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Faculty Profile

Ronald M Schmidt
Janice M. and Joseph T. Willett Professor of Business Administration for Teaching and Service
Phone: 585.275.3438
Office: 3-306A Carol Simon Hall

Bio

Professor Schmidt has won eleven superior teaching awards. He was instrumental in the development of important Simon Programs. He began Simon's European executive programs with the development of the school's executive program in The Netherlands. He created the school's Coach Program that involves second-year MBA students serving as coaches of first-year teams.

Teaching Interests

Economics, statistics, marketing, organizations and corporate strategy.

Research Interests

Pricing, regulation, CEO compensation, organizational design and economic inequality

Professional History

Janice M. and Joseph T. Willett Professor of Business Administration for Teaching and Service
University of Rochester Simon School of Business, Rochester NY
2006 -
Professorial Lecturer
University of Rochester Simon School of Business, Rochester NY
1986 - 2006
Chairman for International Executive Prorams
University of Rochester Simon School of Business, Rochester NY
1991 - 2001
Visiting Professor
Austrian Graduate School of Management
1997 - 1997
Chairman Rochester - Erasmus Executive Program
University of Rochester Simon School of Business, Rochester NY
1986 - 1990
Associate Dean for Executive Programs
University of Rochester Graduate School of Management, Rochester NY
1980 - 1984
Economist and Marketing Manager
Rochester Telephone Corporation, Rochester NY
1977 - 1980
Assistant Professor
University of Rochester Graduate School of Management, Rochester NY
1971 - 1977
Research Associate
Ohio State University Center for Human Resource Research
1966 - 1970

Education

Ohio State University - 1967
MA
Economics

Current Research Programs

Income Inequality
Research on the alleged increase in income inequality
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