Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby

Columnist: Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby

Lynne Zucker has been a professor in the Department of Sociology at UCLA since 1989. Her current major interests are on processes and the impact of knowledge transmission from basic science to commercial use, especially impact on economic performance of firms, creation of new organizational populations (some of which become new industries), and on productivity growth. She earned her PhD in Sociology from Stanford University. Michael Darby currently serves as the Warren C. Cordner Professor of Money and Financial Markets at UCLA Anderson School of Management and in the Departments of Economics and Public Policy at the University of California, Los Angeles, and as Director of the John M. Olin Center for Policy at UCLA Anderson. Concurrently he holds appointments as Chairman of The Dumbarton Group, Research Associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research, and Adjunct Scholar with the American Enterprise Institute. He earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago.