• SEM Completes First 5-Year International Assessment
    From January 8th to 9th, an International Assessment Committee conducted a comprehensive review of the School of Entrepreneurship and Management (SEM)’s first five years since its launch. The committee consisted of five internationally distinguished experts, chaired by Professor Richard Lyons (Chief Innovation & Entrepreneurship Officer and Former Dean of the Haas School of Business, UC Berke...
    2020-01-17
  • Study Explores Relationship Between Economic Development and Inequality
    Journal of Economic Geography
    Since society began to industrialize, the interaction between economic growth and inequality has raised challenging questions. In the past few decades, inequality has been rising in almost all parts of the globe. Does economic development inevitably lead to inequality? A study by SEM Assistant Professor Yang Xiyi and her coauthors found that China’s industrial clustering can simultaneously promot...
    2019-11-25
  • Graduation Ready: Li Yike, Trying New Things
    Li Yike, a senior computer science student in the School of Information Science and Technology and a finance minor still remembers her first week on campus. “I felt curious about everything!” Li is always on the search for something new to try, and that may be why she decided to attend ShanghaiTech, even though the new university’s campus was still very much under construction. “I like to do n...
    2019-06-13
  • Financial Market Value of CSR Activities Analyzed
    Academy of Management Journal
    SEM Assistant Professor Zhou Xiaoyu, in collaboration with Peking University Associate Professor Zhang Yanlong and Singapore Management University Professor Wang Heli, studied empirically how Chinese firms translate their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities into financial market value through multiple paths. Their research was recently published in the Academy of Management Journal, e...
    2019-05-10
  • Progression Bias Found to Be A Key Part of Decision Making
    Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
    Recently, Assistant Professor Zhou Haotian at School of Entrepreneurship and Management published an empirical article titled “Conflating Temporal Advancement and Epistemic Advancement: The Progression Bias in Judgment and Decision Making” in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Every decision-making process requires decision-makers to identify the values of choices and estimate its ...
    2019-05-07
  • “China Thinks Big” Encourages Innovative Research and Social Practice
    On March 16th - 17th, China Thinks Big (CTB) was held successfully at ShanghaiTech. Inspired by the Harvard Thinks Big competition, China Thinks Big carries forward the idea of innovative research and social practice at Harvard University, encouraging teenagers to “Think Big, Start Small” and help them to discover their interests by exploring important global issues and focusing on localize...
    2019-03-29
  • Econometric Society Elects SEM Dean as Fellow
    Fang Hanming, School of Entrepreneurship and Management Dean and Class of 1965 Term Professor of Economics of University of Pennsylvania, was among 22 academics newly elected as fellows of the Econometric Society. He is the 14th Chinese economist to be elected to this top economics professional society.Founded in 1930, The Econometric Society is the most renowned society in economics and publishes...
    2018-11-12
  • SEM Holds Urban Innovation Workshop
    From July 17th to July 27th, the 2018 Santander-ShanghaiTech Innovation Workshop was successfully held at School of Entrepreneurship and Management. The theme of workshop was “InnoLab: Innovation for Urban Living.” SEM Vice Dean Professor Lu Ding pointed out in his opening remarks that the workshop is of great importance as the Chinese economy transitions from quantitative expansion to qual...
    2018-07-31
  • Wharton School Professor Terwiesch Visits ShanghaiTech
    On July 23, 2018,Professor Christian Terwiesch from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania visited ShanghaiTech University to deliver a lecture on “Connected Strategy and Digital Disruption.” The lecture was hosted by Professor Hanming Fang, Dean of School of Entrepreneurship and Management at ShanghaiTech University.In his talk, Dr. Terwiesch discussed three significant and highl...
    2018-07-25
  • SEM Hosts Innovation Competition
    SEM successfully held the International Students Innovation Competition (ISIC 2018) from July 7, 2018 to July 14. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO) and ShanghaiTech University were the co-sponsors of this event. Professor Ding Lu, Vice Dean of SEM, hosted the final session on Investor Pitching where the stud...
    2018-07-18
  • ShanghaiTech Hosts International Conference on Aging
    On June 27-28, the School of Entrepreneurship and Management (SEM) held an international conference on "Addressing Population Aging: Institutional and Public Policy Innovation." The conference was co-organized by SEM, Center for Employment and Social Security (Fudan University) and ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (University of New South Wales). The one and ha...
    2018-07-04
  • SEM Holds Design Thinking Roadshow
    On May 8, 2018, School of Entrepreneurship and Management held a Design Thinking Roadshow.The Roadshow displayed product prototypes developed by 21 ShanghaiTech student groups and visitors awarded them “investment coupons.” In the end, a “Cubot Game for the Blinds”, “Tianchaochao Quick Breakfast” and “White-Color-Friendly-Chair” won the most “investment.” The winning teams said that unde...
    2018-05-14
  • Human Faces Reveal Negotiation Skills and Outcomes
    Frontiers in Psychology
    In our daily lives, we often have to make quick judgments about strangers based on very little information. The face, as a distinct cue for social communication, is particularly useful for inferring individual characteristics in interpersonal judgment and decision making. The facial width-to-height ratio (FWHR) is one cue that people implicitly use to determine the extent to which men might be tru...
    2018-04-04
  • SEM Hosts Student Innovation Competition
    From May 28 to June 3, School of Entrepreneurship and Management (SEM) hosted the 2017 International Student Innovation Competition (ISIC) at ShanghaiTech. 24 students from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (“HKUST”) and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (“NTU”) came to Shanghai to join 13 ShanghaiTech students to form eight mixed teams. All eight teams were given on...
    2017-06-10