Jiding Zhang

Jiding Zhang
Instructor of Operations Management

Jiding Zhang is an Instructor of Operations Management at NYU Shanghai. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, she was a PhD candidate at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Jiding’s research interests lie in the field of marketplace analytics. In her recent work, she analyzes the operations and economics of various digital platforms using both data analytic and modeling tools. Her research has been recognized with several awards, including Finalist for the 2019 MSOM Student Paper Competition, Finalist for the 2019 Revenue Management and Pricing Section Student Paper Prize, and Finalist for the 2019 IBM Best Student Paper Award.


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

Research Interests

  • Marketplace Analytics
  • Digital Platforms
  • Causal Inference
  • Machine Learning
  • Structural Estimation