CIST Awards

CIST Awards

2015 Winners and Runner-Up

CIST Best Paper Award

Winner:
"Using Mobile Messaging to Leverage Social Connections for the Social Good: Evidence from a Large-scale Randomized Field Experiment."Tianshu Sun, Guodong (Gordon) Gao, Ginger Zhe Jin  
Runner-up:

"Show Me The Way To Go Home: An Empirical Investigation of Ride Sharing and Alcohol Related Motor Vehicle Homicide." Brad Greenwood, Sunil Wattal

CIST Best Student Paper Award

Winner:
"Competition in the Information-Goods Supply Chain and the Shadow Competition of Piracy." Antino Kim, Debabrata Dey, Atanu Lahiri

2014 Finalists and Winner

CIST Best Paper Award

Winners:
"Social Influence in Online Social Games: Understanding its effect on Willingness to Play and Willingness to Pay." Xi Chen, Paulo Goes, Chenhui Guo and Cheng Zhang
"The Goldilocks Principle: Why Mid-Tier Brands Invest More in Social Media." Tingting Nian and Arun Sundararajan 
"Social Advertising: When Does it Work?" Ashish Agarwal and Kartik Hosanagar
"Platform Competition and Compatibility Decisions: The Case of Apple’s iPad vs. Amazon’s Kindle." Ron Adner, Jianqing Chen and Feng Zhu

CIST Best Student Paper Award

Winner: "Perils of Uncertainty? The Impact of Contextual Ambiguity on Search Advertising Keyword Performance. " Jing Gong, Vibhanshu Abhishek and Beibei Li
"Competition among Proprietary and Open-Source Software Firms: The Role of Licensing on Strategic Contribution." Terrence August, Wei Chen and Kevin Zhu
"Linguistic Features and Peer-to-Peer Loan Quality: A Machine Learning Approach." Qiang Gao and Mingfeng Lin

2013 Finalists and Winner

CIST Best Paper Award

"Applying Structural Econometric Analysis to B2B Sequential Dutch Auctions." Yixin Lu, Alok Gupta, Wolfgang Ketter, and Eric Van Heck
"Comparing Peer Influences in Large Social Networks - An Empirical Study on Caller Ring Back Tone." Bin Zhang, Paul Pavlou, Ramayya Krishnan, and David Krackhardt
"Does Crowdfunding Democratize Access to Capital? A Geographical Analysis." Keongtae Kim and Il-Horn Hann
"User-Generated Content and Product Design of Competing Firms." Young Kwark, Jianqing Chen, and Srinivasan Raghunathan

Winner: "Versioning 2.0: A Product Line and Pricing Model for Information Goods under Usage Constraints and with R&D Costs." Ramnath Chellappa and Amit Mehra

CIST Best Student Paper Award

"Applying Structural Econometric Analysis to B2B Sequential Dutch Auctions." Yixin Lu, Alok Gupta, Wolfgang Ketter, and Eric Van Heck
Winner: "Does Crowdfunding Democratize Access to Capital? A Geographical Analysis." Keongtae Kim and Il-Horn Hann
"User-Generated Content and Product Design of Competing Firms." Young Kwark, Jianqing Chen, and Srinivasan Raghunathan

Best Reviewer Award

Winner: Sam Ransbotham