Jeff Furman
Professor, Strategy & Innovation Department
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Program

Jeffrey L. Furman is Professor of Strategy & Innovation and Associate Dean of the Questrom Undergraduate Program at Boston University and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). He completed his Ph.D. at MIT-Sloan and holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and a B.A. in Psychology from its College of Arts & Sciences.  Furman’s research addresses issues at the intersection of Strategy, International Business, and Innovation. His recent projects examine the strategic management of science-based firms, the impact of institutions on cumulative innovation, and science and innovation policy. Jeff’s research has been accepted for publication in the American Economic Review (AER), the Review of Economics & Statistics, Organization Science, the American Economic Journal, the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (JEBO), Research Policy, Industrial & Corporate Change (ICC), and Nature, among others. He has also served on the editorial review boards of the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), Strategic Organization! (SO!), Journal of Management, and Industry & Innovation. Jeff is an active member of the Academy of Management (AOM), is a board member of the CCC, and has served as reviewer, presenter, discussant, and session chair at AOM annual meetings and has served as a member of the BPS Division Executive Committee. Furman also co-organizes the weekly Productivity Seminar, which meets at the NBER.