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Mian Dai, PhD

Associate Professor


Headshot of Mian Dai

Gerri C. LeBow Hall 1043

Areas of Expertise

  • Industrial Organization
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Economics/Managerial Economics

Selected Works


Dai, Mian, Serfes, Konstantinos, and Cabolis, Christos, Competition and Specialization in the VC Market: A Non-Monotonic Relationship. Review of Industrial Organization 62 (Feb 2023):241-269.

Dai, Mian, Gong, Qiang, and Tan, Shiyu, Home Bias and Market Power: Evidence from the Chinese Automobile Industry. Canadian Journal of Economics 54 (Nov 2021).

Dai, Mian, Liu, Qihong, and Serfes, Konstantinos, Is the Effect of Competition on Price Dispersion Non-Monotonic? Evidence from the U.S. Airline Industry. The Review of Economics and Statistics 96 (Mar 2014):161-170.

Dai, Mian, and Tang, Xun, Regulation and Capacity Competition in Health Care: Evidence from U.S. Dialysis Markets. The Review of Economics and Statistics 95 (Winter 2015):965-982.

Dai, Mian, Yotov, V. Yoto, and Zylkin, Thomas, On the Trade-diversion Effects of Free Trade Agreements. Economics Letters 122 (Feb 2014):321-325.

Dai, Mian, Product Choice under Price Regulation: Evidence from the Out-patient Dialysis Market. International Journal of Industrial Organization 32 (Jan 2014):24-32.

Dai, Mian, and Yuan, Yuan, Product Differentiation and Efficiencies in the Retail Banking Industry. Journal of Banking and Finance 27 (Dec 2013):4907–4919.


PhD Managerial Economics & Strategy - Northwestern University 2008
BS Computer Science and Economics - California Institute of Technology 2003


2013 Excellence in Research Award (Drexel Univeristy)