Assistant Professor of Management
Management Information Systems
Ph.D., Economics, University of Arizona
M.A., Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
B.A., Shanghai Jiao Tong University
- Wang, Y., Goes, P., Wei, Z., & Zeng, D. (2019). Production of Online Word-of-Mouth: Peer Effects and the Moderation of User Characteristics. Production and Operations Management, vol. 28 (7), 1621-1640. | Related Website |
- Wei, Z. & Lin, M. (2017). Market Mechanisms in Online Peer-to-Peer Lending. Management Science, vol. 63 (12), 4236-4257. | Related Website |
- Liu, X., Wei, Z., & Xiao, M. (2019). Platform Mispricing and Lender Learning in Peer-to-Peer Lending. Review of Industrial Organization, | Related Website |
Awards Announced in MSI Research Grant Competition
The Marketing Science Institute (MSI) recently announced 15 winners in the 2018-2020 Research Priorities Research Grant Competition. Launched in 2018 to seed research pertaining to MSI’s research priorities, the competition drew 74 submissions from leading researchers on topics including consumer trust, digital ads, privacy, AI, and machine learning. Among the winners was a proposal titled "Regulating Professional Players on Peer-to-Peer Platforms: Evidence from Airbnb" that was co-authored by Prof. Zaiyan Wei from the Purdue University Krannert School of Management.
Technologies Disruption of Markets
Zaiyan Wei discusses emergence of financial technologies and how they disrupt financial markets
It should come as no surprise that online product reviews correlate closely with purchasing decisions and sales, making them increasingly important to the bottom line of companies with online retailing platforms. However, what is the incentive for individual consumers who post their feedback and opinions on products?
Professor Zaiyan Wei discusses his research on online reviews and the correlation to sales with Krannert Dean David Hummels.