Megan MacGarvie


Megan MacGarvie

Associate Professor @ Boston University

Megan MacGarvie is Associate Professor in the department of Markets, Public Policy and Law at the Questrom School of Business at Boston University, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA. Her research focuses on the economics of innovation and intellectual property. Recent work has analyzed the impact of international mobility of US-trained STEM doctoral recipients on research productivity, collaboration, and knowledge diffusion; entrepreneurship among foreign-born STEM doctoral recipients; and the impact of US immigration policy on the return migration choices of Chinese and Indian scientists in the U.S. She is co-editor of the recent volume The Roles of Immigrants and Foreign Students in U.S. Science, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (U of Chicago Press).


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