Steven Postrel

Steven Postrel


SB2 324  


PhD in Economics, MIT
AB in Economics, Princeton University

Research Interest

Competitive Advantage

Organizational Capabilities

Economics of Knowledge Sharing and Specialization

Steven Postrel has previously taught at UCLA, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School, UC Irvine’s Graduate School of Management, and Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business, and has instructed undergraduates as well as full-time, part-time, and executive MBAs. He has published empirical and theoretical research on knowledge specialization and integration, organizations and impulse control, the usefulness of game theory in business strategy, retail pricing, and technology standards competition. He also has strong research interests in positioning analysis and theories of competitive advantage, as well as problems of product design and development. His work has appeared in Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Industrial and Corporate Change, Marketing Science and the Journal of Industrial Economics. He is an active reviewer for a number of journals and a frequent presenter and discussant at strategy conferences.


Quarter / Year Program Course Number Course Title
Summer Session 2016 FEMBA 210 Strategic Management for Managers
Summer Session 2016 FEMBA 290 Corporate Strategy