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Consumer Surplus in Online Auctions

Ravi Bapna, Wolfgang Jank, Galit Shmueli
2005 Social Science Research Network  
Our analysis, based on a sample of 5187 eBay auctions, indicates that the median surplus level per auction on eBay auctions is $3.53, which roughly translates to $1.47 billion in accrued consumer surplus  ...  Using an ongoing novel field experiment, we collect and examine a unique dataset to empirically quantify and understand determinants of consumer surplus in eBay auctions.  ...  dynamics of online auctions.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.840264 fatcat:b34wcji26jbmni2rq73uowz5ny

Consumer Surplus in Online Auctions

Ravi Bapna, Wolfgang Jank, Galit Shmueli
2008 Information systems research  
Our analysis, based on a sample of 5187 eBay auctions, indicates that the median surplus level per auction on eBay auctions is $3.53, which roughly translates to $1.47 billion in accrued consumer surplus  ...  Using an ongoing novel field experiment, we collect and examine a unique dataset to empirically quantify and understand determinants of consumer surplus in eBay auctions.  ...  dynamics of online auctions.  ... 
doi:10.1287/isre.1080.0173 fatcat:kikkufgv3jazlmwngoedwqknxm

Online Auction - A Study of Auction in Yahoo! Taiwan

Kun-Huang Huarng, Hsin-Yi Cheng
2006 Proceedings of the 9th Joint Conference on Information Sciences (JCIS)  
Due to the popularity of online auction, this study intends to study the possible factors that affect the transactions in online auction. This study uses the MP3 in the auction of Yahoo!  ...  Shopping online has become more and more popular. Many people participate in online auctions.  ...  However, the purpose of an auction can be categorized into four aspects: a co-ordination mechanism, a social mechanism to determine a price, 1 http://www.find.org.tw an efficient allocation mechanism,  ... 
doi:10.2991/jcis.2006.155 dblp:conf/jcis/HuarngC06 fatcat:4bixk3rwdndtxikieegxcuodu4

Optimal bidding in online auctions

Dimitris Bertsimas, Jeffrey Hawkins, Georgia Perakis
2009 Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management  
The predominant player in online auctions, eBay, has over 42 million users, and it was the host of over $9.3 billion worth of goods sold just in the year 2001.  ...  online auctions.  ...  INTRODUCTION Online auctions have become established as a convenient, efficient and effective method of buying and selling merchandise.  ... 
doi:10.1057/rpm.2008.49 fatcat:5wpekkyuzneq7ebuwdxvfskerq

Insights and analyses of online auctions

Ravi Bapna, Paulo Goes, Alok Gupta
2001 Communications of the ACM  
To characterize such B2C online auctions, with respect to the theoretically known types of auctions, we conducted an extensive survey of the most popular auction sites (based on Web21.com ratings).  ...  Much of the hype surrounding online auctions has centered on companies such as eBay that primarily serve the consumer-related dimensions.  ...  To copy otherwise, to republish, to post on servers or to redistribute to lists, requires prior specific permission and/or a fee.  ... 
doi:10.1145/384150.384160 fatcat:gqsb3er4fng4nmpeajiwzlzm2i

Online Auctions and Multichannel Retailing

Jason Kuruzovich
2012 2012 45th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
is met (closing ratio), and a lower percentage of vehicles which sell through the online auction channel (sellthrough ratio).  ...  capabilities (accessed through the seller's website and use of other online channels) are each associated with increases in auction sale price, a lower percentage of auctions in which the reserve price  ...  of seller valuation into a model of online auctions.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2012.457 dblp:conf/hicss/Kuruzovich12 fatcat:u552on7b55edxa47trhwcd2eyu

Targeted Couponing in Online Auctions

Vidyanand Choudhary, Shivendu Shivendu
2017 Information systems research  
online auctions on eBay (Roth and Ockenfels, 2002; Zeithammer, 2006) .  ...  Targeted couponing strategy can inform managers at eBay, which is one of the largest online auction platforms.  ... 
doi:10.1287/isre.2017.0688 fatcat:npyy6lhb6vednkwns3e6z7bcmy

Nonparametric panel estimation of online auction price processes

Yu Yvette Zhang, Jingping Gu, Qi Li
2010 Empirical Economics  
In this study we examine the price process of eBay online auctions. We pool sparse and unevenly-spaced bidding histories of individual auctions, resulting in an unbalanced panel of bids.  ...  Since the price processes of online auctions are monotonically increasing within individual auctions and exhibit a substantial degree of heterogeneity, we propose a monotone series estimator for panel  ...  One of the main drivers of this interest is the online auction site eBay.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00181-010-0374-7 fatcat:kdj2k5dz2na4nek336qpad6r4a

Cheating in online auction – Towards explaining the popularity of English auction

Mamata Jenamani, Yuhui Zhong, Bharat Bhargava
2007 Electronic Commerce Research and Applications  
Action frauds constitute largest part of all Internet frauds. Cheating is a kind of fraud that does not have direct evidences of its occurrence.  ...  We use honest bidder's expected gain and honest seller's revenue loss as a basis to compare these three important auctions types.  ...  Before concluding the paper, we present a survey of the related works.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.elerap.2005.12.002 fatcat:7xyr7s7ftrcinbojzl36kjpaka

Price formation and its dynamics in online auctions

Ravi Bapna, Wolfgang Jank, Galit Shmueli
2008 Decision Support Systems  
This research uses functional data modelling to study the price formation process of online auctions.  ...  Together these three functional objects permit us to talk about the energy of an auction, and how the influence of its determinants vary as a function of auction time.  ...  The interested reader is referred to a recent exhaustive survey of online auction research by Bajari and Hortasu (2004) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dss.2007.09.004 fatcat:wfd3k6podzazlemjq4rs45kjf4

The Regulation of All Pay Auctions: Is There Need for Greater Regulation of Online Auctioneers?

Michael D'Rosario
2017 Theoretical Economics Letters  
The emergence of online selling has raised a number of pertinent questions about how the industry should be regulated.  ...  Auctions are a ubiquitous process, with auctioneers playing a critical role in serving as a bridge between buyers and sellers, and as such assisting in the process of price discovery.  ...  Daril Gawith offers a survey of the issues pertaining to the regulation of online transactions in e-commerce [5] .  ... 
doi:10.4236/tel.2017.75081 fatcat:wdepjwryw5htvne6ryjgqm7jgm

Online Auctions and Digital Marketing Agencies

Francesco Decarolis, Gabriele Rovigatti
2017 Social Science Research Network  
We present an empirical investigation of the role of marketing agencies in Google's online ad auctions.  ...  Moreover, by exploiting the case of a recent merger between agencies, we estimate through a difference-indifferences strategy that an increase in concentration leads to reduction in the average cost-per-click  ...  Understanding recent trends in bidding in online advertisement auctions is therefore a crucial element to analyze how revenues will be divided among the various players and how efficiency considerations  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3049359 fatcat:xfoiw4o5jjes5aij5gx55w3x3y

Managing Online Auctions: Current Business and Research Issues

Edieal J. Pinker, Abraham Seidmann, Yaniv Vakrat
2003 Management science  
It develops a broad research agenda for issues such as the behavior of online auction participants, the optimal design of online auctions, the integration of auctions into the ongoing operation of firms  ...  Though online auctions are a multibillion dollar annual activity, with a growing variety of sophisticated trading mechanisms, scientific research on them is at an early stage.  ...  We then give an overview of the current state of online research activity by surveying the empirical studies of this phenomenon that have appeared in the literature. Why Auctions?  ... 
doi:10.1287/mnsc.49.11.1457.20584 fatcat:zpkwsiuwgbdprj46akzdebhote

Understanding and Mitigating Product Uncertainty in Online Auction Marketplaces

Paul Pavlou, Angelika Dimoka
2008 Social Science Research Network  
The proposed model is supported by a unique dataset comprised of a combination of primary (survey) data drawn from 331 buyers who bid upon a used car on eBay Motors, matched with secondary transaction  ...  data from the corresponding online auctions.  ...  the auctions they had recently bid upon, to participate in a survey.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1135006 fatcat:lardd4rxtzejxjnbtd2xkp7x2y

Reputation in China's online auction market: Evidence from Taobao.com

Wei'an Li, Desheng Wu, Hao Xu
2008 Frontiers of Business Research in China  
Using data on prepaid cards for an online game listed on Taobao.com, this paper examines the impact of sellers' reputation on their sales in China's online market.  ...  It is found that sellers' good reputation has a positive impact on their sales volume, but the marginal effect of this impact decreases severely.  ...  Institutional details of Taobao auctions China's online auction market has some characteristics different from eBay due to the absence of related law and social credit system.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11782-008-0019-2 fatcat:y5fleqxgunhvned6a6ard23zxm
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