Jennifer Brown


Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy

Faculty, Tenure Track

Jen Brown is a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at the David Eccles School of Business. She is an economist with a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research interests include industrial organization and personnel economics, as well as questions as the intersection of labor and finance. Her recent empirical work has studied competitors’ incentives and strategies in tournaments and contests, job seekers’ behavior during the Great Recession, and the consequences of consumer protection laws. Her research has been published in the Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and Journal of Finance. Along with courses in managerial economics, she has taught competitive and corporate strategy to MBA students in the United States, Canada, and abroad. Prior to joining the University of Utah, she held appointments at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and UBC’s Sauder School of Business.


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