Yi Chen

Yi Chen

  • Assistant Professor
  • Half Century Faculty Research Fellowship, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

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Faculty Expertise

  • Economics


Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management


Cornell Directory Entry


Yi Chen is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Cornell University. He received his PhD of Economics at Yale University, with a focus on game theory and mechanism design. His research includes both theoretical and applied approaches to principal-agent problems, dynamic games, and organizational economics.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Core Faculty Teaching Award for the One-Year MBA Class of 2022 (2022) Johnson MBA Class of 2022

Recent Courses

  • NBA 6950 - Game Theory and Business Strategy
  • NCC 5020/LAW 5020 - Microeconomics for Management
  • NCCY 5020 - Microeconomics for Management

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Yale University, 2018
  • PhM Yale University, 2016
  • MA Yale University, 2016
  • MA Peking University, 2012
  • BS Peking University, 2009
  • BA Peking University, 2009