Jeffrey T. Macher
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- Economics of Technology and Innovation
- Industry Structure
- Competitive Strategy
- Ph.D., Business Economics, University of California, Berkeley
Jeffrey T. Macher is a Professor of Strategy, Economics and Public Policy in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. He is also the Academic Director of Georgetown’s Center for Business and Public Policy. He teaches full-time, evening and executive MBA and executive education courses in microeconomics, competitive and corporate strategy, and the management of technology and innovation.
Professor Macher received his BSE in Computer Engineering from the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan; his MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College; and his Ph.D. from the Walter A. Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to Georgetown University, Professor Macher worked for Braxton Associates (a strategy consulting firm now part of Deloitte Consulting), IBM and Motorola.
Professor Macher examines the intersection of strategy, economics and innovation. His research interests include industry structure, regulation, competitive strategy, and the organization and economics of innovation in a variety of high technology industries, including biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, and semiconductors. His research has been published in Academy of Management Journal, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, California Management Review, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Regulatory Economics, Management Science, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal, among others. He is the co-editor of a book entitled, Innovation in Global Industries: U.S. Firms Competing in a New World, published in 2008 by the National Academy Press.
He is a member of the Academy of Management (AOM), the International Society for New Institutional Economics (ISNIE) and the Strategic Management Society (SMS). He is on the editorial boards of Production and Operations Management Journal and Strategic Management Journal, and a reviewer for several academic journals. He is also a Special Government Employee (SGE) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
- From Universal Service to Universal ConnectivityJuly 2017
- An Economic Perspective of Title II Regulation of the InternetJuly 2017
- Does the Internet Improve Health Behaviors and Health Outcomes? Evidence from the National Health Interview SurveyMarch 2016
- Formal Versus Informal Channels: How Firm Size Affects Corporate Political ActivitiesFebruary 2016
- Assessing the Economic Benefits and Costs of the FCC’s Imposition of Title II RegulationAugust 2015
- This Time is Different (?): Lessons from Unbundled Access in Telecommunications Applied to Railroad RegulationAugust 2015
- EPV: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Policy Prospects for Applications of Revenue AdequacyMay 2015
- Revenue Adequacy: The Good, the Bad and the UglyJuly 2014
- Is it Time to Unify Telecommunications Policy?October 2012
- Technological Development at the Boundaries of the Firm: A Knowledge -Based Examination in Drug DevelopmentAugust 2012
- The Wireless Revolution: Are the Elderly Keeping Up?May 2012
- Achieving Rural Universal Service in a Broadband Era: Emergent Evidence from the Evolution of Telephone DemandOctober 2011
- Regulator Heterogeneity and Endogenous Efforts to Close the Information Asymmetry GapFebruary 2011
- Making a Market out of a Mole Hill? Geographic Market Definition in Aspen SkiingSeptember 2010
- Innovation in Global Industries: U.S. Firms Competing in a New WorldMay 2008
- Innovation in Global Industries: U.S. Firms Competing in a New World – IntroductionJanuary 2008
- Understanding Participation in Social Programs: Why Don’t Households Pick up the Lifeline?November 2007