Ralf Boscheck is Professor of Economics and Business Policy. His areas of special interest are industry and competition analysis, regulation and competition policy with a particular focus on energy, healthcare/pharmaceuticals and agrobusiness.
Professor Boscheck advises companies in the formulation of business unit and corporate strategies and consults with international organizations and governments on issues of market liberalization and industrial strategy. His research has appeared in academic and practitioner-oriented journals as well as in books with difo, Routledge, Plagrave-Macmillan and Cambridge University Press. He is currently a member of the editorial board of “World Competition – Law & Economics Review” as well as the “International Journal of Energy Sector Management”.
Before joining IMD in 1990, Ralf Boscheck was a fellow at the Swiss Institute for International Economics (SIASR) at Harvard University, Department of Economics and a consultant with Monitor Company. Upon completing his undergraduate education in political science and economics at the Central University of Iowa and the Philipps Universität, Marburg, Germany, Professor Boscheck received an MA in public policy from Georgetown University, Washington DC and an MBA in finance and industrial economics from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. He completed a doctorate and a habilitation in the department of economics at the St. Gallen Graduate School of Economics, Business and Law, Switzerland.