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Curriculum VitaeProfessor, International Business and Strategy

Ravi Sarathy

313D Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000




PhD in International Business, University of Michigan
MS, Northwestern University

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Sarathy's major research and teaching interests are in international business and global strategy, industrial policy, global infrastructure, and the airline and computer software industries.

Industry & Academic Experience

Before joining the D'Amore-McKim School of Business faculty, Professor Sarathy held a LATF Fellowship from Tufts University and consulted and taught in Brazil. He was a Fulbright scholar and held the Fulbright-Flad Chair in Strategic Management at the Technical University of Lisbon in the Spring of 1996. Professor Sarathy has been a visiting professor at HEC, France; Bocconi University in Milan, Italy; Monash University in Melbourne, Australia; the University of Michigan; and at the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University. Professor Sarathy is also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

Awards & Recognition

2010: Winner, IMD Skolkovo Best Paper on Emerging Markets, Academy of Management


Selected Publications

Sarathy, R. (2013). Innovation Policies and Industry Subsidies: China and the Global Solar Energy Industry”, in Ben Kedia and S. Jain Editors, Restoring America's Competitiveness through Innovation. (pp. 316-340). Edward Elgar.

Sarathy, R. (2013). Cross-border Acquisitions by Emerging Market Multinationals-in The Competitive Advantage of Emerging Market Multinationals. Editors Williamson, Ramamurti, Fleury and Fleury. et. al. (pp. 284-289). Cambridge University Press.

Sarathy, R. (2012). Integrated Strategies for the Base of the Pyramid (2nd Edition ed.). in Handbook of Research in International Marketing, Subhash Jain and David Griffith, Editors. Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, UK.

Kellermanns, F. W., Eddleston, K., Sarathy, R., Murphy, F. (2012). Innovativeness in family firms: A family influence perspective. Small Business Economics, 38, 85-101.

Sarathy, R., Terpstra, V., Foley, J. (2011). International Marketing, 10th Edition. (10th Edition ed.). Naper Publishing Group 2012.


Selected Presentations

Sarathy, Ravi (Presenter & Author), Eddleston, Kimberly (Author Only), Kumar, K (Presenter & Author), IFERA Annual Conference, "The Influence of Firm, Entrepreneur, and Family Characteristics on Performance: A Study of Indian Entrepreneurs.", IFERA, St. Gallen Switzerland. (July 2013).

Sarathy, Ravi (Presenter & Author), BALAS Annual Conference, "Globalization and the Merger of TAM Airlines Brazil and LAN Airlines Chile", Bus. Assn. Latin American Studies, Lima, Peru. (March 2013).

Sarathy, Ravi (Presenter & Author), Univ. of Sydney Business School, "Culture, Gender, Family Firm and Entrepreneur Characteristics, and Firm Performance and Work-Life Balance in India and Brazil", Univ. of Sydney, Sydney Australia. (March 11, 2013).

Banalieva, Elitsa (Presenter & Author), Cuervo-Cazurra, Alvaro (Presenter & Author), Sarathy, Ravi (Presenter & Author), Academy of Management, "Pro-Market Reforms, Marketing Capability, and Performance of Developing Cuontry Firms", International Management Division, Boston. (August 2012).

Sarathy, Ravi (Presenter & Author), Leveraging India: Strategies for Global Competitiveness, "Balancing profitability and the social mission: lessons from the rise and decline of SKS Microfinance", University of Sydney Business School, Sydney, Australia. (April 11, 2012).