Gang Wang

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Title Associate Professor of MIS
Office 252 Purnell Hall


Gang Wang is an associate professor of management information systems (MIS) and Joint Educational Institute (JEI) research fellow at the Lerner College of Business & Economics, the University of Delaware. He received his Ph.D. degree in operations and information management from the University of Connecticut. His research interests include digital platforms, technology adoption and societal impact of IT. His research has been published in Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research and other premier academic journals. He currently serves as an associate editor at Decision Support Systems. He also served as a guest senior editor at Production and Operations Management.


  • Ph.D. in operations and information management, University of Connecticut, U.S.
  • M.E. in management science and engineering, Nankai University, China
  • B.S. in management information systems, Nankai University, China

Select Publications

  • “On-Demand Delivery Platforms and Restaurant Sales”, with Z. Li. Forthcoming at Management Science.
  • “Regulating Powerful Platforms: Evidence from Commission Fee Caps”, with Z. Li. Forthcoming at Information Systems Research.
  • “The Impact of Process- Versus Outcome-Oriented Reviews on the Sales of Healthcare Services”, with H. Li, J. Peng, and X. Bai. Forthcoming at Information Systems Research.
  • “Peer Effects in Competitive Environments: Field Experiments on Information Provision and Interventions”, with Z. Li and H. J. Wang. MIS Quarterly, 45 (1):163-191, 2021.
  • “The Effects of Consumer Animosity on Demand for Sharing-based Accommodations: Evidence from Airbnb”, with Y. Li, B. Li, and S. Yang. Decision Support Systems, 140: 113430, 2021.

Awards & Honors

  • Excellence in Experimental Courses Award, UD-SWUFE JEI, 2023.
  • The Joint Educational Institute (JEI) Fellow, University of Delaware, 2022.
  • Excellence in Research Award, Department of Accounting & MIS, University of Delaware, 2020.
  • PI, “Impacts of Social Influence on Consumer Consideration Set Formation and Choice,” General University Research Grant, University of Delaware, (2017).
  • Co-PI, “Understanding and Improving Teaching and Learning at UD using LMS Clickstream Data: A Process-mining Approach,” University of Delaware Transformation Grant, 2017.
  • ICIS Doctoral Consortium, Auckland, New Zealand, 2014.
  • School of Business Doctoral Student Teaching Award, UConn, 2014.
  • OPIM Department Doctoral Student Teaching Award, UConn, 2013 and 2014.
  • Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award, Graduate School of UConn, 2012.

Curriculum Vitae

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