Xinyao Kong

Xinyao Kong (孔馨瑶)

PhD candidate in Marketing
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Email: xinyao.kong[at]

Hi! I’m a PhD candidate in Quantitative Marketing at Chicago Booth. I am on the academic job market for 2022-2023.

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests
Dynamic decision-making, consumer finance, brands and branding, non-parametric methods



“Do “Made in USA” Claims Matter?,”
with Anita Rao, Marketing Science 40(4):731-764, 2021.


Working Paper

“Non-parametric Estimation of Habitual Brand Loyalty,”
with Jean-Pierre Dubé and Øystein Daljord


Work in Progress

“Consumer Forward Looking Behavior and Interest Rate Pass-through in Financed Vehicle Purchases”

“Stock-piling and the Discount Function,”
with Jean-Pierre Dubé, Øystein Daljord, and Vanessa Alwan

“The Impact of Caloric Deficit on Consumer Shopping Behavior,”
with Ali Goli and Pradeep Chintagunta


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