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Braeutigam Reappointed as Harvey Kapnick Professor in Business Institutions

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February 28, 2006 | by Pat Vaughan Tremmel

EVANSTON, Ill. --- Ronald R. Braeutigam, professor of economics and associate dean of Northwestern University’s Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, has been reappointed as the Harvey Kapnick Professor in Business Institutions for an additional five-year term through Aug. 31, 2010.

Braeutigam teaches microeconomics, industrial organization and public policy in the department of economics. He is past president of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics and was director of the Business Institutions Program from 1995-2004.

His research interests include theory and application of microeconomics, industrial organization and public policy.

Braeutigam has received numerous awards, including the Northwestern University Alumni Excellence in Teaching Award. He has been named Omicron Delta Epsilon Teacher of the Year and the Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence, and he is a fellow of the Searle Center for Teaching Excellence.

He has co-written three books, including his most recent “Microeconomics,” and has published many articles in various journals, including the International Economic Review, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Review of Economics and Statistics, American Economic Review and The Rand Journal of Economics.

Before joining Northwestern in 1975, Braeutigam was a lecturer in economics at Stanford University.