• S. Ransbotham, G. C. Kane, and N. H. Lurie, “Network Characteristics and the Value of Collaborative User-Generated Content,” Marketing Science, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 387-405, 2012. Download
  • S. Ransbotham and G. C. Kane, “Membership Turnover and Collaboration Success in Online Communities: Explaining Rises and Falls from Grace in Wikipedia,” MIS Quarterly, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 613-627, 2011. Download
  • S. Ransbotham, S. Mitra, and J. Ramsey, “Are Markets for Vulnerabilities Effective?,” MIS Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 43-64, 2012. Download
  • S. Ransbotham, and S. Mitra, “Target Age and the Acquisition of Innovation in High Technology Industries,” Management Science, vol. 56, no. 11, pp. 2076-2093, 2010. Download
  • S. Ransbotham, I. Murthy, S. Mitra, and S. Narasimhan, “Sequential Grid Computing: Models and Computational Experiments,” INFORMS Journal on Computing, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 174-188, 2011. (Email me for a copy)
  • J. Gallaugher and S. Ransbotham, “Dialog Management at Starbucks,” MIS Quarterly Executive, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 197–212, 2010. Download
  • S. Ransbotham and S. Mitra, “Choice and Chance: A Conceptual Model of Paths to Information Security Compromise,” Information Systems Research, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 121–139, 2009. (runner-up for ISR Best Published Paper in 2009). Download


  • S. Ransbotham and S. Mitra, “The Impact of Immediate Disclosure on Attack Diffusion and Volume,” in Workshop on the Economics of Information Security, (George Mason University, Fairfax, VA), 2011. Download
  • S. Ransbotham, “An Empirical Analysis of Exploitation Attempts based on Vulnerabilities in Open Source Software,” at the Workshop on the Economics of Information Security, (Harvard University, Cambridge), 2010. Download

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