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Corporate Disclosure as a Tacit Coordination Mechanism

In an earnings conference call with investors in 2008, Edward J Shoen, chief executive officer and chairman of U-Haul International, Inc., lamented that the Avis Budget Group, Inc., its main competition in one-way, do-it-yourself ...

Machine learning, business analytics, and AI: Based Model of Web Search Behavior: An Application to TV Show Search

We develop a flexible content-based search model that links the content preferences of search engine users to query search volume and click-through rates. Content preferences are defined over latent topics that describe the conten ...

Machine Learning, Business Analytics, and AI: Decipher Earnings Calls with Artificial Intelligence

Our paper studies whether language patterns elicited by a different level of stimulus during earnings conference calls are informative about firms' earnings. Executives endure various levels of pressure when presenting a scripted ...

Do Retail Investors Acquire Information from TV?

Amid the turbulence in stock markets, retail investors continue to look for investment ideas. With thousands of publicly-traded stocks available, many retail investors often resort to their recent personal experiences when de ...

Future of Work: When Will Workers Follow an Algorithm?

This paper develops a new algorithm for increasing the revenue in a dynamic product assortment problem. Then, it identifies the challenges faced by managers in practice and discusses the conditions under which workers follow the a ...

“Does Being Nice Help in Negotiation?”

The old adage, “You can catch more flies with honey than vinegar,” suggests that it is easier to get what we want by being nice and flattering to others, than it is to be tough and demanding.  We explored whether ...

Superstitious trading

The paper looks at how superstitions affect financial markets by examining limit orders (an offer to trade shares at a given price) in the Taiwanese stock market. The authors measured the strength of traders’ superstitions b ...

How to Win Friends and Influence People

Marketers and other agents use a variety of tactics to influence us. One commonly-used persuasion tactic is flattery. But does flattery really work, or do we see right through it? Professor Jaideep Sengupta draws on his extensive ...

Pricing Strategies for Gift Giving

Gift giving generates large revenues for businesses, corresponding to 17.6 percent of retail sales in Hong Kong. Despite their importance for the retail industry, retailers tend to follow the same pricing strategies as for other r ...