Shunyuan Zhang

Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

Soldiers Field Road

Morgan Hall

Boston, MA 02163

United States

Harvard University

1875 Cambridge Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (9)

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What Makes a Good Image? Airbnb Demand Analytics Leveraging Interpretable Image Features

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 31 May 2017 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2021
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
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sharing economy, Airbnb, property demand, computer vision, deep learning, image feature extraction, content engineering

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Can an AI Algorithm Mitigate Racial Economic Inequality? An Analysis in the Context of Airbnb

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3770371
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Mar 2021
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
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Smart Pricing, Pricing Algorithm, Machine Bias, Discrimination, Racial Disparity, Social Inequality, Airbnb Revenue

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Demand Interactions in Sharing Economies: Evidence from a Natural Experiment Involving Airbnb and Uber/Lyft

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2022
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
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sharing economy, Airbnb, Uber, Lyft, sharing effects, natural experiment, geographic demand dispersion, transportation cost

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A Structural Analysis of the Role of Superstars in Crowdsourcing Contests

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2017
Shunyuan Zhang, Param Vir Singh and Anindya Ghose
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Crowdsourcing Contests, Superstar Effect, Bayesian Learning, Utility, Economics of Information System, Dynamic Structural Model, Dynamic Programming, Monte Carlo Markov Chain

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Serving with a Smile on Airbnb: Analyzing the Economic Returns and Behavioral Underpinnings of the Host’s Smile

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Jan 2021
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Columbia University - Columbia Business School, University of Rochester, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance
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E-commerce, Sharing Economy, Smile Effect, Gender Bias, Machine Learning, Facial Attributes, Airbnb Demand, Controlled Experiment

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Reputation Burning: Analyzing the Impact of Brand Sponsorship on Social Influencers

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Apr 2022
Mengjie (Magie) Cheng and Shunyuan Zhang
Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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influencer marketing; social influencer; brand sponsorship; video analytics

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An AI Method to Score Celebrity Visual Potential from Human Faces

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 08 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2022
Carnegie Mellon University, Harvard University - Business School (HBS), New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and University of Pennsylvania
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Celebrity Visual Potential, Facial Features, Personality Traits, Deep Learning, XAI

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Driving Viewers’ Engagement in Live Streaming Platforms with Bullet Screen: A Quasi-Natural Experiment

Posted: 09 Apr 2022
Siliang Tong, Shunyuan Zhang, Yue Guo and Alain Chong
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Southern University of Science and Technology and Independent

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Live Streaming, Bullet Screen, Platform Feature Design, Social Technology, Viewer Engagement

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The Unintended Consequences of Raising Awareness: Knowing About the Existence of Algorithmic Racial Bias Widens Racial Inequality

Posted: 23 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2022
Shunyuan Zhang and Yang Yang
Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and University of Florida

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Algorithmic Bias, Algorithmic Racial Bias, Airbnb, Smart Pricing, Algorithm Usage, Overgeneralization