Brent Goldfarb

Brent Goldfarb is Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship in the Management and Organization Department at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Brent’s research focuses on how the production and exchange of technology differs from more traditional economic goods, with a focus on the implications on the role of startups in the economy. He focuses on such questions as how do markets and employer policies affect incentives to discover new commercially valuable technologies and when is it best to commercialize them through new technology-based firms? Why do radical technologies appear to be the domain of startups? And how big was the dot.com boom? Copies of Brent’s publications and working papers have been downloaded over 1200 times.