Professor James Dana

Curriculum Vitae


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Phone: 617-373-7517 (office)

Office: 306 Lake Hall

Mailing Address: 

            301 LA, Department of Economics

            Northeastern University

            360 Huntington Ave.

            Boston, MA 02115-5000

Current Positions

Professor Dana is Professor of Economics and Strategy at Northeastern University. He holds a joint appointment in the Department of Economics in the College of Social Science and Humanities and the D’Amore-McKim School of Business. He is also a visiting scholar in the Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School.


His research is in the areas of industrial organization, competitive strategy, and operations management, with a specialization in pricing under uncertainty, corporate strategies for managing demand uncertainty, price discrimination, and revenue management.


Prior to joining the faculty at Northeastern, Professor Dana was an Associate Professor of Management and Strategy department at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Before that he was Assistant Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College.


Professor Dana has a BA in Economics from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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