Professor Emeritus, Haas School of Business & Department of Economics | Sarin Chair Emeritus in Strategy and Leadership
Institute for Business Innovation
Expertise and Research Interests
- Economics of Networks Industries
- Intellectual Property Licensing
- Telecommunications Policy
- Cooperative Research and Development
- Michael L. Katz. Health and Taxes:The Economic Report of the President on Improving Incentives for Health Care Spending. Journal of Economic Literature.
- Michael L. Katz. Observable Contracts as Commitments: Interdependent Contracts and Moral Hazard. Journal of Economics & Management Strategy.
- Michael L. Katz and Benjamin E. Hermalin. Your Network or Mine? The Economics of Routing Rule. RAND Journal of Economics.
- Michael L. Katz and Richard J. Gilbert. Should Good Patents Come in Small Packages? A Welfare Analysis of Intellectual Property Bundling,. International Journal of Industrial Organization.
- Michael L. Katz and Benjamin E. Hermalin. Privacy, Property Rights & Efficiency: The Economics of Privacy as Secrecy. Quantitative Marketing and Economics.
- Michael L. Katz and Joseph Farrell. Competition or Predation? Consumer Coordination, Strategic Pricing, and Price Floors in Network Markets,. Journal of Industrial Economics.
- Michael L. Katz and Benjamin E. Hermalin. Sender or Receiver: Who Should Pay to Exchange an Electronic Message?. RAND Journal of Economics.
- Michael L. Katz and Richard J. Gilbert. An Economist’s Guide to US v. Microsoft. Journal of Economic Perspective.
- Michael L. Katz and Joseph Farrell. Innovation, Rent Extraction, and Integration in Systems Markets. Journal of Industrial Economics.
At Haas since 1987
2003 – present, Sarin Chair in Strategy and Leadership, Haas School of Business
2009 – 2012, Director, Institute for Business Innovation, Haas School of Business
2003 – 2004, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Haas School of Business
2001 – 2003, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economic Analysis, Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice
1995 – 2003, Edward J. and Mollie Arnold Professor of Business Administration, Haas School of Business
1994 – 1996, Chief Economist, Federal Communications Commission
1989 – 1995, Professor, Haas School of Business, and Economics Department, UC Berkeley
1987 – 1989, Associate Professor, Haas School of Business, and Economics Department, UC Berkeley
1981 – 1987, Assistant Professor of Economics, Princeton University
- Co-editor, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy
- Editorial board member, Information Economics and Policy, California Management Review
- Member, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, The National Academies, Committee on Wireless Technology Prospect and Policy Options, The National Academies
Chairman’s Special Achievement Award, Federal Communications Commission
Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, Full-Time MBA Program
1989, 1993 (Honorable Mention 1997, 2000)
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow
John H. Williams Prize
Awarded to the Harvard College economics graduate with the best overall record
- Michael Katz on Challenges to Antitrust Policy, Two Think Minimum, 07/08/2021
- Why these experts think antitrust changes to big tech won’t be sweeping, CNBC, 06/10/2019
- AT&T calls on more expert witnesses to undermine DOJ’s antitrust lawsuit, CNN Business, 06/06/2018
- Intelligence squared US: Should net neutrality be saved?, WNYC, 06/01/2018
- Competition and Corporate Strategy in Network Markets, MBA, EWMBA