Juan Alcacer

James J. Hill Professor of Business Administration

Juan Alcacer received his Ph.D. in International Business and Strategy and an M.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan. He also holds an MBA in Finance and Economics from IESA. Before entering graduate school he worked as an associate at McKinsey & Co. in Latin America. Professor Alcacer’s research interests are in international strategies of firms in the telecommunications industry. His current research focuses primarily on the effect of competition on the location decisions of multinationals.


  1. Awarded Best Paper at the DRUID 2013 Conference in Barcelona, Spain, for "Spatial Organization of Firms: Location Choices through the Value Chain" (with Mercedes Delgado).

  2. Received the Meritorious Service Award from Management Science in 2013 for excellence in quality and timeliness of editorial work, in the role of Associate Editor.

  3. Recipient of the 2016 Michigan Ross Distinguished PhD Alumni Award.