Mingfeng Lin

Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology

Associate Professor

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Judging Borrowers by the Company They Keep: Friendship Networks and Information Asymmetry in Online Peer-to-Peer Lending

Western Finance Association 2009 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2014
Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology, The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 2,894 (3,646)
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peer-to-peer lending, social networks, information asymmetry

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Home Bias in Online Investments: An Empirical Study of an Online Crowdfunding Market

Forthcoming, Management Science
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
Mingfeng Lin and Siva Viswanathan
Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 2,015 (6,694)
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home bias; peer-to-peer lending; quasi-experiment; crowdfunding; behavioral explanations

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Market Mechanisms in Online Peer-to-Peer Lending

Management Science, 63(12): 4236-4257.
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2019
Zaiyan Wei and Mingfeng Lin
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology
Downloads 1,073 (18,474)

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Peer-to-peer lending, Market mechanisms, Auctions, Posted prices, Debt crowdfunding

4.

The Long Tail is Longer than You Think: The Surprisingly Large Extent of Online Sales by Small Volume Sellers

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 May 2008
University of Maryland, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Maryland - Decision and Information Technologies Department, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Internet Retailing, Long Tail, Electronic Commerce

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'Banking' on the Internet: Does Internet Banking Really Improve Bank Performance?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Jan 2012
Mingfeng Lin, Henry C. Lucas and Joseph Bailey
Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland
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Internet banking, adoption, innovation, propensity score, difference-in-differences

6.

Too Big to Fail: Larger Samples and False Discoveries

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-068
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2011
Mingfeng Lin, Henry C. Lucas and Galit Shmueli
Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Institute of Service Science, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
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large samples, p-values, statistical significance, practical significance

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Effectiveness of Reputation in Contracting for Customized Production: Evidence from Online Labor Markets

Forthcoming, Management Science, NET Institute Working Paper No. 10-22
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2016
Mingfeng Lin, Yong Liu and Siva Viswanathan
Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Arizona and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Does Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records Improve Quality of Care?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2015
Yu-Kai Lin, Mingfeng Lin and Hsinchun Chen
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Arizona - Department of Management Information Systems
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Meaningful use, MU, electronic health records, EHR, quality of care

9.

Do Incentive Hierarchies Induce User Effort? Evidence from an Online Knowledge Exchange

Forthcoming, Information Systems Research
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2016
Paulo Goes, Chenhui Guo and Mingfeng Lin
University of Arizona - Department of Management Information Systems, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology
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online knowledge exchange; motivation; status; incentive hierarchy; goals; effort; user-generated content

10.

Does Information Really 'Unravel'? Understanding Factors That Motivate Sellers to Seek Third-Party Certifications in an Online Labor Market

NET Institute Working Paper No. 12-02
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2012
Paulo Goes and Mingfeng Lin
University of Arizona - Department of Management Information Systems and Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology
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third-party certification, quality disclosure, information asymmetry, signaling, information unraveling, cascading, online labor markets, online outsourcing

11.

When More Is Less: Field Evidence on Unintended Consequences of Multitasking

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Feb 2017
Paulo Goes, Noyan Ilk, Mingfeng Lin and J. Leon Zhao
University of Arizona - Department of Management Information Systems, Florida State University, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK)
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Multitasking, Customer Satisfaction, Service Operations, Information Systems

12.

The Survival of Noise Traders: Evidence from Peer-to-Peer Lending

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 18-22
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2019
Mingfeng Lin, Richard W. Sias and Zaiyan Wei
Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Arizona - Department of Finance and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
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Noise Traders, Peer-to-Peer Lending, FinTech, Retail Investors, Institutional Investors

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Lower Taxes, Smarter Crowd? The Impact of Tax Incentives on Equity Crowdfunding

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 18-27
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Jul 2018
Wei Chen, Mingfeng Lin and Bryan Zheng Zhang
University of Arizona - Eller College of Management, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology and Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
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Equity Crowdfunding, Tax Incentives, Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme, Wisdom of Crowd, Screening

14.

Words Matter: The Role of Texts in Online Credit Markets

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2018
Qiang Gao, Mingfeng Lin and Richard W. Sias
Zicklin School of Business, City University of New York, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Arizona - Department of Finance
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texts, peer-to-peer lending, crowdfunding, predictive analysis, sentiment analysis, subjectivity analysis, readability analysis, deception detection, machine learning

15.

Inspiration Through Perspiration: Educational Impact of Online Charitable Crowdfunding

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 18-26
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Jul 2018
Qiang Gao, Mingfeng Lin and Dobin Yim
Zicklin School of Business, City University of New York, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology and Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business
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donation crowdfunding, education, effort justification, identity disclosure, offline impact