Conference Agenda

Conference on the Digital Economy
The Srini Raju Centre for Information Technology and the Networked Economy (SRITNE) at the Indian School of Business (ISB) will host the 13th edition of Conference on the Digital Economy (CODE) on December 27 - 29, 2019.
Detailed Program Agenda
Day-I: Dec 28, 2019
8:00 am – 8:50 am
8:50 am – 9:00 am
Welcome Remarks by Conference Chairs
9:00 am – 10:30 am
Online Commerce and Platforms
Multi-Armed Bandits with Inference Considerations - Sandeep Gangarapu, Prof.Edward McFowland III, and Prof.Ravi Bapna

Effect of Service Time Anchoring on Platform and Sellers - Arslan Aziz and Prof.Amit Mehra

Network and Geographic Market Expansion and Interaction Effects in the Evolution of an Online to Offline (O2O) Platform - Prof.Yeji Lim and Prof.Murali Mantrala
10:30 am – 10.45 am
Tea Break
10.45 am – 12:45 pm
E-Commerce and Digital Marketing
Managing Product Returns in Omnichannel Retailing: Product Categories and Return Channel Choices-
Prof.Prasenjit Mandal, Prof.Preetam Basu and Kushal Saha 

Does the use of Twitter promote transparency by constraining earnings management? A large scale analysis of firms - Prof.Adrija Majumdar, Prof.Indranil Bose and Prof.Alvin Chung Man Leung 

The Antecedents and Rebroadcast Consequences of Clickbait - Prof.Prithwiraj Mukherjee, Souvik Dutta and Prof.Dalhia Mani 

Competitive Poaching in Search Advertising: A Randomized Field Experiment - Siddharth Bhattacharya, Pro.Jing Gong and Prof.Sunil Wattal
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
Research Methods
A Linguistic Analysis of Forward-looking Firm Vocabulary, its effect on Marketing Intent and on Market Responses - Prof.Sudhir Voleti
Multimodal Opinion Mining With Weak Supervision - Sumeet Kumar and Prof.Kathleen M.Carley
2:45 pm - 3:00 pmTea Break
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Business Value of IT
IT Labor and Firm Performance: Role of Trade Credit - Suvendu Naskar, Prof.Preetam Basu, Prof.Palash Deb and Anup K Sen

Exploring the role of Government E-Participation in enabling Economic Growth and Development - Prakrit Silal and Prof.Debashis Saha

Repeated Exchange & Alliance Formation Between Computer Services Companies: A Heterogeneous Network Model - Prof.Carla Fernandez and Prof.Ramanath Subramanyam
4:30 pm - 4:45 pmTea Break
4:45 pm - 6:15 pmBusiness Value of IT

Does Congestion Always Hurt? Managing Loyalty Discount under Congestion - Prof.Rajib L.  Saha, Prof.Sumanta Singha and Prof.Subodha Kumar

Role of IT in Information Alertness and Search in Shaping Competition Networks - Prof.Abhishek Kathuria, Prof.Mariana G. Andrade Rojas and Prof.T. Ravichandran

Return Shipping Insurance: Free Versus For-a-fee? - Prof.Yiming Li, Prof.Gang Li and Prof.Giri Kumar Tayi
7:00 pm onwards
Gala Dinner (Barge)
Day-II: Dec 29, 2019
8:00 am – 8:45 am
8:45 am – 10:45 amTechnology Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Friends with Benefits? Impact of Network Position on Entrepreneurial Finance - Prof.Anand Nandkumar, Prof.Deepa Mani, Abhishek Bhatia

Ethical Dilemmas: Do Programming Tasks Bias Your Moral Judgement? - Prof.Kartik Krishna Ganju and Prof.Jui Ramaprasad

Reconfiguring for Agility: Examining the Performance Implications of Project Team Autonomy through an Organizational Policy Experiment - Prof.Indranil Bardhan and Prof. Narayan Ramasubbu

IPR infringement, Enforcement and Innovation -
Prof. Sougata Poddar and Dyuti Banerjee
10:45 am – 11:00 amTea Break
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Fintech – Content and Implications
Cryptocurrency Innovations and Returns- Vasundhara Sharma, Prof.Ashish Agarwal, Prof.Anitesh Barua

Human-AI Hybrids in the Initial Coin Offering Market- Saunak Basu, Prof.Aravinda Garimella and Prof.Wencui Han

Is a megapixel worth a few thousand words? An Empirical Assessment of Image Sentiments on Philanthropic Crowdfunding Success - Saunak Basu, Prof.Ramanath Subramanyam, Prof.Mehmet Eren Ahsen
12:30 pm – 1.30 pm
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Technology and Policy
Human Vulnerabilities in Collaborating with AI: An Experimental Investigation into the Future of Work- Prof. Andreas Fugener, Prof. Jorn Grahl, Prof.Alok Gupta and Prof.Wolfgang Ketter
The Digital Disruption of Higher Education -
Prof. Ravishankar Sharma
2:30 pm - 2:45 pmTea Break
2:45 pm – 4:15 pm
Technology Strategy
Understanding the Digital Strategic Posture of Firms: A Behavioral and Agency Theoretic Perspective - 
Prof.T Ravichandran and Liang Zhao

Understanding Content-Based User Engagement in e-learning Platforms: Evidence from Randomized Field Experiments - Prof.Swanand Deodhar, Ayushi Tandon, Abhas Tandon and Abhinav Tripathi
Data Sharing, Privacy and Rule Hiding - Prof.Syam Menon, Prof.Abhijeet Ghoshal and Prof.Sumit Sarkar