Ariel D. Stern

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Ariel Dora Stern is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration in the Technology and Operations Management Unit.  She teaches the Technology and Operations Management course in the MBA required curriculum.

Ariel's research focuses on the empirical analysis of health care markets, health care policy, and innovation incentives faced by firms in medical technology. She is particularly interested in the intersection of regulation, firm strategy, and the economics of health care, as well as topics related to the determinants of health care spending, productivity and innovation in health care, and the adoption of health technology. 

Ariel Dora Stern is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration in the Technology and Operations Management Unit.  She teaches the Technology and Operations Management course in the MBA required curriculum.

Ariel's research focuses on the empirical analysis of health care markets, health care policy, and innovation incentives faced by firms in medical technology. She is particularly interested in the intersection of regulation, firm strategy, and the economics of health care, as well as topics related to the determinants of health care spending, productivity and innovation in health care, and the adoption of health technology. 

Ariel holds an undergraduate degree in economics from Dartmouth College, where she was a Presidential Scholar and a two-time U.S. national collegiate figure skating champion. She received her Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard, where she was a National Bureau of Economic Research Predoctoral Fellow in Aging and Health Economics and received the Harvard Kennedy School Dean's Award for excellence in student teaching.