Robert H. Frank

Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management and Professor of Economics, S. C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University

Robert H. Frank is the Henrietta Johnson Louis professor of management and a professor of economics at Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, and co-director of the Paduano Seminar in business ethics at New York University’s Stern School of Business. His Economic View column appears regularly in The New York Times. His books, which include Choosing the Right Pond, Passions Within Reason, Microeconomics and Behavior, The Winner-Take-All Society (with Philip Cook), Principles of Economics (with Ben Bernanke), Luxury Fever, What Price the Moral High Ground?, Falling Behind, and The Economic Naturalist have been translated into 22 languages. He is a co-recipient of the 2004 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought. He was awarded the Johnson School’s Stephen Russell Distinguished Teaching Award in 2004 and 2010 and its Apple Distinguished Teaching Award in 2005.

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