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Janet Bercovitz

Professor of Business Administration

Educational Background

Ph.D., Business and Public Policy, University of California at Berkeley, 1999
M.B.A., University of California at Berkeley, 1988
B.S., Organic Chemistry, University of California at Berkeley, 1984

Positions Held

Associate Program Chair, Strategic Management Society, 2015-2016
Representative at Large, Cooperative Strategies Interest Group,, Strategic Management Society, 2014-2015
Miller Faculty Fellow in the Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership, University of Illinois, 2010
Associate Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005-2009
Associate Professor, Duke University, 2001-2005
Assistant Professor, Duke University, 1997-2000
Market Analyst/Consultant, Technology Forecasters, 1988-1990
Chemist, American Pharmaseal, 1985-1986

Recent Publications

Feldman, M., Feller, I., Bercovitz, J., Burton, R. Forthcoming. University Technology Transfer and the System of Innovation. In M. Feldman & N. Massard (Ed.), Institutions and Systems in the Geography of Innovation. Norwell, Massachusetts: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Argyres, N., Bercovitz, J. 2015. Franchisee Associations as Sources of Bargaining Power? Some Evidence. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 24: 811-832

Bercovitz, J., Tyler, B. 2014. Who I Am and How I Contract: The Effect of Contractors' Roles on the Evolution of Contract Structure in University-Industry Research Agreements.. Organization Science, 25: 1840-1859

Service Activities

Editorial Board Member, Research Policy, 2014-2016
Associate Editor, Journal of Technology Transfer, 2011-2016
Editorial Board Member, Organization Science, 2007-2016
Editorial Board Member, Strategic Management Journal, 2007-2016

Teaching and Research Interests

Research interests include organizational structure, contractual relationships, franchising, technology-transfer, business strategy, transaction cost economics, and entrepreneurship