Julie Wulf

Visiting Associate Professor of Strategy

Julie Wulf

Julie Wulf is a Visiting Associate Professor of Strategy at the MIT Sloan School of Management for this academic year and an Associate Professor at Harvard Business School.

Prior to her academic career, Wulf held several positions in the private sector including vice president of corporate planning and development at American Express and senior associate at Booz & Co. She also co-founded a private-equity real estate investment firm, served as a director and member of the compensation committee, and remains a principal shareholder.

At Harvard Business School, Wulf has taught the MBA elective course Corporate Strategy and Organization and also has taught in the school's executive education program Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage. Prior to joining the HBS faculty, Wulf was on the faculty at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania where she taught the first-year MBA core course in Competitive Strategy for which she won a student teaching award in 2004. While at Wharton, she also taught a number of courses to both full-time and executive MBAs.

She is a co-editor of The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization and a Faculty Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Wulf’s research examines internal governance, leadership, and the strategy and performance of organizations. She has published papers on the evolution of corporate structure, financial and non-financial incentives, the allocation of decision rights, innovation and incentives, internal capital and labor markets, mergers and acquisitions, and behavioral aspects of organizations. Wulf’s research has been published in academic journals in the fields of economics, finance, and strategy/management such as the Journal of Labor Economics; American Economic Journal; Review of Economics and Statistics; Journal of Financial Economics; Review of Financial Studies; Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization; and Management Science. She has also published in practitioner publications such as Harvard Business Review and California Management Review. Select articles have been highlighted in the media including The Economist, Businessweek, the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, CNN International, Bloomberg TV, and the NBER Digest.

Julie Wulf holds a BS from the University of California, Davis; an MBA in finance from New York University; an MSc in economics from the London School of Economics; and a PhD in economics from Columbia University.

For more details, please refer to Wulf’s HBS website: www.people.hbs.edu/jwulf. She can also be reached at her HBS phone: 617-495-8542.

For more background on this faculty member's research and academic initiatives, please visit the MIT Sloan faculty directory.

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