- Assistant Professor
- Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics
Ecem Basak, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems in the Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business. She received her PhD in Management Information Systems from University of Illinois at Chicago. Ecem’s research focuses on the impacts of sharing economy and online social networks on societies and urban areas. Her academic training includes a variety of research methods such as econometrics, causal inference, network analysis, data analytics, and machine learning. During her PhD, Ecem worked as a data science intern at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and CCC Information Services. Ecem also holds a Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering.
“From Total Effects to Underlying Mechanisms via Causal Mediation: An Empirical Example from Ride-Hailing Platforms in the United States” (2021). Co-published with Mary Beth Watson-Manheim and Ali Tafti, ICIS 2021 Proceedings. 8.
Ride-Sharing Services and Environmental Sustainability: An Empirical Investigation of UberX Entry and Gas Emissions” (2020). Co-published with Ramah Al Balawi, Ali Tafti and Mary Beth Watson-Manheim. AMCIS 2020 Proceedings. 11.