Margaret K. Kyle
Ph.D., economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Summary of Experience
Professor Kyle studies innovation, productivity, and competition. She has a number of papers examining R&D productivity in the pharmaceutical industry, specifically the role of geographic and academic spillovers; the firm-specific and policy determinants of the diffusion of new products; generic competition; and the use of markets for technology. Her recent work examines the effect of trade and IP policies on the level, location, and direction of R&D investment and competition. She also works on issues related to innovation and access to therapies in developing countries. Her papers have been published in various journals of economics, strategy, and health policy, including the RAND Journal of Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Law and Economics, Strategic Management Journal,Health Services Research, and Health Affairs.
Professor Kyle is an associate editor at the International Journal of Industrial Organization and a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research. She previously held positions at Carnegie Mellon University, Duke University, London Business School, and the Toulouse School of Economics, and is a visiting professor at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. She has also been a visiting scholar at the Center for the Study of Innovation and Productivity at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and at the University of Hong Kong.