Research/Areas of Interest: -International Business -Strategic Management -Comparative Political Economy -Political Risk -Industrial Organization -Business Groups -Firm Boundaries -Industrial Districts -Chinese Business Organization -Interfirm Networks -Asian Business Environment


  • MPhil, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, United States
  • BS, Yale University, New Haven, United States


Jonathan Brookfield, Associate Professor of Strategic Management and International Business, teaches classes on strategic management, international business, the political economy and business environments of greater China, privatization, nationalization, and the boundary between State and private sector, and business groups in Asia. He received a B.S. from Yale, an MPhil from the University of Cambridge, and a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Brookfield has published several articles looking at different kinds of business networks in Asia and sits on the editorial review boards of the Asia Pacific Journal of Management and the Journal of International Business Studies. His current research interests include comparative political economy, political risk, business groups, interfirm networks, industrial districts, firm boundaries, and business in Asia.