Daniel P. Gross (Dan) is an Assistant Professor in the Strategy area at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and a Faculty Research Fellow at the NBER. Dan received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. He teaches cores strategy to MBA students and does research at the intersection of strategy, economics, and public policy.
His research studies the drivers and consequences of innovation, including crisis innovation and innovation policy; the impacts of automation on firms, workers, and labor markets; links between innovation and entrepreneurial activity; and the use of incentives and other tools in managing creative workers within organizations. His work has been published in journals such as Management Science, the American Economic Review, and Research Policy; funded by the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation; covered in media outlets such as the New York Times, NPR, The Atlantic, and Harvard Business Review; and discussed in and cited by Congressional testimony and in the Economic Report of the President.