Dylan Walker

Boston University

Assistant Professor

595 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

United States

http://www.dylantwalker.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

6

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Scholarly Papers (6)

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
Downloads 2,916 (3,714)
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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
Downloads 1,723 (9,050)
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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
Downloads 853 (26,670)
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Peer Influence, Social Contagion, Social Networks, Endogeneity, Causality, Randomized Experiments

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Content Growth and Attention Contagion in Information Networks: A Natural Experiment on Wikipedia

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2018
Kai Zhu, Dylan Walker and Lev Muchnik
Boston University, Boston University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration
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User-Generated Content, Online Collaborative Systems, 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 and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration
Downloads 202 (147,632)
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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

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Jun 2019
Chen Chen and Dylan Walker
Boston University, Questrom School of Business, Department of Management Information Systems, Students and Boston University
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online health, patient evaluation, care avoidance, health advice