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Effect of Agglomeration in the Restaurant Industry

Keertana V. Chidambaram, Nargis Pervin
2018 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
The study reveals three major insights: (1) improvement in neighbor performance (footfall and ratings) was detrimental to a restaurant's survival, (2) collocating with restaurants operating in the same  ...  Although competition can dwindle the sales of a restaurant, it is found that restaurants tend to collocate with their competitors.  ...  in a cluster with similarly priced restaurants had a positive impact on the restaurant's survival.  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/ChidambaramP18 fatcat:4k2grsq4ezh4zlvwlb4h3q6fxa

Survival of the Fittest: The Impact of the Minimum Wage on Firm Exit

Dara Lee Luca, Michael Luca
2017 Social Science Research Network  
Data access, funding, and support were provided by Yelp as part of an economic research initiative with the company. Funding and the ability to publish were not tied to the results of this analysis.  ...  The evidence suggests that higher minimum wages increase overall exit rates for restaurants.  ...  Next, we examine heterogeneous impacts of the minimum wage on restaurant exit by restaurant quality.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2951110 fatcat:75bfqrpbbvhzxd4ssjg73k2yku

The Influence of Competition Network Structure and Competitive Behavior on Customer Performance - An Empirical Study Based on Chinese Catering Industry

Yan Gao, Jianxin Zhu, Jiawei Zhu
2017 Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education  
We propose that the size, density and heterogeneity of competition networks influence customer performance in a systemic way.  ...  The results show that network size and network density positively affect customer performance, and network heterogeneity has no effect on the customer performance.  ...  This information is merged with restaurant name, location, style of food served and promotional activities, and summarized on the web site.  ... 
doi:10.12973/ejmste/78103 fatcat:jhebf5benbc7hfkrrccdfxmmp4

Neighborhood influences on recreational physical activity and survival after breast cancer

Theresa H. M. Keegan, Salma Shariff-Marco, Meera Sangaramoorthy, Jocelyn Koo, Andrew Hertz, Clayton W. Schupp, Juan Yang, Esther M. John, Scarlett L. Gomez
2014 Cancer Causes and Control  
Results Women residing in neighborhoods with no fastfood restaurants (vs. fewer fast-food restaurants) to other restaurants, high traffic density, and a high percentage of foreign-born residents were less  ...  Poorer overall survival was associated with lower neighborhood socioeconomic status (SES) (p trend = 0.02), whereas better breast cancer-specific survival was associated with a lack of parks, especially  ...  with better survival.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10552-014-0431-1 pmid:25088804 pmcid:PMC4194215 fatcat:4dqr2twj6nanflb26wl3r6zrbm

Relative contribution of local demography and immigration in the recovery of a geographically-isolated population of the endangered Egyptian vulture

Nicolas Lieury, Max Gallardo, Cécile Ponchon, Aurélien Besnard, Alexandre Millon
2015 Biological Conservation  
However, we did not detect any effect of vulture restaurants on the immigration rate, indicating that the improvement of local survival by vulture restaurants remained the main driver of the positive shift  ...  Results showed that the implementation of vulture restaurants improved the local survival rates and successfully stabilised the local demography of Egyptian vultures; this despite a reduction in average  ...  Results The impact of vulture restaurants on local survival and fecundity Local survival of Egyptian vultures increased with the number of restaurants implemented in south-eastern France (Fig. 2 ).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2015.07.008 fatcat:5pqcdf6z4nbsfmgqxjwsxoe6a4

Does a Daily Deal Promotion Signal a Distressed Business? An Empirical Investigation of Small Business Survival [article]

Ayman Farahat and Nesreen Ahmed and Utpal Dholakia
2012 arXiv   pre-print
Our analysis consists of the survival of 985 small businesses that offered daily deals between January and July 2011 in the city of Chicago.  ...  Furthermore, our results indicate that the correlation coefficient is significant in certain business categories (e.g. restaurants).  ...  One of the main challenges of working with observational data is unobserved heterogeneity.  ... 
arXiv:1211.1694v1 fatcat:ux32tbbz7jfzbpvimi66t3elgi

Does a Daily Deal Promotion Signal a Distressed Business? An Empirical Investigation of Small Business Survival

Ayman Farahat, Nesreen K. Ahmed, Uptal Dholakia
2012 Social Science Research Network  
Our analysis consists of the survival of 985 small businesses that offered daily deals between January and July 2011 in the city of Chicago.  ...  Furthermore, our results indicate that the correlation coefficient is significant in certain business categories (e.g. restaurants).  ...  One of the main challenges of working with observational data is unobserved heterogeneity.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2171901 fatcat:a6xh7ihgs5h4bitzp4rbcta3xa

Classification and Efficiency Analysis of Slovenian Restaurant SMEs

Tanja Planinc, Marko Kukanja, Tanja Planinc
2018 Academica Turistica - Tourism and Innovation Journal  
Focusing on the characteristics of restaurant smes, the purpose of this paper is to use (1) a cluster analysis (ca), and (2) data envelopment analysis (dea) approach to classify restaurant smes into different  ...  Two diverse groups were identified: smaller restaurants with younger and less experienced managers, and bigger restaurants with older and more experienced managers.  ...  to survive.  ... 
doi:10.26493/2335-4194.11.31-42 fatcat:2twgrbkmajcszaweqqxlkwxvjy

Does 'local' matter in restaurant choice? Results of a discrete choice experiment targeting German and Italian consumers

Caterina Contini, Caterina Romano, Fabio Boncinelli, Gabriele Scozzafava, Leonardo Casini
2017 Agricultural and Food Economics  
The analysis was developed by means of a choice experiment between alternatives that differ in certification of origin, process certification, price and the main characteristics of the restaurant.  ...  The results show not only a marked heterogeneity of preferences but also a consistent consumer segment willing to pay a relevant premium price for meals made from a prevalence of products certified as  ...  Publisher's Note Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40100-017-0092-y fatcat:vbktjvitjfgc3cksiendno6nl4

Ability Matching and Survival of Start-Ups

Bettina Mueller
2009 Social Science Research Network  
In contrast, the homogeneity with respect to ability and the heterogeneity with respect to educations do not effect the probability of firm survival.  ...  The degree of homogeneity with respect to ability and the degree of heterogeneity with respect to educations have no effect on the survival probability.  ...  Due to missing information about the employees for some firms 14,171 firms of the original 16,063 firms can be used for the subsequent analysis. surviving firms number of exits survival rate hazard rate  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1480070 fatcat:lsaantqudje4pkbpd7co2do23u

The Dynamic Chinese Restaurant Process via Birth and Death Processes

Rui Huang, Fengyuan Zhu, Pheng-Ann Heng
The results show that this model can provide better results for sequential data, especially for data with heterogeneous lifetime distribution.  ...  We develop the Dynamic Chinese Restaurant Process (DCRP) which incorporates time-evolutionary feature in dependent Dirichlet Process mixture models.  ...  increase our information about the evolutionary clustering problem.  ... 
doi:10.1609/aaai.v29i1.9546 fatcat:jq6a3xa6mfa35g6xvccdyhknda


Marija Andjelković PEŠIĆ, Vesna Janković MILIĆ
2008 Revista de Turism: Studii si Cercetari in Turism  
The question is: Did the best locations for a restaurant (hotel) automatically mean that the restaurant (hotel) is profitable?  ...  The same catch cry may or may not hold true for the restaurant (hotel) industry, open a restaurant in the right location and are you on the way to become a winner?  ...  INTRODUCTION From the resource management point of view the restaurants (hotels) are heterogeneous, implying different sources of competitive advantage.  ... 
doaj:b4a9c6ff740f4302bdea28a5203b7c53 fatcat:twmzkenmcfbcrbw3xphekvus7q

COVID-19 and Digital Resilience: Evidence from Uber Eats [article]

Manav Raj, Arun Sundararajan, Calum You
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We analyze how digital platforms can increase the survival rate of firms during a crisis by providing continuity in access to customers.  ...  Using order-level data from Uber Technologies, we study how the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing shutdown of businesses in the United States affected independent, small business restaurant supply and  ...  While acknowledging that daily revenue would have been an informative metric, confidentiality concerns precluded the analysis of this measure.  ... 
arXiv:2006.07204v1 fatcat:6n7f6glkmfgy7cusddwvjtp5ii

Wages, productivity, and the dynamic interaction of businesses and workers

John C. Haltiwanger, Julia I. Lane, James R. Spletzer
2007 Labour Economics  
In the next section, we provide some further 192 analysis of the nature of this heterogeneity.  ...  In this paper we use a unique new database with longitudinal 39 information on both firms and their workforce to find that this heterogeneity and persistence in 40 productivity both extends to and is related  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.labeco.2005.10.005 fatcat:redeyeqcfbc4hmcy7lhiqpiv3q

Modelling latent individual heterogeneity in mark-recapture data with Dirichlet process priors [article]

Jessica H Ford, Toby A Patterson, Mark V Bravington
2015 arXiv   pre-print
With the Dirichlet process prior we were able to detect multimodality in each parameter.  ...  The ability of the Dirichlet process to pick up unimodal heterogeneity was explored in order to avoid potential spurious multimodality.  ...  The first customer enters the restaurant and sits at table one with probability one.  ... 
arXiv:1511.07103v1 fatcat:z54pgskbu5hrtgihfqa657be7m
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