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    • The Impact of Health Information Sharing on Duplicate Testing 

      Ayabakan, S.; Bardhan, Indranil R.; Zheng, Zhiqiang; Kirksey, K. (University of Minnesota, 2018-05-30)
      Recent healthcare reform has focused on reducing excessive waste in the U.S. healthcare system, with duplicate testing being one of the main culprits. We explore the factors associated with duplicate tests when patients ...
    • The Impact of Near-Miss Events on Betting Behavior: An Examination of Casino Rapid Roulette Play 

      Sundali, J. A.; Safford, A. H.; Croson, Rachel T. A.
      We examine how almost winning in roulette affects subsequent betting behavior. Our main finding is heterogeneity in gambler behavior with some gamblers less likely to bet on numbers that were near misses on the prior spin ...
    • Impact of Power Structures in a Subcontracting Assembly System 

      Li, G.; Li, L.; Liu, M.; Sethi, Suresh P.
      We investigate the impact of power structures on the production and pricing strategies in a decentralized subcontracting assembly system consisting of two suppliers (key supplier and subcontractor) and one manufacturer ...
    • In Defense of Common Sense in Entrepreneurship Theory: Beyond Philosophical Extremities and Linguistic Abuses 

      Ramoglou, Stratos; Tsang, Eric W. K.
      Whether entrepreneurial opportunities are discovered or created is a long-standing dilemma in the study of entrepreneurship. In our recent article (Ramoglou & Tsang, 2016) we framed this dilemma as false. Opportunities are ...
    • In-Season Transshipments Among Competitive Retailers 

      Çömez, N.; Stecke, Kathryn E.; Çakanyildirim, Metín
      A decentralized system of competing retailers that order and sell the same product in a sales season is studied. When a customer demand occurs at a stocked-out retailer, that retailer requests a unit to be transshipped ...
    • Institution-Based Weaknesses Behind Emerging Multinationals 

      Peng, Mike W.; Parente, Ronaldo C.
      No abstract available.
    • Inventory Control with Fixed Cost and Price Optimization in Continuous Time 

      Bensoussan, Alain; Skaaning, S.; Turi, Jànos
      We continue to study the problem of inventory control, with simultaneous pricing optimization in continuous time. In our previous paper [8], we considered the case without set up cost, and established the optimality of the ...
    • Investment Banks' Entry into New IPO Markets and IPO Underpricing 

      Fung, Simon Yu Kit; Gul, Ferdinand A.; Radhakrishnan, Suresh
      We examine the relationship between investment banks' initial public offering (IPO) market shares and their prior IPO underpricing in the new IPO market for China-based companies on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. To gain ...
    • Is Cash King for Sales Compensation Plans? Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Intervention 

      Viswanathan, M.; Li, Xiaolin; John, G.; Narasimhan, O.
      The pervasive use of merchandise (i.e., noncash) incentives in sales compensation plans is an empirical and theoretical puzzle given the supposed superiority of cash incentives in the standard theory (i.e., principal-agent ...
    • Is Voluntary Profiling Welfare Enhancing? 

      Koh, Byungwan; Raghunathan, Srinivasan; Nault, Barrie R.
      Although consumer profiling advocates tout benefits from personalization, consumer advocacy groups oppose profiling in online markets because of concerns about privacy and price discrimination. Policies such as optout or ...
    • Is Voluntary Profiling Welfare Enhancing? 

      Koh, Byungwan; Raghunathan, Srinivasan; Nault, Barrie R.
      Although consumer profiling advocates tout benefits from personalization, consumer advocacy groups oppose profiling in online markets because of concerns about privacy and price discrimination. Policies such as optout or ...
    • Is Voluntary Profiling Welfare Enhancing? 

      Koh, Byungwan; Raghunathan, Srinivasan; Nault, Barrie R.
      Although consumer profiling advocates tout benefits from personalization, consumer advocacy groups oppose profiling in online markets because of concerns about privacy and price discrimination. Policies such as optout or ...
    • Latent Growth Modeling for Information Systems: Theoretical Extensions and Practical Applications 

      Zheng, Zhiqiang; Pavlou, Paul A.; Gu, Bin
      This paper presents and extends Latent Growth Modeling (LGM) as a complementary method for analyzing longitudinal data, modeling the process of change over time, testing time-centric hypotheses, and building longitudinal ...
    • Managers and Students as Newsvendors 

      Bolton, Gary E.; Ockenfels, A.; Thonemann, U. W.
      We compare how experienced procurement managers and students solve the newsvendor problem. We find that managers broadly exhibit the same kind of pull-to-center bias as students do. Also, managers use information and task ...
    • The Maximum Principle for Global Solutions of Stochastic Stackelberg Differential Games 

      Bensoussan, Alain; Chen, Shaokuan; Sethi, Suresh P. (UT Dallas)
      For stochastic Stackelberg differential games played by a leader and a follower, there are several solution concepts in terms of the players' information sets. In this paper we derive the maximum principle for the leader's ...
    • Mean Field Stackelberg Games: Aggregation of Delayed Instructions 

      Bensoussan, Alain; Chau, M. H. M.; Yam, S. C. P.
      In this paper, we consider an N-player interacting strategic game in the presence of a (endogenous) dominating player, who gives direct influence on individual agents, through its impact on their control in the sense of ...
    • A Model of the "It" Products in Fashion 

      Kuksov, Dmitri; Wang, Kangkang
      One of the characteristics of the fashion marketplace is the unpredictability and apparent randomness of fashion hits. Another one is the information asymmetry among consumers. In this paper, we consider fashion as a means ...
    • On Designing Distributed Auction Mechanisms for Wireless Spectrum Allocation 

      Yang, S.; Peng, D.; Meng, T.; Wu, F.; Chen, G.; Tang, Shaojie; Li, Z.; Luo, T. T.
      Auctions are believed to be effective methods to solve the problem of wireless spectrum allocation. Existing spectrum auction mechanisms are all centralized and suffer from several critical drawbacks of the centralized ...
    • On Implications of Demand Censoring in the Newsvendor Problem 

      Besbes, O.; Muharremoglu, Alp
      We consider a repeated newsvendor problem in which the decision maker (DM) does not have access to the underlying demand distribution. The goal of this paper is to characterize the implications of demand censoring on ...
    • Online Product Reviews: Implications for Retailers and Competing Manufacturers 

      Kwark, Young; Chen, Jianqing; Raghunathan, Srinivasan
      This paper studies the effect of online product reviews on different players in a channel structure. We consider a retailer selling two substitutable products produced by different manufacturers, and the products differ ...