The Economic Value of Meta-Report Cards: The Case of AutomobilesOct 25, 2018 Guneet Kaur Nagpal and Rajdeep Grewal , 2018, 18-133-10
Meta-report cards offer value to consumers and marketers by reducing search costs and sending a quality signal.
The Impact of Artificial Agents on Persuasion: A Construal Level AccountOct 22, 2018 Tae Woo Kim and Adam Duhachek, 2018, 18-132-10
When artificial agents make recommendations, consumers are more persuaded by messages that focus on "how" rather than "why" they should use the product or service.
Targeting and Privacy in Mobile AdvertisingOct 18, 2018 Omid Rafieian and Hema Yoganarasimhan, 2018, 18-131-10
Applying a machine-learning framework to data from an in-app ad-network, this analysis sheds light on the value of targeting information, as well as the impact of privacy regulations and incentives to preserve user privacy.
p-Hacking and False Discovery in A/B TestingOct 18, 2018 Ron Berman, Leonid Pekelis, Aisling Scott, and Christophe Van den Bulte, 2018, 18-130-10
Data on 2000+ commercial experiments show that 57% of online A/B experimenters p-hack, inflating the number of experiments that show significant effects. The result: incorrect decisions and foregone earnings for the company.
Measuring the Impact of Product Placement with Brand-related Social Media Conversations and Website TrafficOct 16, 2018 Beth L. Fossen and David A. Schweidel , 2018, 18-129-10
As viewers find ways to avoid TV commercials, product placement still works. Prominent placements – especially verbal – are associated with more online chatter and web traffic for the brand.