Andrew Whinston

Professor, Red McCombs School of Business
Andrew B. Whinston is the Hugh Roy Cullen Centennial Chair in Business Administration, Professor of Information Systems, Computer Science and Economics, John Newton Centennial IC2 Fellow, and Director of the Center for Research in Electronic Commerce at The University of Texas at Austin. He is editor of the journals Decision Support Systems and Organizational Computing, and Electronic Commerce, and co-author or co-editor of 23 books and over 250 articles.


Research Areas:
Research Interests: 
  • E-Commerce, Information Systems
  • The New Economy
Current Research: 

Recent research interest is the area of electronic commerce.

Select Publications

Andrew B. Whinston, Shun-Yang Lee, and Huaxia Rui. Is Best Answer Really the Best Answer? The Politeness Bias.
Liangfei Qiu, Huaxia Rui, and Andrew B. Whinston. Optimal Auction Design for WiFi Procurement.
Hong Xu, Jianqing Chen, and Andrew B. Whinston. 2018. Identity Management and Tradable Reputation.
Andrew B. Whinston, Liangfei Qiu, and Zhan Shi. 2018. Learning From Your Friends' Check-Ins: An Empirical Study of Location-Based Social Networks.
Shun-Yang Lee, Liangfei Qiu, and Andrew B. Whinston. 2018. Sentiment Manipulation in Online Platforms: An Analysis of Movie Tweets.

Awards & Honors

2015 - Career Research Excellence Award, University Co-op,
2009 - Career Award for Outstanding Research Contribution, UT Austin
2005 - LEO Award for Lifetime Exceptional Achievement in Information Systems
1966 - Ford Foundation Faculty Research Fellowship