2014 Program

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8:00 AM 8:50 AM Breakfast at BU Executive Education Center Room 426-428.
Boston University Questrom School of Business, Management, 595 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA Map Directions
8:50 AM 9:00 AM Opening Remarks & Dean Ken Freeman’s Welcome
Note: all paper presentations are in room 410.
Geoff Parker & Marshall Van Alstyne
9:00 AM 10:30 AM Session 1 Presenting Author Discussant
The Rise of the Sharing Economy: Estimating the Impact of Airbnb on the Hotel Industry John Byers, Georgios Zervas, Davide Proserpio Ohad Barzilay
The Adoption of Multi-Generational Platforms in the Presence of Intergenerational Services Byungwan Koh, Il-Horn Hann, Marius Niculescu Nitin Joglekar
Peer-to-Peer Rental Markets in the Sharing Economy Samuel Fraiberger, Arun Sundararajan Shachar Reichman
10:30 AM 11:00 AM Coffee
11:00 AM 12:30 PM Session 2 Presenting Author Discussant
Platform Competition and Compatibility Decisions: The Case of Apple’s iPad vs. Amazon’s Kindle Feng Zhu, Ron Adner, Jianqing Chen Arvind Karunakaran
Explaining Platform Value: Membership, Usage and Competition Effects Claudio Panico, Carmelo Cennamo Friedrich Bandulet
Game of Platforms: Strategic Expansion into Rival (Online) Territory Sagit Bar-Gill Andrei Hagiu
12:30 PM 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM 3:00 PM Session 3 Presenting Author Discussant
Price Coherence and Adverse Intermediation Ben Edelman, Julian Wright Burcu Tan Erciyes
The Smartphone as a Multilayer Two-sided Platform
Frank MacCrory, Shivendu Shivendu Tushar Shanker
Dynamic Competition with Network Externalities: Why History Matters
Hanna Halaburda, Bruno Jullien and Yaron Yehezkel Marc Rysman
3:00 PM 3:30 PM Coffee
3:30 PM 5:00 PM Session 4 Presenting Author Discussant
Platform Choice by Mobile App Developers Pai-Ling Yin, Tim Bresnahan, Joe Orsini Hossein Ghasemkhani
The Processes of Ecosystem Emergence Llewellyn D W Thomas, Erkko Autio Jason Woodward
Open Platforms Without Software: A Study of Open Source Biology Joel West Brad Greenwood
5:00 PM 5:30 PM Poster Slam Presenting Author
Complements in Two-Sided Markets: Platform Maturity, Indirect Network Effects and the Role of Competition Joost Rietveld
A Double Digital Divide? Matching Platforms and HIV Incidence among the Digitally Disadvantaged Brad Greenwood, Ritu Agarwal
Markets vs. Products: Platform Participation Decisions Tushar Shanker, Marshall Van Alstyne
The Effects of Innovation and Breaching Strategies on Performance of Platform-Based Competitors: Insights From a Simulation Study Gorkem Turgut Ozer, Huseyin Tanriverdi
Welfare Implications of Competing Two-Sided Platforms Thanh Nguyen, Karthik Kannan
5:30 PM 5:45 PM Walk to “The Castle” 225 Bay State Rd, Boston, MA Map
5:45 PM 7:00 PM Reception and Poster Presentations
7:00 PM 7:20 PM Piano Concert by Christopher Tuite
7:20 PM 9:00 PM Workshop Dinner