Research

Journal Publications

  1. Cheng Nie, Zhiqiang Zheng, Sumit Sarkar. (2021) Manipulating Consumer Opinion: Incumbents Reaction to Competition from the Sharing Economy. MIS Quarterly, Forthcoming. PDF Video

  2. Cheng Nie, Zhiqiang Zheng, Sumit Sarkar. (2021) A Strategic Group Analysis of Competitor Behavior in Search Advertising. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Forthcoming. PDF

Journal Papers Under Review

  1. Zhengrui Jiang, Arun Rai, Hua Sun, Cheng Nie, Yuheng Hu. (2022) How Online Information Influences Offline Transactions: Insights from Digital Real Estate Platforms. Submitted for second round review at Information Systems Research

  2. Cheng Nie, Zhiqiang Zheng, Sumit Sarkar. (2022) Firm Competitive Structure and Consumer Reaction in Search Advertising. Revising for second round review at Journal of the Association for Information Systems

  3. Tao Zhu, Cheng Nie, Zhengrui Jiang, Xiangpei Hu (2022) When Do Consumers Buy during Online Promotions? A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation. Submitted for review at Production and Operations Management

Work in Progress

  1. Cheng Nie, Zhiqiang Zheng, Sumit Sarkar (2022) Not All Strategies Are Created Equal: Evidence from Hotels’ Response to Counter the Competition from Airbnb.

Refereed Conference Papers:

  1. Cheng Nie, Zhiqiang Zheng, Sumit Sarkar. (2017) Competing with the Sharing Economy: Strategies for Manipulating Consumer Opinions. INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST 17).

  2. Cheng Nie, Zhiqiang Zheng, Sumit Sarkar. (2016) Manipulating Consumer Opinion: Incumbents Reaction to Competition from the Sharing Economy 26th Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (WITS 16). Nominated for Best Paper Award.

  3. Zhiqiang Zheng, Sumit Sarkar, Cheng Nie. (2014) How do Strategic Groups Impact Consumer Behavior in Sponsored Search Advertising? 24th Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (WITS 14).

  4. Cheng Nie, Daniel Zeng, Xiaolong Zheng, Fei-Yue Wang, Huimin Zhao. (2010) Modeling Open Source Software Bugs with Complex Networks. 2010 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics (SOLI 10).

Presentations:

  1. Firm Competition and Consumer Reaction in Search Advertising: A Strategic Group Perspective.
      SCECR 19, Hong Kong, China Jun 11-12, 2019.

  2. How Does Online Review Manipulation Influence Sales? Evidence from the Hotel Industry.
      WITS 18, Santa Clara, CA, December 16-18, 2018.

  3. Competing with the Sharing Economy: Strategies for Manipulating Consumer Opinions.
      POMS 18, Houston, TX, May 4-7, 2018.

  4. Competing with the Sharing Economy: Strategies for Manipulating Consumer Opinions.
      CIST 17, Houston, TX, October 21-22, 2017.

  5. Hotel Strategies to Influence Sales: Incumbents Reaction to Competition from Airbnb.
      INFORMS Annual Meeting, October 22-25, 2017.

  6. Manipulating Consumer Opinion: Incumbents Reaction to Competition from the Sharing Economy.
      WITS 16, Dublin, Ireland, December 15, 2016.

  7. How do Strategic Groups Impact Consumer Behavior in Sponsored Search Advertising?
      Big XII+ conference at Iowa State University, April 12th, 2015

  8. Coordination under competition
      INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 9th, 2014