Yi Chen

Yi Chen

  • Assistant Professor

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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 the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. He holds a PhD in economics from Yale University, with a focus on game theory and mechanism design. Chen's 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