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Indiana University Bloomington

Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, Harold A. Poling Chair in Strategic Management

About Professor Prince

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Jeff Prince is Professor and Chair of Business Economics and Public Policy at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. He is also the Harold A. Poling Chair in Strategic Management and Co-Director of the Institute for Business Analytics at Kelley. He recently served as Chief Economist at the Federal Communications Commission. He is an accomplished empirical researcher in the broad categories of industrial organization and applied econometrics. His primary focus is on technology markets and telecommunications, having published works on dynamic demand for computers, Internet adoption and usage, the inception of online/offline product competition, telecom bundling, and data privacy. His research also encompasses topics such as household-level risk aversion, airline quality competition, and regulation in healthcare and real estate markets. His works have appeared in top general interest journals in both economics and management, including the American Economic Review, the International Economic Review, Management Science, and the Academy of Management Journal. He has also published in top journals in industrial organization, including the Journal of Industrial Economics, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, and the International Journal of Industrial Organization. He is currently a co-editor at the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, and is on the board of editors at Information Economics and Policy.

Recent public commentary by Professor Prince on his research and areas of expertise:

Public comment with Leslie Chiou, Nathaniel Hipsman and Sachin Sancheti on DOJ/FTC merger guidelines concerning digital markets

Podcast interview with Gil Eapen at Scientific Sense, discussing a wide range of his recent research

Podcast interview with Scott Wallsten and Sarah Oh at Two Think Minimum (within the Techonolgy Policy Institute), discussing his research, telecommunications and technology policy, and his experience at the FCC

Op-ed with Babette Boliek and Jerry Ellig at the Hill, discussing the merits of the new Office of Economics and Analytics at the FCC

Research summary at the Conversation, discussing his work with Daniel Simon showing the effects of international air travel on the spread of Covid-19