University of Vermont

School of Business Administration

Richard G. Vanden Bergh, Ph.D. Associate Professor

Contact Information
Office: 304 Kalkin
Phone: (802) 656-8720
E-Mail: Richard.Vanden-Bergh@uvm.edu

Office Hours: W/F 10:00 am to 11:00 am or by appointment

Dr. Vanden Bergh came to UVM in the fall of 2000. Prior to UVM he worked in corporate banking and investment banking specializing in highly leveraged transactions. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, where he completed his Ph.D. in Business and Public Policy. He also earned an MBA from Berkeley and a BA from Swarthmore College. Dr. Vanden Bergh's current areas of research include: firm strategy in the political environment; design of regulatory, political and judicial institutions. Dr. Vanden Bergh's research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Perspectives, the Academy of Management Review, the Journal of Law & Economics, the Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Public Choice, and the Strategic Management Journal.

Courses Currently Taught by Richard Vanden Bergh:

Publication History

Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Vanden Bergh, R.; Holburn, G. L. - "Political Strategy for Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions" - Strategic Management Journal - 2014 [Show/Hide Abstract]
  • Kingsley, A.; Vanden Bergh, R.; Bonardi, J. - "Political Markets and Regulatory Uncertainty: Insights and Implications for Integrated Strategy " (Refereed) - Academy of Management Perspectives - 2012 - v. 26, no. 3, pp. 52-67 [View publication] [Show/Hide Abstract]
  • Holburn, G.; Vanden Bergh, R. - "Making Friends in Hostile Environments: Political Strategy in Regulated Industries" (Refereed) - Academy of Management Review - 2008 - v. 33, no. 2, pp. 521-540 [View publication] [Show/Hide Abstract]
  • Vanden Bergh, R.; Holburn, G. - "Targeting Corporate Political Strategy in Pivotal Political Institutions: Theory and Evidence from the U.S. Accounting Industry" (Refereed) - Business and Politics - 2007 - v. 9, no. 2, [View publication] [Show/Hide Abstract]
  • Vanden Bergh, R.; Holburn, G. L. - "Consumer capture of regulatory institutions: The creation of public utility consumer advocates in the United States " (Refereed) - Public Choice - 2006 - v. 126, no. 1-2, pp. 45-73 [View publication] [Show/Hide Abstract]
  • Bonardi, J. P.; Holburn, G.; Vanden Bergh, R. - "Non Market Strategy in Regulated Industries: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Electric Utilities" (Refereed) - Academy of Management Journal - 2006 - v. 49, no. 6, [View publication] [Show/Hide Abstract]
  • Holburn, G.; Vanden Bergh, R. - "Influencing Agencies through Pivotal Political Institutions" (Refereed) - Journal of Law, Economics & Organization - 2004 - v. 20, no. 2, pp. 458-483 [Show/Hide Abstract]
  • De Figueiredo , R. J.; Vanden Bergh, R. - "The Political Economy of State-Level Administrative Procedure Acts" (Refereed) - Journal of Law & Economics - 2004 - v. 47, no. 2, pp. 569-588 [Show/Hide Abstract]
  • Spiller, P. T.; Vanden Bergh, R. - "Toward a Positive Theory of State Supreme Court Decision Making" (Refereed) - Business and Politics - 2003 - v. 5, no. 1, pp. 7-43 [Show/Hide Abstract]
  • Jackson, A.; Nickerson, A.; Vanden Bergh, R. - "Economizing in a Context of Strategizing: Governance Mode Choice in Cournot Competition" (Refereed) - Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization/Elsevier Science B.V. - 1999 - v. 40, no. 1, pp. 1-15 [View publication] [Show/Hide Abstract]
Conference Proceeding
  • Bonardi, J. P.; Holburn, G.; Vanden Bergh, R. - "Non Market Strategy in Regulated Industries: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Electric Utilities" (Refereed) - Academy of Management - 2006 [Show/Hide Abstract]
Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Vanden Bergh, R.; Bonardi, J. P. - "Integrated Market & Nonmarket Strategy: Political Knowledge and the Resource-Based View of the Firm" (Refereed) - Routledge - 2014 ,
  • Vanden Bergh, R.; De Figueriredo, R. J. - "Political Uncertainty in Administrative Procedures" - Uncertainty in American Politics/Cambridge Univ. Press - 2003 - pp. 48-74 , [View publication] [Show/Hide Abstract]
  • Holburn, G.; Vanden Bergh, R. - "Policy and Process: A Game-Theoretic Framework for the Design of Non-Market Strategy" (Refereed) - Advances in Strategic Management: The New Institutionalism in Strategic Management/ JAI Press - 2002 - v. 19, pp. 33-66 , [Show/Hide Abstract]
  • Kingsley, A.; Vanden Bergh, R. - "How Regulatory Uncertainty Drives Integrated Market and Nonmarket Strategy" (Refereed) - Routledge. - 2014 ,