Sharon M. Oster

Frederic D. Wolfe Professor Emerita of Management and Entrepreneurship, Yale School of Management
Sharon M. Oster


Ph.D., economics, Harvard University

Summary of Experience

Professor Oster is a specialist in competitive strategy, microeconomic theory, industrial organization, the economics of regulation and antitrust, and nonprofit strategy. She has written extensively on the regulation of business and competitive strategy. Professor Oster has been an expert witness in numerous antitrust cases before the Federal Trade Commission and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and has consulted to corporations in varied industries and to nonprofit and public organizations. She is the author of the books Modern Competitive Analysis and Strategic Management for Nonprofit Organizations. Her many articles on regulatory issues, applied industrial organization, and labor economics have appeared in leading economics journals. Professor Oster is a recipient of the Yale School of Management Award for Excellence in Teaching and was presented the Carolyn Shaw Bell Award from the American Economics Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession.

AG Contacts

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