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Timothy Folta

Dr. Timothy Folta’s research focuses on firm entry and exit, with a particular emphasis on entrepreneurial ventures, especially in the medical device and biotechnology industries.  Dr. Folta’s work has been published in Administrative Science Quarterly, Industrial and Corporate Change, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Business Venturing, Managerial and Decision Economics, Strategic Management Journal, and in a number of books.  He is also Director of BIOMEDSHIP, a program designed to study and provide leadership in biomedical entrepreneurship and innovation.


B.B.A., Business, Southern Methodist University, 1984

M.S.I.A., Purdue University, 1990

Ph.D., Strategic Management, Purdue University, 1994



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