Gordon Burtch

Boston University - Questrom School of Business

595 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

United States

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

An Empirical Examination of the Antecedents and Consequences of Contribution Patterns in Crowd-Funded Markets

Information Systems Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2016
Gordon Burtch, Anindya Ghose and Sunil Wattal
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Temple University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 3,305 (3,897)
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Electronic Commerce, Crowd Funding, Public Goods, Crowding Out, Social Influence, Entrepreneurial Finance, Internet

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Cultural Differences and Geography as Determinants of Online Pro-Social Lending

MIS Quarterly, Forthcoming, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 14-021
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 May 2013 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
Gordon Burtch, Anindya Ghose and Sunil Wattal
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Temple University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 2,732 (5,453)
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gravity equation, pro-social lending, microfinance, crowd-funding, cultural differences, electronic commerce, entrepreneurial finance, Internet, geography

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Can You Gig it? An Empirical Examination of the Gig-Economy and Entrepreneurial Activity

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1308
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2017
Gordon Burtch, Seth Carnahan and Brad N. Greenwood
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis and George Mason University - School of Business
Downloads 1,823 (10,564)
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gig economy, digital platforms, innovation, crowdfunding, entrepreneurship, difference in difference, natural experiment

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Social Network Integration and User Content Generation: Evidence from Natural Experiments

MIS Quarterly (Forthcoming), Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 17-001
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2017
Ni Huang, Yili Hong and Gordon Burtch
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 1,210 (20,025)
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Social network integration, online reviews, natural experiment, difference-indifferences, text analytics

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Examining the Heterogeneous Impact of Ridehailing Services on Public Transit Use

Forthcoming, Information Systems Research
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2020
Yash Babar and Gordon Burtch
University of Wisconsin-Madison and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 1,080 (23,730)
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Uber, Lyft, Public Transit, Difference in Differences, Ride-hailing, Transportation

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Embeddedness, Pro-Sociality, and Social Influence: Evidence from Online Crowdfunding

MIS Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Feb 2018
Yili Hong, Yuheng Hu and Gordon Burtch
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Business Administration and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 1,032 (25,266)
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Crowdfunding, Social Media, Peer Influence, Social Sharing, Social Marketing, Public Good, Network Embeddedness, Pro-Social Campaigns

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Investigating the Relationship Between Medical Crowdfunding and Personal Bankruptcy in the United States: Evidence of A Digital Divide

MIS Quarterly (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2018
Gordon Burtch and Jason Chan
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 834 (34,309)
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Culture, Conformity and Emotional Suppression in Online Reviews

Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Forthcoming, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 16-020
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 May 2016 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2016
Yili Hong, Ni Huang, Gordon Burtch and Chunxiao Li
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Arizona State University
Downloads 785 (37,243)
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culture, online reviews, individualism value, rating deviation, review emotion

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Unemployment and Worker Participation in the Gig Economy: Evidence from An Online Labor Market

Information Systems Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2019
Ni Huang, Gordon Burtch, Yili Hong and Paul A. Pavlou
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, Boston University - Questrom School of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business
Downloads 703 (43,307)
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Gig Economy, Online Labor Markets, Local Market, Unemployment Rate

The Hidden Cost of Accommodating Crowdfunder Privacy Preferences: A Randomized Field Experiment

Management Science, Forthcoming, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 14-026
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2016
Gordon Burtch, Anindya Ghose and Sunil Wattal
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Temple University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 605 (52,083)
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crowdfunding, privacy, priming, anonymity, randomized experiment

The Hidden Cost of Accommodating Crowdfunder Privacy Preferences: A Randomized Field Experiment

Journal of Financial Perspectives, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2015, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 18-008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2018
Gordon Burtch, Anindya Ghose and Sunil Wattal
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Temple University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 22 (614,862)
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Secret Admirers: An Empirical Examination of Information Hiding and Contribution Dynamics in Online Crowdfunding

Information Systems Research, Forthcoming, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 16-018
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2016
Gordon Burtch, Anindya Ghose and Sunil Wattal
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Temple University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 456 (75,024)
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crowdfunding, social norms, information hiding, peer influence, anonymity

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Motivating User-Generated Content with Performance Feedback: Evidence from Randomized Field Experiments

Management Science, forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 May 2017 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2017
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Connecticut, Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU) - School of Management, Capital University of Economics and Business and Renmin University of China
Downloads 449 (76,441)
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user generated content; randomized field experiment; gender; performance feedback; social value orientation theory

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Stimulating Online Reviews by Combining Financial Incentives and Social Norms

Forthcoming, Management Science
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2016
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
Downloads 411 (84,795)
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online reviews, randomized experiment, social norms, financial incentives, intrinsic motivation, user generated content

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Mind the Gap: Accounting for Measurement Error and Misclassification in Variables Generated via Data Mining

Information Systems Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 01 May 2017
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Carlson School of Management
Downloads 395 (88,814)
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data mining, econometrics, measurement error, misclassification, statistical inference

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What Happens When Word of Mouth Goes Mobile?

Burtch, G., and Hong, Y. (2014) What Happens When Word of Mouth Goes Mobile? Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Auckland, New Zealand
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Nov 2014
Gordon Burtch and Yili Hong
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business
Downloads 389 (90,368)

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mobile, word of mouth, online reviews

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Effects of Multiple Psychological Distances on Construal Level: A Field Study of Online Reviews

Journal of Consumer Psychology, Forthcoming, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 14-037
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2016
Ni Huang, Gordon Burtch, Yili Hong and Evan Polman
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, Boston University - Questrom School of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and University of Wisconsin-Madison
Downloads 251 (145,183)
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temporal distance; spatial distance; construal level theory; online reviews

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The Impact of Early Digital Movie Releases on Box Office Revenue: Evidence from the Korean Market

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 3749476
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Jan 2021
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Boston University - Questrom School of Business, College of Business, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 248 (146,897)

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Movies, release windows, piracy, regulation, digital distribution, motion picture industry, natural experiment

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Television and Digital Advertising: Second Screen Response and Coordination with Sponsored Search

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Jan 2017
Shawndra Hill, Gordon Burtch and Michael Barto
Microsoft Research, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Microsoft Corporation
Downloads 247 (147,492)
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mobile; paid search advertising; search engines; search volumes; click-through rates; conversion rates; television advertising; di erences in di erences

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Peer Awards Increase User Content Generation but Reduce Content Novelty

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Oct 2019
Gordon Burtch, Qinglai He, Yili Hong and Dokyun Lee
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Arizona State University, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 231 (157,375)
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Peer awards, user-generated content, novelty, Reddit, text-mining, field experiment

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On the Role of Provision Points in Online Crowdfunding

Forthcoming, Journal of Management Information Systems
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2018
Gordon Burtch, Yili Hong and De Liu
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
Downloads 214 (169,185)
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crowdfunding, mechanism design, fintech, provision point mechanism, social proof

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Digital Social Visibility, Anonymity and User Content Generation: Evidence from Natural Experiments

NET Institute Working Paper No. 15-04, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 15-084
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2016
Ni Huang, Yili Hong and Gordon Burtch
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 214 (169,185)
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Natural experiment, text analytics, online reviews, linguistic characteristics, digital social visibility, social network integration, anonymity, difference-in-differences

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Just DM Me (Politely): Direct Messaging, Politeness, and Hiring Outcomes in Online Labor Markets

Information Systems Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2020
Yili Hong, Jing Peng, Gordon Burtch and Ni Huang
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business
Downloads 170 (208,270)
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direct messaging system, information value, politeness, online labor market, hiring outcome

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How Do Peer Awards Motivate Creative Content? Experimental Evidence from Reddit

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
Gordon Burtch, Qinglai He, Yili Hong and Dokyun Lee
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Arizona State University, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 168 (212,410)

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Peer awards, user-generated content, novelty, Reddit, text-mining, field experiment

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Who Watches the Watchmen: Evidence of the Effect of Body-Worn Cameras on New York City Policing

Zamoff, M., Greenwood, B., & Burtch, G. (2021) "Who Watches the Watchmen: Evidence of the Effect of Body-worn Cameras on New York City Policing," Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2021
Mitchell Zamoff, Brad N. Greenwood and Gordon Burtch
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law, George Mason University - School of Business and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 155 (227,449)

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Body-worn cameras, difference in difference, police stops, police arrests, citizen complaints, NYPD

Assessing and Quantifying Local Network Effects in an Online Dating Market

NET Institute Working Paper No. 16-05
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Oct 2016
Gordon Burtch and Jui Ramaprasad
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and University of Maryland
Downloads 117 (281,345)
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Online Dating, Network Effects, Platforms, Natural Experiment, Difference in Differences

Assessing and Quantifying Local Network Effects in an Online Dating Market

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Sep 2016
Gordon Burtch and Jui Ramaprasad
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and University of Maryland
Downloads 31 (555,157)
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Online Dating, Network Effects, Platforms, Natural Experiment, Difference-In-Difference

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Achieving Reliable Causal Inference with Data-Mined Variables: A Random Forest Approach to the Measurement Error Problem

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 19-20
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2020
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 133 (254,629)

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machine learning, econometric analysis, instrumental variable, random forest, causal inference

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Small and Nimble: A Resource-Based Analysis of Organization Capabilities Integral to the Success of Small Online Vendors

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 May 2010
Yili Hong, Gordon Burtch and Wang Shan
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 123 (270,091)

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Small online vendors, RBV, organizational capabilities, social networking, organization learning, web 2.0

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Understanding the Role of Lead Donor Types in Civic Crowdfunding

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Jun 2018
Hawaii Pacific University, Boston University - Questrom School of Business, UAE University - College of Business and Economics and Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Downloads 103 (305,981)
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civic crowdfunding, lead donor, public good, fundraising, philanthropy, signaling, source credibility

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Combating Procrastination on MOOCs via Optimal Calls-to-Action

Forthcoming at Information Systems Research, HEC Paris Research Paper No. MOSI-2020-1395
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2020
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management, Boston University - Questrom School of Business, HEC Paris - Information Systems and Operations Management and Arizona State University (ASU) - Department of Information Systems
Downloads 92 (331,434)

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MOOCs, online learning management systems, calls-to-action, procrastination, randomized field experiment

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Driving Me to Drink: The Relationship between Ride-Hailing Services and Alcohol Consumption

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Dec 2019
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, George Mason University - School of Business and University of Michigan
Downloads 86 (343,396)
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Binge drinking, ride hailing, alcohol consumption, difference in difference, Uber

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The Role of Religion in Online Pro-social Lending

ASU Center for the Study of Economic Liberty Research Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Mar 2020
Amin Sabzehzar, Gordon Burtch, Yili Hong and T. S. Raghu
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty, Boston University - Questrom School of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Arizona State University - W. P. Carey School of Business
Downloads 63 (411,696)

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Religion, crowdfunding, pro-social lending, peer-to-peer lending

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When Does Dispute Resolution Substitute for a Reputation System? Empirical Evidence from a Service Procurement Platform

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2020
Gordon Burtch, Yili Hong and Senthil Kumar
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Downloads 57 (428,834)
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dispute resolution, online ratings, online service procurement, digital platforms

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The Role of Religion in Online Pro-social Lending: An Interactional View

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Jul 2020
Amin Sabzehzar, Gordon Burtch, Yili Hong and T. S. Raghu
Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for the Study of Economic Liberty, Boston University - Questrom School of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Arizona State University - W. P. Carey School of Business
Downloads 56 (432,339)

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Religion, contextual factors, crowdfunding, pro-social lending, peer-to-peer lending

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Healthcare across Boundaries: Urban-Rural Differences in the Financial and Healthcare Consequences of Telehealth Adoption

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Mar 2021
Meizi Zhou, Xuelin Li and Gordon Burtch
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 35 (525,584)

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Telehealth, Physician Licensure, Promotion Payment, Hospitals, Healthcare Qualities, Telemedicine

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Buyer-Seller Social Interaction and Sales Activity in Online P2P Markets for Used Goods

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Mar 2021
Siliang Tong, Yingjie Zhang, Gordon Burtch and Zhijie Lin
Nanyang Technological University-Information Technology and Operation Management, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Tsinghua University - School of Economics and Management
Downloads 24 (595,760)

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social interaction, platform design, natural experiment, information asymmetry, p2p, second-hand market

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Simple Design Mechanisms to Mitigate the Winner's Curse: Simultaneous Online Auctions with Rotating Bids

Posted: 27 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2014
Gordon Burtch and Paul A. Pavlou
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business

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Auction Design, Social Welfare, Participation Cost, Endowment Effect, Vickrey Auctions, Design Science