Margaret Kyle

Professor of Economics and Chair in Markets for Technology and Intellectual Property, MINES ParisTech

Margaret Kyle is Professor of Economics and holder of the Chair in Markets for Technology and Intellectual Property at MINES ParisTech. She has a number of papers examining R&D productivity in the pharmaceutical industry, specifically the role of geographic and academic spillovers; the firm-specific and policy determinants of the diffusion of new products; generic competition; and the use of markets for technology.  Recent work examines the effect of trade and IP policies on the level, location and direction of R&D investment and competition. She also works on issues of innovation and access to therapies in developing countries. Her papers have been published in various journals of economics, strategy, and health policy, including the RAND Journal of Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Law and Economics, Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, Health Services Research, and Health Affairs.

Margaret holds a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  She previously held positions at Carnegie Mellon University, Duke University, London Business School, and the Toulouse School of Economics, and is a visiting professor at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.  She has also been a visiting scholar at the Center for the Study of Innovation and Productivity at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and at the University of Hong Kong. She is also a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

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