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dr. S. (Shipeng) Yan

Assistant Professor 

TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Organization Studies


I am interested in building novel institutional theory frameworks to understand organizations in the financial sector with both quantitative and qualitative methods.


My research has been published in Administrative Science Quarterly and Research in Sociology of Organizations.


I obtained my PhD in Management from IESE Business School and was a visiting scholar at the Booth School of Business, The University of Chicago.


Please do not hesitate to contact me ( if this line of work overlaps with your research interests.


Research Interests:

Institutional theory; Strategic management; Economic sociology     

Market emergence and organization design; Finance and Society 

Regression analysis; Case study; Ethnography; Mixed-method research

Principal publications

  • Yan S, Ferraro F, Almandoz J. "The Rise of Socially Responsible Investment Fund: The Paradoxical Role of the Financial Logic", at Administrative Science Quarterly (forthcoming).
  • Yan S, Ferraro F. 2016. State Mediation in Market Emergence: Socially Responsible Investing in China. In Research in the Sociology of Organizations. Emerald, 49B: 173?206.
Last amended: 06 May 2018