Sharon Belenzon

Sharon Belenzon

Associate Professor

Academic Area: Strategy
Phone Number: +1.919.660.7845

Teaching / Research Interests

Innovation, Organizational Structure, Competitive Advantage

Mailing Information

Duke University: The Fuqua School of Business
100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708


Sharon Belenzon is an Associate Professor (with tenure) in the Strategy unit at the Fuqua School of Business of Duke University, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).  His research is dedicated to advance the understanding of how firm organizational structure mediates, and is mediated by, firm strategy, and of how investments in science by corporations and by universities affect technical change.  His research has been featured in top academic journals, such as Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Economic Journal, Research Policy and Journal of Law and Economics.  Professor Belenzon received his PhD from the London School of Economics, and completed post-doctorate work at the University of Oxford, Nuffield College.  He has also been the recipient of the Kauffman foundation post-doctorate fellowship at the NBER.  He earned MA and BA degrees in Economics from Tel-Aviv University.  Belenzon has been an Associate Editor for Management Science from January 2016 and for Strategic Management Journal from July 2016.