Mendoza School of Business


Yixing Chen

Assistant Professor
Marketing
  396 Mendoza College of Business
  • Biography
  • Background
  • Publications
  • Awards

Yixing Chen is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame. Dr. Chen is interested in studying (1) social impact of marketing, (2) algorithmic accountability, and (3) return on investment in the context of digital markets. His research has appeared in the Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Harvard Business Review. His research has been funded by the National Cancer Institute and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Dr. Chen won the Financial Times Responsible Business Education Award, John A. Howard/AMA Doctoral Dissertation Award, University of New Mexico Inspirational Young Alumnus Award, Texas A&M Distinguished Dissertation Award, and Grow the Good in Business Faculty Research Award at Mendoza College of Business. His research was selected as a finalist of best paper awards such as the AMA-EBSCO-RRBM Award for Responsible Research in Marketing (2022), Paul E. Green Award (2021), and AMA/Marketing Science Institute/H. Paul Root Award twice (2018, 2020). At Notre Dame, Dr. Chen teaches Marketing Analytics at the undergraduate and graduate level. Dr. Chen received his Ph.D. in Business Administration (Marketing) from the Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School where he taught Marketing Analytics and won the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Teaching.

Education
Ph D, Texas A&M University, 2020
MBA, University of New Mexico, 2015
BA, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, 2013

Areas of Expertise
Social Impact of Marketing Interventions
Marketing Strategy in the Digital Economy

"Novel Application of Predictive Modeling: Identifying Patients for a Tailored Approach to Promoting HCC Surveillance in Patients with Cirrhosis", (With Amit Singal, Shrihari Sridhar, Vikas Mittal, Hannah Fullington, Muzeeb Shaik, Akbar Waljee, Jasmin Tiro), Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Accepted (awaiting publication)

"Investigating the Academic Performance and Disciplinary Consequences of School District Internet Access Spending", (With Vikas Mittal, Shrihari Sridhar), Journal of Marketing Research, 58, 2021

"Improving Cancer Outreach Effectiveness through Targeting and Economic Assessments: Insights from a Randomized Field Experiment", (With Ju-Yeon Lee, Shrihari Sridhar, Vikas Mittal, Katharine McCallister, Amit Singal), Journal of Marketing, 84, 2020

"A Study Shows the Best Times of Day to Post to Social Media", (With Vamsi Kanuri, Shrihari Sridhar), Harvard Business Review, 2018

"Scheduling Content on Social Media: Theory, Evidence, and Application", (With Vamsi Kanuri, Shrihari Sridhar), Journal of Marketing, 2018

"Finalist, 2021 Paul E. Green Award", American Marketing Association, 2022

"Inspirational Young Alumnus Award", University of New Mexico, 2022

"Financial Times Responsible Business Education Award", Financial Times, 2022

"Finalist, AMA-EBSCO-RRBM Award for Responsible Research in Marketing", American Marketing Association, 2021

"Grow the Good in Business Faculty Research Award", Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame, 2021

"Texas A&M Distinguished Dissertation Award", Texas A&M University, 2021

"Finalist, 2020 AMA/Marketing Science Institute/H. Paul Root Award", American Marketing Association, 2021

"John A. Howard/ AMA Doctoral Dissertation Award", American Marketing Association, 2021

"Dean's Award for Outstanding Teaching", Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, 2019

"Finalist, 2018 AMA/Marketing Science Institute/H. Paul Root Award", American Marketing Association, 2019