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    • Product Launches with Biased Reviewers: The Importance of Not Being Earnest 

      Gill, David; Sgroi, Daniel (Faculty of Economics, 2004-06-16)
      The standard simple sequential herding model is altered to allow a firm with a new product to have it reviewed publicly before launch. Reviewers are either inherently pessimistic, optimistic or unbiased. We find the ...
    • The Superiority of Tough Reviewers in a Model of Simultaneous Sales 

      Gill, David; Sgroi, Daniel (Faculty of Economics, 2004-06-16)
      This paper considers the impact of reviewers on the sale of a product of unknown quality. Sales occur simultaneously after an initial review by an unbiased, pessimistic or optimistic reviewer and we examine the impact ...