Vibhas Madan

Vibhas Madan

Areas of Expertise

  • International Trade

Selected Works


Kumar, V., Madan, Vibhas, and Srinivasan, Srini S., Price Discounts or Coupon Promotions: Does it Matter?. Journal of Business Research 57 (Fall 2004): 933-941.

Jensen, Paul, and Madan, Vibhas, Preferential Trade Agreements, Market Power, and Product Differentiation. Journal of Economic Integration 19 (Mar 2004): 162-181.

Madan, Vibhas, and Tang, Linghui, Vertically Integrated Multinational Enterprises and the Relative Efficiency of Ownership Structures. International Trade Journal 17 (Sep 2003): 177-203.

Madan, Vibhas, and Suri, Rajneesh, Quality Perception and Monetary Sacrifice: A Comparative Analysis of Discounts and Fixed Prices. Journal of Product & Brand Management 10 (Sep 2001): 170-84.

Madan, Vibhas, The Structure of Intra-firm Trade and Endogenous Transfer Prices. Canadian Journal of Economics 33 (Sep 2000): 53-68.

Madan, Vibhas, Endogenous Transfer Prices, Tariffs and a Host Country Duopoly. International Trade Journal 14 (Sep 2000): 169-99.

Madan, Vibhas, Transfer Prices, Tariffs, and Content Restrictions. Review of International Economics 6 (Sep 1998): 625-637.


Madan, Vibhas, “Endogenous Transfer Prices and a Multinational Monopoly.” International Trade and the New Economic Order, Ed. Raul Moncarz. (1996):

Madan, Vibhas, “Endogenous Transfer Prices Tariffs and Local Content Protection.” Contemporary Working Papers in International Trade and Finance, Ed. Anthony Scaperlanda. (1994): 25.

Madan, Vibhas, “Endogenous Transfer Prices, Tariffs and Imperfect Competition: A Multinational Monopoly and Resale-Price Restrictions.” The New World Order and Trade and Finance, Ed. Raul Moncarz and William Renforth. (1993): 16.

Presented Research

Madan, Vibhas, and Srinivasan, Srini S., Prices vs Coupons: An Analysis of Sales Expansion Schemes, American Marketing Association: Austin, TX, (Jan 1998):

Madan, Vibhas, Multinationals and Market Disruption, Pennsylvania Economic Association: Bethlehem, PA, (Sep 1991):


Madan, Vibhas, Transfer Prices and the Under-Invoicing of Intermediate Imports, Pennsylvania Economic Association Nov 00-1. (Sep 1992):

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, and Madan, Vibhas, The Dynamic Stability of OPECs Price Mechanism, International Symposium on Economic Modeling Nov 00-1. (Sep 1991):

Madan, Vibhas, Multinationals and Market Disruption, Pennsylvania Economic Association Nov 00-1. (Sep 1991):


BA Economics - University of Delhi 1983
MA Economics - University of Delhi 1985
PhD Economics - Michigan State University 1989

Media Mentions

Latest trends in MBA degrees: Shorter duration, more specialized and you can get one at Vanguard

via The Philadelphia Inquirer

Senior Associate Dean of Academic Programs Vibhas Madan discusses the future of industry MBA programs and the Vanguard Drexel MBA, a specialized graduate program designed by Drexel LeBow to address the specific educational needs of Vanguard employees.

Northeast Corridor starving for investment after fatal Amtrak accident

via Philadelphia Business Journal

Vibhas Madan, director of LeBow’s School of Economics, comments on the delays in funding and implementing rail safety measures after the tragic Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia.

College News

Drexel’s School of Economics and Econsult Solutions presented the 4th Annual Urban Economic Policy Conference. The focus of the conference was topics in education.

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