Jingwen Tian

Jingwen Tian

PhD candidate in Economics

The University of Iowa


I am a doctoral candidate in Economics at the University of Iowa. My research interests lie in various topics of IO (R&D, patent licensing, network externality, etc.), applied game theory (e.g., applications of supermodular games), public economics and crowdfunding. I am in the 2024-2025 job market and available for interviews.


  • Industrial Organization
  • Applied Game Theory
  • Marketing/Strategy
  • Public Economics
  • Crowdfunding/Entrepreneurship


  • PhD in Economics, 2025 (Expected)

    The University of Iowa

  • Bachelor of Economics in Finance, 2017

    Peking University


(2024). University-firm collaboration in basic research. Annals of Economics and Statistics https://doi.org/10.2307/48767561.

(2023). Negative network effects and public policy in vaccine markets. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2023.10.005.

Work in Progress


Univesity Outsanding TA for 2022.

Econ 1100: Principles of Microeconomics

Instructor: Summer 2019

Tippie Summer Math Camp For PhD Students

Instructor: Summer 2020, 2021, 2022

Econ 1100: Principles of Microeconomics

Teaching Assistant: Spring 2018 till now