Pai-Ling Yin

Associate Professor of Clinical Entrepreneurship and Director, Technology Commercialization Initiative
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PhD, Stanford; MSc, London School of Economics; BA, BS, Indiana University

Pai-Ling Yin is an Associate Professor of Clinical Entrepreneurship and Director of the Technology Commercialization Initiative. She co-founded the Mobile Innovation Group ( to research the mobile app ecosystem, from industry evolution to platform competition to entrepreneurial strategy. Pai-Ling received her economics PhD from Stanford. She was a professor of strategy at Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan and a research scholar at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. She has written numerous cases on technology and strategy and research papers on platform competition and innovation diffusion. She co-owns a small business, FitLAB Pilates, in Cambridge, MA.

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Bresnahan, Tim.,Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Adoption of New Information and Communications Technologies in the Workplace Today", Innovation Policy and the Economy, Volume 17, 5, 17, 95-124.
Cecere, Grazia.,Le Guel, Fabrice.,Lefrere, Vincent.,Tucker, Catherine.,Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Child Apps, Personal Data Regulation, and Home-Country Compliance".
Davis, Jason.,Chhabra, Yulia.,Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Escalation of Commitment and the Scope of New Firms: Entrepreneurial Diversification in the iPhone Application Ecosystem".
Li, Xing.,Bresnahan, Timothy.,Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Paying Incumbents and Customers to Enter an Industry: Buying Downloads".
Li, Xing.,Bresnahan, Timothy.,Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Paying Incumbents and Customers to Enter an Industry: Buying Downloads".
Bresnahan, Timothy.,Davis, Jason.,Jaconette, Timothy.,Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Mobile Applications, The Economics of", The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics.
Cantillon, Estelle.,Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Competition between Exchanges: Lessons from the Battle of the Bund".
Bresnahan, Timothy.,Davis, Jason.,Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Economic value creation in mobile applications", The Changing Frontier: Rethinking Science and Innovation Policy, 8.
Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Strategy Reading: Technology Strategy", Core Curriculum: Strategy, Harvard Business School.
Yin, Pai-Ling.,Davis, Jason.,Muzyrya, Yulia. () "Entrepreneurial innovation: Killer apps in the iphone ecosystem", The American Economic Review, 104, 255–259.
Bresnahan, Tim.,Landvoigt, Tim.,Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Information Acquisition and Consumer Choice".
Cantillon, Estelle.,Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Competition between exchanges: A research agenda", International journal of industrial organization, 29, 329–336.
Bresnahan, Timothy.,Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Reallocating innovative resources around growth bottlenecks", Industrial and Corporate Change, 19, 1589-1628.
Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Empirical tests of information aggregation", International Journal of Industrial Organization, 25, 1179–1189.
Rukstad, Michael.,Wells, John.,Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Ice-Fili (Abridged)".
Hagiu, Andrei.,Yin, Pai-Ling.,Beyersdorfer, Daniela. () "SAP: Industry Transformation".
Yin, Pai-Ling. () "TiVo: Product Versus Incumbent Advantage", Industry and Firm Studies, 13.
Bresnahan, Timothy.,Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Setting standards in markets: Browser wars", Standards and Public Policy, 1.
Yoffie, David.,Yin, Pai-Ling.,Mack, Barbara. () "Strategic Inflection: TiVo in 2005".
Cantillon, Estelle.,Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Bringing OTC Back to the Exchange: Euronext.liffe's Launch of ABC".
Yin, Pai-Ling.,Tinker, Abigail. () "Cellular Service".
Bresnahan, Timothy.,Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Economic and technical drivers of technology choice: browsers", Annales d’économie et de statistique, 79/80, 629–670.
Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Online Auction Markets".
Yoffie, David.,Yin, Pai-Ling.,Darwall, Christina. () "PalmSource, Inc.".
Yoffie, David.,Yin, Pai-Ling.,Kind, Liz. () "QUALCOMM, Inc. 2004".
Yoffie, David.,Yin, Pai-Ling.,Darwall, Christina. () "Strategic Inflection: TiVo in 2003 (A)".
Oberholzer-Gee, Felix.,Yin, Pai-Ling.,Raabe, Elizabeth. () "Principals of Microeconomics for Strategists, Online Tutorial".
Yoffie, David.,Yin, Pai-Ling.,Darwall, Christina. () "Strategic Inflection: TiVo in 2003 (B)".
Schoder, Detlef.,Yin, Pai-Ling. () "Building firm trust online", Communications of the ACM, 43, 73–79.