Department of Economics
305 Braker Hall
8 Upper Campus Rd.
Medford, MA 02155-6722
Industrial Organization, Antitrust, Strategy, Organizational Economics
Silke Januszewski Forbes received her Ph.D. from the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology and an M.A. in Economics from the University of
Mannheim in Germany. In addition to teaching at Tufts, she has been a
faculty member at the University of California, San Diego and at Case
Western Reserve University. She has received a faculty research grant from
the National Science Foundation, the Mather Spotlight Prize for Women's
Scholarship, graduate student fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan
Foundation and MIT, and a fellowship from the German National Merit Foundation.
Professor Forbes' research interests are in Industrial Organization and
Organizational Economics. Her work has been published in leading economics
journals, including the American Economic Review, the American
Economic Journal - Microeconomics, the RAND Journal of Economics,
the International Journal of Industrial Organization, and the
Journal of Industrial Economics and the Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization.