Ram D. Gopal

University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management

368 Fairfield Road

Storrs, CT 06269-2041

United States

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

A Behavioral Model of Digital Music Piracy

Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Apr 2004
University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, SUNY at Buffalo - School of Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of South Florida - College of Business Administration and Niagara University
Downloads 3,082 (3,893)

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Digital music, Economics, Piracy, Ethics, Intellectual Property, Culture, Structural Equation Modeling

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Do Artists Benefit from Online Music Sharing?

Journal of Business, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Apr 2004
University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and SUNY at Buffalo - School of Management
Downloads 3,063 (3,927)
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Superstar, experience good, online music sharing, sampling, piracy, economics of music

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Digital Music and Online Sharing: Software Piracy 2.0?

Communications of the ACM, Vol. 46, No. 7, pp. 107-111, July 2003
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 10 Apr 2004
University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and SUNY at Buffalo - School of Management
Downloads 1,233 (17,368)

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Digital music, piracy, software, online audio quality, sampling, online subscription

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The Effect of P2p File Sharing on Music Markets: A Survival Analysis of Albums on Ranking Charts

NET Institute Working Paper No. 05-26
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Nov 2005
University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 642 (43,973)
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peer-to-peer, digitized music, online file sharing, survival

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Empirical Analysis of the Business Value of Recommender Systems

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Jan 2007
University of Connecticut, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, Indiana University South Bend - School of Business and Economics, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management
Downloads 608 (47,255)
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Recommender Systems, Digital Word of Mouth, Electronic Commerce, Collaborative Filtering, Experience Goods, System of Equations

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Do Health Information Exchanges Deter Repetition of Medical Services?

University of Connecticut School of Business Research Paper No. 17-03
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 May 2017 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2017
State University of New York (SUNY) - Management Science and Systems, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, SUNY at Buffalo - School of Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and State University of New York (SUNY) - Management Science and Systems
Downloads 534 (55,743)
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Risk Management in Globally Distributed Call Center Networks

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Nov 2007
State University of New York - Management Science and Systems, State University of New York (SUNY) - Management Science and Systems, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, State University of New York (SUNY) - Management Science and Systems and SUNY at Albany - School of Business
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Risk Management, Globally Distributed Call Center Networks

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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
Amit Mehra, Nishtha Langer, Ravi Bapna and Ram D. Gopal
University of Texas at Dallas, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management
Downloads 320 (102,337)

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IT services, non-linear growth, ROI of training, productivity, human capital

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Using P2p Sharing Activity to Improve Business Decision Making: Proof of Concept for Estimating Product Life-Cycle

Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Feb 2005
University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management
Downloads 295 (111,721)

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P2P sharing, Billboard Charts, Product Lifecycle, prediction, market performance

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Health Information Exchange as a Multi-Sided Platform: Adoption, Usage and Practice Involvement in Service Co-Production

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Governance Studies, The Brookings Institution, State University of New York - Management Science and Systems, State University of New York (SUNY) - Management Science and Systems, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and State University of New York (SUNY) - Management Science and Systems
Downloads 234 (141,814)
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Health Information Exchange, Multi-sided Platforms, IT Diffusion and Adoption

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Moving from Data-Constrained to Data-Enabled Research: Experiences and Challenges in Collecting, Validating, and Analyzing Large-Scale E-Commerce Data

Statistical Sciences, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Nov 2006
Indian School of Business, University of Arizona - Department of Management Information Systems, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management
Downloads 180 (181,136)

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Large scale Internet data, web crawling agents, online auctions, music file sharing

12.

Risk Management and Optimal Pricing in Online Storage Grids

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 15 May 2008 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2009
Sanjukta Das, Anna Ye Du, Ram D. Gopal and Ram Ramesh
SUNY Buffalo, State University of New York - Management Science and Systems, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and State University of New York (SUNY) - Management Science and Systems
Downloads 148 (213,997)

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Online storage, Grid computing, Forward contracts, Market mechanism design

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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
Downloads 133 (233,085)
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Training and productivity, IT services, dynamic panel model, employee performance, Indian IT industry, human capital theory

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Shopbot 2.0: Integrating Recommendations and Promotions with Comparison Shopping

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jan 2007
University of Connecticut, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, Indiana University South Bend - School of Business and Economics and University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management
Downloads 123 (247,251)

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Recommender Systems, Sales Promotions, Shopbots, Online Retailing

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Online Keyword Based Advertising: Impact of Ad Impressions on Own-Channel and Cross-Channel Click-Through Rates

Decision Support Systems, Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 1-8, 2011
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Ram D. Gopal, Xinxin Li and Ramesh Shankar
University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and University of Connecticut - School of Business
Downloads 103 (280,768)
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online keyword-based advertising, channel cannibalization, within-channel decreasing returns to impressions

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Revenue and Lifecycle Management for Digital Media Networks

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Dec 2010
Anna Ye Du, Sanjukta Das, Ram D. Gopal and Ram Ramesh
State University of New York - Management Science and Systems, SUNY Buffalo, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and State University of New York (SUNY) - Management Science and Systems
Downloads 70 (355,244)

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Analysis of Topographical Leverage-Driven Capacity Trading in Internet Storage Infrastructures

15th Annual Workshop on Information Technolgies & Systems (WITS) Paper
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Apr 2006
State University of New York - Management Science and Systems, University of Washington - Department of Management & Organization, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, State University of New York (SUNY) - Management Science and Systems and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
Downloads 65 (369,395)

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Capacity Provision Network, Quality of Service, Market Maker mechanism, Optimization

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How Much to Open, How Fast to Fix and Develop? Impacts of Openness on Software Development and Maintenance

Fox School of Business Research Paper
Posted: 25 Oct 2019
Tulane University, University of Florida - Information Systems and Operations Management, Temple University - Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management and University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management

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software openness, defects, software development, optimal control theory, analytical modeling

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Growth Projections and Assortment Planning of Commodity Products Across Multiple Stores: A Data Mining and Optimization Approach

X. Bai, S. Bhattacharjee, Boylu, F., R.D. Gopal, “Growth Projections and Assortment Planning of Commodity Products across Multiple Stores: A Data Mining and Optimization Approach”, INFORMS Journal on Computing, Vol. 27, No. 4, Fall 2015, pp.619-635.
Posted: 04 Jan 2019
University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management

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data mining; assortment planning; association rule mining; product variety; sales efficiency

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Blog, Blogger and the Firm: Can Negative Posts by Employees Lead to Positive Outcomes?

Information Systems Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 06 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
University of Utah - Department of Operations and Information Systems, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business

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blog, employee blogs, bloggers, attribution theory, non-linear models, negative posts, influence

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On The Prevention of Fraud and Privacy Exposure in Process Information Flow

Posted: 17 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2010
Xue Bai, Ram D. Gopal, Manuel Nunez and Dmitry Zhdanov
Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business

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business process, workflow design, security, confidentiality, queueing theory, open Jackson networks

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The Effect of Digital Sharing Technologies on Music Markets: A Survival Analysis of Albums on Ranking Charts

Management Science, Forthcoming
Posted: 09 Mar 2007
University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management

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peer-to-peer, digitized music, online file sharing, survival

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Impact of Legal Threats on Online Music Sharing Activity: An Analysis of Music Industry Legal Actions

Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 29 Oct 2005
University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management

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File sharing, music, legal threat, risk, utility, online behavior, RIAA

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Whatever Happened to Payola? An Empirical Analysis of Online Music Sharing

Decision Support Systems, 2004
Posted: 16 Aug 2005
University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management

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Online Consumer Behavior, Music Industry, Sampling, Piracy, Advertising, Entertainment Marketing, Internet Marketing

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Consumer Search and Retailer Strategies in the Presence of Online Music Sharing

Journal of Management Information Systems, Forthcoming
Posted: 11 Aug 2005
University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management

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Search, Sampling, Piracy, Online Channels, Digital Experience Goods, License, Music

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Digital Goods and Markets: Emerging Issues and Challenges

Bhattacharjee, S., R. D. Gopal, J.R. Marsden and R. Sankaranarayanan, “Digital Goods and Markets: Emerging Issues and Challenges”, ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, Vol. 2, Issue 2, June 2011, pp. 8:1-8:14.
Posted: 04 Jan 2019
University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management, University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and University of Connecticut - School of Business

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Digital goods, digital goods markets, piracy, pricing, emerging technologies, disembodiment, distribution, distribution channels, risk management, value chain, cross-cultural issues, economics, leal aspects, management