Yanhao 'Max' Wei

University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business

701 Exposition Blvd

Los Angeles, CA California 90089

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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Credit Scoring with Social Network Data

Yanhao Wei, Pinar Yildirim, Christophe Van den Bulte, Chrysanthos Dellarocas (2016) Credit Scoring with Social Network Data. Marketing Science 35(2):234-258.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2018
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department and Boston University, Questrom School of Business - Department of Information Systems
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social networks, credit scores, credit financing

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Marketing Mutual Funds

Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research Paper
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 03 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2020
Nikolai L. Roussanov, Hongxun Ruan and Yanhao 'Max' Wei
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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mutual funds, distribution costs, broker commissions, performance evaluation, capital misallocation, investor welfare, financial regulation, structural estimation, search costs, information frictions, household finance

Marketing Mutual Funds

NBER Working Paper No. w25056
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2022
Nikolai L. Roussanov, Hongxun Ruan and Yanhao 'Max' Wei
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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Social Network Design for Inducing Effort

Quantitative Marketing and Economics, forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department and Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business
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social networks, social conformity, goals

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Mutual Fund Flows and Performance in (Imperfectly) Rational Markets?

Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 09 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 09 May 2022
Nikolai L. Roussanov, Hongxun Ruan and Yanhao 'Max' Wei
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 330 (132,146)
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mutual fund performance, flow-performance relationship, Bayesian learning, representativeness

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Customer Voice in Two-Sided Platforms: Surge Pricing, Customer Complaints, and Platform Usage

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2021
Linli Xu, Yanhao 'Max' Wei and Yi Zhu
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
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two-sided matching platforms, ridesharing, customer voice, customer complaints, surge pricing, rating system, review system.

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Geographical Pattern of Online Word-of-Mouth: How Offline Environment Influences Online Sharing

USC Marshall School of Business Research Paper Sponsored by iORB, No. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2021
Tianshu Sun, Yanhao 'Max' Wei and Joseph Golden
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Collage.com
Downloads 261 (167,836)
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Word-of-Mouth, Online Sharing, Offline Environment, Referral, Internet and Geography, E-commerce, Facebook

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Cryptocurrency Adoption with Speculative Price Bubbles

Marketing Science, forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2020
Yanhao 'Max' Wei and Anthony J. Dukes
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 247 (176,401)
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Product Adoption, Diffusion, Currency Marketing, Speculative Bubbles, Cryptocurrency

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What Can the Duration of Discovered Cartels Tell Us About the Duration of All Cartels?

PIER Working Paper No. 14-042
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2015
Joseph E. Harrington Jr and Yanhao 'Max' Wei
University of Pennsylvania and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 235 (185,071)
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Cartel detection, Collusion, Antitrust

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Airline Networks, Traffic Densities, and Value of Links

Published at Quantitative Marketing and Economics (2018) 16: 341, PIER Working Paper No. 14-027
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2019
Yanhao 'Max' Wei
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 160 (260,682)
Citation 1

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Networks, Airline industry, Air-travel demand, Network effects, Flight frequency, Structural estimation.

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The Similarity Network of Motion Pictures

Management Science, 66(4)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2020
Yanhao 'Max' Wei
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 157 (264,792)

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Product similarity, Network, Community Structure, Firm learning, Motion Pictures

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Online Social Network with Communities: Evolvement of Within- and Cross-Community Ties

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2022
Yanhao 'Max' Wei, Wensi Zhang, Sha Yang and Xi Chen
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Zhejiang University - School of Management
Downloads 130 (308,910)
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social networks, network dynamics, community structure, online communities, within- and cross-community ties, network fragmentation, individual mobility

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Designing Dealer Compensation in the Auto Loan Market: Implications from a Policy Experiment

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2022
Zhenling Jiang, Yanhao 'Max' Wei, Tat Chan and Naser Hamdi
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Equifax, Inc.
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auto loan, interest-rate markup, dealer compensation, consumer protection, Nash bargaining

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Blockchain for Creative Industries: Current State and Research Opportunities

International Journal of Research in Marketing, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Aug 2022
Nikhil Malik, Yanhao 'Max' Wei, Gil Appel and Lan Luo
Marshall School of Business, USC, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, The George Washington University and University of Southern California
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Unstructured Data, Econometric Models, and Estimation Bias

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 May 2022 Last Revised: 29 May 2022
Yanhao 'Max' Wei and Nikhil Malik
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Marshall School of Business, USC
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unstructured data, machine learning, econometric models, estimation bias, prediction error, measurement error

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Machine Learning for Creativity: Using Similarity Networks to Design Better Crowdfunding Projects

Journal of Marketing, Forthcoming. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/00222429211005481
Posted: 07 Apr 2021
Yanhao 'Max' Wei, Jihoon Hong and Gerard J. Tellis
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, Marketing Department, Students and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Department of Marketing

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crowdfunding, combinatorial creativity, networks, Word2vec, Word Mover's Distance, funding goal, novelty, imitation

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Machine Learning for Creativity: How Similarity Networks Help to Design Winning Projects in Crowdfunding?

Forthcoming in Journal of Marketing.
Posted: 02 Mar 2021
Jihoon Hong, Yanhao 'Max' Wei and Gerard J. Tellis
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, Marketing Department, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Department of Marketing

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crowdfunding, similarity, networks, Word2vec, funding goal, imitation

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Estimating Parameters of Structural Models Using Neural Networks

USC Marshall School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Dec 2019
Yanhao 'Max' Wei and Zhenling Jiang
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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neural networks, machine learning, structural estimation, redundant moments, simulation burden, sequential search.

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Machine Learning for Creativity: Using Similarity Networks to Design Better Crowdfunding Projects

Forthcoming, Journal of Marketing
Posted: 30 Mar 2021
Yanhao 'Max' Wei, Jihoon Hong and Gerard J. Tellis
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, Marketing Department and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Department of Marketing

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crowdfunding, combinatorial creativity, networks, Word2vec, Word Mover's Distance, funding goal, novelty, imitation