Amarnath Bhide

Amarnath Bhide

(617) 627-5829
Research/Areas of Interest: -Entrepreneurship -Strategy -Financial markets -Firm governance


  • DBA, Harvard University, Cambridge, United States
  • MBA, Harvard University, Cambridge, United States
  • BTech, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India


Amar Bhidé is the Thomas Schmidheiny Professor of International Business, member of the Council on Foreign Relations, editor of Capitalism and Society, and a founding member of the Center on Capitalism and Society. He is the author of A Call for Judgment: Sensible Finance for a Dynamic Economy (Oxford, 2010), The Venturesome Economy: How Innovation Sustains Prosperity in a More Connected World, (Princeton, 2008), The Origin and Evolution of New Businesses (Oxford, 2000) and Of Politics and Economics Reality (Basic Books, 1984). In addition, he has written numerous articles in the Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, and Forbes. Bhidé was previously the Glaubinger Professor of Business at Columbia University and served on the faculties of Harvard Business School and the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business. A former Senior Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company and Proprietary Trader at E.F. Hutton, Bhidé served on the staff of the Brady Commission, which investigated the stock market crash. Bhidé earned a DBA and MBA from Harvard School of Business with High Distinction and a B. Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology.
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