Scott Kominers is an Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Entrepreneurial Management Unit at Harvard Business School, and a Faculty Affiliate of the Harvard Department of Economics. He is also an affiliate of the Harvard Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications, an Associate of the Harvard Center for Research on Computation and Society, and a Research Economist at the National Bureau of Economic Research.
From 2011-2013, He was the inaugural Research Scholar at the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics at the University of Chicago and from 2013-2017, he was a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows. He is the current co-leader of the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity "Inequality: Measurement, Interpretation, and Policy" working group (MIP) and periodically writes for Bloomberg View.
He completed his PhD in Business Economics at Harvard University in Spring 2011, with the dissertation "Matching Models of Markets." Before that, he graduated from Harvard summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in Mathematics (with a minor in Ethnomusicology) in Spring 2009, and completed his Masters of Arts at Harvard in Spring 2010.