Assistant Professor
BSc (National Taiwan University)
MBA (National Taiwan University)
MSc (New York University)
PhD (New York University)
Phone(+65) 6516 2786
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Dr. Ke-Wei Huang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Systems and the Department of Economics at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Dr. Huang joined NUS in July 2007. He received his Ph.D. (2007), M.Phil. (2005), and M.Sc. (2002) degrees in Information Systems from the Stern School of Business at New York University, and his M.B.A. in Finance (1997) and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (1995) from National Taiwan University. Prior to joining NUS, Dr. Huang has worked as a software developer at Computer Associates (Taiwan) and a research assistant at the economics institute of Academia Sinica.

Dr. Huang's research studies the economics of information technology and industrial organization theories. Currently, he focuses on various topics of pricing digital goods, including optimal selection of pricing variables for price digital goods, personalized pricing and product-line design based on customer or product characteristics, pricing on-demand services, and how the fixed cost of digital goods affects optimal pricing.

Research Interests

  • Economics of Information Systems
  • E-Commerce
  • Pricing
  • Theoretical Models of Industrial Organization

Current Projects

  • Impacts of Sarbanes-Oxley Act on IT Security and Firm Performance
  • Optimal Pricing to Maximize Shareholder's Welfare
  • Impacts of Capital Markets on Product Market Competition

Selected Publications

"Optimal and Equilibrium Price Discrimination Metrics for Digital Goods" with Roy Radner, Workshop on Information Systems and Economics 2005.

"Competitive Analysis of Personalized Pricing with Quality Customization" with Anindya Ghose, Workshop on Information Systems and Economics 2005.


  • CS5261: Telecoms and International Network