Luís Cabral is a graduate of Stanford University (Ph.D. in Economics, 1989). He has taught at Nova (Portugal), LBS, LSE, Berkeley, Yale, and most recently at NYU's Stern School of Business. Cabral is also research fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research and president of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics. He is Academic Director, New York Center.
Cabral's research is focused on firm competition, both from the antitrust and strategy perspectives. He has published dozens of scholarly articles in leading economics journals. His textbook, Introduction to Industrial Organization, was published by MIT Press in 2000 and has been translated into several languages. His research has been featured in the media, from television (e.g. NBC) to radio (e.g. BBC) and newspapers (e.g. The Wall Street Journal. He has been on the editorial boards of several scholarly journals and is currently co-editor of the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy.
Professor Cabral has consulted with a variety of organizations (both public and private), primarily on antitrust issues, in industries such as airtravel, retail gasoline, telecommunications, banking, software, and aircraft manufacturing (he is a leading expert witness in the ongoing Airbus-Boeing WTO case). He is also a member of EC President Barroso's Group of Economic Policy Analysis.