Michael Shi

Assistant Professor
TEMPE Campus


Job Title(s)
Assistant Professor of Information Systems, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

Ph.D. in Economics, The University of Texas at Austin 2012;

BA in Economics, BS in Mathematics, Peking University, 2007

Research Areas
Large-scale Data Analytics

Online Markets, Social Media, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Representative Publications
"Towards a Better Measure of Business Proximity: Topic Modeling for Industry Intelligence," MIS Quarterly Special Issue on Transformational Issues of Big Data and Analytics in Networked Business, 2016.

"Hidden Suppliers Can Make or Break Your Operations," Harvard Business Review online, 2015.

"Content Sharing in a Social Broadcasting Environment: Evidence from Twitter," MIS Quarterly, 2014.

"Network Structure and Observational Learning, Evidence from a Location-Based Social Network," Journal of Management Information Systems, 2013.

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, W.P. Carey School of Business, 2015-2016