Paul Clyde is President of the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan, the Tom Lantos Professor of Business Administration, the Movses and Maija Kaldjian Collegiate Lecturer in Business Economics and Public Policy at the Ross School of Business. From 2004-2013 he served as the Academic Director of the Part-time Program at the Ross School of Business where he led the development of the Weekend MBA Program. Over the past 20 years, he has worked with dozens of companies experimenting with different business models in low and middle income countries. This work includes advising or directing more than 100 projects with firms in finance, education and healthcare industries in more than a dozen low- and middle-income countries. He has also worked with corporations ranging in size from small startups to large organizations such as Johnson & Johnson, Novo Nordisk and Microsoft.
Prior to joining the University, Paul was an economist at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and a consultant with National Economic Research Associates. While at the Antitrust Division, he advised the governments of many transition economies on their competition laws and natural monopoly laws. In 1993, he lived in Slovakia and served as an economic adviser to the governments of the Czech Republic and Slovakia on competition policy. Awards include Teacher of the Year, the Andy Andrews Distinguished Service Award and the Collegiate Lecturer. He has published articles in a number of journals including The Journal of Finance, Managerial and Decision Economics and Economic Inquiry. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from UCLA and his B.S. in Business from Indiana University.