Area(s) of Expertise
Competitive and Organizational Strategy
Economics and Management
Professor Raith joined the Simon School in 2002. He has also spent time as full-time or visiting faculty at the University of Chicago, USC, and MIT.
Econ Theory of OrganizationsOrganization and StrategyAdvanced Price Theory IEconomic Theory of OrganizationsOrganization & Strategy
- Research Interests
His research interests include the economics of organizations and industrial economics. He has worked on pricing strategies in the presence of market uncertainty, the effects of financial constraints on firms' behavior in product markets, incentive contracting and performance evaluation in organizations, and the interaction between incentives and communication in various principal-agent settings. Raith's work has been published in the American Economic Review, RAND Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Law, Economics and Organization and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
- Teaching Interests
Prof. Raith taught Competitive Strategy for many years, and has more recently been teaching Organization and Strategy (formerly a core MBA course). He has been named to the Teaching Honor several times.
What are We Really Good At? Product Strategy with Uncertain Capabilities2018Marketing ScienceIssue2Volume37Optimal Incentives and the Time Dimension of Performance Measurement2012Journal of Economic TheoryIssue6Volume147Resource Allocation and Organizational Form2010American Economic Journal - MicroeconomicsIssue2, 2010Volume2Specific Knowledge and Performance Measurement2008RAND Journal of EconomicsIssue2008Volume39The U-Shaped Investment Curve: Theory and Evidence2007Journal of Financial and Quantitative AnalysisIssue2007Volume42Career Concerns of Bargainers2005Journal of Law, Economics, and OrganizationIssue2005Volume21