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Aseem Kaul

Assistant Professor
Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship

Education

  • PhD 2009
    Management Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

  • MBA 2001
    Management Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

  • B.A. (Hon) 1999
    Economics Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University

Expertise

  • Corporate Strategy
  • Mergers & Acquisitions / Divestments
  • Technology
  • Multinational Strategy
  • Organizational Economics / Transaction Costs

Aseem joined the Carlson School in 2009, having completed his PhD in Management from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Aseem's research focuses on the relationship between firm scope and capabilities, examining how technological changes impact the horizontal and vertical scope choices of firms, and how these choices in turn drive the firm's subsequent innovation. Aseem's research has been published or is forthcoming in Management Science, Organization Science, and the Strategic Management Journal. Aseem serves on the editorial board of the Strategic Management Journal. In 2008, his work was awarded the Sumantra Ghoshal Research and Practice Award by the Academy of Management's BPS Division. Prior to joining academia, Aseem worked as a consultant with McKinsey and Company's New Delhi office.

Selected Works

Current Activities

Current Research

  • Studying the role of Private Equity buyers in the market for corporate assets (w/ Paul Nary, Minnesota, and Harbir Singh, Wharton)
  • Studying the role of Private Equity buyers in the market for corporate assets (w/ Paul Nary, Minnesota, and Harbir Singh, Wharton)
  • Studying the conditions in which CSR is optimal, and the firm's choice of organizational form when undertaking CSR (w/ Jiao Luo, Minnesota)
  • Understanding the effect of corporate scope on the pursuit of radical innovation in multi-technology firms (with J.P, Eggers, NYU)
  • Studying the factors that determine the choice of targets in acquisition (w/ Brian Wu, University of Michigan)
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