Karthik Natarajan Kannan

Purdue University

Krannert School of Management

West Lafayette, IN 47907

United States

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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 889 (36,860)
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Collaborative Economy, Incentive Design, Crowdfunding, Structural Model

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

Information Systems Research 32(3), pp 950-966.
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 May 2017 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2021
Vandith Pamuru, Warut Khern-am-nuai and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
Indian School of Business, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and Purdue University
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Pokemon Go, Augmented Reality, Hedonic Utility, Natural Experiment, Economics of IS,

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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: 26 Sep 2021
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 682 (52,743)
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Online review, Economic incentive, Monetary incentive

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

Management Science (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2022
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 357 (115,387)
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natural language processing, editorial review, user-generated content, difference-in-differences, herding effect

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

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2022
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 295 (141,426)

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online platform, user-generated content, questions, answers

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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 259 (161,515)
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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
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Recommender Systems, Support Vector Machines, Field Experiments, Supply Chain Constraints

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Addressing Fairness in Machine Learning Predictions: Strategic Best-Response Fair Discriminant Removed Algorithm

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2021
Hajime Shimao, Warut Khern-am-nuai and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
Santa Fe Institute, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and Purdue University
Downloads 231 (180,453)
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machine learning, discrimination, fairness, prediction

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

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

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2021
Hajime Shimao, Warut Khern-am-nuai, Sung Joo Kim and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
Santa Fe Institute, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management, Purdue University and Purdue University
Downloads 186 (220,165)

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Economics of Information Security, Information Uncertainty, Misinformation, Risk Compensation 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 170 (237,719)
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Machine Learning Agents, Economics of IS, Economic Experiments, Generalized Second Price Auction

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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 169 (238,907)
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piracy, morals, victimless crime, theory of planned behavior

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Identifying Perverse Incentives in Buyer Profiling on Online Trading Platforms

Information Systems Research (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2021
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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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 102 (349,560)
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buyer search costs, auctions, automotive, analytical modeling, empirical analysis

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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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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)
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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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Estimating the Value of Destination Disclosure: A Dynamic Structural Model in a Transportation Network

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Jun 2021
Weilong Wang, Jinyang Zheng, Fei Ren and Karthik Natarajan Kannan
Purdue University - Purdue University, Krannert School of Management, Students, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, Peking University - Guanghua School of Management and Purdue University
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dynamic structural model, ride-hailing, on-demand two-sided platform, information sharing

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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
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Auctions, Sequential auctions, Declining Price anomaly

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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
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Economics of Information Systems, Price of Anarchy, Ad Networks

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

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

Posted: 11 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2022
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 management

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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