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Title: Chairperson and Coelho Professorial Fellow and Associate Professor of International Business & International Affairs
Department: International Business
Address: Funger Hall, Suite 401D
Phone: (202) 994-9858
Curriculum vitae: CV
Degrees: Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1997
B.S., Georgetown University, 1992
Area of Expertise: International Corporate Strategy (with a focus on the technology strategies of multi-national enterprises), Knowledge Spillovers between Firms, International Entrepreneurship, and Multi-national Enterprises’ Investments into Developing Countries
Publications: Spencer, Jennifer W. The Impact of Multinational Enterprise Strategy on Indigenous Enterprises: Horizontal Spillovers and Crowding out in Developing Countries. Forthcoming. Academy of Management Review.
Spencer, Jennifer W., Thomas P. Murtha and Stefanie A. Lenway. 2005. How Governments Matter to New Industry Creation. Academy of Management Review. 30 (2): 321.
Spencer, Jennifer W. 2003. Global Gatekeeping, Representation, and Network Structure: A Longitudinal Analysis of Regional and Global Knowledge-Diffusion Networks. Journal of International Business Studies. 34 (5): 428.
Editorial Positions: Journal of International Business Studies Editorial Review Board
Current Research: Vasudeva, G., Jennifer W. Spencer and Hildy Teegen. Alliances as a Mechanism for Boundary-Spanning Knowledge Acquisition: A Study of Fuel Cell Technology innovation.
Spencer, Jennifer W. and C. Gomez. How Does a Host Country’s Corruption Environment Affect Multinational Enterprises? The Influence of Home Country Institutional Environment and Subsidiary Strategy.
Grants: 2006 (National Science Foundation) - Impact of Multinational Enterprise Strategy on Indigenous Enterprises: Horizontal Spillovers and Crowding Out in Developing Countries.