Jason Jackson

Jason Jackson is currently a Visiting Lecturer and Senior Fellow in the Management Department of The Wharton School and a postdoctoral researcher at the Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania. His research is broadly on the origins and evolution of the institutional arrangements that shape relations between business and the state, with a particular focus on the implications for competitive dynamics between domestic and multinational firms, economic growth and industrial development.

Dissertation: Institutions, Economic Interests and Policy Preferences: Insights from the Political Economy of Foreign Direct Investment in India
Committee: Alice Amsden (Chair), Frank Dobbin, Ben Ross Schneider, Phillip Thompson (co-chair)
Research Interests:
International Strategic Management
Political Economy of Developing and Advanced Industrialized Countries
Economic and Political Sociology
Courses Prepared to Teach:
Market and Non-market Strategy
Comparative and International Management
Comparative and International Political Economy
Recent Publications
“Influence of South African Legislation on India’s Mines and Minerals Bill: Promise and Perils,” with Charles Maddox and Jonathan Burton-MacLeod. Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLVII, No. 40, October 6, 2012.
“Promoting Caribbean Science and Technology Intensive Development through Brain Circulation: The Case of Biotechnology in Jamaica.” Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, Vol. 17, No. 2, June 2011.