Operations, Information and Decisions Papers

Operations, Information and Decisions Papers

 
The Operations, Information and Decisions Department (formerly Operations and Information Management) is a world leader in the education and research of operations management, information systems, and judgment and decision making. We seek to improve the quality and productivity of enterprises through the training of our students and a better understanding of operational strategies, product development and innovation, information systems and technology, rigorous data analytics, and individual and managerial decision making.

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Submissions from 2015

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The Impact of Time at Work and Time off From Work on Rule Compliance: The Case of Hand Hygiene in Healthcare, Hengchen Dai, Katherine L. Milkman, David. A. Holfman, and Bradly. R. Staats

Submissions from 2014

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Optimal Hiring and Retention Policies for Heterogeneous Workers Who Learn, Alessandro Arlotto, Stephen E. Chick, and Noah F. Gans

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Markov Decision Problems Where Means Bound Variances, Alessandro Arlotto, Noah Gans, and John M. Steele

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Optimal Credit Swap Portfolios, Kay Giesecke, Baeho Kim, Jack Kim, and Gerry Tsoukalas

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Will the Global Village Fracture Into Tribes? Recommender Systems and Their Effects on Consumer Fragmentation, Kartik Hosanagar, Daniel M Fleder, Dokyun Lee, and Andreas Buja

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Aiding Decision Making to Reduce the Impacts of Climate Change, Howard Kunreuther

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Holding the Hunger Games Hostage at the Gym: An Evaluation of Temptation Bundling, Katherine L. Milkman, Julia A. Minson, and Kevin. G. Volpp

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p-Curve and Effect Size Correcting for Publication Bias Using Only Significant Results, Uri Simonsohn, Leif D. Nelson, and Joseph P. Simmons

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P-curve: A Key to The File Drawer, Uri Simonsohn, Leif. D. Nelson, and Joseph. P. Simmons

Submissions from 2013

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Risk Management and Climate Change, Howard Kunreuther, Geoffrey Heal, Myles Allen, Ottmar Edenhofer, Christopher B. Field, and Gary Yohe

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Insuring Future Climate Catastrophes, Howard Kunreuther, Erwann Michel-Kerjan, and Nicola Ranger

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Mathematical and Quantitative Methods, Cade Massey

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The Loser's Curse: Decision Making and Market Efficiency in the National Football League Draft, Cade Massey and Richard H. Thaler

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Looking Up and Looking Out: Career Mobility Effects of Demographic Similarity Among Professionals, Kathleen L. McGinn and Katherine L. Milkman

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Catastrophe Risk Models for Evaluating Disaster Risk Reduction Investments in Developing Countries, Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Stefan Hochrainer-Stigler, Howard Kunreuther, Joanne Linnerooth-Bayer, Reinhard Mechler, Robert Muir-Wood, Nicola Ranger, Pantea Vaziri, and Michael Young

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A Systematic Martingale Construction With Applications to Permutation Inequalities, Vladimir Pozdnyakov and John M. Steele

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The Imbibing Idiot Bias: Consuming Alcohol Can be Hazardous to Your (Perceived) Intelligence, Scott I. Rick and Maurice E Schweitzer

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The Cheater’s High: The Unexpected Affective Benefits of Unethical Behavior, Nicole. E. Ruedy, Celia Moore, Francesca Gino, and Maurice. E. Schweitzer

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Social Network Effects on Productivity and Job Security: Evidence From the Adoption of a Social Networking Tool, Lynn Wu

Submissions from 2012

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Three-Way Complementarities: Performance Pay, Human Resource Analytics, and Information Technology, Sinan Aral, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Lynn Wu

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Product Performance Based Business Models: A Service Based Perspective, Morris. A. Cohen

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Correcting the Past: Failures to Replicate Psi, Jeff Galak, Robyn. A. LeBoeuf, Leif. D. Nelson, and Joseph. P. Simmons

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Designing Ranking Systems for Hotels on Travel Search Engines by Mining User-Generated and Crowdsourced Content, Anindya Ghose, Panagiotis G. Ipeirotis, and Beibei Li

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Anxiety, Advice, and the Ability to Discern: Feeling Anxious Motivates Individuals to Seek and Use Advice, Francesca Gino, Alison. W. Brooks, and Maurice. E. Schweitzer

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Impact of Performance-Based Contracting on Product Reliability: An Empirical Analysis, Jose A. Guajardo, Morris A. Cohen, Sang-Hyun Kim, and Serguei Netessine

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Impact of Performance - B ased Contracting on Product Reliability : An Empirical Analysis, Jose Guajardo, Morris. A. Cohen, and Serguie Netessine

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The Impact of Personal Experience on Behavior: Evidence From Video-Rental Fines, Michael P. Haselhuhn, Devin G. Pope, Maurice. E. Schweitzer, and Peter Fishman

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Cooperative Cashing? An Economic Analysis of Document Duplication in Cooperati4ve Web Caching, kartik Hosanagar and Yong Tan

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Accumulating a Portfolio of Experience: The Effect of Focal and Related Experience on Surgeon Performance, Diwas Singh Kc and Bradly R. Staats

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An Econometric Analysis of Patient Flows in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Diwas Singh Kc and Christian Terwiesch

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Single-Year and Multi-year Insurance Policies in a Competitive Market, Paul R. Kleindorfer, Howard Kunreuther, and Chieh Ou-Yang

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Price Discrimination in Service Industries, Anja Lambrecht, Katja Seim, Naufel Vilcassim, Amar Cheema, Yuxin Chen, Gregory S. Crawford, kartik Hosanagar, Raghuram Iyengar, Oded Koenigsberg, Robin Lee, Eugenio J. Miravete, and Ozge Sahin

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Walking the Talk in Multiparty Bargaining: An Experimental Investigation, Kathleen L. McGinn, Katherine L. Milkman, and Markus Noth

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Unsure What the Future Will Bring? You May Overindulge: Uncertainty Increases the Appeal of Wants Over Shoulds, Katherine L. Milkman

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Protective Measures, Personal Experience, and the Affective Psychology of Time, Ellen Peters, Howard Kunreuther, Namika Sagara, Paul Slovic, and Dan R. Schley

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Selling to Conspicuous Consumers: Pricing, Production, and Sourcing Decisions, Necati Tereyağoğlu and Senthil K. Veeraraghavan

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Measuring Seat Value in Stadiums and Theaters, Senthil K. Veeraraghavan and Ramnath Vaidyanathan

Submissions from 2011

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Quality–Speed Conundrum: Trade-offs in Customer-Intensive Services, Krishnan S. Anand, M F. Pac, and Senthil K. Veeraraghavan

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Deriving the Pricing Power of Product Features by Mining Consumer Reviews, Nikolay Archak, Anindya Ghose, and Panagiotis G. Ipeirotis

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Optimal Sequential Selection of a Unimodal Subsequence of a Random Sequence, Alessandro Arlotto and John. M. Steele

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Estimating the Operational Impact of Container Inspections at International Ports, Nitin Bakshi, Stephen E. Flynn, and Noah F. Gans

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A System for De-Identifying Medical Message Board Text, Adrian Benton, Shawndra Hill, Lyle Ungar, Annie Chung, Charles Leonard, Cristin Freeman, and John. H. Holmes

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Identifying Potential Adverse Effects Using the Web: A New Approach to Medical Hypothesis Generation, Adrian Benton, Lyle Ungar, Shawndra Hill, Sean Hennessy, Jun Mao, Annie Chung, Charles E. Leonard, and John H. Holmes

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Using Satellite Images for Drought Monitoring: A Knowledge Discovery Approach, Getachew Berhan, Shawndra Hill, Tsegaye Tadesse, and Solomon Atnafu

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Can Nervous Nelly Negotiate? How Anxiety Causes Negotiators to Make Low First Offers, Exit Early, and Earn Less Profit, Alison Wood Brooks and Maurice E Schweitzer

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Is Imprecise Knowledge Better Than Conflicting Expertise? Evidence From Insurers’ Decisions in the United States, Laure Cabantous, Denis Hilton, Howard Kunreuther, and Erwann Michel-Kerjan

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Pricing Services Subject to Congestion: Charge Per-Use Fees or Sell Subscriptions?, Gerard. P. Cachon and Pnina Feldman

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The Value of Fast Fashion: Quick Response, Enhanced Design, and Strategic Consumer Behavior, Gerard. P. Cachon and Robert Swinney

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The Jordan Canonical Form for a Class of Zero–One Matrices, David A. Cardon and Bradford Tuckfield

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Minimum Description Length Penalization for Group and Multi-Task Sparse Learning, Paramveer S. Dhillon, Dean Foster, and Lyle Ungar

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An Empirical Analysis of User Content Generation and Usage Behavior on the Mobile Internet, Anindya Ghose and Sang P. Han

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Natural Supplements for H1N1 Influenza: Retrospective Observational Infodemiology Study of Information and Search Activity on the Internet, Shawndra Hill, Jun Mao, Lyle Ungar, Sean Hennessy, Charles. E. Leonard, and John. H. Holmes

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Expert Stock Picker: The Wisdom of (Experts in) Crowds, Shawndra Hill and Noah Ready-Campbell

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Usercentric Operational Decision Making in Distributed Information Retrieval, kartik Hosanagar

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TECHNICAL NOTE—Robust Newsvendor Competition Under Asymmetric Information, Houyuan Jiang, Serguei Netessine, and Sergei Savin

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The Effects of Focus on Performance: Evidence from California Hospitals, Diwas Singh KC and Christian Terwiesch

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On the Production and Ramification of Cooperation: The Cooperation Afforder With Framing Hypothesis, Steven. O. Kimbrough

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Hope Over Experience Desirability and the Persistence of Optimism, Cade Massey, Joseph P. Simmons, and David A. Armor

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A Policy Maker’s Dilemma: Preventing Terrorism or Preventing Blame, A. Peter McGraw, Alexander Todorov, and Howard Kunreuther

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Using Implementation Intentions Prompts to Enhance Influenza Vaccination Rates, Katherine L. Milkman, John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, and Brigitte C Madrian

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Collaborative Filtering in Social Tagging Systems Based on Joint Item-Tag Recommendations, Jing Peng, Daniel Zeng, Huimin Zhao, and Fei-yue Wang

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Is Tiger Woods Loss Averse? Persistent Bias in the Face of Experience, Competition, and High Stakes, Devin G. Pope and Maurice E Schweitzer

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Round Numbers as Goals Evidence From Baseball, SAT Takers, and the Lab, Devin Pope and Uri Simonsohn

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Early Biometric Lag in the Prediction of Small for Gestational Age Neonates and Preeclampsia, Nadav Schwartz, Cara Pessel, Jaclyn Coletta, Abba M Krieger, and Ilan E Timor-Tritsch

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Intuitive Biases in Choice Versus Estimation: Implications for the Wisdom of Crowds, Joseph P. Simmons, Lief D. Nelson, Jeffrey Galak, and Shane Fredrick

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Spurious Also? Name-Similarity Effects (Implicit Egotism) in Employment Decisions, Uri Simonsohn

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Spurious? Name Similarity Effects (Implicit Egotism) in Marriage, Job, and Moving Decisions, Uri Simonsohn

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Capacity Investment Timing by Start-ups and Established Firms in New Markets, Robert Swinney, Gerard. P. Cachon, and Serguei Netessine

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Working With Capacity limitations: Operations Management in Critical Care, Christian Terwiesch, Diwas Singh Kc, and Jeremy M. Kahn

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Herding in Queues with Waiting Costs: Rationality and Regret, Senthil K. Veeraraghavan and Laurens G. Debo

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Risk-Based Pricing and Risk-Reducing Effort: Does the Private Insurance Market Reduce Environmental Accidents?, Haitao Yin, Howard Kunreuther, and Matthew. W. White

Submissions from 2010

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Securing the Containerized Supply Chain: Analysis of Government Incentives for Private Investment, Nitin Bakshi and Noah Gans

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Testing the Validity of a Demand Model: An Operations Perspective, Omar Besbes and Robert Phillips

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Competing Manufacturers in a Retail Supply Chain: On Contractual Form and Coordination, Gerard. P. Cachon and Abdullah Gurhan Kok

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Drivers of Finished Goods Inventory in the U.S. Automobile Industry, Gerard. P. Cachon and Marcelo Olivares

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Idea Generation and the Quality of the Best Idea, Karan Girotra, Christian Terwiesch, and Karl Ulrich

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How Implicit Beliefs Influence Trust Recovery, Michael P. Haselhuhn, Maurice E. Schweitzer, and Alison M. Wood

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Social Reinforcement: Cascades, Entrapment, and Tipping, Geoffrey Heal and Howard Kunreuther

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Diffusion Models for Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Media Distribution: On the Impact of Decentralized, Constrained Supply, kartik Hosanagar, Peng Han, and Yong Tan

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Revenue Management with Strategic Customers: Last-Minute Selling and Opaque Selling, Kinshuk Jerath, Serguei Netessine, and Senthil K. Veeraraghavan

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Effective Heuristic Methods for Finding Non-Optimal Solutions of Interest in Constrained Optimization Models, Steven. O. Kimbrough, Ann Kuo, and Hoong. C. Lau

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Contracting for Infrequent Restoration and Recovery of Mission-Critical Systems, Sang-Hyun Kim, Morris A. Cohen, and Serguei Netessine

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I’ll Have the Ice Cream Soon and the Vegetables Later: A Study of Online Grocery Purchases and Order Lead Time, Katherine L. Milkman, Todd Rogers, and Max H. Bazerman

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Structural Estimation of the Effect of Out-of-Stocks, Andrés Musalem, Marcelo Olivares, Eric. T. Bradlow, Christian Terwiesch, and Daniel Corsten

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CFUI: Collaborative Filtering With Unlabeled Items, Jing Peng, Daniel D. Zeng, Bing Liu, and Huimin Zhao

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Information Sharing in a Long-Term Supply Chain Relationship: The Role of Customer Review Strategy, Zhong J. Ren, Morris Cohen, Teck Hua Ho, and Christian Terwiesch

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Fostering IPv6 Migration Through Network Quality Differentials, Guerin Roch and kartik Hosanagar

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In the Moment: The Effect of Mindfulness on Ethical Decision Making, Nicole E. Ruedy and Maurice E Schweitzer

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Information Technology and Productivity Growth: German Trends and OECD Comparisons, Adam Saunders

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Intertemporal Pricing and Consumer Stockpiling, Xuanming Su

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Optimal Pricing with Speculators and Strategic Consumers, Xuanming Su

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Term-End Exam Scheduling at United States Military Academy/West Point, Siqun Wang, Michael Bussieck, Monique Guignard, and Alexander Meeraus

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Analyzing the Relationship Between Organic and Sponsored Search Advertising: Positive, Negative, or Zero Interdependence?, Sha Yang and Anindya Ghose

Submissions from 2009

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Revenue Optimization for a Make-to-Order Queue in an Uncertain Market Environment, Omar Besbes and Costis Maglaras

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Going Bunkers: The Joint Route Selection and Refueling Problem, Omar Besbes and Sergei Savin

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Dynamic Pricing Without Knowing the Demand Function: Risk Bounds and Near-Optimal Algorithms, Omar Besbes and Assaf Zeevi

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What the GDP Gets Wrong (Why Managers Should Care), Erik Brynjolfsson and Adam Saunders

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Purchasing, Pricing, and Quick Response in the Presence of Strategic Consumers, Gerard. P. Cachon and Robert Swinney

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Economic Analysis of Simulation Selection Problems, Stephen. E. Chick and Noah Gans

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Blockbuster Culture's Next Rise or Fall: The Impact of Recommender Systems on Sales Diversity, Daniel M Fleder and kartik Hosanagar