Alexander Oettl

Alexander Oettl

PhD Coordinator, Strategy & Innovation
Co-Site Lead, CDL-Atlanta
Associate Professor
BBISS Lead: Sustainability at the Creative Destruction Lab

Alex Oettl joined Scheller in 2009.  His research interests include the economics of innovation, knowledge spillovers, labor mobility, and economic geography.  His current work focuses on the production and diffusion of ideas at the individual, firm, and regional level.

Professor Oettl's research has been published in Management Science, Organization Science, Nature, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Journal of Urban Economics, Research Policy, Journal of International Business Studies, profiled in multiple media outlets, and presented at business schools around the world. He is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a recipient of the Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research.


Departmental Bio

  • BBISS Initiative Lead Project - A Sustainability-Focused Stream of the Creative…

  • Georgia Institute of Technology

    Scheller College of Business
    Additional Research:
    • Economics of Innovation
    • Production and Diffusion of Ideas

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