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Brett R Danaher

Professor,
Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA, USA
@WellesleyNews
Brett Danaher is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Wellesley College. He completed his PhD in Applied Economics at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. His research examines the effect of new technologies on the organization of industries, especially insomuch as these technologies change optimal firm strategy or government policy. He has authored several papers on topics that consider the various interactions between new digital distribution channels for media (for example iTunes, streaming, and piracy) as well as their interactions with physical sales channels. He has also studied and provided guidance to the music industry on the optimal pricing of media goods in today's digital environment. Dr. Danaher's research has produced findings that that have influenced business strategies in the media industries and also contributed to current policy debates over copyright issues.