Assistant Professor, The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, The Johns Hopkins University (courtesy)
Research interests: Economic Theory, Social Networks, Trust and Cooperation, Influence, Social Media, Privacy...
E-mail: i.p.fainmesser [at] gmail [dot] com
In a new paper, joint with Dominique Lauga and Elie Ofek, we study a model of Ratings, Reviews, and the Marketing of New Products. We show that whether consumers share just ratings or full reviews online has implications to the firm's pricing and advertising efforts, and affects profits and welfare.
In a recent paper, joint with Andrea Galeotti, we develop a model of The Market for Influence and study the growing practice of Influencer Marketing. The paper was covered by Changing Business Magazine and by the London Business School Review. Here's a trailer: