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Mingdi Xin

Mingdi Xin

Assistant Professor, Information Systems

SB1 3223

949.824.7189

mingdi.xin@uci.edu  

Education

Doctoral degree in Information Systems, New York University Stern School of Business
Bachelor’s degree in Information Sciences from Peking University, China

Research Interest

Digital goods/services design and pricing

Strategic IT investment

Impact of digital ad exposure on consumer product search behavior


Professor Mingdi Xin joined The Paul Merage School of Business in July 2012 as an Assistant Professor of Information Systems.

Her research interests include design and pricing strategies for digital goods and services, IT investment strategies and their competitive implications, and the impact of digital ad exposure on consumer product search behavior. Professor Xin’s research has been published in Management Science, Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, and Harvard Business Review.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Sciences from Peking University, China and a Doctoral degree in Information Systems from the New York University Stern School of Business.

Selected Publications

  • Xin, M. and A. Sundararajan. “Nonlinear Pricing of Software with Local Demand Inelasticity,” Information Systems Research, conditionally accepted.
  • Xin, M. “The Impact of Valuation Uncertainty on Software Licensing,” MIS Quarterly, forthcoming.
  • Xin, M., and V. Choudhary. “IT Investment under Competition: The Role of Implementation Failure,” Management Science, forthcoming.
  • Aral, S., A. Sundararajan and M. Xin. “Developing Competitive Advantage in the Cloud: Qualitative Findings,” Harvard Business Review, Harvard Business Publishing, December 2010.
  • Levina, N., and M. Xin. “Comparing Information Technology Workers’ Compensation in US versus Singapore: Demographic, Human Capital and Institutional Factors,” Information Systems Research, 18:2, pp. 193-210.