Jason Chan

Jason Chan

Assistant Professor
Information & Decision Sciences

Education:

  • PhD 2014
    Management Information Systems New York University, Stern School of Business
  • Bachelor of Computing 2008
    Management Information Systems National University of Singapore

Expertise:

  • Economics of Information Systems
  • Health IT
  • Econometrics and Experiment Design
  • Societal impacts of Internet, e.g. crime, financial well-being, discrimination

About Jason

Dr. Jason Chan is an Assistant Professor of Information & Decision Sciences at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. He holds an interest towards research that has relevant business and policy insights on emerging phenomenon relating Internet platforms and social outcomes, in various areas including healthcare, crime, financial well-being, education, and labor discrimination. In his research, he adopts a variety of quantitative methods including econometric modeling, experiments and technical methods, to extract meaningful relationships that lies within datasets.

His work has been published in top academic journals and conferences such as Information Systems Research, Management Science, MIS Quarterly, and the National Bureau of Economic Research. His work has also been covered by prominent media outlets, including The Economist, The Washington Post, The Economic Times, NBC News, Newsweek, Forbes, The Daily Beast, and Market Watch. Dr. Chan is a recipient and nominee of several Best Paper Awards in IS conferences and workshops, and has received multiple research grants for his work. He has received the AIS Best Published Paper 2014 (selected by senior editors among top MIS journals), the MISQ Best Paper Award 2014, and is also the winner of the 2015 Nunamaker-Chen Dissertation Award conferred by INFORMS ISS. He serves as a reviewer for multiple top-tier MIS journals, conferences, and has served as Associate Editor at the International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS), where he has won the two Best Associate Editor Awards (ICIS 2016, 2017). He is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award for his reviewing efforts at Management Science. In 2018, he was named by Poets & Quants as one of the Top 40 Professors Under 40 Worldwide.


Selected Works & Activities.

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  • Editorial Appointments

    Associate Editor for International Conference on Information Systems

  • Scholarly Service

    Reviewer for Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of MIS, Organization Science, Production and Operations Management, Economic Inquiry, Social Science and Medicine

  • Editorial Appointments

    Committee Member for Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems

  • Honors and Awards

    Best Paper Award at Workshop on Health IT and Economics 2011

  • Honors and Awards

    Best Paper Nominee at International Conference on Information Systems 2014

  • Scholarly Service

    Reviewer for Hong Kong Research Grant Council

  • Research Grants

    Dean's Small Grant

  • Research Grants

    NET Institute Grant

  • Honors and Awards

    Nunamaker-Chen Dissertation Award 2015 (INFORMS IS Society)

  • Honors and Awards

    MIS Quarterly Best Paper 2014

  • Honors and Awards

    AIS Senior Editors' Best Published Paper 2014 (Selected by senior editors from the top 8 MIS journals)

  • Current Research

    Does Medical Crowdfunding Reduce Bankruptcy Rates in the United States? An Empirical Analysis, with Gordon Burtch 

  • Honors and Awards

    Best Associate Editor for ICIS 2016 (eBusiness and eGovernment track)

  • Research Grants

    GMU Economics and Privacy Fellowship

  • Honors and Awards

    Management Science Distinguished Service Award

  • Current Research

    Better to Give than to Receive: Impact of Donation Option on Reward-based Crowdfunding Campaigns

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