a bit about me:


Jason Greenberg conducts award-winning research on: entrepreneurship, crowdfunding, innovation, and digital technology; social networks; labor markets (including “gig” work), diversity and inequality; organizational theory; (social) evaluation; categorization; and markets. Jason has published and forthcoming work that uses restricted access “big” data, novel experimental approaches he has developed, as well as (sociological) theoretical work.


Because new technologies and methods of organization and trade are fundamentally reshaping how and where we work, learn, and live, these topics are of considerable social-scientific interest and importance. Policy makers and employers, in turn, are interested in understanding, teaching, and hiring and employing individuals with skills in these areas.


2020 –  Pres.  Visiting Assistant Professor of Management, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

2020 –  Pres.  Research Affiliate, MIT

2013 –  Pres.  Research Fellow, Center for the Study of Economy & Society, Cornell University 

2020 – 2010   Assistant Professor of Management, NYU-Stern School of Business

2010 – 2009   Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University

                          and Departments of Political Science and Computer Science, Northeastern University

Areas of academic interest


  • Economic, organizational, and urban sociology

  • Social networks

  • Future of work

  • Big data

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Crowdfunding

  • Strategic hiring

  • People analytics

  • Leadership and management

  • Performance evaluation

  • Race and gender

  • Microfinance

  • Experiments (A/B testing)






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