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Paul Clyde

President-William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan; Tom Lantos Professor of Business Administration; University of Michigan's Ross School of Business

Paul Clyde is President of the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan, the Tom Lantos Professor of Business Administration, the Movses and Maija Kaldjian Collegiate Lecturer in Business Economics and Public Policy at the Ross School of Business. From 2004-2013 he served as the Academic Director of the Part-time Program at the Ross School of Business where he led the development of the Weekend MBA Program which admitted its first students in 2010.



Paul’s recent work in emerging markets has focused on health care delivery to the poor in emerging markets. Over the past fifteen years he has advised or run 70 health-care projects in twelve different low or middle-income countries. He has worked with faculty from the Medical School, Nursing School and Law School in developing a financially self-sustainable health care business model that serves the poor. He has also worked on collaborations with numerous institutions on the development of business education programs in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan and projects with state-owned and private firms in India, Singapore and Romania.

Paul has worked with corporations ranging in size from small biotech startups to large corporations such as Johnson & Johnson, Novo Nordisk and DTE Energy. The projects have included supply chain management, market entry strategies and business plans, and have involved work in over twenty countries.

Prior to joining the University, Paul was an economist at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and a consultant with National Economic Research Associates. While at the Antitrust Division, he advised the governments of many transition economies on their competition laws and natural monopoly laws. In 1993, he lived in Slovakia and served as an economic adviser to the governments of the Czech Republic and Slovakia on competition policy. He has been recognized as Teacher of the Year and has been awarded the Andy Andrews Distinguished Service Award. He has published articles in a number of journals including The Journal of Finance, Managerial and Decision Economics and Economic Inquiry. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from UCLA and his B.S. in Business from Indiana University.

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Nova Post: Expanding Horizons Amid War in Ukraine
This case examines Nova Post’s strategic response to the challenges posed by the Russian full-scale military invasion into Ukraine in 2022, focusing on its expansion into the European market. As…
Publication Date: 05/10/2024 Product ID: 8-038-582
Michigan Academy for Developing Entrepreneurs: A Profile of a Student-run Consulting and Training Organization
It is now standard for business schools to include action-based learning projects—projects that address live problems of companies—in their core offering. As this trend continues, it creates unusual opportunities to…
Publication Date: 03/09/2022 Product ID: 7-714-321
Anticipating Changes to African Supply Chains as a Result of COVID-19: The Case of Senegal
Amadou Sene, director of the Supply Chain Management Center of Excellence at the African Institute of Management (IAM), had recently started a supply chain advising group in Senegal. Formal training…
Publication Date: 09/30/2020 Product ID: 5-322-306
Note on the Governance of Nonprofit Organizations: Lessons from Mayo Clinic
This conceptual note discusses the governance problems in nonprofit organizations (NPOs) from both a theoretical and practical perspective. It then describes the governance structure at Mayo Clinic and explores the…
Publication Date: 12/18/2018 Product ID: 1-291-312
The Role of Business: Positive Lens vs. Profit Maximizing
Within the Ross School of Business, a debate took place a few years back that continues today regarding the role of business. It was sparked by discussion surrounding a “Positive”…
Publication Date: 11/08/2017 Product ID: 8-570-898
SughaVazhvu: An Affordable and Accessible Model for Last Mile Healthcare
Zeena Johar started SughaVazhvu in 2009 to provide better healthcare to those living in rural India. Since then, the organization has served more than 65,000 patients in 57 villages, but…
Publication Date: 09/09/2016 Product ID: 1-430-436
Muni Seva Ashram
This case explores the challenges and opportunities faced by a hospital serving a poor rural market in India. The hospital, Muni Seva Ashram, has developed into a campus of buildings…
Publication Date: 12/13/2012 Product ID: 1-429-220
The Society for Education Welfare and Action-Rural (SEWA-Rural) was founded in 1980 in Jhagadia, Gujarat, India with the intention of uplifting the poor community by providing necessary healthcare services. Through…
Publication Date: 12/13/2012 Product ID: 1-429-221
Joy to the World...through Software Development at Menlo Innovations
Make mistakes faster. This slogan, and others like it, can be seen prominently displayed on posters throughout Menlo’s office, a software-development company known for its casual Mondays and extreme interviews.…
Publication Date: 10/15/2012 Product ID: 1-429-228
Aparajitha: Developing a Thinking Organization
Aparajitha is a company that has thrived in the booming economic climate of India. Due to the network of contacts and bank of knowledge it has developed, Aparajitha will be…
Publication Date: 08/27/2012 Product ID: 1-429-253

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