Daniel Levinthal

Wharton School

University of Pennsylvania


Professor Levinthal has published extensively on questions of organizational adaptation and industry evolution, particularly in the context of technological change. He is a fellow of both the Strategic Management Society and the Academy of Management. He currently serves as editor-in-chief of Strategy Science and has previously served as editor-in-chief of Organization Science.

Vote History

Statement Vote Confidence Comments
Restrictions on skilled immigration will cause US firms to to shift more operations overseas. Agree 7 “I would think this effect would be focused on R&D/development activities as this effect won’t seem to impact the already strong forces pushing/keeping manufacturing overseas.”
Uber has to develop self-driving cars in the next 10 years in order to remain viable. Strongly Agree 8 “Uber can be thought of as being in the technology enabled point-to-point transit business. Driverless cars will provide that same service at considerably less cost than the current driver-based [business].”
A trade war will be more disruptive to business than to consumers. Strongly Agree 7 “Consumers face possible high costs but have the availability of substitutes. Firms risk losing market access and/or viability — a loose analogy to a displacement of a Cournot equilibrium to a Bertrand equilibrium.”
Concern over consumer privacy will fundamentally limit businesses’ ability to use big data. Did Not Answer