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, public economics and crowdfunding. I expect to graduate in the summer of 2024.


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


  • PhD in Economics, 2024 (Expected)

    The University of Iowa

  • Bachelor of Economics in Finance, 2017

    Peking University

Working Papers

Work in Progress


Have won awards in the university, college, and department levels.

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