Karthik Natarajan Kannan

Purdue University

Krannert School of Management

West Lafayette, IN 47907

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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 718 (31,778)

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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

Forthcoming, Information Systems Research
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2018
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 361 (76,074)

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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

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 May 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2018
Vandith Pamuru, Warut Khern-am-nuai and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and Purdue University
Downloads 210 (134,705)

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Pokemon Go, Pokestop, Natural Experiment, Economics of IS

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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 191 (147,312)
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piracy, advice, communication, experimental economics, volunteer’s dilemma

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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 178 (157,011)

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Recommender Systems, Support Vector Machines, Field Experiments, Supply Chain Constraints

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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
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Purdue University
Downloads 153 (178,973)

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advertising, internet, online, google, adblocker

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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: 01 May 2017
Warut Khern-am-nuai, Hajime Shimao and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management, Purdue Univeristy and Purdue University
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Economics of Information Security, Information Uncertainty, Peltzman Effect

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

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2017
Warut Khern-am-nuai, Hossein Ghasemkhani and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Purdue University
Downloads 104 (240,682)

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electronic word of mouth, online discussion

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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 92 (261,214)

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buyer search costs, auctions, automotive, analytical modeling, empirical analysis

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

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Feb 2018
Matthew J. Hashim, Karthik Natarajan Kannan and Duane Wegener
University of Arizona, Purdue University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Psychology
Downloads 86 (272,470)

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piracy, morals, victimless crime, theory of planned behavior

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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 83 (278,460)
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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 Model of Online Trading Platforms: Provisioning Trust for Transactions versus Enabling Discoveries

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2017
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

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Declining Prices in Sequential Auctions with Complete Revelation of Bids

Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2010
Karthik Natarajan Kannan
Purdue University
Downloads 37 (407,997)

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Auctions, Sequential auctions, Declining Price anomaly

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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
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, Purdue University - College of Industrial Engineering and Purdue University
Downloads 31 (432,367)

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ant colony, wdp, combinatorial auctions, heuristics, evolutionary

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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