Research

Recent Publications

Working Papers

  • Strategic Release and Co-Creation: Empirical Insights for Managing Open Source Software (with Xiaofeng Liu, Vish Krishnan and Kevin Zhu) [SSRN]
    • Best Paper Award, CSWIM 2016
  • Token Incentives and Platform Competition: A Tale of Two Swaps (with Xiaofeng Liu and Kevin Zhu) [SSRN]
  • Governance of Decentralized Autonomous Organization on Blockchains: Examining the Roles of Pre-voting Discussion in On-Chain Voting (with Jing Tian, Ling Xue, and Fujie Jin)
  • Beyond Funding: How Token Liquidity Shapes Application Development in Crypto Ventures (with Karen Xie and Weifeng Li) [SSRN]
    • Best Paper Award, Blockchain, DLT and FinTech Track, ICIS 2020
  • Balancing Incentives and Interruptions: The Effect of Rewarded Ads on Mobile User Engagement (with Buomsoo Kim, Seokjun Youn, and Sudha Ram) [SSRN]
  • The Dark Side of Student Debt Forbearance: Impact on Consumer Financial Decision-making and Well-being (with Anastasiya Pocheptsova Ghosh, Bikram Ghosh, and Karen Xie) [SSRN]
  • Should Digital Platforms Share Data with Governments? Evidence from Airbnb (with Hongchang Wang, Zaiyan Wei, and Karen Xie) [SSRN]
    • Best Paper Runner-up, CIST 2022
  • Dance with Algorithms: Impact of Algorithmic Buyers on Housing Affordability (with Cheng Nie, Karen Xie, and Xinxin Li) [SSRN]
  • Impacts of Short-term Rentals on Real Estate Investment: Evidence from Airbnb and Zillow (with Sung Joo Kim, Karen Xie, and Zaiyan Wei) [SSRN]
  • The Economics of AI Foundation Models: Openness, Competition, and Governance (with Xiaoyu Wang, Karen Xie, and Fasheng Xu) [SSRN]

Research Topics

GenAI

Platforms & Crowds

FinTech