Edward A. Snyder is Dean and William S. Beinecke Professor of Economics and Management at the Yale School of Management. As Dean, he has overall responsibility for the school’s academic programs, for enhancing its reputation, and for strengthening its finances. The school’s objectives include being the best source of elevated leaders for escalating complexity in all sectors. Previously, Ted was the Dean and George Shultz Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Ted began his professional career as an economist with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the academic part of his career at the University of Michigan where he developed programs in Central Europe, China, India, and Russia. His research and teaching is focused on industrial organization, antitrust economics, law and economics, and financial institutions. Ted earned a Ph.D. in Economics and an M.A. in Public Policy from the University of Chicago.
Ted is a trustee of Colby College and enjoys the Yale arts community.