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Jorge Tamayo is an assistant professor of business administration in the Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School. He teaches the Strategy course in the MBA required curriculum.
Professor Tamayo is an applied microeconomist primarily interested in industrial organization and development economics. His research focuses on theoretical modeling and structural estimation of firm decision-making and productivity. Professor Tamayo examines the market responses to settings in which firms use price discrimination (i.e. subscriptions, or membership fees) for goods and services. His research also focuses on the ways in which managers contribute to the productivity dynamics of their teams.
Professor Tamayo earned his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Southern California. He has a B.A. in economics and an M.S. in applied mathematics from Eafit University in Medellin, Colombia. Before pursuing his doctoral degree, he worked at the Central Bank of Colombia and as an adjunct professor in the department of economics at Eafit University.
Posts by Jorge Tamayo
It is well known that managerial quality impacts firm productivity and growth. Which managerial skills, traits, and practices contribute most to productivity? Are all such traits easily observable? Ar...