Daniel Spulber
Daniel Spulber

STRATEGY; INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS & MARKETS
Elinor Hobbs Professor of International Business, Professor of Strategy, Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law (Courtesy)

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Daniel F. Spulber is the Elinor Hobbs Distinguished Professor of International Business and Professor of Management Strategy at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, where he has taught since 1990. He is also Professor of Law at the Northwestern University Law School (Courtesy). He received his Ph.D. in economics in 1979 and his M.A. in economics in 1976 from Northwestern University and his B.A. in economics in 1974 from the University of Michigan. Spulber has taught at Brown University, the University of Southern California, and Cal Tech.

Spulber has received eight National Science Foundation grants, three Searle Fund Grants, and three Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Grants for economic research. Spulber is the founding editor of the Journal of Economics & Management Strategy published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.

Spulber is the Research Director for the Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Growth. He is also the founder of Kellogg’s International Business & Markets Program. Spulber's research is in the areas of International Economics, Industrial Organization, Microeconomic Theory, Entrepreneurship, Management Strategy, and Law. He was ranked 6th among economists in the United States in “Trends in Rankings of Economics Departments in the U.S.: An Update,” L. C. Scott and P. M. Mitias, Economic Inquiry, 34, April, 1996, pp. 378-400.

He was highly ranked for 1979-2003 adjusted appearances in “The Most Frequent Contributors to the Elite Economics Journals: Half Century of Contributions to the ‘Blue Ribbon Eight’,” J. L. Heck and P. A. Zaleski, Journal of Economics and Finance, 9 Spring, 2006, pp. 1-37.

Spulber has published numerous journal articles in economics journals and law reviews, including the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Theory, Rand Journal of Economics, International Economic Review, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Columbia Law Review, New York University Law Review, Harvard Journal on Law and Public Policy, Journal of Competition Law & Economics, and Yale Journal on Regulation.

Spulber is the author of thirteen books: The Innovative Entrepreneur, 2014, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; The Theory of the Firm: Microeconomics with Endogenous Entrepreneurs, Firms, Markets, and Organizations, 2009, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; Economics & Management of Competitive Strategy, 2009, New Jersey: World Scientific Press; Networks in Telecommunications: Economics and Law with Christopher Yoo, 2009, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; Global Competitive Strategy, 2007, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; Management Strategy, 2004, McGraw Hill; Famous Fables of Economics: Myths of Market Failures, edited, 2002, Blackwell Publishing; Market Microstructure: Intermediaries and the Theory of the Firm, 1999, Cambridge University Press; The Market Makers: How Leading Companies Create and Win Markets, 1998, McGraw-Hill/ Business Week Books; Deregulatory Takings and the Regulatory Contract: The Competitive Transformation of Network Industries in the United States with J. Gregory Sidak, 1997, Cambridge University Press; Protecting Competition from the Postal Monopoly with J. Gregory Sidak, 1996, American Enterprise Institute; Regulation and Markets, 1989, M.I.T. Press; and Essays in the Economics of Renewable Resources, edited with Leonard J. Mirman, 1982, Elsevier-North Holland.



Areas of Expertise
Globalization
Industrial Organization Economics
International Business
International Economics
International Trade
Regulation
Regulation of Public Utilities
Strategy
Print Vita
Education
PhD, 1979, Economics, Northwestern University
MA, 1976, Economics, Northwestern University
BA, 1974, Economics, University of Michigan

Academic Positions
Professor, School of Law, Courtesy, Northwestern University, 2000-present
Elinor Hobbs Distinguished Professor of International Business, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2000-present
Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 1993-present
Professor of Management and Strategy, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 1990-present
Founding Director, International Business & Markets Program, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2001-2006
Thomas G. Ayers Chair in Energy Resource Management, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 1990-2000
Professor of Economics, University of Southern California, 1988-1990
Professor of Economics and Law, University of Southern California Law Center, 1988-1990
Visiting Professor of Economics, California Institute of Technology, 1989-1989
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Southern California, 1984-1988
Visiting Associate Professor of Economics, California Institute of Technology, 1988-1988
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Southern California, 1982-1984
Research Associate, Institute for Marine and Coastal Studies, University of Southern California, 1982-1984
Assistant Professor of Economics, Brown University, 1978-1982

Grants and Awards
Sidney J. Levy Teaching Award, Kellogg School of Management, 1995-1996

Editorial Positions
Founding Editor, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 1991-Present
Editor, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 1991-Present
Board of Editors, Journal of Strategic Management Education, 2004-Present
Guest Editor, Journal of Strategic Management Education, 2013
Guest Editor, Papers and Proceedings special issue, American Economic Review, 1980

 
Print Research
Research Interests
Innovation economics, Industrial organization, Theory of the firm, Law and economics, Management strategy

Articles
Spulber, Daniel. 2013. How Do Competitive Pressures Affect Incentives to Innovate when there is a Market for Inventions?. Journal of Political Economy. 121(6): 1007-1054.
Spulber, Daniel. 2013 . Innovation Economics: The Interplay among Technology Standards, Competitive Conduct, and Economic Performance. Journal of Competition Law & Economics. 9(4): 777-825.
Hagiu, Andrei and Daniel Spulber. 2013. First-Party Content and Coordination in Two-Sided Markets. Management Science. 59(4): 933-949.
Spulber, Daniel. 2013. Competing Inventors and the Incentive to Invent. Industrial and Corporate Change. 22(1): 33-72.
Spulber, Daniel. 2012. Tacit Knowledge with Innovative Entrepreneurship. International Journal of Industrial Organization. 30(6): 641-653.
Poblete, Joaquin and Daniel Spulber. 2012. The Form of Incentive Contracts: Agency with Moral Hazard, Risk Neutrality, and Limited Liability. Rand Journal of Economics. 43(2): 215–234.
Epstein, Richard, F. Scott Kieff and Daniel Spulber. 2012. The FTC, IP, and SSOs: Government Hold-Up Replacing Private Coordination. Journal of Competition Law and Economics. 8(1): 1-46.
Alexandrov, Alexei, Daniel Spulber and George Deltas. 2011. Competition and Antitrust in Two-Sided Markets. Journal of Competition Law and Economics. 7(4): 775-812.
Spulber, Daniel. 2011. Should Business Method Inventions be Patentable?. Journal of Legal Analysis. 3(1): 265-340.
Spulber, Daniel. 2010. The Quality of Innovation and the Extent of the Market. Journal of International Economics. 80(2): 260-270.
Spulber, Daniel. 2010. Competition Among Entrepreneurs. Industrial and Corporate Change. 19(1): 25-50.
Spulber, Daniel. 2010. Solving the Circular Conundrum: Communication and Coordination in Two-Sided Networks. Northwestern University Law Review. 104(2): 537-591.
Spulber, Daniel. 2009. The Map of Commerce: Internet Search, Competition, and the Circular Flow of Information. Journal of Competition Law and Economics. 5(4): 633-682.
Spulber, Daniel. 2009. Discovering the Role of the Firm: The Separation Criterion and Corporate Law. Berkeley Business Law Journal. 6(2): 298-347.
Spulber, Daniel and Christopher S. Yoo. 2008. Toward a Unified Theory of Access to Local Telephone Networks. Federal Communications Law Journal. 61(1): 1-79.
Spulber, Daniel. 2008. Unlocking Technology: Antitrust and Innovation. Journal of Competition Law and Economics. 4(4): 915-966.
Reprinted in:
Competition Policy and Patent Law under Uncertainty: Regulating Innovation, edited by Geoffrey A. Manne and Joshua D. Wright, 120-165. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Spulber, Daniel. 2008. Consumer Coordination in the Small and in the Large: Implications for Antitrust in Markets with Network Effects. Journal of Competition Law and Economics. 4(2): 207-262.
Spulber, Daniel. 2008. Competition Policy and the Incentive to Innovate: The Dynamic Effects of Microsoft v. Commission. Yale Journal on Regulation. 25(2): 247-301.
Spulber, Daniel. 2008. Innovation and International Trade in Technology. Journal of Economic Theory. 138(1): 1-20.
Spulber, Daniel. 2008. Rethinking Broadband Internet Access. Harvard Journal on Law and Technology. 22(1): 1-74.
Spulber, Daniel and Christopher S. Yoo. 2007. Mandating Access to Telecom and the Internet: The Hidden Side of Trinko. Columbia Law Review. 107(8): 1822-1907.
Salvo, Alberto and Daniel Spulber. 2006. CEMEX: International Market Maker in Cement. Journal of Strategic Management Education. 3: 1-24.
Spulber, Daniel and Christopher S. Yoo. 2005. Network Regulation: The Many Faces of Access. Journal of Competition Law and Economics. 1(4): 635-678.
Casadesus-Masanell, Ramon and Daniel Spulber. 2005. Trust and Incentives in Agency. Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal. 15(1): 43-103.
Spulber, Daniel and Christopher S. Yoo. 2005. On the Regulation of Networks as Complex Systems: A Graph Theory Approach. Northwestern University Law Review. 99(4): 1687-1722.
Spulber, Daniel. 2005. Lenovo: The Leading Chinese Computer Company Enters Global Competition. Journal of Strategic Management Education. 2(1): 55-81.
Spulber, Daniel and Christopher S. Yoo. 2003. Access to Networks: Economic and Constitutional Connections. Cornell Law Review. 88(4): 885-1024.
Spulber, Daniel. 2003. The Intermediation Theory of the Firm: Integrating Economic and Management Approaches to Strategy. Managerial and Decision Economics. 24(4): 253-266.
Spulber, Daniel. 2003. Entry Barriers and Entry Strategies. Journal of Strategic Management Education. 1(1): 55-80.
Reprinted in:
Modern Perspectives on Entrepreneurship, edited by Andrew E. Burke, 69-90. Dublin: Senate Hall Academic Publishing, 2006.
Spulber, Daniel. 2002. Market Microstructure and Incentives to Invest. Journal of Political Economy. 110(2): 352-381.
Lucking-Reiley, David and Daniel Spulber. 2001. Business-to-Business Electronic Commerce. Journal of Economic Perspectives. 15(1): 55-68.
Casadesus-Masanell, Ramon and Daniel Spulber. 2000. The Fable of Fisher Body. Journal of Law and Economics. 43(1): 67-104.
Reprinted in:
The Economics of Modern Business Enterprise, edited by Martin Ricketts, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2007.
Sidak, J. Gregory and Daniel Spulber. 1998. Deregulation and Managed Competition in Network Industries. Yale Journal on Regulation. 15(1): 117-147.
Sidak, J. Gregory and Daniel Spulber. 1998. Cyberjam: Internet Congestion of the Telephone Network. Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy. 21(2): 327-394.
Sidak, J. Gregory and Daniel Spulber. 1997. Givings, Takings, and the Fallacy of Forward-Looking Costs. New York University Law Review. 72(5): 1068-1164.
Sidak, J. Gregory and Daniel Spulber. 1997. Network Access Pricing and Deregulation. Industrial and Corporate Change. 6(4): 757-782.
Doane, Michael and Daniel Spulber. 1997. Municipalization: Opportunism and Bypass in Electric Power. Energy Law Journal. 18(2): 333-361.
Bagwell, Kyle, Garey Ramey and Daniel Spulber. 1997. Dynamic Retail Price and Investment Competition. RAND Journal of Economics. 28(2): 207-227.
Spiegel, Yossef and Daniel Spulber. 1997. Capital Structure with Countervailing Incentives. RAND Journal of Economics. 28(1): 1-24.
Sidak, J. Gregory and Daniel Spulber. 1997. Monopoly and the Mandate of Canada Post. Yale Journal on Regulation. 14(1): 1-84.
Sidak, J. Gregory and Daniel Spulber. 1997. The Tragedy of the Telecommons: Government Pricing of Unbundled Network Elements Under the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Columbia Law Review. 97(4): 1081-1161.
Spulber, Daniel. 1996. Market Making by Price-Setting Firms. Review of Economic Studies. 63(4): 559-580.
Sidak, J. Gregory and Daniel Spulber. 1996. Deregulatory Takings and Breach of the Regulatory Contract. New York University Law Review. 71(4): 851-999.
Spulber, Daniel. 1996. Market Microstructure and Intermediation. Journal of Economic Perspectives. 10(3): 135-152.
Spulber, Daniel. 1995. Deregulating Telecommunications. Yale Journal on Regulation. 12(1): 25-67.
Spulber, Daniel. 1995. Bertrand Competition when Rivals' Costs are Unknown. Journal of Industrial Economics. 43(1): 1-11.
Spiegel, Yossef and Daniel Spulber. 1994. The Capital Structure of a Regulated Firm. RAND Journal of Economics. 25(3): 424-440.
Spulber, Daniel. 1994. Economic Analysis and Management Strategy: A Survey Continued. Journal of Economics & Management Strategy. 3(2): 355-406.
Reprinted in:
Corporate Strategies for Managing Environmental Risk, edited by Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné, Ashgate Publishing, 2004.
Doane, Michael and Daniel Spulber. 1994. Open Access and the Evolution of the U.S. Spot Market for Natural Gas. Journal of Law and Economics. 37(2): 477-517.
Spulber, Daniel. 1994. Pricing and the Incentive to Invest in Pipelines After Great Lakes. Energy Law Journal. 15(2): 377-404.
Spulber, Daniel. 1993. Monopoly Pricing. Journal of Economic Theory. 59(1): 222-234.
Besanko, David and Daniel Spulber. 1993. Contested Mergers and Equilibrium Antitrust Policy. Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization. 9(1): 1-29.
Spulber, Daniel. 1993. Monopoly Pricing of Capacity Usage Under Asymmetric Information. Journal of Industrial Economics. 41(3): 241-257.
Spulber, Daniel. 1992. Economic Analysis and Management Strategy: A Survey. Journal of Economics & Management Strategy. 1(3): 535-574.
Besanko, David and Daniel Spulber. 1992. Sequential Equilibrium Investment by a Regulated Firm. RAND Journal of Economics. 23(2): 153-170.
Spulber, Daniel. 1992. Capacity-Contingent Nonlinear Pricing by Regulated Firms. Journal of Regulatory Economics. 4(4): 299-319.
Besanko, David and Daniel Spulber. 1992. Delegation, Commitment, and the Regulatory Mandate. Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization. 8(1): 126-154.
Spulber, Daniel. 1992. Optimal Nonlinear Pricing and Contingent Contracts. International Economic Review. 33(4): 747-772.
Besanko, David and Daniel Spulber. 1990. Are Treble Damages Neutral? Sequential Equilibrium and Private Antitrust Enforcement. American Economic Review. 80(4): 870-887.
Spulber, Daniel. 1990. Auctions and Contract Enforcement. Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization. 6(2): 325-344.
Dasgupta, Sudipto and Daniel Spulber. 1989. Managing Procurement Auctions. Information Economics and Policy. 4(1): 5-29.
Besanko, David and Daniel Spulber. 1989. Delegated Law Enforcement and Noncooperative Behavior. Journal of Law, Economics and Organization. 5(1): 25-52.
Spulber, Daniel. 1989. Product Variety and Competitive Discounts. Journal of Economic Theory. 48(2): 510-525.
Besanko, David and Daniel Spulber. 1989. Antitrust Enforcement Under Asymmetric Information. Economic Journal. 99(396): 408-425.
Spulber, Daniel. 1989. The Second Best Core. International Economic Review. 30(3): 623-631.
MacAvoy, Paul W., Daniel Spulber and Bruce E. Stangle. 1989. Is Competitive Entry Free?: Bypass and Partial Deregulation in Natural Gas Markets. Yale Journal on Regulation. 6(2): 209-247.
Reprinted in:
Public Utilities Law Anthology, edited by Allison P. Zabriskie, vol. 12, International Library Law Book Publishers, 1989.
Spulber, Daniel. 1988. Products Liability and Monopoly in a Contestable Market. Economica. 55(219): 333-341.
Spulber, Daniel. 1988. Bargaining and Regulation with Asymmetric Information about Demand and Supply. Journal of Economic Theory. 44(2): 251-268.
Spulber, Daniel. 1988. Optimal Environmental Regulation Under Asymmetric Information. Journal of Public Economics. 35(2): 163-181.
Caplin, Andrew S. and Daniel Spulber. 1987. Menu Costs and the Neutrality of Money. Quarterly Journal of Economics. 102(4): 703-725.
Reprinted in:
The New Keynesian Economics, edited by N. Gregory Mankiw and David Romer, vol. 1, 87-110. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1991.
Optimal Pricing, Inflation, and the Costs of Price Adjustments, edited by Eytan Sheshinski and Yoram Weiss, 217-240. MIT Press, 1993.
Recent Developments in Macroeconomics, edited by Edmund S. Phelps, vol. 2, 260-282. Aldershot, UK, and Brookfield, Vt: Edward Elgar Publishing, 1991.
Spulber, Daniel. 1986. Economic Planning with Rolling Horizons. International Journal of Development Planning. 1: 433-441.
Spulber, Daniel. 1986. Value Allocation with Economies of Scale. Economic Letters. 21(2): 107-111.
Spulber, Daniel. 1986. Second-Best Pricing and Cooperation. RAND Journal of Economics. 17(2): 239-250.
Spulber, Daniel. 1985. Effluent Regulation and Long Run Optimality. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 12(2): 103-116.
Reprinted in:
The Economics of the Environment, edited by Wallace E. Oates, Edward Elgar Publishing, Ltd, 1994.
Spulber, Daniel. 1985. The Multi-Cohort Fishery Under Uncertainty. Journal of Marine Resource Economics. 1(3): 265-282.
Mirman, Leonard J. and Daniel Spulber. 1985. Fishery Regulation with Harvest Uncertainty. International Economic Review. 26(3): 731-746.
Spulber, Daniel. 1985. Risk Sharing and Inventories. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 6(1): 55-68.
Spulber, Daniel. 1985. Capacity, Output and Sequential Entry: Reply. American Economic Review. 75(4): 897-898.
Becker, Robert A. and Daniel Spulber. 1984. The Cost Function with Imperfectly Flexible Capital. Economics Letters. 16(3-4): 197-204.
Spulber, Daniel. 1984. Scale Economies and Existence of Sustainable Monopoly Prices. Journal of Economic Theory. 34(1): 149-163.
Spulber, Daniel. 1984. Nonlinear Pricing, Advertising and Welfare. Southern Economic Journal. 50(4): 1025-1035.
Calem, Paul S. and Daniel Spulber. 1984. Multiproduct Two Part Tariffs. International Journal of Industrial Organization. 2(2): 105-115.
Mirman, Leonard J. and Daniel Spulber. 1984. Uncertainty and Markets for Renewable Resources. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. 8(3): 239-264.
Spulber, Daniel. 1984. Competition and Multiplant Monopoly with Spatial Nonlinear Pricing. International Economic Review. 25(2): 425-439.
Spulber, Daniel. 1983. Pulse Fishing and Stochastic Equilibrium in the Multicohort Fishery. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. 6(1): 309-332.
Spulber, Daniel and Robert A. Becker. 1983. Regulatory Lag and Deregulation with Imperfectly Adjustable Capital. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. 6(1): 137-151.
Easley, David and Daniel Spulber. 1981. Stochastic Equilibrium and Optimality with Rolling Plans. International Economic Review. 22(1): 79-103.
Spulber, Daniel. 1981. Spatial Nonlinear Pricing. American Economic Review. 71(5): 923-933.
Spulber, Daniel. 1981. Capacity, Output and Sequential Entry. American Economic Review. 71(3): 503-514.
Spulber, Daniel. 1980. Research and Development of a Backstop Energy Technology in a Growing Economy. Energy Economics. 2(4): 199-207.
Spulber, Daniel. 1979. Noncooperative Equilibirum with Price Discriminating Firms. Economic Letters. 4(3): 221-227.
Working Papers
Spulber, Daniel and Joaquin Poblete. 2014. Managing Innovation: Optimal Agency Contracts for Delegated R&D.
Book Chapters
Spulber, Daniel and Christopher S. Yoo. 2014 Forthcoming. "Antitrust, the Internet, and the Economics of Networks." In Oxford Handbook of International Antitrust Economics, edited by Roger Blair and Daniel D. Sokol, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Spulber, Daniel. 2013 . "On Turning Twenty: The Journal of Economics & Management Strategy Comes of Age." In Secrets of Economic Editors: Experience of Journal Editors, edited by Michael Szenberg and Lall Ramrattan, 135-148. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Spulber, Daniel. 2012. "How Entrepreneurs Affect the Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity." In The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity Revisited, edited by Josh Lerner and Scott Stern, 277-315. NBER .
Spulber, Daniel. 2011. "Intellectual Property and the Theory of the Firm." In Perspectives on Commercializing Innovation, edited by F. Scott Kieff and Troy Paredes, 9-46. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Spulber, Daniel. 2011. "The Innovator's Decision: Entrepreneurship versus Technology Transfer ." In Handbook of Research on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, edited by David Audretsch, O. Falck, Stephan Heblich, and Adam Lederer, 315-336. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.
Spulber, Daniel. 2011. "The Role of the Entrepreneur in Economic Growth." In Handbook on Law, Innovation, and Growth, edited by Robert Litan, 11-44. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.
Spulber, Daniel. 2006. "Firms and Networks in Two-Sided Markets." In Economics and Information Systems, edited by Terry Hendershott, 137-200. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
Spulber, Daniel. 2005. "Management Strategy: Five Steps to Successful Strategic Analysis." In What the Best MBAs Know: How to Apply the Greatest Ideas Taught in the Best Business Schools, edited by Peter Navarro, 19-56. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
Spulber, Daniel. 2002. "Transaction Innovation and the Role of the Firm." In The Economics of the Internet and E-commerce, edited by Michael R. Baye, vol. 11, 159-190. JAI Press/Elsevier Science.
Spulber, Daniel. 2002. "Competition Policy in Telecommunications." In Handbook of Telecommunications Economics, edited by Martin E. Cave, Sumit K. Mujumdar, and Ingo Vogelsang, vol. 1, 478-508. Elsevier-North Holland Publishing.
Spulber, Daniel. 1985. "Fisheries and Uncertainty." In Progress in Natural Resource Economics, edited by A.D. Scott, Oxford University Press.
Spulber, Daniel. 1982. "Renewable Resources: A Selective Survey." In Essays in the Economics of Renewable Resources, edited by Leonard J. Mirman and Daniel F. Spulber, 3-26. Elsevier Science Publishers.
Spulber, Daniel. 1982. "Adaptive Harvesting of a Renewable Resource and Stable Equilibrium." In Essays in the Economics of Renewable Resources, edited by Leonard J. Mirman and Daniel F. Spulber, 117-139. Elsevier Science Publishers.
Books
Spulber, Daniel. 2014. The Innovative Entrepreneur. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Sidak, J. Gregory and Daniel Spulber. 2013. Deregulatory Takings and the Regulatory Contract: The Competitive Transformation of Network Industries in the United States, Chinese Edition . Cambridge University Press.
Spulber, Daniel. 2009. The Theory of the Firm: Microeconomics with Endogenous Entrepreneurs, Firms, Markets, and Organizations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Spulber, Daniel and Christopher S. Yoo. 2009. Networks in Telecommunications: Economics and Law. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Spulber, Daniel. 2009. Economics and Management of Competitive Strategy. New Jersey: World Scientific Press.
Spulber, Daniel. 2007. Global Competitive Strategy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Spulber, Daniel. 2004. Management Strategy. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
Spulber, Daniel. 2002. Famous Fables of Economics: Myths of Market Failures. Malden, MA: Basil Blackwell.
Spulber, Daniel. 1999. Market Microstructure: Intermediaries and the Theory of the Firm. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.
Spulber, Daniel. 1998. The Market Makers: How Leading Companies Create and Win Markets. New York, NY: McGraw Hill/Business Week Books.
Sidak, J. Gregory and Daniel Spulber. 1997. Deregulatory Takings and the Regulatory Contract: The Competitive Transformation of Network Industries in the United States. Cambridge University Press.
Sidak, J. Gregory and Daniel Spulber. 1996. Protecting Competition from the Postal Monopoly. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute.
Spulber, Daniel. 1989. Regulation and Markets. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.
Mirman, Leonard J. and Daniel Spulber. 1982. Essays in the Economics of Renewable Resources. Amsterdam: Elsevier-North Holland Publishing.

 
Print Teaching
Teaching Interests
International business strategy, competitive strategy
Doctoral
Economics of Innovation (MECS-449-1)
Economics of Innovation introduces PhD students to theoretical models in the economics of innovation and also gives some coverage of empirical analysis. Topics include Research and Development (R&D), Innovation, Patents and other Intellectual Property (IP), Licensing, R&D Tournaments, Delegated R&D, Technology Standards, Standard Setting Organizations, and Entrepreneurship. The course is a seminar with lectures and class discussion. The course forms a sequence with Economics of Innovation 449-2.

Full-Time / Part-Time MBA
International Business Strategy (MGMT-460-0)

This course counts toward the following majors: International Business, Management & Strategy.

Formerly INTL-460-0

This course considers the objectives and strategies of international business in the context of global competition. It equips managers with a comprehensive framework to formulate strategies in the global marketplace. While accessible to students who have not yet taken Microeconomic Analysis, this course emphasizes economic analysis of the forces driving international business. The course covers competitive advantage, competitive strategies, alternative modes of market entry, including import and export through intermediaries, contracting with suppliers and distributors, and foreign direct investment (FDI). Case studies are used throughout to illustrate the basic principles of multinational business management and strategy.