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Zhixi Wan

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Educational Background

Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Michigan, 2009
B.E., Tsinghua University, 2003

Positions Held

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2012
Assistant Professor, HEC Paris, 2009-2012

Recent Publications

Wan, Z., Beil, D. Forthcoming. Bid-Taker Power and Supply Base Diversification. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management

Wu, X., Wan, Z., Levinthal, D. Forthcoming. Complementary Assets as Pipes and Prisms: Innovation Incentives and Trajectory Choices. Strategic Management Journal SSRN Abstract

Wan, Z., Beil, D., Katok, E. 2012. When Does It Pay to Delay Qualification Screening? Theory and Experiments. Management Science, 58: 2057-2075

Honors and Awards

Annual Conference Best Paper Honorable Mention , CSAMSE, 2012

Teaching and Research Interests

Current courses: Purchasing and Supply Management; Supply Chain Management

Research Interests: Supply Chain Management; Sourcing and Procurement Strategies; Auctions and Mechanism Design; Behavioral Operations and Experimental Studies