Luyi Yang

Luyi Yang, PhD

Assistant Professor
DisciplineOperations Management & Business Analytics

Luyi Yang is an assistant professor of operations management and business analytics at Johns Hopkins University, Carey Business School. His research interests include consumer-driven service operations, business model innovation, applied mechanism design, digital marketplace, sustainable operations, sharing economy, and operations-marketing interface. A major focus of his work is on emerging yet high-stakes issues that involve novel operational processes and new economic tradeoffs. His research has been published or accepted by premier journals such as Management Science and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management and has been recognized by several best paper awards.  


    • Ph. D, Operations Management, The University of Chicago
    • MBA, The University of Chicago
    • BS, Industrial Engineering, Tsinghua University
    • BA, English, Tsinghua University


    Selected publications
    Working papers
    • To Brush or Not to Brush: Product Rankings, Customer Search, and Fake Orders, with C. Jin and K. Hosanagar
    • Slugging: Casual Carpooling for Urban Transit, with S. Cui, K. Li, J. Wang
    • Right to Repair: Pricing, Profit, Welfare, and Environmental Implications, with C. Jin and C. Zhu


    • Operations Management

    Honors and distinctions

    • 2019 INFORMS Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) Paper Competition, Honorable Mention
    • 2019 INFORMS Service Science Best Paper Award Competition, Finalist
    • 2019 Networks, Electronic Commerce and Telecommunications (NET) Institute Summer Research Grant
    • 2019 Management Science Distinguished Service Award 
    • 2018 INFORMS Service Science Section Best Cluster Paper Award, Finalist
    • Dean's Award for Faculty Excellence, 2018, 2019
    • 2015 INFORMS IBM Service Science Section Best Student Paper Award, Third Place
    • 2015 CSAMSE/Columbia Business Initiative Best Paper Award, Third Place
    • 2012 INFORMS RAS Problem Solving Competition, First Place

    In the media