School of Business Faculty

Xiahua (Anny) Wei

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Economics, University of California, San Diego, 2013
M.S. Management Science, University of California, Irvine, 2007
M.A. Economics, University of California, Irvine, 2005
B.A. Economics, Fudan University, 2003

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • Assistant Professor, School of Business, University of Washington, Bothell, September 2013 – present
  • Senior Teaching Assistant, Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego, 2007 – 2013
  • Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics and Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego, 2007 – 2013
  • Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics and Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine, 2004 – 2006

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Innovation and Customer Strategies in Technology-enabled Markets

  • Design of mechanisms for online platforms
  • Management of customer strategy
  • Crowdsourcing, crowdfunding

PUBLICATIONS

The Asymmetric Impact of Customer Information Portability on Service Competition: Evidence from the Global Wireless Industry,” Xiahua Wei and Kevin Zhu, Production and Operations Management, 2018, 27(5), 839-858.

Engaging Voluntary Contributions in Online Communities: A Hidden Markov Model,” Wei Chen, Xiahua Wei, and Kevin Zhu, MIS Quarterly, 2018, 42(1), 83-100.

MANUSCRIPTS UNDER REVIEW

"An Empirical Study of the Dynamic and Differential Effects of Prefunding," Xiahua Wei, Weijia You, Ming Fan, and Yong Tan (under review at Production and Operations Management).

PEER-REVIEWED PROCEEDINGS

“The Effects of Prefunding on Crowdfunding Success,” Xiahua Wei, Weijia You, Ming Fan, and Yong Tan, Proceedings of the 13th China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM), 2019.

“Who Pays to Advertise? Evidence of Paid Search Advertising from an Online Marketplace,” Ming Fan, Xiahua Wei, and Weijia You, Proceedings of the 12th China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM), 2018.

“Competitive Poaching of Customers in the Mobile Service Market,” Xiahua Wei and Kevin Zhu, Proceedings of the 49th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS), 2016.

“Motivating User Contributions in Online Knowledge Communities: Virtual Rewards and Reputation,” Xiahua Wei, Wei Chen, and Kevin Zhu, Proceedings of the 48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 2015.

Pro-competition Public Policy in Network Markets with Switching Costs: Evidence from ‘Mobile Number Portability’ in Wireless Telecommunications Industry,” Xiahua Wei and Kevin Zhu, Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), 2010.  

SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

“The Effects of Prefunding on Crowdfunding Success,” Xiahua Wei, Weijia You, Ming Fan, and Yong Tan, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, Phoenix, AZ, November 2018

“Does Customer Poaching Pay off in the Face of Competition and Technology Change?” Xiahua Wei and Kevin Zhu, Kauffman Entrepreneurship Scholars Conference, Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City, MO, October 2017

“Competitive Poaching of Customers in Mobile Service Market,” Xiahua Wei and Kevin Zhu, Kauffman Emerging Scholars Conference, Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City, MO, February 2016

“Engaging the Wisdom of Crowds: Structural Analysis of Dynamic User Contributions in Online Communities,” Wei Chen, Xiahua Wei, and Kevin Zhu, International Industrial Organization Conference, Boston, MA, April 2015

“Motivating User Contributions in Online Knowledge Communities: Virtual Rewards and Reputation,” Xiahua Wei, Wei Chen, and Kevin Zhu, Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, Kauai, HI, January 2015

“Engaging the Wisdom of Crowds: Structural Analysis of Dynamic User Contributions in Online Communities,” Wei Chen, Xiahua Wei, and Kevin Zhu, Kauffman Emerging Scholars Conference, Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City, MO, October 2014

“Motivating User Contributions in Online Communities: A Structural Hidden Markov Model,” Xiahua Wei, Wei Chen, and Kevin Zhu, NBER Summer Institute, Economics of IT and Digitization Workshop, Boston, MA, July 2013

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Reviewer

Information Systems Research
Management Science
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management
Information Technology and Management

International Conference on Information System (ICIS)
Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST)
Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS)
China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM)

Associate Editor

International Conference on Information System (ICIS), Munich, Germany, 2019

Program Committees

Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Seattle, WA, 2019
China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM), Shenzhen, China, 2019
China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM), Qingdao, China, 2018
China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM), Nanjing, China, 2017

Session Chair

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), Phoenix, AZ, 2018
Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Minneapolis, MN, 2013
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), San Diego, CA, 2009

Discussant

International Industrial Organization Conference (IIOC), 2015

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • BBUS 490 / BBECN 382 Econometrics (course creator and designer)
  • BBUS 310 Managerial Economics

TEACHING AWARDS

  • Teaching Award Finalist, School of Business, University of Washington, Bothell, 2018
  • Teaching Assistant Excellence Award, University of California, San Diego, 2009

 

Contact:

xhwei@uw.edu
(425) 352-3233
UWBB-247
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