Edward A. Snyder is the William S. Beinecke Professor of Economics and Management at the Yale School of Management. His research and teaching are focused on industrial organization, antitrust economics, law and economics, and financial institutions. He is currently developing a course on high-tech industries that will be offered in Spring 2020.
Snyder served as dean of the school from 2011 to 2019. During his tenure as dean, 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, introduced its Master of Management Studies degree with tracks in Asset Management, Systematic Risk, and Global Business and Society, built-out its MBA for Executives program, built-out its entrepreneurship program, and developed an innovative set of Executive Education offerings.
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.
Prior to his time at Yale, Snyder was the Dean and George Shultz Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.