Matthew G. Nagler
Professor and Chair of Economics and Business, The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, The City College of New York
Ph.D., economics, University of California, Berkeley; B.A., economics, Cornell University
Summary of Experience
Professor Nagler has over 25 years of experience in behavioral economics and the economics of competition. He is an expert in multivariate econometrics, advanced economic models, the analysis of consumer and organizational decision making, and merger analysis. Professor Nagler's recent research has focused on consumer decision making under uncertainty, the effects of choice complexity, the strategic and competitive impacts of externalities, and the economic effects of social capital. In 2016, he was selected to join a group of leading behavioral scientists and economists as a member of the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team to help improve federal policies and programs. His numerous published articles have appeared in top economics and marketing journals, including the Journal of Industrial Economics, the Journal of Public Economics, the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Economic Inquiry, Marketing Letters, and Managerial and Decision Economics. Before joining the City University of New York, Professor Nagler held senior positions in corporate marketing management, government, and antitrust and litigation consulting. As an economist at the Federal Communications Commission, he specialized in merger analysis and the competitive effects of deregulation. As a senior team manager for a Fortune 500 telecommunications company, Professor Nagler directed marketing strategy for a business division with over $400 million in annual sales.