Ayfer Ali is an assistant professor in the Business Economics Department of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid since September 2012. She holds a BA from Harvard University and a joint PhD from Harvard University and Harvard Business School. Before coming to UC3M, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Strategy and Innovation Department of the BU School of Management.
Prof. Ali is interested in the Economics of Innovation, particularly the translation of basic research into commercial products. Her disertation explored the demand side of Markets for Technology using patent and licensing data from two of the largest Academic Medical Centers in the United States. She has previously taught a section of in Healthcare. At UC3M she is teaching the first year course Introduction to Business.