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Robert Salomon

Robert Salomon

Joined Stern 2005

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Tisch Hall
40 West Fourth Street, 711
New York, NY 10012

E-mail rsalomon@stern.nyu.edu
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Robert Salomon is an Associate Professor of International Management and a NYU Stern Faculty Scholar at the NYU Stern School of Business.

Professor Salomon's current research centers on the management and economics of international expansion. He studies how and why firms enter foreign markets, how firms manage the cross-border technology transfer process, and how international expansion impacts firm performance. Professor Salomon's academic accomplishments include several noteworthy distinctions. His dissertation was awarded both the Newman and Richman dissertation prizes; was runner-up in the 2001 INFORMS dissertation competition; was nominated for the Richard N. Farmer Dissertation Award; and was considered as a finalist for the Gunnar Hedlund Medal. In addition, he was awarded the Haynes Best Paper Prize at the 2003 Academy of International Business Meetings, won the 2006 IABS Best Article Award, and received three Best Paper nominations at the 2002 and 2003 Academy of Management meetings.

Professor Salomon has received commendations for "Excellence in Teaching" at both New York University and the University of Southern California. Professor Salomon's research papers have been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization and Environment, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, and in a recent book entitled Cooperative Strategies and Alliances. Robert published his first book, entitled Learning from Exporting: New Insights, New Perspectives, in 2006.

Professor Salomon holds a B.B.A. in Finance magna cum laude from Michigan Ross School of Business. He earned his M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in International Business Strategy from New York University Stern School of Business.

Research Interests

  • International Expansion and Governance
  • Foriegn Entry and Location Decisions
  • Cross-Border Knowledge Transfer
  • International Trade
  • Globalization

Courses Taught

  • Corporate Strategy
  • International Business

Academic Background

Ph.D., Strategy and International Business, 2002
NYU Stern School of Business

M.Phil., Strategy and International Business, 2000
NYU Stern School of Business

B.B.A., Finance, 1995
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Awards & Appointments

NYU Stern Professor of the Year Nominated 2010
AOM Emerald Best Symposium Award Finalist 2010
IABS Best Published Article Award Winner 2006
Richard N. Farmer Dissertation Award, AIB Finalist 2003
Barry M. Richman Dissertation Award, AOM Winner 2003
Gunnar Hedlund Medal, EIBA Finalist 2003
Haynes Best Paper Prize, AIB Winner 2003
USC Dean's Commendation for 2003
Newman Dissertation Prize, Academy of Management Meetings Winner 2002
INFORMS/Organization Science Dissertation Competition Runner-up 2001

Selected Publications

Salomon, R. & B. Jin. (2008)
Convergence or Capabilities? Explaining Firm Heterogeneity in Learning by Exporting

Martin, X., R. Salomon & Z. Wu (2008)
The Institutional Determinants of Location Choice: An Examination of Agglomeration in the Global Semiconductor Industry

Martin, X., R. Salomon, & Z. Wu (2008)
When in Rome? Exploring the Institutional Determinants of Agglomeration for Foreign Entrants

Salomon, R. & X. Martin (2008)
Learning, Knowledge Transfer and Technology Implementation Performance: A Study of Time-to-Build in the Global Semiconductor Industry
Management Science, 54 (7): 1266-1280

Salomon, R. & B. Jin (2008)
Does Knowledge Spill to Leaders or Laggards? Exploring Industry Heterogeneity in Learning by Exporting
Journal of International Business Studies, 39 (1): 132-150

Salomon, R. & B. Jin (2008)
Does Knowledge Spill to Leaders or Laggards? Exploring Industry Heterogeneity in Learning by Exporting
Journal of International Business Studies, 39 (1): 132-150

Barnett, M. & R. Salomon (2006)
Beyond Dichotomy: The Curvilinear Relationship Between Social Responsibility and Financial Performance
Strategic Management Journal, 27: 1101-1122

Mayer, K. & R. Salomon (2006)
Capabilities, Contractual Hazards, and Governance: Integrating Resource-based and Transaction Cost Perspectives
Academy of Management Journal, 49 (5): 942-959

Salomon, R. (2006)
Spillovers to Foreign Market Participants: Assessing the Impact of Export Strategies on Innovative Productivity
Strategic Organization, 4(2): 135-164

Salomon, R. & J. M. Shaver (2005)
Export and Domestic Sales: Their Interrelationship and Determinants
Strategic Management Journal, 26: 855-871