Anja's research focuses on digital marketing and the digital economy, emphasizing online targeting and advertising, as well as promotion and pricing. Professor Lambrecht has examined how firms can use retargeting to reach out to consumers and how firms can advertise on Twitter to early trend propagators. Her work on digital pricing has examined, among others, freemium pricing for online content sites and mobile apps. Her current work also focuses on how spillovers between different economic actors in digital markets can lead to apparent algorithmic bias.
Her work has been published in leading marketing journals, including the Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science and Management Science. In 2014, she received the Paul E. Green Award, in 2016 and 2017 she was a finalist for the INFORMS Society of Marketing Science Long Term Impact Award and in 2018 she received the William F. O’Dell Award. She is an Associate Editor at Marketing Science and the Journal of Marketing and a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Marketing Research.
Before joining London Business School, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a Visiting Scholar at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Prior to her academic life, Anja Lambrecht worked as consultant at McKinsey & Company in Frankfurt. Anja has a Ph.D. from Goethe University, Frankfurt. She also holds a Diplom-Kauffrau from Goethe University, Frankfurt and a Maîtrise des Sciences de Gestion from Université Paris-Dauphine, Paris.