Yan Chen to deliver keynote address at Economic Science Association Conference

University of Michigan professor Yan Chen will deliver a keynote address at the Economic Science Association (ESA) North American meetings in Los Angeles on Saturday, October 12. 

Yan Chen is the Daniel Kahneman Collegiate Professor at UMSI. She also holds an appointment as a research professor with the U-M Institute for Social Research. Her research interests are in behavioral and experimental economics, market and mechanism design, and public economics. 

“The Economic Science Association is the international association for experimental economists,” says Chen. “I am honored and thrilled to be invited to deliver a keynote.”

Chen’s address, “Putting Organization into the Gig Economy: Field Experiments at a Ride‐Sharing Platform,” discusses experiments Chen and a team of University of Michigan School of Information (UMSI) researchers conducted using the Chinese ride-sharing platform DiDi.

UMSI at ESA 2019

Friday, October 11, 1‐2:20 p.m. 

“Credence Goods, Collective Reputation, and Fraud: Theory and Experimental Evidence.” Erin Krupka (University of Michigan School of Information), Thomas Lyon (Ross School of Business, University of Michigan), Arnab Mitra (Portland State University). 

Saturday, October 12, 9-10 a.m. 

Keynote Lecture: “Putting Organization into the Gig Economy: Field Experiments at a Ride‐Sharing Platform.” Yan Chen, University of Michigan School of Information. 

 - Jessica Webster, UMSI PR Specialist

Posted October 9, 2019