Karthik Natarajan Kannan

Purdue University

Krannert School of Management

West Lafayette, IN 47907

United States

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

An Analysis of Incentive Structures in Collaborative Economy: An Application to Crowdfunding Platform

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2015
Na Zhang, Sumon Datta and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University and Purdue University
Downloads 841 (32,548)
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Collaborative Economy, Incentive Design, Crowdfunding, Structural Model

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Extrinsic Versus Intrinsic Rewards for Contributing Reviews in an Online Platform

Information Systems Research 29(4), pp 871-892.
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2020
Warut Khern-am-nuai, Karthik Natarajan Kannan and Hossein Ghasemkhani
McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management, Purdue University and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
Downloads 528 (60,185)
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Online review, Economic incentive, Monetary incentive

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The Impact of an Augmented Reality Game on Local Businesses: A Study of Pokemon Go on Restaurants

Information Systems Research (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 May 2017 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2020
Vandith Pamuru, Warut Khern-am-nuai and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
Indian School of Business, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and Purdue University
Downloads 442 (74,908)
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Pokemon Go, Augmented Reality, Hedonic Utility, Natural Experiment, Economics of IS,

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Ad-Blockers: Extortionists or Digital Age Robin Hoods?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2017
Abhishek Ray, Hossein Ghasemkhani and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
George Mason University, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Purdue University
Downloads 226 (155,176)
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advertising, internet, online, google, adblocker

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A Recommender System to Nudge Customers in a Capacity Constrained Supply Chain

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2015
Na Zhang, Karthik Natarajan Kannan and J. George Shanthikumar
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, Purdue University and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
Downloads 222 (157,824)
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Recommender Systems, Support Vector Machines, Field Experiments, Supply Chain Constraints

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Digital Piracy, Teens, and the Source of Advice: An Experimental Study

Hashim, M. J., Kannan, K. N., Maximiano, S., and Rees Ulmer, J., Digital Piracy, Teens, and the Source of Advice: An Experimental Study. 2014. Journal of Management Information Systems (Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2015
Matthew J. Hashim, Karthik Natarajan Kannan, Sandra Maximiano and Jackie Rees
University of Arizona, Purdue University, University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) and Purdue University - Department of Management
Downloads 197 (176,647)

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piracy, advice, communication, experimental economics, volunteer’s dilemma

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The Impact of Online Q&As on Product Sales: The Case of Amazon Answer

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2020
Warut Khern-am-nuai, Hossein Ghasemkhani, Dandan Qiao and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, National University of Singapore and Purdue University
Downloads 181 (190,532)

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electronic word of mouth, online discussion

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So You Think You Are Safe: Implications of Quality Uncertainty in Security Software

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 07 May 2019
Hajime Shimao, Warut Khern-am-nuai and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
Santa Fe Institute, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and Purdue University
Downloads 162 (209,551)

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Economics of Information Security, Information Uncertainty, Peltzman Effect

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Central Role of Moral Obligations in Determining Intentions to Engage in Digital Piracy

Hashim, M.J., K.N. Kannan, and D.T. Wegener. "Central Role of Moral Obligations in Determining Intentions to Engage in Digital Piracy." Journal of Management Information Systems, 35 (3), pp. 934-963, 2018.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2019
Matthew J. Hashim, Karthik Natarajan Kannan and Duane Wegener
University of Arizona, Purdue University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Psychology
Downloads 147 (227,209)
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piracy, morals, victimless crime, theory of planned behavior

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Using Machine Learning for Modeling Human Behavior and Analyzing Friction in Generalized Second Price Auctions

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2019
Karthik Natarajan Kannan, Vandith Pamuru and Yaroslav Rosokha
Purdue University, Indian School of Business and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
Downloads 118 (269,296)
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Machine Learning Agents, Economics of IS, Economic Experiments, Generalized Second Price Auction

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Strategic Best-Response Fairness in Fair Machine Learning Algorithms

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2019
Hajime Shimao, Junpei Komiyama, Warut Khern-am-nuai and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
Santa Fe Institute, University of Tokyo, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and Purdue University
Downloads 114 (275,914)
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machine learning, discrimination, fairness, prediction

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Let Artificial Intelligence Be Your Shelf Watchdog: The Impact of AI-powered Shelf Monitoring on Product Sales

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2020
Yipu Deng, Jinyang Zheng, Liqiang Huang and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
Purdue University - Department of Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, Zhejiang University and Purdue University
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economic value of artificial intelligence, quasi-experiment, field experiment, monitoring, shelf display

13.

How Reduced Search Costs and the Distribution of Bidder Participation Affect Auction Prices

Eric Overby, Karthik Kannan (2015) How Reduced Search Costs and the Distribution of Bidder Participation Affect Auction Prices. Management Science 61(6):1398-1420
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2016
Eric M. Overby and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
Georgia Institute of Technology and Purdue University
Downloads 100 (301,971)
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buyer search costs, auctions, automotive, analytical modeling, empirical analysis

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More than the Quantity: The Value of Editorial Reviews for a UGC Platform

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Oct 2019
Yipu Deng, Jinyang Zheng, Warut Khern-am-nuai and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
Purdue University - Department of Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and Purdue University
Downloads 93 (316,362)
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natural language processing, editorial review, user-generated content, difference-in-differences, herding effect

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Identifying Perverse Incentives in Buyer Profiling on Online Trading Platforms

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2020
Karthik Natarajan Kannan, Rajib L. Saha and Warut Khern-am-nuai
Purdue University, Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad and McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management
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Trading Platforms, Advertising-Based Model, Commission-Based Model, Generalized Second Price Auctions, Consumer Profiling

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Information Feedback, Targeting, and Coordination: An Experimental Study

Information Feedback, Targeting, and Coordination: An Experimental Study. Matthew J. Hashim, Karthik N. Kannan, and Sandra Maximiano. Information Systems Research 2017 (28:2) , 289-308. DOI: 10.1287/isre.2016.0663
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2018
Matthew J. Hashim, Karthik Natarajan Kannan and Sandra Maximiano
University of Arizona, Purdue University and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)
Downloads 91 (320,768)
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public goods, experimental economics, threshold, information, targeting, coordination, piracy

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A Mechanism for Allocating Objects in a Network of Symmetric Caches

15th Annual Workshop on Information Technolgies & Systems (WITS) Paper
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Feb 2006
Mohit Tawarmalani, Karthik Natarajan Kannan and Prabuddha De
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, Purdue University and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
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A Graph Based Ant Algorithm for the Winner Determination Problem in Combinatorial Auctions

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Jul 2018
Abhishek Ray, Mario Ventresca and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
George Mason University, Purdue University - College of Industrial Engineering and Purdue University
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ant colony, wdp, combinatorial auctions, heuristics, evolutionary

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Declining Prices in Sequential Auctions with Complete Revelation of Bids

Economics Letters, Vol. 108, 49-51 (2010)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2019
Karthik Natarajan Kannan
Purdue University
Downloads 42 (472,816)
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Auctions, Sequential auctions, Declining Price anomaly

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To Be or Not to Be Social? Socially Embedded Marketplace Design

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Jul 2020
Sameer Borwankar, Karthik Natarajan Kannan and Rajiv Mukherjee
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, Purdue University and Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business
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marketplace, information policy, uncertainty, social embeddedness, analytical model, experiment

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Welfare Implications in Intermediary Networks

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Apr 2019
Thanh Nguyen and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Purdue University
Downloads 18 (604,768)
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Economics of Information Systems, Price of Anarchy, Ad Networks

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What Can Online Personal Statements Tell Us? Insights about Physicians’ Personality Traits and Clinical Performance

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Dec 2020
Jianing Ding, Susan F. Lu and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Purdue University
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Review Platforms, Physician-Generated Content, Big Five Personality Traits, Scheduling

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On the Optimal Number of Advertising Slots in a Generalized Second-Price Auction

Marketing Letters, 23:851–868
Posted: 22 Aug 2012
Alex Kim, Subramanian Balachander and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, College of Management, University of California, Riverside - School of Business Administration and Purdue University

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Auctions, Search advertising, Generalized second-price auction, Online advertising

Market for Software Vulnerabilities? Think Again

Posted: 09 Dec 2003
Karthik Natarajan Kannan, Rahul Telang and Hao Xu
Purdue University, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science

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software vulnerability, market mechanism, information security, disclosure policy

Market for Software Vulnerabilities? Think Again

Management Science, Vol. 51, No. 5, 2005
Posted: 01 Mar 2006
Karthik Natarajan Kannan and Rahul Telang
Purdue University and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management

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software vulnerability, market mechanism, information security, disclosure policy