Barry Blecherman

Deputy Department Chair and Industry Professor

Barry Blecherman
University of Pennsylvania1982

Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering

Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 1991

Master of Arts,

Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 1994

Doctor of Philosophy, Management Science and Applied Economics


Journal Articles


  • Blecherman, B. (1999) “The Adoption of Automated Negotiation”, Technology in Society, Pergamon Press.
  • Blecherman, B. (1998) “Participation Constraints on the Adoption of Fully Automated Negotiation”, 1998 Clemons, E. K., Thatcher, M. E., Blecherman, B., and Croson, D.
  • (1997) “Information Technology andInformation Asymmetry: The Future of Private Individual Health Insurance”, Proceedings of the30th International Conference on Systems Science, IEEE Computer Society Press. Blecherman, B.
  • “The Economics and Strategy of Open-Source Software”, Roundtable of the Institute forTechnology and Enterprise, New York, NY. March 15, 1999 Blecherman, B.
  • “Participation Constraints on the Adoption of Fully Automated Negotiation”, The Fifty-Eighth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. San Diego, CA, August 11, 1998.


Applied Management Science Information economics and strategy Game theory Judgment bias in managerial decisions.