Jing Chen

Jing Chen
Visiting Associate Professor of Business

Jing Chen is a Visiting Associate Professor of Business at NYU Shanghai. She is also Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. She holds a PhD from Florida International University, a M.A. and B. A. 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

  • New Venture Strategy
  • Strategic Analysis