Timothy Bresnahan

Landau Professor in Technology and the Economy, and Professor, by courtesy, of Economics in the GSB
Center on Employment and Economic Growth - Director
Landau Economics Building Room 325
579 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: (650) 723-9471  (650) 323-3203
Fax: (650) 725-5702
Email: tbres@stanford.edu
Website: http://www.stanford.edu/~tbres/

Fields of Interest

Research Interests: Industrial organization, applied econometrics, the economics of technology.
Current Research: Competition in high technology industries; technical change by users of information technologies.
Teaching Interests: Econometrics, industrial organization, microeconomics.


Timothy Bresnahan is the Landau Professor of Technology and the Economy and, by courtesy, a Professor of Economics for the Graduate School of Business. He is the former Chief Economist of the Antitrust Division of the U. S. Department of Justice. His research focuses on industrial organization, applied econometrics, and the economics of technology. Currently, he is researching entry and appropriability in technology industries, competition between old and new-paradigm computing, and economic organization for high social return to technical progress.


Mobile Computing: The Next Platform Rivalry
March 2014 -- Discussion Paper
Economic Value Creation in Mobile Applications
November 2013 -- Discussion Paper