PhD in Economics, Stanford University, 1960
Professor McAdams is a professor in Managerial Economics with interests and publications in global strategies for knowledge management, environmental management, and management consulting. He has served as a senior staff economist with the President' Council of Economic Advisers and as chief economic consultant and expert witness for the government in United States v. IBM. He has been a consultant to industry, government, the Ford Foundation, and the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) especially on matters of science and technology policy. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and founder of the fledgling Insitute for Advanced Fiber Networks (AFN).
Research Interests: Models for end-user owned Advanced Fiber Network infrastructures; the economics of technological change; the strategic intent process.
Representative Publications: (1) ”Report from the Workshop: This Decade’s (R)evolutionary Telecommunications Paradigm”, IEEE-USA, March 2003. (2) “The Case for End-User-Ownership of Advanced Fiber Networks (AFNs)”, Rural Telecon 2003, Washington D.C., Sept 28-Oct 1, 2003. (3) "The World in 2010, The All Fiber Scenario", IEEE-USA , 2000.
Teaching Interests: Graduate courses in (1) Strategies for Global Competitiveness, (2) Management Consulting, (3) Electronic Business, (4) Project Management.
Professional Affiliations: American Economic Association, IEEE (Senior Member), IEEE-USA Committee on Communications and Information Policy (immediate Past Chair), IEEE Computer Society.
Biography Curriculum Vita Advanced Fiber Network Institute