Jiding Zhang

Jiding Zhang

Jiding Zhang is an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at NYU Shanghai.

As an empiricist, she is passionate in applying and developing data science tools to solve novel challenges in business. Combining causal inference and machine learning methods, her work provides practical insights and recommendations for digital platforms and FinTech. Her research has appeared in leading academic journals and has been recognized with multiple awards.

Jiding obtained her PhD from the Operations, Information and Decisions Department of The Wharton School, under supervision of Professors Senthil Veeraraghavan, Ken Moon and Sergei Savin.



  • PhD, Managerial Science and Applied Economics (Operations, Information and Decisions)
    The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests

  • Digital Platforms
  • FinTech
  • Causal Inference
  • Machine Learning
  • Structural Estimation