Mendoza School of Business

Robert Easley

John W. Berry Sr. Department Chair and Professor of Information Technology, Analytics, and Operations Department
IT, Analytics, and Operations
  102F Mendoza College of Business
  • Biography
  • Background
  • Publications

Robert F. Easley is a Professor of Information Technology, Analytics, and Operations in the Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame. He holds a Ph.D. in Decision and Information Systems from Indiana University, Bloomington, and an M.B.A. from Pennsylvania State University. His current research focuses on network neutrality, ticket pricing, and ecommerce.

Ph D, Indiana University
MBA, The Pennsylvania State University
BA, University of Illinois

Areas of Expertise
Electronic Auctions
Collaborative Software

"Data-Driven Sports Ticket Pricing for Multiple Sales Channels with Heterogeneous Customers", (With Alper Arslan, Ruxian Wang, Ovunc Yilmaz), MSOM, 2, 2022

"From Network Neutrality to Data Neutrality: A Techno-Economic Framework and Research Agenda", (With Hong Guo, Jan Kraemer), Information Systems Research, 29, 2018

"A Mobile Platform's In-App Advertising Contract Under Agency Pricing for App Sales", (With Lin Hao, Hong Guo), Production and Operations Management, 26, 2017

"Network Neutrality versus Paid Prioritization: Analyzing the Impact on Content Innovation", (With Hong Guo), Production and Operations Management, 25, 2016

"Optimal Digital Rights Management with Uncertain Piracy", (With Daewon Sun, Byung Kim), Decision Sciences, 46, 2015

"Bidding Patterns, Experience, and Avoiding the Winner's Curse in Online Auctions", (With Charles Wood, Sharad Barkataki), JMIS, 27, 2011

"Market-Model Based Channel Selection in B2B E-Commerce: Exploring a buyer’s adoption decisions", (With Hsin-Lu Chang, Michael Shaw), Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, 19, 2009

"How Does Personality Matter? Relating the Five Factor Model to Technology Acceptance and Use", (With Sarv Devaraj, J. Crant), Information Systems Research, 19, 2008

"A Preference Scoring Technique for Personalized Advertisements on Internet Storefront", (With J. Kim, K. Lee, M. Shaw, H.-L. Chang, M. Nelson), Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 44, 2006

"Market Segmentation within Consolidated E-Markets: A Generalized Combinatorial Auction Approach", (With Joni Jones, Gary Koehler), Journal of Management Information Systems, 23, 2006

"Ethical Issues in the Music Industry Response to Innovation and Piracy", Journal of Business Ethics, 62, 2005

"Jump-Bidding Strategies in Internet Auctions", (With Rafael Tenorio), Management Science, 50, 2004

"The MP3 Open Standard and the Music Industry's Technological Response to Internet Piracy", (With John Michel, Sarv Devaraj), Communications of the ACM, 46, 2003

"A Comparative Study of Exchange and Aggregation Models in the B2B E-Marketplace", (With H.-L. Chang, Michael Shaw), Information Systems and E-Business Management, 1, 2003

"Relating Collaborative Technology Use to Teamwork Quality and Performance: An Empirical Analysis", (With Sarv Devaraj, J. Crant), Journal of Management Information Systems, 19, 2003

"Capturing Group Preferences in a Multicriteria Decision", (With J. Valacich, M. Venkataramanan), European Journal of Operational Research, 125, 2000

"Crossing Properties of Multiterminal Cuts", (With David Hartvigsen), Networks, 34, 1999

"Concentration Without Differentiation: A New Look at the Determinants of Audit Market Concentration", (With R. Doogar), Journal of Accounting and Economics, 25, 1998

"International Differences in Product Perception: A Product Map Analysis", (With D. MacKay), International Marketing Review, 13, 1996

"A Single Ideal Point Model for Market Structure Analysis", (With D. MacKay, J. Zinnes), Journal of Marketing Research, 32, 1995

"Supporting Complex Group Decisions: A Probabilistic Multidimensional Scaling Approach", (With D. MacKay), Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 21, 1995