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Aaron Chatterji, Professor of Business Adminstration and Associate Professor of Sanford School of Public Policy and Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative and Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship of Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship  

Email Address: ronnie@duke.edu
Web Page: http://www.fuqua.duke.edu/faculty/aaron-chatterji

Areas of Expertise

    Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 2006
    B.A., Cornell University, 2000

    Research Categories: Strategy

    Recent Publications   (More Publications)

    1. Chatterji, AK; Toffel, MW. "Assessing the Impact of CEO Activism." Organization and Environment 32.2 (June, 2019): 159-185. [doi]  [abs]
    2. Chatterji, A; Delecourt, S; Hasan, S; Koning, R. "When does advice impact startup performance?." Strategic Management Journal 40.3 (March, 2019): 331-356. [doi]  [abs]
    3. Chatterji, AK; Cunningham, CM; Joseph, JE. "The limits of relational governance: Sales force strategies in the U.S. medical device industry." Strategic Management Journal 40.1 (January, 2019): 55-78. [doi]  [abs]
    4. Chatterji, AK; Kim, J; McDevitt, RC. "School spirit: Legislator school ties and state funding for higher education." Journal of Public Economics 164 (August, 2018): 254-269. [doi]  [abs]
    5. Hawn, O; Chatterji, AK; Mitchell, W. "Do investors actually value sustainability? New evidence from investor reactions to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)." Strategic Management Journal 39.4 (April, 2018): 949-976. [doi]  [abs]

    Curriculum Vitae

    Aaron Chatterji, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He previously served as a Senior Economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) where he worked on a wide range of policies relating to entrepreneurship, innovation, infrastructure and economic growth.

    Chatterji’s research and teaching investigate some of the most important forces shaping our global economy and society: entrepreneurship, innovation, and the expanding social mission of business. He was awarded an inaugural Junior Faculty Fellowship from the Kauffman Foundation to recognize his work as a leading scholar in entrepreneurship. He also received the Rising Star award from the Aspen Institute for his work on business and public policy.

    His research has been published in leading academic journals and been cited by CNN and The Economist. He has authored several op-ed pieces, including in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, appeared on national TV and radio, and was recently profiled in The Financial Times and Fortune. Chatterji has also testified as an expert witness at the House Committee on Small Business and the U.S. Department of State and served as a Fellow at the Center for American Progress.

    In his local community, Chatterji serves as a board member for Durham Communities in Schools, an education-focused non-profit. He also advises technology start-up companies on innovation and strategy.

    Chatterji is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and previously worked as a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs. He received his Ph.D. from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley and his B.A. in Economics from Cornell University.

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