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Richard N. Langlois
Richard N. Langlois

Richard N. Langlois is Professor of Economics at the University of Connecticut. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University, and he has been Adjunct (honorary) Professor in Strategy and Business History, Department of Management, Politics, and Philosophy, Copenhagen Business School; Senior Fellow, Department of Management, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; Research Assistant Professor with the Center for Science and Technology Policy; and Associate Research Scientist at the C. V. Starr Center for Applied Economics at New York University.

A contributing author to numerous books and scholarly journals, he is the author or editor of the books, Firms, Markets, and Economic Change: A Dynamic Theory of Business Institutions (with Paul Robertson); The Dynamics of Industrial Capitalism: Schumpeter, Chandler, and the New Economy; Alternative Theories of the Firm (edited with Tony Fu-Lai Yu and Paul L. Robertson); Managing in the Modular Age: Architectures, Networks and Organizations (edited with Raghu Garud and Arun Kumaraswamy); Microelectronics: An Industry in Transition (with Thomas A. Pugel, Carmela S. Haklisch, Richard R. Nelson, and William G. Egelhoff); and Economics as a Process: Essays in the New Institutional Economics; Understanding R&D Productivity (edited with Herbert I. Fusfeld).

Professor Langlois is the recipient of the Newcomen Award, Grillo Family Faculty Award for Research, 2006 Schumpeter Prize of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society, Provost’s Research Excellence Award from the University of Connecticut, and the 2007 University of Connecticut Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award in Research (Humanities/Social Sciences).