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Jeffrey Prince specializes in competition economics in the telecommunications and technology markets. Prof. Prince is Professor and Chairperson of Business Economics and Public Policy at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. He is also the Harold A. Poling Chair in Strategic Management and Co-Director of the Institute for Business Analytics at the Kelley School of Business. From September 2019 to September 2020, he was appointed the chief economist at the Federal Communications Commission, where he worked closely on economic policy issues such as closing the digital divide and auction design and execution. 

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Prof. Prince is an accomplished researcher in the fields of industrial organization and applied econometrics. He has published works on dynamic demand for computers, internet adoption and usage, the inception of online/offline product competition, and telecom bundling. His research also encompasses topics such as household-level risk aversion, airline quality competition, and regulation in healthcare and real estate markets.

His works have appeared in top general interest journals in both economics and management, including the American Economic Review, the International Economic ReviewManagement Science, and the Academy of Management Journal. He has also published in top journals in industrial organization, including the Journal of Industrial EconomicsJournal of Economics and Management Strategy, and the International Journal of Industrial Organization. He is currently a co-editor at the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy and is on the board of editors at Information Economics and Policy.


  • PhD in economics, Northwestern University
  • MA in economics, Northwestern University
  • BA in economics, summa cum laude, Miami University
  • BS in mathematics/statistics, summa cum laude, Miami University