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Professor of Economics and Finance at the Columbia Business School since 1976. Served for three years as a Commissioner for Public Services of New York State. Director of the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information, a university-based research center focusing on strategy, management, and policy issues in telecommunications, computing, and electronic mass media. Chairman of the MBA concentration in Media Management and of the Virtual Institute of Information. He has also taught at Columbia Law School, Princeton Universityís Economics Department and Woodrow Wilson School, and the University of St. Gallen, and is active in the development of electronic distance education. Noam has published over 20 books and 300 articles in economics journals, law reviews, and interdisciplinary journals. 

He was a member of the boards or advisory boards for the Federal governments FTS-2000 telecommunications network, the IRSís computer system reorganization, the National Computer Systems Laboratory, the National Commission on the Status of Women in Computing, the Intek Corporation. He served on the National Research Councilís study committees on Broadband (2002), and Telecom R&D (2003). He was recently appointed to the President's Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC). He is a Fellow of the World Economic Forum, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a commercially rated pilot. He received the degrees of AB (Phi Beta Kappa), MA, Ph.D. (Economics) and JD from Harvard University.


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