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Oettl, Alexander

Alexander Oettl

Associate Professor;
PhD Coordinator, Strategy & Innovation
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Academic Area(s):
Economics of Innovation
Production and Diffusion of Ideas
PhD, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Alex Oettl joined Scheller in 2009.  His research interests include the economics of innovation, knowledge spillovers, labor mobility, and economic geography.  His current work focuses on the production and diffusion of ideas at the individual, firm, and regional level.

Professor Oettl's research has been published in Management Science, Nature, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Journal of Urban Economics, Research Policy, Journal of International Business Studies, profiled in multiple media outlets, and presented at business schools around the world.  He is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a recipient of the 2014 Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research.

Working Papers

  • Productivity and Helpfulness: Implications of a New Taxonomy for Star Scientists
Published Papers
Practitioner Publications