Ali R. Tafti

University of Illinois at Chicago

Assistant Professor

601 S Morgan St, 2403 University Hall, MC 294

Chicago, IL 60607

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (7)

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Information Technology and Firm Profitability: Mechanisms and Empirical Evidence

MIS Quarterly, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 205-224, 2012
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2014
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Texas at Dallas and Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Beedie School of Business
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Information Technology, Profitability, Advertising, R&D, Revenue Growth, Cost Reduction, Profitability Paradox

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Platform Sponsor's Investments and User Contributions in Knowledge Communities: The Role of Knowledge Seeding

Forthcoming in MIS Quarterly, Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2913581
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Peng Huang, Ali R. Tafti and Sunil Mithas
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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knowledge community, knowledge contribution, sponsor investment, network of practice, enterprise software, IT value

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Information Technology and Integration Effects on Merger Value in the U.S. Commercial Banking Industry

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Feb 2013
Ali R. Tafti
University of Illinois at Chicago
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Information Technology, Integration, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Banks, Firm Performance, Cumulative Abnormal Returns

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Real-Time Diffusion of Information on Twitter and the Financial Markets

Tafti A, Zotti R, Jank W (2016) Real-Time Diffusion of Information on Twitter and the Financial Markets. PLoS ONE 11(8): e0159226, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159226
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2016
Ali R. Tafti, Ryan Zotti and Wolfgang Jank
University of Illinois at Chicago, Capital One Financial Corporation and University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department
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Beyond Overall Treatment Effects: Leveraging Covariates in Randomized Experiments Guided by Causal Structure

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2019
Ali R. Tafti and Galit Shmueli
University of Illinois at Chicago and Institute of Service Science, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
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randomized experiments, causal inference, randomized clinical trials, causal diagrams

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Information Technology, Revenues and Profits: Exploring the Role of Foreign and Domestic Operations

Mithas, S., J. Whitaker, and A. Tafti. ‘Information Technology, Revenues and Profits : Exploring the Role of Foreign and Domestic Operations,’ Information Systems Research (28:2) 2017, 430-444, DOI:10.1287/isre.2017.0689.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Jul 2019
Sunil Mithas, Jonathan Whitaker and Ali R. Tafti
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Richmond, Robins School of Business and University of Illinois at Chicago
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globalization, multinational corporations, foreign revenues, foreign profits, IT expenditures, business value of IT

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The Effect of Information Technology-Enabled Flexibility on Formation and Market Value of Alliances

Tafti, Ali, Sunil Mithas, and M.S. Krishnan, “The Effect of Information Technology-Enabled Flexibility on Formation and Market Value of Alliances,” Management Science (59:1) 2013
Posted: 06 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Ali R. Tafti, Sunil Mithas and Mayuram S. Krishnan
University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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Information Technology, Service-Oriented Architecture, Alliances, Tobin’s Q, Business Value of IT