Bin Gu

Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems

595 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

United States

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Scholarly Papers (41)

1.

Confirmation Bias, Overconfidence, and Investment Performance: Evidence from Stock Message Boards

McCombs Research Paper Series No. IROM-07-10
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2010
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
Downloads 2,312 (7,497)
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Confirmation Bias, Overconfidence, Investment Decisions, Korean Individual Investors, Virtual Communities, Stock Message Boards

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Do Online Reviews Matter? - an Empirical Investigation of Panel Data

Decision Support Systems, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 1007-1016, November 2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2014
George Washington University - School of Business, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
Downloads 2,202 (8,127)
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Online User Review, Word-of-Mouth, Product Sale, Motion Picture

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The Dynamics of Online Word-of-Mouth and Product Sales: An Empirical Investigation of the Movie Industry

Journal of Retailing, Vol. 84, No. 2, pp. 233-242, 2008
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2011
George Washington University - School of Business, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
Downloads 1,555 (14,223)
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Online user reviews, Word-of-mouth, e-Commerce, Motion picture, Simultaneous equations

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How Much Anti-Piracy Effort is Too Much? - a Study of the Global Software Industry

McCombs Research Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Bin Gu and Vijay Mahajan
Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
Downloads 886 (32,808)
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piracy, digital piracy, intellectual property, software, competition

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Informational Cascades and Software Adoption on the Internet: An Empirical Investigation

MIS Quarterly, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 23-48, March 2009
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2012
George Washington University - School of Business, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
Downloads 852 (34,650)
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E-commerce, herding, informational cascades, decision making, network effects, word-of-mouth, software download, online communities, online user review

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IT Governance and IT Investment Performance: An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2008
Bin Gu, Ling Xue and Gautam Ray
Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 764 (40,230)
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IT Governance, Value of IT, IT Investment, ROA Analysis, Tobin's q

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Does Online Product Information Increase Consumer Demand? An Empirical Investigation

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Mar 2004
Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems, University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department and University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
Downloads 739 (42,082)
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Product information, electronic commerce, consumer demand, target marketing

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Search Costs, Demand Structure and Long Tail in Electronic Markets: Theory and Evidence

NET Institute Working Paper No. 06-19
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Nov 2006
Anindya Ghose and Bin Gu
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 591 (56,492)
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Electronic Markets, Search Costs, Kinked Demand Curve, Price Elasticity, Price Competition, Long Tail

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First Step in Social Media - Measuring the Influence of Online Management Responses on Customer Satisfaction

Productions and Operations Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Bin Gu and Qiang Ye
Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems and Harbin Institute of Technology, School of Management
Downloads 515 (67,027)
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Online Social Media, Management Response, Service Recovery, Customer Satisfaction, Peer-Induced Fairness, Service Operations, China

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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 - School of Business, Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU) - School of Management, Capital University of Economics and Business and Renmin University of China
Downloads 456 (77,884)
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user generated content; randomized field experiment; gender; performance feedback; social value orientation theory

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Indirect Reciprocity in Online Social Networks - A Longitudinal Analysis of Individual Contributions and Peer Enforcement in a Peer-to-Peer Music Sharing Network

McCombs Research Paper Series No. IROM-06-09
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems, Northwestern University, George Washington University - School of Business and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
Downloads 447 (79,703)
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indirect reciprocity, social norm, social enforcement, social networks, peer-to-peer networks, public goods, incentive provisions, music sharing

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The Impact of Online Service Recovery on Customer Satisfaction: Empirical Evidences from Service Operations in China

McCombs Research Paper Series No. IROM-01-10
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 27 May 2010
Bin Gu and Qiang Ye
Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems and Harbin Institute of Technology, School of Management
Downloads 376 (97,448)

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Online Managerial Response, Service Recovery, Customer Satisfaction, Peer-Induced Fairness, Expectations-Confirmation Theory, Service Operations, China

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Expert Blogs and Consumer Perceptions of Competing Brands

MIS Quarterly 41 (2), 371-395, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 17-019
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 May 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2017
Temple University, University of Texas at Arlington, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems and Fudan University - School of Management, Department of Information Management and Information Systems
Downloads 323 (115,535)
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Social media, Consumer sentiments, Brand performances, Vector Autoregression

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Melting-Pot or Homophily? - An Empirical Investigation of User Interactions in Virtual Investment-Related Communities

McCombs Research Paper Series No. IROM-05-08
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management and University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management
Downloads 316 (118,224)
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Virtual Communities, Homophily, Cognitive Dissonance, Psychological Biases, Confirmatory Bias, Social Network

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Gender Wage Gap in Online Gig Economy and Gender Differences in Job Preferences

NET Institute Working Paper No. 18-03
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Nov 2018
University of Connecticut - School of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems and University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management
Downloads 313 (119,430)
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Gender Wage Gap, Job Application Strategy, Gig Economy, Quasi-Natural Experiment

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The Effects of Homophily in Twitter Communication Network of U.S. House Representatives: A Dynamic Network Study

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Reza Mousavi and Bin Gu
University of Virginia and Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 313 (119,430)
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Online Social Network, Twitter, Dynamic Networks, Homophily, Exponential-family Random Graph Model (ERGM), Separable Temporal ERGM.

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Online Peer-to-Peer Communities: An Empirical Investigation of a Music Sharing Community as a Dynamic Two-Sided Network

NET Institute Working Paper No. 07-42
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2014
Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems, Northwestern University - Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, George Washington University - School of Business and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
Downloads 304 (123,211)
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online communities, two-sided networks, IRC channel, P2P music sharing, evolutionary games, digital piracy

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When Does Product Information Reduce Market Competition?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Dec 2003
Bin Gu
Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 262 (143,862)
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Product differentiation, product information, game theory

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Content Contribution for Revenue Sharing and Reputation in Social Media: A Dynamic Structural Model

Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 41-76, Fall 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
Singapore Management University - School of Information Systems, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
Downloads 245 (153,684)
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content contribution, contribution motivation, dynamic structural model, reputation, revenue sharing, social media, YouTube.

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Contemporaneous and Delayed Sales Impact of Location-Based Mobile Promotions

Information Systems Research, 26(3), 552-564. DOI: 10.1287/isre.2015.0586
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2017
Sichuan University - Business School, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems, Temple University and Fudan University
Downloads 244 (154,300)
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mobile computing; mobile promotion; location-based mobile promotion; advertising; dynamic impact; randomized field experiment

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Measuring and Managing the Externality of Managerial Responses to Online Customer Reviews

Information Systems Research, 30(1), 81-96
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2019
Wei Chen, Bin Gu, Qiang Ye and Kevin Zhu
University of Arizona - Eller College of Management, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems, Harbin Institute of Technology, School of Management and University of California, San Diego
Downloads 208 (179,704)
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online interactions with customers, managerial responses, customer reviews, externality, volume, valence, mechanisms

Does Monitoring Lead to a ‘Warm’ Start in Online Platforms?

NET Institute Working Paper No. 16-01
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 11 May 2021
Chen Liang, Yili Hong and Bin Gu
University of Connecticut - School of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 99 (326,076)
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cold-start problem, online platforms, monitoring systems, entry barrier, reputation systems

Does Monitoring Lead to a ‘Warm’ Start in Online Platforms?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 11 May 2021
Chen Liang, Yili Hong and Bin Gu
University of Connecticut - School of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 98 (328,251)
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cold-start problem, online platforms, monitoring systems, entry barrier, reputation systems

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Price Dispersion and Loss Leader Pricing: Evidence from the Online Book Industry

Management Science, Vol. 59, No. 6, pp. 1290-1308, 2013
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2014
Xinxin Li, Bin Gu and Hongju Liu
University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems and University of Connecticut
Downloads 183 (201,778)
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Price Dispersion, Loss Leader Strategy, Competitive Pricing, Cross-selling Capability

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Environmental Uncertainty and IT Governance: A Moral Hazard Perspective

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 26 May 2010
Ling Xue, Gautam Ray and Bin Gu
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 181 (203,724)
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IT governance, environmental uncertainty, moral hazard, agency theory

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Identifying Consumer Consideration Set at the Purchase Time from Aggregate Purchase Data in Online Retailing

McCombs Research Paper Series No. IROM-08-11
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2014
Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management and University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management
Downloads 179 (205,721)
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Consideration Set, Consumer Choice, Information Search, Electronic Commerce

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The Dual Effects of Third-Party Information on Market Competition

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Jan 2004
Bin Gu
Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 163 (222,856)
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Product differentiation, product information, duopoly competition

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Environmental Uncertainty and IT Infrastructure Governance: A Curvilinear Relationship

Information Systems Research 22(2), 2011, pp. 389-399
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2013
Ling Xue, Gautamn Ray and Bin Gu
Georgia State University, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Operations and Management Science and Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 136 (258,444)
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IT infrastructure governance, Environmental uncertainty, Agency theory

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Latent Growth Modeling for Information Systems: Theoretical Extensions and Practical Applications

Information Systems Research (2014), 25 (3), 547-568, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 14-022
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 May 2014 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2016
UC Riverside, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 117 (288,924)

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Latent growth modeling, LGM, Longitudinal data, d-Separation, Word of Mouth

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The Influence of Online Word-of-Mouth on Long Tail Formation

Decision Support Systems, 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems, Singapore Management University - School of Information Systems and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
Downloads 108 (305,455)
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long tail, word-of-mouth, customer review, information cascade

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IT Applications, Financial Analyst Recommendations, and Firm Stock Market Value

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Apr 2014
Xueming Luo, Bin Gu and Zhang Cheng
Temple University, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems and Fudan University
Downloads 103 (315,464)

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Home Bias in Global Employment

NET Institute Working Paper No. 17-06
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Oct 2017
Chen Liang, Yili Hong and Bin Gu
University of Connecticut - School of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 96 (332,416)

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home bias, employment, statistical discrimination, taste-based discrimination, quasi- natural experiment, Gig economy

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Does Housing Make I.T. Boom? The Collateral Channel, Information Technology, and Skilled Labor

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Sep 2017
Stanford University, Arizona State University (ASU) - Department of Information Systems and Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 59 (434,633)

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Housing prices, information technology, collateral channel, skill bias

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Online Labor Market Signaling with App-based Monitoring

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 May 2019
Zhenhua Wu, Chen Liang and Bin Gu
Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department, University of Connecticut - School of Business and Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 47 (480,596)

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asymmetric information, online labor market, signaling, app-enabled monitoring

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Chasing the Trends: How does IT Knowledge Impact Individuals’ Career Development?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Oct 2020
Peking University - Guanghua School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas and Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 31 (557,348)

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IT Knowledge Acquisition, Specialized Knowledge, IT Trends, Career Development, Moderating Effects

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Monitoring Policies and Gig Workers’ Job Preferences

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Mar 2021
University of Connecticut - School of Business, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems
Downloads 18 (641,576)

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monitoring, gig economy, privacy concerns, payment protection, gender, willingness to accept (WTA)

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When Do Buyer Protection Mechanisms Help Low-Reputation Sellers? --- The Strategic Interaction between Buyer Protection Mechanism and Reputation Systems

Posted: 24 May 2018
Nan Li, Juan Feng and Bin Gu
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Information Systems, City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Information Systems and Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems

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online reputation system, buyer protection program, high-reputation seller, low-reputation seller

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Engaging New Users with Introductory Incentives: Evidence from an Online Health Community

Posted: 14 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2019
Business School, Nankai University, University of Arizona - Eller College of Management, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems and Harbin Institute of Technology

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Online Communities, Introductory Incentives, User Acquisition, User Contribution, User Retention, Seniority Contingency

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The Effects of a Platform-Initiated Reviewer Incentive Program on Regular Review Generation

Posted: 06 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2019
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, Warrington College of Business, University of Florida, Arizona State University, W.P.Carey School of Business, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems and Harbin Institute of Technology, School of Management

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Incentivized reviews, reviewer incentive program, norm of reciprocity

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The Role of Online Social Networks in Political Polarization of Elite Politicians

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2020
Reza Mousavi, Bin Gu and Ajay Vinze
University of Virginia, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems and Arizona State University (ASU)

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online social networking, ideological polarization, U.S. House of Representatives, repeated expressions, peer influence

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Predictive Value of Stock Message Board Sentiments

McCombs Research Paper No. IROM-11-06
Posted: 22 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2008
Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, University of Texas at Austin - College of Engineering, Oakland University - School of Business Administration and University of Texas at Austin - College of Engineering

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Investor sentiments, efficient markets, virtual community, stock message boards

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Impacts of E-Commerce and Enhanced Information Endowments on Financial Services: A Quantitative Analysis of Transparency, Differential Pricing, and Disintermediation

Posted: 08 Mar 2003
University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department, University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems, University of Arizona - Department of Management Information Systems and City University of New York (CUNY) - Baruch College

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Net-based financial services, transparency, pricing, bypass and disintermediation

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Total Downloads: 361
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Herd Behavior and Software Adoption on the Internet: An Empirical Investigation

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Dec 2005
George Washington University - School of Business, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
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E-commerce, herding, informational cascades, decision-making, network externalities, software download, online communities, online user review