Michael Powell received his PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2011. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Strategy Department. Prior to coming to Kellogg, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow of Applied Economics at the Sloan School of Management at MIT. Professor Powell's research interests include organizational economics and industrial organization. His research has focused on understanding how firms are organized and how their organization interacts with market equilibrium. His work has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, and American Economic Journal: Microeconomics.