Margaret Kyle (PhD, MIT Economics) studies innovation, productivity and competition. She has a number of papers examining R&D productivity in the pharmaceutical industry, specifically the role of geographic and academic spillovers; the firm-specific and policy determinants of the diffusion of new products; generic competition; and the use of markets for technology. Recent work examines the effect of trade and IP policies on the level, location and direction of R&D investment and competition. She also works on issues of innovation and access to therapies in developing countries. Her papers have been published in various journals of economics, strategy, health policy and competition policy, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, RAND Journal of Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Law and Economics, Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, Health Services Research, Health Affairs, and Antitrust Law Journal.
Margaret currently holds the Chair in Markets for Technology and Intellectual Property at MINES ParisTech and is a member of the Conseil National de Productivité in France. She is an associate editor at the International Journal of Industrial Organization and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy. She previously held positions at Carnegie Mellon University, Duke University, London Business School and the Toulouse School of Economics. She has also been a visiting scholar at Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, the University of Hong Kong and Northwestern University.