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Aaron Chatterji, Associate Professor of Fuqua School of Business and Sanford School of Public Policy and Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative  

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

    Teaching (Spring 2018):

    • Strategy 853.301, Advanced corporate strategy Synopsis
      Fuqua rand, MTh 09:00 AM-11:15 AM
    • Strategy 853.302, Advanced corporate strategy Synopsis
      Fuqua rand, MTh 12:30 PM-02:45 PM
    • Strategy 853.303, Advanced corporate strategy Synopsis
      Fuqua rand, MTh 03:00 PM-05:15 PM
    • Ba 972.01, Topics in strategy Synopsis
      Fuqua des, W 08:45 AM-11:45 AM

    Recent Publications   (More Publications)

    1. Chatterji, AK. "Innovation and American K-12 education." Innovation Policy and the Economy 18 (January, 2018): 27-51. [doi]  [abs]
    2. Belenzon, S; Chatterji, AK; Daley, B. "A firm that shares a name with its founder earns higher profits." Economist 413.9051 (August, 2017).
    3. Belenzon, S; Chatterji, AK; Daley, B. "Eponymous Entrepreneurs." American Economic Review 107.6 (June, 2017): 1638-1655. [doi]
    4. Chatterji, AK; de Figueiredo, RJP; Rawley, E. "Learning on the Job? Employee Mobility in the Asset Management Industry." Management Science 62.10 (September, 2016): 2804-2819. [doi]
    5. Chatterji, AK; Durand, R; Levine, DI; Touboul, S. "Do ratings of firms converge? Implications for managers, investors and strategy researchers." Strategic Management Journal 37.8 (August, 2016): 1597-1614. [doi]

    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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