The aim of our research is to solve practical problems with the tools of economics. For this, quantitative, analytical, simulative, experimental and design oriented methods are used.
Applied Machine Learning
Privacy and Trust
Social Networks and Social Contagion
E-Commerce esp. recommendation systems
Online pricing esp. auctions and negotiations
Business Value of IT
Economics of Security and Privacy
The Car and the Internet (Applications, Business Models, Adoption Behavior)
Li, Xitong / Grahl, Joern / Hinz, Oliver (2022): "How Do Recommender Systems Lead to Consumer Purchases? A Causal Mediation Analysis of a Field Experiment", Information Systems Research, forthcoming.
Weiler, Michael / Stolz, Simon / Lanz, Andreas / Schlereth, Christian / Hinz, Oliver (2022): "Social Capital Accumulation Through Social Media Networks: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment and Individual-Level Panel Data", Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ), forthcoming.
Hinz, Oliver / Hill, Shawndra / Sharma, Amit (2022): "Second Screening – The Influence of Concurrent TV Consumption on Online Shopping Behavior", Information Systems Research, forthcoming.
Heimbach, Irina / Hinz, Oliver (2018): "The impact of sharing mechanism design on content sharing in online social networks", Information Systems Research, 29(3), 592-611.
Hinz, Oliver / Hill, Shawndra / Kim, Ju-Young (2016): "TV's Dirty Little Secret: The Negative Effect of Popular TV on Online Auction Sales", Management Information Systems Quarterly, 40 (3), 623-644.