Information Systems Society (ISS)

CIST Awards

2015 Winners and Runner-Up

  • CIST Best Paper Award
    • Winner:
      • "Using Mobile Messaging to Leverage Social Connections for the Social Good: Evidence from a Large-scale Randomized Field Experiment."Tianshu Sun, Guodong (Gordon) Gao, Ginger Zhe Jin  
    • Runner-up:
      • "Show Me The Way To Go Home: An Empirical Investigation of Ride Sharing and Alcohol Related Motor Vehicle Homicide." Brad Greenwood, Sunil Wattal
  • CIST Best Student Paper Award
    • Winner:
      • "Competition in the Information-Goods Supply Chain and the Shadow Competition of Piracy." Antino Kim, Debabrata Dey, Atanu Lahiri

2014 Finalists and Winner

  • CIST Best Paper Award
    • Winners:
      • "Social Influence in Online Social Games: Understanding its effect on Willingness to Play and Willingness to Pay." Xi Chen, Paulo Goes, Chenhui Guo and Cheng Zhang
      • "The Goldilocks Principle: Why Mid-Tier Brands Invest More in Social Media." Tingting Nian and Arun Sundararajan 
    • "Social Advertising: When Does it Work?" Ashish Agarwal and Kartik Hosanagar
    • "Platform Competition and Compatibility Decisions: The Case of Apple’s iPad vs. Amazon’s Kindle." Ron Adner, Jianqing Chen and Feng Zhu
  • CIST Best Student Paper Award
    • Winner: "Perils of Uncertainty? The Impact of Contextual Ambiguity on Search Advertising Keyword Performance. " Jing Gong, Vibhanshu Abhishek and Beibei Li
    • "Competition among Proprietary and Open-Source Software Firms: The Role of Licensing on Strategic Contribution." Terrence August, Wei Chen and Kevin Zhu
    • "Linguistic Features and Peer-to-Peer Loan Quality: A Machine Learning Approach." Qiang Gao and Mingfeng Lin

2013 Finalists and Winner

  • CIST Best Paper Award
    • "Applying Structural Econometric Analysis to B2B Sequential Dutch Auctions." Yixin Lu, Alok Gupta, Wolfgang Ketter, and Eric Van Heck
    • "Comparing Peer Influences in Large Social Networks - An Empirical Study on Caller Ring Back Tone." Bin Zhang, Paul Pavlou, Ramayya Krishnan, and David Krackhardt
    • "Does Crowdfunding Democratize Access to Capital? A Geographical Analysis." Keongtae Kim and Il-Horn Hann
    • "User-Generated Content and Product Design of Competing Firms." Young Kwark, Jianqing Chen, and Srinivasan Raghunathan
    • Winner: "Versioning 2.0: A Product Line and Pricing Model for Information Goods under Usage Constraints and with R&D Costs." Ramnath Chellappa and Amit Mehra
  • CIST Best Student Paper Award
    • "Applying Structural Econometric Analysis to B2B Sequential Dutch Auctions." Yixin Lu, Alok Gupta, Wolfgang Ketter, and Eric Van Heck
    • Winner: "Does Crowdfunding Democratize Access to Capital? A Geographical Analysis." Keongtae Kim and Il-Horn Hann
    • "User-Generated Content and Product Design of Competing Firms." Young Kwark, Jianqing Chen, and Srinivasan Raghunathan
  • Best Reviewer Award
    • Winner: Sam Ransbotham

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Ramnath K. Chellappa
President
ramnath.chellappa@emory.edu

Subodha Kumar
Vice President
subodha@tamu.edu

Brad Greenwood
Treasurer
greenwood@temple.edu 

Emre M. Demirezen
Webmaster
edemirezen@binghamton.edu

Syam Menon
Newsletter Editor
syam@utdallas.edu

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