Param Vir Singh

Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business

Carnegie Bosch Professor of Business Technology and Marketing

5000 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

United States

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

What Makes a Good Image? Airbnb Demand Analytics Leveraging Interpretable Image Features

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 31 May 2017 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2021
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 6,127 (1,752)
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sharing economy, Airbnb, property demand, computer vision, deep learning, image feature extraction, content engineering

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An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Pre-Release Movie Piracy on Box-Office Revenue

Information Systems Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2014
Liye Ma, Alan Montgomery, Param Vir Singh and Michael D. Smith
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 1,798 (13,378)
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Movies, Digital Piracy, Theatrical Revenue

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Network Effects: The Influence of Structural Social Capital on Open Source Project Success

Management Information Systems Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2014
Param Vir Singh, Yong Tan and Vijay Mookerjee
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 1,585 (16,280)
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open source software development, social networks, productivity, social capital, project success, team composition

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Can an AI Algorithm Mitigate Racial Economic Inequality? An Analysis in the Context of Airbnb

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3770371
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Mar 2021
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 1,467 (18,312)
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Smart Pricing, Pricing Algorithm, Machine Bias, Discrimination, Racial Disparity, Social Inequality, Airbnb Revenue

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A Structural Model of Employee Behavioral Dynamics in Enterprise Social Media

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2012
Yan Huang, Param Vir Singh and Anindya Ghose
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,117 (27,428)
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Structural modeling, Dynamics, Enterprise social media, Blog posting, Blog reading, Work-related content, Leisure-related content

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Board Networks and Merger Performance

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2009
Param Vir Singh and Robert J. Schonlau
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Department of Finance & Real Estate
Downloads 982 (32,960)
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Mergers, Directors, Networks, Acquisitions, Interlocks, Boards

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The Emergence of Opinion Leaders in a Networked Online Community: A Dyadic Model with Time Dynamics and a Heuristic for Fast Estimation

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2013
Yingda Lu, Kinshuk Jerath and Param Vir Singh
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Marketing and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 892 (37,774)
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user-generated content, opinion leaders, social networks, network growth, proportional hazard model, weighted exogenous sampling

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'Un'Fair Machine Learning Algorithms

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2021
Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 841 (40,933)
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algorithmic bias, fair algorithms, machine learning bias, equality of opportunity, algorithms and bias, machine learning, bias

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A Hidden Markov Model for Collaborative Filtering

Management Information Systems Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2012
Nachiketa Sahoo, Param Vir Singh and Tridas Mukhopadhyay
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 803 (43,591)
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Recommender Systems, Collaborative Filtering, HMM, Implicit Rating

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AI and Algorithmic Bias: Source, Detection, Mitigation and Implications

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Oct 2020
Runshan Fu, Yan Huang and Param Vir Singh
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 764 (46,511)
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artificial intelligence; machine learning; fair machine learning; algorithms; unintended consequence of algorithms; algorithmic bias; algorithmic transparency

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Crowds, Lending, Machine, and Bias

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2020
Runshan Fu, Yan Huang and Param Vir Singh
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 710 (51,342)
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fintech, peer-to-peer lending, crowdfunding, machine learning, algorithmic bias, machine vs humans

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Demand Interactions in Sharing Economies: Evidence from a Natural Experiment Involving Airbnb and Uber/Lyft

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2022
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 699 (52,514)
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sharing economy, Airbnb, Uber, Lyft, sharing effects, natural experiment, geographic demand dispersion, transportation cost

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Copycats versus Original Mobile Apps: A Machine Learning Copycat Detection Method and Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 06 May 2017
Quan Wang, Beibei Li and Param Vir Singh
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 690 (53,310)
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mobile, mobile apps, copycats, mobile app demand, mobile app competition, mobile applications, iOS

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A Structural Analysis of the Role of Superstars in Crowdsourcing Contests

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2017
Shunyuan Zhang, Param Vir Singh and Anindya Ghose
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 651 (57,445)
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Crowdsourcing Contests, Superstar Effect, Bayesian Learning, Utility, Economics of Information System, Dynamic Structural Model, Dynamic Programming, Monte Carlo Markov Chain

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Crowdsourcing New Product Ideas Under Consumer Learning

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2014
Yan Huang, Param Vir Singh and Kannan Srinivasan
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 604 (63,203)
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Crowdsourcing, Structural Modeling, Dynamic Learning, Heterogeneity, Econometric analyses, Utility, Ideation, Bayesian Learning

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Trade-offs in Online Advertising: Advertising Effectiveness and Annoyance Dynamics Across the Purchase Funnel

Forthcoming, Information Systems Research
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Jun 2019
Vilma Todri, Anindya Ghose and Param Vir Singh
Emory University - Goizueta Business School, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 600 (63,779)
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Consumer Annoyance; Dynamic Models; Hidden Markov Models; Digital Advertising; Ad Repetition; Purchase Funnel

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A Hidden Markov Model of Developer Learning Dynamics in Open Source Software Projects

Information Systems Research
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2014
Param Vir Singh, Nara Youn and Yong Tan
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, University of Washington and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
Downloads 537 (73,370)
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Open source software development, learning, communication, Hidden Markov Model

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A Dynamic Analysis of Beauty Premium

Number of pages: 115 Posted: 25 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2020
Nikhil Malik, Param Vir Singh and Kannan Srinivasan
Marshall School of Business, USC, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 531 (74,362)
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Beauty Premium, Personal Marketing, Bias in workplace, Perceptions, Beliefs, Preferences, Attractiveness Prediction, Generative Deep Learning, Image Morphing, Text Mining

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Knowledge Sharing in Online Communities: Learning to Cross Geographic and Hierarchical Boundaries

Hwang EH, Singh PV, Argote L (2015) Knowledge Sharing in Online Communities: Learning to Cross Geographic and Hierarchical Boundaries. Organization Science 26(6):1593–1611.
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2021
Elina H. Hwang, Param Vir Singh and Linda Argote
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 522 (75,944)
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knowledge sharing; online knowledge communities; experiential learning; interpersonal similarity; common ground

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The Small World Effect: The Influence of Macro Level Properties of Developer Collaboration Networks on Open Source Project Success

ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology (TOSEM)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2014
Param Vir Singh
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 515 (77,226)
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Open source software development, social networks, small world networks, collaborative software development, econometrics.

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Why Bitcoin Will Fail to Scale?

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 04 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2021
Marshall School of Business, USC, University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 476 (84,922)
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Bitcoin, Blockchain, Miners, Collusion, Repeated Game, Fees, MicroPayments, Scalability, Security

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Is Core-Periphery Network Good for Knowledge Sharing? A Structural Model of Endogenous Network Formation on a Crowdsourced Customer Support Forum

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2015
Yingda Lu, Param Vir Singh and Baohong Sun
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 449 (91,000)
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Social media, Social CRM, Structural Modeling, Oblivious Equilibrium, Web 2.0, Learning by Sharing, Discussion Forums

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How to Attract and Retain Readers in Enterprise Blogging?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 May 2010 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2014
Param Vir Singh, Nachiketa Sahoo and Tridas Mukhopadhyay
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 381 (109,986)
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Blogs, Employee Blogs, Enterprise 2.0, Blog Reading, Dynamic Models, User Generated Content, Latent Class Models, Hidden Markov Models, Regime Switching Models, Text mining

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Networks, Social Influence and the Choice Among Competing Innovations: Insights from Open Source Software Licenses

Information Systems Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2013
Param Vir Singh, Corey C. Phelps and Corey C. Phelps
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and McGill UniversityUniversity of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business
Downloads 372 (112,956)
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open source software license, social networks, adoption and diffusion, IT governance, social influence, hierarchical Bayes

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Algorithmic Transparency with Strategic Users

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 27 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2021
Qiaochu Wang, Yan Huang, Stefanus Jasin and Param Vir Singh
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 368 (114,375)

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Algorithmic Transparency, Game Theory, Machine Learning, Strategic Classification, Signaling Game, Information Game

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Jack of All, Master of Some: Information Network and Innovation in Crowdsourcing Communities

Hwang EH, Singh PV, Argote L (2019) Jack of All, Master of Some: Information Network and Innovation in Crowdsourcing Communities. Information Systems Research 30(2).
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2020
Elina H. Hwang, Param Vir Singh and Linda Argote
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 357 (118,312)
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crowdsourcing, new product innovation, information network, natural language processing

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Developer Heterogeneity and Formation of Communication Networks in Open Source Software Projects

Journal of Management Information Systems, Volume 27, Number 3, 2010
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2017
Param Vir Singh and Yong Tan
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
Downloads 326 (130,568)
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social networks, network formation, game theory, open source, software, knowledge worker, teams

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Learning Curves of Agents with Diverse Skills in Information Technology Enabled Physician Referral Systems

Information Systems Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2012
Tridas Mukhopadhyay, Param Vir Singh and Seung Hyun Kim
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and National University of Singapore (NUS)
Downloads 280 (152,853)

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Business Value of IT, Economics of IS, Econometrics, Physician Referral System, Learning Curves, IT Enabled Call Centers.

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Stability and Efficiency of Communication Networks in Open Source Software Development

15th Annual Workshop on Information Technolgies & Systems (WITS) Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 15 May 2011
Yong Tan and Param Vir Singh
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 257 (166,660)

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Open source software development, Social networks, Efficiency, Stability, communication structure, coordination structure.

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Deep Learning in Computer Vision: Methods, Interpretation, Causation and Fairness

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2019
Nikhil Malik and Param Vir Singh
Marshall School of Business, USC and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 251 (170,573)
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Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Optimization, Generative Models, Interpretability, Causality, Fairness

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Online Appendix to Crowdsourcing New Product Ideas Under Consumer Learning

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 May 2014
Yan Huang, Param Vir Singh and Kannan Srinivasan
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 159 (257,393)
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Crowdsourcing, Structural Modeling, Dynamic Learning, Heterogeneity, Econometric analyses, Utility, Ideation, Bayesian Learning

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Community Costs? Analyzing the Contingent Association Between Internal Cohesion and External Knowledge Transfer Relationships

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2012
Ray Reagans, Param Vir Singh and Ramayya Krishnan
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 99 (364,431)

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cohesion, knowledge overlap, knowledge transfer, social networks

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Algorithmic Lending, Competition, and Strategic Information Disclosure

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Feb 2022
Qiaochu Wang, Yan Huang and Param Vir Singh
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 92 (381,590)

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Algorithmic transparency, competition, fintech, machine learning, financial intermediary, game theory.

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Online Technical Appendix for 'The Emergence of Opinion Leaders in a Networked Online Community: A Dyadic Model with Time Dynamics and a Heuristic for Fast Estimation'

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2015
Yingda Lu, Kinshuk Jerath and Param Vir Singh
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Marketing and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 75 (430,331)
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user-generated content, opinion leaders, social networks, network growth, proportional hazard model, weighted exogenous sampling

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A Structured Analysis of Unstructured Big Data by Leveraging Cloud Computing

Liu, X., Singh, P. V., & Srinivasan, K. (2016). A structured analysis of unstructured big data by leveraging cloud computing. Marketing Science, 35(3), 363-388.
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2020
Xiao Liu, Param Vir Singh and Kannan Srinivasan
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University
Downloads 71 (443,289)
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big data; cloud computing; text mining; user generated content; Twitter; Google Trends

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Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence and Simple Rule Based Pricing

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Jun 2022
Qiaochu Wang, Yan Huang and Param Vir Singh
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 16 (751,246)

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Algorithmic pricing, competition, rule-based pricing, reinforcement learning

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Product Rankings, AI Pricing Algorithms, and Collusion

Posted: 26 Jun 2022
Liying Qiu, Yan Huang and Param Vir Singh
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business

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Algorithmic pricing, Algorithmic collusion, reinforcement learning algorithms, product rankings

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Privacy Discrimination Under GDPR

Posted: 03 Aug 2020
Qiaochu Wang, Yan Huang and Param Vir Singh
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business

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General data protection regulation, GDPR, data privacy, price discrimination, privacy discrimination, product recommendation

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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 - Department of Operations & Information Management 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