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Jiayin Zhang joined MIT Sloan's Ph.D. program in 2008, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the area of Behavioral & Policy Sciences, with concentrations on Economic Sociology and Strategy. Before studying at MIT, Jiayin has earned her B.S. degree in Computer Science and M.A. degree in Sociology in 2005 and 2008, respectively, both at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.
Research interests: Economic Sociology, Strategy, and International Management.
Smart Money in Dumb Money: the Gap between Private and Public Beliefs and the Housing Market in China.
- A Lack of Security or a Lack of Capital? Acculturative Conservatism in Immigrant Naming
with Ezra Zuckerman and Elena Obukhova
To be submitted to Social Force
- Why Was There No Fashion in Mao's China? Effects of Politics on Culture in the Case of Chinese Naming Practices
with Elena Obukhova and Ezra Zuckerman
Revise and Resubmit, American Journal of Sociology
- Luo, Jiade, Jing Wang, Jiayin Zhang and Zhaoxia Xie. "The Structure of Social Network Research: The Organizational Theory and Management Research as Examples." Chinese Journal of Sociology, 28(6): 15-38, 2008.
- Zhang, Jiayin and Jiade Luo. "Network Dynamics of Cliques Formation." Chinese Journal of Sociology, 27(4): 152-163, 2007.
Honors and Awards
- 2012 MIT Center for International Studies Summer Study Grant
- 2012-2013 Sarofim Fellowship, MIT Sloan School of Management
- 2011-2012 Zannetos Memorial Fellowship, MIT Sloan School of Management
- 2011 Invited to MIT 150 Years Convocation, as a fellowship recipient
- 2010-2011 M. Wren Gabel Doctoral Fellowship, MIT Sloan School of Management
- 2008 Best Graduate Student in Ten Years (10 recipients), Tsinghua University
- 2008-2012 Graduate Fellowship, MIT Sloan School of Management
- 2008 First Prize, Best Paper Award, Chinese Sociological Association Annual Meeting
- 2008-2009 Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship, Tsinghua University
- 2007-2008 Outstanding Young Researcher, School of Humanities and Social Science, Tsinghua University
- 2005 Best Graduate Thesis Nomination, Tsinghua University
- 2003-2004 BEA Scholarship for Excellent Academic Performance, Tsinghua University
Full CV is available upon request.
Address: E62-369, 77 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge MA, 02139
Work phone: 617-253-3940