TEIS 2014 Program

We thank the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester, the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary, and the INFORMS Information Systems Society for support.

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Friday March 21 (Norquay Room)
5:30–5:45pm Opening Remarks: Rajiv Dewan and Barrie R. Nault
5:45–6:45pm Roundtable Discussion: TEIS and “what’s wrong with big data and no theory”


Saturday March 22 (Ivor Petrak Room)
8-9am Breakfast (Conservatory)
9–10am Abraham Seidmann, University of Rochester.
On the Dual Role of Price Information Uncertainties in GPO's (Group Purchasing Organization) Contracting for Medical Supplies.
Discussant: Jan Stallaert,University of Connecticut.
10–11am Vibhanshu Abhishek, Carnegie Mellon University.
Gone with the Bits: Digital Release in the Presence of Piracy.
Discussant: Mingdi Xin, University of California, Irvine.
11–11:30am Coffee Break
11:30am–12:30pm Byungwan Koh, University of Calgary.
Is Voluntary Profiling Welfare Enhancing?.
Discussant: Yipeng Liu, Northern Illinois University.
12:30–2pm Lunch (Conservatory)
2–3pm Debabrata Dey, University of Washington.
Combating Online Piracy: The 'Longer Arm' of Enforcement.
Discussant: Marius F. Niculescu, Georgia Institute of Technology.
3–4pm Ram Chellappa, Emory University.
Competing for Information: A Duopoly of Personalized Service Provision under Privacy Concerns.
Discussant: Steffen Zimmermann, University of Innsbruck.
4–4:30pm Coffee Break
4:30–5:30pm Hemant Bhargava, University of California, Davis.
Partial vs. Full Mixed Bundling of Digital Goods.
Discussant: Hasan Cavusoglu, University British Columbia.
7pm– Dinner (Mt. Stephen Hall)


Sunday March 23 (Ivor Petrak Room)
8–9am Breakfast (Conservatory)
9–10am Amit Basu, Southern Methodist University.
The Economics of Co-Design.
Discussant: Terrence August, University of California, San Diego.
10–11am Hong Guo, University of Notre Dame.
Centralized versus Decentralized Provision of Public Safety Networks.
Discussant: Subhoda Kumar, Texas A&M University.
11–11:30am Coffee Break
11:30am–12:30pm Shivendu Shivendu, University of California, Irvine.
Economics of Daily-deal Business Models.
Discussant: Jianqing Chen, University of Texas at Dallas.
12:30–2pm Lunch (Conservatory)


Monday March 24 (Ivor Petrak Room)
5:30–6:30pm Roundtable Discussion: TEIS and Training the Next Generation
6:30–6:45pm Closing Remarks: Rajiv Dewan and Barrie R. Nault