Yan Huang

Yan Huang

  • Assistant Professor of Technology and Operations
Education
  • PhD Carnegie Mellon University 2013
  • BSc Tsinghua University 2009

Contact Information

Phone
(734) 647-4267
Fax
(734) 936-8716
Email
Room
R5322
Research

Yan Huang is an Assistant Professor of Technology and Operations in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. She received her Ph.D. in Information Systems and Management from Carnegie Mellon University and holds a Bachelor’s degree from Tsinghua University.

Yan is interested in studying how firms can use information technology innovatively in their business processes. She is especially interested in topics related to crowdsourcing, open innovation, platform economy, social media, and data-driven decision making. Yan's recent research focuses on addressing the challenges facing practitioners as they leverage crowdsourcing and social media internally and externally to improve productivity and profitability. In her research, she applies quantitative methods to analyze the economic processes that shape participants’ behavior in various forms of enterprise social media and crowdsourcing initiatives, and recommends policies that should lead to greater effectiveness in enterprise use of social technologies.

Authors
Huang, Y., Singh, P., Ghose, A.
Published Date
12/2015

Source

Management Science
Volume: 
61
Issue: 
12
Pages: 
2825-2844
Authors
Danaher, B., Huang, Y., Smith, M., Telang, R.
Published Date
06/2014

Source

Management Science
Volume: 
60
Issue: 
6
Pages: 
1413-1433
Authors
Huang, Y., Singh, P., Srinivasan, K
Published Date
09/2014

Source

Management Science
Volume: 
60
Issue: 
9
Pages: 
2138-2159
Ross Thought In Action
Michigan Ross professors find video game players respond to different incentives depending on their level of play.

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