Edward A. Snyder

Indra K. Nooyi Dean & William S. Beinecke Professor of Economics and Management

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Edward A. Snyder is Indra K. Nooyi Dean and William S. Beinecke Professor of Economics and Management at the Yale School of Management. The school’s objectives are to be: (i) the business school that best leverages its home university—eminent and purposeful Yale University; (ii) the most global U.S. business school; and (iii) the best source of elevated leaders for all sectors and regions.

During his tenure at Yale, the school developed the first global network of top business schools, introduced its Master of Advanced Management degree for graduates of the Global Network for Advanced Management, and forged yet stronger programmatic relationships with other Yale professional schools.

Mr. Snyder began his professional career as an economist with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division. He earned a PhD in Economics and an MA in Public Policy from the University of Chicago. He began his academic career at the University of Michigan where he developed programs in Central Europe, China, India, and Russia. His research and teaching is focused on industrial organization, antitrust economics, law and economics, and financial institutions.  

Previously, Mr. Snyder was the Dean and George Shultz Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.  



  • PhD, University of Chicago, 1984
  • MA, University of Chicago, 1978
  • BA, Colby College, 1975

Selected Articles

Five Easy Questions

E. A. Snyder
Leadership Development for a Global World (J. Canals, ed.)

Bank Privatization in Transitional Economics: A General Framework with Application to Hungary’s Magyar Kulkereskedelmi Bank Transaction

E. Snyder, K. Schnatterly, R. C. Kormendi & C. Jereb
The Financier

Allocation of Litigation Costs–American and English Rules

E. Snyder & J. W. Hughes
The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law

Social Learning and Transaction Cost Economics

E. A. Snyder
Advances in Strategic Managemen

Selected Working Papers

Napsterizing Pharmaceuticals: Access, Innovation, and Welfare

E. A. Snyder, J. W. Hughes & M. J. Moore

Global Antitrust Enforcement

E. A. Snyder & P. Cremieux

The Organization of Global Business Schools

E. A. Snyder

Aftermath of the Sealy Antitrust Litigation

E. A. Snyder & M. J. Moore

Napsterizing’ Pharmaceuticals: Access, Innovation, and Consumer Welfare

E. A. Snyder, J. W. Hughes & M. J. Moore
National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper

Selected Popular Press

"Yale Redefines What It Means to Be Global," Wall Street Journal, June 7, 2012

"Yale's Big, Audacious Global Bet," Poets & Quants, February 8, 2012