Sharon Oster Biography

(Professor, Real Estate Investor, Economist)

Known to be an economist focusing on non-profit organization management and business strategy.

More about the relationship

Sharon Oster is married to her husband Ray fair who is an economist.

She has a total of three children. Among them, Emily Oster is her daughter, and Stephen Fair and John Oster are her sons.

Her daughter Emily Oster is also an author and an American economist.

Relationship Facts of Sharon Oster

  • Sharon Oster is married to Ray Fair {Compare Couple}.
  • She is mother of One Daughter and Two Sons.
  • Sharon Oster is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Sharon Oster?

Sharon Oster is the Frederic D.Wolfe Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship who was the former first women dean at the Yale School of Management.

She is also known to be an economist focusing on non-profit organization management and business strategy.

Sharon Oster- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Sharon Oster was born on September 3, 1948, in New York City. Currently, at age 73 years old she holds American nationality. Her ethnicity is Caucasian and follows Christianity.

Oster has not disclosed much about her parents and siblings. Though, she attended Hofstra University in 1970 and earned her undergraduate degree. In 1974, she received her Ph.D. from Harvard with a major in economics.

Sharon Oster- Professional Life, Careers

Sharon Oster served as a professor and administrator at Yale University for 43 years. After graduating from Harvard University, she began to teach undergraduate students at Yale college.

There she entered the faculty of the Yale Economics Department. Later in 1983, she proceeded to the faculty of the Yale School of Management and become tenure.

She was the first woman to be tenure. After that, she was named the Frederic D.Wolfe Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship.

She worked as a tenure for almost 3 years in the Yale School of Management faculty between 2008 to 2011 and got retired in May 2018.

To support internships for the students Oster received a 100,000 reduction of her annual salary as the tenure of the Yale School of Management in 2009. In 2018, Sharon Oster has announced Professorship and an endowed chair in economics.

Oster is also an author. She has written five academic books like Modern Competitive Analysis (1990. revised 1993 and 1999) and Strategic Management of Nonprofits (1995).

Oster has also distributed and printed more than 400 academic as well as non-academic reports and essays on topics like applied industrial organization, regulatory issues, and labor economics.


The first Yale School of Management Award was given to Sharon Oster two times due to her Excellence in Teaching in 2008 and 2013.

She received the Carolyn Shaw Bell Award recognized by the American Economic Association in 2011.

She earned Irwin Outstanding Educator Award because of her Excellence in Executive Education/MBA.

She got this award in 2018 from the Academy of Management.

Sharon Oster- Net worth, Salary

The net worth of Sharon Oster is estimated to be around 3.5 million USD.

Being an independent director of Welltower Inc, a real estate investment trust she has invested in health care infrastructure as well. In Minimum, She has 36,265 units of Welltower Inc Stock.

Sharon Oster- Rumors, Controversy

Professor Sharon Oster seems to be very secretive about her personal life. So, she is not involved in any kind of scandals, rumors, and controversies up to date.

Body Features- Height, Weight

The body measurements, height, and weight of Sharon Oster are not revealed to the media yet.

Moving towards her physical appearance, she has a fair complexion. The color of her eyes is black and she has blonde color hair.

Social Media Trivia/Facts

Sharon Oster is not so active on social media. But there are some of her Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts that might have been created by her fans.

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