July 13 2017 Platform Strategy Workshop

Location: Room 404, Executive Education Center, Boston University Questrom School of Business, 595 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA 02215

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
Presentation Slides
Qiang (David) Gao
Discussion Slides
Forking, Fragmentation and Splintering Tim Simcoe,Jeremy Watson
Presentation Slides
Michael Schrage
Relational Third Party Governance: Evidence From Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference Jens Foerderer
Presentation Slides
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
Presentation Slides
Margherita Pagani
Discussion Slides
Dynamic Platform Competition: Optimal Pricing and Piggybacking under Network Effects D.J. Wu, Yifan Dou
Presentation Slides
Jennifer Zhang
Discussion Slides
Competing by Restricting Choice: The Case of Matching Platforms Hanna Halaburda, Pinar Yildirim, Mikolaj Piskorski
Presentation Slides
Seth Benzell
Discussion Slides
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
Presentation Slides
John Byers
What Is the Impact of Within-Platform Competition in Two-Sided Markets? Annabelle Gawer, Mehdi Tavalaei, Juan Santaló
Presentation Slides
Ananya Sen
Discussion Slides
Impacts of free app promotion: A case study on Amazon Appstore Harshal Chaudhari, John Byers
Presentation Slides
Shadi Janansefat
5:10 PM 5:25 PM 0:15 Break
5:25 PM 6:25 PM 1:00 Short Presentations
6:30 PM 7:30 PM 1:00 Reception / Posters / Piano Recital by Chris Tuite
7:30 PM 7:45 PM 0:15 Walk to Dinner
7:45 PM 9:45 PM 2:00 Dinner – Island Creek Oyster Bar
IGNITE Presentation Papers
Number Title Authors
1 The Tragedy of your Upstairs Neighbors: When is the Home-Sharing Externality Internalized? Apostolos Filippas and John Joseph Horton
Presentation Slides
2 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
3 Reputation and Contribution in Online Question-Answering Communities Theodoros Lappas, Chrysanthos Dellarocas and Neda Derakhshan
4 Intra-platform Envelopment: The Coopetitive Dynamics between the Platform Owner and Platform Complementors Hye Young Kang
5 One-to-Many Matching Auctions in Platforms Hemant Bhargava
6 Value Co-Creation and Capture in the Creative Industry: The U.S. Home Video Game Market Carmelo Cennamo, Feng Zhu and Yuan Gu
7 Strategic Pricing and Forecast Communication on On-Demand Service Platforms Upender Subramanian and Harish Guda
8 Winning by Learning? An Exploratory Study of Knowledge Sharing and Usage on Crowdsourcing Platforms Sulin Ba, Yuan Jin, Brian Lee and Jan Stallaert
9 From Proprietary to Collective Governance: How Platform Participant Strategies Adapt Siobhan O’Mahony and Rebecca Karp
10 When Do Information Signals Convey Quality in Digital Platforms? Abhishek Kathuria, Terence Saldanha, Jiban Khuntia, Mariana Andrade, Hyeyoung Hah and Sunil Mithas
11 Market Power and Mergers in Multi-Sided Markets Mark J. Tremblay