Simon Board Awarded Spring 2022 Warren C. Scoville Distinguished Teaching Award
Simon Board won the Spring 2022 Warren C. Scoville Distinguished Teaching Award for his new class “Econ 106S: Competitive Strategy”. This class uses a combination of economic principles and case studies to discuss the economic forces underlying successful business strategy. Specifically, it teaches students to identify sources of sustainable competitive advantage and to understand the dynamics of strategic interaction between firms. The class covers topics such as economics of scale, network effects, switching costs, and platform markets. Simon Board is the Benjamin Graham Centennial Chair of Value Investing at UCLA.