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A cross-platform analysis of the equity crowdfunding Italian context: the role of intellectual capital

Does intellectual capital positively affect the success of the equity crowdfunding campaigns? This paper answers this question using an original dataset of 191 equity crowdfunding campaigns, gathered from Italian platforms over the period …


How the attributes of content distributors influence the intentions of users to pay for content shared on social media

Social media companies such as Facebook, WeChat, and Weibo are trying to profit from paid content shared on social media. This paper studies how the attributes of content distributors influence the intentions of users to pay. An online 2 × 2 …


Smartphone-based information acquisition and wheat farm performance: insights from a doubly robust IPWRA estimator

This study examines the impact of smartphone-based information acquisition on crop yields, net returns, return on investment (ROI), and production costs, using survey data collected from 558 wheat farmers in rural China. We employ a double-robust …


Improved policy mechanisms for the promotion of future digital business economy during covid-19 pandemic

Recent advances in the field of digital technology have enabled the expansion of the business market to a new level. Digital business markets encompass eminent features like increased transparency, enhanced customer relationship, flexible business …


Experiences in consumer flow in online supermarkets

This study aims to characterize the role of flow in online purchasing processes for mass consumption products in online supermarkets. The study uses qualitative and quantitative techniques. The qualitative research involved five in-depth …

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Electronic Commerce Research serves as a catalyst for new research and a forum for disseminating the latest findings in all facets of electronic commerce. The journal’s broad scope encompasses core enabling technologies as well as the implications of these technologies for societies, economies, businesses, and individuals. Readers will find a host of important theoretical and empirical research findings that are leading the way to a better understanding of electronic commerce and its impact.

A sampling of topics as they relate to the internet and electronic commerce include intelligent agents technologies and their impact; economics of electronic commerce; virtual electronic commerce systems; service creation and provisioning; supply chain management through the internet; collaborative learning, gaming, and work; and workflow for electronic commerce applications.

In addition to its regular issues, the journal publishes periodic issues devoted to a single subject area.

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