Faculty Research


Limits to Decentralization in DAOs

Yannis Bakos, Hanna Halaburda 

SSRN, Social Science Research Network (April 20, 2023). 

The Best Paper Award by Tokenomics 2023 audience. 



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Digitization of Transaction Terms within TCE: Strong Smart Contract as a New Mode of Transaction Governance

Hanna Halaburda, Natalia Levina, Min Semi 

SSRN, Social Science Research Network (June 9, 2023)



How will Language Modelers like ChatGPT Affect Occupations and Industries?

Robert Seamans, Manav Raj, Edward W. Felten

SSRN, Social Science Research Network (March 2023)

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“Collaborating” with AI: Taking a System View to Explore the Future of Work

Callen Anthony, Beth A. Bechky, Anne-Laure Fayard

SSRN, Social Science Research Network (March 2023)

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Smart Contracts and Decentralized Finance

Kose John, Leonid Kogan, Fahad Salah
SSRN, Social Science Research Network (September 19, 2022) 


Association for Information Systems 2022 Fellow Award at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2022)

Anindya Ghose, 2022 Fellow Award 
Association for Information Systems 
International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2022)


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2022 Best Paper of the Year by MIS Quarterly

Natalia Levina, 2022 Best Paper of the Year
MIS Quarterly 

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Causal Classification: Treatment Effect Estimation vs. Outcome Prediction

Carlos Fernández-Loría, Foster Provost
Journal of Machine Learning Research, 2022


2022 Fellow Award at the International Conference on Information Systems

Natalia Levina, Association for Information Systems (ICIS 2022)


The Interplay of Earnings, Ratings, and Penalties on Sharing Platforms: An Empirical Investigation

Yuqian Xu, Baile Lu, Anindya Ghose, Hongyan Dai, Weihua Zhou, Revised September 6, 2022


Real-Time Purchase Prediction Using Retail Video Analytics

Anindya Ghose, Beibei Li, Rubing Li, Kaiquan Xu, Association for Information Systems (ICIS 2022) 



A Comparison of Methods for Treatment Assignment with an Application to Playlist Generation

Carlos Fernández-Loría , Foster Provost, Jesse Anderton, Benjamin Carterette, Praveen Chandar, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (2 Aug 2022)



To Engage or Not to Engage with AI for Critical Judgments: How Professionals Deal with Opacity When Using AI for Medical Diagnosis

Sarah Lebovitz, Hila Lifshitz-Assaf, Natalia Levina, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (January 2022)


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Platform ecosystems as meta-organizations: Implications for platform strategies

Tobias Kreschmer, Aija Leiponen, Melissa Schilling, Gurneeta Vasudeva
Wiley Online Library (October 2020)

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Discrimination in lending? Evidence from the Paycheck Protection Program

Rachel Atkins, Lisa Cook, Robert Seamans
SpringerLink (July 2021)

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Social Media Marketing, Quality Signaling, and the Goldilocks Principle

Tingting Nian, Arun Sundararajan
Informs PubsOnline (Jan 2022)

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"Using Stretch Goals for Idea Generation Among Employees: One Size Does Not Fit All!"

Saeedeh Ahmadi, Justin J.P Jansen, and J.P. Eggers
Informs PubOnline (2022)

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The Rise of the Engineer: Inventing the Professional Inventor During the Industrial Revolution

Walker Hanlon
National Bureau of Economic Research (February 2022)

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To Engage or Not to Engage with AI for Critical Judgments: How Professionals Deal with Opacity When Using AI for Medical Diagnosis

Sarah Lebovitz, Natalia Levina, Hila Lifshitz-Assaf
Informs Pub Online (January 2022)


"Designing Distributed Ledger technologies, like Blockchain, for advertising markets"

Mingyu Joo, Seung Hyun Kim, Anindya Gose, and Kenneth C. Wilbur
ScienceDirect (2022)

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"Reciprocity in Firm–Stakeholder Dialog: Timeliness, Valence, Richness, and Topicality"

Lite J. Nartey, Witold J. Henisz, Sinziana Dorobantu
SpringerLInk (2022)

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The Microeconomics of Cryptocurrencies

 Hanna Halaburda, Guillaume Haeringer, Joshua Gans, Neil Gandal
 American Economic Association (2022)

John, Kose Paper

Beyond Bitcoin: The Economics of Digital Currencies and Blockchain Technologies (2nd Edition)

Empowering Patients Using Smart Mobile Health Platforms: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

Anindya Ghose, Xitong Guo, Beibei Li, Yuanyuan Dang
SSRN, January 25, 2021

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The Economics of 5G and the Mobile Economy

Chenshuo Sun, Anindya Ghose
CIS 2021 Proceedings. 3.

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Bitcoin's Limited Adoption Problem

Franz J. Hinzen, Kose John, Fahad Saleh, SSRN
(Jul 2021)

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When Permissioned Blockchains Deliver More Decentralization Than Permissionless

Yannis Bakos, Hanna Halaburda, Christoph Mueller-Bloch
Communications of the ACM (February 2021)

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Heterogeneous Demand Effects of Recommendation Strategies in a Mobile Application: Evidence from Econometric Models and Machine-Learning Instruments

Panagiotis Adamopoulos, Anindya Ghose, Alexander Tuzhilin
MIS Quarterly, 20 Feb 2021

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Data, networks, and platforms: What effects on economic development?

Nicholas Economides, Ioannis Lianos
 Concurrences, Published September 2020

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The Interplay between Online Reviews and Physician Demand: An Empirical Investigation

Yuqian Xu, Mor Armony, Anindya Ghose
5 Oct 2020
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The Public Blockchain Ecosystem: An Empirical Analysis

Felix Irresberger, Kose John, Peter Mueller, Fahad Saleh
18 Apr 2021
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Categorical Competition in the Wake of Crisis: Banks vs. Credit Unions

Aaron K. Chatterji, Jiao Luo, Robert C. Seamans 
Published Online:12 Jan 2021
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Ambiguity and the Tradeoff Theory of Capital Structure

Yehuda Izhakian, David Yermack, Jaime F. Zender 
Published Online:17 Sep 2021
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The Limits of Centralized Pricing in Online Marketplaces and the Value of User Control

Apostolos Filippas, Srikanth Jagabathula, Arun Sundararajan
Feburary 2021
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Crisis as opportunity, disruption and exposure: Exploring emergent responses to crisis through digital technology

Manos Gkeredakis, Hila Lifshitz-Assaf, Michael Barrett
Available online 4 March 2021
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Market Orchestrators: The Effects of Certification on Platforms and Their Complementors

Joost Rietveld, Robert Seamans, Katia Meggiorin
6 Oct 2021
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Occupational, industry, and geographic exposure to artificial intelligence: A novel dataset and its potential uses

Edward Felten, Manav Raj, Robert Seamans
First published: 28 April 2021
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Behavioral Innovation and Corporate Renewal

Nathan R Furr, JP Eggers
Publication Date: 14 Sep 2021

Informational Challenges in Omnichannel Marketing: Remedies and Future Research

Tony Haitao Cui, Anindya Ghose, Hanna Halaburda, Raghuram Iyengar, Koen Pauwels, S. Sriram, Catherine Tucker, Sriraman Venkataraman
First Published November 4, 2020
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Spillover Effects of Intellectual Property Protection in the Interwar Aircraft Industry

Walker Hanlon & Taylor Jaworski
September 2021  
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Is AI Ground Truth Really True? The Dangers of Training and Evaluating AI Tools Based on Experts’ Know-What

Sarah Lebovitz, Natalia Levina, and Hila Lifshitz-Assaf
Published online June 2, 2021

Contracting Beyond the Market

Kate Odziemkowska, Sinziana Dorobantu
Published Online: 7 Jan 2021
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Restrictions on Privacy and Exploitation in the Digital Economy: A Market Failure Perspective

Nicholas Economides, Ioannis Lianos
27 Apr 2021
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Initial Coin Offerings: Financing Growth with Cryptocurrency Token Sales

Sabrina T Howell, Marina Niessner, David Yermack
The Review of Financial Studies, Volume 33, Issue 9, September 2020, Pages 3925–3974
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Instance-level explanation algorithms SEDC, LIME, SHAP for behavioral and textual data: a counterfactual-oriented comparison

Y. Ramon, D. Martens, F. Provost, & T. Evgeniou.
Published online on 02 September 2020
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Political Risk and Alliance Diversity: A Two-Stage Model of Partner Selection in Multipartner Alliances

Sinziana Dorobantu, Thomas Lindner, Jakob Muellne
Published Online:9 Dec 2020
The Tech MBA Class of 2022 is 48% women, with 100% of seeking students receiving employment within 3 months of graduation. The average postgrad salary is $152,601 and 54.9% of accepted offers are in product management.

Platform Competition with Multihoming on Both Sides: Subsidize or Not?

Hanna Halaburda, Yannis Bakos
Published Online:27 Jul 2020
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Diverse Rationalities of Entrepreneurship Education: Epistemic Stance Perspective

Ashish Bhatia, Natalia Levina
27 Jul 2020

Minimal and Adaptive Coordination: How Hackathons’ Projects Accelerate Innovation without Killing it

Hila Lifshitz- Assaf, Sarah Lebovitz, Lior Zalmanson
6 May 2020
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Homing and platform responses to entry: Historical evidence from the U.S. newspaper industry

Kyeonggook Francis Park, Robert Seamans, Feng Zhu
First published: 17 September 2020
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Internal agglomeration and productivity: Evidence from microdata

Evan Rawley,Robert Seamans
First published: 03 June 2020
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Nonlinear Pricing of Software with Local Demand Inelasticity

Mingdi Xin , Arun Sundararajan
Published Online:17 Sep 2020
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Platform Competition: A Systematic and Interdisciplinary Review of the Literature

Melissa A. Schilling , Joost Rietveld
Journal of Management. Published on November 27, 2020
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Exploring Uncharted Territory: Knowledge Search Processes in the Origination of Outlier Innovation

Madeline K. Kneeland , Melissa A. Schilling , Barak S. Aharonson 
Organization Science. Published online in Articles in Advance 01 Apr 2020
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Deep Learning on Big, Sparse, Behavioral Data

De Cnuddes, Ramon Y, Martens D, Provost F
Big Data. 2019 Dec;7(4):286-307
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Understanding Smart Contracts as a New Option in Transaction Cost Economics

Hanna Halaburda, Natalia Levina, and Semi Min 
Proceedings of the 40th International Conference on Information Systems, Munich, Germany, December 2019
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Unsupervised Dimensionality Reduction vs. Supervised Regularization for Classification from Sparse Data

Jessica Clark & Foster Provost
Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (2019) 33:871–916.
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A Benchmarking Study of Classification Techniques for Behavioral Data

Sofie De Cnudde, David Martens, Theodoros Evgeniou, & Foster Provost. 
International Journal of Data Science and Analytics (2020) 9, 131–173.
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Selecting an Open Innovation Community as an Alliance Partner: Looking for Healthy Communities and Ecosystems

Maha Shaikha and Natalia Levina
Research Policy (2019). 48(8)
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Platform Strategy: Managing Ecosystem Value Through Selective Promotion of Complements

Joost Rietveld, Melissa A. Schilling, Cristiano Bellavitis
Organization Science (2019) 30(6), 1125-1393, C2
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Data-Driven Investment Strategies for Peer-to-Peer Lending: A Case Study for Teaching Data Science

M. Cohen, C.D. Guetta, K. Jiao, F. Provost.
Big Data (2018) 6(3), 191-213.
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Privacy, transparency and control for predictive analytics from massive fine-grained personal data.

D. Chen, S. Fraiberger, R. Moakler & F. Provost 
Big Data (2017) 5(3): 197-212.
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What’s your best innovation bet?

Schilling, MA 
Harvard Business Review, July–August 2017 issue (pp.86–93)
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‘Am I Still One of Them?’: Bicultural Immigrant Managers Navigating Social Identity Threats When Spanning Global Boundaries

Aimée A. Kane and Natalia Levina 
Journal of Management Studies (2017) 54, 4: 540-577.
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The Long-Tail Strategy for IT Outsourcing

Ning Su, Natalia Levina, and Jeanne W. Ross
MIT Sloan Management Review (2016)
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Mining Massive Fine-Grained Behavior Data to Improve Predictive Analytics

Martens, D., F. Provost, J. Clark, E. Junqué de Fortuny.
MIS Quarterly, Vol. 40 No. 4, pp. 869-888/December 2016.

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Technology shocks, technological collaboration, and innovation outcomes

.Schilling, MA
Organization Science (2015). 26:668-686.