JEFFREY T. MACHER
of Strategy, Economics and Policy
Director, Center for Business and Public Policy
Business Administration, Walter A. Haas School of Business, University of
M.B.A. with High Distinction (Tuck Scholar), Amos Tuck School of Business
Administration, Dartmouth College
B.S.E. with Honors (cum laude), College of Engineering, University of
Macher examines the intersection of economics, strategy and technology. 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. Recent research examines how federal agencies regulate firms
and how firm organization affects technological and innovative performance.
His research has been published in Academy
of Management Journal, Advances in Strategic Management, Berkeley Journal of Economic Analysis and
Policy, California Management
Review, Journal of Law and
Economics, Journal of Product
Innovation Management, Journal of
Regulatory Economics, Organization Science, Management 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.
Professor Macher teaches full-time, evening and executive MBA and
executive education courses in microeconomics, strategy, and the management
of technology and innovation.
Professor Macher is a member of the American
Economics Association (AEA), Academy of Management (AOM), the International
Society of New Institutional Economics (ISNIE) and the Strategic Management
Society (SMS). He is a Senior Editor for the Production and Operations Management Journal, on the editorial
board of Strategic Management Journal,
and is a regular reviewer for several academic and managerial journals. He is
a Special Government Employee (SGE) of the Food and Drug Administration
(FDA), working with the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER),
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) and the Center for Devices and
Radiological Health (CDRH).
Prior to Georgetown University, Professor Macher worked
for Braxton Associates (a strategy consulting firm now part of Deloitte Consulting),
IBM and Motorola.
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