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Pai-Ling Yin

Pai-Ling Yin is a Social Science Research Scholar at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. She is also a co-founder of the Mobile Innovation Group (, studying all the aspects of the mobile app ecosystem, from industry evolution to platform competition to entrepreneurial strategy. Pai-Ling received a PhD in Economics from Stanford and was a professor of strategy at both Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan School of Management.

She has written numerous cases on technology and strategy and research papers on platform competition and diffusion of innovation. She also co-owns a small business, FitLAB Pilates, in Cambridge, MA.