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Mihkel M. Tombak

Mihkel M. Tombak

Hatch Professor of Technology Management and Strategy
Chair, Department of Management, University of Toronto-Mississauga
Professor of Strategic Management,
cross appointed to the Faculty of Medicine

Degrees:

PhD, University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
AM, University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
MBA, York University
B.A.Sc, University of Toronto

Phone:

(416)946-0287

Bio

Mihkel Tombak is the Hatch Professor in Technology Management and Strategy and Chair of the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga. He holds a cross-appointment with the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and is Associate Fellow, CIRANO. He has served on the faculties of European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD), University of British Columbia, Helsinki School of Economics and Queen’s University. His research interests include industrial organization, economics of technological innovation, and competition policy.  He has published articles in journals such as Economic Journal, Journal of Industrial Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Management Science and Journal of Economics and Management Strategy.

Academic Positions

  • 1988-1991

    Assistant Prof., INSEAD

  • 1991-1994

    Assistant Prof., UBC

  • 1994-2000

    Professor, Helsinki School of Economics

  • 2000-2003

    Professor, Queens University

  • 2005-2006

    Director of the Master of Biotechnology Programme, Univ. of Toronto

  • 2007 - 2012

    Director of the Master of Management of Innovation Programme, Univ. of Toronto

Selected Publications - Papers

  • Optimal Reimbursement Policy in Health Care: Competition, Ownership Structure and Quality Provision

    Mihkel M. Tombak (with R. Stenbacka)

    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy

    Issue:Vol. 18, No. 1

    2018

    Pages: 1-19

  • Switching to Green: the Timing of socially responsible innovation

    Mihkel M. Tombak (with A. Galasso)

    Journal of Economics and Management

    Issue:23, No.3 Fall

    2014

    Pages: 669-691

  • Make and buy: Balancing bargaining power

    Mihkel M. Tombak (with R. Stenbacka)

    Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization

    Issue:81

    2012

    Pages: 391-402

  • Endogenous Location Leadership

    Meza, S., M. Tombak

    International Journal of Industrial Organization, forthcoming

    2009

  • Why firms form (or dont form) RJVs

    L.H. Roller, R. Siebert, M. Tombak

    Economic Journal

    Issue:July

    2007

  • Strategic Asymmetry

    Mihkel Tombak

    Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization

    Issue:61, 3, Nov.

    2006

    Pages: 339-350

  • Investment, Capital Structure and Complementarities between Debt and New Equity

    Rune Stenbacka, and Mihkel Tombak

    Management Science

    Issue:Vol. 42, No. 2

    2002

    Pages: 257-272

  • Mergers to Monopoly

    Mihkel Tombak

    Journal of Economics and Management Strategy

    Issue:Vol. 11, No. 3

    2002

    Pages: 513-546

Research and Teaching Interests

competition policy, antitrust, economics of innovation, industrial organization

Honors and Awards

  • 2002

    Research Excellence Award, Queens School of Business

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

  • ESMT, Berlin

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