Karsten Theil Hansen

Professor of Marketing

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Info

Rady School of Management
Wells Fargo Hall, Room 3W108
9500 Gilman Drive #0553
La Jolla, CA 92093-0553
Phone: (858) 8227462­
Fax: (858) 5340745­
E-mail: k4hansen@ucsd.edu

Research Areas

Marketing strategy
Consumer choice

Industry Areas

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Hansen's primary research interests are centered on developing, analyzing and testing theories of household/customer behavior and the implications for retail strategy and competition.

From 1999 to 2002 Hansen was a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer at the University of Chicago. During his graduate work he was awarded the Alfred P. Sloan Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship and the Abramson Award for Exceptional Dissertation Progress. Immediately prior to joining UC San Diego, Hansen was an associate professor of marketing at Northwestern University. While at Northwestern, he was recognized by the Marketing Science Institute as part of its Young Scholar program and served as a Kraft Research Professor. Hansen received his Ph.D. in economics from Brown University.