Academic Profile : Faculty

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Asst Prof Jiayu Yao
Assistant Professor, College of Business (Nanyang Business School) - Division of Information Technology & Operations Management
Dr. Jiayu Yao joined the Division of Information Technology and Operation Management at NBS in August 2023. She earned her Ph.D. in Information Technology Management from Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology. Her broad research interests are in the economics of IS, and her work focuses on Fintech, crowdfunding, wisdom of crowds, entrepreneurship, and artificial intelligence. Her research studies crowd behaviors and their value in Fintech by applying econometric, machine learning, and experimental methods. Her work is under review at Management Science and has been presented at various IS conferences and workshops such as the Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST) and Statistical Challenges in Electronic Commerce Research (SCECR). She received Sandra and Ronald Slaughter Ph.D. Fellowship and has been recognized with a university-wide teaching award.
Wisdom of crowds
Entrepreneurship and innovation
Artificial Intelligence in Management
  • Location Disclosure and Online Hate Speech Behavior
  • Online Education and Labour Market
Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2022
Fellowships & Other Recognition
Sandra and Ronald Slaughter Ph.D. Fellowship, 2022
Advanced Doctoral Consortium, America’s Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), 2022
TIM Doctoral Student Consortium, Academy of Management (AOM), 2022