumer Coordination, Strategic Pricing, and Price Floors in Network Markets," with Joseph Farrell. Journal of Industrial Economics 53, No. 2 (June 2005).
- "Sender or Receiver: Who Should Pay to Exchange an Electronic Message?" with Benjamin Hermalin. RAND Journal of Economics 35, no. 3 (Autumn 2004).
- "An Economist's Guide to US v. Microsoft," with Richard Gilbert. Journal of Economic Perspectives15, no. 2 (Spring 2001).
- "Innovation, Rent Extraction, and Integration in Systems Markets," with Joseph Farrell. Journal of Industrial Economics 48, no. 4 (December 2000).
- Competition and Corporate Strategy in Network Markets, E217
Honors and Awards
- Chairman's Special Achievement Award, Federal Communications Commission, 1996
- Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, Full-Time MBA Program, 1989, 1993. Honorable Mention, 1997, 2000
- Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 1985-1988
- National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow, 1978-1981
- John H. Williams Prize (awarded to the Harvard College economics graduate with the best overall record), 1978
- National Merit Scholar, 1975-1976
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