Publications and Working Papers

"Harnessing the Digital Lens to Measure and Manage Information Work," Aral, S., E. Brynjolfsson and M. Van Alstyne. (Under Review).  (2014)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2014-07-16T11:55:11.307-04:00

"Identity and Opinion: A Randomized Experiment," Taylor, S., L. Muchnik and S. Aral. (Under review).  (2014)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2014-07-16T11:49:06.543-04:00

"Sociometric Badges: Towards a New Era of Management Research," Waber, B., S. Aral, D. Olguin Olguin, L. Wu, E. Brynjolfsson and S. Pentland, in MIS Quarterly. (Under Second Round Review)  (2014)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2014-07-16T11:41:12.747-04:00

"Water Cooler Networks: Performance Implications of Informal Face-to-Face Interaction Structures in Information Intensive Work," Wu, L., B. Waber, S. Aral, E. Brynjolfsson and S. Pentland, in MIS Quarterly. (Under review)  (2014)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2014-07-16T11:39:00.573-04:00

Engineering Social Contagions:  Optimal Network Seeding in the Presence of Homophily  (2013)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-09-26T14:16:25.663-04:00

Social Influence Bias:  a Randomized Experiment  (2013)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-09-26T14:24:07.837-04:00

Social Media and Business Transformation  (2013)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T17:37:38.267-04:00

What Would Ashton Do - And Does it Matter?  (2013)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-09-26T15:16:22.603-04:00

Identifying Influential and Susceptible Members of Social Networks  (2012)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-11T14:21:23.697-04:00

Identifying Peer Effects and Influence in Networks  (2012)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T18:09:55.98-04:00

Information, Technology and Information Worker Productivity  (2012)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-11T14:35:50.37-04:00

Peer Effects and the Dynamics of Product Use  (2012)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T19:43:52.68-04:00

Poked to Vote  (2012)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T17:34:11.337-04:00

Social Influence Bias: A Randomized Experiment  (2012)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T19:16:01.32-04:00

The Anatomy and Dynamics of Vision Advantages  (2012)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T19:18:06.763-04:00

The Anatomy and Dynamics of Vision Advantages  (2012)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T18:07:40.35-04:00

Three Way Complementarities: Performance Pay, HR Analytics and Information Technology  (2012)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-11T14:48:22.79-04:00

Tie Strength, Embeddedness and Social Influence: Evidence from a Large Scale Networked Experiment  (2012)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T19:20:34.33-04:00

Viral Efficiency and the Decision to Share  (2012)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T19:24:21.73-04:00

Viral Incentive Systems: A Randomized Field Experiment  (2012)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T19:36:08.023-04:00

"Creating Social Contagion through Viral Product Design: A Randomized Trial of Peer Influence in Networks," Aral, S. and D. Walker, in Management Science 57, 9, 1623-1639.  (2011)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-11T15:05:48.94-04:00

Content and Context: Identifying the Impact of Qualitative Information on Consumer Choice  (2011)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T18:15:15.68-04:00

Engineering Social Contagions: Optimal Network Seeding and Incentive Strategies  (2011)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-14T16:39:37.79-04:00

Forget Viral Marketing: Make the Product Itself Viral  (2011)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T17:42:02.227-04:00

Identifying Influential and Susceptible Individuals in Social Networks: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment  (2011)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-14T16:45:47.89-04:00

Identifying Social Influence in Networks Using Randomized Experiments  (2011)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-11T15:11:39.313-04:00

Identifying Social Influence: A Comment on Opinion Leadership and Social Contagion in New Product Diffusion  (2011)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T17:45:03.877-04:00

Peer Effects and the Dynamics of Product Use  (2011)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-14T16:32:44.733-04:00

The Diversity-Bandwidth Tradeoff  (2011)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-11T15:00:54.117-04:00

Viral Incentive Systems: A Randomized Field Experiment  (2011)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-14T16:34:02.44-04:00

Viral Incentive Systems: A Randomized Field Experiment  (2011)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-14T16:30:20.46-04:00

Combining Network Science and Textual Content Analysis to Understand Information and Knowledge Networks  (2010)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T18:20:01.627-04:00

Combining Network Science and Textual Content Analysis to Understand Information and Knowledge Networks  (2010)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-14T16:59:02.033-04:00

Discovering the Network Structures that Support Massive Distributed Collaboration in Wikipedia  (2010)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-15T21:30:23.637-04:00

Engineering Contagions: Identifying Optimal Seeing and Virality Strategies in Social Networks  (2010)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-15T21:27:48.63-04:00

Identifying Influential and Susceptible Individuals in Social Networks: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment  (2010)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-14T16:48:31.977-04:00

Identifying Peer Influence and Social Contagion in Networks  (2010)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-14T16:53:55.63-04:00

Computational Social Science  (2009)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-09-26T15:06:41.3-04:00

Computational Social Science  (2009)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-11T15:34:17.16-04:00

Distinguishing Influence Based Contagion from Homophily Driven Diffusion in Dynamic Networks  (2009)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-11T15:28:51.71-04:00

Distinguishing Influence Based Contagion from Homophily Driven Diffusion in Dynamic Networks  (2009)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-15T22:17:42.277-04:00

Influence Dynamics in Large Complex Networks  (2009)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-15T22:08:37.067-04:00

Influence Dynamics in Large Complex Networks  (2009)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-15T21:41:36.147-04:00

Network Structure and Information Worker Productivity: New Evidence from the Global Consulting Services Industry  (2009)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-15T21:54:24.487-04:00

Networks, Information and Brokerage: The Diversity-Bandwidth Tradeoff  (2009)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-15T22:11:11.87-04:00

Privacy Preservation of Measurement Functions on Hashed Text  (2009)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T18:32:16.39-04:00

Testing Three-Way Complementarities: Incentives, Monitoring and Information Technology  (2009)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T18:27:58.913-04:00

"Social Computing, Networks and Knowledge Management" in Information and Communication Technologies Futures  (2008)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T17:56:28.057-04:00

Influence Dynamics in Large Complex Networks  (2008)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-15T22:24:44.323-04:00

Mining Face to Face Interaction Networks Using Sociometric Badges: Evidence Predicting Productivity in IT  (2008)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T18:41:08.457-04:00

Mining Face to Face Interaction Networks Using Sociometric Badges: Evidence Predicting Productivity in IT Configuration  (2008)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-15T22:31:40.183-04:00

Trust, Costs and Incentives in Global Supplier Networks: Evidence from IT Sourcing Decisions  (2008)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-15T22:21:52.143-04:00

"Productivity Effects of Information Diffusion in Networks" (working paper), Aral, Sinan and Brynjolfsson, Erik and Van Alstyne, Marshall W. (May 18, 2007). 

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2014-07-15T16:18:20.653-04:00

IT Assets, Organizational Capabilities & Firm Performance: How Resource Allocations and Organizational Differences Explain Performance Variation  (2007)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-11T15:45:08.733-04:00

Mining Face to Face Interaction Networks Using Sociometric Badges: Evidence Predicting Productivity in IT Configuration  (2007)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-15T22:39:33.263-04:00

Network Structure & Information Advantage  (2007)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-15T22:33:57.89-04:00

Network Structure & Information Advantage  (2007)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T18:55:27.177-04:00

Productivity Effects of Information Diffusion in Networks  (2007)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T18:51:24.873-04:00

Regional Economic Context and the Value of Firm-Level IT Investment  (2007)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-15T22:44:02.397-04:00

Generating Premium Returns on Your IT Investments  (2006)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T17:14:30.527-04:00

Information, Technology and Information Worker Productivity: Task Level Evidence  (2006)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T19:02:13.007-04:00

Which Came First, IT or Productivity? The Virtuous Cycle of Investment and Use in Enterprise Systems  (2006)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T19:08:09.66-04:00

Anticipating Outbreaks: A Prevention Role for Integrated Information Systems  (2002)

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-07-13T17:26:29.363-04:00

Selection Effects in Online Sharing:  Consequences for Peer Adoption

Dr Sinan Kayhan Aral 2013-09-26T14:58:43.62-04:00