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Jinyang Zheng

Jinyang Zheng

Assistant Professor of Management

Education

PhD, Information Systems, University of Washington, 2017
Bachelor of Science, Fudan University, 2013

Jinyang Zheng is an assistant professor at the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University. His research primarily focuses on exploring the economic impact and uncovering the mechanisms of business strategies that are related to or enabled by novel information technologies. His current research interests consist of three major streams, including economics of AI, user-generated unstructured content, online two-sided market, and smart city. Methodologically, he applies causal inference, including both micro-econometrics and graphical models, empirical IO, and unstructured data analysis. His research has been published in premier business journals, such as Management Science and Information Systems Research, and has won multiple awards or nominations at premier conferences, including ICIS, WISE, CIST, and CSWIM. Jinyang develops and teaches the courses of Analyze Unstructured Data (Business Analytics Master Program course), and Data Tech for Research (Ph.D. course), and has taught Database Systems (Undergraduate core course). He has been continuously listed as an outstanding & distinguished teacher at Krannert. He graduated from the University of Washington in 2017. Prior to that, he graduated from the Department of Statistics at Fudan University in 2013.