Qiang Gao

Assc Professor

Zicklin School of Business

Department: Paul Chook Dept InfoSys & Stat

Areas of expertise:

Email Address: qiang.gao@baruch.cuny.edu

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Education

Ph.D., Management Information Systems, The University of Arizona Tucson AZ

MSc, Information Technology, The University of Central Missouri Warrensburg MO

MSc, Mechanical Engineering, Dublin City University Dublin Ireland

SemesterCourse PrefixCourse NumberCourse Name
Fall 2023CIS9340Prin Of Database Mgt
Fall 2023CIS3400Database Management Systems
Spring 2023CIS3400Database Management Systems
Spring 2023BUS90000Dissertation Supervision
Fall 2022BUS89500Independent Study
Fall 2022BUS90000Dissertation Supervision
Fall 2022CIS9340Prin Of Database Mgt
Fall 2022CIS3400Database Management Systems
Spring 2022CIS3400Database Management Systems
Spring 2022CIS9340Prin Of Database Mgt
Spring 2021CIS9340Prin Of Database Mgt
Spring 2021CIS3400Database Management Systems
Fall 2020CIS9340Prin Of Database Mgt
Fall 2020CIS3400Database Management Systems
Spring 2020CIS2200Intro Info Systems
Spring 2020CIS9340Prin Of Database Mgt
Spring 2019CIS2200Intro Info Systems
Spring 2019CIS9660Data Mining for Business Analy
Spring 2019STA9660Data Mining for Business Analy
Spring 2018CIS9660Data Mining for Business Analy
Spring 2018CIS2200Intro Info Systems
Spring 2018STA9660Data Mining for Business Analy
Fall 2017CIS9660Data Mining for Business Analy
Fall 2017CIS2200Intro Info Systems
Fall 2017STA9660Data Mining for Business Analy
Spring 2017STA9660Data Mining for Business Analy
Spring 2017CIS9660Data Mining for Business Analy
Spring 2017CIS2200Intro Info Systems
Fall 2016CIS9660Data Mining for Business Analy
Fall 2016CIS2200Intro Info Systems
Fall 2016STA9660Data Mining for Business Analy

Journal Articles

(2024). The Impact of Feature Exploitation and Exploration on Mobile Application Evolution and Success. Journal of Association of Information Systems (JAIS), 25(3). 648-686.

Liu, Z., Gao, Q., & Rao, R. (2024). Self-Donations and Charitable Contributions in Online Crowdfunding: An Empirical Analysis. Journal of Marketing, forthcoming,

Bai, J., & Gao, Q. (2023). Concealing Borrowers’ Failure History in Online P2P Lending: A Natural Experiment. Decision Sciences, 1-16.

Gao, Q., Lin, M., & Sias, R. (2022). Words Matter: The Role of Readability, Tone, and Deception Cues in Online Credit Markets. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 58(1). 1-47.

Gao, Q., Lin, M., & Wu, D. (2021). Educational Crowdfunding and Student Performance: An Empirical Study. Information Systems Research, 32(1). 53-71.

Yim, D., Gao, Q., & Khuntia, J. (2020). Semantic and Sentiment Dissonant Framing Effects on Online News Sharing. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 46(1). 638 – 655.

Jiang, S., Gao, Q., Chen, H., & Roco, M. C. (2015). The roles of sharing, transfer, and public funding in nanotechnology knowledge-diffusion networks. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology,, 5(66). 1017-1029.

Conference Proceedings

Gao, Q., Liu, Z., & Rao, R. (2024). Self-Donations and Charitable Contributions in Online Crowdfunding: An Empirical Analysis.

Bai, J., Gao, Q., & Liu, Z. (2023). Mobile App Push Strategies on Customer Engagement. POMS Annual Meeting.

Gao, Q., Lin, M., & Liu, Y. (2022). Employers’ Reactions to a Novel Signaling Mechanism in Online Labor Markets. POMS Annual Meeting 2022.

Gao, Q., Guo, J., Lin, M., & Goes, P. (2021). Comparing Open to Sealed Procurement Auction: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Online Labor Market. POMS Annual Meeting 2021.

Gao, Q., Lin, M., & Shapiro, D. (2020). Do Online Service-pitchers’ Words of Certainty and Rapport-building Enhance “Yes”? An Empirical Investigation. 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

Gao, Q., Lin, M., & Goes, P. (2020). Free or Fee: Third-party Certification in Online Labor Market. INFORMS Annual Meeting 2020 Proceedings.

Gao, Q., Goes, P., & Lin, M. (2019). Free or Fee: The Impact of Certification in Online Labor Market. INFORMS Annual Meeting Proceedings 2019.

Zhang, Q., Gao, Q., & Lin, M. (2019). Weibull Racing Time-to-event Modeling and Analysis of Online Borrowers' Loan Payoff and Default. INFORMS 2019 Data Mining.

Gao, Q., Lin, M., & Liu, Y. (2019). Skin in the Game? Financial Guarantees in Online Labor Markets. 7th China Marketing International Conference.

Gao, Q., Lin, M., & Lin, Y. (2019). Skin in the Game? Financial Guarantees in Online Labor Markets. INFORMS Annual Meeting Proceedings 2019.

Gao, Q., & Cai, Y. (2018). The Unspoken Power: The Offline Social Information in Online Credit Market. China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM).

Gao, Q., & Liu, Z. (2018). Signaling or De-Signaling: Borrower Learning in Online Debt Market. China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM).

Lin, M., Liu, Y., & Gao, Q. (2018). Skin in the Game? Financial Guarantees in Online Labor Markets. INFORMATION SYSTEMS & OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP ON EMPIRICAL RESEARCH.

Gao, Q. (2017). Discussion of How do Platform Participants respond to an Unfair Rating? An Analysis of a Ride-Sharing Platform using a Quasi-Experiment. Platform Strategy Research Symposium.

Yim, D., Khuntia, J., & Gao, Q. (2017). Subjectivity and Visual Sentiments on News Framing and Sharing. American Conference of Information Systems.

Gao, Q., Lin, M., & Sias, R. (2017). Word Matter: the Economic Value of Text in Debt Crowdfunding. Third Workshop on Marketplace Innovation.

Gao, Q., Lin, M., & Yim, D. (2017). More than Just Money: Educational Impact of Online Charitable Crowdfunding. China Summer Workshop on Information Management(CSWIM).

Gao, Q., & Lin, M. (2016). Effects of Charitable Giving in Crowdfunding. Industry Studies Conference.

Gao, Q., & Lin, M. (2016). Economic Value of Texts: Evidence from Online Debt Crowdfunding. Industry Studies Conference.

Gao, Q., & Lin, M. (2016). More than Just Money: Educational Impact of Online Charitable Crowdfunding. INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST) 2016.

Gao, Q., & Lin, M. (2016). Effects Of Charitable Giving In Crowdfunding: Crowds Fund Our Kids. INFORMS Annual Meeting 2016 Proceedings.

Gao, Q., Lin, M., & Huang, G. (2016). The Role of Syndication in Democratizing Capital Flow in Online Equity-crowdfunding. INFORMS Annual Meeting 2016 Proceedings.

Gao, Q., & Lin, M. (2016). Economic Value of Texts in Online Debt Crowdfunding. Financial Innovation: Online Lending to Households & Small Businesses Conference.

Gao, Q., Lin, M., & Goes, P. (2015). Informational Value of Video in Crowdfunding: A Predictive Analysis. INFORMS Annual Meeting 2015 Proceedings.

Gao, Q., & Lin, M. (2014). Linguistic Features and Peer-to-Peer Loan Quality: A Machine Learning Approach. Second Annual Berkeley Crowdfunding Symposium.

Gao, Q., & Lin, M. (2014). Linguistic Features and Peer-to-Peer Loan Quality: A Machine Learning Approach. 2014 Winter Conference in Business Intelligences.

Gao, Q., & Lin, M. (2014). Lemon or Cherry? The Value of Texts in Debt Crowdfunding. INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST) 2014.

Gao, Q., & Lin, M. (2014). Linguistic Features and Peer-to-Peer Loan Quality: A Machine Learning Approach. INFORMS Annual Meeting 2014 Proceedings.

Jiang, S., & Gao, Q. (2013). Statistical modeling of nanotechnology knowledge diffusion networks. International Conference on Information Systems.

Presentations

Gao, Q., Lin, M., & Goes, P. (2019, November 15). Fee or Free: Certification in Online Labor Market. Invited Talk. Atlanta: Georgia Institute of Technology.

TitleFunding Agency SponsorStart DateEnd DateAwarded DateTotal FundingStatus
Algorithm Discrimination in Financial Decision-markingPSC CUNY 5207/01/202106/30/202304/15/20213500Completed
More risky than thought: The Inflated Confidence in Online SyndicationPSC-CUNY 4907/01/201806/30/201904/15/20183500Completed
More than Just Money: Educational Impact of Online Charitable CrowdfundingPSC-CUNY 4807/01/201706/30/201804/14/20172100Completed
Mobile Marketing and Customer EngagementPSC-CUNY 5407/01/202306/30/202404/18/20233500Funded - In Progress
Honor / AwardOrganization SponsorDate ReceivedDescription
Zicklin Teaching AwardBaruch College2021

Department

Committee NamePosition RoleStart DateEnd Date
Baruch's Annual Symposium on Business AnalyticsCommittee Member10/1/2017Present
Undergraduate Curriculum CommitteeCommittee Member8/12/20196/12/2022
2017 Spring Undergraduate OrientationAttendee, Meeting1/26/20171/26/2017

University

Committee NamePosition RoleStart DateEnd Date
Ph.D. First year paper committee for Sanghyun ParkCommittee Chair8/15/201910/13/2020