Research Associate |School of Business

Joined the SUSTech Business School in 2019。Her main research directions are in the areas of Behavioral Economics,Experimental Economics,Experimental Finance.

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Educational Background:

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Ph.D in Economics, 2019

Cornell University, Master in Applied Economics and Management, 2014

Renmin University of China, Bachelor in Economics, 2012


Behavioral Economics

Experimental Economics

Experimental Finance

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Journal Papers:

Chen, X. and Zhao, X. (2019). How time flies! Working paper, available at:

Chen, X., Hong, F. & Zhao, X. (2019). Concentration and Variability of Forecasts in Artificial Investment Games: An Online Experiment on WeChat, Experimental Economics, forthcoming.

Chen, X., Kaiser, H. M. & Rickard, B. J. (2015). The Impacts of Inclusive vs. Exclusive Taxes on Healthy Eating: An Experimental Study, Food Policy, 56, 13-24.

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Name of College: School of Business
Master’s and Doctorate Degree Programs
Business Intelligence and Big Data Management(affiliated to the Math Department’s Masters and Doctorate Programs)
The school currently has 11 faculty members in the department of Information Systems and Management Engineering (ISME) (Finance department has its own introduction)
1 Distinguished Professor honored by the Ministry of Education of China
1 National Distinguished Expert
3 Shenzhen Peacock Talents
1 National High-level Talents
10 Overseas Returned Professors
More than 30% of faculty are international faculty members with overseas citizenship.
100% have overseas PhD or overseas full-time working experience
9 Graduated from Top 50 Universities of the world (based on QS/Times ranking)
Founded in October 2018, the School of Business of the Southern University of Science and Technology is an elite business school with a strategic vision and a strong emphasis on innovation, open-mindedness, international impact, and interdisciplinary research. The School of Business offers master’s & doctoral programs “Business Intelligence and Big Data Management” as well as non-degree programs at the executive level.
All of the faculty members of the School of Business have international backgrounds with frontier business research. 9 out of 11 faculty members graduated from the top 50 universities of the world based on QS/Times ranking. In the past two years, faculty members have published more than 20 journal articles in top-tier business journals, including UTD journals, such as Management Science, Production and Operations Management, Operations Research, Journal of Management Information System, and JAIS.
The School of Business aims to cultivate interdisciplinary talents with technical and analytical skills to meet the demand of the digital economy and Internet industry in the Great Bay Area, especially in Shenzhen. The School of Business works closely with leading companies to provide plenty of opportunities for students to enhance practical skills. Besides, the School of Business collaborates with top international business schools such as HEC-Paris to envision students with global perspectives and study experience.
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