The value of reputation on eBay: A controlled experiment

We conducted the first randomized controlled field experiment of an Internet reputation mechanism. A high-reputation, established eBay dealer sold matched pairs of lots—batches of vintage postcards—under his regular identity and under new seller identities (also operated by him). As predicted, the e...

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Volume: 9
Main Author: Resnick, Paul
Zeckhauser, Richard
Swanson, John
Lockwood, Kate
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Boston Kluwer Academic Publishers 01.06.2006
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Springer
published in: Experimental economics : a journal of the Economic Science Association Vol. 9; no. 2; pp. 79 - 101
Data of publication: 20060600
ISSN: 1386-4157
1573-6938
EISSN: 1573-6938
Discipline: Economics
Series: Experimental Economics
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