Chris Forman

Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Professor

Ithaca, NY

United States

Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business

Professor

800 West Peachtree St.

Atlanta, GA 30308

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Examining the Relationship Between Reviews and Sales: The Role of Reviewer Identity Disclosure in Electronic Markets

Information Systems Research
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2015
Chris Forman, Anindya Ghose and Batia Wiesenfeld
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,322 (12,655)
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Digital Markets, Information Processing, Social Identity, Online Reviews, Internet Retailing, Virtual Communities, Identity Disclosure, User-Generated Content

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Assessing the Impact of RFID on Return Center Logistics

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Sep 2006
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Carnegie Mellon University and Carnegie Mellon University
Downloads 526 (44,816)

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RFID, business value, process level analysis, reverse logistics, supply chain

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Competition between Local and Electronic Markets: How the Benefit of Buying Online Depends on Where You Live

NET Institute Working Paper No. 06-15
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Nov 2006
Chris Forman, Anindya Ghose and Avi Goldfarb
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 503 (40,818)
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internet, online retailing, location, channel substitution

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Diffusion of Information and Communication Technologies to Businesses

HANDBOOK OF ECONOMICS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, Terry Hendershott, ed., Elsevier, 2006
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Apr 2006
Chris Forman and Avi Goldfarb
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 486 (44,614)
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Business adoption of ICTs, diffusion, Internet

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Co-Creation of Value in a Platform Ecosystem: The Case of Enterprise Software

MIS Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 May 2011 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Marco Ceccagnoli, Chris Forman, Peng Huang and D. J. Wu
Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Ernest Scheller Jr. College of Business
Downloads 235 (15,974)
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Platform ecosystem, partnership, business value, sales, IPO, intellectual property rights, downstream capabilities

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Participation in a Platform Ecosystem: Appropriability, Competition and Access to the Installed Base

NET Institute Working Paper No. 09-14
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Oct 2009
Peng Huang, Marco Ceccagnoli, Chris Forman and D. J. Wu
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and Georgia Institute of Technology - Ernest Scheller Jr. College of Business
Downloads 222 (87,671)
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platform ecosystem, partnership, intellectual property rights, downstream capabilities

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Vertical Integration, Transactions Costs, and Technology Adoption - in the Insurance Industry

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
Chris Forman and Anne Gron
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and NERA Economic Consulting
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vertical relationships, adoption studies, Internet

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The Effect of Electronic Commerce on Geographic Purchasing Patterns and Price Dispersion

Eric Overby, Chris Forman (2015) The Effect of Electronic Commerce on Geographic Purchasing Patterns and Price Dispersion. Management Science 61(2):431-453
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 May 2009 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2016
Eric M. Overby and Chris Forman
Georgia Institute of Technology and Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Downloads 189 (118,377)

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electronic commerce, channels, markets, price dispersion, geographic trade, wholesale automotive, auctions, law of one price, discrete choice, coarsened exact matching

Understanding the Inputs into Innovation: Do Cities Substitute for Internal Firm Resources?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 May 2006
Chris Forman, Avi Goldfarb and Shane M. Greenstein
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
Downloads 185 (148,642)
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innovation, agglomeration, localization of substitution, internal and external resources

Understanding the Inputs into Innovation: Do Cities Substitute for Internal Firm Resources?

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 17, Issue 2, pp. 295-316, Summer 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 May 2008
Chris Forman, Avi Goldfarb and Shane M. Greenstein
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
Downloads 2 (607,604)
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Standards, Intellectual Property Rights, and Strategic Patenting: Evidence from the IETF

NET Institute Working Paper No. 14-20
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2015
Wen Wen, Chris Forman and Sirkka Jarvenpaa
University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business, Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
Downloads 90 (262,177)

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defensive patenting, intellectual property rights, standardization, standards, strategic patenting

Standards, Intellectual Property Rights, and Strategic Patenting: Evidence from the IETF

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. #35
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Jan 2016
Wen Wen, Sirkka Jarvenpaa and Chris Forman
University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business and Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Downloads 74 (295,700)

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defensive patenting, intellectual property rights, standardization, standards, strategic patenting

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IT Knowledge Spillovers, Absorptive Capacity, and Productivity: Evidence from Enterprise Software

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2016
Peng Huang, Marco Ceccagnoli, Chris Forman and D. J. Wu
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and Georgia Institute of Technology - Ernest Scheller Jr. College of Business
Downloads 140 (109,837)

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Information systems, IT knowledge spillovers, Productivity, Enterprise software, online community networks

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How Local are it Outsourcing Markets: Proximity and Software Programming

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Dec 2006
Ashish Arora and Chris Forman
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Downloads 115 (214,575)
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Outsourcing, Tradable Services, IT Investment, Local Supply

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Prices for Local Area Network Equipment

FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2003-13
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 May 2004
Mark E. Doms and Chris Forman
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Downloads 109 (180,512)
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High technology industries, prices, computers, price index, hedonic, communications equipment

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News Media Channels: Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from Mobile Phone Usage

Journal of Marketing, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Apr 2014
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, HKUST Business School and University of Groningen
Downloads 99 (162,001)

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online media consumption, mobile news app, mobile news website, complementarity, pseudo panel analysis

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Technology Support and Post-Adoption IT Service Use: Evidence from the Cloud

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2017
INCAE Business School, Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Ernest Scheller Jr. College of Business
Downloads 90 (142,339)

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IT service, organizational learning, IT use, cloud computing, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, technology support, service strategies

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Network Effects and Switching Costs in the Market for Routers and Switches

NET Institute Working Paper No. 03-3
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Nov 2004
Chris Forman and Pei-Yu Chen
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and Arizona State University (ASU) - Department of Information Systems
Downloads 70 (273,536)
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Proactive Customer Education, Customer Retention, and Demand for Technology Support: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2015
German Retana, Chris Forman and D. J. Wu
INCAE Business School, Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and Georgia Institute of Technology - Ernest Scheller Jr. College of Business
Downloads 62 (187,833)

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field experiment, proactive service, service co-production, customer retention, technology support, cloud computing.

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Appropriability Mechanisms and the Platform Partnership Decision: Evidence from Enterprise Software

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Peng Huang, Marco Ceccagnoli, Chris Forman and D. J. Wu
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and Georgia Institute of Technology - Ernest Scheller Jr. College of Business
Downloads 59 (299,606)
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platform, partnership, intellectual property rights, downstream capabilities, software industry

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Digital Dispersion: An Industrial and Geographic Census of Commerical Internet Use

NBER Working Paper No. w9287
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Oct 2002 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2015
Chris Forman, Avi Goldfarb and Shane M. Greenstein
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
Downloads 53 (341,319)
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How Did Location Affect Adoption of the Commercial Internet? Global Village, Urban Density, and Industry Composition

NBER Working Paper No. w9979
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Sep 2003
Chris Forman, Shane M. Greenstein and Avi Goldfarb
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 49 (350,321)
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Ushering Buyers into Electronic Channels: An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Dec 2011
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Carnegie Mellon University and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
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From Wires to Partners: How the Internet Has Fostered R&D Collaborations within Firms

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2015
Chris Forman and Nicolas van Zeebroeck
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and Université Libre de Bruxelles, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, iCite
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R&D organization, geography of innovation, internet adoption, IT investments

The Internet and Local Wages: Convergence or Divergence?

NBER Working Paper No. w14750
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 26 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2012
Chris Forman, Avi Goldfarb and Shane M. Greenstein
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
Downloads 20 (496,527)
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The Internet and Local Wages: Convergence or Divergence?

TPRC 2009
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Feb 2012
Chris Forman, Avi Goldfarb and Shane M. Greenstein
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
Downloads 17 (514,567)
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wage growth, convergence, divergence, information technology, Internet

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Opening up IP Strategy: Implications for Open Source Software Entry by Start-Up Firms

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Apr 2015
Wen Wen, Marco Ceccagnoli and Chris Forman
University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business, Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech and Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Downloads 33 (228,658)

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IP strategy, open source, open source software (OSS), OSS entry, patent commons, patent pledge, patent thicket, start-ups’ OSS innovation, cumulative innovation, concentrated patent ownership

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The Trillion Dollar Conundrum: Complementarities and Health Information Technology

NBER Working Paper No. w18281
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2015
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
Downloads 32 (393,396)
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Technology Adoption in and Out of Major Urban Areas: When Do Internal Firm Resources Matter Most?

NBER Working Paper No. w11642
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2015
Chris Forman, Avi Goldfarb and Shane M. Greenstein
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
Downloads 20 (469,262)

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The Impact of Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement on Open Source Software Project Success

Information Systems Research 24(4), 1131-1146, 2013
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Apr 2015
Wen Wen, Chris Forman and Stuart J.H. Graham
University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business, Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 8 (369,114)
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Open source software (OSS), OSS success, intellectual property rights (IPR), intellectual property rights (IPR) enforcement, difference-in-difference estimation

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Patent Commons, Thickets, and Open Source Software Entry by Start-Up Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w19394
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2015
Wen Wen, Marco Ceccagnoli and Chris Forman
University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business, Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech and Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Downloads 8 (512,482)
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Information Technology and the Distribution of Inventive Activity

NBER Working Paper No. w20036
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Chris Forman, Avi Goldfarb and Shane M. Greenstein
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
Downloads 6 (539,443)

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Multihoming within Platform Ecosystems: The Strategic Role of Human Capital

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 18-8
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 09 Mar 2018
Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech and Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Platform Ecosystems; Complementor; Multihoming; Enterprise Software; Capabilities

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Venture Capital's Role in the Formation of a New Technological Ecosystem: Evidence from the Cloud

Forthcoming MIS Quarterly, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 18-14
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 29 Jan 2018
Dan Breznitz, Chris Forman and Wen Wen
University of Toronto - Munk School of Global Affairs, Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business
Downloads 0 (434,040)

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cloud computing, complementarity, platform ecosystem, product introductions, venture capital

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Battle of the Internet Channels: How Does Mobile and Fixed-Line Quality Drive Internet Use?

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. WP47
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Mar 2016
Jiao Xu, Chris Forman and Yu Hu
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
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channel competition, econometrics, fixed-line Internet, mobile Internet

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How Did Location Affect Adoption of the Commercial Internet? Global Village vs. Urban Leadership

Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 58, No. 3, pp. 389-420, 2005
Posted: 21 Feb 2006
Chris Forman, Avi Goldfarb and Shane M. Greenstein
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit

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Internet, Adoption, Empirical Studies, Agglomeration