Michael W. Pustay

Assistant Department Head
Anderson Clayton & Co. and Clayton Fund Professor

Biography

Michael W. Pustay is a Professor of Management at Texas A&M University and Associate Director for the Center for International Business Studies at the University. He holds a similar position in TAMU’s federally-funded Center for International Business Education and Research.

Pustay received his B.A. in Economics from Washington and Lee University summa cum laude and his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University. He has written numerous articles dealing with the impact of government policies and regulations on the performance of firms. His recent work has explored the impact of regional economic intergration on business behavior and the role of government policy in shaping competition in the international airline industry. His work has been published in such journals as the Journal of Management, Transportation Journal, Southern Economic Journal, Land Economics, and Public Choice. He is the co-author (with Ricky W. Griffin) of a best-selling textbook entitled International Business and the co-author (with Len Bierman and Keith Swim) of a legal environment of business textbook.

Pustay is a member of the Academy of International Business, the Academy of Management, the American Economic Association, and the International Trade and Finance Association. He has taught international business to undergraduate, graduate, MBA, and executive audiences for the past two decades.