Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
 

 

 

Daphne Raban is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Management. 
She is a member of the Center for Internet Research, the Caesarea-Rothschild Center for Interdisciplinary Applications of Computer Science.and LINKS, I-CORE Center of Research Excellence on Learning in a Networked Society. 

  • Personal Information
  • Courses

    ​At the Department of Business Administration I teach Information Economics and Business Simulation game.

    At the Department of Information & Knowledge Management I teach Information Economics.

  • Publications

    Journal Articles

    My Google Scholar profile

    My SSRN page

     
    Reychav, I., Raban, D. and McHaney, R. (Accepted June 2017).  Centraliy Measures and Academic Achievement in Computerized Classroom Social Networks: An Empirical Investigation.  Journal of Educational Computing Research,  https://doi.org/10.1177/0735633117715749

    Koren, H., Kaminer, I. and Raban, D.R. (2016) Consume, Modify, Share: The Interplay between Individual Decisions and Structural Network Properties in the Diffusion of Information.  PLOS One. http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0164651 

    Raban, Daphne R. (2016) "Information Management." In Oxford Bibliographies in Communication. Ed. Patricia Moy. New York: Oxford University Press.

    Raban, D. R., Danan, N., Ronen, I. and Guy, I.  (2016)  Impression Management through People Tagging in the Enterprise: Implications for Social Media Sampling and Design.  Journal of Information Science. DOI: 10.1177/0165551516636305

    Geifman, D. and Raban, D.R. (2015) Collective Problem-Solving: the Role of Self-Efficacy, Skill, and Prior Knowledge. Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning 11, 159-178

    Raban, D.R. and Gordon, A. (2015) The Effect of Technology on Learning Research Trends: A Bibliometric Analysis over Five DecadesScientometrics 105(1): 665-681DOI: 10.1007/s11192-015-1690-7 

    Bar-Lev, R., Geri, N. and Raban, D.R. (2015) Developing an effectiveness ratio for measuring the contribution of interorganizational systems: a financial statement analysis perspectiveJournal of Computer Information Systems 56(1): 62-69.

    Gaziel Yablowitz, M. and Raban, D. R. (2015), Investment decision paths in the information age: The effect of online journalism. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 67(6): 1417-1429. doi: 10.1002/asi.23453.
     
    Bodoff, D. and Raban, D. (2015), Question types and intermediary elicitations. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 67(2): 289-304. doi: 10.1002/asi.23388.
     
    Koren, H., Kaminer, I. and Raban, D.R. (2014) Exploring the Effect of Reinvention on Critical Mass Formation and the Diffusion of Information in Social Networks.  Social Network Analysis and Mining. 4: (1): 185
     
    Gonen, R., Raban, D.R., Brady, C. and Mazor, M. (2014). Increased Efficiency through Pricing in Online Labor Markets. Journal of Electronic Commerce Research 15(1): 58-76.
     

    Raban, D.R. and Mazor, M. (2013).  The Willingness to pay for Information in Digital Marketplaces.  Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing 158, 267-277.

    Raban, D. R. (2012) Conversation as a Source of Satisfaction and Continuance in a Question-and-Answer Site. European Journal of Information Systems 21, 427–437.

    Bodoff, D. and Raban, D. R. (2012).  User Models as Revealed in Web-Based Research Services. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 63(3): 584-599.

    Geifman, D., Raban, D. R., Rafaeli, S. (2011). P-Mart: Towards A Classification Of Online Prediction Markets.  First Monday 16 (7). http://www.uic.edu/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/3203/3019

    Raban, D.R., Gordon, A., & Geifman, D. (2011).  The Information Society: The Development of a Scientific Specialty Information, Communication & Society 14 (3): 375-399.

    Raban, D.R., Ronen, I., & Guy, I. (2011).  Acting or Reacting? Preferential Attachment in a People Tagging System Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 62 (4): 738-747.

    Raban, D. R. (2009) "Self-Presentation and the Value of Information in Q&A Web Sites." Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 60(12): 2465-2473. 

    Raban, D. R. and Geifman D. (2009) "Designing Online Information Aggregation and Prediction Markets for MBA Courses". Interdisciplinary  Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, volume 5:247-262.

    Raban, D. R. and E. Rabin. (2009). "Statistical Inference from Power Law Distributed Web-Based Social Interactions". Internet Research 19(3): 266-278.

    Raban, D. R. (2008) "The Incentive Structure in an Online Information Market." Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 59(14): 2284-2295.

    Aharony, N. And D. R. Raban. (2008). " Economics of information Goods: An interdisciplinary Subject for the LIS and MBA Curricula".  Library and Information Science Research.  30(2): 102-107.

    Raban, D. R. (2007) "User-centered evaluation of information: A research challenge." Internet Research 17(3): 306-322.  Selected as noteworthy article by Emerald (fulltext).

    Rafaeli, S., D. R. Raban, et al. (2007). "How Social  Motivation Enhances Economic Activity And Incentives In The Google Answers Knowledge Sharing Market." International Journal of Knowledge and Learning 3(1): 1-11.

    Raban, D. R. and S. Rafaeli (2007). "Investigating Ownership and the Willingness to Share Information Online." Computers in Human Behavior 23: 2367-2382.

    Kalman, Y., G. Ravid, et al. (2006). "Pauses and response latencies: a chronemic analysis of asynchronous CMC." Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication 12(1): article 1.

    Noy, A., D. R. Raban, et al. (2006). "Testing Social Theory in CMC through Gaming and Simulation." Simulation & Gaming 37(2): 174-194.

    Raban, D. R. and S. Rafaeli (2006). "The effect of  source nature and status on the subjective value of information." Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 57(3): 321-329.

    Rafaeli, S. and D. R. Raban (2005). "Information sharing online: a research challenge."  International Journal of Knowledge and Learning. 1(1/2):62-79.

    Rafaeli, S. and D. R. Raban (2003). "Experimental investigation of the subjective value of information in trading." Journal of AIS  4(5): 119-139. http://aisel.aisnet.org/jais/vol4/iss1/5
     

    Patent

    Raban, D. R. and Geifman, D. (2013) Information Pricing.  Provisional U.S. patent. 

    Book - Ph.D.

    Raban, D. R. (2009). The subjective value of information. Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlagsservicegesellschaft mbH.

     

    Book Chapters

    Richter, G., Raban, D.R. and Rafaeli, S. (2015).  Studying Gamification: the Effect of Rewards and Incentives on Motivation. In Gamification in Education and Business. T. Reiners and L.C. Wood (Eds.), Springer Publishing.

    ​Geifman, D. and D.R. Raban. (2013).  Prediction Markets in Management Courses: Opportunities and Challenges. In E. Doyle, P. Buckley & C. Carrol (Eds.), Innovative Business School Teaching (41-51). New York:  Routledge.

    Kalman, Y., Raban, D.R. and Rafaeli, S. (2013). Netified: Social cognition in crowds and clouds. In The Social Net 2e. Y. A. Hamburger (Ed.), Oxford University Press.
     
    Raban, D. R., M.F. Harper (2008). Motivations for Answering Questions Online. In New Media and Innovative technologies – Industry and Society (a peer-reviewed, edited volume)

    Rafaeli, S., Raban, D. R., & Ravid, G. 2007. Social and Economic Incentives in Google Answers. In K. Sangeetha & P. Sivarajadhanavel (Eds.), Google's Growth: A Success Story: 150-160. Hyderabad, India: Icfai University Press.

    Rafaeli, S., D. R. Raban, et al. (2004). Social Cognition Online In The Social Net. Y. A. Hamburger (Ed.), Oxford University Press.

    Rafaeli, S., D. R. Raban, et al. (2003). Online Simulations in Management Education about Information and Its Uses.  In Educating Managers with Tomorrow's Technologies. C. Wankel and R. DeFillippi. Greenwich, CT, Information Age Publishing Inc.

     

    Book Reviews
    Raban, D.R. (2008). Book Review: Ken Hillis and Michael Petit with Nathan Scott Epley (eds), Everyday eBay: Culture, Collecting, and Desire. New Media & Society, 10 (3), 540-542.

    Magazine Articles

     Raban, D. R. (2008). "A Wiki Collaborative Platform." Competitive Intelligence Magazine 11(1): 37-39.

     Raban, D. R. (2007). CI: Collaborative intelligence, Free Pint (Vol. 231, pp. 13-17).    Nominated as "Most Useful Article".

    Raban, D. R. (2004). "Lean and mean CI reports: using post-processing tools." Competitive Intelligence Magazine. 7(4):62-64.

    Raban, D. R. (2004). Why librarians should know a little bit about information economics. The Informed Librarian .

    Raban, D. R. (2003). "Searchers training searchers." Searcher 11(10): 38-41.

    Raban, D. R. (2003). A primer in information economics. Searcher1 11(2):54.

    Blog post:

    Raban, D. R. (2016). Information Overload Mitigation by Consumption Values Prioritization.

  • Participation in Conferences

    ​Every year I participate in the ILAIS and Teldan Info conferences in Israel.  I often participate in the ACM CHI conference and in the MCIS and AoIR conferences.  Occasionally I participate in other conferences such as INSNA (Sunbelt), BIR, HICSS and others. 

    Conferences

    Richter, G., Raban, D.R. and Rafaeli, S. (2018) Tailoring a Points Scoring Mechanism for Crowd-Based Knowledge Pooling. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-51), Big Island, Hawaii, Shidler College of Business, University of Hawai’I at Manoa.

    Efrat, K., Wald, A. and Raban, D.R. (2017) Knowledge Sharing in Equity Crowdfunding.  KM 2017, Novo Mesto, Slovenia.

    Markovich, A., Efrat, K. and Raban, D.R.  (2016) The Impact of Perceived Quality of Web Information on Information Use and Company Performance: A Knowledge-Based View.  EURAM 2016, Paris.

     Geifman, D. and Raban, D.R.  (2016) Collective Problem-Solving: the Role of Self-Efficacy, Skill, and Prior Knowledge.  IsraCHI 2016, Ramat Gan.

    Geifman, D. and Raban D.R. (2015). The Surprising Role of Self-Efficacy in Collective Problem Solving. Chais 2015, Ra'anana.

    Bornfeld, B., Rafaeli, S. and Raban, D.R. (2014) Electronic word-of-mouth spread in Twitter as a function of the message sentiment. SOTICS 2014, Nice. Fulltext.

    Richter, G., Raban, D.R. and Rafaeli, S.  (2014) Score keeping function in a knowledge sharing game.  ECIS 2014, Tel-Aviv.
     

    Richter, G., Raban, D.R. and Rafaeli, S.  (2014) The effect of different score systems on player performance.  Meital 2014, Tel-Aviv. 

    Blau, I.; Tomasi, S.; Raban, D. (2014) How the e-privacy management and personality traits of Facebook users are related to their online self-disclosure, social capital and well-being?  AoIR 15.0, Bangkok, Thailand.

    Bar-Lev, R., Geri, N. and Raban, D.R. (2014) Developing an effectiveness ratio for measuring the contribution of interorganizational systems: a financial statement analysis perspective.  KM 2014, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

    Richter, G., Raban, D.R. and Rafaeli, S.  (2014) Using Common Gamification Elements to Enhance Knowledge Sharing: The effect of Score Keeping Function on Player Performance.  IsraCHI 2014, Haifa. 

    Raban, D.R. and Mazor, M. (2013) The willingness to pay for information in digital marketplaces. BIR 201

    3, Warsaw.

    Bornfeld, B., Rafaeli, S. and Raban, D.R. (2013)  Electronic word-of-mouth spread in Twitter as a function of the message sentiment. ILAIS 2013, Ruppin.

    Bar Lev, R. Geri, N. and Raban, D.R. (2013) The contribution of interorganizational systems to inventory management: A financial statement analysis perspective: Research-in-Progress.  ILAIS 2013, Ruppin.

    Koren, H., Kaminer, I. and Raban, D.R. (2013) The Contribution of Reinvention of Information to Critical Mass Formation in Online Social Networks. INSNA 2013, Hamburg.

    Raban, D.R. and Richter, G.  (2012) Schedules of reinforcement and game experience. MCIS 2012, Guimaraes.

    Raban, D.R. and Gaziel-Yablowitz, M. (2012) The effect of media types, message cues, and framing on investment decisions. MCIS 2012, Guimaraes.

    Koren, H., Kaminer, I. and Raban, D. R. (2012) Social Dynamics in Critical Mass Formation in Information Sharing Online.  ILAIS 2012, Haifa.

    Gaziel-Yablowitz, M. and Raban, D.R. (2012) The effect of media types, message cues, and framing on investment decisions. ILAIS 2012, Haifa.

    Raban, D.R. and Richter, G.  (2012) Schedules of reinforcement and game experience. Israeli Conference on Information Science 2012, Akko.

    Raban, D.R. and Gaziel-Yablowitz, M. (2012) The effect of media types, message cues, and framing on investment decisions. Israeli Conference on Information Science 2012, Akko.

    Raban, D. R., Danan, A., Ronen, I. and Guy, I. (2012)  Impression Formation in Corporate People Tagging.  CHI2012, Austin, TX.

    Raban, D. R. and Geifman, D. (2011). A Theory Based Information Pricing System.  Sixth Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, Larnaca, Cyprus.

    Raban, D. R. and Mazor, M.(2011). The Value of Information as an Experience good in the Amazon Mechanical Turk Marketplace.  Fifth ILAIS Conference, Ra'anana, Open University.

    Raban, D. R. and Richter, G.(2011). Harnessing the Power of Games to Enhance Organizational Knowledge Sharing Fifth ILAIS Conference, Ra'anana, Open University.

    Raban, D. R. and Richter, G. (2011).  On the Connection between Trivia Games and Business Glossaries.  Annual Conference for Information Studies, Bar-Ilan University.

    Raban, D.R., Gordon, A., & Geifman, D. (2010).  Mapping the Information Society through Its Journals: A Disciplinary Approach.  AoIR 11.0, Gothenburg, Sweden.

    Raban, D. R., Moldovan, M., & Jones, Q. (2010). An empirical study of critical mass and online community survival. ACM conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Savannah, GA.

    Raban, D. R. (2009). Satisfaction and continuance in an online information market. 4th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, Athens.

    Raban, D. R.  (2009).  Social Antecedents of Satisfaction and Continuance in an Online Information Market. Fourth ILAIS Conference, Beer Sheva, Ben Gurion University.

    Raban, D. R. and D. Geifman (2009). Place Your Bets! Information Aggregation and Prediction Markets in MBA Courses. Chais Conference for Research in Learning Technologies, Ra'anana, Israel, The Open University.

    Raban, D. R., S. T. Ricken, et al. (2009). Hello Stranger! A Study of Introductory Communication Structure and Social Match Success. HICSS-42, Big Island, Hawaii, Shidler College of Business, University of Hawai'i at Manoa.

    Raban, D. R. and D. Geifman (2008). The future is here: Prediction markets in management. Innovative e-Learning in Higher Education, Haifa, Israel, University of Haifa.

    Jones, Q, Moldovan, M., Raban, D. R. and B. Butler. (2008). Empirical Evidence of Information Overload Constraining Chat Channel Community Interactions. ACM conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, San Diego, CA.

    Raban, D. R. (2008). The Effect of Self-Presentation on the Quality of Answers in Q&A Sites. AoIR 9.0, Copenhagen, Denmark.

    Harper, M. F., Raban, D. R., Konstan, J. K. and Rafaeli, S. (2008).  Predictors of Answer Quality in Online Q&A sites.  CHI 2008, Florence, Italy.

    Raban, D. R. and E. Rabin (2007). The power of assuming normality.  EMCIS 2007, Valencia, Spain.

    Raban, D. R. (2007). Social and economic incentives: an empirical report on the Google Answers Information Market.  The Future of Web Interactions British-Israeli Conference, Haifa, Israel.

    Raban, D. R. (2007). From single to multiple channels of communication: A proposal for debate on scholarly publication. NAS-FOSE 2007, Seville, Spain.

    Aharony, N. and D. R. Raban (2007). Economics of information Goods: An interdisciplinary Subject for the Library and Information Science and MBA Curricula. Chais 2007, Ra'anana, Israel, The Open University, Israel.

    Kalman, Y., G. Ravid, et al. (2007). Are you still waiting for an answer? The Chronemics of Asynchronous Written CMC. Chais 2007, Ra'anana, Israel, The Open University, Israel.

    Aharony, N. and D. R. Raban (2006). Perspectives of lecturers, students, and practitioners on information economics. IADIS International Conference: e-Society 2006, Dublin, Ireland.

    Kalman, Y., G. Ravid, et al. (2006). Speak *now* or forever hold your peace: power

    law chronemics of turn-taking and response in asynchronous CMC. 56th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Dresden, Germany, ICA.

    Ravid, G., D. R. Raban, et al. (2005).  "Participation and Incentives to Contribute In

    Knowledge Management Systems".  . ICIS-OASIS 200, Las Vegas, NV.

    Rafaeli, S., D. R. Raban, et al. (2005). Social and Economic Incentives in Google Answers. ACM SIGGROUP, Sanibel Island, FL.

    Raban, D. R., G. Ravid, et al. (2005). Paying for Answers:  An Empirical Report on the Google Answers Information Market. AoIR 6.0, Chicago, IL.

    Noy, A., D. R. Raban and G. Ravid (2005) Practicing What We Preach:  Applying Theory to Game and Simulation Development. ISAGA 2005, Atlanta, GA, ISAGA.

    Raban, D. R. and S. Rafaeli (2004). "Buddy, Can you Spare a Fact": Sharing Information Online. ICIS-CORE 2004, Washington DC.

    Raban, D. R. (2004). An Experimental Investigation of Information Sharing. AoIR 5.0.

    Rafaeli, S. and D. R. Raban (2003).  The Subjective Value of Information : Trading expertise vs. content, copies vs. originals in E-Business. The Third International Conference on E-Business(ICEB 2003), Singapore.

                Also presented at Infosoc2004:  http://infosoc.haifa.ac.il/kennes2004.

    Raban, D. R. and S. Rafaeli (2003). Subjective Value of Information:  The Endowment Effect. IADIS International Conference: e-Society 2003, Lisbon, Portugal.

    Raban, D. R. (2002). The Lemonade Stand: Experimental Investigation of the Subjective Value of Information. Internet Research 3.0: NET / WORK / THEORY, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

    Rafaeli, S. and Raban, D.R.. Cellular Telephony:  Economics, technology and social determinants in the Israeli experience. Presented at the "Perpetual Contact: Mobile communication, private talk, and public performance" workshop at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ., December 3-12, 1999.
     

  • More Info

    My doctoral students are:

    Dorit Geifman

    Hila Koren

    Ganit Richter

    My Master's students are:

    Lior Koren

    Shadia Sbait

    Irena Perel

     

    Graduated Master's students are:

     

     

    Benny Bornfeld
     

    Noam Danan
     

    SocIoS Project



    More videos

  • Personal Links