Programme Schedule

Conference on the Digital Economy - Day 1​
Friday, December 22, 2017​​
9:30 - Welcome Note & Opening Remarks - Prof. Deepa Mani, ISB
9:45 - 12:00: Digital Platforms & Ecosystems
Platform Preannouncement Strategies: The Strategic Role of In-formation in Two-Sided Markets Competition - Ram Chellappa and Rajiv Mukherjee
A Model of Online Trading Platforms: Provisioning Trust for Transactions versus Enabling Discoveries: Karthik Kannan, Rajib Saha and Warut Khern-Am-Nuai
10:45 – 11:00 – Coffee Break
Effects of posted price channel on multi-channel Sequential Dutch auction system - May Truong, Alok Gupta, Wolfgang Ketter, Eric van Heck
Modeling Authentication in Online Matching Platforms - Amit Basu, Sree Bhaskaran and Rajiv Mukherjee
12:00 – 13:30 – Strategies for the Digital Economy
The Dynamics of Product–Market Choices in the Technology Sector - Ashish Galande and Sudhir Voleti
Versioning: A Tool for Information Dissemination - Atanu Lahiri and Debabrata Dey
Split-door Criterion: Finding natural experiments in digital systems - Amit Sharma, Jake Hofman and Duncan Watts
13:30 – 14:30 – Lunch
14:30 – 16:00 – IT Outsourcing 
No Really, Why Do Firms Outsource? - Shivom Aggarwal, Kiron Ravindran, Gautam Ray
Performance Impact of Outsourcing Portfolio Configuration and Business Strategy - Sukruth Suresh and Ravichandran T.
Bringing the Rival Firms in IT Outsourcing Calculus: An Empirical Study of Knowledge Leakage from (to) a Focal Firm to (from) a Rival Firm by a Common Vendor - Rajiv Kishore, Akie Iriyama and Laxmi Gunupudi
16:00 – 16:15 – Closing Remarks by Prof. Ram Gopal, University of Connecticut
16:15 – 16:30 – Coffee Break
18:00 onwards – Cultural Performance, Drinks & Dinner
Conference on the Digital Economy - Day 2​
Saturday, December 23, 2017​
8:30 - Opening Remarks - Prof. Ram Gopal, UConn School of Business
8:45 - 10:15: Crowds, Contests and Communities
Sponsored Crowdsourcing Contests - Jiahui Mo, Jianqing Chen and Sumit Sarkar
The Impact Of Digital Collaboration On Consumer Behavior: A Study of Select E-tailors in Delhi – NCR region: Ashish Chandra, Isha Chugh and Rishabh Gupta
Launch on a High Note: How Prefunding Affects Crowdfunding Outcomes - Aravinda Garimella and Weijia You
10:15 – 10:30 – Coffee break
10:30 – 11:30 – Mobile & Social Media Collaborations
Leaders and Lemmings on Twitter: Examining the Role of Textual Content in Gaining Influence - Nishtha Langer, William Obenauer, Sung Kim and Sandeep Khurana
Mobile App Ecosystem: Social Features and Performance: Aditya Karanam, Ashish Agarwal and Anitesh Barua
11:30 - 12:30: Integration & Investments with IT
Vertical Integration with Access Products by Advertising Based Platforms: Siddhartha Sharma and Amit Mehra
IT versus non-IT Firms 1950-2015: Determinants of Revenue Slowdown and the Role of Investments in Intangibles - Terence Saldanha, Raveesh Mayya and Sunil Mithas
12:30 – 12:45 – Closing Remarks by Prof. Ram Gopal, University of Connecticut
12:45 – 14:00 – Lunch