Publications

  • Chen W, Wei Z, Xie K (2022a) Regulating professional players in peer-to-peer markets: Evidence from Airbnb. Management Science, forthcoming. Journal Link
  • Chen W, Wei Z, Xie K (2022b) The battle for homes: How does home sharing disrupt local residential markets? Management Science, forthcoming. Journal Link Media Report
  • Lin M, Sias R, Wei Z (2022) Experts vs. non-experts in online crowdfunding markets. MIS Quarterly, forthcoming. Journal Link
  • Lu K, Wei Z, Chan TY (2022) Information asymmetry among investors and strategic bidding in peer-to-peer lending. Information Systems Research 33(3): 824-845. Journal Link
  • Alyakoob M, Rahman M, Wei Z (2021) Where you live matters: Local bank competition, online marketplace lending, and disparity in borrower benefits. Information Systems Research 32(4): 1390-1411. Journal Link Media Report
  • Wei Z, Xiao M, Rong R (2021) Network size and content generation on social media platforms. Production and Operations Management. 30(5): 1406-1426. Journal Link Interview with Dean Hummels
  • Liu X, Wei Z, Xiao M (2020) Platform mispricing and lender learning in peer-to-peer lending. Review of Industrial Organization 56(2): 281-314. Journal Link
  • Wang Y, Goes P, Wei Z, Zeng D (2019) Production of online word-of-mouth: Peer effects and the moderation of user characteristics. Production and Operations Management 28(7): 1621-1640. Journal Link Media Report Interview with AEA
  • Wei Z, Lin M (2017) Market mechanisms in online peer-to-peer lending. Management Science 63(12): 4236-4257. Journal Link Media Report

Awards & Grants

  • INFORMS Information Systems Society Sandra A. Slaughter Early Career Award, 2022
  • Runner-Up for the Best Paper Award, Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), 2022
  • Krannert Faculty Fellow Award, 2022
  • Krannert STAR Supplement Grant, 2022
  • Management Science Meritorious Service Award, 2020
  • Marketing Science Institute (MSI) Grant, 2019
  • Best Paper Runner-Up, 12th China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM), 2018
  • Best Paper Award, 11th CSWIM, 2017
  • Nominee for the Best Reviewer Award, 11th CSWIM, 2017
  • Purdue Research Foundation (PRF) Grant, 2016
  • Nominee for the Best Paper Award, CIST, 2015
  • Green, William I Fellowship, the University of Arizona, 2014

Working Papers

  • The effect of secondary market closure on primary market funding time: Evidence from peer-to-peer lending (with Craig W. Holden, Mingfeng Lin, Jan Schneemeier, Kai Lu, and Jun Yang), November 2022. SSRN Link
  • Should digital platforms share data with governments? Evidence from Airbnb (with Hongchang Wang, Wei Chen, and Karen Xie), June 2022. SSRN Link
  • Social interactions and peer evaluation on online review platforms: An empirical analysis (with Yinan Yu, Warut Khern-am-nuai, and Alain Pinsonneault), May 2022. SSRN Link
  • Social media moderation and content generation: Evidence from user bans (with Xiaohui Zhang, Qianzhou Du, and John Zhang), April 2022. SSRN Link
  • Helpful or unhelpful: The role of voter heuristics in review helpfulness (with Yinan Yu, Dezhi Yin, Warut Khern-am-nuai, and Alain Pinsonneault), January 2022. SSRN Link

Teaching

Purdue University:

  • MGMT 69000: Empirical Methods (Causal Inference), 2015, 2017, 2020, 2022
  • MGMT 58800: VBA Programming, 2017-22
  • MGMT 38200: Management Information Systems, 2015, 2017-20, 2022
  • MGMT 58800W: Business Insights with Spreadsheets and Macro Programming (Weekend MBA), 2018-21

University of Arizona:

  • Guest lectures: MIS 611A Design Science Research Methodologies (PhD), 2014-15
  • ECON 361: Intermediate Microeconomics (Undergrad core), 2013