ACADEMIC AREA Global Economies and Markets AREAS OF EXPERTISE Antitrust and Competition Policy, Environmental Management, International Economics, U.S. Economy, Asia-Pacific Economies BiographyCoursesCase Studies Education: A.B., Lafayette College; MA, Ph.D., University of MichiganProfessor of Business Administration Alan R. Beckenstein is the coordinator of Darden's Global Economies and Markets area. His research and teaching address antitrust and competition policy. He serves as a consultant to government agencies and international corporations. Before joining the Darden faculty in 1972, Beckenstein worked as a research associate at the Brookings Institution and as a management consultant.MBA CoursesCourse Head, First Year Global Economies and Markets Business-Government RelationsExecutive Education CoursesThe Executive Program: Strategic Leadership at the TopAdvancing knowledge through research that shapes business, Darden professors are recognized thought leaders in their fields. They are not only master case method teachers, they also author many of the cases used in Darden classrooms and around the world.Alan R. Beckenstein's cases are available in the Darden Business Publishing website.