Mark J. McCabe

Lecturer, Questrom School of Business
Boston University

Professor, OFCE and SKEMA Business School

Research Investigator, School of Information
University of Michigan

CV  (April 28, 2015)

I am currently a Lecturer at Boston University's Questrom School of Business, a Professor at SKEMA Business School, in Sophia Antipolis, France, and a Research Investigator in the School of Information at the University of Michigan,.

My research in the field of industrial organization currently focuses on the economics of digital information goods markets (with a particular interest in scientific publishing) and the implications of the online environment for competition policy.  This research has been published in various scholarly journals, including the American Economic Review, the Rand Journal of Economics, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and Nature and has been supported by grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the NET Institute, the Open Society Institute and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation..

My other affiliations include the Sloan Industry Studies Program and the State Center’s Panel of Economists.  As a State Center Economist, I have assisted Attorney Generals from different states, including California, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts and New York, on a variety of antitrust investigations.


Ph.D., Applied Economics, Sloan School of Management, MIT, 1991.
M.S., MIT, 1986.

A.B., Brown University, 1982.

Employment Highlights

Questrom School of Business, Boston University
Lecturer, 2014 - present.

OFCE and SKEMA Business School, Sophia Antipolis, France
Professor and Scientific Director of the Digital Business Program, 2015 - present
Visiting Scholar, 2011-2014.

School of Information, University of Michigan
Research Investigator 2011-present.
Adjunct Associate Professor 2009-2010.
Visiting Assistant Professor, 2007-2009.

Department of Economics, Boston University
Visiting Professor,  2013 - 2014.

Department of Economics, University of Goettingen
DAAD Visiting Professor, 2011-2013.

School of Economics, Georgia Institute of Technology,
Assistant Professor, 1998 - 2007.

Economic Analysis Group, Antitrust Division, US DOJ
Economist, 1991 - 1998

Current Research Interests


Latest Working Papers

Markets for Information Goods: Journals

For Economists.....

For a general audience.....


Aftermarkets Other


Citations In the Press, etc.


last updateMay, 2015.
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