2005 Galbraith Medal Recipient

Porter, Michael E.
December 2005
American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Dec2005, Vol. 87 Issue 5, p1145
Academic Journal
The article profiles Michael E. Porter, Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at the Harvard Business School and the recipient of the 2005 John Kenneth Galbraith Medal presented annually by the American Agricultural Economics Association at the Galbraith Forum. Professor Porter is best known for his work on competitive strategy and competitiveness of nations and regions. Professor Porter has been a faculty member at Harvard University since 1973 and has served as an advisor to national leaders in many firms and countries.


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