Claudine Gartenberg is an Assistant Professor of Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Her work is focused on incorporating realistic models of human behavior, such as self-interest and social comparison, into research on firm strategy. She has conducted studies on the role of incentives and corporate scope of US mortgage lenders preceding the 2007-2008 housing crisis, the role of workplace culture in influencing the digitization of work within the trucking industry, and the role of social comparison and corporate scope in affecting pay inequality over the past three decades, among others.
Her work has been published in top academic journals, including Management Science, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal, where she currently sits on the editorial board.
Gartenberg received a BA with honors in Physics from Harvard College, and a DBA and MBA from Harvard Business School, where she graduated as a Baker Scholar and received the Wyss Award for best doctoral research. She joins Wharton from the faculty of NYU Stern School. Prior to joining academia, Gartenberg was an account manager at a business consulting firm, working with clients such as PG&E, Chevron, Hallmark Cards, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America.