David Godes

University of Maryland

Associate Professor

College Park

College Park, MD 20742

United States

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Word-of-Mouth as Self-Enhancement

HBS Marketing Research Paper No. 06-01
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2008
Andrea C. Wojnicki and David Godes
University of Toronto and University of Maryland
Downloads 3,448 (4,677)
Citation 52

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Consumer behavior, word of mouth, WOM, expertise, satisfaction, self, self-enhancement

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Firm-Created Word-of-Mouth Communication: A Field-Based Quasi-Experiment

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Jul 2004
David Godes and Dina Mayzlin
University of Maryland and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 1,599 (16,104)
Citation 31

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word of mouth, promotion, advertising

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Products vs. Advertising: Media Competition and the Relative Source of Firm Profits

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Mar 2003
David Godes, Elie Ofek and Miklos Sarvary
University of Maryland, Harvard Business School - Marketing Unit and INSEAD - Marketing
Downloads 1,283 (22,444)
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Media, circulation industries, business model selection, competitive strategy, game theory

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Product Policy in Markets with Word-of-Mouth Communication

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Jun 2013
David Godes
University of Maryland
Downloads 283 (151,643)
Citation 9

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Word of Mouth, Product Policy, Game Theory, Social Networks

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Learning from Online Social Ties

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Yuchi Zhang and David Godes
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland
Downloads 249 (172,235)
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Word of Mouth, Social Media, Social Networks, Learning

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The Evolution of Influence Through Endogenous Link Formation

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2015
Tuan Q. Phan and David Godes
National University of Singapore (NUS) and University of Maryland
Downloads 186 (225,753)
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agent-based modeling, influence, communication channel, noise, diffusion, link formation, social networks

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Politics, Persuasion and Choice

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2019
University of Maryland, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard Business School - Marketing Unit, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo - Orfalea College of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Queen Mary University of London, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and China Europe International Business School
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Politics, Persuasion, Marketing, Choice

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The Financial Value of Advertising Exposures and Expenditures

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2413279
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Mar 2014
John Healey and David Godes
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland
Downloads 102 (358,232)
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Rating with Confidence: How Rating Scales Affect Future WOM Behavior

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Sep 2013
Yu-Jen Chen and David Godes
Lingnan University and University of Maryland
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word-of-mouth, product ratings, scale design

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Piracy, Lawsuits, and Competition for Reputation

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Feb 2022
Kalinda Ukanwa and David Godes
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Maryland
Downloads 32 (618,090)

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piracy, lawsuits, reputation, competition, firm interventions, disincentives, deterrence

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The Impact of Reputation Systems on Peer Feedback in Social Media

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 07 Feb 2022
Jinhee Huh, David Godes and Seshadri Tirunillai
Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, University of Maryland and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business
Downloads 23 (679,570)

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quasi-experimental methods, difference-in-differences approach, reputation system

12.

Contracting and Organization Design Under Joint, Sequential Production

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Mar 2022
David Godes and Niladri Syam
University of Maryland and University of Missouri at Columbia
Downloads 6 (831,732)

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Contracts, Principal Agent, Compensation, Incentives, Internal Organization

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Sequential and Temporal Dynamics of Online Opinion

Marketing Science, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2012; pp. 448-473; DOI: 10.1287/mksc.1110.0653
Posted: 24 Oct 2012
David Godes
University of Maryland

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word of mouth, online reviews, networks, Internet marketing

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The Strategic Impact of References in Business Markets

Marketing Science, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2012; pp. 257-276; DOI: 10.1287/mksc.1110.0695
Posted: 24 Oct 2012
David Godes
University of Maryland

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word of mouth, business-to-business marketing, game theory, signaling

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Using Online Conversations to Study Word of Mouth Communication

Marketing Science, Vol. 23, No. 4, Fall 2004, Harvard Business School Marketing Research Paper No. 04-023
Posted: 12 Apr 2007
David Godes and Dina Mayzlin
University of Maryland and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business

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word-of-mouth, diffusion of innovations, measurement, networks and marketing, new product research, internet marketing