Re-examining price as a predictor of answer quality in an online q&a site

  title={Re-examining price as a predictor of answer quality in an online q&a site},
  author={Grace YoungJoo Jeon and Yong-Mi Kim and Yan Chen},
Online question-answering services provide mechanisms for knowledge exchange by allowing users to ask and answer questions on a wide range of topics. A key question for designing such services is whether charging a price has an effect on answer quality. Two field experiments using one such service, Google Answers, offer conflicting answers to this question. To resolve this inconsistency, we re-analyze data from Harper et al. [5] and Chen et al. [2] to study the price effect in greater depth… CONTINUE READING
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