Yan Chen (professor)

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Yan Chen
Born (1966-07-11) July 11, 1966 (age 52)
Beijing, China
Nationality United States
Institution University of Michigan
Field Experimental economics
Alma mater California Institute of Technology
Tsinghua University

Yan Chen (born July 11, 1966) is a Chinese American behavioral and experimental economist. She is the Daniel Kahneman Collegiate Professor of Information at the University of Michigan School of Information. She also holds an appointment as research professor with the U-M Institute for Social Research.[1]

Title[edit]

Daniel Kahneman Collegiate Professor of Information, Professor of Information, School of Information and Research Professor, Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research.[2]

Education[edit]

Ph.D. Social Science 1995 California Institute of Technology

B.A. English 1988 Tsinghua University

Research interests[edit]

Experimental Economics, Mechanism Design, Information Economics[3]

Dissertation[edit]

A Theoretical Study of Political Institutions and Economic Policies.[4]

Thesis Committee: Kim Border, John Ledyard (Chair), Peter Ordeshook, Thomas Palfrey

Current positions[edit]

2008–present Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan

2008–present Research Professor, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan

2005–present Associate Director, Smith Experimental Economics Research Center, Shanghai Jiaotong University

Past positions[edit]

2002–2007: Associate Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan

Winter/Spring 2005: Visiting Scholar, Haas School, University of California at Berkeley

2004–2008: Associate Research Professor, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan

2001–2002: Fellow, Society of Scholars, University of Michigan Business School

1999–2004: Faculty Associate, Group Dynamics, ISR, University of Michigan

Spring 1997: Guest Professor of Economics, Universität Bonn

Spring/Summer 1996: Guest Professor of Economics, Universität Bonn

1994–2001: Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Michigan

1989–1990: Translator, Chinese Aviation Museum

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