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Chen, Min

Academic Unit:Information Systems and Operations Management
Position:Assistant Professor
Phone:703-993-4276
Office Location:Enterprise Hall 140
Office Hours:Monday and Wednesday 2:00 - 3:00 PM & By Appointment
Research Interests:
  • Agency problems in Online Advertising
  • Economics of Information Systems
  • Information Security
  • Data Mining
  • Optimization Models
Education:
  • PhD - Management Science, University of Texas at Dallas
  • MS - Information Technology Management, University of Texas at Dallas
Profile:

Min Chen is an assistant professor of information systems and operations management at the School of Business, George Mason University. He has received a PhD in management science from the Jindal School of Business at the University of Texas at Dallas, where his dissertation research focuses on examining the ecomomic impact of click fraud on online advertising market and developing mechanisms to mitigate the agency problems in the setting.

Chen's research interests include agency problems in online advertising, economics of information systems, and optimization models. He has presented his research in various conferences, including International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) and Workshop on the Economics of Information Security (WEIS). He is a member of the Association of Information Systems (AIS) and the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

Research and Awards:

Published an article titled, “Can Payment-Per-Click Induce Improvements in Click Fraud Identification Technologies?” (coauthored with Varghese Jacob, Suresh Radhakrishnan and Young Ryu) in Information Systems Research in 2015.

Presented the paper titled, “Do You Have a Room for Us in Your IT? – An Economic Analysis of Shared IT Services and Implications for IT Industries” at the INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology in San Francisco, California in 2014 (with coauthor Min-Seok Pang). The paper was also published in the conference proceedings.
 
Presented the paper titled, “An Economic Analysis of Shared IT Services in Public Sector” at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California in 2014 and at the Workshop on Information Technology and Systems in Auckland, New Zealand in 2014 (with colleague Min-Seok Pang). The paper was also published in the proceedings from both conferences.

Presented the paper titled, “An Analysis of Click Fraud Auditing in Pay-Per-Click Advertising” at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona in October in 2012 (with coauthors). 

Presented the paper titled, “The Effect of Fraud Investigation Cost on Pay-Per-Click Advertising” at The Annual Workshop on the Economics of Information Security (WEIS) in Berlin, Germany in June in 2012 (with coauthors). The paper was published in the conference proceedings.

Published an article titled, “Facilitating Effective User Navigation through Website Structure Improvement” in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering in 2013.

Presented the paper titled, “The Effect of Third Party Investigation on Pay-Per-Click Advertising” at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) in Orlando, Florida in December in 2012 (with coauthors Varghese Jacob, Suresh Radhakrishnan, Young Ryu).The paper was also published in the conference proceedings.