Dr. Cheng Xu's Research Paper Accepted by Prestigious Journal Social Science & Medicine

30 May 2024

Dr. Cheng Xu, a distinguished scholar in the field of technology and its impact on business and society, has achieved a significant milestone with the acceptance of his research paper titled "Covid-19 Pandemic, Social Normative Compliance, and Sustainable Consumption: Evidence from Experiments" by the esteemed journal Social Science & Medicine.

Social Science & Medicine is a leading international and interdisciplinary forum that disseminates social science research on health. It publishes original research articles, reviews, position papers, and commentaries on health issues, aiming to inform current research, policy, and practice across various domains of interest to social scientists, health practitioners, and policymakers.

Dr. Xu's research primarily focuses on the implications of cutting-edge technologies, such as generative AI, WEB 3.0, blockchain, big data, cryptocurrency, and the metaverse, on business practices and financial markets. He explores the transformative potential of these advanced technologies, particularly considering their impact on the environment, energy consumption, health, and the ethics of human beings.

Dr. Xu has an impressive publication record, with several articles in esteemed international journals, including the Journal of Business Research, Pacific Basin Finance Journal, Business Strategy and the Environment, Journal of Economic Psychology, Global Finance Journal, Finance Research Letters (3x), Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Journal of Innovation and Knowledge, Borsa Istanbul Review, and Journal of Consumer Behaviour (2x).

Prior to earning his Ph.D., Dr. Xu gained valuable industry experience as a strategy manager and special assistant to the CEO of the Beijing Science Park Development Group, which develops and operates Zhongguancun Parks. He also served as a senior investment manager for multinational real estate funds, leading or participating in numerous multimillion-dollar mergers, acquisitions, and investment initiatives. As a strategy and management consultant, he has worked for several renowned companies such as Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, the Beijing Tourism Development Committee, China Communications Construction Group, and Beijing Airport Economic Development Co., Ltd. Additionally, during his school days, he worked part-time as a sales assistant for prominent fashion boutiques like Paul Smith and Comme des Garcons in cities like New York, Tokyo, London, and Shanghai.

Dr. Xu's latest achievement is a testament to his commitment to advancing knowledge and understanding of the complex interactions between technology, society, and health. His work continues to contribute to crucial discussions and decisions shaping the future of business, finance, and public health.

30 May 2024