Jing Chen

Jing Chen
Graduate Coordinator of Business; Capstone Director, MSOMS (Master of Science in Organization Management and Strategy) Program; Professor of Practice in Management and Strategy

Jing Chen is the Graduate Coordinator of Business, the Capstone Director of the MSOMS (Master of Science in Organization Management and Strategy) Program jointly offered by NYU Stern and NYU Shanghai (Video), and a Professor of Practice in Management and Strategy at NYU Shanghai. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, she was Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy in the department of strategy and innovation at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. She holds a PhD from Florida International University and an MA and BA from Nanjing University.

Professor Chen's research interests are entrepreneurship, strategic human capital management, and dynamics of young firms. Her work has appeared in Management Science, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, and Journal of Economics & Management Strategy.

Select Publications

  • Chen, Jing and Peter Thompson (2015): “New Firm Performance and the Replacement of Founders.” Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 9: 243 - 262.
  • Åstebro, Thomas and Jing Chen (2014): “The Entrepreneurial Earnings Puzzle: Mismeasurement or Real?” Journal of Business Venturing, 29(1): 88 - 105.
  • Chen, Jing (2013): “Selection and Serial Entrepreneurs.” Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 22(2): 281 – 311.
  • Åstebro, Thomas, Jing Chen, and Peter Thompson (2011): “Stars and Misfits: Self-Employment and Labor Market Frictions.” Management Science, 57(11): 1999-2017.
  • Thompson, Peter and Jing Chen (2011): “Disagreement, Employee Spinoffs, and the Choice of Technology.” Review of Economic Dynamics, 14: 455-474.


  • PhD, Economics
    Florida International University
  • MA, Economics
    Nanjing University


Courses Taught

  • Capstone Project
  • Advanced Strategy Analytics
  • Managing Innovation


  • Strategic Analysis
  • New Venture Strategy