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Ceccagnoli, Marco

Marco Ceccagnoli

Brady Family in Management Professor;
Area Coordinator, Strategy & Innovation
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Academic Area(s):
Functional Area(s):
Intellectual property
Industrial organization
PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

Marco Ceccagnoli research centers on the economics and management of innovation and its relationship with a firm’s business and corporate strategy. In particular, he focuses on topics such as the analysis of strategies used to appropriate innovation rents and their relationship with market structure and business strategy; the intra and inter-industry analysis of innovation incentives, productivity, and performance; the determinants of market and non-market mediated exchanges of knowledge and technology.

His research has received international awards, such as the William W. Cooper Doctoral Dissertation Award in Management or Management Science, the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics Award, the Best Doctoral Dissertation Award (runner-up) of the Academy of Management (TIM Division), and the ICIS best paper award (runner-up). He has published articles in Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Industrial and Corporate Change, Journal of Industrial Economics, IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management, MIS Quarterly, Advances in the Study of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Growth, as well as chapters in edited book volumes for MIT Press, Kluwer Academic Publishers, and the Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management. He is a member of the Editorial Review Board of the IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management and the European Management Review (official journal of the European Academy of Management).

He holds a PhD in Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Technological Change from Carnegie Mellon University and a magna cum laude Laurea (M.S.) degree in economics and business from the University of Rome "La Sapienza." Following the completion of his PhD, he went to INSEAD (France) as an assistant professor of strategy, and joined the faculty at the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech in 2005, where he is now a full professor with tenure. Marco teaches strategic management and technology strategy to undergraduate, MBA, PhD students, and in the TIGER (Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results) program.

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