Ravi Bapna

University of Minnesota - Minneapolis

Professor

321 19th Ave S

Information and Decision Sciences

Minneapolis, MN 55455

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

10

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2

Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

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 421 (63,251)

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Trust, Forgiveness, Social Ties, Repeated Games

2.

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 350 (78,856)

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Freemium, social Engagement, Monetization, Premium Subscription

3.

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 300 (93,908)

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online reviews, randomized experiment, social norms, financial incentives, intrinsic motivation, user generated content

4.

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
Downloads 280 (100,863)

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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 265 (106,831)

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peer effects, randomized experiment, social contagion, nonparametric inference, freemium communities, online social networks

6.

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
Downloads 124 (212,047)
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Training and productivity, IT services, dynamic panel model, employee performance, Indian IT industry, human capital theory

7.

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

MIS Quarterly, Forthcoming, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 18-015
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2018
Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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mobile applications, online dating, social engagement, adoption, ubiquity, impulsiveness, disinhibition

8.

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
Downloads 75 (295,804)

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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 56 (344,495)

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online dating, anonymity, weak-signaling, randomized trial, field experiment

10.

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

Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 18-032
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 May 2018 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2018
Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, Collage.com and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 37 (412,299)

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online referrals, intrinsically pro-social framing, randomized field experiment, call-to-action