TAUSSIG, Markus Assistant Professor Department:  Strategy & Policy Office:  BIZ1 6-40 Contact:  6516-3175 Email: Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Markus Taussig teaches Strategy, Entrepreneurial Finance, and International Business at NUS Business School.  He has been with NUS since 2011, when he graduated his Doctorate in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.  He also holds a Masters in International Economics and Southeast Asian Studies from Johns Hopkins University’s School for Advan ...[More+]

Awards &
Membership &
Professional Activities
    • Institutional Entrepreneurship
    • Vietnam
    • Private Equity
    • Government Institutions
    • Emerging Economies
    • Journal Articles
      • How are institutional capabilities transferred across borders?, with Carney Michael and Dieleman, Marleen (2015), Journal of World Business
      • Unbundling The Effects of Institutions On Firm Resources: The Contingent Value Of Being Local In Emerging Economy Private Equity, with Delios, Andrew Karl (2015), Strategic Management Journal, 36(12), 1845-1865
      • Where is Credit Due? Legal Institutions, Connections, and the Efficiency of Bank Lending in Vietnam, with MALESKY, EDMUND (2009), Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, 25.2, 535‐578
      • Out of the Gray: The Impact of Provincial Institutions on Business Formalization in Vietnam, with Edmund Malesky (2009), Journal of East Asian Studies, 9 (2)
    • Books/Monographs
      • Private Equity Amid Evolving Market Institutions: The Case of Vietnam, with Matt Schwarz, Kenneth Chin and in Klonowski, D. (ed.) (2012), Private Equity in Emerging Markets: The New Frontiers of International Finance, New York: Palgrave MacMillan
      • Business Strategy During Radical Economic Transition: Vietnam`s First Generation of Large Private Manufacturers and a Decade of Intensifying Opportunities and Competition, (2009), A Policy Discussion Paper, UNDP, Vietnam, Hanoi
      • Consultation of the Domestic Community in the Development of Vietnam`s Legal Framework for Enterprise, with Le Duy Binh (2005), German Technical Cooperation (GTZ), Hanoi, Vietnam
      • Domestic Companies in Vietnam: Challenges for Development of Vietnam`s Most Important SMEs, (2005), WDI Policy Brief No. 34, William Davison Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan
      • Private Enterprise Formality and the Role of Local Government, (2004), ADB Making Markets Work for the Poor, Hanoi, Vietnam
      • A Little Engine that Could: Domestic Private Companies and Vietnam`s Pressing Need for Wage Employment, with Liesbet Steer (2002), World Bank Working Paper No. 2873, Hanoi, Vietnam
      • Vietnam`s Undersized Engine: A Survey of 95 Larger Private Manufacturers, with Leila Webster (1999), MPDF Discussion Paper No. 8, Hanoi, Vietnam
      • Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship: The Birth, Growth and Demise of Entrepreneurial Firms, (forthcoming), Journal of Economic Literature
    • Working Papers
      • Substituting for Institutions and Industry: Foreign Experience and Altercentric Uncertainty in Emerging Economies Private Equity, (2011)
      • The Challenge of Strategic Renewal Amidst Radical Environment Change: Successful Early Entrants and a Decade of Intensifying Opportunities and Competition in Vietnam, (2011)
      • Firm Origins and Diversification Strategy in the Developing World: Evidence from Emerging Markets Private Equity, (2010), ISMD Papers Proceedings
    • JPAL Governance Initiative Grant (with Dr Edmund Malesky) - 2014
    • HSS Seed Fund - 2014
    • Academy of Management International Management Division, Barry M.Richman Best Dissertation Award - 2012
    • Academy of Management, Finalist for 2011 Doug Nigh Award for Best Multi-Disciplinary Paper by Junior Scholar - 2011
    • Harvard Business School, Dissertation Completion Fellowship - 2010
    • Alliance for Research on Corporate Social Responsibility, Best Paper Award, Ivey PhD Sustainability Academy 2010: Markets & Movements for Sustainability - 2010
    • Harvard Business School, Doctoral Student Fellowship - 2005
    • Vietnam: Blakemore Fellowship - 2001
    • John Hopkins University, Freeman Fellowship - 1999
    • Vietnam: David Boren NSEP Fellowship - 1998
    • Vietnam: Fulbright Fellowship - 1998
    • Oberlin College, Louise Levine Scholarship (Oberlin) - 1993
    • Doctorate of Business Administration, Strategy, Harvard Business School, USA, 2011
    • M.A. with concentrations in International Economics & Southeast Asian Studies, Paul Nitze School for Advanced International Studies, John HopKins University, USA, 1999
    • B.A. with concentration in Politics, Oberlin College, USA, 1994
    • Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore, Business School, 2011 - current
    • Consultant, William Davidson Institute, University of Michigan
    • Consultant, United Nations Development Program
    • Consultant, The World Bank
    • Consultant, The Asian Development Bank
    • Consultant, The Asia Foundation
    • Consultant, PriceWaterhouseCoopers
    • Consultant, On the Frontier
    • Consultant, International Finance Corporation
    • Consultant, German Technical Cooperation (GTZ)
    • Consultant, Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA)
    • Ad Hoc Reviewer, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and Entrepreneurship, Theory, and Practice
    • Strategic Management Society
    • Academy of Management
    • Academy of International Business
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