JOHN M. de FIGUEIREDO is Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the John M. Olin Senior Visiting Fellow of Law and Economics at the Harvard Law School, and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research examines corporate political, regulatory, and non-market strategies. He focuses on corporate legislative and regulatory lobbying behavior, with much of his work in telecommunications and other high technology industries. His secondary fields of interest are in the management of technology and the management of higher education. His papers have appeared in leading economics, management and law and economics journals and books.

de Figueiredo teaches the core Strategic Management course in the first-year MBA curriculum, and has recently developed and taught a new MBA elective course on corporate non-market strategy, teaching students techniques on how company executives should manage the media, activists, government, and international bodies to achieve the objectives of the corporation.

Before coming to academia, he worked at Monitor Company as a strategic management consultant in Europe and the United States. de Figueiredo has an A.B. magna cum laude in Economics from Harvard University, an M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics, and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.


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