Here you can find a short digest containing the key findings, insights, and takeaways from our top-quality research papers published in some of the best journals in the professional community. Feel free to reach out to our faculty members in case you are interested in these thought-provoking research!

The Overarching Impact of Children’s Internet Addiction on Parents’ Work Performance
VENKATESH, Viswanath | SKYES, Tracy Ann | CHAN, Frank K Y | THONG, James Y L | HU, Paul J.H.

The Internet has had a huge impact on society over the past few decades, and the ever-increasing access to affordable, high-speed connectivity has led to both positive and negative outcomes. One important social aspect of this wid ...

The Cost of Listing Overseas
GE, Weili | MATSUMOTO, Dawn | WANG, Emily Jing | ZHANG, Jenny Li

Listing on a U.S. stock exchange can be good for business, but U.S.-listed foreign firms pay a big price for deliberately misleading investors, according to a 2020 study by Ge, Matsumoto, Wang, and Zhang. . The authors compared th ...

Unintended Harm: The Consequences of Sharing Online
HUI, Kai Lung | CAO, Zike | XU, Hong

Social media platforms enable millions of people worldwide to share stories, images, and other content. However, sharing the private information of others (peers) may have unintended and far-reaching consequences, both positive an ...

Consumer Choice in the Information Age
KE, T. Tony | LIN, Song

In today’s digital era, online research plays a key part in the decision to buy a particular product or brand. The enormous amount of product information instantly available to customers on the Internet has changed the way t ...

To Share or Not to Share?
GUAN, Xu | HUANG, Song | CHEN, Ying-Ju

Selling directly to customers represents an opportunity for suppliers, but it can threaten retailers’ profits. This is known as supplier encroachment, and it occurs across a range of industries. In an innovative study, HKUST ...

Harbingers of Failure
ANDERSON, Eric T | LIN, Song | SIMESTER, Duncan | TUCKER, Catherine

Managing new products is important for many firms. One challenging problem is how to predict the success of a new product, especially in their early life cycle. Using large-scale retailer data, we find the novel prediction that th ...

The Importance of Counterparty Credit Risk in Financial Markets
ZHANG, Chu | LI, Gang

Counterparty credit risk (CCR) refers to the risk that a counterparty will not pay up as obligated in a contract.  Under such circumstances, an economic loss would occur if the transaction with the counterparty has a positive ...

Turning Costs into Capabilities
LUNDAN, Sarianna M. | LI, J. T.

For multinational enterprises (MNEs), expanding internationally into untapped markets can be costly. Promisingly, however, such expansion also offers opportunities to gain competitive advantages. Such opportunities have been negle ...

High Volume Recruitment: Success through Analytics

Many organizations recruit a large number of people in a short amount of time, a practice known as high volume recruitment. Organizations hire in volume for various reasons. For example, they are growing exponentially, they are op ...

Optimal Pricing and Sequential Consumption
ZHOU, Junjie | CHEN, Ying-Ju

Social interactions play a crucial role in the markets of social goods. This paper examines the optimal selling scheme when products show such social good feature. This paper examines a monopoly firm model adopting sequential lau ...