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Joshua S. Gans

Joshua Gans

    Joshua S. Gans

    Jeffrey S. Skoll Chair of Technical Innovation and Entrepreneurship 
    Professor of Strategic Management
    Area Coordinator of Strategic Management

    Degrees: PhD in Economics, Stanford University
    BEcon (Hons.), University of Queensland
    Email: Send an email to Joshua S. Gans
    Phone: 416-978-3243


    Joshua Gans holds the Jeffrey S. Skoll Chair in Technical Innovation and Entrepreneurship and is a Professor, and Area Coordinator of Strategic Management at Rotman (with a cross-appointment in the Department of Economics). His research is primarily focused on understanding the economic drivers of innovation and scientific progress, and has core interests in digital strategy and antitrust policy. Joshua serves on the editorial board of Management Science, managing director of the Core Research consultancy and writes regularly for Forbes, HBR and Digitopoly.


    Academic Positions

    1994-1996  Lecturer; University of New South Wales
    2009-2011  Visiting Scholar; Harvard University
    1996-2011  Professor; Melbourne Business School

    Non-Academic Positions

    2011  Visiting Researcher;Microsoft

    Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

    Academic / Professional Service

    2014-  Chief Economist; Creative Destruction Lab
    2013 -  Area Coordinator; University of Toronto

    Honors and Awards

    2006  Woodward Medal for Humanities and Social Sciences; University of Melbourne
    2007  Young Economist Award; Economic Society of Australia
    2008  Fellow; Academy of Social Sciences Australia

    Research and Teaching Interests

    Applied Game Theory, Network and Digital Market Strategy, Economics of Innovation and Science, Entrepreneurship  

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