Ravi Bapna

University of Minnesota - Minneapolis

Professor

321 19th Ave S

Information and Decision Sciences

Minneapolis, MN 55455

United States

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

Love Unshackled: Identifying the Effect of Mobile App Adoption in Online Dating

MIS Quarterly, Volume 43, pp. 47-72, March 2019
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2019
Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
Downloads 682 (38,709)
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mobile applications, online dating, social engagement, adoption, ubiquity, impulsiveness, disinhibition

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Monetizing Freemium Communities: Does Paying for Premium Increase Social Engagement?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Dec 2016
Ravi Bapna, Jui Ramaprasad and Akhmed Umyarov
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
Downloads 677 (39,025)
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Freemium, social Engagement, Monetization, Premium Subscription

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Repeated Interactions vs. Social Ties: Quantifying the Economic Value of Trust, Forgiveness, and Reputation Using a Field Experiment

Forthcoming, MIS Quarterly, NET Institute Working Paper No. 14-07, Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2506203
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2018
Ravi Bapna, Liangfei Qiu and Sarah C. Rice
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration and Texas A&M University - Mays Business School
Downloads 537 (52,810)
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Trust, Forgiveness, Social Ties, Repeated Games

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Stimulating Online Reviews by Combining Financial Incentives and Social Norms

Forthcoming, Management Science
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2016
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Arizona State University (ASU) - W.P. Carey School of Business, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
Downloads 372 (82,761)
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online reviews, randomized experiment, social norms, financial incentives, intrinsic motivation, user generated content

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Estimating Returns to Training in the Knowledge Economy: A Firm Level Analysis of Small and Medium Enterprises

MIS Quarterly, Volume 38, Number 3, September 2014
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Aug 2014
University of Texas at Dallas, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management
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IT services, non-linear growth, ROI of training, productivity, human capital

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Do Your Online Friends Make You Pay? A Randomized Field Experiment on Peer Influence in Online Social Networks - Online E-Companion Appendix

Bapna, Ravi and Umyarov, Akhmed, 2014, "Do Your Online Friends Make You Pay? A Randomized Field Experiment on Peer Influence in Online Social Networks," Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
Ravi Bapna and Akhmed Umyarov
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
Downloads 284 (111,349)
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peer effects, randomized experiment, social contagion, nonparametric inference, freemium communities, online social networks

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Words Matter! Towards Pro-Social Call-to-Action for Online Referral: Evidence from Two Field Experiments

Information Systems Research, Forthcoming, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 18-032
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 May 2018 Last Revised: 26 May 2019
Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, Collage.com and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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online referrals, intrinsically pro-social framing, randomized field experiment, call-to-action

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Human Capital Investments and Employee Performance: An Analysis of IT Services Industry

Management Science, 59 (3), pp. 641-658
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Aug 2014
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
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Training and productivity, IT services, dynamic panel model, employee performance, Indian IT industry, human capital theory

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Measuring the Impact of Crowdsourcing Features on Mobile App User Engagement and Retention: A Randomized Field Experiment

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Oct 2017
Zhuojun Gu, Ravi Bapna, Jason Chan and Alok Gupta
Pennsylvania State University - University Park, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
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One-Way Mirrors and Weak-Signaling in Online Dating: A Randomized Field Experiment - Online E-Companion Appendix

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 Jul 2015
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management, Institute of Service Science, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
Downloads 65 (355,560)
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online dating, anonymity, weak-signaling, randomized trial, field experiment

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Onward and Upward? An Empirical Investigation of Gender and Promotions in Information Technology Services

Information Systems Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Feb 2020
Nishtha Langer, Ram Gopal and Ravi Bapna
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Warwick and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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Gender, Women in IT, IT Human Capital, Performance, Training, Promotions, IT Services Industry