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Information Technology

Refereed Articles

  • David Dranove, Chris Forman, Avi Goldfarb, and Shane Greenstein (Forthcoming) The Trillion Dollar Conundrum: Complementarities and Health Information Technology. American Economic Journal: Policy
Working Papers

  • David Dranove, Chris Forman, Avi Goldfarb, and Shane Greenstein (2012) "The Trillion Dollar Conundrum: Complementarities and Health Information Technology" Working paper.

  • Forman, Chris, Avi Goldfarb, and Shane Greenstein (2011) "Local Capabilities and Broadband Bandwidth at Community Anchor Institutions" Draft Report Submitted to NTIA.

  • Peng Huang, Marco Ceccagnoli, Chris Forman, and D.J. Wu "Cooperative Commercialization Strategies for Technology Start-ups in the Enterprise Software Industry"

  • Forman, Chris and Pei-yu Chen, “Switching Costs and Network Effects in the Market for Routers and Switches,” Working Paper, February 2004 (revised March 2008).

  • Chen, Hailiang, Prabuddha De, Yu Jeffrey Hu, and Byoung-Hyoun Hwang. 2014. Wisdom of Crowds: The Value of Stock Opinions Transmitted Through Social Media. Review of Financial Studies. http://ssrn.com/abstract=1807265

  • Hann, Il-Horn, Byungwan Koh, and Marius Florin Niculescu, "The Double-Edged Sword of Backward Compatibility: The Adoption of Multi-Generational Platforms in the Presence of Intergenerational Services", under revision

  • Retana, German, Chris Forman, Sridhar Narasimhan, Marius Florin Niculescu, and D. J. Wu, "Technology Support and IT Use: Evidence from the Cloud", under revision

  • Huang, P., M. Ceccagnoli, C. Forman, and D.J. Wu, “IT Knowledge Spillovers and Productivity: Evidence from Enterprise Software,” Working Paper, University of Maryland and Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013.

  • Tunca, T., D.J. Wu, and F. Zhong, “An Empirical Analysis of Price, Quality, and Incumbency in Procurement Auctions,” Forthcoming, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (M&SOM).
Published Papers

  • Chris Forman and Nicolas van Zeebroeck (2012) "From wires to partners: How the Internet has fostered R&D collaborations within firms" Management Science 58(8): 1549-1568.

  • Marco Ceccagnoli, Chris Forman, Peng Huang, and D.J. Wu (2012) "Co-creation of Value in a Platform Ecosystem: The Case of Enterprise Software" MIS Quarterly 36(1): 263-290.

  • Forman, Chris and Anne Gron, (2011) “Vertical Integration and Information Technology Investment in the Insurance Industry." Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 27(1): 180-218.

  • Arora, Ashish, Chris Forman, Anand Nandkumar, and Rahul Telang (2010) "Competition and Patching of Security Vulnerabilities: An Empirical Analysis," Information Economics and Policy 22: 164-177.

  • Arora, Ashish, Matej Drev, and Chris Forman "Viewpoints: The Extent of Globalization of Software Innovation" Communications of the ACM 52(2): 20-22.

  • Forman, Chris, Avi Goldfarb, and Shane Greenstein (2012) "The Internet and Local Wages: A Puzzle" American Economic Review 102(1): 556-575.

  • Arora, Ashish and Chris Forman (2007) "How Local are IT Services: Proximity and IT Outsourcing," Journal of Management Information Systems 24(2): 73-102.

  • Langer, Nishtha, Chris Forman, Sunder Kekre, and Baohong Sun, “Ushering Buyers into Electronic Channels: An Empirical Analysis,” Forthcoming, Information Systems Research.

  • Forman, Chris, Anindya Ghose, and Avi Goldfarb (2009) "Competition between Local and Electronic Markets: How the benefit of buying online depends on where you live," Management Science 55(1): 47-57.

  • Forman, Chris, Avi Goldfarb, and Shane Greenstein (2005) “Geographic Location and the Diffusion of Internet Technology,” Electronic Commerce Research and Applications 4(1): 1-10.

  • Forman, Chris, Avi Goldfarb, and Shane Greenstein (2005) “How do industry features influence the role of location on Internet adoption?” Journal of the Association for Information Systems 6(12): 383-408.

  • Forman, Chris, Anindya Ghose, and Batia Wiesenfeld (2008) "Examining the Relationship Between Reviews and Sales: The Role of Reviewer Identity Disclosure in Electronic Markets" Information Systems Research 19(3): 291-313.

  • Forman, Chris, Avi Goldfarb, and Shane Greenstein (2008) "Understanding the Inputs into Innovation: Do Cities Substitute for Internal Firm Resources" Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 17(2): 295-316.

  • Langer, Nishtha, Chris Forman, Sunder Kekre, and Alan Scheller-Wolf (2007) "Assessing the Impact of RFID on Return Center Logistics," Interfaces 37(6): 501-514.

  • Chen, Pei-yu and Chris Forman (2006) "Can Vendors Influence Switching Costs and Compatibility in an Environment with Open Standards?" MIS Quarterly 30 (Special Issue): 541-562.

  • Forman, Chris (2005) "The Corporate Digital Divide: Determinants of Internet Adoption," Management Science 51(4): 641-654.

  • Forman, Chris, Avi Goldfarb, and Shane Greenstein (2005) "How Did Location Affect the Adoption of the Commercial Internet? Global Village vs. Urban Density," Journal of Urban Economics 58(3): 389-420.

  • Doms, Mark and Chris Forman (2005) "Prices for Local Area Network Equipment," Information Economics and Policy 17(3): 365-388.

  • Brynjolfsson, Erik, Yu (Jeffrey) Hu, and Michael D. Smith. 2006. “From Niches to Riches: The Anatomy of the Long Tail.” Sloan Management Review, 47(4) 67-71.

  • Tang, Zhulei, Yu (Jeffrey) Hu, and Michael D. Smith. 2007. “Gaining Trust through Online Privacy Protection: Self-Regulation, Mandatory Standards, or Caveat Emptor.” Journal of Management Information Systems, 24(4) 153-173.

  • Simester, Duncan, Yu (Jeffrey) Hu, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Eric Anderson. 2009. “Dynamics of Retail Advertising: Evidence from a Field Experiment.” Economic Inquiry, 47(3) 482-499.

  • Brynjolfsson, Erik, Yu (Jeffrey) Hu, and Mohammad Rahman. 2009. “<a href="http://ssrn.com/abstract=995647">Battle of The Retail Channels: How Product Selection and Geography Drive Cross-channel Competition.</a>” Management Science, 55(11) 1755-1765.

  • De, Prabuddha, Yu (Jeffrey) Hu, and Mohammad Rahman. 2010. “Technology Usage and Online Sales: An Empirical Study.” Management Science, 56(11) 1930-1945.

  • Brynjolfsson, Erik, Yu (Jeffrey) Hu, and Michael D. Smith. 2010. “Long Tails vs. Superstars: The Effect of Information Technology on Product Variety and Sales Concentration Patterns.” Information Systems Research, 21(4) 736-747.

  • Ren, Charlotte, Ye Hu, Yu (Jeffrey) Hu, and Jerry Hausman. 2011. “Managing Product Variety and Collocation in a Competitive Environment: An Empirical Investigation of Consumer Electronics Retailing.” Management Science, 57(6) 1009-1024.

  • Goodbye Pareto Principle, Hello Long Tail: The Effect of Search Costs on the Concentration of Product Sales

  • IT-Enabled Broadcasting in Social Media: An Empirical Study of Artists’ Activities and Music Sales. Information Systems Research. Forthcoming.

  • Brynjolfsson, Erik, Yu (Jeffrey) Hu, and Michael D. Smith. 2003. “Consumer Surplus in the Digital Economy: Estimating the Value of Increased Product Variety at Online Booksellers.” Management Science, 49(11) 1580-1596.

  • Mitra S., Ransbotham S., “Information Disclosure Policy and the Diffusion of a Negative Innovation,” Information Systems Research (forthcoming)

  • Overby E.M., Mitra S., Physical and Electronic Wholesale Markets: An Empirical Analysis of Product Sorting and Market Function, Journal of MIS, Fall 2014

  • Ransbotham S., Mitra S., Ramsey J., "Are Markets for Vulnerabilities Effective?" MIS Quarterly, March 2012

  • Banker R., Mitra S., Sambamurthy V., "The Effects of Digital Trading Platforms on Commodity Prices in Agricultural Supply Chains," MIS Quarterly, Sept 2011

  • Ransbotham S., Mitra S., Target Age and the Acquisition of Innovation in High Technology Industries, Management Science, Nov 2010

  • Ransbotham S., Murthy I., Mitra S., Narasimhan S., "Sequential Grid Computing: Models and Computational Experiments," INFORMS Journal on Computing, Spring 2011

  • Huang, Peng, Nicholas H. Lurie, Mitra S., “Searching for Experience on the Web: An Empirical Examination of Consumer Behavior for Search and Experience Goods,” Journal of Marketing, March 2009

  • Ransbotham S., Mitra S., “Choice or Chance: A Model of Paths to Information Systems Compromise,” Information Systems Research, March 2009

  • Mitra S., Singhal V., “Shareholder Wealth Effects of Industry Exchanges: Evidence of Unequal Value from Participation,” Journal of Operations Management, January 2008

  • Mitra S., “Information Technology as an Enabler of Growth: An Empirical Assessment” Journal of Management Information Systems, 22(2), Fall 2005.

  • Riggins F., Mitra S., “A Framework for Developing E-Business Metrics Through Functionality Interaction,” Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, 2007

  • August, Terrence, Marius Florin Niculescu, and Hyo-duk Shin, "Cloud Implications on Software Network Structure and Security Risks", Information Systems Research, 2014, Vol. 25(3), pp. 489-510 (article + ecompanion)

  • Niculescu, Marius Florin and D. J. Wu, "Economics of Free Under Perpetual Licensing: Implications for the Software Industry", Information Systems Research, 2014, Vol. 25(1), pp. 173-199 (article + ecompanion)

  • August, Terrence and Marius Florin Niculescu, "The Influence of Software Process Maturity and Customer Error Reporting on Software Release and Pricing", Management Science, 2013, Vol. 59(12), pp. 2702-2726

  • Dou, Yifan, Marius Florin Niculescu, and D. J. Wu, "Engineering Optimal Network Effects via Social Media Features and Seeding in Markets for Digital Goods and Services", Information Systems Research, 2013, Vol. 24(1), pp. 164-185

  • Niculescu, Marius Florin, Hyo-duk Shin, and Seungjin Whang, "Underlying Consumer Heterogeneity in Markets for Subscription-Based IT Services with Network Effects", Information Systems Research, 2012, Vol. 23 (4), pp. 1322-1341 (article + ecompanion)

  • Niculescu, Marius Florin and Seungjin Whang, "Codiffusion of Wireless Voice and Data Services: An Empirical Analysis of the Japanese Mobile Telecommunications Market", Information Systems Research, 2012, Vol. 23 (1), pp. 260-279

  • Ceccagnoli, M., C. Forman, P. Huang, and D.J. Wu, “Digital Platforms: When is Participation Valuable?” Communications of the ACM, Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 38-39, February 2014.

  • Ceccagnoli, M., C. Forman, P. Huang, and D.J. Wu, “Co-creation of Value in a Platform Ecosystem: The Case of Enterprise Software,” MIS Quarterly, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 263-290, March 2012.

  • Dai, R., S. Narasimhan, and D.J. Wu, “Buyer's Efficient E-Sourcing Structure: Centralize or Decentralize?,” Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 141-164, Fall 2005.

  • Dou, Y., M. Niculescu, and D.J. Wu, “Engineering Optimal Network Effects via Social Media Features and Seeding in Markets for Digital Goods and Services,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 164-185, March 2013.

  • Hitt, L., D. J. Wu, and X. Zhou, "Investment in Enterprise Resource Planning: Business Impact and Productivity Measures," Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 71-98, Summer 2002.

  • Huang, P., M. Ceccagnoli, C. Forman, and D.J. Wu, “Appropriability Mechanisms and the Platform Partnership Decision: Evidence from Enterprise Software,” Management Science, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 102-121, January 2013.

  • Kleindorfer, P. and D. J. Wu, "Integrating Long- and Short-term Contracting via Business-to-Business Exchanges for Capital-Intensive Industries," Management Science, Vol. 49, No. 11, pp. 1597-1615, November 2003.

  • Levi, M., P. Kleindorfer, and D.J. Wu, “Codifiability, Relationship-Specific Information Technology Investment, and Optimal Contracting,” Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 77-98, Fall 2003.

  • Niculescu, M. and D. J. Wu, “Economics of Free Under Perpetual Licensing: Implications for the Software Industry,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 173-199, March 2014.

  • Wu, D.J., M. Ding, and L. Hitt, “IT Implementation Contract Design: Analytical and Experimental Investigation of IT Payoff, Learning and Contract Structure,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 787-801, September 2013.

  • Wu, D. J. and P. Kleindorfer, "Competitive Options, Supply Contracting and Electronic Markets," Management Science, Vol. 51, No. 3, pp. 452-466, March 2005.

  • Lizhen Xu, Jason A. Duan, and Andrew Whinston. 2014. "Path to Purchase: A Mutually Exciting Point Process Model for Online Advertising and Conversion," Management Science, Vol. 60, No. 6, pp. 1392-1412.

  • Lizhen Xu, Jianqing Chen, and Andrew Whinston. 2012. "Effects of the Presence of Organic Listing in Search Advertising," Information Systems Research, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 1284-1302.

  • Lizhen Xu, Jianqing Chen, and Andrew Whinston. 2011. "Price Competition and Endogenous Valuation in Search Advertising," Journal of Marketing Research, Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 566-586.

  • Lizhen Xu, Jianqing Chen, and Andrew Whinston. 2011. "Oligopolistic Pricing with Online Search," Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 111-141.

  • Jianqing Chen, Lizhen Xu, and Andrew Whinston. 2010. "Managing Project Failure Risk through Contingent Contracts in Procurement Auctions," Decision Analysis, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 23-39.
Practitioner Publications

  • Brynjolfsson, Erik, Yu Jeffrey Hu, and Mohammad Rahman. 2013. “Competing in the Age of Omnichannel Retailing.” MIT Sloan Management Review.