Research Interests
  • Interface of Operations and Finance

       -- Supply Chain Finance, Factoring & Reverse Factoring, Entrepreneurial Finance, Financial Market Frictions

  • Online Marketplaces and Platforms

       -- Crowdfunding, Initial Coin Offering (ICO), Blockchain Platform, Tokenomics, Data Broker, FinTech

  • Social Operations Management

       -- Network Effects, Social Learning, Social Influence, Word-of-Mouth, Online Influencer, Wisdom of the Crowd​​

  • Social and Economic Networks

       -- Supply Chain Networks, Diffusion and Learning in Networks, Network Games, Network Traceability

  • Information Economics

       -- Economics of Data and Privacy, Information Acquisition, Bayesian Persuasion, Information Design

Journal Publications
  • A Supply Chain Theory of Factoring and Reverse Factoring  [SSRN] 

       -- with Panos Kouvelis​​

       -- Forthcoming, Management Science​​

Working Papers
  • Crowdfunding under Social Learning and Network Externalities  [SSRN] 

       -- with Fuqiang Zhang

  • Crowdfunding Strategy with Word-of-Mouth Communication  [SSRN]

       -- with Xiaomeng Guo, Guang Xiao, Fuqiang Zhang

           ○ 2019 MSOM iFORM SIG Conference

  • Operational Uncertainty and Crowdfunding Design

       -- with Panos Kouvelis, Weicai Peng​​​

  • Market Frictions and Cash-in-Advance Financing

       -- with Panos Kouvelis, Wenhui Zhao​​​

  • The Tokenvendor Problem: Tokenizing Cargo Reservations under Overbooking and No-Shows

       -- with Jacob Feldman, Panos Kouvelis, Yunzhe Qiu​​​

  • Blockchain Adoption for Traceability in Food Supply Chain Networks  [SSRN] 

       -- with Lingxiu Dong, Puping Jiang

           ○ Winner, 2020 POMS PITM Best Student Paper Competition

  • Blockchain-Driven Deep-Tier Supply Chain Finance

       -- with Lingxiu Dong, Yunzhe Qiu​​​​​​

  • Consumer Privacy and Retail Platform Operations

       -- with Xiaoyu Wang, Fuqiang Zhang

  • A Model of Influencer Marketing in Livestream Shopping

       -- with Jing Hou, Houcai Shen