Robert Seamans

New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

Associate Professor

44 West 4th Street

Suite 9-160

New York, NY NY 10012

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

37

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

The Internet and Racial Hate Crime: Offline Spillovers from Online Access

MIS Quarterly, Vol. 40, Issue 2, pp. 381-403, June 2016, NET Institute Working Paper No. 13-02
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2016
Jason Chan, Anindya Ghose and Robert Seamans
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 2,697 (6,865)
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Internet, broadband, online-offline interaction, hate crime, race, econometrics, panel models

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AI and the Economy

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jun 2018
Jason Furman and Robert Seamans
Harvard Kennedy School and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 2,131 (9,827)
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artificial intelligence, productivity, economic growth, public policy

Ai and the Economy

NBER Working Paper No. w24689
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2022
Jason Furman and Robert Seamans
Harvard Kennedy School and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 78 (421,256)
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The Business of AI Startups

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 18-28
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2019
Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,796 (13,207)
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artificial intelligence, automation, technology, labor-saving technological change, entry barriers, data protection

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The Occupational Impact of Artificial Intelligence: Labor, Skills, and Polarization

NYU Stern School of Business
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2020
Edward W. Felten, Manav Raj and Robert Seamans
Princeton University - Center for Information Technology Policy, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,640 (15,256)
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artificial intelligence, automation, economic implications, employment, labor, wages

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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 997 (31,837)
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entry, pricing, platforms, two-sided markets

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GDPR and the Importance of Data to AI Startups

NYU Stern School of Business
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2020
Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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artificial intelligence, automation, technology, data, data regulation, data protection, EU data protection reform

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What is the Impact of Opportunity Zones on Employment?

NYU Stern School of Business
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2021
New York University (NYU) - Department of Management and Organizational Behavior, New York University, Abu Dhabi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 623 (60,089)
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Opportunity Zones, Employment, Wages, Job Postings

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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 539 (72,143)
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Two-sided markets, Network effects, Newspapers

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Debtor Rights, Credit Supply, and Innovation

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2014-011
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 18 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2016
Catolica-Lisbon SBE, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 535 (72,839)
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Debtor Protection, Credit Markets, Innovation, Patents, Personal Bankruptcy Law, Small Businesses

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Who Profits from Industry 4.0? Theory and Evidence from the Automotive Industry

NYU Stern School of Business
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 May 2019 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2020
Susan Helper, Raphael Martins and Robert Seamans
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 487 (81,688)
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automation, industry architecture, industry 4.0, value capture, value creation, value migration

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Market Orchestrators: The Effects of Certification on Platforms and Their Complementors

Strategy Science, 6(3), pp. 244–264
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2021
Joost Rietveld, Robert Seamans and Katia Meggiorin
UCL School of Management, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU), Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Management and Organizational Behavior, Students
Downloads 431 (94,324)

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multisided platforms, platform governance, complementors, certification, sharing economy

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The Effect of the Internet on Newspaper Readability

NET Institute Working Paper No. 14-13
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2014
Abdallah Salami and Robert Seamans
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 431 (94,324)
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Internet, newspaper, quality, readability

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Discrimination in Lending? Evidence from the Paycheck Protection Program

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2021
Rachel M. B. Atkins, Lisa D. Cook and Robert Seamans
New York University (NYU) - Department of Management and Organizational Behavior, Michigan State University - Department of Economics and James Madison College and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 414 (98,876)
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Minority-owned firms, Racial discrimination, Discrimination in financial markets, Overcoming discriminatory barriers

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Transaction Cost Economics in the Digital Economy: A Research Agenda

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 21-009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jul 2020
Frank Nagle, Robert Seamans and Steven Tadelis
Harvard Business School, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 376 (110,386)

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Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Political Competition: How the Public Sector Helps the Sharing Economy Create Value

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2021
Yongwook Paik, Sukhun Kang and Robert Seamans
KAIST College of Business, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), London Business School and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 355 (117,682)
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Entrepreneurship, Nonmarket Strategy, Political Competition, Sharing Economy, Platform-Based Markets, Entry Response

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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
Victor Manuel Bennett, Robert Seamans and Feng Zhu
University of Utah, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 342 (122,664)
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Secondary Markets, Prices, Search Intermediaries, Value Appropriation, Concert Industry

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Threat of Entry, Asymmetric Information and Pricing

NET Institute Working Paper No. 08-13
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2013
Robert Seamans
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 338 (124,336)
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entry, information economics, price, incumbent response, cable TV

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The Role of R&D in Entrepreneurial Finance and Performance

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2014
Alicia Robb and Robert Seamans
University of Colorado at Boulder and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 305 (138,493)
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entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial finance, information asymmetry, firm performance, research and development, transaction cost economics

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Fighting City Hall: Entry Deterrence and New Technology Deployment in Local Cable TV Markets

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2013
Robert Seamans
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 292 (144,917)
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Entry; Entry Deterrence, Technology, Public-Private Interaction

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Multi-Homing and Platform Strategies: Historical Evidence from the US Newspaper Industry

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 18-032
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2019
Kyeonggook Park, Robert Seamans and Feng Zhu
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 283 (149,663)
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multi-homing, platform strategies, competition, newspapers, television

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Credit Cards, Race and Entrepreneurship

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Aaron Chatterji and Robert Seamans
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Financial Constraints, Entrepreneurship, Barriers to Entry, Race

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Ethical AI development: Evidence from AI startups

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2022
Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 194 (214,830)
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artificial intelligence, ethics, data, startup

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Assessing DOJ’s Proposed Remedy in Sprint/T-Mobile: Can Ex Ante Competitive Conditions in Wireless Markets Be Restored?

NET Institute Working Paper No. 19-14, NYU Stern School of Business
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Oct 2019
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, Northeastern University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Econ One, University of Utah Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of EconomicsStern School of Business, New York University
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Telecommunications; Merger; Tunney Act; Sprint; T-Mobile; Dish; DOJ

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Occupational, Industry, and Geographic Exposure to Artificial Intelligence: A Novel Dataset and Its Potential Uses

Forthcoming at the Strategic Management Journal, NYU Stern School of Business Forthcoming
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 09 Apr 2021
Edward W. Felten, Manav Raj and Robert Seamans
Princeton University - Center for Information Technology Policy, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 182 (227,150)
Citation 1

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artificial intelligence, industry, innovation, occupation, technology

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The Role of Data for AI Startup Growth

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Aug 2021
Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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artificial intelligence, competition, data, algorithms, venture capital

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Economists’ Tunney Act Reply Comments on the DOJ’s Proposed Remedy in the Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Proceeding

NET Institute Working Paper No. 20-02, 2020, NYU Stern School of Business
Number of pages: 468 Posted: 26 Jan 2020
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, Northeastern University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Econ One, University of Utah Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of EconomicsStern School of Business, New York University
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Telecommunications, Merger, Tunney Act, Sprint, T-Mobile, Dish, DOJ, AT&T, Verizon

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FinTechs and Racial Discrimination in Lending

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Feb 2022
Rachel M. B. Atkins, Lisa D. Cook and Robert Seamans
New York University (NYU) - Department of Management and Organizational Behavior, Michigan State University - Department of Economics and James Madison College and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 113 (330,085)

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Minority-owned firms, Racial discrimination, Discrimination in financial markets, Overcoming discriminatory barriers

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Debtor Protection and Business Dynamism

Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2018-037
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 May 2019 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2021
Catolica-Lisbon SBE, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Debtor Protection, Personal Bankruptcy, Entrepreneurship, Business Dynamism, Firm Dynamics

Intra-Firm Spillovers? The Stock and Flow Effects of Collocation

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 15-2
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 30 May 2015
Evan Rawley and Robert Seamans
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 66 (462,041)
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agglomeration, collocation, performance, spillovers, hotels, restaurants

Intra-Firm Spillovers? The Stock and Flow Effects of Collocation

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-15-01, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 15-26
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Mar 2015
Evan Rawley and Robert Seamans
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 39 (583,857)
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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 90 (382,908)
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multi-sided markets, platform strategies, repositioning, cost-cutting, intra-firm learning, digitization

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Local Technology Adoption and Innovation: The Establishment of U.S. Airmail and the Organization of Aviation Innovation

NYU Stern School of Business Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Jun 2021
Eunhee Sohn, Robert Seamans and Daniel Sands
Georgia Institute of Technology, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Technology Adoption, Local Innovation, Aviation Industry, Geography of Innovation, Organization of Innovation, Business and Economic History

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State of New York v. Deutsche Telecom AG. Brief of Amici Curiae Nicholas Economides, John Kwoka, Thomas Philippon, Robert Seamans, Hal Singer, Marshall Steinbaum, and Lawrence J. White in Support of Plaintiffs

NET Institute Working Paper No. #20-01, NYU Stern School of Business
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Jan 2020
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, Northeastern University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Econ One, University of Utah Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of EconomicsStern School of Business, New York University
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antitrust, telecommunications, merger, Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, Dish, DOJ

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Ai, Labor, Productivity and the Need for Firm-Level Data

NBER Working Paper No. w24239
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2022
Robert Seamans and Manav Raj
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 58 (485,752)
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Assigning Credit Union Deposits to Credit Union Branches

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 10 Apr 2020
Aaron Chatterji, Jiao Luo and Robert Seamans
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 54 (501,704)

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credit unions, home mortgage loans, deposits

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Government Contracting and the Threat of Re-Election

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Feb 2015
Robert Seamans
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 38 (576,421)

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contracts, government provision, elections, incentives

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What’s Driving Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Transport Sector?

NYU Stern School of Business
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Jun 2020
Derrick Choe, Alexander Oettl and Robert Seamans
New York University (NYU) - New York University, Georgia Institute of Technology - Strategic Management Area and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 35 (592,949)

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transportation, warehousing, entrepreneurship, innovation, autonomous vehicles

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What's Driving Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Transport Sector?

NBER Working Paper No. w27284
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2022
Derrick Choe, Alexander Oettl and Robert Seamans
New York University (NYU) - New York University, Georgia Institute of Technology - Strategic Management Area and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 10 (777,693)

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