July 13 2017 Platform Strategy Workshop

Location: Boston University Executive Education Center
Start Stop Length
7:40 AM 8:30 AM 0:50 Breakfast at BU Executive Education Center
8:30 AM 8:40 AM 0:10 Opening Remarks & Welcome
Geoff Parker & Marshall Van Alstyne
8:40 AM 10:40 AM 2:00 Session 1 Presenting Author Discussant
How do Platform Participants respond to an Unfair Rating? An Analysis of a Ride-Sharing Platform using a Quasi-Experiment Catherine Tucker, Anuj Kapoor  Qiang (David) Gao
Forking, Fragmentation and Splintering Tim Simcoe,  Jeremy Watson
Relational Third Party Governance: Evidence From Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference Jens Foerderer  Arvind Karunakaran
10:40 AM 11:10 AM 0:30 Coffee
11:10 AM 11:40 AM 0:30 Clay Christensen
11:40 AM 12:40 PM 1:00 Lunch
12:40 PM 2:40 PM 2:00 Session 2 Presenting Author Discussant
Social Media and the News Industry Miklos Sarvary, Alexandre De Corniere  Margherita Pagani
Dynamic Platform Competition: Optimal Pricing and Piggybacking under Network Effects D.J. Wu, Yifan Dou  Jennifer Zhang
Competing by Restricting Choice: The Case of Matching Platforms Hanna Halaburda, Pinar Yildirim, Mikolaj Piskorski
2:40 PM 3:10 PM 0:30 Coffee
3:10 PM 5:10 PM 2:00 Session 3 Presenting Author Discussant
Search platforms: Showrooming and price parity clauses Julian Wright, Chengsi Wang
What Is the Impact of Within-Platform Competition in Two-Sided Markets? Annabelle Gawer, Mehdi Tavalaei, Juan Santaló  Ananya Sen
Impacts of free app promotion: A case study on Amazon Appstore John Byers, Harshal Chaudhari  Shadi Janansefat
5:10 PM 5:25 PM 0:15
5:25 PM 6:25 PM 1:00 Short Presentations
6:25 PM 6:40 PM 0:15 Walk to Dinner
6:40 PM 7:40 PM 1:00 Reception and Poster Presentations
7:40 PM 9:40 PM 2:00 Workshop Dinner
Short Presentation Papers
Title Authors
The Tragedy of your Upstairs Neighbors: When is the Home-Sharing Externality Internalized? Apostolos Filippas and John Joseph Horton
Can Peer-to-Peer Platforms Improve Market Outcomes by Controlling Prices? Talal Rahim
Uber Might Buy Me a Mercedes Benz: An Empirical Investigation of the Sharing Economy and Durable Goods Purchase Jing Gong, Yiping Song and Brad Greenwood
Reputation and Contribution in Online Question-Answering Communities Theodoros Lappas, Chrysanthos Dellarocas and Neda Derakhshan
Intra-platform Envelopment: The Coopetitive Dynamics between the Platform Owner and Platform Complementors Hye Young Kang
One-to-Many Matching Auctions in Platforms Hemant Bhargava
Value Co-Creation and Capture in the Creative Industry: The U.S. Home Video Game Market Carmelo Cennamo, Feng Zhu and Yuan Gu
Strategic Pricing and Forecast Communication on On-Demand Service Platforms Upender Subramanian and Harish Guda
Winning by Learning? An Exploratory Study of Knowledge Sharing and Usage on Crowdsourcing Platforms Sulin Ba, Yuan Jin, Brian Lee and Jan Stallaert
From Proprietary to Collective Governance: How Platform Participant Strategies Adapt Siobhan O’Mahony and Rebecca Karp
When Do Information Signals Convey Quality in Digital Platforms? Abhishek Kathuria, Terence Saldanha, Jiban Khuntia, Mariana Andrade, Hyeyoung Hah and Sunil Mithas