Research

Research Interests

  Platform ecosystems
  Technology and innovation
  Knowledge sharing communities
  Cybersecurity management

Selected Journal Publications

  1. Huang, Peng, Marco Ceccagnoli, Chris Forman, and D. J. Wu, “IT Knowledge Spillovers, Absorptive Capacity, and Productivity: Evidence from Enterprise Software,” forthcoming in Information Systems Research. []
  2. Huang, Peng, Gaoyan Lyu, and Yi Xu, “Quality Regulation on Two-Sided Platforms: Exclusion, Subsidization, and First-party Applications,” forthcoming in Management Science. []
  3. Huang, Peng, and Henry Lucas (2021), “Early Exploration of MOOCs in the U.S. Higher Education: An Absorptive Capacity Perspective,” ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, 12(3), Article 22. []
  4. Liu, Chewei, Peng Huang, and Henry Lucas (2020), “Centralized IT Decision Making and Cybersecurity Breaches: Evidence from U.S. Higher Education Institutions,” Journal of Management Information Systems, 37(3), 758–787. []
  5. Pan, Yang, Peng Huang, and Anand Gopal (2019), “Storm Clouds on the Horizon? New Entry Threats and R&D Investments in the U.S. IT Industry,” Information Systems Research, 30(2), 540–562. []
  6. Pan, Yang, Peng Huang, and Anand Gopal (2018), “Board Independence and Firm Performance in the IT Industry: The Moderating Role of New Entry Threats,” MIS Quarterly, 42(3), 979–1000. []
  7. Huang, Peng, Ali Tafti, and Sunil Mithas (2018), “Platform Sponsor’s Investments and User Contributions in Knowledge Communities: The Role of Knowledge Seeding,” MIS Quarterly, 42(1), 213–240. []
  8. Huang, Peng, and Zhongju (John) Zhang (2016), “Participation in Open Knowledge Communities and Job-Hopping: Evidence from Enterprise Software,” MIS Quarterly, 40(3), 785–806. []
  9. Huang, Peng, Marco Ceccagnoli, Chris Forman, and D. J. Wu (2013), “Appropriability Mechanisms and the Platform Partnership Decision: Evidence from Enterprise Software,” Management Science, 59(1), 102–121. []
  10. Ceccagnoli, Marco, Chris Forman, Peng Huang, and D. J. Wu (2012), “Cocreation of Value in a Platform Ecosystem: The Case of Enterprise Software,” MIS Quarterly, 36(1), 263–290. []
  11. Huang, Peng, Nicholas H. Lurie, and Sabyasachi Mitra (2009), “Searching for Experience on the Web: An Empirical Examination of Consumer Behavior for Search and Experience Goods,” Journal of Marketing, 73(2), 55–69.  []

Articles in Practitioner Journals

  1. Huang, Peng, Ali Tafti, and Sunil Mithas (2018), “The Secret to Successful Knowledge Seeding,” MIT Sloan Management Review, 59(3), 10–13. []
  2. Ceccagnoli, Marco, Chris Forman, Peng Huang, and D. J. Wu (2014), “Digital Platforms: When Is Participation Valuable?” Communications of the ACM, 57(2), 38–39. []

Book Chapters/Monographs

Huang, Peng, Atreyi Kankanhalli, Harris Kyriakou, and Rajiv Sabherwal, “Knowledge Management,” in MIS Quarterly Research Curations, Ashley Bush and Arun Rai, Eds., April 30, 2018.