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JIN Chen

Assistant Professor

  • B.Sc. (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
  • M.Sc. (Northwestern University, U.S.)
  • Ph.D. (Northwestern University, U.S.)

JIN, Chen has been an assistant professor in the Department of Information Systems and Analytics at the National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Computing since 2018. Prior to joining NUS, Chen was a post-doctoral research fellow at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Chen earned his PhD in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from Northwestern University. His research interests lie in the intersection of information systems and operations. His work focuses on online platforms and information products bundling. Email: disjinc@nus.edu.sg

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Online Platforms

  • Information System and Operation Interface

  • Rating and Review Systems

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Information Structure Design and Social Learning when Facing Information Manipulation

Addressing the surge in fake information dissemination on e-commerce and social media platforms, the project aims to explore optimal information structures to combat issues such as fake orders, reviews, and misinformation.


RESEARCH GROUPS

TEACHING INNOVATIONS

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Jiang, H., Jin, C. and Yang, L., 2024. Revisiting the First-Order Approach to Principal-Agent Problems. Accepted into the 25th ACM Conference on Economics and Computation, 2024 (EC '24)
  • Yang, L., Jin, C. and Shao, Z., 2024. Help and Haggle: Social Commerce Through Randomized, All-or-Nothing Discounts. Management Science. Forthcoming
  • Wu, C., Jin, C. and Chen, Y. J., 2024. Add-On Pricing: A Queueing Perspective. Production and Operations Management. 33(2): 550-565
  • Jin, C., Yang, L. and Hosanagar, K., 2023. To Brush or Not to Brush: Product Rankings, Consumer Search, and Fake Orders. Information Systems Research. 34(2): 532-552.
  • Jin, C., Wu, C. and Chen, Y. J., 2023. Managing Competition from Within and Outside: Using Strategic Inventory and Network Externality to Combat Copycats. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 25(5): 1814-1834.
  • Jin, C., Yang, L. and Zhu. C., 2023. Right to Repair: Pricing, Welfare, and Environmental Implications. Management Science. 69(2):1017-1036
  • Yang, L., Jin, C. and Zhu, C., 2023. Research: The Unintended Consequences of Right-to-Repair Laws, Harvard Business Review (Digital Article)
  • Wu, C., Jin, C. and Veeraraghavan, S., 2023. Designing Professional Services: Pricing and Priorities. Production and Operations Management. 32(8): 2578–2595.
  • Jin, C., Wu, C. and Lahiri, A., 2022. Piracy and Bundling of Information Goods. Journal of Management Information Systems. 39(3): 906-933.
  • Wu, C., Jin, C. and Chen, Y. J., 2022. Managing Customer Search via Bundling. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 24(4): 1906-1925.
  • Jin, C., Liu, Q. and Wu, C., 2021. Selling Multiple Units to Strategic Consumers. Operations Research Letters. 49(2): 191-196.

AWARDS & HONOURS

  • Nomination, Young Scientist Award, Singapore National Academy of Science, 2023

  • Nomination, NUS Young Researcher Award, 2023

  • Nomination, NUS Young Researcher Award, 2022

  • School of Computing Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, 2023 (Honour Roll)

  • School of Computing Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, 2022

  • School of Computing Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, 2021

  • Winner, INFORMS Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment Section (ENRE) Young Researcher Prize, 2022

  • Runner-up, INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST) Best Paper Award (3 out of 257 submissions), 2022

  • Finalist, INFORMS Service Science Best Cluster Paper Award, 2022

  • Finalist, INFORMS Technology, Innovation Management, and Entrepreneurship Section (TIMES) Best Working Paper Competition, 2022

  • Second Place, International Conference of the Chinese Scholars Association for Management Science and Engineering (CSAMSE) Best Paper Award, 2022

  • Second Place, Best Student Paper Competition, POMS College of Supply Chain Management 2022 (awarded to student Zhu, C. for an early version of the paper "Right to Repair")

  • NYU Networks, Electronic Commerce and Telecommunications (NET) Institute Summer Research Grant, 2022

  • Finalist, INFORMS Service Science Best Student Paper Award, 2021 (awarded to student Zhu, C. for an early version of the paper "Right to Repair")

  • NYU Networks, Electronic Commerce and Telecommunications (NET) Institute Summer Research Grant, 2019

  • Finalist, INFORMS Service Science Best Cluster Paper Award, 2019

  • Second Place, International Conference of the Chinese Scholars Association for Management Science and Engineering (CSAMSE) Best Paper Award, 2018

MODULES TAUGHT

BT3102
Computational Methods for Business Analytics
IS4303
IT-mediated financial solutions and platforms

 

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