Rajshree Agarwal

Adjunct Scholar

Rajshree Agarwal is an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, the Rudolph P. Lamone Chair and Professor in Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland, and director of the Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets. She studies the implications of entrepreneurship and innovation for industry and firm evolution. Her recent projects examine the micro‐​foundations of macro phenomena, linking knowledge diffusion among firms, industries, and regions to the underlying mechanisms of employee entrepreneurship and mobility. Professor Agarwal’s work has appeared in leading venues like Academy of Management Journal, American Economic Review, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Industrial Economics, the Journal of Law and Economics, Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Review of Economics and Statistics. She is an associate editor of the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and the editor of the SSRN Entrepreneurship and Economics Journal. Professor Agarwal also serves, or has served, on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal and Strategic Organization. She has received support from the Kauffman Foundation, the Mellon Foundation, the Marketing Science Institute, and the National Science Foundation.

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