Salience Bias in Crowdsourcing Contests

  title={Salience Bias in Crowdsourcing Contests},
  author={Ho Cheung Brian Lee and Sulin Ba and Xinxin Li and Jan Stallaert},
  journal={ERPN: Start-Up \& Small Business Finance (Sub-Topic)},
Crowdsourcing relies on online platforms to connect a community of users to perform specific tasks. However, without appropriate control, the behavior of the online community might not align with the platform’s designed objective, which can lead to an inferior platform performance. This paper investigates how the feedback information on a crowdsourcing platform and systematic bias of crowdsourcing workers can affect crowdsourcing outcomes. Specifically, using archival data from the online… 

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