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
  • Assistance Systems
  • Privacy and Trust
  • Information diffusion
  • Social Networks and Social Contagion
  • E-Finance
  • E-Commerce esp. recommendation systems
  • Online pricing esp. auctions and negotiations
  • Business Value of IT
  • Social Media
  • Economics of Security and Privacy
  • The Car and the Internet (Applications, Business Models, Adoption Behavior)
Selected Publications

Abdel-Karim, Benjamin M. / Pfeuffer, Nicolas / Carl, K. Valerie / Hinz, Oliver (2022): "How AI-Based Systems Can Induce Reflections: The Case of AI-Augmented Diagnostic Work", Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ), forthcoming.

Bauer, Kevin / von Zahn, Moritz / Hinz, Oliver (2022): "Expl(AI)ned: The Impact of Explainable Artificial Intelligence on Users’ Information Processing", Information Systems Research, forthcoming.

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.