Shunyuan Zhang

Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

Soldiers Field Road

Morgan 270C

Boston, MA 02163

United States

Harvard University

1875 Cambridge Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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What Makes a Good Image? Airbnb Demand Analytics Leveraging Interpretable Image Features

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 31 May 2017 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2021
Shunyuan Zhang, Shunyuan Zhang, Dokyun Lee, Param Vir Singh and Kannan Srinivasan
Harvard UniversityHarvard University - Business School (HBS), Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
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sharing economy, Airbnb, property demand, computer vision, deep learning, image feature extraction, content engineering

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Can an AI Algorithm Mitigate Racial Economic Inequality? An Analysis in the Context of Airbnb

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3770371
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Mar 2021
Shunyuan Zhang, Shunyuan Zhang, Nitin Mehta, Param Vir Singh and Kannan Srinivasan
Harvard UniversityHarvard University - Business School (HBS), University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
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Smart Pricing, Pricing Algorithm, Machine Bias, Discrimination, Racial Disparity, Social Inequality, Airbnb Revenue

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A Structural Analysis of the Role of Superstars in Crowdsourcing Contests

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2017
Shunyuan Zhang, Shunyuan Zhang, Param Vir Singh and Anindya Ghose
Harvard UniversityHarvard University - Business School (HBS), Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Crowdsourcing Contests, Superstar Effect, Bayesian Learning, Utility, Economics of Information System, Dynamic Structural Model, Dynamic Programming, Monte Carlo Markov Chain

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Serving with a Smile on Airbnb: Analyzing the Economic Returns and Behavioral Underpinnings of the Host’s Smile

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Jan 2021
Shunyuan Zhang, Shunyuan Zhang, Elizabeth Friedman, Xupin Zhang, Kannan Srinivasan and Ravi Dhar
Harvard UniversityHarvard University - Business School (HBS), Columbia University - Columbia Business School, University of Rochester, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance
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E-commerce, Sharing Economy, Smile Effect, Gender Bias, Machine Learning, Facial Attributes, Airbnb Demand, Controlled Experiment

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Risk sensitivity or social signaling? Unmasking Behaviors with Video Analytics.

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2021
Shunyuan Zhang, Shunyuan Zhang, Kaiquan Xu and Kannan Srinivasan
Harvard UniversityHarvard University - Business School (HBS), Nanjing University and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
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video analytics, in-store shopping, mask, sensitivity to risk, social perception, COVID-19

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Demand Interactions in Sharing Economies: Evidence from a Natural Experiment Involving Airbnb and Uber/Lyft

Posted: 23 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2021
Shunyuan Zhang, Shunyuan Zhang, Dokyun Lee, Param Vir Singh and Tridas Mukhopadhyay
Harvard UniversityHarvard University - Business School (HBS), Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business

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sharing economy, Airbnb, Uber, Lyft, sharing effects, natural experiment, geographic demand dispersion, transportation cost