Catherine Tucker


Catherine Tucker


Catherine Tucker is the Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management and Professor of Marketing at MIT Sloan. She is also Chair of the MIT Sloan PhD Program.

Her research interests lie in how technology allows firms to use digital data to improve their operations and marketing, and in the challenges this poses for regulations designed to promote innovation. She has particular expertise in online advertising, digital health, social media, and electronic privacy. Generally, most of her research lies in the interface between marketing, economics, and law. 

She has received an NSF CAREER Award for her work on digital privacy, the Erin Anderson Award for Emerging Marketing Scholar and Mentor, the Paul E. Green Award for contributions to the practice of Marketing Research and a Garfield Award for her work on electronic medical records.

Tucker is associate editor at Management Science and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. She teaches MIT Sloan's course on Pricing and the EMBA course "Marketing Management for the Senior Executive." She has received the Jamieson Prize for Excellence in Teaching as well as being voted "Teacher of the Year" at MIT Sloan.  

She holds a PhD in economics from Stanford University, and a BA from the University of Oxford.


Tucker wins O’Dell Award

Tucker receives long term impact award

Catherine Tucker recognized by American Marketing Association Foundation


"Algorithmic Bias? An Empirical Study into Apparent Gender-Based Discrimination in the Display of STEM Career Ads."

Lambrecht, Anja, and Catherine Tucker. Management Science. Forthcoming.

"Digital Economics."

Goldfarb, Avi, and Catherine Tucker. Journal of Economic Literature. Forthcoming.

"Inequality, Privacy, and Digital Market Design."

Tucker, Catherine. In Fair by Design, edited by Alex Teyteboym, Scott Kominers, Forthcoming.

"Privacy Protection, Personalized Medicine, and Genetic Testing."

Miller, Amalia R., and Catherine Tucker. Management Science. Forthcoming.

"Should You Target Early Trend Propagators? Evidence from Twitter."

Lambrecht, Anja, Catherine Tucker, and Caroline Wiertz. Marketing Science. Forthcoming.

"Network Effects and Market Power: What Have We Learned in the Last Decade?"

Tucker, Catherine. Antitrust, April 2018.

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