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John Horton

John Horton

Joined Stern 2013

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 8-81
New York, NY 10012

E-mail john.horton@stern.nyu.edu
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John Horton joined New York University Stern School of Business in September 2013 as an Assistant Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences.

Professor Horton's research focuses on the intersection of labor economics, market design and information systems. He is particularly interested in improving the efficiency and equity of matching markets.

After completing his Ph.D. and prior to joining Stern, Professor Horton served for two years as the staff economist for oDesk, an online labor market.

Professor Horton received a B.S. in Mathematics from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University.

Research Interests

  • Intersection of labor economics, market design and information systems
  • Efficiency and equity of matching markets

Courses Taught

  • IS Undergraduate Core: IT in Business and Society

Academic Background

B.S., Mathematics
United States Military Academy at West Point

Ph.D., Public Policy
Harvard University

Areas of Expertise


  • Labor Economics
  • Sharing Economy

Information, Operations & Management Sciences

  • Data Science
  • Data Visualization
  • E-commerce
  • Electronic Markets
  • Information Economics