Dylan Walker

Boston University - Questrom School of Business

Assistant Professor

595 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA MA 02215

United States

http://www.dylantwalker.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

Creating Social Contagion Through Viral Product Design: A Randomized Trial of Peer Influence in Networks

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 May 2010 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2012
Sinan Aral and Dylan Walker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 3,007 (4,717)
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Peer Influence, Social Contagion, Social Networks, Viral Marketing, Information Systems, Randomized Experiment

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Tie Strength, Embeddedness & Social Influence: Evidence from a Large Scale Networked Experiment

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2015
Sinan Aral and Dylan Walker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 1,831 (10,650)
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Identifying Social Influence in Networks Using Randomized Experiments

IEEE Intelligent Systems, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Aug 2011
Sinan Aral and Dylan Walker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Peer Influence, Social Contagion, Social Networks, Endogeneity, Causality, Randomized Experiments

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If a Tree Falls in the Forest: COVID-19, Media Choices, and Presidential Agenda Setting

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2020
Boston College Political Science, McGill University, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Microsoft Research
Downloads 283 (129,776)

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Content Growth and Attention Contagion in Information Networks: Addressing Information Poverty on Wikipedia

Kai Zhu, Dylan Walker, Lev Mucchnik, "Content Growth and Attention Contagion in Information Networks: Addressing Information Poverty on Wikipedia", Forthcoming at Information Systems Research
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2020
Kai Zhu, Dylan Walker and Lev Muchnik
McGill University, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration
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User-Generated Content, Open Collaboration Platforms, Information Consumption, Attention Contagion, Spillover Effect

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Design of Randomized Experiments in Networks

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2015
Dylan Walker and Lev Muchnik
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration
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randomized trial design, networks, networked experiments, online field experiments, digital experimentation

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A Bitter Pill to Swallow? The Consequences of Patient Evaluation in Online Health Q&A Platforms

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 3360192
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 03 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2020
Chen Chen and Dylan Walker
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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online health, patient evaluation, care avoidance, health advice

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Is Peer Influence Essential for Success?

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah
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