Research

Journal Publications

4. Nie C, Zheng Z (Eric), Sarkar S (2023). Firm Competitive Structure and Consumer Reaction in Search Advertising. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, (forthcoming)

3. Jiang Z, Rai A, Sun H, Nie C, Hu Y (2023). How Online Information Influences Offline Transactions: Insights from Digital Real Estate Platforms. Information Systems Research, (forthcoming)

2. Nie C, Zheng Z (Eric), Sarkar S (2022). Manipulating Consumer Opinion: Incumbents Reaction to Competition from the Sharing Economy. MIS Quarterly, (46:3), 1573–1602.

1. Nie C, Zheng Z (Eric), Sarkar S (2021). A Strategic Group Analysis of Competitor Behavior in Search Advertising. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, (22:6), 1659–1685.

Journal Papers Under Review

1. Zhu T, Nie C, Jiang Z, Hu X (2024). When Do Consumers Buy during Online Promotions? A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation. Submitted for the 2nd round review at Decision Support Systems

2. Fang B, Nie C, Zheng Z (Eric) (2024). Does Blockchain Prevent Speculation? Evidence from an NFT Platform. Submitted for the 1st round review at Journal of Management Information Systems

Work in Progress

4. Chen W, Nie C, Xie K, Li X. (2024) Impact of Algorithmic Buyers on Housing Affordability.

3. Yang M, Nie C, Ji Y, Mookerjee V.(2024). Stay in Your Comfort Zone: Evidence from Quality Competition.

2. Meng J, Nie C, Zhang C (2024) “Home Sharing, Long-Term Rental, and Crimes.”

1. Nie C, Zheng Z (Eric), Sarkar S (2024). How Does Online Reputation Management Influence Sales? Evidence from the Hotel Industry.

Refereed Conference Papers:

5. Chen W, Nie C, Xie K, Li X. (2023) Impact of Algorithmic Buyers on Housing Affordability. Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST 23).

4. Nie C, Zheng Z (Eric), Sarkar S (2017). Competing with the Sharing Economy: Strategies for Manipulating Consumer Opinions. INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST 17).

3. Nie C, Zheng Z (Eric), Sarkar S (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.

2. Zheng Z (Eric), Sarkar S, Nie C (2014). How do Strategic Groups Impact Consumer Behavior in Sponsored Search Advertising? 24th Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (WITS 14).

1. Nie C, Zeng D, Zheng X, Wang F-Y, Zhao H (2010). Modeling Open Source Software Bugs with Complex Networks. 2010 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics (SOLI 10).

Presentations:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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