Feng Zhu

Harvard University - Harvard Business School

Soldiers Field Road

Morgan 431

Boston, MA 02163

United States

http://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/profile.aspx?facId=14938

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Scale Without Mass: Business Process Replication and Industry Dynamics

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Research Paper No. 07-016
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2008
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, IMD International and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,070 (13,179)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Business Process Replication, Hypercompetition, Creative Destruction, Information Technology, Turbulence, Concentration

2.

Group Size and Incentives to Contribute: A Natural Experiment at Chinese Wikipedia

American Economic Review, Forthcoming, NET Institute Working Paper No. 07-22
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2014
Chinese University of Hong Kong and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 956 (11,135)
Citation 13

Abstract:

incentives to contribute, group size, public goods, social effects, Wikipedia, Internet censorship

3.

Responses to Entry in Multi-Sided Markets: The Impact of Craigslist on Local Newspapers

NET Institute Working Paper No. 10-11
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2014
Robert Seamans and Feng Zhu
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 728 (21,880)

Abstract:

entry, pricing, platforms, two-sided markets

What is the Impact of Software Patent Shifts?: Evidence from Lotus V. Borland

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 05-11
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Josh Lerner and Feng Zhu
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 438 (53,691)
Citation 11

Abstract:

What is the Impact of Software Patent Shifts?: Evidence from Lotus V. Borland

NBER Working Paper No. w11168
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Mar 2005
Feng Zhu and Josh Lerner
Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 41 (368,777)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Ad Revenue and Content Commercialization: Evidence from Blogs

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2015
Monic Sun and Feng Zhu
Questrom School of Business, Boston University and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 384 (62,997)
Citation 3

Abstract:

ad-sponsored business model, media content, blog, revenue-sharing, user-generated content

Ad Revenue and Content Commercialization: Evidence from Blogs

NET Institute Working Paper No. 11-32
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Monic Sun and Feng Zhu
Questrom School of Business, Boston University and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 30 (413,443)
Citation 3

Abstract:

ad-sponsored business model, media content, blog, revenue-sharing

6.

Competing with Complementors: An Empirical Look at Amazon.com

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 15-044
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2016
Feng Zhu and Qihong Liu
Harvard University - Harvard Business School and University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics
Downloads 391 (14,512)

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7.

Entry into Platform-Based Markets

Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Feng Zhu and Marco Iansiti
Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 288 (74,611)
Citation 6

Abstract:

platform-based markets, winner-take-all, platform competition, indirect network effects, video game industry

8.

The Impact of Patent Wars on Firm Strategy: Evidence from the Global Smartphone Industry

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2016
Yongwook Paik and Feng Zhu
Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 207 (361,638)

Abstract:

patent wars; patent litigation; intellectual property (IP) enforcement; patent thicket; smartphone; platform-based markets; platform competition

9.

Frenemies in Platform Markets: The Case of Apple's iPad vs. Amazon's Kindle

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 15-087
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 May 2015 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2016
Ron Adner, Jianqing Chen and Feng Zhu
Dartmouth College - Strategy & Management Area, The University of Texas at Dallas, Jindal School of Management and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 189 (34,860)

Abstract:

compatibility, two-sided markets, platform competition, e-reader market,

10.

Business Models and Compatibility Incentives

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2010
Feng Zhu
Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 167 (126,593)

Abstract:

Ad-sponsored, Compatibility, Two-sided networks, Social networks, Business models

Ideological Segregation Among Online Collaborators: Evidence from Wikipedians

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 17-028
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 162 (155,523)

Abstract:

Ideological Segregation Among Online Collaborators: Evidence from Wikipedians

NBER Working Paper No. w22744
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Oct 2016
Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 3 (563,520)
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12.

A Simple Model of a Three-Sided Market

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Oct 2013
Robert Seamans and Feng Zhu
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 153 (78,289)

Abstract:

Two-sided markets, Network effects, Newspapers

13.

Cannibalization and Option Value Effects of Secondary Markets: Evidence from the US Concert Industry

Strategic Management Journal, 2015, 36(11):1599-1614
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2015
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 150 (101,199)

Abstract:

Secondary Markets, Prices, Search Intermediaries, Value Appropriation, Concert Industry

Collective Intelligence and Neutral Point of View: The Case of Wikipedia

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2014
Shane M. Greenstein and Feng Zhu
Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 112 (209,758)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Wikipedia, Linus' Law, Open Source, Neutral Point of View

Collective Intelligence and Neutral Point of View: The Case of Wikipedia

NBER Working Paper No. w18167
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2014
Shane M. Greenstein and Feng Zhu
Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 13 (508,431)
Citation 1

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15.

Strategies to Fight Ad-Sponsored Rivals

NET Institute Working Paper No. 09-09
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Sep 2009
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 86 (229,347)
Citation 6

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16.

Nonconformity in Online Social Networks

NET Institute Working Paper No. 12-15
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2016
Questrom School of Business, Boston University, Chinese University of Hong Kong and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 57 (185,245)

Abstract:

nonconformity, field experiment, social networks

17.

Multi-Homing and Platform Strategies: Historical Evidence from the U.S. Newspaper Industry

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 18-032
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Oct 2017
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 0 (452,082)

Abstract:

two-sided markets, multi-homing, learning by doing, platform strategies, history, newspapers

18.

Repositioning and Cost-Cutting: The Impact of Competition on Platform Strategies

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Mar 2017
Robert Seamans and Feng Zhu
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 0 (383,171)

Abstract:

multi-sided markets, platform strategies, repositioning, cost-cutting, intra-firm learning, digitization

19.

Threat of Platform-Owner Entry and Complementor Responses: Evidence from the Mobile App Market

NET Institute Working Paper No. 16-10
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
Wen Wen and Feng Zhu
University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 0 (148,256)

Abstract:

Platform-owner Entry, Entry Threat, Innovation, Complementors, Mobile App Industry