• Antecedents of website credibility: a qualitative analysis 

    Franz, Kristen, 1979- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    Credibility online and in websites has long been studied in an effort to determine the specific factors contributing to a website's perceived credibility. This study expanded on past research focused on website credibility ...
  • How country of manufacturing and sweatshop free information affects online apparel consumers' perceived quality, value and purchase intention 

    Zhang, Lingyuan (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    Online consumers are not able to assess the physical product in the prepurchase process. This poses a problem for the consumers, and further affects their purchase behavior. The popularity of sustainability and transparency ...
  • Information Variability Impacts in Auctions 

    Harstad, Ronald M.; Jia, Justin; Rothkopf, Michael H. (Department of Economics, 2009)
    A wide variety of auction models exhibit close relationships between the winner's expected profit and the expected difference between the highest and second-highest order statistics of bidders' information, and between ...
  • Winner's Curse Corrections Magnify Adverse Selection 

    Harstad, Ronald M.; Bordley, Robert (Department of Economics, 2009-06)
    The adverse-selection literature has only considered the case in which competing sellers' costs of supply are independent and privately known by the individual sellers. In contrast, the auction literature has ignored adverse ...